• Germanwings pilot’s chilling prophesy - City Press

    Andreas Lubitz was a man with a dark side. In fact, Andreas was breathing calmly while his captain was shouting in the background and trying to break the door down. Over the past few days, it has been revealed that Lubitz (27) had probably planned the murder-suicide. The 26-year-old, who asked no to be named, said Lubitz’s personal problems and unpredictable behaviour led to her recently breaking off their relationship.

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  • 25 Things That Happened At The 2015 WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

    WWE's most glamorous night of the year included a big butt, old dudes licking each other, tears, and lots of boos for Roman Reigns.

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  • Goverment takes a page from apartheid to create black industrialists - City Press

    Government is going back to the past to redress the economic landscape – it will use a model pioneered by the apartheid state to create 100 black industrialists. The department of trade and industry revealed at its first black-industrialists indaba this week that it would use the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) model to create huge conglomerates owned by black people to redistribute wealth in South Africa. This was something that used to be done by the IDC,” the department’s director-general, Lionel October, told City Press. “The IDC was set up for Afrikaners because the British owned everything.

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  • Naledi Pandor appointed acting president

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  • Gauteng’s new elite billion-rand cities - City Press

    The house also has a a basement garage to showcase multibillionaire insurance magnate Douw Steyn’s collection of sports and vintage cars. With an eye-watering price tag of R254 million – costlier than President Jacob Zuma’s homestead that cost the taxpayer R246 million – the mansion, built by Steyn and his wife Carolyn, is the jewel in the crown of the 809-hectare Steyn City, located between Fourways and Diepsloot. Upon completion, the complex will boast a private hospital, two private schools and a number of office parks inside its gated perimeter. Developers say Steyn City is “six times the size of Sandton City, four times the size of Monaco and two and a half times the size of Central Park in New York”.

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  • Did SA man mastermind world's biggest ponzi scheme?

    "I wouldn't know if it was a Ponzi scheme," he said on Friday, putting on a brave front despite accusations that he masterminded a transnational criminal enterprise. The accusations centre on Belvedere Management, a Mauritius-based fund manager which manages and administers about $16-billion in funds. It is headed up by the Cape-town-based Kellermann, Irish businessman David Cosgrove and Mauritian Kenneth Maillard. Despite Kellermann's denials, the company, which manages hundreds of hedge funds and businesses around the world, has begun to look increasingly questionable after two of its Mauritian-based funds were shut down and others placed under investigation.

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  • Tbo Touch falls foul of Metro FM’s rules - City Press

    Metro FM suspended a second DJ, Thabo “Tbo Touch” Molefe, this week following the uproar over Sibusiso “DJ Sbu” Leope last week. City Press understands the national broadcaster, SABC, took the action after Leope and “his people” questioned why Molefe had not been suspended for punting his own commercial products, as well as American boxer Floyd Mayweather, on his drive-time show a few weeks ago.

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  • King Mswati’s jet held over debt - Africa | IOL News

    Swaziland’s King Mswati III’s personal jet has been impounded in Canada by order of a Canadian court for settlement of R35 million, part of the R1.6bn a businessman claims the monarch owes him. The plane was in Canada for maintenance when businessman Shanmuga Rethenam petitioned to have the asset seized. Rethenam’s firm, Southern Africa Resources Limited (Sarl), is suing Mswati for R1.6bn in damages for the closure, without Sarl’s consent, of a mining operation in Swaziland.

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  • Zimbabwe: 'Pray for President Mugabe'

    Prophet Walter Magaya has appealed to Zimbabweans and other people from all over the world to pray for President Robert Mugabe. Magaya said Mugabe's "wisdom" was from God hence people should pray for the 91-year- old leader. "Pray for President Robert Mugabe. Speaking to journalists later, Magaya said his message on praying for Mugabe was not political.

