Articles containing the tag ‘FM
    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, February 14th, 2015

    More Blackouts Expected this Weekend: Eskom

    The South African power utility, Eskom, has advised members of the public that they need to be prepared for rolling black-outs during this weekend, particularly on Saturday as they implement what they termed st... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

    SATMA Awards 2014 Winners

    The 9th Annual SATMA Awards were held at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape this year. They were split into two events. The first event was held on Friday, 17 October 2014 and the second one on Sat... 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 »
    By Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

    Muvo Maphalala Dies of Stroke at the age of 69

    Retired Ukhozi FM presenter Siphiwe ‘Muvo’ Maphalala (Mr Brown) died of stroke on Tuesday morning at Kingsway Hospital in Amanzimtoti, reports Isolezwe. He was 69. It is reported that he had been suffering ... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Friday, February 14th, 2014

    Linda Sibiya’s Dismissal from Ukhozi FM May Be Handed Over to the CCMA

    It has been two weeks since Linda Sibiya (Mr Magic) was fired from Ukhozi FM. Although some listeners have come to terms with his departure, others are finding it hard to accept it. They still hope that he will... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Monday, February 10th, 2014

    Linda Sibiya Could be Replaced by Alex Mthiyane

      Linda ‘Mr Magic’ Sibiya’s dismissal two weeks ago may have opened a space for a new DJ. Sibiya was fired at the end of January following allegations of corruption. It is alleged that Mr... Read more »