• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Shakes wants answers on missing players - Cape Times

    JOHANNESBURG: The recurring theme in every Bafana Bafana training camp seems to be player withdrawals, and coach Shakes Mashaba has called on higher powers to sort out the persistent plague suffocating the national team. Ahead of their Caf African Cup of Nations 2017 qualifier and the 2015 Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Senegal, Thulani Serero has told Bafana management he is injured, while Tsepo Masilela had not reported for duty by yesterday for the camp which began on Monday.

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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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  • Jayde killing accused in new lawyer shock

    The man accused of shooting schoolteacher Jayde Panayiotou is in need of a new lawyer. This follows alleged hitman Sizwezakhe Vumazonke’s lawyer‚ Anne Swanepoel‚ being struck off the roll of attorneys after a court found she had stolen R90000 from a client and his counsel. Swanepoel was Faeez Ching’s attorney when he was accused of shooting dead his wife‚ Yan Huo-Ching‚ at their Port Elizabeth home in 2005.

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  • Baxter helps ex-Chiefs trio get overseas moves

    Phakaaathi understands that it was former Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter used his Scandinavian contacts to help Mandla Masango, Tefu Mashamaite and Matthew Rusike find clubs in Europe.

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  • KZN plan to protect reed dance maidens - Daily News | News

    To ensure the safety of Zulu maidens being bused from across the country to Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s place in KwaNongoma, the provincial government has called for municipalities to ensure vehicles are roadworthy and tested. Just this weekend, at least 13 Swazi maidens on their way to cut and hand over reeds to King Mswati died in a crash on the Mbabane-Manzini highway in Swaziland. Swazi police authorities said 13 died, while a human rights monitoring group, Swaziland Solidarity Network, put the death toll at 65. The driver, a government employee, had been arrested and charged with negligence according to Swazi police.

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  • Nick ‘lost’ without Bobbi Kristina - IOL Tonight

    Nick Gordon is “lost” without Bobbi Kristina Brown. Meanwhile, Nick previously admitted he wanted to plan his own service for Bobbi after allegedly being refused permission to attend her funeral. It was previously claimed Nick sent an email to Bobbi Kristina's father Bobby Brown and aunt Pat Houston, begging to attend the service.

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  • Tempers flare in Parly after DA sends condolences to Mubu’s family

    Sparks flew when the condolence motion for DA MP Kenneth Mubu, who died on Monday, was blocked.

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  • Gavin Hunt's ex-wife demands more moolah - SundayWorld

    The woman is now demanding that Hunt pay R120 000 per month in papgeld instead of the current R40000. The woman approached the Germiston Magistrate's Court in June to make new demands for maintenance. In the court documents, she was now demanding that Hunt pay her and her two kids three times the amount he was currently paying. "The respondent is to increase his annual contribution towards the minor children and my abroad holiday as was ordered by the honourable court on the 3rd of May," her affidavits read.

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  • 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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  • White business to feel the whip

    The Department of Labour Court issued the threat after receiving the Commission for Employment Equity's latest report into transformation in the workplace. The "alarmed" acting chairman of the commission, Tabea Magodielo, said it found that white people continued to dominate top management structures, particularly in the economic hub of Gauteng. The commission has now called for tougher action, including the docking of annual turnover, depending on a company's size. Businesses fear the possible arrest of directors as part of the Department of Labour's drive to punish insufficient transformation.

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  • How not to smuggle R70m out of SA - Crime & Courts | IOL News

     Johannesburg - Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five people from leaving South Africa for Dubai with R23 million and USD 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. Risk profiling earlier by Sars custom officials identified the passengers, and led to their apprehension as they boarded the aircraft at 21.45 pm,” he said.

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  • SA's WBHO in 4th FY profit fall - Companies | IOL Business

    South Africa's biggest builder Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Ltd (WBHO) reported its fourth annual profit decline in five years, still smarting from the tapering off of big government projects after the 2010 soccer World Cup boom. In response, WHBO has focused on the building industry at home, Australia and elsewhere in Africa, where demand for shopping malls, office blocks and residential properties has helped cushion the impact of slower public sector spending and cut backs from the mining industry.

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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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  • Lopez indexes her wardrobe - IOL Tonight

    REUTERS Jennifer Lopez. Picture: REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Lashes Out At MDC-T

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Saturday launched a scathing attack on his opponents, telling them to "find their own hill for sell-outs" as they were not fit to be buried at the Heroes' Acre. Mugabe's outburst came a few days after he was booed by opposition MDC-T legislators during his tepid State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Tuesday. The incident angered Zanu PF and was a major embarrassment for Zimbabwe's long-time ruler. Mugabe took the war back to his opponents at the burial of Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Andrew Mutema, saying that those who did not fight in the liberation struggle would never be recognised as heroes.

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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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