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13 December 2018 8:28 PM Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 AFCON

Cairo - Egypt on Thursday officially signalled its willingness to take over from Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a day before the deadline for candidates. "The Egyptian football federation (EFA) declares its candidacy to host the 2019 African Nations Cup which is scheduled to take place in June and should have been organised by Cameroon 15

12 December 2018 4:55 PM Miguel Louw murder accused appears evasive, inconsistent on the stand

The only accused in the murder of nine-year-old Miguel Louw came across as nervous, evasive and inarticulate during his bail hearing in the Durban Regional Court on Wednesday. Prosecutor Kuveshnie Pillay seemed to have easily identified discrepancies in the testimony of 43-year-old Mohammed Ebrahim. After reading out a terse affidavit from his client 22

12 December 2018 4:00 PM WATCH: Indonesia just banned this K-pop supergroup's commercial for being 'indecent'

Jakarta - A television ad featuring members of K-pop supergroup Blackpink dressed in miniskirts has been banned from Indonesian airwaves, prompting a furious backlash from fans. The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission ordered 11 domestic TV stations to yank the commercial late on Tuesday, saying it was indecent. The order followed a petition signed by more than 100,000 people 19

12 December 2018 11:16 AM Egypt threatens Apple with legal action under competition law

Egypt has warned it will take legal action against Apple if the US tech giant fails to remove alleged "restrictions" on local distributors within 60 days. A decree threatening action was published in the official gazette on Monday after accusations from Egypt's Competition Authority that Apple had violated the country's competition law. It said the company 24

11 December 2018 7:53 PM Spain introducing VAR in Copa del Rey

Madrid - The video assistant referee system will be used in the Copa del Rey from January and in second division games next season at the latest, the Spanish football (RFEF) association said on Tuesday. "The Board of Directors of the RFEF today approved the extension of the VAR to further official competitions, the Copa del Rey and the Segunda Division 23

11 December 2018 3:33 PM Police operation in Sophiatown leads to arrests of 19 people

Increased police visibility in Sophiatown, Gauteng, has led to the arrest of 19 suspects for various offences. Ten are facing charges of being in possession of drugs, three for domestic violence, one for pointing of a firearm, one for armed robbery, and four for theft and other crimes. "Police are working hard to find drug manufacturing labs and drug lords 27

10 December 2018 4:22 PM Armed group blocks key oil field in Libya

An armed group has seized one of Libya's largest oilfields in the country's southwest, the state-owned National Oil Corporation said on Monday. The seizure of Sharara oilfield prompted the company to declare a "force majeure" on exports from the field. "National Oil Corporation (NOC) hereby declares a state of force majeure at the Akakus-operated Sharara 27

10 December 2018 2:17 PM ATM blasts: Two men sentenced to 24 years for dealing in explosives

The Burgersfort Regional Court in Limpopo has sentenced two men, who were caught in possession of explosives meant for ATM blasts and cash-in-transit heists, to 24 years behind bars. "It is hoped that the sentences will send a strong message that those who are involved in the illegal supply of explosives will go to jail for a very long time," Captain 21

10 December 2018 1:54 PM May said to delay vote on Brexit deal to avoid huge defeat

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is calling off a crucial vote in Parliament on whether to approve her Brexit deal, according to a person familiar with the situation. The vote in the House of Commons to endorse the terms of the UK’s split from the European Union was due to be held on Tuesday evening but is now set to be rescheduled, according to the person 21

10 December 2018 12:11 PM South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as 'very high risk'

The World Health Organisation says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at "very high risk" in the current outbreak based in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. A statement says South Sudan's health ministry will begin vaccinating some health workers and other frontline workers in the capital, Juba, on December 19. No Ebola 22