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Thami Mngqolo and Jo-Anne Reyneke release statement on split

The statement, posted on both of their social media pages over the weekend, details the split between the two.

“Some of you are already aware that we are have decided to go our separate ways. We have both sat down and agreed that is the right thing to do for all involved.”

Thami and Jo-Anne added in the statement that they “have decided to make this announcement to prevent any false speculations.”

An article published in Sunday World claim that the couple, who have been together for eight years, were engaged and Jo-anne had kicked Thami out after finding “a compromising video on his cellphone”.

Jo-anne has thanked the publication for the lies and has clarified that they have “never been engaged.

The couple shares two children together.

Pearl Modiadie cancels wedding with fiancé … again


The two were supposed to marry in a traditional wedding on Saturday in Tembisa, but that never happened despite sent out invitations, Sunday World reports.television and radio presenter Pearl Modiadie has pulled out her nuptials with businessman Nkululeko Buthelezi.

The tabloid quoted a source who said Pearl called the wedding off because of a “silly” fight with the businessman.

However, their fights may not be as silly because the source said Pearl felt restricted in their relationship and “always walked on eggshells” around the businessman.

Last year, the two called off their engagement, but later got back together.

The tabloid’s source however says this could be the last straw for the ‘Zaziwa Tv show’ presenter.

Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today

     

    • Suspended SARS head Tom Moyane actively tried to block investigations into possible corruption involving his second in command, Jonas Makwakwa, the disciplinary charge sheet against him has revealed. The presidency is taking disciplinary action against Moyane in a bid to clamp down on mismanagement at the revenue service. [BusinessLive]
    • Embattled auditor KPMG has welcomed a decision by the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors to review the group’s turnaround strategy, saying that the move will hopefully help to undo much of the negativity around auditors in general, which it contributed to through the recent scandals. [Reuters]
    • There appears to be no end to the national bus strike, even as a new offer has been put on the table. The strike has been going on for over two weeks, and has crippled South Africa’s transport systems. The new offer is for a 8.75% increase in wages – unions demand at 12% increase. [EWN]
    • Gupta nephew, Varun, who was arrested as part of the February Hawks raid is reportedly trying to skip the country, despite court orders that say he can’t. He was release on R250,000 bail, and has now applied to try and get his pail conditions relaxed. [eNCA]
    • South Africa’s rand steadied against the dollar on Friday, failing to build on gains in the previous session, while stocks rose as bourse heavyweight Naspers  recovered ground. On Monday the rand was trading at R12.53 to the dollar, R16.98 to the pound and R14.99 to the euro.

    I killed my Zozo’ – Facebook post after Zolile Khumalo’s murder

    Mangosuthu University of Technology students at the Durban Magistrate Court, ahead of the appearance of the man suspected of killing Zolile Khumalo. 
    Image: THULI DLAMINI

    A social media post voicing regret at the killing of Mangosuthu University of Technology student Zolile Khumalo on Tuesday night was posted in the moments after her death.

    A 23-year-old man‚ who cannot yet be named‚ is set to make his first appearance in the Durban Regional Court on Thursday on charges relating to Khumalo’s shooting.

    A post made under his name on Facebook stated: “Everything has turned into memories. If I could‚ I would wake you up so we can talk and fix our mistakes. Unfortunately she left me before I could tell her that I forgive her.”

    In replies to comments on the post‚ the author penned: “I killed my Zozo . . . if only I had stayed at home and cooled off‚ this wouldn’t be like this.”