Articles containing the tag ‘FM
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 Friday, December 11th, 2015

Shadrack Ngema to be Laid to Rest on Saturday

Former radio announcer and actor Bhekinkosi Shadrack Ngema, who died from a heart attack last week, will be laid to rest on Saturday (12 December 2015) at Ndwedwe, north of Durban. His funeral service will be h... 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 15th, 2015

Crown Gospel Music Awards 2015 Winners

The 8th SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards have come and gone. Below is the list of winners: BEST GOSPEL ACCAPELA: TGC FAMILY BEST GOSPEL COMEDY: NOKULUNGA DLADLA BEST GOSPEL NEWCOMER: MAHALIA BUCHANAN BEST GOSPEL ... 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, February 14th, 2015

More Blackouts Expected this Weekend: Eskom

The South African power utility, Eskom, has advised members of the public that they need to be prepared for rolling black-outs during this weekend, particularly on Saturday as they implement what they termed st... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

SATMA Awards 2014 Winners

The 9th Annual SATMA Awards were held at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape this year. They were split into two events. The first event was held on Friday, 17 October 2014 and the second one on Sat... 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 »