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THE Incredible Happenings leader Prophet Paseka “Mboro” Motsoeneng is a living testimony that every dark cloud has a silver lining. Mboro has clinched a deal with Soweto TV to preach the word of God live on the kasie’s station from next week Sunday. Titled Incredible Happenings Hour with Prophet Mboro, the show will be broadcast for an hour from 11am to 12pm.

News of Mboro’s breakthrough was revealed by the station employees who were excited about the deal. “When I learnt of the deal, I knew that this was going to be the biggest show of all times. Hate him or love him, the man has a large following and people have been pestering us to give him a live show so they can interact with him live on air. He was unable to interact with his fans previously because the show was pre-recorded,” said an employee.

Another employee, who also did not want to be named, confirmed Mboro has been given a live show on the station.
“The prophet and the station have signed an agreement after a marathon of meetings and everybody is happy. Our station will never be the same again from next Sunday. It’s a groundbreaking deal,” said the employee. Mboro could not hide his excitement about the new show.

“From now people will be able to phone and talk to me live about their problems unlike in the past where I would ask them to touch their television screen to receive divine intervention,” he said. He also said the show would comprise of testimony and prayer.

The new deal comes a few weeks after the SABC canned his shows on SABC1 and Ukhozi FM, saying their content was not in line with its public broadcasting policy.

Soweto TV’s Jonathan Ramotsei could not be reached for comment.

Source : Sunday World

Dear leader Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been demoted to just another SABC employee, with far-reaching consequences for the rest of the defunct public broadcaster.


Image Credits:File


After running the SABC like a pet project, former Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has had the wind taken out of his sails by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

The whole saga started when Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in 2014 reportedthat Motsoeneng had blatantly lied about his qualifications when applying for the position of COO, and that he had bumped up his own salary from R1.5 million to R2.4 million in just one year.

Ignoring Madonsela’s report, communications minister Faith Muthambi still gave Motsoeneng the position and has been protecting him ever since; even after the Western cape High Court found that her decision to appoint him had been irrational and should be set aside.

Well, the SCA agrees with the high court and in its judgement said Motsoeneng’s application had no reasonable prospect of success.

Speaking to News24, Motsoeneng’s lawyer Zola Majavu said Hlaudi would pitch up to work on Tuesday as an “ordinary employee.” Majavu added that his client’s dismissal is as COO, not as an employee of the SABC.

“You must remember, he was a member of the executive before he was appointed by the board. The appointment that was set aside was just his appointment as COO. The employer must just decide in which capacity he is going to work,” he said.

Faith Muthambi’s ministry also made some vague comment on the ruling, saying they’d make an informed decision – that would be a first — after closely studying – also a first – the Supreme Court of Appeals’ judgement.

Following his recent attack on the Zimbabwean President,Ian Khama has been praised and offered a Zimbabwean wife.The sentiments were made by an activist by the name of Patson Dzamara who said Khama would make a good son in law.

Speaking on his Social Media account,He had this to say:

“The president of Botswana told Mugabe to step down. Zanu PF took that as an opportunity to launch a smear campaign against him based on his marital status. Guess what! We are going to get Ian Khama a beautiful Zimbabwean lady.”

“So am calling on all Zim ladies to bring their CVs,One can of them can be lucky and scoop this ‘fine’ Coloured man,” he added.

Mandoza’s family overcome with emotion as funeral gets underwayThe funeral service of Kwaito artist Mandoza is underway in Soweto Picture: Boikhutso NtsokoThe funeral service of Kwaito artist Mandoza is underway in Soweto
Picture: Boikhutso Ntsoko

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto to bid a final farewell to Kwaito legend Mandoza.

The mood at the church is sombre as the funeral service gets underway.

A giant sized picture of Mandoza stands at the front on the stage and soft religious hymes are being played.

Those close to Mandoza including his widow Mpho who is dressed in all black fight to hold back tears.

Beautiful flower arrangements line the front of the stage.

Mandoza’s casket was carried in by family members.

Ahead of the funeral service this morning the mood at Mandoza’s house in Pimville was sad and tense‚ as family members broke down with emotion as Mandoza’s body left to the church.

WATCH LIVE: Mandoza’s funeral

No time wasted! Angelina Jolie Pitt made the decision to divorceBrad Pitt after two years of marriage and 12 years together “one week ago,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly. Us confirmed the couple’s split on Tuesday, September 20. Find out what went wrong in their romance in the video above!

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“The final divorce decision was only made one week ago,” the insider tells Us of Jolie Pitt’s resolve to permanently part ways with Pitt, 52. “An incident took place and prompted [Angelina] to act and file.”

