• Clive Naidoo: South Africa, I'm sorry! - Gauteng | IOL News

    South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Calssifieds & more.

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  • Details: Rapper AKA and Zinhle split saga gets ugly

    According to Sunday Sun, Zinhle found out about AKA's cheating ways when she found smses exchanged between him and Bonang Matheba. The two are said to have started seeing each other behind Zinhle's back. A source told Sunday Sun that Zinhle and AKA were leading separate lives even while she was pregnant. A well-known DJ had already tipped Zinhle off that AKA’s illicit love affair had blossomed at Metro FM.

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  • Rihanna smells the past - IOL Tonight

    Rihanna banned her make-up artist from wearing a perfume. The 'Princess of China' hitmaker, who has previously dated Chris Brown, Drake and baseball player Matt Kemp, admits she once ordered the employee not to wear the unidentified fragrance again because it reminded her too much an of ex-boyfriend. The 27-year-old singer, who is currently rumoured to be romancing British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, said: “[Scent] is something that connects you to a specific time, a memory, a place, a person.

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  • Is there no end to Zimbabwe’s decline? - Business News | IOL Business

    Zimbabwe’s decision to scrap the local currency in 2009 helped end hyperinflation as it cut off the government’s ability to print money to pay debts. With Zimbabwe adopting the US dollar and currencies such as the South African rand as legal tender, authorities have no ability to boost money supply in the economy. “The macro-economy is under enormous pressure,” Joseph Rohm, a fund manager who helps oversee about $1.3 billion in African investments in countries other than South Africa for Investec Asset Management, said by phone from Cape Town on August 31.

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  • New CEO for Woolies SA - Companies | IOL Business

    Woolworths, which has proven to be resilient against economic tough times, has appointed a new CEO for its local unit. The company said in a statement on Wednesday that Zyda Rylands would take up the post of CEO of Woolworths South Africa. Woolworths, SA’s largest retailer by market value, says this brings consistency to the group structure as all its main business units now report into group CEO Ian Moir.

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  • Australian man claims he is Jesus Christ reincarnated, garners followers

    Alan John Miller of Kingaroy in the state of Queensland, runs a religious movement known as the Divine Truth from his home, says Sky News. According to the Daily Mail, the presence of Miller and Luck has sparked a property boom in the area - appropriately dubbed Queensland's Bible Belt. Some 30 followers have aggressively bought much of the land surrounding Miller's compound, where he has been living since 2007, leaving very little available to locals.

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  • Chiefs explain Masilela’s Bafana withdrawal 

    This comes after Masilela failed to arrive for an assessment by the Bafana medical team on Tuesday. “Tsepo’s knee swelled up after the match against Bloemfontein Celtic,” Chiefs physiotherapist David Milner told the club’s official website. “Tsepo has a well-documented history of knee problems, which needs to be looked after carefully.

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  • Meet Trevor Noah's 'Best F#@king News Team' ever

    'The Daily Show' has released its latest advert ahead of new host Trevor Noah's debut later this month.

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  • South Africa: 'There Are People in the Mall With Guns'

    A car washer at Clearwater Mall described a deadly shoot-out at the shopping centre on Tuesday as a scene from an action movie. "It was like a movie, you know, those action movies where people shoot one another?" Mandla Khumalo told News24. Two suspected robbers were killed.

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  • 'I want a blue-eyed Yazidi': teen describes IS slave market

    Jinan, 18, a Yazidi, was captured in early 2014 and held by IS jihadists for three months before she managed to flee, she said on a visit to Paris ahead of the publication Friday of a book about her ordeal. Seized as IS fighters swept through northern regions inhabited by the Yazidi religious minority, Jinan was moved around between several locations before being bought by two men, a former policeman and an imam.

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  • Obama takes selfie with a Bear - IOL SciTech

    AP President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media while on a hike to the Exit Glacier in Seward, Alaska. London - Woe betide any White House photographer who gets his finger in a shot of the President. The leader of the free world bungled his selfie while trekking in the Alaskan wilderness with British adventurer Bear Grylls.

