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Sho Madjozi in tears after she bagged a BET nomination

Sho MadjoziTsonga rapper Sho Madjozi has left Mzansi beaming with pride once more, after the news that she bagged the Best International Act nomination at the 2020 BET Awards.

If she wins, it will be her second BET Award in two years.

The excited musician took to social media to share the news with her ever-growing fan base, stating just how emotional she was at the news.

“I am in tears … After winning for best Newcomer last year, I have now been nominated for Best International Act at the #BETAwards2020,” she said.Sho MadjoziSho is nominated among some of the biggest names in Africa including Nigerian act Burna Boy and Congolese singer-songwriter Innoss’B.

South Africans were super excited for Sho, recalling that joyful time last year when Sho won the BET award for Best New International Act.

This year Zimbabwean songstress Sha Sha, who also made the 2019 SA music scene LIT, scored a nomination in the Viewers Choice Best New International Act category, something that South Africans celebrated her for.

Sho Madjozi’s colourful personality, multilingualism and great music has seen her win hearts globally. In 2019, the Kona hitmaker also won the Best Female for Southern Africa at the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) in Dallas, Texas.

Check out some of the career highlights she’s had since winning her last BET award!

The Dikanas live their best lives while one of them is suffering away from home in #TheRiver1Magic July teasers

Lindiwe and Zolani The RiverThe River teasers for July 2020 are finally here. What is going to happen to the cast this season? Find out!

Here are all the twists and turns coming your way in the first half of the month.

Episode 103: Living for the Brave – Wednesday, 1 July A beleaguered woman has to make a difficult decision when an enemy starts getting closer to her, and two romantic partners are surprised by their friends and relatives.

Episode 104: It Started Out So Well – Thursday, 2 July A couple has a happy moment cut short by sadness. Elsewhere, Lindiwe attempts to embarrass a relative into revealing her latest plot.

Episode 105: I’ve Done It All – Friday, 3 July Kedibone is gravely shocked, and Nomonde and Veronica advance things to the next step.Episode 106: Nomonde! – Monday, 6 July Zweli struggles to rescue somebody he cares about as Kedibone is left emotionally hurt by the news she receives.

Episode 107: A Reason to Fight – Tuesday, 7 July A lady decides to rescue the man she loves, and a spouse elsewhere gets an ultimatum that threatens to put an end to her marriage.

Episode 108: Not Without a Fight – Wednesday, 8 July Kedibone puts her foot down to save somebody’s life, and Veronica and her partners pull off a big scam.pisode 109: To the Rescue – Thursday, 9 July A well-outlined plan goes wrong when one of the involved people refuses to follow the instructions, and Kedibone successfully gets her voice acknowledged.

Episode 110: Done with Her! – Friday, 10 July A young woman receives a harsh bit of news that she was not ready for.

Episode 111: Cry Wolf – Monday, 13 July Veronica gets some news, and Kedibone does everything possible to rescue somebody.

Ntando Duma’s daughter serving all kinds of cuteness in her reaction when receiving new clothes

Ntando Duma and SbahleSbahle Mzizi steals hearts all over social media with her heartwarming cuteness, mannerism and especially her respect.

Ntando Duma has been praised as a very good mother to her and Junior De Rocka’s daughter Sbahle. All their videos serve goals and ‘cuteness overload’ is just the right way to describe them.

Ntando recently shared a YouTube video of her gifting her daughter new shoes and clothes that she has always wanted and her reaction is pricelessSocial media has already had a glimpse of Sbahle’s intelligence and just how well-spoken she is. The usage of the word’s ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ is what shocks many. Applauding Ntando as one of the greatest mommy’s ever.

Meshack Mavuso Joins the #TheRiver1Magic

Meshack MavusoVeteran actor Meshack Mavuso is the latest actor to join the award-winning telenovela series, The River.The former Isidingo and Yizo Yizo actor joins the Tshedza Pictures hit soapie as the character Nsizwa who is set to be Kedibone’s love interest.Meshack last appeared on screens on drama series Isithembiso and viewers can expect his return to shake things up on the fan favourite drama series.

Sarafina actors & actresses: Where are they now?

SarafinaIt’s now over 20 years since the famous movie Sarafina was released.

