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Nokuthula Mabika nearly gets burned by candle

Nokuthula Mabika Uzalo

Uzalo actress Nokuthula Mabika nearly got burnt when her weave caught fire during a photo shoot. 

While enjoying a dinner interview with the cast of Uzalo, Nokuthula was quick to notice that her hair was on fire, while she and the Uzalo cast members were taking a group photo. She quickly doused the fire. Thankfully, the actress is okay and the party continued.

ALSO READ: Nokuthula Mabika ‘Thobile From Uzalo’ Blesses Herself With A New Ride

Uzalo actor Khaya Dladla and Khanyi Mkangisa, Selimathunzi presenter, were both confused about what happened since they didn’t see anything.

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Retired artist Riky Rick wants to push unearthing talents

Riky Rick leaves music

Riky Rick may have retired but he still wants to help unseen talents grow. The rapper recently announced that he’s retiring from music and performances because he’s not okay mentally to continue doing music. 

Chatting to Slikour on “On The Ground” recently, Riky Rick said he knows that rappers are not supposed to stay in the limelight forever and he is adamant to help train or groom up coming artists.

ALSO READ: “Being A “Celebrity” Its Difficult To Tell People I Aint Feeling Well” – Riky Rick

The Boss Zonke hitmaker continued to share with Slikour that: “You need to do what you can do in your space then pass it on to the next guys to continue. In music and in arts, it is the same thing, we should be enabling young people to be able to do greater than you.”

Watch as Slikour catch up with Riky at “Back To The City 2018. ” He puts them onto two new bright stars of the future of music industry, a radio host named Kabelo, and musician The Big Hash.

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Gail Mabalane’s role cancelled because she was pregnant

Gail Mabalane

Actress Gail Mabalane revealed that she was offered an acting role but the film creators cancelled her role when they discovered she was pregnant. 

In her interview with Afternoon Express, the actress shared how being pregnant affected her career and she was left confused by the incident.

“I was cast. I got the role. They called me in to just read with another actor that they were busy casting. I went in and I was about five months pregnant. I just thought out of courtesy, because you couldn’t tell that I was pregnant, I thought let me tell them.”

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

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The star said she couldn’t believe it that she was cast out because of this. She didn’t think it was a big deal.

“Literally the next day, my legal guy was busy going through my contract, so I had already received the contract, and they were like ‘No. Sorry. We’re just not sure. We don’t know.’ I’m not sure if it was ‘we’re not sure that you’re going to lose the weight’ but I just couldn’t believe it,” Gail explained.

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Black Coffee buys his mother-in-law a brand new car

DJ Black Coffee buys a car

Record producer and DJ Black Coffee (Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo) bought his mother-in-law, Enhle Mbali Maphumulo’s mom a brand new luxury car.

ALSO READ: Black Coffee Gets His Own Branded Private Jet

Taking to Instagram, Mbali’s mom, Bongi Mlotshwa, shared a photo of herself holding flowers standing in front of her car. She captioned the photo: “My mkhwenyana (son-in-law) surprised me with a car today I cried my tears out. Mother’s Day came early for me ngiyabonga (thank you) Mashimane.”

Last year, the award-winning DJ surprised his mother, Faith Dandala, with a brand new Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV.

According to Mercedes-Benz official website, the car cost around R706 163.

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Cassper Nyovest shows a full view of his mansion

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Refiloe Maele Phoolo better known as Cassper Nyovest is undoubtedly one of the biggest Hip-Hop artists in South Africa. Last year June, the rapper bought a R10 million mansion and he’s finally showing us the full view. 

Cassper has been teasing his fans on social media with incomplete snaps of his mansion. Today he took to Twitter to show us glimpses of his big house.

“TBT to when I bought my dream house and made my mama proud,” – he captioned his Twitter photo.

ALSO READ: Top South African Celebrity Homes

Take a look at the photos below:

Cassper Nyovest mansion

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The South African rapper told Tshisa Live: “We got a new spot. It has so many rooms. I have place for everyone. I still haven’t digested it [having a new place]. We also have a new studio at the new place and an entertainment area. I have been wanting to build it for some time and I finally have it now. A lot of good music is going to be coming from it (sic).”

Mr Nyovest made history when he filled up The Dome, Orlando stadium and FNB stadium.

Image Courtesy: Cassper Nyovest Twitter

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Relebogile Mabotja rushed to hospital after lunch at a popular restaurant

Relebogile Mabotja Isidingo

Radio & TV Media personality, Relebogile Mabotja, had to be rushed to hospital after having lunch at a popular restaurant in East Rand. The actress was exposed to allergens

Mabotja, who recently returned to our television screens, took to Twitter to explain what happened before mentioning the restaurant and demanding an apology.

The actress visited Emperor’s Palace restaurant in the East Rand for lunch with her colleagues. She claims that she was served by a waiter who was not happy about her persistence about finding out what was in the food she was being offered.

ALSO READ: Relebogile Mabotja Hosted The 18th Annual National Teaching Awards

According to her, both waiter and chef insisted that there were no allergens in her meal, however, she started feeling sick after two bites.

“I proceeded to eat. After 2 bites, something didn’t feel right. I asked the waiter again if there were nuts in my meal. He insisted there none, showing me the menu that didn’t list them as ingredients. I asked him to check if there’s pesto. Again the answer was no,” – she tweeted.

Relebogile Mabotja

Lebo went on to say she’s so disappointed at the lack of training of stuff on the seriousness of life-threatening allergic reaction.