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  • Help get rid of apartheid symbols - Malema - Politics | IOL News

    Julius Malema has urged students at Wits University and other tertiary institutions to remove the statues of apartheid leaders and other vestiges of white supremacy. The EFF commander-in-chief said that would make white South Africans appreciate that they were not superior to black people. Malema, who was addressing the EFF students’ command summit at Wits University, warned, though, that collapsing white supremacy should not mean substituting it with black people because that would only serve to perpetuate the domination of one race over another.

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  • Is it because DJ Sbu’s black? - Sunday Independent

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA DJ Sbu has earned the ire of many due to his aggressive campaign to market his new energy drink MoFaya, says the writer. File photo: Bhekikhaya Mabaso Is the problem with DJ Sbu that black people are not expected to be aggressive

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  • Policeman dies after shootout on N3 south

    One policeman has died following a shootout on N3 south in Johannesburg.

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  • Miss South Africa Finale - The Citizen

    The Citizen shares pictures from the red carpet at the Miss South Africa finale.

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  • South Africa and Nigeria: It’s complicated | Daily Maverick

    Nowhere are these views more entrenched than in South Africa. As I talked to him, it became clear that much of his own ignorance about Nigerians was linked to a broader ignorance about the rest of the African continent. Apartheid was a system that not only dehumanised and impoverished black South Africans, it also isolated them physically and imaginatively from their continent. While this pattern of distrust between individual Nigerians and South Africans can be broken down by simple acts of kindness, the reality is that at a state-to-state level, the animosity between South Africa and Nigeria is deeply problematic and less easy to break down.

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  • New Miss SA overwhelmed & excited about new role

    Liesl Laurie from Eldorado Park was crowned last night at the Sun City Super Bowl.

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  • Zuma heads SA, not just ANC

    You will be aware of the serious situation and consequences resulting from the anarchy prevailing throughout your government. Eskom, SAA, the Post Office, Telkom, the NPA, to name a few, lack leadership skills needed to reverse the continuing decline. As the fault lines deepen, almost by the day, you should awake to the fact that your government lacks the skills needed to run the country. The people are tired of hearing your government promise change.

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  • Ghana: Why a 15-Year-Old Decided to Build Bikes From Bamboo in Ghana

    "It's so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries," says Winifred Selby. At an African Leadership Academy event in Johannesburg last year, I asked a young Ghanaian entrepreneur, Winifred Selby, what motivated her to co-start Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative when she was just 15. The award winning company makes bicycles out of bamboo and has caught the attention of global organisations. Whilst at school Selby discovered a number of things about Ghana, and the continent in general, that deeply upset her.

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  • Sterling set to reject bumper new deal - Premier League

    EPA Raheem Sterling is prepared to turn down one of the biggest deals in Liverpool s history. Raheem Sterling is prepared to turn down one of the biggest deals in Liverpool’s history. Negotiations with Sterling have reached yet another impasse and it is understood that even if Liverpool offer £180 000 a week he will not sign. The forward, who has vowed to concentrate on his football for the rest of the season and not be distracted by contract talks, has returned to Merseyside after spending a week with England.

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  • King denies xenophobic comments - KwaZulu-Natal | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA King Goodwill Zwelithini s alleged xenophobic comments have sparked criticism. Durban - King Goodwill Zwelithini has denied saying foreigners should be deported from South Africa or making xenophobic comments while speaking in Pongola in northern KwaZulu-Natal last week. A complaint was lodged with the Human Rights Commission earlier this week. The Royal Household has written to the Human Rights Commission seeking clarity on the nature of the complaints.

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  • 2 officers wounded in shootout on N3

    Paramedics are treating two police men in a critical condition after they were wounded in a shootout with a group of suspects on the Edenvale off-ramp on the N3 south. Both officers have been airlifted to Milpark Hospital while one suspect is being attended to at the site of the exchange. The metro police’s Edna Mamonyane says one of the officers was shot in the head and is in a critical condition. The highway is still closed and severely backed up with Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) have warned motorists to stay away from the N3 south.

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