News Shorts - Tragedy

TRAGEDY Two South African actors died this past weekend (2 May): Gauteng Maboneng and Mzansi star Mahlubi Kraai and Soul City star Molefi Aubrey Moalusi, who played Ali Mazwai for six seasons of the legendary series. He was credited as Aubrey Moalusi on the show. The cause of death hasn't been disclosed for either of them.
Comments | 03 May 2021 16:30
TRAGEDY Menzi Ngubane's father uBaba Ngubane died on Tuesday (16 March), days after Menzi's death on Saturday. According to Sunday World, a source close to the family said he died of suspected heart failure as a result of a broken heart. He turned 90 last year.
1 Comment | 17 Mar 2021 10:38
TRAGEDY RuPaul Drag Race queen Chi Chi DeVayne died on Thursday (20 August) of suspected kidney failure. She was 34.
Comments | 21 Aug 2020 15:59
TRAGEDY Also on Carte Blanche this Sunday (23rd): the plight and pain of the elderly in old age homes where families and friends are barred from visiting because of COVID.
Comments | 20 Aug 2020 12:50
TRAGEDY SABC wants to grab a mind-blowing R1.5 billion of the COVID-19 relief fund for "unforeseen circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic".
1 Comment | 19 Aug 2020 11:24
TRAGEDY E! Entertainment cancels iconic E! News after 29 years. Also on the chopping block: Pop of the Morning and In the Room. (as first reported by Variety)
Comments | 06 Aug 2020 10:34
TRAGEDY The body of Glee actress Naya Rivera (Santana) found after a six-day search. Reports indicate she saved her 4-year-old son before she drowned.
Comments | 14 Jul 2020 09:39
TRAGEDY Kelly Preston, actress and wife to John Travolta, died on Sunday, 12 July after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 57.
Comments | 13 Jul 2020 15:39
TRAGEDY Missing Glee actress Naya Rivera (Santana) presumed dead after vanishing on a lake in California. Officials found her 4-year-old son alive on the boat she rented, but Naya is missing.
1 Comment | 10 Jul 2020 10:46
TRAGEDY E! to revive Dr 90210, better known on TVSA as Dr 902-SCUM-0. This time round there are four scumbags instead of one. Four women plastic surgeons replace Robert Rey.
Comments | 02 Jul 2020 18:50
TRAGEDY #Karektas and Imbewu actor Jòvan Muthray died on Sunday, 21 June 2020. The cause of his death hasn't been confirmed. He was 30.
Comments | 22 Jun 2020 12:52
TRAGEDY Our Perfect Wedding bride Stella Malebye dies six days after her wedding to David, an electrician who met Stella at a friend's house while fixing their stove.
1 Comment | 19 May 2020 10:47
TRAGEDY eNCA cameraman Lungile Tom has died from COVID-19. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, 10 May and died on Wednesday, 13th. He was 45. RIP Lungile.
Comments | 13 May 2020 14:35
TRAGEDY Former Generations star and Jam Alley presenter Vinolia Mashego aka V-Mash died at her Pretoria home on Friday (3 April 2020), 13 days before her 57th birthday. The cause of her death hasn't been confirmed.
2 Comments | 06 Apr 2020 18:07
TRAGEDY Logan Williams, who plays young Barry Allen on The Flash, has died suddenly and with no reasons given. He was 16.
Comments | 04 Apr 2020 18:42
TRAGEDY The movie on M-Net's World Cinema this week (Sunday, 8 March at 00h05): A War Within. A Danish war drama about a soldier who returns from the front lines of WWI to discover that his family's moved on without him with another man.
Comments | 02 Mar 2020 11:38
TRAGEDY The rapping granny on The Wedding Singer dies, aged 101.
Comments | 05 May 2015 16:47
TRAGEDY Everybody Loves Raymond star Sawyer Sweeten (Geoffrey) commits suicide. He was 19.
Comments | 24 Apr 2015 16:06
TRAGEDY R&B singer Percy Sledge dies of liver cancer. He was 74.
Comments | 15 Apr 2015 12:31
TRAGEDY SABC Ndebele TV newsreader and producer Mhlekwa Mahlangu has died of respiratory problems. She was 39.
Comments | 17 Mar 2015 14:02
TRAGEDY A video from Flabba's funeral on Sunday (15th).
Comments | 16 Mar 2015 15:06
TRAGEDY Flabba's girlfriend Sindisiwe Manqele granted R10 000 bail after claiming she killed Flabba in self-defense.
Comments | 16 Mar 2015 14:49
TRAGEDY Flabba's funeral to be held on Sunday (15 March).
Comments | 12 Mar 2015 19:17
TRAGEDY Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett dies at age 66.
Comments | 12 Mar 2015 18:45
TRAGEDY Alexandra residents vent fury at court over Flabba murder.
Comments | 10 Mar 2015 16:26
