• Watch: The Spur altercation that has caused outrage

    Video of a female and a male in a heated exchange of words has caused an outrage on social media. In the video, a white male is seen standing by a table where a black woman was dining with several kids. He tells her that she needs to discipline her child after an alleged physical altercation between their children. The exchange is said to have taken place at a Spur restaurant at The Glen in the south of Johannesburg. The heated exchange gets out of control, to a point where the two end up hurling insults at each other in front of the children. The video has since gone viral after being posted on Facebook, with many criticising the restaurant staff for their lack of action during the incident.

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  • Riky Rick refuses to apologise to that 'f**king' radio station

    Riky made headlines after he burst into a rant during his acceptance speech, labelling 90% on the radio "trash". Sunday World is now reporting that a few days after the debacle Riky told his fans at an event that he would apologise to the SABC, despite heat from his ex-bosses at Mabala Noise. Riky went on to apparently tell fans that he anticipated that his music would no longer be played on the radio. Riky has since resigned from Mabala Noise under a cloud, telling fans last week that he had been his future and family had "been threatened".

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  • JMPD search for source of incriminating 'bribe' video

    Johannesburg metro police are searching for a motorist who filmed two officers allegedly taking a bribe from two men in Bez Valley. The officers have since been suspended and a criminal case has been opened but the call has been made for the person who captured the video to come forward to strengthen the police’s case. “The JMPD is making an appeal to the person who took the footage‚ to contact JMPD Internal Affairs at corner Village Roadd and Loveday Street or call 011 490-1797 during office hours to give a statement which will help to secure this case‚” said Chief Superintendant Wayne Minnaar. In the 1.38 minute video‚ the two men are seen emptying their pockets and giving all their contents to the officers who are seated in an official JMPD vehicle.

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  • Zille says the DA is copying the ANC's racial agenda

    The DA then instituted disciplinary proceedings against Zille‚ who has since apologised for offending fellow South Africans. Helen Zille and the myth of the White Saviour But on Monday Zille fought back in a column published by news website Daily Maverick. “‘Speaking while white’ is considered the ultimate sin‚ in terms of the increasingly popular ideology called ‘critical race theory’‚” Zille said. “The real danger is that the DA‚ in its quest for votes‚ may start to swallow every tenet‚ myth and shibboleth of African racial-nationalist propaganda‚ including the scape-goating of minorities‚ populist mobilisation and political patronage.” Zille is currently being investigated by her party and

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  • WATCH: Soccer player thanks his wife AND girlfriend on live TV

    Shocking footage of a man threatening a woman with violence in front of children‚ customers and staff at a Spur restaurant in Johannesburg at the weekend has gone viral – causing outrage on Human Rights Day.

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  • ANC says next steps depend on 'conscience' of drunk driver Yengeni

    Commission chairman Andrew Mlangeni said Yengeni had received a warning after he was charged‚ but no further action would be taken after his conviction last week in the Cape Town Regional Court. Beware of the DA‚ says Yengeni after being found guilty of drunk driving Yengeni was arrested in Green Point in 2013 while five times over the legal alcohol limit. Throughout his case‚ he argued that his arrest and prosecution were politically motivated and he had had only two sips of traditional African beer. Mlangeni told TimesLive on Tuesday: “He has appeared before us in the past ... but we are not going to ask him to appear again. We are leaving it to the leadership of the ANC to do whatever they

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  • OR Tambo heist suspect arrested after 'suspicious' Lamborghini buy

    The Sowetan reported that the Hawks, working with the provincial tracking team and crime intelligence in Limpopo, arrested four suspects in Soshanguve, Tembisa, Norkem Park and at an exclusive estate in Centurion, Tshwane. A source, who asked to remain anonymous, said the 39-year-old Centurion resident was in possession of a Lamborghini and an undisclosed amount of money. Three of the men are security guards at Africa’s busiest airport , and one guarded the vault in which the stolen millions were kept. Airport heist drama twist: 5 cops transferred from OR Tambo  Another man, a foreign national, has been arrested for allegedly cloning the police vehicle used in the heist. The five are aged between

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  • Zimbabwe: Journalists Force Way Into Closed Session for Mugabe's Speech

    Journalists from all over the world covering the ongoing African Economic Platform (AEP) here yesterday could not stomach missing the chance of capturing President Mugabe's speech live and forced their way into a closed session when they realised it was his turn to make a contribution. The journalists had been calm all along when other speakers took to the floor, while following proceedings from giant screens in the media centre, but all of a sudden they stormed the entrance when the President's turn to speak came. The journalists had been barred from covering the plenary session because the conference venue was too small and were asked to watch proceedings on giant television screens in the media centre. In his speech, the President said Africa had suffered too much external interference, resulting in the continent failing to develop economically using a developmental path of its choice.

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  • Nigeria: Xenophobia - Five Nigerians Attacked in South Africa, Three in Critical Condition

    The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks. Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, told the News Agency of Nigeria on telephone from Polokwane that three of the five Nigerians attacked were in critical condition in the hospital. "I received a call that a Nigerian was attacked at Ivy Park in Polokwane on March 15. I got to the scene and saw that the Nigerian was almost dead, his house was looted and burnt", he said. Mr. Mgbo said another Nigerian was also attacked in the same neighbourhood same day and that while he got to the scene, the mob left the wounded man and

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  • Trevor Gumbi's blind mom left shocked by fake death news

    The comedian took to social media to share the report that claimed he had died, and set the record straight on it. The funnyman returned to social media a few hours later to detail how the report had affected his mom. "The worst part of this fake news story reporting that I died, is the fact that my mom, who is blind, had to hear from people calling her and she had to go through all those emotions before being able to get to a phone to call me," he explained. Trevor added that he wished the culprits would think about the way the report affected those close to him.

