• Bobby Brown says 'final private goodbye' to Bobbi Kristina

    Bobby Brown said his ''final private goodbye'' to his daughter Bobbi Kristina when he visited her funeral home.

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  • Cecil the lion's hunt 'went wrong from the beginning' - Theo Bronkhorst

    Speaking exclusively to the Telegraph Bronkhorst gave a detailed account of the incident that has left his hunting business devastated by the international fury directed at him since US dentist Walter Palmer shot Cecil in Zimbabwe. Cecil, aged about 13, had a distinctive black mane and was a popular tourist attraction among visitors to Hwange National Park. The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force charity claims Palmer and Bronkhorst had gone out at night with a spotlight and tied a dead animal to their vehicle to lure Cecil into range.

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  • Donald Trumps calls South Africa 'a very dangerous mess'

    Donald Trump as taken to Twitter to voice his opinion on what is currently making headlines in South African news.

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  • Outpouring of affection for Oscar - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    In 20 days, Pistorius will walk out of the Kgosi Mumpuru prison in Pretoria. Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide for shooting dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013. In June, Correctional Services officials confirmed Pistorius would be releasedinto house arrest on August 21 after having spent less than a year behind bars.

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  • Zuma receives Phiyega's response

    The presidency says Riah Phiyega submitted her response just before 11pm last night.

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  • Government won't be able to add to public service as wage bill spirals out of control

    Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has revealed that the government will have to divert money meant for service delivery to make up for salary increases. This gloomy revelations, coming on the back of mooted job losses in the private sector, is contained in a paper Nene presented to the ANC national executive committee lekgotla last weekend. Nene's warning emerged as the SA Local Government Association (Salga), which represents municipalities, was battling to reach a wage settlement with municipal union Samwu. "Government will be unable to create additional employment in the public service for the next two years," he added.

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  • Michelle Obama: 'I want to be Beyonce'

    First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama has joked that she wants to be Beyonce Knowles.

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  • Howard ‘threatened to kill’ wife - IOL Tonight

    REUTERS Actor Terrence Howard arrives with his wife Mira at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015. Terrence Howard’s ex-wife has accused him of threatening to kill her. The 46-year-old actor is the subject of a lawsuit from Michelle Ghent, whom he married in January 2010, but split from 11 months later, with their divorce finalised in May 2013. The Empire actor has insisted it was mutual combat, claiming she pepper spayed him during the fight.

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  • From shocking to bizarre: SA's list of fakes and their flaky stories

    For more than three decades, Jordan was regarded abroad and in South Africa as one of the country's best political brains, with a doctorate from the London School of Economics. If Jordan's story was shocking, the one involving SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala is downright bizarre. Tshabalala was appointed to the SABC board late last year as part of the government's strategy to turn around the fortunes of the public broadcaster. Tshabalala promised to provide evidence that she did have the degree.

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  • EFF items burnt over Malema's 'dictatorship'

    Enraged Economic Freedom Fighters in Limpopo yesterday allegedly burnt party paraphernalia in a protest against what they called ‘dictatorship’ of their leader Julius Malema. The items included a poster bearing Malema’s face and what appeared to be T-shirts, overalls and CDs of EFF’s struggle songs. Junior told Saturday Citizen the items were burnt by disgruntled EFF members somewhere in the Vhembe district in Limpopo. “People defend Malema unnecessarily.

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  • Petrol price set to drop

    My News My Community - Sowetan LIVE.

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  • White settlers never stole any land from Africans: iLIVE

    Black Africans never owned any land. Black Africans NEVER owned any land. Who "disadvantaged" the 'black' people of the interior in Southern Africa before the (supposed) belligerent 'white' settlers moved inland in the mid 19th century..? As certainly, what the 'settlers' found was not a hugely advanced infrastructure, deep mines, airports, vast libraries of written works, grandiose institutions of learning, etc. No, as little as 170 years ago they found masses of black people (indigenous to the Southern tip of Africa, The San) living on the fringes of the stone age.

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  • Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Birthday Bash in Bad Taste

    AT a time the vast majority of Zimbabweans are wallowing in abject poverty, First Lady Grace Mugabe's extravagant birthday bash, screened live on TV, was in bad taste and insensitive to the citizenry struggling daily for survival. The merrymaking and praise-singing came against the backdrop of shocking dismissals of thousands of what's left of the country's workforce following a Supreme Court judgment; the eviction of teeming vendors from the city centre; and continued general all-round economic decay.

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  • Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash

    Four people died when the Saudi Arabia-registered plane ploughed into a car auction site and burst into flames in southern England on Friday. Local police said the pilot and three passengers died when the Phenom 300 jet attempted to land at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire and that no one was injured on the ground. The Saudi ambassador "offered his condolences to the sons of the late Mohammed bin Laden and their relations for the grave incident of the crash of the plane carrying members of the family at Blackbushe airport," read a statement posted on the embassy's official Twitter account. The embassy also said it would work with British authorities to investigate the incident and repatriate the bodies for burial in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Thirsty for growth, liquor giant taps Africa

    For 20 years, Leonard Odhiambo has run a thriving business off a dirt path in Kibera, the biggest slum in sub-Saharan Africa. Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, is selling inexpensive liquor barely a hundred yards from his door. The cheapest, a whiskey called Jebel Gold, costs about 10c for a 30ml "tot" — about two-thirds of a shot. Mr Odhiambo says he is losing customers to the nearby liquor shack, which also offers non-Diageo branded products such as Napoleon Gold Brandy and King Horse Vodka.

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  • Chiefs make late changes through injury | The New Age Online

    Kaizer Chiefs have been forced into a late change to their Carling Black Label Cup starting line-up with the withdrawal through injury of goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo. The gloveman will be replaced by Reyaad Pieterse in the fixture against Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium on Saturday. The 23-year-old Pieterse made his debut in the 2013/14 season and has in fact already played in a Soweto Derby, keeping a cleansheet when Kaizer Chiefs beat Orlando Pirates 1-0 in November 2013.

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  • Jimmy Tau hands over R200,000 lobolo for wealthy girlfriend

    A celebration in honour of Tau and his girlfriend, Sizakele Manonga apparently took place in the lavish suburb of Pretoria East two weeks ago. The family bash was to celebrate Tau finishing off lobola for Manonga whom he got engaged to a few months ago. According to Sunday Sun, Tau paid the hefty amount to the Manonga family who are known for their immense wealth - they own a mansion with fourteen bedrooms on a private estate and are in possession of more than 30 German cars.

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  • 2016 Summer Olympics qualifiers: Ghana 2- 2 Cameroun (Accra) - CameroonOnline.org

    Despite the Cameroon team having to play in Accra without star players such as Gaelle Enganmouit, Aboudi Onguene, Edjangue and Zouga Francine who were not released by their respective clubs, the Lionesses managed to score 2 goals and will therefore advance to the last round. Final score: Ghana 2- 2 Cameroun.

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  • South Africa's ambassador to Japan Mohau Pheko admits lying about PhD

    Pheko told the SABC that she registered for and worked towards her degree with La Salle, but the university closed down before she could complete her "studies". Pheko told the SABC the university was promoted as legitimate and that she had registered at it, but it closed before she could be awarded her doctorate. Pheko joins the list of South African public officials who have fraudulently claimed to have certain academic qualifications.

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