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23 September 2018 3:35 PM Kruger lion goes for casual walk along the highway

A male lion that had escaped from the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga on Sunday morning has been recaptured, the South African National Parks (SANParks) said. The lion was spotted by passersby on the N4 from Crocodile Bridge towards Hectorspruit. It caused quite a scene with motorists stopping to take pictures and videos of the king of the jungle 27

08 September 2018 6:20 AM SA's Hatherly crowned mountain biking world champ!

Cape Town - South Africa boasts a new world champion in the form of mountain biker Alan Hatherly who won the Under-23 cross country title at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Switzerland on Friday. Hatherly finished ahead of Christopher Blevins of the United States and David Nordemann of the Netherlands, stopping the clock in a time of 1:21.22 after 28

30 August 2018 8:07 PM Mabuza acknowledges public service wage bill growth is "unsustainable"

Deputy President David Mabuza acknowledged while responding to questions from Parliament in the National Assembly on Thursday that the head count in the public service would have to be reduced eventually. This admission is in tune with remarks from the Minister of Public Service and Administration Ayanda Dlodlo, although she has rejected reports of large 35

03 August 2018 7:21 PM Kenyan court overturns landmark sentence of ivory kingpin

A Kenyan court on Friday overturned a 20-year jail term handed to an ivory trafficking "kingpin", in a case that had been seen as a test of the country's will to take on rampant poaching. Feisal Mohamed Ali, a Kenyan national, was sentenced in 2016 after prosecutors presented him as the head of an organised crime network that spanned African wildlife 41

01 August 2018 4:47 AM Gautrain moves to normalise peak period operations, as strike continues

As the indefinite strike continues into the third day, the Gautrain has expanded its limited operations and opened the Rosebank station on Wednesday morning. The Bombela Operating Company (BOC) which runs the Gautrain, on Tuesday introduced a rail service between OR Tambo International Airport and Sandton stations, stopping at Rhodesfield station 30

25 July 2018 8:38 PM WATCH: Swede's stunt to save Afghan from deportation goes viral

A video taken by a Swedish student who filmed herself stopping the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker onboard a plane has gone viral. In a video streamed live on her Facebook account, Elin Ersson, who is reading sociology at Gothenburg University, is seen refusing to sit down and turning off her phone onboard a Turkish Airlines flight heading to Istanbul 37

04 July 2018 7:26 AM Phew, that's a lot of exotic cars! A record high petrol price isn't stopping South Africans from buying Ferrari supercars worth millions

Exotic cars might be a rare sight on our roads but you'll be surprised by the number of local owners that have purchased models worth millions. We look at Ferrari sales for the past sixth months. While they might not reach the sales figures of more popular (read: cheaper) models, you should keep in mind the staggering prices of some of Ferrari's sports 29

17 June 2018 4:00 AM Firing Jones would play into opposition’s hands

Johannesburg - Anyone who has ever been to England coach Eddie Jones’ press conferences has either witnessed or been the subject of a dressing down. My favourite was from his days as Wallabies coach, when he pitched up at a Durban press conference with that cocked left eyebrow sailing even closer to his hairline than usual in irritation. A colleague 27

07 June 2018 12:41 PM Mat Luamanu set for Samoa bow

Suva - Samoa head coach Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua has named his side for their first outing of the Pacific Nations Cup when they tackle Fiji at ANZ Stadium in Suva. The side features three debutants in the form of Harlequins' formidable number eight Mat Luamanu, former Samoa Sevens speedster Ed Fidow who now plays with Bordeaux in France on the right wing and former 31

18 May 2018 1:23 PM National police commissioner condemns 'senseless killing' of Meadowlands station commander

National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole has condemned the killing of Brigadier Malefetsane Jonas Mofokeng, who was shot dead outside his home in Soweto on Thursday. Mofokeng, who had 37 years of experience as a police officer, was the station commander at Meadowlands police station. Sitole instructed provincial commissioner Lieutenant General 29