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15 January 2019 1:28 PM WATCH: Gunfire, explosions reported near upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital, Nairobi

An upscale complex in Kenya's capital is under attack, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The complex in Nairobi includes a large hotel known as DusitD2, banks and offices. Police spokesperson Charles Owino says that "we have sent officers to the scene, including from the anti-terrorism unit, but so far we have no more information." Ambulances, security 23

08 January 2019 1:29 PM More than R80bn in unwanted Christmas gifts to be returned

They've just come through an exhausting festive season, complete with overcrowded stores, reckless spending and extended working hours. But now retailers are in for another shopping frenzy – this time it's to reverse all those sales that just weeks ago saw their profit skyrocket. Research by the Centre for Economics and Business Research has found that one in every 48

05 January 2019 7:59 AM JP Duminy shares hilarious encounter with fan

Cape Town – South African cricketer, JP Duminy recalled a hilarious encounter with a fan while grocery shopping that is just too funny not to share. The local sportsman took to Twitter on Friday night to share the story about how while paying for his groceries, his cashier wouldn’t believe he is in fact JP Duminy. “Paying for groceries at Pick n Pay, Cashier 30

05 January 2019 6:43 AM World's most-prized fish sold for R43 million at Tokyo auction

A 278-kilogram bluefin tuna sold for $3.1m (R43m) at a Tokyo fish market Saturday. The record price - which equates to about $5 000 a pound - is more than double the previous high set in 2013, according to Masayuki Fukuda, an official in charge of trading operations at the Tokyo market. The record-topping fish was caught off Oma in northern Japan. It was sold on the first 30

02 January 2019 6:08 PM 14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash

A 14-year-old boy who authorities say was driving a SUV that caused a fatal car accident has been arrested on a murder charge. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the SUV was filled with teens who were throwing eggs at other cars on Tuesday afternoon when another driver began chasing them. The department says the 14-year-old driver then ran a red light 30

17 December 2018 5:15 AM All I (don't) want for Christmas...South Africans weigh in

From sweets to Christmas cards, shoppers the world over have revealed what they don't want for Christmas. The global survey, which included South Africa, was conducted in 34 countries - and also included what most were hoping to receive in their Christmas stocking instead. In SA, according to the survey, the most desirable gifts seem to be jewellery 36

11 December 2018 5:39 AM Bus full of suspects arrested for public violence, malicious damage to property

A bus full of suspects was escorted to the Sandton police station on Monday after the 105 occupants, alleged to be striking workers, were arrested on charges of public violence and malicious damage to property, say Gauteng police. Spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said it was expected to take about two days to process and charge the group, suspected 24

08 December 2018 11:00 AM Black Friday sales disappoint, but retailers can still score with holiday shopping

Consumers can expect more discounting by retailers leading up to the festive season, with the Saturday before Christmas and Christmas Day itself being big sales days for retailers. This is according to Higor Torchia, country manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region of retail software management company Vend, explaining some of the sales 98

29 November 2018 5:18 AM Man shot dead in car at KZN shopping centre

A man in his 20s was shot dead in a suspected robbery in KwaMashu north of Durban. Netcare 911 said in a statement that it responded to reports of a shooting at a shopping centre in the area on Wednesday afternoon. "Reports from the scene indicate that a male believed to be in his twenties sustained a fatal gunshot wound while sitting in the passenger 59

23 November 2018 4:45 AM Expect busiest Black Friday ever

This year's Black Friday is expected to be the busiest ever in SA, according to Dirk Prinsloo of Urban Studies. Urban Studies recently conducted market research on behalf of the SA Council of Shopping Centres where surveys were conducted among medium to large shopping malls nationwide regarding Black Friday. "Most centres expect an increase in footfall 46