South African gay musician dies of anal cancer

TVC E -  South African gay musician, Koyo Bala has lost the battle against cancer. Our South African Correspondent reports that Bala yesterday morning at a Cape Town hospital, after a three-year battle with anal cancer. In his  interview with South African Daily Sun in January, Koyo said he was not going to let his cancer get him down. ‘I believe this year holds great things for me.’ Koyo, who came out about his HIV positive status in 2012, said having to deal with cancer had not made him want to give up in life. He had been looking forward to coming back to the music scene after he took a break to focus on his health. ‘The music I’m making is about me, my life and the terrible pain I have been through,’ he said in a past interview. The gay socialite said his music is his way of showing appreciation to people who...

I am not a lesbian, says Ruth Kadiri

TVC E -  Popular actress, Ruth Kadiri has refuted lesbian rumour that followed a controversial picture where she posed with her friends. While a few people did not see anything wrong with the picture, others felt that it was her way of coming out of the closet. Before long, many who commented on her page tagged the young damsel as a lesbian who is looking for cheap publicity. Unlike many of her colleagues who would ordinarily lash out at insulting fans, the actress chose to keep mum until she was contacted by one the national dailies. When asked, the actress laughed and said, “I am not a lesbian, it was just a harmless picture I took with my friends while we were about to set out to a private beach to have some fun. I think the picture was taken during the Valentine season or one of those festive seasons. The ironic thing is...