South Africa: Karabo Mogane, legal dagga and almost R2 million

SA’s newest idol is the talk of the town, a court case seeks to legalise dagga and a former SANparks fundraiser has to pay back the money.

SA’s newest star

When Idols SA Season 11 winner Karabo Mogane couldn’t afford to study at Stellenbosch University anymore, he dropped out and set his sights on a different goal – making a career out of his love for music. Almost a year later, Mogane is the winner of the country’s biggest reality show and has bagged prizes that include R700 000 in cash, a new car and a recording deal with Universal Music. We get to know the country’s newest star in The Citizen.

Man to join court case aimed at legalising dagga

A Boksburg man has been granted leave to join a Johannesburg couple’s constitutional challenge aimed at legalising dagga in South Africa. The High Court in Pretoria last week

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