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Zuma BANNED at COSATU events!

COSATU has banned President Jacob Zuma from speaking at its events, the union federation said today. The country’s democratic history has never faced an ANC president being banned from an alliance partner event. The trade union federation held a special central executive committee meeting on yesterday, after Zuma was booed and prevented from speaking during its May Day celebration in Bloemfontein. "The...

#UthandoNeSthembu: Polygamist Musa’s first wife reveals how she set boundaries for sister wives

Polygamist Musa Mseleku's first wife, Busisiwe Cele, opened up about the "conditions" she had to implement before her husband had permission to take on other wives. Uthando Ne Sthembu's debut last Thursday gave viewers a front row seat into the dynamics of a polygamous marriage. MaCele, who is the first wife to Musa, spoke to reporters about how she ended up agreeing...

Body of murdered woman found under her lovers bed

Police on Tuesday said they had discovered the body of yet another woman‚ believed to have been killed in Orange Farm‚ south of Johannesburg. The corpse of the 32-year-old woman was found wrapped in a large plastic bag which was stuffed under a bed at her boyfriend’s house. “It is alleged that the suspect was a boyfriend to the deceased and...

16-man team to probe deaths after four more women are found dead in Soweto

Gauteng police are investigating four cases of murder after young women were found dead in open velds in Soweto over the weekend. One of the women was set alight. The body of Popi Qwabe, 24, was found in Naledi on Friday, while that of her friend Bongeka Phungula, 28, was found in neighbouring Tladi on Saturday. In another incident, the...

Grade 2 girl allegedly raped by Grade 7s at Randburg school

Johannesburg – Three Grade 7 boys have allegedly raped a girl in Grade 2 at a primary school in Randburg, Johannesburg police spokesperson Captain Walter Spencer has said. Spencer said the incident happened on the school premises on April 4, Netwerk24 reported. "A charge has been laid and the case will be heard in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court," he said. Gauteng education department...

I can’t have children – Lerato Kganyago

TV and radio personality Lerato Kganyago who suffers from a medical condition called fibroids recently revealed that she can’t have children. As the country celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday‚ Lerato shared the intimate detail about herself to followers on Twitter. Lerato’s comment came after a follower asked her about having children. The question seemed to invoke emotions in Lerato. She replied to...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng to appear before disciplinary hearing

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng will on Wednesday afternoon appear before a disciplinary hearing on comments he made at a media briefing last month. Motsoeneng’s legal representative‚ advocate Zola Majavu‚ rubbished reports that the disciplinary hearing stemmed from a report by the Public Protector recommending that disciplinary action be taken against Motsoeneng. “My client will be appearing before the disciplinary hearing...

Bongani ‘lied’ about R20m inheritance – Brenda Fassie’s son faces eviction after defaulting on rent

Brenda Fassie's son Bongani Fassie, who this week publicly bragged he was rich after inheriting his mother's R20-million estate, is facing eviction from his Johannesburg apartment for failing to pay rent for almost three months. Bongani, a hip-hop artist who was also part of revered hip-hop ensemble Jozi, has been given an ultimatum by his landlord Landsford "Livas" Japhet to...

Tell me what I did wrong? – Zuma

President Jacob does not know what is it that he has done wrong. Zuma said on Sunday that he cannot fix any of the mistakes he has made if people don’t tell him what it is he has done wrong. " ‘there is a problem in our country,’ as they say ‘there is a crisis’. Why? What has happened?”  Zuma asked...

Another missing girl found murdered and burnt

A fifteen-year-old girl reported missing several days ago was found murdered and burnt in Klerksdorp in the North West on Mother’s Day. The girl‚ identified as Nombuyiselo‚ went missing on May 12. The following day‚ her uncle started circulating her picture on social media‚ begging for clues on her whereabouts. “She was last seen yesterday at 17:00 when she was sent to...

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