Like many of us, Babalawa Mneno and Zahara are feeling lockdown aftershocks – here is how to rebuild

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‘It would be unfair,’ said Zahara to news a bank may auction the Joburg townhouse she struggled to make bond repayments for during the hard lockdown.
‘It would be unfair,’ said Zahara to news a bank may auction the Joburg townhouse she struggled to make bond repayments for during the hard lockdown.
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She got a R1,5 million loan from Standard Bank for her Range Rover Sport. But now the bank is threatening to repossess the swanky SUV after media personality and socialite Babalwa Mneno failed to keep up with her monthly instalments since 2020.

This is according to a City Press report from the weekend quoting a court application brought by the bank before the Pretoria High Court. It states that the model is in arrears amounting to R81 345 as of February 2020.

While efforts by our sister publication to reach her for comment were unsuccessful, musician Zahara was more forthcoming when approached to give her version of events following a writ of execution obtained from the Johannesburg High Court to put her townhouse up on auction.

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