• 'Zuma made Mandela feel ashamed' - Libyan PM

    The e-mails, released on Friday after a court order, reveal that Zuma had a frosty relationship with Mahmoud Jibril, who was interim prime minister of Libya during the civil war that claimed the life of Muammar Gaddafi. Clinton's e-mails about the 2011 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya were handed to the US State Department on Friday.

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  • Khune and Mashamaite demand millions, Chiefs show them the door: report

    Two of Kaizer Chiefs top players have apparently been given their marching orders by soccer bosses for demanding steep salary increases.

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  • Trevor Noah's relentless arc to fame and fortune

    This week, he bagged another appearance on the English comedian John Bishop's upcoming BBC series The John Bishop Show, where he is set to appear alongside British musicians Leona Lewis, Florence and the Machine, The Vaccines and Jessie Ware. The eight-part variety show shot at London's Hackney Empire will air on BBC One from Saturday May 30.

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  • Chiefs deny Khune and Mashamaite exit | The New Age Online

    Kaizer Chiefs has dismissed reports that goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and defender Tefu Mashamaite have been booted out of the team adding that they both still have contracts with the club. Reports surfaced that the duo have been shown the door at Naturena after contractual talks have stalled and it is reported that the players want more improved contract with the club. “ As we do every season, we'll hold a press conference to update fans on who's staying and going ,it will be this week,” Chiefs communication manager Vina Maphosa told Power FM. Khune and Mashamaite's contracts with the Glamour boys are coming to end of June and big spenders Mamelodi Sundowns are monitoring the situation closely with the intention of bringing the duo to Chloorkop.

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  • Soldiers for hire: SA’s great security risk | Daily Maverick

    The first of these started immediately after the elections that saw outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan lose in the democratic elections. The Nigerian military launched a joint operation with troops from Cameroon, Chad and Benin, as well as a few Canadian trainers. Boko Haram began its terrorism and insurgency seven years ago. Before the elections, which had to be postponed owing to terror threats, Boko Haram controlled an area compatible to the size of Belgium inside the territory of Nigeria and her neighbours.

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  • Zahara's house on the line - SundayWorld

    The City of Johannesburg and Nedbank are said to be gunning for her plush house in Little Falls, west of Joburg, because of her alleged tardiness with payments. The award-winning songbird, real name Bulelwa Mkutukana, was reportedly R35000 in arrears after defaulting for two months and the bank was planning to hand her account over to the repo men if she failed to settle the debt in the third month. The City of Johannesburg allegedly handed her account over to its lawyers because she was about R200000 in arrears for water and electricity. Zahara laughed off the allegations that her house is about to go under the hammer.

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  • Kenny Kunene's book of dirt on Sophie Ndaba - SundayWorld

    According to the associate, who asked to remain anonymous on the basis of having business dealings with Kunene, the Sushi King wrote that he dated Ndaba but broke up with her because she was "toxic" to him. In the past, there was speculation that Ndaba was sleeping with Kunene's business partner Gayton McKenzie. Kunene's associate said he had also informed Ndaba about the coming kiss-and-tell tale from Kunene. When contacted for comment, Kunene said he was attending a funeral and promised to respond afterwards.

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  • South Africa: Petition Calls On EU to Let White South Africans Return

    The European Union needs to admit white South Africans as they face ethnic cleansing, according to a petition circulating online on Sunday. "The white South African population currently faces ethnic cleansing and persecutions at the hands of the ANC government, the EFF, and various individual anti-white aggressors," according to Rodrigo Herhaus de Campos, who says in the petition, posted on the website change.org, that he comes from Brazil. The site allows for anyone to put up a petition about anything they feel strongly about.

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  • Dispute over ‘Zim first lady’s’ flat - Africa | IOL News

    Expensive Hong Kong lawyers were due in court on Monday representing Zimbabwe’s “secret project”, which is a R7 million villa much loved by first lady Grace Mugabe. Ownership of the flat is disputed as Jack Ping, a Taiwanese-born businessman, who lives in Joburg, claims he bought and paid for it in 2008, first via a company, Cross Global, and he then says he transferred it into his name two years later. The Zimbabwe government describes the property in papers before the Hong Kong High Court, as a “secret project”, and says it paid cash for it but has not yet produced any receipt.

