• Viral video a perfect example of animosity between motorists and metro police: JPSA

    The latest video to go viral on social media‚ this time depicting the interactions between a motorist accused of committing a traffic infringement and the Johannesburg metro policewoman who took him to task “is a perfect example of how things should not be done as it clearly demonstrates the unnecessary animosity which exists between motorists and metro police and vice versa”‚ Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) said on Tuesday.

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  • Australian man claims he is Jesus Christ reincarnated, garners followers

    Alan John Miller of Kingaroy in the state of Queensland, runs a religious movement known as the Divine Truth from his home, says Sky News. According to the Daily Mail, the presence of Miller and Luck has sparked a property boom in the area - appropriately dubbed Queensland's Bible Belt. Some 30 followers have aggressively bought much of the land surrounding Miller's compound, where he has been living since 2007, leaving very little available to locals.

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  • FW de Klerk sparks outrage

    Former president FW de Klerk sparked outrage on social networking sites last night following controversial remarks he made during an interview screened on CNN. Interviewed by the global news network's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, at a summit of Nobel laureates in Chicago, De Klerk discussed his "historical antagonism" and current friendship with Nelson Mandela, the failure of the apartheid system, and the shortcomings of the current government.

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  • Nigeria: First Test-Tube Baby to Study Medicine

    Exactly 17 years after she was born through In Vitro Fertilisation‎ (IVF), Nigeria's first test-tube baby, Miss Hannatu Kupchi, has decided to study medicine so she can be of greater help to families in frantic search of babies of their own. Kupchi's birth on February 11, 1998 at Nisa Premier Hospital in Abuja, signalled a major milestone in medical practice in Nigeria, a feat which opened the gateway to many such scientifically-aided child deliveries in the country. Speaking during a reception organised in her honour by the Nisa Hospital management on Sunday, Kupchi said she had secured admission to study medicine at a Hungarian university.

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  • South Africa: I Am Not Attending Braai - Malema On Invite After Viral Traffic Video

    EFF leader Julius Malema clarified on Tuesday that he will not be attending a braai at the home of the man whose video of a Metro Police officer went viral. The man, Clive Naidoo, filmed the traffic officer issuing him with a fine and the cheeky exchange between them that followed. The video has since gone viral, with more than 32 000 views. A user named TruckerDude posted the personal details that Naidoo gives to the officer in the video, saying: "Braai this weekend.

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  • Zimbabwe: Mixed Reaction to Nigerian Tycoon's Zim Investment Plans

    Zimbabweans have taken to social media to express mixed views following indications by Nigeria's Aliko Dangote that he plans to invest in the southern African country. Dangote, who is considered Africa's richest man, said on Monday he planned mining and power generation projects for investment-starved Zimbabwe, as well as to set up a large cement factory. This came after he met President Robert Mugabe in Harare. One is power, second one is cement and third one is coal," Dangote was quoted as saying.

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  • PICS: R78m airport cash bust - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    On the same day, R50m worth of cocaine stashed in hair product bottles was seized at the same airport, in one of the biggest crime-busting days at OR Tambo. On Monday, SA Revenue Service (Sars) officials said five people had been arrested after being caught with the undeclared cash as they were about to leave South Africa. “Risk profiling earlier by Sars custom officials identified the passengers, and led to their apprehension as they boarded the aircraft at 9.45pm. “Upon noticing the officials, the passengers retreated and headed back to the entrance of the boarding gate.

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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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  • Minaj's b***h rant ‘was very real’ - IOL Tonight

    Matt Sayles/Invision/AP Nicki Minaj unleashes a verbal attack on Miley Cyrus during her acceptance speech for her hip-hop video of the year award for 'Anaconda' at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles. Nicki Minaj is "livid" with Miley Cyrus. The 'Anaconda' hitmaker's anger towards the 'Wrecking Ball' singer on stage on Sunday (30.08.15) at the MTV Video Music Awards was "very real", a source has claimed.

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  • Why Khune's pledge of loyalty has a hollow ring to it

    Since he returned to Kaizer Chiefs following a standoff with the club over a new contract, the goalkeeper has been on a weird mission to spin the whole thing and make it seem like some media creation. It was the second time I had noticed Khune turning this saga into the sole fault of the media.

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  • Constitutional Court to hear Vodacom's “Please Call Me” case | The New Age Online

    The case between Vodacom and former employee Nkosana Makate over the popular 'Please Call Me' function will be heard in the Constitutional Court today. Last year the High Court in Johannesburg decided Mr Makate’s idea did lead to the "Please Call Me" service. Vodacom acted in a way that he was entitled to rely on certain verbal agreements.

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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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  • 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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  • The hero everyone forgot: Josia Thugwane

    The picture is of an ageing, tan-brick farmhouse at the end of a long, dusty road.

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  • Fight breaks out at Elsenburg College in Stellenbosch (VIDEO)

    The videos show some black students carrying sjamboks, one is dressed in a red overall, getting into fight with another group of mainly white students. Students had been protesting the college’s language policy. One of the bystanders alluded that the protesting students were from the EFF. ''But as they started opening the door, there was resistance from the EFF [Economic Freedom Fighters].

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  • Ramaphosa to deal with fake qualifications

    Cyril Ramaphosa urged public and private entities to verify the qualifications of all prospective employees.

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  • Phoenix crash: culpable homicide for driver - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    REACTION UNIT SA Police have opened a case of culpable homicide against the 17-year-old driver of the wrecked VW Polo after it crashed into eThekwini Municipality water services workers in Phoenix, killing one of them. Durban - Police have opened a case of culpable homicide against a 17-year-old driver after a municipal worker died in hospital following an accident in Phoenix on Friday. Three eThekwini Water Services employees were inspecting valves on the verge in Tatford Road when a red VW Polo crashed into them. The police initially opened a case of reckless and negligent driving, but one of the three workers died in hospital on Friday after going into cardiac arrest.

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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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  • Lopez indexes her wardrobe - IOL Tonight

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

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