SA’s grand dad of black entrepreneurship advises President Ramaphosa to put in place new cabinet

The owner of Maponya Mall in Soweto Richard Maponya has hailed former president Jacob Zuma's promotion of radical economic transformation. Richard Maponya, the grandfather of black business, has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to overhaul his cabinet if he wants to be successful in leading the country.

Speaking during an interview with Sunday World this week, Maponya said that if Ramaphosa fails to root out cabinet ministers linked to former president Jacob Zuma’s controversial family friends, the Guptas, this would spell the president’s downfall. Read more

Mugabe to meet Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa for the first time Since he assumed office

Mugabe to meet Mnangagwa for first time since coup.Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has requested a meeting with his former boss‚ Robert Mugabe.

The two former allies are set to meet for the first time since Mnangagwa ascended to power through military assistance.

Mugabe said this to close family and friends at his private residence‚ “Blue Roof”‚ in Harare at his 94th birthday celebrations.

“He requested for a meeting and promised to bring along other leaders (from Zanu PF) so that we could talk‚” Mugabe said. Read more

MDC-T does not have a Presidential candidate yet – Douglas Mwonzora

Image result for douglas mwonzoraMDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora has claimed that the party has no presidential candidate.

This is despite the fact that the party’s co-vice president Nelson Chamisa was appointed the acting president by the national council for the next 12 months.

Mwonzora added that he stands by the provisions of clause 9:2.1.1 of the MDC-T constitution which states that in the event of the death of the president, the deputy president assumes the role of acting president pending the holding an extraordinary congress within a year.  Read more

”Nigerian military caused the kidnap of 110 girls in Dapchi” Yobe state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam

Nigeria: Yobe state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the Nigeria military for the recent attack on Dapchi town that resulted in the abduction of 110 girls.

Gaidam said this while receiving Borno state governor, Kashim Sheittima, who paid him a sympathy visit over the weekend.

Governor Gaidam said the attack came barely a week after the military withdrew troops from the town and that if the soldiers had been on ground, the attack and subsequent abduction of schoolgirls would not have been possible. Read more

I am sweet in bed, Nollywood comic actor Mr Ibu brags

Image result for mr ibuNollywood comic actor and film producer, John Okafor, popularly called Mr Ibu has boasted about his sex life, saying he drives women crazy in bed.

The actor in a chat with Saturday Sun, boasted that he’s good in bed despite his stature, ‘persistence and true spirit of sportsmanship have kept me on.

Aside that, I’m also sweet in bed, I am good and very proud of myself. Try me and you will be amazed. I deliver very well. I can drive women crazy’.

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Michelle Obama signs $30million deal to publish an ‘intimate’ memoir

Former first lady Michelle Obama (pictured, May 2017)  has revealed details about her highly-anticipated memoir, to be released November 13 titled 'Becoming'Michelle Obama has revealed details about her highly-anticipated memoir, to be released November 13.

The former first lady tweeted on Sunday that her book set to come out a week after the 2018 midterm elections, is called ‘Becoming.’

The deal is believed to be well in excess of $30million. 'Becoming' will be released in the US through the Crown Publishing Group, a Penguin Random House division that has published works by both Obamas (Pictured, left to right: Peng Liyuan, China's first lady; Michelle Obama, Xi Jinping, China's president; and Barack Obama, September 2015)

The book will be published simultaneously in 24 languages, from Swedish to Arabic, and she expects to promote her memoir both in the US and overseas.

Michelle will also narrate the audio version.

The book will be published simultaneously in 24 languages, from Swedish to Arabic, and she expects to promote her memoir both in the US and overseas

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Boko Haram: Search stepped up for 110 kidnapped schoolgirls

Sandals are strewn in the yard of the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Nigeria. Photo: 22 February 2018Nigeria has deployed extra troops and planes to search for 110 schoolgirls believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram militants last week.

The girls went missing after jihadists stormed their school in the town of Dapchi in the north-eastern Yobe state on 19 February.

President Muhammadu Buhari said it was a “national disaster” and apologised to the girls’ families.

A relative of one of the missing school girls cries in Dapchi. Photo: 23 February 2018

The attack has revived memories of the Chibok schoolgirl abduction in 2014. Anger has been growing among the girls’ parents amid reports that soldiers had been withdrawn from key checkpoints in Dapchi last month.  Read more

I nearly lost my life giving birth to my baby – Serena Williams

I almost died after giving birth to my daughter, Olympia. Yet I consider myself fortunate.

While I had a pretty easy pregnancy, my daughter was born by emergency C-section after her heart rate dropped dramatically during contractions.

The surgery went smoothly. Before I knew it, Olympia was in my arms. It was the most amazing feeling I have ever experienced in my life. Read more

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