FIERY pastor Thembinkosi Maseko believes the devil has been testing him since he chased a ghost away in 2012. Pastor Maseko (34) told the SunTeam that the devil struck the year after he dealt with the ghost haunting the Mokoena family in Witbank’s Klarinet, Mpumalanga.
PAULINAH Ramakau (39) from Spruitview in Ekurhuleni learnt the hard way not to trust strangers. Two weeks ago she was shopping with her 14-year-old daughter at Chris Hani Crossing in Vosloorus when she was approached by a woman.
THE cops had a tough time keeping the Shembe factions apart at court yesterday. The Ebuhleni members brought the court to a standstill yesterday as a new witness from Ebuhleni, Inkosi Boy Qwabe, wasn’t allowed into court because he didn’t have a ticket.
WHEN their TV set was stolen two months ago, the family immediately suspected local men of the theft. Instead of reporting the theft to the cops, they decided to do their own investigation and soon claimed to have found sneaker prints in their yard .
AS THE family and community mourned the death of Shareen (51), the wife of the late Joburg cluster police commander Major-General Tirhani Maswanganyi, many questioned the cause and timing of her sudden death.
WHEN K section residents in KwaMashu, north of Durban experienced power failures last week, they thought it was load shedding. They reported the matter to the electricity department and workers arrived to fix it.
TONY Ehrenreich, Western Cape Cosatu secretary, has opened a case of negligence against Premier Helen Zille on Friday. This comes after two pupils at Sunray Primary School in Delft, Cape Town were taken to hospital after a swinging metal window frame hit their heads on Tuesday.
PEOPLE had mixed reaction about the heavy rain accompanied by wind and even snow in several parts of KZN. Some believed it would help fill dams in drought-stricken communities, but multiple incidents reported in several parts of the province saw people getting injured in car crashes, snowfalls and thunderstorms.
Maskandi great, Mtshengiseni "Indidane" Gcwensa has died this morning after a long illness. He was the late Mgqumeni's main rival in the maskandi genre and is one of the best-sellers of maskandi music.
THE Durban International Film Festival announced its winners on Sunday at the Suncoast CineCentre closing ceremony. The festival had 10 successful days of 255 screenings at 13 venues, with many sold-out shows.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of the late Whitney Houston has died tragically at the age of 22. The daughter of the legendary Houston and singer Bobbi Brown was found unconscious in a bath tub in January, similar to how her mother was found on the night she died in February 2012.
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma’s former spokesman, Mac Maharaj, reportedly advised him to prepare to pay back money used for Nkandla security upgrades. A British newspaper reported that Maharaj said he gave this advice before the public protector’s Nkandla report came out.
A FIRE that raged through a shack on Friday claimed the life of a little boy. Three kids of the Gwacela family – Sinothile (5), Sisanda (3) and Amile (1) – in Mfazazane, Umthwalume on the KZN south coast, were home alone for a short time while their mum, Bawinile, dashed to the communal tap.
MANCHESTER United manager Louis van Gaal “does not know why” Angel Di Maria has not yet joined the Premier League club’s pre-season tour of the United States of America, following reports the winger is close to signing for Paris St Germain.
THE party might have started late, but EFF supporters were not disappointed when their fighting leader took to the stage. Julius Malema pulled no punches during his speech at the rally at Olympia Park in Rustenburg, North West on Saturday.
SPAR Proteas netball coach, Norma Plummer, has a big job ahead of her before the International Netball Federation World Cup starts next month. The World Cup is set for 7-16 August in Sydney, Australia, with South Africa facing their nemesis, Malawi, in their opening match.
CUPID has seemingly struck again! But the so-called lovebirds are saying, as it often happens, they’re “just friends”. Rumour has it that award-winning songstress, Lungile Khumalo, aka “Naima Kay”, landed in the arms of a hip hop DJ.
KAIZER CHIEFS left-winger George “Milkshake” Lebese’s love life seems to be on shaky grounds! Recently, George posted a picture of a new girl he’s got the hots for and captioned it: Woman Crush Wednesday.
BIG BROTHER MZANSI contestant, Sokhana “Soxx” Ralane, is scared to go back home! Sunday Sun understands that after he was evicted from the house, Soxx (26), didn’t go back to Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape but opted to stay in Jozi.
ORLANDO Pirates supporters will be relieved that the team is safe and sound after a dramatic routine check at the airport in Tunisia resulted in reports that the team was detained by the police on Friday.
GOSPEL GOLD co-presenter, Sisanda Henna, is co-presenting no more . . . Sunday Sun understands that Sisanda was shown the door. Sources said the show’s producers are still discussing whether to replace him or not.
GOSPEL heavyweight Sipho “Big Fish” Makhabane is going the extra mile to educate the community about unity. The Mpumalanga artist has organised the Peace and Unity Music Concert to be held at Mbombela Stadium on 5 September.
ESKOM said on Saturday it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 08:00. It said the power system is currently constrained and under pressure because of a shortage of generating capacity as some of its power stations’ units are currently on maintenance.
A CHILD died when a bus overturned on a dirt road in Libode, Eastern Cape on Friday, the provincial health department said. Spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said one child was critically injured, while two passengers had minor injuries and four others escaped unharmed.
HUNDREDS of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members were in a celebratory mood as they waited in a long queue to get into the Olympia Park Stadium in Rustenburg for the party's second anniversary rally.