- SABC has refuted claims that Sjava was fired from the hit TV show Uzalo
- According to the state broadcaster, Sjava had a short-term contract with the television production
- Reports had alleged that the contract was terminated due to the performer's ongoing court case with Lady Zamar
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The SABC has spoken out against claims that they axed Sjava, real name Jabulani Hadebe, from the popular SABC1 soapie Uzalo. The media personality was reported to have joined the stellar cast of the show but claims were later made that he was fired.
Reports alleged that Sjava's contract was terminated due to Lady Zamar's ongoing court case against him.
TshisaLive has reported that acting SABC spokesperson Mmoni Seapolelo has refuted the claims that the musician was fired. According to Seapolelo, Sjava's contract was for a limited time frame.
“Spokesperson Mmoni Seapolelo has refuted the claims that the musician was fired. According to Seapolelo, Sjava's contract was for a limited time."
Briefly.co.za previously learned that award-winning rapper Sjava’s life seems to be slowly but surely crashing around him. The claims made by Lady Zamar have left Sjava in a tough situation where hardly anyone wants to be associated with him.
Having allegations of this nature made about you can cripple your career as well as your everyday life. With the femicide and abuse against women being so rife in SA, being accused of it is like someone putting a target on your head.
Sjava has lost gigs and endorsements and while he has not been found guilty as such, the claims have been made and are ruining his life.
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Popular e.tv soapie Scandal! had fans stressing when rumours circulated claiming Hungani Ndlovu had been canned from the show. As if Mzansi soapie fans have not gone through enough disappointment this coronavirus season.
The coronavirus has seen many shows halt production and even make some hard staff cuts. SA drama series have gone through the most and fans are not shocked when they hear another actor is being sliced out of some show.
Scandal! had fans stressing when rumours circulated claiming Hungani Ndlovu had been canned. Seeing the article and hearing the commotion, the Scandal! team thought it would only be right to set the record straight. Hungani has not been fired and Romeo is going nowhere.
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