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Football club Belenenses is hit by 13 cases of Omicron after player returns from South Africa
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Football club Belenenses is hit by 13 cases of Omicron after player returns from South Africa

Portuguese football club, Belenenses has been hit with 13 cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus after a player recently returned from South Africa. The new variant was found after Belenenses played a Primeira Liga match against Benfica on Saturday. The game started with just nine Belenenses players on the pitch because the rest of their squad were isolating and only seven returned to the field after half-time. The match was abandoned two minutes into the second half with Benfica leading 7-0. “We’re all in isolation except for the youth team that didn’t play on Saturday, 44 people are in isolation at home,” a club spokesman said on Monday. “Two or three players and two or three staff have symptoms, but nothing too serious, the rest are asymptomatic. Everyone is...
COVID: Canada confirms Two Nigerians have tested positive for Omicron Variant
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COVID: Canada confirms Two Nigerians have tested positive for Omicron Variant

Canada has confirmed the detection of two cases of Omicron, a highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus, health officials said in a statement. The two cases have been traced to two people who travelled to Nigeria. "Today, the province of Ontario has confirmed two cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Ottawa, both of which were reported in individuals with recent travel from Nigeria. Ottawa Public Health is conducting case and contact management and the patients are in isolation," a statement by the Ontario government said. This comes two days after Canada rushed to seal its borders for foreign travellers from seven Southern African nations in an attempt to prevent the spread of the newly identified Covid-19 variant, also known as B.1.1.529 variant. These seven nati...
KP Boateng: Ghana urged to consider ex-Barcelona midfielder’s return
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KP Boateng: Ghana urged to consider ex-Barcelona midfielder’s return

Dan Quaye believes the addition of the Hertha Berlin ace to the Black Stars will be good for their chances of reaching Qatar Former Ghana defender Dan Quaye has encouraged national team officials to bolster the current squad with more experienced players, mentioning Hertha Berlin attacker Kevin-Prince Boateng among his ideal candidates. The Black Stars are one of 10 teams to have reached the third and final phase of the Africa zone qualifiers after beating South Africa to top Group G. The play-offs are set for March next year, but the West Africans are yet to know their showdown opponents as the phase draw is still outstanding. “The playoffs will not be easy because the remaining teams are difficult. Truth be told, our performance in the Group stage was low and we only pray to get a ...
Andre Ayew: Brother Jordan can score a lot of goals
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Andre Ayew: Brother Jordan can score a lot of goals

he Al Sadd attacker shares his opinion on the form of his brother who has struggled to score in recent times Ghana captain Andre Ayew believes Jordan Ayew’s struggle in front of goal is not a result of a loss of confidence as widely stated. The Crystal Palace forward is enduring a difficult time putting the ball in the back of the net for both club and country. On Sunday, he missed a glorious chance to put Ghana 1-0 up when he went one-on-one with the goalkeeper in a 2022 World Cup qualifier against South Africa, adding to what is now a long list of goal failures in recent times.  
Man City, Anderlecht eyeing Southampton prospect Kegs Chauke
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Man City, Anderlecht eyeing Southampton prospect Kegs Chauke

Southampton prospect Kegs Chauke is attracting interest from across Europe. The England under-18 international, also eligible for South Africa, is out of contract at the end of the season and yet to commit to a new deal. TalkSPORT says Manchester City are among German side Borussia Monchengladbach and Belgian outfit Anderlecht who are watching the youngster. Chauke, who turns 19 in January, was plucked by Saints from non-league Thatcham Town and signed his first professional contract in January last year. It is expected that compensation to move abroad would be low and not see Saints profit particularly well.  
Dancer Zodwa Wabantu reveals the unique gift she wishes she could give her male fans
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Dancer Zodwa Wabantu reveals the unique gift she wishes she could give her male fans

Zodwa Wabantu put up a scandalous display during her last performance in South Africa. The singer, popularly known for performing without panties, positioned herself above her male fans during her performance and opened her legs, allowing her male fans to see between her thighs. She also allowed the fans dip their hands between her legs. In the caption, she wrote: "I wish I can give you all my pu**y. I tried to make it rain pu**y on all of you."   Watch the video below.....     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
World Cup qualifiers: Ghana coach Rajevac determined to reach Qatar
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World Cup qualifiers: Ghana coach Rajevac determined to reach Qatar

