• Chaos around Bobbi Kristina’s funeral - IOL Tonight

    Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral plans are “constantly changing”. A source has claimed that the service for the late daughter of Whitney Houston, who tragically passed away on 26 July at the age of just 22, has been thrown into chaos by the feuding families. It has also been revealed that the aspiring actress - who will be buried next to her late mother - will be laid to rest on 1 August in order for family members to be able to attend. Meanwhile, Bobbi Kristina's father Bobby Brown is said to be “taking comfort” in knowing his daughter is now “at peace”.

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  • Robert Mugabe shares bed with teenaged son when I'm away: Grace

    Grace Mugabe told Zimbabwe's state newspaper that when she's away - Chatunga Bellarmine is his father, Robert Mugabe's, favourite companion in bed.

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  • Nigeria: P/H, Warri Refineries Begin Daily Production of 8.5 Million Litres of Petrol

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced that the Port Harcourt and Warri refineries have been successfully re-streamed after a nine months' phased rehabilitation exercise conducted by its in-house engineers and technicians. This was contained in a statement issued yesterday where the corporation revealed that while the Port Harcourt refinery is ramping up its operation to about 60 per cent of its 210,000 barrels per day name plate capacity, Warri refinery production is projected to hit 80 per cent of its installed 125,000 bpd capacity. The proxies were also unwilling to provide post- rehabilitation performance guarantees," the statement said. It added however, that the phased rehabilitation strategy which entailed simultaneous rehabilitation of all the refineries using in-house and locally available resources in line with the Nigerian content law, also involved the use of original equipment manufacturer representatives to effect major equipment overhaul and rehabilitation.

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  • Bey and Jay are finally pregnant again - Tonight News

    AP/Frank Franklin II In this May 2, 2014 file photo Beyonce, right, and Jay-Z watch the first half of a NBA basketball playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors, in New York. Jay Z and Beyoncé are reportedly expecting a baby. The couple - who already have three-year-old daughter Blue Ivy together - are feeling incredibly "lucky" over their apparent impending arrival.

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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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  • Kenya Moore's Obsession With Beyoncé Has Reached New Levels

    The wind done gone and took Kenya's mind.

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  • South Africa's ambassador to Japan Mohau Pheko admits lying about PhD

    Pheko told the SABC that she registered for and worked towards her degree with La Salle, but the university closed down before she could complete her "studies". Pheko told the SABC the university was promoted as legitimate and that she had registered at it, but it closed before she could be awarded her doctorate. Pheko joins the list of South African public officials who have fraudulently claimed to have certain academic qualifications.

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  • Mystery of missing flight MH370 may finally be solved - Cape Times

    Australia, which has led a fruitless 16-month search for MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, said the discovery of what appeared to be part of a wing, was an important development . Kuala Lumpur: Investigators scrambled today to study plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island, fuelling hopes that one of aviation’s greatest enigmas could finally be solved: the mystery of missing flight MH370. The 2m-long piece of wreckage was found on the French island of La Reunion, offering up bittersweet hope of closure to the families of 239 people who disappeared in March last year on the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777. Australia, which has led a fruitless 16-month search for MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, said the discovery of what appeared to be part of a wing, was an “important development”.

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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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  • Video|Sandra Bland was still alive during her mugshot - Connect

    Authorities in Waller County, Texas, have released a video showing that Sandra Bland was alive during her mugshot. Last week, the footage from a police officer’s dash-cam surfaced and spread like wildfire all over the internet. The footage was released by the Texan police after Sandra Bland, 28, was allegedly found dead in her cell three days after she was arrested. A police officer allegedly asked the lady to put out her cigarette, to which she refused as she claimed smoking in her car was not against the law.

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  • Zimbabwe: No Goats in Harare City Centre, This Isn't West Africa - Mugabe

    Goats will not be allowed to roam in central Harare, President Robert Mugabe vowed Wednesday, insisting that his government would not tolerate the sort of chaos he has witnessed travelling in West Africa. The veteran leader was addressing a small enterprises expo in the capital when he declared that vendors who have flooded towns and cities across the country will be forcibly moved to designated trading places. Alarmed by the mayhem, the government has ordered the traders to relocate to designated trading places but many have refused to move. "If you were selling your wares at an illegal point but have now been discovered and offered a properly designated place to trader from, then you should move," said Mugabe Wednesday speaking partly in Shona.

