Generations actors paid R55,000 p.m

Mfundi Vundla said the actors were receiving an average salary of R55,000 a month, which was not peanuts as they had claimed.  

We will not be held for ransom: SABC

The SABC will not allow itself to be held to ransom by actors, the public broadcaster's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng said  

Ciara is devastated by Future's affair

Ciara is devastated after it emerged her fiancé Future has been having an affair.  

EFF: Zuma insults the intelligence of parliament

The Economic Freedom Fighters has defended its "staged protest" which caused a disruption in the National Assembly.  

Morgan Freeman: Sex keeps me young

Morgan Freeman, 77, claims getting enough sex helps keep him young.  

Jennifer Hudson's brother stabs love rival'

Jennifer Hudson's half-brother Stephen Simpson has been arrested for allegedly repeatedly stabbing a love rival in the face.  

Dalinyebo takes his fight to court

The Mthatha High Court will next month hear Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's application to interdict President Jacob Zuma from removing him as a king.  

SA deserves a rainbow nation Bokke: Tutu

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says South Africa deserves to have a Springbok team representative of its rainbow nation, The Star reported .  

Duduzane Zuma in court

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane is expected to attend an inquest at the Randburg Magistrate's Court  

AKA’s gun toting friend cries ‘defamation’

AKA’s friend Prince Nyembe, who is accused of toting a gun at Cassper Nyovest says he is opening his won case of defamation.  

'SABC should restart negotiations with actors'

The SABC should set aside the dismissals of the Generations actors who went on strike, and restart negotiations, the Media Workers Association of SA (Mwasa) said.  

Medical dagga advocate commits suicide

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini “decided to end his long battle” with cancer at the weekend, his family said on Monday night  

Cash Kings: Forbes’ highest earning DJ's

So this DJ thing does pay. We all know someone somewhere is a DJ. Even Kenny Kunene is a DJ.  

Spoiler alert: Saopie update

ZODWA refuses to believe what the scan shows and Khethiwe thinks she should go back home, but the prophetess has other ideas.  

Generations actors took wrong route – report

According to a South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) spokesperson the SABC's striking Generations actors went about it the wrong way.  

2 years later remembering Marikana - PHOTOS

Two years after South Africa police shot dead 34 striking miners at Marikana, the men's widows still wait for answers about how and why their husbands died.  

Back, back forth and together – Chris Brown and Karrueche

Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran just can't seem to stay away from each other.  

Rapper T.I sued for concert

Rapper T.I. has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to return concert equipment.  

Land claims still problematic

Problems with the land restitution process have not been fully solved and risk undermining the new five-year claim period, the SA Human Rights Commission said  

White miners treated better at Lonmin: Marikana

White employees at Lonmin mine got preferential treatment at the expense of their black counterparts, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.  

I am a failure: Mathunjwa

To his supporters and followers Joseph Mathunjwa, the president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is a hero, but he regards himself as a failure.  

Ramaphosa rejects state house

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa preferred to live in his own house in Hyde Park, Johannesburg than move into a state house, City Press reported on Sunday.  

SARS tax investigator in spotlight

The SA Revenue Service (Sars) has declined to comment on a report in the Sunday Times that top tax investigator Johan van Loggerenberg "looks set" to be removed from various high profile cases.  

No more Future for Ciara - couple breaks up

Ciara has reportedly called off her engagement to rapper Future due to infidelity.  

Nelly starts fund to honour teen killed by cop

Rapper Nelly has created a college tuition scholarship in honour of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer earlier this month.  

US police kill an unarmed teenager, sparking riots

Thousands of people across the country attended protest vigils for an unarmed black Missouri teenager fatally shot by a white police officer and other victims who organizers say died as a result of police brutality.  

Nxasana and his woes

National director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana has dismissed allegations that he is unfit to serve in his post as a plot by some of his colleagues to discredit him.  

Magistrate wants Sebolai case in High Court

Radio presenter Donald Sebolai, accused of murdering his girlfriend, appeared briefly in the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto on Wednesday where the matter was postponed.  

Jaheim and Anthony Hamilton to serenade SA women

American R&B singers Jaheim and Anthony are in South Africa for women’s month celebrations.  

Duduzane faces jail if he fails to appear in court again

President Jacob Zuma's son has been threatened with an arrest warrant if he fails to appear in court again.  

