• A Mom Posted A Picture Of Her Sick Toddler Online And Thousands Of Strangers Mocked It

    For the family of Mariah Anderson, every day is a gift. Last month, her mother Kyra Pringle posted a picture of her daughter on Facebook to celebrate her second year of life, News 2 reported. According to Pringle, somehow the photo began being shared all over the Internet. This why I say watch who you have kids with .... Baby look like the leprechaun.

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  • Generations in Ashes

    Last night was the debut episode of eTV’s new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes. After an aggressive ad campaign citing the regeneration of 8pm, the highly anticipated Ashes to Ashes was finally on screens last night. According to e.tv’s website, Ashes to Ashes is a thrilling drama about a family which is involved in the business of funerals. The new show features some of the fired 16 actors from Generations.

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  • 'Rat skull' found in Woolies mushrooms

    In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms. Woolies customer Alison Matthews said she was “absolutely disgusted to say the least”. Matthews had purchased the mushrooms from a Woolworth store in Amanzimtoti, and made the discovery when she arrived home to cook dinner. “It’s a good thing I didn’t just empty the mushrooms straight into my meal… can’t even imagine how disgusting that would have been especially considering that I cook for my children,” said Matthews.

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  • 'That's my son cutting off a head'

    Ghania Emwazi screamed: "That's my son," as the knife-wielding executioner made a speech in English while standing behindFoley moments before beheading him in August. Foley, 40, was the first of at least five Western hostages of the Islamic State thought to have been executed at the hands of Emwazi, who grew up in London. Western media revealed last week that British and US intelligence had established that the killer was Emwazi, causing shock in Kuwait, the Arab Gulf kingdom, where he was born.

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  • Kelly: I'm still in love with Senzo - City Press

    Kelly Khumalo has spoken out about the assault claims made by the maskandi musician and herbalist who is believed to be her boyfriend, Zamokwakhe ‘Bhaka’ Nzama. Khumalo apparently poked Nzama’s left eye with a nail during an altercation that took placed at Elangeni Hotel, just a few hours before The Metro FM Music Awards kicked off at Durban’s ICC. Nzama told City Press on Saturday that Khumalo had demanded that he leaves his wife Jabu if he wants to marry her. Responding to an e-mail City Press sent to her today after she didn’t respond to text messages on Saturday night, Khumalo said: “First and foremost, that man is not my partner.

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  • Woman busted with R6,7m worth of tik at OR Tambo

    The drugs were found after officials searched her luggage with sniffer dogs.

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  • Zimbabwe: Nigerian Witchdoctors Planned to Kill Me - Mugabe

    Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has alleged that his former Vice President and other top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him. The Africa Review reports that President Mugabe made the bizarre claims at the weekend as he celebrated his 91st birthday at a lavish party hosted by the party's communist-styled 21st February movement. The veteran ruler, in power since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 claims he was ordained by God to rule forever according to the report. Ms Mujuru was sacked together with more than 10 Cabinet ministers for allegedly plotting to assassinate President Mugabe and being involved in corrupt activities.

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  • Mariah Carey devastated over Nick Cannon's new lov

    Wed Mar 04 13:27:44 CAT 2015 The '#Beautiful' hitmaker, who split from the 'America's Got Talent' star last summer after six years of marriage, is reportedly very upset after he was spotted celebrating Valentine's Day (14.02.15) with the former 'Hollywood

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  • The rich get even richer

    Gates was once again named as the world's richest man, according to Forbes' Rich list - a position he has held 16 times. The ringing cash register may be deafening for us measly beings, but the same cannot be said for those whose net worth earned them a spot on Africa's 50 Richest list, also released by Forbes yesterday. South African luxury goods tycoon Johann Rupert increased his net worth from $6.6-billion to $7.3-billion in a year, retaining his top position as South Africa's richest person. Nicky Oppenheimer came in at third in Africa (and second in South Africa) after his net worth increased from $6.5-billion to $6.8-billion.

