• Mpofu gets a side eye from Malema after tweeting about his 'mistress'

    All he wanted to do was promote his son Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh and former 702 presenter Redi Tlhabi’s books, Democracy & Delusion and Khwezi, respectively, but EFF national chairperson Dali Mpofu’s choice of words left social media users in stitches. Even EFF leader Julius Malema noticed the mistake and gave his colleague a side eye. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Mpofu said whenever he walked past a bookstore, he bought one of the books for someone. “Home town decision… Supporting the son and the ‘mistress’/teacher,” he said. While some of his followers, including actor Rami Chuene, asked the advocate to buy the books for them, some just could not ignore the fact that Mpofu had said he was also

  • South African rappers accused of cheating

    While most rappers tend to stay single, some of those who have taken the time to settle down with one partner have been accused of cheating at least once. Whether or not the accusations were valid, here are a few local wordsmiths who had to deal with cheating rumours. Reason Reason left his wife in 2015/16 and started dating LootLove a short while later. However, many people believe he cheated on his wife with the presenter before they officially split up (something he has denied numerous times). AKA To say AKA was accused of cheating is a mild understatement; his baby mama, DJ Zinhle, revealed that he had admitted to having been unfaithful while she was pregnant. Ouch. AKA was accused of cheating

  • Motlanthe: Zuma a disastrous president

    JOHANNESBURG - Former President Kgalema Motlanthe says he agrees with other South Africans that President Jacob Zuma has been a ruinous president who is directly responsible for the mess created by the Gupta family. Motlanthe has increasingly become critical of the president, calling on him to step down on numerous occasions -saying he has lost all the respect a leader should have. Motlanthe is clear that given Zuma's high frequency of indiscretions, it would be good for the ANC and the country to have him step down. He now says he agrees that the president has been a disastrous president, who is morally and politically responsible for the mess landed by the Gupta family. “Yes, of course, I would

  • Khoza: I’m glad Hlaudi Motsoeneng is out of the SABC

    JOHANNESBURG - Former African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza says she tried to serve with honour and dignity and did what she could to save the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Khoza announced on Thursday that she’s quitting the party during a passionate and critical speech at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia. She was due to appear at a disciplinary hearing in October, after publicly calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down ahead of a failed motion of no confidence. WATCH: Makhosi Khoza: ANC does not value or respect women Khoza says that corruption has become institutionalized at the ANC and state-owned enterprises have suffered. “I played my part in

  • Bonang Matheba & David Tlale jets off to Paris

    Two of South Africa’s leading personalities Bonang Matheba and David Tlale, will embark on an exclusive journey to France next week, where they will be transported to the heart of  ‘The Courvoisier Paris Golden Age’ to celebrate the unique heritage of Paris as well as the historic, nearby cognac region.  To take place from September 25th - 30th, the exclusive Golden Age Tour will reveal the untold stories, innovators, style and the glamour of this remarkable era, starting in Paris and then followed by a visit to Jarnac, a small town on the banks of the Cherente River, the home of Courvoisier.  “I am thrilled with the idea of discovering this rich period in Paris’ history and to celebrate a time

  • 'I've been called man because I appeared outwardly strong'

    New mom Serena Williams has penned a heartwarming letter to her mother in which she explains that seeing her daughter’s resemblance to her body structure has made her realise her mom’s strength. In the letter shared on social media‚ Serena explained that her newborn daughter made her view things in a different light. This included her insecurities and fears that her baby girl may also be subjected to body shaming. Serena started the letter by hailing her mom’s strength. “I was looking at my daughter and she has my arms and legs! My exact same strong‚ muscular‚ powerful‚ sensational arms and body. I don’t know how I would react if she has to go through what I’ve gone through since I was a 15-year-old

  • PhD at 28 for township scientist who broke from the crowd

    The son of a domestic worker and a gardener is the youngest student to be awarded a doctorate at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Biotechnologist Lukanyo Mekuto‚ 28‚ earned his PhD for research into micro-organisms that break down cyanide in contaminated mine drainage. The day before being capped at CPUT‚ Mekuto was in Bloemfontein to receive an award from the National Research Foundation for the same work‚ which was sparked by the death in KwaZulu-Natal of cattle that drank poisoned mine water. “The ceremony went very well. I am proud of myself‚ all my hard work paid off‚” said Mekuto‚ whose family were unable to attend the ceremony due to work commitments. Legal activist's paper on