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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 wanted to go on strike during the weekend. According to media reports during the weekend, actors of the soapie, which has an estimated viewership of more than four million, threatened to go on strike during the weekend following the fact that they had not received their ... Read more »
by Oliver Ngwenya | Published 4 years ago

By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Generations Going Off Air for Two Months Following Strike by Main Actors

Generations the soap opera has been with us for as long as we can remember. It had got to a stage where we assumed that it was always going to be a permanent feature of our television sets. That is until a few ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Robin Williams Dead – Suicide Suspected

World renowned actor, Robin Williams, was found dead on Monday in his home in Tiburon, California. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department, the Oscar winning actor and comedian is suspected to ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Eddie Zondi’s Memorial Service to be held on Thursday

Sunday afternoons will never be the same again. This is what thousands of mourning Metro FM listeners said on social networks after learning about the death of legendary disc jockey, Eddie Zondi. For some, it i... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Linda Sibiya Expected to Join Vuma FM in July

Linda “Mr Magic” Sibiya’s fans will be thrilled to hear that the popular radio DJ might be back on the air waves in two weeks’ time. Last week, on the 12th, Isolezwe Newspaper reported t... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Eddie Zondi Dies of Heart Attack Aged 47

It was a sad day for the entertainment industry of South Africa as news of the death of veteran broadcaster and radio presenter, Eddie Makhosonke Zondi, filtered through on Monday morning. Eddie Zondi or Bra Ed... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

SABC Chief Financial Officer Fired

It is very easy to think of Thuli Madonsela and Jacob Zuma with his Nkandla in the same moment. As a matter of fact, many people have come to know of the Public Protector only since the advent of Nkandla. Howev... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Muvo Maphalala Dies of Stroke at the age of 69

Retired Ukhozi FM presenter Siphiwe ‘Muvo’ Maphalala (Mr Brown) died of stroke on Tuesday morning at Kingsway Hospital in Amanzimtoti, reports Isolezwe. He was 69. It is reported that he had been suffering ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Linda Sibiya’s Dismissal from Ukhozi FM May Be Handed Over to the CCMA

It has been two weeks since Linda Sibiya (Mr Magic) was fired from Ukhozi FM. Although some listeners have come to terms with his departure, others are finding it hard to accept it. They still hope that he will... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, February 10th, 2014

Linda Sibiya Could be Replaced by Alex Mthiyane

  Linda ‘Mr Magic’ Sibiya’s dismissal two weeks ago may have opened a space for a new DJ. Sibiya was fired at the end of January following allegations of corruption. It is alleged that Mr... Read more »