• Our Perfect Wedding: Bride, groom's brother 'kill it' under the blanket

    We mostly remember last week's episode of Our Perfect Wedding for the mini cooper food warmers, the remote controlled ice bucket and the absent family. This is what we will remember this week's episode for.

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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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  • 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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  • What was Rihanna doing to Floyd Mayweather? - Connect

    There was a lot of action on stage at the BET Awards, but what happened off-stage with Rihanna and Floyd still has people wondering.

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  • Our Perfect Wedding gets a new host

    Ayanda Mpama is the new host of Our Perfect Wedding. Affectionately known as Aya, the new OPW host hails from Kwa-Zulu Natal and holds a Music and Drama Degree from UKZN. The singer whose talent saw her finish in the Top 6 during SA Idols (2005), she went on to release her debut album in 2007. Since then she’s performed as a musician and worked as an MC at numerous corporate functions around South Africa, for both local and international VIPs.

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  • Judge Masipa got it right – on the law

    Masipa cleared the athlete of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, instead finding him guilty of culpable homicide and of one firearm-related charge. This was because Masipa found that the state had failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Pistorius had the necessary intention to murder Steenkamp. Despite finding the athlete was a “very poor witness”, Masipa accepted that Pistorius’s version – that he genuinely believed there was an intruder in his house – could reasonably possibly be true, which is all that was necessary for an acquittal on murder. Masipa’s verdict has created a ruckus for a number of reasons, with the most common criticism relating to her application of dolus eventualis.

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  • Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Beyonce win big at BET Awards | The New Age Online

    As Janet Jackson entered the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Brown screamed loudly, Minaj whipped out her phone to record the moment and Laverne Cox was teary-eyed. The pop star was honored with the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award as she made one of her first public performances in sometime as she readies a new album and tour this fall.

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  • SA's women most at risk of getting HIV

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  • South African model Thando Hopa revels in her albino skin

    Petite and born with an inherited depigmentation of her skin from head to toe that can lead to discrimination and even death, Hopa entered the fashion world without the usual vital statistics required of a catwalk model. Ghostly, with no make-up bar vivid fuchsia on her lips and hair sculpted to a magnificent bleached height, she exploded onto the cover of the first Forbes Life Africa back in 2013. "It's one of the most beautiful pictures I've had taken," says Hopa, though it took years for her to grow comfortable with a bare face, her pale eyebrows almost invisible. Hopa is a lawyer operating in the heart of Johannesburg, not far from the offices where Nelson Mandela worked as an attorney in the 1950s.

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  • Zimbabwe: SA to Deport Every Fortnight

    The South African government will soon be deporting Zimbabwean illegal immigrants every fortnight as they heighten efforts to decongest Lindela Transit Holding Centre in Johannesburg, an official has said. Zimbabwe's Consular General to South Africa, Mr Batiraishe Mukonoweshuro, made the revelations last Friday after assessing the deportation processes of the second batch of 800 Zimbabweans who arrived in the country via Beitbridge Border Post by train.

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  • Ghana competes with leading 4×4 manufacturers [+video]

    Until now anyone thinking of buying a new 4×4 car would be unlikely to go for an African brand – largely because there weren’t any. However, this is about to change with the arrival of the Kantanka range, all designed and manufactured in Ghana. But, will it be able to take on world famous brands... Read more »

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  • I wanted to curse Eto’o… – Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah

    Apostle General of the Royal House Chapel, Reverend Sam Korankye-Ankrah, says he nearly pronounced a curse on former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o after Ghana’s exit from the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana, hosts of the 26th edition, crashed out at the semi-final stage after a 0-1 defeat masterminded by the former Barcelona and Inter Milan forward at the Accra Stadium; which ended Ghana’s dream of staging a host-and-win. The Minister of the Gospel revealed at the Stephen Appiah fundraising dinner in Accra last Friday that the emotional trauma he went through compelled him to unleash negative words on the Cameroonian striker. At the fundraising event, Eto’o was the second highest contributor of $50,000 after Asamoah Gyan’s $60,000, in an event that drew great personalities from politics, through football, arts and entertainment to the corporate world.

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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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  • Cell C to provide free internet access to subscribers | The New Age Online

    As of Wednesday, mobile operator Cell C will provide free internet access to its subscribers. Subscribers will be able to access online services such as, Facebook, news, health and educational information. Cell C is working with Facebook and Internet-dot-org.

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  • Clarkson at his worst - the videos - IOL Motoring Special Features

    If there is one thing for former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson will always be remembered, it's his complete disregard for political correctness - as well as good taste and sometimes just plain good manners. If ever there was a little boy who got too big for his boots, it was Jezza - in every way there was.

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  • Kanye gets Kanye' d - Connect

    Kanye West infamously interrupted Taylor Swift during her acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs, and this weekend he got a taste of his own medicine.

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  • NEWS ANALYSIS: ANC’s two-thirds problem means honeymoon is over

    THE African National Congress (ANC) ran into an unlikely problem in the national legislature last week, an issue not comparable to its regular clashes with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The ANC had rammed its choice for the position of inspector-general of intelligence — its former MP Cecil Burgess — through the joint standing committee on intelligence (JSCI). Indeed, it is considered so important that a special majority of two-thirds of all MPs is required to approve a nomination for appointment by the president.

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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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  • Polo SA not Polo Ralph Lauren

    Like finding out that Polo in South Africa has no link to the multi-billion-dollar Polo Ralph Lauren brand in the US. The key difference between the two motifs is that on the local Polo products the horse runs to the right. It turns out that Polo South Africa - which was founded in 1976 - owns the local trademark rights to the word "Polo" and the horse motif. Ralph Lauren, who launched the famous Polo brand in 1967 and boasts stores in the world's major cities, is barred from selling any of its own Polo goods, except perfume, in this country.

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