Trump makes surprise Afghanistan trip, voices hope for ceasefire
Trump’s visit was his first to Afghanistan since becoming president and came a week after a prisoner swap between Washington and Kabul that has raised hopes for a long-elusive peace deal.
Trump's military parade planned for November postponed - Pentagon
A US official said it was unclear exactly what caused the postponement but the increased cost of the event had caused concern and could be one reason.
Islamic State in Syria executes hostage from Sweida attack: media, monitor
Dozens of people were killed on 25 July in coordinated assaults by Islamic State militants who overran villages and staged multiple suicide attacks inside Sweida city, killing more than 200 people, many of them civilians.
Congo opposition leader Katumbi refused entry at border
Moise Katumbi, one of the main rivals of President Joseph Kabila, had planned to return home this week.
US Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem
President Donald Trump announced the move in December, dating back decades, to back Israel’s designation of Jerusalem as its capital.
Graphic novel tells story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and fifth in line to the throne, will tie the knot with Markle on 19 May at Windsor Castle.
Spieth back on top while Finau pens Masters folklore
It was Tont Finau who stole the show by grinding out a 68 to join Matt Kuchar on four-under.
Lucas Mangope’s funeral to be held next Saturday
Mangope died on Thursday at the age of 94, after he had recently relinquished his duties as the chief of his clan due to his age and health.
Barcelona signed Coutinho at reduced price, says vice-president
Philippe Coutinho became the third most expensive player in football history when he signed a five-and-a-half year contract with Barca on Monday.
Stunned Davis wins Australian Open after Day blows up
The little-known Australian holed out for an eagle from the fairway at the 12th and sank an eight-foot putt for his sixth birdie at the 18th to upstage not only compatriot Day but defending champion Jordan Spieth.
Economists fear further downgrades ahead of rating announcements
Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s Global are remaining tight-lipped as they assess the country’s financial state.
Kempton Park pupils get counselling following syringe incidents
At least 28 pupils have been put on anti-retroviral treatment as a preventative measure following the incident which occurred last month.
10111 call centres operators expected back at work
Workers have been on strike demanding better wages and fair labour practice.
BLF blames ‘racist media’ for Makhosi Khoza's death threats
The Black First Land First movement has denied being behind the death threats, saying it doesn’t target black people.
[LISTEN] World No Tobacco Day: Could higher tobacco taxes reduce smoking?
Peter Ucko director of Tobacco, Alcohol and Gambling Advisory says fewer people will smoke if the price of cigarettes is increased.
TPP trade deal members agree to seek way forward without US
Japan and New Zealand had been leading efforts to get the remaining 11 countries to continue with the agreement.
Mkhize: ANC in policy discussions to boost SA economy
The ANC treasurer general says growing the economy should be at the core of the country's radical transformation.