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Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. 5 https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/static/logo.png SowetanLIVE https://www.sowetanlive.co.za Read SowetanLIVE <![CDATA[Percy Tau scores two goals as Bafana Bafana qualify for Afcon]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-percy-tau-scores-two-goals-as-bafana-bafana-qualify-for-afcon/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bYR7P8PUrKW9QtQDr8kUMvXkiYaM-J4J2wmtPO7MmRN7E1jy_kg2O973BBISGIH10EDUhSdtjq4IR5waFx0iV1w https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bYR7P8PUrKW9QtQDr8kUMvXkiYaM-J4J2wmtPO7MmRN7E1jy_kg2O973BBISGIH10EDUhSdtjq4IR5waFx0iV1w 2019-03-24 21:07:00 South Africa’s ‘lion’ Percy Tau scored a brilliant brace to book Bafana Bafana’s place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals after a nervous 2-1 victory over Libya at a packed Stade Taïeb Mhiri in neutral Sfax, Tunisia on Sunday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-percy-tau-scores-two-goals-as-bafana-bafana-qualify-for-afcon/ <![CDATA[Pretorius, Phehlukwayo steer SA to T20 series whitewash against Sri Lanka]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-24-sa-seal-t20-series-whitewash-over-sri-lanka/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bbXtFPkiz6W-XMw0JLrzBoO-Mg-0c_gkOKmMBdNfte_EecbjPinDHX2Yc_L0cpdJFg33z-50FvPIKhre_PTSyQ0 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bbXtFPkiz6W-XMw0JLrzBoO-Mg-0c_gkOKmMBdNfte_EecbjPinDHX2Yc_L0cpdJFg33z-50FvPIKhre_PTSyQ0 2019-03-24 19:39:00 SA completed a 3-0 T20 series whitewash over Sri Lanka with a 45 runs D/L method victory at the Wanderers on Sunday where a few questions were answered regarding the make-up of the ICC World Cup squad. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-24-sa-seal-t20-series-whitewash-over-sri-lanka/ <![CDATA[Baxter has defensive formation‚ Keet in goal for Bafana against Libya]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-baxter-has-defensive-formation-keet-in-goal-for-bafana-against-libya/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8_FFB93v-WSIGyCtgjUo1FFcsrjjBNBwz9-kVHMoGdAJmu1yxqUZjQm-RscoVHR_CrLQT1fEuAXY0gCdvUQVCg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8_FFB93v-WSIGyCtgjUo1FFcsrjjBNBwz9-kVHMoGdAJmu1yxqUZjQm-RscoVHR_CrLQT1fEuAXY0gCdvUQVCg 2019-03-24 17:53:00 Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has named a defensive starting XI - effectively putting out five defenders - for his side's must-draw Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Libya in Sfax on Sunday night. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-baxter-has-defensive-formation-keet-in-goal-for-bafana-against-libya/ <![CDATA[ANC door-to-door election campaigners attacked in KZN]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-anc-door-to-door-election-campaigners-attacked-in-kzn/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/08asBrCOvf0ujt9Vrf4O12rZMe0V2bVdO6TpMfhklNNWnhQzNgd8RtZntWHQ5W9hbSuiHEFaX_tFlrka3bIvyA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/08asBrCOvf0ujt9Vrf4O12rZMe0V2bVdO6TpMfhklNNWnhQzNgd8RtZntWHQ5W9hbSuiHEFaX_tFlrka3bIvyA 2019-03-24 15:04:00 ANC members were attacked and injured on Sunday while conducting a door-to-door election campaign in the Lindelani area at KwaDukuza, north of Durban. