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PHOTOS: Idols SA judge Unathi Nkayi shows off her bikini bod

Idols SA judge Unathi Nkayi in bikini photo

Television personalty and singer Unathi Nkayi has decided to show the world her body goals. She’s been training so hard to remove some unwanted weight.

ALSO READ: Unathi Msengana Graces The Cover Of Womens Health Magazine

Unathi and her fellow Idols SA judges, Somizi Mhlongo and Randall Abrahams spent a couple of days in Tanzania.

While in Tanzania, Unathi took some time out to run around on the sandy beaches of the Zanzibar islands. She spent most of her time in sexy bikinis, showing her toned bikini bod and swimming with dolphins.

“Thank you Mayluxe Swimwear for being in my life. All I ever wanted was to feel comfortable in a bikini but you make me feel like AFRICAN ROYALTY. I’ll choose you EVERYTIME my queen,” – she captioned one of her Instagram photos. 

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Papa Penny now has his own funeral cover business

Penny Penny Funeral Cover Papa Penny Aheee

Xitsonga music icon Eric Nkovani, popularly known as Papa Penny Aheee, has announced that he has ventured into funeral cover business. 

ALSO READ: Papa Penny Ahee Is Returning For Season 3

Taking to Instagram to make the announce, Penny Penny posted a flyer of the company trading as Penny Penny Funeral Cover. According to the flyer, people who buy his funeral plan will get benefits such as a tombstone, cows, groceries, airtime and a free tent.

Speaking to The Juice, Papa Penny’s nephew Laas, who is reportedly a partner in the company, said this is one of the many ways Penny Penny has chosen to give back to his community.

“He is serving people in his community. He has been using his salary to feed people. So he thought about this business and came up with a cheaper [funeral] policy.”

The policies are underwritten by 3Sixty Life, a black-owned insurance company established in 1993 and also provides policies to Doves funeral company.

Speaking to TshisaLIVE Papa Penny said: “I am a people’s person and want to help disadvantaged people that couldn’t afford funeral costs. The premiums are expensive so I wanted to introduce a policy at a cheaper price.”

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BBC Studios in Africa revealed today the vibrant and playful new look branding for BBC Lifestyle, channel 174, at its bi-annual Upfront event held in Johannesburg.

ALSO READ: Global Search For New Talent To Join The BBC Earth Presenting Team

The number one international lifestyle channel on DStv has a chic and contemporary new on-air look featuring a fresh set of palates, designs and objects around the channel’s aspirational and entertaining lifestyle content. The brand makeover will launch from 20th November with new series Give It A Year, fronted by the UK’s ‘First Lady of Football’ Baroness Karren Brady which illustrates the channel’s ambition to always entertain, inspire and empower viewers.

Using her prowess as one of the UK’s leading business women, Karren works with people wanting to create change and start their own businesses by visiting them at the start and end of their first year, to help guide and coach on what it takes to make it big and thrive in the business world.

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Power couple Shona and Connie Ferguson’s family vacation

Shona and Connie Ferguson

Shona and Connie Ferguson are without a doubt one of the most successful and loved South African celebrity couples. 

ALSO READ: Connie Ferguson Sends A Sweet Message To Her Hubby Shona Ferguson

Shona and Connie Ferguson are the envy of many South Africans, not only because of their strong relationship but also their lavish lifestyle. Choreographer and Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo, also admitted that the power couple inspires him a lot.

Connie and Shona own and run Ferguson Films, who are behind a number of television dramas such as The Queen Mzansi, Rockville, Igazi and The Imposter.

The pair are currently out of the country with their family living their best lives. It’s no secret that Connie and her husband are selective about what they post on social media, but they couldn’t wait to share the glimpse of their vacation.

The Ferguson family took over the streets of Beverly Hills! Check the below images of their family vacation in California.

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Motho le wa gagwe.😍

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PHOTOS: Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu’s body transformation

Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu

Former television personality Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu, has been spending most of her time in the gym. The former talk show host of 3Talk with Noeleen on SABC3, looks gorgeous after her body transformation.

ALSO READ: Sophie Ndaba’s Shocking Weight Loss

She joined the SABC in 2003, hosting a TV show, 3 Talk, which used to draw an average of 450 000 viewers a day (according to

In 2004 and 2005 Noeleen won the Crystal Award for Best Talk Show Host for 3Talk. After 12 successful years,  she decided it was time to retire from her reign as the ‘Queen of Talk’. 3 Talk with Noeleen aired its last show on 20 April 2015.

The 51-year-old Noeleen embarked on a fitness journey last year, cutting some unwanted weight.

A week ago, the star was spotted at the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz at the Sandton Convention Centre.

See the photos below:

Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu weight loss

Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu body transformation

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Pabi Moloi on the cover of the first True Love Body issue

Pabi Moloi on True Love Body issue

Radio personality and Trending SA host Pabi Moloi was revealed a few days ago as the first ever celebrity to cover the first ever True Love’s Body issue.