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  • Boko Haram releases beheading video - Africa | IOL News

    AP This is 2014 file photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, showing their leader Abubakar Shekau. Abuja - Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State. The footage will stoke concerns that Boko Haram, which evolved out of a clerical movement focused on north-east Nigeria, is expanding its scope and seeking inspiration from global militant networks including al-Qaeda and Islamic State.

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  • Meryl Streep's Daughters Look Flawless In This Fashion Campaign

    Those are some good genes — and jeans.

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  • Di Maria was sold by Real Madrid for being 'too ugly'

    Real Madrid sold Angel di Maria to Manchester United because the Argentine was “too ugly” for the European Champions, according to Barcelona’s assistant Director of Football Carle Rexach.

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  • South Africa projected to be third most miserable economy

    South Africa is projected to be the third most miserable economy to live and work in this year.

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  • Letter: Blame Simon not Jan - Cape Argus

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA In the records of the Dutch East India Company, Van der Stel is described as mestizo non-white, says the writer. If President Zuma wants to blame the first Dutch “settler” he must look at Simon van der Stel, says T Kleyn. Cape Town - After President Jacob Zuma’s idiotic statement that all the problems in South Africa started with the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck in 1652, we have been noticing quite a number of Jan van Riebeeck profile pictures, cartoons and T-shirts on sale.

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  • Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list again - City Press

    Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s richest people, as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan plowed new air by making the list for the first time. Gates’ net worth rose to $79.2 billion (R929 billion) from $76 billion (R892 billion) a year earlier, putting the Microsoft Corp co-founder at the top for the 16th year in the last 21, Forbes said yesterday. Mexico telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim Helu ranked second, worth $77.1 billion (R905 billion), while Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett was third, at $72.7 billion (R853 billion).

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  • Oscar goes from caviar to chakalaka - Crime & Courts | 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, Classifieds & more.

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  • Alzheimer’s signs seen in young brains - IOL Lifestyle

    AFP Tests showed a toxic protein that clogs up the brain in Alzheimer s started building up in those as young as 20. London – Telltale signs of Alzheimer’s can be seen in the brains of people as young as 20, research shows. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia affect more than 800,000 Britons – and the number of sufferers worldwide is predicted to treble to 44million by 2050, as the population ages. With no cure, Prime Minister David Cameron has described the condition as ‘the key health challenge of this generation’.

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  • Netanyahu's nuclear war of words - World News | IOL News

    AP Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves as he speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. An unbridled Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, on Tuesday night accused the United States and its allies, including Britain, of pursuing a nuclear deal with Iran so weak that it would all but ensure that it acquires nuclear weapons, catapulting the world into a “nuclear nightmare”. “That deal would not prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, it would guarantee it - lots of them,” Mr Netanyahu said in a highly anticipated speech to a joint meeting of Congress that sounded like the diplomatic equivalent of a blunderbuss being fired at the nation that has sponsored Israel's survival.

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  • Plane tickets show Kunene funded EFF

    SUSHI king Kenny Kunene and his business partner Gayton McKenzie have bankrolled Economic Freedom Fighters leaders despite vehement denials by its leaders. Sowetan has seen electronic copies of business class airplane tickets for a round trip from Johannesburg to Durban for Julius Malema which Kunene paid for. Malema made the EFF business trip in July 2013. Kunene also bought new tyres for EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu's BMW 7 series which cost him about R10000.

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  • Samsung answers iPhone 6 with Galaxy S6

    Samsung Electronics introduced a flagship smartphone with a curved screen and mobile-payment system, seeking to spark sales after a painful year that saw its leadership eroded by Apple and Chinese upstarts like Xiaomi. The new Galaxy S6 and its double curved-screen variant the Galaxy S6 Edge, released on Sunday on the sidelines of an annual trade show here, outlines Samsung’s latest strategy for finding its footing: take on Apple’s iPhone head on, while bringing even more of the manufacturing process under its control. In the US, Samsung said it would be offered by all the major carriers, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. The stakes are high for Samsung, which saw its previous flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, fall flat with consumers.

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