• 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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  • ANCYL to thwart EFF ‘civil war plan’ - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema has been accused of hatching a civil war plan. Durban - EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema has been accused of hatching a civil war plan and now the ANC Youth League is preparing what it claims will be the mother of all marches to declare KwaZulu-Natal a no-go zone for the opposition party. League provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabelo said the date for the protest would be decided before the end of the week. The youth league said the march aimed to express its displeasure about the disruptive tactics employed by the EFF in the National Assembly.

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  • Wife killer gets life

    A Pretoria businessman who masterminded the gruesome murder of his heavily pregnant wife yesterday smiled and waved to his family after he and the two men he hired to help him were sentenced to life imprisonment. Judge Winston Msimeki sentenced Brooklyn Peter Moon, Thapelo Kekana and Tshepiso Maluleke to life imprisonment for the June 2008 murder of Moon’s common-law wife Antoinette Botha. Umalu Waluzimbi, the Ugandan sangoma Moon roped in to help with the murder, was sentenced to ten years imprisonment on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder.

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  • Kelly wants her share of Meyiwa's insurance millions | The New Age Online

    Afro-pop queen Kelly Khumalo has rolled up her sleeves to fight for Senzo Meyiwa's insurance millions. According to reports, Khumalo begged her producer Sello 'Chicco' Twala to help her get a lawyer to claim her share of Meyiwa's life cover insurance. The 'Asine' singer learned through the media that there was about R5 million the Meyiwas were set to receive from a life insurance policy taken out by his club Orlando Pirates through the Premier Soccer League and administered by Delphisure Group Insurance.

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  • AKA shines at the BET Experience pre-party | The New Age Online

    South African rapping sensation AKA was added to the list of performers at the 2015 BET Experience pre-party at the Staples Centre on Saturday. According to the BET Experience tweets, the Cape Town-born artist “came through and ruled the stage like only kings know how” while Nicki Minaj “failed to impress” at the pre-party. The All Eyes on Me hitmaker, also nominated in the Best International Act category performed alongside hip hop’s big names such as Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and others at the awards BET Experience pre-party event, as well as fellow nominees on the African stage such as Little Simz, Sarkodie.

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  • Hamilton pulls fast one with queen

    The mineral water had barely been poured before Hamilton was chided by Her Majesty for poor table manners. Speaking to the BBC's Graham Norton, he said: "I got invited to a lunch and was sitting next to the queen. Etiquette expert Major-General James Cowan said the convention encourages flowing conversation.

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  • Breakfast at Fiela's: Jeff Radebe & Co. clear up ‘The Clean-Up’ | Daily Maverick

    Early last Friday morning I was summoned, along with the rest of “the media”, to Pretoria in order to be brought up to speed on Operation Fiela, the caper that isn’t a hyper-obscure, quasi-illegal, Zanu-PF-style dragnet mostly aimed at ridding the country’s cities of foreign nationals. “We don’t do this enough,” said Jeff Radebe, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation, who chairs the Inter-ministerial committee (IMC) on Migration that quarterbacks Operation Fiela. By “this”, Radebe was referring to breakfasts during which his Avengers adumbrated vagaries regarding their role in the whole “clean-up” spiel. Arriving at the podium about half an hour late were Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan—not quite an ANC A-team, but not too far off from one.

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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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  • Nelson Mandela was "a piece of rubbish, a murderer and a fool" - SundayWorld

    The ANC are a bunch of fools and blacks would still be living in caves and wearing skins if it was not for the Dutch. This is what the principal and owner of Cosmo Primary School in Alberton, south of Joburg, allegedly told some learners during lessons this year.

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  • Arrested foreigners to be deported - Western Cape | IOL News

    Some 44 African foreigners arrested during an Operation Fiela swoop will be deported. About 44 African foreigners arrested last weekend during an Operation Fiela swoop will be deported. Government spokeswoman Phumla Williams said 37 others arrested “without the necessary documentation” had been released. Operation Fiela is the government’s crime-combating initiative.

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  • 5 common causes of a bloated belly | The New Age Online

    Here are five common causes of a bloated belly. Could be the cause if: You've been bloated on and off for a long time and have also experienced symptoms including pain, constipation and/or bouts of diarrhoea. A common bowel condition, IBS is a functional disorder which means there's nothing wrong with the structure of the bowel itself, but the way the gut works is abnormal.

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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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  • Shock twist after shark attack - Western Cape | IOL News

    NSRI Dylan Reddering from Plettenberg Bay was rescued from the water by fellow surfers after being bitten by a shark on Friday. Cape Town - A Plettenberg Bay rescuer has described how he responded to a call about a shark attack and discovered that the victim was his son. Marty Reddering, still reeling from shock on Saturday, spoke of how his son, Dylan, 23, a University of Cape Town student and avid surfer, survived an attack by a three-metre great white shark. Dylan kicked and beat the shark away, only to became stuck in a current while trying to swim back to shore, said Reddering, who has been an NSRI volunteer for 41 years.

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  • Zuma, Mugabe - separated at birth? - IOL News

    AP Zimbabwean president and chair of the African Union Summit Robert Mugabe, left, stands next to South African president Jacob Zuma during a photo op at the AU summit in Johannesburg, Sunday June 14 2015.

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  • Khulubuse Zuma faces financial wipe-out

    Zuma, who was chairman of Aurora, was not found guilty of "fraudulent conduct", unlike fellow directors Thulani Ngubane, Nelson Mandela's grandson Zondwa Mandela, and father and son Solly and Fazel Bhana. This means that although Zuma cannot be criminally charged, he is possibly the most exposed of the directors when it comes to financial liability because of his many business interests, including in African Spear Trading.

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  • Argentine kidnap victim credits Messi for his release | The New Age Online

    An Argentine agronomist who was kidnapped in Nigeria has credited his release to his mention of Lionel Messi, the Argentine football great. "Tell them to thank Messi -- naming him is what saved me," Santiago Menendez told his brother after his release Friday, two days after being kidnapped by an armed gang in central Nigeria, the newspaper Clarin reported Sunday.

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  • Nigeria: Absolut Crash At Mamas

    Organisers of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) are having a difficult time on what to as one of its major partners, Absolut Vodka may likely withdraw its support for the continental reward platform over a clash of interest with another brand. A lot of communication materials worth millions of Dollars have gone out already before the management of Absolut realised that it might have made a huge mistake as Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known as, Patoranking has been nominated for the Best New Act Award

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  • Nigeria: Ekene Dili Chukwu, Eight Years After

    For his family, they have derived solace from one of Rossiter Worthington Raymond piece that life is eternal and love is immortal and death is only a horizon and a horizon is nothing save the limit of sight. For the nation however, we have failed to deepen from the knowledge and insight of the man Augustine Ilodibe- whose pioneering activities in long distance luxury passenger transit system and road haulage is second to none. Because of worrisome situation of poor and depleting road infrastructure, luxury passenger road transport has almost grinded to a halt. Ogbuefi Nnanyelugo, Eze Onwanetiliora, founding chairman-Ekene Dili Chukwu Group, Member, Order of the Federal Republic (Mfr) came, saw and conquered.

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