• Oscar's cell raided in Krejcir mob drama

    The Sunday Times can today reveal shocking details of Krejcir's crime operations, apparently run from prison - and the alleged involvement of top-ranking police officials in a string of crimes linked to the Czech gangster. Pistorius - according to officials who were part of the raid and investigating Krejcir - was targeted because of the close ties he had forged with Krejcir during his 10 months in prison. On June 25, at 4.30am, prison officials stormed the cells of Pistorius, Krejcir and two of his co-accused in a murder case. A hard drive with unspecified content was taken from Pistorius's cell in the hospital wing of the prison.

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  • FW de Klerk sparks outrage

    Former president FW de Klerk sparked outrage on social networking sites last night following controversial remarks he made during an interview screened on CNN. Interviewed by the global news network's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, at a summit of Nobel laureates in Chicago, De Klerk discussed his "historical antagonism" and current friendship with Nelson Mandela, the failure of the apartheid system, and the shortcomings of the current government.

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Ranked 5th Worst African Leader but the Most Educated

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a popular African website which however places him an ignominious third among the continent's worst leaders. According to the latest rankings published by AnswersAfrica.com, which focuses on African affairs, Zimbabwe's founding leader outshines his younger peers with seven degrees to his name. Among Mugabe's academic credentials are degrees in economics and law obtained with South African and London universities. The veteran President, who leads Africa's most literate nation, also holds 14 honorary degrees from both local and international universities.

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  • Monaco shows off its twins - IOL Tonight

    REUTERS Prince Albert II and his wife Princess Charlene of Monaco arrive with their twins, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, to take part in the traditional "Pique Nique Monegasque" (Monaco's picnic) in Monaco. Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco showed off their baby twins in public this week for the first time since their sun-blessed christening in May.

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  • 38 Swazi girls killed en route to Reed Dance

    The accident comes just a day before King Mswati the third is expected to choose a new wife.

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  • Sebolai shrink 'does not routinely perform hypnosis'

    A clinical psychologist testifying in the defense of former Jozi FM DJ, Donald Sebolai who is accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend, Dolly Tshabalala, yesterday told the court that he does not routinely perform hypnosis, only when he is in serious doubt about a version given to him. The hypnotic evidence, presented by Saths Cooper, was put under scrutiny in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge yesterday, with state advocate, Elize le Roux asking Cooper if it was possible for one to choose not to tell the truth during a hypnosis session.

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  • Zuma pays tribute to Mqwebu - IOL Tonight

    . Mqwebu was known as Baba Mkhize in the isiZulu television sitcom, Emzini Wezinsizwa

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  • Chelsea flops face axe - Cape Times

    Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has threatened to axe his underperforming stars after their latest early-season flop. Joel Ward scored a shock winner for Crystal Palace against Chelsea in Mourinho’s 100th Premier League game at Stamford Bridge.

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  • Stellenbosch elects first black SRC leader - Weekend Argus

    Axolile Diamond Qina is the first black SRC chairman at Stellenbosch University. CAMPAIGNING and electioneering for student representative councils are in full swing at Western Cape universities with Stellenbosch announcing the first black SRC leader in the university’s history. The elections were held at Stellenbosch two weeks ago and the new chairman named yesterday. The university, facing a barrage of criticism about non-transformation, announced Axolile Diamond Qina as the new chairman.

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  • Cops seize cocaine valued at R50m at JHB airport

    Authorities discovered the drugs on Friday in the cargo section hidden in 147 hair product bottles.

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  • Robben warns Bayern's Costa over his 'circus tricks' | The New Age Online

    Arjen Robben has warned his Bayern Munich team-mate Douglas Costa to tone down  his 'circus tricks' after the Brazilian's audacious heel flick in their Bundesliga win over Bayer Leverkusen. Costa lobbed the ball over Leverkusen's Germany under-20 midfielder Julian Brandt with a deft flick of his back heel in the 81st minute of Bayern's 3-0 win at the Allianz Arena, which caused a stir after the match.

