• We can't call them tequila, but these SA spirits are as good as the real deal
    Local distillers are turning out top-notch 'tequila' from local agave 
  • Proteas beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs to clinch series
    South Africa produced an all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in this T20 series that concludes at the Bullring in Johannesburg on Sunday.
  • Priest stabbed live on TV at Canada's biggest church
    A priest was stabbed in front of his congregation live on television during morning mass on Friday at Canada's biggest church, police said. Footage broadcast on a Catholic television station and picked up by the top-rated CTV network showed a man in jeans, a parka and a white baseball cap approach Claude Grou at St Joseph's Oratory in Montreal.
  • In Zimbabwe, grief and hunger stalk storm victims
    Eunica Simango sits with downcast eyes as she waits at a relief centre in Chimanimani. A week ago, everything she owned, including a poultry run where she kept chickens, was swept away by a mudslide when Cyclone Idai, after lashing Mozambique, turned its wrath on eastern Zimbabwe. Yet this material loss is nothing compared to the gnawing absence of her teenage daughter, who was washed away in the raging tide.
  • Luther Singh sets up three goals as SA U-23s cruise past Angola
    South Africa’s Under-23 team took a confident first step towards the 2020 Olympics as they comfortably strolled past Angola 3-1 in Luanda in Friday’s first leg of their 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier.
  • Confusion, grief as hunt for remains from Ethiopia crash halted
    A child's foot. Fingers. A passport. Body parts and personal effects were still strewn across the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 15, a witness told Reuters, five days after the disaster and the day before recovery efforts were halted. With the site now fenced off, bereaved families are worried the remains of their loved ones may be left at the scene, compounding their anguish.
  • MARKET WRAP: JSE flat as gloomy global data dents sentiment
    European markets see sharp losses after disappointing eurozone data, but some local stocks push higher anyway
  • UN rights council blasts IAAF over testosterone rules for female athletes
    SA’s ambassador to the UN welcomed the council’s resolution, saying that barring Caster Semenya is like excluding a child from class for having a high IQ
  • It never rains but pours for cash-strapped Zimbabwe
    Cyclone Idai could not have come at a worse time for the country’s crippled economy, with the cost of damages to fuel supply, infrastructure and  exports already in the millions
  • Cape Town pushing to take over management of rail infrastructure
    The city has said it wants to take over the management of commuter rail to avert the ‘total collapse’ of rail services
  • Aid workers battle to get supplies to Mozambican victims of deadly cyclone
    Relief agencies describe the gravity of the cyclone and scale of the flooding it unleashed as stunning
  • Gold gains after dismal data fans risk-off sentiment
    The metal rises as eurozone data adds to concerns of a slowdown in global growth and sends investors in search for safe-haven assets