Popular celebrity , DJ Shimza (Ashley Raphala) , has denied that his eight year old relationship with President Ramaphosa ‘s head of digital communications, Athi Geleba, had anything to do with his Tembisa venue, The Hang Awt 1632, securing a government cook off event booking.

However, it has been revealed that Athi tweeted about the event!

Athi Geleba tweeted about the cook off at Shimza’s venue

DJ Shimza told the City Press Newspaper that his restaurant received the booking through their landline, like any other booking.

Somizi and Tourism minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane had a cook off at Shimza’s venue on Monday 17 May 2021.

Controversial celebrity, Nota Baloyi, started the trend this week, after he made the relationship between Shimza and Athi public and accused Shimza of using the relationship to get government contracts.

Athi Geleba is DJ Shimza’s girlfriend for the past 8 years – She works in President Ramaphosa’s office.