Genevieve Dlamini

Genevieve Dlamini

Briefly this week: Politics, a bride after revenge, napping cops and messianic maniac

Briefly this week: Politics, a bride after revenge, napping cops and messianic maniac

Briefly this week: Politics, a bride after revenge, napping cops and messianic maniac
BLF's Andile Mngxitama starts campaign for 2019 elections with Twitter thread

BLF's Andile Mngxitama starts campaign for 2019 elections with Twitter thread

Despite Mngxitama saying he wasn’t going after black corruption he chose to focus on informing his faithful twitter following that he distrusted Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, calling him “corrupt as hell”.

BLF's Andile Mngxitama starts campaign for 2019 elections with Twitter thread
Braids, dance, and flags: Nomzamo Mbatha's South Sudanese moments

Braids, dance, and flags: Nomzamo Mbatha's South Sudanese moments

However, it wasn’t all doom and gloom. While in the African nation, videos of the brand ambassador showed that regardless of where she is in the world, sometimes it is the small moments that touch our hearts most of all.

Braids, dance, and flags: Nomzamo Mbatha's South Sudanese moments
Malema roasts Ramaphosa at Africa Day celebrations as only a "dealmaker"

Malema roasts Ramaphosa at Africa Day celebrations as only a "dealmaker"

EFF leader, Julius Malema said the president should be accountable for deaths in Marikana, and for buying a buffalo for R18m. "This man is worth billions. Why can't he take half of what he is worth and give it to the poor?"

Malema roasts Ramaphosa at Africa Day celebrations as only a "dealmaker"
High note or deep trouble? Music promoter wins SA Express fuel tender

High note or deep trouble? Music promoter wins SA Express fuel tender

SA Express confirmed its existing fuel deal with SAA which costs an average of R45-million a month, roughly R22-million a month less than the EML Energy deal. The difference between the two contracts amounts to R800-million.

High note or deep trouble? Music promoter wins SA Express fuel tender
3 Arrested in possession of explosives in Limpopo village following tip-off

3 Arrested in possession of explosives in Limpopo village following tip-off

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe reportedly said on Saturday that police have acted on a tip off from a member of the community about the house in the village where explosives were believed to be stored.

3 Arrested in possession of explosives in Limpopo village following tip-off
Danny Jordaan remains in Safa top job after resounding re-election

Danny Jordaan remains in Safa top job after resounding re-election

South African Football Association (Safa) President Dr Danny Jordaan has been re-elected by an enormous margin of over 95 percent. Former referee Ace Ngcobo withdrew his candidature leaving Jordaan standing unopposed.

Danny Jordaan remains in Safa top job after resounding re-election
Parliament expresses shock as KZN mayor arrested for alleged murder plot

Parliament expresses shock as KZN mayor arrested for alleged murder plot

Political killings in KwaZulu-Natal were brought into sharp focus for the parliament’s select committee on security and justice who were informed of the arrest of KZN mayor in connection with an alleged plan to murder.

Parliament expresses shock as KZN mayor arrested for alleged murder plot
Mabuza pays tribute to Sam Nzima as the legendary photographer is laid to rest

Mabuza pays tribute to Sam Nzima as the legendary photographer is laid to rest

Speaking at the burial of veteran photojournalist Sam Nzima in his home village of Lillydale, Mpumalanga, Deputy President, David Mabuza, paid tribute to Nzima describing him as a giant in the world of photojournalism.

Mabuza pays tribute to Sam Nzima as the legendary photographer is laid to rest
National AG office intervenes at eThekweni audit after staff death threat

National AG office intervenes at eThekweni audit after staff death threat

The mayor said they are worried about the death threats, especially since the AG’s office wasn’t handling any investigation at the time. When the threats began, the AG staff were working on issues of city administration.

National AG office intervenes at eThekweni audit after staff death threat
One for the record books: Gogo, 117, thought to be the oldest living African

One for the record books: Gogo, 117, thought to be the oldest living African

Dyantyi said her department would “try by all means to have Jevu recorded in the book. We don’t know of anyone else in South Africa this age. This is history for our province and country. We feel that it deserves recognition.

One for the record books: Gogo, 117, thought to be the oldest living African
Max Lichaba and Sophie Ndaba: The best response to haters is happiness

Max Lichaba and Sophie Ndaba: The best response to haters is happiness

Lichaba said some people even went so far as to try to deter him from marrying her. However, their best efforts proved no match for his feelings for his love. He said they didn’t stand a chance of getting him to not marry her.

