• Man shot over a pair of Carvela shoes

    Cops allegedly shot him in the leg after accusing him of wearing a pair of expensive stolen Carvela shoes. In a matter before the South Gauteng High Court, Wiseman Sithole, 27, is suing the minister of police for R13-million in damages. Sithole, of Ivory Park near Tembisa, lost his leg after he was shot in the knee while allegedly resisting arrest in 2013. Sithole also claims he was poisoned while under police guard during his stay at Tembisa Hospital.

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  • Minister slams rich for wasting water - Gauteng | IOL News

    The wealthy are pouring good quality drinking water down the drain by filling their spa baths, having long, luxurious baths, and singing in the shower. This is according to the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, who told Saturday Star this week that both rich and poor had to embrace the Water and Sanitation revolution by stopping such practices as using clean drinking water to dispose of human waste. “High income earners are the ones using a lot of our drinkable water to wash their cars, water their gardens, run their (spa baths), singing songs till the end in the shower.

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  • Trevor Noah's relentless arc to fame and fortune

    This week, he bagged another appearance on the English comedian John Bishop's upcoming BBC series The John Bishop Show, where he is set to appear alongside British musicians Leona Lewis, Florence and the Machine, The Vaccines and Jessie Ware. The eight-part variety show shot at London's Hackney Empire will air on BBC One from Saturday May 30.

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  • Zahara's house on the line - SundayWorld

    Sun May 24 11:34:31 SAST 2015 The City of Johannesburg and Nedbank are said to be gunning for her plush house in Little Falls, west of Joburg, because of her alleged tardiness with payments

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  • Kenny Kunene's book of dirt on Sophie Ndaba - SundayWorld

    Sun May 24 11:33:06 SAST 2015 She then dumped him like a spoilt fish after discovering he was cheating on his wife Mathato.These allegations were revealed by one of Kunene's associates. He

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  • Liverpool fans vent fury on Rodgers - Premier League

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is under pressure following Liverpool's heavy defeat against Stoke. If Steven Gerrard had been searching for adjectives to describe the emotions of his final game for Liverpool then abysmal, lacklustre and shambolic were perhaps not the ones he had in mind beforehand. Unfortunately for the Liverpool captain, that is precisely how the majority of visiting supporters - minus the expletives - summed up this utter humiliation for Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium. Not even a goal from the veteran midfielder in his 710th and final appearance for his boyhood club could provide a crumb of comfort after a truly awful display which left Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, acknowledging that his job was on the line.

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  • Maria Ramos spread too thin, critic argues

    Roy McAlpine, Liberty Life's former head of investment activities, said Ramos's time was divided between too many company boards. The chartered accountant, who helped Donald Gordon build Liberty Life into one of the most formidable financial companies in South Africa, pointed out that Barclays Africa required Ramos to commit to more than 28 board and board committee meetings each year.

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  • K2, blue are also 'Big brother' winners

    On Sunday, Ntombi and Ace walked away from the Big Brother house R2-million richer, while K2 and Blue had to contend with second place. An FNB savings account has been opened, and fans have been depositing amounts as high as R5000 and then posting their deposit slips on Facebook as proof. One of the fans who spoke to Sowetan on condition of anonymity said they felt that K2 and Blue deserved to win the Big Brother Mzansi loot. "The admin who was handling K2 and Blue's social media account made contact with the couple's family members.

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  • Shock exit from Chiefs - SundayWorld

    Amakhosi's number one goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and PSL player of the season central defender Tefu Mashamaite were sent packing by the club bosses after their negotiations for new contracts acrimoniously collapsed this week. Mashamaite, who was earning R180000 a month was demanding "four times what he earned" at the club plus multiple millions of rands in a signing-on fee. Chiefs big guns will in the coming week hold a press conference in which they will announce the shocking departure of Khune and Mashamaite. The two players will join the money-spinning Mamelodi Sundowns who are dangling mouth-watering carrots in front of them.

