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Five ways for Springboks to conquer the Irishcame from depth, the Irish started to fall off a few tackles. Allister Coetzee’
Five ways for Springboks to conquer the Irish
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
came from depth, the Irish started to fall off a few tackles. Allister Coetzee’s men should continue where they left off in Joburg. Get the maul sorted The maul has been one of the Springboks great strengths. It’s their main weapon to try and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Maimane sees red over guesthouse ban on blackson a cellphone camera using the k-word in the presence of police after she was
Maimane sees red over guesthouse ban on blacks
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
on a cellphone camera using the k-word in the presence of police after she was a victim of a smash-and-grab incident in Joburg in March. Acting police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane’s spokeswoman, Brigadier Mashadi Selepe,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Maimane sees red over guest house ban on blackson a cellphone camera using the k-word in the presence of police after she was
Maimane sees red over guest house ban on blacks
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
on a cellphone camera using the k-word in the presence of police after she was a victim of a smash-and-grab incident in Joburg in March. Acting police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane’s spokeswoman, Brigadier Mashadi Selepe,... Read more
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iol.co.za
How Nkosi Johnson's story inspired us allpublic health agencies non-governmental organisations and the media. “Hi, my n
How Nkosi Johnson's story inspired us all
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
public health agencies non-governmental organisations and the media. “Hi, my name is Nkosi Johnson. I live in Melville, Joburg, South Africa. I am 11-years old and I have full-blown Aids. "I was born HIV-positive… I hate having Aids because I... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
She's back! ChianoSky returns to the studiothat she is currently in studio working on her new album. The musician was rece
She's back! ChianoSky returns to the studio
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
that she is currently in studio working on her new album. The musician was recently at a swanky Biosense event held in Joburg and wowed the crowd with her song Think it Through from her album Inferno, which was released last year. Celebs were... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gorge on the Augrabies Fallsboast the Big Five (though there are leopard) and its isolation (at nearly 800k
Gorge on the Augrabies Falls
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
boast the Big Five (though there are leopard) and its isolation (at nearly 800km, it’s equidistant from both Cape Town and Joburg) means you’re rarely going to experience an inundation of visitors. In any case, most of the people who come here do... Read more
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Super Sport
Joburg test showed way for Kriel Springbok match-day squad newcomer Jaco Kriel believes that he learned enough
Joburg test showed way for Kriel
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Springbok match-day squad newcomer Jaco Kriel believes that he learned enough while watching his teammates at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg last weekend to be able to make a difference should he be called... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Andriel Nel - Municipal Demarcation Discussionalignment of plans and infrastructure. For example, the existence and emergenc
Deputy Minister Andriel Nel - Municipal Demarcation Discussion
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
alignment of plans and infrastructure. For example, the existence and emergence of city-regions (such as Tshwane-Joburg,-Ekhurhuleni or EThekwini-Msunduzi) mean that when boundaries are developed then governance implications of ensuring... Read more
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iol.co.za
#TshwaneUnrest: Lone voice sparked violencethe disagreement that had never been witnessed before. Meanwhile, the ANC in G
#TshwaneUnrest: Lone voice sparked violence
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the disagreement that had never been witnessed before. Meanwhile, the ANC in Gauteng will hold a media briefing in Joburg today to introduce all mayoral candidates in the province. Didiza, who has been welcomed by the ANC leaders in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Coming home to yourselfcomes with its own kind of sense of search and returning to something.” For Da
Coming home to yourself
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
comes with its own kind of sense of search and returning to something.” For David Lyons – who relocated from the USA to Joburg in 2003, but over the past year has been travelling between Joburg and New York – getting into Marcus’s skin had its... Read more
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iol.co.za
Combrinck rewarded with his first Bok startthat Combrinck will replace Lwazi Mvovo in the starting lineup for Saturday. Mv
Combrinck rewarded with his first Bok start
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
that Combrinck will replace Lwazi Mvovo in the starting lineup for Saturday. Mvovo struggled under the high ball in Joburg, although he didn’t get many chances on attack as the South Africans struggled to get going in the first 45... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another axe fallswhere he was involved in the anti-apartheid movement. He was variously the dire
Another axe falls
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
where he was involved in the anti-apartheid movement. He was variously the director of the Workers’ Library and Museum in Joburg, the editor of The Shopsteward magazine, and Cosatu’s national spokesman from 2006 to 2015. The Battle for Cosatu: An... Read more
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Super Sport
Nortje storms into Waterkloof leadlead over Germany’s Aaron Leitmannstetter at Waterkloof Golf Club. Nortje, who
Nortje storms into Waterkloof lead
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
lead over Germany’s Aaron Leitmannstetter at Waterkloof Golf Club. Nortje, who placed tie-second and tie-ninth at the Joburg City Masters and South to East Challenge respectively, says putting another bogey-free performance together validates... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
SAHRC takes racist ranting motorist to Equality Courtclutching a phone and shouting, “One kaffir is bad enough. This happens all the
