• I've spent £150k trying to get my African wife into the UK - CameroonOnline.org

    Great-grandad has left his wife to marry woman in Cameroon 36yrs his junior. AS Paul Catchpole said goodbye to his wife of 43 years for a work stint in Cameroon she thought the absence would make his heart grow fonder. After fathering two more children with his new wife — John Paul, now two, and Blessing, six months — Paul ploughed his life savings and inheritance into their long-distance relationship in a desperate bid to get Angele and their kids to the UK. The money has gone on air tickets, hotel and hospital fees, renting property, utilities, food, car and running costs, schooling, (kids start at two in Cameroon), property building costs and fees.

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  • Nkandla: turning up the gas

    President Jacob Zuma mocked people a while back for going on and on about Nkandla. It would take a superbly gifted spin doctor to try relieve the president of the pressure. By opening access to Nkandla and showing it is not the palatial paradise the public thought it was – with an upgrade price tag of R246 million it’s no surprise this was the feeling – the powers that be have not deflected the attention, they have turned up the gas.

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  • Prodigal Son Khune to return to Chiefs | The New Age Online

    Itumeleng Khune is set to finalise his move back to Kaizer Chiefs before the end of the week. Khune left Amakhosi in acrimonious circumstances when his contract expired last month following disagreements over a new deal. Chiefs boss Kaizer Motaung even described the former goalkeeper as disrespectful to the club and believed he was holding the club to ransom over a new deal. It’s unclear whether Mandla Masango, another player facing an uncertain future, will commit himself to Amakhosi this week.

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  • Ashifashabba takes back his lobola: Report

    My News My Community - Sowetan LIVE.

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  • VIDEO: Another remote jammer caught on camera

    Two suspected car jammers have been arrested after CCTV footage emerged showing one of the suspects opening the backseat door of a parked car in Douglasdale, Johannesburg, and seemingly taking something out of the car. Night Guard Security spokesperson Trevor Hepburn said their operations team responded to a report of suspicious activity at a shopping centre in Douglasdale on July 20 at about 5pm, Fourways Review reported. In the video, the victim is seen parking his car at the shopping centre and walking inside.

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  • Tutu back in hospital - Western Cape | IOL News

    AP Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was re-admitted to a Cape hospital after expressing renewed discomfort. Cape Town - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has returned for hospital treatment, a week after he left a Cape Town hospital following an intensive antibiotics course for an infection, his foundation said on Tuesday. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate returned to the hospital after expressing renewed discomfort, said the foundation, which is named after Tutu and his wife Leah.

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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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  • A bouquet-holding groom on Our Perfect Wedding

    In last night’s episode of Our Perfect Wedding, we met Nokuthula and Edwin. Edwin, however, was not just active in the committee, he was also active in looking for a wife. Edwin made his move, but feared that one of Nokuthula’s male friends would beat him to taking her hand in marriage. Edwin had to work hard to get her because he knew she wanted to get married by the age of 25.

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  • Mom told 3-year-old fell out of window at creche, in fact teacher kicked him, watch shocking abusive footage

    A mother has discovered CCTV footage of son being kicked by a daycare facility teacher who then proceeded to lock him in an office alone.

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  • Cassper Nyovest caught in fat lie

    Reigning African king of hip-hop Refiloe "Cassper Nyovest" Phoolo has been accused of composing two embarrassing fat lies. The multi-award winning muso was given a standing ovation by his legion of fans when he announced on Twitter on October 14 last year that he bought his mother Mazuki Rebecca Phoolo a house. Making the announcement on the social media network, Cassper wrote: "Drove home to surprise her with my new baby. The Doc Shebeleza hitmaker, who once claimed to be raking in R1-million a month in royalties, also announced that he had acquired a luxury Mercedez-Benz mini bus as one of his toys and flaunted it on Twitter earlier this month.

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  • Mbalula and Mamabolo in Twitter war

    A war of words has broken out between ANC Youth League (ANCYL) task team member Fikile Mbalula and Julius Malema’s former friend-turned-rival Boy Mamabolo.

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  • Panayiotou’s bail appeal dismissed - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    ANA File Photo: Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou's bail appeal has been dismissed by the Grahamstown High Court. Grahamstown – Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou's bail appeal was dismissed by the Grahamstown High Court on Tuesday. Panayiotou, 28, who is accused of being the mastermind behind his school teacher wife, Jayde’s murder, appealed the decision of a Port Elizabeth magistrate who denied him bail in June this year. The defence applied for the matter to be heard in Grahamstown in the hopes to get away from the press, but a large media contingent attended the appeal.

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  • Killing famous lion ‘was a mistake’ - Africa | IOL News

    A Zimbabwean hunter says he was devastated when he discovered his client had shot a bow and wounded a widely loved lion, known by locals and tourists as Cecil, who was part of a lion research project run by Oxford University for the past 15 years in the huge Hwange National Park. The hunter and his “North American” client returned the next morning and found the lion was injured, and immediately killed it to put it out of its misery. The professional hunter, who has asked not to be named until official investigations are complete, said his client, who he would not name, was a North American.

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  • 19 Things You'll Only Understand If You Grew Up With "Harry Potter"

    Harry Potter is still going strong in our hearts. But OG superfans will probably remember these things specifically.

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  • Nudism in full swing in KZN as opposition backs down

    After bringing in police to arrest nudists when the province's first legal nudist beach opened in April, threatening to lodge a complaint with the public protector and appeal to the Hibiscus Coast Municipality to change its approval, the opposition group has "vanished". The Concerned Citizens Group, which claimed to represent thousands of residents in towns along the province's South Coast, has not "put a stop" to the nudist beach, as it had planned to do. "It seems as if all those who were opposing the beach have ridden into the sunset," said SA National Naturists Association chairman Serge Pavlovic yesterday. The group's spokesman, the Rev Mike Effanga, could not be reached for comment.

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  • Liberia's 168th Independence Day Orator Outline Backwardness

    What can we show for those 168 years?", according to Ambassador Charles Minor, the National Orator of Liberia's Independence day program held in the J. Dominic Bing, Sr. City Hall in Greenville Sinoe County Sunday. The President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, VP Joseph Boakai, member of the national legislature, government officials and foreign diplomat including US Ambassador, Debora Malac were all in attendance.

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  • 'Whites should be killed' - UCT reveals charges against Chumani Maxwele

    According to the university on Mayday, Maxwele went into the Mathematics building after being informed that "as it was a public holiday, all lecture theatres and classrooms were locked. As such UCT held him to be "a potential risk to staff and students".

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  • Caitlyn ‘hurt’ over lack of support - Tonight News

    Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles. Caitlyn Jenner felt "hurt" because her family didn't show their support for 'I Am Cait'. A source revealed on Monday: "Caitlyn was really hurt last night.

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