• Man reported missing 5 years ago found - World News | IOL News

    An American tourist who vanished from northern Australia five years ago, with his kayak found submerged near a beach, has been discovered alive by police investigating a burglary. The man, named in the media as Kenneth Rodman, was last seen by a friend in 2010 near Port Douglas, 60 kilometres north of popular tourist town Cairns, as he was heading to a beach. “Friends, family and police were unable to make contact with him since 2010,” Queensland state police said in a statement late on Monday. The Cairns Post said he was arrested after being chased down by a police dog while officers were investigating a routine burglary in Cairns.

    Independent Online q
  • Forbes announces the World's Highest-Paid celebrities of 2015 | The New Age Online

    Forbes magazine has released its 16th annual Celebrity 100 ranking of the world's highest-paid celebrities.

    The New Age q
  • Sandton City suffers another structural collapse

    This is the second time this month a ceiling collapsed at Sandton City in Johannesburg.

    ewn.co.za q
  • Ten South Africans on Interpol wanted list

    Interpol's wanted list features 10 South Africans sought for crimes including rape and the theft of more than R240-million. One local suspect, Jason Holland, 43, a former director of a Johannesburg mining company, is being sought for fraud and allegedly "misappropriating" more than R240-million. Interpol believes that Holland, who has British and South African citizenship, is currently in Australia, the UK or the Netherlands. Another fugitive is former police officer Mvuleni John Tshoba, 46, who fled the country after being convicted of the rape of an eight-year-old child.

    Times LIVE q
  • ‘SA immigration regulations are not going anywhere’

    Concerns have been raised about a requirement that demands children carry unabridged birth certificates.

    ewn.co.za q
  • King’s fans raise stink with ANCYL - Politics | IOL News

    DoC / GCIS King Goodwill Zwelithini is the only man with the powers to declare war in the Zulu kingdom.  Durban - Zulu monarch King Goodwill Zwelithini holds a special privilege in that he is the only man with the powers to declare war in the kingdom. Early this month the group drew the ire of senior government leaders after it compiled and published contact details of public servants, including those of President Jacob Zuma. On Monday the group released a stinging rebuttal of the KwaZulu-Natal ANC Youth League’s declaration that the province was a “no-go area” for Julius Malema’s “stinky feet” and his EFF brigade.

    Independent Online q
  • ANC showdown as Mashatile rips into Nkandla report

    The ANC leadership is set for a showdown as the party's Gauteng chair‚ Paul Mashatile‚ became the highest-profile member to distance himself from police minister Nathi Nhleko's report on Nkandla.

    Times LIVE q
  • Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay | The New Age Online

    Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites produced their best display of the tournament and advanced to a showdown with Chile in Saturday's final. Although Messi failed to end his run of more than 900 minutes without an international goal from open play, he turned creator as Argentina tore Paraguay apart. Goals from Angel Di Maria (2), Marcos Rojo, Javier Pastore, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain completed an emphatic rout for the South American giants.

    The New Age q
  • Mbalula hits hard on Maimane

    Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula, also dubbed the “Razzmatazz”, took to Twitter to lash on DA leader Mmusi Maimane. This follows the Tuesday interview Maimane had with the BBC HARDtalk about corruption, Marikana inquiry, and other matters. Mbalula tweeted that Maimane “fumbled on the AU question, tried to downplay its importance as an African Institution. On the Marikana massacre, Maimane said that “the police commissioner still keeps her job today.

    The Citizen q
  • Caitlyn Jenner 'begged' by designers

    The 65-year-old former Olympian - who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition - is reportedly being offered all sorts of outfits for when she walks the red carpet at the ESPY Awards next month. A source said: "Caitlyn has not decided on which designer to pick but every designer imaginable wants to dress her. The biggest designers in the world are literally begging to be the one she chooses. Meanwhile, a source previously claimed that Victoria Beckham was keen on having Jenner model for her label.

    Times LIVE q
  • “Just like their hero‚ Jacob Zuma‚ the useless ANCYL boys don’t read” - KZN EFF

    The KwaZulu-Natal branch of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday launched an insult-laden attack on the provincial African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL). “The not-so-young ever-drunk retards are threatening to march to the Durban High Court and register their ‘anger’ over what they call opposition parties’ refusal to let President (Jacob) Zuma account to the people of South Africa in the National Assembly‚” said EFF provincial chairperson Vukani Ndlovu.