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-anc-door-to-door-election-campaigners-attacked-in-kzn/ <![CDATA[Burundi qualify for first Africa Cup of Nations finals]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-burundi-qualify-for-first-africa-cup-of-nations-finals/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wYWhJ5BvyLGjtrs_8N-iEt5cVHP7ZWcZhsxpxUPcdD5dkFnlcVcOVhi21sE4eQ38gxyiDSL4DFyByZRPWKIuCw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wYWhJ5BvyLGjtrs_8N-iEt5cVHP7ZWcZhsxpxUPcdD5dkFnlcVcOVhi21sE4eQ38gxyiDSL4DFyByZRPWKIuCw 2019-03-24 15:01:00 Burundi qualified for the African Cup of Nations finals for the first time as they kept Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in check to get the point they needed in a 1-1 draw on Saturday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-burundi-qualify-for-first-africa-cup-of-nations-finals/ <![CDATA[Stormers rue missed chances as injuries mount]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-stormers-rue-missed-chances-as-injuries-mount/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HXGRlzJ0wnavHc-5iQijtDMgClb_mOlsnKqo0lu89RCwM8nzdsUo0E1S5XQvr2lM9WfNyuF2GGj0IPXLmaEeEA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HXGRlzJ0wnavHc-5iQijtDMgClb_mOlsnKqo0lu89RCwM8nzdsUo0E1S5XQvr2lM9WfNyuF2GGj0IPXLmaEeEA 2019-03-24 14:46:00 The Stormers were left to rue another missed opportunity when they slumped to a 34-28 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-stormers-rue-missed-chances-as-injuries-mount/ <![CDATA[Chiefs humiliated the Bulls‚ admits Human]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-chiefs-humiliated-the-bulls-admits-human/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SnE43XgXtPqRI3epM1lNj9oIXR7lMUXiGcRSe5IJ0sM94QN7eW-SvaaKVvXK3Qqz-7M2KfcyeL50D2kedyAk https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SnE43XgXtPqRI3epM1lNj9oIXR7lMUXiGcRSe5IJ0sM94QN7eW-SvaaKVvXK3Qqz-7M2KfcyeL50D2kedyAk 2019-03-24 14:45:00 As he surveyed the wreckage of their unexpected and heavy 56-20 defeat to the Chiefs at Loftus on Saturday‚ Bulls coach Pote Human admitted that the result was embarrassing. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-chiefs-humiliated-the-bulls-admits-human/ <![CDATA[Universities to be paid nearly R1bn for historic student debt: Naledi Pandor]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-universities-to-be-paid-nearly-r1bn-for-historic-student-debt-naledi-pandor/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/RltQj5wQmyCWmGsdjrLgWVqF8IrKNlCh2b3jahyBqSDNjz74lJ6YOOQviA6gCFIVTYb1CVXvjxz62nYqpI4_tYA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/RltQj5wQmyCWmGsdjrLgWVqF8IrKNlCh2b3jahyBqSDNjz74lJ6YOOQviA6gCFIVTYb1CVXvjxz62nYqpI4_tYA 2019-03-24 13:40:00 The department of higher education and training has allocated an additional R967m to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to settle historic debt owed to universities by 52,514 students. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-universities-to-be-paid-nearly-r1bn-for-historic-student-debt-naledi-pandor/ <![CDATA[Bonnie Mbuli gushes over her man]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/pic-of-the-day/2019-03-24-bonnie-mbuli-gushes-over-her-man/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/uv6QKoTUaJWLPLlr-iwLgTaS1ynXA1kETO_XtD1arPvL_giVv_iTxUstJZ7-X-g9cvcozakjea2FRacYWduieg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/uv6QKoTUaJWLPLlr-iwLgTaS1ynXA1kETO_XtD1arPvL_giVv_iTxUstJZ7-X-g9cvcozakjea2FRacYWduieg 2019-03-24 12:14:00 Bonnie Mbuli is on cloud nine. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/pic-of-the-day/2019-03-24-bonnie-mbuli-gushes-over-her-man/ <![CDATA[Mozambique says death toll rises to 446 after cyclone]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-mozambique-says-death-toll-rises-to-446-after-cyclone/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/qA54f45HvyRz3OT558lEqRgvEuojiwOievVdg72M9fh3osVF49grACia3i72G8MyCuMKsWLUChk2uXkno5T8kuy8odsogHXtHR8 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/qA54f45HvyRz3OT558lEqRgvEuojiwOievVdg72M9fh3osVF49grACia3i72G8MyCuMKsWLUChk2uXkno5T8kuy8odsogHXtHR8 2019-03-24 12:11:00 Mozambique has recorded more deaths from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa, a government minister said on Sunday, with hundreds left in camps after homes were destroyed. