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Momentum Proteas ’Go Black’ in support of fight against gender-based violence

Momentum Proteas ’Go Black’ in support of fight against gender-based violenceBy Brandstories 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCricket South Africa (CSA) has taken heed of the call by President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against the scourge of violence against women and children by officially launching one of the most anticipated events on South Africa’s cricketing calendar, the Black Day One-Day International (ODI) in Durban. The cause-driven Black Day ODI game is set f..

Alleged rapist found hiding out at parents’ home

Alleged rapist found hiding out at parents’ homeBy Monique Duval 17m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - An alleged rapist from Grassy Park is behind bars after clever cops realised his parents were telling lies to keep him out of jail. The 26-year-old man, who is accused of raping his former wife, was caught after cops refused to listen to his parents and found him hiding in the back of a bakkie during a search of their home. Grassy Park Police Station command..

Gauteng MEC cautions schools against defying DBE on return date for pupils

Gauteng MEC cautions schools against defying DBE on return date for pupilsBy Jonisayi Maromo 5m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailSharePretoria - Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi on Monday commended Helpmekaar Kollege school management in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, for reconsidering the reopening of the school amid the raging Covid-19 pandemic. Lesufi was at the school on Monday morning following weekend media reports that the school had sent a communiqué to parents ..

Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5bn investment in Indian solar power

Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5bn investment in Indian solar powerBy Reuters 1h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareINTERNATIONAL - Total is paying $2.5 billion (R37.98 billion) for a share in Indian renewable energy firm Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) and a portfolio of solar power assets, marking the latest step in the French energy company’s drive to reduce its dependence on oil. For its investment, Total will get a 20 percent stake in AGEL and a seat on it..

Top four, not title race, the priority for Frank Lampard at Chelsea

Top four, not title race, the priority for Frank Lampard at ChelseaBy AFP 2m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLONDON – Frank Lampard believes Chelsea's priority is to get back into the Premier League top four after a barren run rather than targeting the title. However, the former England midfielder is hopeful the Blues fortunes can change for the better as quickly as they have deteriorated over the past month. Chelsea eased back up to seventh thanks to just their s..

Researchers make astonishing galactic find with SA’s MeerKAT telescope

Researchers make astonishing galactic find with SA’s MeerKAT telescopeBy Robin-Lee Francke 22m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Researchers are floating on cloud nine after two giant radio galaxies were discovered using South Africa’s powerful MeerKAT telescope. The MeerKAT telescope is located in the Karoo region of South Africa and comprises 64 radio dishes. It was inaugurated in July 2018. MeerKAT is managed by the South African Radio Astronomy Observator..

Harry Maguire hails Man Utd progress but says there is room to improve

Harry Maguire hails Man Utd progress but says there is room to improveBy AFP 34m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLONDON – Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hailed the huge progress the Red Devils have made in his 18 months at the club but said much more improvement was needed to deliver major trophies. United extended their unbeaten league run to 12 matches and their away record to 16 without defeat with a 0-0 draw at Liverpool on Sunday to remain top of the Prem..

Violence flares for third day in Sudan’s Darfur region

Violence flares for third day in Sudan's Darfur regionBy Reuters 29m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareKhartoum - Militia fighters staged a deadly attack in Sudan's Darfur on Monday, residents said, as doctors said the death toll from a separate attack that began two days earlier in the region had risen to more than 100. The surge in violence will add to concerns about the departure of an international peacekeeping force that stopped patrolling in Darfur on Jan..

We’re desperate for Lions tour to go ahead, says Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus

We’re desperate for Lions tour to go ahead, says Director of Rugby Rassie ErasmusBy Wynona Louw 14m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCAPE TOWN – Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus says he desperately wants the British & Irish Lions Series to go ahead and would do “anything to play them”. Much doubt has been cast over the tour due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the viability of having South Africa host the matches amid a second wave and the repercussions that come with it. A..

Misfiring Timo Werner must not be compared to Fernando Torres, says Frank Lampard

Misfiring Timo Werner must not be compared to Fernando Torres, says Frank LampardBy Reuters 23m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLONDON – New signing Timo Werner should not be compared to former Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and the Germany forward must be given the best environment to flourish at the London club, manager Frank Lampard said on Monday. Werner, who joined Chelsea from Bundesliga club RB Leipzig in the close season for around 50 million euros ($60.34 mil..

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New Mexico official who said ‘the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat’ arrested for Capitol riot

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Previous coronavirus infection may offer less protection from new variant

Previous coronavirus infection may offer less protection from new variantBy Reuters 33m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Tim Cocks and Alexander Winning Johannesburg - Previous infection with the coronavirus may offer less protection against the new variant first identified in South Africa, scientists said on Monday, although they hope that vaccines will still work. Studies also found that the new variant binds more strongly and readily to human cells. That helps exp..

ANA cartoonist Bethuel Mangena scoops international award

ANA cartoonist Bethuel Mangena scoops international awardBy Vuyolwethu Fundam 16m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Bethuel Mangena, a cartoonist at African News Agency, was announced on Monday as one of the winners in the Third International Cartoon Contest. The call for the competition was published internationally in the first days of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran. Organisers said the call was met with great enthusiasm by artists from all around the wor..

9 010 new Covid-19 cases and 344 more deaths as experts say research on new SA variant must be sped up

9 010 new Covid-19 cases and 344 more deaths as experts say research on new SA variant must be sped upBy Lou-Anne Daniels, Baldwin Ndaba 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - South Africa has recorded 9 010 new cases and a further 344 Covid-19 related deaths over the past 24 hours, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Monday. Of the deaths recorded on Monday, 91 were from KwaZulu-Natal, 88 from the Western Cape, 66 from the Eastern Cape, 63 from Gauteng ..