• Nigeria: How Nigerians Profited From Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

    The six-years wait to see two of the world's most glamorous boxers, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, square up in a commercial match eventually ended on Saturday, as the two treaded punches at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Although the Philippines and America felt more of the buzz, being home countries of Pacquiao and Mayweather respectively, others still had some profitable tales to tell. Nigeria is no exception as, as inestimable number of fans and curious people kept vigil till early hours of Sunday to watch the match. A week to the epic fight, proprietors of football match viewing centres in Nigeria had made arrangements to accommodate boxing fans, following the hype the fight generated in Nigeria.

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  • Vuzu's rich kids: The upper class skhotanes - City Press

    Two of these three apply to the new reality show Rich Kids. Entertainment introduced the Rich Kids of Beverly Hills last year, it was intriguing to catch a glimpse of a day in the life of the children of the US’s megarich. Every week the show will introduce a new rich South African kid and show us their luxurious life. The star, Nape Phasha (21), seemed like a nice-enough guy as he showed off his expensive tastes.

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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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  • 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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  • Nigerians Most Sexually Satisfied People

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

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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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  • Here Are The First Pictures Of The New Royal Baby

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduce their newborn princess.

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  • Sithole murder case postponed - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    THE STAR Kevin Sutherland, left, and James Oatway, assisted by a security guard and two nurses from a clinic, help Emmanuel Sithole to a car after he was stabbed in Alexandra. Johannesburg - The trial of four men accused of killing Mozambican hawker Emmanuel Sithole was postponed in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Mthinto Bhengu, Sizwe Mngomezulu, Ayanda Sibiya and Sifundi Mzimela allegedly stabbed Sithole, also known as Emmanuel Josias, to death on a street of the northern Johannesburg township, last month.

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

    Bad brides, grooms, and guests, oh my.

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  • DA's Fort Hare coup riles ANC

    Daso obtained 52.5% of the vote in elections at the university last week, while the ANC-aligned SA Students Congress (Sasco) got only 37%. This was despite the ANC delegating senior leaders, including Deputy President Cyril Rama-phosa, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba to campaign for Sasco. This is the second university campus that Sasco has lost to Daso. Last year the DA students took control of the SRC at Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

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  • Home Affairs ‘battling to deal with influx’ - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, right, enjoys a light moment after briefing the press. Johannesburg - The tide of illegal immigrants flowing into the country has stretched Home Affairs’ inspectorate to the limit, leading the department to plead for more resources. Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni told MPs this week that his 700-member immigration unit was unable to cope with the “thousands” of illegal immigrants a day who entered the country. In 2005, the department’s revamped National Immigration Branch was launched to offer a specialist, professional and hi-tech service to incoming foreign visitors and clamp down on illegal immigrants.

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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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  • Military nabs Boko Haram food & food supplier

    The successes recorded following the offensive by the Nigerian troops in the last two weeks.

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  • Nigeria: Fans Tell AKA to Relocate to Nigeria

    Talented rapper, AKA is in hot soup with his fans currently after he declared that he's ashamed of his South African passport, and that he is more respected in Nigeria than in South Africa. The artiste was in Nigeria for the All Star edition of a club musical event. "I feel more respected and welcomed in Nigeria than I do in South Africa and that's the sad truth.

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  • Tributes paid to Rio Ferdinand's wife Rebecca | The New Age Online

    The wife of former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has died aged 34 following a short battle with cancer, he announced on Saturday, prompting a flood of tributes. Figures from across English football paid tribute to Rebecca Ellison, who died on Friday night from breast cancer, with fans applauding during matches and players expressing sympathy to Ferdinand. "My soulmate slipped away last night," the 36-year-old Queens Park Rangers player said in a statement. "Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.

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  • World's 'biggest' Prada store set to open in Sandton

    "Yep, our uniform is Prada. The luxury Italian brand has, of course, arrived in South Africa, setting up home in Sandton City's R185-million new wing, aptly called Diamond Walk. It is not for the faint-hearted - Prada's neighbours include a revamped Louis Vuitton megastore, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Gucci. Oh, of course, there is Jimmy Chooooo, too!

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  • Watch: Woman sets petrol pump on fire in Israel

    An Israeli woman asked a man at a Jerusalem petrol station for a cigarette, and when he said

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  • Actress Mary Makhatho kicks 'limp' Ben10 to the curb - SundayWorld

    Now staying with his sickly father in Mohlakeng, on the West Rand, Mohohlo confirmed Makhatho booted him out of her crib after complaining he was, among others, limp in bed . Makhatho, who plays Connie in the e.tv series, said her ex-Ben10 should return the things she helped him acquire and stop being a chatterbox.

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