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Terry Pheto to attend the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris with Longines

French Open Terry Pheto

International award-winning South African Leading Lady, Terry Pheto, is currently in Paris as she is set to attend the French Open at Roland Garros tomorrow, Tuesday, 29 May 2018 as a VIP guest of the Swiss watchmaking brand, Longines.

Other distinguished guests attending on behalf of Longines include Longines’ Ambassadors of Elegance Stefanie Graf and Andre Agassi.

ALSO READ: Actress Terry Pheto On Cover Of Lifestyle Magazine Moziak Africa

Terry Pheto’s upcoming trip with Longines comes off the back of featuring on the Marie Claire #JuneIssue cover. The collaborative illustrated cover with street artist, Karabo Poppy, is “a celebration of a generation of South African women who are empowered, creative and more beautiful than ever,” shares Marie Claire SA magazine.

Terry Pheto Marie Claire

A must-read cover story, Terry Pheto shares about upcoming projects and touches on subjects such as Mama Winnie, Black Tax and #MeToo. Get your copy on shelves now.

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WATCH: Minnie Dlamini takes Russia

Minnie Dlamini Jones Takes Russia

Media personality Minnie Dlamini Jones is currently in Russia in search of the coolest Russians to bring back to South Africa so that they experience the 2018 World Cup in South African style. 

Minnie Dlamini made the announce on her Instagram account: “we cooked up something crazy, something wild, because everyone says that the FIFA World Cup in South Africa was the best one yet,” Minnie Jones said in the Instagram video.

ALSO READ: Minnie Dlamini Is The New GH Mumm Master Of Celebrations

“Everyone says the Fifa World Cup in South Africa was the best one yet,” Minnie said.

The 21st installment of the FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15. The show-piece will take place at 12 different venues in 11 cities in Russia.

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Watch: Zandi Khumalo Sheds A Tear When Asked About Senzo Meyiwa

Zandi Khumalo Gumede

Singer and Kelly Khumalo’s sister, Zandi Khumalo, shed a tear during her interview on Massive Metro when she was questioned about Senzo Meyiwa. 

Earlier this week, Zandi visited Massive Metro’s The Shutdown promoting her debut album Izikhali Zamantungwa. During the interview, she was also asked about how the Meyiwa saga affected her sister and her family. Before she could even answer, she got emotional and broke down in tears.

ALSO READ: Zandi Khumalo Makes It Clear: “I Didn’t Get Any Favours To Be Were I Am”

Her family has been criticised on social media after the former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo, was killed in Kelly Khumalo’s house in 2016.

Kelly has been blamed for Meyiwa’s death. Some people have even gone far as to suggest that she was responsible for his death and she doesn’t want to come clean.

Watch the video below:

Image Courtesy: instagram.com/zandie_khumalo_gumede

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Fikile Kani graduates from NYU Graduate Acting Program

Fikile Kani

Lesotho-born South African actress Fikile Kani, best known for her recurring role as Zak, Rajesh Kumar’s efficient PA on Isidingo has graduated from NYU Graduate Acting Program.

Fikile is all about education, she also studied for a BA Film and Video Production at the University of Cape Town from 2009-2011 and did her Honours in Film Studies in 2012.

ALSO READ: Connie Chiume, Atandwa Kani And John Kani At Black Panther World Premier

Her first starring role in television came in 2015 as the character of Ipeleng, a perfectionist questioning her seven-year-long relationship, in the Mzansi Magic drama series It’s Complicated.

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DJ Zinhle writes a book for women

DJ Zinhle book

DJ Zinhle is undoubtedly one of the most talented female DJs in the country. The DJ recently revealed that she is currently writing a self-motivation book for women titled ‘Meeting Your Power in June.’

In her recent interview with Dennis Ngango, Zinhle opened up about writing a book, her life, relationships and her upcoming projects.

ALSO READ: DJ Zinhle And Kairo Grace The Cover Of Destiny Magazine

“I’m releasing a book on the first of June – it’s gonna be available at CNA stores – it’s a self-help book for women, I co-wrote it with Nokubonga Mbanga we decided let’s rather write a book that can help women from wherever they are, and it’s written with the understanding of the African voice, African women, what we go through, like the pressure to get married,” she told Dennis.

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Did you know Trevor Noah made a ‘Black Panther’ cameo?

