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Arthur Mafokate in serious trouble

Arthur Mafokate stirs rage in the hearts of many after it was reported that he benefitted over R4.5 million from the South African Government.

The music legend received tenders from the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation and the National Arts Council (NAC) Mafokate’s daughter Owami also benefited over half a million rand from the same department in 2022 for her Queendom Media.

Arthur Mafokate

According to Sunday World, a written reply to Parliament by the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation showed that the department awarded a R1.8 million tender to the Kwaito star’s company, Roadshow Marketing. Social media users are triggered by this news and have called for the arrest of the musician.

Arthur Mafokate

“We have these many cases of celebrity thieves and politicians. These guys go to court, pay bail, and then the cases get postponed forever. There’s one of Mabuyakhulu’s in KZN since 2012. Till today, a straightforward case of stealing R28m is stuck. This is disgusting,” a tweep wrote.

Source: Fakazanews

In other news – South African opera singer Pretty Yende hospitalised

Talented opera singer Pretty Yende, who performed at King Charles III coronation a week ago has been hospitalised.

Pretty Yende

The opera star Pretty Yende revealed on Wednesday, 10 May that she was hospitalised after sustaining a serious leg injury. Learn more

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