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Image: @IdolsSA. Luyolo Yiba was crowned the winner of Idols SA season 15. Missed our EPIC #IdolsSA finale or #IdolsLuyolo's winning moment? We've got you covered!We'd also like to tip our hat to our runner-up, the stunning, #IdolsSneziey for a race well run. — Idols South Africa (@IdolsSA) November 17,…
Alicia Keys will return as the host of the Grammy Awards in 2020. After making a well-received debut as host at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, Keys will do the honours again for the 62nd annual Grammys, which are set to air January. 26. "At first, I did think last…
Resistance is us: an intergenerational visual conversation, _curated by Aysha Waja and Simon Radebe, has opened at the Absa Art Gallery. The exhibition will run until 24 January 2020. The title of the exhibition was inspired by the song Glory by rapper Common and singer John Legend [1], recorded for…
The South African State Theatre is excited to announce that Mzansi’s revered musicians: Zonke,Thandiswa Mazwai, Caiphus Semenya, Samthing Soweto and Ringo Madlingozi will headline the 12th Annual Mzansi Fela Festival, which will run from 1 to 22 December 2019 at the biggest theatre complex in Africa, the State Theatre. Like…
The 31th annual SAB Environmental Media Environmentalist of the Year Awards 2019, took place at a ceremony at AB InBev headquarters last night. Nearly 200 environmental entries were received from South African journalists reporting across categories of Video Media, Audio Media, Written Media and Photography, with renowned rhino calf response…
Exhibition title: Robert Hodgins: Drawings from his studio. Hodgins House 4 Loch Avenue Parktown Johannesburg Opening on Saturday 16 November 2019 at 12 pm 16 November – 15 December 2019 Opening hours: 10 am – 4 pm, daily, including Sundays Guest curator Alet Vorster For marketing: Alet 083 724 7560;…
Award-winning film producer and director Sara Blecher, who recently qualified as South Africa's first 'Intimacy Coordinator', is to hold a Masterclass on the concept of Intimacy Coordination, what it is and how it works. Blecher, an award winning feature and documentary filmmaker (Surfing Soweto, Kobus And Dumile, Otelo Burning, Dis…
Zapiro’s annual offering is our duplicity warning, our canary in the coalmine, our national conscience. Exposing and revealing, brilliantly appealing, Zapiro does it again! It’s been a year of the Zondo Inquiry picking through the debris of the Gupta and Bosasa empires, uncovering State Capture while Zuma-era spooks frantically cover…
South Africa’s favourite couple has spoken out for the first time since their proposal video at fast food outlet KFC went viral. Hector Mkansi and Nonhlanhla Soldaat who officially got married in 2012 have been receiving pledges from brands across SA to help fund their wedding after their heartwarming video…
Sho Madjozi recently got the surprise of her life while performing on The Kelly Clarkson Show. The rapper recently visited the show, which is taped in California, to discuss her hit song and her love for WWE wrestler, John Cena. In the interview with host Kelly Clarkson, Sho Madjozi mentioned…
Former Jozi and YoTV member Luther 'Crazy Lu' Cohen has died, his family confirmed. Crazy Lu's brother, Marvin Cohen, a former producer on SABC 1 entertainment show Live Amp, said they were informed of his death at around 3am on Friday morning. "All we know is that he died from…
A historically important painting by Penny Siopis forms part of a remarkable consignment of work by former staff and students of the University of the Witwatersrand on offer at Strauss & Co’s upcoming live sale, due to take place on Monday 11 November at 7pm in Johannesburg. Established in 1947,…
There’s a new energy in the kitchens of BOSJES estate in the Breede River Valley; with an all-new team in the kitchen of the BOSJES Kombuis this stylish farm eatery is set to become a must-visit destination in the winelands. Heading up the pass is Chef Nicholas Oosthuizen, together with…
The funeral details of the late radio personality Xolani Gwala have been announced. According to a statement from the Gwala's family, there will be two memorial services and the funeral will take place on 9 November in his hometown of Impendle in KwaZulu-Natal. In the statement: “A kind request from…
Summer is the perfect time for a beer-tasting party, and Anton Erasmus, SAB Trade Brewer, has put together the ultimate ‘how to guide’. The guide offers you the best way to enjoy your party by pairing great food and even better beer. Erasmus believes that “beer is a tad more…
