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By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Friends, industry colleagues and family attended the memorial service of radio legend Mark Pilgrim, during which his lifelong friend Kevin Cook, managing director of HOT 102.7FM Lloyd Madurai, and Pilgrim's fiancée Adrienne Watkins spoke fondly of Pilgrim. Pilgrim's memorial service was held in Johannesburg on Friday morning.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South African well-known musician Vusi Nova survived another horrific accident after colliding with a police van. Nova was driving from the Golden Jubilee show organised by his friend Somizi at Sun City on Saturday night. A witness who rushed to the scene to help said that the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The management at Gauteng community radio station HOT1027 FM has confirmed the death of radio legend Mark Pilgrim following a long battle against cancer. "It was with great sadness that I share this news," Lloyd Madurai, managing director at HOT 102.7FM said in an online statement. "Our…
Entertainment Reporter. Chris Rock finally hit back at Will Smith on Saturday in a brutal stand-up routine, a year after the actor slapped him in front of a global TV audience for the Oscars. The comedian came out swinging, accusing the Hollywood star of "selective outrage" when he reacted to…
Entertainment Reporter. Radio personality, DJ and Podcast and Chill with MacG co-host Sol Phenduka will host the reunion of the hit Showmax Original reality series This Body Works For Me (TBWFM). Sol said: "I feel like the reunion needs to be hosted by someone who understands the women's profession and…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Moflava. Metrofm has confirmed that Wake Up On Metro FM breakfast show, seasoned presenter Moeti "Moflava" Ntsiki is leaving the commercial station. Mo Flava joined Metro FM eight years ago and took over the Afternoon Drive Show slot. Speaking on his departure, Mo Flava said the time…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Chef Lentswe Bhengu has died. Picture: Instagram @iam_lentswe. Celebrity chef, cookbook author and television personality Lentswe Bhengu-Mafoko has died. "It is with great sadness that we confirm the untimely passing of our beloved son and brother, Lentswe Bhengu-Mafoko, fondly known to the media and his culinary family…
By Myrna Sachs, head of Alexforbes Health Management Solutions. Reflecting on our lives helps us put matters into perspective. We can then create room for improvements that make us grow and feel there is meaning in what we do. While new year is the most common trigger for resolutions, these…
Entertainment Reporter. (AFP) - A US judge on Thursday handed disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly a 20-year prison term for child pornography and other charges - but he will serve most of it simultaneously with a previous sentence. Kelly, 56, is already serving a 30-year sentence he received after a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @PrettyYende. South African opera singer Pretty Yende will perform at the coronation of King Charles III in May. Buckingham Palace has shared details for the ceremony of Charles, as well as Camilla, to take place at Westminster Abbey in May. Their official press statement said: "A range…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Instagram. Hip hop rapper and reality television star Nadia Nakai posted an emotional tribute in honour of her late boyfriend Kiernan Forbes, popularly known as AKA. AKA 35, was shot and killed in Durban on 10 February. "My heart is shattered; this is not what our future…
Entertainment Reporter. If you've ever listened to a song that was so brilliant you couldn't help but wonder what the artist was thinking when they created it, Channel O's new creative series, Deconstructed, is just the show for you. The show offers keen listeners and aspiring creators alike unique insight…
By Lehlohohonolo Lehana. A public memorial service was held to celebrate the life of Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes at the Sandton Convention Centre. AKA (35) was shot and killed outside a popular night spot in Durban a week ago. His long-time friend and former manager, Tebello 'Tibz' Motsoane (41), was killed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Instagram. The memorial service of the late Tebello "Tibz" Motsoane took place on 16 February 2023 at Sacred Heart College in Observatory. Tibz and rapper Kiernan "AKA" Forbes were killed in a shooting in front of a popular night spot in Durban on Friday. Close friends, family…
Entertainment Reporter. Image Supplied. The acclaimed thriller DAM S2 is now streaming on Showmax, with new episodes on Thursdays until 23 March 2023. Created by four-time SAFTA winner Alex Yazbek, the first season of twisty and twisted thriller was one of the 10 most-watched titles of 2021 on Showmax and…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi is seeking permission from President Cyril Ramaphosa to honour rapper Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes with a state funeral. Lesufi visited the Forbes family on Tuesday and confirmed he had written to Ramaphosa in the hope that funds from provincial coffers would assist the family…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Instagram. The acclaimed culinary connoisseur, lifestyle influencer and entrepreneur Tebello "Tibz" Motsoane has passed away aged 40. Before his transition to being a chef, the Katlehong born was in the music business and ran a company called Showlove, one of South Africa's longest-running hip hop events companies.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South African Police Services (SAPS) in Durban have confirmed rapper Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes was shot dead in a drive-by shooting on Florida Road on Friday night. His parents, Tony and Lynn, shared a statement on Saturday morning: "It is with extreme sadness that we acknowledge the passing…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Mzansi Magic is bringing back the acclaimed and award-nominated limited series Umkhokha – but this time around, as a telenovela. After ending season 1 on a cliffhanger of note, the series about two families at war promises a new era that is riveting, emotive and filled…
