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29 December 2018 10:54 AM WATCH: Protesters #ReclaimClifton as sheep slaughtered on beach

Cape Town's popular Clifton Fourth Beach was abuzz with both local and foreign beachgoers on Friday when #ReclaimClifton protesters arrived and started singing. Their presence was motivated by the recent reports suggesting that private security company PPA Security illegally removed people from the beach on the evening of December 23. Deputy Minister 158

29 December 2018 6:24 AM America's oldest man dies at 112

Richard Overton, a World War II veteran who was America's oldest man, has died at the age of 112. Overton, who lived in Austin, Texas, died on Thursday at a rehabilitation home, his cousin, Volma Overton Jr, told the Austin-American Statesman. He had been hospitalised earlier this month with pneumonia, the newspaper said. Overton's longevity and his status 114

28 December 2018 8:46 PM Pirates to face African champs in CAF draw

Johannesburg - CAF Champions League trophy-holders Esperance of Tunisia will face Horoya of Guinea, Orlando Pirates of South Africa and FC Platinum of Zimbabwe in the 2018/19 group phase. The Friday draw at a luxury Cairo hotel overlooking the Nile river split the qualifying survivors into four groups with each club facing their three rivals home and away. Tunisian 61

28 December 2018 7:00 PM Egypt jails woman for 3 years for 'harassing' monkey

An Egyptian court has sentenced a 25-year-old woman to three years in prison for "sexually harassing" a monkey in the country's north, state daily Al-Ahram reported on Friday. A court in Mansoura city charged Basma Ahmed with "inciting debauchery" and "committing an obscene act in public", a judicial source told the newspaper. She was arrested in October 81

28 December 2018 10:43 AM Convicted murderer turned spiritual leader: Pistorius now running Bible studies in prison

Former Paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has found a new purpose behind bars, leading a Bible studies and prayer group and harvesting vegetables, his father Henke has told The Times UK. Pistorius was convicted of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2013. He was sentenced in July 2016 to six years in prison 96

28 December 2018 9:31 AM China to speed up approval for foreign-owned financial firms

China will speed up approvals for securities firms and fund-company joint ventures in which foreign investors have majority stakes, a senior official said, another sign that policy makers are pressing ahead with efforts to open up the country’s financial system. The comments were made by China Securities Regulatory Commission Vice Chairman Li Chao, according 98

27 December 2018 6:34 PM Cape Town minstrel groups withdraw high court application

The City of Cape Town has welcomed the withdrawal of a high court application by the minstrel groups Cape Cultural Carnival Events Committee (CCCEC) and the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival Association (CTMCA). "The organisations lodged an urgent application on 16 December 2018 with the City of Cape Town and the Kaapse Klopse Karnival Association (KKKA) as the main respondents 92

26 December 2018 11:14 AM Over 300 healthy babies were born on Christmas Day in Gauteng

Public health facilities across Gauteng were abuzz on Christmas Day as 324 babies were born, the provincial Department of Health said in a statement on Wednesday. According to the department, as in previous years, the Soweto based Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic hospital had the highest count with 47 babies born, while Rahima Moosa Mother and Child hospital 123

24 December 2018 4:30 PM Egypt says its security forces killed 14 militants in Sinai

Egypt says its security forces have killed 14 militants in separate shootouts in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula. A Sunday statement said eight militants were killed when security forces stormed the hideout of a "terrorist cell" in a remote part of el-Arish. The forces later gave chase to six more militants who fled the scene 115

23 December 2018 10:51 AM Ghosn lawyer challenges latest financial misconduct allegations

Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer challenged allegations by prosecutors that the former Nissan chairperson transferred personal financial losses to the Japanese automaker. On Friday, while rearresting Ghosn, the prosecutors alleged Ghosn used Nissan’s money to pay a person who helped him meet payments to maintain a personal trading position during the 2008 global 106