The Black Stars boss talks about his dreams of leading the team to next year’s global showpiece   Ghana will do everything within their power to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar, head coach Milovan Rajevac has stated. The Black Stars are looking for a return to the global showpiece after missing out on the 2018 gathering in Russia. On Thursday, the West Africans are set to pursue their quest further with an away clash with Ethiopia in a penultimate match in the Africa zone group stage qualifiers. “We really hope to qualify for the World Cup. This is our agenda and every person here, everyone in the football association, technical team and the players are all working towards the same thing,” Rajevac said, as reported by Citi Sports. “If we qualify for the World Cu...
2022 World Cup qualifiers: Partey, Afena-Gyan confirmed out of Ghana’s trip to Ethiopia
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2022 World Cup qualifiers: Partey, Afena-Gyan confirmed out of Ghana’s trip to Ethiopia

The midfielder and the striker will be absent when the Black Stars play the Walias on Thursday Arsenal ace Thomas Partey and Roma teenager Felix Afena-Gyan have been ruled out of Ghana’s clash with Ethiopia in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers as the West Africans have unveiled a final 24-man squad for the penultimate matchday trip. The Black Stars play as guests of Ethiopia in the South African city of Johannesburg on Thursday, the match set for a neutral venue owing to a ban on the East Africans’ Bahir Dar home ground for not meeting licensing requirements. On Sunday, Milovan Rajevac’s side will wrap up their campaign with a home encounter against South Africa. The availability of Partey and Afena-Gyan for November’s internationals has dominated discussions amid concerns of being...
FIFA told to give Africa more than five World Cup slots
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FIFA told to give Africa more than five World Cup slots

South Africa head coach, Hugo Broos, has called on FIFA to consider giving Africa more than five slots, ahead of the 2022 World Cup finals. There are only five spots available for African teams at next year’s World Cup in Qatar, while Europe for instance will take 13 of the 32 places. Broos has led Bafana Bafana to three victories and one draw in their first four matches in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and they are currently top of the Group G standings. Only the group winners will advance to the next round of qualifying, where the five teams which will represent Africa will be decided. “It is not fair, it is easier for good teams in Europe to qualify for the World Cup than [good teams] in Africa. “In Africa, you have Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Algeria, Senegal, Morocco, T...
Partey’s goal wins Ghana massive three points as pressure mounts on South Africa
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Partey’s goal wins Ghana massive three points as pressure mounts on South Africa

The Arsenal midfielder proved his worth with the solitary goal which earned the Black Stars three points in the matchday four fixture Thomas Partey’s first-half effort proved the difference as Ghana registered a 1-0 away victory over Zimbabwe in 2022 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday. The Arsenal man’s free-kick earned the Black Stars a valuable three points in the Group G matchday four fixture at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. The win has sent Ghana two points clear atop the table but the status could change when second-placed South Africa host Ethiopia in the other game of the matchday later on Tuesday.  
Why Nigeria must be restructured – Oyo Gov, Makinde
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Why Nigeria must be restructured – Oyo Gov, Makinde

Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde on Saturday declared that Nigeria must be restructured to help the nation regain past glory. Makinde, at the unveiling of a digital television outfit, SATVIEW Network, said it was unbelievable that Nigeria, which had the first television station in Africa, now relies on foreign television networks. The Oyo helmsman stated that his administration will continue to identify, encourage and support creative-minded youths to grow businesses. A statement by spokesman Taiwo Adisa quoted Makinde as saying that the push for a restructured Nigeria is aimed at making it regain the series of firsts recorded by the first generation leaders. “We are pushing for a restructured country because when we achieved all of these firsts, the country was not overcentralised a...
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Rajevac: Serbian confirmed for second Ghana spell after 2010 World Cup exploits

The 67-year-old is back for another stint with the Black Stars, replacing CK Akonnor The Ghana Football Association has announced Serbian tactician Milovan Rajevac as the new head coach of the Black Stars. The announcement was made at a press conference at the GFA Secretariat in Accra on Friday. The 67-year-old makes a return to the West African nation for a second spell, having first led the side between 2008 and 2010, the highlight being a quarter-final appearance at the World Cup in South Africa.  
Rajevac: Serbian confirmed for second Ghana spell after 2010 World Cup exploits
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Rajevac: Serbian confirmed for second Ghana spell after 2010 World Cup exploits

