• Graeme Smith’s divorce gets messier

    Morgan Deane‚ estranged wife of former Proteas captain Graeme Smith‚ is accusing his mates of bullying her. The Irish singer took to Twitter – twice – this morning to hit out at his fellow Cricket South Africa teammates. There were further rumours that the former Proteas captain has formed a close relationship with blonde beauty Justine Haddon‚ a Cape Town businesswoman who owns a clothing boutique. Smith has denied the affair and sending Deane the “divorce” SMS.

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  • ‘Drunk driving' wife charged after husband’s death

    A woman has been charged with drunken driving and culpable homicide after she crashed her car in Phoenix, KwaZulu-Natal, which resulted in the death of her husband. It is alleged 24-year-old Sabrina Sewsanker had crashed her car on the intersection of Redfern Drive and Roundfern Road on Sunday, April 26. Police reportedly found the vehicle on its roof, Phoenix Sun reported. On receiving medical treatment, it was allegedly discovered that Sabrina had been under the influence of alcohol.

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  • Adebayor blasts family members for abusing his wealth in bizarre Facebook rant

    In an 877-word Facebook post, Adebayor, one of the wealthiest African footballers in Europe having played for Arsenal, Manchester City and Spurs, reveals how his family stressed him to a point where it affected his football career. “Reading your recent comments, some people said my family and I should consult T.B Joshua. What else can a son do in his power to support his family? It is not for the first time the soccer star has lashed out at his family.

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  • Police: We're making progress in Senzo Meyiwa case

    Police on Wednesday said they're making progress in their investigation into the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa. Meyiwa was shot and killed at the family home of his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo last year in what has been described as a robbery gone wrong.

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  • 14 Fascinating X-Rays That Will Change The Way You Look At The Human Body

    Normal things like kissing and handshakes suddenly look really creepy. Photos by Hugh Turvey, artist in residence at the British Institute of Radiology.

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  • This Tumblr Post About Princess Diana And Prince William Will Make You Cry

    "If you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it."

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  • Rihanna banned Rita Ora from Met Gala after-party

    Rihanna is said to have banned fellow singer Rita Ora from her Met Gala after-party in New York on Monday night (04.05.15) as the pair - who are both signed under the label Roc Nation - can't stand each other. The 27-year-old singer - who held the bash at Up & Down nightclub in New York City following the prestigious event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (04.05.15) - is said to have refused to give the 'How We Do' hitmaker an invitation to her event as the pair reportedly can't stand each other. Rihanna - who is signed to the same record label, Roc Nation, as the blonde beauty - is said to have seen the opportunity to ban Rita from the star-studded party as a ''chance for revenge'' and made it clear she wasn't to be let into the bash under ''any circumstances''. A source said: ''She has a real issue with Rita and this was her chance for revenge.

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  • Experts for and against king’s proposal - Politics | IOL News

    While King Goodwill Zwelithini’s proposal on how foreigners in areas under traditional leadership should be treated has been welcomed by a top criminologist, constitutional law experts say the plan will not fly. Professor Johan Burger, of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), said on Monday that the government should pay attention to the guidelines King Goodwill Zwelithini recently set out for foreigners in rural areas.

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  • Nigeria: Many Freed Girls Malnourished or Pregnant

    Boko Haram, fleeing to a new hideout, has abandoned hundreds of women and girls in the Sambisa forest where the high school girls from Chibok were initially taken over one year ago. It is not certain, however, that the freed girls and women were part of the 200 plus kidnapped victims of Boko Haram, officials say. Over the past few weeks, Nigerian troops claim to have rescued about 1,000 women and girls. "Many of them told us that they have been hungry for days," said Sani Datti, spokesman for Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency.

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  • The rumble in the DA's jungle – and the future of the opposition | Daily Maverick

    Remember when the Congress of the People (Cope) was the biggest thing to happen to opposition politics? Remember too when the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) was a serious player – serious enough for its lifelong leader and senior party members to be included in the Cabinet? The political machine is ruthless, and if you’re over the hill or don’t know what you’re doing, you can be chewed up and spat out. Within a few years, Cope went from being the biggest threat to the ANC to a negligible voice in Parliament.

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  • Banks to be sued over repossessions - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Fifty people, represented by Housing Class Action, are taking the country s four major banks, Nedbank, Absa, Standard Bank and FNB, to court. Johannesburg - A class-action lawsuit to force banks to stop repossessing the homes of South Africans and then selling them off at a fraction of their value is expected to be heard in the high court. Fifty people, represented by Housing Class Action, are taking the country’s four major banks, Nedbank, Absa, Standard Bank and FNB, to court.

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  • Africa: South Africans Have Never Really Wanted Nigerians

    I had barely spent 10 minutes on South African soil when I knew that Nigerians were unwelcome. Arriving at the O R Tambo International Airport, an immigration officer irritatingly asked me how long I was staying, despite seeing clearly on my passport that I had a visa to stay up to 30 days.

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  • 11 Ways To Raise Your Credit Score, Fast

    11 Ways To Raise Your Credit Score, Fast

  • SANDF confirms that chopper was shot at in the DRC

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  • Magical Messi saves the day again - World Leagues

    REUTERS Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates his first goal during the Champions League clash against Bayern Munich at the Nou Camp in Barcelona, Spain, on May 6, 2015. Barcelona - Two late moments of Lionel Messi magic and a goal from Neymar helped Barcelona break the resistance of Bayern Munich in a pulsating 3-0 victory in their Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.

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  • Benni McCarthy robbed – report

    Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on Tuesday, according to the website kickoff.com.

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  • Reality check for Bruce ex, Kris - IOL Tonight

    REUTERS Bruce Jenner sits down with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer for a two-hour interview that aired during a special edition of ABC News 20/20" on April 24, 2015. Bruce Jenner, 65, has sacked Kris Jenner as his manager. The reality star has cut out his ex-wife from the deal for his upcoming TV show which will document his gender transition; a move which has reportedly angered Kris who has looked after his career since the start of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. The decision for Bruce to find a new manager comes just a week after E!

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  • 28 Photos That'll Make You Wish You Were At David Beckham's 40th

    There was a Spice Girls reunion. In Morocco.

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  • It's Time To Recognize The Unsung Heroes Of The Met Gala

    Without whom none of this would be possible.

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  • Diddy still the richest man in hip hop

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