• DJ Sbu opens up - The Citizen

    Following controversial headlines, DJ Sbu chats to us about his life, and what's really going on.

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  • Man shot over a pair of Carvela shoes

    Cops allegedly shot him in the leg after accusing him of wearing a pair of expensive stolen Carvela shoes. In a matter before the South Gauteng High Court, Wiseman Sithole, 27, is suing the minister of police for R13-million in damages. Sithole, of Ivory Park near Tembisa, lost his leg after he was shot in the knee while allegedly resisting arrest in 2013. Sithole also claims he was poisoned while under police guard during his stay at Tembisa Hospital.

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  • K2, blue are also 'Big brother' winners

    On Sunday, Ntombi and Ace walked away from the Big Brother house R2-million richer, while K2 and Blue had to contend with second place. An FNB savings account has been opened, and fans have been depositing amounts as high as R5000 and then posting their deposit slips on Facebook as proof. One of the fans who spoke to Sowetan on condition of anonymity said they felt that K2 and Blue deserved to win the Big Brother Mzansi loot. "The admin who was handling K2 and Blue's social media account made contact with the couple's family members.

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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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  • The Itumeleng Khune conundrum

    The image of soccer supremo Khoza is of an all-powerful man who goes gung-ho where angels fear to tread. In May 2013, Khune was the man of the moment at the Premier Soccer League (PSL) awards. Then captain and undisputed first choice for Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana, he was a sweepstakes winner: footballer of the season, players' player of the season, goalkeeper of the season and Nedbank Cup player of the tournament. Khune's star is shedding its diamond sparkle.

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  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

    He designs a smarter home security system—without contracts, installation fees or sneaky salesmen. Discover a smarter way to protect your home today.

  • USA mother found pushing dead son on a swing

    A woman was found pushing her dead three-year-old son on a swing on Friday morning in a Maryland Park, USA. According to The Washington Post, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement saying that a resident called authorities in the early hours of Friday telling them a woman had been pushing a child on a swing in Wills Memorial Park in La Plata for a long time. The resident had also seen the mother pushing her son on swing the previous day.

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  • Bonang, Bonnie & Jeannie D may be fab, but they're no Noleen

    Now we know: Afternoon Express, a new show in SABC3's 4pm weekday timeslot, hosted by TV heavyweights Jeannie D, Bonnie Mbuli and Bonang Matheba. Google Rebel Wilson to understand why that distinction was felt necessary.

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

    Sun May 24 11:33:06 SAST 2015 She then dumped him like a spoilt fish after discovering he was cheating on his wife Mathato.These allegations were revealed by one of Kunene's associates. He

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  • Gigaba stands by new visa requirements

    Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will not go back on a decision to implement new visa requirements next week. Concerns have been raised about a requirement that demands children carry unabridged certificate when they travel to and from South Africa. Parents say this will delay their travels and that the department is generally slow to issue unabridged certificates. Home affairs has already begun the process by converting over half a million abridged birth certificates.

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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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  • EFF faction turns their backs on Malema

    A faction of Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) members have defied an order from head office to support party leader Julius Malema in his court battle against the South African Revenue Service(Sars.

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  • Asthma attack ended life of missing SA man - Gauteng | IOL News

    SUPPLIED Shaun Beukes pictured with a friend (right) was confirmed dead by Bahamas police. Family and friends who had been frantric trying to locate Shaun Beukes, received confirmation on Tuesday this week that the 34-year-old businessman had died of natural causes in the Bahamas two weeks ago. South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) contacted the Shaun Beukes to confirm that he had died on the island. Beukes’s parents had reported their son missing after he missed his flight back to South Africa two weeks ago.

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  • Schumacher making 'progress': manager

    Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress in recovering from a severe head injury, nearly a year-and-half after a skiing accident, according to his manager.

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  • Plans to sabotage Danny Jordaan revealed

    Reports indicate some ANC councillors are planning to sabotage Danny Jordaan’s election at a council meeting.

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  • ANC-linked group scores as their Capitec stake soars to R2.5bn

    The consortium includes Pilisiwe Twala-Tau, the wife of Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau; Gugu Mtshali, wife of former president Kgalema Motlanthe; and the Batho Batho Trust, which was founded in 1992 by former president Nelson Mandela and other ANC stalwarts. In 2007, Coral Lagoon paid R300-million for 12.2% of the Stellenbosch banking group at R30 a share in a deal funded entirely by the state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

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  • Toddler dies in car crash in Valhalla Park

    Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following an accident.

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  • Ferdinand moved by support after wife's death | The New Age Online

    Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says he has been "overwhelmed" by the support he has received following the death of his wife, Rebecca Ellison. Ellison died aged 34 earlier this month following a battle with breast cancer, prompting an outpouring of support from within the football community. "It has been the most difficult period of my life, what with managing the emotions of our three children and watching such a great woman as my wife Rebecca die without being able to do anything about it," Ferdinand wrote in Sunday's edition of British tabloid The Sun. "After Rebecca died, we held a service on a lovely sunny day, which was arranged to perfection.

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  • South Africa's economy is still in the hands of whites

    This view by one of the country's leading business minds Phumzile Langeni enjoyed overwhelming support from the participants. Langeni, the chairwoman of AfroPulse Group, said the recent spate of xenophobic attacks was just one of many things that showed the extent of frustration about the lack of opportunities in the country. "People are feeling left out" Langeni said. Agreeing with Meyer, Langeni said a sluggish economy, the high unemployment rate and dependency on state grants were some of the things that point to a need for dialogue.

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  • How Operation Fiela crept into CTown's gang-torn areas

    “They were the police and that “something” ended up being live ammunition. Fiela members then found the suspect who had thrown the bullets out of the window when he heard a raid was happening, arresting the other occupant of the same house and taking him to the Grassy Park police station. Being likened to a gang member, the very person who terrorises you and your loved ones’ lives? Although the other residents ANA spoke to did not necessarily want to don a police badge, there appeared to be a consensus in the Ottery community – the police were wanted.

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