• Home Affairs Corruption exposed | The New Age Online

    Several touts and a police officer have been “caught” on camera allegedly taking bribes at the Marabastad offices of the Home Affairs Department. Many Home Affairs officials are crooks. The tout then approached a police officer for the affidavit, which was signed and stamped by the police officer and filled in by the tout.

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  • Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay | The New Age Online

    Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites produced their best display of the tournament and advanced to a showdown with Chile in Saturday's final. Although Messi failed to end his run of more than 900 minutes without an international goal from open play, he turned creator as Argentina tore Paraguay apart. Goals from Angel Di Maria (2), Marcos Rojo, Javier Pastore, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain completed an emphatic rout for the South American giants.

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  • Sandton City suffers another structural collapse

    This is the second time this month a ceiling collapsed at Sandton City in Johannesburg.

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  • Man reported missing 5 years ago found - World News | IOL News

    An American tourist who vanished from northern Australia five years ago, with his kayak found submerged near a beach, has been discovered alive by police investigating a burglary. The man, named in the media as Kenneth Rodman, was last seen by a friend in 2010 near Port Douglas, 60 kilometres north of popular tourist town Cairns, as he was heading to a beach. “Friends, family and police were unable to make contact with him since 2010,” Queensland state police said in a statement late on Monday. The Cairns Post said he was arrested after being chased down by a police dog while officers were investigating a routine burglary in Cairns.

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  • Lesotho revokes Guptas’ passports - Africa | IOL News

    Lesotho’s new Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has decided to revoke the diplomatic passports of Gupta family members because he “does not need the Guptas as advisors”. The passports were issued last year to Atul Kumar Gupta, his nephew Essa Omar Aziz and a third unidentified member of the family by former prime minister Thomas Thabane after he had appointed them as his economic advisors with a mandate to help him market Lesotho abroad and recruit investors for the hopelessly impoverished kingdom wholly surrounded by South Africa.

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  • “Just like their hero‚ Jacob Zuma‚ the useless ANCYL boys don’t read” - KZN EFF

    The KwaZulu-Natal branch of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday launched an insult-laden attack on the provincial African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL). “The not-so-young ever-drunk retards are threatening to march to the Durban High Court and register their ‘anger’ over what they call opposition parties’ refusal to let President (Jacob) Zuma account to the people of South Africa in the National Assembly‚” said EFF provincial chairperson Vukani Ndlovu.

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  • ANC showdown as Mashatile rips into Nkandla report

    The ANC leadership is set for a showdown as the party's Gauteng chair‚ Paul Mashatile‚ became the highest-profile member to distance himself from police minister Nathi Nhleko's report on Nkandla.

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  • Graeme Smith finally breaks his silence - SundayWorld

    On Sunday Deane took to social media‚ to air their dirty laundry with accusations that Smith was not financially supporting her and their children. According to Smith the couple agreed‚ together with their attorneys that they would not discuss their relationship in the media‚ largely for the sake of their kids.

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  • Mbalula hits hard on Maimane

    Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula, also dubbed the “Razzmatazz”, took to Twitter to lash on DA leader Mmusi Maimane. This follows the Tuesday interview Maimane had with the BBC HARDtalk about corruption, Marikana inquiry, and other matters. Mbalula tweeted that Maimane “fumbled on the AU question, tried to downplay its importance as an African Institution. On the Marikana massacre, Maimane said that “the police commissioner still keeps her job today.

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  • Zim VP vultures circling Mugabe - Africa | IOL News

    Vice-presidential vultures are circling Robert Mugabe. First, his sacked VP Joice Mujuru formed a rival party to challenge the Zimbabwean leader. Addressing youth members of his Zanu-PF party at the weekend, he was reported to have warned that anyone thinking of choosing between his two current vice-presidents - Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko - would be inviting a similar fate to that of Ms Mujuru, who was sacked last year, reportedly on the orders of Mr Mugabe's wife, Grace. “If you are choosing between my two vice-presidents, you are beginning your own [sacking],” Mr Mugabe is reported to have said.

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  • Heads Up! Are you Driving Drowsy?

    It's more dangerous than you think. Find out how to avoid endangering the lives of others with these facts and tips.

  • Ghana competes with leading 4×4 manufacturers [+video]

    Until now anyone thinking of buying a new 4×4 car would be unlikely to go for an African brand – largely because there weren’t any. However, this is about to change with the arrival of the Kantanka range, all designed and manufactured in Ghana. But, will it be able to take on world famous brands... Read more »

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  • Five things we'll miss about Top Gear - IOL Motoring Special Features

    Jeremy Clarkson was at the helm of Top Gear for 27 years straight, until his dismissal for lashing out at a producer in frustration. James "Captain Slow" May and Richard "Hamster" Hammond, Clarkson's co-presenters through years of Top Gear, are following Clarkson off the sets of the BBC.

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  • 11 memorable moments from Our Perfect Wedding season 4

    Sunday evenings belong to Mzansi Magic. Anyone who disagrees needs to get their priorities straight.

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  • Maritzburg to take Komphela to PSL DRC

    Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela is facing a legal battle against his former club, Maritzburg United. United boss Farouk Kadodia said his team are taking the legal route in claiming the settlement of the termination of contract by Komphela. Kadodia further said his team has been snubbed by Komphela and his agent regarding the matter. Former coach Ernst Middedorp and former Golden Arrows coach Shaun Bartlett has been linked with the vacant post at the Kwa-Zulu Natal side.

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  • 9 things black people will dance for according to South African adverts

    Despite the fact that our advertising industry is one of the most well respected in the world, we are constantly bombarded with adverts of black people dancing for food, alcohol, sweets and even airtime.

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  • In China, stomachs turn at news of traders peddling 40-year-old meat

    The Chinese news media announced that the authorities had seized nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of smuggled frozen meat this month across China, some of it dating to the 1970s. The caches of beef, pork and chicken wings, worth up to 3 billion renminbi, or $483 million, were discovered in a nationwide crackdown that spanned 14 provinces and regions, the state news agency Xinhua reported. Typically, the meat was shipped from abroad to Hong Kong and then brought to Vietnam, where traders would smuggle the product across the Chinese border without declaring it to customs officials or going through required inspection and quarantine procedures.

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  • Marli van Breda to be placed in the care of relatives

    The Western Cape High Court has endorsed a recommendation that Marli van Breda be placed in the care of an aunt and uncle. Earlier today Judge Siraj Desai heard the final report with recommendations compiled by the teenage girl’s curator. The advocate says Marli is currently enjoying the school holidays and is visiting family and friends.

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