• Graeme Smith’s divorce gets messier

    Morgan Deane‚ estranged wife of former Proteas captain Graeme Smith‚ is accusing his mates of bullying her. The Irish singer took to Twitter – twice – this morning to hit out at his fellow Cricket South Africa teammates. There were further rumours that the former Proteas captain has formed a close relationship with blonde beauty Justine Haddon‚ a Cape Town businesswoman who owns a clothing boutique. Smith has denied the affair and sending Deane the “divorce” SMS.

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  • Africa's richest man Dangote plans to buy Arsenal

    Successful African business heavy weight billionaire Aliko Dangote has once again expressed his interest in buying Premier League giants Arsenal for a reasonable price. Forbes magazine rated Nigerian born billionaire businessman Dangote magazine as the 67th richest person in the world and the richest in Africa.

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  • Nigeria: Many Freed Girls Malnourished or Pregnant

    Boko Haram, fleeing to a new hideout, has abandoned hundreds of women and girls in the Sambisa forest where the high school girls from Chibok were initially taken over one year ago. It is not certain, however, that the freed girls and women were part of the 200 plus kidnapped victims of Boko Haram, officials say. Over the past few weeks, Nigerian troops claim to have rescued about 1,000 women and girls. "Many of them told us that they have been hungry for days," said Sani Datti, spokesman for Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency.

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  • Benni McCarthy robbed – report

    Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on Tuesday, according to the website kickoff.com.

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  • Nigeria: South Africa's Xenophobia - Any Lessons Learnt?

    No thanks to news and pictures streaming live from South Africa. One begins to wonder if this is the same Nelson Mandela's country, a country that owes its present rise in world status to the efforts of foreigners. Next, is the rest of black Africa, with Nigeria at the fore front, fighting tooth and nail to get rid of the much hated apartheid regime. As the world focusses on the happenings in South Africa, it is hoped that the officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC) would have sent their representatives there to record details and ensure that the culprits are brought to justice.

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  • Fabulous Figures

    Female Athletes With Better Behinds Than Kim Kardashian

  • South Africans Have Never Really Wanted Nigerians

    I had barely spent 10 minutes on South African soil when I knew that Nigerians were unwelcome. Arriving at the O R Tambo International Airport, an immigration officer irritatingly asked me how long I was staying, despite seeing clearly on my passport that I had a visa to stay up to 30 days.

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  • Emmanuel Sithole alleged killers seeking plea bargain

    The men pictured moments before Mozambique national Emmanuel Sithole was stabbed and killed in Alexandra last month, yesterday asked to enter into a plea agreement. The four men, all in their twenties, appeared in the Alexandra Magistrates’ Court on charges of murder and robbery. Mthinto Bhengu and Ayanda Sibiya – with legal aid representation – had abandoned an earlier bail application, while Sizwe Mngomezulu and Sifundi Mzimela – represented by a private attorney – pleaded not guilty. National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Velekhaya Mgobhozi would not say if the state would enter into an agreement.

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  • Experts for and against king’s proposal - Politics | IOL News

    While King Goodwill Zwelithini’s proposal on how foreigners in areas under traditional leadership should be treated has been welcomed by a top criminologist, constitutional law experts say the plan will not fly. Professor Johan Burger, of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), said on Monday that the government should pay attention to the guidelines King Goodwill Zwelithini recently set out for foreigners in rural areas.

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  • Arsenal need quality signings - Premier League

    Reuters Imagine Petr Cech, Mats Hummels, Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani in a side already

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  • Floyd just doesn’t cut it - Boxing

    REUTERS Jeff Powell says Floyd Mayweathers is not amongst the eight best boxers he s ever seen fight. Floyd Mayweather calls himself The Best Ever and now he has beaten Manny Pacquiao more observers are starting to believe him.

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  • Are You More Kendall Or Kylie Jenner?

    Are you klassy like Kendall or kute like Kylie?

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  • DA leadership race plagued by controversy

    THE Democratic Alliance (DA) leadership race, due to end at the party’s elective conference in Port Elizabeth at the weekend, is being dogged by two controversies. Mmusi Maimane, considered by many to be the frontrunner, has endorsed a referendum on the death penalty — and the party has had to counter claims of sexual harassment targeting its leaders. Mr Maimane said in an interview he supported a referendum to decide on the reintroduction of the death penalty.

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  • SABC needs more whites – Motsoeneng

    Embattled SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has said the national broadcaster needs more whites, specifically at an executive level, as 20 years into democracy continually talking about transformation is unfair to all workers. “We should not forget the rainbow of Nelson Mandela. If you look at the SABC the way it is, I have engaged colleagues saying we also need to employ white people. Motsoeneng was speaking to The Citizen at his offices at SABC headquarters in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, yesterday.

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  • Nigeria: Air Force Video Shows Boko Haram Running From Battle

    A video released obtained yesterday by PR-Nigeria, media consultant to the security agencies shows Boko Haram terrorists running away from battle as attack helicopters bombard their locations. The aerial video shows the terrorists in disarray, running from approaching Air Force fighter jets and troops in Sambisa forest. The video further shows the dislodged and disorganized terrorists on flight in different directions and running helter-skelter in the expansive forest. Another video depicts how vulnerable women and children were cautiously and deliberately guided to safety by the Nigerian pilots.

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  • ‘No room’ for gays in Kenya - Ruto - Africa | IOL News

    AFP Kenyan gay and lesbian organisations demonstrate outside the Nigerian High Commission in Nairobi on February 7, 2014. Nairobi - Kenya's deputy president has said there is “no room” for homosexuality in Kenyan society, a widely-shared view in African countries that puts their leaders at odds with Western aid donors who back gay rights. William Ruto made the remarks at a church service on Sunday, the day US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for talks.

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  • Lecturer suspended over racist SMS - Western Cape | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA A lecturer at Stellenbosch University has been suspended after an alleged racist incident. Student activist Sikhulekile Duma lodged a complaint against nuclear physics lecturer Dr Anton Stander after tracing the message. Duma, a sociology student and member of transformation activist group Open Stellenbosch, received the SMS on April 25. Duma approached the university’s ombudsman on April 30, requesting that Stander be suspended.

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  • 'It's tough,' Tiger Woods opens up on his break up with Lindsay Vonn

    Former world number one Tiger Woods has opened up on his break up with US Olympic skiing champion Lindsay Vonn, saying the split has been “brutal” and “tough” on him.

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  • Chad: Nigeria Set to Resume Oil Search in Chad Basin After Boko Haram Defeat

    After multi-billion dollars investments in several years of fruitless search for crude oil in the Northern part of the country, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to resume oil exploration in the Chad Basin. The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Joseph Dawha, said with the significant improvement in the security situation in the eastern part of the country, the region was ideal for the resumption of oil search in the Chad Basin.

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  • This Tumblr Post About Princess Diana And Prince William Will Make You Cry

    "If you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it."

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  • NPA closes in on Hlongwa's assets

    NPA spokesman Velekhaya Mgobhozi confirmed yesterday that prosecutors were gunning for a house owned by Hlongwa. "In the matter concerning a house in Eccleston Crescent owned by Brian Hlongwa through his company Golden Pond, the NPA has filed papers in the forfeiture application. The matter is opposed and the NPA is awaiting the answering affidavit from Golden Pond. There are two related cases involving companies that arise from the corruption involving the Eccleston Crescent house," said Mgobhozi.

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