Ahead of, Strauss & Co.’s 11 November sale at its Houghton, Johannesburg offices, the fine art auctioneers invited members of the Fourth Estate for a preview of items which would be going under the hammer – and which would be focussing collectors’ attention on the strong influence Paris exerted on…
Image: @LadyZamar. Lady Zamar has decided that it was the time to finally expose Sjava for everything he had put her through and she did not hold back one bit. Sjava hosted his trending concert, One Night With Sjava, in Pretoria. The sold-out show will definitely go down as one…
Occasionally hilarious, often terrifying, sometimes gossipy, always engaging, Catching Tadpoles is a brilliant account of a child growing up in a brutal, unfair system, and at the cusp of adulthood saying: no way, not me, damn their eyes.– Richard Poplack, author of Ja, No, Man: Growing Up White in Apartheid-Era…
Award-winning South African film producer and director Sara Blecher adds another string to her already accomplished bow with her appointment as an “Intimacy Coordinator” by South Africa's leading artist and management agency Talent-ETC™ Says agency owner and CEO Jennis Williamson: “We are very excited to have Sara on board as…
Image: Instagram/Sophie Ndaba. Actress Sophie Ndaba has lashed out at death rumours that sent social media into chaos,calling the reports heart-breaking and traumatic for her family. She has been battling with diabetes for over a decade. This is not the first time this year that Sophie has found herself trending…
Leslie Sedibe has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of CAPASSO. He takes over from Adv. Nick Matzukis who was at the helm of the organisation since inception until the end of his tenure . "CAPASSO said they would like to thank Nick for his tireless commitment to…
Although this past month is traditionally the time we celebrate our culture and heritage, September is also National Deaf Awareness month in South Africa. With approximately 4 million South Africans having hearing difficulties with an estimated 500,000 and 600,000 using South African Sign Language (SASL), it has become more important…
View of the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor, Wolfram Christ, on the Linder Auditorium stage. “The action of making and sharing great music is one of the most profound and uplifting experiences known to humanity. It is the surest way of bringing people of diverse…
Image: Supplied. Former Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi has passed away after suffering a heart attack last week. Andile suffered a heart attack on Tuesday while in Israel shooting a musical production, Daniel The Musical, where he played King Nebu. The production released an official statement on its Facebook page, confirming…
In 1990, Dave Muller sets sail to Mozambique with his wife and two young children, to fulfil a boyhood dream of voyaging to the tropics on the yacht he’s spent ten years building. The fantasy holiday comes to a shocking end when the yacht runs aground on a stretch of…
­­­ Strauss & Co is pleased to announce details of the theme for its forthcoming Johannesburg sale, due to be held at its Houghton offices on Monday, 11 November. The summer sale will focus collectors’ attention on the strong influence Paris has exerted on South African art throughout the twentieth…
Gold Reef City (https://www.tsogosun.com/gold-reef-city-casino), SA’smost loved local entertainment spot, is bringing you a double dose of live recordings with gospel greats: Collen Maluleke and Canaan Nyathi. If gospel is not your thing, catch the Indian Idol Reloaded Tour for a celebration of music and performance! Collen Maluleke live recording Gospel…
JH “Henk” Pierneef demonstrated his enduring appeal at Strauss & Co’s R55-million Spring sale, held in Cape Town on 7 October, achieving a total of R9.65 million from nine lots sold. The top lot, a monumental study of interlaced camelthorn trees in a landscape near Thabazimbi, sold for R2.73 million.…
Roland Muchegwa (49) is on the run from police in Zimbabwe after allegedly attacking his ex-wife, mother of two Mitchell Kawome, on the 16th of September 2015 leaving her fighting for her life. The police and her family want to hear from anyone who may have information on his whereabouts.…
Malls are treacherous enough places at the best of times, but everything becomes immeasurably worse the closer it gets to Christmas. I self-medicated and went to one the other day. You couldn't move for tables set up outside the shops. The stuff on the tables wasn’t even related to the…
