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'Three-parent' baby born in Ukraine using new technique

A baby boy has been born in Ukraine to an infertile couple after the first ever use of a new technique using the DNA of three parents, the head of a Kiev fertility clinic said Wednesday.

County stint will be valuable for Elgar‚ Philander

Dean Elgar and Vernon Philander will have a good look at who and what they will be up against on South Africa’s tour of England this year when they turn out for Somerset and Sussex this winter.
An aerial photo shows the rescuers heading to Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, central Italy, hit by an avalanche.

WATCH: Survivors found under avalanche that hit Italian hotel

Rescuers on Friday found six people alive in an Italian mountain hotel that was engulfed in a devastating avalanche two days earlier, and hopes rose that more survivors could be found.

How to cook spaghetti like an Italian

Simple as it may seem, there's an art to preparing the perfect plate of spaghetti. Food editor Hilary Biller shares her five golden rules for cooking pasta

Kenya's new electoral commission sworn in

Kenya's new electoral commission was sworn in Friday to replace a team forced to quit after violent protests by opponents who accused them of bias, mismanagement and corruption.

Melania taps little-known Hispanic designer for inauguration outfit

Melania Trump on Thursday picked a little-known New York designer of Hispanic descent and daughter of a wounded veteran, for her first outfit celebrating husband Donald's presidential inauguration.

Behardien expects nerves to creep in moments before SA face Sri Lanka in first T20 clash

Proteas stand-in captain Farhaan Behardien has remained calm in the build-up to Friday night's first T20 clash against Sri Lanka in Centurion

We are conditioned to believe you are weak if you seek therapy, says Mpho Maboi

TV sports personality Mpho Maboi is challenging the belief that people who talk about their problems or childhood traumas are weak.

Zuma assures new Human Right Commission chief of government co-operation

President Jacob Zuma has assured newly-appointed chairman of the South African Human Rights Commission‚ Bongani Majola‚ of the co-operation of government to enable the commission to fulfill its mandate successfully.

Hopes fading for trapped Iranian firefighters

Iranian officials said Friday they were losing hope of pulling any survivors from the rubble of a collapsed Tehran high-rise where around 20 firefighters are feared to have lost their lives.

Phahlane raid highlights need for SAPS Act to be amended to ‘ensure persons of integrity lead the organisation’

“The SAPS Act is inadequate in ensuring that only the best people are selected for leadership of the SAPS‚” the Centre for Constitutional Rights said on Friday.

How to make awesome cottage and shepherd's pies

What could be more comforting than savoury mince topped with fluffy mashed potato and baked until golden and bubbling?

Shades of injustice - cops called over R5.6-million Lamborghini blues

A businessman whose R5.6-million Lamborghini Huracan Spyder was delivered in the wrong colour has laid a criminal complaint against the supercar dealership that supplied it.

'If we do not win we will possibly be number two' - EFF gears up for 2019

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is convinced that its election machinery will be stronger in the 2019 national elections‚ which the party says will mark the exit of the ruling party.

Gordhan’s bank application ‘riddled with factual and legal errors’: Guptas

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s “superfluous application is riddled with factual and legal errors” and “its reliance on the list of 72 purported ‘suspicious transaction reports’ is misplaced and… supported by a flawed analysis”.

I'm still going strong, says Joost van der Westhuizen on 'oxygen reports'

A message posted to Joost van der Westhuizen's Twitter account on Friday afternoon moved to allay fears that the former Springbok's health had taken a turn for the worse and had been' placed on oxygen'.

Keagan Dolly's representatives apologise to Sundowns for their remarks in his messy transfer saga

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Keagan Dolly will move a step closer to completing his transfer to French Ligue 1 side Montpellier on Friday when he undergoes a medical examination at the club.

The deep lines that divide South Africa: It's not all black and white

She needed a lift to the clinic 60km away. The bakkie driver was happy to help. It was nothing more than a routine transaction in the platteland.

Inquiry into Mahlobo's Chinese 'pal' grinds to halt

The Hawks inquiry into State Security Minister David Mahlobo's alleged association with a suspected Chinese rhino poaching syndicate kingpin has ground to a halt.

SA maize farmers prepared for ‘armyworms’ plaguing neighbouring countries: AgriSA

South African farmers are not worried about an invasion of "armyworms" despite the pesky caterpillars devastating maize crops in three neighbouring countries.

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County stint will be valuable for Elgar‚ Philander

Dean Elgar and Vernon Philander will have a good look at who and what they will be up against on South Africa’s tour of England this year when they turn out for Somerset and Sussex this winter.

Behardien expects the nerves to start creeping in moments before SA face Sri Lanka in the first T20 clash

Proteas stand-in captain Farhaan Behardien has remained calm in the build-up to Friday night's first T20 clash against Sri Lanka in Centurion

South African football administrator appointed to a prestigious position on the new FIFA committee

South African football administrator Sue Destombes has been appointed to a prestigious position on the new FIFA committee but other top local personalities were snubbed in the first selection made by Gianni Infantino since taking over the running of world football’s governing body almost one year ago.

Former Manchester United coach puts himself in the running for the Bafana Bafana job

Though he is currently negotiating with the Iran Football Association to release him from his head coach position‚ Carlos Queiroz has confirmed he has not been contacted by the South African Football Association to take over the vacant Bafana Bafana position.

Keagan Dolly's representatives apologise to Sundowns for their remarks in his messy transfer saga

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Keagan Dolly will move a step closer to completing his transfer to French Ligue 1 side Montpellier on Friday when he undergoes a medical examination at the club.

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