• South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Announces Commencement Date for Property Valuation Act

    President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 21 of the Property Valuation Act, 2014 (Act No. 17 of 2014), determined 1 August 2015 as the date on which the said Act shall come into operation. President Zuma assented to the Act in July 2014.

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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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  • 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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  • Morné Steyn a must – Naas - Springboks

    Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix Naas Botha is adamant that Stade Francais flyhalf Morn� Steyn must be part of Heyneke Meyer s Springbok World Cup squad. Former Springbok flyhalf and captain Naas Botha is adamant that Stade Francais flyhalf Morné Steyn must be part of Heyneke Meyer’s Springbok World Cup squad.

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  • Chaos around Bobbi Kristina’s funeral - IOL Tonight

    Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral plans are “constantly changing”. A source has claimed that the service for the late daughter of Whitney Houston, who tragically passed away on 26 July at the age of just 22, has been thrown into chaos by the feuding families. It has also been revealed that the aspiring actress - who will be buried next to her late mother - will be laid to rest on 1 August in order for family members to be able to attend. Meanwhile, Bobbi Kristina's father Bobby Brown is said to be “taking comfort” in knowing his daughter is now “at peace”.

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  • Kenny Kunene defends teen 'injured' by Woolies bread

    A 17-year-old Sandton teenager will miss her matric dance tonight because she is recovering from a throat injury which her family claims was caused by a broken plastic bottle cap in the Woolworths bread she ate. The teenager’s mother, who did not want to be named, said yesterday they bought the bread from a Woolworths store in Sandton City on Sunday. “My daughter only ate the bread on Tuesday,” she said. The teenager’s neighbour, businessman Kenny Kunene, said they took her to Dr Junaid Hoosen’s surgery in Sandton City for a medical examination.

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  • 'We've found another Earth'

    Not only is this planet in the "Goldilocks zone" - where life can exist because it is neither too hot nor too cold to support liquid water - its star looks like an older cousin of our sun, the space agency said. Known as Kepler 452b, the planet was detected by the agency's Kepler Space Telescope, which has hunted for worlds like ours since 2009. "Kepler 452b is orbiting a close cousin of our sun, but one that is 1.5 billion years older," it said. If the planet is rocky, and the scientists believe that it has a better than even chance of being just that, then it could be in the midst of a fearful scenario, as the heat from its dying star evaporates Kepler 452b's lakes and oceans.

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  • THE INSIDER: The utter importance of being Robert Mugabe

    ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe’s main apple-polisher, George Charamba, rates his boss’s importance as being on par with US President Barack Obama. Commenting on Obama not meeting Mugabe, chairman of the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community, during the US president’s visit to AU headquarters in Ethiopia last week, Charamba said Mugabe was unmoved by Obama’s visit.

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  • Bey and Jay are finally pregnant again - Tonight News

    AP/Frank Franklin II In this May 2, 2014 file photo Beyonce, right, and Jay-Z watch the first half of a NBA basketball playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors, in New York. Jay Z and Beyoncé are reportedly expecting a baby. The couple - who already have three-year-old daughter Blue Ivy together - are feeling incredibly "lucky" over their apparent impending arrival.

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  • Julia Roberts’ man has ' had enough' - IOL Tonight

    REUTERS Julia Roberts from HBO's 'The Normal Heart' arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California on August 25, 2014. Julia Roberts' relationship is reportedly on the rocks. The 47-year-old beauty has been married to cinematographer Daniel Moder since 2002 but he is said to have "had enough" of the star.

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  • Robert Mugabe shares bed with teenaged son when I'm away: Grace

    Grace Mugabe told Zimbabwe's state newspaper that when she's away - Chatunga Bellarmine is his father, Robert Mugabe's, favourite companion in bed.

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  • Nigeria: How Fifth Columnists in Nigerian Military Leaked Operational Plans to Boko Haram - Ex-Defence Chief

    Alex Badeh, the immediate past commander of the Nigerian military, has revealed that the effectiveness of the fight against the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram, was greatly hampered by fifth columnists within the military who leaked sensitive information and operational plans to the terrorist sect. Mr. Badeh, whose hometown, Mubi, was briefly captured by Boko Haram in 2014, was speaking on Thursday during his valedictory ceremony from the Nigerian Armed Forces.

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  • DA march in Western Cape over ANC 'dirty tricks'

    DA Western Cape leader Ivan Meyer said a memorandum was handed to Mayor Gordon April. The document listed examples of "gross mismanagement" and "dirty tricks" allegedly employed by the African National Congress. According to Southern Cape police spokesman Captain Malcolm Pojie, more than 1000 people took part in the march. Meyer said a coalition between the ANC, Icosa and the National People's Party had "clung to power" in the municipality.

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  • De Gea saga not helping United - Premier League

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal conceded that uncertainty surrounding David De Gea was “not favorable” as the Premier League giants ended their US tour Wednesday with a 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain. De Gea, who is reportedly Real Madrid's top summer transfer target, gave a shaky goalkeeping display as the French champions exposed United's defense with soft first-half goals by Blaise Matuidi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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  • Man shot outside Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

    The suspects fled in a getaway car after stealing the victim's luggage and valuables.

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  • Plane debris identified as Boeing 777 - World News | IOL News

    Malaysian authorities confirmed on Friday that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island was from a Boeing 777, meaning the part is almost certainly from missing flight MH370. The debris, part of a plane wing, could provide the first tangible clue towards unlocking the mystery surrounding the doomed Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared without trace in March last year with 239 people on board. This could be the convincing evidence that MH370 went down in the Indian Ocean," Malaysia's deputy transport minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi told AFP. The Malaysia Airlines flight was one of only three Boeing 777s to have been involved in major incidents, along with the downing of the MH17 over Ukraine last year and the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco airport in 2013 that left three dead.

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  • Montana reveals shocking details about Prasa chairman

    Axed Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) group CEO Lucky Montana has opened several criminal cases, one of them against Chairman Popo Molefe for allegedly trying to blackmail the rail agency’s head of engineering. Montana was told to leave before his notice period by the board of Prasa earlier this month. At the time, issues were raised about the trains Prasa bought which are allegedly too tall for South Africa’s rail lines. Engineering head Daniel Mthimkhulu was also suspended and now he has resigned for not being able to prove the engineering and PhD qualifications which he claimed he had.

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  • White business to feel the whip

    The Department of Labour Court issued the threat after receiving the Commission for Employment Equity's latest report into transformation in the workplace. The "alarmed" acting chairman of the commission, Tabea Magodielo, said it found that white people continued to dominate top management structures, particularly in the economic hub of Gauteng. The commission has now called for tougher action, including the docking of annual turnover, depending on a company's size. Businesses fear the possible arrest of directors as part of the Department of Labour's drive to punish insufficient transformation.

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  • Mystery of missing flight MH370 may finally be solved - Cape Times

    Australia, which has led a fruitless 16-month search for MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, said the discovery of what appeared to be part of a wing, was an important development . Kuala Lumpur: Investigators scrambled today to study plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island, fuelling hopes that one of aviation’s greatest enigmas could finally be solved: the mystery of missing flight MH370. The 2m-long piece of wreckage was found on the French island of La Reunion, offering up bittersweet hope of closure to the families of 239 people who disappeared in March last year on the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777. Australia, which has led a fruitless 16-month search for MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, said the discovery of what appeared to be part of a wing, was an “important development”.

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  • Caitlyn Jenner wants to look like Angelina Jolie

    Caitlyn Jenner wants more plastic surgery look like Angelina Jolie, according to her pal.

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