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13 August 2018 11:24 AM Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska's North Slope region

Alaska's North Slope was hit on Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said. At 06:58 on Sunday, the magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck an area 67km east of Kavik River Camp and 551km northeast of Fairbanks, the state's second-biggest city. The agency says the earthquake had a depth of about 10km. State 28

11 August 2018 10:00 AM WATCH: Kim Kardashian recalls the awkward moment North asked her why she’s famous

Cape Town – Kim Kardashian recalled the hilarious moment North asked her why she’s famous. Speaking to Big Boy on Real 92.3 radio station, Kim shared the short but sweet story about how she explained to her 5-year-old why everyone knows who she is. Kim said: “[North asked] ‘Mom, why are you famous?’ And I was like, ‘Oh okay, I’m going to have to explain 32

10 August 2018 9:59 AM Missy Elliott loved this women's karaoke version of Work It and so do we!

West Warwick — A Rhode Island woman's karaoke version of Missy Elliott's hit song Work It has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott. Mary Halsey, of West Warwick, recently performed a version of the 2002 hit at an outdoor party at a park and posted the performance on her Facebook page. Elliott reposted Halsey's video on Twitter 29

09 August 2018 5:50 PM 3 arrested for stealing MTN, Vodacom tower batteries

Three people have been arrested after they allegedly stole batteries from cellphone towers belonging to service providers MTN and Vodacom. Nkosi-Malobane said approximately 16 Vodacom batteries and 24 MTN batteries were stolen from Carletonville, west of Gauteng. She said the arrest comes after a joint operation by the Gauteng Organised Crime private 50

09 August 2018 2:11 PM Courtois seals 'dream' move to Los Blancos

Cape Town - Former Atletico Madrid keeper Thibaut Courtois says he has 'realised a dream' by joining Real Madrid on a six-year contract from Chelsea. The Belgium international spent three years on loan with Los Blancos' city rivals at the start of his Blues career, winning La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Europa League. Courtois was brought into the first 36

09 August 2018 12:08 PM Chandimal returns to face Proteas after ban

Colombo - Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal returned to their Twenty20 squad Thursday after serving an international ban for breaching the spirit of the game. Chandimal was included in a 15-member squad for the one-off T20 that will round off South Africa's tour of the island nation Tuesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement. The 28-year-old 36

07 August 2018 5:03 PM Hawks arrest four people for alleged processing of fraudulent vehicle certificates

Four people appeared in the Vredenburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of fraud and corruption after they were allegedly implicated in the processing of fraudulent vehicle certificates in the Western Cape, Hawks spokesperson Philani Nkwalase said. Nkwalase said the four people were each released on R5 000 bail, with strict conditions. The case was postponed 27

07 August 2018 11:12 AM Former Lions, WP bowler lands top UCT job

Cape Town - Former Western Province and Highveld Lions fast bowler Eugene Moleon has been named the University of Cape Town Cricket Club’s new head coach for the 2018/19 season. The news was confirmed by South Africa's Club Cricket website on Tuesday. Moleon will take over from Paul Phillipson, who has accepted a coaching post at Wynberg Boys’ High School 23

07 August 2018 9:02 AM Deadliest quakes in Indonesia since 2004

The earthquake that rattled Indonesia on Sunday is one of many deadly quakes to strike the vast archipelago nation since 2004. Here is a recap. On December 26 a massive earthquake measuring 9.1 on the open-ended Richter scale strikes off the coast of Sumatra and triggers a tsunami that kills 220 000 throughout the region, 168 000 in Indonesia alone 56

05 August 2018 3:05 PM WC residents believe land expropriation will expand food security

The ANC in the Western Cape says residents of the province believe land expropriation without compensation will lead to the expansion of food security. The Western Cape ANC's secretary Faiez Jacobs said the Constitutional Review Committee had successfully fulfilled its task of listening to residents to assess whether there should be an amendment of Section 71