South Africa News

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula elected National Assembly speaker

The ANC’s Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been elected as the new speaker of the National Assembly.

The Democratic Alliance’s Annelie Lotriet has lost the vote.

She won after receiving 199 votes.

Source: eNCA

In other news – Loyiso McDonald speaks on life after leaving The Queen

He recently left Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queen after five years of playing the son of a drug-dealing mogul. Loyiso McDonald (35) believed it was time to pursue new ventures and explore different avenues in his acting career.

Loyiso McDonald

“I felt it was the right time to leave. I had been there for five years, which is the longest I had spent at any production,” he said. Learn More