Police have reportedly arrested a man in connection with the murder of an African National Congress (ANC) supporter on June 19 – the first incident in violent protests related to the party’s choice of mayoral candidate for Tshwane.
World Cup winner Diego Maradona has called on compatriot Lionel Messi not to abandon international football after the Argentina captain announced he was quitting the national side following Sunday's Copa America final defeat.
Thirteen years ago a Slovakian handball player did a few South Africans a favour. It's unlikely they knew of Maros Kolpak before 2003 and it's uncertain if any have met him since, but the favour is about to run out.
Rank outsider Jack Miller won a chaotic and rain-disrupted Dutch MotoGP in Assen yesterday that saw second-placed Marc Marquez consolidate his lead at the top of the championship standings after his rivals suffered in the wet.
High-energy indie pop group Fitz and the Tantrums has babies dancing along to their music, their single, "HandClap", has figured in film and television trailers, and their self-titled album has debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart at number 17.
Superstorm Sandy death toll at 121 in North-Eastern US
Sapa-dpa | 13 November, 2012 07:18
An insurance claims adjuster climbs the entrance to a house in the Breezy Point neighborhood which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens November 12, 2012. Police raised the storm-related fatality toll in New York City to 43 and at least 121 people have perished in the storm, which caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage and economic losses and ranks as one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the U.S. Northeast. Image by: ADREES LATIF / Reuters
A home that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, is seen in Union Beach, New Jersey November 12, 2012. At least 121 people perished in the storm, which caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage and economic losses and ranks as one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the U.S. Northeast. Image by: ERIC THAYER / REUTERS
One 77-year-old man died on Sunday from injuries suffered when Sandy hit Rockaway, Queens, on October 29. Police also discovered one more body during clean-up operations the same day on Staten Island, bringing the total death toll in New York to 43.
The two New York City boroughs' residential areas along the Atlantic seashores suffered major destruction from the storm.
Government officials in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut estimated property and economic damages caused by Sandy at 50 billion dollars. Sandy caused widespread flooding and power outages, affecting millions.