• Montsho finds happiness

    Every day for two years, Mmabatho Montsho was a nervous wreck while shooting scenes on Generations. Montsho played the role of Lumka Dlomo, villain Sibusiso's daughter. Being a perfectionist, Montsho felt she did not have enough training to handle such a big role.

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  • Apple pushed down to 3rd in China smartphones for Q2 | The New Age Online

    Two Chinese smartphone makers pushed US technology giant Apple into third place in the world's biggest market in the second quarter, an independent analyst firm said Monday. Upstart Xiaomi, known for delivering high-performance products at cheap prices, was the largest smartphone vendor in China based on shipments with a 15.9 percent market share in the April-June period, Canalys said in a press release. Telecom equipment maker Huawei was close behind at 15.7 percent, it said, followed by Apple, South Korea's Samsung and Chinese firm Vivo, without giving the percentages for those three.

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  • Khune salary chopped - SundayWorld

    Sunday World authoritatively learnt that Khune, who earned a whopping R325000 per month last season, took at least a 20% salary cut to avoid being jobless. Chiefs team manager, Bobby Motaung, on Friday declined to comment on the club's decision to slash the footie's salary and referred us to club spokesman Vina Maphosa. Maphosa also declined to comment and said the club would announce details of Khune's contract at a press conference billed for tomorrow. "I'm not allowed to talk about that matter but all I can confirm now is that Khune's matter was settled today, and he will start training with the team on Sunday.

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  • Boko Haram Chief Recruiter Arrested - CameroonOnline.org

    Bana Fanaye also known as Mahamat Moustapha, said to be the mastermind of Boko Haram operations in Chad and northern Cameroon, has been arrested by authorities in Chad. Assorted weapons, as well as cell phone SIM cards for various countries, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger were recovered from his residence.

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  • Bobby Brown says 'final private goodbye' to Bobbi Kristina

    Bobby Brown said his ''final private goodbye'' to his daughter Bobbi Kristina when he visited her funeral home.

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  • Airport heist gang smashed

    The men were attacking an Angolan couple and their South African host moments after they arrived at the host's home in The Moot, north of Pretoria, from OR Tambo International Airport last night. A Nigerian diplomat, attending the African Union Summit, was similarly attacked two weeks ago. Gabriel Gundo was travelling from the airport to his Sandton hotel when he was attacked and robbed of $500 and R700 in cash by gunmen posing as Nigerian police officers. The Hawks are looking into whether the robbery was planned in advance or if Gundo's taxi was opportunistically followed from the airport.

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  • Zuma lashes out at Madonsela - Report

    President Jacob Zuma has reportedly lashed out at Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, accusing her of disrespecting the police minister and undermining Parliament. The Sunday Times is reporting that Madonsela responded to Zuma's criticism of her, drawing attention to what she calls an altered Nkandla report, where Zuma asked Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to determine whether he should repay some of the R246 million spent on the homestead. The paper says in a letter, the president rebukes Madonsela saying he finds her criticism and innuendo unfair and warranted because a police minister is a member of Cabinet. It says Zuma further accuses Madonsela of interfering with the work of Parliament suggesting that she allow Members of Parliament (MPs) to proceed with their work.

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  • Bobby Brown's wife rushed to hospital - IOL Tonight

    Bobby Brown's wife was rushed to hospital after suffering a seizure. The RnB singer's spouse, Alicia Etheridge reportedly became unwell in a hotel room on Saturday evening following the funeral of Bobby's daughter, Bobbi Kristina. A source told TMZ when Alicia arrived at a hospital in Atlanta, Bobby was by her side the whole time and she was able to walk through with little help. Alicia's collapse happened just hours after Bobby Brown broke down when he left the reception held after his daughter's funeral.

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  • Tumi Morake on weight loss: 'I stopped having babies' - SundayWorld

    Sat Aug 01 13:12:45 SAST 2015 Talking to Destiny magazine, Morake gives some of the reasons for her latest weight drop.“I stopped having babies! The reason people thought I was so incredibly obese

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  • First lady denies knowing of plot to poison Zuma

    First lady Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma has denied newspaper reports that she allegedly crumbled and confessed to having knowledge of a plot to poison her husband and president of the country Jacob Zuma. The City Press is today reporting that plans are afoot to lay charges of conspiracy to commit murder against Ntuli-Zuma. The allegations surfaced following newspaper reports that the president had been poisoned and his wives were suspected of being behind it. Attorneys representing the first lady have issued a letter denying that she was part of any plot to poison the president or that she was aware of it.

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  • In Case Meek Mill's Week Couldn't Get Any Worse, Nicki Minaj Reportedly Ended Things

    Meek Mill and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week.

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  • Le Clos, Van der Burgh at 16th FINA World Championships

    The 16th FINA World Championships’ swimming programme gets under way on Sunday (2nd August) where Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and Myles Brown will be first in the pool for Mzansi.

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  • From shocking to bizarre: SA's list of fakes and their flaky stories

    For more than three decades, Jordan was regarded abroad and in South Africa as one of the country's best political brains, with a doctorate from the London School of Economics. If Jordan's story was shocking, the one involving SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala is downright bizarre. Tshabalala was appointed to the SABC board late last year as part of the government's strategy to turn around the fortunes of the public broadcaster. Tshabalala promised to provide evidence that she did have the degree.

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  • South Africa: Fuel Prices Effective From 5 August 2015

    The Department of Energy herewith informs the public about the fuel prices for August 2015. South Africa's fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. All petroleum products prices will decrease with effect from the 5 August 2015. The decrease in the prices of all the petroleum products is due mainly to the drop in the crude oil prices during the period under review.

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  • Students in poo protest

    If you’re nearby you would imagine the sound was rain but you look up and the sky is clear,” says a 21-year-old education student at Wits who lives in Esselen Street Residence. Esselen is an eight- storey university residence that houses 343 students. The student, part of about 70 who took part in a protest on Friday during which they handed over a memorandum to Rob Sharman, Director of Campus Housing and Residence Life at the university, said residents can’t open their windows because of the constant stench. Mcebo Dlamini, president of Wits Student Representative Council, said rape and sexual harassment had been reported near the residence.

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  • DJ Zinhle's family didn't know she gave birth

    While the whole of South Africa celebrated the birth of baby Kairo Forbes recently, it appears Dj Zinhle’s relatives did not know she gave birth, according to a report.

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  • Absenteeism drops if working mums can breastfeed

    Working mothers must be able to breastfeed their infants and toddlers and employers should regard it as a normal and acceptable practice in the workplace‚ according to Stellenbosch University’s faculty of medicine and health sciences. “If mothers are breastfeeding or expressing milk at work their babies are less likely to get sick. This means less absenteeism and increased productivity and morale as employees know their rights are respected‚” Irene Labuschagne‚ of the Nutritional Information Centre at the university‚ said on Friday. This advice comes ahead of World Breastfeeding Awareness Week‚ from 1 to 7 August.

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  • Donald Trumps calls South Africa 'a very dangerous mess'

    Donald Trump as taken to Twitter to voice his opinion on what is currently making headlines in South African news.

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