• 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.

    Independent Online q
  • Chris Brown's new tattoo

    Chris Brown has got a new tattoo of the Ancient Greek sculpture Venus de Milo on the back of his head. The 'Loyal' hitmaker has had an inking of the Ancient Greek sculpture Venus de Milo on the back of his scalp, much to the horror of his fans.

    Sowetan LIVE q
  • 9/11 ‘Dust Lady’ dies from cancer - World News | IOL News

    A survivor of the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York who was featured in one of the most haunting photographs of the outrage has died of stomach cancer. The family of Marcy Borders first announced her death on Monday on Facebook. Borders, who was 28 at the time of the attacks, was just one month into a job for Bank of America in one of the Twin Towers.

    Independent Online q
  • '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.

    Times LIVE q
  • ‘The rand is falling... HAHA!’ - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Zim minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand. Johannesburg - Zimbabwe’s poison-tongued cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand on Twitter.

    Independent Online q
  • Miley Cyrus hits out at Nicki Minaj rant

    Miley Cyrus doesn't think Nicki Minaj came from a ''place of love'' when she ranted about not being nominated for Video of the Year at the MTV VMAs. The MTV Video Music Awards host has hit out at the 'Anaconda' rapper's rant last month about being overlooked for the prestigious Video of the Year prize. At the time Nicki claimed she would have been nominated if she was a ''different kind of artist'' and said: ''Black women influence pop culture so much but are rarely rewarded for it (sic)''. The comments sparked a response from Taylor, who is nominated in the Video of the Year category, and felt Nicki was taking aim at her.

    Sowetan LIVE q
  • Mandela’s red Merc becomes art

    An exhibition that deals with labour relations at East London’s Mercedes-Benz plant in 1990 will open on Friday at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery. Red is an exhibition by Johannesburg artist Simon Gush and has previously been on display in Cape Town‚ Johannesburg and Grahamstown. It will run in East London until September 30. Speaking to the Daily Dispatch on Tuesday‚ one of the organisers‚ Gary Minkley‚ said that when Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990 after serving 27 years in jail‚ workers at the West Bank plant decided to pay tribute to him by building a Mercedes-Benz sedan during unpaid overtime.

    Sowetan LIVE q
  • 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.

    The Citizen q
  • Home affairs official arrested for 'facilitating' fraudulent marriages

    The Department of Home Affairs announced on Tuesday that a home affairs front office clerk had been arrested in King Williamstown‚ Eastern Cape‚ for facilitating fraudulent marriages involving illegal foreign nationals. “We have pronounced‚ when we launched Operation Bvisa Masina last month‚ that we will spare no effort in rooting out corrupt elements both in the Department of Home Affairs and the community.

    Sowetan LIVE q
  • 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.

    Times LIVE q
  • Arsenal's Ozil says needs to be more selfish to score more goals

    Ozil joined the Gunners two seasons ago for a club record fee of 42.5 million pounds ($65.9 million), making him the most expensive German player in football history. The World Cup winner has since scored nine goals to go with 17 assists in 51 Premier League appearances for Arsenal. "I want to score more goals than in the last two seasons and that's my aim for this season," the 26-year-old, who was challenged by manager Arsene Wenger to score more than 10 goals this campaign, told the club website (www.arsenal.com). "I think that's one of my distinguishing characteristics," the former Real Madrid midfielder added.

    Times LIVE q
  • Sacked Baxter hits back at 'bonkers' Genclerbirligi chairman

    The former Kaizer Chief’s boss lost his opening match 3-2 at home to Rizesport despite leading 2-1 with a minute to go. Despite leading [against Antalyaspor] with 15 minutes to go, Genclerbirligi ended up losing 3-1. “The chairman calls me in and rants at me, even going on about my family.

    Times LIVE q
  • The wedding ring that could cost you a finger - IOL Lifestyle

    REUTERS Tough, durable and light, the precious metal is seen adorning the fingers of a growing number of brides and grooms. London - Titanium is an increasingly popular choice when it comes to choosing a wedding ring. Tough, durable and light, the precious metal is seen adorning the fingers of a growing number of brides and grooms. Surgeons at Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital warn of the problem in the Emergency Medicine Journal.

    Independent Online q
  • #1 Reason Not To Buy A New Computer

    Find out the real reason behind slow computers!

  • New SA airline to take to skies next month

    Bookings for flights on the new airline open this Tuesday. “Fly Blue Crane has anticipated and is positioned to deliver on what customers want: the enhanced convenience of frequent flights through high on-time performance‚ commitment to consistent service excellence‚ advanced online technologies that will make the booking and travel process fuss-free‚ and of course highly competitive fares‚” said Fly Blue Crane CEO Siza Mzimela. The COO of Fly Blue Crane‚ Theunis Potgieter‚ said the airline was poised to become an African aviation innovator by responding to market needs and implementing invaluable insights from global travellers who have revealed that customer value is not based on low pricing alone‚ but also in areas such as consistency‚ frequency‚ professionalism and reliability‚ as well as softer touch-points which include complimentary quality meals and the level of attention to detail paid to customers’ special needs when flying. “Fly Blue Crane’s customers can look forward to such a fresh approach to air travel‚ which blends the best of both worlds without compromising on premium service‚” he said.

    Times LIVE q
  • 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.

    The Citizen q
  • 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”.

    Connect q
  • Hamilton gets seal of approval from Rihanna's family

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

    Times LIVE q
  • Free Retirement Calculator: When Can You Retire?

    Find Out How Soon You Can Retire With Our Free Online Assessment.

  • 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.

    Independent Online q
  • Africa’s richest man solidifies future

    AFRICA’s richest man is pushing to dominate its market for cement, the material at the heart of the continent’s infrastructure boom. It is not stopping Aliko Dangote. "Africa’s future growth is intrinsically linked to cement," he told dignitaries, including Zambian President Edgar Lungu, earlier this month as he opened a new factory on the outskirts of Ndola, Zambia’s third-largest city. The plant will help bring Dangote Cement’s total production capacity to 43-million tonnes by the end of this year, within striking distance of the African capacity of market leader LafargeHolcim — which runs its own Zambia factory about 30km from the plant Dangote was opening.

    Business Day Live q
  • 'Caitlyn’s driving caused fatal crash' - Tonight News

    REUTERS A damaged vehicle is pictured at the scene of a four-car crash involving reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, then known as Bruce Jenner, in Malibu, California, on February 7, 2015. Los Angeles prosecutors will decide if Caitlyn Jenner will be charged with vehicular manslaughter after a fatal car crash in February. LA County sheriff's detectives passed their findings to prosecutors on Tuesday (25.08.15) so they may decide the fate of the 'I Am Cait' star, who they allege "set off a chain of events" that resulted in the death of Kim Howe in a multi-car pile up. Richard Curry said Caitlyn - who was known as Bruce Jenner at the time of the incident, before undergoing her gender transition - was driving at a speed which was unsafe when her vehicle, a Cadillac Escalade, shunted Kim Howe's Lexus from behind.

    Independent Online q