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  • Andile Jali puts a ring on it - SundayWorld

    On top of earning the title for arguably Mzansi’s most sought-after “It Girl” – thanks to Diski Divas – then announcing that she is expecting a bundle of joy a few weeks ago, Nonhle just broke news on her Instagram that she is officially going to be Mrs Andile Jali. In a series of ambiguous posts Nonhle, not in so many words, confirmed that Andile had popped the question. Nonhle is even seen sporting a sumptuous rock on her engagement ring finger.

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  • Machel 'false beacon' theory bolstered by newly-released TRC records

    Testimony by a former Koevoet and military intelligence operative known as "James", who stated that he saw a "moveable beacon" at a military base in Mbuzini weeks after the tragic incident, has lent credence to this theory. The operative's sensational claim - made during in camera hearings at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in June 1998 - has been made public for the first time after the South African History Archive secured the records from the Department of Justice under the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

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  • Zuma plans xeno probe

    In his Africa Day speech at the University of Pretoria, in Mamelodi, Zuma insisted that xenophobia was not to blame for attacks on foreigners. "I hope as we prepare to debate xenophobia we will not perpetuate the notion that South Africans are xenophobic.

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  • Nigeria in crisis as presidential handover looms: Opposition

    Nigeria’s opposition on Sunday accused outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan of leaving a country in crisis, as fuel shortages brought the nation to a standstill just days from Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

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  • Kendall Jenner 'snubbed by Hollywood film-makers'

    US model Kendall Jenner was reportedly snubbed by movie producers at the Cannes Film Festival.

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  • E-toll dispensation divides alliance - Politics | IOL News

    SATURDAY STAR Wayne Duvenage of Outa, joins protesters. Johannesburg - The controversial e-tolling system is already dividing the alliance in Gauteng, with Cosatu expressing its rejection of the ANC-led provincial government’s decision to press ahead with its implementation. This comes as the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) considers legal action to challenge what it believes are regulations that will not pass constitutional muster. The Gauteng SACP, which is holding its provincial congress this weekend, is expected to discuss the latest developments regarding the e-tolls, announced by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Gauteng Premier David Makhura this week.

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  • Nigeria: FG to Spend N2 Billion On Buhari's Inauguration, Over 50 Presidents Expected - Duke

    About N2 billion will be spent on the inauguration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on May 29 which over 50 presidents and international figures are expected to attend. The Chairman, Media and Publicity Sub- Committee of the Presidential Inauguration Planning Committee, Edem Duke, made this disclosure on Friday in Abuja. Meanwhile, the Eagle Square, venue for the inauguration is already wearing new looks with military personnel expected to have a match parade having their training ahead of the May 29 event.

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  • Bonang, Bonnie & Jeannie D may be fab, but they're no Noleen

    Now we know: Afternoon Express, a new show in SABC3's 4pm weekday timeslot, hosted by TV heavyweights Jeannie D, Bonnie Mbuli and Bonang Matheba. Google Rebel Wilson to understand why that distinction was felt necessary.

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  • Hamilton ducks the parties as Rosberg offers sympathy

    "Stopping wasn't on my mind at all," said Rosberg. What Rosberg saw was the brief battle between Hamilton and four-time champion German Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari after the Briton had returned to the fray following his pit-stop.

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  • SA's drinking age may be raised

    SA MAY raise its drinking age and hold beverage companies liable for unlicensed trade in their products, a step to reduce the cost and impact of alcohol abuse. The government proposed increasing the minimum age for consuming alcohol to 21 from 18, the Department of Trade and Industry said in a notice published on Wednesday in the official Government Gazette. A third of all hospital admissions in South Africa are related to alcohol, and birth defects linked to drink are as much as 141 times higher than in the US, the document said. The World Health Organisation estimates the cost of harmful use of alcohol in SA may exceed 10% of gross domestic product.

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