• Bobbi Kristina's family rages anger over 'death bed' pics | The New Age Online

    Bobby Brown's sister Leolah Brown recently broke her anger over news that someone has been selling Bobbi Kristina's death bed pictures . Further, responding to the claims that the person who is selling the photo might be an extended family member, she said that she will make sure that anyone who comes near Bobby Brown's daughter takes a lie detective test.

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  • Nigeria: Why Igbo, Yoruba Groups Are Not Happy With Buhari

    South-East and South-West groups have faulted what they described as the lopsided appointments made by President Muhmammadu Buhari, recently. The groups, Afenifere, Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF), the Movement for Oodua Republic (MOR), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, The Igbo World Union, Njiko Igbo Group and the Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), said that so far, Buhari's appointments favoured the Northern parts of the country, while disregarding the federal character policy.

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  • Sandton homeless man gets over 1000 replies in hunt for job - video

    A homeless 22-year-old seeking a job has just received over 1000 replies and job offers on Facebook and a variety of other social media platforms.

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  • Chris Brown cuts off child support | The New Age Online

    Singer Chris Brown has stopped paying $10,000 per month in child support after he was denied visitation with daughter Royalty. The agreement was set to start on July 1, but it fell apart when Brown sought a visitation with Royalty this week only to learn that she was with his mother Joyce Hawkins in Virginia, reports dailymail.co.uk. The 26-year-old initially wanted to pay $2,500 per month, but settled on the amount after Royalty's mother Nia Guzman was seeking $15,000 per month, according to an article on Thursday by TMZ.

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  • Two fake cops arrested in Alexander township | The New Age Online

    Police arrest two people masquerading as police officers. Cops made the arrests Saturday in Alexandra township, Johannesburg.

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  • Gwede Mantashe speaks up about Nkandla

    African National Congress Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has lashed out at Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's statements that more money must be spent on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. The City Press is reporting that Mantashe said Nhleko's statement was reckless and he must explain why more tax money is needed. The Public Works Department has also distanced itself from Nhleko's claim that he doesn’t know who authorised the construction of 21 three bedroom houses on land just a kilometre from Nkandla.

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  • Insults fly between ANC, EFF - Politics | IOL News

    THE STAR The ANCYL has declared that EFF leader Julius Malema and his party were not welcome in KZN. Durban - The verbal sparring between the KwaZulu-Natal ANC Youth League and its arch-enemy, the Economic Freedom Fighters, is getting increasingly hostile. The ANC’s youth wing declared last month that EFF leader Julius Malema and his party were not welcome in KZN. This was in response to the EFF’s alleged plotting of a “civil war”, according to the youth league, and rendering Parliament dysfunctional.

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  • Imported locomotives ‘unsuitable for SA’s railway lines’

    THE government has been harshly criticised by opposition parties for the "reckless" use of taxpayers’ funds to purchase locomotives they say are unsuitable for South African railway lines. The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) recently imported 13 brand new diesel locomotives to the value of R600m, part of a larger order of 70 locomotives valued at of R3.5bn from Spanish manufacturer Vossloh Espaa. On Sunday‚ the Democratic Alliance (DA)‚ Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Congress of the People (COPE) all called for an investigation into the procurement of the locomotives‚ saying they were unsuitable for South African railway tracks.

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  • Man dies after Soweto hospital turns him away because he didn't have R20

    How much is the life of a 64-year-old man worth in Soweto?

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  • Sanral warns against fake e-toll information

    Last week, a Tshwane Metro Police officer reportedly told the motorist he could not renew his disk because a warrant had been issued for his arrest over the outstanding debt. The South African National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) said no arrest warrants are being issued over e-toll fines and has urged motorists to report cases of this nature.

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  • Nigeria: Keshi's Sack - Who Should Be Blamed?

    If former Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, had left the stage when he was hailed as a hero, especially after guiding the team to the second round of the last World Cup in Brazil, his ignominious sack last Saturday night would not have happened. Today, Keshi is a classical study of someone who fell from grace to grass. The coach, who became an instant hero after winning the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013; 19 years after the country last won the trophy, was sacked ignominiously on Saturday, though expectedly. Things turned upside down for keshi, when he announced his resignation a day after winning the Africa Cup of Nations in a South African radio on the premise that the federation led by Aminu Maigari, worked against him in South Africa.

