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Irregular Expenditure At IPID Skyrockets By 740%

As revealed by the 2016/17 Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Annual Report, irregular expenditure at IPID has climbed by 740 percent. The report specified that irregular expenditure at the department, which was created as a watchdog to investigate complaints against the...

Blacks Are illiterates, Unemployed And Dying Because of Whites – Malema

According to Economic Freedom Fighters' president Julius Malema, blacks are illiterates, unemployed, plagued by drug abuse and, are dying because of the evils of White South Africans. The EFF leader was speaking at his party's memorial service in honour...

Bill Gates Encourages Positive Change On Nelson Mandela Day

As Nelson Mandela is remembered, American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer Bill Gates, calls on South Africans to work together to ensure a better and clear future for the African Continent as he delivered his message to commemorate...

Blue Whale – Online Suicide Game To Hit SA Soon: 4 Things Parents Need To Know

Blue Whale online suicide game is a sick internet game invented by a 21-year-old Russian named Philipp Budeikin. The lethal game reportedly brainwashes vulnerable teens by compelling them to complete certain tasks - ranging from watching horror movies to staying up...

ANC Missing Votes Saga: Delegates Call For A Total Vote Recount

While celebrations were still going on over the birth of new ANC top officials with "the new Mandela" in the person of Cyril Ramaphosa as the President, a part of the country stayed at war over the 68 delegates'...

Ramaphosa’s Victory: Dlamini Reveals Why ANCWL Is Not Proud Of The Outcome

The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) has shared reasons why they won't be celebrating the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new president of the African National Congress (ANC). The league's president, Bathabile Dlamini, while addressing the media said...

Bathabile Dlamini, Collen Maine and Mduduzi Manana Elected To ANC NEC

African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) president, Bathabile Dlamini, ANC Youth League (ANCYL) leader Collen Maine and former deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana, have all been elected to the ruling party's National Executive Committee (NEC). Despite public outrage...

Hlumelo Biko: Steve Biko’s Son In Court For Assaulting Wife

Hlumelo Biko, the son of iconic struggle hero and Black Consciousness leader, Steve Biko, was in January 2018, arraigned, in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court for allegedly assaulting his wife Sandisiwe Biko. Sandisiwe had dragged her husband to the court...

Funniest Break-Up Text Ever: “You Were Rude To My Cat” Goes Viral

The screenshot of what could be classified as one of the funniest break-up text messages ever is going viral on Twitter. The weird breakup message was uploaded on Twitter as a means of shaming the "former boo" by the...

Don’t Play God! SA Pastor Dies Following 30 Days Fasting To Beat Jesus Record

A quick reminder not to dare God as South African pastor dies following 30 days fasting. Late pastor Alfred Ndlovu reportedly died of malnutrition following a dry fasting that lasted for 30 days. The pastor met his end as he embarked on the journey of no...

SA Man And Ukrainian Fiancee Jailed In UAE For Pregnancy Out Of Wedlock

A South African man Emlyn Culverwell and his Ukrainian fiancée have been jailed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for more than a month after it was found they were expecting their first child out of wedlock. Culverwell, 27, from Port...

Police Vows To Boost Security Ahead Of The 2017 Fees Protests

Following the nasty damages of the Fees Must Fall protest, Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane says the police is ready to battle it out with the protesters should they resume their protest next year when schools are...

SABC Refuses To Air DA Election Ads and Here Is Why The Party Is Complaining

South Africa's official opposition party said SABC has again, refused to air their election ads. The refusal to air DA's election Ads according to the party is the "latest example in a string of cases that patently illustrates how"...

Best Articles of Buzz South Africa For 2013

2013 has finally ended, and it’s that time again when we like to take a look back over the year and see just what resonated most with you, our dear readers by listing all the things that made it...

Welcome To The New Buzz South Africa 2.0

Say hello to our new, fully responsive website A guide to the next generation of BuzzSouthAfrica.com - When Buzz South Africa (BSA) officially launched in 2014, the stated mission was to cover the ins and out of Business, Entertainment, DIY...

Mandela’s Lawyer And Jewish Leader Jules Browde Dies

Founding member of Lawyers for Human Rights, Advocate Jules Browde has passed away. He gave up the ghost on Tuesday at the age of 98. Significantly, the legal luminary was an eminent member of the Johannesburg Bar, a long-serving human...

SA Politician Awards: Check Out The Complete List Of Winners

Despite receiving many backlashes and opposition from a handful of political parties, the South African Politician Awards finally held, as earlier announced, on the eve of the State Address. The event, which was organized by a company called Jozi Media,...

More Bad News For Job-seekers as Stats SA Reports 3 Scary Facts

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the Southern African nation's national statistical service, whose aim and goal is to produce timely, accurate, and official statistics for the government such as official demographic, economic, and social censuses and surveys, in order...

Baleka Mbete Withdraws From Presidential Race and Announces Her Preferred Candidate

From running for the top spot in the ANC presidential race to withdrawing and endorsing another candidate, the country is in for surprises by leadership stakeholders. National Assembly speaker and outgoing chairperson of the ruling party, Baleka Mbete has withdrawn...

‘ANC Has Lost Consciousness With The Masses’ – Malema

The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema has taken a swipe at the ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) for being unresponsive to people and events in the country. The loud-mouthed opposition leader, while speaking to...

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Understanding The Bad Blood Between Sisters Kelly Khumalo and Zandie Khumalo

When it comes to music in South Africa, songstress Kelly Khumalo and her younger sister, Zandie Khumalo, are very...

What Is Kelly Khumalo’s Age, Who Are Her Kids and Why Is She Still Single?

Kelly Khumalo is a celebrated South African singer, actress, and businesswoman who has been in the entertainment scene for...

Top 8 Openly Gay South African Celebrities Who Married Their Partners

South Africa is one of Africa's most gay-friendly destinations. A lot of people, including South African celebrities have come...

These Are The Boyfriends Carol Tshabalala Has Had Since Divorcing Her Husband Solomon Manana

When it comes to women in sports journalism, no name rings a louder bell than Carol Tshabalala – the...

Madam & Mercy’s Real Ages and The Truth About The Cast Member’s Everyday Life

Madam and Mercy is the reality TV show of the moment in South Africa. With a real-life mother and...

What To Know About Zenande Mfenyana’s Child, Baby Daddy and Boyfriend

People's perception of having a child before marriage has changed in recent times. While most people follow the tradition of getting hitched before having...

Warren Masemola’s Life With Wife Kguagelo and The Role That Made Fans Think He Is Gay

A great actor is one who can take any role and make it so real that people believe it to actually be his life....

Baby Cele Has Been Married Three Times – All About Her Age & Why She Left Her First Husband

In most things, one can easily describe Baby Cele as a success. The famous South African actress has made appearances in important productions and...

A Glimpse into the Life of Bahumi Madisakwane – Somizi Mhlongo’s Daughter

Actress and TV personality, Bahumi Madisakwane has come a long way in carving a path for herself, stepping away from what has become the...

South African Celebrity Couples Who Have Been Together The Longest

If one thing is ever clear about South African celebrity couples like their counterparts in most parts of the world, it is the fact...