• Five most stolen cars in South Africa - Connect

    According to CarInfo, few agencies are not willing to share this information publicly because they do not want to upset the car manufactures. However, CarInfo reported that the most recent statistics on vehicle theft (April 2015) indicates that there is little change from the 2010 list. Reasons why these cars are at high risk of theft: The cars are seen as reliable and indestructible, therefore face more risk to be stolen. These car parts are interchangeable, this is one reason that puts these cars at high risk – the parts are stolen and sold around and across South Africa. The most stolen cars are: According to Fin24, the cars that are in high risk of being stolen are: older models, that are

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  • Restaurant apologises to Kelly

    The Free State restaurant accused of racism by Afro-pop star Kelly Khumalo has offered an apology to her. Sowetan reported yesterday that Antoinette Roos of The Cabin Stall in Clocolan, near Ladybrand, called Khumalo a "liar" after the singer complained that she was told black people were not allowed into the establishment. Roos also maintained that Khumalo owed her an apology. Things changed overnight as Anja Roos, who identified herself as Roos's daughter, extended an olive branch on Khumalo's Instagram account. She said they were sorry and assured Khumalo they were not racists. "We are very sorry if you felt discriminated against. We apologise if there was a misunderstanding on the day you

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  • Zuma's rape accuser's mother opens up about fleeing SA after case

    "I was missing home very much...," the mother, who cannot be named to protect her daughter, said. The Sunday Times newspaper reported that her mother said that after Zuma was acquitted on May 5 2006 in the High Court in Johannesburg, they fled to the Netherlands -- where they were given asylum. The mother said she was not sure if justice had been served in the trial. After the interview, Khwezi asked the Sunday Times to leave her mother alone.

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  • This Man Has Been Growing His Fingernails For 62 Years And It's Crazy

    Shridhar Chillal definitely wipes with his right hand.

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  • South Africa, Scotland, Japan set for final fight

    South Africa completed a clinical 34-16 win over Scotland on Saturday while Japan pulled off a new upset, 26-5 over Samoa, to extend the race for quarter-final places from Pool B. Only three points now separate the remaining contenders going into the the final games of the World Cup's most surprising pool. Still numbed by seeing his side beaten 34-32 by Japan in their match, Meyer watched a drastically different performance against Scotland. Handre Pollard kicked 19 points with deadly accuracy and Schalk Burger, JP Pietersen and Bryan Habana scored tries to break the hearts of a Scottish dominated 50,000 crowd at Newcastle. Scotland staged a heroic second half comeback after trailing 20-3 at

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  • Listen to Julius Malema advise Lindiwe Mazibuko on how to find a husband

    World number one Serena Williams has opted to pull out of the WTA Finals and end her season early following a roller coaster campaign that has taken its toll on her body, the American said on Thursday.

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  • The mom behind Krejcir's failed escape bid

    Serbian hit men at R6-million each, a move to buy floor plans of the Zonderwater maximum-security prison and having a helicopter on standby had all formed part of the elaborate R25-million operation to spring Krejcir from jail in South Africa. The Sunday Times has seen correspondence between an intelligence source in Prague and forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan in which the source states: "... Radovan must escape, irrespectably [sic] what it takes or how many lives it costs ... their mafia code of ethics clearly demands and orders them to do so ... otherwise Nadezda loses her status in the Czech/Serbian mafia circles and the entire Krejcirova family are permanently marked as failures or weaklings

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  • Families of death row mules in agony - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    Johannesburg - They’re both young, South African and on death row. That’s why Deon Cornelius and Letitia Bosman have become firm friends who write to each other from their prison cells in Malaysia. On Thursday, Cornelius, 29, lost his appeal to have his death sentence overturned, following his conviction in January. The former security guard now faces execution by hanging, having been convicted of smuggling 2kg of methamphetamines into Penang International Airport in 2013. Bosman, 24, of Pretoria, was convicted on drug charges in 2013 and sentenced to death in February this year. Cornelius family spokesperson, Gert Cornelius, who lives in Alberton, told the Saturday Star: “Letitia and Deon write

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  • NFP leader makes first public appearance after illness

    The first pictures of National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi appearing in public in almost a year were released on Saturday. KaMagwaza-Msibi, who is also the country’s deputy science and technology minister, took ill on November 16 last year. While speculation at the time was rife that she had suffered a stroke, the official explanation was that she was suffering from exhaustion. The photographs, taken with an iPad tablet on Friday, were released by her spokesman Canaan Mdletshe on Saturday ostensibly showing her meeting with traditional leaders in Pretoria. In none of the pictures is she seen speaking and her right arm forearm and wrist are in a brace. According to the statement

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  • 'Should I die first, don't come to my funeral': Sfiso Ncwane to his family - report - SundayWorld

    Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane does not want his family to attend his funeral.Next When he dies, the 'Kulungile Baba' does want his mother and sister to be present when is laid rest. A TimesLIVE report suggests that the Ncwane family feud that has been widely published has 'reached point of no return'. Sfiso was highly criticised recently following reports that he bought his pastor a Mercedes Benz that costs almost R2million while his own mother does not have food. According to a Drum Magazine report seen by Times LIVE, Sfiso was arguing with his step sister Sbahle Ncwane via SMS over Sfiso refusing to attend a family meeting. Sfiso allegedly sent a text saying: “I will never come home again.” “Should

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  • No arrest in Wandile Bozwana murder

