Priddy Ugly’s new release is priddy beautiful

The launch of Soil, Priddy Ugly’s new album, resulted in the rapper trending on social media. The release was highly anticipated, but the frenzy of activity seemed to have more to do with lyrics aimed against his fellow South African rappers.

Caught in the act: ANC councillor’s looting spree recorded by CCTV cameras

An ANC ward councillor in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni, went on a looting spree - heading in and out of the Total Sports and Markhams shops three times.

Man returns home 47 years after being sent to the shop to buy rice

Forty-seven years ago, a Kenyan man, James Mwaura, was sent to the shop to buy rice for his family – and then got lost.

Community heroes rescue madala from burning house

When the house started burning, 77-year-old madala France Tjao was sitting outside in his stall where he sells snacks for a living.

Funny man Trevor Noah gets serious in new documentary series

South Africa’s favourite world-famous comedian Trevor Noah has once again stunned his fans.

Alleged instigator, Mchunu gets bail

Those were the words of former Ukhozi FM radio presenter Ngizwe Mchunu who was granted R2,000 bail at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

SA’s most successful swimmer leaves Olympics empty handed

Chad le Clos
South Africa’s most successful swimmer, Chad le Clos has failed to qualify for the 100m butterfly event.

German Cycling Director sent home from Olympics for racial slur

German Director Racist
Patrick Moster, the sporting director of the German Cycling Federation has been sent home from the Olympics after he was heard telling rider Nikia Arndt: “Get the camel riders! Get the camel riders! Come on!”

Australian team survive huge two-hour Covid scare

Australian Olympics
A total of 55 members of the Australian Olympics squad have returned to their normal routine after being placed in a two-hour lockdown.


We present our Scrolla News report - read by Zuzile Ndlela.