• Owners of nothing, blacks are in trouble

    As we walk into the Melrose Arch Hotel restaurant for our appointment, Mosibudi Mangena looks around and makes a remark that summarises the position of black people in the South African economy. Melrose Arch is, in a way, a microcosm of the South African economy. It is owned by Amdec, a white-run property development company founded by John Wilson in 1989. Last year, insurance group Liberty bought a 25% share of the lucrative property.

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  • South Africa split along racial lines by PE teacher's death

    A Facebook group that was set up after Jayde Panayiotou was found dead, which called for the death penalty for the killer, changed its tune when her husband, Christopher, was confirmed as another suspect in her killing by changing its name to

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  • '#MayPac fight was incorrectly scored'

    The CEO of Golden Gloves says the Floyd Mayweather/ Manny Pacquaio fight was scored incorrectly.

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  • DJ Sbu in MoFire… - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    SUPPLIED DJ Sbu was arrested for drunk driving on Saturday and his Porsche was impounded by the cops in Krugersdorp. Johannesburg - THE arrest on drunk driving allegations of troubled radio DJ and musician DJ Sbu Leope brings to a climax what has been a difficult year for the self-styled businessman. Leope was nabbed about 4am on Saturday in the Randfontein area, west of Johannesburg. The news of his latest brush with the law was broken by Kaya FM on Saturday.

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  • Vavi snubs Malema call | The New Age Online

    Zwelinzima Vavi has snubbed Julius Malema’s call for a rival labour federation to Cosatu.

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  • Jeffrey Epstein Affair Threatens Hillary Clinton

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  • Khama defends Zuma at SADC summit - Africa | IOL News

    DoC Botswana's President Ian Khama reportedly came to the aid of President Jacob Zuma telling African leaders that South Africa can t be looked at as the employment bureau for the region . Johannesburg - After taking a pounding from African governments over xenophobic attacks in South Africa, President Zuma was delighted when Botswana President Ian Khama came to his defence at this week’s regional summit in Harare. Khama was apparently the unnamed leader quoted saying at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit on industrialisation that “South Africa can’t be looked at as the employment bureau for the region”.

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  • Emmanuel's journey home begins where life was ended

    The coffin carrying the body of the man initially identified as Emmanuel Sithole was placed next to where his stall had stood - and where the fatal attack had started. The images taken of Josias as he was beaten and knifed on the streets of Alexandra, Johannesburg, became the rallying point for many South Africans and government agencies during the recent wave of xenophobic violence, even as the Presidency denied the killing was xenophobic. The South African government instead deemed his murder "an act of criminality". On Monday, President Jacob Zuma said he was in the country illegally and that his real name was Josias.

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  • Zola finally cracks the lead role

    Zola Nombona has finally earned her top billing. The actress from Mthatha, Eastern Cape, makes a big splash next week as the co-star of Z'bondiwe, the new e.tv action drama series. Nombona enjoyed relative fame with some small roles in SABC1 dramas such as Intersexions, Single Guys and Ithuba Lokugcina, and now she leads the cast in Z'bondiwe.

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  • 33 Wedding Nightmares That'll Make You Glad You're Single

    Bad brides, grooms, and guests, oh my.

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  • Here Are The First Pictures Of The New Royal Baby

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduce their newborn princess.

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  • Nigerians Most Sexually Satisfied People

    Nigerians have been rated as the most sexually satisfied people in the world.

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  • Cassper storms off

    Cassper Nyovest showed his frustrations with the hosts of hip hop festival Back to the City by dropping the mic and walking off stage during a performance on Monday night. The rapper performed a number of his hits, and while performing his last song, the stage manager signalled to him and his DJ that their time was up. Wanting to please the fans, Cassper's DJ delayed the start of the song by getting the crowd excited with the heavy beat. Cassper walked off stage fuming, leaving DJ Capital, who was next in line to play, stunned.

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  • Parents' tug-of-war lands talented TV teen in care

    A tug-of-war between the parents of a child star with a promising career has spun out of control. Lethabo Gumede, 14, led a busy childhood. By the time he was 12 he had already starred in 26 commercials, six of which were for the international market. The teen also starred in television productions such as The Wild, in which he played Nathi, the son of Itumeleng Tladi, and on SABC1's My Perfect Family.

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  • Simba’s heartbroken dad pleads for justice - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    The father of late Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere has pleaded for justice for his son and his friend, Kady-Shay O’Bryan. Joseph Mhere said the twists and turns in the culpable homicide case involving a driver who crashed into his son’s car three months ago were causing him anxiety. Mhere, who was a passenger in his son’s car, said he still did not know the identity of the driver of the white Polo who lost control along William Nicol Drive near the N1 and smashed into their car. Recalling that fateful morning on January 31, Mhere said he never got see the face of the driver.

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  • Pacquiao is a hell of a fighter: Mayweather

    "He is a hell of a fighter," Mayweather said of Pacquiao, the Filipino icon who has won world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions. Mayweather expected to rake in $200 million and Pacquiao was in line for a potential $100 million payday once revenue from sources including pay-per-view television sales was counted. "When the history books are written, this fight will have been worth the wait," Mayweather said, adding that 19 years of ring experience had prepared him for the most scrutinized fight of his career. "He's a very awkward fighter, so I had to take my time and watch him close," Mayweather said.

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  • Southern Africa: Mugabe Gives SADC Delegates Comic Relief

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was at the centre of a cocktail of drama and comedy during the just-ended Sadc Extra-Ordinary Summit in Harare on Wednesday as age continues to take its toll on the 91-year-old leader. Mugabe, who is the Sadc and African Union chairperson, stole the limelight as expected. Known for his penchant for smartness and being particular with his taste, Mugabe shocked many, including his colleague presidents who had lined up for a group photo session when he reached the left pocket of his jacket and took out a plastic hair comb and began to comb his hair in public.

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  • Reese Witherspoon's Teenage Daughter Will Make You Feel Really Old

    Which one's Ava? Which one's Reese? We'll never know!

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  • Criminals pounce on celebs at birthday party

    The TV stars had descended on De Grandiose club in Wynberg - near Pan Africa Mall at 1st Avenue in Alexandra - to toast the 23rd birthday of Selimathunzi presenter Siphesihle Vazi when four robbers made an unwelcome arrival. In the building were Lunga Shabalala, also of Selimathunzi, Asanda Foji from Generations: The Legacy, Clement Maosa of Skeem Saam, Nkululeko Magoba (formerly Tshirumbula) of Muvhango and DJ Monotone of Panja fame, among others. Eyewitnesses told Sowetan that when the intruders stormed in, Tshirumbula was on the decks on the upper floor.

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  • Girl sent home for wearing skirt raises ire - World News | IOL News

    Sarah, a Muslim pupil, was banned from her school in France for wearing a long skirt. Durban - There was a public outcry on social media this week after a 15-year-old French Muslim girl was banned from school for wearing a long skirt reflecting her religious affiliation. Social media users took to platforms like Facebook and Twitter to start a campaign using the hashtag #JePorteMaJupeCommeJeVeux which means “I wear my skirt as I like” in English. Young South African Muslims expressed their disappointment and others said they were concerned that France was becoming an “anti-Islamic” nation.

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