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John Lennon-signed album goes up for auction with bids set to begin at R8.2 million

John Lennon-signed album goes up for auction with bids set to begin at R8.2 millionBy Bang Showbiz Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareThe album John Lennon signed for Mark Chapman is being put up for auction. The music icon signed the record hours before being murdered by Chapman outside The Dakota apartment building in New York City in December 1980. The historic copy of “Double Fantasy”, his collaboration album with Yoko Ono, was actually submitted as evidence ..

Well, that’s not at all embarrassing as Gordon Ramsay gets mistaken for a granddad

Well, that’s not at all embarrassing as Gordon Ramsay gets mistaken for a granddadBy Bang Showbiz Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareGordon Ramsay gets mistaken for his son's granddad. The 54-year-old chef - who has children Megan, 22, twins Jack and Holly, 20, Matilda, 19, and Oscar, 19 months, with wife Tana - is tired of people thinking his youngest child actually belongs to his older son and he's the grandparent when they are all out together. He mo..

Covid-19 hot spot alerts on social media ‘not official’

Covid-19 hot spot alerts on social media ‘not official’By Shakirah Thebus Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Although the Cape Metro is seeing an uptick in Covid-19 infections, the Department of Health says notices that are widely circulating claiming certain areas to be Covid-19 hot spots are not official notices issued by the department, but stuck to it’s cautionary tone. Last week, an “Urgent Notice” on the Safely Home by Western Cape Government Fa..

WATCH: The Undertaker retires after 30-year WWE career

WATCH: The Undertaker retires after 30-year WWE careerBy Bang Showbiz Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWWE legend The Undertaker officially retired at “Survivor Series” on Sunday. The 55-year-old grappling legend - whose real name is Mark Caraway - was honoured with a star-studded tribute from fellow pros including the likes of Shawn Michaels, Kane, Triple H and Ric Flair at the end of the annual extravaganza, which was held at the WWE ThunderDome in Orlando, F..

PnP Clothing to launch collection with Gavin Rajah

PnP Clothing to launch collection with Gavin RajahBy Lifestyle Reporter Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailSharePicknPay Clothing is back with a third limited edition collection, designed by Gavin Rajah, whose clothes are synonymous with style and design. This comes after Rajah launched two successful collections with young local designers. The new collection, PnP Clothing x Rajah, follows the latest fashion trend towards casualisation based on months of remote workin..

45-year-old man arrested for raping two underage girls at a Pretoria hotel

45-year-old man arrested for raping two underage girls at a Pretoria hotelBy Jonisayi Maromo Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailSharePretoria – A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls, aged 11 and 13, after luring them to a hotel, Gauteng police said on Monday. Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said police in Sunnyside, Pretoria, responded to a rape complain of two minor girls at a hotel in Pretoria on Friday. “It was rep..

Kevin Spacey denies sexual assault allegations

Kevin Spacey denies sexual assault allegationsBy Bang Showbiz Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareKevin Spacey has denied sexually assaulting Anthony Rapp when the “Star Trek: Discovery“ actor was underage and insisted his accuser wasn't even at a party where he claimed the alleged incident happened. The 49-year-old actor claimed in October 2017 that the former 'House of Cards' star had made unwanted sexual advances towards him after inviting him to..

Hamilton deserves knighthood for achievements on and off track, says Hill

Hamilton deserves knighthood for achievements on and off track, says HillBy Staff Reporter Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLONDON - Lewis Hamilton has been breaking down barriers since he arrived in Formula One and deserves a knighthood for his achievements on and off the track, former world champion Damon Hill has said. Hamilton, the most successful grand prix racer of all time and the only Black driver in F1, sealed a record-equalling seventh world title wit..

Why do the same companies always get multi-million rand contracts in North West?

Why do the same companies always get multi-million rand contracts in North West?By Karabo Ngoepe Nov 22, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareJohannesburg - North West’s Department of Human Settlements is in the spotlight following allegations of collusion with a cabal of companies that are always scoring lucrative construction contracts. Departmental sources have told the Sunday Independent that an investigation has been instituted to find out why the same companies are a..

Brad Binder crowned MotoGP Rookie of the Year 2020

Brad Binder crowned MotoGP Rookie of the Year 2020By Motoring Staff Nov 23, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailSharePORTIMAO, PORTUGAL - There was a big silver lining for South Africa’s Brad Binder on Sunday after the Red Bull KTM rider crashed out of the Portugese MotoGP at the Algarve circuit. When the year’s points were tallied up Binder still had enough to be officially crowned 2020 Rookie of the Year. With 87 points to his name, Binder finished 11th in the championship, ..

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New Mexico official who said ‘the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat’ arrested for Capitol riot

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Previous coronavirus infection may offer less protection from new variant

Previous coronavirus infection may offer less protection from new variantBy Reuters 33m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Tim Cocks and Alexander Winning Johannesburg - Previous infection with the coronavirus may offer less protection against the new variant first identified in South Africa, scientists said on Monday, although they hope that vaccines will still work. Studies also found that the new variant binds more strongly and readily to human cells. That helps exp..

ANA cartoonist Bethuel Mangena scoops international award

ANA cartoonist Bethuel Mangena scoops international awardBy Vuyolwethu Fundam 16m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Bethuel Mangena, a cartoonist at African News Agency, was announced on Monday as one of the winners in the Third International Cartoon Contest. The call for the competition was published internationally in the first days of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran. Organisers said the call was met with great enthusiasm by artists from all around the wor..

9 010 new Covid-19 cases and 344 more deaths as experts say research on new SA variant must be sped up

9 010 new Covid-19 cases and 344 more deaths as experts say research on new SA variant must be sped upBy Lou-Anne Daniels, Baldwin Ndaba 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - South Africa has recorded 9 010 new cases and a further 344 Covid-19 related deaths over the past 24 hours, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Monday. Of the deaths recorded on Monday, 91 were from KwaZulu-Natal, 88 from the Western Cape, 66 from the Eastern Cape, 63 from Gauteng ..