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04 October 2018 4:00 PM Steinhoff bondholders said to offer loan as part of bankruptcy filing

A group of Steinhoff International Holdings [JSE:SNH] bondholders may inject about $300m (about R4.4bn) into the retailer’s troubled US bedding unit Mattress Firm as part of a bankruptcy filing, according to people familiar with the matter. The range offered for the loan may be as low as $250m (about R3.7bn) or more than $350m (about R5.2bn), according 72

03 October 2018 9:14 AM Finance Minister met Guptas, refused Russia nuke deal

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said he met repeatedly with members of the Gupta family, who have been implicated in a corruption scandal related to former President Jacob Zuma and separately, was twice pressured to sign a multi-billion Russian nuclear-power deal by former Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Nene made his comments in a statement accompanying 65

19 September 2018 5:57 PM Wessels set for new role at Cricket Australia

Cape Town - Former South African captain Kepler Wessels will make his debut as a match referee in Australia this month. According to the Sydney Morning Herald website, Wessels will oversee Women's National Cricket League matches in Brisbane on Friday and Sunday. The 61-year-old SuperSport commentator is currently on Cricket Australia's supplementary 38

09 September 2018 5:22 AM Pope tells bishops to fight abuse

Vatican City — Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops on Saturday that they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion to fight the clerical culture that has fueled the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy. Francis cited his recent letter about combatting abuse during an audience with 74 new bishops from 34 countries in the developing 75

03 September 2018 8:35 PM Under-attack Pope calls for 'silence and prayer'

Pope Francis on Monday said "silence and prayer" were the answer to those seeking "scandal and division", amid a barrage of attacks from ultra-conservative Catholics. The pope has so far refused to respond to allegations made last month that he for years covered up sexual abuse allegations against a prominent US cardinal. "With people who lack goodwill 106

07 August 2018 1:17 PM CAF bans 8 Ghanaian referees after graft revelations

Cairo - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday announced it had banned eight Ghanaian match officials from the game after explosive bribe-taking revelations. Hidden camera footage from undercover Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas released in June purportedly laid bare a culture of corruption in African football. Continental governing 32

04 August 2018 12:31 PM Former TDF winner Jan Ullrich held in Spain

Madrid - Jan Ullrich, the only German cyclist to win the Tour de France, has been detained in Spain's Balearic Islands for allegedly forcibly entering his neighbour's house and threatening him, police said on Saturday. The 44-year-old was detained on Friday afternoon for "forceful entry and threats" on his neighbour in the holiday archipelago's capital 35

21 July 2018 5:19 AM South Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean president Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She's already serving a 24-year prison term over a massive corruption scandal that led to her removal from office last year. Seoul 123

11 July 2018 4:35 AM WATCH: From bankruptcy to cool Tesla-challenging comeback

Car manufacturer Fisker is intent on taking the fight of electric cars directly to rivals with its new battery and vehicle. The company plans on selling its EMotion in 2019, and it's targeted directly at industry darling Telsa's Model 3. But even as Tesla pushes production to 5000 units by the end of August, California-based Fisker is determined to make its presence 73

04 July 2018 1:16 PM IAAF authorises 8 more Russians to compete as neutrals

Paris - The International athletics federation (IAAF), which has banned Russia since 2015, announced on Wednesday that it had cleared eight more athletes from the country to compete under a neutral flag. The only one of the eight to have enjoyed any success at the highest level is Yevgeny Rybakov, a 33-year-old runner, who took third in the 10 000m at the 2012 European 36