SAHRC takes racist ranting motorist to Equality Court
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
clutching a phone and shouting, “One kaffir is bad enough. This happens all the time, all the time. The kaffirs here in Joburg are terrible. I’m so sick of it.” The video shows police arriving on the scene and attempting to defuse the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'We never dated, we just married' - Atandwa and Fikilethe two families must meet. I drove to Lesotho to meet her father, flew to Cape
'We never dated, we just married' - Atandwa and Fikile
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
the two families must meet. I drove to Lesotho to meet her father, flew to Cape Town to meet her mother, and she came to Joburg to meet my parents. "So we thought, 'let's get married', and then we will see what happens afterwards." Kani is the... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Field in Focus at the BMW International OpenHolman – Australian PGA Championship Brandon Stone – The BMW SA Open hosted by
Field in Focus at the BMW International Open
PGA European Tour / Posted 3 days ago
Holman – Australian PGA Championship Brandon Stone – The BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni Haydn Porteous – Joburg Open Marcus Fraser – Maybank Championship Malaysia Scott Hend – True Thailand Classic Presented by Chang SSP... Read more
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iol.co.za
AB changed the way world sees SA cricketINNINGS THAT THRILLED THE WORLD 162* from 66 balls v West Indies, Sydney, 2015
AB changed the way world sees SA cricket
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INNINGS THAT THRILLED THE WORLD 162* from 66 balls v West Indies, Sydney, 2015 149 from 44 balls v West Indies, Joburg, 2015 119 from 61 balls v India, Mumbai 2015 104* from 73 balls v India, Kanpur 2015 102* from 59 balls v India,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trio in close shave with bogus copsis very disturbing and distressing, and is affecting the work done by the touri
Trio in close shave with bogus cops
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
is very disturbing and distressing, and is affecting the work done by the tourism sector to bring people here,” Joburg Tourism spokeswoman Laura Vercueil told The Star. These sentiments were shared by Gauteng Tourism Agency spokesman... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SAHRC takes Vicki Momberg to Equality Court over hate speechclutching a phone and shouting, "One kaffir is bad enough. This happens all the
SAHRC takes Vicki Momberg to Equality Court over hate speech
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
clutching a phone and shouting, "One kaffir is bad enough. This happens all the time, all the time. The kaffirs here in Joburg are terrible. I'm so sick of it." The video reportedly shows police arriving on the scene and attempting to defuse... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The DA’s DASO - Straight Outta JoburgOPINION: Democratic Alliance,Straight Outta Compton,Democratic Alliance Stude
The DA’s DASO - Straight Outta Joburg
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
OPINION: Democratic Alliance,Straight Outta Compton,Democratic Alliance Student Organisation Haji Mohamed Dawjee wishes a particular T-shirt came in black… My brother sent me a picture yesterday of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Queer and Deviant Identities Be Used As a Tool for Radical Social Change?This seems to be especially pronounced in deeply divided communities, such as t
Can Queer and Deviant Identities Be Used As a Tool for Radical Social Change?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
This seems to be especially pronounced in deeply divided communities, such as those living and working in Cape Town and Joburg's hubs. I also often feel that my non-normative self is unwelcome in activist spaces, aside from explicitly feminist,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Brothers in titanic court battle over parents' estateEngland with his wife and three children, and Andrew, a retired businessman and
Brothers in titanic court battle over parents' estate
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
England with his wife and three children, and Andrew, a retired businessman and stockbroker, who is unmarried and lived in Joburg. Pat lived on the family estate Grey Mists, in Haenertsburg in Limpopo for most of her life. She was deep in her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Soweto has so much soulJohannesburg - Successful Joburg tour operator Joe Motsogi remembers vividly th
Why Soweto has so much soul
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - Successful Joburg tour operator Joe Motsogi remembers vividly the fateful day of June 16, 1976 as if it were yesterday. It was a day that catapulted the shocking horrors of the illegitimate and much-discredited apartheid government... Read more
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iol.co.za
Right2Know calls for a free, fair public broadcasterfair and impartial. “We don’t want to be kept ignorant.” As more and more peo
Right2Know calls for a free, fair public broadcaster
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
fair and impartial. “We don’t want to be kept ignorant.” As more and more people joined the peaceful protest, SAPS and Joburg metro police department officers arrived on the scene and cordoned off a section of the busy road. While the group... Read more
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iol.co.za
Inside singer Louise Carver‘s homeThe L-shaped couch in the open-plan lounge and the fireplace make the room perf
Inside singer Louise Carver‘s home
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
The L-shaped couch in the open-plan lounge and the fireplace make the room perfect for entertaining. When she moved to Joburg nine years ago, and into a complex in Morningside, she vowed she would one day have “a piece of land and live the way... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Springbok‚ Malay style crayfish and coconut - South African chefs prepare for Culinary Olympicsteam has been preparing for the last two years. "We have structured a timetabl
Springbok‚ Malay style crayfish and coconut - South African chefs prepare for Culinary Olympics
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
team has been preparing for the last two years. "We have structured a timetable that the four guys from Cape Town fly to Joburg once a month. It’s a young team they are very passionate and very committed and they are hopefully in for the long... Read more
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iol.co.za
What is it like for kids in TV ads?The demand for young children, especially between 4 and 11, to appear in TV com
What is it like for kids in TV ads?