Entertainment Reporter. As the fifth edition of the Joburg Film Festival, presented by Multichoice, nears its close, the official awards ceremony was held last night at The Theatre on The Square in Sandton, Johannesburg. The international jury named the Egyptian feature film "Feathers," directed by Omar El Zohairy, as 'Best…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. MultiChoice South Africa launched MultiChoice Talent Factory Extended Cut programme designed to assist MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTFza) alumni, who want to start their own production companies after the 12-month internship programme. Now in its ninth year, MTFza is an industry readiness programme that affords South African film…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. Big Brother Mzansi 3 winner Mphowabadimo may have won R2-million on the show but she's paying for it with the narrative that she constantly has to fight for Themba, thereby giving her less status than him. It was how her character Pearl was portrayed on…
Entertainment Reporter. Image Credit:Instagram. Bulelwa 'Zahara' Mkutukana has shared a teaser of what fans can look forward to her reality show when it premieres next month. Zahara: As I Rise premieres on Saturday, 4 February, at 19:30. In the teaser of her reality show, viewers get a front-row seat into…
Entertainment Reporter. With exclusive access to high-end music, great concerts, documentaries and never-seen archived interviews, the global music streaming platform QWEST TV will officially be DStv channel 330. Music lovers will now be able to access QWEST TV via the DStv bouquet (channel 330) as well as on the Showmax…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa's The Real Housewives universe is becoming bigger, bolder and blingier with the addition of The Real Housewives of Gqeberha (RHOGQ), premiering on 1Magic on 3 February at 20h30. Set in a city known for its stunning coastlines and friendly residents, the cast of RHOGQ are…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. One of the greatest voices of our generation, two-time GRAMMY Award winning singing sensation Gregory Porter returns to South Africa. "See you soon South Africa! Coming for you at the end of the month to play six sold-out shows across Cape Town and Johannesburg! Feeling the love!"…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Radio personality Mark Pilgrim has been discharged from hospital after 64 days as he continues his brave battle against cancer. He made the announcement on his Twitter account last week. "After 64 days, 7 procedures and losing almost 15kg, today… I go home!" he tweeted along with…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. South African reality queens Thobile MaKhumalo Mseleku and Busisiwe Macele Mseleku have landed another TV gig. As coveted as the wedding ring might be for many couples (and singles), marriage isn't an easy journey. If anyone understands this, it's MaCele and Thobile Mseleku, hosts for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Musician Thokozani Siphamandla Ndlovu, affectionately known as L'vovo Derrango has been admitted to hospital after he suffered a stroke during a performance in Ndwedwe, KwaZulu-Natal. According to a statement by Derrango Records, the artist suffered a minor stroke during a performance on Friday. "This is a public…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Afrotainment Record Label has confirmed that Mandla Maphumulo, known as Mampintsha from Big Nuz suffered minor stroke a week ago after He was admitted at King Edward Hospital in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. The 40-year-old musician was admitted to the hospital over the weekend and was later taken to…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has announced the launch of a new Netflix Series on effective leadership, 'Live to Lead'. The seven-part series, set to be released on 31 December, was created and directed by Geoff Blackwell and produced by Blackwell & Ruth in association…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Nomcebo Zikode/Instagram. In the latest development in Open Mic Production's ongoing campaign to control Nomcebo Zikode, the label recently illegally took down Nomcebo, Zakes Bantwini and Wouter Kellerman’s single "Bayethe" on Spotify on the same day it was announced that it had achieved the spectacular feat of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South African born Actress Thuso Mbedu has been named as one of the Best Actors of The Year by The New York Times. The actress has blown international audiences away with her leading role in The Women King" and now that same role has landed her on…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Fresh off a stellar showing in the first two seasons of the popular HBO mixed martial arts series, actress Gaosi Raditholo is excited to be back for season 3. Seven years on from her TV debut on SABC 2's "Keeping Score", Raditholo is now growing into a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. There's little doubt that Zakes Bantwini is in his moment. Not only has the veteran dance DJ and producer been enjoying a career year off the back of his two mammoth hit singles, "Osama" and "Imali", he’s also successfully launched his new company Independent Media Group Africa…
