• Fifty cows for Malia Obama

    Felix Kiprono said he was willing to pay 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats in order to fulfil his dream of marrying the US first daughter. "I got interested in her in 2008," Kiprono said in an interview with The Nairobian newspaper. At that time Obama was running for office for the first time and Malia was a 10-year-old. Kiprono said he intended to put his offer of marriage to Obama and hoped the president would bring his daughter with him when he made his first presidential visit to Kenya, the country in which his father was born, in July.

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  • Lindiwe Mazibuko is now a Harvard graduate

    She now holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.

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  • Minnie, Kenny, Dineo and Zahara make news

    Another week has passed in celeb ville and these are stories you might have missed about Kenny Kunenen, Sophie Ndaba, Joey Rasdien and Minnie Dlamini. Minnie Dlamini has revealed that Bonang Matheba AKA Queen B is not her friend. Minnie apparently revealed this after she became tired of the two being compared. According to earlier claims from Matheba’s camp, when she was a presenter on SABC’s music show Live Dlamini was strictly instructed not to speak to her co-star.

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  • South Africa: Video of Zuma is Why Many Love to Hate Him

    President Jacob Zuma made a whole lot of people angry on Wednesday. This time he made fun of parliamentarians, in particular DA leader Mmusi Maimane's pronunciation of 'Nkandla'. If the president is meant to be under increasing pressure to answer questions over the R246 million upgrades to his private homestead in Nkandla, he certainly refused to show it. "Some people who could not pronounce Nkandla, they've now learned.

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  • Briefcases stacked with dollars: How South Africa rigged the 2010 World Cup bid

    By May 2004, Jack Warner knew exactly which country he was going to back to host the 2010 World Cup. Warner, the head of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football or CONCACAF, had been a FIFA vice president since 1997 and had served on its executive committee since 1983. During this time, he had turned the choosing of World Cup hosts into a lucrative enterprise that paid him handsome bribes and kickbacks in exchange for his influence over voting in FIFA elections and for host countries.

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  • Former Muvhango star joins Generations

    The cast of Generations: The Legacy is growing. Neshehe will be playing a businessman named Zola, who returns to South Africa after spending several years overseas. Neshehe was a one of Muvhango’s most popular actors, but was fired in 2008 because of lack of performance.

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  • The seven most ridiculous things Fikile Mbalula said about the World Cup bribery allegations

    Sports and recreation minister Fikile Mbalula gave a press conference today, presenting his transformation report.

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  • Nigeria: President Jonathan's Handover Speech to Buhari

    This event and tomorrow's inauguration of a new administration are truly historic as it is the first time in the history of our nation that we are witnessing the democratic and orderly transfer of power at the Federal level from one political party to another. The hand-over notes which we now present, contain the governance philosophy, strategies, policies, programmes and activities of my Administration for the period - 2011-2015. Also to be found in the notes are the objectives, targets and implementation strategies, achievements and challenges of our key policies, schemes, initiatives as well as the status of commitments and liabilities of the various MDAs.

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  • 50 cows to wed Obama's girl! - Back Page | IOL News

    REUTERS A Kenyan lawyer has offered President Barack Obama 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats to wed is daughter Malia. London - A Kenyan lawyer has offered President Barack Obama 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats in return for his eldest daughter Malia’s hand in marriage. Felix Kiprono Matagei, who is also listed as an Oxford University student on his Facebook profile, said he has been ‘interested’ in Malia, 16, since Mr Obama’s first presidential campaign in 2008, when she was ten.

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  • South Africa: White South Africans Are Worse Than Hitler, Says Suspended Wits SRC President

    White South Africans are worse than Hitler, Education Minister Blade Nzimande is anti-Black, Wits University is an animal farm and he will never work for the fathers of "arrogant Zionist Jewish kids". Dlamini had written on Facebook last month that he admired Hitler for his "charisma and organisational skills" and that there was an element of Hitler in all white men.

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  • Nkandla amphitheatre is a measure to deter intruders

    Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says the amphitheatre at Nkandla is a measure to deter intruders. Addressing a briefing on his department’s investigation on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s home‚ the Minister quoted a Wikipedia definition of what an amphitheatre is. Showing pictures of an entertainment amphitheatre and the Nkandla “amphitheatre“- Nhleko said it “clearly does not resemble an entertainment area“. “Dwarf stepping walls” were a security feature as they did not allow for intruders to hide out the same way that straight walls did.

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  • Beef over Chris over?

    Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran has finally opened up about how she feels about Rihanna. Chris Brown dumped Karrueche Tran for Rihanna after the Barbadian singer’s Oprah interview, where she said Brown was the love of her life. Chris Brown also revealed that he was inlove with both of them.

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  • Pitso eyes Kaizer Chiefs trio

    Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane admits that they will continue watching the market and secure quality players to beef up his squad ahead of 2015/16 season. Nedbank Cup winners Sundowns are reportedly said to be head- hunting the signatures of Kaizer Chiefs trio George Lebese, Tefu Mashamaite and Itumeleng Khune.

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  • Michelle Obama worth $40 as a slave, says IS

    In a new edition of its propaganda magazine, IS vows to bring slave markets to the West and claims the American First Lady isn't worth all that much.

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  • New dawn for Nigeria?

    Buhari, 72, has said the corrupt and corruption will have no place in his administration, sparking fears of a wide-ranging crackdown similar to his previous time as military ruler in the 1980s. Buhari has promised to declare his personal assets and liabilities for greater transparency and accountability. Boko Haram is currently seen as on the run but security experts say the war is far from over, with sporadic attacks continuing and the likelihood the rebels could regroup in border regions. Nearly 66% of Nigeria's population of more than 170 million is under 30.

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  • Hendrik Verwoerd's grandson welcomes plaque removal

    Wilhelm Verwoerd says honouring his grandfather rubbed salt in the wounds of black South Africans.

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  • Property in Bel Air may fetch $500m

    ONE of the biggest homes in US history is rising on a Los Angeles hilltop, and the developer hopes to sell it for a record $500m. Nile Niami, a film producer and speculative residential developer, is pouring concrete in the Bel Air neighbourhood for a compound with a 6,900m² main residence and three smaller homes, according to city records. Estates with views of the Los Angeles basin are the Californian counterpart to Manhattan’s penthouses or London’s Mayfair manors, drawing a global cast of financiers, technology tycoons and celebrities who collect trophy homes like works of art. Whether Mr Niami can get more than double the previous record for his mansion remains to be seen.

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  • Janet Jackson enjoys surprise 49th birthday party

    Wissam Al Mana, who secretly married the Together Again hitmaker in 2012 after two years of dating, organised a special celebration in her honour at Hyde Lounge in Los Angeles to mark the occasion on May 16. The businessman, 40, initially pretended he was taking Janet out for a romantic sushi dinner so she was amazed to be greeted by so many of her loved ones instead, including her brother Jermaine Jackson. Jackson previously insisted she didn't mind that Al Mana is almost a decade younger than her. The singer - who once had a seven-year relationship with music producer Jermaine Dupri - said: "My mother always raised us to believe that age was just a number.

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  • Obama workout: strength and power - IOL Lifestyle

    The Washington Post First Lady Michelle Obama demonstrates exercises as part of a #Gimmefive video taping in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Gymnasium of the White House. Washington - When a friend suggested I take a look at the workout video tweeted by first lady Michelle Obama, I was sceptical.

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