South Africa News

Update: Boksburg gas leak death toll now at 17

Seventeen people, including three minors, have been killed at the Angelo informal settlement in Boksburg.

This after inhaling fumes from a leaking gas canister.

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi says four people are in critical condition and eleven others sustained various levels of injuries.

Source: eNCA

In other news – Kwaito star Brickz’s weight gain in prison shocks fans – Photo

A photo of Mzansi Kwaito artist, Brickz, real name Sipho Ndlovu was shared on social media which had Tweeps thoroughly surprised and divided after seeing the difference in his significant weight difference.


Brickz was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he was found guilty of raping a 17-year-old relative in 2013, TimesLIVE reported. During Magistrate Baloyi’s ruling, it was detailed that the victim was a virgin at the time of the incident and her hymen had broken during the act, leading her to bleed. Learn More