• Money never sleeps - City Press

    Money makes money without breaking a sweat. Moyagabo Maake does the maths on two tycoons’ fortunes to see how they grow.

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  • New details revealed about the origin of Aids

    HIV-1, which causes Aids, is composed of four groups, each coming from a separate cross-species transmission of a simian version of the virus from apes to humans. Previous research identified chimpanzees in southern Cameroon as the source of HIV-1 group M, which has infected more than 40 million people worldwide and triggered the AIDS pandemic, as well as the geographically limited group N, identified in only about 20 people. The new research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed those groups originated in western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon.

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  • EFF rebel group submits ‘mountain of evidence’ against Malema

    A group of disgruntled Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members have submitted what they say is a mountain of evidence showing intimidation and the gross mismanagement of the party's National People's Assembly and is now calling on the High Court to nullify the outcome. The members are led by suspended EFF Member of Parliament (MP) Andile Mngxitama who has accused EFF leaders Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu of abusing party funds and suppressing internal democracy.

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  • Nigeria: Queen of Bleaching Disses Lupita Over 'Stolen' Dress

    Nigerian and Cameroonian singer and cosmetics seller, Dencia has hit out at Lupita Nyong'o over the theft of her Oscar red carpet "pearl dress". In her usual fashion, Dencia took to her Twitter page and posted, "Moral of the story, cut Ur coat according to Ur size. Lupita's stolen dress was returned after the thieves found out the pearls were fake. The Calvin Klein dress was said to be covered in more than 6,000 pearls and valued at more than $150,000.

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  • The rich get even richer

    Gates was once again named as the world's richest man, according to Forbes' Rich list - a position he has held 16 times. The ringing cash register may be deafening for us measly beings, but the same cannot be said for those whose net worth earned them a spot on Africa's 50 Richest list, also released by Forbes yesterday. South African luxury goods tycoon Johann Rupert increased his net worth from $6.6-billion to $7.3-billion in a year, retaining his top position as South Africa's richest person. Nicky Oppenheimer came in at third in Africa (and second in South Africa) after his net worth increased from $6.5-billion to $6.8-billion.

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  • Zimbabwe: Nigerian Witchdoctors Planned to Kill Me - Mugabe

    Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has alleged that his former Vice President and other top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him. The Africa Review reports that President Mugabe made the bizarre claims at the weekend as he celebrated his 91st birthday at a lavish party hosted by the party's communist-styled 21st February movement. The veteran ruler, in power since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 claims he was ordained by God to rule forever according to the report. Ms Mujuru was sacked together with more than 10 Cabinet ministers for allegedly plotting to assassinate President Mugabe and being involved in corrupt activities.

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  • Oscar goes from caviar to chakalaka - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.

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  • Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran split

    The 25-year-old singer is said to have hooked up with their mutual friend, Nia Amey, 31, while he and Tran were on a break and now has a nine-month-old daughter with the model. Insiders previously revealed Tran was ready to marry Brown, even if he is sent back to jail later this month after his probation was revoked in January. There's not one man she would rather spend the rest of her life with other than Brown.

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  • The Bugatti Veyron bows out at Genev

    After 10 years of production and 450 multi-million-dollar examples, the hypercar that broke all records from top speed to price tag is bidding farewell at the Geneva Motor Show with the "La Finale". The farewell model, a Grand Sport Vitesse, takes its exterior design cues from the very first Veyron -- chassis #01 -- and the two cars were unveiled side by side at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday. Bugatti's engineers wanted to ensure that it could retain its crown as the world's fastest production car. Every Bugatti that leaves the factory does so with its prospective owner's input and La Finale is no exception.

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  • Zuma to face fresh motion of no confidence

    President Jacob Zuma is set to face a fresh motion of no confidence in his leadership, this time from the Democratic Alliance (DA). DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane gave notice of the move soon after AgangSA withdrew its own motion of no confidence soon after kicking off the debate in the National Assembly on Tuesday. AgangSA Member of Parliament Andries Tlouamma, who wanted National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to recuse herself and a secret vote on the matter for Parliamentarians, was roundly criticised for playing games.

