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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ntsikinator riles DanaThe local poet and musician, known for her razor-sharp tweets, could easily be
Ntsikinator riles Dana
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The local poet and musician, known for her razor-sharp tweets, could easily be compared to the controversial American rapper. Banks, whose verbal dexterity is at times self-destructive, has often been accused of rebelling too hard. Locally, the same... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wheelchair Aces Congratulated By Sports Minister MbalulaSouth Africa's trio of wheelchair tennis stars, Lucas Sithole, Kgothatso Montja
Wheelchair Aces Congratulated By Sports Minister Mbalula
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
South Africa's trio of wheelchair tennis stars, Lucas Sithole, Kgothatso Montjane and Evans Maripa, were lauded by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, when they arrived at OR Tambo International Airport from the Australian Open Grand Slam on... Read more
4d
News 24 South Africa
Tennis star Sithole wants Rio gold nextWim Pretorius, News24 Lucas Sithole at the Australian Open. Picture: Pat Scala
Tennis star Sithole wants Rio gold next
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 Lucas Sithole at the Australian Open. Picture: Pat Scala/Getty Images Johannesburg - If I want to be the best, I have to beat the best. That was the message Lucas Sithole conveyed after he touched down at O.R Tambo... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mbalula not bitter over Twitter hackIt can happen to anyone. That’s how Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula described h
Mbalula not bitter over Twitter hack
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
It can happen to anyone. That’s how Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula described how his Twitter account was”hacked” when crude photographs of a semi-nude woman emerged on his timeline. “It’s not something new,” he said. He took reasonable steps to... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Quirky Comment From This Week's StoryBelow is a selection of quirky and newsworthy quotes from stories that made hea
Quirky Comment From This Week's Story
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Below is a selection of quirky and newsworthy quotes from stories that made headlines in the past week. "These days young people are the ones who are in the long SASSA queues for the state grant. They must keep pure and protect themselves from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Mbalula's Twitter Account 'Hacked'Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday said his Twitter accoun
Minister Mbalula's Twitter Account 'Hacked'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday said his Twitter account was hacked, after inexplicable pictures of a half-naked woman appeared on his timeline late on Thursday night. The pictures show a woman named Mandisa dressed in... Read more
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iol.co.za
5 scandalous social media hacksOn Friday sports minister Fikile Mbalula said that his Twitter account had been
5 scandalous social media hacks
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
On Friday sports minister Fikile Mbalula said that his Twitter account had been hacked after a saucy picture was posted by his account. It's not the first time his account has been hacked and he's not alone. Here's a look at five social media... Read more
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iol.co.za
7 steps to protect your Twitter accountSports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday said that his Twitter account had been
7 steps to protect your Twitter account
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday said that his Twitter account had been hacked after a risqué picture of a woman was posted by his Twitter account. This is not the first time Mbalula’s Twitter account has allegedly been hacked, nor is it the... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Mbaks and Mandisa - WTF Just Happened?Twitter went crazy late on Thursday evening when Minister of Sports and Recreat
Mbaks and Mandisa - WTF Just Happened?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Twitter went crazy late on Thursday evening when Minister of Sports and Recreation Fikile Mbalula tweeted a picture of a lingerie-clad woman in a very compromising position. While some speculated that Mbaks was hacked, others were adamant that he... Read more
8d
News 24 South Africa
Fikile Mbalula’s Twitter account 'hacked', raunchy pics posted2016-01-29 09:36 Fikile Mbalula. (City Press) (Cornel van Heerden) *WARNING:
Fikile Mbalula’s Twitter account 'hacked', raunchy pics posted
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
2016-01-29 09:36 Fikile Mbalula. (City Press) (Cornel van Heerden) *WARNING: While not a full nude, the image below is quite raunchy. Cape Town - Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mbalula on saucy pic: ‘I was hacked’Durban - Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Twitter on Friday that his acco
Mbalula on saucy pic: ‘I was hacked’
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Durban - Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Twitter on Friday that his account had been hacked when a saucy picture of an attractive woman in her underwear was posted on his stream. The picture appeared to have been taken by the woman as a... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Rabada 'Drama Queen' Headline Sparks Social Media OutcryA Beeld newspaper poster promoting a story about young Proteas star Kagiso Raba
Rabada 'Drama Queen' Headline Sparks Social Media Outcry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A Beeld newspaper poster promoting a story about young Proteas star Kagiso Rabada has sparked angry responses on Twitter, after the daily seemingly labelled the fast bowler a "drama queen" in the wrong context. On their front page earlier this week,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rabada ‘drama queen’ headline sparks social media outcryA Beeld newspaper poster promoting a story about young Proteas star Kagiso Raba
