X-Factor reject Gamu Nhengu has spoken for the first time to The News Of The World about the sudden turn of events in her life post X-Factor, and last night pleaded not to be deported back to Zimbabwe. A distraught Gamu begs the shows judges Simon Cowell and the “nations sweetheart” Cheryl Cole to stop her family being returned to Robert Mugabe’s regime after the Home Office pulled a suspect move last week and decided not to renew her visa. Click HERE […]
Via BBC News An X Factor contestant who narrowly missed out on a place for the live finals of the show is facing deportation from the UK. Gamu Nhengu, who is originally from Zimbabwe, was controversially eliminated from the ITV show on Sunday. Immigration officials have confirmed that her mother, Nokuthula Ngazana, had been refused permission to stay in the UK after her visa expired in August. The 18-year-old’s family has lived in central Scotland for eight years. A statement from the UK Border […]
The BBC News website reports that reggae star Buju Banton has pleaded not guilty to a drug charge in a court in Florida. Banton was charged with conspiring to buy more than five kilograms of cocaine from an undercover law enforcement officer in December 2009.
Oh Buju…… Via AP A bail hearing is scheduled Wednesday morning for the 36-year-old singer, whose real name is Mark Anthony Myrie. Banton and two others allegedly attempted to buy a large amount of cocaine from an undercover law enforcement officer in Sarasota last week. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was tipped off by a confidential informant. Banton has been in federal custody since Thursday in Miami pending transfer to Tampa, where the case is being prosecuted. He faces a maximum of […]
If he is in fact guilty of this then I just have one question for Buju – What the HELL were you thinking??? Via Allhiphop.com Celebrated reggae star Buju Banton is being detained in a federal Miami prison following his arrest last Thursday (December 10) on drug charges. Banton, real name Mark Anthony Myrie, was booked with another unidentified man after a surveillance camera caught them in the process of a drug transaction. Authorities claim to have found the singer with 5 kilos of […]