• 14 Female Characters Who Climax Immediately

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  • Eskom: now for the really bad news

    The head of one of South Africa's largest business chambers, the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut, says the government's fixation with ideology and politics is steering the country to disaster - and nowhere is this more apparent than in the collapse of Eskom. Christo van der Rheede was part of a delegation of business leaders who were briefed on the energy crisis by Eskom this week. At the meeting, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona told them his parastatal needed an immediate R20-billion bailout to keep the lights on.

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  • Race debate clouds S. Africa's Rugby World Cup preparations | The New Age Online

    Twenty years after then-President Nelson Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to promote racial reconciliation, many South Africans are not convinced the 2015 Rugby World Cup squad has shed its reputation as a bastion of white privilege. The roars of approval that greeted Mandela's decision to wear captain Francois Pienaar's jersey have slowly turned to rancour over perceptions the team -- the most prominent face abroad of South African sports -- sidelines black players. "South African rugby has lost the opportunity to transform," said Louis Mzomba, a veteran rugby administrator who coaches rugby in black townships.

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Struggles to Walk

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe needed assistance from First Lady Grace to walk up and down the podium during proceedings to lay to rest national hero and former High Court judge Andrew Mutema. A jaded looking Mugabe, 91, had to take a few breaks to walk the just over hundred metres from his car to the high table with Grace holding his hand. Mugabe admitted he is feeling his age. "After the Chaplin General (Joseph Nyakudya) spoke about us having plans but some of them not coming to fruition.

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  • Confusion still reigns over death-toll in horror Swaziland accident

    Confusion continues to reign over the number of people killed in a horrific truck accident in Swaziland on Friday. In the first official statement on the accident‚ posted on Sunday‚ the Royal Swaziland Police Service states on its website that 13 people were killed – two of them men‚ both aged 25‚ while the other victims were all young girls aged between 11 and 19. SNN claimed on Saturday that‚ “as expected”‚ the media and the police had been barred from reporting extensively on the accident. According to the Times of Swaziland‚ they were apparently travelling in an open truck which smashed into another vehicle and was then hit in the rear by a second truck.

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  • FW de Klerk sparks outrage

    Former president FW de Klerk sparked outrage on social networking sites last night following controversial remarks he made during an interview screened on CNN. Interviewed by the global news network's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, at a summit of Nobel laureates in Chicago, De Klerk discussed his "historical antagonism" and current friendship with Nelson Mandela, the failure of the apartheid system, and the shortcomings of the current government.

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  • Young, groundbreaking 'Les Miserables' actor dies | The New Age Online

    Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first black man and youngest to play Jean Valjean in Broadway's "Les Miserables," died in New York, the production and local reports said. The 21-year-old made his Broadway debut at the end of July after being an understudy as the protagonist of the long-running show. "The entire Les Miserables family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of Kyle, a remarkable young talent and tremendous person who made magic -- and history -- in his Broadway debut," the show said in a statement. Police said Jean-Baptiste's death seemed to be accidental and that he fell from a fourth-floor fire escape in Brooklyn after slipping, The New York Times reported.

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  • Mandela rape accused in more trouble with the law

    Gauteng police yesterday sent officers to Norwood police station in Johannesburg to trace an outstanding warrant of arrest for the 24-year-old. The warrant was issued by the family court on August 6 after he failed to appear in court on a maintenance matter. It was hand-delivered to Norwood police a day before the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl in Greenside this month. This is the police station where the young Mandela was held for several hours after his arrest for rape.

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  • Chad executes 10 Boko Haram members by firing squad - CameroonOnline.org

    N’Djamena – Chad executed 10 alleged members of Boko Haram, by firing squad on Saturday, a day after they were found guilty of a double suicide killing that left 38 people dead in the capital N’Djamena. “They were executed this morning on a shooting ground north of N’Djamena,” a judicial source told AFP. Nigeria’s neighbours Chad, Cameroon and Niger have all suffered attacks by Boko Haram and earlier this year they announced a regional force to end the militants’ insurgency that has claimed more than 15 000 lives since 2009. The accused include Nigerian national Mahamat Mustapha, also known as Bana Fanaye, who according to Chadian authorities masterminded the June 15 suicide attacks that struck a school and a police building in N’Djamena, killing 38 people and injuring 101.

