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Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America
Charleston - Emotional sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America on Monday as the sun vanished behind the moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century. Eclipse chasers and amateur ...
Guptas sell The New Age and ANN7 to Mzwanele Manyi for R450m
A company owned by Mzwanele Manyi has forked out R450-million to buy The New Age (TNA) Media and ANN7 from Gupta-owned firm Oakbay. Oakbay announced the sale of its newspaper and TV channel on Monday, saying the agreement with the ...
WWE SummerSlam 2017 Results
WWE SummerSlam 2017 Results: What Fans Are Marking Out for After Latest PPV
With outstanding matches, big spots and surprising results, WWE SummerSlam 2017 was a show fans will not forget in a hurry. The Brooklyn crowd were left with plenty of big moments from the pay-per-view that will make for an intriguing few months for ...
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WATCH: The US solar eclipse
Solar eclipse jewelry by Dave Dardis is displayed at his Rainmaker art studio in Makanda, Illinois. Photo: AFP / Scott Olson. OREGON - Sky-watchers in the US watch what is being billed as the Great American Eclipse,. Totality -- when the Moon blocks ...
Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6
Watch: Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6: Beyond the Wall and more [video]
If you haven't seen Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6, proceed with caution as this post is dark and full of spoilers. The penultimate Game of Thrones Season 7 episode (titled Beyond the Wall) was an epic one… one which took the action beyond the ...
Celebrities pay tribute to comedy legend Jerry Lewis
NEW YORK - Jerry Lewis, who parlayed his distinctive style of low-brow comedy into a long-running movie and stage career and became a fixture on the American calendar with his Labor Day charity telethon, died in Las Vegas on Sunday at the age of 91.
Concern for Guardiola as new and old problems haunt Man City
Manchester City spent 82 minutes of Monday's game against Everton painfully reliving all the worst moments of last season, until Raheem Sterling struck to grab a point which will do little to reassure Pep Guardiola. Towards the end of Guardiola's first ...
Dr Tumi concert sets the bar high for gospel artists
All roads led to The Ticketpro Dome on Sunday afternoon for gospel artist Dr Tumi's sold out concert. And the production, stage and vocals did not disappoint. A couple of months ago the ambitious gospel singer shared his plans to pull a Cassper Nyovest ...
Conte praises Chelsea's fighting spirit
London - Antonio Conte said his Chelsea players' performance in the 2-1 victory over Tottenham was the response of champions after a tricky opening to the season. A double by Spaniard Marcos Alonso - the last Chelsea player to score an away brace prior ...
Debutant Jese inspires Stoke to win over Arsenal
New signing Jese made a dream debut for Stoke City, scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. The livewire Spaniard, signed on loan from Paris St Germain in midweek, started and finished the decisive move 90 ...
Calls to review #GraceMugabe's diplomatic immunity
Johannesburg - The political fallout over the granting of diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe has led to civil society groups and opposition parties pushing for a review of the decision in the high court. The DA and AfriForum said on Sunday Grace would ...
Mzansi falls in love with 'SA treasure' Warren Masemola on Tjovitjo
Warren Masemola cemented his place as one of the best actors in Mzansi this past weekend with a show-stopping performance on SABC 1's new drama series, Tjovitjo. The highly-anticipated series made its debut on Sunday evening in the 8pm timeslot, ...
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Ex-Chiefs Technical Team Member At AmaZulu
“AmaZulu have drafted in Bafana Bafana and former Kaizer Chiefs Conditioning Trainer, Joshua Smith to work alongside Head Coach, Cavin Johnson's technical staff this season. “The 31-year-old Durbanite hit the ground running, much like (the) assistant ...
Starting XI: Barca v Betis
FC Barcelona, who are without Luis Suarez, begin their La Liga campaign with an encounter against Real Betis this evening. The match is scheduled to get underway at 20h15. The Catalan giants will be without the infamous 'MSN' after Neymar completed a ...
Saturday Lotto Results
Lottery results: South African Lotto and Lotto Plus results for Saturday 19 ...
Saturday's Lotto jackpot was another roll-over and stood at an estimated R22 million – absolutely massive! The Lotto Plus 1 jackpot was an estimated R4.5 million and Lotto Plus 2 an estimated R4 million. Want to check if you've won? Here are the ...
When J. Edgar Hoover told Chicago FBI to set the Outfit on Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory, who became the first black stand-up comic to break the color barrier in major nightclubs in the early 1960s, a decade in which he satirized segregation and race relations in his act and launched his lifetime commitment to civil rights and ...
Manchester United destroy Swansea
Manchester United were frustrated for long periods during yesterday's Premier League clash with Swansea City, but showed ruthless efficiency to destroy the Swans 4-0 at Liberty Stadium, in an encounter in which the woodwork was struck more than once.
Rugby Championship 2017
Springboks impress with four-try win over Argentina in Rugby Championship opener
South Africa strong-armed their way past Argentina to secure a four-try win in their Rugby Championship opener. The Springboks ground past the Pumas 37-15 in Port Elizabeth with Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Siya Kolisi and Pieter-Steph du Toit all ...
Allister Coetzee's halftime message pays off for Springboks
PORT ELIZABETH - Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he's pleased with the performance the team produced against Argentina on Saturday, but added that there are still a few areas they need to work on if they want to get a winning result in Salta as well.
Political parties welcome Mduduzi Manana's resignation
The party believes his resignation is not a show of genuine remorse but rather stems from a growing wave of public pressure. Cope President Mosioua Lekota said, “We have received with satisfaction the announcement that Mduduzi Manana has resigned.