• Zimbabwe: Zuma, Khama Corner Mugabe

    PRESIDENTS Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Botswana's Ian Khama angrily clashed with their Zimbabwean counterpart, President Robert Mugabe over xenophobia in South Africa, with the two demanding that instead of blaming their neighbour, Zimbabwe and other Sadc states must fix their broken economies to curb the rising tide of immigration. While Sadc leaders met for an extraordinary summit in Harare on Wednesday to discuss an industrialisation strategy and roadmap, the major highlight of the meeting was the recent xenophobic violence and killings in South Africa which raised a storm of debate and anger across the region.

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  • Owners of nothing, blacks are in trouble

    As we walk into the Melrose Arch Hotel restaurant for our appointment, Mosibudi Mangena looks around and makes a remark that summarises the position of black people in the South African economy. Melrose Arch is, in a way, a microcosm of the South African economy. It is owned by Amdec, a white-run property development company founded by John Wilson in 1989. Last year, insurance group Liberty bought a 25% share of the lucrative property.

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  • DJ Sbu in MoFire… - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    SUPPLIED DJ Sbu was arrested for drunk driving on Saturday and his Porsche was impounded by the cops in Krugersdorp. Johannesburg - THE arrest on drunk driving allegations of troubled radio DJ and musician DJ Sbu Leope brings to a climax what has been a difficult year for the self-styled businessman. Leope was nabbed about 4am on Saturday in the Randfontein area, west of Johannesburg. The news of his latest brush with the law was broken by Kaya FM on Saturday.

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  • South Africa split along racial lines by PE teacher's death

    A Facebook group that was set up after Jayde Panayiotou was found dead, which called for the death penalty for the killer, changed its tune when her husband, Christopher, was confirmed as another suspect in her killing by changing its name to

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  • '#MayPac fight was incorrectly scored'

    The CEO of Golden Gloves says the Floyd Mayweather/ Manny Pacquaio fight was scored incorrectly.

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  • Community Post: 21 Times Kris Jenner Was The World's Most Underrated Mom

    Because raising six Kardashian-Jenners can't be easy.

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  • Parents' tug-of-war lands talented TV teen in care

    A tug-of-war between the parents of a child star with a promising career has spun out of control. Lethabo Gumede, 14, led a busy childhood. By the time he was 12 he had already starred in 26 commercials, six of which were for the international market. The teen also starred in television productions such as The Wild, in which he played Nathi, the son of Itumeleng Tladi, and on SABC1's My Perfect Family.

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  • Cassper storms off

    Cassper Nyovest showed his frustrations with the hosts of hip hop festival Back to the City by dropping the mic and walking off stage during a performance on Monday night. The rapper performed a number of his hits, and while performing his last song, the stage manager signalled to him and his DJ that their time was up. Wanting to please the fans, Cassper's DJ delayed the start of the song by getting the crowd excited with the heavy beat. Cassper walked off stage fuming, leaving DJ Capital, who was next in line to play, stunned.

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  • Emmanuel's journey home begins where life was ended

    The coffin carrying the body of the man initially identified as Emmanuel Sithole was placed next to where his stall had stood - and where the fatal attack had started. The images taken of Josias as he was beaten and knifed on the streets of Alexandra, Johannesburg, became the rallying point for many South Africans and government agencies during the recent wave of xenophobic violence, even as the Presidency denied the killing was xenophobic. The South African government instead deemed his murder "an act of criminality". On Monday, President Jacob Zuma said he was in the country illegally and that his real name was Josias.

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  • Vavi snubs Malema call | The New Age Online

    Zwelinzima Vavi has snubbed Julius Malema’s call for a rival labour federation to Cosatu.

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  • Nigerians Most Sexually Satisfied People

    Nigerians have been rated as the most sexually satisfied people in the world.

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  • Here Are The First Pictures Of The New Royal Baby

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduce their newborn princess.

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  • Legal firm eventually pays crash victim - motorcyclist had to wait 5 months

    WHEN the Johannesburg High Court ordered the Road Accident Fund to pay him, 61-year-old Obed Maphotho thought his seven-year wait since he was involved in a motorcycle crash was over. Maphotho underwent surgery to have a metal rod inserted into his knee for a few months.

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  • Senior members of Royal Family visit baby princess

    And, senior members of the British Royal Family have been visiting the newest princess in their clan. The baby girl, fourth in line to the throne has spent her first night in Kensington Palace and has now met her grandparents. The Duchess of Cambridge’s parents were the first to arrive.

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  • Pacquiao is a hell of a fighter: Mayweather

    "He is a hell of a fighter," Mayweather said of Pacquiao, the Filipino icon who has won world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions. Mayweather expected to rake in $200 million and Pacquiao was in line for a potential $100 million payday once revenue from sources including pay-per-view television sales was counted. "When the history books are written, this fight will have been worth the wait," Mayweather said, adding that 19 years of ring experience had prepared him for the most scrutinized fight of his career. "He's a very awkward fighter, so I had to take my time and watch him close," Mayweather said.

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  • Simba’s heartbroken dad pleads for justice - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    The father of late Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere has pleaded for justice for his son and his friend, Kady-Shay O’Bryan. Joseph Mhere said the twists and turns in the culpable homicide case involving a driver who crashed into his son’s car three months ago were causing him anxiety. Mhere, who was a passenger in his son’s car, said he still did not know the identity of the driver of the white Polo who lost control along William Nicol Drive near the N1 and smashed into their car. Recalling that fateful morning on January 31, Mhere said he never got see the face of the driver.

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  • Home Affairs ‘battling to deal with influx’ - Politics | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, right, enjoys a light moment after briefing the press. Johannesburg - The tide of illegal immigrants flowing into the country has stretched Home Affairs’ inspectorate to the limit, leading the department to plead for more resources. Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni told MPs this week that his 700-member immigration unit was unable to cope with the “thousands” of illegal immigrants a day who entered the country. In 2005, the department’s revamped National Immigration Branch was launched to offer a specialist, professional and hi-tech service to incoming foreign visitors and clamp down on illegal immigrants.

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  • 33 Wedding Nightmares That'll Make You Glad You're Single

    Bad brides, grooms, and guests, oh my.

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  • Criminals pounce on celebs at birthday party

    The TV stars had descended on De Grandiose club in Wynberg - near Pan Africa Mall at 1st Avenue in Alexandra - to toast the 23rd birthday of Selimathunzi presenter Siphesihle Vazi when four robbers made an unwelcome arrival. In the building were Lunga Shabalala, also of Selimathunzi, Asanda Foji from Generations: The Legacy, Clement Maosa of Skeem Saam, Nkululeko Magoba (formerly Tshirumbula) of Muvhango and DJ Monotone of Panja fame, among others. Eyewitnesses told Sowetan that when the intruders stormed in, Tshirumbula was on the decks on the upper floor.

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  • 32 Horror Films You'll Wish You Hadn't Watched

    The true horror of Repulsion is that it’s not clear how much of the threat Carol (Catherine Deneuve) faces is real — and how much is just a product of her neuroses and overactive imagination. Suspiria is arguably the best example of his aesthetic: His garish use of color, particularly red, makes the entire film feel like a bad dream.

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