Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: Black Coffee nominated for a GRAMMY

Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: Black Coffee nominated for a GRAMMY

Yet again, the South African flag continues to fly high around the world. 

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Happy Humpday! We hope the week is going as you imagined; if not, at least you have us every morning sharing five of the top stories in the country and across the world that you need to know. 

We start off with the story of Kevin Spacey's sexual harassment allegations. 

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1. The actor Kevin Spacey was ordered to pay nearly $31 million to the studio that made the Netflix show, House of Cards, for breach of contract after Sexual harassment allegations surfaced. 

This is R491 926 600 in the South African rand. Heavy money! 

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4. Ballito chef, Chris Kruger, has fortunately been reunited with his family after an extensive search following his disappearance on Monday. He was found at a construction site in Ballito. 

We had a fascinating chat with Prem Balram on how the search process was conducted, so click here to take a listen to the podcast.

Apparently, he was doing air gun target practice, his car got stuck due to heavy rains and then he sustained a back injury after trying to lift his vehicle from the mud. 

We are just as delighted as his community about his safe return.

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3. Another South Korean fantasy horror series from Netflix has become an overnight global phenomenon, with Hellbound toppling Squid Game as the most-watched TV show on the streaming platform.

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2. Despite the emotional strain of still dealing with the tragic death of his one-year-old son, veteran Lions prop Jannie du Plessis reported for duty at Ellis Park on Monday.

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1. The 2022 annual Grammy Awards nominations were announced yesterday. South African DJ Black Coffee, whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo, has been nominated in the category Best Dance/Electronic Album for his album Subconsciously, which was released earlier this year.


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