• Viral video a perfect example of animosity between motorists and metro police: JPSA

    The latest video to go viral on social media‚ this time depicting the interactions between a motorist accused of committing a traffic infringement and the Johannesburg metro policewoman who took him to task “is a perfect example of how things should not be done as it clearly demonstrates the unnecessary animosity which exists between motorists and metro police and vice versa”‚ Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) said on Tuesday.

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  • Clive Naidoo: South Africa, I'm sorry! - Gauteng | IOL News

    South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Calssifieds & more.

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  • Tiny victim of human catastrophe - World News | IOL News

    AP A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of Aylan Kurdi found washed ashore near Bodrum, one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts. Istanbul - Heart-rending pictures of a toddler's lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach sparked horror on Wednesday as the cost of Europe's growing refugee crisis hit home. The images of a tiny child lying face down in the surf at one of Turkey's main tourist resorts has once more put a human face on the dangers faced by tens of thousands of desperate people who risk life and limb to seek a new life in Europe. Wearing a red T-shirt and blue shorts, the child - identified as three-year-old Aylan Kurdi - is believed to be one of least 12 Syrians who died when their boats sank trying to reach Greece.

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  • Ramakatsa fears for his life

    Expelled Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MP Mpho Ramakatsa said yesterday his life was under threat because of the choices he made in the past. The EFF expelled Ramakatsa, Andile Mngxitama and Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala in April after they publicly accused its leadership of financial mismanagement. Ramakatsa told The Citizen he recently received death threats from unknown people at different times. “I am being followed by suspicious cars and some people call and insult me,” said Ramakatsa.

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  • Meet Trevor Noah's 'Best F#@king News Team' ever

    'The Daily Show' has released its latest advert ahead of new host Trevor Noah's debut later this month.

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  • ANC says new logo is a no go

    The party and the city slugged it out in the Cape Town High Court yesterday over the changing of the city's logo. According to Xolani Sotashe, the ANC chief whip in the Cape Town council, the city did not invite public input before implementing the new logo in February last year. The ANC wants the court to set the city's decision aside. "Our presence in this court was to affirm the participation of the citizens of Cape Town in determining their future.

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  • Rihanna smells the past - IOL Tonight

    Rihanna banned her make-up artist from wearing a perfume. The 'Princess of China' hitmaker, who has previously dated Chris Brown, Drake and baseball player Matt Kemp, admits she once ordered the employee not to wear the unidentified fragrance again because it reminded her too much an of ex-boyfriend. The 27-year-old singer, who is currently rumoured to be romancing British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, said: “[Scent] is something that connects you to a specific time, a memory, a place, a person.

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  • Details: Rapper AKA and Zinhle split saga gets ugly

    According to Sunday Sun, Zinhle found out about AKA's cheating ways when she found smses exchanged between him and Bonang Matheba. The two are said to have started seeing each other behind Zinhle's back. A source told Sunday Sun that Zinhle and AKA were leading separate lives even while she was pregnant. A well-known DJ had already tipped Zinhle off that AKA’s illicit love affair had blossomed at Metro FM.

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  • Mashaba injury woes | The New Age Online

    Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba is facing a crisis following injuries of key players ahead of their must-win 2017 Africa Nations cup qualifier against Mauritania on Saturday. Mashaba will have to find the replacements for left back Tsepo Masilela and play-maker Thulani Serero, who are both reported to be carrying injuries. The duo has reported in Mashaba's camp and will be assessed by Bafana medical team before the coach can decide whether to travel with them to North Africa. Masilela played for Kaizer Chiefs in their 1-0 victory against Bloemfontein Celtic in the MTN8 cup competition and Serero is yet to feature for his Dutch club,Ajax Amsterdam.

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  • Is there no end to Zimbabwe’s decline? - Business News | IOL Business

    Zimbabwe’s decision to scrap the local currency in 2009 helped end hyperinflation as it cut off the government’s ability to print money to pay debts. With Zimbabwe adopting the US dollar and currencies such as the South African rand as legal tender, authorities have no ability to boost money supply in the economy. “The macro-economy is under enormous pressure,” Joseph Rohm, a fund manager who helps oversee about $1.3 billion in African investments in countries other than South Africa for Investec Asset Management, said by phone from Cape Town on August 31.

