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Durban Gen Teasers – October 2021



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Coming up on Durban Gen this October 2021: Sibusiso’s will has shocking revelations for both Agatha and Mbali. The Generals do stellar work to save the lives of those injured at the cemetery. It turns out there’s nothing MacGyver about MacGyver.

Friday 1 October 2021
Episode 260
Season 1 finale!

Thabo reveals the deep Dlamini secret. Lindelani and Mbali fall back into each other’s arms. MacGyver takes it upon himself to keep Calvin alive.

Monday 4 October 2021
Episode 261
Season 2 premiere!

Durban prison is no place for a Doctor, which is where Thabo finds himself on one of the most tragically important days of his life.

Tuesday 5 October 2021
Episode 262

Sibusiso’s will has shocking revelations for both Agatha and Mbali. The Generals do stellar work to save the lives of those injured at the cemetery. It turns out there’s nothing MacGyver about MacGyver.

Wednesday 6 October 2021
Episode 263

Post Sibusiso’s surprising will is read and there’s extreme tension in the commune between Mbali and Mrs Dlamini. When Mrs Dlamini accuses Mbali of it all, how far will both women go to prove their point?

Thursday 7 October 2021
Episode 264

Lindelani pays Mbali a visit at the wrong time. Ngcobo learns he has to part ways with Durban Gen. Calvin enforces his new house rules on Bab’Gumede.

Friday 8 October 2021
Episode 265

It’s a bittersweet day for Ngcobo as he bids farewell to Durban Gen.

Bab’Gumede comes to the realisation that there’s nothing left for him here anymore… and it seems Cupid’s magical gold-tipped arrow has struck MacGyver!

Monday 11 October 2021
Episode 266

Mbali and Lindelani move from strength to strength while Agatha tries to reinvent herself without her children by her side. Sibiya learns a tragic truth and Calvin and Bab Gumede are still at odds.

Tuesday 12 October 2021
Episode 267

Nobody knows how Thabo is free. Bab Gumede is caught red-handed with his pants down.

Wednesday 13 October 2021
Episode 268

Thabo continues to unravel as Mbali wants a deeper connection with Lindelani. Sibiya struggles to keep his head up, while Phumeza tries to help. Nkabinde is suspicious about what is going on in the on-call room.

Thursday 14 October 2021
Episode 269

Thabo drowns his sorrows and things get out of hand. Agatha causes an embarrassing scene at the hospital. Bab’Gumede makes a huge decision about his future.

Friday 15 October 2021
Episode 270

Thabo is rendered homeless. Mbali struggles to deal with the embarrassment at work. Bab’ Gumede’s farewell takes an unexpected turn.

Monday 18 October 2021
Episode 271

Lindelani starts to wonder if there’s any validity to the concept of isinyama. An unruly Thabo throws up on his mother. Bab’Gumede faces the wrath of Sylvia’s new man.

Tuesday 19 October 2021
Episode 272

Lindelani tries to stay clear of Mbali as he struggles with everyday medicine. MacGyver is caught in an uncompromising position and Msizi tries to plead Bab’Gumede’s case to Sylvia.

Wednesday 20 October 2021
Episode 273

The doctors try to assess the MacGyver and Simon medical case to come up with a solution but they are reeled into their drama.

An hysterical Ntombi thinks she has to make a choice between saving her husband and side. Sylvia refuses to take Bab’Gumede in and he has to go back home with Msizi.

Thursday 21 October 2021
Episode 274

Sne holds on to the hope that MacGyver will wake up. Determined to win Sylvia back, Bab’Gumede challenges the new man in her life to a stick fight, but will he come up on top?

Friday 22 October 2021
Episode 275

Lindelani is rushed to a ward after passing out and they find nothing wrong with him, even though he knows he thinks it’s isinyama. He begs Mbali to do the cleansing but will she finally agree?

Monday 25 October 2021
Episode 276

Mrs Dlamini is in a ring with debt collectors, neighbours and God. MacGyver can’t get it up and Zandile wants to bring Lindelani down.

Tuesday 26 October 2021
Episode 277

Mbali is hopeful that with all the chores she does for the Dlaminis, she will finally get what she wants.

Wednesday 27 October 2021
Episode 278

Mbali is not ready for what Mrs Dlamini asks of her. MacGyver has a new hot chick. While Bhengu is up in everybody’s business.

Thursday 28 October 2021
Episode 279

Mbali gets the key to her cleansing; and that’s by agreeing with Mrs Dlamini’s proposal. Lindelani has no choice given by Msomi, while MacGyver finally tastes some vanilla swirl, but is it more vanilla than chakalaka?

Friday 29 October 2021
Episode 280

Mbali brings home an unexpected surprise. Qwabe returns to claim her rightful place. MacGyver cuts ties with Jessica.

