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Local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu bumped into AKA on a flight as both of them were heading to the Gumba Festival in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal. The Durban native couldn't resist snapping a selfie with the "Fela in Versace" rapper when they landed at King Shaka International Airport over the weekend, and shared the picture with fans alongside the caption: "He said hey,I follow you on IG,I like how you keep things Real & the attitude😊 Thank you Super Mega (sic) AKA and Wanbantu ran into each again at the Gumba Festival, where they were both billed to perform, and posed for another picture with DJ Tira.timeslive.co.za
King Goodwill Zwelithini’s six wives are being accused of being “madams from hell” by their drivers who have reported them to KwaZulu-Natal premier Willies Mchunu. Drivers claim the queens have been mistreating them by making them work odd hours and having to sleep in cars when accompanying them to shopping trips. Five drivers assigned to King Zwelithini’s wives - Queen Sibongile MaDlamini, Queen Buhle MaMathe, Queen Mantfombi Dlamini, Queen Thandikela Ndlovu, Queen Nompumelelo Mchiza and Queen Zola Zelusiwe Mafu - lodged the complaint with Mchunu’s office in February and are now demanding action. The drivers complained about not being promoted after working for the Zulu royals for years, theirsowetanlive.co.za
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has broken his silence on the incident at their league game against AmaZulu after refusing to comment on it. The 54-year-old tactician says there was no assault, however, he has landed in hot water for allegedly assaulting a security guard after the match. A case of common assault has since been opened against him after an incident at the end of his club's 3-3 draw with AmaZulu in uMlazi last month. "My supporter comes [onto the field] and wants to give me a gift and somebody bumps [stops] him, and I lose the plot. I get called by the DC [disciplinary committee] - 'assault'. Against Barcelona [in a friendly in May] the guy came in and I hugged him and usheredtimeslive.co.za
Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has urged the Economic Freedom Fighters to conduct their own internal forensic investigation into the VBS Bank scandal, and to probe whether EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu was aware of his brother’s alleged involvement in it. She says the amount paid to Brian Shivambu’s company was “huge” and should potentially have raised “red flags” with his brother. The EFF found themselves in the same spot as the ANC “and it seems to me that they’re resorting to the same tactics as the ANC”. For the full story visit Times Select.
The deputy minister of telecommunications and the post office, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has found her marriage on the rocks after her husband Thato had an affair, according to a report in the Sunday World. The paper says that the deputy minister discovered that her husband had slept with African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) national executive committee member Sizophila Mkhize in the couple’s house in Silverton, Pretoria, earlier this year. Mkhize allegedly considered taking her own life after Ndabeni-Abrahams posted pictures of her on Facebook with funny captions and comments, once the deputy minister had discovered the affair. She apparently sent a message to ANCYL president CollenIndependent Online
DURBAN - Jose Mourinho was once the 'Special One' during his trophy-laden spells with European giants such as FC Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid. The Manchester United manager has always been synonymous with controversy and success but he is slowly losing his verve, finesse, tenacity and his majesty amongst the European elite managers. The loquacious Portuguese is now the "Most Unwanted One". He is in his last season with the English powerhouse but the Red Devils supporters are already fed up with him. In his tenure with the club, he has only been able to deliver two “useless trophies” in form of the Europa League and the Carabao Cup. Obviously a trophy is a trophy but we are talking
President Cyril Ramaphosa failed the poor clients of VBS Mutual Bank by not speaking out against the looting at the bank because he was power hungry and scared to offend his boss, Jacob Zuma. This sharp tongue-lashing came from political analyst Professor Lesiba Teffo, who said that by not speaking out, Ramaphosa did not want to jeopardise his chances of winning at the Nasrec ANC national conference to become the party’s president and, subsequently, president of the country. Teffo said Ramaphosa, as Zuma’s deputy, knew that, had he spoken out, Zuma would have marginalised him. The analyst was reacting to a report published yesterday by City Press newspaper which revealed Ramaphosa knew about