• 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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  • Khune and Mashamaite demand millions, Chiefs show them the door: report

    Two of Kaizer Chiefs top players have apparently been given their marching orders by soccer bosses for demanding steep salary increases.

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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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  • Zahara's house on the line - SundayWorld

    Sun May 24 11:34:31 SAST 2015 The City of Johannesburg and Nedbank are said to be gunning for her plush house in Little Falls, west of Joburg, because of her alleged tardiness with payments

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  • 'Zuma made Mandela feel ashamed' - Libyan PM

    The e-mails, released on Friday after a court order, reveal that Zuma had a frosty relationship with Mahmoud Jibril, who was interim prime minister of Libya during the civil war that claimed the life of Muammar Gaddafi. Clinton's e-mails about the 2011 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya were handed to the US State Department on Friday.

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  • Noah casts doubt on family death report - Gauteng | IOL News

    The family of comedian Trevor Noah has reportedly been struck by tragedy - but Noah has cast doubt on the report. The Sunday Times reported on Sunday that Noah's family was in mourning after the killing of his 24-year-old cousin. On Sunday evening at 7.24pm, Noah said on Twitter: “Thanks to some crafty journalism my family and I have spent the whole day trying to figure out if one of us died. The report had said that relatives attended the funeral of the murdered teacher, Cebisile Happiness Khoza, in a village near Wasbank in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday.

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  • Kenny Kunene's book of dirt on Sophie Ndaba - SundayWorld

    According to the associate, who asked to remain anonymous on the basis of having business dealings with Kunene, the Sushi King wrote that he dated Ndaba but broke up with her because she was "toxic" to him. In the past, there was speculation that Ndaba was sleeping with Kunene's business partner Gayton McKenzie. Kunene's associate said he had also informed Ndaba about the coming kiss-and-tell tale from Kunene. When contacted for comment, Kunene said he was attending a funeral and promised to respond afterwards.

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  • K2, blue are also 'Big brother' winners

    On Sunday, Ntombi and Ace walked away from the Big Brother house R2-million richer, while K2 and Blue had to contend with second place. An FNB savings account has been opened, and fans have been depositing amounts as high as R5000 and then posting their deposit slips on Facebook as proof. One of the fans who spoke to Sowetan on condition of anonymity said they felt that K2 and Blue deserved to win the Big Brother Mzansi loot. "The admin who was handling K2 and Blue's social media account made contact with the couple's family members.

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  • Amber Rose's new boyfriend hates fame

    Amber Rose's new boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly struggles to cope ''every day'' with the pressures of dating her because he hates being in the spotlight.

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  • Why Sowetans won't pay for electricity

    The installation of prepaid electricity meters has led to family feuds as families battle to keep up with the rising cost of living. Khanyisile Zwane, 26, of Orlando West, Soweto, who lives in one of six shacks erected around her family home, said matters over who should pay the bill got so bad that a decision was taken that each room have its own meter box. "I went to Eskom to enquire and was told that each installation costs R2000," Zwane said. The unemployed mother of two said those at her home who bought electricity often complained that they spent a lot of money on it.

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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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  • ESG investing is about sustainability - Personal Finance | IOL Business

    Retirement funds that are too prescriptive in restricting their investment in companies they do not regard as meeting standards of sound corporate citizenship could well be failing in what they seek to achieve, and may also be undermining investment returns for their members. This was the general opinion of asset managers participating in panel discussions at the symposium “Investing with a Conscience”, facilitated at centres around the country by Investment Solutions, South Africa’s biggest multi-manager, which handles billions in retirement fund assets. About 65 percent of those surveyed believed that, by taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into account when investing, long-term returns would improve, while about 90 percent believed that, by taking ESG factors into account, there is a greater understanding of the investment risks a retirement fund may take.

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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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  • Bonang, Bonnie & Jeannie D may be fab, but they're no Noleen

    Now we know: Afternoon Express, a new show in SABC3's 4pm weekday timeslot, hosted by TV heavyweights Jeannie D, Bonnie Mbuli and Bonang Matheba. Google Rebel Wilson to understand why that distinction was felt necessary.

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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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  • 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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  • Shock exit from Chiefs - SundayWorld

    Amakhosi's number one goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and PSL player of the season central defender Tefu Mashamaite were sent packing by the club bosses after their negotiations for new contracts acrimoniously collapsed this week. Mashamaite, who was earning R180000 a month was demanding "four times what he earned" at the club plus multiple millions of rands in a signing-on fee. Chiefs big guns will in the coming week hold a press conference in which they will announce the shocking departure of Khune and Mashamaite. The two players will join the money-spinning Mamelodi Sundowns who are dangling mouth-watering carrots in front of them.

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  • Asthma attack ended life of missing SA man - Gauteng | IOL News

    SUPPLIED Shaun Beukes pictured with a friend (right) was confirmed dead by Bahamas police. Family and friends who had been frantric trying to locate Shaun Beukes, received confirmation on Tuesday this week that the 34-year-old businessman had died of natural causes in the Bahamas two weeks ago. South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) contacted the Shaun Beukes to confirm that he had died on the island. Beukes’s parents had reported their son missing after he missed his flight back to South Africa two weeks ago.

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