• Jihadi John tried to enter SA

    According to British media, Emwazi was arrested as he tried to force his way past a security checkpoint onto a Johannesburg-bound flight without a passport. Emwazi has beheaded several Islamic State hostages over the past year. It is reported that at the time of his arrest in Tanzania he was with two members of Somalia-based Islamic terrorist organisation al-Shabab: Bilal Berjawi and Mohamed Sakr. It is not clear why Emwazi wanted to fly to Johannesburg.

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  • Tshwane metro cop stable after shootin

    A Tshwane metro police officer who was shot by criminals during a foiled robbery at a petrol station last week is in a critical but stable condition hospital. The officer, whose name is with held for his own safety, is expected to undergo surgery today while a second metro police officer who was also shot at is due to undergo counselling after being traumatised by the shooting. “They were approached by a man who sought their assistance saying he was almost hijacked near a Total garage,” Tshwane metro police spokesperson Console Tleane said.

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  • 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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  • '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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  • 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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  • Kelly Khumalo: Love like this

    Singer Kelly Khumalo’s love life has been media fodder for years now it seems. Khumalo a talented vocalist, seems to be in the media more for her boyfriends than her songs. In an interview with the several news publications, Nzama claimed that Khumalo pushed, shoved and poked Nzama in the eye, because she wanted him to leave his first wife. This is not the first reports of Khumalo fighting.

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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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  • On Zuma’s claims regarding the JSE – I’m confused

    This is why I find it so confusing when the presidency claims that only three percent of the JSE is owned by black people to emphasise the need for transformation. One of the ANC’s mandate issues for the past twenty years was economic transformation and they’re giving me a metric to show that they haven’t pulled it off as some sort of argument in favour of the ANC?

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  • Emwazi’s mother recognised son in video - World News | IOL News

    REUTERS A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group. The mother of Mohammed Emwazi realised he was Jihadi John when she saw a beheading video, it emerged yesterday. A close up exterior view of the Quintin Kynaston Secondary school in St John's Wood, north west London where Mohammed Emwazi, otherwise known as Jihadi John, was a pupil.

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  • Police in disabled parking row - Daily News | News

    Policewomen were confronted by disgruntled shoppers in Pinetown on Friday. Police who parked their vehicles in bays designated for disabled and wheelchair-bound motorists came in for criticism at the weekend. Irate shoppers at two shopping malls photographed police cars and vans parked in these bays and put them up on Facebook, which prompted a huge public outcry. At Sandy Centre in Pinetown, two policewomen were engaged in a heated argument with motorists and shoppers on Friday afternoon.

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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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  • Pabi Moloi reinvents hersel

    Having won prestigious prizes and graced popular magazine covers, not to mention hosting an O Magazine workshop with Oprah Winfrey, Pabi Moloi is one of the sharpest, smartest and most in-demand presenters around today. The bubbly radio and TV personality has hosted several award shows and demonstrated her star power when she was only 18, landing the converted 94.7 Hot Jock Talent Search title. With a newfound love for fitness and nutrition, Pabi has now reinvented herself and elevated her lifestyle to match her genuinely wholesome image. The Power FM presenter is now at the top of the invite list to host sporting brand events, like her recent gig at the Adidas running shoe launch last year.

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  • EFF ‘rebels’ snub disciplinary hearing - City Press

    Four Economic Freedom Fighters MPs who were suspended by the party last month, will not be attending their disciplinary hearing which has been scheduled for tomorrow. One of the four, Lucky Twala, told City Press: “I will not be attending it (the hearing) and neither will the others. The four include Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala, Mpho Ramakatsa, Andile Mngxitama and Twala. The suspended MPs recently launched a campaign to “save the soul of the EFF”.

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  • Soli statement draws rumours amid split - IOL Tonight

    Gallo Images END OF THE ROAD: Soli and Toni are getting a divorce. Soli last week confirmed to the Daily Voice that he is divorcing his wife of over 30 years, Toni. Soli posted a heart-wrenching essay on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, entitled “In My Own Words”. In it, the Taxi Radio star says: “I have left my wife and partner of the last more than 30 years, Toni Philander.

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  • Madikizela-Mandela’s Qunu house claim ‘baseless’

    WINNIE Madikizela-Mandela had not explained why she waited until Nelson Mandela had died before claiming to own the former president’s Qunu property, said struggle lawyer George Bizos SC in court papers on Monday. The court dispute over who rightfully owns the Qunu property is one of a number of ugly, public spats involving members of the Mandela family following the death of the revered statesman. Mr Bizos’s affidavit on behalf of the executors of Mandela’s estate — Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke, Eastern Cape High Court Judge President Themba Sangoni and Mr Bizos — was filed in the Mthatha High Court on Monday.

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

    Those are some good genes — and jeans.

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  • 2 killed in William Nicol crash

    Two men died and three others were injured after two cars collided on William Nicol drive in Johannesburg on Monday morning, paramedics said.

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  • Four Malema moments

    Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. Here’s a list of four Malema moments that caused a stir. Malema refused to engage in a debate with former DA parliamentarian Lindiwe Mazibuko, calling her “the Madam’s tea girl” and “a political none entity”. The EFF and its leader Julius Malema called on President Jacob Zuma to pay back part of the money that was spent in his Nkandla home.

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