• SABC suspends Unathi over Twitter tirade - Gauteng | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Metro FM presenter Unathi Msengana has been suspended from her breakfast show, The First Avenue. Johannesburg - Unathi Msengana has been suspended by the SABC after she allegedly called a 19-year-old student a “psycho b***h” in a messy Twitter spat. The Idols SA judge and Metro FM presenter has been suspended from her breakfast show, The First Avenue, after launching a vulgar Twitter tirade against the University of the Witwatersrand student, Palomino Jama. SABC spokesman Kaizer Kganyago told Destiny magazine on Wednesday: “The questions she asked on air were valid and there was nothing wrong with her questions.

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  • Chris Brown's new tattoo

    Chris Brown has got a new tattoo of the Ancient Greek sculpture Venus de Milo on the back of his head. The 'Loyal' hitmaker has had an inking of the Ancient Greek sculpture Venus de Milo on the back of his scalp, much to the horror of his fans.

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  • ‘The rand is falling... HAHA!’ - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Zim minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand. Johannesburg - Zimbabwe’s poison-tongued cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand on Twitter.

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  • 'F@#k you black people' - yells cop who had just been caught shoplifting

    A pair of police officers got caught shoplifting at the Vodacom store in Cradlestone Mall.

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  • Mandela’s red Merc becomes art

    An exhibition that deals with labour relations at East London’s Mercedes-Benz plant in 1990 will open on Friday at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery. Red is an exhibition by Johannesburg artist Simon Gush and has previously been on display in Cape Town‚ Johannesburg and Grahamstown. It will run in East London until September 30. Speaking to the Daily Dispatch on Tuesday‚ one of the organisers‚ Gary Minkley‚ said that when Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990 after serving 27 years in jail‚ workers at the West Bank plant decided to pay tribute to him by building a Mercedes-Benz sedan during unpaid overtime.

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  • AKA and DJ Zinhle call it quits

    The couple announced the break-up in an official statement on Wednesday.

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  • Female students at TUT Nelspruit are fat – EFF’s Ndlozi

    Students at the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Mbombela campus in Mpumalanga are fat and out of shape, according to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. Ndlozi was addressing the students at the campus on Tuesday during the party’s rally ahead of the SRC elections to be held today, Mpumalanga News reported. “The girls here will wonder why the men leave them for girls in Gauteng – it is because there are sports facilities there where students are able to attend gym and keep fit,” Ndlozi said.

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  • Home affairs official arrested for 'facilitating' fraudulent marriages

    The Department of Home Affairs announced on Tuesday that a home affairs front office clerk had been arrested in King Williamstown‚ Eastern Cape‚ for facilitating fraudulent marriages involving illegal foreign nationals. “We have pronounced‚ when we launched Operation Bvisa Masina last month‚ that we will spare no effort in rooting out corrupt elements both in the Department of Home Affairs and the community.

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  • South African Van Niekerk blasts to world 400m title

    South African Wayde van Niekerk scorched to a remarkable victory in the men’s 400m at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday. Van Niekerk became South Africa’s first world sprint champion as he stormed around the one-lap race in 43.48 seconds, becoming the fourth fastest athlete in the event and the quickest non-American. A loaded field saw defending champion Lawshawn Merritt, who also won the world title in Berlin in 2009, timed a personal best of 43.65sec for silver, while Grenada’s Olympic champion Kirani James claimed bronze in a season’s best of 43.78sec.

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  • The wedding ring that could cost you a finger - IOL Lifestyle

    REUTERS Tough, durable and light, the precious metal is seen adorning the fingers of a growing number of brides and grooms. London - Titanium is an increasingly popular choice when it comes to choosing a wedding ring. Tough, durable and light, the precious metal is seen adorning the fingers of a growing number of brides and grooms. Surgeons at Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital warn of the problem in the Emergency Medicine Journal.

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  • Donald Trump pulls the Malema on a reporter - Connect

    Billionaire property mogul Donald Trump is running for president in the United States of America. On Tuesday, in the midst of a press conference in Dubuque, Trump was taking questions from the press – Univisión’s (an American-Spanish television network) reporter Jorge Ramos wanted to pose a question about immigration. Trump did not recognise him and bucked “Excuse me, sit down. You weren’t called… Go back to Univision”.

