Judgment in murder-accused Mandla Msibi’s bail bid postponed

Johannesburg – Judgment in the bail application of axed Agriculture MEC Mandla Msibi and his co-accused has been reserved until next week Tuesday in the Nelspruit Magistrates Court. Msibi and two others have been charged with the murder of two people and an attempted murder of a third person in August. The case has experienced […]

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Pitso Mosimane names Al Ahly squad for CAF Champions League opener and Percy Tau is not included

Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has announced his squad for Saturday’s 2021/22 CAF Champions League clash against Niger sideUnion Sportive de la Gendarmerie Nationale (USGN). There were several big names missing from the squad – most notably Percy Tau. Al Ahly will kick off the defence of their title in Niger in what is a […]

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Agnes Tirop: Husband arrested in Kenya after athlete’s death

Police in Kenya have arrested the husband of record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death at her home. Emmanuel Rotich, who was detained in the coastal city of Mombasa, will face charges once investigations are completed, said an official. 25-year-old Tirop was found dead on Wednesday in the western town of Iten, […]

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Day of mourning in Lebanon after bloodshed at protest

Lebanon is holding a day of mourning after six people dies and dozens injured in some of the worst violence for years in the capital, Beirut. Gunfire broke out on Thursday during a protest by Shia Muslim groups against the judge investigating last year’s huge blast at the city’s port. Hezbolla, which organised the protest, […]

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Brian Joffe steps down as CEO of Long4Life

Johannesburg – South African corporate heavyweight Brian Joffe is set to step down as the CEO of Long4Life in February. Bidvest owes its growth, from a bakery into an industrial conglomerate, to Joffe. His second investment holding company Long4Life owns brands such as Sportsmans Warehouse, Outdoor Warehouse and the Sorbet franchise. He will not be […]

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout expanded to include 12-17-year-olds

Johannesburg – Covid-19 vaccinations open for 17 to 19-year-old from October 20. According to Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla, sites are ready to administer vaccines to this age group. The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for this age group and only one dose will be given for now. The health ministry has reiterated that teenagers […]

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Misbehaving Orlando Pirates stars told to shape up or ship out

Orlando Pirates chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza has reportedly told his misbehaving stars that they should shape up or ship out. In recent weeks, a number of Pirates players have let the brand down by doing things that attracted negative publicity in the media. Striker Gabadhino Mhango made headlines for all the wrong reasons after reportedly […]

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Nigeria to bar unvaccinated civil servants from offices

Authorities in Nigeria have announced that government workers who have not received Covid-19 jabs will not be allowed into their offices from December. This effectively makes Covid vaccines mandatory for federal servants across the country – a policy the government has been considering for several months. Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 Boss […]

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