• Lifestyle
    SowetanLIVE

    AKA's last moments with love of his life

    Police investigate after alleged suicide When rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, gave his social media followers a glimpse of his love life with his fiancée, Anele Nelli Tembe, little did they know those would be her last hours alive. Tembe allegedly jumped to her death at an upmarket hotel in Cape Town yesterday. She was confirmed dead by paramedics who attempted to resuscitate her after she injured herself from the plunge.

  • Lifestyle
    SowetanLIVE

    AKA's fiancée, Nelli Tembe, dies in Cape Town hotel tragedy

    Police were on Sunday morning investigating the death of 22-year-old Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of well-known musician AKA, at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town. AKA's manager, Phumza Nohashe, confirmed the death and said the Forbes and Tembe families would release a statement soon. Witnesses at the scene described hearing shouting and a "loud doof" sound, and said they had heard a man calling security and crying.

  • News
    SowetanLIVE

    ANC utter failures embolden racists such as Tony Leon

    Former DA leader doesn’t bother to pretend, he expresses his racism out loud Former DA leader Tony Leon recently caused a public storm when he told us that Mmusi Maimane’s leadership of the party was an “experiment gone wrong”. Even the bluntest minds among us understood what Leon sought to communicate: that the DA will never again install a black stooge at its helm to appease black people. In short, to hell with black people!

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    SowetanLIVE

    Two farmers charged with murder of workers

    Separate incidents in Limpopo, Mpumalanga show prejudice at work One of the two brothers who were shot and killed in a suspected racial incident was murdered days before he could introduce his pregnant fiancée to his mother...

  • Politics
    AllAfrica.com

    South Africa: Khehla Sitole and the Case of the Disappearing National Security Threat

    What became of the major hazard at the ANC's 2017 Nasrec conference that necessitated a R45-million 'grabber'? In a nutshell: The beleaguered SAPS Crime Intelligence, after being alerted by a "minister in the security cluster", uncovered a threat of "some magnitude" to the country's "national security" just prior to the ANC's 2017 elective conference at Nasrec.

  • Health
    SowetanLIVE

    Dr Sindi dies aged 45 after two-month fight for life in hospital

    She announced her resignation from the show last month on Twitter, sharing a photograph of herself on a ventilator. She has been a long-standing columnist for Bona magazine, writing a column called “Dear Dr Sindi”. Van Zyl was also well known for her use of social media to raise awareness about HIV-related issues, as well as her Twitter thread on the health implications of abusing headache tablets.

  • Politics
    Independent Online

    Ace Magashule tells higher ANC structures to stop abusing powers

    Durban - With ANC branches gearing up to convene their end of five-year term branch general meetings (BGMs) in preparation for the usually hotly contested regional and provincial conferences, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has cautioned the governing party’s higher structures to stop abusing their enormous powers. In a letter sent to provincial secretaries, regional secretaries and branches on Wednesday last week, Magashule said all structures in office should remain until further notice an...