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Popular producer Sir Bubzin passes away at the age of 37

Bongani Cele Sir Bubzin dies

Local music producer Bongani Cele, best known as Sir Bubzin has passed away at the age of 37 on Friday afternoon. Sources close to the Durban-based producer confirmed heart-breaking news. 

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Bubzin produced DJ Tira’s hit track ‘I Won’t Let You Go and Desha with Big Nuz and Tira‘. He also worked with Oskido, Mahoota vs. Vetkuk and ALASKA.

Afrotainment founder DJ Tira shared an emotional tribute on social media saying: “Live your best life now. Do best for the ones you love now. Life is too short.”

“We made beautiful music together. Inazo by Big Nuz, Won’t let you go with Joocy, Sdesha sdeshile, and many more. Rest in Peace Bongani “Sir Bubzin” Cele. Uyibekile induku ebandla. Super Producer (sic).” – DJ Tira tweeted.

Babes Wodumo (real name Bongekile Simelane), who also worked with Sir Bubzin on a few projects called it “a sad day”.

“We have lost our brother Sir Bubzin. We go way back from Desha and he produced most of my songs. Sadly inqwaba izoqala iveze ukuthi ibisebenza nawe kodwa you were alone bengekho abezayo bezokubona usagul. May your soul RIP bhuti wami. My condolences to umndeni ka Sir sithi unkulunkulu anipholise amanxeba, (sic)” Babes Wodumo wrote.

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Tol Ass Mo and Mome Mahlangu are expecting a child

Tol Ass Mo and Mome Mahlangu

Comedian and television personality Tol Ass Mo (real name Mongezi Mahlangu) and his wife Mome one of South Africa’s favourite celebrity couples.

ALSO READ: Skeem Saam Actress Innocent Sadiki Is Pregnant

Tol Ass Mo has is known for his appearances on various television series, including Mo Love on Vuzu, in which he stars with his wife, Mome.

Some of the performances under his belt include Metro FM Comedy Experience, LNN Comedy Show Live at Lyric, Blacks Only, DSTV Comedy Circuit, Heavy Weights Comedy Jam, Macufe Comedy Festival, and Mo News on LOL Show, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola and Walala Wasala.

The couple has been working hard in the entertainment industry and they continue to build a strong family. The pair took to social media to reveal that they are expecting a baby.

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Christall ‘real housewives of Johannesburg’ drops her single

Christall real housewives of Johannesburg

Christall has lived a colourful life thus far, and this inspiration is reflected in her music. She certainly has her feet on the ground, but one thing is “Christall” clear! She is always reaching for the stars!

ALSO READ: The Real Housewives Of Johannesburg On 1Magic

Christall, a star of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, (1 Magic Dstv channel 103) showcases her journey as an artist and the viewers will get a chance to know her music – and her pop single Wonder. The first sneak peek of her music will be revealed on Friday’s episode, 17 August.

The final version of her song Wonder has been produced by US producers The Klubjumpers who have remixed tracks for stars like Ricky Martin, Britney Spears and Jason Derulo to name but a few.

The song was inspired by Christall’s curiosity with all things mysterious which makes her wonder about the Great Wall of China, and the Statues in Rome and so forth, however the irony is that your lover/partner can make you wonder even more than the great mysteries of the universe. Let’s face it love can make us crazy!

Christall’s first single Set Apart, has already enjoyed much success both locally, and In the US, where it charted at no. 55 on the Billboard/Nielsen Airplay US charts. Christall’s songs have been played on over 30 radio stations across South Africa from small town community radio stations and retail radio stations to regional radio stations such as JacarandaFM and Radio Sonder Grense. Christall has performed in a number of festivals, shows and concerts countrywide. Her house, lifestyle and music have also been featured on a well-known South African television variety show, namely, Top Billing.

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Former best friends Bonang Matheba and Somizi meet at the DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice awards Launch

Bonang Matheba and Somizi photo

Choreographer and radio personality Somizi ‘Somgaga’ Mhlongo and his former BFF television personality, radio host and businesswoman Bonang ‘Queen B’ Matheba seemed to be in speaking terms again. 

ALSO READ: Bonang Says She’s Not Friends With Somizi

The pair attended the DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice award launch in Sandton on Tuesday and they seemed to be playful at the event.

Matheba and Mhlongo were friends for many years before their friendship suddenly and unexpectedly ended in 2016.

In a video clip from the #DSTVMVCA launch, Bonang  can be seen opening the event and welcoming everyone. Her specially shoutout to Somizi left people shook. She said “Hello Somgaga!” which left the crowd laughing very hard.

According to several reports, Matheba told Somizi to “go mobilise your fans to vote” when the nominees for Favourite Personality of the Year were announced which included Bonang Matheba, Somizi Mhlongo, Papa Penny Ahee, Nomzamo Mbatha and Kagiso Rabada.

Somizi then replied with: “Yasss honey, hae du?” and Matheba then responded with, “Ya tsamaya!”.

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Sbahle Mpisane opens her eyes for the first time six days after car crash

Sbahle Mpisane opens her eyes

Television personality and fitness star Sbahle Mpisane has opened her eyes for the first time six days after the horror crash. 

