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Mexico president wraps up UK visit with $1bn oil deal

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto ended his three-day state visit to Britain on Thursday by overseeing the signing of deals that boost ties between the two countries in energy, including a $1 billion oil agreement....  more ...

Ford, Phelan share Africa Open lead

Englishman Matt Ford and Irishman Kevin Phelan shared the Africa Open first-round lead on 67 Thursday after taming blustery East London Golf Club conditions....  more ...

Twin Peaks saga reaching finality

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced in 2011 South Africa would be reforming its financial market regulation with a "twin peaks" approach, giving two bodies separate authority to implement prudential and regulatory oversight....  more ...

Inquiry findings to go to DPP

Jay Singh, the man behind the ill-fated Tongaat Mall, will have to wait until at least the end of May before he finds out who might be prosecuted in connection with the mall's collapse....  more ...

Wang Yihan fights back to reach All-England quarters

Former world number one Wang Yihan made an intelligent and tenacious recovery to become the first Chinese player into the quarter-finals of the All-England championships on Thursday....  more ...

Boko Haram kills 68, including children, in NE Nigeria: witnesses

Boko Haram gunmen killed 68 people, including many children, in a massacre in the northeast Nigeria village of Njaba, two witnesses and two vigilantes told AFP Thursday....  more ...

Airliner skids off runway at New York’s La Guardia

An airplane skidded of the runway Thursday at New York's La Guardia airport and hit a fence, officials said, as heavy snow fell in the city....  more ...

As Bugatti ‘supercar’ legend bows out, others wait in line

They have fighter jet-type accelerations, custom-made interiors and seven-figure price tags: "supercars" are centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show, even as one of its legendary stars is bowing out....  more ...

Spy claims will be probed: State Security Agency

Allegations of espionage against Public Protector Thuli Madonsela and certain political leaders made on social media will be investigated, the state security department said on Thursday....  more ...

Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom

It could be the battle of the titans. Auto giants at the Geneva Motor Show say they welcome the potential move of Silicon Valley players into their sector but experts warn of major disruptions....  more ...

Khulubuse not to blame for mineworkers’ plight

Khulubuse Zuma on Thursday bemoaned statements by Cosatu and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) blaming him for the plight of Pamodzi Gold's former mineworkers....  more ...

Watches, robots suitcases: mobile gadget highlights

Tech companies showcased countless connected gadgets at the world's biggest wireless telecom fair, the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which wrapped up on Thursday. Here is a selection of highlights:...  more ...

Khakhu named as Tibbetts shooter

Three witnesses testified on Thursday in the trial of a man facing multiple charges, including the murder of toddler Luke Tibbetts, at the High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge....  more ...

Middendorp confident of objectives despite Chippa slump

German-born coach Ernst Middendorp remains confident Chippa United will achieve their proclaimed objective this season finishing in the top eight teams in the Premier League....  more ...