As the year comes to an end we are forever grateful for the gift of life. No doubt the year was full of drama and thrills. In the wake of these incidents, some were heartbreaking some left us wondering and trying to fix the puzzle.
However, we can all agree that this year was full of scandals that made all sorts of headlines. Here are some of the scandals that hogged the headlines in the year 2021.
Enhle Mbali and DJ Black Coffee
Enhle Mbali made all sorts of headlines in 2020 after losing her divorce case with award-winning DJ Black Coffee. Mbali wanted a maintenance fee close to R130,000 from DJ Black Coffee, but the court rejected her request.
Instead, Black Coffee was ordered to pay around R15,000 a month for maintenance and R50,000 in child support. In the wake of their court case, they made all sorts of headlines in 2021 as Enhle Mbali accused Coffee of cutting off her power and even stalking her. To make matters worse, she even reported that Coffee abused her.
Ncome Correctional Centre female warden and inmate scandal
A viral video of a female warden making love with an inmate flooded social media. The incident happened at the Ncome Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal. In the wake of the incident, South Africa’s Department of Correctional Services confirmed the incident.
Scandals that made headlines in 2021
Tembisa, a mother of 10 Gosiame Sithole, arrested and detained
Gosiame hogged the headlines when she revealed that she birthed ten bouncing babies. In the mix of things, she disappeared in thin air. In the wake of her disappearance, Mzansi was more than worried.
The South African Police Services and Gauteng Department of Social Development rubbished the claims that there were decuplets born as there was no record. However, Gosiame Sithole was arrested and detained.
Jacob Zuma’s arrest, KZN and Gauteng lootings
Former President Jacob Zuma was arrested after pulling a no show to Zondo Commission. The former head of state was supposed to stand trial answering several crimes against him, including money laundering and the arms deal. In the wake of his arrest, #FreeZuma protests sprouted in KwaZulu-Natal and flared to Gauteng. Properties worth millions of dollars were destroyed, and several people were killed as the police tried to bring back sanity.
Mohale rumoured divorce with Somizi and Killer Cop Rosemary arrest
They have been making all sorts of headlines of late. Mohale called it quits and levelled several abuse allegations against Somizi.
Mohale has it that Somizi threatened to kill her and even tried to attack him with a kitchen knife. In the wake of these allegations, Somizi saw himself being cancelled. However, on the other hand, former police officer Rosemary Ndlovu was nabbed for planning hits on her family.
Jub Jub and MacG Podcast
Jub Jub and MacG trends after their controversial session opened a can of worms after Jub Jub went hard on Amanda Du Pont. In the wake of their session, Du Pont took it to social media that she was rapped and abused by Jub Jub.
In the wake of her daring allegations, Jub Jub was cancelled by Moja Love. However, in a turn of events, Mzansi seems to rally behind the Podcast which was poised for cancellation after the incident.