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-mozambique-says-death-toll-rises-to-446-after-cyclone/ <![CDATA[Load-shedding reprieve on Sunday but power situation still 'tight']]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-load-shedding-reprieve-on-sunday-but-power-situation-still-tight/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/I2Ls9bQj_tdr4ZTbhSiLb2HeaFAV5K3r3CLIekMV178J0LeXkSN_K_i6Co_xqnrD5TvzY1r4xA3rVaMRpH4XsA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/I2Ls9bQj_tdr4ZTbhSiLb2HeaFAV5K3r3CLIekMV178J0LeXkSN_K_i6Co_xqnrD5TvzY1r4xA3rVaMRpH4XsA 2019-03-24 11:44:00 There will be no loadshedding on Sunday as Eskom stopped loadshedding at 11pm on Saturday, the power utility said. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-load-shedding-reprieve-on-sunday-but-power-situation-still-tight/ <![CDATA[Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith's parents airlifted in dramatic cruise liner rescue]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-former-proteas-captain-graeme-smiths-parents-airlifted-in-dramatic-cruise-liner-rescue/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9ngy4Yg2yvuXbVyo1DTDCNN3HtvfghKocue1lZytgWNzQPOMLPeOTZnf9IS54kBf0ncV-TrTXroh4WXkP2t3nPMTb0IROVz- https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9ngy4Yg2yvuXbVyo1DTDCNN3HtvfghKocue1lZytgWNzQPOMLPeOTZnf9IS54kBf0ncV-TrTXroh4WXkP2t3nPMTb0IROVz- 2019-03-24 11:28:00 Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith's parents were airlifted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation after a cruise liner with engine failure in rough seas off the coast of Norway broadcast a mayday call on Saturday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-former-proteas-captain-graeme-smiths-parents-airlifted-in-dramatic-cruise-liner-rescue/ <![CDATA[Eskom's blackouts hit kasi business]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sundayworld/news/2019-03-24-eskoms-blackouts-hit-kasi-business/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FN8-tj9FSG3ASKCmLKtT-P7WG_-9udgcdCRI9MpDx-fOhDoHNrfxzv6RJaFjJ97PUfdzOc4KNHsT1NThx0lIeQDh3maVJ4oDAQ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FN8-tj9FSG3ASKCmLKtT-P7WG_-9udgcdCRI9MpDx-fOhDoHNrfxzv6RJaFjJ97PUfdzOc4KNHsT1NThx0lIeQDh3maVJ4oDAQ 2019-03-24 10:10:00 Just when entertainment guru Max Lichaba was expanding his business empire, power utility Eskom's load-shedding has brought his world crashing down. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sundayworld/news/2019-03-24-eskoms-blackouts-hit-kasi-business/ <![CDATA[Prof Mashudu Tshifularo - Breaking new ground]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sundayworld/news/2019-03-24-prof-mashudu-tshifularo-nbreaking-new-ground/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Mt3d-rOSD4Mu9oTAo1HNcCodSw0C7jaOyOO2Z-D6KS6X6k2vFErr_BypGtzGN8Lbt229BI9tRvGz__GeghuBYnpTFicZnMTLbg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Mt3d-rOSD4Mu9oTAo1HNcCodSw0C7jaOyOO2Z-D6KS6X6k2vFErr_BypGtzGN8Lbt229BI9tRvGz__GeghuBYnpTFicZnMTLbg 2019-03-24 10:06:00 Tshifularo makes history with unique ear transplant https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sundayworld/news/2019-03-24-prof-mashudu-tshifularo-nbreaking-new-ground/ <![CDATA[Land reform can no longer be resisted - Ramaphosa]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-land-reform-can-no-longer-be-resisted-ramaphosa/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/buUP93N96F22qJ2IsTvp4U6dmPk-MDAWl3qWjZ7X0yhwOwvsY8Agu5OOBuQHOlXI1Fx0vsIabCTwYbeiolhFzn7sPveQpJyX https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/buUP93N96F22qJ2IsTvp4U6dmPk-MDAWl3qWjZ7X0yhwOwvsY8Agu5OOBuQHOlXI1Fx0vsIabCTwYbeiolhFzn7sPveQpJyX 2019-03-24 09:58:00 President Cyril Ramaphosa says white land owners are no longer in a position to resist government's land reform policies. