Local leading ladies dominate the headlines

2017-08-23 14:50
Bonang Matheba (Photo: Gallo)
Bonang Matheba

Cape Town - It was a day dominated by women in the local entertainment industry on Wednesday. 

From Bonang Matheba launching her own app to Thembisa Mdoda leaving Our Perfect Wedding and Miss SA setting her sights on the Miss Universe crown.  

Take a look at what you might have missed, while sipping on your afternoon tea. We'll bring you up to speed! 

1. We downloaded Bonang's new app and here's what we thought

I downloaded local TV personality Bonang Matheba's new app - Bonang by Cell C - and this is what I thought. 

The app is currently only available for Android devices and will be available for iOS at a later stage. 

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Bonang Matheba

2. Miss SA is ready for the Miss Universe crown

Miss SA 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has set her sights on the Miss Universe crown. 

The pageant queen says her preparations for the competition, which is set to take place on Sunday 26 November (venue still to be confirmed), have been well underway since she first took home the Miss SA crown.

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Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

3. CONFIRMED: Thembisa Mdoda is really leaving OPW

It's official: Very soon we won't be seeing our favourite TV host, Thembisa Mdoda, on the hit Mzansi Magic show Our Perfect Wedding.

(Read the full story here)

Thembisa Mdoda

4. Simphiwe Dana: I am an activist at heart

Celebrated afro-soul and jazz singer, Simphiwe Dana (36), says the struggle for free education must carry on.

The award-winning muso, who attracted media attention when she joined the #FeesMustFall Movement that saw students and sympathisers taking to the streets to fight for free university education last year, says she won't back down until students' demands are met.

(Photos: Gallo/ Screengrabs: Bonang Matheba by Cell C)