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24 February 2018 11:32 AM Ngcobo massacre: Suspects tried to 'fight their way to freedom'

Ngcobo – Police officials acted in accordance with the law when they shot and killed seven gunmen and arrested 10 others at a church on Friday in relation to the killing of police members in Ngcobo. Members from the Tactical Response Team and others in the task team tasked with tracking down those responsible for the killings, were met with force by those 18

23 February 2018 2:45 PM French court orders Tariq Ramadan to stay in prison

Paris – A French judge has denied a request to release Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been detained on preliminary rape charges, local media and news agencies reported. The Paris Court of Appeal on Thursday denied a request to release Ramadan after a medical expert said his health status did not preclude him from staying in detention, Le Monde 25

21 February 2018 3:44 PM Proteas win toss, opt to bowl in Centurion

Cape Town - The Proteas have won the toss and elected to bowl first in the second T20I against India at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. The Proteas have named an unchanged starting XI for their must-win encounter under cloudy Pretoria skies. Meanwhile, India have made one change choosing to rest Jasprit Bumrah with Shardul Thakur coming into the fast bowlers 27

20 February 2018 2:29 PM Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats

Tripoli - Libya's coastguard rescued 441 migrants in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday. Thirty-five women and 16 children were among 324 illegal migrants rescued in one of the operations on Monday with help from a fishing boat, a navy statement said. The migrants, from countries 30

19 February 2018 11:46 AM WATCH: We sit down with Black Panther's Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong'o in South Africa

Johannesburg – It was one of the most anticipated movies of 2018. No doubt, Marvel’s Black Panther definitely lived up to the hype. The movie, which premiered worldwide on 16 February, stars award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, who plays Nakia, as well as The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira who brings to life the character of Okoye. Taking the time to chat to Channel 37

19 February 2018 5:45 AM IS claims Russia church shooting

Moscow - Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the assault. An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said. The regional 32

17 February 2018 12:50 PM Birkett wins 8th Dusi with legend McGregor

Durban - Andy Birkett and Hank McGregor won the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon in Durban on Sunday while sisters Cara and Jordan Peek won the women's race. At the start of the final day on Sunday, the top four men's boats were separated by just three seconds. It was Birkett and McGregor, though, who powered into the lead and they never looked back. Carl Folscher 17

16 February 2018 8:51 PM Beer company rides to rescue for Jamaican bobsleigh team

Pyeongchang - A beer company has come to the rescue of Jamaica's troubled women's bobsleigh team by donating a sled, an official told AFP on Friday - the eve of their Olympic debut. Jamaican brewer Red Stripe pitched in after Jamaica's coach Sandra Kiriasis left the team this week and was reportedly demanding payment for use of their existing sled. The intervention 28

16 February 2018 2:54 PM SANDF is above politics, soldiers told

Johannesburg – Members of the South African Defence Force (SANDF) were on Friday reminded that they were above politics and that they had a new commander-in-chief. Speaking to News24 on Friday, Brigadier General Mafi Mgobozi said President Cyril Ramaphosa was now their commander-in-chief, following the resignation of Jacob Zuma as president of the country 37

15 February 2018 1:23 PM Remember Mandy Rossouw and let her spirit inspire you, Malema tells journalists

Johannesburg - Celebrating two powerful women who spoke out against corruption, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Thursday saluted former Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko, and the late respected journalist, Mandy Rossouw. Speaking at a press conference, following former president Jacob Zuma's resignation on Wednesday 27