• Afro Voice

    Mampintsha responds to Babes Wodumo abuse allegations

    Popular Kwaito artist and producer Mampintsha has responded to abuse allegations of his former girlfriend and fellow musician Babes Wodumo. This comes after Babes Wodumo, real name, Bongekile Simelane had an interview with Metro FM on Friday wherein during the interview, the presenter, Masechaba Ndlovu revealed that Babes Wodumo was allegedly abused by Mampintsha. Simelane and Mampintsha were engaged, but during the show, the singer revealed that they have since separated. Following the interview, Mampintsha posted an ‘apology’ through a Facebook post. “This interview and the revelation that I have been physically abusing her, unfortunately, occurs amidst a public outcry on the increasing incidents

  • Afro Voice

    Video of 'drunk' Siyabonga Nkosi verbally abusing cop emerges

    A video of former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana midfielder Siyabonga Nkosi verbally abusing police officers has surfaced on social media. According to a report by Sunday World, Nkosi was arrested by Metro cops in March for suspected drunk driving. He has allegedly appeared at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court in March where the ‘case has since been ‘closed and filed’. In the video, Nkosi can be seen handcuffed on the other hand while attempting to a make a call on his cell phone. He further engages in a brawl with a police officer who was recording the incident on a cell phone. Nkosi allegedly uttered insults and swore at officers who were assisting him. Pointing at one of the officers he said

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    SA Rugby says 'something was clearly amiss' on Ashwin Willemse walkout

    The South African Rugby Union says that it is ‘surprised and concerned’ following SuperSport rugby analyst Ashwin Willemse’s walkout during the live broadcast of Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby matches. Willemse walked out of the live Super Rugby show after allegations that he felt “undermined” and “patronised” by his fellow analysts Nick Mallett and Naas Botha. “We were as surprised and concerned as the rest of the rugby community by Saturday evening’s incident on SuperSport. It would not be fair to make snap judgements. However, something was clearly amiss and it reflected poorly on rugby. This is a SuperSport matter and we have asked to be kept informed on the process of the investigation,”

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    The cracks in 'Ramaphoria' are beginning to widen, says DA

    Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says President Cyril Ramaphosa’s performance since coming into office has overall been filled with lots of hype and failed actions. This was Maimane and the DA’s assessment of President Ramaphosa’s first 100 days in office presented during a media briefing on Monday. Flanked by DA Chief Whip in Parliament, John Steenhuisen and DA Shadow Minister in the Presidency, Sejamothopo Motau, the opposition party has given Ramaphosa a rating of six out of 10 for his overall performance since coming into office. “Over the past 100 days, it has become clear that regardless of Ramaphosa’s intentions, he is a comprised President whose powers are greatly restrained

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    Development for murder site

    THE site where the burnt body of Karabo Mokoena was dumped in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg, by her ex-boyfriend Sandile Mantsoe, has been earmarked for development, Ward 81 councillor Irene Rugheimer said at a public meeting in Lyndhurst. “We are looking at cleaning the site, putting up a light and refurbishing the space to prevent more crime. We will try to get a sponsor to help us beautify the area and make it a special place,” she said. Mokoena was murdered in April last year and her body was dumped on the site before being set alight. Sandile Mantsoe was sentenced to 32 years in jail earlier this month in the South Gauteng High Court. A foundation to help abused women and children in Gauteng has

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    Cash-in-transit heist hearing

    PARLIAMENT’S portfolio committee on police is to hold a special hearing on the recent spate of cash-in-transit heists next month. Gauteng was the target of two cash-intransit heist in just 48 hours last week, in Boksburg and Pretoria. Five heavily armed criminals, allegedly involved in the Boksburg heist, were later arrested in Johannesburg after a shoot-out with police. Portfolio committee chairperson Francois Beukman expressed concern that cash-in-transit heists were becoming normal in the country. “These acts of criminality, undertaken using high calibre rifles, must be condemned at all times and society must work with law enforcement agencies to effectively deal with the matter. SAPS management

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    Nigeria: Blogger Linda Ikeji is Pregnant

    Linda Ikeji is expecting a child, her sister, Laura Ikeji, announced on Sunday. In an Instagram update, Laura posted images of her sister's baby bump, a development that has been warmly received on the Internet. The famous blogger reportedly got engaged to a man said to be based out of Nigeria a few months ago. Linda, 37, has been a role model for many Nigerians following her successful career as a blogger. She purchased a mansion in Banana Island, Lagos, in 2015 for amount reported to be around half a billion naira. Even though she had reportedly been dating for some time, her pregnancy still comes as a surprise to many on social media, who described her as an advocate of celibacy. See the pictures