• Money never sleeps - City Press

    Money makes money without breaking a sweat. Moyagabo Maake does the maths on two tycoons’ fortunes to see how they grow.

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  • The rich get even richer

    Gates was once again named as the world's richest man, according to Forbes' Rich list - a position he has held 16 times. The ringing cash register may be deafening for us measly beings, but the same cannot be said for those whose net worth earned them a spot on Africa's 50 Richest list, also released by Forbes yesterday. South African luxury goods tycoon Johann Rupert increased his net worth from $6.6-billion to $7.3-billion in a year, retaining his top position as South Africa's richest person. Nicky Oppenheimer came in at third in Africa (and second in South Africa) after his net worth increased from $6.5-billion to $6.8-billion.

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  • Nigeria: Queen of Bleaching Disses Lupita Over 'Stolen' Dress

    Nigerian and Cameroonian singer and cosmetics seller, Dencia has hit out at Lupita Nyong'o over the theft of her Oscar red carpet "pearl dress". In her usual fashion, Dencia took to her Twitter page and posted, "Moral of the story, cut Ur coat according to Ur size. Lupita's stolen dress was returned after the thieves found out the pearls were fake. The Calvin Klein dress was said to be covered in more than 6,000 pearls and valued at more than $150,000.

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  • EFF rebel group submits ‘mountain of evidence’ against Malema

    A group of disgruntled Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members have submitted what they say is a mountain of evidence showing intimidation and the gross mismanagement of the party's National People's Assembly and is now calling on the High Court to nullify the outcome. The members are led by suspended EFF Member of Parliament (MP) Andile Mngxitama who has accused EFF leaders Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu of abusing party funds and suppressing internal democracy.

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  • New details revealed about the origin of Aids

    HIV-1, which causes Aids, is composed of four groups, each coming from a separate cross-species transmission of a simian version of the virus from apes to humans. Previous research identified chimpanzees in southern Cameroon as the source of HIV-1 group M, which has infected more than 40 million people worldwide and triggered the AIDS pandemic, as well as the geographically limited group N, identified in only about 20 people. The new research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed those groups originated in western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon.

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  • Parliamentary dress code tips - PHOTO

    Wed Mar 04 16:56:00 SAST 2015 The fifth Parliament has not yet been constituted but there is already quibbling over how Ministers in Parliament (MPs) should dress.ANC has been arguing that MPs should be given a dress code - to stop standards slipping

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  • Chiefs take Casablanca game to Durban

    Kaizer Chiefs will play Raja Casablanca at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban when the two sides meet in a Caf Champions League second qualifying round, first leg clash on March 14. The Moroccan side has confirmed this on their official website, and Amakhosi will hope to draw a huge crowd for an important game in the KwaZulu-Natal capital. Raja have won the Champions League three times, in 1989, 1997 and 1999. Raja also reached the final of the 2013 Fifa Club World Cup, losing 2-0 to Bayern Munich.

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  • The Bugatti Veyron bows out at Genev

    After 10 years of production and 450 multi-million-dollar examples, the hypercar that broke all records from top speed to price tag is bidding farewell at the Geneva Motor Show with the "La Finale". The farewell model, a Grand Sport Vitesse, takes its exterior design cues from the very first Veyron -- chassis #01 -- and the two cars were unveiled side by side at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday. Bugatti's engineers wanted to ensure that it could retain its crown as the world's fastest production car. Every Bugatti that leaves the factory does so with its prospective owner's input and La Finale is no exception.

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  • Oscar goes from caviar to chakalaka - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.

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  • Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran split

    The 25-year-old singer is said to have hooked up with their mutual friend, Nia Amey, 31, while he and Tran were on a break and now has a nine-month-old daughter with the model. Insiders previously revealed Tran was ready to marry Brown, even if he is sent back to jail later this month after his probation was revoked in January. There's not one man she would rather spend the rest of her life with other than Brown.

