Rihanna gives fans first look at new fashion brand

Award-winning singer Rihanna keeps on winning and it seems that there is no stopping her. The multi-talented personality recently announced her joint venture with luxury fashion house, LVMH for her fashion label, Fenty. In an exclusive interview with The New York Times Style Magazine, the icon gives fans a first look at her range which will include […]

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Four human rights activists held in Zimbabwe : lawyers

Authorities in Zimbabwe have detained four human rights campaigners on their return home from a foreign trip and seized their cellphones and laptops, lawyers said Tuesday. “They were detained upon disembarking from a South African flight at Robert Mugabe International Airport last night and held for several hours without access to their lawyers,” Zimbabwe Lawyers […]

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Aretha Franklin: Three handwritten wills discovered in singer’s home

Three handwritten wills have been found at the home of Aretha Franklin, months after the “Queen of Soul’s” death. Franklin died from pancreatic cancer in August and family members said at the time that she had left no will. But three documents were found earlier this month. Two from 2010 were recovered from a locked cabinet […]

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UK warns over online trading scams

The number of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange-based “get rich quick” scams is booming in Britain, authorities warned on Tuesday. Reported cases of the bogus online investment surged to more than 1,800 in 2018/2019. That contrasted sharply with just 530 reported cases in the previous 2017/2018 financial year. The total amount stolen meanwhile hit £27-million, with an average loss per […]

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RONNIE KASRILS: SA’S PEACEFUL ELECTIONS SHOULDN’T BE TAKEN FOR GRANTED

ANC stalwart and former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils has described South Africa’s sixth democratic election as peaceful and mostly incident-free, saying it shouldn’t be taken for granted. Kasrils spoke to 702’s Eusebius McKaiser. “Our people, in a volatile time, came together during elections. It shows that their focus is a very serious one. What they […]

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Malawi votes in tight election as Mutharika seeks second term

Polls have opened in Malawi after a closely fought election campaign as President Peter Mutharika battles to hold off two serious rivals in a race that focused on corruption allegations and economic development. Polling stations opened at 6am (04:00 GMT) and will close at 6pm (16:00 GMT) with around 6.8 million registered voters eligible to elect a new parliament […]

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Hifter’s rule brings security to eastern Libya, at a cost

After years of assassinations, bombings and militia firefights, Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi finally feels safe again — but security has come at a heavy cost. Uniformed police are out at major intersections, cafes and restaurants stay open late into the night, and local groups hold art exhibitions and festivals. But the city center lies […]

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Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One world champion, dies at 70

Three-time F1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. The former racing driver “passed away peacefully”, his family said on Monday in a statement reported by the Austria Press Agency.   Tributes poured in for the Austrian, who was called a “legend” by British racing driver Jenson Button. He tweeted: “A […]

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