The 67-year-old is back for another stint with the Black Stars, replacing CK Akonnor The Ghana Football Association has announced Serbian tactician Milovan Rajevac as the new head coach of the Black Stars. The announcement was made at a press conference at the GFA Secretariat in Accra on Friday. The 67-year-old makes a return to the West African nation for a second spell, having first led the side between 2008 and 2010, the highlight being a quarter-final appearance at the World Cup in South Africa.  
[BREAKING] COVID-19: FG removes India from restricted countries’ list
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[BREAKING] COVID-19: FG removes India from restricted countries’ list

The Federal Government has lifted the ban placed on flights coming into the country from India. The government had banned passengers, who visited India, Brazil, South Africa, and Turkey in the last 14 days from entering the country as part of precautionary measures to contain the virus in the country. But in the new travel protocol released on Sunday, the Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, indicated that the ban placed on passengers from India has been lifted. The reviewed protocol took effect from September 14, 2021. However, the sanctions placed on airlines that convey passengers from restricted countries and travellers who are Non-Nigerians remain. Mustapha said, “Non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil...
Kelly Rowland gives epic response after a South African radio host called her ugly
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Kelly Rowland gives epic response after a South African radio host called her ugly

Kelly Rowland is currently trending in South Africa for giving what most are calling an epic clapback to a South African media personality who tried to shame her. Anele Mdoda had said Kelly Rowland doesn't look good without make-up. She said: "Kelly looks amazing with make-up. Take that make-up off then it's tickets. I have receipts." Then Anele shared a photo of herself in a yellow bathing suit while on vacation. In the photo, she's seen posing with the ocean and the sky as a backdrop. Two days later, Kelly Rowland posed in the exact same yellow swimsuit with the ocean and the sky as backdrop. "I'm so feeling me right now," Kelly Rowland captioned her photos.   South Africans see Kelly's post, coming two days after Anele's post, as a ...
Kenya and Tanzania gain positions as African nations learn latest Fifa Rankings
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Kenya and Tanzania gain positions as African nations learn latest Fifa Rankings

  The East Africa nations had mixed results in recent international assignments with Taifa Stars massively gaining after two wins and a draw Kenya and Tanzania have moved up in the recent Fifa rankings released on Friday, September 16 while South Africa are unmoved and Uganda have dropped. Since August, Harambee Stars have played in two matches; both 2022 World Cup qualifiers. They hosted neighbours Uganda on September 2 at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi and settled for a goalless draw. Their next assignment was away to Rwanda where they were held to a 1-1 draw. Michael Olunga struck for the visitors, but the hosts fought back and managed to equalise courtesy of Abdul Rwatubyaye.      
2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Cape Verde are Nigeria’s biggest threat to Qatar – Solomon Kwambe
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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Cape Verde are Nigeria’s biggest threat to Qatar – Solomon Kwambe

Regardless, the Super Eagles defender is upbeat about the three-time African champions’ chances of reaching the global football showpiece Solomon Kwambe believes Cape Verde pose the biggest challenge to Nigeria’s 2022 Fifa World Cup ambitions. The Super Eagles lock horns with the Blue Sharks in continuation of their qualifying campaign on Tuesday at the Estadio Municipal Aderito Sena in Mindelo. Both teams settled for a 0-0 draw in their only meeting played in 2013 en route to Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations triumph in South Africa.      
2022 World Cup qualifiers: Ghana goalkeeper Ofori reveals target for South Africa clash
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2022 World Cup qualifiers: Ghana goalkeeper Ofori reveals target for South Africa clash

The Black Stars No.1 previews their encounter with Bafana on the road to Qatar Ghana shot-stopper Richard Ofori has stated his outfit will be gunning for three points in their 2022 World Cup qualifier against South Africa on Monday. The Black Stars face Bafana away at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, three days after edging Ethiopia 1-0 in their Group G opener. The hosts are equally looking for a win following their opening day away draw with Zimbabwe.
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Aisha Buhari Cup: Atletico Madrid’s Kgatlana, AC Milan’s Jane top South Africa squad

