Bulgaria football chief resigns as UEFA urges ‘war’ on racists

England’s head coach Gareth Southgate speaks with Marcus Rashford after he left the pitch during the Euro 2020 Group A football qualification match between Bulgaria and England. AFP/Nikolay Doychinov SOFIA – Bulgaria’s football chief resigned after racist chanting marred England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia, as UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin said the sport needed to “wage war” on abusers. England eased to a 6-0 victory over their hosts in the Bulgarian capital on Monday but the game was blighted by […]

Use your noodle: brain teasers tune Japan for Boks clash

File: Japan’s players celebrate winning the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Japan and Scotland at the International Stadium Yokohama in Yokohama on October 13, 2019. Reuters TOKYO – Oscar Wilde once said: “Rugby is a good occasion for keeping thirty bullies far from the centre of the city.” But World Cup hosts Japan are adopting a more cerebral approach to the “hooligan’s game” – using daily brain teasers to get their neurons firing as they plot their […]

Weather forecast for Wednesday 16 October 2019

A largely mild Wednesday morning is expected countrywide. Wednesday’s daytime temperatures will push into the lower and mid thirties for much of South Africa. The north western areas will see thermometers hitting and exceeding the forty degree mark in places Up to a 40% chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers can be expected for parts of the Northern Cape and North West provinces. Source eNCAhttps://www.enca.com/weather/weather-forecast-wednesday-16-october-2019

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FINANCE CURRENCIES US DOLLAR 14.99 -0.1 GB Pound 19.11 -0.07 Euro 16.54 -0.12 Japanese Yen 0.14 0 Australian Dollar 10.10 -0.04   COMMODITIES GOLD 1,481.86 -1153 Palladium 1,741.20 1987 Platinum 881.71 -955 Silver 17.26 -36   JSE INDICES FTSE/JSE TOP 40 49,412.31 21.12 FTSE/JSE All Share 55,601.21 27.42 FTSE/JSE Resource 10 44,405.26 -42.31 FTSE/JSE Industrial 25 69,502.84 249.71 FTSE/JSE Financial 15 15,972.90 -37.59 Source eNCAhttps://www.enca.com/business

Eskom announces Stage 2 load-shedding

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom has announced stage two load-shedding on Wednesday between 9am to 11pm. LOAD-SHEDDING: Schedules, info, and how it affects you The power utility says the load-shedding is due to a shortage of capacity. Last month Eskom assured customers that there were no plans to implement power cuts this month, but that the risk remained high as the system was vulnerable. This followed a statement issued by the Democratic Alliance regarding possible load-shedding. Customers have been advised to check their load-shedding schedules […]

Eskom announces Stage 2 load-shedding

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom has announced stage two load-shedding on Wednesday between 9am to 11pm. LOAD-SHEDDING: Schedules, info, and how it affects you The power utility says the load-shedding is due to a shortage of capacity. Last month Eskom assured customers that there were no plans to implement power cuts this month, but that the risk remained high as the system was vulnerable. This followed a statement issued by the Democratic Alliance regarding possible load-shedding. Customers have been advised to check their load-shedding schedules […]