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While details of the incident remain unknown, the insider tells Us that it “affected the entire family.” Though she may have acted hastily, pulling the plug on her relationship with the eternal heartthrob was not an easy call to make for Jolie Pitt, 41.

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“She still says Brad is the love of her life, and the decision has weighed heavy on her heart,” the source adds. “Her priority now is the children.” The Oscar-winning actress and director is presently in New York, according to the insider. 

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England.Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at the Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014, in London. Karwai Tang/WireImage

While many have speculated that Pitt’s sexy Allied costar Marion Cotillard played a part in Brangelina’s demise, a source tells Usthat “Marion was not the reason for the divorce.”

Shortly after the shocking news broke Tuesday,reported that the Maleficent star hired a private investigator to spy on her husband while he was shooting Allied in London. According to the outlet, Jolie Pitt caught Pitt cheating on her with Cotillard, 40, and it was “the final straw.” However, “Angelina did not hire a private eye," according to the source.

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As previously reported, Jolie Pitt filed divorce documents Monday, September 19, citing irreconcilable differences. Jolie Pitt is reportedly requesting physical custody of their six children, Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8. TMZ reported that she requested that Pitt only get joint legal custody. She is not asking for spousal support.

 

Jolie Pitt’s rep issued a statement to Us on Tuesday regarding the end of the A-list pair’s romance. "Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for dissolution of the marriage,” the statement read. "This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.”

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Jolie Pitt and Pitt tied the knot on August 23, 2014, during a romantic ceremony in Southern France. They first met on the 2004 set of their film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, when the World War Zactor was still married to Jennifer Aniston. The Friends alum, now 47, called it quits on her five-year union with Pitt after she reportedly discovered his on-set indiscretions with Jolie Pitt. Months later, Pitt and Jolie Pitt went public with their controversial romance. The UN special envoy was previously married to Billy Bob Thornton from 2000 to 2003. Prior to that, she was wed to British actor Jonny Lee Miller from 1996 to 1999.


Yikes! Terrence Howard and his wife, Mira Pak, had a cringeworthy exchange on the Emmys 2016 red carpet on Sunday, September 18, in L.A. during an interview with Giuliana Rancic. Watch the clip above to see how it went down!

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The 47-year-old actor, who is nominated for his role as music mogul Lucious Lyon on Empire, explained why he’s been out of the spotlight lately.

Terrence Howard and Mira PakTerrence Howard and his wife, Mira Pak, attend the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. Rex/Shutterstock

“You have to go to a dark place to find a character like Lucious. You try to figure out how you’re going to play him and you’re not really ready to talk about him,” he said. “Now I feel more comfortable about him.”

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When Rancic asked him to share more about his character, Howard’s answer was bleeped out when he replied, “He’s an a--hole.”

Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Trai Byers, Bryshere Gray and Jussie SmollettTerrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Trai Byers, Bryshere Gray and Jussie Smollett (from left) of 'Empire.'

The E! News host then asked Pak, “Does he bring his character home with him?” to which Pak responded with a laugh: “He does, quite often, actually.”

Social media users were quick to bring up past domestic abuse allegationsagainst Howard after Pak’s comment. “VERRRY awkward hearing noted domestic abuser Terrence Howard’s wife say he brings his Empire character ‘home with him often,’” one tweeter wrote, while another added, “That awkward moment when Terrence Howard’s wife says he brings his character home with him and no one knows what to say for a second.

He briefly addressed the allegations in a Rolling Stone interview in 2015, particularly an altercation with his first wife, Lori McCommas, in 2001. “She was talking to me real strong, and I lost my mind and slapped her in front of the kids,” he said. “Her lawyer said it was a closed fist, but even slapping her was wrong.”

 

On a lighter note, Howard discussed with Rancic why the couple chose the name Hero for their son, who they welcomed last month. “You get two gifts in the world. You get from your parents, life, the first one, and a name, which is the second one. The second one lasts longer than the first,” he said. “We should take the time to give our children a name that they can live up to, you know? So that’s why we chose Hero.”

 

No time wasted! Angelina Jolie Pitt made the decision to divorceBrad Pitt after two years of marriage and 12 years together “one week ago,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly. Us confirmed the couple’s split on Tuesday, September 20. Find out what went wrong in their romance in the video above!

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“The final divorce decision was only made one week ago,” the insider tells Us of Jolie Pitt’s resolve to permanently part ways with Pitt, 52. “An incident took place and prompted [Angelina] to act and file.”

PHOTOS: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: The Way They Were

While details of the incident remain unknown, the insider tells Us that it “affected the entire family.” Though she may have acted hastily, pulling the plug on her relationship with the eternal heartthrob was not an easy call to make for Jolie Pitt, 41.

