• Watch: Another embarrassing error for SABC as presenter caught 'working out'

    The SABC has been caught off guard once again. This time a viewer captured a bizarre moment when while linking to an insert, the camera man switched back to studio, showing the TV presenter gesturing with her arms in mid air as if she is exercising. When the presenter realises she is back on air, she sheepishly stops gesturing, unsure of what to do. This is the latest blooper after a dagga activist smoked live on air and an experienced anchor became aggressive with the spokesperson of the EFF. Hat tip News24

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  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

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  • Andile Jali puts a ring on it - SundayWorld

    On top of earning the title for arguably Mzansi’s most sought-after “It Girl” – thanks to Diski Divas – then announcing that she is expecting a bundle of joy a few weeks ago, Nonhle just broke news on her Instagram that she is officially going to be Mrs Andile Jali. In a series of ambiguous posts Nonhle, not in so many words, confirmed that Andile had popped the question. Nonhle is even seen sporting a sumptuous rock on her engagement ring finger.

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Blasts Mandela - And Speaks on Xenophobia

    Admitting he was spewing "poison", President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday blamed unemployment in South Africa for the vicious xenophobic attacks against foreigners there, including Zimbabweans. Clearly revelling in his role as Africa's political grandee and elder statesman, Mugabe claimed that Africa's second biggest economy needed help from its poorer neighbours. Zimbabwe has struggled with a serious economic crisis for about 15 years. The crunch shows no sign of easing and has forced an estimated one million locals across the border into South Africa in search of a better life.

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  • Mazibuko earns master’s degree from Harvard

    Lindiwe Mazibuko is celebrating a Masters of Public Administration degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. In her time at Harvard — the world-renowned university first established in 1636 — Mazibuko has shared her excitement at the extreme season changes and taken up cycling. Mazibuko first attended the University of KwaZulu-Natal to study a Bachelor of Music degree then moved to the University of Cape Town‚ where she obtained a BA (French‚ Classics‚ Media & Writing) in 2006 and a BA Honours (Political Communication) degree in 2007.

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  • VIDEO: Resident opens fire on would-be robbers

    CCTV footage has surfaced showing a man firing shots at three alleged would-be robbers in Johannesburg. In the video, the victim is seen driving into the garage last Wednesday. While he is approaching the passenger door, the victim fires at the suspects. The suspects apparently returned fire as they were running away.

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  • TWEET OF THE WEEK: Mbalula’s thug life

    There are no strict rules, only that the tweet in question must offer an important insight, define a debate (notorious or otherwise) or mark an occasion. "Honorable Members, I hereby introduce to you the Mayor of P.E Dr Danny Jordaan. Profile: Fikile Mbalula is SA’s minister of sport and recreation and an African National Congress (ANC) MP. Citation: The cult of personality, by and large, dominates South African politics.

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  • We Ate The World's Most Expensive Pie And It Nearly Killed Us

    2. Before we begin this tale of bravery, perseverance and unashamed gilded gluttony, it’s important to understand why a meat pie worth $12,000 exists. The dish, affectionately known as the “Posh Pie” inside the kitchen where it was born at Paddington’s Lord Dudley Hotel, was created to celebrate the sale of the two millionth Groupon voucher in Australia. 3. The pie’s ~fancy pants~ ingredient list includes Australia’s dearest wagyu eye fillet, West Australian rock lobsters, french truffles worth $180 a pop and German gold leaf.

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  • Dame Shirley Bassey blasts Beyonce for 'skimpy' Met Ball dress

    Dame Shirley Bassey has blasted Beyonce and other modern singers who feel the need to ''see who can wear the skimpiest outfit''. Dame Shirley said: ''It is like they are all in competition with each other. ''When I saw Beyonce at the Met Ball the other night I was like, 'excuse me?' I think you have to leave a lot to the imagination. Speaking at the 'Shooting Star' book launch in London, Dame Shirley said: ''Of course it is a bad impression for young people to follow because they want to dress like that.

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  • Generous Mashamaite hands 'Player of the Season' award to Mathoho

    The ever hard- working Kaizer Chiefs’ captain Tefu Mashamaite handed his Player of the Season award to his co-defender Eric "Tower" Mathoho on Wednesday evening at the club’s prestigious awards ceremony held in Midrand. "Tefu accepted the award and handed it over to his fellow team mate Eric Mathoho", said the clubs media manager Vina Maphosa. Amakhosi broke all kinds of records including winning the league with a highest number of points(69 ), the biggest margin over the runners-up Mamelodi Sundowns by 12 points. Mashamaite added a further R160000 to the R450000 he racked up on Sunday at Premier Soccer League awards.