Trevor Noah Black Panther cameo

Comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and ‘The Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah had a cameo in Black Panther movie and everyone missed it. 

While many people focused on big stars such as Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o, the South African-born comedian Trevor also managed to play a role in the blockbuster film too.

According to Vanity Fair, in the movie’s end credits, as noted by comicbook.com and other Comic Book Movie News websites, Noah is listed as the voice of the character “Griot”—better known as the sleek, Shuri-invented A.I. system that guides Martin Freeman’s character in a virtual plane during the battle scene.

ALSO READ: Babes Wodumo, Sjava & Saudi Feature On Black Panther Soundtrack

Some people on Twitter spotted his name but they were not sure if it’s really Trevor. But Vanity Fair confirmed that it is really him.

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Watch Trevor’s scene below:

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Gail Mabalane shares a photo of her baby boy

Gail Mabalane

Kabelo and actress Gail Mabalane welcomed their second born earlier this year. The baby boy named Khumo was born on the 31st of January. 

Taking to social media for the first time, Gail shared a photo of her four-month-old baby boy Khumo. See the Instagram photo below:

ALSO READ: Gail Nkoane Mabalane Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

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Gail is most notable for acting roles on South African television series “The Wild”, and recently starred on tele-novel series “The Road”, which airs on Mzansi Magic every weeknight.

Image Courtesy: Instagram.com/gail_mabalane

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Somizi named first male ambassador for woman’s makeup brand

Black Opal Somizi

South African choreographer and radio personality, Somizi, has become the first man in Africa to be a brand ambassador for women’s make-up brand, Black Opal. 

The Metro FM host couldn’t wait to share the exciting news, he took to Instagram where he said he broke boundaries as he becomes the first African male to be the face of ladies make-up.

“Iconic moment. Boundaries have been broken. Ladies and gentlemen I’m honored to announce @blackopalsa personality The first male to represent a make up brand. #blkopalxsomizi when God shows up. He shows off,” – shared Somizi on Instagram.

ALSO READ: Meet Revlon’s Newest Celebrity Ambassadors

Speaking to SowetanLIVE, Mhlongo said: “Being a face of a cosmetics company will give me a chance to bring a smile to their faces.”

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) activist and co-founder of the gay-friendly Feathers Awards, Thami Kotlolo, said: “The LGBTI is excited about Mhlongo’s achievement. It is groundbreaking, if you take into consideration that cosmetics are huge within the LGBTI community.”

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Somizi Mhlongo, Dineo Ranaka and Mpho Popps to host the SAMA24

Somizi Mhlongo, Dineo Ranaka and Mpho Popps SAMA24

The SAMA24 are almost here and this year, they will be hosted by radio personalities Somizi Mhlongo, Dineo Ranaka and comedian Mpho Popps. 

The three talented celebrities will liven things up to make SAMA24 a night to remember. The combination of Somizi who is known to shoot from the hip with his sharp wit and the charismatic Dineo’s appeal plus the comedic timing of Mpho Popps is sure to deliver the perfect backdrop of fun and laughter on local music’s biggest night in the Sun City Superbowl.

ALSO READ: Robbie Malinga Has Been Nominated For SAMA Award

Somizi’s talent straddles the worlds of theatre, TV, radio and music. He has become a trusted face and a friend of the SAMA as he goes for the third stab at hosting duties. Dineo is famous for her reality show and the spin off show featuring her family. She’s also a radio jock of many years and a businesswoman. Mpho is one of the new faces of comedy and with every show he continues to earn legions of fans.

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Pearl Thusi shares a touching message to Basetsana Kumalo

Pearl Thusi birthday

TV personality Pearl Thusi shared a part of her heartfelt birthday speech, dedicated to Basetsana Khumalo on Instagram.

Pearl, who recently celebrated her 30th birthday earlier this month, shared how Basetsana Khumalo helped her, from receiving her first laptop to Bassie helping her bury her grandmother.

ALSO READ: Pearl Thusi Photos Everyone Is Talking About

In the video, she said “I didn’t have money to go bury my grandmother. I called her and we were supposed to drive down together because she was headed that way and it happened that she was actually going to Newcastle and I was going to Durban. And she bought me and my daughter a flight and hired us a car, so I could lay my grandmother to rest. 

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