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'Matwetwe' Lead Actor Sibusiso Khwinana's Murderers have Been Identified

Three of the murder suspects have been identified but no arrests have been made as yet.

Sibusiso Khwinana was one of the lead actors in the South African comedy film 'Matwetwe' produced by DJ Black Coffee and comedian and actor Kagiso Lediga. Last week, the young man was senselessly murdered after robbers attempted to steal his cellphone. The three suspects have been identified according to eNCA.


According to the Gauteng Premier David Makhura, three suspects have been identified in Khwinana's murder and the necessary evidence is being gathered before bring them to book and therefore no arrests have been made.

Khwinana's family have issued a plea to those involved in their son's murder to come forward and allow them to obtain closure from his death.

The young man's murder has again highlighted just how common violent crime in particular is becoming in South Africa. Following Khwinana's death, Black Coffee tweeted and said:

"What a loss! How long will it take for us to realize we have a crime problem as country,how many people must die before we do something.Who must we trust to protect us and our Families,who must we vote for? [sic]"


Watch the live stream of Khwinana's memorial service below:

Memorial service for actor Sibusiso Khwinana youtu.be




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Nigeria's DJ Spinall has officially dropped the remix for his latest massive hit single "Sere'', off his fifth studio album Grace. The "Sere" remix comes packed with power, especially, with the addition of American rapper 6lack to the banger that originally, only, featured Fireboy DML. The remix follows the music video release for the original "Sere" single, which has amassed millions of views thus far. The remix is a bonus Afopop track worth the listen.

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