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  • De Gea doesn’t need olive branch - United - Premier League

    Reuters Manchester United insist it is not necessary for Louis van Gaal to make a trip to Madrid to repair his relationship with David De Gea. Manchester United insist it is not necessary for manager Louis van Gaal to make a trip to Madrid to repair his relationship with David De Gea, after the collapse of the goalkeeper's proposed transfer shattered the 24-year-old's hopes of a move back to his home city. As Ander Herrera insisted his compatriot was too good a professional not to reintegrate rapidly at Old Trafford, sources at the top of United rejected the suggestion that a trip was required similar to the one Sir Alex Ferguson made to Lisbon in 2008 when he persuaded Cristiano Ronaldo to delay a move to Real Madrid for one more year.

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  • Australian man claims he is Jesus Christ reincarnated, garners followers

    Alan John Miller of Kingaroy in the state of Queensland, runs a religious movement known as the Divine Truth from his home, says Sky News. According to the Daily Mail, the presence of Miller and Luck has sparked a property boom in the area - appropriately dubbed Queensland's Bible Belt. Some 30 followers have aggressively bought much of the land surrounding Miller's compound, where he has been living since 2007, leaving very little available to locals.

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  • Fight breaks out at Elsenburg College in Stellenbosch (VIDEO)

    The videos show some black students carrying sjamboks, one is dressed in a red overall, getting into fight with another group of mainly white students. Students had been protesting the college’s language policy. One of the bystanders alluded that the protesting students were from the EFF. ''But as they started opening the door, there was resistance from the EFF [Economic Freedom Fighters].

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  • Two shot and wounded in JHB CBD

    Paramedics say the men are both in a serious condition after sustaining several gunshot wounds. Johannesburg metro police are on the scene investigating the crime. JOHANNESBURG – Two people have been shot and wounded in Marshalltown in the Johannesburg CBD. Paramedics say the men are both in a serious condition after sustaining several gunshot wounds on the corners of 10th and Durban Street.

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  • Kanye for president? - Tonight News

    West, admitting he had “rolled up a little something” earlier in the night, sparked dozens of satirical memes on social media after declaring at the end of a rambling speech on Sunday night's telecast that he planned to run for U.S. president in 2020.

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  • New CEO for Woolies SA - Companies | IOL Business

    Woolworths, which has proven to be resilient against economic tough times, has appointed a new CEO for its local unit. The company said in a statement on Wednesday that Zyda Rylands would take up the post of CEO of Woolworths South Africa. Woolworths, SA’s largest retailer by market value, says this brings consistency to the group structure as all its main business units now report into group CEO Ian Moir.

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  • Berto ready for Mayweather - Boxing

    AFP Andre Berto will go into his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas next week as a heavy underdog. Los Angeles - Andre Berto will go into his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas next week as a heavy underdog but also as a man “on a mission” as he bids to end his fellow American's perfect 48-0 record. Berto, 31, he has blinkered himself from all the hype and hoopla that usually surrounds the build-up to a Mayweather bout and claims he has never been fitter as he prepares to step into the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12. “I've had a tremendous training camp, a long camp but a tremendous camp,” twice former welterweight world champion Berto told reporters on a conference call on Tuesday.

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  • South Africa: For Better or Worse, Zimbabweans Keep Surviving

    Zimbabwe may be in political and economic disarray but its people are still standing, and they owe their continued resilience to an unyielding entrepreneurial spirit, writes THEMBA MAZINGWANE. As a Zimbabwean handyman living in South Africa, I do not need a university degree to know that Zimbabwe continues to descend perilously quickly. Once the breadbasket of the continent, former African war hero Robert Mugabe and his cronies have pillaged the country over the last two decades, leaving a country in economic and political disarray in their wake. While this state-manufactured dysfunction persists, one of the most bewildering stories in Africa in the last fifteen years has become the perceived silence of Zimbabweans.

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  • 'Sometimes I think about death' - IOL Lifestyle

    South Africa performs less than 300 kidney transplants annually, according to the South African Renal Society. As more people await life-saving transplants, the demand for dialysis is increasing and the country is not keeping up. Ntokozo Kubeka, 16, was born with one kidney, which no longer functions. Last year, Kubeka was diagnosed with kidney failure.

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  • Ramaphosa to deal with fake qualifications

    Cyril Ramaphosa urged public and private entities to verify the qualifications of all prospective employees.

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