• 'Zuma made Mandela feel ashamed' - Libyan PM

    The e-mails, released on Friday after a court order, reveal that Zuma had a frosty relationship with Mahmoud Jibril, who was interim prime minister of Libya during the civil war that claimed the life of Muammar Gaddafi. Clinton's e-mails about the 2011 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya were handed to the US State Department on Friday.

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  • Khune and Mashamaite demand millions, Chiefs show them the door: report

    Two of Kaizer Chiefs top players have apparently been given their marching orders by soccer bosses for demanding steep salary increases.

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  • Trevor Noah's relentless arc to fame and fortune

    This week, he bagged another appearance on the English comedian John Bishop's upcoming BBC series The John Bishop Show, where he is set to appear alongside British musicians Leona Lewis, Florence and the Machine, The Vaccines and Jessie Ware. The eight-part variety show shot at London's Hackney Empire will air on BBC One from Saturday May 30.

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  • Kendall Jenner 'snubbed by Hollywood film-makers'

    US model Kendall Jenner was reportedly snubbed by movie producers at the Cannes Film Festival.

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  • Chiefs deny Khune and Mashamaite exit | The New Age Online

    Kaizer Chiefs has dismissed reports that goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and defender Tefu Mashamaite have been booted out of the team adding that they both still have contracts with the club. Reports surfaced that the duo have been shown the door at Naturena after contractual talks have stalled and it is reported that the players want more improved contract with the club. “ As we do every season, we'll hold a press conference to update fans on who's staying and going ,it will be this week,” Chiefs communication manager Vina Maphosa told Power FM. Khune and Mashamaite's contracts with the Glamour boys are coming to end of June and big spenders Mamelodi Sundowns are monitoring the situation closely with the intention of bringing the duo to Chloorkop.

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  • Dispute over ‘Zim first lady’s’ flat - Africa | IOL News

    Expensive Hong Kong lawyers were due in court on Monday representing Zimbabwe’s “secret project”, which is a R7 million villa much loved by first lady Grace Mugabe. Ownership of the flat is disputed as Jack Ping, a Taiwanese-born businessman, who lives in Joburg, claims he bought and paid for it in 2008, first via a company, Cross Global, and he then says he transferred it into his name two years later. The Zimbabwe government describes the property in papers before the Hong Kong High Court, as a “secret project”, and says it paid cash for it but has not yet produced any receipt.

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  • Andile Jali puts a ring on it - SundayWorld

    On top of earning the title for arguably Mzansi’s most sought-after “It Girl” – thanks to Diski Divas – then announcing that she is expecting a bundle of joy a few weeks ago, Nonhle just broke news on her Instagram that she is officially going to be Mrs Andile Jali. In a series of ambiguous posts Nonhle, not in so many words, confirmed that Andile had popped the question. Nonhle is even seen sporting a sumptuous rock on her engagement ring finger.

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  • Zahara's house on the line - SundayWorld

    The City of Johannesburg and Nedbank are said to be gunning for her plush house in Little Falls, west of Joburg, because of her alleged tardiness with payments. The award-winning songbird, real name Bulelwa Mkutukana, was reportedly R35000 in arrears after defaulting for two months and the bank was planning to hand her account over to the repo men if she failed to settle the debt in the third month. The City of Johannesburg allegedly handed her account over to its lawyers because she was about R200000 in arrears for water and electricity. Zahara laughed off the allegations that her house is about to go under the hammer.

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  • Kenny Kunene's book of dirt on Sophie Ndaba - SundayWorld

    According to the associate, who asked to remain anonymous on the basis of having business dealings with Kunene, the Sushi King wrote that he dated Ndaba but broke up with her because she was "toxic" to him. In the past, there was speculation that Ndaba was sleeping with Kunene's business partner Gayton McKenzie. Kunene's associate said he had also informed Ndaba about the coming kiss-and-tell tale from Kunene. When contacted for comment, Kunene said he was attending a funeral and promised to respond afterwards.

