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September 21, 2017 5:47 AM United, City progress to League Cup fourth round

London - Marcus Rashford fired Manchester United into the League Cup fourth round as the holders crushed Burton 4-1, while Manchester City eased through with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. City and United, currently first and second in the Premier League, took contrasting routes to the last 16, where they were joined by Chelsea, Arsenal 1

September 20, 2017 11:11 AM Tomb Raider poster gets it in the neck

A poster and action-packed trailer for the new Tomb Raider film has been released - but all everyone's talking about is Alicia Vikander's neck. "Is it just me or is there something off about the proportions on that Tomb Raider poster?" tweeted Lex Croucher. "The more I look at the Tomb Raider movie poster the less sense that neck makes to me," wrote 4

September 18, 2017 10:41 AM Explore nature under the cover of night at SA’s national parks

Visit the SANParks homepage to find out on which dates there will be FREE ENTRY to the national parks. When evening comes, don’t crawl into bed and shut your eyes just yet. While you can easily explore the trees in the rest camp with a torch at night, we looked at some other options to keep you up a little longer. There is a long list of famous 2

September 18, 2017 9:08 AM Park off and enjoy beauty SA offers

On the surface, the week is an opportunity for South Africans to gain free day entry into the parks to experience the wide variety of landscapes the country has to offer. But it goes further than that, speakers at the event stressed, with a focus on celebrating heritage, encouraging younger visitors and empowering local communities. SANParks head Fundisile 8

September 15, 2017 9:08 PM Jolie effect boosts tourism in Namibia

CHARMED is the tourist who visits Namibia. And like more and more foreigners, Anouk Den Otter took the plunge and travelled to the southern African country to marvel at its legendary natural beauty. “It’s really nice so far,” said the 29-year-old Dutch woman as she clambered out of their boat on a beach in Walvis Bay, a port town on the country’s west coast 11

September 15, 2017 5:51 AM Jolie effect helps Namibian tourism defy economic slump

Charmed is the tourist who visits Namibia. And like more and more foreigners, Anouk Den Otter took the plunge and travelled to the southern African country to marvel at its legendary natural beauty. In the middle of the southern hemisphere's winter, Den Otter and her new husband defied the cold to canoe through a seal reserve to celebrate their honeymoon 3

September 13, 2017 1:35 AM Cage-free zoo set to open at Blacktown in Sydney's west

Lions, elephants and marsupials will roam free at a new zoo at Blacktown in Sydney's west after it was approved by the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission. The Bungarribee zoo won't cage its animals with the aim to attract Sydney families to the zoo which will have large open spaces. Sydney Zoo will build the $36 million park featuring over 30 exhibits 7

September 12, 2017 5:31 AM A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet

New research has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant – and it isn’t just about size and the shape of their ears. It is about what they eat and how they affect forest ecosystems. See video here. As megaherbivores and the largest of our land animals, elephants have a significant impact on their 12

September 11, 2017 3:33 PM 10-day fête comes to an end

Zimbabweans momentarily forgot about bank queues and cash shortages, as they partook in a 10-day merrymaking fête, where public drinking was permissible and Harare was teeming with all sorts of people, but it is over now, as the curtain came down on the Harare International Carnival, yesterday. While Zimbabweans are reeling from the economic crisis 7

September 10, 2017 11:54 PM Botswana denies plan for Bushmen

Johannesburg - Botswana denied Sunday plans to remove hundreds of Bushmen from their land to make way for a wildlife park. Earlier this week, the indigenous rights group Survival International claimed that authorities were going to evict the community who have been based in the southern settlement of Ranyane for generations. But Botswana government spokesman 19