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WATCH: Popular Nigerian actress under fire for throwing birthday bash during Covid-19 lockdown

BBC Prominent Nigerian actress Funke Akindele has been widely criticised for holding a party during the lockdown imposed to tackle coronavirus. The party in her Lagos mansion was held to celebrate the birthday of her husband, producer JJC Skillz. Akindele has appeared in a Nigeria Centre for Disease Control video to raise awareness about coronavirus.

LOGAN Williams

The Flash dies aged 16

By Munashe Makuwe LOGAN Williams, who played a young Barry Allen in CW’s The Flash, has died at the age of 16. Logan’s mother, Marlyse Williams confirmed the news of the actor’s death and told Tri-City News the family is “absolutely devastated”. The cause of his death has not yet been revealed, but Williams said

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah puts stand-up tour on hold over coronavirus

Channel24 Along with cancelling filming on The Daily Show, Trevor Noah has also announced that his stand-up tour, Loud and Clear, will be put on hold for a month while the world deals with curbing the spread of the coronavirus. “In support of the World Health Organization’s effort to inform and help individual communities slow

Lorraine Guyo

Chamvary apologies to Guyo

By Munashe Makuwe Dj Chamvary has apologised to Lorraine Guyo and fans over a social media rant she directed at the socialite for failing to pay the Power FM presenter over director of ceremony services she rendered at Guyo’s Sunday birthday bash. Chamvary on Monday caused a social stir when she publicly scolded the “Ndinyengeo”

Comic Pastor

Comic Pastor defends Guyo

By Munashe Makuwe COMIC Pastor has sprung to the defence of actress and colleague Lorraine Guyo who came under social media attack for failing to honour debts incurred when she threw her birthday Sunday. PowerFM’s Dj Chamvary ignited the attacks on the Harare socialite when she posted on her Instagram Lorraine owed her an unspecified

Lorraine Guyo

Lorraine under fire over birthday bash debts

By Munashe Makuwe SOCIALITE Lorraine Guyo, known for her short skits, has plunged herself in debt after throwing a birthday bash which became a flop, leaving her owing a number of people. Lorraine, famously known for her “Ndinyengeiwo” video, had hired the Rainbow Towers Hotel as venue to celebrate her birthday with fans who were

Gabisile Tshabalala

SA shows to hit Canada and US

By Munashe Makuwe ACTRESS and TV presenter Gabisile Tshabalala has revealed that she has not been payed her royalties by SABC for her shows which were being repeated over and over. Gabisile made the revelation after co-host Phil Mphela had announced that a number of South African shows will be launched on a new channel

Mai Titi with bae

COME DINE WITH US, says Mai Titi to Valentine couples

By Munashe Makuwe POPULAR comedienne, Felistas Edwards, better known as Mai Titi, has been posting pictures and videos on her Instagram with boyfriend Zizoe Pamyk as the couple went about preparations for Valentine’s Day. She has been inviting couples to her event at Number 2 Cecil Rhodes Newlands, which was set to be a valentine’s

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan offers US$140k reward for coronavirus vaccine

Channel24 Jackie Chan has reportedly offered to pay a whopping $140 000 (R2 million) as a reward to whoever develops a vaccine for the coronavirus. The coronavirus, which to date has already affected over 40 000 people and claimed the lives of over 900, has spread rapidly worldwide. The 65-year-old recently pledged his support, saying,

Hillary Makaya and Robert Junior

Robert Mugabe Junior Has New Girlfriend

Munashe Makuwe ROBERT junior, the son of late former president Robert Mugabe, has taken to social media to show off his super-model girlfriend Hillary Makaya. The young South African-based model popularly known as Hillzy was one of the award winners in 2016 taking home with her seven awards at the Miss Teen Heritage World in

Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa

Enhle Mbali joins Mzansi Magic’s ‘Isibaya’

Channel24 Media personality and businesswoman Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa has joined the cast of Isibaya. The actress shared the news on her Instagram with a clip of the Mzansi Magic soapie. She has kept most of the details private, only disclosing that she’s now part of the local soapie. According to Public relations personnel for the

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth cancels public appearance due to cold

Channel24 Not even the queen can get away from the common cold. The 93-year-old monarch was due to attend an annual Women’s Institute meeting at Sandringham in Norfolk, E News reports. However, just 30 minutes before the event was due to commence, Her Majesty’s security detail announced that she wouldn’t be attending because she was

Mai Titi

Mai Titi breaks down after Facebook user taunts bae over her HIV status

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi, Thursday broke down on her Facebook Live after one internet user taunted her boyfriend for dating an HIV positive person. This comes after a woman identified as Patience Cele sent a Facebook message to Mai Titi’s new-found lover, Zizo asking what his relatives had to say about the

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah says she supports Prince Harry and Meghan ‘1000%’

Channel24 Oprah Winfrey is fully behind Meghan and Harry following their own path. The 65-year-old talk show host has expressed her support for the Sussexes’ decision to step back as senior royals. While out in New York with longtime gal pal Gayle King, the Queen of Talk told TMZ that she had nothing but respect

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah nominated for Hollywood award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei GENEVA based Zimbabwean author and international lawyer, Petina Gappah has been nominated for one of Hollywood’s largest awards, NAACP Image Awards which will be held on the 22nd of February this year. Gappah’s recently published book, ‘Out Of Darkness Shining Light’ will compete with four others in the Outstanding Literary Work –