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  • Julius Malema's maratongfontein birthday celebration

    Wed Mar 04 02:08:34 CAT 2015 The leader is celebrating his 34th birthday today. He posted a picture of himself with his wife Mantwa Matlala. He wrote: "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD." The best birthday ever#

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  • ‘No proof my son is Jihadi John’ - World News | IOL News

    REUTERS A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group. London - The father of “Jihadi John” said in an interview published on Wednesday that there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of “false rumours” circulating. “There is nothing that proves what is being circulated in the media, especially through video clips and footage, that the accused is my son Mohammed, who is being referred to as the alleged executioner of Daesh (Islamic State),” Jassem Emwazi told the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas. The daily said it spoke to the father of Kuwait-born Mohammed Emwazi at a secret location in his first media interview following accusations that his son is the jihadist who killed several Western hostages.

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  • South Africans Flock to Euromillions As Jackpot Rises to Nearly R1.5-Billion

    European web chatter is going through the roof as the famous EuroMillions lottery jackpot reaches €100 million (nearly R1.5-Billion) for a Special Superdraw Event on 6 March. Last time a EuroMillions Superdraw was held was on 3 October, 2014. In June of the same year a EuroMillions player took home €105 million and in March a UK player called Neil Trotter won the EuroMillions Superdraw jackpot after it had rolled over twice to £107 million (nearly R2-billion). Up until a few years ago, South Africans who wanted a chance at winning these types of enormous lotto jackpots had to actually fly overseas to buy tickets.

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  • Parliamentary dress code tips - PHOTO

    Wed Mar 04 16:56:00 SAST 2015 The fifth Parliament has not yet been constituted but there is already quibbling over how Ministers in Parliament (MPs) should dress.ANC has been arguing that MPs should be given a dress code - to stop standards slipping

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  • Government forced to warn staff that lying about qualifications is illegal

    "The incidents of misrepresentation, which appear to be on the rise, will not be tolerated as they impact negatively on the reputation of the country, its institutions and the credibility of the National Qualifications Framework," acting director general Donald Liphoko said. All government departments, their entities and agencies needed to implement public service regulations to deal with the problem decisively, he said. Forging qualifications is illegal, he warned. There have been a number of scandals recently over public officials' misrepresenting their academic qualifications.

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  • Arsenal in familiar territory - Premier League

    With 10 games of the Premier League season remaining Arsenal find themselves in familiar territory. London - With 10 games of the Premier League season remaining Arsenal find themselves in familiar territory. On the down side they are too far back for a serious title push and are facing a European exit at the hands of AS Monaco. Put a positive spin on things though and the Gunners look ideally-placed to secure an 18th successive Champions League qualification and could still retain the FA Cup.

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  • Wage increases: what a load of junk

    South Africa is on the brink of having at least one of its credit ratings being cut to junk status. One of the yardsticks rating agencies use to review South Africa’s investment potential is government’s wage bill. In this year’s budget, government’s wage bill will make up 40.6% of noninterest spending. This is scary stuff and largely a result of massive increases in recent years where unions have been able to strong-arm the state into a corner.

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  • Pay back the money Tshabalala: D

    Former SABC Chairperson Ellen Tshabalala must pay back the money which was paid to her “during her 22-month tenure”,the Democratic Alliance (DA) said in a statement on Thursday.

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  • Car makers gear up to take on Google and Apple

    For those wondering whether old-school car makers are up to the threat posed by emerging competitors Google and Apple, look no further than Audi’s R8. On the first day of the Geneva Motor Show, Europe’s annual lovefest for the automobile, German luxury car maker Audi rolled out a souped-up electric sports car called the R8 that demonstrates why vehicle executives think they can withstand an onslaught by Silicon Valley that threatens to upend the 129-year-old industry. Audi has run the R8 on autopilot at more than 200km/h around Germany’s Hockenheim Formula One racetrack and packed it with futuristic laser headlights that shine brighter, illustrating where automotive technology ends today.

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  • Kelly Osbourne quit over 'handling' of row

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