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Yummies Are Gone! Natasha And Oros Leave Skeem Saam

Natasha Thahane and Oros Mampofu have bid farewell to hit SABC 1 television series Skeem Saam.

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Just days after Oros Mampofu’s character died on hit SABC 1 drama Skeem Saam, another popular actress from the show has enjoyed a farewell party.

Natasha Thahane confirmed in an interview with Drum Magazine that due to her role on upcoming Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queens, she will no longer be able to continue filming with Skeem Saam.

Thahane revealed in the interview that while her departure has been bittersweet behind the scenes, there is no bad blood. In fact, the production has been supportive of her decision to move on to something else after nearly two years with the hit show.

“The production was so nice, they threw a farewell party for me where they showered me with gifts”, she said.

Oros Mampofu’s character, Jamma, was killed off in a horrific murder that left many fans shocked. The much publicised death of the popular character also sparked hoax reports of a fan committing suicide after the character died.

Oros is yet to reveal his next move, but has confirmed that his exit is because of ‘bigger projects’ in the pipeline.

Will their departure affect your love for the show?

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  1. Tully

    July 18, 2016 at 12:33 am

    wow what a shocking journey u guys oros and Natasha bt farewells wl mc u

  2. ***Thee Supermega***

    September 4, 2016 at 9:21 am

    Goodbye Miss Natasha Thahane you the only reason why I watched Skeem Saam…Goodbye gorgeous…

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The Lion King Comes Alive in Concert This December

The Lion King in Concert roars and comes alive with an orchestral performance this December

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In Disney’s all-new “The Lion King,” Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. ©2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Lion King has been 2019’s biggest commercial blockbuster.

It’s also one of the highest grossing films of all time in South Africa. So local fans of the story will be delighted to know that the iconic picture is being translated into a theatrical spectacle that will see it come to life, complete with an orchestral performance!

Slated to premiere this festive season, The Lion King Live in Concert will deliver an epic scale theatrical display by the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

The action, adventure and wild excitement of the 2019 film will be coming to The Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on the 10th, 11th and 12th of December this year, in a perfectly synchronised live orchestral performance.

The event follows the recently announced collaboration between FNB and Disney Africa, which will focus on bringing a series of of family-oriented Disney LIVE events over the course of the next year to South African audiences.

As part of this deal, FNB customers are guaranteed a special pre-sale ticket window.

The experience is set to combine the screening of Disney’s The Lion King directed by Jon Favreau with the epic live orchestral performance of Oscar and GRAMMY winning composer Hans Zimmer’s original motion picture soundtrack that also features South African legend Lebo M.

Tickets are on sale exclusively through Computicket from 09:00am on Tuesday 27th August 2019, with prices starting from R200 per person.

Disney’s 2019 release of The Lion King features the voices of artists such as South African John Kani, as well as James Earl-Jones, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, and Beyoncé bringing the unforgettable host of characters to life.

Veteran South Africa actor, Dr. John Kani, is thrilled to be part of these shows. “Now begins another tale told about my continent, about my country, about my people and about my heritage”, he said in a press statement.

“These animals are mine. That’s what the great generations of my ancestors left to me to inherit and when that story is told I feel SO proud that the world is listening to Africa,” says Dr John Kani.

“It warms my heart knowing that it’s now being taken to even greater heights as an all new live orchestral experience – I cannot wait for local audiences to experience The Lion King in this way,” he added.

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“He’s a Prick!” – Anele Mdoda and Phat Joe’s New Feud

One month after Phat Joe’s suspension over homophobic on air remarks, he’s trending again for more foolishness.

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Phat Joe and Anele Mdoda are the latest South African celebrities who might be no longer be inviting each other to the braai.

The popular radio presenters on Wednesday read each other for filth, shaking the table just in time for breakfast. It all happened (so fast!) after Phat Joe threw the low hanging shade at Anele Mdoda, questioning her inclusion on the the Miss SA judging panel.

Phat Joe reportedly ruffled feathers on his Radio 2000 breakfast show when he paid dust to Mdoda’s gig judging the Miss SA girlies, allegedly saying she’s only there because of ‘affirmative action.’

“Phat Joe is obsessed with me”, Anele tweeted, hitting back at the Radio 2000 presenter over shady comments.

In a storm of tweets calling Phat Joe out, Anele also later referred to him as “washed out” and urged him to try again when he can keep a show long enough.

We know of course that Phat Joe’s controversies not only keep him on top of mind because an opportunity to shock and trend is never missed, but they’ve also led to multiple suspensions and dismissals over the years.

Just last month, the 44 year old shock jock was suspended over on air homophobic remarks.

In an attempt to defend Zodwa Wabantu’s scathing attack on gay people (she’s since delivered her apology), Majota said he doesn’t “understand why (gays) can’t accept that it’s difficult for most people to accept their lifestyle.”

In 2009, the motormouth radio host was fired from his radio show at Kaya FM after making ‘insensitive’ (insert transphobic) comments about the legitimacy of Caster Semenya’s womanhood.

According to reports, Majota had asked whether or not Semenya ever had a period. Following backlash from his listeners at the time, he’s said to have later tried explaining his comments, saying, “What is the difference between testes and testicles? Let’s say she has testes… Does it mean she is a man or a woman? She is either a natural phenomenon, or something is wrong and something should be fixed.”

Meanwhile, the 2019 Miss SA show will be airing on Mzansi this Friday.

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House Vocalist Nichume Has Passed Away

Nichume’s family are in “absolute shock” over the singer’s tragic death

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Nichume has passed away.

The house music vocalist was found at a friend’s place last night following an apparent suicide, a press release has confirmed.

She was an accomplished musician and a qualified ophthalmologist. Nichume reached the heights of her fame when she lent her voice to Mobi Dixon’s hit “Bhutiza”. She featured on singles “Daydreaming” by Fistaz Mixwell and Mobi Dixon, as well as “Far Away” by DJ Anda featuring Mobi Dixon.

Following the success of Bhutiza in 2017, she was then signed to Top Chap Media, founded by Mobi Dixon.

The duo had just released a single together titled ‘Thobela’ – which has been making appearances in the top 100 weekly radio charts.

“I’m distraught. I will remember Nichume as a bright light at Top Chap Media where we signed her. She was not only my first artist, but we had grown so close in the past three years that she became my little sister. She truly is gone too soon. May her soul rest in peace,” Mobi Dixon paid tribute to her.

“We, as a family are in absolute shock as to what has happened. Learning that your sister has succumbed to emotions and taken her own life can never rest well. We obviously are left with a lot of questions but also know that she had one of the strongest characters in the family. Whatever she was feeling at that moment triggered immense hopelessness. We stand united as a family during this difficult time. Nichume was so loved and appreciated. We’re proud of all her achievements.” Said Qamani Siwundla.

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