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  • South Africans weigh in on Rich Kids

    Last night was the first episode of Rich Kids. The new reality TV show promises to give South Africans a glimpse into the life of a rich kid. It’s an invitation to the gated communities they live in and an all access ride into the wealthy childrens lives. The first Rich Kid we saw is Nape, who took us on a date with his girlfriend, Kim.

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  • Xenophobic attacks: Another night of looting & rubber bullets

    Two arrests were made as locals in Jeppestown, Malvern & the Johannesburg CBD battled with police last night.

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  • Mugabe blamed for xenophobic attacks on Zimbabweans living in South Africa

    Firebrand Zimbabwean female war veteran and former Zanu PF MP Margaret Dongo has blamed the horrific xenophobic attacks in South Africa on President Robert Mugabe's and Zanu PF's

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  • KZN foreigners demand repatriation from Zuma

    More than 1,000 foreigners told Jacob Zuma that they want to go back to their countries of origin soon. President Jacob Zuma addresses foreign nationals in Durban after he cancelled his visit to Indonesia in order to attend to the matter on 18 April 2015.

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  • SA trucks attacked in Mozambique

    My News My Community - Sowetan LIVE.

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  • Nigeria: Xenophobic Attacks - President-Elect Supports FG's Steps

    The President-elect, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday expressed full support to the steps taken by the Nigerian government to protect its citizens from xenophobic attacks in South Africa. This is contained in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, Director Media and Publicity, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, in Abuja. "Nigeria's Head of Mission in Pretoria had taken the right steps by advising the Nigerian community in South Africa to close their shops, stay at home and keep out of trouble. "Nigerians in South Africa should obey the laws of their host country," the statement quoted Buhari as saying.

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  • 2 shot dead in volatile Jeppestown

    The area has been a hotspot for xenophobic attacks and the looting of both local and foreign owned shops. Two South Africans have been killed in a hostel in Jeppestown during the xenophobic attacks on 18 April 2015.

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  • Xenophobia: ‘payback’ threats issued - IOL News

     Cape Town - African-based terror groups Boko Haram and al-Shabaab’s threats to attack South Africans in retaliation for xenophobic violence should not be taken lightly. Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks, president of the Cape Town-based Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), who said at its Crawford headquarters that “we should not be naive”. A number of Nigerian media outlets reported late this week that Boko Haram “gives South Africa 24 hours to end xenophobic attacks, or face bombing”.

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  • Watch: Malema puts the blame for xenophobic attacks on Zuma

    In Julius Malema's address to parliament on Thursday, he attributed the current xenophobic violence to the results of the teachings of President Jacob Zuma and claims that the president should bear the responsibility thereof. Posted to YouTube by My Africa.

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  • ‘It’s easier to manage Man United’ - Premier League

    AFP Jose Mourinho claims it is easier to manage Man United than Chelsea within the modern confines of UEFA s Fair Play rules. London - Jose Mourinho claims it is easier to manage Manchester United than Chelsea within the modern confines of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. United, as one of the biggest earners in world football, have the financial scope to fund a massive squad, while Chelsea are forced to sell players such as Juan Mata to balance the books.

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  • King Goodwill Zwelithini calls imbizo of traditional leaders to curb xenophobia

    KWAZULU-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has announced that King Goodwill Zwelithini has called an imbizo of traditional leaders for Monday. King Zwelithini is expected to use the meeting to stop the rising tide of xenophobia following his statement that foreigners should leave the country and that they were "lice". Commentators have attributed the latest spate of xenophobic violence‚ concentrated in Durban and Pietermaritzburg‚ to the remarks‚ which have been cited by several of those involved in the attacks. South African police fired rubber bullets and a stun grenade on Friday to disperse a gang of African immigrants who had armed themselves with machetes in a run-down district of east Johannesburg, a Reuters photographer said.

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  • ...But AKA, you are so, so wrong! | The New Age Online

    Your tweets are unfortunate and insensitive. Your disregard of the power that you and other entertainers have to shift mindsets over the xenophobic attacks is sad. Understand that xenophobia and Afrophobia come from a place of ignorance. Ignorance so sad some locals believe South Africa is not in Africa.

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  • South Africa: No African Is a Foreigner in Africa

    Wits professor ACHILLE MBEBME sees a nascent "ideology" - that of "national-chauvinism" - taking root in South African society. On Wednesday I asked a taxi driver: "Why do they need to kill these 'foreigners' in this manner?" His response: "Because under Apartheid, fire was the only weapon we blacks had. To kill "these foreigners", we need to be as close as possible to their body which we then set in flames or dissect, each blow opening a huge wound that can never be healed. Or, if it is healed at all, it must leave on "these foreigners" the kinds of scars that can never be erased.

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  • Did TB Joshua predict the xenophobic attacks?

    In the wake of the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in parts of South Africa, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, it has emerged that controversial Nigerian pastor TB Joshua may have predicted the attacks. According to his official Facebook page, Joshua gave a prophetic warning to South Africa about a serious revolt led by young people, which would result in the loss of lives at his congregation in July last year. In a video where Joshua is seen sharing his prophecy, he urges his congregation to pray for South Africa because he sees a youth revolt in the country. Revolt in South Africa,” Joshua says.

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  • ‘Africa helped our freedom fighters’ - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) President Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks on Friday said South Africans must remember the hospitality Africa showed our freedom fighters. The MJC joined other South African voices speaking out against xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

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  • Patricia de Lille elected as the new leader of the DA in the Western Cape

    CAPE Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been elected as the new leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape. Ms de Lille, who was favourite to win from the moment she announced her availability for the position earlier this year, defeated former Western Cape police commissioner and community safety MEC Lennit Max. Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela was elected deputy provincial leader. More than 1,100 Western Cape delegates attended the party’s elective conference on Saturday at HIS People church in Goodwood. The Western Cape is the DA’s power base and the only province the party governs.

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  • ‘Maimane our new Obama’ - Politics | IOL News

    DA heavyweight in the Western Cape Theuns Botha on Saturday gave Mmusi Maimane the thumbs up to succeed Helen Zille as party leader. Maimane’s public announcement of his candidacy at the DA provincial congress in Goodwood, Cape Town, on Saturday was met with loud applause by the close to one thousand delegates present. “I haven’t got words to describe my excitement about Mmusi becoming the new leader of the party,” Botha told the African News Agency.

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  • Drug hot spots increasing around Joburg

    Drugs hotspots in the north of Johannesburg have been reported to be increasing each year.

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  • Virgin Active sold off to Brait - Companies | IOL Business

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Brait says it has been tracking Virgin Active since 2011 and moved in quickly on the opportunity to acquire it. Virgin Active agreed to be bought by the investment company owned by South African billionaire Christo Wiese for £682 million (R12 billion), prompting the British health club chain to cancel plans for a share sale. Wiese’s Brait would take an 80 percent stake in Virgin Active, valuing the gym chain at £1.3bn, Brait said in a statement yesterday. British entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Virgin Group will retain a 20 percent stake, while London-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners will sell its entire shareholding.

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