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It’s said that Tiger Brands was aware of the defected products in May but somehow, they were shipped to supermarkets anyway. Read More
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The nation is cheering on Chad Le Clos after he blazed his way into yet another Olympics final. Read More
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Ramaphosa scores another court victory and avoids having to unseal the infamous CR17 bank statements. Read More
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Ernst Roets made a number of startling claims about South Africa in his recent interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson. Read More

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Ramaphosa cautiously termed the shutdown riots “insurrection attempts to attack our hard-won democracy.” Read More
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Premier Sihle Zikalala appeared to be visibly flustered when he lost his cool and started beating up a suspected looter on live television. Read More
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DA leader Dean Macpherson believes armed residents in Phoenix should not stand down. Read More
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Julius Malema is back on Twitter but the DA want him booted to jail for allegedly inciting the shutdown riots. Read More

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The Afrox facility has been torched. Early indications suggest that this may be linked to the shutdown riots. Read More
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Vincent Park Mall reacted quickly and foiled these looters’ plans. Read More
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President Ramaphosa will provide more clarity on the role of SANDF in the SA shutdown riots. Read More
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EFF joins shutdown riots following SANDF deployment

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Calls are growing for Ramaphosa to declare a state of emergency and deploy the SANDF to Gauteng and KZN. Read More
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Park Station is closed until further notice. Gautrain and Rea Vaya services have also been suspended. Read More
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JHB mayor Geoff Makhubo dies after he was admitted to hospital less than a week ago. Read More
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According to eNCA’s editorial staff, the news channel has been censoring Jacob Zuma. Read More
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Ace Magashule’s step-aside challenge hit a brick wall. Here’s what the court ruled: Read More
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Scenes in KZN are expected to turn for the worst after the Pietermaritzburg High Court dismissed Zuma’s application. Read More
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Parts of KZN could be rendered inoperable by supporters who want Jacob Zuma out of prison by tomorrow. Read More
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According to the Justice Ministry, claims that Ronald Lamola leaked the Jacob Zuma prison photo are fake news. Read More
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Jacob Zuma will more than likely be released from prison before November 2021. Here’s what we can confirm at this time. Read More
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Jacob Zuma will spend, at the very least, another night behind bars. Here’s what happens next. Read More
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SAWS has warned Cape Town motorists to avoid driving on highways on Thursday. Read More
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Jacob Zuma supporters say blood will spill in Nkandla before they let SAPS arrest the former president. Read More
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Akani Simbine looks ahead to Friday night where he will face the fastest sprinter in the world, the US’ Trayvon Bromell. Read More
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Haiti president Jovenel Moïse was assassinated inside the National Palace by a commando group with ‘foreign elements’. Read More
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Jacob Zuma could be in jail by midnight

Bheki Cele will stall until close of business but if nothing is heard from Zondo, Jacob Zuma will be sent to jail. Read More
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Thembi Kgatlana, a formidable ex-UWC centre-forward will play for Atletico Madrid’s womens’ team. Read More
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Hibberdene protesters have resorted to looting and destroying property in their fight for better service delivery. Read More
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Zimbabwe plans on implementing a new economic policy that will cast out foreign nationals. Here’s what we know. Read More
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Bheki Cele calls off Jacob Zuma arrest

Bheki Cele wants the courts to conclude Zuma’s challenge before he can action the arrest warrant. But, is this legally sound? Read More
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Jacob Zuma defies arrest order: What happens now?

The arrest order against Jacob Zuma is now in the hands of the police but will it actually happen? Read More

ANC cancels NEC meeting over brewing tensions in Nkandla

Top-level NEC members are said to be headed to Nkandla, to hold peace talks with Jacob Zuma. Read More
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The Cape Town cold front is expected to persist over the next few days. Read More
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CR17 bank statements: Mkhwebane loses bid to probe Ramaphosa

Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s bid to probe the ‘CR17 bank statements’ saga has suffered a huge blow. Read More
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Zuma Foundation launches attack on ConCourt Justice Khampepe

The Jacob Zuma Foundation has officially denounced the ConCourt ruling. What happens next? Here’s what we know. Read More
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It’s reported that the police were told to leave their contact details and chased away by MKMVA officials who held a barrier outside Nkandla for months. Read More
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DCJ Raymond Zondo is not phased by antics from Zuma’s camp: “Somebody had to do it and I agreed to do it, and I will do it again.” Read More
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Duduzane Zuma warned that ‘many will suffer’ after the ConCourt banished his father to jail for 15 months. Read More
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MKMVA operatives have made it clear that no man will escort Jacob Zuma out of Nkandla without retaliation. Read More
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Jacob Zuma sentenced to 15 months for being in contempt of court

Jacob Zuma has been ordered to prison for being in contempt of court. Here’s everything you need to know. Read More
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Eswatini King Mswati III reportedly flees to SA amid revolt

King Mswati III is believed to be hiding in Sandton amid pro-democracy riots in his kingdom. Read More

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Vaccination for inmates is set to begin. More than 500 elderly prisoners have received their jabs already. Read More
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‘Ramaphosa must fall’ – SA wants Cyril sacked

Ramaphosa’s latest move to stop the spread of Delta, a COVID-19 variant first discovered in India, could be his undoing. Read More
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Zizi Kodwa says the R2 million he received from Jehan Mackay was a helping hand from a friend, not a nudge for the millions in tender money the tech company received from the ANC. Read More
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Liquor industry stakeholders are meeting on Monday to decide if the alcohol ban will be defied or not. Read More
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Jacob Zuma arrest to be determined this week

The State Capture Inquiry will be pushing for Jacob Zuma to face a two-year prison stint. Read More
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The alcohol ban is back along with these other Level 4 restrictions. Read More
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Gauteng urged to move to ‘hybrid’ Level 4 lockdown

Gauteng could be placed on a hybrid Level 4 lockdown. Here’s what this all means: Read More
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The EFF is set to kick off its march to SAHPRA offices. Here’s what we know about road closures in Pretoria. Read More

Santaco: Taxis will load at full capacity despite third wave

The SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) said taxis would continue to load at full capacity despite the increasing rate of infections in the country. Read More
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Suspended Secretary-General is butting heads with the ANC in court after he refused to step aside for suspension, in relation to corruption and fraud charges. Read More