    No arrest has yet been made in connection with the murder of North West businessman Wandile Bozwana, Gauteng police said on Saturday. “No one has been arrested. Investigations continue,” said Sergeant Asnath Malatji. The Mahikeng-born businessman was fatally wounded when gunmen fired at him in Garsfontein, east of Pretoria, on Friday afternoon, in what was believed to be a hit. He died later in hospital. The attackers fired into the passenger-side where he was seated before fleeing the scene. Bozwana was in the passenger seat and his female colleague was driving the car. She sustained minor injuries. Bozwana took the provincial government to court on numerous occasions. Last month he won a court

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  • Trump: Hussein, Gaddafi should still be in power

    Trump mentioned Libya and Iraq in comparison to current efforts to drive the Syrian president out of power. Syria Iraq Libya Syrian President Bashar al Assad Donald Trump Trump mentioned the countries in comparison to current efforts to drive Syrian President Bashar al-Assad out of power. “You can make the case, if you look at Libya, look at what we did there, it’s a mess,” Trump said on NBC. “If you look at Saddam Hussein with Iraq, look what we did there, it’s a mess. It’s going to be the same thing in Syria,” he said. Asked by NBC’s Chuck Todd if the Middle East would be more stable with Gaddafi and Saddam in power, Trump replied, “Of course it would be”. Trump, who leads the field of Republicans

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  • 'Don't drive whites out' - Transformation is work in progress - Macozama

    Businessman Saki Macozoma has warned black financial services professionals to exercise caution when pushing for transformation in the workplace. The former deputy chairman of Standard Bank and Liberty Group chairman said transformation should be implemented in a way that will not drive white people away from SA. Speaking at the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals's 20-year birthday conference, Macozoma said transformation was not exclusively about black people but the transformation of industries and the country. Macozoma said race and gender transformation should not be implemented in way that will create an imbalance in the workplace. His comment comes after concerns

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 3.5 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Now son, is this man your dad?

    Utatakho presenter Nimrod Nkosi is on a mission to round up deadbeat fathers. He took over after Zola left the show recently. Four weeks into the Mzansi Magic gig, Nkosi is having the time of his life. Nkosi was a prominent feature in the 90s and early 2000s on the youth scene as a host of the hugely popular Friday evening game show Jam Alley. He was an obvious choice when Lotto came to South Africa and for years became the face of the game of numbers. He found a home on Soweto TV as the host of Your Late Mate. And now, showing just enough grey hairs and a developing girth, Nkosi takes on the mammoth task of rebuilding broken families through resolving paternal disputes with DNA tests. He can

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  • Nigeria's former oil minister Diezani-Madueke, 'arrested' in London - CameroonOnline.org

    Five people were arrested across London as “part of an investigation into suspected bribery and money-laundering offences”. NIGERIA’S former oil minister has been arrested in London, the BBC said on Friday quoting unnamed family members, after Britain’s National Crime Agency said it had detained five people over alleged international corruption. The identities and nationalities of those held were not disclosed but the broadcaster said on its website that relatives of Diezani Alison-Madueke confirmed she had been arrested in the British capital. Alison-Madueke was Nigeria’s minister of petroleum resources from 2010 until earlier this year when Muhammadu Buhari defeated Goodluck Jonathan in presidential

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  • This Woman Perfectly Explains Why You Shouldn't Ask People Why They Don't Have Kids

    “Even if it feels like it’s not a big deal for you, it might be a really big deal to the person you are asking.”

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  • A Dad Halted His Daughter's Wedding So Her Stepdad Could Help Give Her Away

    The couple’s photographer, Delia D. Blackburn, told BuzzFeed News that Brittany Peck’s father, Todd Bachman, was proceeding down the aisle when he suddenly stopped and walked over to her stepfather, Todd Cendrosky.

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  • Liverpool sack manager Rodgers - Premier League

    London - Liverpool terminated the contract of manager Brendan Rodgers on Sunday, just eight games into the Premier League season with the five-times European champions languishing in 10th place. The announcement came three hours after the team had drawn 1-1 at Everton in the Merseyside derby leaving them with only three wins from their first eight league games this term. "Although this has been a difficult decision, we believe it provides us with the best opportunity for success on the pitch," the club's owners said in a statement. "Ambition and winning are at the heart of what we want to bring to Liverpool and we believe this change gives us the best opportunity to deliver it. "The search for

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  • Artists reject ANCYL call

    The ANC Youth League's call on performing artists to shun other political parties' events was roundly rejected by artists who told the league that they had a living to make. The call was made by the league's leaders in KwaZulu-Natal at a luncheon in Durban yesterday with singers, actors and poets. Deputy provincial chairman Kwazi Mshengu urged the artists to support the ANC, especially as the 2016 local government elections were drawing nearer. "It dismays us when we see you donning other parties' regalia. Although we don't have money, if you are an ANC member and an artist you should perform at our functions," Mshengu said. However, Nokuthula Nocxy Mabika, an actress on SABC1's Uzalo, told the

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  • Sour grapes or sweet revenge?

    Your relationship is over. You are reeling from the knife stuck in your back. You feel hurt, betrayed and used. You think of all the wasted emotions, time and even money. Try as you may, you feel that you cannot get over it. You feel like they got away with murder. Worse, they have moved on like you never existed. So what do you think of? Revenge. You want them to feel the exact pain you felt when they ripped your heart out. But is getting revenge on an ex a good idea? As we look at some of the most common acts of revenge, psychologist Mampho Mofokeng warns about the consequences. "Revenge stems from one of the stages of dealing with pain, which is anger. It is completely natural to feel like

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