• Senzo Meyiwa's parents know who killed him: report

    Slain Orlando Pirates soccer player Senzo Meyiwa's parents are adamant that they know who killed him.

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  • Muntari splashes on $900,000 Mercedes

    Footballers are known to be the all eyes on me when comes to exotic pimped cars but AC Milan and Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has taken it to another level. On Tuesday the talented midfielder took a picture of himself next to his top of the range Mercedes Brabus G63 AMG 6×6 limited edition. Since 2013, Muntari has owned a 4fk Motorsport garage in Milan where the wealthy go to pimp their rides.

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  • Zimbabwe: Outstanding Zimbabweans in Cape Town to be Honoured

    NOMINEES have been revealed for the inaugural Cape Town Zimbabwe Excellence Awards.

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  • Boko Haram strikes again, kidnapping another 500 people in Nigeria

    More recently, Boko Haram was in the news again, this time for pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. Just in case you think they couldn’t get any worse, the militant group reportedly abduct another 500 women and children. According to reports, hundreds of civilians, including many children were abducted and are being used as human shields by Boko Haram extremists. Town trader Souleymane Ali told Reuters: “They took 506 young women and children.

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  • Man dies following Black Mamba bite

    A man in his early 30s has been killed after he was bitten by a Black Mamba in Mpumalanga. Local police were called, and the man was rushed to hospital, where he was certified dead on arrival, Mpumalanga News reported. According to an eyewitness, the man was with others on a field when the snake surprised them. “I think the snake got defensive when they tried to kill it.

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  • 'If Cristiano Ronaldo touched his balls, he should be punished'

    Spain Professional Football League (LFP) president Javier Tebas has suggested Cristiano Ronaldo should be punished after he was alleged to have

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  • Floyd Mayweather advisor denies boxer was 'floored' by Zab Judah during sparring

    Mayweather has “never gone down ever, not in sparring or in the ring” but reports this week suggested he was floored during a recent session with Judah, who he defeated on points back in 2006. In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe denied the reports. Zab is a tremendous fighter - he’s been helping with the preparations along with several other sparring partners,” said Ellerbe. Mayweather is said to have gotten straight back up and beaten Judah to a "bloody pulp", something Judah has since denied after he was questioned on Twitter.

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  • 19 Things Everyone In A New Relationship Is Guilty Of Doing

    Pretending you don't have bodily functions.

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  • ‘Rhodes, Shaka don’t compare’ - KwaZulu-Natal | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Gareth Cliff's blog on Rhodes and Shaka sparked a Twitter frenzy. Durban - A historian has criticised attempts to draw parallels between Cecil John Rhodes and King Shaka, saying the latter was driven by his desire to unify Africans. Cliff’s column came after the call by UCT students for the removal of Rhodes’s statue from their campus. On Thursday, the King George V statue at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus in Durban was defaced.

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  • 25 Times This Husband And Wife Team Owned Instagram

    Married couple put Tourism Tasmania out of business.

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  • Whitney Houston's mom will cope if Bobbi Kristina doesn't recover

    Doctors attempted to bring Bobbi Kristina out of a medically induced coma last month, but suffered a "setback" when she suffered a number of seizures. A source said at the time: "This is a horrible setback.

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  • Nigeria: Malaysia to Hang Nigerian Student for Drug Trafficking

    A 29-year-old Nigerian student at a private college in Malaysia, Luke Nnaemeka Ugwu, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Malaysian High Court for drug trafficking.

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  • Child brides take Zimbabwe government to court over marriage laws

    Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a ground-breaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and unconstitutional. Loveness Mudzuru and Ruvimbo Tsopodzi say child marriage, which is rife in Zimbabwe, is a form of child abuse which traps girls in lives of poverty and suffering. "I want to take this action to make a difference," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from Harare on Tuesday. Data published last year indicates one third of girls in Zimbabwe marry before their 18th birthday and 5 percent before they turn 15.

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  • Lionel Messi earns almost R18 million-a-week to make him world's highest paid footballer

    This is according to a survey by France Football  which reports Messi's basic salary of £26 million is "almost doubled" when his commercial earnings are factored in. Ronaldo is the second-highest-paid player with £39.7 million ($59.2 million) finding its way into his bank, while Neymar is third with a "measly" £26.8 million ($40 million).

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  • Why Maimane feels EFF has not stolen DA’s thunder in Parliament

    DA PARLIAMENTARY leader Mmusi Maimane sat down with BDlive in London earlier this week and shared his views on Nkandla. Before we begin our interview, Maimane strikes up a conversation with someone at a nearby table. "I do think the president in his personal capacity has had a significant impact on where South Africa goes. The administration takes leadership from him and I think he’s contributed towards the demise of institutional capacity in South Africa.

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  • Oxford University weighs in on Rhodes statue saga

    Oxford University's Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton added his voice to the ongoing discussion around the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes Statue from the University of Cape Town (UCT’s) campus. The university held a debate on campus on Wednesday about the statue which they feel is a symbol of racism and a lack of transformation at the university.

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  • Co-pilot ‘deliberately’ crashed Alps plane - World News | IOL News

    AP Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board in the French Alps. Paris - The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that slammed into an Alpine mountainside “intentionally” sent the plane into its doomed descent, a French prosecutor said Thursday. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the commander left the cockpit, presumably to go to the lavatory, and then was unable to regain access.

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  • COMMENT: 'The Gods Must be Crazy' is racist - SundayWorld

    It has come to my attention that the film The Gods Must be Crazy by South African filmmaker Jamie Uys is to be shown today the 23rd March 2015 at the Arent Fox, Washington DC. It is tragic that this notorious film that purveys unambiguous racist propaganda will be shown under the auspices of the South African Embassy in the United States. The filmmaker, Jamie Uys, was himself a cog in the propaganda machinery of the apartheid state, producing, alongside the likes of Heyns film production house, films that sought to justify apartheid in the eyes of the world.

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  • EFF wins elections at VUT

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has won a landslide victory at the Vaal University of Technology. With a historic voter turnout of 4442, the EFF took all the 15 contested seats with its presidential candidate scoring 2389 against Sasco’s 1973: leading with 416 votes. Troy Mathebula is the new EFFSC presidential candidate, who received 2 389 votes to the 1 973 of the Sasco candidate. ANC Sasco has been deposed from an SRC leadership position it had won easily numerous times in recent years.

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  • End of an era for Proteas?

    After their heartbreaking defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the semifinal this week, a number of players were in tears, devastated that their 2015 campaign had come to nought. The likes of captain AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy and Morne Morkel may not be involved in the one-day national side by the time the 2019 renewal starts in the UK given that the list of players will be well into their 30s.

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