Premiere episodes of Durban Gen air on from Mondays to Fridays at 18h30. Episodes repeat on and eExtra the following day at 13h30 and 11h15 respectively. The omnibus airs on on Sundays at 10h20.

Source: News365

In other news – Nomzamo Mbatha rubs shoulders with Prince Harry and Meghan

South African actress Nomzamo Mbatha joined a string of artists, activists and world leaders in their fight against poverty, at the star-studded Global Citizen Live, at Central Park, in New York City, on Saturday.

Nomzamo Mbatha

The 24-hour event was broadcast across seven continents, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America, with the sole mission of uniting the world to defend the planet and defeat poverty. Learn more

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Nigerian actor John Mr Ibu Okafor to be buried at the end of June



Mr Ibu

The late Nigerian actor and comedian John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, will be buried at the end of June. Okafor passed away in March. According to Nigerian media reports, the Okafor family in Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West LGA in Enugu State, released the funeral details in a statement. The family stated that it would like to honour Okafor’s loving memory like the hero and legend he has been, leaving a legacy of love, laughter, and liveliness.

“We would appreciate your esteemed presence as we lay to rest our son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and in-law on the 28th of June 2024,” reads the statement.
Kindly join us as we share the best and last moments with our icon.

Mr Ibu

Five-day burial ceremony
The statement said the burial ceremony would commence on June 25, where a high-profile novelty match will take place. It will be followed by a session called Mr Ibu’s Night that will involve a candlelight procession and live entertainment.

On June 27, a Christian wake will be held at his compound in Eziokwe Amuri, Nkanu West, before the funeral service takes place on June 28.Okafor passed away on March 2 at the age of 62 at Evercare Hospital in Lekki, Nigeria.

Mr Ibu

He died of cardiac arrest after a prolonged battle with an ailment that led to one of his legs being amputated. Despite his health challenges, Okafor remained dedicated to his craft until his passing. He only disclosed his health struggles in October 2023. The veteran actor appeared in over 200 Nollywood films, including those from the Mr Ibu series, which was very popular in the early 2000s.

Source: Sundayworld

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Junior Pope not buried by river bank – Police



John Paul Odonwodo

The Anambra State Police Command says the remains of Nollywood star, John Paul Odonwodo, popularly called Junior Pope, were not among those buried by the bank of the Anam River. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ikenga Tochukwu, made the clarification on Sunday, stating that only three of the deceased families agreed that the victims be buried by the riverside.

He noted that after the burial of the three, one of the families came back to exhume the remains of their daughter for a befitting burial in her country home.Ikenga added that the corpse of Junior Pope was deposited at a morgue.

John Paul Odonwodo

“The Command, on an inquiry about the unconfirmed information that the recovered bodies including Junior Pope were buried by the Riverside where the boat accident happened, discovered that three of the deceased families accepted the victims should be buried beside the river.

“But later, the family of one of the victims decided to exhume the body to be given a proper burial in her state while the other two were still buried there. Also, Junior Pope and one other are still in the morgue and await the deceased families’ funeral arrangements,” he said. The PPRO further stated that the Command is still investigating the unfortunate incident.

John Paul Odonwodo

He said, “The producer of the movie and the two boat drivers’ statements have been obtained, and other necessary actions/moves already emplaced by the operatives as directed by the Commissioner of Police to determine the criminal liability of any person, if any, in the mishap

Source: Dailypost

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Singer Paul Okoye hints at remarrying



Paul Okoye

Popular singer and half of P-Square, Paul Okoye, aka Rudeboy, has hinted at remarrying. The ‘Reason With Me’ crooner dropped the hint while scolding fans for wishing his divorce from his ex-wife to be toxic.

Paul Okoye

He stated that he would not succumb to their wishes, urging them to accept the reality that he is with his new partner, Ivy Ifeoma.He went on to unveil hashtag options for himself and his partner, Ifeoma.

Paul Okoye

On his Instagram story, Rudeboy wrote: “Some of y’all wish and think all divorces must be toxic, looking for someone to blame so that y’all can be entertained… lol

“#Ifeomanonso Or #Ifynonso. Choose one.  Rudeboy, 41, unveiled Ifeoma, then 22, as his new girlfriend in December 2022, one year after his divorce from his ex-wife Anita Okoye.

Source: Naijanews

In other news – Why I married Boko Haram fighter – Freed Chibok girl

Ten years later, Amina Nkeki, one of the 276 abducted schoolgirls of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, has said that she married a Boko Haram fighter to get her freedom. Nkeki, who regained freedom in 2016 with a baby and a Boko Haram fighter as her husband, stated this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday monitored by DAILY POST.


Freed Chibok girl

She said some of her colleagues gave birth to four children for insurgents who held them hostage. Nkeki said she agreed to marry a Boko Haram fighter while in captivity because she viewed the path as a route of escape from her abductors. Read more

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