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Zimbabwean author pays tribute to AKA

15 February 2023 at 22:21 PM, via SABC News

Zimbabwe’s award-winning author and journalist, Hopewell Chinono, has paid tribute to the late South African Hip Hop artist, Kiernan “AKA” Forbes.

LISTICLE: Reflecting on some of AKA’s awards

15 February 2023 at 12:27 PM, via SABC News

While we continue to reflect on his legacy and his contribution to music, here is a list of some of the awards AKA has collected in his music career spanning over a decade.

AKA’s family thanks the public for their support

14 February 2023 at 18:01 PM, via SABC News

The family of late hip-hop artist Kiernan Forbes, also known as AKA, has expressed gratitude to everyone who has helped them through their grief in recent days.

SABC celebrates World Radio Day

13 February 2023 at 12:35 PM, via SABC News

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is celebrating the 12th World Radio Day today. The public broadcaster says the day has been celebrated since 2012 to highlight the important role radio plays as a primary platform to public information. It says the SABC radio portfolio has lined up content including panel discussions and interviews on […]

Pregnant Rihanna lights up Super Bowl stage with ‘Diamonds’

13 February 2023 at 11:30 AM, via SABC News

Pop and R&B superstar Rihanna made a grand return to the stage on Sunday, floating high above the Super Bowl field, dazzling the crowd with a fast-paced medley of her hits and revealing that she is pregnant with her second child.

“AKA was the happiest I had ever seen him”

13 February 2023 at 05:44 AM, via SABC News

The owner of the restaurant at which rapper Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA,  and his friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane were killed in Durban has spoken out for the first time since the shooting.

Scores of people gather for a prayer meeting to honour AKA and Tibz

12 February 2023 at 20:17 PM, via SABC News

Despite a heavy rain shower scores of people gathered in Durban’s Florida Road for a prayer meeting on Sunday evening in memory of South African rap star – Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA – and his long-time friend Tobello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane in front of the restaurant where they were gunned down.

AKA inspired the nation – Raphael Benza

11 February 2023 at 21:30 PM, via SABC News

The business partner of slain South African rapper Kiernan Forbes, Raphael Benza, has described him as someone who inspired the nation. Forbes, known as AKA, and his long-time friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane were shot dead outside a Durban restaurant on Friday evening.

PHOTO GALLERY | AKA shooting crime scene

11 February 2023 at 21:10 PM, via SABC News

Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and his friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane’s murder scene on Florida Road, Durban, was busy on Saturday.  The two friends were gunned down outside a restaurant on Friday night.

Organised Crime Unit takes over AKA murder investigation

11 February 2023 at 18:56 PM, via SABC News

A team of detectives from the police’s organised crime unit has taken over the investigation into the murder of well-known South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA and long-time friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane, last night outside a restaurant in a lively nightlife spot in Durban.

Florida Road businesses temporarily closed following AKA shooting

11 February 2023 at 14:55 PM, via SABC News

Several businesses in the vicinity of Durban’s popular Florida Road where well-known rapper – Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA – and long-time friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane were  shot dead have closed until further notice.

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