Man wrestles alligator after it attacks handler at children’s party

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By Tamlyn Canham A children’s birthday party at a petting zoo in America ended in dramatic fashion after an alligator attacked its handler in full view of the guests. The incident happened when animal trainer, Lindsay Bull, attempted to feed the reptile, whose name is ‘Darth Gator’. Children and their parents watched on as the… Continue reading Man wrestles alligator after it attacks handler at children’s party

R15,000 a night per person to sleep at the Presidential suite at Mandela’s Houghton home

The presidential home of former head of state Nelson Mandela has been converted into a boutique hotel called Sanctuary Mandela. It is reportedly R15 000 to spend a night at the Presidential suite at Mandela’s former residence. R15,000 a night per person. You can sleep in the bedroom of the late Tata Nelson Mandela’s Houghton… Continue reading R15,000 a night per person to sleep at the Presidential suite at Mandela’s Houghton home

COVID-19: Gauteng pilots taxi rank vaccination registration drive

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By Kaya 959 News Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC, Jacob Mamabolo, visited Thembisa’s Esangweni Taxi Rank where he encouraged more people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Accompanied by a delegation, Mamabolo said the visit formed part of the government’s plan to get more people vaccinated. He said they were targeting over 14 000… Continue reading COVID-19: Gauteng pilots taxi rank vaccination registration drive

Kaya 959 remembers Bob “The Jammer” Mabena, a year later

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By: Natasha Archary  It’s been a long year since “The Jammer” passed on at the age of 51, after a 3-decade stint in the broadcast industry and Bob Mabena’s absence is still felt. The juggernaut radio personality hosted 180 with Bob on Kaya 959 from 1999 until 2017 where he held the position of Programme… Continue reading Kaya 959 remembers Bob “The Jammer” Mabena, a year later

WATCH: Bob “The Jammer” Mabena’s most iconic moments on Kaya 959

Today Kaya 959 celebrates the life of Bob “The Jammer” Mabena. Tuesday, 10 August, marks one year since his passing and we’re looking back on the highlights of his career. Mabena’s broadcast career started in 1989 at a radio station known as Radio Bop, and lasted for a further 31 years. Proudly 10 of those… Continue reading WATCH: Bob “The Jammer” Mabena’s most iconic moments on Kaya 959

Remembering Bob Mabena: Simulcasts with Power FM 987

Tributes for the 51-year-old radio legend Bob “The Jammer” Mabena who passed away on 10th of August 2020 have poured in from all corners of the media industry in the country. Bob “The Jammer” Mabena had a flourishing career in the radio space; he was an executive manager of the SABC’s commercial radio stations before… Continue reading Remembering Bob Mabena: Simulcasts with Power FM 987

[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

Connie Ferguson mourns Shona: “Ours was a once in a lifetime kind of love!”

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By: Natasha Archary Connie Ferguson mourns her husband Shona Ferguson’s passing, expressing that she’s struggling without her other half. His 51-year old actress wife and business partner shared her tribute message to Shona who died on Friday from Covid-19 complications. “Ours is a once in a lifetime kind of love. You and I were joined… Continue reading Connie Ferguson mourns Shona: “Ours was a once in a lifetime kind of love!”

Shona and Connie Ferguson: A love story for the ages

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By: Natasha Archary  Shona and Connie Ferguson shared a life and love many aspire to have. As South Africans come to terms with the sad reality that Shona Ferguson has passed away, thoughts are with his wife, actress Connie Ferguson and their family. The Ferguson family has asked for privacy while they grieve Aaron Arthur… Continue reading Shona and Connie Ferguson: A love story for the ages

Naomi Campbell’s strong message to former President Jacob Zuma

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By: Natasha Archary British supermodel, businesswoman and ambassador, Naomi Campbell has come under fire by South Africans after her strong message to former President Jacob Zuma. Naomi took to Instagram to weigh in on the recent incidents of looting and protests under the #FreeZuma banner. Disabling comments on the post after South Africans called her… Continue reading Naomi Campbell’s strong message to former President Jacob Zuma

Bonolo ‘Bee Sting’ Molosiwa is the latest personality to join Kaya 959

Kaya 959 has announced Bonolo “Bee Sting” Molosiwa as the latest personality to join the station’s new weekend line-up. She will present “The Hive”, Fridays and Saturdays from 18:00 – 21:00. Molosiwa is no stranger to the microphone. Best known as a successful recording artist, she has until now also held down a successful radio show in… Continue reading Bonolo ‘Bee Sting’ Molosiwa is the latest personality to join Kaya 959