It has been a little over two months since the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a stunning end for Team South Africa and all were celebrated in big ways ,all except for javelin thrower, Sunette Viljoen. Viljoen, who won a silver medal for Team South Africa, took to her Twitter account to express her grievances … Continue reading Sunette Viljoen tells Fikile Mbalula to #PayBackTheMoney
Image: @otrwithemma (Twitter) 18 October 2016 When one thinks entertainment, we think yes!!! Gossip, drama, readers and most importantly generating news from Twitter and Facebook. I can’t think of anything more exciting than writing about someone’s life going all kinds of wrong and being awarded a title of “Outstanding journalist” while at it. Writing, for … Continue reading The Entertainment Journalist’s Mini Hell
Photo Courtesy Of: seeklogo.com 17 October 2016 Johannesburg – The past few weeks have seen an increase in student protests calling for the decrease or demolishing of academic fees. The protests have been characterised by violent stand offs between students and members of law enforcement. Police have been characterised as being agents of control over … Continue reading How the SAPS abuse their power amidst student protests
Photo: @legendmancool (Instagram) We’re well into the spicy vibe that comes with The Cover (VUZU AMP – DSTV Channel 103), a profile show that dishes us the dirt on the lives and miseries of the people that we call ‘celebrities’. On last night’s(Monday 26 September) episode Scoop sat down with the lovely Thembisa Mdoda, TV … Continue reading Is Thembisa hiding the truth?
Photo: @Mandozaoriginal (Twitter) On Sunday (18 September 2016), South Africa bid farewell to kwaito legend Thembinkosi Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala, better known by his stage name Mandoza. The 38-year old star is said to have been receiving cancer treatment since late 2015 and the disease had later spread to his brain where a cancerous tumor developed. … Continue reading Mandoza – “I need to perform to the people I love”
Photo: Ndipiwe Eric Madiba Makaula (Facebook) On Tuesday, the 13th of September, 5 of the 16 suspended students, implicated in the burning of the University of Johannesburg’s Sanlam Auditorium, won their motion in court to be allowed back on institutional premises. In early August, 17 students of the University of Johannesburg received suspension letters confirming … Continue reading Not yet uhuru(freedom) for #UJ16
Photo: Caster Semenya (Instagram) Mokgadi Caster Semenya gained international stardom after the 2009 Olympic games were she burned the records with her time of 1:55.45 in the 800-m sprint. Since the notorious win for the athletic-queen she has been shaded by comments of “over-masculinuty”. Today social media took a stand with the hashtag #HandsOffCaster, as … Continue reading STOP victimising Caster Semenya!!!