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Sunday Sun

Sunday Sun


Sunday Sun is an exciting Sunday tabloid filled with entertainment and lots of celebrity news.

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2 min.
sunday update

FOUR suspects have appeared in court for their alleged part in violent protests that erupted in Seshego, Limpopo, last month. The suspects – Jossey Buthane (40), Freddy Magongoa (39), Obakeng Makhura (42) and Oupa Ramaphoko (39) – face theft, attempted murder, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm and kidnapping charges. “They allegedly went on a rampage on 12 January, looking for persons suspected of being criminals. The suspects allegedly damaged property, kidnapped one person and assaulted him until he lost consciousness,” police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said. A KZN couple, who “sold” houses they didn’t own, were sentenced in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on Friday for fraud amounting to R10,5 million. National Prosecuting Authority regional spokesperson Natasha Kara said Sashin Sewpersadh pleaded guilty to 29 counts of fraud, four of theft…

2 min.
behind devotees ubaba stand !

EKURHULENI mayor Mzwandile Masina, former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo and BLF leader Andile Mngxitama were among the notable heavyweights who welcomed former president Jacob Zuma at OR Tambo International Airport, in Ekurhuleni, yesterday. Others included former Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen, Free State provincial chairperson Sam Mashinini, uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans (MKMVA) leader Kebby Maphatsoe, former Zuma Cabinet ministers Joe Maswanganyi and Bongani Bongo, ANC MP Mervyn Dicks and ANC Youth League Free State provincial secretary Reagan Booysen. Zuma was returning from Cuba where he was receiving medical attention. Affectionately known as uBaba, the former president arrived to a warm welcome from scores of his supporters. Before his arrival, they sang struggle songs and danced at the international arrivals foyer. Some of Zuma’s favourite tunes like uMshini Wami and uZuma…

2 min.
prasa wants r2,8bn from siyangena

THE Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) will have legal representation to take on Siyangena in court tomorrow following an 11th-hour deposit to settle outstanding legal fees. “We’re awaiting proof of payment in this regard, which will be sent as soon as it’s available. Read Prasa’s statement, in part.“Our lawyers have assured us verbally that they’ll be working over the weekend preparing for tomorrow’s court case. We assure commuters and the public that Prasa will be represented in court tomorrow and that the company’s interests will be served by our lawyers.” On Friday, News24 ran a Daily Maverick article that reported Siyangena Technologies, a former Prasa contractor, was demanding payment for outstanding fees amounting to R2,8bn. But the law firm Prasa is using is reportedly owed R19m for work related to the Siyangena case…

1 min.
apology to lynette sibusisiwe ntuli

SUNDAY SUN published the article headlined, PROPERTY MOGUL LYNETTE’S HOME ON THE LINE on 16 February 2020. The article stated that property entrepreneur Lynette Ntuli is at a risk of losing her house, due to Standard Bank going to court due to her alleged failure to pay her bond. The summons relied upon by Sunday Sun refers to Phakiso Investments (PTY) Ltd as the first defendant and Lynette Ntuli as the second defendant. The Lynette Ntuli referred to was Lynette Thokoza Ntuli and NOT Lynette Sibusisiwe Ntuli. Although they share the same first and last names, they are two different people. We erroneously published a picture of Lynette Sibusisiwe Ntuli, instead of Lynette Thokoza Ntuli. The court documents and article were of and concerning Lynette Thokoza Ntuli. It was a case of mistaken…

1 min.
rolex nomzamo drama in ! star’s bling watch nicked

UNSCRUPULOUS thugs have pulled a fast one on sexy actress and model, Nomzamo Mbatha. This when her luxury Rolex watch disappeared into thin air during her stay at a posh block of apartments in Sandton, north of Jozi. According to police information seen by the SunTeam, the 29-year-old opened a case of theft at the Sandton Police Station last month. According to the former Isibaya actress, tsotsis had helped themselves to her expensive timepiece worth almost R200 000. Speaking through her manager Pumza Nohashe, Nomzamo said: “No comment, as this is a legal matter.” The incident, according to the UN Goodwill Ambassador’s police statement, happened at Sunset Towers. Read her statement: “Complainant alleged that on 29 November at about 5pm was at Sunset Towers AIRBNB. “While packing her luggage for Dubai, she realised her Rolex watch was…

1 min.
out with the old, in with the new

WHILE many celebs would kill to host a breakfast show, seasoned radio and TV personality Sizwe Dlhomo lost his Newzroom Afrika show to former 947 and Eye Witness News journalist, Ayanda Nyathi. The former MTV base VJ, who has been part of the station last May, wasn’t enlisted in the new 2020 line-up. Ayanda was announced at Newzoom Afrika’s unveiling that took place in Linden, Jozi on Monday. Sources said Sizwe failed to attract higher ratings for the show. One mole said the station needed a stronger, newsy reporter for the slot. “Sizwe is more of an entertainer and not a hard news journalist,” said the mole. Another informant said Sizwe has been offered a weekend slot, but turned down the offer as it would be seen as a demotion. “It wouldn’t look good from working…