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  • Knives out for local KFC - Independent on Saturday | News

    INDEPENDENT ON SATURDAY The Gatemax branch of KFC remained shut after workers were filmed allegedly sharpening knives on a pavement. Durban - The Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in uMhlanga Ridge closed for business on Friday after it became the focus of a second health scandal to rock the food franchise. A film clip of workers allegedly sharpening knives near dustbins on a pavement went viral only a fortnight after a scandal erupted when staff at a Gauteng outlet were exposed on film washing uncooked poultry on a floor using a fire hose. Doug Smart, managing director of KFC Africa, said the company was making an investigation.

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  • Andile Jali puts a ring on it - SundayWorld

    On top of earning the title for arguably Mzansi’s most sought-after “It Girl” – thanks to Diski Divas – then announcing that she is expecting a bundle of joy a few weeks ago, Nonhle just broke news on her Instagram that she is officially going to be Mrs Andile Jali. In a series of ambiguous posts Nonhle, not in so many words, confirmed that Andile had popped the question. Nonhle is even seen sporting a sumptuous rock on her engagement ring finger.

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  • Why Sowetans won't pay for electricity

    The installation of prepaid electricity meters has led to family feuds as families battle to keep up with the rising cost of living. Khanyisile Zwane, 26, of Orlando West, Soweto, who lives in one of six shacks erected around her family home, said matters over who should pay the bill got so bad that a decision was taken that each room have its own meter box. "I went to Eskom to enquire and was told that each installation costs R2000," Zwane said. The unemployed mother of two said those at her home who bought electricity often complained that they spent a lot of money on it.

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  • Asthma attack ended life of missing SA man - Gauteng | IOL News

    SUPPLIED Shaun Beukes pictured with a friend (right) was confirmed dead by Bahamas police. Family and friends who had been frantric trying to locate Shaun Beukes, received confirmation on Tuesday this week that the 34-year-old businessman had died of natural causes in the Bahamas two weeks ago. South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) contacted the Shaun Beukes to confirm that he had died on the island. Beukes’s parents had reported their son missing after he missed his flight back to South Africa two weeks ago.

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  • South Africa's economy is still in the hands of whites

    This view by one of the country's leading business minds Phumzile Langeni enjoyed overwhelming support from the participants. Langeni, the chairwoman of AfroPulse Group, said the recent spate of xenophobic attacks was just one of many things that showed the extent of frustration about the lack of opportunities in the country. "People are feeling left out" Langeni said. Agreeing with Meyer, Langeni said a sluggish economy, the high unemployment rate and dependency on state grants were some of the things that point to a need for dialogue.

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  • 65-year-old mom gives birth to quads - Back Page | IOL News

    DAILY MAIL Annegret Raunigk, 65, has given birth to quadruplets. Berlin - German media report that a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets. Television station RTL says the three boys and a girl were born by caesarean section at a Berlin hospital Tuesday. The mother, Annegret Raunigk, already had 13 children before deciding to travel abroad to have donated, fertilised eggs implanted.

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  • Bonang, Bonnie & Jeannie D may be fab, but they're no Noleen

    Now we know: Afternoon Express, a new show in SABC3's 4pm weekday timeslot, hosted by TV heavyweights Jeannie D, Bonnie Mbuli and Bonang Matheba. Google Rebel Wilson to understand why that distinction was felt necessary.

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  • The Itumeleng Khune conundrum

    The image of soccer supremo Khoza is of an all-powerful man who goes gung-ho where angels fear to tread. In May 2013, Khune was the man of the moment at the Premier Soccer League (PSL) awards. Then captain and undisputed first choice for Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana, he was a sweepstakes winner: footballer of the season, players' player of the season, goalkeeper of the season and Nedbank Cup player of the tournament. Khune's star is shedding its diamond sparkle.

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  • Amber Rose's new boyfriend hates fame

    Amber Rose's new boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly struggles to cope ''every day'' with the pressures of dating her because he hates being in the spotlight.

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  • How Operation Fiela crept into CTown's gang-torn areas

    “They were the police and that “something” ended up being live ammunition. Fiela members then found the suspect who had thrown the bullets out of the window when he heard a raid was happening, arresting the other occupant of the same house and taking him to the Grassy Park police station. Being likened to a gang member, the very person who terrorises you and your loved ones’ lives? Although the other residents ANA spoke to did not necessarily want to don a police badge, there appeared to be a consensus in the Ottery community – the police were wanted.

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