By Emily Olson. Will Smith revisited his infamous Oscar night for the first time in his first major TV interview since slapping Chris Rock onstage last March. Speaking to Trevor Noah on the Daily Show on Monday night, Smith described how he "just lost it" over Rock's joke about Smith's…
Entertainment Reporter. @GettyImages. The actor and comedian Kevin Hart announced Monday that he is bringing his Reality Check stand-up tour to the SunBet Arena, Time Square, Pretoria, for one night only. "Yours truly is coming your way," Hart said during his video announcement of the South African tour dates on…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Radio personality Mark Pilgrim won Best Weekend Radio Show for The Mark Pilgrim Show at the Radio Awards on Saturday night, hours after sharing his happy health update. The veteran radio presenter was transferred to the hospital's general ward after spending 30 days in ICU. The 12th…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. Popular celebrity chef Siba Mtongana and Sun International have taken their joint restaurant venture to the next level by making Siba – The Restaurant a permanent fixture at The Table Bay hotel. The restaurant first opened as a pop-up in March 2021 to test demand.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. The Savanna Comics' Choice Comedy Awards are back and celebrating its 10th year with a host of exciting new changes. Traditionally, the awards celebrated stand-up comedy, but new times bring new opportunities to celebrate more, and in a bid to take the awards appeal to…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Amapiano music pioneer Oupa John Sefoka, who was popularly known as DJ Sumbody, has died in the early hours of Sunday morning in Johannesburg. Sefoka who broke into the industry with his hit track, Monate mpolaye featuring musician Cassper Nyovest, was on his way from a performance…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Close friends, family members and colleagues of Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe gathered at Welfare Centre, Diepkloof Zone1, in Soweto to bid farewell to the late star. Shongwe was found deceased at her apartment last week. With a broadcasting career that spans from 2010, She moved from news anchoring…
By Herman Eloff. The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) on Friday released a statement following comments made by Charlize Theron during an American interview in which she called Afrikaans a "dying language" spoken by only "44 people". The board said it noted Theron's "disparaging comments with concern", adding, "The…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Showmax has confirmed Abdul Khoza's exit, who plays Nqoba Zulu on the popular series The Wife. The flamboyant character is anonymously killed under dubious circumstances in what seems to be a revenge crime against the Zulu family. The actor captured viewers' hearts, earning him well-deserved gongs; the…
Entertainment Reporter. Image Supplied. The 2022 edition of the annual Mzansi Fela Festival (MFF), taking place at the South African State theatre (SAST) from 01 to 18 December 2022, will be the 15th instalment since inception in 2007. To mark this milestone, the SA State Theatre has put together the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Radio and TV presenter Pearl Shongwe was remembered and celebrated at a memorial service held at the SABC in Auckland Park, Joburg. Shongwe died at her Polofields Estate, North of Joburg, on Tuesday, November 8. She was 35. The Metro FM presenter will be laid to rest…
Entertainment Reporter. Beyoncé, seen in 2021, is on board to perform at Sunday’s Academy Awards. Photo Credit:Robert Gauthier. (AFP) - Beyonce leads this year's pack of Grammy Award nominees with nine chances at gold on music’s biggest night, ahead of rapper Kendrick Lamar coming in at eight, and balladeers Adele…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The late Metro FM presenter Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe's funeral service will be held in Diepkloof Zone 5 on Saturday, family announced. In a press statement, her family said she died in her sleep at her Johannesburg home. "The funeral of our beloved daughter will be on Saturday,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image: Instagram/ Lungelo Mpangase. Mzansi's favourite Showmax's original telenovela The Wife, is back with a bang, already drawing impressive viewership numbers. Twitter trends soared when the highly anticipated third season of the telenovela debuted last Thursday. According to the channel, the new season has set a new…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The finale of Idols SA season 18 came to a spectacular conclusion on Sunday night, with Thapelo Molomo emerging as the winner in one of the most hotly contested seasons. Nozi Sibiya emerged as the season's runner-up. Molomo, an employee in the South African Police