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11 January 2019 8:30 AM WATCH: Shake your tail on over to this new dog museum in New York

The museum is actually returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St Louis. The glassy street-level space a block from Grand Central Terminal, is looking to boost attendance to 80 000 to 100 000 people this year, from the 10 000 visitors they had at their smaller previous premises. And, looking at what they're offering, it might not be too hard to do so. A walk through 144

11 January 2019 4:48 AM Newcomer Svensson snatches Sony Open lead

Los Angeles - Canadian rookie Adam Svensson fired seven birdies and an eagle in a nine-under par 61 to seize the first-round lead Thursday in the PGA Tour's Sony Open in Hawaii by one stroke from Andrew Putnam. Svensson's capped his round at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu with a birdie at the par-five 18th to nip past early pace-setter Putnam, who had nine birdies 97

10 January 2019 11:15 AM CAR sets peace talks for January 24: AU

The African Union said Wednesday that long-awaited peace talks between the government of the Central African Republic and militia groups would take place in Khartoum this month. "Direct dialogue between the CAR government and armed groups (will) be held on January 24 in Khartoum, Sudan, under the auspices of the AU," AU envoy Moussa Nebie said on Twitter 126

09 January 2019 8:25 PM Fish named to skipper US Davis Cup team

Los Angeles - Former world number seven Mardy Fish has been appointed as United States captain for the first edition of the new-look Davis Cup, the United States Tennis Association confirmed Wednesday. The USTA said in a statement Fish would replace Jim Courier as skipper to become the team's 41st captain. Fish will lead the US men into the revamped 114

09 January 2019 6:01 AM Masters hands out special invitation to Japanese star

Washington - Japan's Shugo Imahira, last year's Japan Golf Tour leading money winner, has accepted a special invitation to play in this year's Masters tournament, Augusta National chairperson Fred Ridley said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old from suburban Tokyo will make his Masters debut after missing the cut in all three prior major starts at the 2016 British 93

05 January 2019 3:40 PM Anderson claims Maharashtra Open title

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson won his sixth ATP title after beating Croat Ivo Karlovic in the Maharashtra Open final in Pune on Saturday. World No 6 Anderson defeated Karlovic 7-6, 6-7, 7-6 in their nail-biting final, which lasted two hours and 45 minutes. The South African has been on a roll since his breakthrough 2018 season in which he won two titles 85

04 January 2019 8:57 AM Matric results: Meet South Africa's top performing pupils

The North West may not have come out tops in the battle for the best performing province when it comes to overall matric results, but it can boast having the smartest Mathematics and Science pupil of them all. David Mark Dodkins from Bergsig Akademie/Academy in the North West was the top performer in both Mathematics and Physical Science in the 2018 matric 85

03 January 2019 10:19 AM 'Uncompromising freedom fighter' who brokered taxi peace

Former Gauteng transport MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu has been remembered as a dedicated man, who committed his life to the provision of basic services. Mosunkutu was honoured during a special official provincial funeral at the Zoe Bible Church in Pimville, Soweto, on Thursday. The former MEC died on Christmas Eve, aged 69. His family said he had been ill for a number 91

02 January 2019 11:03 AM PICS: Pearl Modiadie and cuddle buddy ring in the new year in France

Cape Town - TV personality Pearl Modiadie skipped the warm South African summer, and opted for a cool European getaway. Pearl, who has been spending her vacation in France and Barcelona, also hinted that she is traveling with a special person. "Paris has been quite a delight and of course the cold requires extra cuddles with my travel companion, so no complaints 84

31 December 2018 12:39 PM UK needs leadership, US Ambassador says as Brexit looms

The UK is in need of leadership, US Ambassador to London Woody Johnson said, as he also cast doubt on the chances of a bilateral trade deal if Prime Minister Theresa May manages to push her Brexit agreement through Parliament. “I’m feeling the country is in need of leadership,” Johnson said on Monday in a BBC Radio interview. “You can see the frustration 180