Gauteng Health probes woman’s death at Helen Joseph Hospital

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By Kaya 959 News The Gauteng Department of Health is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 26-year-old woman who was reportedly left untreated for 24 hours at the Helen Joseph Hospital. Sichelesile Dube was rushed to hospital by her mother last week. According to Nqobile Dube, she found her daughter’s lifeless body in… Continue reading Gauteng Health probes woman’s death at Helen Joseph Hospital

Congrats! Da L.E.S and Aurea expecting baby number two

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By Kaya 959 Entertainment Da L.E.S and his girlfriend Aurea Alexander are stronger than ever following cheating claims earlier this year. The couple has announced that they are expecting their second child together. “My biggest blessings and best birthday present,” Da L.E.S captioned a picture from Aurea’s maternity shoot.   View this post on Instagram… Continue reading Congrats! Da L.E.S and Aurea expecting baby number two

ICYMI: CIZA speaks to Unathi on being Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ artist for August

The artist dubbed ‘Africa’s Golden Boy’ joined Unathi in studio for an exclusive interview shortly after the good news was announced by Apple Music. CIZA who released his chart-topping track Bank Notification premiered on YouTube on 4 June and has already been watched over 2million times. Teaming up with DJ Maphorisa on the track, CIZA… Continue reading ICYMI: CIZA speaks to Unathi on being Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ artist for August

SAFA and SABC butt heads over Robert Marawa dismissal

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By: Natasha Archary  The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the South African Football Association (SAFA) are at loggerheads over the SABC’s decision to dismiss sporting journalist Robert Marawa. This after SAFA issued a statement expressing the association’s disapproval of Robert Marawa’s contract termination from the public broadcaster. On Friday, 30 July sports personality and… Continue reading SAFA and SABC butt heads over Robert Marawa dismissal

Watch: Connie Ferguson’s final tribute to her late husband Shona Ferguson

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By: Poelano Malema Shona Ferguson has been laid to rest at the Fourways Cemetery in Johannesburg. The funeral took place on Wednesday, 4 August. The award-winning actor and producer died on Friday, July 30, from COVID-19-related complications after spending a week in ICU at Milpark Hospital. His death touched the lives of many people in… Continue reading Watch: Connie Ferguson’s final tribute to her late husband Shona Ferguson

Unemployed R158 million Powerball winner wants dream home

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By: Natasha Archary  Last week’s Powerball winner has dreams for a seaside holiday and the perfect home. The unemployed North West mom came forward to claim her prize, making her the second-highest Powerball winner in the history of the South African lottery. Spending just R15 on her winning ticket which she purchased via the Absa… Continue reading Unemployed R158 million Powerball winner wants dream home

Black business struggles to recover from unrest

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By Kaya 959 News The South African Property Owners Association estimated that the week of deadly riots, arson and violent unrest could cost the country about R50 billion in lost output, while 150 000 jobs have been placed at risk. A recent report published by the Institute for Economic Justice estimates that only R207 billion… Continue reading Black business struggles to recover from unrest

Tbo Touch encourages South Africans to test for COVID-19

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By: Poelano Malema The coronavirus pandemic has led to the deaths of over 4-million people around the world. In South Africa, at least 72,000 people have also died due to the pandemic. Media personality, Thabo Molefe, popularly known as Tbo Touch, has questioned whether the world is dealing with a pandemic or the angel of… Continue reading Tbo Touch encourages South Africans to test for COVID-19

T.I. arrested in Amsterdam over bike accident

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By: Natasha Archary Triple Grammy-award winner T.I. arrested after a bike accident in Amsterdam. Taking to Instagram while in police custody, T.I. whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr.gave fans an explanation over his arrest and shared that his bike crashed into a police vehicle. T.I. arrested over bike incident in Amsterdam https://t.co/7XBRSM4f9M pic.twitter.com/DAUGBwgM8N —… Continue reading T.I. arrested in Amsterdam over bike accident

Completion of Eskom’s Medupi plant set to boost SA’s power supply

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By Kaya 959 News Eskom has announced the completion of the Medupi Power Station Project. The last six generation units sustained commercial operation status and were handed over to the generation division. “This milestone marks the completion of all building activities on the 4 764MW project which began in May 2007. The planned operational life… Continue reading Completion of Eskom’s Medupi plant set to boost SA’s power supply

[WATCH] Sifan Hassan: Best Olympic comeback

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By: Natasha Archary  Sifan Hassan made a remarkable recovery after stumbling in the 1500m first round which is being dubbed as one of the ‘best Olympic comebacks.’ The Dutch athlete experienced a runner’s worst nightmare when she fell over fellow competitor Edinah Jebitok. In a miraculous turn of events, Hassan quickly picked herself up and… Continue reading [WATCH] Sifan Hassan: Best Olympic comeback