ALSO READ: Sbahle Mpisane In A ‘Critical Condition’ After Durban Car Crash

According to TshisaLIVE, Sbahle’s father Sbu Mpisane, announced via SMS that his daughter just opened her eyes: “Breaking News… She just opened her eyes,” – Sbu said via a text message.

Sbahle has been in a critical condition since the horrific accident. Her sports car ploughed into a tree on Margaret Mncadi Avenue (formerly Victoria Embankment) in Durban last week Thursday. According to several reports, paramedics had to use Jaws of Life to remove her from the vehicle after it overturned.

Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said that the cause of the accident is unknown at this stage. A case of reckless and negligent driving has been opened in Durban Central police station.

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Watch The Queen Mzansi actor Sthembiso Khoza shows off martial arts moves

Sthembiso Khoza

Actor Sthembiso Khoza who plays Shaka Khoza on popular Mzansi telenovela The Queen has proved to his fans that he can do more than acting. 

ALSO READ: The Queen Teasers – August 2018

Sthembiso Khoza shared a video of himself doing martial arts moves. SK can be seen in a video clip dressed in all-white full karate attire with a black belt while in a martial arts studio.

“I am proud to have studied the way of Goju – Kai. It feels so good to wear my favorite suit of all time,” he captioned his Instagram video.

He further added that he thanks his father and Shehan for raising him through the ways and discipline of Karate.

Watch the video below:

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MTV Shuga Down South open auditions 2018

MTV Shuga Down South

MTV Shuga, in partnership with Unitaid and the London School of Health and Tropical Medicines, announced the return of MTV Shuga: Down South to South Africa (along with two brand new seasons in Cote d’Ivoire).

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They revealed that they would be opening the industry in South Africa once again with the 2018 MTV Shuga Auditions.

Young South Africans will have the opportunity to audition for a role in the upcoming season of #MTVShugaDS and this time they are taking their search further than ever. Not only will they hold open auditions in two different cities, but they’ll also be giving this year’s hopefuls the chance to audition online throughout the month of August.

The #MTVShugaAudition is open to all South African residents between the ages of 18-25 years. For the first time ever, MTV Shuga Auditions will be taking place in TWO South African cities: Johannesburg and Durban.

Audition Dates:

Johannesburg – 25 August 2018
The Joburg leg of the auditions will be held at Zone 6 the Venue in Soweto on Saturday the 25th of August.

Durban – 26 August 2018
One day later, they’ll be flying to Dubane for the second leg of the public auditions to be held at the Olive Convention Center in North Beach.

For more information about the auditions, click here.

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Social media influencer Faith Nketsi addresses rumours

Faith Nketsi SABC3 Trending SA

Businesswoman and social media influencer, Faith Nketsi, has set the record straight in her first ever sit down television interview. 

ALSO READ: Faith Nketsi ‘Queen Twerk’ Speaks Out

The 23-year-old has been under a spotlight for the most controversial reasons. However, she set the record straight on SABC3’s Trending SA. Faith was accused of being involved in human trafficking arrangement in previous months.

In her interview, Faith clarified that her company, Feline Management, is a legitimate digital influencer and artist management company and that she is not involved in the prostitution of young girls or being a pimp.

“That was one of the toughest weeks for me when that tweet came out… first of all… I lost a lot of work, and just to clear it guys, guys, it is not true,” Faith Nketsi said.

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List of South African celebrities who broke up

AKA & Bonang South African celebrities who broke up

South African celebrities who broke up. When it comes to SA celebs, anything can happen. Fame can sometimes create problems in relationships. Fame Africa TV has decided to compile a list of celebrities who dated, some were even engaged and some were married.

ALSO READ: List Of South African Celebrity Couples

The below list shows Mzansi celebrity couples who dated and broke up. There are other celebs who were involved in romantic love but we are not aware of them.

List of South African celebrities who broke up:

Robert Marawa & Zoe Mthiyane

Robert Marawa & Zoe Mthiyane

Minnie Dlamini & Itumeleng Khune

Minnie Dlamini & Itu Khune

Bonang Matheba & DJ Euphonik

Bonang Matheba & DJ Euphonik

Tebogo Lerole & Khanyi Mbau

Tebogo Lerole & Khanyi Mbau

Lesley Musina & Andile

Lesley Musina & Andile

DJ Zinhle & AKA

DJ Zinhle & AKA

Lunga Tshabalala & KNaomi

Lunga Tshabalala & KNaomi

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Bonang Matheba to host the International Woman In Media Conference 2018

Bonang Matheba women in media conference

Local businesswoman, radio host and television personality Bonang Matheba has been announced as the host of the International Woman In Media Conference 2018.

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According to Channel24, American singer Ashanti will also be performing at a Gala Dinner to open to the conference. Other local celebrities forming part of the event include Connie Ferguson and Amanda du-Pont.

Matheba shared the exciting news on social media, saying: “Excited to be hosting the International Woman In Media Conference 2018 brought to you by @21stcg_Global!! An awesome international line up including @ashanti & @Connie_Ferguson! (sic).”

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