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07 December 2018 2:24 PM Land expropriation: Thoko Didiza will chair ad hoc committee on section 25

The ANC will "not blink" in its debate with the EFF over land expropriation when the ad hoc committee on amending section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation gets going, said ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu on Friday. The EFF proposes that all land must be nationalised while the ANC has put forward a policy based on a mixed 70

03 December 2018 8:07 PM Tottenham fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch

London - A football fan has been arrested after a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring a penalty in front of Tottenham fans. The Gunners won a memorable match 4-2 on Sunday and London's Metropolitan Police afterwards confirmed that seven arrests had been made. Britain's 23

30 November 2018 9:27 AM Blue Bulls confirm appointment of new CEO

Cape Town - The Blue Bulls Company have announced the appointment of Alfonso Carl Meyer as their new Chief Executive Officer. Meyer, who currently resides in Mossel Bay, will officially start in his new role on January 1, 2019. This will allow the Loftus debutant a one month overlap period with incumbent CEO Barend van Graan. Meyer spent 10 years between 38

24 November 2018 5:43 PM France staying alive in Davis Cup final

Cape Town - Hosts France gave their fans something to cheer about when they won Saturday's marathon doubles contest to keep the Davis Cup final alive. Croatia had put one hand firmly on the trophy when they both of Friday's singles matches to take a valuable 2-0 lead in the best-of-five tie. Marin Cilic beat injury-hit Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-5, 6-4, while 25

13 November 2018 3:58 PM Anderson thrashes Nishikori at ATP Finals

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson handed Japan's Kei Nishikori a humiliating 6-0, 6-1 thrashing at the ATP Finals as the South African moved to the brink of a semi-final berth on Tuesday. Anderson won the first 11 games and needed only 64 minutes to demolish the woeful Nishikori in a remarkably one-sided group stage clash at London's O2 Arena. Having also won his opening 28

25 October 2018 7:14 PM Kingon: SARS urgently needs stability in leadership

Leadership stability is urgently required at the South African Revenue Service (SARS), acting commissioner Mark Kingon has said. Kingon was responding to questions from members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday in a joint sitting of the standing committees on finance and appropriations, as well as their select committees. Treasury, led by Finance Minister 28

25 October 2018 5:01 PM Ekurhuleni is the 'engine of economic growth'

South Africa's number one has described Ekurhuleni, where the official launch of a multibillion-rand train manufacturing plant was held, as the engine of economic growth in the country. "Ekurhuleni is proving to be the real engine of economic growth. This factory is not only about building trains, but advancing the industrialisation of our economy 68

21 October 2018 6:22 PM Marathon man Isner backs Wimbledon rule-change

London - John Isner has backed the change to Wimbledon's rules which will see the final set decided by a tie-break when the game score reached 12-12. The 33-year-old American was involved in the longest match in professional tennis history when he eventually overcame Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set of an 11-hour clash during the 2010 Championships 25

21 October 2018 5:02 PM Britain's Edmund wins first ATP title in Antwerp

Antwerp - British No 1 Kyle Edmund fought back to down Gael Monfils in a final-set tie-break and claim his maiden ATP Tour title at the European Open in Antwerp on Sunday. The 3-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4) victory caps a breakthrough season for the 23-year-old and keeps alive his slim hopes of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month 32

21 October 2018 3:42 PM Home hope Khachanov wins Kremlin Cup

Moscow - Third seeded wildcard Karen Khachanov of Russia beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in straight sets on Sunday to secure his second ATP title of the season at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Khachanov became the first home player to lift the trophy since Mikhail Youzhny in 2009 while Mannarino was losing his sixth ATP final. Khachanov, ranked 26th in the world 36