Service, was…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The first episodes of the The Wife of the third and final season gave fans a glimpse of Wiseman Mncube as the new Mqhele Zulu, the abusive, ice-cream loving husband of Hlomu (Mbalenhle Mavimbela). Wiseman takes over from Bonko Khoza, who left the role after the last…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. SABC's Metro FM news presenter and radio presenter Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe has passed away at the age 35. Shongwe was currently on the Touchdown with Tbo Touch show on Metro FM, was found dead at her home in Polofields north of Joburg on Tuesday afternoon. "It is…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Sonia Booth has taken social media to expose her husband – former Bafana Bafana player and sports commentator Matthew – for his alleged cheating ways. Sonia detailed her husband's alleged affair in a string of Instagram posts shared on Monday. "This was the start: 14 Feb 2022,"…
Staff Reporter. (AFP) - Aaron Carter, the American singer who soared to fame at the turn of the millennium with his hit album Aaron's Party (Come Get It), died Saturday, TMZ said. He was 34 years old. The entertainment outlet reported that the brother of Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter was…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Actress Terry Pheto. Picture: Instagram. Terry Pheto has denied any involvement in a multi-million rand Lotteries Commission fraud scheme being investigated by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU). On Friday, the SIU was granted a preservation order by the Pretoria High Court to seize nine luxury properties in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa's media personality Jeremy Mansfield has passed away at the age of 59 after a dreadful battle with cancer. Mansfield's death was confirmed by his close friend and former colleague, Samantha Cowen, in a statement on Monday morning. "This morning a light went out in the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Showmax has dropped the teaser for The Wife’s third and final season which will make a comeback on the subscription on demand service on November 10. Season 3 centres on "star-crossed" lovers Naledi Montsho (played by Gaisang K Noge) and Qhawe Zulu (played by Kwenzo Ngcobo). It…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit: M-Net. The River, one of Mzansi Magic's most popular primetime shows, has confirmed the exit of three of its cast members. Hlomla Dandala, Lawrence Maleka and Tango Ncetezo. According to a press statement, the three actors who play the roles of Zolani Dlamini, Zweli Dikana…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Since making her TV debut on SABC 2's telenovela "Keeping Score" in 2017 where she played the character of Jade, a gymnast who struggled to come to terms with the fact that her mother was not accepting of her sexuality, Gaosi Raditholo has grown to become one…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng: Photo Credit: @FabAcademic. The highly anticipated Feather Awards is almost upon us and earlier today the colourful list of 2022 nominees were announced following the hoisting of the Pride flag at the home of human rights Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. For years, the awards…
By Ntando Thukwana. Image Supplied. Paid social media videos promoting South Africa’s national lottery and flighted on comedians Skhumba Hlophe and Celetse Ntuli's Twitter accounts breached the code on South African advertising, a regulator has ruled. In the Twitter videos, Hlophe and Ntuli both failed to declare the Lotto adverts…
Entertainment Reporter. @GettyImages. (Reuters) - Comedian Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, said he was going to leave the program after hosting it for seven years, indicating he wanted to dedicate more time to stand-up comedy. The 38-year-old comedian - who moved to the United States…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mandisa Nduna stars as Burutti, an orphan taken in by the underground Chini tribe, "the cursed ones", in the Showmax Original African fantasy In Blood Psalms launching next week. Nduna, who also raps as ZuluMecca, has starred as Thuli in Hustle, Zen in Emoyeni, and Zethu in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mothusi Magano stars as King Letsha III, the eccentric leader of the Akachi, In Blood Psalms, the epic Showmax Original African fantasy launching on 28 September 2022. The mad king is haunted by the ghost of his father (Sello Motloung, who played Nelson Mandela in An Act…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit: Ceasarstone. Media personality and powerhouse businesswoman Minnie Dlamini today announced her latest venture The Mansion, as she acquired a part ownership of the luxury venue. The Centurion restaurant and nightclub is set to launch tonight through a private event before officially opening its doors later…
