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24 December 2018 8:08 PM Christmas festivities begin in West Bank town of Bethlehem

Palestinians are preparing to host pilgrims from around the world in celebrating Christmas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the top Roman Catholic cleric in the Holy Land, crossed an Israeli military checkpoint from Jerusalem on Monday ahead of midnight Mass at the Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace 90

21 December 2018 11:08 AM Chris Chameleon finally admits that Bles Bridges is not his father

Cape Town - Local Afrikaans singer Chris Chameleon has taken to Facebook to release a video in which he confirms that popular singer, Bles Bridges is not his biological father. On Monday Chris posted a cryptic post in which he hinted that the popular 80s lounge singer could be his biological father. The video sparked a social media storm and outrage 88

21 December 2018 7:28 AM Paarl fire brought under control, no need for evacuations

A massive fire in the towering Paarl mountains is under control with no evacuations required, the Drakenstein municipality said on Friday. "There was and is no need to evacuate the area or homes," spokesperson Riana Geldenhuys said. This was after "aggressive" overnight firefighting operations, in spite of strong winds. Two helicopters started waterbombing 74

19 December 2018 8:49 AM A lot of spiciness and a lot of twerking: Lasizwe tells us about his reality show

Johannesburg – South Africa get ready, another local reality show is headed your way. We’ve seen celebs like Bonang, Somizi and Papa Penny star in their own shows, and now social media star Lasizwe is set to do the same. After gaining notoriety for his hilarious videos shared on social media, the young star has spent the last two years building his brand 84

18 December 2018 11:06 AM Jack Parow uses homophobic meme to promote brandy

Cape Town – Local Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow used a blatant homophobic meme to promote his new brandy. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday Jack shared an image that juxtaposed the Jonas brothers to his Parow brandy. Next to the photo of the Jonas brothers was the word “moffies” (an offensive Afrikaans slur used to describe gay men) and next to the brandy the words 92

18 December 2018 10:03 AM Naspers becomes largest firm to list on A2X exchange

Naspers [JSE:NPN] announced on Tuesday that its shares have been approved to trade on the local A2X stock exchange as a secondary listing with effect from December 27, 2018. The global media giant, which is the third largest company by market capitalisation on the Johannesburg Stock Exchnage, said its primary listing on the JSE would be unaffected 72

17 December 2018 2:00 PM US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

The US military says it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 al-Shabaab extremist rebels. In a statement issued on Monday, the US military's Africa Command said it carried out four strikes on December 15 in which 34 people were killed and two more on December 16 which killed 28. All the air attacks 49

17 December 2018 3:07 AM SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant

Johannesburg - Miss SA Tamaryn Green has made South Africa proud, earning her spot in the Miss Universe top 3 next to Miss Philippines and Miss Venezuela. The local beauty queen looked like a dream on pageant night in a shimmering silver dress. In the build-up to the big day fans watched Tamaryn take to the stage in the national costume competition as well as the crucial 75

16 December 2018 6:20 AM Alleged drug peddler nabbed on street corner with drugs worth R700 000

A major drug haul worth R700 000 was made on a street corner in Benoni on Saturday where a man was found with a variety of drugs, the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed. Acting on a tip, the suspected drug peddler was arrested on the corner of Rothsay Street and Bedford Avenue, spokesperson Wilfred Kgasago said in a statement 62

15 December 2018 12:03 PM Moyane 'seized control of SARS as if it was his to have'

Governance at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) was “dismantled” under axed Commissioner Tom Moyane, the Nugent Commission of Inquiry has found. Senior managers were driven out or marginalised and those appointed by Moyane to replace them were compliant to his demands, according to the Commission's final report into SARS, which was handed over to President 77