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Nandi Madida‘s career is soaring and she shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. The actress and musician was featured on the highly anticipated musical film Black Is King, she is also nominated for two SAMAS and has a new TV show “Africa Modern” on the Home Channel. She has now announced that she has …

Former top PSL referee Andile “Ace” Ncobo has come to the aid of Senzo Meyiwa‘s daughter, Namhla, financially. The former PSL general manager said he will pay for the 14-year old Namhla until she turns 21. This comes after he learnt that Red Farm decided to withdraw its financial commitment to Meyiwa’s daughter. “Since Red …

Simphiwe Dana has led the voices of Africans that have made it clear that there will always be just on Mama Africa, the late Miriam Makeba. It all started when a tweep, a 2000 we guess, took to Twitter to show her appreciation for Queen Bey following watch “Black is King. The tweep created a …

The case against former Minister Malusi Gigaba‘s wife, Norma Gigaba has been postponed to 14 September. She appeared in the Hatfield Magistrate’s Court in Pretoria on Monday. The Hawks arrested her on Friday. The matter has now been transferred to the regional court because the alleged damage to property is over R100,000 and therefore prosecutable …

20 arrested in Thokoza after xenophobic violence

Dozens of shops and homes occupied by foreign nationals in Thokoza, East of Johannesburg, were looted and torched on Wednesday, and human rights groups have criticized government’s inaction to deal with xenophobic attacks. Dozens of shops and homes occupied by foreign nationals in Thokoza, East of Johannesburg, were ransacked, with some burnt down, in a …

Wayde van Niekerk tests positive for COVID-19

South African 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has tested positive for the coronavirus. That is according to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport. The 28-year old arrived in Italy in July to prepare for the Triveneto Meeting. Van Niekerk is in quarantine there where he’s been training for the new European season. He’s …

Another ANC MP has died due to Covid-19

Another ANC MP has succumbed in a Covid-19 related death. ANC MP Zamuxolo Joseph Peter died after contracting the virus. The death of Peter comes after other ANC MPs Martha Phindile Mmola and Doris Dunana Dlamini died in Covid-19 related deaths in the past two months. Chairperson of the portfolio committee on tourism, Supra Mahumapelo, …

ANC’s Boy Mamabolo to face disciplinary process after threatening to shoot journalist

This follows after a recording of a conversation between Mamabolo and Sunday World journalist, Ngwako Malatji, was released by the newspaper in which the MP swears at the journalist and threatens to shoot him. The ANC Parliamentary Caucus has announced the it will take “firm action through an internal disciplinary process” against ANC MP Boy …

Two KZN teachers suspended for allegedly having a relationship with pupil

Two KwaZulu-Natal teachers have been suspended for allegedly having a relationship with a pupil. Both men are accused of being involved with the 18-year-old from Umlazi Comprehensive High School. The department has described the matter as a love affair. Department head Enock Nzama said: “They are both suspended, with the intention of conducting a disciplinary …

Start preparing to lift the ban on sale of alcohol – Liquor industry tells government

The liquor industry on Sunday said the government should start preparing for lifting the alcohol ban following recommendations by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). The sector has welcomed suggestions from the council that the prohibition should be stopped because there is no severe pressure on hospital beds set aside to treat COVID-19 patients. …