• Vavi joins EFF as interim head | Daily Maverick

    During a shock press conference called overnight by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), President and Commander in Chief Julius Sello Malema said that he would step down from his leadership roles with immediate effect in order to fight a slew corruption charges regarding the non-payment of taxes. In his stead, recently fired former Cosatu Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi will take over both roles on an interim basis. Vavi has a reputation for calling lengthy press conferences in which he says nothing, but on this occasion the information spilled out at a near supersonic rate. “We are a Marxist-Leninist Fanonian party,” Malema stated.

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  • President Jacob Zuma wins lotto, plans to pay back Nkandla money

    President Jacob Zuma has won the lotto – and plans to use it to pay off part of the expenses involved in upgrading his homestead in Nkandla.

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  • Foreigners attacked in Isipingo - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA The locals allegedly told the foreigners that King Goodwill Zwelithini had given them an ultimatum that by April 1 they should have gone back to their home countries. Durban - Congolese living and running businesses in Isipingo came under siege on Monday when locals attacked them in their shops and trashed the house they had run to for refuge. The locals allegedly told the foreigners that King Goodwill Zwelithini had given them an ultimatum that “by April 1” they should have gone back to their home countries.

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  • Teens Are Sharing The Most Disturbing Images On Twitter

    Warning: The images you see may contain extremely slovenly behavior.

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  • Menzi Ngubane without a job and wife - SundayWorld

    Mon Mar 30 18:11:16 CAT 2015 Not only is the actor battling with the fact that he is jobless, he is trying to deal with the dark shadow of divorce from his five year marriage with Lerato Sedibe.In an exclusive interview with DRUM magazine he said: “

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  • Tinkler surprised by Bafana's decision to substitute Majoro

    Eric Tinkler says he was taken aback by that decision because Majoro has been working hard to get fit.

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  • 'Strongman' for Nigeria

    The opposition All Progressives Congress declared victory for its candidate, former military ruler Buhari, yesterday and said Nigeria was "witnessing history". "He said several times that he would relinquish power if he were voted out in a free and fair election," Mohammed said. Buhari ruled between 1983 and 1985 after seizing power in a coup. Ousted himself in another military takeover, led by General Ibrahim Babangida in August 1985, he declared himself a convert to democracy and has since run, and lost, in several elections.

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  • Germanwings: New video shows last seconds before crash

    A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site, Germany’s Bild daily reported on Wednesday, saying it had seen the footage. The video was found on a mobile phone belonging to one of the passengers killed on the flight when German pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew into a mountain, said the paper. The scenes seen on the video were chaotic and very wobbly, said Bild, adding screams and shouts of “My God” could be heard, indicating the passengers knew what was happening. Prosecutor Brice Robin, who is handling the case in France, said none of the mobile telephones collected at the crash site had been sent for analysis.

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  • Video 'shows cabin chaos' in seconds before Alps crash: Reports

    French magazine Paris Match and German daily Bild said the authenticity of the video filmed on a mobile phone is “unquestionable” and that it had been retrieved from the wreckage of last Tuesday’s crash. The recording lasting just a few seconds showed that passengers knew what was happening to them before the plane crashed into the French Alps, instantly killing all 150 people on board, according to the reports.

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  • Buhari claims victory in historic Nigerian vote

    The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) declared victory for its candidate, former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, in Nigeria’s presidential election on Tuesday and said the country was “witnessing history”. “This is the first time in Nigeria that a sitting government will be voted out of power using purely democratic means,” APC spokesman Lai Mohammed told Reuters at the house in the capital where Buhari was watching the results come in.

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  • Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa reunite | The New Age Online

    Actress Amber Rose and rapper Wiz Khalifa have agreed to put aside their differences for their two-year-old son Sebastian. Rose and Khalifa were at each other's throats, each calling the other a horrible parent and unfit to care for their two-year-old toddler. Khalifa asked Rose to listen to the song, and after she heard it, she tearfully called him back and they agreed to work as parents to care for their son Sebastian.

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  • Paula Patton's divorce from Robin Thicke made her feel like a 'real woman'

    The 39-year-old actress first started dating the 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker, whom she officially divorced last month, when she was just 14 years old and she believes she's been forced to grow up since ending their nine-year marriage in 2014.

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  • Red carpet glamour at Miss SA 2015 (PHOTOS)

    My News My Community - Sowetan LIVE.

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  • Kanye West And Kris Jenner Taking A Nap, Together

    Two angelic souls, sleeping their way to Paris.

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  • EDITORIAL: SA scores an own goal

    ONE thing that can be said about Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba: when he takes a view, however misguided, he stands firm. In the case of new visa regulations, SA is only just starting to count the cost in terms of lost tourist visits, particularly from fast-growing markets such as China and India. It is not clear what problem Mr Gigaba was trying to fix when he introduced the regulations last year, but they have proved controversial. There has been blanket condemnation from the tourist industry, in particular of the demands for extra documentation for child travellers, and the requirement that tourists apply for visas in person.

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  • Zayn Malik’s solo career angers 1D - City Press

    Zayn Malik releases his first solo single. Zayn Malik has released a new song since leaving One Direction and the news has not been well accepted by his former band mates. Meanwhile, Malik is reported to have signed with Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music for his solo career. A source close to One Direction told HollywoodLife.com: “They all feel betrayed by Zayn, but especially Harry.

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  • 11 Photos That Show Japan Is Wonderfully Weird

    From cock blenders to titty stores... what will Japan think of next?

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  • Metro FM refreshes its line-up, poaches former YFM DJs

    Metro FM is looking to appeal to a younger audience. The station has poached radio presenters Mo Flava and Sammy Sosa who were previously with YFM. Pearl Modiadie who left YFM when she began presenting and producing SABC 1's Zaziwa is also joining Metro FM.

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  • Mandla Mandela convicted of assaulting motorist

    Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla, was today found guilty of assault and grievous bodily harm by the Mthatha Magistrate’s Court. Mandela was on trial for assaulting a motorist. The complainant, Mlamli Ngudle, also accused Mandla of butting him on the head with a firearm. Under cross-examination, state witness Lwandile Madala said he had heard Mandela say to the complainant: “Are you insulting my mother?”, before the accused went to fetch the firearm in his black Toyota double cab, which was parked nearby.

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  • Zimbabwe: Chaka Chaka in U-Turn Over Mugabe Omission

    SOUTH African diva, Yvonne Chaka Chaka has made a volte-farce over the omission of President Robert Mugabe from her 2010 song paying tribute to regional leaders who fronted the fight against colonialism. Chaka Chaka was responding to media reports alleging that she had snubbed Mugabe because "he has overstayed in power" in the title track of her 10 track album Amazing Man. "Growing up all I ever wanted was to be a Zimbabwean, they had their freedom, and President Mugabe is a leader I respect. "I respect President Mugabe because of what he has done for his people.

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