Teko Modise to spill beans on love and money

Soccer player, Teko Modise, is ready to talk about his failed relationship with ex-fiancé Lizelle Tabane and the allegations of being broke.  

Khune's threesome gets him dumped

SULTRY SABC sports presenter Minnie Dlamini dumped Kaizer Chiefs captain Itumeleng Khune after discovering the footie's alleged carnal match with Vanessa Masilo.  

X-files actor divorces wife of 17 years

Actor David Duchovny is to divorce his wife of seventeen years.  

Bobbi Kristina honour mom Whitney Houston

Bobbi Kristina - the daughter of the late music icon Whitney Houston - has paid tribute to her mother to honour what would have been her 51st birthday.  

I was trying to help in Marikana: Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not tell former police minister Nathi Mthethwa how to intervene in the 2012 Marikana strike, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.  

COMMENT: Classroom central to good education

This is where dreams are made or broken, writes Lucky Ditaunyane  

Cute Alert: North West on show

Yes, we can collectively agree that North West is the cutest thing ever, but we don't mind a nice reminder—especially when it's paired with an adorable photo!  

AKA levels up in Africa tour - PHOTOS

AKA is on another level career wise  

NPA drama - Top officials face criminal charges

 Criminal charges have been laid against three NPA senior officials, the prosecuting authority confirmed  

Con Court judge questions Zuma rape ruling

Former Constitutional Court judge Zak Jacoob has questioned the rape ruling involving President Jacob Zuma in 2006, saying he would have found him guilty, The Times reported  

Sylvester Stallone: I wanted to strangle Arnie

Sylvester Stallone wanted to ''strangle''Arnold Schwarzenegger every day at the height of their fame.  

AbaThembu king's son could take over

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's 22-year-old son could succeed his father, if the monarch is jailed over a 2009 culpable homicide conviction, The Star reported  

Wiz Khalifa skips court to play Pictionary

Rapper Wiz Khalifa skipped a court date to play Pictionary with Megan Fox and Nick Cannon - and the whole thing was televised.  

Kerry Washington found pregnancy 'tough'

Kerry Washington admits working on 'Scandal' was ''tough'' while she was pregnant.  

Wizkid blasted for colourism

Nigerian rapper Wizkid has come under fire from some of his fans for the lack of dark skinned ladies in his video.  

Robert Downey Jr's  son charge with drug possession

Robert Downey, Jr's son has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance following his arrest in June.  

A trust fund for AbaThembu King

A trust fund has been set up to ensure that AbaThembu King has the finances should he take his fight to court.  

Moegoe of the week: Giraffe driver and owner

OUR moegoes are the truck driver and the owner of two giraffes that were transported on the N1 this week.  

Winnie to challenge Mandela estate - report

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is challenging the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, the Daily Dispatch reported  

Did you feel it? The earth shook

An earth tremor has been felt in parts of the country.  

Kelly Rowland accidentally reveals baby's gender

Mum-to-be Kelly Rowland accidentally revealed the gender of her baby during an interview.  

Jada Pinkett: I look better than ever

Jada Pinkett Smith thinks she looks ''better than ever.''  

Janet Jackson working on new album

Janet Jackson is reportedly back in the studio working on new music for her first album in six years.  

No ‘Generations’ for Zakes Bantwini’s kids

Local muso Zakes Bantwini has banned his children from watching popular soapie Generations.  

Obama praises Katy Perry

Barack Obama hailed Katy Perry as a ''wonderful person''.  

Equity act to address discrimination in salaries

In the new act the differentiation in pay that could not be justified would become unfair discrimination.  

Winners of Comics Choice Award

An evening filled with laughter and comedy brilliance when six of South Africa’s top comedians walked away with the industry’s top accolade.  

Public Works official fired for R60M fraud

A senior official for the public works department has been fired after allegedly paying more than R60 million to contractors to renovate houses for government ministers.  

Beyonce drops surprise ‘Flawless’ remix with Nicki Minaj

Beyonce has joined forces with Nicki Minaj for a surprise remix of "Flawless" that has left the Twitter completely blown away.  

Madiba's starving cattle fed by govt

The Eastern Cape government fed starving cattle at former president Nelson Mandela's homestead in Qunu, the Sunday Times reported.  