Banyana Banyana have named a solid team for this month’s football showpiece billed for Lagos South Africa have named a strong squad to participate in the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Cup. Paired alongside Ghana and Cameroon in Group B, the five-time African Women’s Championship runners-up are hoping to qualify for the knockout phase with the ambition of emerging as winners. According to the list announced by coach Desiree Ellis, 19 local-based professionals made the cut alongside six foreign-based pros that includes Atletico Madrid’s Thembi Kgatlana and Glasgow City’s Janine Van Wyk.
2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Ghana coach Akonnor assesses team readiness for Ethiopia showdown
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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Ghana coach Akonnor assesses team readiness for Ethiopia showdown

The Black Stars boss previews the first game in their quest to play in Qatar next year Ghana coach CK Akonnor believes his team are adequately drilled to beat Ethiopia in their 2022 World Cup qualifying opener on Friday. The Black Stars take on the Walias in a Group G fixture in Cape Coast, three days ahead of a big away encounter with South Africa. “We’ve had a couple of days to prepare. We don’t have much time. We are aware of the opponents, and before we got here, the players were aware of what to do,” Akonnor said at the pre-match press conference on Thursday.        
World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Ghana add Celta Vigo’s Aidoo and Poland-based Yeboah to South Africa trip
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World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Ghana add Celta Vigo’s Aidoo and Poland-based Yeboah to South Africa trip

Four new players have been called up to join the Black Stars for their trip to Johannesburg on September 6 Celta Vigo defender Joseph Aidoo and Wisla Krakow attacker Yaw Yeboah are among four additions to Ghana’s squad for their upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifier against South Africa due to the coronavirus-forced unavailability of England-based players named on the original 30-man roster. Germany-born duo Daniel Kofi Kyereh and Braydon Manu, both uncapped, have also been called up for the first time. The four new players are set to take the places of the England-based quintet of Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Brentford FC), Baba Abdul Rahman (Reading FC) and Andrew Yiadom (Reading FC) for the September 6 fixture away in Johannesburg....
Ayew and Amartey: Fifa boss Infantino pleads over release of Ghana duo and others for World Cup qualifiers
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Ayew and Amartey: Fifa boss Infantino pleads over release of Ghana duo and others for World Cup qualifiers

The Black Stars could have their men for their clash with South Africa following an intervention from the world football governing body boss Fifa president Gianni Infantino is calling on the United Kingdom government to reconsider its stance on mandatory quarantine for international players from coronavirus red-listed countries, a directive that currently rules Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew and Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey out of Ghana’s upcoming World Cup qualifier against South Africa. Brentford winger Tariqe Fosu will also be absent from the Black Stars trip to Johannesburg for the September 6 fixture under the standing guidelines. Infantino’s appeal comes a day after the English Football Association announced Premier League clubs have “reluctantly but unanimously”...
DJ Zinhle posts first baby bump snap – thanks fans for celebrating with her and bae
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DJ Zinhle posts first baby bump snap – thanks fans for celebrating with her and bae

Now that the cat's out the bag about her pregnancy, media personality DJ Zinhle is playing catch-up and starting to share her baby bump snaps, something her fans have been delighted to see. Speculation that DJ Zinhle and her bae Murdah Bongz of Black Motion fame were expecting was rife on the TL for a month or two, until the DJ confirmed the news on Monday with an Instagram post. While it's clear from the teaser of her upcoming reality show that the DJ is heavily pregnant by now, she took to Instagram to share a baby bump photo from earlier on in her pregnancy. Thanking her fans for the overwhelming love after her pregnancy confirmation post, the DJ said, “Thank you for celebrating with me and Murdah Bongz”. Along with confirmation of baby number two on board, Zinhle shared...
World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Ghana dealt Jordan Ayew and Amartey blow ahead of South Africa duel
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World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Ghana dealt Jordan Ayew and Amartey blow ahead of South Africa duel

The Black Stars are set to do without some first team players for their upcoming back-to-back games against Ethiopia and South Africa Premier League clubs have decided against releasing players for September's round of World Cup qualifiers which are due to take place in Covid-19 red-listed countries, ruling Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew, Leicester City centre-back Daniel Amartey and Brentford winger Tariqe Fosu out of Ghana's showdown away against South Africa. According to a statement by the FA, nearly 60 players from 19 clubs have been affected by the decision. South Africa, who are on the UK's coronavirus red list, are set to host Ghana for a Group G matchday two fixture in Johannesburg on September 6.
Hugo Broos: Brighton’s Percy Tau will join Al Ahly in ‘the next days’
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Hugo Broos: Brighton’s Percy Tau will join Al Ahly in ‘the next days’

