• Horror crash splits car in two - Western Cape | IOL News

    CAPE ARGUS Three people died after a car swerved off the road, hit a camera pole and split in two on impact on the N2 near Firgrove. The jaws of life had to be used to retrieve two of the bodies, while a third was flung from the vehicle. This was just the latest in a series of crashes over the weekend that saw at least 14 people die and several people badly injured on Cape roads. Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said incidents took place in Lentegeur, Table View, Worcester, Plettenberg Bay, Kraaifontein, Strand and Oudtshoorn.

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  • Senzo Meyiwa's BMW X6 repossessed

    Slain Orlando Pirates goal keeper, Senzo Meyiwa's BMW X6 has been repossessed after it was found that it was not insured.

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  • THE INSIDER: Spousal communication of the highest order?

    IT WAS gut-check time in Parliament last week when Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs took aim at President Jacob Zuma for "getting his employee", State Security Minister David Mahlobo, to evict Zuma’s estranged wife Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma from his Nkandla home. During a session for motions without notice, a raging EFF member likened Zuma’s treatment of the first lady to abuse and called him a coward for acting against traditional norms and common human decency. The Insider is tempted to wonder if it was just a matter of delegating personal assistant duties. DULL rock band Smokie is celebrating its 40th year on the international music scene this year, and South African fans will have the opportunity to celebrate with the band when it visits the country next month.

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  • WARNING: Suspects shoot police officers after robbery

    CCTV footage shows armed robbery suspects shooting two police officer following Cash Crusaders robbery. In the footage, one of the suspects is seen loading a bag into the vehicle they were travelling in while the police vehicle pull over next them. One of the police officer is seen trying to runaway but is apparently shot. In a separate incident, CCTV footage emerged showing a police officer being shot and killed in an armed robber  at Rosettenville Junction Shopping Centre in Johannesburg last month.

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  • New Top Gear 'a poisoned chalice' - IOL Motoring Industry News | IOL.co.za

    Jodie Kidd has said she would not feature in the new Top Gear era. London - Jodie Kidd recently offered a dignified explanation as to why she would not - as was widely thought - be featuring in the revamped Top Gear, citing family commitments. Former polo player Jack, 42, who runs the family’s estate Holders in Barbados, this week launched an extraordinary broadside on social media, aimed directly at the show’s new presenter, Chris Evans. Referring to the news that his sister would not feature in the post-Jeremy Clarkson line-up when the show returns to our screens next year, he commiserated with Jodie on Facebook: “A poisoned chalice ... Many people tell me that Evans is a nightmare to work with and will not be able to pull off the Top Gear show.

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  • This Kid Had The Perfect Reaction When He Spotted Wayne Rooney Next To Him

    The Swansea City football mascot had the most honest reaction ever after spotting a sporting idol.

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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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  • White business to feel the whip

    The Department of Labour Court issued the threat after receiving the Commission for Employment Equity's latest report into transformation in the workplace. The "alarmed" acting chairman of the commission, Tabea Magodielo, said it found that white people continued to dominate top management structures, particularly in the economic hub of Gauteng. The commission has now called for tougher action, including the docking of annual turnover, depending on a company's size. Businesses fear the possible arrest of directors as part of the Department of Labour's drive to punish insufficient transformation.

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  • Five caught at airport with millions in cash - Cape Times

    Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five people from leaving South Africa for Dubai with R23 million and $3.775 million in cash stuffed into suitcases and backpacks, SA Revenue Service (Sars) spokesman Luther Lubelo said on Monday. “The passengers were scheduled to depart South Africa on United Arab Emirates flight EK 766 to Dubai.

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  • The man who lifted Serena’s game - Tennis

    REUTERS Patrick Mouratoglou has turned Serena Williams from a champion into a serial winner. For a teenager who gave up his own playing career because he could not persuade his parents to allow him time off his studies, Patrick Mouratoglou has not done badly. Not only does the 44-year-old Frenchman run one of the world's most successful tennis academies, but he has also been the guiding hand as Serena Williams has reinforced her claim as the greatest female player in history. The next fortnight presents an opportunity for Mouratoglou and Williams to crown their collaboration over the past three years with their greatest achievement yet.

