• Five caught at airport with millions in cash - Cape Times

    Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five people from leaving South Africa for Dubai with R23 million and $3.775 million in cash stuffed into suitcases and backpacks, SA Revenue Service (Sars) spokesman Luther Lubelo said on Monday. “The passengers were scheduled to depart South Africa on United Arab Emirates flight EK 766 to Dubai.

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  • Details: Rapper AKA and Zinhle split saga gets ugly

    According to Sunday Sun, Zinhle found out about AKA's cheating ways when she found smses exchanged between him and Bonang Matheba. The two are said to have started seeing each other behind Zinhle's back. A source told Sunday Sun that Zinhle and AKA were leading separate lives even while she was pregnant. A well-known DJ had already tipped Zinhle off that AKA’s illicit love affair had blossomed at Metro FM.

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  • WARNING: Suspects shoot police officers after robbery

    CCTV footage shows armed robbery suspects shooting two police officer following Cash Crusaders robbery. In the footage, one of the suspects is seen loading a bag into the vehicle they were travelling in while the police vehicle pull over next them. One of the police officer is seen trying to runaway but is apparently shot. In a separate incident, CCTV footage emerged showing a police officer being shot and killed in an armed robber  at Rosettenville Junction Shopping Centre in Johannesburg last month.

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  • THE INSIDER: Spousal communication of the highest order?

    IT WAS gut-check time in Parliament last week when Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs took aim at President Jacob Zuma for "getting his employee", State Security Minister David Mahlobo, to evict Zuma’s estranged wife Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma from his Nkandla home. During a session for motions without notice, a raging EFF member likened Zuma’s treatment of the first lady to abuse and called him a coward for acting against traditional norms and common human decency. The Insider is tempted to wonder if it was just a matter of delegating personal assistant duties. DULL rock band Smokie is celebrating its 40th year on the international music scene this year, and South African fans will have the opportunity to celebrate with the band when it visits the country next month.

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  • This Kid Had The Perfect Reaction When He Spotted Wayne Rooney Next To Him

    The Swansea City football mascot had the most honest reaction ever after spotting a sporting idol.

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  • Senzo Meyiwa's BMW X6 repossessed

    Slain Orlando Pirates goal keeper, Senzo Meyiwa's BMW X6 has been repossessed after it was found that it was not insured.

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  • Horror crash splits car in two - Western Cape | IOL News

    CAPE ARGUS Three people died after a car swerved off the road, hit a camera pole and split in two on impact on the N2 near Firgrove. The jaws of life had to be used to retrieve two of the bodies, while a third was flung from the vehicle. This was just the latest in a series of crashes over the weekend that saw at least 14 people die and several people badly injured on Cape roads. Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said incidents took place in Lentegeur, Table View, Worcester, Plettenberg Bay, Kraaifontein, Strand and Oudtshoorn.

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  • Unathi made to eat humble pie

    The decision to take the musician off air followed a Twitter rant in which she swore at a listener who had criticised her for views she expressed during the show. Now, in an about turn, the MetroFM DJ and Idols SA judge has eaten humble pie and apologised. "Two days ago, on radio, I expressed an opinion on the language policy at Stellenbosch University. Thereafter, my opinion became the subject of a Twitter debate.

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  • Mourinho settles for £3m-rated defender - Premier League

    REUTERS Having lost out on Everton s John Stones, Jose Mourinho is poised to sign Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji from Nantes. Chelsea are poised to sign Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji from Nantes today in a £2.9million deal. The transfer represents a surprise given the Premier League champions had bid £38m for Everton’s John Stones, tried to sign £18m-rated Aymen Abdennour from Monaco and lodged enquiries with Zenit St Petersburg for Ezequiel Garay and with Athletic Bilbao for Aymeric Laporte.

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  • Africa’s richest man plans cement plant in Zimbabwe

    Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said Monday that he planned mining and power generation projects in investment-starved Zimbabwe as well as to set up a large cement factory. Mr Dangote met with President Robert Mugabe in Harare in a rare sign of possible foreign investment for Zimbabwe, which has been in economic decline for more than a decade.

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  • FW de Klerk sparks outrage

    Former president FW de Klerk sparked outrage on social networking sites last night following controversial remarks he made during an interview screened on CNN. Interviewed by the global news network's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, at a summit of Nobel laureates in Chicago, De Klerk discussed his "historical antagonism" and current friendship with Nelson Mandela, the failure of the apartheid system, and the shortcomings of the current government.

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  • Nigeria: 15 Boko Haram Suspects Nabbed in Lagos, Enugu, Others

    No fewer than 15 members of the Boko Haram terrorists were arrested in several parts of Lagos State by the Department of State Services (DSS) while Enugu, Plateau, Gombe and Kano also recorded similar arrests. A statement yesterday by a DSS official, Tony Opuiyo, said the infiltration of the terrorists into other states was a fallout of the pressure being put on the terrorists in their core areas of strength in the North-east. The DSS also disclosed that a major financier of the terrorists and close associate of Shekau as well as notable commanders and frontline Boko Haram members were arrested and are already divulging useful information.

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  • Swazi revises reed dance crash toll - Africa | IOL News

    REUTERS A maiden looks on while preparing to deliver the reeds at Ludzidzini royal palace during the annual Reed Dance in Swaziland. Johannesburg - Swaziland's police have confirmed that 11 young women and two men died in a road accident at the weekend on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of the women as his wife. Four trucks transporting scores of young women to the traditional Umhlanga Reed Dance collided on Friday near the town of Matsapha on Swaziland's major highway, police spokesperson Inspector Phindile Vilakati told Reuters. An advocacy group based in neighbouring South Africa, the Swaziland Solidarity Network, on Saturday put the death toll at 38.

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  • Nigeria: How Nigeria's Ambassador to U.S. Prof Adefuye Died

    More facts have emerged on how Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States, Professor Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye died in the United States. An ambulance was called for him and he was rushed to Suburban Hospital in Washington, DC. At about 6pm on the same Wednesday, the late Adefuye was said to be walking around his hospital room, playing and gisting with his family members.

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  • SA expats grab top jobs

    This is according to this year's Expat Insider survey, which polled over 14,000 individuals of 170 nationalities in 195 countries of residence. It found that most South Africans abroad would spend "at least five years living comfortably in predominantly English-speaking social circles, and in top management positions". It said that 25% of South Africans abroad identified as "employees or managers" whereas only 11% of expats of other nationalities stated the same. Of the South Africans polled, 22% have children and the three main factors they considered before moving abroad werepersonal safety (62%), cost of living (31%) and economic and labour market (30%).

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  • United’s £36m Martial gamble - Premier League

    Reuters Many pundits were shocked when it was revealed that Manchester United would pay Monaco �36m for Anthony Martial. When Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao from Monaco this time last year, they paid a £6m loan fee while covering his £265,000 per week wages. At the end of this window, in far greater need of striking reinforcements than they were last year, United have gone back to the Principality to take an even greater gamble.

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  • Taliban admits covering Omar’s death - World News | IOL News

    REUTERS Mullah Omar of Afghanistan's Taliban regime is shown in this undated US National Counterterrorism Centre image. Kabul - The Taliban on Monday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar's death for more than two years, saying he died in 2013 as was first claimed by the Afghan intelligence. The group had continued as recently as July to release official statements in the name of Omar, who had not been seen in public since the Taliban were toppled from power in Kabul in 2001. The detail was buried in a biography of new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, Omar's longtime deputy.

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