The 11th annual Feather Awards took place last night and the show was hosted by media personalities Moshe Ndiki, Rami Chuene and Pabi Moloi. Bonnie Mbuli won the hotly-contested Diva Extraordinaire of the Year award. Bujy's feud with Nandos earned him the Drama Queen of the Year prize, ahead of…
Nolitha Fakude grew up as a shopkeeper’s daughter in the Eastern Cape, studied at the University of FortHare and then entered the workplace in 1990 as a graduate trainee at Woolworths. Subsequently, she has worked in very senior positions at some major blue-chip companies, including Woolworths, Nedbank and Sasol. She…
Former Umhlobo Wenene FM DJ Zola Kaso-Majiza has passed away at Life Mercantile Hospital in Port Elizabeth after a short illness, the radio station has confirmed. She was known as a legend among South African gospel music fans. Her passing was announced by DJ Pastor on the Ibrakfesi Eyondlayo Ekuseni…
“I remember my mother worked at the UNITRA (University of the Transkei) and every time she came back from work, she’d bring three packets – tomato for me, Thembisa, cheese & onion, Unathi, salt & vinegar!” That was how bubbly socialite, Anele Mdoda summed up her fond reminiscences of childhood…
SABC has pulled the plug on its popular lifestyle show Top Billing. The lifestyle show has been blazing our television screens for an impressive 23 years on SABC 3. The fresh and relevant content inspired many of its viewers to dream big. Top Billing is produced by Tswelopele Productions and…
Watch the interview between Black Coffee and Trevor Noah: Courtesy of Comedy Central.
The South African State Theatre is excited to announce that Mzansi’s revered musicians: Zonke, Thandiswa Mazwai, Caiphus Semenya, Samthing Soweto and Ringo Madlingozi will headline the 12th Annual Mzansi Fela Festival, which will run from 01 to 22 December 2019 at the biggest theatre complex in Africa, the State Theatre.…
Image: Getty Images. The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 class. The prestigious organization announced that Dave Matthews Band, Motorhead, Pat Benatar, Soundgarden, The Doobie Brothers, T.Rex and Thin Lizzy join Houston…
In his first and only official autobiography, published globally on October 15th, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life. Following on from the hugely successful and critically-acclaimed epic musical fantasy Rocketman comes Me - the joyously funny, honest and moving story of one of the world’s…
The music producer and DJ, Nkosinathi "Black Coffee" Maphumulo is getting ready to seat with Trevor Noah and have a chat on The Daily Show. He is listed on the Comedy Central Website as one of the upcoming guests on the US late-night show. My ancestors wildest dreams, "Black Coffee…
Joburg Theatre in association with the City of Johannesburg entities; Joburg City Parks and Zoo and City Power are excited to announce the brand new annual Joburg Zoo Festival of Lights featuring an delightful collection of illuminated life-size animal characters offering classical, harmonious entertainment, food and craft night market for…
Entertainer Zodwa Wabantu, has a soft spot for Ben 10s and it seems like soccer star Itumeleng Khune shares that fondness - much to the displeasure of the general public. Twitter Reactions: What Khune and Zodwa Wabantu are doing is predatory behaviour. It might be legal but it’s deeply problematic.…
Image: Twitter/ Daron Mann. Algoa FM DJ Daron Mann has been fired. He was suspended two weeks ago for calling the dairy industry horrific. Mann’s suspension enraged legions of animal activists and fans who started a petition that was signed by thousands and demanding he be brought back on air…
The South African State Theatre is excited to present two exclusive nights of 24 and 25 October with the internationally recognized cellist and composer Dr Thokozani Mhlambi, performing compositions from his acclaimed album titled Zulu Song Cycle, live in an intimate Sibusiso Khwinana Theatre at Africa’s largest the theatre complex,…
The Ferguson Films denies Vatiswa Ndara's allegations and this follows a letter written by Ndara to the Minister of Sport,Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa,in which she detailed her grievances. In a statement released by their legal team, the Ferguson's said they could not meet Ndara's financial demands for the show.…
Entries for the local version of popular international game show Family Feud are open. The 26-episode game show in which two families compete to name the most popular responses based on gathered survey questions will be hosted by businessman and entertainer Steve Harvey. The application entry process will close on…
