Deadly Zim fuel protests: Dirco 'confident' Zim govt will 'resolve situation'

“The progressive international community celebrated the fall of [former president Robert] Mugabe, with the hope that the era of human rights abuse, associated with his reign in Zimbabwe, will come to an end. President [Emmerson] Mnangagwa is therefore ...

- News24 | 7 months ago


Top Africa stories: Kenya hotel attack, Zim fuel protests

WATCH: Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Nairobi hotel attack; injured being evacuated. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility for the attack on an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi and says its members are still ...

- News24 | 7 months ago


Serena's statement is clear: She's focused on the future

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Serena Williams walked into her postmatch news conference Tuesday afternoon and sat down in front of the media for the first time since her controversial match against Naomi Osaka in the US Open final in September. Because ...

- ESPN | 15 hrs ago

Bloody Elbow

UFC's Michael Chiesa clowns Dana White with social media '10-year challenge ...

UFC fighters and employees are just like anyone else, and they'll get caught up in a good social media trend along with the general populous when one rolls through. Enter the “10-year challenge”. Also called the “puberty challenge” in some circles, the ...

- Bloody Elbow | 20 hrs ago


DJ Zinhle responds to bleaching allegations

Umdala. Also, we r doing this challenge for fun not so you can be mean so you can take a break. Umuhle yezwa, mawungayeka ukuqina nje. — #MeetingYourPower #ERAbyDJZinhle #ZeeNation (@DJZinhle) January 15, 2019 ...

- Ghafla! | yesterday


#2008vs2018 | DJ Zinhle claps back hard over 'bleaching' comment

As the hashtags #2008vs2018 and #tenyearchallenge continued to tear up social media, DJ Zinhle decided to join in the fun by sharing a pic of herself. For those of you who have been living under a rock thousands of people including Mzansi's famous ...

- TimesLIVE | yesterday

Eyewitness News

Schweizer-Reneke teacher vows to clear name after being labelled a racist

Speaking in Afrikaans, an emotional Barkhuizen said that she was determined to clear her name after being labelled a racist by some political parties. Speaking out for the first time on Tuesday, Barkhuizen said a photograph she took of what she's ...

- Eyewitness News | 21 hrs ago

Independent Online

#SchweizerReneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen to challenge suspension

Johannesburg - Elana Barkhuizen, the suspended teacher at the centre of the racism scandal which hit North West's Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke last week, is adamant she wants to clear her name. During a joint media briefing with trade union Solidarity on ...

- Independent Online | 21 hrs ago

Eyewitness News

Pitch Black Afro to remain behind bars pending bail application

JOHANNESBURG MAGISTRATES COURT - Embattled hip-hop artist Thulani Ngcobo, popularly known as Pitch Black Afro, will have to spend a few more days behind bars before finding out whether his pending bail application will be accepted.

- Eyewitness News | 20 hrs ago


At least 15 dead in Islamist attack on Kenya hotel complex

Fifteen people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day. Security forces worked throughout ...

- TimesLIVE | 16 hrs ago


LIVE: Kenya hotel siege over… all attackers eliminated, says President Kenyatta

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says 14 people were killed in Tuesday's attack on a hotel complex in the capital and he declared the operation to neutralise the attackers is over. Kenyatta did not say on Wednesday how many attackers were involved.

- News24 | 16 hrs ago

Hindustan Times

India vs Australia: MS Dhoni brings tremendous value to team, Virat Kohli ...

Mahendra Singh Dhoni rotated the strike in the middle overs, took the chase deep and then finished it off with a muscled six over deep mid-wicket. The man finished off another chase, and now has two half-centuries in two innings this year and after a ...

- Hindustan Times | yesterday


India vs Australia | Adelaide Report Card: Kohli Leads Combined Batting Effort

Rohit, who scored a century in the first ODI, made a watchful 43 in 52 deliveries to give India a decent platform. He allowed Shikhar Dhawan to dominate the 47-run opening partnership and only switched gears when the left-hander departed. He then took ...

- News18 | yesterday


WATCH: Crowds outside UK parliament react to Brexit vote outcome

Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further disarray. MPs voted 432 to 202 against May's plan for ...

- News24 | 17 minutes ago

Eyewitness News

British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

May struck a conciliatory tone after the vote, promising cross-party talks to try and salvage a workable Brexit deal before returning with a new plan next Monday. She expects to win the confidence vote scheduled for around 19:00 GMT on Wednesday night.

