The cast of Uzalo – the country’s most viewed TV drama and Coolest Local TV soap, took over Johannesburg and we got the opportunity to catch up with some of them.
We sat down with Khaya Dladla – popularly know as GC. He addressed the rumors of him getting fired from Uzalo, as well as explaining to us how the character and the name “GC” came about. Gugu Gumemde who plays MaMlambo shared with us what we can expect from the character she plays. The ever so gorgeous Nokuthula Mabika took us on a journey with ‘Thobile’, Mastermind’s “ride or die chick”.
Ntando Duma, Nomzamo Mbatha and Moozlie dominate Google search
One star’s dirty laundry, another star’s guilt by association, a controversial publicity stunt.
On Wednesday the top trending Google search term was “Ntando Duma”, which generated more than 5 000 queries. The TV personality made headlines after taking to social media to blast her ex-boyfriend and father of her child, Junior De Rocka. Duma accused De Rocka of not paying child support and being an absent father.
Fans generated more than 10 000 search queries for “Nomzamo Mbatha” on Monday. South Africa’s sweetheart trended after a picture surfaced depicting her posing with infamous Kwaito star, Arthur Mafokate, at the ANC manifesto launch in Durban. Arthur has been accused of assaulting his former girlfriend and faces charges of intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Female rapper and television presenter, Nomuzi Mabena, trended on social media last Friday morning, following a disturbing Instagram LIVE video which showed her getting into a car accident while addressing her fans online. It emerged, later on Friday, that the accident was a publicity stunt orchestrated as part of a Volkswagen Drive Dry campaign. “Nomuzi Mabena” and “Moozlie” generated more than 50 000 queries respectively.
Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans have been searching for and asking Google.