• 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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  • Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

    The new information means that researchers now know the origins of all strains of the HIV virus that occur in people. HIV (HIV-1) has at least four strains. Known as Groups M, N, O and P, each one had its own origin - from ape to man, on at least four separate occasions. Groups M and N were known to have come from chimpanzees in Cameroon.

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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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  • Julius Malema's maratongfontein birthday celebration

    Wed Mar 04 02:08:34 CAT 2015 The leader is celebrating his 34th birthday today. He posted a picture of himself with his wife Mantwa Matlala. He wrote: "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD." The best birthday ever#

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  • Kelly Khumalo: 'I poked Bhaka by accident

    Wed Mar 04 16:55:32 SAST 2015 City Press reports that the singer says she did not hit the maskandi musician and herbalist.”I poked him by accident as I was trying to push him away from me. He was the one who attacked me when I asked him to leave the

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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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  • 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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  • Paralysed man to get millions from RAF - Crime & Courts | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Petrus Taje is to receive a multi-million rand payout from the Road Accident Fund after an accident left him paralysed. Pretoria - A former miner left paralysed following a car accident in 2006, will, thanks to the intervention of lawyers, receive a multi-million rand payout from the Road Accident Fund (RAF), which initially offered him a mere R25 000. Petrus Taje, 40, has been living in a home for the disabled in Bloemfontein for nine years since the accident and had to make do with a disability grant. Following the settlement which was on Monday made an order of the High Court sitting in Pretoria, an elated Taje said he could now make life easier for himself.

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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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  • Bieber’s 21st bash on private island - Tonight News

    Justin Bieber hired a private island to celebrate his birthday. The 'Baby' hitmaker turned 21 on Sunday and marked the milestone occasion with a lavish celebration on a Caribbean island close to Grenada, TMZ reports. The singer was joined by a host of pals including rumoured love interests Hailey Baldwin and Yovanna Ventura, and childhood friend Ryan Butler. Ahead of his island party, Justin was overjoyed to be presented with a classic 1965 Lincoln Continental by friends John and Sammy Shahidi last week.

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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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  • Kanye West Made Some Questionable Remarks About Nicki Minaj Out-Rapping Him

    8. While his remarks were clearly intended to compliment Nicki, they also reinforce an unfortunate, sexist paradigm. What Kanye seems to have the most trouble with isn’t the fact that he was out rapped on a hit single on his own album.

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  • Parliamentary dress code tips - PHOTO

    Wed Mar 04 16:56:00 SAST 2015 The fifth Parliament has not yet been constituted but there is already quibbling over how Ministers in Parliament (MPs) should dress.ANC has been arguing that MPs should be given a dress code - to stop standards slipping

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  • How SA's media has used tech to report on the #CapeFire

    While none of the technologies used are alien to South African media, the way they're being used suggests that newsrooms are reaching a turning point. The fire, which started in the early hours of Sunday morning above the seaside suburb of Muizenberg, was fueled by strong winds and hot temperatures (Cape Town reached 42-degrees on Tuesday) and grew to cover an area of more than 4 000 hectares.

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  • Kabamba Musasa's late goal - My favourite Derby

    My favourite Soweto derby was the Castle Premiership match in December 2003, when Amakhosi won with a late Kabamba Musasa header. Orlando Pirates had Patrick Thwala on the left terrorising Cyril Nzama at Kaizer Chiefs right back. Joseph Mkhanya was on the right turning Chiefs left back Buti Sithole inside out. But Amakhosi had Jabu Pule (now Mahlangu) mesmerising the whole Pirates team, making runs from left to right with his trickery and searing runs.

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  • Pearl has no plans of walking in Bonang’s shoe

    Tue Mar 03 05:07:20 CAT 2015   “I don't replace people hun."  Tension and anxieties have been running high ahead this year’s annual radio station changes. It has been reported that Metro FM has no plans of keeping Bonang Matheba on her morning

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  • Government forced to warn staff that lying about qualifications is illegal

    "The incidents of misrepresentation, which appear to be on the rise, will not be tolerated as they impact negatively on the reputation of the country, its institutions and the credibility of the National Qualifications Framework," acting director general Donald Liphoko said. All government departments, their entities and agencies needed to implement public service regulations to deal with the problem decisively, he said. Forging qualifications is illegal, he warned. There have been a number of scandals recently over public officials' misrepresenting their academic qualifications.

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  • This Is How You Can Reverse-Age Like Jared Leto

    Who may or may not actually be a vampire.

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  • TradePort head’s credential crash - City Press

    The chief executive of KwaZulu-Natal’s Dube Tradeport has been suspended because she allegedly faked her educational qualifications to land her R2.5 million-a-year job in 2013. Three sources within the TradePort and KwaZulu-Natal government with intimate knowledge of the situation told City Press Saxen van Coller’s suspension last week followed an investigation by the board. Van Coller (50) is expected to appear before a disciplinary hearing this week.

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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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