CAPE TOWN - The Department of International Relations and Cooperation says that 48 South Africans are currently detained in China. A distraught mother, Stacey-Lee Bridger informed Eyewitness News that her 19-year-old daughter, Tristan-Lee Niemand, has been in a detention facility since mid-November. She was arrested for not having a work permit after her recruitment agency had promised to arrange this for her once she arrives in the country. However, this never materialised. Dirco’s Ndivhuwo Mabaya says over 100 South Africans have been arrested for visa violations this year. Chinese authorities have informed Dirco that Niemand will be appearing in court next week. “The consulate says the youngtimeslive.co.za
Their state capture project was built on the best models of systemic corruption in the world, and they were able to commandeer control of key government departments and entities without much push-back. And they are poised for a recapture. For more on this story, please visit Times Select.ewn.co.za
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Local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu's bootylicious snap shared on her Instagram page in May has bagged her the crown as the most popular local celebrity on IOL Entertainment for 2018. The raunchy picture was shared with fans shortly after her Australian tour. Known for dancing without a panty, Wabantu loves to show off her body and everytime the haters flood her mentions she just laughs at them and keeps making money moves. Wabantu is pictured wearing nude underwear, which showcases her infamous assets. At the time, the picture received mixed reviews from fans, but many of them praised the entertainer's boldness. One fan even suggested that Zodwa starts her own lingerie line. While Wabantu stilltimeslive.co.za
Bafana Bafana legend Philemon “Chippa” Masinga has been admitted into a North West public hospital after falling ill a few days ago. South African Masters and Legend Football Association member Greg Mashilo told TimesLIVE that the 49-year-old Masinga‚ who hails from Klerksdorp‚ was admitted into Tsepong Hospital on Saturday but there have been no further details about his condition. “We received a message from Safa president Danny Jordaan that Masinga was hospitalised but we don’t have much details as yet‚” said Mashilo‚ who is also the president of the SA Coaches Association. “We immediately created a WhatsApp group and informed all the members‚ but we are yet to get details. "We wish him aewn.co.za
JOHANNESBURG - Controversial former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has officially launched his political party called the African Content Movement (ACM). He says the party is ready and registered with the Electoral Commission to contest next year’s national elections. Motsoeneng says he's aiming for nothing but the presidency. He’s warned President Cyril Ramaphosa that his days as president are numbered. Speaking to a large group of supporters in Millpark, Motsoeneng said his party is about empowering the people of South Africa. He claims he was approached by other political parties to run in deputy positions but turned them down because he wants to be president.