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  • Mbuli lashes out at the 'snake prophet'

    Popular poet Mzwakhe Mbuli has been called on to mediate between the South African Council of Churches (SACC) and the controversial pastor who fed his congregants a snake and a rat. Mbuli said the SACC had not lost hope in interacting with Pastor Penuel Mnguni after feeding his congregants human hair, a snake and a rat.

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  • Probe into Zulu king almost done

    Investigations into Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's call for all foreign nationals to be kicked out of South Africa are at an advanced stage. SA Human Rights Commission spokesman Isaac Mangena said the investigations were nearly finalised. The king was criticised for the widespread xenophobic attacks that hit KwaZulu-Natal and other parts of the country in March. Zwelithini reportedly said certain countries playing a role in South Africa's struggle for liberation "should not be used as an excuse to create a situation where foreigners are allowed to inconvenience locals".

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  • 7 killed in military plane crash in Nigeria

    The air force said aircraft crashed into a house shortly after taking off from Kaduna Military Airfield.

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  • Now Thuli targets ANC veteran Maharaj

    Public protector Thuli Madonsela was yesterday afternoon tracing the whereabouts of former presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in connection with an investigation she has started into his free stay at an exclusive village reserved for senior public servants. Madonsela's office confirmed that she was investigating Maharaj's five-year stay at the Bryntirion Estate in Pretoria, which is reserved for ministers and their deputies. The DA alleged that Maharaj's accommodation arrangement - which was done when he was a special envoy and spin-doctor to President Jacob Zuma - was flagrant abuse of state resources. By lunch time yesterday, Madonsela's office had not located Maharaj.

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  • Zim laments looming power crisis - Business News | IOL Business

    REUTERS Rehabilitation of Kariba Dam, separate from plant extensions, fell under the auspices of the multinational Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project, and US295 million had been spent through a combination of grants and loans to Zimbabwe and Zambia. Harare - Zimbabwe's business sector has lamented the looming power crisis if the country's biggest electricity producer Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) goes ahead with a proposed shutdown of hydro-electricity plant Kariba Power Station.

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  • Airport top cops face rap - Gauteng | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA File photo: The officers are the same group of high-ranking officials who were illegally transferred from their posts at the airport in 2013. Johannesburg - Ten high-ranking police officers at OR Tambo International Airport have been described as “threats to the security of South Africa” for walking out of several meetings chaired by their new commander. The group of lieutenant-colonels allege that what they regard as Colonel Mokotedi Makuwa’s “irregular appointment” early this year had not been finalised when he chaired the meetings, so they refused to acknowledge his authority.

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  • Karrueche ‘bored and tired’ of Chris - IOL Tonight

    REUTERS Karrueche Tran is 'bored and tired' of Chris Brown and his friends. Karrueche Tran is “bored and tired” of Chris Brown and his friends. The 27-year-old model is furious with her ex-boyfriend, who she dumped in March after discovering he fathered 15-month-old daughter Royalty with mutual friend, Nia Guzman, after one of his crew allegedly sent a death threat to actor Marques Houston for liking a photograph of her on Instagram.

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  • Methodist church stands firm on its gay marriage beliefs

    The Methodist church says there’s huge debate among its members about gay marriage and that the Constitutional Court's decision on this matter could “tear the religious body apart”. Six years ago Ecclesia De Lange was dismissed as a minister because she is a lesbian who wanted to marry her partner. De Lange is challenging her dismissal as a minister of the church in 2009, allegedly because of her sexual orientation and because she announced her plans to marry her female partner. The church's Advocate Wim Trengove says there are churches who are still deciding what their stance on gay marriage should be.

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  • Drugs were in transit to Benin - SAPS - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Police at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized 143kg of cocaine with a street value of about R50-million. Pretoria - Police at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized 143kg of cocaine with a street value of about R50-million, the SA Police Service (SAPS) said on Saturday. “The continuous state of alertness by the authorities at the OR Tambo International Airport has led to the discovery of a cocaine consignment weighing 143 kilograms with an estimated value [of] R50 million,” SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said in a statement.

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