The Entertainment Journalist’s Mini Hell

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

How the SAPS abuse their power amidst student protests

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

Mandoza – “I need to perform to the people I love”

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”

Not yet uhuru(freedom) for #UJ16

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