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Daily Voice

Daily Voice

2021-08-03

The Daily Voice is Cape Town's most read daily English newspaper. Independent Media SA's only tabloid title has a unique Cape Town cultural favour and covers news in the local communities’ language.

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Country:
South Africa
Language:
English
Publisher:
Independent Media Pty Ltd
Frequency:
Daily
R 6,99
R 499,99
250 Issues

in this issue

2 min
‘somizi abused me’

SOMIZI Mhlongo-Motaung has responded to shocking abuse allegations allegedly made by his estranged husband Mohale Motaung-Mhlongo. Over the weekend, the claims came to light as the Sunday World reported that Mohale had accused the Idols SA judge of abuse, in an interview Mohale apparently did with producers of the reality show, Living the Dream with Somizi. Sunday World reported that Mohale told producers Somizi that threatened to kill him with a kitchen knife and hit him off the road with his car while he tried to flee. The couple had been arguing about Mohale’s alleged jollery. Somizi’s management then released a statement saying he was aware of the allegations of abuse against him. The star said he would refer the matter to his lawyers. “Mr Somizi Mhlongo has become aware…

3 min
sassa scams are out to bite you!

ON SUNDAY, 25 July 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa reinstated the SASSA R350 Social Relief of Distress grant (SRD), saying it will end in March 2022. He said the decision to bring back the grant was made possible by the slight improvement that the country has seen in revenue collection. “We are expanding the number of people who are eligible for the grant by allowing unemployed caregivers who currently receive a child support grant to apply,” he said. “This will build on the strength of our existing social protection system, which is one of the greatest achievements of our democracy.” Now, while many people welcomed the reintroduction of the grant, it seems none were happier than the scammers – for they were in action the very next day! Caught SASSA scams…

2 min
covid-19 fundemic

A STELLENBOSCH woman has started her very own Covid-19 vaccination campaign on social media to encourage people to do “the right thing”. Jolene Samuels started The Vaccine Raffle on Facebook after the vaccine rollout opened for the 35+ age group last month. The 35-year-old says she and friends have been patiently waiting for their turn to qualify for the jab, and when it arrived, she felt the need to encourage others to do the same. "I decided to do this as a way to get people to get vaccinated so we can return to a sort of normal again,” she tells the Daily Voice. "Because we’ve been waiting for the vaccine for such a long time, I wanted to make the process more fun. "I decided to use some…