Local News

SA political parties not taking full advantage of social media

Political Parties

An estimated 100 000 people join social platform each month in SA, but analysts say SA political parties are not taking full advantage of social platforms and their audience.Parties have used social platforms to police each other, slam each other, show off the work they are doing and to make promises about what they plan to do if they win…

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Matriculants get a second chance to re-write exams

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Learners who failed matric between 2011 and last year will be given a second chance to rewrite their National Senior Certificate exams.The National Youth Development Agency and SETA for Education Training Development Practice are working on a programme aimed at offering the learners a chance to rewrite their examinations.Project organiser, Yershen Pillay says they have set aside ten- R10 million…

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Woman shoots husband after he uses blowtorch to open gate

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Attempted murder charges were withdrawn against a Free State pharmacist who allegedly shot her husband after mistaking him for an intruder. Karen Fouche was arrested on Saturday night after she allegedly shot her husband Frik on their farm Waterval outside Ficksburg. The matter was withdrawn on Wednesday after Fouche appeared in the Ficksburg Magistrate’s Court. Frik Fouche was shot after…

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Entertainment News & Celebrity Gossip

Lupita Nyong’o named People’s most beautiful person of 2014

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Lupita Nyong’o is having quite the ride. The “12 Years a Slave” actress has won an Oscar for best supporting actress, signed a deal with cosmetics giant Lancôme to become its first black ambassador, and now People magazine has bestowed one of its highest honors on her - “Most Beautiful person for 2014.” The Mexican-born Kenyan beauty joins a cast of Hollywood…

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Oprah Makes Pharrell Williams Cry

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While Pharrell Williams may be known for being happy, Oprah Winfrey made him cry. The frequently-hatted singer stopped by Oprah Prime for a heart-to-heart chat with the talk show host. The wide-ranging conversation between the two celebrities covered everything from Williams’s humble beginnings to his career trajectory that kept him behind-the-scenes for so long to marriage and fatherhood, including why he named his son Rocket.…

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Facebook brings location sharing to the US- Nearby Friends

Facebook Nearby Friends

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. The “Nearby Friends” feature must be turned on by the user, so people shouldn’t expect to broadcast their location unknowingly. It will use your smartphone’s GPS system to tell your Facebook friends you…

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International News

Man with reconstructed manhood fathers baby

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A man who suffered a botched circumcision as a child has become the world’s first person to conceive a baby with a reconstructed pen*s, according to reports. Mike Moore, 30, was considered a medical miracle when he had his pen*s reconstructed in 2007, and his son named Memphis is the happy result, said The Huffington Post. When Moore was seven years…

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R2.9 million in cash goes missing at Swazi Royal villas

Royal villas

Mystery surrounds the disappearance of E2.9 million (equivalent to R2.9 million) from the Royal Villas in Mbabane, Swaziland. The money belonged to Republic of Equatorial Guinea’s vice president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. When the incident happened, Mbasogo was the Minister of Agriculture and was in the country as a guest to His Majesty King Mswati III. 139 total views, 139 views today…

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Crazy World

13 year old boy impregnates maid (27)

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A MAID FROM Mbizo in Kwekwe, Letwin Magogo (27), on Monday admitted to bedding her boss’ 13-year-old son when she appeared before provincial magistrate Taurai Manwere. Magogo, who had worked for the family for 10 years, confessed in court that she had been sexually abusing the boy for more than four years. It was the…

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Man sets up camera to catch ghost, films girlfriend’s affair with his teenage son

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The Tasmanian Supreme Court heard that the father had set up a camera to capture ghosts he believed were haunting his house. According to The Telegraph website, the man forgot to turn off the camera one day and when he later reviewed the footage, he saw his son and the 28-year-old Tasmanian woman – who cannot…

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