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04 January 2019 4:59 AM Chelsea fan banned for homophobic abuse

London - A Chelsea fan has been banned from football matches for three years after being ejected from their Premier League game against Brighton for shouting homophobic abuse. The 20-year-old man pleaded guilty to the offence of using threatening, abusive or insulting words during Chelsea's 2-1 win at Brighton's Amex Stadium on December 16. A spokesperson 46

03 January 2019 12:32 PM Ernst 'not getting carried away' with compliments from Pitso

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp says he appreciates the compliments made by Mamelodi Sundowns mentor Pitso Mosimane but is "not getting carried away" as their two sides meet on Saturday. Amakhosi welcome the Brazilians to FNB Stadium as the Absa Premiership resumes following the annual two-week festive season break. In the lead up to Saturday's 41

03 January 2019 10:19 AM 'Uncompromising freedom fighter' who brokered taxi peace

Former Gauteng transport MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu has been remembered as a dedicated man, who committed his life to the provision of basic services. Mosunkutu was honoured during a special official provincial funeral at the Zoe Bible Church in Pimville, Soweto, on Thursday. The former MEC died on Christmas Eve, aged 69. His family said he had been ill for a number 73

03 January 2019 6:03 AM Millions of Indian women form chain for gender parity

Millions of women have formed a chain across a southern Indian state to support gender parity, amid protests by Hindu priests and conservatives against women of menstruating age worshipping at one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites. The Communist Party of India (Marxist), the ruling party in Kerala state, says Tuesday's protest drew some 5.5 million 152

02 January 2019 5:04 PM Saudis said to seek advisers for biggest bank merger since 2016

National Commercial Bank and Riyad Bank are seeking advisers for a potential merger that would create the Gulf region’s third-biggest lender with $182bn in assets, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The banks have sent out so-called request for proposals to firms including Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase & Co and UBS, the people 101

31 December 2018 6:56 PM Iraq sentenced 616 foreigners for ISIS links in 2018

Iraq sentenced more than 600 foreigners including many women and dozens of minors in 2018 for belonging to the Islamic State group, the judiciary said on Monday. Iraq declared "victory" over ISIS at the end of 2017 after a three-year war against the jihadists, who once controlled nearly a third of the country as well as swathes of neighbouring Syria 73

31 December 2018 11:25 AM Notable deaths in 2018

- 15: Dolores O'Riordan, singer-songwriter of Irish band The Cranberries, drowned accidentally in a hotel bath aged 46. - 27: Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish founder of affordable flat-pack furnishing empire IKEA, passed away at home aged 91. - 21: US preacher Billy Graham, spearhead of a worldwide evangelical Christian movement and spiritual counsel to several 104

31 December 2018 7:20 AM Gold barrels into 2019 as growth concerns spur demand for haven

Gold is closing out 2018 on a strong note, with haven demand in the ascendant amid volatile trading in global equities, rising concern about the economic outlook and a drawn-out government shutdown in the US. Spot bullion is holding near a six-month high after topping $1 280 an ounce, and the metal is set for the best monthly gain in almost two years 101

29 December 2018 6:23 PM Rabada, Markram lead the way for Proteas on 2018 Test stage

Cape Town - Kagiso Rabada and Aiden Markram were the top performers in their respective discipline in the Proteas Test side this year. With the second Test against Pakistan starting in Cape Town on January 3, the Proteas will not play again in 2018. A look at the list of individual averages this year suggests that there is a bright future for South African 44

29 December 2018 1:21 PM Lesufi's 'free maths marks' remarks slammed

Umalusi says it is disappointed by comments made by Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on social media on Friday, after the body said it had adjusted the 2018 matric maths results for IEB learners. Lesufi tweeted that he disagreed with the decision, and asked if this was an admission that public education is starting to perform better than private 71