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-land-reform-can-no-longer-be-resisted-ramaphosa/ <![CDATA[Health department says replacement of old generator at Addington hospital was 'necessary']]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-health-department-says-replacement-of-old-generator-at-addington-hospital-was-necessary/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/YYv87bOM0ot-bYPjAjttEGxDSgafgPLvKEvcRF6paM4q6cYi16ByqKPr5cwnaW8T04wD1gViOjBtLiI3W2Fz5N6kj27ArH7mpuo https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/YYv87bOM0ot-bYPjAjttEGxDSgafgPLvKEvcRF6paM4q6cYi16ByqKPr5cwnaW8T04wD1gViOjBtLiI3W2Fz5N6kj27ArH7mpuo 2019-03-24 09:51:00 The KwaZulu-Natal health department says the replacement of an old underground generator at Durban’s Addington hospital - which resulted in patients being diverted to other facilities - was "necessary and planned". https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-24-health-department-says-replacement-of-old-generator-at-addington-hospital-was-necessary/ <![CDATA[Robert du Preez hands Sharks victory against Rebels in Durban]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-robert-du-preez-hands-sharks-victory-against-rebels-in-durban/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pzB9wLZQI1VrJ3IOA0KqkzIfJL4Te_q1hjPXXNm0ihwLkOU-e3jiH6EANQ0SUFGKnHH-kuxIQW3hJQ4s-pYP2w https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pzB9wLZQI1VrJ3IOA0KqkzIfJL4Te_q1hjPXXNm0ihwLkOU-e3jiH6EANQ0SUFGKnHH-kuxIQW3hJQ4s-pYP2w 2019-03-23 19:38:00 The Sharks beat a predictable path in subduing the Melbourne Rebels in Durban on Saturday evening. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-robert-du-preez-hands-sharks-victory-against-rebels-in-durban/ <![CDATA[McKenzie stars as Chiefs down Bulls in Loftus]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-chiefs-whip-bulls-in-loftus/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N5asOQtxrxUW0FnSuH1PSFc5yJqO3tbCtKcdsVHXqp403bT-6WSZ_QTXDNQfY7KVFi3GCDrDxhSJguROYQYQI_U https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N5asOQtxrxUW0FnSuH1PSFc5yJqO3tbCtKcdsVHXqp403bT-6WSZ_QTXDNQfY7KVFi3GCDrDxhSJguROYQYQI_U 2019-03-23 17:23:00 With each crushing blow, the noise levels from the Loftus stands grew flatter and flatter on Saturday afternoon. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-chiefs-whip-bulls-in-loftus/ <![CDATA[Sars hopeful wage strike will be averted]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-sars-hopeful-wage-strike-will-be-averted/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TTfybTds_7TbvSQobquv_M4-VYsM8dErXDQbeCh7vY_lY5Cg8LAuGwjQL4ifrbnwcIrF-ModnSmzbFVVY1syLA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TTfybTds_7TbvSQobquv_M4-VYsM8dErXDQbeCh7vY_lY5Cg8LAuGwjQL4ifrbnwcIrF-ModnSmzbFVVY1syLA 2019-03-23 15:34:00 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) is hopeful that a planned strike next week by the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) and Public Servants Association (PSA) will be averted and that a wage agreement will be reached     https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-sars-hopeful-wage-strike-will-be-averted/ <![CDATA[Al Shabaab attacks Somali government building in Mogadishu, at least 9 dead]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2019-03-23-al-shabaab-attacks-somali-government-building-in-mogadishu-at-least-9-dead/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/sPhVUW0KSVSV2Xwps0Bpv6us8ZzFXFdviFVk6UmvYbgnnqIvYa3qzJ0VKZyLUApd2HMoT7_TynT3BOXqA4Qr https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/sPhVUW0KSVSV2Xwps0Bpv6us8ZzFXFdviFVk6UmvYbgnnqIvYa3qzJ0VKZyLUApd2HMoT7_TynT3BOXqA4Qr 2019-03-23 15:25:00 Somalia's al Shabaab stormed a government building on Saturday, detonating a suicide car bomb in the heart of the capital Mogadishu with at least nine people, including an assistant minister, killed during an ensuing gun battle. