• Five caught at airport with millions in cash - Cape Times

    Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five people from leaving South Africa for Dubai with R23 million and $3.775 million in cash stuffed into suitcases and backpacks, SA Revenue Service (Sars) spokesman Luther Lubelo said on Monday. “The passengers were scheduled to depart South Africa on United Arab Emirates flight EK 766 to Dubai.

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  • WARNING: Suspects shoot police officers after robbery

    CCTV footage shows armed robbery suspects shooting two police officer following Cash Crusaders robbery. In the footage, one of the suspects is seen loading a bag into the vehicle they were travelling in while the police vehicle pull over next them. One of the police officer is seen trying to runaway but is apparently shot. In a separate incident, CCTV footage emerged showing a police officer being shot and killed in an armed robber  at Rosettenville Junction Shopping Centre in Johannesburg last month.

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  • Details: Rapper AKA and Zinhle split saga gets ugly

    According to Sunday Sun, Zinhle found out about AKA's cheating ways when she found smses exchanged between him and Bonang Matheba. The two are said to have started seeing each other behind Zinhle's back. A source told Sunday Sun that Zinhle and AKA were leading separate lives even while she was pregnant. A well-known DJ had already tipped Zinhle off that AKA’s illicit love affair had blossomed at Metro FM.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe Struggles to Walk - Report

    A jaded looking Mugabe, 91, had to take a few breaks to walk  just over hundred metres from his car to the high table with Grace holding his hand, according to NewZimbabwe.

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  • Unathi made to eat humble pie

    The decision to take the musician off air followed a Twitter rant in which she swore at a listener who had criticised her for views she expressed during the show. Now, in an about turn, the MetroFM DJ and Idols SA judge has eaten humble pie and apologised. "Two days ago, on radio, I expressed an opinion on the language policy at Stellenbosch University. Thereafter, my opinion became the subject of a Twitter debate.

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  • Bigg Dogg beaten up after EFF claim

    “Soldier Bigg Dogg”, the musician who is demanding R2m from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for allegedly using his songs to prop up leader Julius Malema, was beaten up and his assailants stole the master copy of his new CD. The upcoming artist Soldier Bigg Dogg, whose real name is Collen Magoa, yesterday recounted how he was attacked by three men while walking to the studio on Jeppe Street, Johannesburg, on Sunday night. “I was walking to the studio when three men surrounded me,” said Soldier Bigg Dogg. “When I turned around, he hit me on the back,” said Soldier Bigg Dogg, whose leg was bandaged.

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  • Five stars of the world athletics championships

    The “Lightning Bolt” struck once again in Beijing as the king of sprint stormed to yet another golden treble at the Bird’s Nest, where he shot to fame at the 2008 Olympics. As allegations raged over widespread doping in athletics, Bolt gave the crisis-hit sport a morale boost by crushing two-time doping offender Justin Gatlin in the 100 and 200 metres, before anchoring Jamaica to gold in the 4x100m relay — giving him an astonishing 11th world title. In his press conference, Bolt shot a look at Gatlin beside him and sniffed: “Justin Gatlin talks too much.” Ouch! Eaton retained his title and set the only world record of the championships with a lung-bursting last lap in the 1,500 metres as a packed crowd in Beijing rose to acclaim the American iron man.

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  • This Kid Had The Perfect Reaction When He Spotted Wayne Rooney Next To Him

    The Swansea City football mascot had the most honest reaction ever after spotting a sporting idol.

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  • Young, groundbreaking 'Les Miserables' actor dies | The New Age Online

    Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first black man and youngest to play Jean Valjean in Broadway's "Les Miserables," died in New York, the production and local reports said. The 21-year-old made his Broadway debut at the end of July after being an understudy as the protagonist of the long-running show. "The entire Les Miserables family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of Kyle, a remarkable young talent and tremendous person who made magic -- and history -- in his Broadway debut," the show said in a statement. Police said Jean-Baptiste's death seemed to be accidental and that he fell from a fourth-floor fire escape in Brooklyn after slipping, The New York Times reported.

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  • Fashion hits and misses at the VMAs - PHOTOS

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  • Mandela' s legacy not as glorious as history would like

    In Prince Mashele's article, "Leave more than your name behind", August 24, he quotes Nelson Mandela as having said: "Men and women all over the world, right down the centuries, come and go. There is no imperialist and colonialist who can bequeath to us anything good.

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  • Rebel Wilson's Face When Nicki Minaj Called Miley Cyrus Out Is Hilarious AF

    Rebel Wilson channeled how everyone in America felt.

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  • Drinking a bottle of water before a meal facilitates weight loss

    Obesity is a growing public safety concern in America and many other countries. Researchers from the University of Birmingham in England may have found a simple solution to help these people lose weight. The study, which will be published in the September issue of Obesity, indicates that people who drink water before breakfast, lunch and dinner end up losing weight faster than those who don't. The first group was comprised of 41 people who were instructed to drink 500ml of water 30 minutes before their three daily meals every day for 12 weeks.

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  • Bafana Bafana star robbed R50,000 at gunpoint

    Bafana Bafana and Bidvest Wits defender Siyabonga Nhlapo was robbed of R50,000 in cash by gun-totting criminals on Thursday afternoon in Johannesburg.

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  • Komphela not taking credit for Chiefs win

    Steve Komphela was keen not to take too much of the credit after guiding Kaizer Chiefs into a cup final at his first attempt as the new Amakhosi coach. Chiefs came through a tight MTN8 semifinal against Bloemfontein Celtic, George Lebese’s fine strike at FNB Stadium on Saturday night enough to secure a 2-1 aggregate win. Chiefs will now get to defend their Wafa Wafa title against Ajax Cape Town in the final on September 19, with the venue set to be announced by the Premier Soccer League tomorrow. “Credit to the players for the way they managed the game,” said Komphela after the win.

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  • A baby in North West drowns in a basin - Connect

    “It is alleged that the grandmother of an 18-month-old baby was doing washing at her house in Huhudi using two washing basins on Friday, at around 11am,” said Sergeant Kelebogile Moleko. “Her grandmother saw her a few minutes later, lying dead in the basin.

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  • ANC salesman in London feels the heat

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  • South Africa's Harare Embassy Feels the Heat

    THE South African Embassy in Harare has their work cut out again as hundreds of Zimbabweans look to escape the country's worsening economic crisis. Two South African nationals drive into the carpark and start work immediately even before they switch on their computers. Graciously, they call out those who have collection receipts first, then those who are submitting new applications. Lastly, they deal with general enquiries and those who want to collect application forms.

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