The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the government and local media reported Tuesday.
Captain A.B. de Villiers top-scored with an unbeaten 89 as South Africa completed a six-wicket win over New Zealand in a limited-overs cricket international Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace built her season around this week, and it paid off when she beat England's Holly Clyburn in a playoff to win the Cell C South African Women's Open at San Lameer Country Club in KweaZulu Natal on Sunday.
Travel experts at Lonely Planet have gazed into their crystal balls and come up with lists of the top 10 cities, regions and countries to visit in 2015, giving top nods to Singapore, Washington DC, and the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.
Earlier yesterday, I was en route to OR Tambo International Airport to embark on a flight to Cape Town. I had just passed through the tunnel leading from the R59 onto the N12 East in the Alberton area.
A fan is held by his feet as he tries to reach for a home run ball in the outfield bleachers during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game Home Run Derby in Phoenix, Arizona July 11, 2011 Image by: Jeff Haynes / REUTERS
A man is thrown into the air as fans await the victory parade for the Mexico's U-17 World Cup winning soccer team in Mexico City July 11, 2011. Mexico won the U-17 World Cup after beating Uruguay in the final on Sunday Image by: Tomas Bravo / REUTERS
People watch a live broadcast of the first round Copa America soccer match between Argentina and Costa Rica on a TV screen in Salta, July 11, 2011. Argentina won 3-0 Image by: David Mercado / REUTERS
A woman in a bikini watches the MLB All-Star Game Home Run Derby from near a swimming pool over the outfield wall in Phoenix, Arizona July 11, 2011 Image by: Rick Wilking / REUTERS
Revellers run from the "Fire Bull", a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises", take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights Image by: Eloy Alonso / REUTERS