• Muntari splashes on $900,000 Mercedes

    Footballers are known to be the all eyes on me when comes to exotic pimped cars but AC Milan and Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has taken it to another level. On Tuesday the talented midfielder took a picture of himself next to his top of the range Mercedes Brabus G63 AMG 6×6 limited edition. Since 2013, Muntari has owned a 4fk Motorsport garage in Milan where the wealthy go to pimp their rides.

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  • Video of 'drunk' police officer goes viral

    A video of a KwaZulu-Natal police officer who appears to be drunk has gone viral. The policeman, who was driving a white VW Polo with a Pinetown number plate, is believed to have almost caused an accident, Highway Mail reported. In his Facebook post, Tomlinson said the officer tried to drive his son off the road before attempting to run him over. In the video, which was shared close to 17 000 times on Facebook, Tomlinson is seen confronting the police officer.

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  • 'If Cristiano Ronaldo touched his balls, he should be punished'

    Spain Professional Football League (LFP) president Javier Tebas has suggested Cristiano Ronaldo should be punished after he was alleged to have

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  • Boko Haram strikes again, kidnapping another 500 people in Nigeria

    THEY made international headlines after more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped under the world’s noses. More recently, Boko Haram was in the news again, this time for pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. Just in case you think they couldn’t get any worse, the militant group reportedly abduct another 500 women and children. According to... Read more »

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  • ‘Rhodes, Shaka don’t compare’ - KwaZulu-Natal | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Gareth Cliff's blog on Rhodes and Shaka sparked a Twitter frenzy. Durban - A historian has criticised attempts to draw parallels between Cecil John Rhodes and King Shaka, saying the latter was driven by his desire to unify Africans. Cliff’s column came after the call by UCT students for the removal of Rhodes’s statue from their campus. On Thursday, the King George V statue at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus in Durban was defaced.

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  • 10 Jeremy Clarkson quotes - Connect

    Jeremy Clarkson has finally been fired from Top Gear. Here are 10 Clarkson quotes.

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  • Senzo Meyiwa's parents know their son's killer - SundayWorld

    "If I were to give you the name of the killer, I would be arrested," his mother Ntombifuthi Meyiwa said in an interview with Drum magazine. The parents told the magazine that a scuffle had broken out and that Meyiwa was killed by accident. Meyiwa's girlfriend Kelly Khumalo claimed just after the shooting that Meyiwa had died protecting her from armed robbers inside her childhood home.

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  • Super Eagles of Nigeria in selection drama ahead of Bafana clash

    Nigeria assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has caused a stir in the Super Eagle’s camp by telling FA bosses that Stephen Keshi, and not him, was the one who selected the team that suffered a shock defeat at home to Uganda.

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  • Cassper accuses Kanye West of 'stealing' Kwaito

    Cassper Nyovest took to Twitter this week to voice his frustration about Kanye West stealing kwaito from South African artists. The world is doing Kwaito. “First it was Years and Years with a beat that sounds Exactly like Spikiri ‘s style and now this Wale record Kanye made with Ty Dollar?

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  • EFF, ANC take on farmer

    THE threat of eviction has united political foes ANC and EFF against a farmer in KwaZulu-Natal. A total of six families are facing possible eviction from a peach and livestock farm in Kokstad. Noel Fleming bought the farm last year. The matter has been reported to the department of rural development and land reform, but the farmer has apparently increased his efforts in intimidating the farm tenant s.

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Belief in Witchcraft Cause of His Poor Leadership

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's belief in witchcraft to the extent that he fired his deputy, Joice Mujuru, on allegations of indulging in such has exposed his "petty approach" to issues affecting Zimbabwe, an opposition politician has said. MDC-Renewal Team spokesperson, Jacob Mafume, said by believing in sorcery Mugabe had shown his lack of depth and therefore inability to deal with the situation confronting Zimbabwe today. Mafume said this during a discussion organised by the Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) on Thursday. "We have a president who believes in witchcraft and that shows you the depths to which this country, renowned for its intelligent people, has sunk.

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  • Bomb threat on Nelson Mandela Bridge

    The Nelson Mandela Bridge and surrounding areas in the Braamfontein area of Johannesburg’s CBD have been closed off following a bomb threat late this afternoon, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) said.

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  • Zizo Beda's Selimathunzi reign coming to an end

    Television personality Zizo Beda is leaving Selimathunzi. The former Miss South Africa teem has decided to leave the lifestyle and entertainment show in order to pursue other television interests. Speaking to Sowetan LIVE, Beda revealed that the seven year relationship with Selimathunzi will be coming to a close soon but said she would still be within the national broadcaster SABC on a different TV show. “I’ve really enjoyed my journey with Selimathunzi, it has been great and I learned a lot through out.

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  • Co-pilot ‘deliberately’ crashed Alps plane - World News | IOL News

    AP Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board in the French Alps. Paris - The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that slammed into an Alpine mountainside “intentionally” sent the plane into its doomed descent, a French prosecutor said Thursday. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the commander left the cockpit, presumably to go to the lavatory, and then was unable to regain access.

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  • Umpires Dharmasena and Kettleborough to stand in Cricket World Cup final

    Marais Erasmus of South Africa will be the television umpire, with Sri Lanka's Ranjan Madugalle the match referee. Both Dharmasena and Kettleborough stood in Australia's 95-run semi-final win over defending champions India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday where they both intervened, at different stages, to prevent an escalation of sledging as tempers became frayed.

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  • Two more SABC board members given the boot

    Two more South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board members have been given the boot, fuelling concerns that members are being purged “unlawfully”. Rachel Kalidass and Ronnie Lubisi were removed during a special board meeting after both received letters accusing them of fraudulent conduct. It comes just two weeks after another board member, Hope Zinde, was pushed out in a similar fashion. Zinde was removed from her position following accusations she’d disclosed confidential board information.

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  • EFF wins elections at VUT

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has won a landslide victory at the Vaal University of Technology. With a historic voter turnout of 4442, the EFF took all the 15 contested seats with its presidential candidate scoring 2389 against Sasco’s 1973: leading with 416 votes. Troy Mathebula is the new EFFSC presidential candidate, who received 2 389 votes to the 1 973 of the Sasco candidate. ANC Sasco has been deposed from an SRC leadership position it had won easily numerous times in recent years.

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  • HRC advises leaders to choose words carefully - Daily News | News

    The South African Human Rights Commission has reiterated its warning to leaders to choose their words carefully when making any comments in public. Isaac Mangena, spokesman for the commission, cemented the watchdog’s stance in response to Daily News queries on Wednesday, after King Goodwill Zwelithini’s comments regarding foreigners at the weekend ignited furious debate. The monarch said, as was reported in Daily News’s sister newspaper Isolezwe, and on radio station Igagasi FM, foreigners should go back to their home countries because they were changing the nature of South African society with their amanikiniki or goods and enjoying wealth that should have been for local people.

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  • After Paul Walker's death, 'Furious 7' director drives film to finish

    When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who could give him advice on how to finish the film. Wan was in the midst of the punishing production of Furious 7, his first big-budget movie in Universal Pictures’ most lucrative and longest-running franchise Fast & Furious, when Paul Walker was killed in a car crash in Southern California during a break in November 2013. How the 38-year-old director and his cast and crew handled Walker’s demise promises to be one of the most talked about features in one of the year’s biggest films. After a halt in production, the crew began sifting through thousands of hours of shots of the 40-year-old Walker, not only from Furious 7, but also previous films in the car-studded saga.

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  • CIA shadow scares ideological dinosaurs

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