New Generations to return without the 16

A new version of Generations will be aired sans the fired actors.  

TB Joshua coming to SA

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua said he would travel to South Africa in the coming weeks to meet families and survivors of a building collapse at his church that killed scores.  

Brandy celebrates 20 years of "I Wanna Be Down"

Singer Brandy was one of the BET Hip-Hop Award performer.  

Man blames Satan for TB Joshua collapse

A NIGERIAN man claimed that he spent over 24 hours under the rubble of a Lagos church building.  

R65M blown on failed TribeOne

R65 million from the City of Tshwane has been squandered on the cancelled TribeOne music festival, the City Press newspaper reported.  

Chris Brown: Jail was humbling

The 25 year-old singer explained what he learned from spending three months behind bars for a probation violation charge.  

Doctor to you! Grace Mugabe gets PhD

Soon after being shoe-horned into the top ranks of Zimbabwe's ruling party, the wife of ageing leader Robert Mugabe has gained a PhD in orphanages, seen as the latest sign that she may be destined for high office.  

Keyshia Cole arrested for catfight over Birdman

Keyshia Cole was reportedly arrested after assaulting a woman.  

Ex-factor: Khloé Kardashian contact Lamar

Khloé Kardashian is back in contact with Lamar Odom.  

Four-year-old SA girl found in TB Joshua collapse

A four-year-old South African girl was found alive at the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, the Gift of the Givers (GOTG) said.  

Ramaphosa returns to Lesotho

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Maseru, Lesotho, to pursue a regional mandate to help restore peace, stability and democracy in the country, his office said.  

Musiq Soul Child now a rapper - Husel

R&B crooner Musiq Soulchild has unveiled his new rap alter ego, the Husel.  

Ramaphosa's wealth revealed

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is a very wealthy politician, according to the 2014 Register of Members' Interests, tabled at Parliament.  

Floyd Shivambu "withdraws the middle finger""

Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd Shivambu has vowed to "publicly withdraw the middle finger" after flipping the bird at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.  

Lebese's 'GF' says she was duped

GEORGE Lebese 's "fake" girlfriend has came out guns blazing in defence of herself.  

67 South Africans killed at T.B. Joshua's building collapse

South Africa's president announced that 67 of his compatriots were among the scores of worshippers killed in the collapse of a popular and controversial Nigerian megachurch.  

SPOILER ALERT: Soapie update

A desperate Khomotjo realises she's not free after all, and appeals. Worried that she's about to lose everything after being frogmarched out of MMC, she makes KK a strange proposition.  

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes parents to a baby girl

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling welcomed a baby girl on September 12, 2014.  

Ciara's post-baby workout

Ciara is working out every day to get back into shape after having a baby.  

MPs move to suspend SABC chair

The decision by Parliament's communication portfolio committee to recommend the suspension of SABC board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala was welcomed by the Democratic Alliance  

DJ Sbu speeding case postponed

Radio and TV personality Sbusiso Leope who was arrested for speeding over the weekend, was postponed.  

Beyoncé admits she is Jay Z's ''biggest fan''

Beyoncé has admitted she is Jay Z's ''biggest fan''.  

Man arrested for shooting ANCYL Mamabolo

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting and injuring ANC Youth League Limpopo leader Boy Mamabolo and three others in Polokwane, Limpopo police said.  

Rapper Common's dad dies at 71

Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.  

We will defend Zuma with our buttocks: Mokonyane

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says ANC members and Cabinet ministers will use their buttocks to defend President Jacob Zuma, the Sowetan reported .  

Sorry for "f*** the poor": Tami Sokutu

Former head of risk at African Bank, Tami Sokutu has apologised for his previous “fuck the poor” remark, the Sunday Times reported.  

ANCYL leader shot in night club

ANCYL leader in Limpopo, Boy Mamabolo, was shot and wounded in a night club on Sunday evening, Capricorn FM reported.  

