Police probe fatal drive-by shooting in Elsies River

Police are investigating the murder and attempted murder of three victims involved in what appears to be a drive-by shooting in Elsies River. Two men were killed and a woman was left wounded during the shooting on Saturday. Authorities said the victims were sitting inside a white VW Golf vehicle when gunmen opened fire. The […]

The River actor Thembinkosi Mthembu aka Mabutho gets a promotion

THERE’S a new leading man in town. Thembinkosi Mthembu, who plays Mabutho on 1Magic’s The River, has been promoted from supporting actor to the main cast member. Speaking to Daily Sun, he said: “I was really excited when I found out I’d be part of the new season as a lead actor. No one said anything […]

16-year-old boy drowns while trying to cross raging KZN river

A 16-year-old drowned after being swept away while crossing the Mkhuze River near Pongola in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday. Police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, said the teen’s body was pulled from the water earlier today, some 11 kilometres from where he is believed to have drowned. She said residents searched the area following the boy’s disappearance. “Members […]

Actress Sindi Dlathu’s touching message to Larona Moagi (Tumi) as she leaves The River

Award-winning actress Sindi Dlathu who currently plays the role of Lindiwe Dikana on soapie The River has offered support for fellow actress Larona Moagi who is exiting the show. Larona who played the role of the passionate Tumi (Itumeleng) on The River confirmed that she was leaving the show because her character’s storyline has come […]

Tragedy at the river: Driver drowns trying to rescue 7 kids from car swept away by water

The driver of a car swept away by floodwaters managed to escape to safety but went back into the river to try and rescue the seven children who were with him. A farmworker ran to call for help in Steynsrus on Sunday morning, but it was too late. By the time farmer Kobus Joubert, his […]

This is how much actress Larona Moagi (Tumi) was allegedly being paid at The River

Mzansi star Larona Moagi’s journey on 1 Magic’s The River ended in spectacular fashion on the season finale of season 3. Her character, Tumi was killed by Lindiwe Dlamini played by Sindi Dlathu when Lindiwe shot down the helicopter Tumi was in. Larona “Tumi’s” salary on The River has been revealed much to the surprise […]

7 dead and child missing after floods sweep car into Free State river

The bodies of six children and their driver have been retrieved after the car they were travelling in was swept into the river on a farm in the Free State on Sunday. According to Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, police in Steynsrus received a complaint about a white Honda Ballade that had been swept away into the […]

Actress Larona Moagi (Tumi) speaks out after leaving The River

Mzansi’s 24-year-old actress and law graduate, Larona Moagi who just exited the Emmy-nominated show, The River on 1Magic, got candid in an interview with a local publication about playing the much-hated character of Tumi Mokoena. Moagi always had a passion for acting even though she graduated with a law degree from Wits University. She got […]

Actress Larona Moagi (Tumi) kiss goodbye to The River

When she first appeared on our TV screens in 2018, she stole the hearts of many. But Larona Moagi and The River will now part ways. The actress, who played the role of the feisty Itumeleng Mokoena on the Mzansi Magic soapie, will take a final bow tonight as season 3 comes to an explosive […]

Cops recover decomposed body floating in Durban river

Police recovered the decomposed body of a male in a river near Paradise Valley in Durban early on Tuesday. According to KZN police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, the body was seen floating in the Umbilo River, near Eden Road, by a passer-by. She said authorities were notified and police officers from Durban Search and Rescue, […]