• 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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  • Brazilian begs EU to take in SA whites

    The petition on the website www.change.org, had about 15000 signatures last night. It calls for the EU to allow white South Africans, Namibians and Zimbabweans to be given automatic European citizenship. Rodrigo de Campos, a Brazilian, is behind the campaign and his motivation is that "the white South African population currently faces ethnic cleansing and persecutions at the hands of the ANC government, the Economic Freedom Fighters and various individual anti-white aggressors. Neither the ANC nor the EFF could be reached for comment last night.

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  • Chiefs deny Khune and Mashamaite exit | The New Age Online

    Kaizer Chiefs has dismissed reports that goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and defender Tefu Mashamaite have been booted out of the team adding that they both still have contracts with the club. Reports surfaced that the duo have been shown the door at Naturena after contractual talks have stalled and it is reported that the players want more improved contract with the club. “ As we do every season, we'll hold a press conference to update fans on who's staying and going ,it will be this week,” Chiefs communication manager Vina Maphosa told Power FM. Khune and Mashamaite's contracts with the Glamour boys are coming to end of June and big spenders Mamelodi Sundowns are monitoring the situation closely with the intention of bringing the duo to Chloorkop.

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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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  • Kendall Jenner 'snubbed by Hollywood film-makers'

    US model Kendall Jenner was reportedly snubbed by movie producers at the Cannes Film Festival.

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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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  • Dispute over ‘Zim first lady’s’ flat - Africa | IOL News

    Expensive Hong Kong lawyers were due in court on Monday representing Zimbabwe’s “secret project”, which is a R7 million villa much loved by first lady Grace Mugabe. Ownership of the flat is disputed as Jack Ping, a Taiwanese-born businessman, who lives in Joburg, claims he bought and paid for it in 2008, first via a company, Cross Global, and he then says he transferred it into his name two years later. The Zimbabwe government describes the property in papers before the Hong Kong High Court, as a “secret project”, and says it paid cash for it but has not yet produced any receipt.

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  • Lebyane swops TV for adventure - Sunday Independent

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA TV presenter Penny Lebyane is providing sanitary pads to school girls at her hometown of Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga. Johannebsurg - Penny Lebyane is swopping the leisurely couch lifestyle of breakfast TV presenting for the arduous adventure of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on Mandela Day, July 18. Lebyane, co-host of e.tv’s Sunrise show, is training hard for the Trek 4 Mandela: Caring 4 Girls project, which aims to raise funds to provide sanitary pads to indigent girls.

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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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  • E-tolls: scales loaded against ANC - Sunday Independent

    DoC Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, and Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Hubert Jonas joined Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa (second from right) for the announcement this week of what was described as a new dispensation for Gauteng e-tolls. Amid discontent over a range of issues, resistance to e-tolls has been a unifying force for the public for eight years, and withholding licence discs could be the tipping point, writes Tinyiko Maluleke. Johannesburg - The e-toll saga has the potential to conjure up a perfect context for a tipping point of Gladwellian proportions in the rising tide of discontent against the government in Gauteng and elsewhere.

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  • Wiz’s Billboard Awards weed debacle | The New Age Online

    Khalifa was almost handcuffed on the red carpet right in front of the most elite entertainers in music. The offence was what Wiz is most known for, smoking marijuana. Popular for his love of puffing the widely contested narcotic, Khalifa showed up at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas with no intention of finishing his special cigarette while on the red carpet, until a nearby police officer strongly suggested he consider putting it out. According to photographer Jeff Kravitz, who snapped a shot of the moment, the officer on duty came up to the rapper and told him something along the lines of “do not light that in my face again or we will take a ride downtown”.

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  • South Africa: Xenophobia - 'Our Neighbours, Our Friends - They Come to Fight With Us'

    Many of the foreigners from Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique who fled to camps around Durban following the xenophobic violence of the past month were repatriated. MARTIN KATANA, told Doctors Without Borders (MSF) about the difficulties he, his wife, and baby now face. You know this xenophobia; I think everyone knows the story. Healthcare, we get - it was no problem, but since this xenophobia was starting, it was a big problem.

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  • 8 Indian spices that prevent cancer | The New Age Online

    When the opposition in question is an adamant disease like cancer, our armoury should be packed with a lifestyle of regular health check-ups and a diet including foods that double as anti-cancer agents. When actress Lisa Ray was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a relatively rare cancer of the bone marrow, all she said was, "I'll beat cancer". Carrying this spirit of defeating a disease often labelled 'incurable', we try to find out diet methods, especially in the selection of spices that can avert the multiplying of malignant cells in the body that gradually mature into insurmountable cancer cells. Spices like turmeric and saffron are inherent with medicinal properties that, when incorporated to our diet from an early stage strengthens our bodies against invasion of toxins, bacteria and virus.

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  • Bafana embarrassed by Botswana

    Botswana silenced more than 11 000 fans who crammed into Moruleng Stadium to watch Bafana Bafana start a 2015 Cosafa Cup campaign that ended before it gathered momentum.

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  • Trevor Noah asks Twitter 'which one of us died?'

    Noah took to Twitter to say: "Thanks to some crafty journalism my family and I have spent the whole day trying to figure out if one of us died. The Sunday Times reported that Noah's cousin‚ Cebisile Happiness Khoza‚ a teacher from a village near Wasbank in KwaZulu-Natal had been buried by relatives. The newspaper added that "Noah had not been reached by his family as he was travelling overseas"‚ which might explain Noah's tweets. The newspaper quoted Noah's grandmother‚ Nomalizo Noah‚ confirming the death on the record.

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  • Panayiotou, Patel, and Trevor Noah’s ‘cousin’: the relative value of South African life | Daily Maverick

    Christopher Panayiotou is the new Oscar Pistorius; the new Shrien Dewani. The immediate assumption was that this was another illustration of the random and terrible crime epidemic plaguing South Africa. In retrospect, the instant presumption that those responsible for Jayde’s death were black strangers should have been highly questionable.

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  • Zimbabweans laughing their stress away - Africa | IOL News

    With Zimbabwe's economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can surprisingly still afford - laughter. Simuka Comedy - made up of Victor Mpofu, better known by his stage name Doc Vikela or simply The Doctor, Michael Kudakwashe, Samm Monro and Comic King - attract full houses to their regular shows at The Book Cafe, a popular arts joint in the capital Harare. The young comics spare no sacred cows as they poke fun at anyone from veteran President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace to corrupt traffic police officers, former white commercial farmers and local celebrities. Donning a doctor's white coat and stethoscope, Mpofu dishes out what he calls “doses” of humour to audiences sick of hard times after 15 years of economic decline blamed on the policies of Mugabe's government.

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  • SA's drinking age may be raised

    SA MAY raise its drinking age and hold beverage companies liable for unlicensed trade in their products, a step to reduce the cost and impact of alcohol abuse. The government proposed increasing the minimum age for consuming alcohol to 21 from 18, the Department of Trade and Industry said in a notice published on Wednesday in the official Government Gazette. A third of all hospital admissions in South Africa are related to alcohol, and birth defects linked to drink are as much as 141 times higher than in the US, the document said. The World Health Organisation estimates the cost of harmful use of alcohol in SA may exceed 10% of gross domestic product.

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