• Cassper Nyovest caught in fat lie

    Reigning African king of hip-hop Refiloe "Cassper Nyovest" Phoolo has been accused of composing two embarrassing fat lies. The multi-award winning muso was given a standing ovation by his legion of fans when he announced on Twitter on October 14 last year that he bought his mother Mazuki Rebecca Phoolo a house. Making the announcement on the social media network, Cassper wrote: "Drove home to surprise her with my new baby. The Doc Shebeleza hitmaker, who once claimed to be raking in R1-million a month in royalties, also announced that he had acquired a luxury Mercedez-Benz mini bus as one of his toys and flaunted it on Twitter earlier this month.

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  • I've spent £150k trying to get my African wife into the UK - CameroonOnline.org

    Great-grandad has left his wife to marry woman in Cameroon 36yrs his junior. AS Paul Catchpole said goodbye to his wife of 43 years for a work stint in Cameroon she thought the absence would make his heart grow fonder. After fathering two more children with his new wife — John Paul, now two, and Blessing, six months — Paul ploughed his life savings and inheritance into their long-distance relationship in a desperate bid to get Angele and their kids to the UK. The money has gone on air tickets, hotel and hospital fees, renting property, utilities, food, car and running costs, schooling, (kids start at two in Cameroon), property building costs and fees.

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  • Mkhwanazi: I haven’t been ‘discarded’ from Saps

    JOHANNESBURG - Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi says he hasn’t been ‘discarded’ and he’s happy in his current role as a divisional commissioner. Mkhwanazi was acting national police commissioner between 2011 and 2012. The report also claims that the police’s top brass want National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega to leave as she is ‘weakening’ the South African Police Service (Saps). Mkhwanazi, however, says he the report is inaccurate.

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  • Nigeria: Why Davido's Fans Mi Should Be Banned From Being Aired in Nigeria

    The influence entertainers continue to have on Nigerian youths while promoting negativity in their movies and music is becoming visible with the release of Davido's song, Fans Mi featuring Meek Mill. ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM writes on why the song and any other that promotes violence and promiscuity should be banned. It was hailed as a welcomed idea when the news broke that multi award-winning music superstar, Davido premieres, perhaps, the biggest single of 2015 which has been very well-anticipated and features Maybach Music Group hip-hop/rap act from Philadelphia, Meek Mill with HKN's lead act who recently graduated with second class honours in Music. Who advised Davido to title the song Fans Mi?

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  • Donald Trumps calls South Africa 'a very dangerous mess'

    Donald Trump as taken to Twitter to voice his opinion on what is currently making headlines in South African news.

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  • Asylum seekers get cold shoulder

    The Department of Home Affairs has released for public comment a new application form that requires asylum seekers to specify how much money they have in South Africa and how they intend to support themselves here. An asylum seeker who fled his country is unlikely to have taken any of this information with him or to be able to contact a previous employer," said Roni Amit, a senior researcher at the African Centre for Migration and Society. South Africa is obliged to protect refugees in terms of the 1951 UN Convention on Refugees.

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  • Mom told 3-year-old fell out of window at creche, in fact teacher kicked him, watch shocking abusive footage

    A mother has discovered CCTV footage of son being kicked by a daycare facility teacher who then proceeded to lock him in an office alone.

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  • Foreign students stranded in SA

    The students, mainly from Cameroon and Zimbabwe, have been waiting for more than six months for their visa renewals. This means they are unable to leave South Africa or visit their home countries. Kamdem Fabrice, 28, a third-year engineering student, said the wait had affected his studies. Fabrice went to the Visas Facilitation Services Global, which manages visas on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs, to complain.

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  • Caitlyn ‘hurt’ over lack of support - Tonight News

    Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles. Caitlyn Jenner felt "hurt" because her family didn't show their support for 'I Am Cait'. A source revealed on Monday: "Caitlyn was really hurt last night.

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    ZAGG® InvisibleShield is the #1 selling phone and tablet screen protector. Shatterproof and self-healing, see why we are the ultimate choice.

  • Floyd Shivambu in papgeld drama - SundayWorld

    Morake allegedly dumped Shivambu because "he is stupid and lacks respect, leads a fake life" and "lied about breaking up with his ex-fiancee", former SABC2 weather presenter Andile Masuku when he dated her. Morake, who said the EFF Parliamentary chief whip, earns close to a R1-million a year, pleaded with the Randburg Maintenance Court on Friday to dock over R2000 from his salary because he was a dead beat dad. Shivambu's alleged failure to support the child is likely to project his party in a negative light as it was the only organisation in parliament which objected to the Maintenance Amendment Bill. The bill, which has been sent to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for concurrence, will see maintenance dodgers blacklisted.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown to be buried with Whitney Houston

    Bobbi Kristina Brown will have a funeral service in Atlanta before her body is buried in New Jersey next to her mother, the late Whitney Houston. A family member told People magazine: ''He is holding it together more than you'd expect.