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At only 36 years old, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to rack up the records. Read More
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An ANC supporter was seen feeding a child alcohol and hookah in a clip that’s gone viral. Read More

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Two JMPD officers are being investigated for allegedly harassing and abusing a street vendor. Read More
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Gauteng leads SA into possible Level 5 lockdown

Gauteng could be the reason why South Africa goes into Level 5 lockdown. But, scientists claim this call was suggested much earlier. Read More
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Royal AM players did it for MaMkhize but the question remains, is this fair on Chippa United? Read More
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Are these the signs of a man battling with extremely high levels of stress? Read More
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Julius Malema sounds off on reported Level 5 lockdown

Julius Malema made it abundantly clear that South Africans would not abide to Level 5 restrictions. Read More

SANDF: Medics deployed to help fight COVID-19 in Gauteng

SANDF medics have been deployed to help health professionals in Gauteng. The province currently has the highest COVID-19 infection rate in the country. Read More
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Many have called out the irony in Laurel Hubbard’s inclusion at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when Caster Semenya, a natural-born woman, has been cast out as an ‘anomaly’. Read More
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AARTO’s demerit system is here: Here’s how it works, what to expect

The demerit system is creeping ever-so-close and if you hold a driver’s licence in South Africa, it’ll help you to know the ins-and-outs of these new rules. Read More
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Watch live: Malusi Gigaba to be grilled on Transnet allegations [video]

Malusi Gigaba will face a grilling on Transnet allegations at the State Capture Inquiry. Read More
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Zondo doubles down on his three-month extension: “I refuse to end the work of the commission in an irresponsible manner.” Read More
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Botswana is in possession of what could be the world’s third-largest gem-quality rough diamond ever mined. Read More
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Soweto Youth Day riots: Here are the latest updates [video]

Soweto will launch an ‘uprising’ against foreign nationals on Youth Day. Here’s the latest: Read More
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South Africa is officially under Alert Level 3 lockdown with these new updates on our snail-paced vaccine programme. Read More
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Soweto locals plan xenophobic attacks on foreigners

Soweto locals are planning a xenophobic attack on foreign nationals on Youth Day. Here’s what we know. Read More
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ANC members were paid for May but their job status hangs in the balance as the party is set to have its books audited. Read More
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BBC political editor Nick Watt was the victim of harassment from hecklers who can’t bear the thought of waiting four weeks for the UK to achieve herd immunity. Read More
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Cyril Ramaphosa to address unemployment on Youth Day

Ramaphosa will unpack the Presidential Youth Employment Intervention on Youth Day. Here’s what we we know about this five-year plan. Read More
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Here’s a complete timeline of the missing ‘Tembisa 10’ mystery

It’s been over a week and still, no sign of the Tembisa 10 exists. But maybe these updates from all the hospital she claims to have been at hold more clues on what the truth is. Read More
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Ace Magashule reportedly targeted Thabo Mbeki in a scathing open letter where no stone was left unturned. Read More
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Cape Town German school embroiled in racism allegations

While Witbank Technical High School was the scene of a race brawl, Cape Town’s German International School had its own racism-related issues to face. Read More
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Nthabeleng Likotsi tried to unpack YWBN Mutual Bank’s business model in a press conference that did her more harm than good. Read More

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The health department will recommend tighter lockdown restrictions at an NCCC meeting this week. Read More
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Racial lines have been drawn outside Witbank Technical High School where parents have traded fists. Read More
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A superspreader is emerging from KwaHlathi, KZN, where scores of people have gathered in search of diamonds. Read More
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Tensions are rife in Tembisa where demonstrators have blocked off roads with burning tyres and rubble. Read More
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Sputnik V is not in South Africa’s immediate plans, despite the country’s continued struggles with J&J. Read More
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Missing ‘Tembisa 10’ mom is being sought by police – Here’s why

Gosiame Sithole, according to an open missing person’s case, was last seen going to Esangweni Clinic, on Sunday. Read More
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Gauteng becomes epicentre of SA’s Covid-19 third wave

NICD confirmed that Gauteng is the most hit province during the third wave. Read More
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SAA has new owners, Takatso Consortium. Here is a full breakdown of everything we know about the entities that make up this conglomerate. Read More
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ANC wage strike: Cadres to down tools over late salaries

The ANC wage strike comes as a result of unanswered questions about missing PAYE and provident fund millions, and no clear-cut plan to honour its salary debts. Read More
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The large group of foreign nationals accused Newcastle police of murdering one of their own. Read More
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SA reacts to Eskom stage 4 loadshedding

Eskom apologised for the stage 4 loadshedding but South Africa is hearing none of it. Read More
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Gosiame Sithole: Govt confirms Tembisa 10 exists

A woman claiming to be a family member of Gosiame Sithole says the story is true and that a picture of the decuplets will be released soon. Read More
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No amount of VIP protection could save French president Emmanuel Macron from that slap. Read More
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Gosiame Thamara Sithole: Tembisa woman gives birth to 10 babies

Gosiame Thamara Sithole delivered seven boys and three girls at once. Read More
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According to the De Klerk Foundation, the former president is looking forward to a holiday in Greece with his wife and is A-OK. Read More
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Herman Mashaba lays into Helen Zille over EFF tender comments

Herman Mashaba didn’t mince his words in his response to Helen Zille’s interview with JJ Tabane. Read More
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EFF protesters are expected to disrupt proceedings at Hoerskool Uitsig after a pupil was forced out of school for wearing political regalia. Read More
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Mayweather, Logan Paul pocket millions in dull exhibition bout [video]

Here’s how much Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul made from hugging each other in the boxing ring. Read More
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Duduzane Zuma didn’t mince any words in his response to Shamila Batohi. Read More
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Thulani Thuswa: Mzansi mourns death of sports PR maestro

Tributes to renowned sports PR maestro Thulani Thuswa have been pouring in since news of his passing surfaced on Sunday morning. Read More
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TB Joshua dies aged 57: Tributes pour in for televangelist

TB Joshua was renowned as a healing televangelist. On Saturday evening, he delivered his final sermon before he transitioned. Read More
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Nthabeleng Likotsi blasted for starting ‘another VBS’

Nthabeleng Likotsi says YWBN Mutual Bank is “for the benefit of black people.” Read More
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BEE blocks Burger King SA acquisition

