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16 January 2019 8:48 AM I dug insanely deep, says Tiafoe after Anderson upset

Melbourne - Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt's right sleeve, flexed his biceps and slapped the muscle five times. Then he pounded his chest and yelled, "Yeah! Let's go! Let's go! Come on!" Forgive the young American's exuberance. This was, after all, the biggest victory of his nascent career. Down a set and 3-0 in the second, the 20-year-old 989

14 January 2019 3:05 PM More tension as parents and security guards clash outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

There was pandemonium outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West on Monday afternoon after security guards and parents clashed. The school is embroiled in a race controversy after a picture showing pupils at the school separated according to race went viral. The confrontation on Monday happened after a man who had come to pick up his niece 113

14 January 2019 4:18 AM Hockey mom who sent nude pic to WhatsApp group now divorced

Margaret van Wyk, the hockey mom from Schweizer-Reneke who caused a stir in 2016 when she accidentally sent a nude pic to a WhatsApp group, has been divorced, Sunday weekly Rapport reported. According to that newspaper, various occupants of the embattled North West town - which was rife with racial tension last week - told its reporter that Margaret 105

09 January 2019 7:46 PM Surfer survives shark attack, gets 50 stitches

A surfer suffered leg bites but survived a shark attack on California's Central Coast after kicking the massive fish away. Nick Wapner, 19, was bitten on Tuesday morning while he was surfing with friends off Montana de Oro State Park, the Tribune of San Luis Obispo reported. The area is about 320km northwest of Los Angeles. Park Ranger Supervisor Robert 130

08 January 2019 7:18 PM Police searching for parents of week-old baby who was found next to railway line

The Pinetown family violence child protection and sexual offences unit in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, is searching for the parents of a week-old abandoned baby. The baby was found on December 29, 2018, by a passer-by who heard cries from the bushes next to a railway line in Embo. "He decided to check where the cries were coming from and, to his surprise 131

08 January 2019 7:18 AM Read to reject France move and join Jake in Japan?

Cape Town - All Blacks captain Kieran Read and midfielder Ryan Crotty are off to Japanese clubs after the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Aaron Smith and Dane Coles could follow, according to European media reports. According to the Stuff website, France's daily sports newspaper L'Equipe reported on Monday that Read would not be joining Paris club Racing 92 for the 2019/20 season 76

06 January 2019 7:35 PM Germany raises avalanche alert after female skier dies

Heavy snowfall in southern Germany and the death of a skier prompted authorities on Sunday to raise the avalanche alert warning in the Bavarian Alps to the second-highest level. The Bavarian avalanche warning service said it had boosted the alert level to four on a scale of five, warning of a "great danger of avalanches in the Bavarian Alps". A 20-year-old 96

29 December 2018 10:54 AM WATCH: Protesters #ReclaimClifton as sheep slaughtered on beach

Cape Town's popular Clifton Fourth Beach was abuzz with both local and foreign beachgoers on Friday when #ReclaimClifton protesters arrived and started singing. Their presence was motivated by the recent reports suggesting that private security company PPA Security illegally removed people from the beach on the evening of December 23. Deputy Minister 158

29 December 2018 6:24 AM America's oldest man dies at 112

Richard Overton, a World War II veteran who was America's oldest man, has died at the age of 112. Overton, who lived in Austin, Texas, died on Thursday at a rehabilitation home, his cousin, Volma Overton Jr, told the Austin-American Statesman. He had been hospitalised earlier this month with pneumonia, the newspaper said. Overton's longevity and his status 114

24 December 2018 3:38 PM It's here! The 2018 Kardashian Christsmas card!

Cape Town – After threatening that 2018 would not see a new Kardashian Christmas card, Kim finally revealed this year’s masterpiece. The yearly tradition hit a sour note in 2017 when a massive Christmas card countdown ended in a let-down as everyone expected an announcement that Kylie Jenner was pregnant. But it never came. Earlier this month Kim said she wasn’t 109