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Sfiso Ncwane Dies of Kidney Failure at the Age of 37

South Africans are still in shock following reports that popular gospel artist Sfiso Ncwane has died. It is reported that he died on Monday around 9:00 at Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. Although details surrounding his death are still sketchy, it is said that he died of kidney failure. Ncwane, who was one of the best gospel artists in the country, spent some time in hospital last year due to heart problems. After recovering, he reportedly bought his pastor an expensi... Read more »
by Staff Writer | Published 5 months ago

By Rethabile Matlala On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Meet Mpumalanga’s singing group “Ndebele Movement”

In a day where there are less and less traditional Ndebele music groups, let alone groups that are heavily influenced by own cultures or traditions, the place known as the place where the sun rises, Mpumalanga ... Read more »
By Rethabile Matlala On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

AKA covers GQ South Africa

The headline on the cover reads, “AKA shoots from the hip.” AKA becomes the first South African musician to cover GQ. The October 2016 issue apparently, will be available on our shelves on Monday b... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Mandoza Dies of Cancer at 38

Kwaito singer Mduduzi Tshabalala, popularly known as Mandoza, has died after a long battle with cancer. It is reported that he died on Sunday on his way to hospital after experiencing trouble breathing. Mandoza... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Daddy Fired from Ukhozi FM for Taking Bribes

Radio DJ Vukani ‘Chilli M’ Masinga, popularly known as ‘Daddy’, has been fired from uKhozi FM for accepting bribes from musicians in exchange for playing their songs on air. His firing ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, May 15th, 2016

South African Musicians Welcome the SABC’s 90% Local Music Decision

Earlier this week the SABC announced that as of the 12th of May, its radio stations, which command millions of listeners, will play 90% local music. “Following extensive and successful engagements with so... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Gareth Cliff Set to Rejoin Fellow Idols SA Judges Following Court Victory

Controversial Idols SA judge Gareth Cliff will be part of the judging panel for the 12th season of the show after the Gauteng High Court ruled in his favour on Friday, ordering M-Net to reinstate him. Gareth Cl... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Gareth Cliff Loses Idols SA Judgeship After Defending Penny Sparrow’s Racist Comments

On Saturday morning Idols SA fans were shocked to hear that Gareth Cliff would not be part of the judging panel for the 12th season of the show, which commences at the end of January. Cliff, who has served as a... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Shadrack Ngema Dies at the Age of 65

Veteran actor and retired broadcaster Bhekinkosi Shadrack Ngema has died at the age of 65. He died on Saturday, 05 December 2015, at Mshiyeni Hospital in Umlazi from a heart-related illness. In a telephone inte... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Karabo Mogane Wins Idols SA 2015

Karabo Mogane has been crowned the winner of the 11th season of Idols SA, which was wrapped up on Sunday at Carnival City. The 24-year-old walked away with loads of prizes worth R1.2 million, which include R700... Read more »