• Graeme Smith’s divorce gets messier

    Morgan Deane‚ estranged wife of former Proteas captain Graeme Smith‚ is accusing his mates of bullying her. The Irish singer took to Twitter – twice – this morning to hit out at his fellow Cricket South Africa teammates. There were further rumours that the former Proteas captain has formed a close relationship with blonde beauty Justine Haddon‚ a Cape Town businesswoman who owns a clothing boutique. Smith has denied the affair and sending Deane the “divorce” SMS.

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  • ‘Drunk driving' wife charged after husband’s death

    A woman has been charged with drunken driving and culpable homicide after she crashed her car in Phoenix, KwaZulu-Natal, which resulted in the death of her husband. It is alleged 24-year-old Sabrina Sewsanker had crashed her car on the intersection of Redfern Drive and Roundfern Road on Sunday, April 26. Police reportedly found the vehicle on its roof, Phoenix Sun reported. On receiving medical treatment, it was allegedly discovered that Sabrina had been under the influence of alcohol.

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  • It's Time To Recognize The Unsung Heroes Of The Met Gala

    Without whom none of this would be possible.

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  • Adebayor blasts family members for abusing his wealth in bizarre Facebook rant

    In an 877-word Facebook post, Adebayor, one of the wealthiest African footballers in Europe having played for Arsenal, Manchester City and Spurs, reveals how his family stressed him to a point where it affected his football career. “Reading your recent comments, some people said my family and I should consult T.B Joshua. What else can a son do in his power to support his family? It is not for the first time the soccer star has lashed out at his family.

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  • Sturridge hip surgery successful - Premier League

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has had successful surgery on a hip problem that effectively ended his season, he said on social media. The 25-year-old England international has been sidelined by hip and thigh injuries and has not played since the FA Cup quarter-final win over Blackburn Rovers on April 8. Sturridge's season ended once Liverpool decided to send him to the United States for an assessment of the injuries that have seen him miss most of the campaign.

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  • 14 Fascinating X-Rays That Will Change The Way You Look At The Human Body

    Normal things like kissing and handshakes suddenly look really creepy. Photos by Hugh Turvey, artist in residence at the British Institute of Radiology.

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  • This Tumblr Post About Princess Diana And Prince William Will Make You Cry

    "If you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it."

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  • Experts for and against king’s proposal - Politics | IOL News

    While King Goodwill Zwelithini’s proposal on how foreigners in areas under traditional leadership should be treated has been welcomed by a top criminologist, constitutional law experts say the plan will not fly. Professor Johan Burger, of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), said on Monday that the government should pay attention to the guidelines King Goodwill Zwelithini recently set out for foreigners in rural areas.

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  • SANDF confirms that chopper was shot at in the DRC

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  • Nigeria: Many Freed Girls Malnourished or Pregnant

    Boko Haram, fleeing to a new hideout, has abandoned hundreds of women and girls in the Sambisa forest where the high school girls from Chibok were initially taken over one year ago. It is not certain, however, that the freed girls and women were part of the 200 plus kidnapped victims of Boko Haram, officials say. Over the past few weeks, Nigerian troops claim to have rescued about 1,000 women and girls. "Many of them told us that they have been hungry for days," said Sani Datti, spokesman for Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency.

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  • Durban's Tourism Indaba to restore city’s ‘dented image’

    DURBAN’s hospitality sector officials have moved into damage-control mode and have said they are optimistic about the turnout for this week’s Tourism Indaba. Officials have even gone as far as to say the event will restore the city’s dented image and that they expect thousands to visit the flagship tourism event. Tourism Indaba is regarded as one of Africa’s largest marketing events and generates millions of rands for the city. Durban’s tourism brand has taken a beating following weeks of xenophobic violence that displaced thousands of mostly African foreign immigrants.

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  • ‘My country needs my help’ - Gauteng | IOL News

    A Nepalese doctor who works in South Africa has fond memories of growing up in the south Asian country. “The thing I remember most fondly about growing up in Nepal is the responsibility, dragging my two younger brothers along to the village school,” said Ang Tshering Sherpa, a Nepalese orthopaedic doctor, living and working in South Africa. Sherpa is one of five Nepalese doctors travelling with disaster relief organisation, Gift of the Givers, to his home country to help those affected by the deadly earthquake. On March 3 1976, Sherpa - the second oldest of six children - was born in the mountain village of Namche Bazaar near Mount Everest.

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  • Benni McCarthy robbed – report

    Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on Tuesday, according to the website kickoff.com.

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  • Diddy still the richest man in hip hop

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  • Africa: South Africans Have Never Really Wanted Nigerians

    I had barely spent 10 minutes on South African soil when I knew that Nigerians were unwelcome. Arriving at the O R Tambo International Airport, an immigration officer irritatingly asked me how long I was staying, despite seeing clearly on my passport that I had a visa to stay up to 30 days.

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  • 28 Photos That'll Make You Wish You Were At David Beckham's 40th

    There was a Spice Girls reunion. In Morocco.

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  • Banks to be sued over repossessions - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Fifty people, represented by Housing Class Action, are taking the country s four major banks, Nedbank, Absa, Standard Bank and FNB, to court. Johannesburg - A class-action lawsuit to force banks to stop repossessing the homes of South Africans and then selling them off at a fraction of their value is expected to be heard in the high court. Fifty people, represented by Housing Class Action, are taking the country’s four major banks, Nedbank, Absa, Standard Bank and FNB, to court.

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  • DA leadership race plagued by controversy

    THE Democratic Alliance (DA) leadership race, due to end at the party’s elective conference in Port Elizabeth at the weekend, is being dogged by two controversies. Mmusi Maimane, considered by many to be the frontrunner, has endorsed a referendum on the death penalty — and the party has had to counter claims of sexual harassment targeting its leaders. Mr Maimane said in an interview he supported a referendum to decide on the reintroduction of the death penalty.

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  • Lecturer suspended over racist SMS - Western Cape | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA A lecturer at Stellenbosch University has been suspended after an alleged racist incident. Student activist Sikhulekile Duma lodged a complaint against nuclear physics lecturer Dr Anton Stander after tracing the message. Duma, a sociology student and member of transformation activist group Open Stellenbosch, received the SMS on April 25. Duma approached the university’s ombudsman on April 30, requesting that Stander be suspended.

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