ALSO READ: Pabi Moloi Scores A Hosting Gig For New Reality Show

The magazine made the announcement on social media, giving their readers what they can expect at their first issue.

Taking to Twitter, True Love magazine announced saying: “@PabiMoloi graces the first-ever True Love Body issue. The media personality shares her fitness philosophy, simple eating regime and how to maintain a work-life balance. Plus, get our guide on weight loss, wellness and fitness so you can achieve your #bodygoals (sic).”

According to, Pabi Moloi lost 10 Kilos from 75kg to 65kg. It was a failed relationship that ultimately pushed Pabi to make her health, and herself, a priority. In February 2008, a year after the break-up, Pabi realised she needed a change, she wanted to take control of her life.

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eExtra’s brand new ‘KuierTyd’ premieres on Monday

KuierTyd eExtra

eExtra’s brand new two-hour block of Afrikaans programming, KuierTyd is set to premiere on Monday, 1 October from 7PM to 9PM. KuierTyd will cater to Afrikaans-speaking viewers every weekday, with prime time news, drama and current affairs.

ALSO READ: Bonang Matheba Announces A Social Media Documentary

Gebroke Harte will add some addictive daytime drama to the KuierTyd line-up every weekday at 7PM. The gripping Turkish telenovela has been dubbed into Afrikaans by some of South Africa’s leading actors and is the first international drama series to be dubbed into Afrikaans in 20 years. Gebroke Harte centres around the drama that ensues when two women from vastly different backgrounds find their lives intertwined 15 years after their babies were switched at birth.

Gebroke Harte will be followed by a new Afrikaans news bulletin, Nuusdag Om 8. Exclusive to eExtra, Nuusdag Om 8 promises to keep viewers informed, with a round-up of the top stories from around the world. It will have a strong local focus, with regional reports from around the country. Thereafter, fast-paced current affairs show Nuusdag Perspektief will dig a little deeper, providing in-depth analysis and discussions around the day’s topical stories and contentious issues.

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Actress Sophie Ndaba responds regarding her weight-loss transformation

Sophie Ndaba weight loss

Former Generations actress Sophie Ndaba took to Instagram to address people expressing shock at her appearance. Photos of Sophie Ndaba weight-loss have been making rounds on social media.

ALSO READ: Sophie Ndaba’s Shocking Weight Loss

The South African celebrity Sophie, addressed the issue saying that her obesity landed her in the hospital, that is the reason she had to lose weight because of her battle with diabetes.

On Friday, she wrote an emotional Instagram post, saying: “I’m sending my love to all my friends and family who are concerned about my weight and health. Living with Diabetes doesn’t mean my life must stop. It means I will fight to live and encourage those who already are suffering from this deadly disease. Help others prevent it.”

She further stated that she started her weight loss journey because she was obese and it affected her health.

Sophie Ndaba and her husband

“I made a confident choice to start eating well and loose weight. Yes it’s been a year of healthy eating and I’m proud of where I am. I want to encourage those who are struggling with obesity and say don’t worry what people think even if they will think you’re dying. Being overweight landed me in hospital. I made my weight loss choice. I’m proud of it!”

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Television personality Khanya Mkangisa visits Dubai

Khanya Mkangisa visits Dubai

South African television presenter and actress Khanya Mkangisa is enjoying her best on her vacation in Dubai, City in the United Arab Emirates.

ALSO READ: Actress Khanya Mkangisa Has No Time For Haters

Khanya, who made her television debut at the age of 14 as a youth show presenter on YOTV, has been in the entertainment industry for more than ten years now.

The Selimathunzi presenter is best known for her roles on the SABC1 series Zone 14, Forced Love and Intersexions.

The 30-year-old, who is currently in Dubai, took to Instagram to share some of her best snaps in a bikini soaking up the sun on a beach.

“I’ve been out in the sun for 3 days straight and these are the results… it’s 40 degrees outchea!” Khanya Mkangisa wrote.

Take a look below:

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Sunset swims and smiles… 👙:@poise_swimwear

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This one’s for the @fashionnever set…

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“To travel is to live.”

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Media personality Lorna Maseko covers Glam Africa

Media personality Lorna Maseko covers Glam Africa

South African television presenter, businesswoman, ballet dancer, choreographer and MC Lorna Maseko has been featured on the cover of GLAM AFRICA magazine. 

ALSO READ: Lorna Maseko Allegedly Owes Over R700 000

The Managing Director of Fabulous Production covers the October – December issue which is titled ‘Beyond Beauty’. The issue focuses on promoting body positivity, shattering cultural ideals of beauty & bringing fans the scoop on the latest beauty trends.

For those who really don’t know Lorna Maseko, she is also a TV presenter on Top Billing, a lifestyle magazine programmes on SABC 3. She was also chosen as one of the contestants on the first ever Celebrity MasterChef on DSTV where she made it to the final Top 6.

The 35-year-old is also the host and one of the executive producers for her own cooking show ‘The Hostess With Lorna Maseko‘ on SABC 3.

The star absolutely killed her cover-shoot! See the images below:

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