Thu Jan 19 17:01:28 CAT 2017
Jail for fake graduates

University and college graduates, artisans and matriculants with fake qualifications will face fraud.

SABC says it hasn't banned Babes Wodumo's new song

By Tshisalive | 2016-10-24 08:51:38.0 | COMMENTS [ 42 ]

The SABC has rubbished reports it has banned Babes Wodumo’s song Mercedes‚ insisting that songs are either rejected or accepted.

“The term banning was used during Apartheid and the SABC has not banned any song since 1994‚” said spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago.

Enca reported MEC for Social Development in KwaZulu-Natal‚ Weziwe Thusi‚ released a statement welcoming the banning of Mercedes by the public broadcaster.

“We live in difficult times where our children are heavily involved in substance abuse and we cannot afford to have songs that can be mistaken as promoting drug abuse. Just this year two children lost their lives to drugs following a house party in KwaMashu. We welcome this bold and progressive step by SABC management‚” Thusi is quoted as saying.

But the SABC maintains it doesn’t ban any song and all songs submitted go through a process of either being playlisted or are rejected.

“There are various procedures which determine if a song is aired. If a song is seen to incite violence‚ it won’t be played. That doesn’t amount to banning. Music gets rejected all the time‚” said Kganyago.

At the same time‚ Kganyago wasn’t able to say whether or not the song had been rejected‚ explaining that a song is submitted to individual radio stations.

“This is not something that management would get involved in. It is up to individual radio stations to reject or accept. I don’t know if there are radio stations that have rejected the song because that kind of decision doesn’t fall into my area of work.”

Kganyago went on to add that there are no issues between the broadcaster and Babes‚ explaining that her other songs are being played.

Earlier this month Babes’ team said that the song was certainly not about drugs.

“There is not a single lyric about alcohol and drugs in her single Mercedes. A Mercedes Benz is Babes’ dream car which she wants to buy for her father and this is what she refers to in the song‚” explained her manager Victor Dlokolo.

“People love to celebrate and pay attention to negativity‚ and give it hype. Babes is just sitting on top of her dream car singing her song‚ but now people are saying she is promoting drugs‚” he added.



Login OR Join up TO COMMENT


not important and who cares

2016-10-24 09:07:46.0 | 1 replies


Bored this evening? Don't know where to find a girl for the night? Welcome to ===>>

2016-11-05 21:21:44.0 | 0 replies


Why a kukumuhile so ka fa pele ngwana o mara?

2016-10-24 09:09:14.0 | 2 replies


Did you read an article on Friday, about a black guy who raped? I told you. LOL

2016-10-24 09:26:19.0 | 1 replies


Shredder- Yes eix these guys wont disappoint, I just wish i can see the victim cause in most cases the victim is old or saggy without any sexual appeal. But the other guys are minority and their crimes are hidden so lets wait LOL

2016-10-24 09:34:49.0 | 0 replies
2016-10-24 09:31:43.0 | 0 replies


Ngibambe nto yam!!!!

2016-10-24 09:11:04.0 | 1 replies


nahana ke mang a ka ho bambang ho chesa so?di dudla di bambiwa ka winter so wena yours is to hlasela mafutha u hlukanise amathanga.

2016-10-24 09:40:44.0 | 1 replies


lolo, now am going to have a great day

2016-10-24 10:54:33.0 | 1 replies


with umjuluko emathangeni?nc nc nc sisi you look like abo mama aba thengisa ama-avos eGiyani.

2016-10-24 10:57:24.0 | 1 replies


kwaaaaaaaaa you made my day!!!!!

2016-10-24 11:27:28.0 | 0 replies


Research proposal make your order right now and our best writers will start to work on it at once. Many students think that to create a Research Proposal is quite an easy task. But it should be taken very seriously as you will need all your efforts in order to complete it in time. Especially if you are short of time. If you want your written work to be done in time, please do not put off to contact our representative and to order your Research Proposal. We will choose the best writer for you with the specialization in the certain area of knowledge. You will get your written work done and formatted according to the requirements of your institution just in +27813051764..

2016-10-24 09:28:17.0 | 0 replies


ume kahle lomntwana..

