Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated after the federal government ruled against a controversial pipeline project on Sunday, even though many recognised that the fight is likely to continue into next year.
There were 95 candles lit on Monday morning at the Nelson Mandela Museum to mark the 3rd anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing. The candles represent the life and times of the country’s first democratic president.
Brandon Stone claimed a second European Tour victory as he ran away from the field for a seven-stroke triumph at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at the Leopard Creek Country Club near Malelane yesterday .
Andy Murray was tipped to become "Sir Andy" after crowning a golden season on top of the world days after brother Jamie topped the doubles standings, prompting their mother to hail them as "kings of world tennis".
Haven't heard about the magic cake everyone's talking about? Simply mix the ingredients together and as it bakes it forms three layers: the base, a gooey middle layer and a cheesecake-style topping. That's the magic
A consortium aimed at accelerating the development of electric cars‚ stimulate investor confidence in the sector and meet government’s commitments to reduce emissions‚ was launched in Johannesburg on Monday.
A Johannesburg startup is set to become the first company ever to manufacture smartphones in Africa, taking advantage of low costs and growing local demand to build handsets, tablets and other devices based on Google Inc.’s Android system.
Superstorm Sandy death toll at 121 in North-Eastern US
Sapa-dpa | 2012-11-13 07:18:59.0
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.