The film about the student uprising in June 1976 is still one of the best movies ever to have been made in Mzansi.SarafinaIn celebrating Youth Month, we have taken a look back at the star-studded cast to see where they are now.

Khanyo Maphumulo

ou may remember her as the girl with the angelic voice, but Khanyo Maphumulo now is a well-travelled singer and actress. She told Daily Sun: “When I was approached for Sarafina, I did not know what it was about until I got to rehearse for the role and then I started understanding it.

“Even though I was just a singer in the movie, I believe I played a huge role, because music heals. I am proud and honoured to be part of such an iconic movie and through it, I got a chance to teach a lot of people about our history,” she said.

Khanyo said her role on Sarafina has helped a lot in the shaping of her career.

“Wherever I go, people still recognise me. It has also afforded me to get international gigs. Recently, I was in Gabon performing. Shortly after my performance. I was called back from my hotel room because people wanted me to perform the Sarafina songs.

“Although my band members and I were unprepared, I performed and everyone enjoyed it. I was thrilled to see the impact the movie has had on other countries as I was told that ‘Freedom is coming tomorrow’ is like an anthem to them.”


Simphiwe Dana sets the record straight on helping an alleged abuser

Award-winning musician Simphiwe Dana has set the record straight after she was called out for helping an alleged abuser.

This comes after a social media user hit back at the singer who has been expressing her viewers on gender-based violence on her social media platforms.Simphiwe Dana

In a now-deleted tweet, the user said that Simphiwe was being a hypocrite by adding her voice to the outrage after she helped a man that was abusive.

Simphiwe said that at the time of helping him, she did not know he was abusing his partner.

Following the tweeps revelation, many social media users dragged the singer.

Simphiwe went on to say that her biggest disappointment was women who do not believe her because she is a celebrity.

“My biggest disappointment has been women who chose to not believe me because apparently ‘celebrities’ can’t be trusted to tell the truth. Women I adored. When I outed Mohale aboPenxenxe attacked me”, she tweeted.

The dragging did not stop.

The hitmaker, who recently released the critically acclaimed album, “Bamako”, then penned a thread detailing how she helped the accused abuser and how after finding out he had abused his girlfriend, outed him.

“I’m explaining this for the very last time. I’m not sure why it’s not clear but here we go. My sibling got a call from her best friend at the time, Mohau, frantic, saying that he was in jail in Kenya and that his passport was confiscated. My sibling was also frantic”, she said

Get to know Gomora actress Sannah Mchunu aka Teddy’s mom, Zodwa

You know her Teddy’s mom, Zodwa on Mzansi Magic’s new hit telenovela Gomora or as Normashiya during her time on Muvhango. Sannah Mchunu is a talented South African actress with years of acting as well as life experiences.1. Sannah Used To Dance For Brenda Fassie

In her teen years, Sannah used to dance for late music icon Brenda Fassie. Unfortunately, she had to stop after falling pregnant.

2. She Married Young

In an interview with Move Magazine, the actress revealed that she was married young but her marriage didn’t work out.
She’s A SurvivorSannah Mchunu

The mother of seven is a survivor of domestic abusive. In an interview with Drum Magazine, she revealed that the abuse lasted for years during her nine-year marriage until she freed herself from her abusive partner.

3. Acting Wasn’t Part Of The Plan

It was not in Sannah’s plan to get into the television industry. She just wanted any job she could find to help provide for her family. One day she accompanied a friend to an audition she was asked by one of the directors to audition and the rest is history.

4. She’s A Seasoned Actress

Although popular for her roles on Muvhango and Gomota, Mchunu boasts many years of television experience having starred in over 15 shows. She’s starred on The River, Rythm City, The Queen, Isibaya, Generations but to name a few.

Lesego Marakalla is leaving SKEEM SAAM !

Lesego Marakalla is leaving the popular drama series Skeem Saam. The award winning actress who was playing Rachel Kunutu is taking a break from entertainment industry.

Lesego has been playing Rachel Kunutu for 8 years, starting as a high school learner to being a wife and a nurse. The actress character has been controversial but despite that fans loved every bit of her.

The actress is saying goodbye to her fans and her fellow colleagues. She is not sure if ahe is going to be back at the spotlight again, meanwhile she is focusing on her life outside TV.

Her last scene will be this friday. We wish her all the best.