• I regret dating 'creatures' like Sophie Ndaba and Zama Ngcobo: Kenny Kunene

    Kenny Kunene has revealed how he regrets dating celebs like Sophie “Queen” Ndaba and radio personality Zama Ngcobo, claiming that “they became different creatures.”

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  • Man offers lobola for Obama's 16-year-old daughter

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  • Zuma an inarticulate, homophobic, sexist, afrophobic, kleptomaniac clown: opposition

    "He accused the opposition of “political poverty”. Zuma must explain what is “politically rich” about his constant “my babo” refrain or if that is a political concept worth responding to," the Economic Freedom Fighters' Mbuyiseni Quintin Ndlozi said in a media release. "If this ANC provided any substance like the ANC of Thabo Mbeki, Joel Netshitendze, and Sidney Mufumadi, the opposition would probably have something to nibble on; but on Zuma’s table of discourse is only unrelated sophomore broken speech accompanied by super unethical and uncontrollable parasitic appetite for public resources.

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  • Nigerian ‘sweetheart scam syndicate’ fight extradition to face music in US

    The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will on Wednesday hear an application in which eight Nigerians nabbed for a “sweetheart” cyber scam seek to stop the South African government from extraditing them to stand trial in the US. The matter was on the roll on Tuesday‚ but Judge Elizabeth Kabushi postponed the matter for the preparations of heads of argument by the state and the applicants. Last week Thursday‚ Judge Kabushi granted an interim order stopping the extradition of the eight. The judge also ordered “the state to immediately take necessary steps to have” Seson Olimede Farin and Femi Alexandra Mewase — who had already been extradited — returned to SA pending the finalisation of the matter.

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  • The seven most ridiculous things Fikile Mbalula said about the World Cup bribery allegations

    Sports and recreation minister Fikile Mbalula gave a press conference today, presenting his transformation report.

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  • A Dying Mom Threw Her Daughter The Most Magical Birthday Party

    Not long after, however, Krueger reportedly noticed some pain in one of her breasts. Krueger and husband, Ben, initially thought the pain was being caused by one of her milk ducts. Instead, it turned out to be Stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, cancer is rare in pregnant women, but is becoming more prevalent among those who have children later on in life.

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  • Open your mind to a changing world - The Mercury

    The future belongs to those who realise the inevitability of a cosmopolitan world, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. It belongs to those who realise the inevitability of a cosmopolitan world and start preparing for it now. The hints are all there, in South Africa and abroad. The Department of Basic Education has announced that as part of the selection criteria for the Funza Lushaka bursary programme, offered to a quarter of the national student teacher intake at universities, prospective recipients who want to study foundation phase (grades 1-3) teaching would already need to be trained in an indigenous African language.

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  • A letter to Kenny Kunene

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  • Support grows for SA whites to return to Europe petition

    More than 25,000 people have supported a Change.org petition for the European Union to allow white South Africans citizenship in Europe, because white people could die from ethnic cleansing in South Africa at any moment. The man who started the petition is Rodrigo de Campos – who is based in Brazil, but concerned for the well-being of white people in South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe. “Many white South Africans today live in poverty and squalor as a consequence of the ANC government’s Black Economic Empowerment,” de Campos said his petition, which alleged that more than 4,000 white farmers had been slain in the country, a claim that has been thoroughly debunked by Africa Check.

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  • Pitso eyes Kaizer Chiefs trio

    Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane admits that they will continue watching the market and secure quality players to beef up his squad ahead of 2015/16 season. Nedbank Cup winners Sundowns are reportedly said to be head- hunting the signatures of Kaizer Chiefs trio George Lebese, Tefu Mashamaite and Itumeleng Khune.

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  • Chris sorry for attacking model Tyson - IOL Tonight

    Instagram Chris Brown responded angrily to this photo of his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran with model Tyson Beckford. Chris Brown has admitted he was "wrong" to start a feud with model Tyson Beckford. The 26-year-old singer reacted angrily to an image Tyson, 44, shared of himself and his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran on his Instagram account, but Chris has subsequently acknowledged he overreacted and has issued an apology. Relations between Chris and Tyson turned sour over the weekend, when Chris reacted furiously to the photo of the model alongside his former girlfriend.

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  • Zimbabwe: NGO Leader Accused of Leaking Mugabe 'Debt' Story

    Civil society activist Mr Goodson Nguni has been fingered as the source behind a false NewsDay story that claimed that President Mugabe owed sacked former Zanu-PF Mashonaland East provincial chairman Mr Ray Kaukonde $30 million. The money was reportedly loaned to the First Family to boost its business, the paper published by Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) claimed. Citing unnamed and faceless sources, the paper claimed that President Mugabe told the Politburo meeting last Thursday that they must not be shocked that Mr Kaukonde might drag him to court over the $30 million, which he gave the First Family before the multi-currency regime in 2008. President Mugabe, the paper claimed, indicated that he would soon settle the debt.

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  • Michelle Obama worth $40 as a slave, says IS

    In a new edition of its propaganda magazine, IS vows to bring slave markets to the West and claims the American First Lady isn't worth all that much.

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  • Brides for sale - new form of trafficking? - World News | IOL News

    Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. Balogova was promised a clean place to stay in Britain and maybe even some money.

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  • The FIFA scandal and South Africa's World Cup bid in five easy points

    1. Did South Africa pay a US$10m bribe to host the World Cup? South Africa is alleged to have promised to pay Fifa vice president Jack Warner US$10-million for his support for the 2010 bid. After SA won the vote‚ football officials said it was not possible to pay him out of South African government funds. Instead‚ the money was deducted from a payment Fifa made to SA to help finance the hosting of the tournament.

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  • Drum in hot water, again: DJ Sbu blasts the magazine - SundayWorld

    DJ Sbu is the latest celebrity to complain about the magazine falsely claiming to have interviewed them. In 2012 Bonang Matheba blasted the magazine on Twitter for lying about getting her comment on their July issue. It was reported that the sports presenter was angry after the magazine claimed that she was broke. Two months later, DJ Sbu is also accusing them of the same ol' thing.

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  • The Big Read: Nuke heist blows us away

    The alarms have all been tripped. All of them. This isn't the familiar, daily smash-and-grab. This is huge. A heist to end all heists.

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  • Home Affairs dealing with backlog of unabridged birth certificates

    Home Affairs on Tuesday said the department has a backlog of around 4,000 applications for unabridged birth certificates. From 1 June, children under the age of 18 will be required to have an unabridged birth certificate or equivalent document if they are entering or leaving the country as part of South Africa's new immigration regulations.

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  • A hacker is on the line

    This country is the 14th-most popular target for cyber criminals but few South Africans appreciate the risks they are facing. Vodacom's chief technology security officer, Vernon Fryer, said South Africa was hit by its first cellphone "ransomware" attack last month. Ransomware is software that a hacker uses to embed a virus on a device that encrypts the data stored on the device. The hacker promises to release a decryption code that will make the data available again - if he's paid off.

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  • Al-Qaeda's Syria wing aims to capture Damascus

    The leader of al-Qaeda’s Syria wing said his group was focused on capturing Damascus and warned members of the country’s minority Alawite sect to renounce President Bashar al-Assad and change their beliefs in order to be safe. The Nusra Front has made gains in northwestern Syria alongside other insurgent groups in recent weeks, seizing the city of Idlib, the town of Jisr al-Shughour and bringing them closer to government-held coastal areas north of the capital. “We will continue our focus on Damascus and on toppling this regime,” Nusra’s Abu Mohamad al-Golani told news channel Al Jazeera in a rare interview aired on Wednesday.

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