• This Photographer Did A Fashion Shoot Inspired By Refugees And People Are Pretty Angry About It

    Norbert Baska specialises in glamor and fashion photography; his website says he’s produced spreads for Cosmopolitan, Elle, Playboy, and FHM magazines, to name a few. But his latest shoot, named “Der Migrant”, hasn’t received much acclaim, with many criticizing him for glamorizing the refugee crisis. Currently, millions of refugees are attempting to travel to western Europe after fleeing war torn areas of Syria and Iraq. Many of the refugees are currently stuck at border crossings in and around Hungary, as the government has built wire fences to prevent further movement.

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  • Zimbabwe stops Nigerian prophet from entering after he prophesied Mugabe would die

    According to News Day, Okafor, the leader of the Liberation City World Outreach Ministries, reportedly said in October last year that Zimbabwe would have a new president by March this year. The prophecy may not have been well-received by Zimbabwean authorities, News Day reported. Okafor is not the only "man of God" who has prophesied Mugabe's death over the past few years. In January, a controversial but hugely popular Malawian prophet, Austin Liabunya, predicted the supposed impending demise of Mugabe. A Malawi publication, the Maravi Post, reported at the time that Liabunya had predicted, during a New Year’s Day service, that Mugabe would pass away this year. This was not the first time the

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  • Malema: I know who gave cash to Zuma

    He made this startling claim in an 83-page affidavit filed in the High Court in Pretoria this week in his ongoing battle with the taxman. This is the first time a current or former ANC insider has revealed the source of Zuma's funds when he was broke and jobless after former president Thabo Mbeki fired him as South Africa's deputy president in 2005. Malema is also the first high-profile politician to reveal how most ANC struggle veterans funded their lifestyles. Malema said he personally raised funds for Zuma at public ANC rallies "and from unidentified donors" before Zuma became president in 2009. There was no difference, he added, between the conduct of his Ratanang Family Trust, which bankrolled

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  • Sfiso Ncwane in baby mama drama, says 'I'm not going to support another man's child'

    Pinky Dlamini, 29, added to Ncwane’s woes after she told Drum magazine’s latest issue that the Kulingile Baba hit-maker is not supporting the boy. But the Bayede Baba singer denies paternity and rubbished Dlamini as “jealous and bitter.” Ncwane challenged her to do DNA tests to prove that he is truly not the father of the boy, according to the report. “That boy is not mine and I know who the real father is. I’m not going to support another man’s child. Pinky knows the truth and if she insists on saying I’m the father, then let’s go for a DNA test,” Ncwane told Drum. “Like all ex-girlfriends she’s not happy that I dumped her and became successful.” Pinky said: “My son doesn’t even have shoes as

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  • Cruyf joins anti-Mourinho brigade - Cape Times

    Sami Mokbel london: Jose Mourinho has come under attack from two of European football’s biggest names. Former England manager Fabio Capello and Holland legend Johan Cruyff have heavily criticised the under-fire Chelsea manager, while Cruyff has also reopened his war of words with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Capello accused Mourinho of driving his Chelsea players to mental exhaustion while Cruyff said the Portuguese offered a bad example to youngsters with his behaviour and also with his criticism of referees. The Premier League champions have endured a dreadful start to the season and players, privately, have already given up hope of retaining their title. Mourinho was handed a public

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  • Nigeria: Soldiers Kill 100 Terrorists in Yobe

    As the battle to bring an end to the Boko Haram insurgency by December continues and the terrorists' get desperate, the Nigerian Army fighting with the support of the Nigerian Airforce has killed over 100 terrorists who attempted to take over the headquarters of the 120 Task Force Battalion in Yobe state. At the end of fighting in the early hours of today, seven (7) Nigerian soldiers were killed while an officer and eight (8) soldiers sustained serious injuries. According to the military, the battle which occurred at Goniri, saw the alert Nigerian Army troops, well-armed with modern fighting equipment, repel the terrorists who came in droves seeking to re-establish a base in Yobe state and capture the arms and ammunition armoury of the Battalion.

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  • SABC's Motsoeneng loses suspension appeal at Supreme Court

    The court’s decision is the latest salvo in a legal battle between Motsoeneng and the DA. Democratic Alliance SABC Hlaudi Motsoeneng Hlaudi Motsoeneng salary Democratic Alliances case against SABC "It has major implications for the force and effect of remedial action made by the Public Protector with obvious implications for what the Public Protector said about Nkandla," says Selfe. The court went on to say the Public Protector’s remedial action should not be ignored, and a parallel investigation can’t be used to substitute her findings.

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  • ANC NGC: Paul Mashatile on ANC succession, e-tolls and the premier league | Daily Maverick

    The Gauteng ANC is known for rattling cages and swimming against the tide. From playing a central role in the botched campaign to replace President Jacob Zuma at the ANC’s 2012 national conference in Mangaung to digging in its heels on e-tolls, the Gauteng ANC has a tendency to stir things up. In June, provincial chairperson Paul Mashatile defied the ANC line of march on the Nkandla issue and said at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering that the ANC had not approved Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko’s report on the security upgrades, nor had the organisation endorsed any more funds being spent on the project. At an alliance summit a few weeks later, Mashatile was mauled for talking about these matters publicly.

