Tshatha Ngobe to Remain Suspended Until the End of March Over Facebook Comment

Ukhozi FM presenter Khathide “Tshatha” Ngobe will remain suspended until the end of March due to a Facebook comment he made on the 10th of January, the SABC announced in a statement. Ngobe was taken off the airwaves in the second week of January after revealing in a Facebook comment that a Maskandi song ‘Ngafa’ by Shwi Nomtekhala was the most popular song of 2005 but Ukhozi FM’s management of that time decided to choose ‘2 Bob’ by Mal... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Minister in Presidency Jackson Mthembu Dies from COVID-related Complications

South African Minister in the Presidency and former ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu has passed away at the age of 62 due to COVID-related complications. His death was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Th... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, January 15th, 2021

Radio and TV Legend Bhodloza Nzimande Dies

On Friday, 15 January 2020, South Africans woke up to the sad news of the death of former Ukhozi FM announcer and station manager Dr Welcome “Bhodloza” Nzimande. It is reported that Nzimande died in... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, January 1st, 2021

Khuzani Mpungose’s Ijele Wins Ukhozi FM 2020 Song of The Year Competition

A number of people on social media are not happy following the unexpected outcome of Ukhozi FM’s 2020 song of the year competition. Judging by the comments on Twitter and Facebook, many people expected Bi... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Kwaito Artist Mshoza Dies of Diabetes Complications at Age 37

Kwaito star Nomasonto Maswanganyi, popularly known as Mshoza, has died at the age of 37. It is reported that she died from complications of diabetes at Far East Rand Hospital in Johannesburg in the morning of T... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, May 7th, 2020

The National Research Foundation Introduces Age Restrictions on Bursaries

On Thursday, May 07, 2020 South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), a government-funded agency which provides funding for postgraduate research studies, announced in a press statement that it was... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, March 27th, 2020

21 Day National Lockdown Takes Effect in South Africa as Number of Coronavirus Cases Continues to Rise

The exponential growth of the number of coronavirus cases in South Africa in the past few days has raised fears of a looming full-blown covid-19 outbreak in the country, resulting in the government implementing... Read more »
By Nadia Hearn On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Businesses must support each other during Covid-19 crisis

All South African business leaders have a responsibility to stand together to keep business moving, protect employment and the economy ticking over. According to Frank Mullen, CEO of telecoms and ICT provider Z... Read more »
By Lisa Spruyt On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

SPAR Women’s Challenge in PE postponed as part of precautionary measures to contain Covid-19

The SPAR Women’s Challenge in Port Elizabeth, scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed due to steps announced by the presidency to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. This was the message from SPAR Eastern... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Ukhozi FM to Announce 2019’s Song of the Year

Ukhozi FM will finally announce 2019’s song of the year on Friday, March 13, 2020. This was revealed on the station’s Twitter page on Wednesday. The top ten songs of the year, as voted by listeners,... Read more »