TRAGEDY Bobbi Kristina Brown's partner Nick Gordon committed to rehab after interview on Dr. Phil.
Comments | 10 Mar 2015 16:17
TRAGEDY Flabba's girlfriend appears in court for his murder with visible injuries including a stab wound.
Comments | 10 Mar 2015 16:12
TRAGEDY Skwatta Kamp's Flabba murdered in the early hours of Monday 9 March, allegedly by his girlfriend.
Comments | 09 Mar 2015 15:21
TRAGEDY Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr. Spock, dies at 83.
Comments | 02 Mar 2015 14:56
TRAGEDY America's Next Top Model contestant murdered in a triple homicide.
Comments | 26 Feb 2015 14:04
TRAGEDY American Horror Story actor Ben Woolf dies after freak car accident.
Comments | 24 Feb 2015 11:23
TRAGEDY Outrage over J&B Met tweet after Simba Mhere death.
1 Comment | 02 Feb 2015 10:49
TRAGEDY Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride (Deirdre Barlow) dies after a short illness. She was 60.
Comments | 20 Jan 2015 17:02
TRAGEDY Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson breaks his silence in an ABC News interview.
Comments | 26 Nov 2014 13:51
TRAGEDY Miss World starts in London without Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado who was shot dead by her sister's boyfriend.
Comments | 20 Nov 2014 07:53
TRAGEDY Glen A. Larson - creator of Magnum, P.I., Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider, Quincy - has died. He was 77.
Comments | 17 Nov 2014 13:30
TRAGEDY Big Bang Theory's Mrs Wolowitz has died. Carol Ann Susi who played her died from an agressive form of cancer on Tuesday. She was 62.
Comments | 12 Nov 2014 13:41
TRAGEDY Kelly Khumalo attacked on Twitter after the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa at her home on Sunday.
Comments | 27 Oct 2014 20:28
TRAGEDY Someone did something wrong in the medical procedure that led to Joan Rivers' death ... this according to one source involved in the investigation.
Comments | 17 Oct 2014 16:56
TRAGEDY Coroner releases official cause of death report which reveals Joan Rivers died from lack of oxygen to the brain.
Comments | 17 Oct 2014 16:46
TRAGEDY Joan Rivers' personal doctor took a selfie while the comedienne was unconscious during a biopsy ... shortly before her heart stopped beating ...
Comments | 18 Sep 2014 17:28
TRAGEDY Joan Rivers mourned at star-studded Manhattan funeral.
Comments | 08 Sep 2014 13:57
TRAGEDY Comedian Joan Rivers has died. She suffered a heart attack after having surgery. She was 81.
2 Comments | 05 Sep 2014 00:13
TRAGEDY MasterChef SA Season 1 contestant Sarel Loots died on Monday morning (25 August) of a heart attack. He was 45.
1 Comment | 25 Aug 2014 13:46
TRAGEDY Liewe Heksie creator and 7de Laan director Verna Vels died at her Johannesburg home on Thursday night (21st) after a battle with cancer. She was 81.
Comments | 22 Aug 2014 15:09
TRAGEDY Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall has died from a stroke at her Manhattan apartment. She was 89.
Comments | 13 Aug 2014 15:17
TRAGEDY Robin Williams has died at his California home, of apparent suicide. He was 63.
1 Comment | 12 Aug 2014 10:29
TRAGEDY James Garner, star of the 1950s TV western Maverick, has died. He was 86.
Comments | 21 Jul 2014 00:22
TRAGEDY Jozi FM DJ "Donald Duck" Sebolai arrested for allegedly murdering his girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala.
Comments | 08 Jul 2014 23:54
TRAGEDY Zone 14 actress Thuli 'Tjovoo' Simelane has died of heart failure as a result of a heart condition. She leaves behind 4 children. She was 37.
1 Comment | 02 Jul 2014 01:06


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New on TV today: Monday 10 May

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New on TV today: Sunday 9 May

Family Feud SA returns to and CBS Justice uncovers Murder in Amish Country.

New on TV today: Saturday 8 May

Bob Marley: Roots of the Man airs on HISTORY and Beat Shazam returns to eReality.

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New on TV today: Friday 7 May

Superhero drama Jupiter's Legacy drops on Netflix as BBC Earth showcases Joanna Lumley's Britain.

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Everyone is worried about Bridgette as she struggles to remember.

New on TV today: Thursday 6 May

Two new K-dramas premiere on tvN Africa and 10 Years Younger in 10 Days returns to BBC Lifestyle.


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