The 69-year-old Bafana Bafana tactician appeared to confirm the Brighton player's move to Al Ahly in a TV interview Hugo Broos has lifted the lid on the next destination for South Africa forward Percy Tau by claiming he will leave Brighton & Hove Albion for Al Ahly. The 27-year-old has been a transfer target for the Egyptian giants and his absence from the Brighton squad in the last two Premier League matches has fuelled reports he was headed to Egypt. The Bafana Bafana tactician has now confirmed the former Mamelodi Sundowns player will soon reunite with Pitso Mosimane at the African champions.  
4-year-old girl Mauled to Death by two Pit bulls in South Africa
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4-year-old girl Mauled to Death by two Pit bulls in South Africa

A 4-year-old girl, Banele Shelembe, has been attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Shelembe from the Mvundlweni area at KwaMnyandu, Elandskop was with three older children when the dogs from the area attacked her on Wednesday afternoon, August 18. They had been sent to the shop to buy salt by her mother. During the attack the three other children managed to run away and call for help. Speaking to The Witness on Friday, Banele’s mother Jabu Mncibi, narrated how she watched helplessly as her daughter was mauled to death by the dogs. "I heard the children that Banele went to the store with screaming and shouting that my baby had been attacked by the dogs. One grabbed her by the neck and the other on the leg. I couldn’t do anything and I pl...
Partey: Ghana coach Akonnor delivers new update on Arsenal midfielder after surprise squad inclusion
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Partey: Ghana coach Akonnor delivers new update on Arsenal midfielder after surprise squad inclusion

The Black Stars boss is sceptical about the 28-year-old’s availability for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia and South Africa Arsenal midfielder Thomas Teye Partey is highly unlikely to join up with Ghana’s squad for their upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifying double-header against Ethiopia and South Africa, Black Stars coach CK Akonnor has said. Currently in the treatment room owing to an injury sustained in pre-season, the 28-year-old was a surprise inclusion in the West Africans' provisional 30-man squad announced for the early September games last week. Partey picked up an ankle injury following a challenge from Hakim Ziyech during a clash with Chelsea, forcing his substitution from the game before half-time.
Arsenal midfielder Partey makes provisional Ghana squad despite injury concerns
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Arsenal midfielder Partey makes provisional Ghana squad despite injury concerns

The former Atletico Madrid man has been included on the roster for upcoming games against South Africa and Ethiopia Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey has been included in Ghana’s provisional squad for their upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Ethiopia despite currently nursing an injury. The 28-year-old headlines a 30-man Black Stars roster unveiled at a press conference on Friday. The list also includes Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus, who is also recovering from an injury picked up while in pre-season action against Red Bull Salzburg last month.
Investigation Launched Into The Fatal Accident Of Amapiano Stars
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Investigation Launched Into The Fatal Accident Of Amapiano Stars

An investigation has been launched by the police into the untimely deaths of Mpura, Killer Kau, Thando Thot, Khaya Hadebe and two others. They were all on their way to a gig in Rustenburg when the fatal crash happened. In a statement published by the online publication, the accident happened on the N4. “The department of community safety, roads and transport has confirmed the accident that claimed six lives on the N4. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased and we hope they find strength during this difficult period. An investigation is underway to establish the cause of the accident. We are again appealing to people to adhere to the regulations as most accidents happen way past curfew time. Work with our law enforcement officials to ensure you arrive a...
AKA To Late Fiancee “I Will Never Be The Same Person I Was”
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AKA To Late Fiancee “I Will Never Be The Same Person I Was”

It’s now been four months since the passing of AKA’s fiancée Nellie Tembe and the rapper has spoken about her passing for the first time on social media. The rapper revealed that the pain never goes away and that he’ll never be the same person again. He also thanked everyone who has stuck with their families in this tough time. “4 months to this day. … it never goes away. Every day I pray for her, myself and our families. I will never be the same person I was … but I will do the best I can with the gift and opportunity of life that I still have left. Thank You to everyone who has stuck by me and our respective families … you know who you are.” The rapper first revealed that it’s been hard for him to get up on some days and feels like his whole life has been pulled from underneath...
Meet Pearl Thusi’s New Bae
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Meet Pearl Thusi’s New Bae

