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02 February 2017 9:22 AM Celebs mourn the death of blogger Mpho Ranko

Mpho’s close friends confirmed to TshisaLIVE that he died at a Johannesburg hospital on Wednesday after battling skin cancer. He had been in a coma for several days. “Mpho was a popular blogger and a socialite who dabbled in publicity. He was often the life of the party‚” said publicist and friend Melanie Ramjee. News of his death led to hundreds of mourners 27

01 February 2017 9:26 AM WATCH: Lundi Tyamara's memorial service

There were a few light moments as veteran musicians spoke of the threat Tyamara posed when he entered the industry. Lebyane jokingly asked Deborah Fraser if she formed part of the “conspiracy” to eliminate Malope to create space for Tyamara. Fraser went straight for the elephant in the room when she took the podium. “I love you gay people,” she said, “because 37

01 February 2017 9:26 AM WATCH: Lundi's memorial service

There were a few light moments as veteran musicians spoke of the threat Tyamara posed when he entered the industry. Lebyane jokingly asked Deborah Fraser if she formed part of the “conspiracy” to eliminate Malope to create space for Tyamara. Fraser went straight for the elephant in the room when she took the podium. “I love you gay people,” she said, “because 44

28 January 2017 12:23 PM The tale of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s rivalry

MELBOURNE, Australia - As Roger Federer contemplated the challenge of returning to competition after six months on the sidelines, even the best player in history needed to look for inspiration. He found it when he travelled to Majorca in October to help launch Rafael Nadal’s new academy. “You’ve done it a million times, so I can be inspired by the way you made it look so easy when you came back,” Federer 43

25 January 2017 8:15 AM Will Trump and Putin be able to work together if sanctions lifted?

Managing director of international risk consultancy Thabiti, Dr Nel Marius, says Trump's administration may try to mend relations with Russia now that Obama's tenure is over. Petro Poroshenko, Ukrainian President urged Donald Trump to keep sanctions on Russia following Trump's proposal to consider reducing these penalties if Moscow proved a useful ally. Marais 30

23 December 2016 12:46 AM Duterte is PH’s most googled person—Time magazine

President Rodrigo Duterte salutes the troops during the 81st anniversary of the Armed Forces at Camp Aguinaldo on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. President Rodrigo Duterte was the most googled person in the Philippines this year, according Time magazine reported. Time collated search-engine information from Google and enumerated the top-searched names this year. The list included 36

21 December 2016 11:52 AM ‘Orlando Pirates is bleeding,’ says interim coach Palacios

Augusto Palacios’ plight‚ the way he describes it‚ reminds of Brad Pitt’s character Billy Beane in the baseball movie Moneyball. In a poignant scene the Oakland As’ executive VP walks into a change-room of players partying hard after a defeat‚ hurls a bat clattering into a wall‚ holds up a finger in a dramatic pause‚ then says‚ “That’s what losing sound 30

13 December 2016 12:24 PM Critic's Notebook: President Obama Does 'The Daily Show' and Trevor Noah Gets Serious

Interviews haven't been Noah's strength, but he handled Obama's last 'Daily Show' visit well. Since The Daily Show with Trevor Noah premiered last September, I've been a strong defender of what Noah has been doing against a weight of pressure that I can't imagine. The most trusted man in comedy news left and an inexperienced kid was in his place and the response 43

13 December 2016 10:13 AM Hlaudi gets his confidence from himself, SABC inquiry hears

Cape Town – Former SABC board member Professor Bongani Khumalo says SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng needed very little help to boost his self-esteem. Khumalo told Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the SABC board on Tuesday that Motsoeneng derives his assurance and confidence from himself. "He believes he can manipulate anyone to be agreeable 33

12 December 2016 1:36 PM It's hard, everyone is gone to their home, says Sfiso Ncwane's son

Today marks exactly one week since South Africa received the shocking news of gospel star Sfiso Ncwane's death. However, the painful loss will be felt by those close to him for a lifetime. This past weekend his family, friends and fans bid an emotional final farewell to the star who was laid to rest on Saturday. Taking to social media following the emotionally-charged 34