The R570 million deal, according to the Competition Commission, will completely wipe out black ownership in Burger King SA. Read More
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Twitter woman leaks ‘racy’ DMs with Fikile Mbalula [photo]

Natural hair influencer ‘Khanya Nolz’ is trending after her account posted these ‘racy’ DMs with Minister Fikile Mbalula. Read More
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South Africa weather warnings for Thursday 3 June 2021

Parts of Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal will be impacted by severe and life-threatening conditions on Thursday, SAWS warns. Read More
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Loadshedding expected to reach Stage 4 this week

According to Ted Blom, the situation at Eskom is so bad, the power utility could announce Stage 4 loadshedding this week. Read More
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Lethabo Mabena was told off by Atteridgeville police officers when she tried to open an assault case against a bouncer. Read More
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SA’s official unemployment rate is 36%: A complete breakdown of the numbers

Compared to the same period in 2020, South Africa’s unemployment actually rose by 2.5%. Read More
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Zim’s Barbara Rwodzi stands out in Pan African Parliament chaos [video]

Barbara Rwodzi stood out as an authorative queen at Monday’s chaotic Pan African Parliament sitting. Read More
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This car drifter may have been forced into early retirement after this epic fail. Read More
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The search for the traffic officer who was seen assaulting the Bentley driver on footage has been expedited. Read More
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Cornwall Hill College: Parents plan anti-racism protests

Cornwall Hill College students are picketing at the Centurion school that’s been accused of protecting systemic racism. Read More
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Level 2: SA tightens restrictions amid COVID-19 surge

Level 2 is in effect. Wearing a mask in public and adhering to social distancing can delay what could be a devastating third wave. Read More
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How close is SA to being called into a family meeting? – Here’s what Presidency Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said: Read More
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Fire and rescue officials have been trying to douse an inferno that engulfed the Bellville Civic Centre, this morning. Read More
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City of Cape Town faces backlash over discriminative ‘street people’ form

The City of Cape Town is encouraging suburban residents to fill in ‘street people’ forms, a dossier that could criminalise the act of being homeless. Read More
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An announcement is expected ‘soon’ but according to Gauteng MEC Jacob Mamabolo, etolls have not been scrapped just yet. Read More
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Gqeberha protests continue on Thursday. Eight Algoa busses were torched and main roads remain blocked. Read More
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Reports coming in suggest that Bishop Israel Makamu has been arrested and charged with sexual assault. Here’s what we know. Read More
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Gayton McKenzie interview: PA leader vows to ship foreigners out of SA

The Patriotic Alliance’s Gayton McKenzie ruffled political feathers in this Newzroom Afrika interview. Read More
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Bishop Israel Makamu offered his side of the story in the sex scandal that’s tarnished his image. Read More
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Was Simphiwe Manzini really abducted? Was it all a prank? And who is this Chris Mbedu? A tale webbed with more questions than answers. Read More
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Steve Harvey couldn’t wrap his head around South Africa’s continued struggle with loadshedding. Read More
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Watch live: Natasha Joubert at Miss Universe [video]

Natasha Joubert put her best foot forward at the Miss Universe prelims and national costume show. Read More
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Social media boycotts SAFTAs after Katlego Maboe blunder

Katlego Maboe has a supportbase and its calling for the cancellation of the SAFTAs. Read More
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Kaizer Chiefs supporters are calling for a complete overhaul of the squad. The club has 15 days to issue a response. Read More
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Jose Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham after the club struggled to win against Everton. Here are five reasons why we knew this was coming. Read More
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AS IT HAPPENED: Rhodes Memorial restaurant explosion [video]

The Rhodes Memorial restaurant explosion was caught on camera. Here’s the footage: Read More
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Watch: Cape Town fire rages – UCT students evacuated [video]

UCT students have been evacuated, as the Cape Town fire threatens to stretch beyond the Rondebosch area. Here are the latest updates: Read More
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Watch: Dinwiddle High School brawl caught on camera [video]

Dinwiddle High is the latest school to come under fire after a video showing its pupils in a fisty brawl went viral. Read More
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Lufuno Mavhunga: Limpopo pupil takes own life after humiliating assault [video]

Lufuno Mavhunga took her own life after repeated cases of bullying from her peers. Here’s what we know. Read More
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Watch: Aftermath of Gugulethu cash-in-transit heist [video]

The deceased SBV cash-in-transit heist was disarmed by Gugulethu locals who witnessed a violent heist, on Monday evening. Read More
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Pitso Mosimane named best football coach in Egypt

Pitso Mosimane was recognised as the best coach in Egypt by the country’s Sports Critics Association. Read More
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Prince Phillip dies aged 99 – Here’s what we know

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip passed away peacefully at Windscor Castle, on Friday. He was 99. Read More
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Watch: Newlands East road rage fistfight [video]

These Newlands East roadsters do not know how to throw hands. Read More
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Kobus Wiese: Rugby legend in critical condition – Here’s the latest

South Africa has rallied behind Kobus Wiese as he fights for his life in ICU. Here are the latest updates: Read More
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Is Shudufadzo being ‘Pearl Thusi’d’ by a Twitter hate train?

It seems, Miss SA Shudufadzo Musida is a target of a hate train that relentlessly heckles the pageant queen at every opportunity. Read More
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‘Retrench Peter Ndoro’ – SA xenophobes gun after Zim-born anchor

Peter Ndoro has faced slander from ‘Put South Africa First’ xenophobes who want the Zim-born anchor retrenched. Read More
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Noxolo Grootboom joins eNCA – Or did she?

