Tag Archives: South Africa

‘It’s Worse Than Flu’ — Cassper Nyovest Shares His Experience Battling COVID-19

South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest, has disclosed in a recent interview, his personal experience with getting infected with the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The new father while speaking during an Instagram live stream with American radio host Ebro, said he contracted the virus while training and preparing for a boxing fight. He added that it happened even…

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OB Street Style Look Of The Day: Bonang Matheba In Malea Garments

Bonang Matheba‘s style keeps us on our toes – forever switching up her looks from off-duty comfort to on-duty glam – and her latest outfit has to be our favourite so far. Stepping out for Nubian Music Festival in South Africa, the famous media personality donned her most-matching printastic ensemble and ankle-strapped heels for a look that…

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ICYMI: Total Number Of COVID-19 Cases Exceed 25 Million Worldwide

According to a recent AFP tally, coronavirus infections globally soared past 25 million, as countries around the world further tightened restrictions to curb the pandemic’s spread. The data revealed on Sunday August 30, noted that a million additional cases have been detected worldwide roughly every four days since mid-July, with India setting the grim record for the highest single-day rise in cases…

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Mafikizolo’s Theo Kgosinkwe And His Fiancée Vourné Wed In Intimate South African Ceremony

Mafikizolo star Theo Kgosinkwe is officially a married man! The South African singer-songwriter and his fiancée, Vourné Williams, who postponed their celebrations with family and friends to next year due to Coronavirus, reaffirmed their love over the weekend in a small and intimate wedding ceremony.; Due to covid-19 Vourne and I had to postpone our wedding celebrations for next year 2021,”…

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Nigerians React As ShopRite Sets To Discontinue Operations In Nigeria

South Africa’s grocery store, ShopRite, is set to leave Nigeria after operating in the country for a period of 15 years. In a statement on Monday, the company said it has been approached by potential investors willing to take over its Nigerian operations. Bloomberg reports that Shoprite is considering considering an outright sale of its operation in…

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OB Quarantine Look Of The Day: Bonang Matheba In Thebe Magugu

Bonang Matheba has good style year-round, but her quarantine fashion game is about to be exceptionally strong. For weeks now, the South African media personality has shown how to effortlessly wear bomber jackets with sneakers and sometimes stilettos. This weekend, she busted out her trustee pumps, this time pairing them with Thebe Magugu’s jacket to…

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South Africa’s Thando Thabethe Stuns On True Love Magazine’s August Issue

South African media IT girl, Thando Thabethe is serving black girl magic as she triumphs on the cover for True Love Magazine‘s August issue. “Our Women’s Month edition stars the brilliant and exceptionally talented @thando_thabethe + our #ClassOf2020 list, featuring some of Mzansi’s female trailblazers who are making a huge mark.” the publication wrote while announcing the cover on Instagram. Looking stunning, the…

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Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi, Passes Away At 59

Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of foremost South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died at the age of 59. According to State television South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the public official died at a Johannesburg hospital early Monday morning. Zindzi was South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark at the time of her death.…

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South African Rapper, AKA, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes popularly known as AKA, has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The musician disclosed this in a statement on his social media pages on Friday July 10, 2020. He also explained that he decided to make his result public to raise awareness about the pandemic. Part of a statement from his management…

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COVID-19: South Africa Reopens Schools, Eases Lockdown As Cases Exceed 50,000

South Africa has eased its lockdown restrictions and reopened schools despite coronavirus death toll passing 1,000 on Monday and new infections spiking over 50,000. According to official statistics, the number of detected infections was 50,879 — the worst in Africa. However, South Africa ranks second in terms of deaths at 1,080 after Egypt. The continent’s…

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