• 'If Cristiano Ronaldo touched his balls, he should be punished'

    Spain Professional Football League (LFP) president Javier Tebas has suggested Cristiano Ronaldo should be punished after he was alleged to have

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  • Senzo Meyiwa's parents know their son's killer - SundayWorld

    "If I were to give you the name of the killer, I would be arrested," his mother Ntombifuthi Meyiwa said in an interview with Drum magazine. The parents told the magazine that a scuffle had broken out and that Meyiwa was killed by accident. Meyiwa's girlfriend Kelly Khumalo claimed just after the shooting that Meyiwa had died protecting her from armed robbers inside her childhood home.

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  • Muntari splashes on $900,000 Mercedes

    Footballers are known to be the all eyes on me when comes to exotic pimped cars but AC Milan and Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has taken it to another level. On Tuesday the talented midfielder took a picture of himself next to his top of the range Mercedes Brabus G63 AMG 6×6 limited edition. Since 2013, Muntari has owned a 4fk Motorsport garage in Milan where the wealthy go to pimp their rides.

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  • Man dies following Black Mamba bite

    A man in his early 30s has been killed after he was bitten by a Black Mamba in Mpumalanga. Local police were called, and the man was rushed to hospital, where he was certified dead on arrival, Mpumalanga News reported. According to an eyewitness, the man was with others on a field when the snake surprised them. “I think the snake got defensive when they tried to kill it.

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  • ‘Rhodes, Shaka don’t compare’ - KwaZulu-Natal | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Gareth Cliff's blog on Rhodes and Shaka sparked a Twitter frenzy. Durban - A historian has criticised attempts to draw parallels between Cecil John Rhodes and King Shaka, saying the latter was driven by his desire to unify Africans. Cliff’s column came after the call by UCT students for the removal of Rhodes’s statue from their campus. On Thursday, the King George V statue at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus in Durban was defaced.

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  • Boko Haram strikes again, kidnapping another 500 people in Nigeria

    More recently, Boko Haram was in the news again, this time for pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. Just in case you think they couldn’t get any worse, the militant group reportedly abduct another 500 women and children. According to reports, hundreds of civilians, including many children were abducted and are being used as human shields by Boko Haram extremists. Town trader Souleymane Ali told Reuters: “They took 506 young women and children.

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  • Cassper accuses Kanye West of 'stealing' Kwaito

    Cassper Nyovest took to Twitter this week to voice his frustration about Kanye West stealing kwaito from South African artists. The world is doing Kwaito. “First it was Years and Years with a beat that sounds Exactly like Spikiri ‘s style and now this Wale record Kanye made with Ty Dollar?

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  • Zimbabwe: Outstanding Zimbabweans in Cape Town to be Honoured

    NOMINEES have been revealed for the inaugural Cape Town Zimbabwe Excellence Awards.

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  • Floyd Mayweather advisor denies boxer was 'floored' by Zab Judah during sparring

    Mayweather has “never gone down ever, not in sparring or in the ring” but reports this week suggested he was floored during a recent session with Judah, who he defeated on points back in 2006. In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe denied the reports. Zab is a tremendous fighter - he’s been helping with the preparations along with several other sparring partners,” said Ellerbe. Mayweather is said to have gotten straight back up and beaten Judah to a "bloody pulp", something Judah has since denied after he was questioned on Twitter.

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  • 10 Jeremy Clarkson quotes - Connect

    Jeremy Clarkson has finally been fired from Top Gear. Here are 10 Clarkson quotes.

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  • Miss World in lion's den

    Yesterday, Volksrust-born Rolene Strauss visited the Leeuwkop Prison in Johannesburg as part of her Beauty with a Purpose initiative. Inmates, who swapped their orange overalls for brown choir uniforms, were overwhelmed by the 22-year-old. Strauss said she had faced her biggest fear when she washed an elephant in Sri Lanka. "Between an elephant and a tsunami, I don't know which one is my biggest fear.

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  • Co-pilot ‘deliberately’ crashed Alps plane - World News | IOL News

    AP Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board in the French Alps. Paris - The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that slammed into an Alpine mountainside “intentionally” sent the plane into its doomed descent, a French prosecutor said Thursday. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the commander left the cockpit, presumably to go to the lavatory, and then was unable to regain access.

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  • EFF wins elections at VUT

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has won a landslide victory at the Vaal University of Technology. With a historic voter turnout of 4442, the EFF took all the 15 contested seats with its presidential candidate scoring 2389 against Sasco’s 1973: leading with 416 votes. Troy Mathebula is the new EFFSC presidential candidate, who received 2 389 votes to the 1 973 of the Sasco candidate. ANC Sasco has been deposed from an SRC leadership position it had won easily numerous times in recent years.

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  • Oxford University weighs in on Rhodes statue saga

    Oxford University's Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton added his voice to the ongoing discussion around the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes Statue from the University of Cape Town (UCT’s) campus. The university held a debate on campus on Wednesday about the statue which they feel is a symbol of racism and a lack of transformation at the university.

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  • Child brides take Zimbabwe government to court over marriage laws

    Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a ground-breaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and unconstitutional. Loveness Mudzuru and Ruvimbo Tsopodzi say child marriage, which is rife in Zimbabwe, is a form of child abuse which traps girls in lives of poverty and suffering. "I want to take this action to make a difference," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from Harare on Tuesday. Data published last year indicates one third of girls in Zimbabwe marry before their 18th birthday and 5 percent before they turn 15.

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  • 15 Powerful Photographs That Will Change Your Perception Of Australia

    This dramatic photograph captures mixed emotions on the faces of European migrants about to start their new lives in Australia as their ship berthed at Circular Quay. This photo of people relaxing on the banks of the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory was taken by Paul Foelsche, a policeman and amateur anthropologist.

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  • Lionel Messi earns almost R18 million-a-week to make him world's highest paid footballer

    This is according to a survey by France Football  which reports Messi's basic salary of £26 million is "almost doubled" when his commercial earnings are factored in. Ronaldo is the second-highest-paid player with £39.7 million ($59.2 million) finding its way into his bank, while Neymar is third with a "measly" £26.8 million ($40 million).

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  • Whitney Houston's mom will cope if Bobbi Kristina doesn't recover

    Doctors attempted to bring Bobbi Kristina out of a medically induced coma last month, but suffered a "setback" when she suffered a number of seizures. A source said at the time: "This is a horrible setback.

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  • 25 Times This Husband And Wife Team Owned Instagram

    Married couple put Tourism Tasmania out of business.

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  • COMMENT: 'The Gods Must be Crazy' is racist - SundayWorld

    It has come to my attention that the film The Gods Must be Crazy by South African filmmaker Jamie Uys is to be shown today the 23rd March 2015 at the Arent Fox, Washington DC. It is tragic that this notorious film that purveys unambiguous racist propaganda will be shown under the auspices of the South African Embassy in the United States. The filmmaker, Jamie Uys, was himself a cog in the propaganda machinery of the apartheid state, producing, alongside the likes of Heyns film production house, films that sought to justify apartheid in the eyes of the world.

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