Johannesburg -The year 2020 will forever be remembered for the Covid-19 pandemic and all the struggles that came with it.
Your favourite Sunday newspaper, Sunday World, brought you many hot stories.
Take a look at some of the bigger stories that dominated the Sunday World news pages throughout the year:
2020 defiantly got off to a bad start, as news broke in January of the death of former Backstage actor Sibusiso Radebe who passed away aged 37.
The SABC was interdicted from announcing the much awaited 2019 New Year Eve Song of the Year by the event organiser Michael Owen Production.
Kaizer Chiefs soccer star Khama Billiat had his 23-year-old baby mama wailing, kicking and screaming for his attention after she tried to ambush him into taking the responsibility for his alleged son.
The heavens opened with showers of blessings as Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung walked down the aisle.
Former president Jacob Zuma allegedly barred one of his wives, Thobeka Madiba, from his Nkandla compound after accusing her of taking his sim cards without his permission.
Legendary kwaito star and Awuna mali hitmaker Kabelo Mabalane seemed to be running out of cash.
Gospel superstar Lebo Sekgobela and her husband Lucky have been served with a letter of demand to pay R 750 000 for allegedly breaching their contract with publicity company Rashiky Media for her tour.
Metro FM presenter Lerato Kganyago is finally of the bachelorette market.
House music sensation Lady Zamar has opened a case of rape against her ex-boyfriend and fellow musician Sjava.
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri was prevented by the Hawks from donating food parcels and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the poor in Mpumalanga
Media personality Somizi Mhlongo faced an internal investigation from the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) over his ‘bad joke’ about the extension of the lockdown.
“Samma ke thotse show ko Moja Love. Kekgopela o mpostele”. “(My sister I got a new show on Moja Love television channel can you post about it on social media).” These are some of the last words Vinolia “V-Mash” Mashego told Tsha Mandebele hitmaker, Candy, in their last telephone conversation on March 10, this year. Mashego was found dead in her Mamelodi home in Tshwane, Gauteng on Monday morning.
Legendary actor Menzi Ngubane was fighting for his life at Charlote Maxeke Hospital in Joburg.
The family of Tebatso Ntshane, the SAA crew member, who was on the mission to repatriate over 100 South Africans in Wuhan amid the outbreak of COVID-19 said they were saddened by her sudden death.
Metro FM presenter Lerato Kganyago ‘s two months marriage to her husband Thami Ndala is over.
The Queen’s Mlamli Mangcala, who plays the character of Captain Sthembiso Radebe, accused the couple, Connie and Shona Ferguson, of being masters of deception.
Skeem Saam actress Lesego Marakalla announced she is leaving the popular SABC1 series.
So Somgaga has challenged unknown designers to sponsor him with outfits to wear on the new season of Idols SA. Wena!
South African actress Candy Moloi has passed away.
Skeem Saam and radio drama actor Mabu Sewetsi and his co-accused appeared at the Polokwane magistrates’ court on Thursday 9 July for allegedly dealing in illicit cigarettes.
The make-up artist on The River should be fired with immediate effect.
Revered playwright Mbongeni Ngema’s ex-wife, Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema, says she klapped Sarafina protagonist Leleti Khumalo almost to a pulp after discovering that she was involved in an adulterous aff air with her husband.
Internationally acclaimed SA artist Master KG has confirmed that he and fellow singer Makhadzi have parted ways.
Veteran radio personality Bob Mabena has died at the age of 51, his employers Power FM confirmed today. Mabena was a renowned television and radio host. Power FM said in a statement that Mabena succumbed to a heart condition.
Standard Bank has led court papers to force popular television and radio icon Khanyi Mbau to surrender her two luxury vehicles after she allegedly defaulted on her instalments.
Wena Somizi, Shwa told you the wheel will turn. Thought it takes a while for karma to play out, but your fate came quick.
Isibaya actress Mbali Mlotshwa claims she lost out on many TV gigs because her husband DJ Black Coffee did not approve of her shooting romantic scenes with her male colleagues.
Retired footballer Jimmy Tau and a well-known businessman have also benefitted from controversial businessman and ANC el patron Edwin Sodi’s largesse.
The Legacy actress Zoe Mthiyane said she was fired by the producers days after she collapsed on set due to bullying by one of co-star Rapulana Seiphemo’s girlfriends at the SABC1 soapie and emotional fatigue.
Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have been arrested by the Hawks over an investment scheme called Rising Estate.
Former Generations actress Sophie Ndaba-Lichaba was admitted to Morningside Clinic after falling sick at her Joburg house.
Media personality Mohale Motaung-Mhlongo, 26, has allegedly vacated his matrimonial home in Dainfern, northern Joburg.
The SABC has announced that it has suspended Umhlobo Wenene Breakfast show host Phiwe Nozewu following the EFF’s complaint against him for his comments about the assault of EFF members in Cape Town.
A war has erupted between Mshoza’s sisters and her estranged hubby, Prince Mzwandile Dlamini, over the kwaito star’s royalties.
Instead of putting money away for our youngest’s university fees, my man had bought golf equipment. This same man who used to ask me to call him “big daddy”, or ask me if he was the best I ever had, was a shadow of his former self, deflated and even thinner in two days. He even bought sneakers, five pairs, because they were on sale, and he insisted his feet would not grow and he could wear them next year.
An investment company has obtained an urgent court order to freeze assets, including properties in England and Dubai and a luxury car worth over R20-million belonging to fugitive prophet Shepherd Bushiri.
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