• Senzo Meyiwa's parents know who killed him: report

    Slain Orlando Pirates soccer player Senzo Meyiwa's parents are adamant that they know who killed him.

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  • Man dies following Black Mamba bite

    A man in his early 30s has been killed after he was bitten by a Black Mamba in Mpumalanga. Local police were called, and the man was rushed to hospital, where he was certified dead on arrival, Mpumalanga News reported. According to an eyewitness, the man was with others on a field when the snake surprised them. “I think the snake got defensive when they tried to kill it.

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  • Zimbabwe: Outstanding Zimbabweans in Cape Town to be Honoured

    NOMINEES have been revealed for the inaugural Cape Town Zimbabwe Excellence Awards.

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  • Muntari splashes on $900,000 Mercedes

    Footballers are known to be the all eyes on me when comes to exotic pimped cars but AC Milan and Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has taken it to another level. On Tuesday the talented midfielder took a picture of himself next to his top of the range Mercedes Brabus G63 AMG 6×6 limited edition. Since 2013, Muntari has owned a 4fk Motorsport garage in Milan where the wealthy go to pimp their rides.

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  • ‘Rhodes, Shaka don’t compare’ - KwaZulu-Natal | IOL News

    INDEPENDENT MEDIA Gareth Cliff's blog on Rhodes and Shaka sparked a Twitter frenzy. Durban - A historian has criticised attempts to draw parallels between Cecil John Rhodes and King Shaka, saying the latter was driven by his desire to unify Africans. Cliff’s column came after the call by UCT students for the removal of Rhodes’s statue from their campus. On Thursday, the King George V statue at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus in Durban was defaced.

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  • Boko Haram strikes again, kidnapping another 500 people in Nigeria

    More recently, Boko Haram was in the news again, this time for pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. Just in case you think they couldn’t get any worse, the militant group reportedly abduct another 500 women and children. According to reports, hundreds of civilians, including many children were abducted and are being used as human shields by Boko Haram extremists. Town trader Souleymane Ali told Reuters: “They took 506 young women and children.

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  • 'If Cristiano Ronaldo touched his balls, he should be punished'

    Spain Professional Football League (LFP) president Javier Tebas has suggested Cristiano Ronaldo should be punished after he was alleged to have

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  • Co-pilot ‘deliberately’ crashed Alps plane - World News | IOL News

    AP Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board in the French Alps. Paris - The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that slammed into an Alpine mountainside “intentionally” sent the plane into its doomed descent, a French prosecutor said Thursday. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the commander left the cockpit, presumably to go to the lavatory, and then was unable to regain access.

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  • HRC advises leaders to choose words carefully - Daily News | News

    The South African Human Rights Commission has reiterated its warning to leaders to choose their words carefully when making any comments in public. Isaac Mangena, spokesman for the commission, cemented the watchdog’s stance in response to Daily News queries on Wednesday, after King Goodwill Zwelithini’s comments regarding foreigners at the weekend ignited furious debate. The monarch said, as was reported in Daily News’s sister newspaper Isolezwe, and on radio station Igagasi FM, foreigners should go back to their home countries because they were changing the nature of South African society with their amanikiniki or goods and enjoying wealth that should have been for local people.

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  • 19 Things Everyone In A New Relationship Is Guilty Of Doing

    Pretending you don't have bodily functions.

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  • Oxford University weighs in on Rhodes statue saga

    Oxford University's Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton added his voice to the ongoing discussion around the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes Statue from the University of Cape Town (UCT’s) campus. The university held a debate on campus on Wednesday about the statue which they feel is a symbol of racism and a lack of transformation at the university.

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  • End of an era for Proteas?

    After their heartbreaking defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the semifinal this week, a number of players were in tears, devastated that their 2015 campaign had come to nought. The likes of captain AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy and Morne Morkel may not be involved in the one-day national side by the time the 2019 renewal starts in the UK given that the list of players will be well into their 30s.

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  • Whitney Houston's mom will cope if Bobbi Kristina doesn't recover

    Doctors attempted to bring Bobbi Kristina out of a medically induced coma last month, but suffered a "setback" when she suffered a number of seizures. A source said at the time: "This is a horrible setback.

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  • Nigeria: Malaysia to Hang Nigerian Student for Drug Trafficking

    A 29-year-old Nigerian student at a private college in Malaysia, Luke Nnaemeka Ugwu, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Malaysian High Court for drug trafficking.

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  • Floyd Mayweather advisor denies boxer was 'floored' by Zab Judah during sparring

    Mayweather has “never gone down ever, not in sparring or in the ring” but reports this week suggested he was floored during a recent session with Judah, who he defeated on points back in 2006. In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe denied the reports. Zab is a tremendous fighter - he’s been helping with the preparations along with several other sparring partners,” said Ellerbe. Mayweather is said to have gotten straight back up and beaten Judah to a "bloody pulp", something Judah has since denied after he was questioned on Twitter.

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  • Manchester City give Ancelotti until April 30 to accept job offer: report

    “The Premier League club have given Ancelotti a deadline of April 30th to come back with an answer to their proposal,” according to Italian sport daily Gazzetta dello Sport Stadio, as relayed by AS. “Manchester City are in the process of looking for a substitute for Pellegrini, who may only be able to save his position by winning the Premier League. The next month and a half will be key in determining Ancelotti’s future. Real face city rivals Atletico Madrid in the quarter finals of the Champions League as well as a difficult league program where the team can’t afford any more slip-ups with Barcelona four points clear at the summit of La Liga.

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  • EFF wins elections at VUT

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has won a landslide victory at the Vaal University of Technology. With a historic voter turnout of 4442, the EFF took all the 15 contested seats with its presidential candidate scoring 2389 against Sasco’s 1973: leading with 416 votes. Troy Mathebula is the new EFFSC presidential candidate, who received 2 389 votes to the 1 973 of the Sasco candidate. ANC Sasco has been deposed from an SRC leadership position it had won easily numerous times in recent years.

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  • 10 Jeremy Clarkson quotes - Connect

    Jeremy Clarkson has finally been fired from Top Gear. Here are 10 Clarkson quotes.

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  • Nigeria president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday elections

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people began stockpiling food, cash and fuel for fear of clashes. Jonathan will face former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari in what is seen as the closest presidential race since the end of military rule in 1999. In a broadcast to the nation on Friday, Jonathan said no political ambition could justify violence or bloodshed, adding that security measures had been taken to guarantee a free and fair election. "Let me warn, however, that as President, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, I am under oath to protect the lives of all Nigerians and the security of our country at all times.

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