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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 36

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 25

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 29

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 27

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 28

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

26 April 2018 10:03 AM Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened. Employees wore orange ribbons and hugged each other, while a steady stream of customers came in to show support. Waffle House is donating all the proceeds from the store in the next month to the four victims 42

07 April 2018 9:56 AM Golden boy Chad shatters 200m fly Games record

Cape Town - Chad le Clos has won gold for South Africa in the men's 200m butterfly on Saturday at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Swimming in lane 6, Le Clos stopped the clock in a Commonwealth Games record time of 1:54.00. Le Clos made history by becoming the second man to win the same event for the third consecutive year in a row. Australia's 29

25 March 2018 8:14 AM 5 incidents that tarnished Steve Smith

Melbourne - Steve Smith was fighting to save his job and reputation on Sunday after admitting he was the chief plotter in a ball-tampering scandal. It is not the first time that the Australia cricket captain has been involved in controversy. Steve Smith set off a storm of controversy in the second Test of the four-match series in India a year ago when he looked 31