Soon-to-be mother of three, Mama Panther is reportedly ready to walk down the aisle with her secret lover who has now been discovered by Sunday World to be businessman Shaun Keith Alfred Bonett. The actress who has just expanded her family, is said to be in a loving and secure relationship with the businessman and she is also looking to start their own family. Their relationship was revealed through court papers when she was finalising her adoption process for a relatives daughter, who is battling drug addiction. The 5-year-old is going to be her youngest daughter as she is a mother to two beautiful girls - one is also adopted and another is her biological child. Thandolwethu Mokoena, is Pearl's biological child whom she had whilst dating sports presenter Walter Mokoena, and is 1...
Why Percy Tau must resist Al Ahly & Mosimane reunion
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Why Percy Tau must resist Al Ahly & Mosimane reunion

The South Africa forward has been tipped for an exit from Brighton & Hove Albion, but is a switch to Egypt wise? Percy Tau has been heavily linked with the Brighton & Hove Albion exit door over the last week, with the South Africa forward rumoured to be attracting the interest of Egyptian giants and reigning continental champions Al Ahly. On one hand, there’s logic behind the potential switch. Tau appears to have lost his way in European football, having played a limited role for the Seagulls in their battle against the drop after returning from his loan deal midway through last season.
Amanda Black opens up about how she neglected herself after a break-up
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Amanda Black opens up about how she neglected herself after a break-up

Vulnerability, honesty, and break-ups are the theme of Amanda Black’s next album, titled Mnyama, she has now found her voice again and says she can never be silenced. “I can’t wait for people to hear this side of me because it’s gentle, it speaks of a time where I was vulnerable and allowing myself to be honest,” she said. Following her Album Power from 2019, Amanda says that it represented her going through a battle and now, with this with album, she's reflecting on it. “You don’t talk about how you become OK and how you went through it, and this is what this album is about ... I ignored my emotional, psychological because I was in the battle ... and I neglected me.” A week before the president announced the 21-day lockdown in March last year, Amanda went through a tough break...
Somizi denies abuse allegations by ‘estranged’ husband – says Mohale’s ‘not a victim’
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Somizi denies abuse allegations by ‘estranged’ husband – says Mohale’s ‘not a victim’

Media personality Somizi Mhlongo has broken his silence about his marriage woes and the abuse allegations levelled against him by his estranged husband Mohale Motaung. In a statement issued on Instagram, Somizi has addressed the abuse allegations that popped up earlier this week when Sunday World reported that Mohale allegedly made the claims in an interview with producers of the reality show Living the Dream with Somizi. Somizi’s management told TshisaLIVE it was aware of the allegations, while Mohale or his management are yet to respond to any enquiries made by TshisaLIVE. Somizi has “vehemently denied” ever physically or emotionally abusing Mohale. “Our relationship has had its ups and downs but I have never been physically or knowingly emotionally abusive towards my estrang...
Notoane: South Africa U23 coach’s future uncertain, blames part-time role for disappointing Olympics
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Notoane: South Africa U23 coach’s future uncertain, blames part-time role for disappointing Olympics

The former Santos FC striker explained that working for both Safa and Sundowns is demanding South Africa under-23 head coach David Notoane has admitted his future with the South African Football Association is uncertain, while also blaming the fact that he was busy with his coaching job at Mamelodi Sundowns' reserve team. This comes after the team's disappointing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games campaign as they lost all of their Group A matches. Notoane confirmed that his contract with Safa expired at the end of the team's Olympic campaign.
UAE lifts Flight ban on Nigeria after 5 months
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UAE lifts Flight ban on Nigeria after 5 months

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted a flight ban on Nigerian travellers with effect from Thursday, August 5. This comes 5 months after the ban was put in place over Covid-19 protocols. Emirates announced on its website that the UAE authorities have announced that effective 5 August 2021, eligible travellers from Nigeria and 10 other countries will be allowed to travel to and through the UAE. The countries are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Vietnam, South Africa, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nepal. Emirates said in the notice: "We will publish details of the latest protocols and requirements on our travel requirements page, as soon as these are available."
‘Hopefully they’ll see more of it’ – Bafana Bafana star Tau reacts after maiden Brighton & Hove Albion goal
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‘Hopefully they’ll see more of it’ – Bafana Bafana star Tau reacts after maiden Brighton & Hove Albion goal

