Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
A warrant of arrest has been issued for gqom-queen Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane and her partner Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo after they failed to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.
The row between muso couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha appears to be over now that both artists have agreed to counselling.
Mampintsha has committed to attend counselling sessions after issuing a public apology related to an incident in which he is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, Babes Wodumo
The University of the Western Cape revealed that they have declined an application by Mampintsha's company West Ink Records to use their stadium for an upcoming event.
Artist Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo has been arrested and is currently in police custody, in connection with an alleged assault on gqom artist Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane.
The ANC has condemned the actions of musician Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo as depicted in a viral social media video.
The family of Bongekile 'Babes Wodumo' Simelane has confirmed that the artist has opened a case of assault against her partner Mandla "Mampintsha" Maphumulo.
Following the viral video of Babes Wodumo being beaten up by her boyfriend and manger Mamphitsha, Mzansi is fed up!
Babes Wodumo's sister Nonduh Simelane said a media release making rounds online is lies.
MZANSI celebs are fed up with Mampintsha.
Gqom sensation Babes Wodumo and producer Mampintsha seem to have buried the hatchet.
Kwaito star Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo has dropped his assault charges against Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” Simelane.
Singer Babes Wodumo claims musician Mampintsha is using her Instagram account without her consent to comment on his own posts.
Experts say if an alleged abuser opens a false counter assault case against his victim, he or she may be prosecuted for defeating the ends of justice.
Babes' Wodumo's family have expressed their gratitude to the South African people, law enforcement and medical staff for their support.
Following the surfacing of video footage showing Babes Wodumo allegedly being assaulted by her partner Mampintsha, questions have been raised about whether it is possible for members of the public to open a criminal case on behalf of the victim in such a matter.
The South African Police Service have opened an inquiry docket into the alleged assault of "Gqom Queen", Babes Wodumo, after video footage emerged showing her partner Mampintsha allegedly assaulting her.
Police chief General Khehla John Sitole has ordered the police to trace the whereabouts of Babes Wodumo.
Musician Babes Wodumo went live on Instagram, where the whole nation saw her boyfriend and manager Mampintsha rain blows on her.
The Economic Freedom Fighters has condemned the actions of Mampintsha for beating up Babes Wodumo.
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