2016-10-24 09:31:07.0 | 4 replies
2016-10-24 09:41:36.0 | 0 replies


especially ngaphambili,ngis'thandela ikhekhe lakhe nje lithi vela ba bhebhe

2016-10-24 09:41:41.0 | 0 replies


dancing is a good exercise

2016-10-24 10:01:23.0 | 0 replies


I remember once when my dad gave me money to pay the electricity bill but instead i bought a raffle ticket for a brand new car. When i got home,i explained to my dad what i did and he beat the crap out of me. But the next day,when my dad woke up and opened the door,outside my house was a brand new car. We all cried especially me,because the car was from the electricity company,they were there to cut off the electricity, my dad beat the crap out of me again

2016-10-24 10:08:41.0 | 3 replies


Nawe futhi kikikiki

2016-10-24 10:09:40.0 | 1 replies


lol, its Galfrend's fault

2016-10-24 10:38:50.0 | 0 replies
2016-10-24 10:09:41.0 | 0 replies


Ngahleka ngahubuluza ngesisu. Kodwa usenga ezimithiyo!

2016-10-24 11:24:17.0 | 0 replies


no brains sadly

2016-10-24 10:03:30.0 | 2 replies


Greetings Sbo.N, welcome to SL , Ke Ntate Letahwa e.nwa, undisputed drinking champion of the house le ya dit.lhapa ho ba feta kaofela.

2016-10-24 10:09:18.0 | 1 replies


lol oh thanks Ntate Letahwa

2016-10-24 10:12:54.0 | 1 replies


Avoid Teharda, Hutton, Mgijimi, Skhwamasamasende and Scold, they are carriers of unspeakable diseases.

2016-10-24 10:18:11.0 | 0 replies


We are all born different, her IQ can be low, but she can surely dance.

2016-10-24 11:43:10.0 | 0 replies


If you are struggling,unhappy with anything,problems call: +27625 901971,healer ngobi powerful traditional healer.thank you for your magic oil is changing my life.

2016-10-24 10:07:30.0 | 0 replies


I still say why o kukumuhile ka fa pele sesi?

2016-10-24 10:19:11.0 | 1 replies


O dula a kentshe pads ka hore o dutla haholo.

2016-10-24 10:33:20.0 | 1 replies


O rotha okare pompo o leng ampor ho kwaleha

2016-10-24 10:41:40.0 | 1 replies


LOL, or maybe she is meaty down the ever thought of that phela slenders are loaded. They are skinny on the body but the construction down side is packed with more meat

2016-10-24 10:44:28.0 | 1 replies


kak-slenders has this bone that looks like a beetle no meat therethis girl has iTlaama yoMnyakazo hands down.

2016-10-24 11:06:55.0 | 2 replies


LOL, this is babes wo mpopo we talking about

2016-10-24 11:36:28.0 | 0 replies


Monna wee, le tla go tlhaba mo mangwaling lerapo leo, o tla utlwa okare ne o etsa di push up ka mapele.

2016-10-24 11:52:42.0 | 2 replies
2016-10-24 12:05:45.0 | 0 replies


monna wee!! le tena net ha ore o betsa di shot moerrr o utlwe le ho hlaba ho re nzweere e be le dihlong,that is why bo mantsetserepa re ba nka ho tswa ko morao heh kikikikikikiki ke moo dijo di leng teng.

2016-10-24 12:08:57.0 | 1 replies


Ha e beng a hlapile dibono, o tsebe ha sa hlapa o tla otlwa ke monkgo wa dichechela.

2016-10-24 12:39:57.0 | 0 replies



2016-10-24 12:47:56.0 | 1 replies


Cheri tsa kzn ka maoto a mazangoma.

2016-10-24 12:52:15.0 | 0 replies


Umuhle darling. It doesnt matter whether they think you can/can't sing everything is COPY, CUT AND PASTE these days anyway......She is too real for the artificial world and what she said about women is true.

2016-10-24 13:30:19.0 | 0 replies


I'm a Naughty gal, if you're a naughty guy looking to hook up with sweet sexy and naughty lady like me, make sure to check out my naughty videos here download link: ....let's hook up I'll give u good pleasure!

2016-10-24 20:51:39.0 | 0 replies