SEXTORTION: Nigerian governor dismisses claims of leaking Sifuba’s Sextape

Trending South African Sex Story: A Mere Distraction - Bayelsa Governor’s Aide Our attention has been drawn to a fake news circulating online about Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State over an alleged nude video leak of a South African female legislator, Zanele Sifuba. The post linking the governor to the allegation suddenly appeared on … Continue reading SEXTORTION: Nigerian governor dismisses claims of leaking Sifuba’s Sextape

Nigerian governor accused of leaking Zanele Sifuba’s sex video

Zanele Sifuba, the Speaker of South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) Free State legislature has accused Douye Diri, a Nigerian politician and Governor of Bayelsa State of leaking her sex tape. SaharaReporters had reported how Sifuba topped the trends list in South Africa after she was captured in the sex tape. Many South Africans, groups and … Continue reading Nigerian governor accused of leaking Zanele Sifuba’s sex video

South African teacher goes viral with amazing dance

A South African teacher from Pretoria has gone viral after nailing the TikTok 'Robot Boii Salary Salary Challenge', with over 7 million views. In the viral video, the teacher referred to as 'Mrs Bullock' displayed her great dance moves to an amapiano song while students were cheering and filming. Later in the video, a student … Continue reading South African teacher goes viral with amazing dance

Trevor Noah exits American TV show after 7 years

South African comedian and television host, Trevor Noah, has announced his departure from “The Daily Show” seven years after he took over the programme from Jon Stewart. Noah who made his departure known to the public at the end of his broadcast on Thursday night said he wanted to dedicate more time to stand-up comedy … Continue reading Trevor Noah exits American TV show after 7 years

Popular South African musician ends career to focus on mental health challenges

Meziesblog/Toss. In recent months, the South African entertainment industry has lost talented performers due to mental health issues. The most recent being 23-year-old “Gomora” actor Siyabonga Zubane, who allegedly took his own life over the past weekend. In February, the industry also lost rapper Riky Rick and, in January, acting legend, Patrick Shai. These two … Continue reading Popular South African musician ends career to focus on mental health challenges

Mixed reactions as South African students are caught sharing weed at school

A group of High school students in South Africa have sparked reactions after being filmed engaging in the consumption of marijuana commonly known as weed. In a video which has gone viral on social media, the teenagers were taking turns to smoke weed right inside the school premises. It was a gathering of both boys … Continue reading Mixed reactions as South African students are caught sharing weed at school

Court approves bail for father and son who allegedly killed a ‘trespassing’ 12-year-old boy

Pretoria, South Africa - The Vereeniging Magistrates' Court on Thursday released a man a and his son on R20 000 bail each after allegedly killing a 12-year-old boy for breaking into their car dealership in De Deur, Johannesburg. National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) regional spokesperson Lumka Mahanjana said Shafic Ismael, 64, and Bilal Ismail, 39, are … Continue reading Court approves bail for father and son who allegedly killed a ‘trespassing’ 12-year-old boy

Music fans mourn death of South African rapper DJ Dimplez

South African music lovers are still coming to terms with the recent death of local rapper Riky Rick, now, just days later, they need to deal with another great loss. Award-winning hip hop DJ, Dimplez, real name, Tumi Mooi, unexpectedly died on Sunday from a sudden brain haemorrhage. His family asked for space and respect … Continue reading Music fans mourn death of South African rapper DJ Dimplez

Tears from South Africans caught up in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Photo by Pavel Danilyuk on Pexels.com When she left for Ukraine earlier this week, Victoria Field had no idea she would be preparing to live in a now war-torn city. Never in her wildest dreams did she even think that her son would be called up to fight for the Ukrainian army. Field, who lives … Continue reading Tears from South Africans caught up in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Music icons mourn South African rapper Riky Rick

Music icon Riky Rick’s death has shaken the music fraternity and the entertainment industry to its core. Riky established himself as a leading player on the South African entertainment scene as a singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and fashion aficionado. The 34 year-old rapper passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, February 25, in Johannesburg. He … Continue reading Music icons mourn South African rapper Riky Rick

Does formal employment guarantee social equality in South Africa?

Photo by Magda Ehlers on Pexels.com The theme of this year’s World Day of Social Justice is “Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment”. Gaining access to formal employment can greatly reduce poverty. As it is, more than 60% of the working population in the world – 2 billion people globally – eke out a living in the … Continue reading Does formal employment guarantee social equality in South Africa?

What you should know about the new COVID-19 variant

Scientists have detected a new Covid-19 variant called B.1.1.529. At least 50 confirmed cases have been identified in South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana. These spike mutations might make the virus more resistant to vaccines, increase transmissibility and lead to more severe symptoms. Irobiko Chimezie Kingsley of Meziesblog looks into what we know so far.  Where was … Continue reading What you should know about the new COVID-19 variant

New, heavily mutated COVID-19 strains found in South Africa

Governments across Europe rushed on Friday to bolster their defences against a fresh coronavirus spike, as South Africa announced it had detected a new Covid-19 strain that scientists fear could torpedo efforts to beat the pandemic. In recent weeks the continent has been in the throes of surging cases and violent riots, wrestling with booster … Continue reading New, heavily mutated COVID-19 strains found in South Africa

UN chief mourns death of former SA leader FW De Klerk

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday mourned the death of former South African President F.W. de Klerk, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Guterres is deeply saddened to learn of the death of de Klerk and conveys his deepest condolences to the family of de Klerk and to the government and … Continue reading UN chief mourns death of former SA leader FW De Klerk

About FW de Klerk

Rarely is the pragmatist admired.  Be it in policy or politics, such a figure induces suspicion, a concern that principles will have to be subordinated to broader goals.  True dreamers and visionaries, for all their glaring faults, can take the accolades; the pragmatists can be given lower pegging. Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk These … Continue reading About FW de Klerk