• Home Affairs Corruption exposed | The New Age Online

    Several touts and a police officer have been “caught” on camera allegedly taking bribes at the Marabastad offices of the Home Affairs Department. Many Home Affairs officials are crooks. The tout then approached a police officer for the affidavit, which was signed and stamped by the police officer and filled in by the tout.

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  • Sandton City suffers another structural collapse

    This is the second time this month a ceiling collapsed at Sandton City in Johannesburg.

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  • Durban father killed during hijacking

    Investigations are under way after a 58-year old Durban father was shot dead by armed hijackers at the Mobeni Heights Shopping Centre in KwaZulu-Natal. Former navy employee, Jugdeesh Dayaram Ranchhod, had been on his way home at about 10pm on Friday night when he was accosted by four armed men a few hundred metres away from his house, Rising Sun Chatsworth reported. The hijackers allegedly shot him twice, including a bullet to the head. According to Ranchhod’s sisters, Meena and Anitha Ranchhod, this was the fourth time their brother was hijacked.

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  • Nigeria: Bauma Conexpo Africa 2015 Kicks Off Sept in South Africa

    Africa's premier international trade fair - Bauma Conexpo Africa - for construction sector machinery/assets, building material machines, mining machines and related sectors, has been scheduled for 15-18 September 2015, in Johannesburg Expo Centre, South Africa.

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  • Zim VP vultures circling Mugabe - Africa | IOL News

    Vice-presidential vultures are circling Robert Mugabe. First, his sacked VP Joice Mujuru formed a rival party to challenge the Zimbabwean leader. Addressing youth members of his Zanu-PF party at the weekend, he was reported to have warned that anyone thinking of choosing between his two current vice-presidents - Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko - would be inviting a similar fate to that of Ms Mujuru, who was sacked last year, reportedly on the orders of Mr Mugabe's wife, Grace. “If you are choosing between my two vice-presidents, you are beginning your own [sacking],” Mr Mugabe is reported to have said.

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  • Rand, bonds cheered after surprise trade surplus

    The rand raced to a session high against the greenback while yields on bonds fell sharply after South Africa's trade balance swung to a surprise surplus on Tuesday. A 4,6 percent increase in exports lifted the country's trade balance to a R4,99 billion surplus in May, better than consensus predicting a R3,5 billion shortfall and following a R2,5 billion deficit previously. “The latest trade data is a little more encouraging from the perspective of helping to meaningfully reduce South Africa's deficit on the current account,” Kevin Lings, chief economist at Stanlib, said in a note. Government bonds also reaped some relief, with the benchmark issue due in 2026 shedding 10 basis points to 8,25 percent.

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  • Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay | The New Age Online

    Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites produced their best display of the tournament and advanced to a showdown with Chile in Saturday's final. Although Messi failed to end his run of more than 900 minutes without an international goal from open play, he turned creator as Argentina tore Paraguay apart. Goals from Angel Di Maria (2), Marcos Rojo, Javier Pastore, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain completed an emphatic rout for the South American giants.

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  • A presidency of calamity: Jacob Zuma's doomed legacy | Daily Maverick

    It really riles President Jacob Zuma to be compared to former President Thabo Mbeki. It was one of the reasons Julius Malema was booted out of the ANC – “unfavourably comparing the leadership style” of Zuma to that of Mbeki.

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  • ANC showdown as Mashatile rips into Nkandla report

    The ANC leadership is set for a showdown as the party's Gauteng chair‚ Paul Mashatile‚ became the highest-profile member to distance himself from police minister Nathi Nhleko's report on Nkandla.

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  • Graeme Smith finally breaks his silence - SundayWorld

    On Sunday Deane took to social media‚ to air their dirty laundry with accusations that Smith was not financially supporting her and their children. According to Smith the couple agreed‚ together with their attorneys that they would not discuss their relationship in the media‚ largely for the sake of their kids.

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  • Ghana competes with leading 4×4 manufacturers [+video]

    Until now anyone thinking of buying a new 4×4 car would be unlikely to go for an African brand – largely because there weren’t any. However, this is about to change with the arrival of the Kantanka range, all designed and manufactured in Ghana. But, will it be able to take on world famous brands... Read more »

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  • The 'one man, one wife policy’ a joke – EFF

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Wednesday it has not introduced a policy prohibiting its members and leaders from having more than one marital spouse. On Saturday, the EFF posted a message on its official Twitter account which was viewed by many as suggesting the party was against polygamy. The tweet was accompanied by a picture showing EFF leader Julius Malema and his wife Mantwa, and the party’s national chairperson Dali Mpofu with his wife Mpumi. On the policy one man, one wife,” reads the tweet which generated 243 favourites and 212 retweets.

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  • Man reported missing 5 years ago found - World News | IOL News

    An American tourist who vanished from northern Australia five years ago, with his kayak found submerged near a beach, has been discovered alive by police investigating a burglary. The man, named in the media as Kenneth Rodman, was last seen by a friend in 2010 near Port Douglas, 60 kilometres north of popular tourist town Cairns, as he was heading to a beach. “Friends, family and police were unable to make contact with him since 2010,” Queensland state police said in a statement late on Monday. The Cairns Post said he was arrested after being chased down by a police dog while officers were investigating a routine burglary in Cairns.

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  • Mbalula hits hard on Maimane

    Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula, also dubbed the “Razzmatazz”, took to Twitter to lash on DA leader Mmusi Maimane. This follows the Tuesday interview Maimane had with the BBC HARDtalk about corruption, Marikana inquiry, and other matters. Mbalula tweeted that Maimane “fumbled on the AU question, tried to downplay its importance as an African Institution. On the Marikana massacre, Maimane said that “the police commissioner still keeps her job today.

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  • 11 memorable moments from Our Perfect Wedding season 4

    Sunday evenings belong to Mzansi Magic. Anyone who disagrees needs to get their priorities straight.

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  • 9 things black people will dance for according to South African adverts

    Despite the fact that our advertising industry is one of the most well respected in the world, we are constantly bombarded with adverts of black people dancing for food, alcohol, sweets and even airtime.

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  • Emails: Clinton struggled to fit in - World News | IOL News

    New York/ Washington - Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Barack Obama after being appointed Secretary of State in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department on Tuesday. In an email to two aides on June 8, 2009, Clinton was unsure if the White House had held a Cabinet meeting and whether she should attend. If not, who are we sending?” Clinton wrote.

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  • Marli van Breda to be placed in the care of relatives

    The Western Cape High Court has endorsed a recommendation that Marli van Breda be placed in the care of an aunt and uncle. Earlier today Judge Siraj Desai heard the final report with recommendations compiled by the teenage girl’s curator. The advocate says Marli is currently enjoying the school holidays and is visiting family and friends.

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