Ministry defends Thuthukile Zuma's post

President Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the department of telecommunications and postal services after consideration of her "capacity" for the position, the department said.  

Motsoeneng stadium - SABC boss gets honoured again

A stadium in Bluegumbosch, QwaQwa, in the Free State, will be renamed after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.  

North West has started to walk!

Time for your daily dose of cute: adorable celebrity offspring North West has started to walk!  

Naya Rivera co-opts Big Sean wedding plans

Glee' actress Naya Rivera married Ryan Dorsey on the same day she had originally planned to marry Big Sean.  

SABC 2 fined R10,000 for broadcasting explicit scene

SABC 2 was fined R10,000 for broadcasting explicit footage on a recap of a soap opera without a warning, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA said.  

Jennifer Aniston planning beach wedding

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are reportedly planning to get married ''by the ocean''.  

Questions over top job for Zuma's daughter

Eyebrows have been raised after one of President Jacob Zuma's daughters was promoted within two months from a public liaison officer to a senior high paying position despite her lack of experience.   

Robin Thicke 'done begging' Paula

Robin Thicke is ''done begging'' Paula Patton to take him back and is finally ''moving on''.  

Mase says goodbye to wife now preaching for good

Rapper Mase has said  goodbye to El Elyon International.  

Kerry Washington was a teacher before fame

Kerry Washington had ''serious hustle going on'' before she made it as an actress.  

Jada Pinkett speaks on women empowerment

Jada Pinkett Smith wants to help ''empower'' women after her 20-year-old niece was recently drugged.  

Mayihlome Tshwete: Gigaba’s trusted communicator

Mayihlome Tshwete has been appointed spokesman for the department of home affairs.  

Parents of kidnapped Nigerian girls have died

Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists three months ago, at least 11 of their parents have died  

Beyoncé and Jay Z splitting?

Beyoncé and Jay Z are planning to split.  

North West gets a double

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have paid $500,000 to hire a body double of their daughter.  

Eva Mendes pregnancy planned

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling's unborn baby ''has been a long time coming.''  

The Soil keeps winning hearts and smiles

Acapella group, The Soil, just keeping on shining and putting smiles on all our faces.  

Adele's new album called 25

Adele's new album will be called '25', according to official Twitter account of the World Music Awards.  

Man burns down house trying to kill a spider

A man burned his house to the ground says he had been trying to kill a spider using spray paint and a lighter.  

NPA won't prosecute Duduzane Zuma

The National Prosecuting Authority has declined to prosecute President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane following an accident in which one person was killed, due to insufficient evidence.  

Pharrell Williams learns from son

Pharrell Williams learns a lot from his son.  

Kris Jenner forbids Kanye West from writing 007 song

Kris Jenner has forbid Kanye West from writing a James Bond theme song.  

Lance Gross a dad-to-be

Actor Lance Gross is preparing to be a first-time father.  

Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead

A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency.  

Goodluck want $1 billion to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking approval from parliament to borrow up to $1 billion abroad to help the armed forces tackle the security threat posed by the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram.  

Chris Brown in Drake skit

Chris Brown and Drake patched up their differences to shoot a hilarious skit that aired during the Espys sports awards telecast in America.  

Numsa strike starts to bite

REGIONAL branches of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have rejected the latest wage offer from employers, two union sources said on Friday, potentially drawing out a 10-day strike that is already hurting production.  

Mi Casa harmonises with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

HOUSE music band MiCasa's dream of collaborating with the Grammy-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo has finally borne fruit.  

Moegoe of the week: Thandi Modise

IF Thandi Modise did not know what was going on at her multimillion-rand farm near Potchefstroom, North West, she is a moegoe.  

EFF clashes with cops in legislature - PHOTOS

Police fired teargas and rubber bullets to disperse defiant members of the Economic Freedom Fighters at the Gauteng legislature in Johannesburg.  

Minnie's fight in the club!

SABC sports presenter and A-list socialite Minnie Dlamini was allegedly baptised with a glass of vodka during a party last week.  

Bonang, DJ Fresh rock the Lego world -PHOTOS

TV presenter Bonang Matheba, 5fm's DJ Fresh are among South African Celebrities to get their very own limited edition Lego figurines.  

Zuma's nephew launches land claim

The nephew of President Jacob Zuma has launched a land claim targeting more than 60 farms in Impendle in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.  

Tata's death was a relief - Makaziwe

Makaziwe Mandela was "relieved" when her father, Nelson Mandela, breathed his last.  

Gordimer: An unwavering moralist - PHOTOS

Nobel Laureate and writer Nadine Gordimer will be remembered for her principled stand against apartheid.  

Malema goes to court over Parliament ejection

EFF leader Julius Malema has taken National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise to court in a bid to have his ejection from Parliament declared unlawful.  

Beyoncé hits a high on MTV list

R&B singer Beyoncé and rappers Eminem and Iggy Azalea led the nominations this week for the MTV Video Music Awards.  

The Roots' manager Richard Nichols dies

Richard Nichols, who managed and produced The Roots for two decades, died after a long struggle with leukaemia.  

Metro FM's station manager fired

Metro FM station manager Martin Vilakazi has been axed.  

Drake pays $100,000 for stolen lyrics

Drake has had to pay $100,000 for lyrics he ''borrowed'' from another artist.  

Vanessa Williams opens up about sexual abuse

Actress and singer Vanessa Williams had to bury her feelings about a sexual encounter when she was just 10 after learning her uncle had died.  

Arms Deal was not an individual's decision: Mbeki

No government minister took individual decisions during the procurement of arms, former president Thabo Mbeki told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.  

Trevor Noah is going NationWILD

From Jozi to Durban Witbank to Welkom, Trevor Noah is going wild.  

Vho-Susan not leaving Muvhango

Reports have been doing the rounds that Muvhango actress; Maumela Mahuwa who plays Susan, will be leaving the soapie.  

Charmza of the week: Ralph Kannemeyer

RALPH Kannemeyer is a charmza, a selfless hero who risked his life to save two of his neighbour's kids trapped inside a burning house.  

Clooney takes on junk Mail

GEORGE Clooney has rejected an apology from Britain's Daily Mail over a story claiming his fiancée's mother opposes the marriage, accusing the tabloid of cover-up.  

Safa vice President elected mayor

The vice president of soccer body Safa has been elected Mayor of Bela Bela.  

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