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2019-03-23-al-shabaab-attacks-somali-government-building-in-mogadishu-at-least-9-dead/ <![CDATA[Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2019-03-23-mozambique-cyclone-death-toll-jumps-to-more-than-400/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DKXJp6mzWyzmlhbjFo4H_1GxSxZZx1dbZ6MN0rE06Az6if_aQCH1rJnDwyPEMxoJHrIHQB7dWoY2af3PM4PD https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DKXJp6mzWyzmlhbjFo4H_1GxSxZZx1dbZ6MN0rE06Az6if_aQCH1rJnDwyPEMxoJHrIHQB7dWoY2af3PM4PD 2019-03-23 15:13:00 The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said on Saturday, adding that the situation remained critical. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2019-03-23-mozambique-cyclone-death-toll-jumps-to-more-than-400/ <![CDATA[Tyrannosaurus rex found in Canada is world's biggest]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2019-03-23-tyrannosaurus-rex-found-in-canada-is-worlds-biggest/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FBeMfTuTxJNN-nkuSpYpd7MwBbt0MdIvtwr-DGrRq_f5xqPo3oFXNwn410mYL6LiGLbM2QSi88wax-XH4HHopeo https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FBeMfTuTxJNN-nkuSpYpd7MwBbt0MdIvtwr-DGrRq_f5xqPo3oFXNwn410mYL6LiGLbM2QSi88wax-XH4HHopeo 2019-03-23 14:44:00 The towering Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in western Canada in 1991 is the world's biggest, a team of paleontologists said Friday, following a decades-long process of reconstructing its skeleton. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2019-03-23-tyrannosaurus-rex-found-in-canada-is-worlds-biggest/ <![CDATA[If Eskom collapse not halted, SA might never recover - warns Maimane]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-if-eskom-collapse-not-halted-sa-might-never-recover-warns-maimane/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8Jp4C9czDdoKM21FdO0hZqr-YvNSr89fY9R9qCGTOO9ut0Q14nnN0pj66q-bFAD6knF1Xdut3WxmL0ybn1otsQ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8Jp4C9czDdoKM21FdO0hZqr-YvNSr89fY9R9qCGTOO9ut0Q14nnN0pj66q-bFAD6knF1Xdut3WxmL0ybn1otsQ 2019-03-23 14:29:00 If the collapse of Eskom is not immediately halted and reversed, it could plunge South Africa  into a downward spiral from which it might never recover, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has warned. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-if-eskom-collapse-not-halted-sa-might-never-recover-warns-maimane/ <![CDATA[Cape Town police silent on JP Smith's negligence claim]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-cape-town-police-silent-on-jp-smiths-negligence-claim/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/cl6VW4TxGfjOK1V9IfYLM-gd1VLCN76f8kryJa2P4MioP2UxzhVluKky1k7tMvXjO2EcAZ5YolW7GIWuWXB0EQ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/cl6VW4TxGfjOK1V9IfYLM-gd1VLCN76f8kryJa2P4MioP2UxzhVluKky1k7tMvXjO2EcAZ5YolW7GIWuWXB0EQ 2019-03-23 14:12:00 Police in the Western Cape have declined to rise to the bait after the City of Cape Town accused them of negligence. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-cape-town-police-silent-on-jp-smiths-negligence-claim/ <![CDATA[UN-backed Semenya optimistic of CAS success in battle with IAAF]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-23-un-backed-semenya-optimistic-of-cas-success-in-battle-with-iaaf/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Neoc7zAT7OA2DYpwU7_EyGoxR2B_Hr-9SDy7ITNerq5FvHS40-GDDI5Iv2XirYNl9o7HhuWV6hqeyY-eT8d1Yw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Neoc7zAT7OA2DYpwU7_EyGoxR2B_Hr-9SDy7ITNerq5FvHS40-GDDI5Iv2XirYNl9o7HhuWV6hqeyY-eT8d1Yw 2019-03-23 13:45:00 Double Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya is “optimistic” of success in her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over eligibility regulations in athletics for female classification. