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Bonang Honoured At 5 For Change Black Tie Gala

Bonang Matheba triumphantly collected her 5 For Changemaker award in Joburg this past weekend.

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Bonang Matheba accepts 5 For Change award
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This past Saturday, the 7th Annual 5 For Change Black Tie Gala debuted in Jozi with a sold-out house under the city light. It was an unforgettable night with a performance by smash-hit songstress Lady Zamar keeping the crowd on their feet with hits like ‘My Baby’, ‘Love is Blind’, ‘Collide’ and many more and keeping the night flowing was none other than South Africa’s multi-talented MC and personality Maps Maponyane!

5forChange Jhb Event photographed by Wynand van der Merwe and Jacques McKenzie for Wynand van der Merwe Photography. Bonang Matheba received the first #5forchangemaker award at the Maps Maponyane piloted shindig. Photo Credit: Photo Credit: @wynandvandermerwephotography on Instagram.

The event raised funds and awareness for 5 social enterprise beneficiares: Dlala Nje, Olico Maths Education, Hustlenomics, CRSP Dsgn and enke: Make Your Mark. The guests got the opportunity to mingle with the young leaders’ of these organizations and learn how they’re making South Africa a better place and how to get involved.

And adding to the excitement was the live luxury item auction where attendees got to bid on a range of high-end items and experiences – including the biggest item of the evening – a chartered private flight to and from the exclusive Leopard Creek Country club and a day of golf on the world renowned course.

An important element this year was giving recognition to those in South Africa who give back to the community and the event founders we’re proud to present South Africa’s multi –award winning TV presenter, philanthropist, reality star and style icon, Bonang Matheba, with the first-ever ‘5 For Changemaker Award’!

She was celebrated on the night for her work as the Founder of The Bonang Matheba Bursary Fund and for using her platform to advance social justice issues in South Africa and around the world.

“Launching the 5 For Change Black Tie Gala in Joburg was a long time dream for us and the evening absolutely surpassed our wildest dreams. We are so grateful to Joburg for embracing us like this!”, said 5 For Change Managing Director, Robyn Deutsch

The 2018 5 For Change Black Tie Gala promised to be an unforgettable night and it truly was. Keep an eye on the #5FC2018 platforms for official event photos and video coming soon.

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Black Coffee Asks For Privacy During Divorce From Enhle

Black Coffee and Enhle have asked for privacy during “heartbreaking” and “challenging” divorce.

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Black Coffee and Enhle Divorce

South African DJ Black Coffee has asked the public to afford his family some privacy during his highly publicised divorce from Enhle.

The 43 year old House music DJ and producer, who recently made headlines when he hung out with Drake during one of his resident shows in Ibiza, in the process sparking speculation of a collaboration, on Wednesday took to social media to share a heartfelt statement about his ongoing divorce.

“I wish to state that we have been trying to sort out our problems amicably and in private for a year”, he revealed in the statement. Adding, “It has been the most heartbreaking period and challenging period.”

“As Mbali has stated, our priority are to protect our children at this point [sic]. This is now a court matter. We ask for privacy.”

The statement comes a few days after the actress confirmed that the couple is officially going their separate. Prior to this, Black Coffee had maintained silence on the divorce.

Responding to an article confirming the divorce in the Sunday papers, Enhle took to Instagram to share a heartfelt video about the situation.

“I’ve been getting called by journalists a lot lately, and I’ve stuck by my ‘no comment’. It works for me”, she said in the video, barely able to hold back tears.

“I would like a bit of space with regards to questions and so forth. “I do believe the system will do what is due and what is fair.”

“It has been a long couple of years for me, and it all of that, all I ask is for silence. Not for me, or anyone else, but for my children. Everything I’ve done, to this day, is to protect my children.”

“All I’ve ever tried to do was to be a great wife, a supportive wife, one that is respectful. Not only to my partner, but also to everyone around him.”

“It has been a very rough year, but I still stand tall and proud. It is indeed a situation no one ever wants to see themselves in, but here we are.”

Black Coffee and Enhle have two children together.

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Where To Watch Bonang Receiving Her E! Award

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SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 10: 2019 E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS — Pictured: Bonang Matheba arrives to the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar on November 10, 2019. — NUP_188994 (Photo by Emma McIntyre/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

QuenchSA recently reported that South African media Queen, Bonang Matheba, would be getting honoured with an inaugural E! award for African Influencer of The Year.

And now viewers will get to see their fave collect her gong at the glitzy awards show, which was held in Los Angeles, California.

All the glitz and glamour at the E! People’s Choice Awards 2019, as the E! recognised and honoured some of the most iconic and influential people on the continent including South Africa’s own  Matheba, will be airing today on the E! Entertainment channel (DStv Channel 124).

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 10: 2019 E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS — Pictured: (l-r) Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian West arrive to the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar on November 10, 2019 — NUP_188989 (Photo by: Amy Sussman/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank)

The award comes as Bonang Matheba, who’s House of BNG bubbly brand was recently spotted being flaunted by Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, shared her plans to conquer the world in the latest issue of Drum Magazine.

CELEBRITY NEWS: BONANG HONOURED AT ‘5 FOR CHANGE’ GALA

In addition to honouring Bonang Matheba, Jennifer Aniston was awarded the People’s Icon Award, P!nk was awarded the People’s Champion award and Gwen Stefani with the Fashion Icon Award. The E! People’s Choice Awards celebrated the best in TV, music and pop culture on Sunday, November 10 in Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

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Bonang Awarded ‘African Influencer Of The Year’ At The E! People’s Choice Awards

Bonang Matheba did THAT.

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Bonang Matheba has won the fist ever E! People's Choice Award for African Influencer of The Year!

She’s not been dubbed ‘Babes Wama Announcements’ without good reason.

And this time Bonang Matheba is delighted to have been awarded the inaugural “African Influencer of the Year” award at the 45th annual E! People’s Choice Awards!

With the new gong, Queen B triumphantly seals her place as arguably the country’s most influential pop culture figure. A peek into quick read magazine, reveals how Bonang’s social capital ranks amongst other great African artists.

Voted for by fans across the continent, she beat a host of other well-known African celebrities, including Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Minnie Dlamini-Jones (South Africa), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) and Wizkid (Nigeria).

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“I’m beyond thrilled to be the first ever winner of the African Influencer of the Year category at the E! People’s Choice Awards”, she expressed in a statement.

Adding, “I still can’t believe it – I cried when I found out! I can’t thank my fans enough for voting. Being able to represent Africa and all it has to offer on such a global scale really is a dream come true. Next stop Santa Monica!”

She will receive her award on the red carpet from E! Africa host Kat Sinivasan.

With her new award, Bonang joins A-list celebrity winners of the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards including Gwen Stefani, the recipient of the “Fashion Icon Award”, Jennifer Aniston, who will be given “The People’s Icon of 2019” award and P!nk who will receive the “People’s Champion Award”.

The E! People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Monday 11th November at 4 am, with E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019 kicking off at 2 am on E! (DStv channel 124).

The glitzy shindig will also be repeated throughout the day on Monday at 12:25, 16:15 and 21:30 CAT.

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