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  • Chad: Nigeria Stalls Onslaught Against Boko Haram - Chad

    Nigeria had refused to let Chadian troops continue with their campaign to recapture territories controlled by Boko Haram, Reuters reported yesterday. In a span of six weeks the Chadian troops had been able to recapture Malam Fatori and Damasak on the border with Niger Republic and Gamboru and Ngala on the Cameroonian border.

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  • Nigeria: Siasia Wants Ibe for U-23

    Under-23 Head Coach, Samson Siasia, has expressed his desire for Liverpool starlet, Jordon Ibe, to commit his international future to Nigeria instead of England. "We want Jordon Ibe before England takes him; let us make the first move," Siasia told SL10.ng.

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  • Bafana legend Moshoeu becomes latest victim of irresponsible Twitter hoax

    Brazen recklessness of death tweets were hugely convincing, writes Mninawa Ntloko

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  • Zimbabwe: Nigerian Witchdoctors Planned to Kill Me - Mugabe

    Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has alleged that his former Vice President and other top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him. The Africa Review reports that President Mugabe made the bizarre claims at the weekend as he celebrated his 91st birthday at a lavish party hosted by the party's communist-styled 21st February movement. The veteran ruler, in power since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 claims he was ordained by God to rule forever according to the report. Ms Mujuru was sacked together with more than 10 Cabinet ministers for allegedly plotting to assassinate President Mugabe and being involved in corrupt activities.

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  • Australians moved for executions - World News | IOL News

    REUTERS Death row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, centre, of Australia is escorted by police while attending a review hearing in the District Court of Denpasar in 2010. Cilacap, Indonesia - Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism. The planned executions of Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew Chan, 31, have ratcheted up diplomatic tensions between Australia and Indonesia following repeated pleas for mercy on their behalf.

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  • Zuma to face fresh motion of no confidence

    President Jacob Zuma is set to face a fresh motion of no confidence in his leadership, this time from the Democratic Alliance (DA). DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane gave notice of the move soon after AgangSA withdrew its own motion of no confidence soon after kicking off the debate in the National Assembly on Tuesday. AgangSA Member of Parliament Andries Tlouamma, who wanted National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to recuse herself and a secret vote on the matter for Parliamentarians, was roundly criticised for playing games.

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  • Julius Malema's maratongfontein birthday celebration

    Wed Mar 04 02:08:34 CAT 2015 The leader is celebrating his 34th birthday today. He posted a picture of himself with his wife Mantwa Matlala. He wrote: "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD." The best birthday ever#

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  • Wage increases: what a load of junk

    South Africa is on the brink of having at least one of its credit ratings being cut to junk status. One of the yardsticks rating agencies use to review South Africa’s investment potential is government’s wage bill. In this year’s budget, government’s wage bill will make up 40.6% of noninterest spending. This is scary stuff and largely a result of massive increases in recent years where unions have been able to strong-arm the state into a corner.

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  • Bieber’s 21st bash on private island - Tonight News

    Justin Bieber hired a private island to celebrate his birthday. The 'Baby' hitmaker turned 21 on Sunday and marked the milestone occasion with a lavish celebration on a Caribbean island close to Grenada, TMZ reports. The singer was joined by a host of pals including rumoured love interests Hailey Baldwin and Yovanna Ventura, and childhood friend Ryan Butler. Ahead of his island party, Justin was overjoyed to be presented with a classic 1965 Lincoln Continental by friends John and Sammy Shahidi last week.

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  • Hillary Clinton used private email to thwart record requests

    The State Department had not searched the email account of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton because she had maintained a private account, which shielded it from such searches, department officials acknowledged on Tuesday. It was one of several instances in which records requests sent to the State Department, which had no access to Clinton’s emails, came up empty. In 2013, Nitasha Tiku, then a reporter for Gawker, filed a Freedom of Information Act request, seeking all correspondence on Clinton’s private email account between her and Sidney Blumenthal, a close adviser and onetime staff member in the Clinton White House.

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