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  • South Africa: Petition Calls On EU to Let White South Africans Return

    The European Union needs to admit white South Africans as they face ethnic cleansing, according to a petition circulating online on Sunday. "The white South African population currently faces ethnic cleansing and persecutions at the hands of the ANC government, the EFF, and various individual anti-white aggressors," according to Rodrigo Herhaus de Campos, who says in the petition, posted on the website change.org, that he comes from Brazil. The site allows for anyone to put up a petition about anything they feel strongly about.

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  • Sachin Tendulkar Proves That He's Rightly Called The "God Of Cricket"

    Can you just pretend that you didn't retire and return to the field? Thanks.

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  • Nigeria in crisis as presidential handover looms: Opposition

    Nigeria’s opposition on Sunday accused outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan of leaving a country in crisis, as fuel shortages brought the nation to a standstill just days from Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

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  • Machel 'false beacon' theory bolstered by newly-released TRC records

    Testimony by a former Koevoet and military intelligence operative known as "James", who stated that he saw a "moveable beacon" at a military base in Mbuzini weeks after the tragic incident, has lent credence to this theory. The operative's sensational claim - made during in camera hearings at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in June 1998 - has been made public for the first time after the South African History Archive secured the records from the Department of Justice under the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

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  • Fiela shakes gang-torn areas - Politics | IOL News

    Law enforcement is making their presence felt on the Cape Flats by targeting crime hotspots under Operation Fiela. Cape Town – While the Mother City slept, Operation Fiela – the joint effort by the South African Police Service (SAPS), South African National Defence Force (SANDF), and Metro Police – saw security forces moving stealthily towards the Cape Flats’s Lotus River and Ottery.

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  • Mercedes apologise for Hamilton pit blunder in Monaco

    The Mercedes team were swift to apologise and commiserate with Lewis Hamilton, his fans, and the followers of Formula One after their tactical error deprived the world champion of a seemingly inevitable, and richly deserved, win in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix. "To all our disappointed fans out there, we feel your pain," Mercedes said on Twitter. By calling the 30-year-old Briton in for a late and unnecessary pit-stop, following an accident and the deployment of the safety car, Mercedes converted his 21-second lead into a scrap for third place, halved his championship lead and handed teammate Nico Rosberg a memorable, and rare, third consecutive win on the streets of his hometown track. Rosberg won by 4.486 seconds ahead of four-time champion German Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari, with Hamilton third in a finish that stunned the crowd and a global television audience.

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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Receives U.S.$38 Million Brazil Tractors

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has challenged farmers to ensure Zimbabwe regains its net food exporter status as he commissioned new agricultural equipment worth about $38 million in Harare Friday. The equipment, which includes tractors, fertiliser spreaders and irrigation kits, is the first tranche secured under a loan facility agreed with Brazil. Mugabe said the South American country extended the US$98 million deal under "favourable" terms and challenged beneficiaries to repay back the low interest rate loan from increased yields.

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  • Noah casts doubt on family death report - Gauteng | IOL News

    The family of comedian Trevor Noah has reportedly been struck by tragedy - but Noah has cast doubt on the report. The Sunday Times reported on Sunday that Noah's family was in mourning after the killing of his 24-year-old cousin. On Sunday evening at 7.24pm, Noah said on Twitter: “Thanks to some crafty journalism my family and I have spent the whole day trying to figure out if one of us died. The report had said that relatives attended the funeral of the murdered teacher, Cebisile Happiness Khoza, in a village near Wasbank in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday.

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  • Amber Rose's new boyfriend hates fame

    Amber Rose's new boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly struggles to cope ''every day'' with the pressures of dating her because he hates being in the spotlight.

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  • Nigeria: Iran Mulls Establishment of Auto Spare Parts Plant in Nigeria

    Islamic Republic of Iran has said it is considering establishing auto spare parts plants in Nigeria in furtherance of the Federal Government's newly adopted automotive policy to drive indigenous manufacturing of vehicles in the country. Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria, Saeed Koozechi disclosed this while briefing newsmen at a press conference for the first Iran Solo Exhibition to be held in Lagos in June.

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