Gospel Singer Deborah Fraser Dies at 56

South African legendary gospel singer Deborah Fraser has died at the age of 56 following a short illness. It is said that she took her last breath at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital on Sunday, 15 May 2022, after suffering a stroke. According to a statement released by her family, Fraser was surrounded by her loved ones at the time of her passing. The statement read: “It is with deep sadness to inform you of the passing of our beloved mother, sister, aunt and fr... Read more »
by Staff Writer | Published 2 months ago

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, October 2nd, 2018

SATMA Awards 2018 Winners

Below is a comprehensive list of winners of the 13th South African Traditional Music Achievement (SATMA) Awards which were held at the Mmabatho Convention Centre in the North West Province during the weekend of... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

ProKid Dies at 37 Following Seizure Attack

Pioneering South African hip-hop artist Linda “ProKid” Mkhize has died at the age of 37 after suffering a seizure attack. According to a statement released by his family on Thursday morning, Pro die... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Sfiso Ncwane Dies of Kidney Failure at the Age of 37

South Africans are still in shock following reports that popular gospel artist Sfiso Ncwane has died. It is reported that he died on Monday around 9:00 at Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. Although detail... Read more »
By Rethabile Matlala On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Meet Mpumalanga’s singing group “Ndebele Movement”

In a day where there are less and less traditional Ndebele music groups, let alone groups that are heavily influenced by own cultures or traditions, the place known as the place where the sun rises, Mpumalanga ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Mandoza Dies of Cancer at 38

Kwaito singer Mduduzi Tshabalala, popularly known as Mandoza, has died after a long battle with cancer. It is reported that he died on Sunday on his way to hospital after experiencing trouble breathing. Mandoza... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, May 15th, 2016

South African Musicians Welcome the SABC’s 90% Local Music Decision

Earlier this week the SABC announced that as of the 12th of May, its radio stations, which command millions of listeners, will play 90% local music. “Following extensive and successful engagements with so... Read more »