• DJ Sbu opens up - The Citizen

    Following controversial headlines, DJ Sbu chats to us about his life, and what's really going on.

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  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

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  • Man shot over a pair of Carvela shoes

    Cops allegedly shot him in the leg after accusing him of wearing a pair of expensive stolen Carvela shoes. In a matter before the South Gauteng High Court, Wiseman Sithole, 27, is suing the minister of police for R13-million in damages. Sithole, of Ivory Park near Tembisa, lost his leg after he was shot in the knee while allegedly resisting arrest in 2013. Sithole also claims he was poisoned while under police guard during his stay at Tembisa Hospital.

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  • Trevor Noah's relentless arc to fame and fortune

    This week, he bagged another appearance on the English comedian John Bishop's upcoming BBC series The John Bishop Show, where he is set to appear alongside British musicians Leona Lewis, Florence and the Machine, The Vaccines and Jessie Ware. The eight-part variety show shot at London's Hackney Empire will air on BBC One from Saturday May 30.

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  • The Itumeleng Khune conundrum

    The image of soccer supremo Khoza is of an all-powerful man who goes gung-ho where angels fear to tread. In May 2013, Khune was the man of the moment at the Premier Soccer League (PSL) awards. Then captain and undisputed first choice for Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana, he was a sweepstakes winner: footballer of the season, players' player of the season, goalkeeper of the season and Nedbank Cup player of the tournament. Khune's star is shedding its diamond sparkle.

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  • USA mother found pushing dead son on a swing

    A woman was found pushing her dead three-year-old son on a swing on Friday morning in a Maryland Park, USA. According to The Washington Post, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement saying that a resident called authorities in the early hours of Friday telling them a woman had been pushing a child on a swing in Wills Memorial Park in La Plata for a long time. The resident had also seen the mother pushing her son on swing the previous day.

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  • South Africa's economy is still in the hands of whites

    This view by one of the country's leading business minds Phumzile Langeni enjoyed overwhelming support from the participants. Langeni, the chairwoman of AfroPulse Group, said the recent spate of xenophobic attacks was just one of many things that showed the extent of frustration about the lack of opportunities in the country. "People are feeling left out" Langeni said. Agreeing with Meyer, Langeni said a sluggish economy, the high unemployment rate and dependency on state grants were some of the things that point to a need for dialogue.

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  • Knives out for local KFC - Independent on Saturday | News

    INDEPENDENT ON SATURDAY The Gatemax branch of KFC remained shut after workers were filmed allegedly sharpening knives on a pavement. Durban - The Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in uMhlanga Ridge closed for business on Friday after it became the focus of a second health scandal to rock the food franchise. A film clip of workers allegedly sharpening knives near dustbins on a pavement went viral only a fortnight after a scandal erupted when staff at a Gauteng outlet were exposed on film washing uncooked poultry on a floor using a fire hose. Doug Smart, managing director of KFC Africa, said the company was making an investigation.

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  • EFF faction turns their backs on Malema

    A faction of Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) members have defied an order from head office to support party leader Julius Malema in his court battle against the South African Revenue Service(Sars.

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  • Gigaba stands by new visa requirements

    Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will not go back on a decision to implement new visa requirements next week. Concerns have been raised about a requirement that demands children carry unabridged certificate when they travel to and from South Africa. Parents say this will delay their travels and that the department is generally slow to issue unabridged certificates. Home affairs has already begun the process by converting over half a million abridged birth certificates.

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  • Andile Jali puts a ring on it - SundayWorld

    On top of earning the title for arguably Mzansi’s most sought-after “It Girl” – thanks to Diski Divas – then announcing that she is expecting a bundle of joy a few weeks ago, Nonhle just broke news on her Instagram that she is officially going to be Mrs Andile Jali. In a series of ambiguous posts Nonhle, not in so many words, confirmed that Andile had popped the question. Nonhle is even seen sporting a sumptuous rock on her engagement ring finger.

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  • Foreign nationals share their experience of starting a business in SA

    Setting up your own successful business is hard enough as it is. Not having proper local identification and business regulations that seem designed to stifle rather than encourage entrepreneurship are just two of the myriad problems encountered by African business people looking to set up shop in South Africa. “My company brings in lots of foreign currency into the country and provides a much needed service in South Africa,” said Tendai*, a 53-year-old Johannesburg-based Zimbabwean IT businessman, who has been in South Africa for the past 8 years. “Although I am a permanent resident of South Africa with a South African ID, I don’t feel as part of South Africa,” he told ANA in the lead up to Africa Day on May 25.

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  • More load shedding expected tomorrow

    The country’s power utility is battling to relieve pressure off the grid.

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  • Nigeria: Buhari Misses Pre-Inauguration Prayers, Jets Out to UK

    THERE was anxiety at the National Mosque yesterday in Abuja over the absence of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari at the special Juma'at prayers to mark the beginning of the week long activities leading to his inauguration on May 29. The President-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, 22 May left for Britain on a private visit, his first such trip outside the country since winning the March 28th presidential election. In a statement issued in Abuja yesterday by the President-elect's Media Team, Mallam Garba Shehu said: "Buhari left for Britain on a private visit.

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  • Fewer people have faith in SA's future than in '94

    The latest survey to ask South Africans how confident they are about the country's direction showed a significant decline from the first six months of the Nelson Mandela administration to the Jacob Zuma presidency. In 2004, 71% of South Africans responded positively to the same question, meaning public confidence in the country's direction has slumped 27% over the past decade. According to the survey report released this week, 37% of respondents said the country was moving in "the wrong direction" and 17% "did not know". President Zuma is not instilling the same level of confidence or support as any of his predecessors.

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  • Walcott hat-trick perfect boost for Gunners ahead of Cup final | The New Age Online

    A stunning first-half hat-trick from Theo Walcott gave Arsenal the perfect Premier League send-off from the Emirates with a 4-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. It ensured the Gunners would approach a record 19th FA Cup final appearance on Saturday against Aston Villa, who lost 1-0 to relegated Burnley, in confident mood. With Champions League football already secured for a 18th successive year, this rout – Arsenal’s joint second biggest victory this calendar year – was arguably the ideal preparation before attempting to defend the FA Cup next Saturday.

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  • Schumacher making 'progress': manager

    Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress in recovering from a severe head injury, nearly a year-and-half after a skiing accident, according to his manager.

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  • Clean your house, EU tells Mswati - Africa | IOL News

    The European Parliament this week called on King Mswati’s government in Swaziland to immediately and unconditionally release an imprisoned news editor, a political rights lawyer and two other political prisoners. A parliamentary resolution also established a monitoring of Swaziland’s human rights abuses in what could be the first step toward international censuring or even trade sanctions toward sub-Saharan Africa’s only unelected national leader.

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  • I feel for Jayde's parents - June Steenkamp

    Port Elizabeth residents are once again emotionally battling following the gruesome murder of yet another woman within the close-knit community.

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  • Feud mars Mompati funeral - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA President Jacob Zuma with his wife, Bongi Ngema, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Speaker of the National Assembly and chairwoman of the ANC, Baleka Mbete, were among the party faithful to bid farewell to ANC stalwart Ruth Segomotsi Mompati at her funeral service in Vryburg on Saturday. Johannesburg - The “towering” role played by struggle stalwart Ruth Segomotsi Mompati in bringing democracy to South Africa was marred by family feuds openly displayed at her funeral held at the Vryburg Showgrounds in the North West province on Saturday.

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