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  • Zuma's rape accuser's mother opens up about fleeing SA after case

    "I was missing home very much...," the mother, who cannot be named to protect her daughter, said. The Sunday Times newspaper reported that her mother said that after Zuma was acquitted on May 5 2006 in the High Court in Johannesburg, they fled to the Netherlands -- where they were given asylum. The mother said she was not sure if justice had been served in the trial. After the interview, Khwezi asked the Sunday Times to leave her mother alone.

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  • DJ Zinhle confirms Bonang wrecked her home with cheating AKA

    Taking to her blog, Zinhle Jiyane wrote an entry about how she found out that Matheba and AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes had hooked up behind her back for five months. This means AKA and Matheba carried on with their saucy dalliance while Jiyane was pregnant. Matheba was linked to D'Banj, and while dating him, she also juggled her affair with AKA. Jiyane wrote that because of all the media attention Matheba and AKA were receiving she felt it was time to come clean about their affair.  Bonang and AKA in Los Angeles - where their affair is said to have started. Image via Bonang's Instagram. "A week before our daughter was born, I found out about an affair between Kiernan (the father of my child)

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  • Listen to Julius Malema advise Lindiwe Mazibuko on how to find a husband

    Nato yesterday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated the airspace of alliance member Turkey at the weekend by mistake and said Russia was sending ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence.

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  • Oscar Pistorius's family questions the way he's being treated

    Pistorius's family wants to know if his rights are being affected by confusion around his parole. Oscar Pistorius Reeva Steenkamp Oscar Pistorius parole JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius’s family has questioned the fairness of the way he is being treated saying his constitutional rights are being affected by confusion surrounding parole decisions. The family issued a statement on Tuesday, a day after the athlete’s application to be released under correctional supervision was referred back to the parole board. Pistorius is serving a five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day two years ago. Pistorius’s family has questioned why the parole review board didn’t consider

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  • Ramaphosa is not black: Malema

    Democratic US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's criticism of President Robert Mugabe's anti-gay address to the UN last week was above her pay grade, according to Zimbabwe's presidential spokesman.

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  • Beyonce, Rihanna, others sue Paris firm over clothing knockoffs

    The challenged products include clothing bearing the singers’ names and song lyrics. Rihanna Pharrell Williams Beyonce Knowles NEW YORK- Beyoncé, Jay Z, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Rihanna have teamed up to sue a Paris clothing retailer they say has been “brazenly” selling shirts, hats, backpacks, cellphone cases, and other items featuring their likenesses without permission. The complaint filed on Tuesday in federal court in New York said ElevenParis has ignored the singers’ warnings to stop the sales, including in a store in Manhattan’s Soho district, and on its website. The artists accused ElevenParis and its affiliates of being “habitual, willful intellectual property infringers that,

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  • Watch angry AKA walk out of interview when asked about Bonang affair

    Despite telling an interviewer that he is comfortable with controversy and thrives on it, an upset AKA, hurriedly walks away from a video interview after the reporter asks if he still denies he had an affair with media personality Bonang Matheba.

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  • Bafana starting XI for Costa Rica clash

    Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named his starting XI to face Costa Rica in an international friendly, with Itumeleng Khune once again being given the captain’s armband. With Thabo Matlaba rested because of his long trip back from Egypt this week, Ajax Cape Town’s Mosa Lebusa will start at left back. Sibusiso Vilakazi will play as an out-and-out striker, while Kaizer Chiefs midfielder George Lebese will make his first appearance for the national team since 2012. Bafana XI v Costa Rica: Itumeleng Khune (capt), Anele Ngcongca, Rivaldo Coetzee, Erick Mathoho, Mosa Lebusa, Andile Jali, Bongani Zungu, Mandla Masango, Thulani Serero, George Lebese, Sibusiso Vilakazi Subs: Jackson Mabokgwane,

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  • Rihanna still cares for Chris - Tonight News

    Rihanna will care for Chris Brown “until the day I die”. The 'Where Have You Been' hitmaker insists she will never stop thinking about her ex-boyfriend despite admitting the pair aren't “friends” anymore. She said: “I will care about him until the day I die. We're not friends, but it's not like we're enemies. We don't have much of a relationship now.” The 27-year-old beauty admits she thought she could change the 'Loyal' hitmaker following the abuse, which Chris subsequently served community service for. She explained: “I was that girl. That girl who felt that as much pain as this relationship is, maybe some people are built stronger than others. Maybe I'm one of those people built to handle

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  • Here Are Twilight's Bella And Edward Gender-Swapped

    So you know what to imagine while reading "Life and Death."

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  • Lady Gaga Just Casually Slayed The JFK Airport Terminal

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  • Three quit DA over Kohler Barnard furore - Politics | IOL News

    Cape Town - A DA proportional representative councillor has abandoned his Durbanville office and R35 000-a-month salary, with benefits, to defect to the ANC citing “systematic racism” which was highlighted when DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard shared a Facebook post calling for the resurrection of PW Botha. Cyril Mack, the PR councillor for Ward 67, was joined by his secretary Danny Bolton and his UWC student activist son Grant as they shed their blue DA T-shirts for yellow ones, to the delight of ANC provincial chairman Marius Fransman. The former DA members and councillor left their prominent positions within the party to become ordinary ANC members on Tuesday at the party’s offices in Sahara House

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