Babes Wodumo Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Gqom queen Bongekile ‘Babes Wodumo’ Simelane and her kwaito star husband Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo announced the birth of their baby boy on Wednesday, 16 June 2021. “UNkulunkulu emuhle njalo 🙏🏽♥️ our beautiful blessing is finally here, inhlanhla yethu.!!” the couple posted on Babes Wodumo’s Instagram account. Minutes after announcing the good news, congratulatory messages started pouring in. The couple jokingly called th... Read more »
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By Mmoni Seapolelo On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Ukhozi FM’s 2021 Lineup Changes Announced

Durban – Wednesday, 31 March 2021 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) biggest radio station, Ukhozi FM will be introducing some line-up changes effective 01 April 2021. The station was a... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

Tshatha Ngobe to Remain Suspended Until the End of March

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... 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 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 »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Ukhozi FM DJ Tshatha Ngobe Suspended for Being Rude on Social Media

Ukhozi FM DJ Khathide ‘Tshathugodo’ Ngobe, also known as MC Tshatha, has been suspended for an unknown amount of time after responding rudely to the station’s listeners on social media, Zulu n... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, November 1st, 2019

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. ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, August 19th, 2019

Ukhozi FM DJs Tshatha Ngobe and Zim Dollar Biyela Accused of Accepting Payola

Popular Ukhozi FM deejays Khathide ‘Tshatha’ Ngobe and Zimiphi ‘Zim Dollar’ Biyela, who host the maskandi show Sigiya Ngengoma on Saturdays, have been accused of accepting bribes from mu... Read more »