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14 August 2018 11:16 AM Girl, 4, recalls dad shooting mom before turning gun on himself

Nthabiseng Mofokeng was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Johannes Thanyne, in front of their four-year-old daughter on Sunday evening in Moletsane, Soweto. Johannes later turned the gun on himself. It’s alleged Nthabiseng was in an abusive relationship with Johannes. Nthabiseng’s niece, Boitumelo Mofokeng, told DRUM the 36-year-old mother had just returned 15

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

10 August 2018 3:45 AM Microsoft threatens to pull Gab services over anti-semitic posts

Microsoft threatened to suspend web-hosting services it provides to Gab.ai after getting a complaint about anti-Semitic posts on the social-media site, a new twist in the technology industry’s controversial crackdown on hate speech. Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing division said it would take action in two business days if Gab didn’t remove two posts 61

09 August 2018 6:57 PM Jubilant celebrations across SA for Women's Day

It was a day of jubilant celebrations across South Africa as the nation celebrated the victories and accomplishments of women. While a number of events were held, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed a gathering in Paarl in the Western Cape. While Ramaphosa called for the exploitation and brutalisation of women to end, he was confronted with a small group 38

09 August 2018 11:36 AM Three ways to address gender inequality in organisations

Women remain under represented at executive level in South African companies, with only one female CEO in the JSE top 40, according to research by PwC. In a statement issued ahead of Women’s Day, PwC highlighted that for every 10 men, only eight women are employed or actively looking for work. On the AltX board of the JSE, 82% of executives are men while 67

09 August 2018 7:29 AM Golf world salutes Lyle after Oz player loses cancer battle

Cape Town - Golfers from around the world paid tribute to Jarrod Lyle on Thursday after the Australian's family announced his death at the age of 36 following a long battle with cancer. Lyle, who had two wins on the feeder Web.com tour in 2008 and played 121 PGA Tour tournaments, was diagnosed with leukaemia as a teenager and suffered a relapse in 2012. He had a bone marrow 30

08 August 2018 6:34 PM Quesada ends 20-year France stay to coach Jaguares

Buenos Aires - Gonzalo Quesada ended his 20-year exile in France on Wednesday when the former Stade Francais flyhalf and coach agreed to join Jaguares in his native Argentina as coach to succeed Mario Ledesma who has taken charge of the national team. "I have accepted this challenge for emotional reasons; if it was for economic conditions then I would 27

08 August 2018 3:57 PM Modric returns to training amid doubts over future

Madrid - Luka Modric returned to training at Real Madrid on Wednesday along with five other World Cup players, against a background of contradictory rumours about his future. One Spanish sports daily, AS, reported that the midfielder who led Croatia to the World Cup final was subject to a big bid from Inter Milan, while a competing newspaper, Marca said the 32-year 31

08 August 2018 2:09 PM Student poses with 4m-long alligator to celebrate graduation

This student went to extreme lengths to get the perfect graduation picture! Makenzie Noland (21), a student at Texas A&M University in College Town, Texas, decided to celebrate her upcoming graduation in a very unusual way. Wearing a pretty dress and graduation cap the 21-year old, who’s been studying wildlife and fisheries science at the university 21

08 August 2018 7:48 AM Freestyle great Ledecky powers towards Tokyo 2020

Irvine - Six years on from her stunning 800m freestyle victory at the 2012 Olympics, Katie Ledecky is savouring her status as the grand dame, at 21, of distance freestyle. Ledecky was 15 when she led wire-to-wire in winning the 800m free in London in a race that saw world record holder and British home hope Rebecca Adlington relegated to third 35