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  • Unathi made to eat humble pie

    The decision to take the musician off air followed a Twitter rant in which she swore at a listener who had criticised her for views she expressed during the show. Now, in an about turn, the MetroFM DJ and Idols SA judge has eaten humble pie and apologised. "Two days ago, on radio, I expressed an opinion on the language policy at Stellenbosch University. Thereafter, my opinion became the subject of a Twitter debate.

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  • ‘Students awakening from 20-year sleep’ - Politics | IOL News

    Student politics have not suddenly taken centre stage at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), University of Pretoria and other institutions of higher learning – students are merely waking up from a two-decade political slumber. Experts say the already complicated situation on campuses was further complicated by the EFF entering the political sphere. The debate about politics on campus has been raging long before students were injured during violent clashes between the EFF and SA Students Congress (Sasco) last week.

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  • Nigeria: How Nigeria's Ambassador to U.S. Prof Adefuye Died

    More facts have emerged on how Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States, Professor Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye died in the United States. An ambulance was called for him and he was rushed to Suburban Hospital in Washington, DC. At about 6pm on the same Wednesday, the late Adefuye was said to be walking around his hospital room, playing and gisting with his family members.

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  • SA’s online ‘cheaters’ caught out - South Africa | IOL News

    Dating website Ashley Madison has been rocked by a breach in security. Durban - A total of R21 million – that’s the amount of money South African men have forked out to use “cheaters” dating website Ashley Madison over the past seven years. Apparently the highest number of philanderers in South Africa were revealed to be from Joburg, with more than 15 000 users. There have also been revelations that women are contacting the popular South African sex therapist Marlene Wasserman, known as Dr Eve, hoping to save their marriages.

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  • Petrol price falls as recession looms - Business News | IOL Business

    Good news for South African consumers is that from Wednesday they will pay less for fuel after the Department of Energy announced a decrease in the price of all petroleum products. The decrease in the price of petroleum products is due mainly to the continued drop in crude oil prices during the period under review. The department said the weakening rand had reduced the over-recovery on the basic fuel price by more than 20c/litre. Next week’s drop will mark the second consecutive month that has seen fuel prices drop.

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  • 22 Borderline Genius Ways To Make Your Clothes Last Longer

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  • Probe into Zulu king almost done

    Investigations into Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's call for all foreign nationals to be kicked out of South Africa are at an advanced stage. SA Human Rights Commission spokesman Isaac Mangena said the investigations were nearly finalised. The king was criticised for the widespread xenophobic attacks that hit KwaZulu-Natal and other parts of the country in March. Zwelithini reportedly said certain countries playing a role in South Africa's struggle for liberation "should not be used as an excuse to create a situation where foreigners are allowed to inconvenience locals".

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  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Attacks Borno Village On Horseback, Kills 68

    At least 68 people were killed while several others were injured when members of Boko Haram sect invaded Baanu Village of Nganzai local government area of Borno state. A resident of the area, Yuram Musa who fled to Maiduguri said the insurgents who came on horses at about 8:30 pm on Friday started shooting sporadically. " The Government have to do something fast if not they will continue to wreck havoc of innocent citizens, as every surrounded villages which are 5 killometres away from Gajiram, the headquarters of Nganzai have been taken over by the insurgents, as most of them are residing around the area, Musa stated.

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  • New cancer drug hailed

    After 18 chemotherapy sessions failed to stop the spread of her deadly skin cancer, Melissa Taylor, of Johannesburg, was told she had six months to live. She was 34 and had a four-year-old daughter.

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  • Kardashians sued over firework display - Tonight News

    Instagram A picture posted by Kylie Jenner. From left: Kendall Jenner, Brody Jenner,

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