Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. (Photo: Supplied)
Cape Town – As rain and fire caused devastation across South Africa, it was also a sad day on the local entertainment news front as crime dominated the headlines.
Local TV presenter and producer, Johann Botha was shot dead in a robbery in the Maboneng Precinct on Wednesday night.
On the same evening Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters escaped an attempted hijacking on Jan Smuts Avenue in Hyde Park.
Johann Botha presenter of the long-running wildlife show 50/50 on SABC2 died after being shot during a robbery at a bar at the Maboneng Precinct on Wednesday night at 19:30. (Read more here)
Celebrities, friends and colleagues paid tribute to Johann Botha on social media after the news broke that the presenter died after he was shot during a robbery. (Read more here)
Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters narrowly escaped a hijacking after she was approached by three men on Jan Smuts Avenue in Hyde Park, Johannesburg. (Read more here)