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  • Amber Rose lands own MTV reality series

    Amber Rose and Blac Chyna are reportedly set to star in their own MTV reality TV series about their lives as single mothers. The 31-year-old model - who has two-year-old son Sebastian with estranged husband Wiz Khalifa - will reportedly appear on the show alongside fellow mother Blac China, who also has a two-year-old son, King Cairo, whose father is rapper Tyga.

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  • Sacked Baxter hits back at 'bonkers' Genclerbirligi chairman

    The former Kaizer Chief’s boss lost his opening match 3-2 at home to Rizesport despite leading 2-1 with a minute to go. Despite leading [against Antalyaspor] with 15 minutes to go, Genclerbirligi ended up losing 3-1. “The chairman calls me in and rants at me, even going on about my family.

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  • UN gives S. Sudan president deadline to lift peace deal reservations

    The UN Security Council on Wednesday gave South Sudan President Salva Kiir until September 1 to get fully behind a peace deal after he signed the accord with reservations. “The deadline for him is September 1,” said Nigerian Ambassador Joy Ogwu, who chairs the council this month. Kiir signed the peace accord to end 20 months of brutal war at a ceremony in Juba, but he annexed a list of reservations that would have to be addressed for the agreement to take hold.

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  • Shabba, Khune stunned by Baxter's sacking

    Siphiwe Tshabalala and Itumeleng Khune have expressed his surprise that former Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has been sacked by Turkish club Genclerbirligi after just two games. Baxter guided Amakhosi to two league titles in three seasons, as well as the 2013 Nedbank Cup and the 2014 MTN8, but he was sacked after losing his first two games in the Turkish league. “It came as a surprise and shock to hear the news,” admitted Tshabalala on Thursday. Itumeleng Khune, meanwhile, echoed his captain at Chiefs’ sentiments.

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  • Kylie Jenner's family furious with Tyga for 'disrespecting' her

    Kylie Jenner's family reportedly think Tyga ''completely disrespected'' her in his new song, 'Stimulated' and the raunchy lyrics are ''so disgusting.''

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  • Caitlyn Jenner costume for Halloween sparks social media outrage | The New Age Online

    Retailers selling a Caitlyn Jenner costume for Halloween sparked a social media firestorm on Tuesday from critics who say the getup insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes. Jenner, a former Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star known as Bruce, came out as transgender this year and introduced herself in a Vanity Fair cover story that earned international attention. A change.org petition launched on Monday is demanding that Spirit Halloween, a costume company with over 1,100 locations in the United States and Canada, stop producing and selling the costume, which includes a brunette wig, shiny white padded bustier and shorts resembling the outfit Jenner wore in the Vanity Fair cover photo.

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  • Van Niekerk rushed to hospital - Athletics

    Reuters Wayde van Niekerk produced a stunning 400 metres run to win a first sprint gold for South Africa at the world championship. Beijing - Wayde van Niekerk lit up the Bird's Nest with a stunning 400 metres run to win a first sprint gold for South Africa and cap a night of exceptional performances at the world championships on Wednesday. Two of those came in the men's javelin and women's 3,000 metres steeplechase where Kenyans Julius Yego and Hyvin Jepkemoi added another two gold medals to the East African powerhouse's already considerable haul.

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  • Former SABC 2 'Stokvel' actress allegedly beaten up by cop

    After requesting a police officer's name and identification after being pulled over on Monday evening for failing to yield at a stop sign - a former 'Stokvel' and current 'Rhythm City' actress was allegedly assaulted by a metro police officer.

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  • 'Caitlyn’s driving caused fatal crash' - Tonight News

    REUTERS A damaged vehicle is pictured at the scene of a four-car crash involving reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, then known as Bruce Jenner, in Malibu, California, on February 7, 2015. Los Angeles prosecutors will decide if Caitlyn Jenner will be charged with vehicular manslaughter after a fatal car crash in February. LA County sheriff's detectives passed their findings to prosecutors on Tuesday (25.08.15) so they may decide the fate of the 'I Am Cait' star, who they allege "set off a chain of events" that resulted in the death of Kim Howe in a multi-car pile up. Richard Curry said Caitlyn - who was known as Bruce Jenner at the time of the incident, before undergoing her gender transition - was driving at a speed which was unsafe when her vehicle, a Cadillac Escalade, shunted Kim Howe's Lexus from behind.

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