Noxolo Grootboom retirement has come into question after eNCA claimed she’s joined their team — Or did she? Read More

Watch: Enraged man kicked out of FlySafair flight [video]

This man caused an uproar inside a FlySafair flight for refusing to wear a face mask. Read More
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Watch: Noxolo Grootboom reacts to Ramaphosa’s courtesy [video]

Noxolo Grootboom could barely contain her emotions after she learned of how Cyril Ramaphosa honoured her on her last day as a news anchor. Read More
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365 days of lockdown: 10 highlights of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa

It’s been a year of lockdown. Here are 10 highlights of South African life in a COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
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Robert Mukondiwa: Zim journo in court for allegedly sodomising pupil

Award-winning Zimbabwean journalist Robert Mukondiwa has been remanded in custody for allegedly sodomising a male pupil. Read More
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UK lauds Hugh Grant over criticism of ‘grafty’ Boris govt

Hugh Grant didn’t mince his words in going after the UK government. Here’s what he said: Read More
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Boulders centre manager in hot water for heckling ‘Ndebele’ shopper [video]

Clicks has laid a formal complaint against the Boulders centre manager who openly discriminated against a shopper dressed in Ndebele attire. Read More
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Noxolo Grootboom set to retire from broadcasting

Noxolo Grootboom will deliver her final broadcast as an anchor next week Tuesday, after decades of embracing South Africans with her warmth and affection. Read More
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Watch: Cape Town mayor loses his cool in Ocean View walkabout [video]

Dan Plato failed to keep his cool and was captured on video intimidating an Ocean View resident. Read More
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Bulgarian ‘Nomcebo’ faces backlash for wearing blackface [video]

This Bulgarian singer thought it would be fitting to impersonate Nomcebo Zikode in blackface. Read More
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Watch: Honeydew looters make off with truck goods [video]

Looters helped themselves to a truck’s goods. What’s worse, this all happened across the road from a police station. Read More
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Watch: Wendy Williams unleashes mean fart, burp on live TV [video]

Wendy Williams was the butt of jokes on social media after she burped and farted on live TV. Read More
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Ncome correctional officer caught in a nookie with prisoner

A Ncome correctional officer faces the possibility of losing her job for getting it on with a prison inmate. Read More
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Stephen Grootes ‘tongue slip’ causes race row

Stephen Grootes apologised for the error but the EFF want further action taken against the journalist. Read More
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Warning: Cape Town wet weather expected on Wednesday, 10 March

A passing thunderstorm will drench large parts of the Western Cape in harsh rains, on Wednesday. Read More
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Foreign nationals targeted in Durban riots [video]

Xenophobia has reared its ugly head in Durban, as foriegn-owned shops were torched by a mob. Read More
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No spoilers: Four things you can expect from Meghan Markle interview

Meghan Markle left the world gob-smacked in her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Here are four things you can expect: Read More
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Duduzane Zuma launches election campaign: ‘We will be fully in control’

Duduzane Zuma warns that in 2024, South Africa will be under new leadership. Read More
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Dylan Kardashian: Details surface on reported cause of death

Details have surfaced on how Dylan ‘Kardashian’ Musanhu may have lost his life. Read More

‘Party Horse’ Khune makes it to Bafana XI ahead of AFCON

Itumeleng Khune has come under fire for partying up a storm ahead of a crucial CAF outing. Read More
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Watch: Dolly Parton sings vaccine version of ‘Jolene’ taking Moderna jab [video]

Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ remake is enough encouragement to take that jab. Read More
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Hamilton Ndlovu: Flaunter slapped with R36m tax bill

Hamilton Ndlovu masterminded a scheme to milk more than R46 million from the government. Here’s how he did it: Read More

Euphonik screenshot raises questions – Is it real?

DJ Euphonik claims Nampree admitted to making up the rape accusations that cost him his job. But, Twitter Sherlocks aren’t buying it. Read More
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Gauteng hailstorm: Homes, vehicles wrecked by torrential floods [video]

A severe thunderstorm is passing by some parts of Gauteng. Here are clips and pics of the wreckage. Read More
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Studio 88 exits MacG deal ‘with immediate effect’

Another sponsor has walked out on MacG. Studio 88 severed its ties with the podcast after one episode. Read More
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Wits protests: EFF students clash with campus security [video]

EFF student protesters are reigniting the Fees Must Fall movement at Wits University. Here are clips of them clashing with campus security. Read More
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Tiger Woods accident: More revealed about his injuries

Tiger Woods is in a stable condition. Here’s a full prognosis on his injuries: Read More

Who is Hushpuppi? – IG influencer nabbed in R19.3bn scam

On Instagram, he was the lavish lifestyle extraordinaire. In reality, Hushpuppi is allegedly part of a notorious North Korean hacker ring that has stolen billions of dollars. Read More
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Five funny ‘why would Tyler Perry write that’ scenes [video]

Tyler Perry is the king of romantic tragedies and these five hilarious ‘why did he write that’ moments in his catalogue is all the proof you need. Read More
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2020 matric results: How to get yours, release date

A new frontier awaits the class of 2020. Here’s a complete guide on how to get your 2020 matric results. Read More
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Watch: Cape Town luxury vehicle rental ambushed [video]

The Toy Shop’s luxury vehicles were vandalised by a large group of disgruntled men. Here’s CCTV footage of the ambush. Read More

Woman gets backlash for sharing ‘hookah’ with child [video]

The woman’s friend tried to intervene when she gave the little girl Corona beer. Read More
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Back to school: SA pupils kickstart 2021 curriculum

Millions of pupils returned to school for the first time this year, after a long and arduous delay. Read More
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Vaccine blunder ramps up ‘Ramaphosa must fall’ cries

Ramaphosa faces increased negative sentiment and the latest vaccine blunder is a failure he didn’t need. Read More
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Watch: Tom Brady says seventh NFL title isn’t enough [video]

Tom Brady will not entertain any murmurs of a retirement. Here’s what he had to say. Read More
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Watch: Cape Town mob attacks alleged robber [video]

An angry Cape Town mob attacked a man believed to be a robber. Here’s footage of the attack. Read More

Watch: Kuruman beer looters score a hit with overturned truck [video]

It was by design that a beer truck capsized in Kuruman, two days after Ramaphosa lifted the alcohol ban. Read More

Watch: Alcohol frenzy rages across SA liquor outlets [video]

Withdrawal from a collective cold turkey had people throwing fists in the name of alcohol. Read More
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Nipah virus sparks fears of a second pandemic

According to a new study, a second global pandemic is possible and we’re nowhere close to being prepared for it. Here’s everything we know about the Nipah virus. Read More
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Social media outraged by the price of this Rich Mnisi xibelani skirt

Rich Mnisi’s xibelani skirt may be pricey for a reason. Here’s why: Read More
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Mara, guys – Ami Faku did not pass away

Ami Faku had the wind knocked out of her sail when she logged on to social media to find that according to fans, she was dead. Read More
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SA lifts alcohol ban: What you can and can’t do