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-23-un-backed-semenya-optimistic-of-cas-success-in-battle-with-iaaf/ <![CDATA[12-year-old girl dies in Durban crash]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-12-year-old-girl-dies-in-durban-crash/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/2_dpp5rOzvV4jnRaZ7C9JdpaPF9fMMkwb5l1H24nZ8yW026IVSJrQJEn9cKGj2qTV2528GoGTEzBexqTHuNzBw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/2_dpp5rOzvV4jnRaZ7C9JdpaPF9fMMkwb5l1H24nZ8yW026IVSJrQJEn9cKGj2qTV2528GoGTEzBexqTHuNzBw 2019-03-23 13:28:00 A 12-year-old girl has died and four others have been injured in a crash involving three vehicles in central Durban on Saturday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-12-year-old-girl-dies-in-durban-crash/ <![CDATA[Whites created Cyclone Idai and must therefore pay, says BLF]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-whites-created-cyclone-idai-and-must-therefore-pay-says-blf/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/n_2NnS89_1rFHM_gpZAJgU67BQahxDeodg6JlKzSfvAuuyRqnfp7ZPk1BNI3dSUKNiS79l5iDCGoc5pfYTod9g https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/n_2NnS89_1rFHM_gpZAJgU67BQahxDeodg6JlKzSfvAuuyRqnfp7ZPk1BNI3dSUKNiS79l5iDCGoc5pfYTod9g 2019-03-23 13:20:00 Black First Land First (BLF) has blamed Tropical Cyclone Idai on whites and wants the African Union to demand reparations and relief from the West for the disaster. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-whites-created-cyclone-idai-and-must-therefore-pay-says-blf/ <![CDATA[Bafana expect a football-friendly chill in Sfax for huge game against Libya]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-23-bafana-expect-a-football-friendly-chill-in-sfax-for-huge-game-against-libya/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HU4JXPyz0Aviu7q2gnGie_9lhN8kO3yNGZig4YxvKXFM77QPAiAa2juS_E5WDIIhpLY9SzsHAxpDmcKqTDal9w https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HU4JXPyz0Aviu7q2gnGie_9lhN8kO3yNGZig4YxvKXFM77QPAiAa2juS_E5WDIIhpLY9SzsHAxpDmcKqTDal9w 2019-03-23 12:48:00 Bafana Bafana have been kept guessing by varying weather patterns – from hot‚ to windy‚ to heavy rain – to contend with in Tunisia‚ but seem destined to welcome cool conditions for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-23-bafana-expect-a-football-friendly-chill-in-sfax-for-huge-game-against-libya/ <![CDATA[Durban man dies after crashing into electricity pylon]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-durban-man-dies-after-crashing-into-electricity-pylon/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Esj2h3S41Ka5XicmQedzjnd4Qwh6Sl9FXFoHdd4S8AuFMfJy9FPFTweSWBlP4SKmaqceS2q5YcYoYgRwgI3nfA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Esj2h3S41Ka5XicmQedzjnd4Qwh6Sl9FXFoHdd4S8AuFMfJy9FPFTweSWBlP4SKmaqceS2q5YcYoYgRwgI3nfA 2019-03-23 12:35:00 A motorist died instantly when he lost control of his vehicle and collided with an electricity pylon after knocking over a pedestrian in Durban on Friday night. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-03-23-durban-man-dies-after-crashing-into-electricity-pylon/ <![CDATA[Durban hospital forced to divert patients as it switches to new generator]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2019-03-23-durban-hospital-forced-to-divert-patients-as-it-switches-to-new-generator/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/GtHPRD6u7g14XMFsvtw2cd9yAKo78k0ORTJzDIUpAtBz86aVRHQ71S8W-w301sKjIaJeBuwd_bw4_UH8OP7cEWw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/GtHPRD6u7g14XMFsvtw2cd9yAKo78k0ORTJzDIUpAtBz86aVRHQ71S8W-w301sKjIaJeBuwd_bw4_UH8OP7cEWw 2019-03-23 12:21:00 Addington Hospital in Durban was forced to divert patients to other state facilities from midnight on Friday while it switched over to a new generator.  https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2019-03-23-durban-hospital-forced-to-divert-patients-as-it-switches-to-new-generator/