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  • Price clears gay comment - Cape Times

    UCT vice-chancellor Max Price has told university staff and students that Zizipho Pae’s Facebook post, “We are institutionalising and normalising sin! May God have mercy on us” is an expression of religious belief and not meant to harm others. “Ms Pae’s Facebook post was an expression of her sincerely held religious belief, rather than an intervention to insult or hurt those with whom she disagrees,” Price said. The vice-chancellor weighed in on the matter after Pae requested that he review a recent decision by the Student Representative Council (SRC) to have her removed from the student body.

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  • Clarkson and 'Top Gear' presenters sign with Amazon for new car show

    Sacked BBC Top Gear, host Jeremy Clarkson has signed a deal with Amazon to present a new motoring show alongside his former co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May. Clarkson was fired from the BBC for physically attacking a member of Top Gear’s production staff in March. Amazon said the new show, to be overseen by the trio’s long time executive producer Andy Wilman, will be available on its subscription streaming service Amazon Prime next year and run for three seasons. Clarkson, 55, was replaced as lead presenter of the globally popular Top Gear show - aired in more than 200 countries and watched by 350 million viewers worldwide - by television presenter and DJ Chris Evans.

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  • Mario barred from Reds first-team - Premier League

    Reuters Mario Balotelli has been told he has no future with Liverpool and the striker is training away from the first-team squad. Mario Balotelli has been told he has no future with Liverpool and the striker is training away from the first-team squad along with Fabio Borini and Jose Enrique, whom the club are also looking to offload this summer. Balotelli, 24, was not on the pre-season tour to Thailand, Australia and Malaysia, and neither has he been included in the squads for the friendly games against HJK Helsinki in Finland tomorrow or Swindon Town on Sunday.

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  • OPINION: Hanekom vs Gigaba: When a law hurts the country

    After months of near-silence on the new visa regime imposed by Home Affairs, tourism minister Derek Hanekom finally went public on Wednesday morning, telling the world he was worried about the impact they were having on his industry. A few hours later, home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba hit back strongly. It’s not often that we have two Cabinet minister slugging it out in public. Two months ago, we predicted that Malusi Gigaba would have a fight on his hands when the first effects of the new visa regulations became known.

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  • Kenya: Journalists Goofed in Covering Obama's Visit

    US President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya was a big issue not only for Kenya but the international community. Every part of the Kenyan society tried to get something out of the visit, including the opposition leaders, who were reportedly rebuffed by the President of the world's most powerful nation. The Kenyan media, however, was not so enthusiastic and our reporters goofed big time in telling stories around Obama's visit. It looked like the reporters were glowing in the moment for getting the rare opportunity to cover the most powerful world leader.

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  • Caitlyn Jenner wants to look like Angelina Jolie

    Caitlyn Jenner wants more plastic surgery look like Angelina Jolie, according to her pal.

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  • Ex-Prasa chief engineer in dock - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Former Prasa head of engineering services Daniel Mtimkulu has appeared in court on a charge of fraud and uttering. Johannesburg - Former Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) head of engineering services Daniel Mtimkulu appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on a charge of fraud and uttering relating to his qualification, the National Prosecuting Authority in Gauteng said. Mtimkulu’s qualifications woes followed a report in Rapport newspaper that new trains ordered by Prasa from Spain were too high for South African rail infrastructure.

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  • Komphela said to be keen on Khune returning

    While Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela was cagey about the likely return of goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and midfielder Mandla Masango‚ new Amakhosi captain Siphiwe Tshabalala on Wednesday talked up the talent of the clubless duo‚ whose acrimonious departure made headlines last month. Khune and Masango‚ who became free agents on June 30 when their contracts at Chiefs expired‚ are still due to meet the club’s football manager Bobby Motaung this week for talks that should put an end to speculation regarding their future. The two players‚ along with Tefu Mashamaite‚ the Amakhosi skipper last season‚ were accused of making unreasonable demands when negotiating new deals. It is understood that Komphela is keen to see Khune in particular rejoin the Glamour Boys‚ however‚ on Wednesday‚ the coach was mum on any updates.

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  • Atandwa, Sizwe, Sbu and Rolene make news

    Here is what you might have missed in the world of celebs and all things glitz and gossip. According to a report in the Daily Sun, George Lebese has a new squeeze. The lady in question is actress Wendy Entle Mtyu. When this made it to the front page of the Sunday Sun, we thought no…it’s not true and then many reports came out.

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