• Malema defends his bling

    EFF leader Julius Malema has defended his lavish lifestyle and said he would be unable to inspire the poor if he was "also going to stay in a shack". Malema has struck a chord with potential voters by relating to their plight, but he has drawn criticism for reaching out to the poor, while wearing…

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    • Search for MH370 reveals a military vulnerability for China

      By Greg Torode and Michael Martina HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia's Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing - its lack of…

      • Julia Roberts' 'Heartbreak' Over Half-Sister's Death

        Julia Roberts has opened up about the death of her half-sister, Nancy Motes. "It's just heartbreak," she told The Wall Street Journal magazine, tearing up when asked about Motes.

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        • 5 potential replacements for Moyes at Man United

          MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A look at five potential full-time replacements for David Moyes as Manchester United manager after his firing on Tuesday:

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          • What Your Sleeping Style Reveals About Your Relationship

            Are you a creative person stuck in an unhappy relationship? Your preferred sleeping position may reveal the answers to these questions, and other secrets about your personality and relationship. In a survey, 1,000 people reported their preferred sleeping positions, and also gave information about…

            • Controversial Messina doctor's medical licence revoked

              Almost a year after the first complaints were filed with the HPCSA about Dr Dube, the Limpopo doctor's medical licence has been stripped.

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              • Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS

                When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV. Exhausted from a night of hard fishing on the vast inland sea of Uganda's Lake Victoria, fishermen come off the boats as…

                • 'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

                  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.

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                  • Bobby: Tough spot for Chiefs

                    Bobby Motaung admits the CAF Confederations Cup has severely hampered Kaizer Chiefs' PSL title ambitions.

                    • Patient Pujara: I'm more Kallis than Maxwell

                      Kings XI Punjab opener Cheteshwar Pujara has defended his comparatively slow strike rate, saying his role in the side is not to be the big hitter, but rather the solid presence at the other end.

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                      • Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons, Jani Allan claims

                        Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons before his trial, says long-forgotten South African gossip columnist Jani Allan.

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                        • Official Busted For Running Resort On Public Property

                          A senior official at the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (GDID) was suspended after she was found using government land to run a private resort without authorisation, said Corruption Watch on Wednesday. According to Corruption Watch, it was alerted to the activities of acting…

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                          • Khloé Kardashian's new beau is wrapped round her neck – literally

                            Talk about a statement necklace. Khloé's latest bit of bling features Arabic script that spells out her beau's birthplace.

                            Yahoo South Africa Celebrity
                            • Ukraine government says resumes offensive, hopes for more U.S. help

                              KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation" to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday. Yarema, who has a role in…

                              • Hit by 'hard times', Mugabe accepts $4,000 a month

                                Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said he gets by on a modest salary of $4,000 a month because of the "hard times" facing the country, state media reported Tuesday. Zimbabwe is still recovering from years of economic collapse attributed mainly to government policies under Mugabe, who has run…

                                • Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

                                  BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.

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                                  • Mystery of Bizarre Duck-Like Ocean Sound Solved

                                    A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say. "In the beginning, no one really knew what it was," said Denise Risch, a marine biologist at NOAA Northeast Fisheries…

                                    • Is exercise really important for weight loss?

                                      Long-term weight lossAccording to weight loss experts, yes it is. Especially if you wan...

                                      • Fugitive killed in Oregon had 'moveable dungeon'

                                        PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs after one of his victims managed to escape from it in January.

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