• Independent Online

    SA's newest political party

    Durban - Two former EFF leaders in KwaZulu-Natal have formed a new political party, allegedly after consulting former president Jacob Zuma for advice. The new party, Mazibuye African Congress, promises to champion the cause of black people, with its leaders saying the membership will not be open to white South Africans. Indians could join the party but would not be able to hold any positions even in the lower structures, one of its leaders said, while maintaining the party was not at all racist. “Our legal team is fine-tuning the party's constitution so that it is in line with that of the country,” the party's president, Reggie Ngcobo said. He is a former ANC member turned EFF activist and so

  • Independent Online

    Babes Wodumo slams Mango Airlines over alleged theft

    Local gqom artist Babes Wodumo has called out Mango Airlines for not providing support after her dancers had items stolen from their luggage after a flight to Cape Town. The 'Wololo' artist put Mango Airlines on blast posting a screenshot of one of her dancers, Hlengiwe Mbambo, claiming that upon landing in Cape Town they found their luggage half opened with items missing.  Mbambo also claims that when they approached Mango to assist them with their problem the airlines refused to "help or pay", resulting in Babes voicing her disappointment with the way the airline handled the situation on Instagram. Mango Airline spokesperson Sergio Dos Santos spoke to Drum Magazine and stated:  “Firstly, Mango

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    Zodwa Wabantu tells Julius Malema 'I have the land'

    Local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu is making use of all those bags she's securing with her buying property in Mpumalanga for business purposes.  Posting on her Instagram page, Wabantu tagged EFF leader Julius Malema when shared a video of her newly acquired property in Mpumalanga, alongside the caption: "I have the Land @julius.malema.sello Izimbungulu azina Nex zilala emzini wenye indoda. my Second Land Ngakhile futhi. You can disrespect me kodwa Angizalwa e South Beach. I have Flats there wena unani making fun of me", which loosely translates to "I have the land, so the bed bugs can go to another man's house". A post shared by zodwalibram (@zodwalibram) on Jul 15, 2018 at 3:17am PDT Speaking to

  • Independent Online

    Cassper Nyovest sees no problem with Mr Price jeans

    Local rapper Cassper Nyovest might flex on the regular with luxury clothing brands such as Gucci, but he has no problem rocking Mr Price jeans too.  This comes after his former stylist Didi Simelane exposed Mufasa for not settling his R60k bill, but also called him out for wearing Mr Price jeans while driving his Bentley.  In the tweet posted on Sunday, Simelane said he tried to tell Nyovest that wearing Mr Price while driving a Bentley doesn't make sense. Nyovest then swiftly clapped back saying that there is nothing wrong with wearing Mr Price jeans and that people's standards are too high, and that he can't keep up.  The 'Ksazobalit' rapper then went to say that he doesn't care what people

  • ewn.co.za

    What Croatia’s president taught the world about leadership at the World Cup

    MOSCOW - Spectators in the VIP section of the Fifa World Cup tend to be a far more sedate and stolid crew than fans elsewhere in the stadium. At Sunday’s final between France and Croatia, though, Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović was a literal bright spot in the crowd. Dressed in a red-and-white team jersey, Grabar-Kitarović spent most of the game on her feet, cheering in support of a squad that ultimately lost the final 4-2. Before being invited into the VIP box as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Grabar-Kitarović watched every single one of her team’s appearances from the stands with fellow Croatia fans. Being a visible booster for a winning team is one of the fun parts

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    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex 'frustrated' with her dad

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be annoyed that her father Thomas Markle keeps talking about them. The 36-year-old former actress - who was known as Meghan Markle until she got married - hasn't had any contact with her father since before her wedding two months ago after he was forced to pull out of walking her down the aisle to have surgery on his heart.  But, since then, the retired lighting director has continuously said the brunette beauty is "unhappy" being part of the royal family and slammed the couple for cutting him out. A source told 'Entertainment Tonight': "They [Harry and Meghan] are frustrated he keeps speaking to the tabloids and taking payment for interviews." Thomas

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    OR Tambo airport on high alert over possible EFF protest

    JOHANNESBURG - Management at OR Tambo International Airport is warning of possible delays and longer travel time to the airport following unconfirmed reports of a protest by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the area. Spokesperson Leigh Gunkel-Keuler says they are not aware of the reasons for the alleged demonstrations but they remain on high alert. The EFF has not been available for comment. (Edited by Winnie Theletsane)