PHOTOS: Celebrity Splits of 2016

“She still says Brad is the love of her life, and the decision has weighed heavy on her heart,” the source adds. “Her priority now is the children.” The Oscar-winning actress and director is presently in New York, according to the insider. 

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England.Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at the Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014, in London. Karwai Tang/WireImage

While many have speculated that Pitt’s sexy Allied costar Marion Cotillard played a part in Brangelina’s demise, a source tells Usthat “Marion was not the reason for the divorce.”

Shortly after the shocking news broke Tuesday,reported that the Maleficent star hired a private investigator to spy on her husband while he was shooting Allied in London. According to the outlet, Jolie Pitt caught Pitt cheating on her with Cotillard, 40, and it was “the final straw.” However, “Angelina did not hire a private eye," according to the source.

PHOTOS: Hollywood's Ugliest Divorces

As previously reported, Jolie Pitt filed divorce documents Monday, September 19, citing irreconcilable differences. Jolie Pitt is reportedly requesting physical custody of their six children, Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8. TMZ reported that she requested that Pitt only get joint legal custody. She is not asking for spousal support.

 

Jolie Pitt’s rep issued a statement to Us on Tuesday regarding the end of the A-list pair’s romance. "Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for dissolution of the marriage,” the statement read. "This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.”

PHOTOS: Biggest Celebrity Cheating Scandals Ever!

Jolie Pitt and Pitt tied the knot on August 23, 2014, during a romantic ceremony in Southern France. They first met on the 2004 set of their film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, when the World War Zactor was still married to Jennifer Aniston. The Friends alum, now 47, called it quits on her five-year union with Pitt after she reportedly discovered his on-set indiscretions with Jolie Pitt. Months later, Pitt and Jolie Pitt went public with their controversial romance. The UN special envoy was previously married to Billy Bob Thornton from 2000 to 2003. Prior to that, she was wed to British actor Jonny Lee Miller from 1996 to 1999.


Gwede Mantashe: 'I would shut down universities to teach student protesters a lesson'ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the dream of free education for the poor will not be realised if universities are destroyed. (Gallo)

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the dream of free education for the poor will not be realised if universities are destroyed. (Gallo)

If ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe was higher education minister, he would close universities for a prolonged period to teach protesting students a lesson.

“They are not doing anybody a favour,” said Mantashe in response to a question on the fees protests, on the sidelines of the SA Clothing Textile and Allied Workers Union (Sactwu) congress in Cape Town on Wednesday.

He prefaced his statement with the disclaimer that he was not minister of education, but that if he was, that is what he would do.

“I’m not the minister of education. Because if I was, my first reaction would be to close them. For 16 months. And open them after six months, and close the residences for six months. After a year, people will know higher education will be important for their future. You are not doing anyone a favour by studying.”

“...That will be my starting point, but unfortunately, I am not a minister of higher education.”

He said this had been done before in a country he would not name.

“And after a year, everybody began to appreciate that ‘where I go to university, I am not doing any government any favour. It is my future. And that future is in my hands’.”

He said the ANC’s founding document, the Freedom Charter, states that scholarships for higher education and technical education will be granted on the basis of merit.

“And we are not doing that. We have elevated [it] almost to a right. But any right goes with a responsibility.

“If you don’t have a responsibility that goes with a right, you must actually take away the right.”

‘I sell cattle and pay’ 
Mantashe said he paid for three of his four children’s university education because he could afford it. But if he was short of money, he sold cattle to cover the costs.

“I pay. If I don’t have money, I sell cattle and pay,” he said, urging students who could afford to pay, to do so.

“If we destroy universities, we are not going to have them tomorrow and the dream of free education for the poor will fly through the window.”

Earlier this week, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande announced that poor students and students whose families earned less than R600 000 a year would not have fees increased from the level they were at 2015.

Students falling outside these categories would have to wait to see what their individual universities decided on. Nzimande announced that there should be an 8% cap on increases.

Following the minister’s announcement, there was a nationwide call from some students to shut down universities. Several institutions have suspended activities, while security guards and students clashed on the steps of Wits University’s Great Hall on Tuesday. - News24

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Mandoza performs during the SABC concert at the Orlando Stadium on September 10, 2016 in Johannesburg.
Image by: Gallo Images / Sowetan / Mabuti Kali

Family, friends and fans pay tribute to Mandoza at a public memorial service at the Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg.


The kwaito legend, who had been fighting a long-standing battle with cancer, died on Sunday on his way to the hospital.

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The memorial service is due to start at 12pm.

Mandoza will be laid to rest on Friday (23 September) at Westpark Cemetery after a funeral service at Grace Bible Church in Soweto at 8am

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