• Kenny Kunene's book of dirt on Sophie Ndaba

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  • New SA visa regulations have airlines in a frenzy

    International airline Virgin Atlantic says it expects to have to turn some foreign passengers away at airports when new regulations come in on Monday, and that airlines are going to suffer financially as a result. From next week, people travelling in and out of South Africa will be required to have unabridged birth certificates for the children travelling with them, and to have affidavits from parents if they're not with the children. The travel industry has strongly criticised the plans, but Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has promised they will be implemented this time around. Virgin Atlantic country manager Liezl Gericke says they're still battling to explain these rules to international markets.

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  • I regret dating 'creatures' like Sophie Ndaba and Zama Ngcobo: Kenny Kunene

    Kenny Kunene has revealed how he regrets dating celebs like Sophie “Queen” Ndaba and radio personality Zama Ngcobo, claiming that “they became different creatures.”

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  • Mugabe sued over Hong Kong haven

    The house already proved controversial after President Robert Mugabe's wife and his daughter, Bona, were found to be living there while studying in Hong Kong. Asked how they could afford the expensive property, the Mugabes claimed it belonged to the Zimbabwean government and their daughter had been "borrowing it". Mugabe has subsequently claimed the original purchase of the flat was part of a "secret government project". Expensive lawyers from Hong Kong and South Africa have been hired for the dispute, which is due to go to mediation this week.

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  • Hi, Minister, this is your boss speaking - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA EFF leader Julius Malema and DA leader Mmusi Maimane are among the politicians whose cellphone numbers have been made public. The list includes the contact details of ANC heavyweights Gwede Mantashe and Zweli Mkhize, DA Leader Mmusi Maimane, EFF president Julius Malema, NFP president Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi and IFP stalwarts Narend Singh and Blessed Gwala.

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  • Minnie and Nonhle slam newspaper

    TV presenter and actress Minnie Dlamini could not contain her “disgust” over the reports published by Sunday Sun on 24 May. The TV personality took to Twitter to speak her mind about what she thinks of the paper. Sunday Sun is a prime example of #junkyardjournalism in SA: unethical, unprofessional and irresponsible.

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  • Drogba mulls US option - Premier League

    Didier Drogba will not play for another English team when he leaves Chelsea and may follow Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard by ending his career in the United States. London - Didier Drogba will not play for another English team when he leaves Chelsea and may follow Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard by ending his career in the United States.

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  • Support grows for SA whites to return to Europe idea - Daily News | News

    The man behind a controversial but popular petition calling on the European Commission to allow South African whites to “return” to the continent, considers himself a Good Samaritan helping to save them from “total ethnic cleansing”.

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  • Chris Brown doesn't want Karrueche Tran dating anyone else

    The 27-year-old model got the attention of her ex-boyfriend after Tyson Beckford posted a selfie of the pair together. A source shared: "He basically told Karrueche that it makes him look like a fool and less of a man when she’s out partying with other men. Another insider added to HollywoodLife.com: "This is one of those crazy and over-the-top incidents that Karrueche's shaking her head over. The only drama Karrueche wants in her life are the scripts she has to read for a role.

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  • Twins’ killer had previous charges - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Heinrich Siegels appeared in the Western Cape High Court on Friday for murdering 2-year-old twins. Cape Town - The man convicted of murder for stabbing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old twin daughters to death was charged with an unrelated rape case when he was a teenager and since then has had a number of run-ins with the law. This was according to a social worker’s report that was handed in as evidence in the case against Heinrich Siegels, 33, in the Western Cape High Court on Friday. The report told of how Siegels had, at a young age, been charged with rape and despite the charges being withdrawn, was involved in other criminal activities.

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  • Bonang cost R1.2m last night - SundayWorld

    This is because Queen B, as the popular Metro FM mid-morning presenter and Top Billing face is widely known, was draped in ultra-luxurious Cartier jewellery and fashion accessories that any skhothane would die for.

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  • Calls grow for South Africa to ease border controls

    AFRICAN leaders’ calls for more open borders were echoed by researchers at a seminar held in Johannesburg on Thursday. The seminar followed a sitting of the Pan African parliament earlier this week, where Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta called for African countries to open up their borders and increase trade amongst each other.

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  • ‘Rude SAA’ doesn’t fly with family - Travel News | IOL Travel

    INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS File photo: Although SAA gave them some compensation, Loxton said it was less than the cost of their original internal flights. Cape Town - A family returning to London after a summer holiday in Cape Town found that South African Airways (SAA) had double-sold their six seats on their connecting flight to Johannesburg. Five hours later, the Loxton family were still waiting at the airport in Cape Town to get on to another flight to Johannesburg, but by the time they arrived in Johannesburg they had missed their international flight to the UK.

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  • Club to clarify the future of players and staff today | The New Age Online

    Mandla Masango’s future at Kaizer Chiefs is hinging on Stuart Baxter’s decision to leave or stay as he may not be guaranteed the playing opportunities he was under the Englishman.

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  • Department launches awards to ‘honour and recognise migrants’

    XENOPHOBIA was forgotten, if only for just one evening, at the Department of Home Affairs’ inaugural Mkhaya Migrant Awards on Monday. The ceremony took place at Gallagher Estate, with Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba opening his speech with "Africa must unite!" a phrase associated with Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of independent Ghana. Coming weeks after a fresh wave of attacks on foreign migrants, mainly in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, the awards are the latest attempt at creating an atmosphere of acceptance for migrants.

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  • 14 Creepy Places Around The World That You Should Never Visit

    “I went to Panama’s former penal colony, Coiba Island, for work and got to go on a tour to the prison there. “Now called Stay on Main, its location in downtown L.A. off Skid Row is only part of what makes it creepy.

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  • Zahara's house on the line - SundayWorld

    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. The award-winning songbird, real name Bulelwa Mkutukana, was reportedly R35000 in arrears after defaulting for two months and the bank was planning to hand her account over to the repo men if she failed to settle the debt in the third month. The City of Johannesburg allegedly handed her account over to its lawyers because she was about R200000 in arrears for water and electricity. Zahara laughed off the allegations that her house is about to go under the hammer.

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  • Displaced 9-year-old tells of pain, fear - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    Dolly Makwakwa is only nine years old but has already being scarred by the xenophobic hate that erupted last month and left many foreigners displaced. On Monday, as the continent celebrates Africa Day, Dolly tells her story in a video taken by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) at a refugee camp in Chatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal. MSF are are making a series of anti-xenophobia video testimonies from refugees, asylum seekers and migrants titled Voices from the Camps. When attacks against foreigners flarred up, their neighbours told Dolly and her mother to leave.

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  • Mbete yet to receive Nhleko's Nkandla report

    National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's office said she has yet to receive Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko's report on the Nkandla spending debacle. Almost two weeks ago, Mbete told Parliament's Programming Committee, the work of the executive was “99 percent” done and the report would be ready within days. Nhleko's report is expected to state whether President Jacob Zuma should repay some of the money spent on his Nkandla residence, and if so, how much. Nhleko had completed his report before the 30 March deadline.

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