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
The demand for young children, especially between 4 and 11, to appear in TV commercials is growing, according to Joburg casting agency Kids on Camera, and in Cape Town, there is a proliferation of international film production houses constantly on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Big payout after wrong woman locked up for 9 daysto use the one identical to that of Duma GP. This landed Duma GP in hot water
Big payout after wrong woman locked up for 9 days
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
to use the one identical to that of Duma GP. This landed Duma GP in hot water after she was arrested at a Game store in Joburg, where she had an account, for fraud. Following her ordeal and embarrassment of being arrested in the crowded shop,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Local films that make a #DIFFthe liberation movement. On his return to the country he and some friends are
Local films that make a #DIFF
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
the liberation movement. On his return to the country he and some friends are caught n a gun battle with police in central Joburg – the incident that would see Mahlangu’s life steer towards a path that would see his incarceration and death make... Read more
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iol.co.za
Robbers hitting tourism hardbus carrying Indian tourists who were targeted while travelling on the Clevelan
Robbers hitting tourism hard
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
bus carrying Indian tourists who were targeted while travelling on the Cleveland off-ramp on the M2 on Saturday - by bogus Joburg metro police department officers. They were on their way to Gold Reef City. Several tourism bodies say that this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC Promises Another Five Years of Joblessness Under Taupromises and financial mismanagement under a Tau administration. Not only shou
ANC Promises Another Five Years of Joblessness Under Tau
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
promises and financial mismanagement under a Tau administration. Not only should the return of Parks Tau as Mayor of Joburg concern the residents of this city, but the fact that the ANC has included convicted criminals and people facing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Soweto relatives accused of hijacking ANC poststerm as councillor, despite about 90 percent of the residents wanting Joshua Mu
Soweto relatives accused of hijacking ANC posts
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
term as councillor, despite about 90 percent of the residents wanting Joshua Mufamadi to be the candidate. The ANC Greater Joburg region administrator, Nomoya Mnisi, who was described as a friend of the Malulekes, was accused of being used by the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bogus cops stop bus, rob touristssaid the GTA was particularly worried because this type of crime had reared its
Bogus cops stop bus, rob tourists
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
said the GTA was particularly worried because this type of crime had reared its head again following successful arrests in Joburg earlier this year. Gaoganediwe said there had been a clampdown on the OR Tambo International Airport gang who... Read more
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iol.co.za
New blessings, old patriarchyif you take your secretary to the Jazz festival in Cape Town for the weekend, a
New blessings, old patriarchy
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
if you take your secretary to the Jazz festival in Cape Town for the weekend, and leave your wife with a credit card in Joburg to shop till she drops, you’re less objectionable than someone who pays a woman cash for transactional sex just off... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘I don’t know what took a ni**a so long to come here’ - J ColeThe #CastleLiteUnlocks one night only J Cole concert may have been one of the m
‘I don’t know what took a ni**a so long to come here’ - J Cole
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
The #CastleLiteUnlocks one night only J Cole concert may have been one of the most anticipated social events of the year in Joburg. Four hours after the gates opened, there was still a crowd outside the venue waiting to enter. The golden circle was... Read more
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iol.co.za
I’m not done yet – Pienaarof his holiday includes organising the annual Steven Pienaar Community Tourname
I’m not done yet – Pienaar
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
of his holiday includes organising the annual Steven Pienaar Community Tournament, held where he was born, in Westbury, Joburg, a gang-ridden township that he escaped from through football when he joined the School of Excellence. The winners... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cable theft leaves some JHB areas in the darkurged residents and businesses to reduce their reliance on power. Picture: free
Cable theft leaves some JHB areas in the dark
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
urged residents and businesses to reduce their reliance on power. Picture: freeimages.com. eskom,City Power,power outages,Joburg power outage JOHANNESBURG - City Power says the power grid remains stable after a week of outages that caused great... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Defectors plot ANC downfall’at loggerheads. An NEC delegation will visit Tshwane this week to try to resolv
‘Defectors plot ANC downfall’
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
at loggerheads. An NEC delegation will visit Tshwane this week to try to resolve the issue. The ANC has decided to retain Joburg mayor Parks Tau as its mayoral candidates to take on the DA’s Herman Mashaba. Ekurhuleni regional chairman Mzwandile... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US rapper J. Cole gets nod of approval from Joburg fans Over 14,000 people attended the ‘Castle Lite Unlock’ event on Saturday night.
