World weatherwatch: flash flooding hits Australia and South Africa | News

Tropical Cyclone Owen brought flash flooding, storm surges and destructive winds to Queensland, Australia, last week. Gaining strength over the Gulf of Carpentaria, it made landfall on Saturday morning as a category-three cyclone and brought winds of up to 124mph (200km/h) and torrential downpours – 17cm (6.7in) of rain fell …

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe over alleged assault

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe over alleged assault

Updated December 20, 2018 00:08:36 Photo: Grace Mugabe had been positioning herself as a successor to her ageing husband (Reuters: Philimon Bulawayo) South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe over an alleged assault in an upmarket area of Johannesburg last year. Key points: …

Chris Morris the hero as South Africa beat Australia in truncated T20 | Sport

Thunderstorms postponed the start but there was no stopping South Africa claiming a 21-run victory over Australia in a reduced Twenty20 international on the Gold Coast. After a two-hour rain delay reduced proceedings to a 10-overs-a-side clash, South Africa hit 108 for six before restricting the battling hosts to 87 …

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from the Twenty20 on the Gold Coast

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from the Twenty20 on the Gold Coast

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South Africa wants Australia to return to its aggressive cricket approach

South Africa wants Australia to return to its aggressive cricket approach

Posted November 16, 2018 14:26:23 Photo: Australia adopted a friendlier approach against South Africa in the recent ODI series. (AAP: Mathew Farrell) South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says Australia’s aggressive attitude on the field should not be sacrificed despite the fall-out over the ball-tampering controversy. Key points: Faf du …

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from third ODI in Hobart

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from third ODI in Hobart

Updated November 11, 2018 13:56:32 Australia and South Africa go into the third and final one-day international in Hobart with the series level at 1-1, with the hosts looking for a first ODI series win since January 2017. Follow all the action in our live ODI ScoreCentre. Live scorecard Manhattan …

China in Zambia: The profits and pitfalls of Chinese money in Africa

China in Zambia: The profits and pitfalls of Chinese money in Africa

Posted November 10, 2018 14:11:42 Photo: Chinese investment provides jobs for Zambians, but many are concerned about the cost. (ABC News: Siobhan Heanue) In Zambia, the signs of Chinese money and influence are everywhere you look. Key points: Africa is part of China’s One Belt One Road strategy, and last …

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from second ODI in Adelaide

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from second ODI in Adelaide

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Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from first ODI in Perth

Australia v South Africa: Live scores, stats and commentary from first ODI in Perth

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Cricket fans beware — Australia v South Africa ODIs won’t be on free-to-air TV

Cricket fans beware — Australia v South Africa ODIs won’t be on free-to-air TV

Posted November 03, 2018 06:09:48 Tomorrow will be a history-making day for Australian cricket. For the first time ever, a one day international won’t be shown on free-to-air TV in Australia, and there are predictions cricket fans will be angry. “I think they’re going to be furious, and the impact …