• Independent Online

    Khanyi Mbau's memoji leaves tweeps shook

    Local media personality Khanyi Mbau debuted her memoji and tweeps were shooketh by the appearance of the animated emoji.  The 'Abomama' star showed off her memoji on Wednesday with a side-by-side comparison followed by two videos of her memoji.  Tweeps, however, had a lot to say about the appearance of Mbau's memoji with the comments mostly consisting of criticism of the memoji's skin colour.  As per usual, Mbau just laughed off the criticism with witty replies.  Mbau's skin tone was also recently mocked by the official Gauteng Weather Twitter account when they issued a heatwave warning advising that the actress avoids the sun.

  • sowetanlive.co.za

    No time for negotiations! Zodwa won’t accept anything less than 35k

    Attention promoters and event organisers! Zodwa Wabantu wants to make it clear that she will not entertain requests to compromise her worth‚ so if you can't afford her fee of R35k to R45k keep walking. After she took to Instagram with R35‚000 in her hand to explain that she would never be available for anything less than that amount‚ Zodwa explained her reasons to SowetanLIVE. "It's not even about me‚ I usually just end up being the one that talks about it because I'm not afraid of saying what's on my mind. Everyone knows that my fee is 35k to 45k and I really don't compromise. I shouldn't be asked to do that it's a clear case of if you are not willing to give me that then leave me alone." In

  • ewn.co.za

    Beyoncé accused of witchcraft by ex-drummer

    LONDON - Beyoncé has been accused of using "extreme witchcraft" against her former drummer, who also alleged the star killed her kitten. Musician Kimberly Thompson is seeking a restraining order against the Formation singer after accusing the 37-year-old star of launching a campaign of harassment against her. Court documents obtained by The Blast which were filed by the drummer - who has performed in an all-female band for the singer for seven years - alleged Beyoncé murdered her kitten and used "extreme witchcraft, dark magic" and "magic spells of sexual molestation" against her. Kimberly also believes the Crazy in Love hitmaker - who has daughter Blue Ivy (6) and 15-month-old twins Rumi and

  • timeslive.co.za

    Benni McCarthy’s wife Stacey ‘recovering well’ from collapsed lung

    MTN8 finalists Cape Town City have been given the weekend off to rest and will return to work on Monday to begin the week of preparation for the final in Durban on Saturday‚ September 29. Coach Benni McCarthy will also return to work at the same time after missing Wednesday’s thriller at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto where City came from two goals down to take a point off hosts Orlando Pirates. McCarthy stayed behind in Cape Town after his wife Stacey suffered a collapsed lung. City do not have a game at the weekend and have taken the opportunity to allow the players to recover and then be able to focus completely on their quest for silverware at the Moses Mabhida Stadium next weekend when they take on SuperSport United.

  • Independent Online

    Yebo! Zodwa Wabantu does 21 voshos in one go

    Local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu is known as the vosho queen for a reason, and if anyone had their doubts the video she posted of herself breaking it down will set them straight.  Most people hit one maybe two voshos in a gqom track and then they are good for the rest of the song. Not Zodwa Wabantu though.  The booked-and-busy Durban native posted a video of herself jumping out of her car and doing 21 consecutive voshos before the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) on Thursday. Wabantu also made her runway debut and the DFF where she sashayed down the runway for Muzi Mlambo's bridal collection.  The vosho queen also had a full beat on which was something new for Wabantu, but she made it clear that she

  • Independent Online

    Sanral awards R1.65bn tender for longest cable-stayed bridge

    JOHANNESBURG - The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) announced on Thursday the awarding of the R1.65 bllion tender for the second of two mega-bridges as part of the N2 Wild Coast project.  This comes after Sanral announced in July 2017 that the tender award had to be re-advertised as it received no fully responsive tenders for the initial bid. The tender was re-advertised on 3 November 2017 and closed the new bid on 11 April 2018. The long period was required due to the size and complexity of the tender. Sanral said the 580-metre bridge will be built near Lusikisiki over the Msikaba gorge. The construction is due to start in February 2019 for 33 months after an initial three-month

  • Malema calls Ramaphosa ‘Stratcom’

    In a tweet posted while President Cyril Ramaphosa was announcing government’s plan to spend R50 billion to stimulate the economy, EFF leader Julius Malema merely said: “STRATCOM on our screens now, yeses”. He was referencing the apartheid-era organisation Stratcom, a group within the apartheid government that was tasked to create and carry out disinformation campaigns, including propaganda, fake news and smear campaigns against those fighting against apartheid. It particularly focused on discrediting Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, to whom Malema was close for years before her death earlier this year. Malema has often accused Ramaphosa of working with “white monopoly capital” and in effect being an