By Bashiera Parker. Image Supplied. The winners of this year's South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) were announced this past weekend. The show, hosted virtually once again, by media personality Khutso Theledi, comedian Mpho Popps and actor and TV presenter Ryle De Morny, was held one day after the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Filming for season 3 of Showmax's The Wife is under way and we got the scoop on who of our faves will be returning and what you can expect in the final season. While we've all caught on to news of former Uzalo star Wiseman Mncube replacing…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. Showmax has announced on Tuesday 30 August, that psychological thriller DAM has been renewed for a second season. Filming for the second season of DAM is underway in Adelaide and Bedford in the Eastern Cape. The series was one of the 10 most watched titles…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. The 28th annual South African Music Awards (SAMA's) took place over two evenings on Saturday 27 August and Sunday 28 August at the Sun City Superbowl in North West. The biggest night in music was hosted by Lawrence Maleka, Nandi Madida, Mpho Popps and multi-talented…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Mozaik. Fans of "The Wife" must brace themselves for a few changes when the popular telenovela returns in November. Wiseman Mncube will replace Bonko Khoza, as the new Mqhele. Mncube actor, playwright and director is best known as Jama in eHostela, a performance that earned him the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The funeral service for kwaito legend Tokollo 'Magesh' Tshabalala was held at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, Johannesburg on Friday morning. Tshabalala died Monday from an epileptic seizure. He developed epileptic seizures from a severe brain injury sustained in his 2001 car accident. The funeral service…
Entertainment Reporter. In Ancient Africa, one thousand years after the fall of Atlantis, the five surviving houses of Kemet find themselves beset with fears of a prophesied end of days. This is the synopsis for Showmax's first ever epic, action-packed African fantasy series, Blood Psalms. The local streamer dropped the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. A twenty two year old South African violinist, Neo Motsatse, will, this year, be posthumously celebrating and honouring an iconic South African composer and musician, Dorothy Masuka, on what would have been Masuka's eighty seventh birthday - Saturday 3 September 2022 at the Lyric Theatre…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Multi award-winning South African musician J'Something real name is Joao da Fonseca is set to release 'Indoor', a 9-track mixtape. The musician began working on the project when the COVID-19 lockdown started. During this period he says he was experiencing anxiety and started making music at his…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Stained Glass, the production company behind The Wife, has confirmed that Bonko Khoza, who played Mqhele in the first two seasons, isn't returning in Season 3. They production company is currently casting for his replacement. Inspired by Dudu Busani-Dube's bestselling book Naledi His Love, Season 3 of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Kwaito legend and member of iconic group TKZee Tokollo "Magesh" Tshabalala has passed away aged 45. Tshabalala's family says he passed away this morning following an epileptic seizure. "It is with great sadness that the family wishes to confirm the passing of Tokollo "Magesh" Tshabalala. Magesh as…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Ndavi Nokeri has been crowned Miss SA 2022 Photo Credit: @Official_MissSA Ndavi Nokeri was crowned as Miss South Africa 2022 on Saturday evening in a glittering function at Sun Arena,Times Square. The 23-year-old is from Tzaneen in Limpopo, has a BCom Investment Management degree from the University…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GalloImages. Singer and actress Nandi Madida is set to host this year's SA Music Awards (Samas) ceremony in Sun City, North West Madida said in a statement: "When I accepted my first Sama in 2020 for my collaboration with KO, Say U Will, I would not have…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Jeremy Mansfield poses for a picture at the Hot91.9FM studios.Picture: Tracy Lee Stark. Radio and TV personality Jeremy Mansfield has announced on social media this weekend that his terminal cancer has advanced to stage 4. "[I] have had it confirmed by the specialist surgeon leading everyone in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Media personality Katlego Maboe is set to officially return to Expresso Morning Show next week Monday. TV channel S3 and production company Cardova TV confirmed the news in a joint statement issued on Tuesday morning. Maboe took time off as presenter of Expresso at the end of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC') owned radio station Metro FM has parted ways with Mpho Madise, also known as Mo G. In a short statement the station said, the SABC has parted ways with Mpho Madise, also known as MoG, this follows the termination of his contract,…
Entertainment Reporter. Connie Ferguson has taken to social media to let fans know that she and her kids will be launching the Ferguson Foundation in memory of the late Shona Ferguson. Her husband, late actor and co-founder of Ferguson Films, Shona Ferguson, died last year before he could realise his…
Entertainment Reporter. Showmax has dropped the trailer for The Wife: Behind The Veil – an eight-part special that takes fans behind the scenes on the hit telenovela. The show has broken numerous viewership records and is currently nominated for ten South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). 'The Wife: Behind…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa has lost another actor, Mncedisi Baldwin Shabangu has passed away at the age of 53. Shabangu's family has confirmed that he died on Sunday morning after complaining of chest pains. His brother, Mthokozisi, says the actor died at a local clinic after complaining of feeling…
