• Independent Online

    Bonang Matheba fans 'new love' flames on Twitter

    DJ Zinhle shot down rumours that she and AKA are back together, after a picture of her and the rapper hugging went viral on social media. However, AKA's other ex, Bonang Matheba, got tongues wagging on Twitter streets after she alluded to having a new man in her life. The media personality on Sunday tweeted:  "...all the kisses". The BForce quickly got to work trying to decipher what their Queen B was referring to, but it was Bonang's reply to one fan's comment that really got tweeps excited. One Twitter user decided that Matheba's cryptic tweet was in fact lyrics to a single she was about to drop. Matheba, however, quickly debunked his claim with a reply that made Twitter CSI pay attention.

  • Female EFF members accuse Malema of lying with his Women’s Day promises

    In a statement on Tuesday on behalf of disgruntled junior EFF member Maggie Klaas (32), Seitebogeng Nkitseng, an EFF member of North West’s provincial legislature, said that EFF leader Julius Malema was not walking the talk when it came to his comments on the abuse of women. She said Klaas’ experience at the hands of his party had been vastly different to what Malema had promised last week in his speech in Pietermaritzburg. Malema said on Thursday that the EFF could only become the government of the country if they could succeed in getting more women to support them. “The majority of EFF voters are men, and we can’t be proud of that. It means there is something wrong we are doing. Women are attracted

  • AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria: 'Nigerians Killing One Another in South Africa'

    Minna - The immediate past Nigeria Ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Ibeto has disclosed that the recurring incidences of murder involving Nigerians were being carried out by Nigerians themselves contrary to claims of xenophobic attacks. In an interactive session with journalists shortly after the presentation a letter of intention to vie for the governorship of Niger state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday in Minna, Ibeto said from the statistics of killings and their remote and immediate causes available to the Nigeria Embassy, most of the incidences were as a result of conflict between Nigerians. "I can authoritatively tell you from the evidences we have that

  • AllAfrica.com

    Kenya: Hippo Shot Dead Hours After Attacking Tourist

    The Kenya Wildlife Service on Monday shot and killed the hippo that mauled a Taiwanese tourist at the Lake Naivasha. KWS Hells Gate park warden Nelson Cheruiyot said it was shot hours after the incident. "Our officers tracked and shot the animal after the incident,"said Mr Cheruiyot. The Taiwanese was on Saturday evening attacked and killed by the hippo on the shores of the fresh water lake. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the tourist was taking pictures when the attack occurred. Mr Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Naivasha District Hospital. TRAGIC ENCOUNTER His colleague Mr Wu Peng Te, 62, who survived the tragic encounter, is recuperating at Lake Naivasha Sopa

  • Daily Maverick

    The back story to the most controversial cartoon in SA history

    An edited extract from WTF: Capturing Zuma - A Cartoonist’s Tale, by Zapiro (with Mike Wills). Published by Jacana. What became known as the Rape of Lady Justice cartoon appeared in the Sunday Times on 7 September 2008 ahead of Judge Nicholson pronouncing on whether the National Prosecuting Authority’s corruption case against Jacob Zuma could proceed. Of all the cartoons I have ever done, this one provoked by far the greatest response. It was attacked, praised, debated and analysed on public platforms, on TV, on radio, in newspapers and in huge volumes on blogs and online media. The controversy surrounding the cartoon was covered in many international media, including the BBC, Al Jazeera, the

  • ewn.co.za

    Kaizer Chiefs jersey internationally in demand after voted world’s best kit

    JOHANNESBURG - Absa Premiership Club Kaizer Chiefs’ new 2018/19 playing jersey has received International critical acclaim after it was voted as the world’s best kit by UK-based football magazine FourFourTwo. The acknowledgement has seen a rise in demand for the Amakhosi jersey globally. The magazine said on its website: “Oh yes. Kaizer Chiefs have produced two delightful kits for the current season: first‚ a gold home jersey with black strips which represent ‘traditional spears rising together to create a sense of motion and unity on the field’. The second is a stunning purple-bodied‚ black-sleeved change strip with some fetching splashes of gold on the collar‚ crest and Nike swoosh. Now‚ where

  • ewn.co.za

    [LISTEN] Why the rand is going down, down, down…

    JOHANNESBURG - Bruce Whitfield interviews Dr Adrian Saville from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and Rand Merchant Bank Strategist John Cairns about the weakening state of the rand. Saville says the term contagion seems to be what’s affecting most of the emerging economies as due to their tight links and over-reliance on some commodities. The rand is one of the most deeply traded emerging market currencies, making it susceptible to swings in sentiment on global markets. Listen to the audio for more.