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  • Unathi made to eat humble pie

    The decision to take the musician off air followed a Twitter rant in which she swore at a listener who had criticised her for views she expressed during the show. Now, in an about turn, the MetroFM DJ and Idols SA judge has eaten humble pie and apologised. "Two days ago, on radio, I expressed an opinion on the language policy at Stellenbosch University. Thereafter, my opinion became the subject of a Twitter debate.

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  • How not to smuggle R70m out of SA - Crime & Courts | IOL News

     Johannesburg - Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five people from leaving South Africa for Dubai with R23 million and USD 3.775 million in cash stuffed into suitcases and backpacks, SA Revenue Service (Sars) spokesman Luther Lubelo said on Monday. “The passengers were scheduled to depart South Africa on United Arab Emirates flight EK 766 to Dubai. Risk profiling earlier by Sars custom officials identified the passengers, and led to their apprehension as they boarded the aircraft at 21.45 pm,” he said.

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  • Tempers flare in Parly after DA sends condolences to Mubu’s family

    Sparks flew when the condolence motion for DA MP Kenneth Mubu, who died on Monday, was blocked.

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  • ‘Students awakening from 20-year sleep’ - Politics | IOL News

    Student politics have not suddenly taken centre stage at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), University of Pretoria and other institutions of higher learning – students are merely waking up from a two-decade political slumber. Experts say the already complicated situation on campuses was further complicated by the EFF entering the political sphere. The debate about politics on campus has been raging long before students were injured during violent clashes between the EFF and SA Students Congress (Sasco) last week.

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  • Big gamble by Meyer - IOL Sport

    BackpagePix Jacques van der Westhuyzen wouldn t be surprised if the Boks suffered a good number of setbacks after arriving in England. Jean de Villiers, Fourie du Preez, Duane Vermeulen and Francois Louw will all arrive at the World Cup with an injury cloud hanging over their heads. Morné Steyn hasn’t played for the Springboks in over a year, Willem Alberts looked rusty in his only outing in months, Pieter-Steph du Toit is an injury waiting to happen and Coenie Oosthuizen is in the same boat.

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  • FW de Klerk sparks outrage

    Former president FW de Klerk sparked outrage on social networking sites last night following controversial remarks he made during an interview screened on CNN. Interviewed by the global news network's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, at a summit of Nobel laureates in Chicago, De Klerk discussed his "historical antagonism" and current friendship with Nelson Mandela, the failure of the apartheid system, and the shortcomings of the current government.

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  • SA expats grab top jobs

    This is according to this year's Expat Insider survey, which polled over 14,000 individuals of 170 nationalities in 195 countries of residence. It found that most South Africans abroad would spend "at least five years living comfortably in predominantly English-speaking social circles, and in top management positions". It said that 25% of South Africans abroad identified as "employees or managers" whereas only 11% of expats of other nationalities stated the same. Of the South Africans polled, 22% have children and the three main factors they considered before moving abroad werepersonal safety (62%), cost of living (31%) and economic and labour market (30%).

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  • ANC salesman in London feels the heat

    My News My Community - Sowetan LIVE.

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  • SARS officials seize R78 million in undeclared currency at OR Tambo

    “Risk profiling earlier by SARS custom officials‚ identified the passengers‚ and led to their apprehension as they boarded the aircraft at 21h45‚” the South African Revenue Service said in a statement on Monday. “Upon noticing the SARS officials‚ the passengers retreated and headed back to the entrance of the boarding gate. At this point‚ officials closed the boarding gate door and the passengers were compelled to wait for the SARS officials. “When questioned by SARS officials on whether they were in possession of any currency‚ one of the passengers speaking on behalf of the group stated that he had R100‚000 and that the other individuals also had currency‚” SARS said.

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  • Africa’s richest man plans cement plant in Zimbabwe

    Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said Monday that he planned mining and power generation projects in investment-starved Zimbabwe as well as to set up a large cement factory. Mr Dangote met with President Robert Mugabe in Harare in a rare sign of possible foreign investment for Zimbabwe, which has been in economic decline for more than a decade.

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