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13 December 2018 5:05 PM Former Somalia extremist now running for office is arrested

A Somali official says Ethiopian troops arrested a former extremist leader who is now a candidate in a regional election in the southwest. Nur Ahmed, an electoral official in Somalia's Southwest state, told The Associated Press that Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, previously the number two leader of the rebel group al-Shabaab, was arrested on Thursday by Ethiopian 19

13 December 2018 2:36 PM UK parliament won't vote on Brexit deal until new year

Lawmakers in the UK Parliament aren’t scheduled to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal this year, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday. Outlining business for the coming week, Leadsom didn’t include the so-called "meaningful vote" on the agreement, which May is seeking to augment at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels 16

13 December 2018 12:13 PM REVEALED: Ireland coach turned down All Blacks role

Cape Town - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt reportedly turned down an offer to work under his New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen last year. NZ Rugby CEO Steve Tew told the New Zealand Herald that they approached Schmidt about an assistant coaching position last year. New Zealand asked Schmidt to replace retiring assistant coach Wayne Smith as part of the All Blacks' 19

13 December 2018 11:43 AM DRC opposition supporter, 17, shot dead ahead of election rally: party

A teenager was shot dead in central Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday when police fired towards a group of supporters ahead of a rally by opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi, his party said. "A young man of 17 who was singing with UDPS party activists was killed this morning by a policeman who fired at him," senior party official Denis Kalombo 15

13 December 2018 9:20 AM Forgotten Bok still harbours RWC ambitions

Cape Town - Loose forward Uzair Cassiem, who boasts eight Tests for the Springboks, says he still harbours hope of earning a recall to the national fold. The 28-year-old played all his Tests during the tumultuous reign of Allister Coetzee and has been out of the Bok fold since Rassie Erasmus took over. Cassiem has since moved to Welsh outfit Scarlets 22

13 December 2018 4:33 AM SA favourites, Morocco will not host 2019 AFCON

Rabat - Morocco will not be a candidate to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after Cameroon was stripped of the tournament, the country's sports minister Rachid Talbi Alami said on Wednesday, while Egypt expressed an interest in hosting the finals. "Morocco does not intend to run for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and will not do so," he told AFP. Morocco 20

13 December 2018 4:27 AM Curry says moon landing conspiracy comments a joke

Los Angeles - Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry walked back his moon-walk scepticism on Wednesday, saying he was joking when he suggested the lunar landings were a hoax. "Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast," Curry told ESPN on Wednesday, after his causal comments on the "Winging It" podcast sparked stratospheric reactions 19

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 3:44 PM Artist Ayanda Mabulu arrested over 'blame it on the boers' painting

Controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu, 37, was arrested outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on Wednesday, following a display of his artwork stating, "blame it on the boers". "I am here to represent and speak on behalf of the highly undermined black people who are constantly being robbed by white monopoly capital," he told News24 outside the JSE. "It's 19

12 December 2018 6:09 AM WATCH: Alisson wonder-save ensures Liverpool advance to last 16

Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp saluted Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker after the Brazilian's superb late save ensured his side advanced to the Champions League last 16 with a dramatic 1-0 win over Napoli on Tuesday. Klopp's team were just seconds away from reaching the knockout stage as they clung to the first-half lead given to them by Mohamed Salah 23