Thato Mosehle shines at Miss Supranational final

Thato Mosehle was crowned second-runner up at the Miss Supranational pageant/ Instagram (official_misssa)

By Tamlyn Canham Thato Mosehle wowed the judges at the Miss Supranational final ceremony in Poland at the weekend. South Africa’s golden girl did the country proud by claiming the second runner-up spot. Miss Supranational Namibia, Chanique Rabe, was crowned the 2021 winner. “I am honoured to win the first Miss Supranational crown for Africa!” she wrote… Continue reading Thato Mosehle shines at Miss Supranational final

Fees Must Fall activist arrested for allegedly instigating unrest

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Fees Must Fall activist, Bonginkosi Khanyile, has been arrested for his alleged role in instigating last month’s unrest. Family spokesperson, Philani Nduli, said Khanyile was charged with incitement to commit violence and is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday. “We call on all peace loving people to… Continue reading Fees Must Fall activist arrested for allegedly instigating unrest

Can your employer force you to get vaccinated?

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Can your employer force you to get vaccinated? The answer is ‘Maybe’. While legal and law experts maintain that employees cannot be forced to take vaccines, there is confusion around the issue of mandatory vaccines. Speaking to the Sunday Times, Ministerial Advisory Committee chairperson, Barry Schoub, said there were talks around… Continue reading Can your employer force you to get vaccinated?

Police on high alert amid national shutdown threat

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Law enforcement agencies are on high alert following threats of a national shutdown. Last week, information was shared on a number of social media networks allegedly that there would be protests across the country calling for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down and for the right to free education. One of… Continue reading Police on high alert amid national shutdown threat

Mona Monyane on co-parenting: ‘Khulu and I are at a beautiful space’

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By Tamlyn Canham Mona Monyane has done a lot of healing over the past few years. The actress says the journey has helped her become a better person and a better co-parent with her ex-husband, Khulu Skenjana. “We can have a conversation with each other and not fight or have a sense of blame,” she… Continue reading Mona Monyane on co-parenting: ‘Khulu and I are at a beautiful space’

Cabinet welcomes R3bn business recovery plan

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Cabinet has called on businesses impacted by last month’s unrest to apply for industrial loan support. Spokesperson Phumla Williams said the loan is provided at zero-percent interest. The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition and its development finance institutions – the Industrial Development Corporation and National Empowerment Fund, have put together… Continue reading Cabinet welcomes R3bn business recovery plan

Boity teases new amapiano music featuring Felo Le Tee and Daliwonga

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By Tamlyn Canham Boity Thulo is cooking up something special in the studio with Felo Le Tee and Daliwonga. The rapper shared a teaser of a new amapiano song she is working on with the artists. “I hope y’all enjoyed that,” she said on an Instagram Live. The 31-year-old revealed that she has already recorded four… Continue reading Boity teases new amapiano music featuring Felo Le Tee and Daliwonga

Over 18s less thrilled about the COVID-19 vaccine

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By Kaya 959 Reporter While over 18s are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, experts say vaccine hesitancy prevails in all age groups and herd immunity is unlikely. A recent report revealed that younger people are less likely to be vaccinated compared to older age groups. The report, which was released by the Centre for Social… Continue reading Over 18s less thrilled about the COVID-19 vaccine

N3 upgrade expected to lessen travel time between Gauteng and Durban

Minister Patricia De Lille conducts oversight visit on N3 road upgrade infrastructure project/ Public Works and Infrastructure (Facebook)

By Kaya 959 Reporter Travel time between Gauteng and Durban is expected to be drastically reduced once the upgrade of the N3 is completed. Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille on Thursday conducted an oversight visit to get an update on the multi-billion Rand project. Implemented by the SANRAL, the N3 upgrade forms… Continue reading N3 upgrade expected to lessen travel time between Gauteng and Durban

Lindiwe Zulu proposes compulsory social security fund for all workers 

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has proposed that all employees and employers must pay mandatory pension and insurance contributions into a government social security fund. The proposal, which features in a green paper published by the department, could see workers paying up to 12% of their earnings into the state-run fund.… Continue reading Lindiwe Zulu proposes compulsory social security fund for all workers 

Lady Du honours Killer Kau and Mpura with tattoo

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By Tamlyn Canham Lady Du has paid tribute to amapiano artists, Sakhile ‘Killer Kau’ Hlatshway and Mongezi ‘Mpura’ Stuurman, in a special way. Killer Kau and Mpura were killed in a car crash in Rustenburg, North West, earlier this month. Lady Du decided to honour the amapiano artists with a tattoo. The tattoo is of two… Continue reading Lady Du honours Killer Kau and Mpura with tattoo

Fewer new COVID-19 infections recorded in Gauteng

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By Kaya 959 Reporter Despite more than 1 000 people testing positive for COVID-19 in Gauteng on Wednesday, the province’s number of active cases is on the decline. Health department spokesperson Motalatale Modiba said the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stands at 890 969. A total of 18 200 people have… Continue reading Fewer new COVID-19 infections recorded in Gauteng