Multi-lingual dynamic captain of Industry and gospel Artist RonnieL winner of the 6th Annual Tshivenda awards for the Best Newcomer of the Year, finally gets to perform for his fans this October featuring a stellar line up of Gospel greats. Ronnie L launches his debut CD and DVD at Grace…
Jason Greer, presenter of The Bachelor South Africa, is currently gearing up for the second season of the hit TV series that will be shown on M-Net in March next year. Greer, who is represented by Talent-ETC™ Artist Management took some time out before the start of a hectic shooting…
Tyler Perry (Twitter). Tyler Perry has made history by opening the first-ever fully black-owned film studio. Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Tiffany Haddish and Beyoncé all attended the opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta,Georgia. Oprah's…
Actress Vatiswa Ndara has made shocking allegations of actors being abused and unfairly treated by production houses in South Africa, particularly accusing Ferguson Films of exploiting actors while they bag millions. In an open letter addressed to the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa, the actress detailed some…
The Sun Met campaign revealed award-winning actress, television sensation and entrepreneur, Bonang Matheba and recently crowned Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi as the face of African Luxury: Visionaries, the theme for the upcoming event. African trend dictator and fashion designer, Palesa Mokubung styled and dressed both Matheba and Thunzi for…
SAB beers are packaged at their peak flavour, freshness and quality. Once the beer has left the brewery and is on its way to local bars or bottle stores, there are a number of ways keep it at optimum freshness. Here are six steps from Anton Erasmus, SAB Trade Brewer…
The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) confirmed that it has received complaints after Sunday night's episode of Moja Love's controversial reality show Uyajola 9/9. The show, based on the American TV series Cheaters is hosted by Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye and Moss Makwati. The latest episode caused outrage when…
MTV has revealed the nominees for the 2019 MTV EMAs, including six top acts from Africa. South African rapper Nasty C and hitmaker Prince Kaybee were nominated for the Best African Act category alongside Nigeria’s Burna Boy & Teni, Togo’s duo Toofan and Tanzanian musician Harmonize. The announcement comes days…
It all happened in slow motion as a scene the converse of a tableau comprising mountains populated by a pine forest and located south of the Lasva Valley in Bosnia and Herzegovina, unfolded. On an isolated mountain road, an old, severely underpowered British armoured military Shorland, a leftover from the…
Image:Getty Images. A federal judge in New York City has denied the R&B singer R. Kelly bail in his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing,a defense motion asking for his release on bond. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly agreed with prosecutors that he’s a flight risk and a potential…
Last month, Sho Madjozi made history as the first South African artist to rake up more than a million views on the popular Colors channel. Her vibrant performance of her upbeat single, John Cena, did not only get the attention of the WWE but also the song’s namesake, John Cena…
DJ Fresh will host Fresh Sundaze every Sunday from 15:00 until 19:00. He will also join the station's Kfm Sundaze line-up, which includes Saskia Falken, Brandon Leigh and Mamohau Seseane. "The addition of Fresh to the Kfm 94.5 line-up follows his appointment as the afternoon drive host at our sister…
Old Mutual AMPD Studios celebrated Heritage Day with the legendary songstress Sibongile Khumalo and multi-award-winning vocalist Amanda Black, as they facilitated this month’s Icons Hero conversation in front of the next generation of performers who came dressed in their best African attires. This AMPD Icons Hero Conversation featured an iconic…
Fellow journalist, Len Maseko always makes me salivate with his eye-lolly Instagram posts depicting the wondrous events always having something and anything to do with grapefruits and epicurean delights, he exclusively covers: a hedonistic and enviable beat the big, veteran scribe exclusively traverses. With the spring weather perfectly agreeable, I…