The 27-year-old has presented his case to be considered for more playing time following an impressive performance on Saturday South Africa forward Percy Tau hopes Brighton and Hove Albion fans will witness more of his goal celebrations after scoring during a pre-season friendly match against Luton. The Seagulls won 3-1 at Kenilworth Road with Tau registering his name on the scoresheet and put up an impressive display. It was the Bafana Bafana star’s first-ever goal for Brighton after he started playing for the club in January following some loan stints in Belgium.
‘You have made the nation proud’ – Zambia’s Lungu hails Daka and Mwepu after debut goals
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‘You have made the nation proud’ – Zambia’s Lungu hails Daka and Mwepu after debut goals

The Head of State takes to his social media pages to praise the two Chipolopolo players after they scored in a friendly Zambia President Edgar Lungu has praised strikers Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu after they both scored for their teams – Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion – in pre-season on Saturday. Daka, who signed for the Foxes from Red Bull Salzburg, was the star player against Queens Park Rangers as he fuelled a 3-3 comeback win, first scoring to make it 2-2 before winning a penalty which was converted by Kelechi Iheanacho. On the other hand, Mwepu, who signed for Brighton also from Red Bull Salzburg, scored in the 3-1 win against Luton Town, a game which saw South Africa’s Percy Tau find the back of the net.  
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Mexico to face South Korea in Olympics quarter-finals after beating South Africa

El Tri beat France to a place in the final eight, while Brazil will take on Egypt in the next round Mexico will play South Korea in the quarter-finals of the Olympics after beating South Africa 3-0 in their final group game. El Tri's victory on Wednesday saw them finish second in the group behind Japan, who claimed top spot after beating France. France's 4-0 defeat by Japan was the second time they had conceded four goals in the tournament, while Argentina and Germany also failed to make it through to the knockout stages.  
Olympics Football: The day South Africa stopped Neymar – Malepe rallies new generation
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Olympics Football: The day South Africa stopped Neymar – Malepe rallies new generation

After featuring in the previous global event, the 24-year-old star is also in Tokyo for the ongoing tournament South Africa's Tercious Malepe has recounted how his former teammates superbly contained Brazil's Neymar during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. South Africa faced the hosts - who eventually became champions - in front of 70,000 fans in the city of Brasilia and Malepe has revealed how impressed he was with how his teammates faced them. The home team was led by highly-rated forward Neymar in an opener that eventually ended in a 0-0 draw.
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Real Madrid starlet Kubo condemns Amaglug-glug to defeat

David Notoane's men marked their third appearance at the quadrennial global sporting event with a loss to the hosts. South Africa began their Olympics Group A campaign with a 1-0 defeat by Japan in a one-sided affair at Ajinomoto Stadium on Thursday. Real Madrid new signing Takefusa Kubo struck in the 71st minute to separate the two sides. Following the match, South Africa sit third in Group A by Mexico who beat France 4-1 earlier on, while Japan are second.
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Olympics football: Real Madrid’s Kubo gives his verdict on South Africa,

The hosts dominated play for the entire match and their narrow win did not reflect the complexion of the game Japan winger Takefusa Kubo admits his side struggled against South Africa in their Group A 1-0 win at Ajinomoto Stadium. The Real Madrid starlet was ‘relieved’ they finally managed to break South Africa in a dominant display which almost turned into disappointment owing to a list of missed chances. Kubo’s 71st-minute goal decided the game
“I have a good wife in SA” Lincon goes on IG live to insult wife Bolanle (Pepper Dem), women, and the men supporting his wife
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“I have a good wife in SA” Lincon goes on IG live to insult wife Bolanle (Pepper Dem), women, and the men supporting his wife

Abiodun Lincon, the husband of video Vixen, Bolanle (Pepper Dem), has revealed that he has a good wife in South Africa while calling Bolanle a "yeye baby mama".   In a lengthy IG live video, Abiodun Lincon, who threw Bolanle out of their home last night after less than 6 months of marriage and 2 months after they welcomed their son called Bolanle names, including a "bitch", "thief", and "oloorun" (meaning that she's dirty).     He said Bolanle is just a baby mama who he married out of pity. He added that she's a second wife and his first wife, a good woman, is in South Africa.     He said their marriage was just for clout.     He insulted the women supporting Bolanle, calling them 50k bleached prostitutes. ...
Cosafa Cup: Zambia part ways with Sredojevic after early exit
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Cosafa Cup: Zambia part ways with Sredojevic after early exit