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  • Veteran actor Joe Mafela died in a car accident

    Metro police spokesperson Edna Mamonyane confirmed the news to TshisaLIVE on Sunday morning. She confirmed that Mafela was involved in a car accident at around 10pm on the M1 North between the Oxford and Houghton Road off-ramps in Johannesburg. "We can confirm that at 21:45 on M1 North between the Oxford and Houghton turn-offs there was an accident between a Ford Figo and a bakkie which took place in construction zone. The Bakkie hit the Ford which caused damage to the left hand side of the Ford Figo. The driver of the Figo [Mr Mafela] was declared fatal by paramedics on the scene. His fatal condition may have been a medical condition that was brought in during the accident but an investigation

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  • Nigeria: Footballer 'Accidentally' Thanks Wife, Girlfriend After Scoring Twice

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  • How the electronics ban on flights will affect SA travellers

    That’s because those electronics won’t be allowed on board as cabin luggage - they’ll have to be checked in‚ and airlines take no responsibility for theft of or damage to such “valuables”. Local passengers have expressed fears that checked-in baggage on Dubai-bound flights will be targeted by handlers en route. The ban applies to flights to the US from the airports in Cairo‚ Kuwait City‚ Dubai‚ Doha‚ Abu Dhabi‚ Casablanca‚ Jeddah‚ Amman‚ Riyadh and Istanbul. It affects the following airlines: Royal Jordanian‚ Egypt Air‚ Turkish Airlines‚ Saudia‚ Kuwait Airways‚ Emirates‚ Etihad Airways‚ and Royal Air Maroc‚ several of fly out of South Africa. The US Department of Homeland Security has linked

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  • North Ireland's former deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has died

    Martin McGuinness, a former Irish Republican Army commander who was deputy first minister of Northern Ireland for a decade, has died aged 66 after a short illness, his party, Sinn Fein, announced on Tuesday. "Throughout his life Martin showed great determination, dignity and humility, and it was no different during his short illness," Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said in a statement.

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  • Retired Rhodes University professor brutally attacked in home

    The 80-year-old retired professor from Rhodes University‚ a widely respected and active member of the community‚ was at home with his wife Heather when the intruders held them hostage before fleeing with money and personal belongings. Friend Ben Carver‚ who was one of the first people to arrive on the scene after the incident with his brother Christian‚ said one of the men was well known to the family as the couple had often hosted him in the house. He said the couple had helped with his school tuition and fed him. Full story in the Daily Dispatch - TMG Digital/DispatchLIVE

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  • Zimbabwe: Ecocash CEO Returns From Diaspora

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  • Boks set for tough 2019 World Cup draw as rankings finalised

    The draw for that tournament takes place in Japan in May and for the first time since 2003 the Boks will be out of the elite top four‚ which places them in the second band of the draw. The top four teams – New Zealand‚ England‚ Australia and Ireland – are in band one and will be the top seed in Pools A‚ B‚ C and D at the World Cup. Teams in band two – Scotland‚ France‚ South Africa and Wales – will then randomly be drawn into the Pools. That means the Boks could face the All Blacks in Pool play. Progressing to the knockouts from a Pool with New Zealand would be tricky but as certainly doable for the Boks depending on the third seeded team from band three. Teams from nine to 12 on the world rankings

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  • Nigeria-Cameroon highway traffic resumes

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) The flow of traffic between Cameroon and neighbouring Nigeria has resumed after the rehabilitation of a major highway linking the two countries. The Mundemba-Isangele-Akwa road in the South-West region to Cross River State in Nigeria has reopened for traffic, APA learnt Tuesday. According to the Cameroonian government, refurbishment works carried out on the 66-kilometer highway connect by road the two neighbours. The main access road to the Bakassi Peninsula, the Mundemba-Isangele-Akwa highway is highly strategic, both for security and economic reasons. The re-opening of the road will increase the flow of trade between Cameroon and Nigeria. With the revamped infrastructure,

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  • Zahara reveals that lobola negotiations have delayed her wedding

    "Lobola is a negotiation process that takes a long time and when families don't agree on a price for the bride, they come back to renegotiate. This comes just one month after Zahara told TshisaLIVE in an exclusive interview that she had to postpone her wedding due to her busy schedule. "But with everything else that is going on - like my performances and working on my album - I may need to get a wedding planner even though I really would not prefer that," Zahara said. Late last year, it was also reported that lobola had apparently not been paid for Zahara.

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  • White settlers never stole any land from Africans: iLIVE

    Black Africans never owned any land. Any form of formal ownership is a Western concept. You cannot take something from somebody WHO NEVER HAD IT. In fact, what is it that white people, specifically white men, are supposed to "give back" to black people? LAND: Black Africans NEVER owned any land. Any form of formal ownership is a Western concept. The 'black' tribes of the mid 19th century haphazardly SETTLED in an ad hoc manner - effectively governed by tribal savagery, in other words, the most savage ruled the land (a bit like Hillbrow today). They simply ran away until they could not run anymore - not having ANY grasp of the concept of a horizon or for that matter any measure of finite land

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