South African gay media personality, Somizi Mhlongo, and his fiance Mohale Motaung had their traditional wedding. The star-studded event took place on September 28, at Kibler Park in Johannesburg. Somizi and Mohale who got engaged in March 2018 during a romantic trip to Paris will be having their white wedding…
Ndlovu youth choir director Ralf Schmitt has confirmed that they have been offered a deal by British talent show judge and television producer, Simon Cowell. In an interview with Joanne Joseph on radio 702,He confirmed that they have been offered a deal by Cowell. "We are very excited that Simon…
The Sommeliers Selection 2019 winning wines have been announced in a year in which the popular wine tasting event – a must for those who like pairing wine with food – will take place in KwaZulu Natal for the first time, along with Gauteng and the Western Cape where it…
Life Simplified: A Transformational Book by Nianell You are LOVE and you are here to LEARN TO LOVE and to LEARN HOW TO LET YOURSELF BE LOVED Publisher: Tracey McDonald Publishers ISBN: 978-0-6399928-8-4 Genre: Mind, body & Spirit Format: Paperback RRP: R210.00 Book size: 215x140mm Page extent: 152pp Publication date:…
Talent-ETC™, one of the country's leading artist management agencies, providing a unique and professional management service to many of SA's top performing artists, recently launched a new arm of the company called Crew-ETC™, whereby technical crew and other creatives have the opportunity to be represented by the -ETC brand.Headed up…
Gold Reef City,SA's most loved local entertainment spot, is preparing an entertainment line-up for October that will be music to your ears! From afro-soul to Fado, prepare yourself for an epic musical feast! An intimate night with Vusi Nova at The Lyric Theatre Vusi Nova (https://www.tsogosun.com/gold-reef-city-casino/whats-on/theatre/an-intimate-night-with-vusi-nova) is set to serenade…
Image:KFC. “Time, time, time!” or “Hot, hot, hot!” are alternate directives repetitive on a daily basis on Gladness Malatji’s lexicon set as she commands the back-of-house and front-of-house spaces inside any Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. After some eight years as an area coach of the brand’s mostly Gauteng located eateries…
Ndlovu Youth Choir are at back home,and they received a heroes welcome from friends, family and supporters. The atmosphere at the OR Tambo was electric, as fans chanted joyous songs while holding up signs and placards. The choir has secured a new music deal with Simon Cowell's company, Syco, and…
The local telenovela "The River" has received an International Emmy Award nomination. The 47th International Emmy Awards is set to take place on November 25 at the New York. Speaking about the nomination, M-Net chief executive Nkateko Mabaso said: "1Magic would like to thank everyone involved in the success of…
A beautiful symphony of sound to unite Africans as the Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience returns for the second instalment on 07 December at the South African State Theatre in Tshwane (Pretoria). Poised to be a deep and sobering musical feast, the 2019 Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience will feature two internationally…
Caption:Musician & Presenter – Stoan Seate, Musician – Sjava,Praise Singer – Madala Kunene, Musician – Thandiswa Mazwai, Praise Singer – Dr. Sithole, Musian – Sho Madjozi, Praise Singer- Zola Mkiva, ABInBev Vice President of Marketing :Africa Zone - Andrea Quaye,Musian & Actress - KB Motsilanyane, Clan Beats Producer – DJ…
Corporate activist and inspirational business woman, Nolitha Fakude, has spent her 29-year career focusing on the development of women and marginalised communities in the workplace and society. A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, she has been best known for driving transformation. She was also managing director and then president…
The 2019 America's Got Talent winner was officially announced, and this year winner is 22-year-old vocalist Kodi Lee. Kodi, who is blind and has autism, amazed judges from the very beginning. Unfortunately for the South African Ndlovu Youth Choir,they did not make it. In 5th place, we have… @VoicesofService! Thank…
The Ndlovu Youth Choir blew away the audience at the final of America's Got Talent on Wednesday. The Limpopo choir had the audience on their feet with their performance of "Africa" by Toto. Voting is underway and the winner of the competition will be announced on Thursday morning at 02:00am…
