Star Studded Launch For The Fikile Mbalula Foundation

April 10, 2012 by  

Minister of Sports & Recreation, Fikile Mbalula was on FLASH (SABC 3) last Friday where he announced plans for the launch of his foundation, the Fikile Mbalula Foundation. With the foundation, the Minister aims to help disadvantaged young girls and there will be a strong focus on education.
This was not part of the interview but from what I’ve heard, The foundation will be launched in June 2012 and part of the launch includes giving away 10 bursaries worth R100 000 to 10 girls, making that a R1 Million for education.

The minister said that to encourage these girls, he will bring other women who have succeeded against all odds, to come and share their experiences and journeys with the girls. This will be done through workshops to be held in June and there will be local and international stars involved.
He mentioned that Solange Knowles, Zoe Saldana, Kimberly Elise will be here.

About Beyonce, the Minister said that they are in discussions with her about possibly performing at the Sports Awards in September this year. He made it clear that it’s not confirmed and what they are discussing is a full on perfomance, not just 1 or 2 songs but a proper show.

If Beyonce can’t come, we’ll be happy with Chris Brown, Mr Minister :-)


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49 Comments on "Star Studded Launch For The Fikile Mbalula Foundation"

  1. lebza4sh0 on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 12:48 am 

    I’d do anything just to see Zoe Saldana shem

  2. LadySasha on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 12:49 am 

    Let’s hope he won’t be sleeping with the poor girls!!

  3. Zida on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:01 am 

    Great initiative by the Minister.

    Love Zoe Saldana. Love Slange’s quirky sense of style. And love Kimberley Elise on screen. It wud be nice to meet these ladies.

    Kwaaaa @ pushing for your hubby, BS. Chances are they won’t get Beyonce. She is bloody expensive. But hey, if they have bucket loads of money to throw away like that.

  4. vumaaa on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 6:11 am 

    @LadySasha??? Nono Do not be Harsh kaloku babe. Hayi akwenziwa njalo Darling. Lol eish thou that will always be on his back.

    This guys will be giving away a Million Rand to people in need. Hunchu Hunchu Hooraah!!!!!

    Arrgg i think there is a lot of money here, If he can do us a favour and Give more Bursaries and NOT bring these international personalities then im certain that @LAdySasha will never comment like that again.

    There is no Benefit in seeing a Solange,Beyonce or that Zoe Girl. even Mr Brown. Who cares about him (Besides Lelo). Lol

  5. sxylin on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 7:34 am 

    but why does the minister feel the need to bring in people from overseas; i mean there is sooooo many people that could identify with the youth and have been through rough times; Nje this man wants ukudlala

  6. inURdreams on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 7:54 am 

    honestly I don’t understand why this man is not just ploughing this money back into the economy. I’m sure its obvious to everyone that our artists need it more.he’s intentions are good granted but they are careless.hayi maybe some other factors that I’m not aware of come into play coz I cannot see how the benifit of an International celeb performing at a non-profit event can ever justify the cost.

  7. nana on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 8:43 am 

    I hope abo Zoe nabo Solange are coming here for free, otherwise its an absolutely waste of money! They should get women from South africa, or Africa as a whole to talk to these girls. People who will share experiences that they can relate to, talk about places that they know. Hai *kanyeshrug*

  8. manlord on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 8:46 am 

    some1 send Fikile a link to Blacks are fools Lyrics. thank you

  9. Botshelo on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 9:01 am 

    This man is all over the show, and to think he is a minister! ncncncnc
    he should choose the right platforms to use for publicity, e.g. minister on Drum cover, which other minister is a Drum cover candidate?Jeff Radebe? I doubt

  10. WTeeZ on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 9:37 am 

    claps for the initiative Mr Mbalula, BUT SMFH on bringing Americans that south african girls cant identify with. theres sooo mant South African women who can inspire these girls. and do the Sports Awards really need super stars like Beyonce? so abo Lira, Zahara, Thandiswa & the likes arent good enough to entertain at this glitzy affair?

  11. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 9:59 am 

    yhooo BS you so obsessed with Mbalula lately, what’s going on?
    JC is ssudenly filled with Mbalula thsi and that,,yawn!

  12. bongi on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 10:30 am 

    hi Lungsta **waving**

  13. Smang-mang Warona on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 11:57 am 

    Fikile watches too many black american movies lol! But this is a good initiative though – minus the pointless americans.. why minister why??