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Vth Season unlocks Uganda and Rwanda for SA artists with East Africa business expansion

Raphael Benza Vth Season

Vth Season has facilitated shows for Heavy K and Cassper Nyovest in Uganda and Mama Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Zahara in Rwanda as it expands its business operations to East Africa.

Vth Season facilitated the booking of Drum Boss, Heavy K, for the Blankets And Wine festival which took place this past weekend and saw Heavy K be the first Afro House DJ to perform live to an audience of 7000 people in Kampala and gain a new fan base.

Last month, the record label brought Cassper Nyovest for his first show in Uganda which saw him pull the biggest crowd for a Hip Hop artist in Kampala. Before that Vth Season took Afro Soul singer and songwriter, Berita to Uganda, and this July Vth Season will take Mama Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Zahara to Rwanda.

Vth Season intends to play a key role in bridging music and entertainment between East and Southern Africa and will present a turnkey solution to South African artists that would like to extend their music, brand and presence in East Africa.

ALSO READ: AKA Clear Things Up About Vth Season’s Accusations

Off the back of booking Heavy K, for the Blankets And Wine festival, Raphael Benza of Vth Season is speaking at the DOADOA conference taking place in Kampala, Uganda where he will sit on various panel sessions with local industry experts, from government ministers to stakeholders in entertainment across the continent. The DOADOA conference started yesterday and Raphael Benza will form part of more panel discussions tonight.

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Tsholofelo Matshaba returns to Muvhango

Tsholofelo Matshaba returns to muvhango

Actress Tsholofelo Matshaba returns to SABC2 soapie Muvhango to cause more trouble on Thursday night’s episode of the show. 

According to Sowetan Live, Tsholo, who plays the character of Meme on Muvhango returns after six years. She accompanied by her mother Mme Kotsokoane, played by actress Tshidi Tsimile.

Before she left, her storyline entangled in a domestic abuse dispute with her boyfriend KK Mulaudzi, played by McDonald Ndou.

ALSO READ: Former SABC Radio Host Chris Matshaba Passes On

Nontuthuzelo Magoxo, one of the Muvhango writers teased on what viewers can expect from Meme’s return: “I think women are burdened with the responsibility to ‘get over it’ and ‘keep it moving’. And be strong; don’t let the abuse define you. But the truth is, when a man you love, trust and share your bed with, puts his dirty shoe on your face, nothing will ever be the same again. The game has changed for good.”

Source: Sowetan Live

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Idols SA runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba gets an acting role

Idols SA runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba (1)

Idols SA runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba is a man of many talents. We first met Mthokozisi on Idols SA season 13, the singer now scored himself his first acting gig in the Zimele film set to premiere on Mzansi Magic soon. 

The former Idols contestant will play a role of Prince Bhekisisa in the Zimele film. He’s also joined by actress Zekhethelo Zamisa who plays has a similar character with Cinderella. The movie is set to play on Mzansi Magic in July. The movie is shot in KwaZulu-Natal.

ALSO READ: Mthokozisi Ndaba And His Fiance Nandipha Sefoloko Are Expecting A Child

The film is directed by a Durban filmmaker Bonnie Sthebe. Bonnie is a producer with five years experience in a film industry, a founder and co-owner of a film, video and television production company Durban Motion Pictures established in 2005.

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The Durban artist told TshisaLive: “I have a master plan. Besides radio, I have gone back to the church choir and have been recording music in my home studio.

I have a book coming in the middle of the year. The book will blow people’s minds because it will tell only the truth. I want people to see that I am a human being. I’ve been through so much in my life and I want them to accept who I am, a fighter.”

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DJ Sbu launches his own learning academy

The Hustlers Academy DJ Sbu

Sbusiso Leope also known as DJ Sbu is all about youth empowerment and now he has launched his own school called ‘The Hustlers Academy’.

The media personality DJ Sbu issued a statement on his social media account on Wednesday and it reads as follows: “DJ Sbu also known as Sbusiso Leope has partnered with the 3Sixty Financial Services Group to positively impact thousands of young lives and families in South Africa with his own school, a learning academy. Aptly titled ‘The Hustlers Academy’.”

The statement also said Sbu intends to develop the minds and the ability of thousands of young hustlers in the country and change lives.

‘The Hustlers Academy’ is an independent privately funded economic empowerment project spearheaded by Leope to address the overwhelming lack of jobs and incumbent graduates into the system on an annual basis. The 3Sixty Group is a well-established financial services company with a disruptive strategy that offers clients more benefits for their rand.”

ALSO READ: DJ Sbu On The Late Legendary Hitmaker Robbie Malinga

The partnership represents a meeting of the minds and the hearts for the development of opportunities for young South Africans.

“We will train and educate young hustlers to either be entrepreneurs or corporate hustlers. Our training programme and academy curriculum will produce the best sales force this country has seen and develop the minds of Hustlers to understand how the world works and how to stand out.”

DJ Sbu academy

In with 3Sixty Group, DJ Sbu and the new academy will develop entrepreneurs who start businesses and employ teams of hustlers within an 18-month period.

Group CEO and Chairman of 3Sixty Financial Services Group, Mr. Khandani Msibi is confident that ‘The Hustlers Academy’ will play a game-changing role in developing and changing the way corporates are structured in providing a ceiling for employees as far as earnings are concerned.

Watch DJ Sbu below:


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