The Ndlovu Youth Choir is gearing up for the grand finale of the 14th season of "America's Got Talent" taking place today, 17 September. The Ndlovu Youth Choir stepped on stage during the auditions of the competition when they received a standing ovation from the audience and the judges for…
With 124 years of South African heritage, SAB has played an integral role in the social fabric of the country and there’s not much more social than a braai on Heritage Day. “Nothing beats celebrating Heritage Day like a true South African with boerewors on the braai, a lekker beer…
The Queen has decided to stop working with Sthembiso "SK" Khoza and producers will ‘crop him out’ of further scenes. According to Connie Ferguson, who is an executive producer on the Queen said, ‘There is a lot happening in the story that we are not at liberty to discuss now.’…
Actress Jessica Nkosi revealed on her Instagram that she has allegedly been cheated on by her baby daddy, Ntokozo "Tk" Dlamini, who is also known as Mastermind on Uzalo. She followed that up with two more posts that she was heartbroken by the betrayal but she would be fine and…
Image:Reuters. In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every single phone call, text message, and email. The goal was to create an unprecedented system of mass surveillance…
Driving more responsible consumption of alcohol amongst South Africans and in the rest of the markets in which in it operates across Africa and the world is important work for SAB and AB InBev. The company's very own annual Global Beer Responsibility Day (GBRD), celebrated yesterday, provides an opportunity to…
It has been reported that Thami Shobede died at a hospital in Pretoria. Since the news broke, tributes have been streaming in from friends, family, and fans who have mourned his loss. 'Idols South Africa' have put out a message on their Facebook page about his death. "As Mzansi Magic…
Singer and Idols SA runner-up Thami Shobede has died at age 31, his record label Gallo Record Company confirmed. Thami died at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria this morning. “Gallo Record Company is extremely saddened and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of one of our artists Simphiwe Thamsanqa Shobede,…
Image: @DJFreshSA/Twitter. DJ Fresh has issued a statement regarding claims of sexual assault against him. On Twitter account @AmINext, which has since been removed from the social media platform,alleging he sexually assaulted a woman 18 years ago. He has also alluded to comments made by a former partner on social…
Terry Pheto won the Best Actress award for her role in the movie FACES at the fifth annual British Urban Film Festival Awards. "Woke up to the amazing news that I won Best Actress Award at the British Urban Film Festival Awards last night in London. What an honour... thank…
Singer Busiswa Gqulu and a friend, the rapper Marc, real name Themba Kubheka, has been attacked by an ex boyfriend of hers. The news broke while the country is reeling from the abuse and violence against women, and the slain UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana was buried in East London yesterday.…
Gospel star Hlengiwe Mhlaba was involved in a serious car accident She was on her way to Ermelo, Mpumlanga, between Melmoth and Vryheid,in KZN when she avoided a vehicle coming towards her lane. Family spokesman Nkululeko Khanyi said, “She tried to avoid the car and her Mercedes Benz went up…
The 9th annual Savanna Comic's Choice Awards took place yesterday at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City,Johannesburg. Here is the full list of winners below: Savanna Newcomer of the Year Award Chomi Ya Jeso Audience Choice Award Pele-Pele Comics Pen Award Kagiso Lediga Next Level Award Tsitsi Chiumya Flying…
Nicki Minaj retracts her retirement tweet,after she announced her retirement and to have a family. The Grammy-nominated rapper is dating Kenneth Petty and has hinted that they are planning to get married. I’m still right here. Still madly in love with you guys & you know that. In hindsight, this…
Ndlovu Youth Choir have made it into the finals of America's Got Talent! The group performed a powerful and localised rendition of Whitney Houston's Higher Love yesterday and received a standing ovation to reach the end of the reality competition. There can only be one act saved by the judges…
Bontle Modiselle and her partner Priddy Ugly are expecting the arrival of their first baby and the couple have been together for 10 years. There’s absolutely no doubt about it... @BontleModiselle is SUPER HUMAN!! Watch her break it down to @ShoMadjozi #JohnCena with @cici_worldwide and @KimSaxx #Womyn2Womyn was a blast…