Oscar Pistorius' brother "out of danger”

Carl Pistorius — the brother of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius — was “out of danger” on Saturday morning after a serious accident, his family said.  

Beyonce's dad to host course on making it

Beyonce's dad Matthew Knowles is set to host a one-day intensive course on how to break into the entertainment industry at a local Texas college in September.  

Kelly Rowland gushes about husband

Kelly Rowland is completely smitten with ''super supportive'' husband Tim Witherspoon.  

Keyshia Cole's husband denies divorce papers

Keyshia Cole's estranged husband has distanced himself from a divorce filing in his name, insisting he has not moved to make the split official.  

Ice Cube explains Eazy-E biopic casting

Rapper/actor Ice Cube has opened up about his controversial decision not to cast the late Eazy-E's son as the hip-hop icon in his forthcoming N.W.A. biopic.  

Busta Rhymes leaves Cash Money Record Label

Rapper Busta Rhymes has left his record label, Cash Money Records, due to creative differences.  

Deborah Cox to sing Whitney Houston’s Hits on biopic

Production is well underway on Lifetime's upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, which will feature some of the late singing legend's music.  

Firing Generations actors sign of "arrogance" - Union

The decision to fire Generations actors who went on strike was a sign of "arrogance" by the soapie's management, the Creative Workers Union of SA (Cwusa) said  

Kevin Hart is engaged!

Kevin Hart is quiet the romantic. The comedian found the perfect birthday gift for his long-time girlfriend.  

Trey Songz undies trending for a good cause

Trey Songz’ underwear was trending this week.  

Kevin Hart is engaged!

Kevin Hart is quiet the romantic. The comedian found the perfect birthday gift for his long-time girlfriend.  

Generations actors fired

MMSV Productions says it has terminated the contracts of the striking actors of the SABC1 soapie drama, Generations.  

Mining had possible role in quake

The 5.5 magnitude earthquake in North West earlier this month was possibly linked to mining in the area, a University of Pretoria academic said.  

Zuma architect says he will not repay

Architect Minenhle Makhanya will serve notice in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Monday to oppose a R155 million civil claim lodged by the Special Investigating Unit.  

Reason chastises Cassper and AKA

At least there are rappers who are not stuck in the 90’s, thinking that bullets and guns are there way to sell albums.  

Cassper says AKA goons pulled a gun

And we thought beef only involved words. But welcome to the hip hop world; according to rapper Casper Nyovest, his beef with AKA has gone to the gun and bullet level.  

Baleka Mbete's health scare

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete had a health scare so life threatening that she was transferred from 2 Military Hospital to 1 Military hospital by military plane, City Press reported on Sunday.  

Pallance Dladla leading man in ‘Hard to get’ – TRAILER

Actor Pallance Dladla took some time out of his busy schedule to chat to us about his new movie ‘Hard to get’.  

Twitter wild on #BringbackPhatJoe on Metro FM

It’s been less than a week and Metro FM listeners are not pleased with Bonang Mathebe and want Phat Joe to come back.  

No 'rubbish film' Idris Elba

Idris Elba admits he received some ''disappointing'' movie offers to be in ''rubbish films'' following his portrayal of Nelson Mandela in 2013 biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'.  

Robin Williams gave comedy a darker side

Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams shot to fame for his madcap standup act and his offbeat alien Mork, but his most famous roles showed a depth of pain behind the comedian's mask.  

Zuma's architect to build Zulu palace

President Jacob Zuma's architect has also landed the deal to design Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's eighth palace, the Sunday Tribune newspaper reported.  

Pallo Jordan resigns from parliament

Pallo Jordan has resigned from Parliament and apologised to the ruling party after reports that his qualifications are false, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said.  

Robin Williams wife: I lost my best friend

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at age 63.  

Ex-NPA boss charged with kidnapping and assault

He faces charges including kidnapping, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, intimidation, and defeating the ends of justice related to a 15-year-old crime.  

More wedding bells for P-Square family

The sister to P-Square duo – Peter and Paul Okoye, tied the knot in the past week.  

African leaders who were not invited to USA – PHOTOS

More than 50 African leaders have gathered in Washington DC for the largest ever of US-Africa summit.  

African leaders who were not invited to USA – PHOTOS

More than 50 African leaders have gathered in Washington DC for the largest ever of US-Africa summit.  