The quiet violence of Steve Biko

The black consciousness founder is distorted because it suits those in power, writes Athi Mongezeleli Joja  

Khanyi Mbau: I suffer from dyslexia

Mbau took the challenge on instagram by revealing 20 things we didn’t know about her.  

Charges against Kelly Khumalo dropped

Kelly Khumalo is a free woman.  

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Judge Thokozile Masipa has cleared Oscar Pistorius of murder charges.  

Blame placed on Nkandla architect

The Special Investigating Unit has found that President Jacob Zuma was enriched by state-funded improvements to his Nkandla home, but placed the blame for the project ballooning into "unacceptable extravagance" on his architect Minenhle Makhanya.  

Menzi Ngubane without a job and wife

Former Generations lead actor Menzi Ngubane, is facing tough times.  

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Judge Thokozile Masipa has cleared Oscar Pistorius of murder charges.  

Khuli Chana cops case dropped

The case against two police constables accused of shooting musician Khuli Chana was withdrawn in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, Johannesburg.  

Leonard DiCaprio wants signed Mandela photograph

Star actor Leonard DiCaprio has unleashed a pack of lawyers on American memorabilia dealer, Gary Zimet, in an attempt to retrieve a signed photograph of icon Nelson Mandela which he claims belongs to him, the Sunday Times reported.  

Asijiki, Baleka must go: Opposition parties

Five opposition parties have come together to submit a motion of no confidence in National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete.  

Oscar chose to use a firearm

Oscar Pistorius was negligent when he fired four shots into a toilet cubicle that killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Judge Thokozile Masipa said on Thursday.  

SABC news reader snubs fiancé's funeral

SABC news reader Lisakhanya Pete snubbed her beau's funeral that took place three weeks ago in the Eastern Cape.  

Khuli Chana cops case delayed once more

Two police officers accused of shooting at musician Khuli Chana appeared briefly in the Randburg Magistrate's Court  

Moegoe of the week: Department of International Relations

THANKS to the moegoes at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, the Dalai Lama has cancelled his visa application.  

Johnny Clegg and Youssou N'Dour honour Mandela

Johnny Clegg and Youssou N'Dour paid homage yesterday to Nelson Mandela at the World Festival of Sacred Music, in Morocco.  

Robin Williams' daughter returns to twitter after cyberbullying

The grieving daughter of Robin returned to the social media site to post a inspiring message concerning bullies.  

Baby no.2 for Prince William and Kate

Prince William and his wife Kate are "very pleased" to announce that they are expecting their second child, Kensington Palace said.  

Cee Lo dropped from gig over rape tweets

Singer/rapper Cee Lo Green has been cut from the line-up for an upcoming concert in Washington, D.C. following his controversial comments on rape.  

Ciara reconciles with baby daddy - Future

R&B singer Ciara has reportedly reconciled with her rapper fiance Future just weeks after they called off their engagement.  

Tributes pour in for Mizchif

SA artists have paid tribute to rapper, Hechichamunorwa Mount Zion Kwenda – better known as Mizchif who died on Thursday.  

Former deputy minister in drug probe - report

A former deputy minister is being investigated by the Hawks for alleged involvement in drug dealing, the Sunday Independent reported.  

Jay Z's birthday gift for Beyonce - VIDEO

Jay Z posted a touching video tribute to his wife Beyonce in honour of her 33rd birthday.  

Parents who help in ukuthwala to face the law

Parents and community members who "aid and abet" a marriage or consent to ukuthwala could face prosecution if the wife-to-be has not consented.  

Alicia Keys to lead tribute to Ruby Dee

Alicia Keys and Broadway star Audra Macdonald have signed up to lead a tribute to late actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee.  

Chris Brown on past: I was out of control

R&B star Chris Brown is determined to put his chequered past behind him after confessing he had been "out of control".  