Max Lichaba and Sophie Ndaba: The best response to haters is happiness
Caster Semenya: I love myself and don't care what people say

Caster Semenya: I love myself and don't care what people say

Caster Semenya has taken it upon herself to extend the contagious confidence she has developed for herself to the girls who would look up to her. She is a real-life hero for many underprivileged South African girls like herself.

Caster Semenya: I love myself and don't care what people say
Komphela: Pitso Mosimane should be named best SA coach this season

Komphela: Pitso Mosimane should be named best SA coach this season

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela this weekend said he would throw his support for Mamelodi Sundowns’ Pitso Mosimane to win the Premier Soccer League's (PSL) end-of-the-season prize for coach of the season at the awards ceremony

Komphela: Pitso Mosimane should be named best SA coach this season
Prince Harry's orphaned friend from Lesotho, Mutsu, invited to royal wedding

Prince Harry's orphaned friend from Lesotho, Mutsu, invited to royal wedding

Mutsu Potsane, now 18, was only four years old when he first met the newly titled Duke of Sussex during a gap-year stay the prince spent in the landlocked southern African country. The pair have stayed in touch over the years.

Prince Harry's orphaned friend from Lesotho, Mutsu, invited to royal wedding
Uzalo actor Siyabonga Shibe says he is not paid what he is really worth

Uzalo actor Siyabonga Shibe says he is not paid what he is really worth

"The art has died a bit. If you want to be famous, you can be famous but it is more difficult to be talented. The sad part is everyone looks at how many followers you have and not at your talent," explained the Uzalo actor.

Uzalo actor Siyabonga Shibe says he is not paid what he is really worth
No single answer to South Africa's land questions: Ramaphosa

No single answer to South Africa's land questions: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa, speaking at the ANC's first Land Summit in Boksburg on Saturday, said it was clear that there isn’t just one answer to the multitude of issues that are connected to land reform in the country.

No single answer to South Africa's land questions: Ramaphosa
Police officers who refused to look into missing child case face suspension

Police officers who refused to look into missing child case face suspension

Gauteng officials have promised a complete overhaul of the staffing at Mamelodi West Police Station in the wake of the death of 10-year-old Katlego Joja. Family were reportedly sent away by police and told to return in 24 hours.

Police officers who refused to look into missing child case face suspension
Black girl-power in the air: Alaska Airline's first 2 black women pilots

Black girl-power in the air: Alaska Airline's first 2 black women pilots

Captain Tara Wight announced to passengers before take-off that they will be part of a historic moment. The 2 pilots follow the path of Bessie Coleman, the first black woman to make a public flight way back in 1922.

Black girl-power in the air: Alaska Airline's first 2 black women pilots
Then there were 5: Internet gives Uthando Nes'thembu's Musa 5th wife

Then there were 5: Internet gives Uthando Nes'thembu's Musa 5th wife

Fans jumped to the conclusion that Musa Mseleku might be considering her as his next wife when a photo was shared on social media of the well-known polygamist alongside a woman who was visiting his home to set up a tour.

Then there were 5: Internet gives Uthando Nes'thembu's Musa 5th wife
CV or not CV? Tweeps have fun with DA qualifications double standard

CV or not CV? Tweeps have fun with DA qualifications double standard

Many argue, if true, the actions of the DA's Marietha Aucamp are an insult to the thousands of graduates who, despite having qualified, can’t find employment and are now left with student loans they are unable to pay back.

CV or not CV? Tweeps have fun with DA qualifications double standard
RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

Tabane was best known for hits such as Nkupi and Muvhango. He was part of the musical group known as The Malombo Jazz Men. The South African Music Awards honoured Tabane with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.

RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media
Mixed reactions from Fans to news of uBabes' abuse at Mampintsha's hands

Mixed reactions from Fans to news of uBabes' abuse at Mampintsha's hands

Babes' new manager Keke Mokoena announced shortly after the interview was aired that she was proud of Babes for speaking out. "Babes is going to be okay. I'm really proud of her. This was not part of the plan," said Mokoena.

Mixed reactions from Fans to news of uBabes' abuse at Mampintsha's hands
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