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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 3:08 PM 'Cannibal case': 2 KZN men who killed woman for body parts get life sentences

The men convicted of killing a woman for her body parts in the infamous "cannibal case" have been sentenced to life in prison. Judge Peter Olsen said Nino Mbatha, 33, and Lungisani Magubane, 32, were guilty of "the most heinous crime" when sentencing the two in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg. Mbatha and Magubane were convicted of murdering 20

12 December 2018 3:19 AM German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member. The dpa news agency reported on Tuesday the raid in the western city of Luedenscheid was part of a coordinated crackdown on biker club violence. The heavily-armed 21

11 December 2018 2:41 PM Man appears in court for hijacking, abducting Durban businesswoman

A KwaZulu-Natal man alleged to have links to the abduction and hijacking of a Durban businesswoman appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Asibonge Mdlalose, 28, is accused of kidnapping and robbery with aggravating circumstances following the much publicised abduction of 54-year-old Marta Rubilar. Following a frantic search on Friday 19

10 December 2018 7:01 AM National Rugby League star Hayne to plead innocent to charge

Sydney - A lawyer for Jarryd Hayne has told a court the National Rugby League star intends to plead innocent to a charge of sexual assault. The 30-year-old former rugby league international appeared on Monday in Burwood Local Court and had his case adjourned to February 13 in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney. His lawyer, Richard Pontello, was quoted 15

09 December 2018 7:05 AM Spain aids pregnant woman, kayakers in migrant rescue

Spanish authorities say they have rescued 33 migrants crossing the Strait of Gibraltar, including a pregnant woman on a small boat and four people paddling two kayaks across the busy shipping lane. The country's Maritime Rescue Service said on its Twitter account on Saturday that it was informed about the migrants trying to reach Europe from North Africa 27

08 December 2018 3:31 PM PICS: Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned Miss World 2018

Cape Town – It was a night to remember on Saturday for Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon as she became the first woman of the country to be crowned Miss World. The 26-year-old model took the title at the 68th annual Miss World contest held in Sanya, China. This year each continent had a winner Miss World 2018 Asia and Oceania is Miss Thailand who is also the runner-up 72

06 December 2018 6:42 AM Eastern Cape man asks wife to take him back, then allegedly rapes her

A 46-year-old Eastern Cape man has been arrested by Centane police for allegedly raping his estranged wife. According to spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha, the couple was separated. The 35-year-old victim went to the home of the suspect to collect her belongings on Tuesday at around 11:00. The man then tried to persuade the woman to take him back, but she turned 31

03 December 2018 6:45 AM WATCH: English couple reconnected with ring dropped in Times Square

The New York Police Department says an English couple who lost an engagement ring down a Times Square utility grate will get it back. The NYPD had been looking for the couple since Saturday, after getting the ring out of the grate. The man and woman had been in Times Square late on Friday night, and police say the man dropped the ring during the proposal 39