Sun City open for business after ‘freak’ hail storm

A severe hailstorm caused much damage at Sun International’s Sun City Resort near Rustenburg in the North West on Saturday afternoon. Picture: African News Agency (ANA) North West – The Sun City Resort is open for business, Raul de Lima, Group Executive for Sun City Resort said in a statement. This comes after the resort suffered... Read More

Western Cape police seize abalone worth R3m after tip-off

Picture: SAPS Cape Town – A tip-off from the community saw police swoop to arrest one suspect and seize thousands of abalone with an estimated street value of R3 million in Swellendam in the Western Cape. Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said that on Saturday night Swellendam police received information from the community about... Read More

Instant replay may be the next feature on Netflix

FILE – This Oct. 11, 2011 file photo, shows the exterior of Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif. Netflix will still be there for fans of the old TV series “Friends,” but maintaining the relationship will come at a steep price. The New York Times reported that Netflix paid $100 million to keep showing “Friends”... Read More

Standoff over Trump border wall puts Congress in budget ‘pickle’

President Donald Trump Picture: Evan Vucci/AP/African News Agency (ANA) Washington – A feud between President Donald Trump and Congress over funding his proposed US-Mexico border wall gives lawmakers only five days to find a compromise and avert a partial shutdown of some government agencies that could leave about a quarter of the federal workforce without... Read More

Zanu-PF approves Mnangagwa re-election bid in 2023

Zimbabwe’s ruling party gave the go-ahead to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to run for a second five-year term in 2023. Picture: Xinhua/Shaun Jusa Esigodini, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Saturday gave the go-ahead to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to run for a second five-year term in 2023, all but ending speculation the 76-year-old would step down... Read More

Middendorp taking it one game at a time in CAF Confederation Cup

Ernst Middendorp isn’t getting ahead of himself in the Caf Confederations Cup. Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix JOHANNESBURG – Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp was full of praise for his players after a 3-0 win against a stubborn Madagascan side Elgeco Plus in a CAF Confederation Cup first round first-leg tie at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night.... Read More

PROJECT XX ONE YEAR LATER: Change is a slow climb

It’s been more than a year since the stunning sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein came to light. A couple of weeks later, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted asking anyone who’d been sexually assaulted to respond with the words “me too.” And a week later, Automotive News published a 12-page report on gender issues... Read More