US rapper J. Cole gets nod of approval from Joburg fans
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Over 14,000 people attended the ‘Castle Lite Unlock’ event on Saturday night. American rapper J. Cole during his performance at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding on 18 June 2016. Picture: Neo... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA says ANC mayoral candidate list represents more corruptionDeputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mzwandile Masina, is the ANC’s mayoral c
DA says ANC mayoral candidate list represents more corruption
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mzwandile Masina, is the ANC’s mayoral candidate for the City of Ekurhuleni. Joburg Mayor Parks Tau might keep his job if the people living in the city vote for him. The DA’s Phumzile van Damme said,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Fireman killed by speeding car laid to restThobodi was attending to a patient. Thobodi contributed immensely to the safet
Fireman killed by speeding car laid to rest
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Thobodi was attending to a patient. Thobodi contributed immensely to the safety of the citizens of Johannesburg, said Joburg EMS spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi. "He dedicated 12 years of selfless service to the protection of lives and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Breaking free of nyaope’s clutchesan addict in her teens and the downward spiral of a life of drugs took her on t
Breaking free of nyaope’s clutches
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
an addict in her teens and the downward spiral of a life of drugs took her on to the streets, selling sex in downtown Joburg, at 19. She had to claw back from that abyss to find her light - and her life. Today, Mokoena has her light... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cold weather straining electricity resourcesThis week, power outages left Joburg suburbs such as Randburg, Hyde Park, Parkh
Cold weather straining electricity resources
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
This week, power outages left Joburg suburbs such as Randburg, Hyde Park, Parkhurst, Craighall, Soweto and Cosmo City, in the dark while the country was in the grip of a cold front that saw electricity demand surge. “You can’t keep the network same... Read more
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iafrica.com
ANC's NEC to meet over mayoral candidatesthe ANC’s Tshwane region and that another candidate could be nominated. Tau ha
ANC's NEC to meet over mayoral candidates
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the ANC’s Tshwane region and that another candidate could be nominated. Tau had seemed to be secure as the ANC’s pick for Joburg but there is now speculation that some people in Gauteng want to nominate Bapela instead. Bapela would help the ANC... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANC's NEC to meet today over party mayoral candidatesthe ANC’s Tshwane region and that another candidate could be nominated. Tau ha
ANC's NEC to meet today over party mayoral candidates
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
the ANC’s Tshwane region and that another candidate could be nominated. Tau had seemed to be secure as the ANC’s pick for Joburg but there is now speculation that some people in Gauteng want to nominate Bapela instead. Bapela would help the ANC... Read more
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iol.co.za
#DavidByDavidTlale Pop Up StoreFashion designer extraordinaire David Tlale launches a Pop Up Store in the hear
#DavidByDavidTlale Pop Up Store
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Fashion designer extraordinaire David Tlale launches a Pop Up Store in the heart of Joburg. The store will carry a more affordable ready-to-wear diffusion line. “We are basically testing the waters to see if the market will be receptive to our... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'We didn't bring her up this way' - mother of racist ranting motoristclutching a phone and shouting, "One kaffir is bad enough. This happens all the
'We didn't bring her up this way' - mother of racist ranting motorist
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
clutching a phone and shouting, "One kaffir is bad enough. This happens all the time, all the time. The kaffirs here in Joburg are terrible. I'm so sick of it." 'I will shoot everyone' The video shows police arriving on the scene and... Read more
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iol.co.za
#MTVKellyBTS: Senzo, Jub Jub and moreme off the road - while I was driving." At the time, reports claimed that Khuma
#MTVKellyBTS: Senzo, Jub Jub and more
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
me off the road - while I was driving." At the time, reports claimed that Khumalo and her sister had attacked Mandisa on a Joburg highway. Shortly before Meyiwa’s death, Mkhize was reported by the City Press as saying she had accepted that she had... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Poll shows DA could win Tshwane, Nelson Mandela BayAlthough the ANC could still retain the City of Joburg‚ should the DA enter int
Poll shows DA could win Tshwane, Nelson Mandela Bay
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
Although the ANC could still retain the City of Joburg‚ should the DA enter into a coalition with other parties‚ power could be wrested from the ruling party. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) placed third with small support in the three metros... Read more
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iol.co.za
#RacistRant: Woman caught on videoI will shoot everyone,” she said. “One k***** is bad enough. This happens all
#RacistRant: Woman caught on video
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
I will shoot everyone,” she said. “One k***** is bad enough. This happens all the time, all the time. The k*****s here in Joburg are terrible, I’m so sick of it.” The officer then told the bystander: “You had better tell her to calm down if she... Read more
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