South Africa beat England by three runs in second T20 match – as it happened – The Guardian

3.31pm EDT15:31 20th over: England 171-6 (Dawson 7, Plunkett 0) Phehlukwayo slips a wide yorker through Dawson to secure a superb comeback victory for South Africa. England will feel they threw it away – they were 125 for one in the 14th – but South Africa, roused by an angry spell from Chris Morris, bowled [...]

England v South Africa: second T20 international – live! – The Guardian

1.26pm EDT13:26 19th over: South Africa 164-7 (Behardien 26, Morkel 0) Tom Curran ends a really encouraging debut with figures of 4-0-33-3. Before the wicket of Phehlukwayo he was belted for six by Behardien. The much maligned Behardien has played well today, making 26 not out from 16 balls. Morkel turns down a single off [...]

Ford recalls 15600 cars in South Africa over fire risk – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG Ford Motor Co (F.N) is recalling nearly 16,000 Ikon and Figo models in South Africa due to a potential fire risk, it said on Friday. The models were built between 2004 and 2012 in India, Ford said in a statement. “A power steering fluid leak could result in fumes being emitted from the engine [...]

Work begins on the tallest skyscraper in Africa – CNN

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‘Half-human’ lamb in South Africa terrifies both locals and the internet – AsiaOne

'Cyclops' goat born with one eye stuns vets and scientists with survival

Put down whatever you’re eating or drinking right now before you proceed with this piece of news. Residents and farmers of Lady Frere in Eastern Province, South Africa have been living in fear since a sheep gave birth to a ‘half-human, half-sheep’ offspring. Although verified to be 100 per cent lamb, it looks eerily similar to [...]

This online video service wants Africans to subscribe for the price of a “pirated DVD” – Quartz

Iflix, an Asia-based video-on-demand (VOD) service, will launch in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Kenya in August. Founded in 2015 in Malaysia, iflix has rapidly expanded across southeast Asia, the Middle East and North African markets. In March, to back its expansion into new markets, including Africa, iflix raised $90 million in a funding round which [...]

South Africa reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu, industry body says – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a farm in the Free State province, agricultural industry body group AgriSA said on Friday. Poultry producer Astral confirmed that the H5N8 bird flu strain was found on its Villiers farm on the outskirts of the Free State province, it said in [...]

Horror as ‘half human half-beast’ is born to a sheep in South Africa –

Horror as ‘half human half-beast’ is born to a sheep in South Africa –

Mbeki ‘is one of Africa’s rare breed of politicians, a principled pan-Africanist’ – News24

2017-06-23 06:09 Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  Â·  Send us your stories Special Report News Zimbabwe begins mass transfer [...]

South Africa court allows secret Zuma confidence vote –

South Africa’s highest court has ruled that lawmakers can cast secret ballots in a confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma, an outcome the opposition hopes will pave the way for his ouster. The Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete, a ruling African National Congress (ANC) member and Zuma ally, can [...]

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