Khanyi Dhlomo pays back R34.1 million NEF loan

Khanyi Dhlomo has paid back a R34.1 million NEF loan granted for the establishment of luxury boutique Luminance, the Sunday Times reported  

Thuli fears for her life

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she is deeply concerned about her safety and intends to approach the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the matter, reports the Sunday Independent.  

DA wants investigation into R9million funeral

The public protector has been asked to investigate the "excessive" expenditure on former Free State health MEC Fezi Ngubentombi's funeral, the DA said.  

Twitter war between Generations actor and Anele Mda

Gender activist Anele Mda and axed Generations actor Thami Mngqolo had a go at each other on Twitter earlier this week.  

Idris Elba, from Mandela to murderer to .. director?

British actor Idris Elba has come a long way from his east London roots.  

Brickz waits while NDPP decides to prosecute

Kwaito musician Sipho Charles Ndlovu, also known as Brickz, will have to wait until October 20 to hear whether the national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) will proceed with the rape case against him.  

Idris Elba, from Mandela to murderer to .. director?

British actor Idris Elba has come a long way from his east London roots.  

Most victims in TB Joshua collapse were South African

Nigeria's emergency agency says lives were lost as church officials prevented workers from rescuing victims at the scene of a collapsed building in Lagos.  

Judge Masipa got it right – on the law

Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has created an explosion of criticism, commentary and division in the legal fraternity and among the general public.  

Whitney Houston live album to be released

 Nearly three years after her death, an album and DVD of live performances by Whitney Houston is to be released in November, her long-time producer announced  

Nicki Minaj is Beyoncé biggest groupie

Nicki Minaj was ''honoured'' to perform with Beyoncé.  

Idris Elba, from Mandela to murderer to .. director?

British actor Idris Elba has come a long way from his east London roots.  

Thicke admits Pharrell wrote "Blurred Lines"

Robin Thicke's blockbuster but much criticized hit "Blurred Lines" grew even more controversial Monday as the singer revealed he never wrote it, according to court documents.  

'Mbete not an honest referee'

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is a "player" for President Jacob Zuma's ANC, the DA said.  

Rihanna feels penalised for being a victim

Rihanna has accused CBS of ''penalising'' her for being a victim of domestic violence.  

Kerry Washington on being a working mom

Kerry Washington is looking to her ''she-roes'', who include her mother and 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes, for guidance on being a working mother.  

Yeni to pay about R1.3-million for pap-geld

MUVHANGO actor Melusi Yeni might have to pay about R1.3-million to raise the child he allegedly fathered in a one-night stand with his neighbour Palesa Yvodia Molemela.  

We can return to work: Generations Actors

The 16 actors who were fired from the local soapie, Generations, are prepared to return to work, they said.  

Song for Thuli at Zuma wedding

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was warned in a wedding song at the weekend to leave President Jacob Zuma alone, The Star reported.  

Alicia Keys in new song asks: Why are you here?

Singer Alicia Keys released a new song We are here.  

DJ Sbu nabbed for speeding, again

METRO   FM ’S DJ Sbu might have his driver’s licence endorsed after he was arrested for speeding, again.  

Pianist Joe Sample dies at 75

Joe Sample, a jazz pianist who had a successful solo career and also performed with numerous high-profile musicians, died in Houston. He was 75.   

Beyoncé pregnant again?

Are Beyoncé and Jay Z expecting another baby?  

Vat-en-sit: Karrueche living with Chris Brown

Karrueche Tran is living at boyfriend Chris Brown's home.  

Kanye West rushed to hospital after seizure

Kanye West was allegedly rushed to hospital in Melbourne following concerns he'd suffered a seizure.  

Celebs tweet their views on #OscarTrial #JusticeforReeva

Whilst other celebrities and socialites posts opinions about Oscar trial, celeb friends of Reeva Steenkamp, like pearl Thusi are caught up in gym selfies.  

ANN7 boots Hulisani for Bonang

It's rough at the top - even to keep a simple job.  

Winnie Mashaba leaves Solly Moholo R5M royalties short

AWARD-winning gospel songbird Winnie Mashaba pulled a Judas on fellow musician Solly Moholo for 30 pieces of silver.  

