Cardinal Pell walks free after Australian court acquittal
The High Court ordered Pell’s convictions be quashed and verdicts of acquittal be entered in their place, ending the most high profile case of alleged historical sex abuse to rock the Roman Catholic Church.
Rand firmer as risk takers return, stocks up 3.29%
At 1500 GMT the rand was 1.84% firmer at 18.7000 per dollar, having kicked-off the session at 19.0900 and looking poised for further falls after Fitch slashed the country’s debt deeper into sub-investment-grade late on Friday.
Kenyan president halts movement in areas affected by the coronavirus
Kenya has reported 158 coronavirus cases and six deaths.
Ethiopia reports its first death of a COVID-19 patient
The Horn of Africa nation has a total of 43 confirmed cases of the disease, which is caused by the new coronavirus, and has reported four recoveries.
Icasa makes more spectrum available to meet internet demand
The temporary release of high demand spectrum will last for the duration of the national state of disaster declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Icasa said.
China sees rise in asymptomatic coronavirus cases
Imported cases and asymptomatic patients, who show no symptoms but can still pass the virus to others, have become China’s chief concern in recent weeks after draconian containment measures succeeded in slashing the overall infection rate.
McLaren boss Brown warns F1 must change to survive
The season has yet to start, with two races - including the showcase Monaco Grand Prix in May - cancelled and six postponed so far.
UEFA denies 3 August deadline to complete Champions League
Soccer leagues across Europe and beyond have been suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson hospitalised for tests after persistent coronavirus symptoms
News of his hospitalisation came only after an hour after Queen Elizabeth delivered a rallying call to the British public saying they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute.
US faces 'really bad' week as coronavirus deaths spike
Louisiana has become a hot spot for the virus, reporting a jump in deaths to nearly 500 and more than 13,000 cases. The governor predicted the state would run out of ventilators by Thursday.
Rooney calls pay cut pressure on players a 'disgrace'
Wayne Rooney questioned why the Premier League had announced publicly that it was looking for its players to give up or defer 30% of their wages.
Tour de France going ahead would be 'madness', says former minister
French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu said on Twitter that it was too soon to decide if the Tour should be cancelled.
Kidnapped Mali opposition staff freed but leader still missing
Cisse and members of his delegation were ambushed by unidentified gunmen on 25 March as he campaigned ahead of parliamentary elections in the northern region of Timbuktu.
Joshua-Pulev heavyweight title fight postponed - promoters
Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles was set to take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Carlos Tevez calls on footballers to help out more
Tevez stopped short of asking players to donate part of their salary but said top footballers have enough money put aside to see themselves through tough times.
Percy Tau's Club Brugge declared Belgian champions after season cancelled
Brugge had a runaway 15 point lead at the top of the standings with one round of matches left to play before the start of the post-season playoffs, involving the top six clubs.
Tone-deaf or tuned-in? Coronavirus epidemic proves a minefield for celebs
The coronavirus epidemic is bringing fans up close and personal with celebrities in an unprecedented way, but not everyone is liking what they see.