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  • Kevin Hart heads for SA | The New Age Online

    News that American comedian Kevin Hart is headed for South Africa resulted in a social media frenzy on Tuesday.

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  • Hlaudi Motsoeneng lashed for crime remarks

    SABC’s chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng came under fire on Wednesday after saying that reporting crime in the media influences young people to commit crime. Motsoeneng, who called for media regulation, argued the role of the media was to influence mindsets. In an interview with KykNet, Motsoeneng criticised journalists and said media needed to be regulated. During an interview with The Citizen, Motsoeneng said: “You have two kinds of people in this world.

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  • Pathologist: Dolly was dead when Donald put her on bed

    The pathologist who examined Donald Sebolai’s slain girlfriend has said she was already dead when the DJ placed her on his bed. Sebolai has denied stabbing Tshabalala and said she was stabbed in a struggle between them when she attacked him with a knife.

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  • Jail qualification fakes: Ramaphosa - Politics | IOL News

    DoC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for people who fake their qualifications to be named, shamed and jailed. Parliament – People who misrepresent their academic qualifications to get jobs in the public and private sector should be named, shamed and jailed, deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Replying to questions in the National Council of Provinces, Ramaphosa said higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande was currently working on a proposal, which was expected to be tabled before cabinet for approval, to address the scourge. “Now, he (Nzimande) has also approached the National Qualifications Authority to begin the process of preparing a list of those people who fraudulently claim that they’ve got qualifications so that they are on a list and they can be named and shamed and this time round…they will then be subject to being charged, arrested, and jailed…,” he said.

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  • De Gea doesn’t need olive branch - United - Premier League

    Reuters Manchester United insist it is not necessary for Louis van Gaal to make a trip to Madrid to repair his relationship with David De Gea. Manchester United insist it is not necessary for manager Louis van Gaal to make a trip to Madrid to repair his relationship with David De Gea, after the collapse of the goalkeeper's proposed transfer shattered the 24-year-old's hopes of a move back to his home city. As Ander Herrera insisted his compatriot was too good a professional not to reintegrate rapidly at Old Trafford, sources at the top of United rejected the suggestion that a trip was required similar to the one Sir Alex Ferguson made to Lisbon in 2008 when he persuaded Cristiano Ronaldo to delay a move to Real Madrid for one more year.

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  • Ramakatsa fears for his life

    Expelled Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MP Mpho Ramakatsa said yesterday his life was under threat because of the choices he made in the past. The EFF expelled Ramakatsa, Andile Mngxitama and Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala in April after they publicly accused its leadership of financial mismanagement. Ramakatsa told The Citizen he recently received death threats from unknown people at different times. “I am being followed by suspicious cars and some people call and insult me,” said Ramakatsa.

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  • Drinking a bottle of water before a meal facilitates weight loss

    Obesity is a growing public safety concern in America and many other countries. Researchers from the University of Birmingham in England may have found a simple solution to help these people lose weight. The study, which will be published in the September issue of Obesity, indicates that people who drink water before breakfast, lunch and dinner end up losing weight faster than those who don't. The first group was comprised of 41 people who were instructed to drink 500ml of water 30 minutes before their three daily meals every day for 12 weeks.

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  • Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EU

    Tensions were running high in Hungary, a key transit point for the huge numbers of people trekking up from Greece through the western Balkans to seek a new life in northern Europe. Ministers in Athens were holding talks on the migrant crisis ahead of a wider meeting with top EU officials Thursday. Police in Hungary -- a country that saw 50,000 migrants enter in August alone -- blocked some 2,000 people from boarding trains from Budapest to Austria and Germany on Wednesday, triggering a demonstration by about 100-150 people. Another group staged a sit-in at a surburban station, refusing to board a train to a Hungarian refugee camp and demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, which as the EU's top economy is destination of choice for many.

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