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ELLE Rounds-Up Of The Top News Stories This Past Weekend

A lot seems to be happening as we head towards the end of the rollercoaster that was 2017, but this weekend, in particular, gave us a lot to talk about. We’ve highlighted the good, the bad and the not so pretty.
Idols crowned their youngest winner, Paxton Fielies

Congratulations to South Africa's new Idol, #IdolsPaxton!#IdolsSA

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At only 17 years old, Paxton Fielies; a Grade 11 pupil from Bishop Lavis in Cape Town became  the youngest winner of the South African branch of Idols.

Our Perfect Wedding crowns their presenter search winner, Kayise Ngqula.

There you have it Mzansi! Kayise is the new host, as voted by you the viewers. #OPWPresenterSearch

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Bonang Matheba brought Ice queen fabulousness to Eva Longoria’s Global Gift Foundation  dinner 

Eva Longoria invited Bonang Matheba as one of her special guests for her annual Global Gift Foundation. The event is held for her non-profit organization that aims to make a positive impact on the lives of women, children and families in need.

The world waited for Mugabe to resign, but he didn’t.

In what was set to be one of the most groundbreaking moments in Zimbabwe’s political history, President Mugabe delivered an address in which he was expected to step down. After 37 years in power, the statesman is the oldest statesman in history and at 93, he doesn’t seem to want to let that power go.