England cricketer Danni Wyatt revealed on Thursday the “terrifying” moment when Cape Town’s famed Table Mountain cable car lost power and left her hovering helplessly above the ground. ALSO READ | Women’s T20 World Cup: Record crowds turn up“I’m not going on that cable car ever again. “Next time, I’ll take the stairs.”The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, as it is officially known, opened in 1929 and carries around 900 000 people a year. We are happy to confirm that all the passengers safely reached the upper and lower stations.”Table Mountain a stunning backdropOn Friday, Table Mountain will form the stunning backdrop as Wyatt and her England team-mates face South Africa in their World Cup semi-final at Newlands. Wyatt said England will continue their policy of all-out attack which propelled them to a World Cup record score against Pakistan.
Last year, in a fundraiser for South Carolina Democrats, Vice President Kamala Harris offered her gratitude, saying, "We see how South Carolina Democrats set President Joe Biden and me on a path to the White House. While South Carolina Democrats have not won a statewide race since 2006, they have begun selling buttons, mugs and apparel flaunting the state's new status, with the tagline "South Carolina Democrats Pick Winners." Pamela Evette and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, have endorsed Trump, whose 2016 victory in South Carolina's primary helped solidify GOP support behind his campaign. Templeton won't say whom she plans to support and says she expects a similar waiting game among GOP voters and donors in South Carolina. The 2024 season in only getting started in South Carolina, just as in the other early states.1 month ago South Carolina Public Radio
ALSO READ: MeerKAT: Why South Africa’s massive astronomy project mattersThis year, the South African Army, South African Air Force, South Africa Navy and South African Military Health Services are calling on young people to serve. South African Air ForceEngineerAPS 35 and above, excluding LO with Mathematics, Physical Science and English with at least level 4. South African NavySupportAPS 24 and above, excluding LO with specific subjects and levels as stipulated per occupation. South African NavyDiversAPS 20 and above, excluding LO and Mathematics with least level 3 (NO Mathematical Literacy). South African Military Health Service.1 month ago South African
(Alliance News) - Stocks in London are set for a more positive start on Monday, after ending last week in the red. The FTSE 100 index closed down 29.06 points, or 0.4% at 7,878.66 on Friday. In Asia on Monday, the Nikkei 225 index closed down 0.1%. The Perth-based oil and gas firm said annual operating revenue jumped to USD16.82 billion from USD6.96 billion a year before. Total annual oil production increased to 157.7 million barrels of oil equivalent per day.1 month ago London South East
You can share your thoughts with us atHAS THE VIX GOTTEN ITS GROOVE BACK? Then the S&P 500 made its year-to-date closing high of 4,180 on February 2. It rose by 7.7% from Friday’s close as the S&P 500 slid 2% on the day. The graphic below, which rebases those to indexes against the S&P 500 back twelve months, shows that relationship has clearly reversed. Meanwhile, e-mini S&P 500 futures are edging up in premarket trade, suggesting the SPX may regain around 5 points at the open.1 month ago London South East
Amapiano musicians DJ Maphorisa, Kabza de Small, and Sha Sha allegedly owe an event promoter from Zimbabwe after reportedly pulling no-show at their gig. Tshwane Magistrate’s Court in Pretoria reportedly issued a summons which was delivered to Jansen & Jansen Attorneys, the three musicians representative. According to the summons seen by the publication, DJ Maphorisa, Kabza de Small and Sha Sha were spared ten days to file for an intention to defend their case. Amapiano musicians DJ Maphorisa, Kabza de Small, and Sha Sha were reportedly a no-show at their gig in Zimbabwe. Sha Sha was reportedly booked to perform for 15 minutes.1 month ago South African
With 14 nods, German director Edward Berger’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” started the night as the joint most-nominated foreign-language film in the BAFTA academy’s 76-year history. The Netflix drama triumphed with seven awards, including best film and best director for Berger, as well as original score and cinematography, in the buildup to the Academy Awards on March 12. Producer Malte Grunert said the British plaudits for a German-language film were “just incredible”, and it has also amassed nine Oscar nominations. Yeoh’s kung-fu science-fiction film received 10 BAFTA nominations, but only won one, for editing. Only one, Gina Prince-Bythewood, was nominated for best director, for “The Woman King”.1 month ago South African
The Springboks coaches, management and a group of 14 players have kicked off the 2023 season with a three-week physical and rugby development camp in Cape Town, which began on Sunday. This also coincided with a new SuperSport broadcast called ‘Inside the Boks’, which aims to give fan an in-depth insight into the planning and strategic decision-making as the Springboks prepare for the defence of their Rugby World Cup. So I would say between 45 and 50 depending on injuries, and depending on how sure we are of certain positions. The players will re-join their domestic franchises for the closing stages of the Vodacom URC and Heineken Champions Cup competitions respectively. The Rugby World Cup quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of 14/15 October, with the semi-finals on 20/21 October and the final on Saturday, 28 October.1 month ago South African