• Woman busted with R6,7m worth of tik at OR Tambo

    The drugs were found after officials searched her luggage with sniffer dogs.

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  • Generations in Ashes

    Last night was the debut episode of eTV’s new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes. After an aggressive ad campaign citing the regeneration of 8pm, the highly anticipated Ashes to Ashes was finally on screens last night. According to e.tv’s website, Ashes to Ashes is a thrilling drama about a family which is involved in the business of funerals. The new show features some of the fired 16 actors from Generations.

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  • 'That's my son cutting off a head'

    Ghania Emwazi screamed: "That's my son," as the knife-wielding executioner made a speech in English while standing behindFoley moments before beheading him in August. Foley, 40, was the first of at least five Western hostages of the Islamic State thought to have been executed at the hands of Emwazi, who grew up in London. Western media revealed last week that British and US intelligence had established that the killer was Emwazi, causing shock in Kuwait, the Arab Gulf kingdom, where he was born.

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  • Mariah Carey devastated over Nick Cannon's new lov

    Wed Mar 04 13:27:44 CAT 2015 The '#Beautiful' hitmaker, who split from the 'America's Got Talent' star last summer after six years of marriage, is reportedly very upset after he was spotted celebrating Valentine's Day (14.02.15) with the former 'Hollywood

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  • Michael Jordan joins Forbes billionaires list

    Jordan is the featured rookie on the 2015 Forbes list.

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  • 'Rat skull' found in Woolies mushrooms

    In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms. Woolies customer Alison Matthews said she was “absolutely disgusted to say the least”. Matthews had purchased the mushrooms from a Woolworth store in Amanzimtoti, and made the discovery when she arrived home to cook dinner. “It’s a good thing I didn’t just empty the mushrooms straight into my meal… can’t even imagine how disgusting that would have been especially considering that I cook for my children,” said Matthews.

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  • Parliamentary dress code tips - PHOTO

    Wed Mar 04 16:56:00 SAST 2015 The fifth Parliament has not yet been constituted but there is already quibbling over how Ministers in Parliament (MPs) should dress.ANC has been arguing that MPs should be given a dress code - to stop standards slipping

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  • Kanye West Made Some Questionable Remarks About Nicki Minaj Out-Rapping Him

    8. While his remarks were clearly intended to compliment Nicki, they also reinforce an unfortunate, sexist paradigm. What Kanye seems to have the most trouble with isn’t the fact that he was out rapped on a hit single on his own album.

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  • Zimbabwe: Nigerian Witchdoctors Planned to Kill Me - Mugabe

    Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has alleged that his former Vice President and other top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him. The Africa Review reports that President Mugabe made the bizarre claims at the weekend as he celebrated his 91st birthday at a lavish party hosted by the party's communist-styled 21st February movement. The veteran ruler, in power since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 claims he was ordained by God to rule forever according to the report. Ms Mujuru was sacked together with more than 10 Cabinet ministers for allegedly plotting to assassinate President Mugabe and being involved in corrupt activities.

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  • Hands off, Palestinian activist tells South Africa

    A leading Palestinian peace activist has called for South Africa to back off the Middle East. While South Africans marked the beginning of Israeli Apartheid Week through various activities, Palestinian peace activist Bassem Eid on Monday urged the South African government and its people not to get involved in the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Eid, a founder of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, was critical of South Africans, saying there was little doubt they were “pro-Palestine”.

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  • South Africa projected to be third most miserable economy

    South Africa is projected to be the third most miserable economy to live and work in this year.

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  • Emwazi tape: ‘9/11 was wrong’ - World News | IOL News

    REUTERS A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group. Mohammed Emwazi told an MI5 officer that 9/11 was “wrong”, the 7 July bombings were “extremism” and people were entitled to their own beliefs, according to a new recording. In taped interviews purporting to be from 2009, the British extremist known as “Jihadi John” said that if he had the opportunity to retrieve the lives lost during 9/11 he “would make those lives come back”. The interview, conducted by Asim Qureshi, the research director of advocacy group Cage, recalls his encounter with an MI5 agent after he was flown from Tanzania to the Netherlands in 2009.

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  • South Africa: Cape Town Still Battling Blaze

    The City of Cape Town is still battling a raging veld fire that started in the early hours of Sunday. The fire is causing havoc in areas including Hout Bay, Tokai and Fish Hoek. Hundreds of fire fighters have been battling the blaze and dozens more arrived on Chapman's Peak Drive on Monday afternoon. In addition, assistance had been sought from fire fighters from Working on Fire, who are expected to make their way to Cape Town from around the country to help put out the blaze.

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  • Boko Haram releases beheading video - Africa | IOL News

    AP This is 2014 file photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, showing their leader Abubakar Shekau. Abuja - Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State. The footage will stoke concerns that Boko Haram, which evolved out of a clerical movement focused on north-east Nigeria, is expanding its scope and seeking inspiration from global militant networks including al-Qaeda and Islamic State.

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  • How Islamic is IS group? - IOL News

    Reuters The Islamic State group contends that anyone who rejects beheadings or enslavement is not a real Muslim and has been corrupted by modern Western ideas. Lee Keath and Hamza Hendawi investigate. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. An estimated 20 000 have streamed into the territory in Iraq and Syria where the group has proclaimed what it calls a “caliphate” ruled by its often brutal version of Islamic law.

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  • 15 Random Celebrities From The 2000s You've Already Forgotten About

    Be honest, when was the last time you even thought about Ryan Cabrera?

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  • Why would South Africans fight for Isis?

    This is the first question people should be asking themselves in the case of Islamic State (Isis), said senior researcher with the Institute for Security Studies, Anneli Botha. Botha said this was the reason for the growing popularity of the Islamic State ideology.

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  • Plane tickets show Kunene funded EFF

    SUSHI king Kenny Kunene and his business partner Gayton McKenzie have bankrolled Economic Freedom Fighters leaders despite vehement denials by its leaders. Sowetan has seen electronic copies of business class airplane tickets for a round trip from Johannesburg to Durban for Julius Malema which Kunene paid for. Malema made the EFF business trip in July 2013. Kunene also bought new tyres for EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu's BMW 7 series which cost him about R10000.

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  • Four Malema moments

    Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. Here’s a list of four Malema moments that caused a stir. Malema refused to engage in a debate with former DA parliamentarian Lindiwe Mazibuko, calling her “the Madam’s tea girl” and “a political none entity”. The EFF and its leader Julius Malema called on President Jacob Zuma to pay back part of the money that was spent in his Nkandla home.

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  • Oscar goes from caviar to chakalaka - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.

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