• Home Affairs Corruption exposed | The New Age Online

    Several touts and a police officer have been “caught” on camera allegedly taking bribes at the Marabastad offices of the Home Affairs Department. Many Home Affairs officials are crooks. The tout then approached a police officer for the affidavit, which was signed and stamped by the police officer and filled in by the tout.

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  • Ghana competes with leading 4×4 manufacturers [+video]

    Until now anyone thinking of buying a new 4×4 car would be unlikely to go for an African brand – largely because there weren’t any. However, this is about to change with the arrival of the Kantanka range, all designed and manufactured in Ghana. But, will it be able to take on world famous brands... Read more »

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  • Sandton City suffers another structural collapse

    This is the second time this month a ceiling collapsed at Sandton City in Johannesburg.

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  • Forbes announces the World's Highest-Paid celebrities of 2015 | The New Age Online

    Forbes magazine has released its 16th annual Celebrity 100 ranking of the world's highest-paid celebrities.

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  • Lesotho warning to SA

    The warning by an international governance analyst follows President Jacob Zuma, who described the security situation as "explosive", dispatching his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, to Lesotho to meet that country's political leaders. Ramaphosa's mission follows a fact-finding visit by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to Lesotho over the weekend after the killings of several high-ranking opposition politicians over the last week. Last year, Ramaphosa succeeded in ensuring a coup was averted and that this year's elections were brought forward from 2017. Last year's violence saw then prime minister Tom Thabane flee Lesotho months before he lost the election to Pakalitha Mosisili.

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  • Mbalula hits hard on Maimane

    Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula, also dubbed the “Razzmatazz”, took to Twitter to lash on DA leader Mmusi Maimane. This follows the Tuesday interview Maimane had with the BBC HARDtalk about corruption, Marikana inquiry, and other matters. Mbalula tweeted that Maimane “fumbled on the AU question, tried to downplay its importance as an African Institution. On the Marikana massacre, Maimane said that “the police commissioner still keeps her job today.

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  • Man reported missing 5 years ago found - World News | IOL News

    An American tourist who vanished from northern Australia five years ago, with his kayak found submerged near a beach, has been discovered alive by police investigating a burglary. The man, named in the media as Kenneth Rodman, was last seen by a friend in 2010 near Port Douglas, 60 kilometres north of popular tourist town Cairns, as he was heading to a beach. “Friends, family and police were unable to make contact with him since 2010,” Queensland state police said in a statement late on Monday. The Cairns Post said he was arrested after being chased down by a police dog while officers were investigating a routine burglary in Cairns.

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  • The 'one man, one wife policy’ a joke – EFF

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Wednesday it has not introduced a policy prohibiting its members and leaders from having more than one marital spouse. On Saturday, the EFF posted a message on its official Twitter account which was viewed by many as suggesting the party was against polygamy. The tweet was accompanied by a picture showing EFF leader Julius Malema and his wife Mantwa, and the party’s national chairperson Dali Mpofu with his wife Mpumi. On the policy one man, one wife,” reads the tweet which generated 243 favourites and 212 retweets.

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  • Hollywood royals Affleck, Garner announce divorce | The New Age Online

    Oscar-winning actor/director Ben Affleck and his actress wife Jennifer Garner - one of Hollywood's A-list power couples - announced the end of their 10-year marriage on Tuesday, ending months of rumors.

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  • Zuma and apartheid: The excuse with a thousand faces

    PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma’s remarkable recent threat, that he would consider "relooking" at apartheid uses of force to quell university unrest unless students started to behave, marks his latest allusion to SA’s dark past. Mr Zuma took his already notorious reputation for evading responsibility to new heights in 2012, when he blamed the failure of the Limpopo education department to deliver textbooks on apartheid architect Hendrik Verwoerd.

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  • Zim VP vultures circling Mugabe - Africa | IOL News

    Vice-presidential vultures are circling Robert Mugabe. First, his sacked VP Joice Mujuru formed a rival party to challenge the Zimbabwean leader. Addressing youth members of his Zanu-PF party at the weekend, he was reported to have warned that anyone thinking of choosing between his two current vice-presidents - Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko - would be inviting a similar fate to that of Ms Mujuru, who was sacked last year, reportedly on the orders of Mr Mugabe's wife, Grace. “If you are choosing between my two vice-presidents, you are beginning your own [sacking],” Mr Mugabe is reported to have said.

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  • ANC showdown as Mashatile rips into Nkandla report

    The ANC leadership is set for a showdown as the party's Gauteng chair‚ Paul Mashatile‚ became the highest-profile member to distance himself from police minister Nathi Nhleko's report on Nkandla.

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  • Marli van Breda to be placed in the care of relatives

    The Western Cape High Court has endorsed a recommendation that Marli van Breda be placed in the care of an aunt and uncle. Earlier today Judge Siraj Desai heard the final report with recommendations compiled by the teenage girl’s curator. The advocate says Marli is currently enjoying the school holidays and is visiting family and friends.

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  • Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay | The New Age Online

    Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites produced their best display of the tournament and advanced to a showdown with Chile in Saturday's final. Although Messi failed to end his run of more than 900 minutes without an international goal from open play, he turned creator as Argentina tore Paraguay apart. Goals from Angel Di Maria (2), Marcos Rojo, Javier Pastore, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain completed an emphatic rout for the South American giants.

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  • Graeme Smith finally breaks his silence - SundayWorld

    On Sunday Deane took to social media‚ to air their dirty laundry with accusations that Smith was not financially supporting her and their children. According to Smith the couple agreed‚ together with their attorneys that they would not discuss their relationship in the media‚ largely for the sake of their kids.

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  • Female civilians beheaded by Isis

    This is the first time the terror group has beheaded female civilians. FILE: Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the northeast city of Hasakeh due to attacks by the Islamic State (IS) group, sit in the back of a pick-up truck driving in the Kurdish city of Qamishli, on the border with Turkey, on 26 June 2015. BEIRUT - The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground.

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  • Lesotho revokes Guptas’ passports - Africa | IOL News

    Lesotho’s new Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has decided to revoke the diplomatic passports of Gupta family members because he “does not need the Guptas as advisors”. The passports were issued last year to Atul Kumar Gupta, his nephew Essa Omar Aziz and a third unidentified member of the family by former prime minister Thomas Thabane after he had appointed them as his economic advisors with a mandate to help him market Lesotho abroad and recruit investors for the hopelessly impoverished kingdom wholly surrounded by South Africa.

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  • 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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  • 9 things black people will dance for according to South African adverts

    Despite the fact that our advertising industry is one of the most well respected in the world, we are constantly bombarded with adverts of black people dancing for food, alcohol, sweets and even airtime.

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