• Nigeria: Boko Haram - 214 Rescued Girls Pregnant - UNFPA

    FOLLOWING the latest rescue of additional 234 women and children by the Nigerian Army from the Sambisa Forest in Borno State, indicated, yesterday, that a sizeable number of the rescued girls were visibly pregnant, even as unofficial reports put the latest number of pregnant girls in one of the camps in Borno as at last Saturday at 214. Giving this indication in Lagos, Executive Director, UNFPA, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, also disclosed that in the last one year, the organization had taken deliveries of over 16,000 pregnancies in the troubled North East part of the country.

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  • The night of grace and disgrace at the Met Gala | The New Age Online

    The MET Gala, formally known as the Costume Institute Gala or the Met Ball took place at the Big Apple on Tuesday. This is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute in New York City. Cassie and her man Puff Daddy showed face and class with Cassie wearing a classic white dress and the man draped in a classic black suit. Kris Jenner, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Solange Knowles, ended up on the worst dressed list for the event.

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  • How did new mom Kate look so good? - IOL Lifestyle

    REUTERS Choosing a dress that skirted the knee drew attention from the post-childbirth waistline by showcasing Kate s perfect legs - a trick she used throughout this pregnancy. London - She emerged through the swing doors of the Lindo Wing like a ray of sunshine, wearing a yellow flower print dress and a smile so dazzling it was brighter than the hundreds of flashbulbs going off around her.

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  • Xeno tension erupts in Paarl - Cape Times

    THE xenophobia that started in KwaZulu-Natal, then spread to Gauteng, has now reached the Western Cape. An incident of xenophobia has rocked the quiet farmland of Groot Drakenstein near Paarl, where nine men were arrested for allegedly attacking a Somalian shopkeeper last week. Following the attack in the Mbekweni informal settlement on Wednesday, the area’s mayor, Gesie van Deventer, and her deputy, Conrad Poole, took to the streets at the weekend and handed out pamphlets denouncing xenophobia.

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  • Nigeria: Xenophobia - Blame the Victim!

    Maybe President Zuma and his xenophobic countrymen are right, after all. Long before it became a continental problem, Nigeria's incoming president, General Muhammadu Buhari, foresaw the possibility of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians who 'check out' to seek better life. It soon became clear that, at that point in time, Nigerians were not prepared for change as there were reports of open-air inter-denominational prayer sessions where Nigerians reportedly supplicated God's intercession to rid them of the corrective regime. Three decades on, the fear of xenophobic attacks that bothered General Buhari has assumed a frightening dimension.

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  • Here's What The Stars Wore To The 2015 Met Gala

    The theme was China Through the Looking Glass.

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  • Community Post: 22 Times Beyoncé Was The Most Flawless Mom Ever

    When you're a mom, you're not bossy. You're the boss.

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  • Xeno: Students fight back

    Kojo Nketiah, a Ghanaian student at Wits University, Johannesburg, was shocked to hear some of his fellows saying this. Most at Wits, he said, believe there is no excuse for xenophobia. "When people say 'xenophobia' they think only of pure violence but it's also psychological and emotional," Nketiah said. Since xenophobic violence erupted in Johannesburg, Nketiah has used a lift club instead of taking public transport to the campus from Centurion, near Pretoria.

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  • Devil worshipping hairstyles are now forbidden: Iran's Barbers Union

    Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while tattoos and other male bodily adornments also being outlawed.

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  • Bonang, Jeannie D and Bonnie replace 3Talk

    Afternoon Express is a 45 minute lifestyle show hosted by the reigning queens of South African television, Jeannie D and Bonang Matheba, along with Bonnie Mbuli. The show is said to be inspirational and definitely on trend and will boast live music performances, competitions and real-time audience interaction via social media. This is a winning formula that keeps growing and growing,” stated an excited Jeannie who is looking forward to taking on daily live broadcasts. As for Bonang, she’s equally thrilled about the prospects of this new venture saying: “I am really excited to be stepping into a new terrain with SABC3 and the opportunity to co-host with Jeannie D and Bonnie.

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  • Southern Africa: Mugabe Gives SADC Delegates Comic Relief

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was at the centre of a cocktail of drama and comedy during the just-ended Sadc Extra-Ordinary Summit in Harare on Wednesday as age continues to take its toll on the 91-year-old leader. Mugabe, who is the Sadc and African Union chairperson, stole the limelight as expected. Known for his penchant for smartness and being particular with his taste, Mugabe shocked many, including his colleague presidents who had lined up for a group photo session when he reached the left pocket of his jacket and took out a plastic hair comb and began to comb his hair in public.

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  • Rihanna's Got A New Look

    New 'do, new you.

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  • Chelsea set for summer spending spree - Premier League

    EPA Oscar could be on his way out at Chelsea this summer. Jose Mourinho will propose Roman Abramovich bankrolls another summer transfer spree to turn Chelsea into Europe’s top dogs once more. The Blues manager will recommend the newly-crowned Barclays Premier League champions strengthen significantly ahead of the next campaign when he files his end-of-season report this month. Despite their title success, Mourinho knows he must improve on the club’s Champions League showing this season after they were knocked out by Paris Saint-Germain in the second round.

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  • Vavi snubs Malema call | The New Age Online

    Zwelinzima Vavi has snubbed Julius Malema’s call for a rival labour federation to Cosatu.

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  • Fight of the Century: all hype

    There is no such thing as the Fight of the Century. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao boxed in front of millions: it was another day, another payday. Some of the disillusionment at the letdown included digs at Mayweather, with critics declaring him the favourite for the Comrades Marathon, as no one can run like him. Mayweather fans waxed lyrical about his boxing finesse and skill and declared him the greatest of his generation.

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  • Tyga to cough up R12 million to save relationship with Kylie Jenner

    Tyga will reportedly pay R12 million to stop Blac Chyna from ruining his relationship with Kylie Jenner.

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  • #MayPac Fashion - Connect

    Here is a look at the fashion fight that was on the red carpet (At the Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight).

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  • World's 'biggest' Prada store set to open in Sandton

    "Yep, our uniform is Prada. The luxury Italian brand has, of course, arrived in South Africa, setting up home in Sandton City's R185-million new wing, aptly called Diamond Walk. It is not for the faint-hearted - Prada's neighbours include a revamped Louis Vuitton megastore, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Gucci. Oh, of course, there is Jimmy Chooooo, too!

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  • Bruce Jenner sacks Kris as his manager

    Bruce Jenner has sacked his ex-wife Kris Jenner as his manager ahead of the recording of his own reality series documenting his gender transition.

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  • SABC needs more whites – Motsoeneng

    Embattled SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has said the national broadcaster needs more whites, specifically at an executive level, as 20 years into democracy continually talking about transformation is unfair to all workers. “We should not forget the rainbow of Nelson Mandela. If you look at the SABC the way it is, I have engaged colleagues saying we also need to employ white people. Motsoeneng was speaking to The Citizen at his offices at SABC headquarters in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, yesterday.

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