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31 December 2018 4:48 AM Police uncover R1.5m stash in Durban flat

A 53-year-old man is expected to appear in court on Monday after allegedly running a drug laboratory from an apartment in Umhlanga Rocks, Durban. Mandrax and heroin with a street value of R1.5m was found on the premises. The arrest followed a raid on the premises on Friday night by various police units, KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel 102

12 December 2018 3:44 PM Artist Ayanda Mabulu arrested over 'blame it on the boers' painting

Controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu, 37, was arrested outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on Wednesday, following a display of his artwork stating, "blame it on the boers". "I am here to represent and speak on behalf of the highly undermined black people who are constantly being robbed by white monopoly capital," he told News24 outside the JSE. "It's 63

25 November 2018 6:00 PM Chinese master's 1 000-year-old scroll may fetch $60 million

A record for Asian art may be broken Monday with the auction of a rare 1 000-year-old Chinese scroll rendered by the era’s most important artist. The work depicting a withered tree, new bamboo shoots and a rock is expected to fetch roughly $60m at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong. The scroll is one of only two known to exist by the 11th century Song dynasty 89

19 November 2018 12:15 PM PIC: 'Picasso' found under tree in Romania appears to be hoax

A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank. Mira Feticu said she found the picture – supposedly Picasso's Tete d'Arlequin – under a tree based on an anonymous tip and handed it to the Dutch embassy. Frank Westerman, a Dutch journalist 59

16 October 2018 1:14 PM SEE: Social media makes a mockery of Trump painting

There is no doubt that US President Donald Trump considers himself one of the greatest Republican leaders, and the painting hanging in the White House is proof of this. In the art piece The Republican Club by Andy Thomas, Trump is joined by former Republican leaders such as Richard Nixon, Teddy Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and George W. Bush. This painting 119

17 July 2018 7:07 AM Cardi B scoops up the most nominations at MTV Awards

New York -Fast-rising rapper Cardi B on Monday topped nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards, outpacing Jay-Z and Beyoncé who were recognised for their ornate work filmed at the Louvre. Cardi B, who in little more than a year has become one of the most prominent women in the male-dominated world of hip-hop, received 10 nominations for the awards show that will take place 102

12 July 2018 5:54 AM Miami man with no arms charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

A homeless South Florida man with no arms has been charged with stabbing a Chicago tourist. Miami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight early Tuesday. The Miami Herald reports that Crenshaw is a popular fixture in the area, known for painting on canvases 81

26 June 2018 2:41 PM Ramaphosa hails R10bn investment by Mercedes-Benz in East London

Mercedes-Benz is set to produce the next generation of its C-Class cars in East London, an investment that will include a R10bn expansion of its current auto plant there. The German auto maker will be building a new paint shop, a new body shop and new new logistic warehouses, and will upgrade its assembly plant. "The decision to have the new generation 149

09 June 2018 8:18 PM Giant mural tribute to Messi at Argentina camp

Bronnitsy - With his arms crossed and a face bursting with pride, Argentina superstar Lionel Messi towers above all those on the main street of Bronnitsy, a town of 20 000 residents some 50km from Moscow. "When I was painting Messi, I was painting a legend of my time," says Sergey Erofeev, the artist responsible for the huge mural of Messi located on a wall just a short 44

06 June 2018 1:24 PM Freak shower accident ends teen’s life

Seventeen-year-old Brianne Rapp wanted to have a shower before school on the morning of Friday 1 June, but little did she know it would be her last. When her mother, Kimberley Shultz, woke up a little after her daughter, she found Brianne lying in an overflowing bath. The young woman had apparently slipped while having a shower or fainted and ended up in the bath where 75