Xolani Gwala dies following two-year battle with colon cancer

Veteran broadcaster Xolani Gwala has died at the age of 44 after a two-year battle with colon cancer. It is reported that he died in the early hours of Friday, 01 November, 2019 at a hospital in Johannessburg. Gwala announced to his Radio 702 listeners in September 2017 that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Following the diagnosis, he took a break from radio to undergo treatment. About a year later it was reported that he was recovering well. In August 2018 he... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Earth Tremor Leaves KZN Residents Shaken

Hundreds of KZN residents had the fright of their lives on Thursday afternoon after experiencing a mild earth tremor. Many took to Twitter to express their shock and to find out if others felt it, and within mi... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

11 Cattle Killed by Lightning in KZN

Eleven head of cattle belonging to one farmer were killed by lightning last week at Mboza in north-eastern KZN, Zulu newspaper Isolezwe reported on Thursday. According to the newspaper, the owner of the cattle,... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Last Chance at Boxing for Johannes Salie

On Friday 11 October, it will either be a last fight for Paarl’s Johannes Salie or he will rise from the ashes like a phoenix. A veteran Salie will be trading leather with a kickboxer turned boxer from Congo ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Foul Play and Pseudocide Suspected as Bosasa Boss Gavin Watson Dies in Car Accident

There have been suspicions of foul play and pseudocide following the car accident that claimed the life of controversial Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson. Watson died on Monday morning near OR Tambo airport after he los... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Airtime Still not Fully Protected by ICASA Data Regulations

Earlier this year, following years of complaints by mobile network subscribers about unfair billing practices, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) promulgated new data regulations, ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, August 5th, 2019

29 People Killed in El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

Twenty nine people were killed in the US in two separate mass shootings which occurred less than 24 hours apart during the weekend. The first shooting, which took place at 10:39am on Saturday at a Walmart shop ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, July 29th, 2019

Sadness as Sam Meyiwa Dies Without Closure on Son’s Death

On Monday, July 29, 2019, South Africans woke up to the shocking and sad news of the death of Samuel Meyiwa (66), the father of slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. It is reported th... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Legendary South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

South African music legend Johnny Clegg has died at the age of 66 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He died in the afternoon of Tuesday, July 16, 2018 at his home in Johannesburg, surrounded by family... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Bernard Arnault Soon to Become World’s Second-Richest Man

French business magnate Bernard Arnault (70) looks set to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates (63) as the second richest person in the world following a meteoric rise in his net worth this year. Arnault, who ... Read more »