Black Coffee Won Bet Award Through His Limpopo Sangoma’s Help’ – says AKA

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Black Coffee just lately walked away with South Africa’s first ever BET Award within the class: Best International Act – Africa. According to the current radio interview on BET awards,AKA was requested for a touch upon what transpired throughout this memorable second. AKA then shocked listeners when he revealed that had Black Coffee not sought assist from his Limpopo sangoma he couldn’t have made it. ‘I used to be tight friends with Black Coffee,I know him inside and out,we are no longer that close because I refused to follow his…

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UK jails Nigerian pastor nine years

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A Nigerian accountant and part-time pastor in the United Kingdom, Samuel Kayode, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing £4.1million. Kayode was sentenced on Friday by Woolwich Crown Court in South London for defrauding Haberdashers’ Aske’s state schools in the UK. The part-time pastor, who earned £57, 000 per annum, was convicted after being found guilty of £150,000 theft and £3.95million fraud. Out of the £4.1million, only £800, 000 was recovered from him. Described as “dishonest” and “greedy”, the court heard how Kayode lavished the stolen money…

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American border control could soon ask to see your Facebook account

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As if American border controls weren’t nightmarish enough, the U.S. government could soon ask to see your Facebook account. Under proposals being discussed by the U.S. government, visitors would have to fill in a ‘Social media identifier’ when entering the country. The proposed change would add a line to visa waiver forms, asking for social media info. On the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) form, for instance, it would say, ‘Please enter information associated with your online presence—Provider/Platform—Social media identifier.’ For now, the information would be optional. The U.S.…

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Black Coffee working on a collab with Alicia Keys

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DJ Black Coffee confirmed that he’ll be working with Grammy-winning artist, Alicia Keys. The news comes after Black Coffee walked away with the top prize in the category Best International Act: Africa at the BET awards on Saturday in Los Angeles. Speaking to Sunday Times, the DJ confirmed that his next big project will be a collaboration with the American artists. But he wouldn’t reveal more about the new gig, saying: “I can’t keep telling people everything I’m doing, as it may bore people.” We have to strongly disagree with…

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Unconfirmed reports say Black Coffee Win Is An Error, BET Announces New Winner

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Black Entertainment Television (BET) has today revealed in a press release which describes this year’s Best International Act: Africa declaration as an error. According to the organisers of the award scheme, South African producer and DJ, Black Coffee been announced as the winner of the Best International Act: Africa was an error and they [BET] accepts full responsibility. “We don’t know what actually happened. Eva Marcille who was picked as the announcer of the winner in this category announced the wrong winner and we never noticed till now’’. The director…

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The homeless refugee speaking out for female asylum seekers

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Somali refugee Mariam Ibrahim Yusuf campaigns for greater awareness of asylum seekers, despite being homeless and destitute herself Mariam Ibrahim Yusuf migrated to the UK from Somalia in 2008 to seek asylum from the war and gender-based violence in her country. She thought her two children would soon be joining her, but after eight years, she is still separated from them, submerged in the asylum system, and homeless. While these hardships are heavy, they do not weigh her down. Mariam campaigns for the rights of other female refugees who want…

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Zimbabwe:Zimra gets tough on illegal imports

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The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has threatened to seize cross border buses that transport goods banned under statutory instrument number 64 of 2016 into the country. The instrument tightens screws on imports of basic commodities without licences. The parastatal has since written to cross-border transporters warning them against carrying goods, which are restricted under the open general import licence. According to the letter written by Zimra’s Beitbridge region manager, Mr Batsirai Chadzingwa, which is in possession of The Herald, transporters risk losing their vehicles if they are found with the…

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Akon says women don’t understand that men are “natural breeders”

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During an interview about the BET Awards, things got interesting when Akon was asked to clarify his 2013 comments suggesting men were “natural breeders” who were “put on this earth to breed.” When the hosts of Hollywood Today Live asked him if he still stood by those beliefs, he said yes “Absolutely,” said Akon.“Why is it that every woman in the world is going through the exact same problem with a man?” “Just think about it. It’s not a coincidence, it’s just who we are. I always believed that if…

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Married father-of-two living a secret life with a full-sized sex doll

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A Japanese man lives with a sex doll in his Tokyo apartment says she is “not just rubber”, she “enriches his life”. 61-year-old Senji Nakajima lives with his life-size “love doll” named “Saori” in his apartment in Tokyo, Japan. Although he is married with two children, he takes her out on day trips and shopping for clothes and wigs. Mr Nakajima says the doll is more than just silicon rubber, she is his partner. He says at first he just used her for sex but now she “enriches his life”…

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UK-based nurse builds library at her Zim village school

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WHEN Wilma Sweeney was thinking of ways to honour her late mother, her first idea was to set up a small education fund in her rural home village in Zimbabwe. The plan was that the fund would pay the schooling costs for a couple of local children. However, when Wilma made a trip early last year to Chikoore, where she spent her early years and where her mother is buried, she discovered that there was no library for the local primary or secondary schools. In fact, there was no library…

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