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  • A match made in heaven for new host - Sunday Independent

    SUPPLIED Ayanda Mpama is set to host Our Perfect Wedding. Johannesburg - One of South Africa’s most popular shows, Our Perfect Wedding, airing every Sunday night on the DStv platform, will be presented by a new host from this week. Singer, actress and radio and TV personality Ayanda Mpama, affectionately known as Aya, is set to follow in the footsteps of comedian Tumi Morake and actresses Thuli Thabethe, Brenda Ngxoli and Phumeza Mdabe. Mpama, who is no stranger to TV, and has previously presented the entertainment show Noted on SABC3, and the music show, Soul Sundays on SABC1, hails from KwaZulu-Natal and holds a music and drama degree from the University of KZN.

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  • Zuma's wives cost you R54.6-million in his first term

    The average annual cost of the Presidential Spousal Support Unit for the last four years of former president Thabo Mbeki's administration, from 2005 to 2008, was R7.1-million. In Zuma's first term, the average rose to R10.9-million a year - an increase of R3.8-million. In response to questions, the spokesman for the president, Mac Maharaj, said the unit cost R7.877-million in 2010-11; R11.165-million in 2011-12; R7.068-million in 2012-13 and R13.019-million in 2013-14. The last time information was made publicly available on the unit was in February 2010 when the Presidency revealed in response to a parliamentary question that during Zuma's first year in office, 2009 to 2010, the unit cost R15.517-million.

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  • Why a Greek default is better than years of pain

    Citadel chief strategist Adrian Saville has said a Greek default might be painful at first but would prevent years of languishing in the economic doldrums, as Argentina has since 2001.

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  • Close call, but Serena lives to fight sister another day

    For a fleeting second, the American even contemplated finding "a dance class" while she "hung around to watch Venus play". In winning, Williams kept alive her dreams of completing the "Serena Slam" by setting up a fifth All England Club showdown with her sister. The sisters have met five times at Wimbledon, but never before the semifinals, and did battle in the final in 2009. 2009 Wimbledon final: Serena ended Venus's two-year reign as Wimbledon champion with a 7-6 (3), 6-2 victory that secured her a third All England Club crown.

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  • Zimbabwe: Farmer in Court for Stealing and Donating Elephant Carcass to Mugabe

    A PROMINENT farmer who, in February this year, pledged to donate wild animals towards President Robert Mugabe's birthday bash, has appeared in court for allegedly stealing an elephant carcass which he intended to give as a gift. The carcass, weighing 950kg was given to Woodlands Farm Community by Parks and Wildlife Management Authority after they shot a problem elephant on February 25 but Tendai Tidings Musasa allegedly stole it and gave it to President Mugabe. Musasa, 39, appeared jointly charged with a villager Noah Zulu, 41 with whom he allegedly connived with to steal the jumbo carcass.

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  • Zimbabwe: Biti Warns That Hungry Zimbabweans May Soon Start Eating Each Other

    ZIMBABWEANS might soon resort to cannibalism if the gripping hunger stalking the nation is not averted, former Finance Minister Tendai Biti has said. Biti, now secretary general of the MDC Renewal Team, told party supporters in Harare's dormitory town of Chitungwiza that stress related deaths had gone up in the country. "If left to continue, the current situation will lead to cannibalism where human beings will resort to eating human flesh. "Most of the deaths being witnessed in the country are either due to starvation or stress related ailments like High Blood Pressure, hypertension and heart attack, because of the economic, political and social decay we are witnessing," said Biti.

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  • Egypt: Up to 93 Percent of New Suez Canal Dredging Work Completed

    A total of 242.1 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have so far been lifted at the New Suez Canal project, the new canal daily report said.

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  • Nigeria: Anuku, Former Miss Nigeria, Is Dead

    Former Miss Nigeria, Rita Anuku, has died in an undisclosed Abuja hospital at the age of 47.

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