Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah named winner

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has said he was “surprised and “humbled” to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize Literature. Gurnah was praised by the Swedish Academy for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is awarded by the Swedish Academy and is worth 10 million Swedish crowns about $1.14 million. […]

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Bujy granted bail, ordered to stay away from Boity

Radio personality Bujy Bikwa has been granted bails at the Midrand Magistrates’ Court today following his altercation with media personality Boity Thulo. Bikwa was charged with assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm after he allegedly threw a bottle at Boity. This cut her face and she reportedly had to be rushed to hospital. […]

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Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa slams reports that she had no electricity for a week

Johannesburg – Over the weekend, City Press released an article claiming that Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa found herself in the dark again after failing to pay for her electricity. “Rockville actress Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa is allegedly in the dark again. This time; the actress is believed to have spent the whole week without electricity after her […]

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Pearl Thusi says attacking people about getting vaccinated makes less impact

TV presenter and actress Pearl Thusi has urged South Africans to be more tactful when it comes to convincing people to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The coronavirus vaccine roll-out kicked into high gear last week after the government announced that the 18 to 34 cohort were allowed to get vaccinated. The roll-out seems to finally […]

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Tshepi Vundla slams trolls ‘obsessing’ about why JR ‘hasn’t married her’

Social media influencer Tshepi Vundla wants trolls to keep their noses out of her romantic life. She took to Twitter on Monday saying how annoyed she was by the constant questions about her relationship with musician and entrepreneur JR. “The weird obsession with me being married or not is rather annoying. Get off my d*ck,” […]

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DJ Sbu encourages entrepreneurs to forgive looters and get back up

DJ and businessman Sibusiso “DJ Sbu” Leope has shared a message of hope with entrepreneurs whose businesses were looted. In a lengthy post, DJ Sbu asked entrepreneurs to forgive looters and pick their businesses off the ground. He is one of many celebrities who has taken to the online world to share their thoughts on […]

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Diamond Platnumz: We are the Swahili nation

Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz was among African musicians and only East African nominated in BET award for the BET Awards 2021. The 2021 awards were handed out on Sunday night and multiple award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy was announced as the winner for the category. Diamond Platnums have […]

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Lesego ‘Coconut Kelz’ Tlhabi addresses ‘well-intentioned’ homophobes

Johannesburg – Satirist Lesego “Coconut Kelz” Tlhabi has sparked an interesting debate on social media after she chose to address the type of homophobia that usually presents itself in comments from “pro-gay” people but in fact dehumanizes members of the LGBTQI+ community. As the world continue to celebrate Pride month, Tlhabi felt it appropriate to […]

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