  14. LadySasha on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 12:04 pm 

    @Vuuma I take it back lol, I agree it @Sxylin is it really necessary for him to bring people from oversea?

  15. LadySasha on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 12:34 pm 

    I agree With Sxylin and I meant overseas, today go a pala

  16. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 12:49 pm 

    Hi Bongi!

    Been going up and Down my postbox nothing, where is my invite Bongi? hahahahah!

  17. sxylin on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:19 pm 

    wena @Bongi hlukana noLustagp; bad for you!!!Wena Lustagp uBongi will soon marry in a couple of days leave her alone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. Brown Shuga on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:20 pm 

    @Lustagp, that is nonsense and you know it… If you don’t wanna read about him you should not have opened this post. Simple.

  19. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:26 pm 

    BS nonsense or sense, i made my point, enough with the free Mbalula PR dear! i need news, JC news!

  20. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:28 pm 

    sexylin…hahahah, Bongi is my friend, so u jealous???? mhhhh!

  21. bongi on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:31 pm 

    he wena Sxylin hayi sisi ndicela undiyeke tshini, tshini yazi unomona kwa..kwa.kwa..kwa.. – Lungsta is like family mos..he..he..he @ Lungsta zaphela phakathi izimemo bhuti- uyayazi abantu bethu ekuhlaleni funeka siqale ngabo…

  22. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:33 pm 

    Bongi…hawu! why didnt u invite neighbours by word of mouth and save me some invite hehehheeh!

  23. Biskiti on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:35 pm 

    Haayi man tlogelang Fikile a tliseng Beyonce haoww, jelas ke ya eng heh?? Re lapile ke Lira le Saahara maaan!

    Fikile is the man shem!

    Is there any sport one can take-up and be good at it? I have to be ko those awards hleng.

  24. bongi on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:43 pm 

    Lungsta abantu base lokshini they tend to take offense when you do things olohlobo- bendifuna bazivise kamnandi shame baxhomelane nge invitatation..eyona endihlekisa ngoku babuza kum ba bazoya njani ngoba ise dolophini i…

    uzobe use CT wena?

  25. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:44 pm 

    According to the national Department of Basic Education, last year 496090 pupils sat for the Grade 12 exams. Of these, 348117 passed, but only 84593 qualified to enrol for a bachelor’s degree at university. Only half of those eligible are expected to actually enrol at a tertiary institution. The trade union, Solidarity, expects at least 50% of the class of 2011 to join the ranks of the unemployed in SA, where an estimated 4.3-million citizens aged between 15 and 34 are currently unemployed.

    So Biskiti- dont u think the millions tht pays Beyonce and her already wealthy friends cant help our disgruntled youth????

  26. sxylin on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:44 pm 

    wena Lustagp ah kutheni ungafuni ukuva ngoMinister ? Loool did he by any chance shaya you nge facebrick; phela thina any news is tops if Mbalula puts himself in the public eye and its interesting i say hell yeah POST IT BS!

  27. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:49 pm 

    sxylin…..hahhahah! No his type is not my type dear, hell no he aint no celebrity and it looks like JC is making him one!

  28. sxylin on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:49 pm 

    Bongi andizi kukxelela kabili phuma kuLustagp #NOT JEALOUS#

  29. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:50 pm 

    no Bongi, i could if u invite me, hire a bus for them or Zille must provide one akere uthi nizi refugees1 krkrk

  30. sxylin on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:51 pm 

    No not JC awunamahloni wena Lusta: Nombulelo is reporting what she gets from the media uyabhanxa ngoku! Get over your anti Mbalula we want to know about him: he is a clown of the Government (side eye, JZ)

  31. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:57 pm 

    sxylin…..dont be Nombulelo’s lawyer, she knows when she starts making people relevant in this site me or anyone who sees it or sense it has a right to voice it out,,,,i know nothing about being anti him! heheh!

  32. bongi on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 1:59 pm 

    hayi Lungsta andikufuni emtshatweni wam shame ..yhooo ndizoyithini i celebrity

    hayi Sxlin ndikuvile sisi…ndiphumile ku Lungsta..hai noko andizode ndixabane nesihlobo ngenxa ykaho wena…

  33. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:07 pm 

    LMAO!! am no celebrity, i am a gardener for crying out loud! hawu! ohh well enjoy your day, and may tht broer keeps his promise of being with you in health and in sickness Bongi-all the best!

