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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 comes three weeks after a group called Street Boyz made accusations of bribery against him. The group told Sunday Sun in June that they paid Daddy R7 500 to get airplay and interviews. However, the DJ never played their music. They were also not invited for an intervi... Read more »
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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 »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Court Orders Immediate Suspension of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng

The Western Cape High Court has decided to suspend the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) Chief Operating Officer (COO), Hlaudi Motsoening immediately for a period of 60 days. The judgement s... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Saba Mbixane to be Laid to Rest on March 8

Umhlobo Wenene FM’s popular traditional music DJ Saba Mbixane, who died last week on Thursday following a motorbike accident he was involved in earlier in February, will be laid to rest on the 8th of Marc... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Saba Mbixane Dies at the Age of 54 Following a Motorbike Accident

Popular Umhlobo Wenene FM DJ Saba Mbixane (54) has died after being involved in a motorbike accident earlier this month in his hometown of Mount Frere, Eastern Cape. It is reported that Mbixane sustained critic... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Top Billing Presenter Simba Mhere Dies in a Car Accident

Simba Mhere, who was the presenter of popular lifestyle television programme, Top Billing, has died in an automobile accident, it has been reported. He is reported to have died in an accident that happened on h... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Muvhango Actors Not Paid, Strike Looming?

The public broadcaster in South Africa, the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC) has said that it will investigate the reason why the members of the cast of their flagship production soapie, Muvhango w... Read more »