Former US president Barack Obama’s chef found dead near estate

By Mihlali Vellem 25-07-23 14:03

Following responding to a 911 call made on Sunday, 23 July, 45-year-old Tafari Campbell, a personal chef to former United States president Barack Obama, has been confirmed dead after he was found near the Obamas’ Massachusetts home in what is said to be a paddle boarding accident, BBC reported. ALSO READ: Oprah Winfrey in South Africa talks about […]

Ireland’s ‘mint green’ Rugby World Cup kit underwhelms

By James Richardson 14-07-23 16:13

Ireland have launched their Rugby World Cup kit to an underwhelming response. Many fans have the feeling that the kitmaker hasn’t quite captured the Irish green. READ MORE: CONFIRMED: Etzebeth set to play against All Blacks IRELAND’S ‘MINT GREEN’ RUGBY WORLD CUP KIT UNDERWHELMS The colour has something of a washed out quality while other […]

Cheika rejigs Argentina lineup for Aussie clash

By Mariette Adams 13-07-23 13:20

Argentina boss Michael Cheika has named a revamped match 23 for their round two Rugby Championship match against Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The former Wallaby coach wielded the axe with four changes to the starting lineup of Argentina, promoting former Sevens player Rodrigo Isgro for a debut on the wing. ALSO READ: Wallabies lose star […]

Wallabies lose star player for Argentina showdown

By Mariette Adams 13-07-23 09:17

Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has made five changes to his side for their Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Sydney on Saturday. ALSO READ: Wallabies out to quiet the crowd Co-captain Michael Hooper has been ruled out with a foot injury, with Reds flanker Fraser McReight coming into the starting side. McReight is joined in the back […]

Largest countries in the world: Top 5 listed here!

By Lorne Philpot 12-07-23 09:43

Some countries have large populations but small surface areas, while others have large areas that could easily accommodate huge numbers of people. However, many of the countries with the largest land areas contain so much uninhabitable land due to the inhospitable climactic conditions. There are various metrics used to measure the largest countries in the […]

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Titanic sub: Operator suspends ALL expeditions

By AFP 06-07-23 22:29

The company that operated the sub which imploded during a dive to the Titanic wreck, killing all five people aboard, said on Thursday it had halted all activities indefinitely. ALSO READ | Cosatu strike: This is what they are demanding The Titan sub was reported missing on June 18 and the US Coast Guard said on June 22 that the […]

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UK experienced the hottest June on record in 2023

By AFP 03-07-23 16:42

The UK this year has seen its hottest June on record, both in terms of mean temperature and the average maximum temperature, the British Meteorological Office said on Monday. ALSO READ | SARS tax questions answered: What are the tax season deadlines? “The average mean temperature of 15.8 degrees Celsius for June 2023 in the UK is the highest […]

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Airport worker gets sucked into Delta jet engine and dies

By Leeroy Mukotekwa 27-06-23 19:24

In an unfortunate event, officials have confirmed that a worker at an airport in the United States died after being sucked into a plane’s engine. The incident reportedly happened on Friday, 23 June 2023, around 22:25 at San Antonio International Airport. ALSO READ: Flying to Europe? Try this airline next time [photos] AIRPORT WORKER DIES AFTER BEING […]

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Dollar at a disadvantage as investors eye global economic outlook

By Mercury 26-06-23 12:40

Reuters: The dollar on the back foot on Monday, though it found some safe haven support on lingering worries that the protracted monetary tightening cycles from major central banks would further hurt the global economic outlook. U.S. DOLLAR ON THE BACK FOOT Dramatic weekend events in Russia also kept investors on guard, though reaction in […]

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ child nude scene lawsuit: Judge throws out case

By Hennely Nel 26-05-23 18:53

A child abuse lawsuit over a nude scene filed by actors who played star-crossed lovers in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 “Romeo and Juliet” will be thrown out, a California judge said Thursday. Olivia Hussey was 15 and Leonard Whiting 16 when they starred in the Oscar-winning film of William Shakespeare’s tragedy from Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures. The film […]