Boycott Generations for a week: Vavi

Cosatu wants viewers to take part in a week long "switch off" of local soap opera Generations, general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on  

Pistorius might be found guilty of killing an intruder

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius might be found guilty of killing an intruder, if not his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a lawyer said.  

Jacob Zuma to mediate in Lesotho

South African President Jacob Zuma will now travel to Maseru to try rescue the deal agreed just a week ago, diplomatic sources in Lesotho and South Africa said.  

Charmza of the week: Bongiwe Mnguni

BONGIWE Mnguni deserves high praise for throwing the shame of rape right back at her attacker instead of accepting it as her own.  

Jennifer Hudson not in 'rush' for marriage

Jennifer Hudson insists she's not in a rush to get married to her beau David Otunga, despite being engaged for six years.  

Rihanna pays R100,000 for a manicure

Rihanna has paid £6,000 (about R100,000) for a manicure.  

Black Coffee vs. Sunday World - Ombudsman sides with press

DJ Black Coffee complained to the Ombudsman against DRUM magazine and Sunday World, alleging they had purposefully tried to defame.  

Sam Smith fears flying

British pop star Sam Smith suffers from a crippling fear of flying which threatens to hamper his international pop career.  

‘You have one shot and it must be a kill shot’ – Shabangu to cops

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu gave police a "licence to kill" at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.  

Unemployment figure rockets

THE unemployment rate rose to its highest point in six years in the second quarter, with more than 5-million people out of work, official data showed this week.  

Bra Boikie's death leaves a huge void

THE spear has fallen, signalling the end of an era as the South African TV, film and theatre industry bids farewell to the doyen of black performing arts, Boikie Mohlamme.  

Mugabe: Don't mess with my wife

Zimbabwe's president warned against messing with his family, amid a heated debate within the ruling party about his wife's entry into politics.  

Arthur and Kelly make sweet music

KWAITO king Arthur Mafokate and singer Kelly Khumalo are an item.  

Thandi Maqubela sent for mental observation

Convicted killer Thandi Maqubela will be sent for mental observation to determine whether she is able to understand sentencing proceedings.  

Comedian faces charges for being called k*****

Comedian Tol Ass Mo is facing charges of intimidation after a white man called him K****.  

Lesotho PM flees to SA after coup

 Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane confirmed that the military had seized power in a coup in the tiny kingdom and that he had fled to neighbouring South Africa in fear of his life.  

Sello Maake is SA's highest paid actor – report

Actor Sello Maake Ka Ncube together with Jamie Bartlett and Moshidi Motshegwa are among the highest paid actors in South Africa, this is according to DRUM Magazine.  

Nkandla committee hits deadlock

The first sitting of the new parliamentary committee on Nkandla hit a deadlock between the ANC and opposition on Friday, as the latter refused to elect a chairperson until the mandate is reworked to expressly include the public protector's findings.  

Bey-Jay divorce rumours a ''Jedi mind trick''

Beyonce Knowles' father Matthew has claimed his daughter and Jay Z's divorce rumours were a ''Jedi mind trick'' to ''ignite'' ticket sales.  

Mr and Mrs Pitt! Angelina and Brad's secret wedding

Mr and Mrs Pitt! Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt — one of Hollywood’s most famous and powerful supercouples — are now husband and wife.  

50 Cent bets Floyd Mayweather to read

Rapper 50 Cent is a beef stirrer. He has challenged boxer Floyd Mayweather to read one full page of a Harry Potter book “out loud.  

Tbo Touch accused of Xenophobia

The presenter, known as Tbo Touch, apparently spoke about Nigerians and other artists who were late for appointments or did not turn up.  

Thuli Madonsela, ANC trade blows

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela shared her thoughts during ANC presser on her twitter page.  

Shocking working conditions on Generations set

Besides being paid small change, Generations actors are also crying foul about terrible working conditions.  

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