• Sandton City suffers another structural collapse

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • ‘SA immigration regulations are not going anywhere’

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • “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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Syrian rebels ‘execute’ IS fighters - World News | IOL News

    A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions. The video, which emerged overnight, shows fighters from Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) wearing the orange prison clothes that IS victims often sport. Jaysh al-Islam fighters in the video say the IS forces are being executed in part as revenge for the deaths of at least three of the rebel group's members who were beheaded by IS.

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  • Durban father killed during hijacking

    Investigations are under way after a 58-year old Durban father was shot dead by armed hijackers at the Mobeni Heights Shopping Centre in KwaZulu-Natal. Former navy employee, Jugdeesh Dayaram Ranchhod, had been on his way home at about 10pm on Friday night when he was accosted by four armed men a few hundred metres away from his house, Rising Sun Chatsworth reported. The hijackers allegedly shot him twice, including a bullet to the head. According to Ranchhod’s sisters, Meena and Anitha Ranchhod, this was the fourth time their brother was hijacked.

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  • 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.

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  • Lesotho warning to SA

    The warning by an international governance analyst follows President Jacob Zuma, who described the security situation as "explosive", dispatching his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, to Lesotho to meet that country's political leaders. Ramaphosa's mission follows a fact-finding visit by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to Lesotho over the weekend after the killings of several high-ranking opposition politicians over the last week. Last year, Ramaphosa succeeded in ensuring a coup was averted and that this year's elections were brought forward from 2017. Last year's violence saw then prime minister Tom Thabane flee Lesotho months before he lost the election to Pakalitha Mosisili.

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  • 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.

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  • OPINION: The real brutality of Nkandla

    As police minister Nathi Nhleko continued his ridiculous attempts to justify not only the Nkandla spending but his whitewashed report into it, South Africans were introduced to a Soweto man named Bongani Mazibuko. While the politician who is prone to excessive sweating sweated over the details – the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s private home cost R216-million, not R246-million, he claimed, not for the first time – Bongani was mourning the death of his father Bheki, whose face stared back at him from the pages of newspapers and websites. Bongani Mazibuko apparently didn’t have the R20 a hospital was demanding to treat his father, a pensioner suffering chest pains and battling to breathe. Bongani said he was R5 short and ran outside the hospital to beg for the balance, asking nearby vendors and taxi drivers to help him.

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  • Maritzburg to take Komphela to PSL DRC

    Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela is facing a legal battle against his former club, Maritzburg United. United boss Farouk Kadodia said his team are taking the legal route in claiming the settlement of the termination of contract by Komphela. Kadodia further said his team has been snubbed by Komphela and his agent regarding the matter. Former coach Ernst Middedorp and former Golden Arrows coach Shaun Bartlett has been linked with the vacant post at the Kwa-Zulu Natal side.

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  • Nigeria's Buhari may not appoint ministers until September

    Buhari swept to power in March on an anti-graft ticket and was sworn in on May 29 but critics are starting to ask why ministers for Africa's biggest economy have yet to be unveiled a month after he came into power. "It will take the next two months before ministers can come on board. Buhari's anti-corruption drive has been at the heart of his moves so far, alongside efforts to establish a military force with Cameroon, Chad and Niger to fight the six-year Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in the northeast.

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