Court Orders Immediate Suspension of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng

The Western Cape High Court has decided to suspend the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) Chief Operating Officer (COO), Hlaudi Motsoening immediately for a period of 60 days. The judgement states that Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect, for 60 days pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing. In February 2014 Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela released a scathing report on Motsoeneng while he was the acting COO. Madonsela’s findings inclu... Read more »
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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, January 31st, 2015

Top Billing Presenter Simba Mhere Dies in a Car Accident

Simba Mhere, who was the presenter of popular lifestyle television programme, Top Billing, has died in an automobile accident, it has been reported. He is reported to have died in an accident that happened on h... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Muvhango Actors Not Paid, Strike Looming?

The public broadcaster in South Africa, the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC) has said that it will investigate the reason why the members of the cast of their flagship production soapie, Muvhango w... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Generations Going Off Air for Two Months Following Strike by Main Actors

Generations the soap opera has been with us for as long as we can remember. It had got to a stage where we assumed that it was always going to be a permanent feature of our television sets. That is until a few ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Robin Williams Dead – Suicide Suspected

World renowned actor, Robin Williams, was found dead on Monday in his home in Tiburon, California. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department, the Oscar winning actor and comedian is suspected to ... 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 »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Eddie Zondi Dies of Heart Attack Aged 47

It was a sad day for the entertainment industry of South Africa as news of the death of veteran broadcaster and radio presenter, Eddie Makhosonke Zondi, filtered through on Monday morning. Eddie Zondi or Bra Ed... Read more »