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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 21

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 39

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 25

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 24

16 March 2018 6:47 PM Caster cruises to 1 500m gold at Tuks

Cape Town - South Africa's Caster Semenya has cruised to victory in the women's 1 500m final at the ASA Senior Championship at Tuks Stadium on Friday. Semenya stopped the clock in a time of 4:10:70 to win gold in Pretoria. Semenya, 27, is preparing for next month's Commonwealth Games where she will compete in the 800m and the 1 500m at the Gold Coast 22

12 March 2018 5:29 AM Djokovic suffers shock loss in Indian Wells

Indian Wells - Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel sent five-time tournament champion Novak Djokovic tumbling out of the Indian Wells Masters with a hard-fought 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-1 victory on Sunday. It was another snag in the return for the 30-year-old Djokovic who admitted he was out of sorts while playing in just his second event of 2018. He is making 18

19 February 2018 3:29 AM Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

Sacramento — All the danger signs around the suspect in the Florida school shooting were not enough for relatives, authorities or his school to request a judicial order that might have barred him from possessing guns. Just five states have laws that allow family members, guardians or police to ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from people who show warning 39

08 February 2018 10:05 AM Pelosi speaks for record 8 hours in favour of 'Dreamers'

Washington - US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record-breaking, eight-hour speech in hopes of pressuring Republicans to allow a vote on protecting "Dreamer" immigrants - and to demonstrate to increasingly angry progressives and Democratic activists that she has done all she could. Wearing 10cm heels and forgoing any breaks, Pelosi, 77, spent 43

21 January 2018 12:11 PM Garcia stamps class in Singapore to start 2018 campaign

Singapore - Masters champion Sergio Garcia sealed an emphatic victory at the Singapore Open on Sunday and said he was "extremely happy" with a rousing start to his 2018 campaign. The Spaniard carded a three-under-par 68 for a commanding five-shot win as the weather cleared after two days of rain-disrupted play in his first tournament of the year. Garcia 45

19 January 2018 12:49 PM Masters champion Garcia has play halted by rain

Singapore - Masters champion Sergio Garcia had his second round at the Singapore Open halted on Friday as a tropical storm swept across the city-state, stopping play at the Sentosa Golf Club. World number 10 Garcia was one under par after eight holes when play was stopped by rain in the late afternoon. Rain has disrupted play on the Serapong course for the second 41