The alcohol ban is lifted but there are still some strict rules to follow if you want to avoid a fine or jail time. Read More
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Watch: Trevor Noah explains GameStop saga [video]

Trevor Noah broke down the GameStop saga perfectly for those, like us, who don’t know how to speak Wall Street. Read More
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‘Silhouette challenge’ drives social media frenzy

The #silhouettechallenge is the latest craze among female TikTok users. Here’s a tutorial on how to make your sultry video. Read More
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Black Twitter did it again – Marie Stopes suspends Dr Dhlamini

Marie Stopes swiftly suspended Dr Dhlamini and an internal investigation is underway. Read More
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Andile Ncube posts cryptic tweet amid social media backlash

Andile Ncube dropped a cryptic response to the allegations made against him. Read More

Old Mutual severs deal with MacG following transphobic slurs

MacG and his cohosts are yet to issue a response to the backlash. Meanwhile, sponsors are distancing themselves from the crew’s podcast. Read More
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Was the Fourways hippo slaughtered? – Twitter investigates

Could it be that the Fourways hippo was slaughtered? Wildlife experts disagree. Read More
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Cyclone Eloise weather warnings for this weekend

Cyclone Eloise will be felt in Mpumalanga, KZN and Limpopo from Sunday, forecasters warn. Read More
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Twitter weighs in on Laycon verzuz Nasty C

To settle the #Laycon vs #NastyC debate, we gathered five of each rapper’s hottest singles for a look at who packs the bigger punch in skill, delivery and appeal. Read More
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Mediclinic faces outrage over ‘Dr Death’ links

Mediclinic claims that its hands are tied when it comes to the question of Dr Wouter Basson, aka Dr Death, practicing at their hospitals. Read More
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Miss SA faces backlash for posting ‘nudes’

Shudufadzo Musida can’t do right by many South Africans. Here’s why #MissSA is trending right now. Read More
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Somizi, unhinged: Mhlongo faces backlash for ‘bullying’ media

Could #Somizi face legal action for what he did? Here’s SA media’s reaction: Read More
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Thabo Mbeki earns ‘cool points’ for old Spice Girls photo op

The photo of Thabo Mbeki and the Spice Girls was taken moments before the UK girl group’s awkward encounter with Nelson Mandela. Read More
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Two things Julius Malema hates – Bill Gates and white people

At the #EFFPresser, Malema laid the blame on South Africa’s battle with Covid-19 squarely on white people. Read More
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Watch: Jozi elderly mom reunited with family after beating Covid-19 [video]

The elderly woman beat Covid-19 and this is how she was welcomed home by her community. Read More
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Lisa Montgomery: US executes mom killer

Lisa Montgomery becomes the first woman to be executed by the US government since 1953. Read More
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SA runs wild with ‘Bill Gates’ conspiracies [video]

The video clip that’s since gone viral claims that #BillGates wants to exterminate 3 billion Africans to balance the world’s population. Read More
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Percy Tau in line to make Brighton debut on Sunday

Percy Tau is in the Brighton group that faces Norport County in the #FACup on Sunday. Read More
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Khusela Diko faces backlash for ‘pray for USA’ tweet

Khusela Diko ruffled feathers with her ‘pray for America’ tweet. Read More

Social media platforms block toxic Trump

Donald Trump can’t use his Twitter fingers for 24 hours. Read More

UKZN students cry foul at ‘financial exclusion’

UKZN students are voicng their frustration with the tertiary’s oppressive policies on financial debt. Read More
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Pretoria partiers throw bloc party at Daspoort Tunnel [video]

The Daspoort Tunnel hosted an illegal bloc party, where hundreds of drunk partiers huddled for a moment of fun without face masks. Read More

In case you were wondering how Jinx is doing [video]

Jinx got clout and started her own Instagram and probably has more followers than you. Read More
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Joselyn Cano: IG model reportedly dies during plastic surgery

It’s believed Joselyn Cano’s death was the result of complications in a BBL surgery. Read More
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Jack Grealish in trouble again – This time it’s his driving

Jack Grealish graces the headlines again this week. This time, it’s a bit more serious than bedroom banter. Read More
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Watch: Woman seen on edge of Hilton Hotel rooftop [video]

The woman seen at the top of the Hilton Hotel has been rescued by the Durban Metro Police. Read More

Jack Grealish X-rated image leaks on social media [photo]

Jack Grealish gets it, #BlackLivesMatter. Read More
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Here’s why Shudufhadzo Musida wasn’t cast for Miss Universe

Shudufhadzo Musida will represent South Africa at #MissWorld. Here’s why she wasn’t fielded for the coveted #MissUniverse. Read More
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Demba Ba lauded for confronting deep-rooted racism [video]

Demba Ba towered over the referee official who used a racial slur against Istanbul Basaksehir’s assistant manager. Read More
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Blunt truth: Dischem won’t be selling dagga – for now

Dischem ashed everyone’s hopes when it responded to claims of medicinal weed hitting its shelves in January. Read More

Social media outraged by drunk men in SANDF fatigue [video]

Drunk men in SANDF fatigue urinating in public with bottles of Corona in their grasp. You can’t make this up. Read More
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Watch: ‘Duduzane challenge’ goes viral [video]

This is the best of the #DuduzaneChallenge. Read More

‘Stay away from my business’ – Woman assaulted by Themba begs

Senzi, the woman abused by #Themba in the viral clip, is pressing charges against the person who leaked the video that’s shocked social media. Read More

Who is Themba? – Viral video of woman being assaulted divides SA [video]

The man only known as Themba is being sought, after a clip of a woman being beaten went viral on social media. Read More
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PowerBall results shock SA – Was it all a scam?

