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"It hurts like hell, I won't lie." - Sad News For Somizi

Somizi Mhlongo, one of South Africas popular celebrities took to Instagram and Twitter to announce the very unfortunate news of his mothers passing. Somizi's mother, veteran actress Mary Twala passed on in hospital at the Netcare Park Lane Hospital on Saturday 04 July 2020, which happens to be her late husband Ndaba Mhlongo's birthday. Details about the exact cause of the actresses death are still unclear. Mary Twala has appeared many South African productions such as Generations and Umbizo:The Calling which

  2 years ago ago

POLITICS

President Ramaphosa Gives National Orders To Eminent Foreign Nationals And These SA Citizens

Following a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa at last conferred National Orders on Thursday on 26 distinctive South Africans and four eminent foreign citizens who have helped contribute to the progress of the country's democratic republic and made a big impact in helping to improve South Africans' daily lives.

  8 months ago ago
President Ramaphosa Gives National Orders To Eminent Foreign Nationals And These SA Citizens

ENTERTAINMENT

Somizi Mhlongo Losses his Mother, Mary Twala

The last time I saw her on TV was at Somizi's wedding. I'll never forget the look she gave Somizi before he walked down the aisle that woman loved her son & was proud as hell#RIPMaryTwala I'm glad that Somizi was able to get married while his mother was alive. May she rest in peace and may her contributions to the entertainment industry never be forgotten. She gave birth to the biggest male celeb in the country. #RIPMaryTwala Somizi this day the arts community celebrates the life of a great lady. We pay tribute

  2 years ago ago
Somizi Mhlongo Losses his Mother, Mary Twala

ENTERTAINMENT

Legendary actress and mom of Somizi Mhlongo has died

Somizi Mhlongo has confirmed that Legendary actress, Mary Twala has died at the age of 80. It is unclear when or how she died, her son Somizi Mhlongo went on to twitter to share the saddening news of the passing of his mother. As quoted by EWN, Somizi tweeted "My tree has fallen…. Lala Ma" Somizi also revealed that she passed on at the same day in which his late father would have been celebrating his birthday. Mary Twala has graced her presence on many of South Africa's favourite shows including the first

  2 years ago ago
Legendary actress and mom of Somizi Mhlongo has died

ENTERTAINMENT

Yclsa also mourns passing of legend

The YCLSA in Gauteng joins South Africans from the length and breadth of our country in mourning the passing of legendary actor Ms Mary Twala Mhlongo. It is with immense sadness that we have learnt of the passing of one of South Africa’s most talented and creative actresses , Marry Twala . Through her unrivaled passion to tell African stories and promoting its unique culture and heritage , Marry gave a voice to the South African film industry . In this way she helped extend possibilities within the national

  2 years ago ago
Yclsa also mourns passing of legend

ENTERTAINMENT

Jonas Gwangwa Jazz musician laid to rest today.

The legendary jazz musician passed away last week and today he will be laid to rest.His funeral will be held in Johannesburg. Jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa, died at the age of 83.He was also a political activist..The sad part is ,2 week prior to his passing ,his wife had also passed away . He was a well known musician and he was known for playing the trombone.Many had known him for his songs namely Batsumi and many others aswell. He had recieved many awards ,amongst them are the Order of Ikhamanga for his contribution

  1 year ago ago
Jonas Gwangwa Jazz musician laid to rest today.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jazz Legend Jonas Gwangwa passes on

The South African music industry has been dealt a huge blow,after the sad news of a legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa.Thr musician dies at the age of 83 when his death was made public on Saturday.He has been in the music industry for over four decades using his musical genius in the aid for liberation during the struggle. He has many accolades under his belt,he was also honoured with the Order of Ikhamanga in 2010. He has created many scores for film and television along with George Fenton, he created the

  1 year ago ago
Jazz Legend Jonas Gwangwa passes on