Timeline: The elaborate web of Bonang and AKA

2015-09-11 10:00
Bonang, AKA, Zinhle (Social Media)

Johannesburg - DJ Zinhle dropped a bombshell on Thursday, confirming that AKA and Bonang Matheba have been seeing each other. In an emotional blog post, Zinhle said that AKA admitted to the relationship a week before she gave birth to baby Kairo.

In the post, she said that the two had been seeing each other for over five months. 

Here's a break-down of important dates and an idea of where all those 'cryptic' messages fit in...

February: In her blog post, Zinhle claims AKA admitted to having a relationship with Bonang for more than five months. That would make February the month that the two first allegedly hooked-up.

4 February: The Juice breaks the news that DJ Zinhle is pregnant with AKA's child. Sources confirm to us that she is past the three month mark.

16 February: AKA posts a picture with Zinhle saying 'movie night for 3,' confirming the baby news.

10 June: Bonang goes on to Instagram to wish D'Banj a happy birthday, calling him her 'bae.'

18 June - Bonang and D'Banj seal it with a kiss at Mamas.

1 July - In her blog post, Zinhle says AKA admitted to having an affair a week before she gave birth making 1 July the day she found out.

8 July - DJ Zinhle and AKA welcome their first child, Kairo.

27 July - Zinhle posts this cryptic message online.

31 July - Zinhle posts another message, saying 'things will get better.'

6 August - Zinhle tweets Bonang in a public message, calling her wifey and saying she has a gift for her. Is she referring to her man, AKA?

13 August - D'banj posts a message online, calling his on/off girlfriend, Adama Indimi, the queen of his heart. This sparks a web of side-chick reports aimed at Bonang.

14 August -  Zinhle posts a cryptic message about people destroying other people's lives.

14 August - Bonang responds to a fan online, saying that 'I am single, boo.'

19 August - Bonang alludes to the fact that she is loved-up. But with who?

26 August - Zinhle issues a statement confirming that she and AKA are splitting. 

28 August - A Move! cover is released, where claims of Bonang and AKA's relationship first surface.

28 August - Bonang responds, calling the reports 'garbage.'

29 August - AKA also takes to Twitter, saying the media are printing lies.

1 September - Zinhle does an interview with Gareth Cliff on She is asked if there was someone else involved, but keeps mum, refusing to answer the question.

9 September - Pictures of AKA and Bonang in Cape Town together emerge.

10 September - Zinhle issues a statement confirming that AKA admitted to having a relationship with Bonang for more than five months.

10 September 4:30pm - Bonang issues a statement, denying that she is in a relationship and says the issue is now a legal matter.

10 September 5:09pm - AKA releases a statement insisting that he and Bonang are not in a relationship and have never been an item.

-The Juice

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