Tuesday’s PowerBall results were either another 2020 freak incident or it was a scam. #LOTTO Read More

Thembi the TikTok star gets a new car

Thembi went from crashing Malcolm’s bakkie to owning her own car. Read More
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Studio 88 puts ‘fake sneakers’ claims to bed

Studio 88 had a thing to say about claims that the retailer sells fake sneakers. Read More
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Watch: Nadia Jaftha pulls towel prank on her mom [video]

Nadia Jaftha pulled off the towel prank on her mom and it’s the funniest thing you will see all day. Read More
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Maradona’s magical moment – Relive the famous ‘hand of god’ [video]

The ‘hand of god’ will forever be remembered as the moment #DiegoMaradona was immortalised. Read More
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Ex-worker accuses Studio 88 of selling fake sneakers

Studio 88 is the latest retailer facing accusations of selling fake sneakers. Read More

Watch: Engen workers attack man for using k-word [video]

This man will never fix his mouth to utter a single word that starts with a ‘k’ after this instant karma. Read More

Krugersdorp parking lot brawl goes viral [video]

A single sock to the face was all it took to start this parking lot brawl that’s gone viral. Read More
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Bey’s Ivy Park sold out in minutes and Twitter lost it

The Beyhive has been losing it over the instant sell-out of Queen Bey’s updated #IvyPark ‘Black Pack’. Read More
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Jacob Zuma lawyers try to boot Zondo from SC Inquiry

All eyes on the #StateCaptureCommission as Jacob Zuma tries to have Judge Zondo recused. Read More
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Khayelitsha rioters torch truck amid service delivery protests [video]

Khayelitsha is a scene of absolute chaos right now. Read More
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Edenglen High pupils street brawl goes viral [video]

Gautenweg MEC Panyaza Lesufi will be visiting Edenglen High School to get a report on the viral fight clip that surfaced on social media. Read More
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Soshanguve floods: Tshwane locals warned of torrential weather [video]

Soshanguve has been hit with torrential weather and by the looks of it, the city will have to weather the storm for another day. Read More
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Racism takes centre stage outside Brackenfell High [video]

#BrackenfellHigh has become the stage for South Africa’s ongoing struggle with racism. Read More

Watch: Gauteng SAPS cop filmed slapping woman [video]

This cop lost his cool and slapped an unarmed woman for recording on her phone. Read More
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Mzansi has a field day on possible Love Island SA couples

Everything women think about SA men can be found in the jokes made about #LoveIslandSA Read More

Xenophobic SA calls for ‘SARS must rise’

South African xenophobes have taken over Twitter with this shocking #SARSmustRise hashtag. Read More
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Here’s how you can help Nigeria end SARS

You don’t need to be a celebrity or have a wide platform to help Nigeria #EndSARS. Read More
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KFC grab-n-dasher makes off with customer’s meal [video]

There’s no way this man just snatched and ran off with the customer’s KFC Wise 2 meal. Read More

‘Lockdown’ declared SA Word of the Year

Lockdown beat Covid-19 and Jerusalema to clinch the title as South Africa’s word of the year. Read More

Watch: EFF stand-off with angry farmers in Senekal [video]

The EFF battalion has been taunting armed farmers, challenging them to use their weapons as tensions rise in #Senekal. Read More
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Pearl Thusi breaks down on ‘Behind The Story’

Pearl Thusi never gets a break and this time, her cries about the hate she’s received for her appearance were taken as tone-deaf and ill-timed. Read More
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Shane Eagle ruptures internet with his ‘junk’

Well, this is one way to get the country talking about #Xenergy. Read More

Who is Nomcebo? Social media runs wild with claims over this viral video

It turns out the man was not screaming out for a woman named Nomcebo. Here’s what we know about the bizarre incident that took place outside Durban High School. Read More
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10 outrageous tweets by SA’s transport minister

From claims of Niehaus faking his mother’s death to Magashule being dragged for “employing thugs at Luthuli House,” Fikile Mbalula was on fire today. Read More
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Blimey, is Gavin Watson still alive? – Here’s what we know

This tweet from investigative journalist Mandy Wiener should put an end to claims that Gavin Watson is still alive. Read More
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Kgaogelo Bopape: Soweto maths genius wins big

Kgaogelo Bopape competed with the world’s matsh wizards in the annual International Mathematical Olympiad and came in third place. Read More
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Limpopo traffic officer assaults civilian on camera [video]

Limpopo traffic officer Given Mohlala was filmed assaulting a civilian and social media is divided in opinion about his conduct. Read More
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Donald Trump tests positive for ‘China’ virus

#TrumpHasCovid, that sounds like the missing piece of a puzzle that depicts the kind of year 2020 has been. Read More
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Al Ahly welcome Pitso Mosimane in epic fashion [video]

Pitso Mosimane has been announced as the new head coach of Al Ahly in this epic video. Read More
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SA’s unemployment rate may be a W for Ramaphosa

Confusion over South Africa’s latest #unemploymentrate is good news for President Ramaphosa. Here’s why: Read More
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Eskom protests: Will SA’s power supply be threatened?

Any disruption to Kendal Power Station’s six generation units could see the return of #loadshedding. Read More
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Watch: 14-wheeler truck crashes into Pinetown home [video]

This heavy-duty freight truck pummeled everything in its way and went straight for a house in Pinetown. Read More
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Amanikiniki challenge dancers get Malema’s approval [video]

These okes are uniting the country with their epic #AmanikinikiChallenge video. Even Malema approved! Read More
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SA partygoers ditch the face mask at Level 1 lockdown [video]

Covid-19’s se p*** was the mood of this past weekend’s wild partying in South Africa. Read More
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Is braaing culturally part of Heritage Day celebrations?

Is it #NationalBraaiDay or #HeritageDay2020? Read More
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Watch: Anthony Davis buzzer-beater with ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ [video]

Relive this epic Anthony Davis moment but with Kanye’s ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ synced. Read More
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Watch: Dashcam captures truck driver crash [video]

This dashcam clip is the perfect illustration of what happens when you text while you are driving. Read More
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Watch: Clicks protesters clash with armed cops at mall [video]

We understand #Clicks protesters got into a brawl with armed officers at a shopping centre in Stellenbosch, Cape Town. Read More
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Load shedding is on the cards, says Eskom

Further breakdowns at any power generation plant will force the implementation of stage 2 #loadshedding, Eskom warned. Read More
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George Bizos: Anti-apartheid activist has passed away

George Bizos was part of the legal team that helped Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki, Walter Sisulu and others escape the death penalty at the Rivonia Trial. #RIPGeorgeBizos Read More

Mzansi rallies behind humiliated Wiseman [video]

The story of Wiseman proves that it’s in our hands to make South Africa a thriving country. Read More
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Caster Semenya responds to court loss: ‘A man won’t rule my life’

