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12 December 2018 6:25 AM SA to feel the blow in 'no-deal' Brexit, economist warns

North West University economist Raymond Parsons has warned that South Africa could be among the hardest hit by the UK’s path out of the European Union (EU). Parsons is a referential economic commentator, having analysed and studied most of democratic South Africa’s economic trajectory. He authored books including The Mbeki Inheritance in 1999, and Zumanomics 21

11 December 2018 8:49 PM Africa's largest fibre company gets $180m cash boost

Liquid Telecom received a $180m (R2.5bn) cash injection from UK development finance institution CDC Group, as Africa’s largest fibre-network operator expands broadband infrastructure across the continent. The investment will give London-based CDC a stake of almost 10% in Liquid, which is majority owned by Mauritius-based Econet Global. The funding will enable 19

11 December 2018 12:06 PM Bulls president: Pote has proved himself at every level

Pretoria - Blue Bulls president Willem Strauss says head coach Pote Human will be a valuable asset for the union going forward. This comes after the Blue Bulls Company on Tuesday confirmed Human as head coach of their Super Rugby and Currie Cup teams for 2019. Alan Zondagh was also appointed as director of rugby. He will be responsible for overseeing 20

10 December 2018 7:26 PM US blocks ex-Gambian president, family from entering

The US State Department says former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States. The decision comes almost two years after Jammeh was forced into exile in Equatorial Guinea after he refused to concede defeat in a presidential election. Jammeh ruled the tiny West African country 24

10 December 2018 2:17 PM ATM blasts: Two men sentenced to 24 years for dealing in explosives

The Burgersfort Regional Court in Limpopo has sentenced two men, who were caught in possession of explosives meant for ATM blasts and cash-in-transit heists, to 24 years behind bars. "It is hoped that the sentences will send a strong message that those who are involved in the illegal supply of explosives will go to jail for a very long time," Captain 20

10 December 2018 10:58 AM 'King' Louis soars up rankings after SA Open win

Cape Town - Louis Oosthuizen has shot up the world golf rankings after his win at the South African Open at Randpark Golf Club on Sunday. Oosthuizen shot a 4-under-par 67 in the final round to finish on 18-under for the tournament and cruise to victory by six strokes in Johannesburg. He became the sixth golfer to win the two oldest national golf championships 22

10 December 2018 5:46 AM India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test

Adelaide - India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade on Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match of the series at Adelaide Oval with Rishabh Pant equalling a world-record along the way. The hosts were set an improbable target of 323, which would have been a record run chase at the ground but gallantly 28

09 December 2018 1:08 PM Oosthuizen SA Open champion at long last

Cape Town - Louis Oosthuizen became the sixth golfer to win the two oldest national championships in the world after cruising to the South African Open title on Sunday. Oosthuizen signed a final round of 4-under 67 to win by SIX shots on 18-under at Randpark Golf Club. The 2010 Open champion, who led by three shots ahead of the final day, won his ninth 28

08 December 2018 12:31 PM Arthur calls on Pakistan to toughen up ahead of SA tour

Abu Dhabi - Disgruntled coach Mickey Arthur demanded his players toughen up and seize key moments in Test matches after sloppy batting handed New Zealand an away series win over Pakistan for the first time in 49 years. New Zealand pulled off a come-from-behind 123-run victory in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday to end their long wait for a 2-1 series 53

07 December 2018 7:30 PM Brown: Home support for Blitzboks 'humbling'

Cape Town - After 66 tournaments around the world, Kyle Brown knows a thing or two about winning tournaments on the World Rugby Sevens Series – be it in the USA, Europe or Australia, but most of all, he’s also had that winning feeling in South Africa. And not only in Cape Town, where the second leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off on Saturday 21