• SABC suspends Unathi over Twitter tirade - Gauteng | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Metro FM presenter Unathi Msengana has been suspended from her breakfast show, The First Avenue. Johannesburg - Unathi Msengana has been suspended by the SABC after she allegedly called a 19-year-old student a “psycho b***h” in a messy Twitter spat. The Idols SA judge and Metro FM presenter has been suspended from her breakfast show, The First Avenue, after launching a vulgar Twitter tirade against the University of the Witwatersrand student, Palomino Jama. SABC spokesman Kaizer Kganyago told Destiny magazine on Wednesday: “The questions she asked on air were valid and there was nothing wrong with her questions.

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  • AKA and DJ Zinhle call it quits

    The couple announced the break-up in an official statement on Wednesday.

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  • Donald Trump pulls the Malema on a reporter - Connect

    Billionaire property mogul Donald Trump is running for president in the United States of America. On Tuesday, in the midst of a press conference in Dubuque, Trump was taking questions from the press – Univisión’s (an American-Spanish television network) reporter Jorge Ramos wanted to pose a question about immigration. Trump did not recognise him and bucked “Excuse me, sit down. You weren’t called… Go back to Univision”.

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  • Female students at TUT Nelspruit are fat – EFF’s Ndlozi

    Students at the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Mbombela campus in Mpumalanga are fat and out of shape, according to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. Ndlozi was addressing the students at the campus on Tuesday during the party’s rally ahead of the SRC elections to be held today, Mpumalanga News reported. “The girls here will wonder why the men leave them for girls in Gauteng – it is because there are sports facilities there where students are able to attend gym and keep fit,” Ndlozi said.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisis | The New Age Online

    Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his economic policies, jeering as the 91-year-old delivered a policy speech which lasted less than half an hour.

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  • Van Niekerk rushed to hospital - Athletics

    Reuters Wayde van Niekerk produced a stunning 400 metres run to win a first sprint gold for South Africa at the world championship. Beijing - Wayde van Niekerk lit up the Bird's Nest with a stunning 400 metres run to win a first sprint gold for South Africa and cap a night of exceptional performances at the world championships on Wednesday. Two of those came in the men's javelin and women's 3,000 metres steeplechase where Kenyans Julius Yego and Hyvin Jepkemoi added another two gold medals to the East African powerhouse's already considerable haul.

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  • 'F@#k you black people' - yells cop who had just been caught shoplifting

    A pair of police officers got caught shoplifting at the Vodacom store in Cradlestone Mall.

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  • Nigeria: Arik Air Crew Member Arrested in London

    Nigerian and West Africa biggest airline, Arik Air on Tuesday said it was investigating the arrest of a member of its cabin crew in Heathrow Airport, London over alleged possession of banned substances. The unnamed crew member was reportedly arrested over possession of items suspected to be banned substances.

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  • Uefa Champions League group stage draw

    The draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage was made in Monaco on Thursday

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  • Eish! Mphela downgrades his football career...

    He is joined by ex-Orlando Pirates player Khethokwakhe Masuku at the KZN team. Speaking to EWN Sport Heric says Mphela is not used to playing in the lower division. “It will be very difficult to motivate him to play in the First Division I believe.

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  • Another lead actor exits 'Generations The Legacy'

    Dabula who played the role of Gadafi has left the soapie to pursue other interests. Dabula joins Denise Zimba and Asanda Foji who were axed last month. While Generations has stated Dabula left on his own accord, their publicity manager, Gaaratwe Mokheti alluded to several actors' contracts not getting renewed in an exclusive with Times LIVE recently.

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  • Visa negligence gets UK baby banned from SA

    Officials say the UK-born child had overstayed on her visa by 18 days and would be banned for 5 years.

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  • Former SABC 2 'Stokvel' actress allegedly beaten up by cop

    After requesting a police officer's name and identification after being pulled over on Monday evening for failing to yield at a stop sign - a former 'Stokvel' and current 'Rhythm City' actress was allegedly assaulted by a metro police officer.

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  • Shabba, Khune stunned by Baxter's sacking

    Siphiwe Tshabalala and Itumeleng Khune have expressed his surprise that former Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has been sacked by Turkish club Genclerbirligi after just two games. Baxter guided Amakhosi to two league titles in three seasons, as well as the 2013 Nedbank Cup and the 2014 MTN8, but he was sacked after losing his first two games in the Turkish league. “It came as a surprise and shock to hear the news,” admitted Tshabalala on Thursday. Itumeleng Khune, meanwhile, echoed his captain at Chiefs’ sentiments.

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  • Malema's campus tour descends into chaos

    Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) student command members armed with steel pipes and sticks are marching through the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)‚ Soshanguve Campus‚ awaiting leader Julius Malema. Malema is visiting TUT campuses in Pretoria to garner support for his party’s student command ahead of student representative council elections tomorrow.

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  • Hamilton gets seal of approval from Rihanna's family

    Lewis Hamilton has won over Rihanna's ''second mother'' during a recent visit to Barbados.

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  • Two people killed in Durban plane crash

    The plane, with two men on board, was trying to make an emergency landing on the N2 at Winklespruit, south of Durban, after its engine failed. Van Coller, aformer policeman, ran to help the two men. The two men, who have not been identified, were from the Virginia Airport's Durban Aviation Centre. Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha was on the scene in five minutes.

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  • Home Affairs on course to root out corruption - Cape Times

    THE fact that South Africa is losing R2 billion a year due to identity theft has spurred the Department of Home Affairs to beef up its anti-corruption project to take on the officials involved. Minister Malusi Gigaba said there was no place for corrupt officials at Home Affairs. In one of the arrests, a woman was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment, of which three were suspended in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court for fraud and corruption relating to subsistence and travel allowances. Home Affairs spokesperson Mayihlome Tshwete said the department had received figures of the cost of identity theft from the private sector.

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  • SA prof cracks secrets of shells

    A Cape Town professor has become the first person from South Africa to be made a fellow of one of the world's top engineering associations. Alphose Zingoni, professor of structural engineering at the University of Cape Town, joined the exclusive Swiss-based International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). One example is the roof of Gatwick Airport in London. Raised in rural Zimbabwe, Zingoni said his passion began while playing with egg shells as a child.

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  • Maxwele asks court to set aside UCT suspension - Cape Times

    UCT student Chumani Maxwele visited the Western Cape High Court yesterday to make an application asking the court to set aside his suspension. The university had deemed Maxwele a potential risk to staff and students in June and suspended the Rhodes Must Fall (RMF) member until September pending a disciplinary hearing into allegations that he threatened and racially abused a lecturer. “I am asking the court to interdict the university from suspending me again until the matter of the disciplinary hearing is heard at the university’s tribunal,” Maxwele said.

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