- Eyewitness News | 17 minutes ago


Ntando Duma accuses baby daddy of beating her while she was pregnant

Ntando Duma shocked the country this week when she came forward with shocking claims about her baby daddy and ex, Junior de Rocka. It all began when the DJ was praised by a Twitter influencer for donating equipment and resources to a school in ...

- All4Women | 12 hrs ago


Spider-Man: Far From Home's trailer reveals Mysterio, Nick Fury hijacking the trip

Suddenly, Peter finds himself recruited on some kind of mission that shows him webslinging through London, briefly donning a black suit and aligning with Gyllenhaal's Mysterio (traditionally a Spider-Man villain) and fighting what appears to be Hydro-Man.

- CNET | 15 hrs ago

Anna Faris' Reaction to Chris Pratt's Engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger ...

After the fans joined in to congratulate their favorite Hollywood Chris for being so wise to propose to Katherine Schwarzenegger, his ex-wife Anna Faris decided to share exactly what she was thinking the second she found out. According to Anna, before ...

- | 2 days ago

Independent Online

BREAKING: British MPs vote overwhelmingly to reject Brexit deal

London - British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to reject the EU divorce deal struck between London and Brussels, in a historic vote that leaves Brexit hanging in the balance. MPs in parliament's lower House of Commons voted by 432 to 202 to ...

- Independent Online | 17 minutes ago


British PM faces defeat in historic Brexit deal vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces crushing defeat in a historic vote in parliament on Tuesday over the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union, leaving the world's fifth biggest economy in limbo. With just over two months to go until ...

- News24 | 17 minutes ago

This Throwback Vid of Katherine Schwarzenegger Picking Chris Evans Over Chris ...

This week, Chris Pratt decided to throw everyone for a loop when he proposed to Katherine Schwarzenegger, his girlfriend of less than a year. And because the internet is a great place, an old video has surfaced of Katherine picking Chris Evans over ...

- | 2 days ago

Toure explains what Pep wants from the 'Fernandinho role' as City continue to ...

Yaya Toure has given some insight into what Pep Guardiola wants from his holding midfielders as Manchester City continue the search for an able replacement for the ageing Fernandinho. The 33-year-old himself stated recently 'I feel like I'm 25 now ...

- | 2 days ago

Eyewitness News

Gunmen kill seven in Kenya hotel compound attack claimed by Somali Islamists

NAIROBI - Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and sending workers diving under desks from an attack claimed by Somali Islamists al-Shabaab. Police warned the 'terror ...

- Eyewitness News | 16 hrs ago


These Celebrity 10-Year Challenge Photos Prove Age Really Is Just A Number

Yes, some very famous faces have also taken part, which means you need to see these celebrity 10-year challenge photos, stat. What makes most of the following pictures even more captivating is that you won't be able to tell which photo is from what year.

- Bustle | 20 hrs ago


First Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer gives Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio a ...

... the movie follows Peter Parker (Tom Holland) and his friends as they take a summer vacation across Europe. The enigmatic Mysterio, played by Gyllenhaal, ruins the Eurotrip. But hey! After surviving Thanos, everything should be a breeze — right ...

- Polygon | 15 hrs ago


Halep avoids Australian Open upset

Melbourne - World No 1 Simona Halep battled through to the Australian Open second round on Tuesday with a come-from-behind win over Kaia Kanepi to stay in the tournament. Th Romanian had to dig deep against the woman who defeated her in last ...

- Sport24 | 14 minutes ago

SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Yes, Serena Williams rocked a jumpsuit and fishnets at the Aussie Open

Serena Williams has done it again. She has aced tennis fashion with another of her spectacular outfits. This time, she stunned the crowd with a jade-green jumpsuit, accented with black-and-white stripes down the chest and around the waist, and a ...

- SowetanLIVE Sunday World | 15 hrs ago


The controversy around Trump's fast-food football feast, explained

But for some, Trump's comments, particularly when he speculated to reporters prior to the event that “I would think that's their favorite food,” referring to chains like McDonald's and Wendy's, rang as classist or racist. It's not much of a leap to ...

- Vox | 15 hrs ago

Eyewitness News

[WATCH] Pitch Black Afro murder case postponed

Kayleen Morgan | The case involving hip-hop artist Thulani Ngcobo, also known as Pitch Black Afro, has been postponed to Friday 18 January. Ngcobo made his second appearance in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Tuesday on charges relating to ...

- Eyewitness News | 20 hrs ago


Explosion and gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex

A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood on Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said. A blast at the DusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing ...

- TimesLIVE | 10 hrs ago