- The Citizen
Footage has surfaced of a woman, who appears to be the one recently attacked in the same building in which Karabo Mokoena was murdered in 2017, enjoying her night dancing on a table. The woman, who has only been identified as Kedi, was allegedly attacked with a wine bottle at Sandton Skye apartments in Johannesburg. Emergency Medical Services responded to the call and arrived to find the victim's body on the floor covered with broken glass. The woman was found bleeding with injuries to her head, legs, and massive swelling on her forehead, News24 reported. Three women found in the room, identified as Kedi's friends, told medics that she had been assaulted with a wine bottle. The victim described
- Independent Online
Johannesburg - As the EFF elective conference draws closer, it has emerged that party deputy president Floyd Shivambu and secretary-general Godrich Gardee might find themselves out in the cold as there is a growing call for them to be removed from the executive. Sources within the EFF said Shivambu might be replaced by national chairperson Dali Mpofu and Gardee by either national executive committee member Marshal Dlamini or party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. Independent Media has learnt that there was growing discontent about Shivambu and Gardee's performance, including failure to sell the party throughout the continent. A senior EFF leader who declined to be named said party president Julius
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Johannesburg - Singer Kelly Khumalo turned the screws on Thobela FM radio presenters on Wednesday afternoon as they urged her to smile moments after fielding questions about the Senzo Meyiwa murder investigation on Wednesday. The former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana captain was killed at Khumalo's Vosloorus home in what witnesses claim was a botched robbery in October 2014. However, it was reported in The Sunday Independent last weekend that Meyiwa was killed in an accidental shooting in the house and there had been a delicate police cover up to shield the shooter. The police have disputed this. Speaking to Thobela FM on her radio tour of her new single 'Ungithatha Kancinci', which loosely
Four people were lucky to survive after a taxi was swept into the Msunduzi River after heavy rainfall in KwaZulu-Natal. The vehicle was swept off a road in Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg, on November 13 2019.
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It been a few days since Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira announced his retirement from international rugby and earned legendary status. He played for the Springboks against England 32-12 to be crowned 2019 World Cup champions in Yokohama. He was born in Zimbabwe and qualified for South Africa on residency grounds, before later acquiring South African citizenship.
Multiple award-winning Afrobeat hitmaker, Burna Boy, has kept mum as some South African artistes under the aegis of Tshwane Collective wrote a petition to the country's Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, kicking against his inclusion in two concerts scheduled for November 23 and 24. The Africans Unite concerts, a response to recent xenophobia in the country is organized by Play Network Africa, based in Nigeria, in partnership with Phambili Media SA and appears to enjoy the support of South Africa's department of arts and culture. The concerts expected to feature Burna Boy alongside artistes such as Kwesa and Jidenna. The first concert is scheduled to hold at Hillcrest Quarry in Cape
“I am very sorry for what has taken place, I apologise, I repent and I renounce the idea of any special nation. I therefore ask your forgiveness. “Being a farmer myself and experiencing one of the worst droughts in the history of Sub-Saharan Africa, and seeing the untold damage it has caused people physically, mentally and spiritually, it has broken me, and my sole intention was to encourage and to try and alleviate their suffering by reminding them that God will 'never leave them nor forsake them'.” Buchan made headlines last week when EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu shared a clip on Twitter in which Buchan can be heard saying, “remembering that only two nations in the world have ever been