Comedian and actor Kevin Hart was taken to hospital with "major back injuries" following a car accident in Los Angeles. According to the California Highway Patrol, Hart was being driven in his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda on Mulholland Highway at the time of the accident. The driver, Jared Black, lost control…
US race car driver and television personality Jessi Combs killed in a crash while attempting to set a new land speed record. Combs' family confirmed that she had died in a crash in a jet-powered car in south-east Oregon, but further details were not immediately released. Jessi Combs was trying…
On Sunday, 01 September 2019 the Joburg International Arts Alive Festival will host the Jazz on the Lake concert at the Zoo Lake to celebrate the spring season and Heritage month. As part of 27th Joburg International Arts Alive Festival 2019 a number of activities are planned citywide for the…
On the 7th of September 2019 at the Manthabiseng Convention Centre in Lesotho, women from around Africa will convene for the Global Women of Character (WoC) Summit. Under the theme Arise and Shine: there is strength and wisdom in the storm this Global Business Roundtable (GBR) event will focus on…
Ed Sheeran has announced he will be taking an 18-month break after an exhausting two years on tour. The Castle On The Hill singer told fans at his last show at Ipswich that he’ll be going on a lengthy break to spend time with family and his wife, Cherry Seaborn,…
Courtesy of SABC. The memorial and funeral service for soccer analyst David Kekana took place earlier at Rhema Bible Church North in Randburg. The 47 year old was battling with diabetes and passed away in hospital on Sunday.
Arthur Mafokate has been acquitted of assaulting singer Busisiwe "Cici" Thwala. Mafokate was accused of assaulting his singer ex-girlfriend, Busisiwe ‘Cici’ Twala, during a dispute that occurred in June 2017. The assault allegedly caused Cici to undergo a pelvic replacement operation. In an emotional testimony last year,She detailed how Arthur…
On Saturday 24 August at the Sandton Convention Centre, in a glittering Great Gatsby themed evening, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz and MNS Attorneys honoured exceptional contributors to the arts. Hosted by radio personality Lupi Ngcayisa, eleven of South Africa’s top arts trailblazers were celebrated in a night to remember.…
Steve Harvey is currently in South Africa and on Monday he announced the launch of an African version of the family feud. At a press briefing held in Johannesburg, US comedian and television show host Steve Harvey said that he would be bringing his popular game show Family Feud to…
At the fifth rendition of the National Beer Trophy, SAB beers held their own among some of the country’s finest brews. For the third consecutive year, the People’s Choice Award went to Carling Black Label, while Castle Milk Stout was awarded a Gold Medal, and a Silver for Lion Lager…
SABC Sport analyst David Kekana has died on Sunday afternoon after a long battle with diabetes and He passed away at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. Kekana’s family confirmed in a statement this morning and He was 47. He started his career as a Sunday Time’s reporter in 1999 and also…
After 14 years of single releases and highly publicized performances, hip-hop pioneer Missy Elliott is making a triumphant return to music with Iconology, her first collection of new songs since 2005's The Cookbook. About the new release, Missy said: "This year has been a tremendous year for me… I am…
South African actress Nomzamo Mbatha and Garcelle Beauvais have joined the cast of Coming 2 America. She will be joining a star-studded international cast, including the original cast of Eddie Murphy (Prince Akeem), James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer) and Arsenio Hall (Semmi). New cast members include Jermaine Fowler, Wesley…
Liberation is a noble cause without which we have no reason to live if we cannot fight to attain it – read a statement accompanied by the names of 70’s student leaders, Khotso Seathlolo and Tsietsi Mashinini, on the back of a t-shirt of an attendee at the book launch…
In July 2016,Letshego Zulu set off with her husband,South African racing champion Gugulethu Zulu,to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro. She had no idea that she would return home days later with her husband's body in a coffin. Known and loved as SA's Adventure Couple, the husband and wife team were brimming with…