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Suloszowa, Poland: The town where all 6 000 residents stay on one street

By Hennely Nel 09-05-23 17:21

The remote Polish town of Suloszowa is a small town in southern Poland that is unlike anything you have seen before. DESPITE ITS PECULIAR LAYOUT, THE POLISH TOWN OF SULOSZOWA IS CHARMING The street in the Polish town is known as “the longest village street in Poland.” It is lined with houses, shops, and other buildings, all built in […]

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City of Tshwane gets R33m from Denmark for water security project

By Hennely Nel 09-05-23 16:16

The City of Tshwane has collaborated with the Danish City of Aarhus to launch a R33 million water-security project to help improve the Metro Municipality’s capacity to manage its water resources. The launch took place at the University of Pretoria’s Future Africa Campus on Monday, 8 May. CITY OF TSHWANE LAUNCHES R33 MILLION WATER PROJECT […]

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Who are the five wealthiest musicians in the world?

By Hennely Nel 26-04-23 11:28

They are mega superstars with bank balances big enough to make your head spin. Ever wondered who the wealthiest singers in the world are? Here’s a look at the top five richest musicians in the world. ALSO READ: Music Moguls: The top five wealthiest music stars in SA TOP FIVE WEALTHIEST MUSICIANS IN THE WORLD As […]

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South African history: What happened on 25 April?

By Hennely Nel 25-04-23 10:06

Take a look at what happened on this day, 25 April in history. From a variety of achievements, and milestones throughout human history to groundbreaking inventions and events that shaped the world we live in today. Here is a look at some of the most notable events that happened on this day ON THIS DAY: 25 APRIL […]

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United Rugby Championship quarter-finals: Date for Stormers v Bulls blockbuster confirmed

By Mimi Mfundisi 24-04-23 16:39

The dates and kick-off times for the United Rugby Championship quarter-finals – featuring three teams from SA – have been confirmed. The dates and kick-off times for the United Rugby Championship quarter-finals – featuring three teams from SA – have been confirmed. Photo: SA Rugby The dates and kick-off times for the United Rugby Championship (URC) quarter-finals […]


SA might be a strike zone for NASA’s dead craft – [WATCH]

By Hennely Nel 20-04-23 13:18

NASA said Monday that the Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI) spacecraft would re-enter Earth’s atmosphere around 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, plus or minus 16 hours. WATCH AS NASA’S DEAD CRAFT IS EXPECTED TO RE-ENTER EARTH The Department of Defense gave the prediction. ALSO READ: BREAKING: ‘Runaway’ black hole the size of […]

No Host? No Problem. Queen, Lady Gaga Bring Grammys Vibe to Oscars

By Reuters 22-12-20 16:13

There will not be a host and Sunday’s Oscars ceremony will not open with the traditional monologue in which celebrities and politicians are skewered. Yet, with the rock band, Queen, pop superstar Lady Gaga and two musicals in the race for best picture, the highest honours in the movie industry will have an unusually strong […]

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World Cancer Day: Call for Access to Proper Treatment

By SAPeople Contributor 05-02-19 08:32

World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director Dr Matshidiso Moeti says thousands of lives can be saved in Africa with proper cancer prevention, early detection, access to proper treatment and care. Moeti made the remarks on Monday as the world commemorates World Cancer Day. This year’s World Cancer Day is observed under the theme “I am […]

WATCH Dad’s Sausage Roll Song Beats Ariana Grande to UK Christmas No.1 Spot

By Reuters 21-12-18 20:35

LONDON – Perennial chart-topper Ariana Grande has lost the race to top the British singles chart at Christmas – to a blogger who posts about fatherhood and sings about sausage rolls… and is raising money to help feed people suffering from poverty. LadBaby, whose real name is Mark Hoyle, recorded his version of Starship’s 1985 […]

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