Fidel Castro signs Pro-Palestine manifesto

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has signed an international manifesto "supporting Palestine," demanding that Israel respect UN resolutions and withdraw from Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem  

Bonang globe trotting, no Euphonik

After the big reveal everybody has been wondering where is Bonang?  

Mariah Carey leaves manager Jermaine Dupri

Mariah Carey has hired a new manager after parting ways with longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri.  

Paris Hilton on a DJing tour

Paris Hilton's Djing career has really taken off - the socialite has landed two club residencies and a two-month tour.  

Jill Scott understands abused women

Singer/actress Jill Scott has a better understanding of women who stay with abusive partners after portraying James Brown's wife Dee Dee in new biopic Get On Up.  

Drake and Lil Wayne create tour app

Rappers Drake and Lil Wayne are to launch an interactive digital game to coincide with their upcoming joint tour.  

EXCLUSIVE: 'Rumour' sends Chomee over edge

URBAN pop songstress Chomee has apparently threatened to commit suicide as her turbulent relationship with boyfriend Arthur Mafokate hit rock-bottom this week.  

African leaders who were not invited to USA – PHOTOS

More than 50 African leaders have gathered in Washington DC for the largest ever of US-Africa summit.  

Arno Carstens drunk driving case postponed

The drunk driving trial of musician Arno Carstens was postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.  

Charmza of the week: Protestors against rape

TO the hundreds who took part in the silent protest in solidarity with rape survivors and the fight against the abuse of women's bodies, you are all charmzas.  

Ll Cool J and Russell Simmons visit New York jail

Actor/rapper Ll Cool J and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons paid a visit to inmates at a New York jail as they launched an anti-violence program for local youths.  

Future settles pap geld case

Rapper Future has reached a new custody deal with the mother of his 11-year-old son, agreeing to pay her extra child support if she moves to a better school district.  

Brickz wants rape case dropped

Kwaito musician Sipho Charles Ndlovu, accused of raping a 17-year-old girl, wants the case withdrawn, the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court heard.  

Chris Brown and Drake live team-up cancelled

Drake and Chris Brown's plans to reveal their collaborative track during a live show have been scuppered because Brown's criminal record restricts the countries he can visit, according to a U.S. report.  

SA's labour market still unequal

Less than 20 percent of South Africa's top management positions are occupied by black Africans, the 14th Commission for Employment Equity's report found.  

Dalindyebo is not a co-operative leader - Royal Family

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is not a co-operative leader, the royal family said.  

No riding or dying: Karrueche dumps Chris Brown

Karrueche Tran has ended her relationship with Chris Brown for good and even changed her phone number so he can't contact her.  

Molewa is acting President

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has been sworn-in as acting president, the presidency said  

DJ Zinhle turns tables at Commonwealth - PHOTOS

 DJ Zinhle, is representing South Africa at the Commonwealth Games and turning tables.  

Rolling with the Real Makoya

Its time to roll with the Real makoya, we have seen rolling with Mandoza, Kelly Khumalo, Dr Malinga and many celebrities.  

Brandy apologises to Oprah for lying about marriage

R&B star Brandy has publicly apologised to Oprah Winfrey for lying about her marital status on the media mogul's former daytime chat show in 1995.  

Early risers more likely to be immoral

A new study has revealed that people who wake up early in the morning are more likely to behave immorally and cheat in the night.  

Ne-yo is off the market and in love

R&B star Ne-Yo has gone public with his new romance following a split from his longtime girlfriend.  

Nelly insults Floyd Mayweather

Rapper Nelly has risked the wrath of boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. by taking a swipe at the boxing champ's lack of education moments after denying the pair is feuding.  

Tsvangirai: Mugabe has run out of ideas

Zimbabwe's former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said that long-ruling President Robert Mugabe had “run out of ideas” to fix the economy amid massive unemployment and a brewing financial crisis.  

Beyoncé secretly house-hunting alone

Beyoncé was spotted secretly viewing a house in Manhattan last month without her husband Jay Z, fuelling rumours their romance is on the rocks.  

P Diddy set French Montana up with Khloe Kardashian

Rapper French Montana has his record label boss Sean '' Combs to thank for introducing him to his new girlfriend, reality Tv star Khloe Kardashian.  

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