  34. Biskiti on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:18 pm 

    Lusta, The money was going to be chaowed anyway, so it’s best they do it on people aba HOT, whom i adore, like Beyonce soh.
    The dude was spotted cycling with 3 blue-light brigade vehicles following him…so better believe that the money is being chowed, i’m just glad this time it’s on things we mutually find attractive.

    Kwaaa Lady Sasha, i share your sentiments.

  35. Peyo on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:21 pm 

    Wena mbalula tlogela go rata bo celebrity en focus ur energy on SPORTS (bold-underline) development en le di sports busaries. Ke vast spectrum papa. En leave bo zoe smangmang, their presence does fokall for da man at da bottom of da food chain. \_

  36. Lustagp on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:25 pm 

    Biskiti talking from experience or hearsay?? heheh!

  37. Wild Island on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:37 pm 


    *great idea minister mara ke why exlude boys? nabo they deserve it mos ifana nalento ye cellctake a girl child to sch abafana bona? no wonder hotletse di tsotsi montle..
    @Bongi wuuuu yaz wena to think besengine outfit hai stru but at least i did help out ngo mchato wakho nana my little time-gift you..when are u going on leave kanti? nithulile ngale nabo advocate abasasi naki tjo poor me..

  38. Wild Island on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:40 pm 

    *take a girl child to work-demet!!

  39. sxylin on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:44 pm 

    BS’s lawyer hehehehehe wena Lusta*pointing*

  40. Thandwayo on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 2:47 pm 

    lmao@Lady Sasha,,,gal we can only pray he wont sleep with them!!

  41. Nomaha on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 3:02 pm 

    Dumela Wildy.
    Akere advocate wa kreya spani hona jwale unakana hore akana tsatsi la rona. (Whoooa! hope you understand, LOL!)
    @Bongi ready for the big day chomi?

    The Minister is doing well shem. Its a great initiative Beyonce or nie Beyonce.

  42. Makgotso on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 3:16 pm 

    Good initiative Minister but please leave the Americans alone hleeeeeeeeeeee uObama akamubizi uPhuzekhemisi if he launches his foundations ake siyeke ukuba amathatha lemali that you will pay for these American can pay a tuition for another 5 girls.

    I feel you Wild Island about the boys being left out worry not I will start mine focusing on them bangangibizi ngecougar ke Thixo.

  43. zolile on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 4:16 pm 

    Whooo, u’touch akamubi nagumuntu.. Ngathi yi gremlin, or uhlezi e toilet uyabhadala. If that beyonce cums, I’m sure touch will ask 2b made green ivy’s godfather since Akon is his sons

  44. Wild Island on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 4:29 pm 

    haaaaaaaa zolile
    @nohama ur learning very fast mara ke fanele uthi akere advocate othotse mosebetsi jwale hana nako yarona…ur getting there kwaaaaaaa
    @makgotso stru skawara lehabakareng u’l make a difference in their lives nana

  45. Monei on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 4:37 pm 

    @WI,That’s why Metro Fm came up with the boy version that happened ka 29 march.

  46. MyThoughts on Tue, 10th Apr 2012 8:12 pm 

    The way my high school principal (fikile attended same school as me :( )used to brag ka Fikile.
    As much as I’d like to see Beyonce, but I think honourable* minister has lost the plot, these oversea celebs treat SA celebs with disrespect (side eyes Vivica A Fox) *how I miss Lebo Mathosa*. He wants to be a celebrity now, I think we should expect reality show soon.

  47. H2G on Wed, 11th Apr 2012 12:15 pm 

    Lmao Lady Shasha (Let’s hope he won’t be sleeping with the poor girls!!
    : thats the first thing I thought about when I saw this line
    (the Minister aims to help disadvantaged young girls and there will be a strong focus on education.)
    Phela you know dissadvantaged girls le de Soccer stars or soccer events managers…let alone Government officials,…banagana gore batlo thola de Tenders krkrkrkrkr

  48. H2G on Wed, 11th Apr 2012 12:18 pm 

    I always thought gore I was the only one: thinking that S.A. people don’t appreciate what they have, until they get to loose it (death or artists moving to other countries).
    hayi shame Weez I agree with you on this one.
    *Nurf Said*[theres sooo mant South African women who can inspire these girls.]

    [so abo Lira, Zahara, Thandiswa & the likes arent good enough to entertain at this glitzy affair?]

  49. H2G on Wed, 11th Apr 2012 12:25 pm 

    Khaniyekelo iLelo B shame niyeke ukumTererha,tltltlt,uzithandela uMbaks,Chris Brown Qhake no Rihanna tltltltlt

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