Steve Hofmeyr

Thandi Modise calls on South Africans to avoid racial tensions

Speaker of National Assembly Thandi Modise says South Africans should do all they can to avoid racial tensions. Her statement came hours before President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament. It also comes after the African National Congress (ANC) postponed its plans to lay criminal charges against[…]

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Hofmeyr loses against puppet

The Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday set aside an interim protection order obtained by Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr against ventriloquist Conrad Koch and his puppet “Chester Missing”, “Mr Hofmeyr has exposed himself to criticism, satire, ridicule and the court is not satisfied that he should be accorded the protection,” magistrate[…]

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Koch to oppose Hofmeyr’s interim order

Comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch will on Thursday oppose Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr’s interim protection order against him in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. On November 10, Hofmeyr secured a court order against Koch, known through his puppet “Chester Missing”, to prevent him from harassing the singer on Twitter. The order[…]

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ANCYL protest application denied: AIG

The Tshwane municipality has declined the ANC Youth League’s application to protest near the Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) music concerts in Pretoria, organisers said on Wednesday. “With this we would like to confirm to concertgoers, who might [have] had security concerns, that this issue has now been resolved,” AIG spokesman[…]

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Security will be tight: AIG

The Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) concerts in Pretoria will go ahead as planned and security will be tight, the organisers said on Sunday, following threats by the ANCYL in Tshwane to march to the event. “We again want to confirm that effective measures is in place to ensure safety for[…]

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Koch to challenge gag order

Comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch confirmed on Monday he will oppose Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr’s interim protection order against him. “My lawyers are busy with that,” Koch, popularly known through his puppet “Chester Missing”, said. He referred questions on the matter to Webber Wentzel media lawyer Dario Milo. Milo could[…]

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