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  • Shots fired: Mmusi Maimane goes for DJ Sbu - SundayWorld

    Thu May 21 16:49:14 CAT 2015 Hold on there Mmusi, ‘twars’ never end well for anybody!But what can we say he’s following in his political mama’s footsteps. Remember that epic twar between Helen Zille

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  • Mathoho’s absence at Chiefs awards explained  

    Erick Mathoho’s absence at the Kaizer Chiefs awards on Wednesday night raised eyebrows, football fans formulated a number of theories on Twitter as to why he wasn’t present. Phakaaathi investigated the matter and found that Mathoho was home recovering from a toe surgery.

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  • Home Affairs allows big business to jump visa queue

    The one-stop Premium Visa and Permit Centre will fast-track their visas and those of their family members. This centre was launched yesterday at the Gauteng Investment Centre in Sandton by Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba. The new centre was established in partnership with the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency and VFS Global. Its core function is to facilitate increased investment and infrastructure development in South Africa by making it easy for corporate clients to process their visa and permit applications.

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  • ‘Jayde was a teacher of note’

    Port Elizabeth Life orientation teacher Jayde Panayiotou was “delightful, spunky and adaptable”. A few months ago she taught a class on the girls abducted by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram. As the bail application for Christoper Panayiotou – her husband accused of orchestrating her murder – resumes today, school principal Marilyn Woods of Riebeek College Girls High School recalled the person she had been. “Jayde was a delightful person.

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  • Mpoku found guilty of killing Cuburne, 3 - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    THE STAR Nathaniel Chicken Mpoku has been found guilty of kidnapping and murdering Reiger Park toddler Cuburne van Wyk. Johannesburg - Nathaniel “Chicken” Mpoku has been found guilty of kidnapping and murdering Reiger Park toddler Cuburne van Wyk. “You are found guilty and convicted of the crimes of kidnapping and murder as charged,” Judge George Maluleke said during his judgment in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Thursday. Three days later, his partially burnt body was found on an abandoned mine dump near Reiger Park.

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  • Applying for SA visas made easy for senior executives

    SENIOR executives seeking to make visa and permit applications will no longer have to visit the usual Home Affairs branches in Johannesburg‚ after a "premium" centre was launched by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba in Sandton on Wednesday. The application process at the centre took about 10 minutes and thereafter the applicant would wait for nearly four months to get the visa or permit as opposed to the initial eight months‚ the department said. Most of the application process is done electronically‚ including payment. The biometrics and applications are approved at the department’s head office in Pretoria.

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  • Six load shedding jokes - Connect

    Need a pick me up? Whenever your feeling down, refer back to this. I promise it will help.

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  • Home Affairs jacking up its ability to process visa and work permits | The New Age Online

    Home Affairs reports that it is to accelerate the process of securing visas and work permits. The move is said to be helpful to big businesses and could lead to greater international business input. It could also lead to more foreign investment in an ailing economy.In an effort to accelerate the process of securing work permits and a visa, Home Affairs Minister  Malusi Gigaba launched a visa and permit centre in Johannesburg which will exclusively deal with work visa applications of large companies.

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  • Western countries fighting tax evasion by companies – Mbeki | The New Age Online

     Western countries were losing billions due to their multi-national companies making profits abroad and avoiding tax payments, former South African president and chairman of the African Union High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, Thabo Mbeki, said on Thursday. Mbeki presented a report to the Pan African Parliament sitting in Midrand, Johannesburg, which showed that Africa lost US$50 a year due to illicit cash flows from the continent. During its investigation into the illicit cash flows, the panel visited western countries such as the United States and institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Parliament and various sections of the United Nations, Mbeki said.

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  • Ramaphosa’s blue light blues - Politics | IOL News

    Ethekwini metro police officers compromised the safety of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa when they refused to escort him, citing a dispute over overtime pay. The drama unfolded at the Albert Park police station last Thursday after a shift team scheduled to escort Ramaphosa was denied overtime by senior metro police officials who allegedly cited the city’s austerity measures. Thursday afternoon was the team’s last shift before they were due to take their rest days from Friday, but they were scheduled to transport Ramaphosa on Friday. Ramaphosa was in Durban on Friday to deliver a keynote address at the National Sanitation Indaba hosted by the Department of Water and Sanitation at the International Convention Centre.

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  • No foul play in SA cop’s Thai hotel death - KwaZulu-Natal | IOL News

    The post-mortem results of Hibiscus Coast Municipality law enforcement officer, Devlyn Abbott, who died while on holiday in Thailand, has revealed he died of inflammation of the brain. Post mortem results sent to Abbot’s family this week said the 41-year-old died as a result of “cerebral edema and bleeding under meninges” - inflammation to the brain caused by meningitis. Staff at a Phuket hotel where he had been staying found his body in his hotel room on May 5. On the day he was found he sent a message to his family via, Whatsapp, saying he had “piercing headaches”.

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