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  • Nudism in full swing in KZN as opposition backs down

    After bringing in police to arrest nudists when the province's first legal nudist beach opened in April, threatening to lodge a complaint with the public protector and appeal to the Hibiscus Coast Municipality to change its approval, the opposition group has "vanished". The Concerned Citizens Group, which claimed to represent thousands of residents in towns along the province's South Coast, has not "put a stop" to the nudist beach, as it had planned to do. "It seems as if all those who were opposing the beach have ridden into the sunset," said SA National Naturists Association chairman Serge Pavlovic yesterday. The group's spokesman, the Rev Mike Effanga, could not be reached for comment.

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  • Nigeria: I Won't Say Anything for Now - Jonathan

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said he will refrain from making any statement now but will rather remain silent despite the barrage of questions requiring answers from him by Nigerians on his handling of the nation's affairs and his views on the Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to Reuben Abati, the former Special Adviser on Media to Jonathan, the former president has asked him to tell those seeking to speak with him, especially newsmen that he is resting. In an article titled: "The phones No Longer Ring," Abati, said he has had to deal with barrage of requests for interview with his former boss. In the article in which Abati appeared to be at pains as to the stoppage of the numerous phone calls that he got while in office, but most of which he did not attend to, he explained: "Today, the phones remain loudly silent, with the exception of calls from those friends who are not gloating, who have been offering words of commendation and support" .

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  • Khune set to rejoin Chiefs this week

    Former Kaizer Chiefs captain and goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune looks set to rejoin the club. This is after Khune, together with midfielder Mandla Masango, met with Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung on Friday at the club’s Naturena Village training ground in an attempt to reach a deal that would see the club retain the two players. Khune, Masango and defender Tefu Mashamaite’s contract renewal negotiations with the club collapsed just before the end of last season, due to their alleged steep financial demands and all three are without contracts with the new season set to get underway. While Chiefs are said to have reconsidered their position, the club will meet Masango and Khune tomorrow to conclude talks and lay down the law.

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  • South Africa: Idols SA Judges Swoon Over Some Singers' Auditions in KZN

    Idols SA’s esteemed judging team of Randall Abrahams, Unathi Msengana, Gareth Cliff and new addition Somizi Mhlongo travelled to the beautifully restored Durban Playhouse this week to see if the Zulu Kingdom could once again produce a singing sensation. KZN once again lived up to all expectations, but if the judges' reactions to the Golden Ticket winners is anything to go by, we might just see some of these faces in this year's Top 10.

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  • New EFF MP fixed to ‘moer’ Zuma - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA New EFF MP Phillip Mhlongo said he would not be apologetic when he held Zuma accountable. Durban - New EFF MP Phillip Mhlongo said on Sunday that he would join his party colleagues in Parliament to hold President Jacob Zuma and his executive to account. “I’m part of the collective of the EFF which took a firm position to tell nothing but the truth. The outspoken Mhlongo on Friday took up the position previously occupied by Lucky Twala, who resigned as an MP.

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  • VIDEO: Another remote jammer caught on camera

    Two suspected car jammers have been arrested after CCTV footage emerged showing one of the suspects opening the backseat door of a parked car in Douglasdale, Johannesburg, and seemingly taking something out of the car. Night Guard Security spokesperson Trevor Hepburn said their operations team responded to a report of suspicious activity at a shopping centre in Douglasdale on July 20 at about 5pm, Fourways Review reported. In the video, the victim is seen parking his car at the shopping centre and walking inside.

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  • Nigeria: U.S. Exposé - Jonathan's Minister Stole N1.2 Trillion

    Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole yesterday revealed that officials of the United States department told him and other members of President Muhammadu Buhari's delegation that a former minister who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan stole $6billion all alone. Oshiomhole, who was among those that accompanied President Buhari America on his four-day visit to that country, accused the immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of succeeding in supervising Nigeria's liquidation. The comrade governor who disclosed this to journalists in Aso Villa after he and Kebbi State governor, Atiku Bagudu, met with the president behind closed doors, said they were at the Villa to meet President Buhari over the National Assembly crisis.

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  • I told Zuma to prepare himself for repayment, says Mac Maharaj on Nkandla: report

    The official Nkandla report found that South African president Jacob Zuma benefited unduly from the improvements of his homestead, which cost taxpayers R246 million.

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  • Rival kings rumble as Chelsea tests Barcelona

    Reigning European kings Barcelona and English Premier League champions Chelsea, each training in the first steps of defending their crowns, meet Tuesday in a pre-season friendly in suburban Washington. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says evaluating talent and testing combinations is more important than winning, even with the International Champions Cup tournament linking numerous pre-season matches for some of the world’s top clubs as they fill huge stadiums in a rare treat for US fans. “This is a match in which you are not obsessed with the result,” Mourinho said. Barcelona manager Luis Enrique likes the idea of facing top-flight foes early in training.

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