There is something inspirational about the way #CasterSemenya has handled this controversial appeal loss. Read More
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Watch: Offset’s son freestyles doing doughnuts [video]

Offset’s son, Kody Cephus is sharpening his steel and naturally looking like the coolest kid on the planet in this freestyle video. Read More
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Mzansi calls for ‘two months no weave’ challenge

This is what the #2MonthsNoWeaveChallenge is all about. Read More
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Clicks share price rises amid ‘racism’ uproar

Clicks share price shows that the cosmetics giant may have weathered a treacherous storm. Read More
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Nokuphiwa Mathithibala: The woman accusing Lorch of abuse

Nokuphiwa Mathithibala claims Lorch pinned her to the ground, slapped and choked her repeatedly before fleeing with her car. Read More
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Natasha Mazzone slammed for ‘racial profiling’

Social media accuses Natasha Mazzone of racially profiling EFF leader Floyd Shivambu. Read More
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Clicks shutdown: EFF rioters ambush stores [video]

#Clicks stores have been forced shut and some looted. Here is the latest situation report on all protest activity: Read More

KFC gets dragged for ‘berating’ Tsonga culture

Social media is divided on whether #KFCMustFall. Here’s why: Read More

Mzansi demands ‘Clicks must fall’ – ‘How dare you insult our hair?’

Despite an apology from the cosnmetics giant, Mzansi is united in the call, #clicksmustfall. Read More
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Who is Vincent Smith? – Profiling the State Capture whistleblower

Vincent Smith, once an honourable servant of the people, was turned by the allure of money. Here’s a detailed profile of the whistleblower: Read More
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Clicks SA apologises for racially triggering website ‘blunder’

Clicks recourse was to remove the images and place strict QA measures to prevent this from happening again. In 2020, is this enough? Read More
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‘That’s Lionel Richie’ – Mzansi drags Rasta for botching T’Challa painting

Surely, you guys are reaching. There is no way Rasta mistook Black Panther for Lionel Richie. Read More
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Who is Semali Moeti? – Here’s what we know about Mzansi’s rakgadi [video]

The #rakgadichallenge is the latest trend but what do we know about Semali Moeti? We did some digging and here’s what we found out: Read More
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ThickLeeyonce attacked for ‘body-shaming slim women’

ThickLeeyonce insists she was merely highlighting the fact that the body positivity movement is being highjacked by slim women. Read More
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This is why South Africa celebrates Spring Day

In South Africa, #SpringDay is a preamble to the festive season. But, is it spring yet? Let’s find out: Read More
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‘Rakgadi’ trends after this shocking memorial service brawl [video]

Semati Moedi, sister to Lebogang Khitsane, is trending as a fierce rakgadi. Others disagree. We broke it all down right here. Read More

Lasizwe unsettles Mzansi in a tweet: Was this all part of the plan? [video]

Something about this tells us that in the end, #Lasizwe will be laughing all the way to the bank. Read More
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Chef Lesego’s tip to Tito Mboweni: ‘Don’t stuff the chicken, butterfly it’

#TitoMboweni definitely needs chef Lesego Semenya in his kitchen after that blunder. Read More
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‘BongiNkosi’ – Cassper Nyovest rallies Mzansi to give thanks

Cassper Nyovest is rallying his fans to share things they are thankful for #BongiNkosi Read More
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Watch: Rachel Kolisi has two left feet and it’s not Siya’s fault [video]

Rachel Kolisi just couldn’t get into the rhythm of Siya’s dance moves. Read More
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Stage 2 loadshedding: Here’s why Eskom was forced to implement power cuts

Eskom says #loadshedding could be implemented for the rest of the week. Here’s how you can check your schedule. Read More
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Sally Burdett gets backlash for ‘pushing Covid-19 agenda’ on Mabena’s death [video]

eNCA news anchor Sally Burdett has received backlash for interrogating #BobMabena’s family spokesperson about his cause of death. Read More
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Zodwa Wabantu puts out R20k bounty on her ex: ‘I want him alive’ [video]

#ZodwaWabantu won’t find peace until Vusi is located and there is R20 000 up for grabs for anyone who can find and return him alive. Read More
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Massive explosion in Russia: 13 injured in gas station blast [video]

The massive explosion in Russia has claimed no lives. At least 13 people have been injured. Read More
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RIP Bob Mabena: Mzansi pays tribute to fallen broadcasting icon

#RIPBobMabena. A broadcasting icon, a SAMA winner and the only man in history to turn down a marriage proposal from Brenda Fassie. Read More
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Influencer challenge: Five of the funniest family reactions [video]

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Watch: Cassper Nyovest gifts fan a brand new GTI [video]

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Just like Moses and the Red Sea, #Boity parted opinions on the Holy scripture. Read More
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Is Luc Eymael a bigot? Ex-Black Leopards coach under fire for racist comments

Ex-Black Leopards coach #LucEymael described fans of Tanzania Premier League side Yanga Africans as “monkeys or dogs when they’re shouting.” Read More
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Fight back for South Africa: Social media rallies for national dignity

Disgruntled citizens claim #FightBackForSouthAfrica is not xenophobic, but a call for national dignity. Read More

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Fake news alert: President Cyril Ramaphosa has not resigned

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Andrew Mlangeni: The last of the Rivonia Trialists dies aged 95

Andrew Mlangeni, the last of the Rivonia Trialists, passed away this morning. Read More
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Zodwa Wabantu sparks outrage for courting Gomora’s Ntobeko Shishi

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Kaunda Ntunja: SA mourns the loss of veteran rugby commentator

#KaundaNtunja will forever be remembered for the goosebump-inducing, hair-raising roar he gave #SiyaKolisi. Rest in peace. Read More
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‘Sue us all’: SA women take a united stand against rape culture

SA women are taking a collective stand against men who use the long arm of the law to silence rape victims #SueUsAll Read More
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Watch: Khayelitsha shack dweller violated by eviction police [video]

The City of Cape Town confirmed the officers have been suspended to “ensure are not targeted while on duty.” Nothing was mentioned about how the #Khayelitsha resident was violated and dehumanised. Read More

Tyrese fumbles his apology after posting this outrageous pic about Mzansi

#Tyrese is learning very quickly that South Africa is not a country to play around with. Read More
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Twerk for Phume: The things SA men are doing for a PS5 console

