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When a tweet backfires: Junior De Rocka labelled an 'attention seeker' after ...

Musician Junior De Rocka got more than he bargained for when he tweeted a video of a heated exchange with a Cape Town quad biking tour operator. In the Twitter post, the young DJ asked his followers to share the post and "make sure this guy trends for ...

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Security guard stripped naked for being drunk at work

Charlie Mabuza, 36, a security guard at GEW Secure Security in the town east of Pretoria, told Sowetan of his humiliation after his supervisor instructed him to take off his uniform before firing him and kicking him off the company's premises on a ...

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Trevor Noah and Jordyn Taylor call it quits

After more than two years together Trevor Noah and US real estate agent‚ Jordyn Taylor have called it quits. While Trevor fiercely guards his personal life‚ rumours about their romance first surfaced towards the end of 2015. International media ...

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'I'm broken' - K Naomi shares her pain on Instagram

Take your love and keep it. This was the sentiment from model and presenter K Naomi after her social media meltdown yesterday that seemingly confirmed her romance with DJ Shimza and hinted on an ugly break-up. In a number of Instagram stories K ...

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'Cannabis lager' to quench thirst in SA

A craft brewery backed by two prominent CEOs of JSE-listed companies says it has launched the country's first beer made with cannabis. The brewer has received funding from a number of well-known Durban-based investors‚ including RCL Foods CEO ...

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EFF cries foul over UKZN SRC election results

The Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College branch have raised an objection with the electoral commission about the student representative council election outcome at the campus. Singabenkosi ...

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JR's next career move takes him from the net to TV

After taking the internet by storm with his Feel Good Sessions YouTube series‚ musician JR is gunning for TV glory as he puts the show on MTV Base. The show's TV debut took place last week and trended on social media. And because many music fans may ...

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Midvaal mayor appears in court on assault charges

Baloyi told Sowetan that on Saturday he was hosting a tree-planting event in Savanna City when a group of people, some in ANC T-shirts, arrived and disrupted proceedings. The group was also carrying an ANC flag. One of the group members tried to take a ...

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Suspended Tendai Ndoro must wait for Highlands debut

Tendai Ndoro will watch the Absa Premiership match between his new club Highlands Park and Kaizer Chiefs from the stands at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa tomorrow (7.30pm). That is because the 33-year-old Zimbabwean, who was at the centre of a ...

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'I still have few years left in me‚' says forgotten former Bafana captain Khumalo

Bidvest Wits chairman Brain Joffe and defender Bongani Khumalo celebrate after winning an Absa Premiership match. Khumalo has since left the club. Image: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix. Former Bafana Bafana captain Bongani Khumalo says he is looking ...

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Ajax threaten to interdict PSL

If that fails then we will be forced to interdict it ourselves," Efstathiou told Sowetan. "It's the last thing we want to do, so we hope we will come to a solution that is workable." The decision to appeal is pending ratification on Thursday at an ...

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Government speaks out on Arthur Mafokate joining #100MenMarch against abuse

The South African Government have distanced themselves from reports that it invited Arthur Mafokate to join the 100 Men March‚ amidst abuse allegations leveled against him. A Sunday publication announced that Arthur would join the march which caused a ...

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Maboneng and Kalk Bay rated among 12 coolest neighbourhoods in the world

Maboneng in Johannesburg and Kalk Bay in Cape Town have been named as two of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world. Forbes magazine recently included the two suburbs in its list of “The 12 Coolest Neighbourhoods Around the World”. Maboneng‚ a ...

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Manana's alleged assault victim Christine Wiro 'does not want any handout'

The Commission for Gender Equality has stepped in to help Christine Wiro‚ the former domestic worker of ANC MP Mduduzi Manana who accused him of assault. The commission's spokesperson‚ Javu Baloyi‚ said they are currently helping Wiro with legal ...

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Expect some chaos at Winnie's funeral: Mantashe

That's according to Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe who was speaking on Monday during a memorial service for Madikizela-Mandela in Brandfort in the Free State. “That's Winnie's character‚ it was chaos.” Madikizela-Mandela was banished to ...

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Wall collapse: 'Occupants had been waiting for emergency housing for 8 months'

WALL COLLAPSE - Relatives mourn the loss of young children, after a wall collapsed onto them while they were playing, in Doornfontein, Johannesburg. Image: ALON SKUY Image: ALON SKUY. The families living in an abandoned building in Davies Street in ...

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WATCH | Ramaphosa breaks it down on stage with Candy Tsamandebelesa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has given the nation a glimpse of a different side to him when he took to the stage during the Queenship celebration ceremony of the Balobedu rain queen in Limpopo over the weekend. Ramaphosa attended the ceremony where he ...

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Brickz on his way home after paying R80k bail

Kwaito artist Sipho 'Brickz' Ndlovu will be going home on Monday afternoon after R80‚000 bail was paid‚ pending the appeal against his rape conviction. Brickz was found guilty of raping a relative and was sentenced to 15 years in prison by the ...

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MEC condemns attack on traffic officer

Limpopo MEC for transport, safety, security and liaison, Makoma Makhurupetji has condemned in the strongest possible terms the attack of a traffic officer who was hijacked while doing duty. This follows an incident which happened on a road between ...

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Pretoria building houses mortuary, food storage facility

JOHANNESBURG – A Sowetan journalist who revealed how a Pretoria building houses both a mortuary and a food storage facility for a local Pick 'n Pay store has described his shock upon discovering the premises. Isaac Mahlangu on Monday morning exposed ...

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Dead bodies and food stored under one roof

A building which houses a mortuary also accommodates a food storage facility for a local Pick n Pay store in Rayton, east of Pretoria. Sowetan has established that some of the food sold in the store in the small northeastern Gauteng town between ...

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Nadia's album was weak so I asked her to start again - Cassper

Cassper Nyovest has spilled the tea on why we've been waiting for what seems like a lifetime for his Family Tree artists to drop albums. The label's biggest musos‚ including Nadia Nakai and Tshego‚ have been there for over two years and only have a few ...

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Cities will make or break the economy‚ says Nene

Speaking at a Gibs business school forum on Monday‚ Nene said: "There are many pressures‚ both fiscal and economic‚ and your cities are at the heart of that." He explained that SA is close to 70% urbanised‚ which contributes to 80% of GDP. "A stronger ...

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