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Barclays To Sell Absa And Exit Africa

Barclays to Sell Absa Bank
London-based Barclays has decided to sell its Africa operations, which includes the Absa Group, the Financial Times said. The sale forms part of Barclays' plans to focus on US and UK markets and is expected to be announced tomorrow. The Financial Times reported that the Barclays board decided last week to exit Africa after a review led by new CEO Jes...

Apartheid-Era Cops Granted Bail

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Four members of the apartheid-era Soweto security branch were granted bail in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Friday, where they appeared in connection with the disappearance of Umkhonto we Sizwe operative Nokuthula Simelane. Msebenzi Radebe, Willem Coetzee, Anton Pretorius, and Frederik Mong were released on R5000 bail each and their case was postponed to March 29. All four faced charges...

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan Threatened To Resign

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
Cape Town – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan threatened to resign ahead of his crucial budget address over an alleged clash with Sars commissioner Tom Moyane and ultimately a “proxy war” with President Jacob Zuma, reports said on Friday. His threat reportedly emerged after the Hawks sent Gordhan a letter, questioning him over his role in the alleged rogue unit at...

Nyan’ Nyan Star Luyanda Potwana’s Big Fat Lie

SABC TV and radio presenter Luyanda Potwana is seemingly battling to keep up with the flashy celebrity lifestyle. The presenter of the love show Nyan' Nyan has been inducing his fans into believing that he owns a brand new VW GTI and a house in Ormonde View Estate, Joburg. Potwana, who also works for Eastern Cape station Tru FM, took to...

Standing At Your Desk At Work Is Good For Your Health

Workers who use sit-stand desks (pictured) are more energised and are just as productive as those using traditional desks according to a world-first study by researchers at the University of Sydney
Standing at your desk at work is like 'training for a marathon' - but you'll be more productive and have more energy if you do Workers at sit-stand desks are more energised and productive study finds Research suggests prolonged sitting is linked to chronic diseases Experts say workers should aim for at least two hours of standing per day The study was conducted at the University...

Andile Jali Proves Rumours Of Not Taking Care Of His Family Wrong

Andile Jali
Relatives and neighbours of the former Orlando Pirates star told Sunday Sun of how the KV Oostende player is apparently neglecting his father. After Jali’s overseas move and subsequent engagement to Ndala, the relatives and neighbours allege, the soccer star visits and support his father less. “But shortly after his move to Belgium he attracted a gold digger who’s draining him and...

Tsotsobe Under Match-Fixing Investigation

Lonwabo Tsotsobe
Cape Town - Former South Africa fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has confirmed that he is being investigated for match fixing by Cricket South Africa (CSA), but denies having taken money from bookies to underperform. The Lions paceman was contacted by Wisden India and confirmed that CSA had asked for his phone records and the like, but said further comments would...

Generations Actor “Tau” Was Driving With A Gun On His Head

Generations the legacy actor Rapulana Seiphemo
WITHIN MINUTES of Tau Mogale’s crash, rumours started flying around about the cause of the crash.  And many questions have gone unanswered. NOW INSIDERS HAVE TOLD DAILY SUN WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON SUNDAY NIGHT. According to insiders close to the investigation, the Generations: The Legacy actor whose real name is Rapulana Seiphemo, was hijacked by two thugs who found themselves face to...

SA First Lady In Snakes Scandal!!!

Tobeka Zuma
A KwaZulu-Natal snake handler is hissing mad after not being paid for removing snakes and reptiles in and around President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead. Jaco Dercksen has accused First Lady Tobeka Madiba Zuma’s foundation of ignoring his pleas for payment after he and other snake catchers were called to find and remove snakes from the property. He says letters of demand...

Zuma Hit By Toy At Party

FILE PHOTO: Sbusiso Tshuma’s barchelor party at a strip club
Entertainment for Sbusiso Tshuma’s barchelor party at a strip club took an interesting  turn when a solid cellulite filled projectiled was hurled at the men. And when the scantily clad exotic dancer performed her party trick – shooting d_ildos at the guests from her private parts, best man Andile Zuma found himself in the firing line. Reports claim that Mr Zuma...

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