Rabada ‘drama queen’ headline sparks social media outcry
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
A Beeld newspaper poster promoting a story about young Proteas star Kagiso Rabada has sparked angry responses on Twitter, after the daily seemingly labelled the fast bowler a “drama queen” in the wrong context. On their front page earlier this week,... Read more
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9d
News 24 South Africa
Rabada 'drama queen' headline sparks social media outcry2016-01-28 14:01 (Kwena Moabelo, Twitter) Cape Town - A Beeld newspaper poste
Rabada 'drama queen' headline sparks social media outcry
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
2016-01-28 14:01 (Kwena Moabelo, Twitter) Cape Town - A Beeld newspaper poster promoting a story about young Proteas star Kagiso Rabada has sparked angry responses on Twitter, after the daily... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
Cliff Did Nothing Wrong - LawyerGareth Cliff has become subject to racist allegations after M-Net published a s
Cliff Did Nothing Wrong - Lawyer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Gareth Cliff has become subject to racist allegations after M-Net published a statement following his tweet, the High Court was told on Tuesday. "M-Net claims the problem is the way Cliff is perceived in the public eye," Dali Mpofu, Cliff's advocate... Read more
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11d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Cliff was discriminated against because he is white: Mpofu"M-Net claims the problem is the way Cliff is perceived in the public eye," Dal
Cliff was discriminated against because he is white: Mpofu
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
"M-Net claims the problem is the way Cliff is perceived in the public eye," Dali Mpofu, Cliff's advocate told the court. Who will win? Story: Gareth Cliff case 'about contract, not racism' https://t.co/CRHS2PcNZ3 "His only offence is sending the... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Mbalula Welcomes Cricket SA DecisionPretoria — Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed Cricket So
Minister Mbalula Welcomes Cricket SA Decision
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Pretoria — Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed Cricket South Africa's decision to ban Gulam Bodi for 20 years following reports of him attempting to fix matches. "Minister Mbalula welcomes the swift response and strong action... Read more
11d
The Times & The Sunday Times
The top five Gareth Cliff controversiesThis is not the first time the radio and TV personality has said something cont
The top five Gareth Cliff controversies
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
This is not the first time the radio and TV personality has said something controversial in South Africa - and we decided to count down his five greatest hits. 5: Limpopo's got no talent “The people in Polokwane are charming, but not talented.... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Mbalula Praises Csa for Swift Bodi ActionSouth Africa's Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has welcomed t
Mbalula Praises Csa for Swift Bodi Action
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
South Africa's Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has welcomed the swift response and strong action taken by Cricket South Africa (CSA) to allegations of match-fixing leveled against Gulam Bodi and other suspected cricketers. The... Read more
11d
iol.co.za
Banned Bodi ‘caught in planning phase’Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) sought to make an example out of shamed
Banned Bodi ‘caught in planning phase’
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) sought to make an example out of shamed former cricketer Gulam Bodi on Monday, banning the former Protea one-day international player for 20 years from all forms of cricket. Bodi’s ban, announced at tea on the... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
the ANC Youth League's Tenuous Grasp On RealityWhen the ANC decided to reconstitute its Youth League, after the rather public
the ANC Youth League's Tenuous Grasp On Reality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
When the ANC decided to reconstitute its Youth League, after the rather public defenestration of its current least favourite Young Lion, there were many questions about what role it would play. Some suggested it would be a tame kitten, others that it... Read more
12d
Daily Maverick
The ANC Youth League's tenuous grasp on realityBut even before that, the ANC Youth League mattered. Under Fikile Mbalula, its
The ANC Youth League's tenuous grasp on reality
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
But even before that, the ANC Youth League mattered. Under Fikile Mbalula, its roar was heard on issues like the number of Indian students at the University of Kwa-Zulu/Natal, on the politics of the day, and of course, who can forget the role it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Mbalula Untruthful About Mayweather Tour, There Are Invoices to Prove ItMinister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, launched a vitriolic attack o
Minister Mbalula Untruthful About Mayweather Tour, There Are Invoices to Prove It
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, launched a vitriolic attack on the DA on Friday, claiming that his Department did not pay for boxing champion Floyd Mayweather's Reawakening the Giant Tour of South Africa in 2014. The Minister doth... Read more
17d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Cabinet minister revelry as Mbalula gets Blade Nzimande to join TwitterHigher Education and Training Blade Nzimande roped in two university vice-chanc
Cabinet minister revelry as Mbalula gets Blade Nzimande to join Twitter