The federation has revealed they have reached mutual agreement with the Serbian to end ties after a poor show in South Africa The Federation of Zambia has confirmed they have parted ways with head coach Milutin Sredojevic just two days after the national team suffered an early exit from the 2021 Cosafa Cup in South Africa. The federation has confirmed the exit in a statement which stated: “The Football Association of Zambia wishes to announce to its members and stakeholders that it has mutually separated with the senior men’s national team coach Milutin Sredojevic. “Both parties agreed to mutually separate after a meeting held this morning at Football House.”
Kaizer Chiefs will lose against ‘genius’ Mosimane’s Al Ahly in Caf Champions League final – Khanye
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Kaizer Chiefs will lose against ‘genius’ Mosimane’s Al Ahly in Caf Champions League final – Khanye

Amakhosi will be coming up against the Red Devils tactician who is very familiar with them from South Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Junior Khanye has described Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane as a genius who is lucky and will plot a 2-0 victory over the Soweto giants on Saturday. Chiefs and Al Ahly clash in the Caf Champions League final at Stade Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca, Morocco. Mosimane is a two-time Champions League winner, having guided Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly to continental glory.
Kaizer Chiefs are the underdogs against Al Ahly, but they should give their best – McCarthy
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Kaizer Chiefs are the underdogs against Al Ahly, but they should give their best – McCarthy

The member of South Africa's squad at the 2000 Olympic Games backed Amakhosi when speaking exclusively to Goal Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Fabian McCarthy has urged the club's players to give their all against Al Ahly in the 2020/21 Caf Champions League final on Saturday. Amakhosi are set to become the third South African club to play in the final of Africa's most prestigious club football tournament after their Gauteng rivals Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates. A place in the Fifa Club World Cup final will also be at stake when Chiefs take on Al Ahly in a once-off affair at Stade Mohamed V in Morocco's biggest city, Casablanca. Having faced Al Ahly in the 2001 Caf Champions League as a Sundowns player, McCarthy could only wish Amakhosi the best of luck against the Egypt...
Lerato Kganyago calls out those who ‘take pleasure’ in being the first to announce a death
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Lerato Kganyago calls out those who ‘take pleasure’ in being the first to announce a death

  In the past two months, there have been several death cases in celebville reported that have left Mzansi shook, and media personality Lerato Kganyago wants people to be more sensitive. The media personality took to Twitter on Monday, slamming tweeps for their inhumane approach to announcing private matters. “Some people thrive on being the first to announce someone's death on social media. Nothing wrong with waiting for the family to release a statement,” she wrote. Her colleague, sports presenter Angie Khumalo shared the same sentiment, saying that it's common decency. “Honestly! You have no right as an individual to announce anybody’s passing unless it’s your own family statement!” she said. “This thing of wanting to be the first to 'break the news' has made peop...
Mosimane is a cunning wolf’ – Solinas warns Kaizer Chiefs ahead of Al Ahly Caf Champions League date
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Mosimane is a cunning wolf’ – Solinas warns Kaizer Chiefs ahead of Al Ahly Caf Champions League date

The Italian believes it will be a tough match despite the Red Devils coming into the match as favourites Former Kaizer Chiefs head coach Giovanni Solinas has hailed Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane, stating he is a cunning wolf. The South African will be leading the Red Devils against Amakhosi in the Caf Champions League final on July 17. The Egyptians had advanced after eliminating Esperance de Tunis in the semis while their opponents defied the odds to defeat Wydad Casablanca. The Italian has further stated the defending champions are lucky to have their tactician.  
Cosafa Cup: Zimbabwe coach Logarusic granted visa to South Africa
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Cosafa Cup: Zimbabwe coach Logarusic granted visa to South Africa

The Warriors tactician will now be available to handle his side after being cleared to travel for the tournament Zimbabwe coach Zdravko Logarusic has been granted a visa to travel to South Africa for the 2021 Cosafa Cup tournament. The Warriors suffered a blow on Monday after their coach was denied entry at OR Tambo Airport for lacking a visa ahead of the tournament which kicked off at Nelson Mandela Bay on Tuesday. Zimbabwe Football Federation has confirmed the Croat has been cleared and will travel back to South Africa in readiness for the team’s opening match against Mozambique on Wednesday.

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