Entertainment Reporter. SABC1 announces the return of uBettina Wethu season 2 which debut on Monday 15 August 2022. uBettina Wethu will be broadcast every Monday to Wednesday at 19:30. According to a press release, the second season will start with a bang and introduce fresh faces. Kamogelo Molatlhoe (Rhythm City,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Image Supplied. Joburg theatre kicks off its 60 Anniversary with a star-studded event, with performances by trailblazing artists. Theatre doyens and celebrity guests attended a glittering evening of celebration, commemoration and anticipation at the Joburg Theatre's 60 Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Evening of Celebration held at the theatre…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. A renowned actress Busisiwe 'Busi' Lurayi has passed away at the age of 35. Lurayi's agency Eye Media Artists, have confirmed her passing with a family statement shared on social media. The statement said Busisiwe was pronounced dead on Sunday. "We are deeply saddened to notify you…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The family of South African hip hop artist Itumeleng George Tladi today confirmed with profound sadness and loss, his untimely passing in a statement to Fullview on Sunday. Known by his stage name Tumi Tladi, he was deeply loved by his family, friends and the entertainment industry…
Larry Soffer, leading Mentalist in Africa, widely and globally regarded as one of the best in Mentalism (magic of the mind) for acts of mind-reading, metal bending and telekinesis -shares how he achieved the unthinkable, managing to grow his entertainment business during the pandemic. The arts and entertainment industry has…
By Jacob Mawela. "What the f---k nigger – what the …!" an albino female character dressed in designer tracksuit whilst lying prostrate on the grounds of the ruins of what was once an electrical power station along the shore of the Orlando Dam, rolled off the bemused expletives upon being…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. In the first episode of the third season of Life with Kelly Khumalo the singer reflected on the legacy of the father of her daughter, Senzo Meyiwa. "It is so sad that his legacy has ended up this way," she said. Khumalo was having a conversation with…
Entertainment Reporter. (AFP) - Disgraced R&B singer R Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for leading a decades-long effort to recruit and trap teenagers and women for sex. Judge Ann Donnelly handed down the term in the Brooklyn federal court nearly a year after Kelly was convicted…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. MultiChoice has announced the addition of 14 bright, young, and talented storytellers to the South African film and television industry after they successfully completed the 2021 MultiChoice Talent Factory South Africa (MTFza) internship programme. The class of 2021 marked their accomplishment at a graduation ceremony held at…
Entertainment Reporter. Musician Makhadzi walked away with two well-deserved awards at the 2022 installation of the DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards (DStvMVCA). Hosted at Sun Arena Times Square in Tshwane, the Dstv Mzansi Viewer’s Choice Awards had the biggest stars in the country dressed in their best black-tie attire. Big…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Siyasanga portrays the character of Pretty on Mzansi Magic's Gomora. Siyasanga / instagram. Renowned small screen and theatre Actor Siyansanga Papu is starring in the multiple award-winning play XOVA which will be returning to the South African State Theatre (SAST) for a brief exhibition from 29 June…
Entertainment Reporter. Organisers of South Africa's legendary music festival Spring Fiesta this week confirmed the return of the festival, due to take place this October. Celebrate it's 10th Anniversary post the 2 year pandemic hiatus, Spring Fiesta is officially BACK and ready to kick-off the celebrations. Over a decade in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. In the Showmax Original horror series Pulse, launching on Thursday, 23 June 2022,Thapelo Mokoena plays Errol, a game producer who discovers that survival is no longer just a game when an electromagnetic pulse bomb fries every electrical circuit in his office high-rise – and people’s heads. He…
Entertainment Reporter. Media personality Dineo Ranaka quit Metro FM to join the Joburg-based commercial radio station Kaya FM. Ranaka, who’s been been hosting “The Bridge” on Metro FM, confirmed in a press statement she will be exiting the station on Friday, June 17. "After four years, Dineo Ranaka’s time at…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Mohale Motaung. Picture: Instagram. Mohale Motaung will finally be saying his piece after being a hot topic on his ex-husband's reality show, "Living the dream With Somizi", this season. Motaung is breaking his silence on the matter in a sit-down interview with Aldrin Sampear, host of Unfiltered…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Miss South Africa organisation announced the top 10 contestants who will compete for the crown this year, in a glamorous event at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton on Monday evening. They are Anarzade Omar, Ayanda Thabethe, Itumeleng Parage, Keaoleboga Nkashe, Lebogang Mahlangu, Luvé Meyer, Luyanda Zuma, Ndavi…
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