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17 August 2018 12:57 PM PICS: South Sudan's child soldiers hope for life after war

By the time Baba John escaped the tribal militia he had joined as an 11-year-old, he had long stopped counting the number of people he had killed. "I shot people. We all did," said Baba John. "I received a gun and was told how to shoot and point the gun. I don't remember how many I shot but there were many." A murderous time for Baba John began with a life-or-death 18

17 August 2018 11:21 AM 2 convicts on the run after escaping through roof of moving police vehicle

Two convicted criminals escaped from police custody on Friday morning while being transported from Ellisras to Polokwane. Colonel Sakkie Louwrens told News24 that Petrus Moyo and Witness Shimango broke the roof of the moving police vehicle and jumped out in Marken, Limpopo. "One is a convicted murderer and the other a house robber," said Louwrens 16

17 August 2018 5:06 AM Salas surges to LPGA Indy lead with record-equalling 62

Los Angeles - American Lizette Salas fired a course record-equalling 10-under par 62 on Thursday to take a two-shot first-round lead over Japan's Nasa Hataoka and Angel Yin in the LPGA Indy Championship. Salas birdied the last three holes at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Club course in Indianapolis, Indiana, two of them after waiting through a weather 21

16 August 2018 8:32 PM Frenchman Sordert leads in Sweden

Oslo - Clément Sorbet matched the lowest opening round of the season with a stunning 62 to take the lead after day one of the Nordea Masters at Hills Golf Club. The Frenchman's bogey-free effort was the lowest round of his European Tour career, eclipsing the 64 he fired en route to his top ten at the season-opening UBS Hong Kong Open, and beating the 63 he shot as an amateur 20

16 August 2018 7:45 PM Snedeker fires 59 to seize PGA Greensboro lead

Washington - Brandt Snedeker became only the ninth golfer in US PGA Tour history to fire an 11-under par 59 Thursday, seizing the lead in the first round of the Wyndham Championship. Snedeker, who opened with a bogey at the 10th hole, followed with 10 birdies, six pars and an eagle at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. The 37-year-old 19

16 August 2018 6:18 PM Survivor SA: Philippines winner announced

Cape Town – The jury has spoken, the final votes have been tallied and South Africa’s sole survivor’s flame is still burning. Tom Swartz was voted the winner of Survivor SA: Philippines during a live reunion and finale show held in Cape Town on Thursday at the Silverline Studios. In addition to the title of sole survivor the 41-year-old adventure camp manager 21

16 August 2018 3:09 PM Hamilton: Merc have to over-deliver to beat Ferrari

Cape Town - Lewis Hamilton reckons Mercedes are having to "over-deliver" in order to beat Ferrari as he looks to win a fifth Drivers' Championship title. Although Ferrari have the better of the running in the early part of this season, momentum has swung between Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel throughout the campaign. He was helped to the victory at the German 22

16 August 2018 5:28 AM Thompson, 'refreshed' after break, returns to LPGA

Los Angeles - Lexi Thompson defends her LPGA Indianapolis title this week after more than a month away from the game to give herself a mental, emotional and physical break. The American said it was a "hard decision" to skip the Women's British Open two weeks ago, but one she thought was well worth it. "I never want to skip that event," she said Wednesday 22

15 August 2018 12:49 PM Star Croatian shot-stopper Subasic retires

Zagreb - Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic announced his international retirement on Wednesday one month after starring in the Soccer World Cup final. "The time has come after 10 years on the national team to say goodbye my favourite jersey," Subasic wrote in a letter published by the Croatian Football Federation (HNS), a day after striker Mario Mandzukic 22

14 August 2018 11:16 AM Girl, 4, recalls dad shooting mom before turning gun on himself

Nthabiseng Mofokeng was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Johannes Thanyne, in front of their four-year-old daughter on Sunday evening in Moletsane, Soweto. Johannes later turned the gun on himself. It’s alleged Nthabiseng was in an abusive relationship with Johannes. Nthabiseng’s niece, Boitumelo Mofokeng, told DRUM the 36-year-old mother had just returned 20