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande roped in two university vice-chancellors to post his first tweet – on the encouragement of outspoken Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Nzimande (57) credited Mbalula for making him turn the corner,... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
M-Net to Oppose Gareth Cliff LawsuitM-Net on Wednesday morning confirmed to Gareth Cliff's legal team that it will
M-Net to Oppose Gareth Cliff Lawsuit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
M-Net on Wednesday morning confirmed to Gareth Cliff's legal team that it will oppose the legal case filed against it. The former Idols SA judge filed an urgent application to the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday, to have him reinstated as a... Read more
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17d
The Times & The Sunday Times
M-Net ready to face Gareth Cliff in legal battle, will oppose lawsuitThe former Idols SA judge filed an urgent application to the High Court in Joha
M-Net ready to face Gareth Cliff in legal battle, will oppose lawsuit
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
The former Idols SA judge filed an urgent application to the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday, to have him reinstated as a judge on the talent show, after he was axed for a response to a racist tweet by KZN estate agent Penny Sparrow. Cliff is... Read more
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17d
AllAfrica.com
Tell Gareth to Jump Over a Cliff, Mbalula Advises M-NetSports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has described Gareth Cliff's lega
Tell Gareth to Jump Over a Cliff, Mbalula Advises M-Net
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has described Gareth Cliff's legal action against M-Net as absurd and offered the broadcaster some punny advice on how to respond. "M-Net should tell him to go jump over his surname," Mbalula tweeted... Read more
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18d
News 24 South Africa
Tell Gareth to jump over a cliff, Mbalula advises M NetJohannesburg - Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has described Gare
Tell Gareth to jump over a cliff, Mbalula advises M Net
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
Johannesburg - Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has described Gareth Cliff's legal action against M-Net as absurd and offered the broadcaster some punny advice on how to respond. "M-Net should tell him to go jump over his surname,"... Read more
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18d
football411
Maritzburg v Arrows postponed Saturday's Absa Premiership clash between Maritzburg United and Golden Arrows
Maritzburg v Arrows postponed
football411 / Posted 18 days ago
Saturday's Absa Premiership clash between Maritzburg United and Golden Arrows has been postponed following the tragic passing of midfielder Mondli Cele.Cele passed away in early hours of Sunday morning following a car... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Journalist Killed in PSL Player Crash Was 'Bright, Beautiful Daughter'Women in Media (WIM) KwaZulu-Natal have urged people to "immerse themselves in
Journalist Killed in PSL Player Crash Was 'Bright, Beautiful Daughter'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Women in Media (WIM) KwaZulu-Natal have urged people to "immerse themselves in the loss" of sports journalist Delisile Ngwengya, who died in a car accident along with Premier Soccer League player Mondli Cele on Sunday in Pietermaritzburg. Ngwenya... Read more
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19d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Journalist killed in PSL player crash was 'bright, beautiful daughter'Ngwenya and the Maritzburg United player were killed when their car rolled down
Journalist killed in PSL player crash was 'bright, beautiful daughter'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
Ngwenya and the Maritzburg United player were killed when their car rolled down an embankment and into the Duzi River. Two other women in the car were injured. WIM said Ngwenya was a dedicated and passionate journalist. "It is with deep sadness... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Did Not Know I Was Watching Him Play for the Last Time' - Mbalula On Mondli Cele's DeathSports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Sunday expressed shock at the death of Premie
'I Did Not Know I Was Watching Him Play for the Last Time' - Mbalula On Mondli Cele's Death
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Sunday expressed shock at the death of Premier Soccer League player Mondli Cele following a car crash in Pietermaritzburg. "Road accidents rob us of our future and Cele is one out of many examples," he said in a... Read more
19d
Daily Dispatch
Journalist killed in PSL player crashNgwenya and the Maritzburg United player were killed when their car rolled down
Journalist killed in PSL player crash
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Ngwenya and the Maritzburg United player were killed when their car rolled down an embankment and into the Duzi River. Maritzburg United player Mondli Cele who died in a car crash alongside journalist Delisile Ngwenya Photo: Maritzburg United Two... Read more
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iafrica.com
'Mayweather trip didn't cost SA'Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Credit: AFP Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has
'Mayweather trip didn't cost SA'
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Credit: AFP Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied that the department paid for Floyd Mayweather's trip to South Africa or for Mbalula's Las Vegas trip. "Despite the minister's repeated claims that his department... Read more
20d
News 24 South Africa
Mbalula protests too much over Mayweather tour DAThulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town – The Democratic Alliance has thrown yet ano
