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Sunday Sun

Sunday Sun 3/29/2020

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

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2 min.
sunday update

• A GLOBAL shortage of condoms is looming, the world’s biggest producer said, after a Coronavirus lockdown forced it to shut down production. Malaysia’s Karex Bhd makes one in every five condoms globally. It has not produced any from its three Malaysian factories for more than a week due to the lockdown imposed by the government to halt the spread of the virus. That’s a shortfall of 100 million condoms, marketed internationally by brands like Durex, supplied to state healthcare systems, including Britain’s NHS or distributed by aid programmes like the UN Population Fund. • THE decision by Moody’s to cut Mzansi’s credit rating to junk could “not have come at a worse time”, National Treasury said. This as the country enters a 21-day lockdown period in an effort to slow the spread of…

2 min.
artist turned into walking idlozi!

THIS year has gotten off to an interesting start. Not only has there been the Coronavirus outbreak . . . BUT KWAITO LEGEND MAPAPUTSI IS DEAD! According to the singer (real name Sandile Ngwenya), he’s been an ancestor for 15 years. This as the Department of Home Affairs declared him deceased in 2005, the Izinja hitmaker said. Explained Mapaputsi: “I was told I had died of natural causes, according to their system, when I tried to register my child at home affairs. “They even showed me a copy of the death certificate. My life has been a mess since then.” Mapaputsi said being dead had taken its toll on his finances. Insisted the legend: “I haven’t been able to perform outside the country because I’m dead. “Many people love my music, but I can’t perform for them and that…

1 min.
permission not granted!

THE Mpumalanga High Court has ruled against a Mbombela man, who sought an order that would allow him to travel to the Eastern Cape for his grandfather’s funeral. Ruled acting Judge Henk Roelofse: “I cannot accede to the relief the applicant seeks because in doing so, I will be authorising the applicant to break the law under judicial decree – that no court can do. “In addition, no matter how careful and diligent the applicant will conduct himself, not only the applicant but many others may be exposed to unnecessary risk, even death, if I grant the applicant the relief he seeks.” The man, cited in court papers as Karel Willem van Heerden, was informed by his mum on Friday that his grandfather had died in a fire in Hofmeyr, Eastern Cape. He also…

1 min.
an act of kindness

THE Motsepe family has pledged R1 billion toward the fight against Covid-19, in partnership with companies and organisations they’re associated with, the family said yesterday. The donation was announced in a briefing via Zoom. Several hundred million rands would immediately be made available, billionaire Patrice Motsepe said. The companies involved include the Motsepe Foundation, African Rainbow Capital, African Rainbow Minerals and Sanlam, among others. Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe said the family had been in contact with government, health workers and other stakeholders to identify specific projects and needs with the “primary objective of saving lives”. This would include the purchase of sanitisers and personal protective equipment. The donors will work with traditional leaders, communities and faith-based organisations. – news24.com…

1 min.
mixwell in ‘hand job’ mess

VETERAN house music DJ Fistaz Mixwell is said to have played the wrong tune, which landed him on the wrong side of the law. Fistaz is accused of sexual assault by a Joburg woman. Sunday Sun has established that the woman, who can’t be identified as she is the victim of a sexual crime, opened the case at the Sandton Police Station in September last year. The woman told cops the 43-year-old disc jockey allegedly used her hand to masturbate. The matter was later transferred to the Bramley cop shop, where it is investigated. Police spokesperson Granville Meyer confirmed that a case was indeed opened and that investigations are continuing. The woman confirmed to the People’s Paper that she had opened a case but didn’t want to go into further details. “Where did you get your…

1 min.
zikhona & bae ‘inseparable’

THE country might be going through tough times with the Covid-19 outbreak, but actress Zikhona Sodlaka is not worried. The 34-year-old is staying home in the 21 days of lockdown cuddled up next to her new bae. The Igazi actress is said to be dating East London-born actor Unathi Platyi. Unathi (29) confirmed affair. “It’s true, let’s move on,” he said before hanging up. According to a mole, the love birds met through a mutual friend, and like in the movies “they locked eyes”. The friend said less than a month ago, Zikhona hosted a surprise birthday party for Unathi, joined by friends and family at a friend’s home in Eastgate, Joburg. The two have been seen attending parties and events together. “Zikhona deserves love. Strong women like her tend to struggle. But she’s so happy. Unathi…