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Dame Prue Leith admits she drowned kittens as a child: ‘They fought like the devil ...

Metro UK 02 Oct 2022
Dame Prue was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and spent her childhood there before moving to London aged 20, in 1960. She recently told that she rather enjoys being famous ... If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the ...

Ukrainian woman’s kidnappers reportedly demand R5m ransom

Independent online (SA) 02 Oct 2022
The firm said kidnappings in South Africa were mostly linked to robberies, hijackings or rape but highlighted how kidnapping for ransom and extortion of foreigners and their family members was a growing concern in the greater Cape Town area.Western Cape MEC of Community Safety ...

At least 174 football fans dead after stampede and riots on pitch

Metro UK 02 Oct 2022
Police officers chase fans after they invade the pitch (Picture. EPA) ... Dozens died at the stadium in the panic, including two officers ... Reuters) ... Reuters) ... AP) ... In April 2001, more than 40 people were crushed to death during a football match at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa. Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at

Bradley Walsh and son Barney ‘set to host’ Gladiators reboot on BBC

Metro UK 29 Sep 2022
The show has enjoyed various spin-offs, in countries such as Australia, the USA, Finland and South Africa. The BBC declined to comment when approached by ... If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the entertainment team by emailing ...

Eleven lions are saved from Ukraine in the ‘biggest ever warzone rescue’ as they are ...

The Daily Mail 28 Sep 2022
The big cats are being taken to their new homes in South Africa and the US on a Boeing Dreamliner, after taking off from Romania ... The other two lions will head to South Africa, after the entire group lands in Doha, Qatar, and is split ... Sanctuary in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Parkinson’s disease gets a new champion in SA

Independent online (SA) 24 Sep 2022
Rakesh Harribhai is the founder of Parkinson's ZA, South Africa’s only NGO dealing with the condition and treating patients for free ... Harribhai says the programme will be scaled up and replicated in other metros in South Africa within the next six to 12 months if they can get the necessary funding for it.

The Great British Bake Off star Sandro defends himself after backlash for ‘selling cakes to ...

Metro UK 23 Sep 2022
Ant and Dec confirm I'm A Celeb All Stars filming is under way in South Africa for 2023. After the opening episode, conducted a poll asking readers who their favourite bakers were, with Sandro coming in second place.

In pictures: How mourners around the world watched the Queen's state funeral

ITV 19 Sep 2022
The Georges V metro station, which was originally named in honour of the Queen's grandfather, has now been renamed after Her Majesty ... People watch the funeral on a big screen on the waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa ... Authorities in Cape Town, South Africa, showed the funeral on a big screen on the waterfront.

Investment in realty sector at $3.4 billion in H1 2022, expected to hit $6 billion by 2022 end, says report

Financial Express 14 Sep 2022
As economic recovery continues to gain momentum, we expect a further boost to the leasing activity across the sectors,” said Anshuman Magazine, Chairman & CEO, India, South-East Asia, Middle East & Africa, CBRE. This growth is majorly coming from metros which are accounting for a bulk of investments. Also Read ... .

Baguio native to represent Philippines in global street dance competition

The Philippine Star 13 Sep 2022
Mickey Yatar plans to do more physical training given the weather contrasts between the Philippines and South Africa, with conditioning to be done in Baguio while practicing techniques in Metro Manila to train with mentors ....

From Gareth Gates to Peter Andre: Katie Price’s relationship timeline

Metro UK 08 Sep 2022
Gary Bolingbroke ... MORE ... Katie Price recalls depression after being raped at gunpoint during carjacking in South Africa ... If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the entertainment team by emailing us, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you.

Love Island let off the hook as Ofcom decides not to investigate complaints over ‘misogynistic ...

Metro UK 30 Aug 2022
The show’s host Laura Whitmore announced recently that she will not return as host, saying in a post on Instagram that there were ‘certain elements of the show’ she had found difficult ‘that cannot be changed some due to the format, including the flying back and forth to South Africa along with my new conflicting projects’.

SA must get used to coalitions, analysts say

Business Day 29 Aug 2022
A new path in administration and governance at local government level in South Africa”, told Business Day that it was not surprising the country’s metros were experiencing “these kinds of instability” ... Former executive mayor of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina, who wrote a book titled, Future Realities of Coalitions in South Africa.

KSA welcomes 3 new cinema operators as it eyes 2,500 screens in 5 years   

Arab News 29 Aug 2022
RIYADH ... With the debut of UAE’s Reel Cinemas, South Africa’s Nu Metro and Lebanon’s Grand Cinemas, Saudi Arabia looks to increase its screens to 2,500 over the next five years in a push to develop the country’s cinema and family entertainment industry that’s worth around $1.2 billion, according to the General Commission for Audiovisual Media ... ....

National Park Service turns 106. Here’s how to celebrate in L.A.

The Los Angeles Times 25 Aug 2022
Bike from South LA to DTLA on Friday night to learn about the amazing story of Biddy Mason. (Metro) ... Presented by Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training Program, the journey begins Friday at 5.30 p.m. at South L.A.’s Africa Town and ends at around 7.30 p.m ... Ready to get your hands dirty? On Saturday, head to the South L.A.

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