Mbalula protests too much over Mayweather tour DA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town – The Democratic Alliance has thrown yet another jab at Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula over boxing champion Floyd Mayweather’s SA tour. This time, the party has accused the minister of protesting too much over... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
I Never Lied About Mayweather Funds - MbalulaSports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied lying to Parliament ab
I Never Lied About Mayweather Funds - Mbalula
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied lying to Parliament about using taxpayer money to fund a visit by boxing giant Floyd Mayweather to South Africa in 2014. "At no point did Minister Fikile Mbalula mislead Parliament. All... Read more
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22d
News 24 South Africa
I never lied about Mayweather funds MbalulaNaledi Shange, News24 Johannesburg - Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mba
I never lied about Mayweather funds Mbalula
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
Naledi Shange, News24 Johannesburg - Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has denied lying to Parliament about using taxpayer money to fund a visit by boxing giant Floyd Mayweather to South Africa in 2014. "At no point did Minister Fikile... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
Minister Mbalula Possibly Misled Parliament and Must Account for Expenditure On Mayweather VisitThe DA will approach the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Re
Minister Mbalula Possibly Misled Parliament and Must Account for Expenditure On Mayweather Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The DA will approach the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation to summon the Minister of Sports and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, to Parliament to account for his department's expenditure of almost half a million Rand on Floyd... Read more
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22d
AllAfrica.com
If CSA Fails Minister Must Establish Commission Into Cricket Match-Fixing ScandalThe DA would like to commend Cricket South Africa (CSA) for its decisive and sw
If CSA Fails Minister Must Establish Commission Into Cricket Match-Fixing Scandal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The DA would like to commend Cricket South Africa (CSA) for its decisive and swift investigation into the match-fixing scandal that plagues the domestic cricket community. The DA calls upon CSA to ensure all those responsible are brought to book and... Read more
23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Mbalula ‘did not mislead Parliament’ about costs for Mayweather visitThe Democratic Alliance said on Thursday that despite Mbalula’s initial claims
Mbalula ‘did not mislead Parliament’ about costs for Mayweather visit
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
The Democratic Alliance said on Thursday that despite Mbalula’s initial claims that the trip was not paid for by taxpayers‚ documents obtained by Netwerk24 through the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) revealed that Mbalula’s department... Read more
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23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Mbalulu ‘did not mislead Parliament’ about costs for Mayweather visitThe Democratic Alliance said on Thursday that despite Mbalula’s initial claims
Mbalulu ‘did not mislead Parliament’ about costs for Mayweather visit
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
The Democratic Alliance said on Thursday that despite Mbalula’s initial claims that the trip was not paid for by taxpayers‚ documents obtained by Netwerk24 through the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) revealed that Mbalula’s department... Read more
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26d
Daily Dispatch
Story of brutal death of ‘Kamo’ fakeA story about the “gruesome death” of a woman called Kamogelo Peterson (Kamo),
Story of brutal death of ‘Kamo’ fake
Daily Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
A story about the “gruesome death” of a woman called Kamogelo Peterson (Kamo), which was based on a series of tweets and led to a mass outpouring of messages on social media as well as a news report, has been exposed as fake. On Monday, The Star... Read more
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26d
AllAfrica.com
Story of Brutal Death of 'Kamo' FakeA story about the "gruesome death" of a woman called Kamogelo Peterson (Kamo),
Story of Brutal Death of 'Kamo' Fake
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
A story about the "gruesome death" of a woman called Kamogelo Peterson (Kamo), which was based on a series of tweets and led to a mass outpouring of messages on social media as well as a news report, has been exposed as fake. On Monday, The Star... Read more
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26d
News 24 South Africa
Story of brutal death of 'Kamo' fakeJohannesburg - A story about the "gruesome death" of a woman called Kamogelo Pe
Story of brutal death of 'Kamo' fake
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Johannesburg - A story about the "gruesome death" of a woman called Kamogelo Peterson (Kamo), which was based on a series of tweets and led to a mass outpouring of messages on social media as well as a news report, has been exposed as fake. On... Read more
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30d
Daily Dispatch
DA asks Mbalula to act on Banyana bonus fiascoThe Democratic Alliance (DA) yesterday said it wants Sports Minister Fikile Mba
DA asks Mbalula to act on Banyana bonus fiasco
Daily Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
The Democratic Alliance (DA) yesterday said it wants Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula to “intervene in the delayed payment of bonuses to Banyana Banyana”. The party’s Solly Malatsi said the R1-million to be shared equally by the players‚ announced by... Read more
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