    Sowetan LIVE q
  • Trump’s big mouth irks Carlos Slim - International | IOL Business

    AP American businessman and property mogul Donald Trump has come under fire for his comments about Mexicans. Mexico City - A television company controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has cancelled a project with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump after his comments insulting Mexicans, Slim's spokesman said on Monday. This is the third company to cut ties with Trump, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the November 2016 presidential election. NBC said earlier on Monday that it would no longer air the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants due to his comments.

    Independent Online q
  • Female civilians beheaded by Isis

    This is the first time the terror group has beheaded female civilians. FILE: Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the northeast city of Hasakeh due to attacks by the Islamic State (IS) group, sit in the back of a pick-up truck driving in the Kurdish city of Qamishli, on the border with Turkey, on 26 June 2015. BEIRUT - The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground.

    ewn.co.za q
  • Kelly Khumalo fights for millions - SundayWorld

    Sunday World learned that Khumalo begged her producer Sello "Chicco" Twala to help her get a lawyer to claim her share of Meyiwa's life cover insurance millions. Khumalo learned through the media that there was about R5-million the Meyiwas were set to receive from a life insurance policy taken out by his club Orlando Pirates through the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and administered by Delphisure Group Insurance. Khumalo has a one-year-old daughter with the late Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalie who was gunned down at the songbird's family home in Vosloorus, on the East Rand, last year. Twala referred us to his lawyer Ali Makitla, who confirmed that they will be representing Khumalo in the matter.

    sundayworld.co.za q
  • Party supporters 'tortured' on ANC terror train

    A group of ANC military veterans beat up and tortured party supporters during a train trip from its Cape Town birthday bash last weekend. Gauteng party supporters, who were on the 36-hour trip home from the ANC's 103rd birthday celebrations, said conflict between them and members of Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association broke out over the distribution of free food parcels. ANC Youth League activists who were on the train protested when they learnt that food, provided for free for about 1000 passengers on the train by the party, was being sold.

    Times LIVE q
  • Lesotho revokes Guptas’ passports - Africa | IOL News

    Lesotho’s new Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has decided to revoke the diplomatic passports of Gupta family members because he “does not need the Guptas as advisors”. The passports were issued last year to Atul Kumar Gupta, his nephew Essa Omar Aziz and a third unidentified member of the family by former prime minister Thomas Thabane after he had appointed them as his economic advisors with a mandate to help him market Lesotho abroad and recruit investors for the hopelessly impoverished kingdom wholly surrounded by South Africa.

    Independent Online q
  • Marli van Breda to be placed in the care of relatives

    The Western Cape High Court has endorsed a recommendation that Marli van Breda be placed in the care of an aunt and uncle. Earlier today Judge Siraj Desai heard the final report with recommendations compiled by the teenage girl’s curator. The advocate says Marli is currently enjoying the school holidays and is visiting family and friends.

    ewn.co.za q
  • 9 things black people will dance for according to South African adverts

    Despite the fact that our advertising industry is one of the most well respected in the world, we are constantly bombarded with adverts of black people dancing for food, alcohol, sweets and even airtime.

    Times LIVE q
  • Graeme Smith finally breaks his silence - SundayWorld

    On Sunday Deane took to social media‚ to air their dirty laundry with accusations that Smith was not financially supporting her and their children. According to Smith the couple agreed‚ together with their attorneys that they would not discuss their relationship in the media‚ largely for the sake of their kids.

    sundayworld.co.za q
  • The 'one man, one wife policy’ a joke – EFF

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Wednesday it has not introduced a policy prohibiting its members and leaders from having more than one marital spouse. On Saturday, the EFF posted a message on its official Twitter account which was viewed by many as suggesting the party was against polygamy. The tweet was accompanied by a picture showing EFF leader Julius Malema and his wife Mantwa, and the party’s national chairperson Dali Mpofu with his wife Mpumi. On the policy one man, one wife,” reads the tweet which generated 243 favourites and 212 retweets.

    The Citizen q