#TwerkForPhume is a clear indication of where a man’s loyalty truly lies. Read More
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Who killed Tshegofatso Pule? Here’s everything we know about her murder

Police are no closer to making an arrest in the heinous death of Tshegofatso Pule with all this evidence that points in a single direction. #JusticeForTshego Read More
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Mossel Bay community takes to the streets demanding justice for Naledi [video]

The Mossel Bay community has had enough of Gender-Based Violence and they are demanding #JusticeForNaledi Read More
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Naledi Phangindawo: Gory details of her murder surface on social media

Naledi Phangindawo was hacked to death with an axe for trying to leave an abusive relationship. #JusticeForNaledi Read More
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EFF becomes the first movement to support Black Lives Matter in SA

The #EFFBLMProtest protest is South Africa’s first reaction to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Read More

Where’s our SASSA? – Social media complains about not receiving their R350

Haven’t received your #SASSA money? Don’t fret, you can check your application status using this easy method. Read More
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Blackout Tuesday: Here’s why you should not use the BLM hashtag [video]

If you are posting #BlackoutTuesday content, read this thoroughly to avoid making a crucial mistake. Read More

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Somizi faced the most feared community on Twitter and came out victorious. Read More
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Oneida Cooper: Cancel culture comes after another Miss SA 2020 hopeful

Oneida Cooper is cancel culture’s second victim. The Miss SA 2020 hopeful has been forced to answer for her old derogatory tweets. Read More
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Update: Bianca Schoombee has pulled out of Miss SA 2020

Shortly after deleting her Twitter account, it was confirmed that Bianca Schoombee has pulled out of #MissSA2020. Read More
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Bianca Schoombee: Miss SA hopeful exposed as racist Twitter troll

Bianca Schoombee has asked South Africa to give her a second chance. Read More
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Jeff Bezos will become the world’s first-ever trillionaire in 2026. The man can’t possibly be human at this point. Read More
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Tshepo Jeans responds to backlash – “You guys didn’t get the joke”

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Bing Liu: COVID-19 researcher dies in apparent murder-suicide

Bing Liu came very close to making important discoveries about COVID-19 before he was brutally murdered in his home. Read More
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If you don’t know what Italy’s flag symbolises then you are probably not from Vaal. Read More

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Watch: Kylie Jenner shakes her goodies with bestie Stassie [video]

Kylie Jenner makes history as the first billionaire to be seen twerking, thanks to this video she posted on TikTok. Read More
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This is the sequence of events that has the world thinking that Kim Jong Un is in grave danger. Read More
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Ceega Wa Meropa: Local DJ gets backlash for ‘playing poor’

Ceega Wa Meropa went from zero to hero to zero in a week. First it was Shimza, Julius Malema and now it’s #CeegaMustFall. Read More
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Sophie Ndaba: Mzansi gives ‘Queen’ a roaring welcome back to TV

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Ntsiki Mazwai hits South African men below the belt with this claim

Ntsiki Mazwai singlehandedly emasculated every South African man with a tweet. Read More
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Julius Malema pisses Mzansi off with message to DJ Shimza haters

Julius Malema ended up on the receiving end of backlash for defending DJ Shimza #JuliusMustFall Read More
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Boris Johnson: UK Prime Minister hospitalised due to COVID-19

Boris Johnson is the world’s first head of state to be hospitalised due to COVID-19. Read More
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South Africans have sacrificed a lot in 2020 and we are only in April #AlcoholFreeSA. Read More
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April Fools’ Day: This is how the world is spending this year’s prank holiday

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Mzansi celebs react to coronavirus national lockdown

From rare praises for the Ruperts and Oppenheimers to applause for Ramaphosa, this is how Mzansi’s celebrities reacted to the nationwide lockdown. Read More
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Coronavirus: What will happen when South Africa goes into lockdown?

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Oprah Winfrey arrested for sex trafficking is fake news

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NBA players are cancelling 2020 after the league was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read More
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Fake news alert: Phindile did not hack UJ’s system

Everybody, calm down. UJ released a statement confirming that the story about Phindile is fake news. Read More
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Health minister confirms first case of coronavirus in SA

The patient arrived in South Africa on 1 March but only went into self-isolation two days later. Read More
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Coronavirus daily updates: South Africans infected on cruise ship test negative

The two South Africans who got infected on board the Princess Diamond cruise ship have tested negative for coronavirus. Read More
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The stigmatisation of coronavirus can lead to difficulties in identifying and controlling the spread of the virus, disease experts warned. Read More
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That Rustenburg crowd was like, ‘how about you Touch My Floor AKA?’ Read More
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President Ramaphosa confirmed that South Africa has 1 326 cases of COVID-19, a 3.5% increase from Sunday’s tally. Read More
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Dischem issues apology for displaying ‘blackface’ mannequin

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Some folks weren’t too happy about the message Jub Jub was trying to send in that video. Read More
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The Eyes of Darkness: Did Dean Koontz predict Coronavirus in 1981?

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Clout-chaser Duncan fakes proposal to promote music, but did it work? [video]

Duncan tried to pull the wool over our heads with a fake proposal but did it do his music any good? Read More

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The first person to be tested for the coronavirus in Africa is a 34-year-old student from the Ivory Coast. Read More
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Kobe Bryant, a legend that will live forever #RIPKobeByrant Read More
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Just in: Kobe Byrant daughter, Gianna, also dead in helicopter crash

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WhatsApp is down. Here’s why you are not able to send nudes to your crush. Read More
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Twitter’s cancel culture is hot on the heels of two New York rap giants. Read More
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Iran plane crash: Ukranian Boeing 737 fails takeoff, casualties confirmed

The Boeing 737 aircraft crashed between the Iraniancities of Parand and Shahriar. Read More
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The poor girl had the worst start to her Christmas, thanks to the salon that ruined her Sho Madjozi hairdo. Read More
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Eskom stage 6 load shedding: Local celebs react to power outage news

Some of these reactions to #Eskom #stage6 #loadshedding are so hilarious! Read More
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Art Basel: Duct-taped banana sells for R1.7.million [video]

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Miss SA: Troll gets karma for cyberbullying Zozibini Tunzi

This troll was taught a very important lesson about throwing stones living in a glass house #MissSA Read More
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Sometimes items are not expensive, you’re just not the target market. Read More