LISTEN | From dismissal reports at Lesedi FM to Shebeshxt’s viral fights — top stories of the week

23 February 2024 - 16:00
By Joy Mphande
Thuso Motaung, Lerato Kganyago and Shebeshxt made headlines this week.
Image: Instagram/ X Thuso Motaung, Lerato Kganyago and Shebeshxt made headlines this week.

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Here's a peek at the top stories that made headlines this week:

Thuso Motaung will return on air

The SABC has rubbished claims that presenter Thuso Motaung has been fired from Lesedi FM.

This follows a City Press report on Wednesday alleging Motaung had been dismissed with immediate effect. 

A statement shared on Thursday revealed the radio personality had  been “unscheduled” and would be back on air after a two-week break.

Cultural and Creative Industry Awards launched

For the first time the department of sport, arts, and culture is set to host the Cultural and Creative Industry Awards.

Minister Zizi Kodwa acknowledged the presence of legends in the room at the launch for the awards, highlighting the theme of the inaugural event set to take place on March 30 as “recognising the brightest stars”.

Lerato Kganyago opens up about fifth miscarriage

Lerato Kganyayo has revealed she suffered a miscarriage earlier this month.

“Pardon my silence. This was the happiest but became the most painful part of this month of love. Thank you to my supportive colleagues, my bosses, my family, and my friends. I'm strong, and will never give up,” she wrote.

Shebeshxt breaks his silence after viral fights

After shooting up trend lists for getting involved in heated altercations with his fans, Shebeshxt has shared his side of the story. 

The controversial Limpopo-born sensation took to his Instagram stories to break his silence after going viral. 

“The problem is you are used to provoking n*ggas. I'm not those people. I'm not a motherf***er. I stab. You are busy provoking me and you will cause nurses to fix stitches,” he wrote.