At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram jihadist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippines early Saturday, officials said, damaging several buildings and injuring two people as panicked residents fled the coast following a tsunami warning.
Congress of the People says it is “delighted” that the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill (FICA) has been signed into law‚ adding that there is now no place to hide for corrupt syndicates guilty of money laundering and financial terrorism.
Orlando Pirates remain patchy as hell, but at least they appear capable of grinding out results now when their famous style eludes them, as they did in their 2-1 Absa Premiership win against Chippa United on Tuesday night.
Maria Sharapova, who is rebuilding her career after a 15-month doping ban, on Friday welcomed plans to nearly double the number of annual drug tests and ramp up funding as part of a fresh drive to root out tennis cheats.
Championship leader Sebastian Vettel admitted it felt "fantastic" to lead Ferrari to their first front row lock out in nine years after he took pole position in Saturday's thrilling qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix.
Lay-by signs are popping up in the windows and at the pay points of many a chain store as struggling retailers embrace the interest-free payment model in a bid to entice consumers with maxed-out credit cards and tainted credit records.