Girlfriend Charged With Flabba’s Death


A South African court has found the girlfriend of hip-hop star Nkululeko Habedi, known as Flabba, guilty of murdering him.

Sindisiwe Manqele, 26, stabbed him in the heart at his home in Alexandra township in South Africa’s main city, Johannesburg, in march.

Manqele said she had killed him in self-defence after Habedi allegedly pinned her to his bed, grabbed her hands and poked and stabbed her five times in the stomach.

She only received stitches for one of the wounds, which was 1.5cm long..

Mr Habedi died at the age of 38. He became popular after he joined award-winning rap group Skwatta Kamp.


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