The Ndlovu Youth Choir from South Africa were approached by 'America's Got Talent' to enter the television competition. A few months later, the choir travelled to America to audition for 'America's Got Talent'. The choir wowed the whole world and received four yeses from the judges. Their rendition of 'African…
Reggae/HipHop Artist Menelik Nesta Gibbons aka DON DADA continuously pushing boundaries, changing the norm, quickly moving beyond static thinking by reinventing the game. He is fast becoming an industry thought leader by breaking tradition and creating ground-breaking possibilities for growth for himself and others in the music business. Don Dada…
In June, the Ndlovu Youth Choir hailing all the way from Limpopo blew America and the world away with their audition at America's Got talent and in July they made it through to the next round. Now they have wowed audiences again with a gorgeous rendition U2's Beautiful Day at…
Sun International has sold the rights to the Miss South Africa Pageant to Weil Entertainment, the company announced. They said the decision was based on Stephanie Weil's hands-on experience of the event over the past six years as well as her vision for the future of the pageant. Both parties…
According to Forbes, the highest paid comedian in the world is American-born actor and comedian, Kevin Hart. He earned $59 million (R910 million) in the same period.
The Grammy award-winning songstress Toni Braxton announced the inclusion of South Africa on her As Long As I Live Tour. The SA tour will include shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town taking place later this year and it commemorates her 25th anniversary in the music industry. The Johannesburg show will…
Uveka Rangappa,Born and raised in Verulam, She admits to missing the simpler way of life on the coast, but she has no regrets about moving to Jozi and pursuing her dreams.Living in Randburg and a mother to two children, Suryana and Surav. Rangappa began her broadcasting career at the SABC…
Sportscaster Robert Marawa has suffered a suspected third heart attack. In a video posted on his Twitter account Robert Marawa said “I think everybody knows about my two heart attacks that I’ve had. I’ve had to be admitted and I’ve had to have that checked on a regular basis and…
Ayanda Jiya's debut album is finally here. The South African R&B; artist's album is titled Ayandastand—pronounced "I understand," and it features country's musical greats Stogie T, A-Reece and singers Naomi Parchment and Ziyon. The rest of the project's 11 songs are Ayanda's sharing her story and insights on love atop…
After 17 amazing years with Freshlyground, Zolani Mahola is officially launching her career as a solo artist and public speaker. Mahola is a South African Storyteller - she is a singer, an actress, a speaker and an agent for social change.Born in Port Elizabeth in 1981, she studied Theatre and…
Carrol Boyes was the founder, creator and CEO of the The Carrol Boyes (Pty) Ltd retailer in Cape Town. She was an iconic South African designer and her brand has deftly crafted a coveted and high-end product range of upmarket home and lifestyle items. Her products are associated with style…
Emtee has released a statement that He has left Ambitiouz Entertainment. Emtee first hinted that He wanted to leave the label when he took to Twitter to share the hashtag #FreeEmtee and listed some of his frustrations with the label, including being told who he could and couldn't work with.…
In October 2015, the Gupta brothers offered Mcebisi Jonas the position of minister of finance in exchange for R600 million. Then deputy minister of finance, Jonas turned down the bribe and a period of deep introspection followed for him. Jonas launched his new book After Dawn: Hope after state capture …
On August 24, The Market Theatre will stage the Caiphus Semenya at 80 Music Extravaganza: Celebrating a Milestone and the Birth of a Legacy. Musicians Tsepo Tshola, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse , Condry Ziqubu and many more will pay tribute to Semenya. The event will also include music from BUWA the…
Mantsho x H&M collection is finally here and will officially launch on August 15. Mantsho by Palesa Mokubung was announced as the first African label to collaborate with giant retail brand, H&M in April this year. Mantsho x H&M is an exciting collection that celebrates the elegance and vibrancy of…
Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss South Africa 2019. The 25-year-old from Cape Town walks away with the title as well as R3-million in prize money and sponsorships deals. The runner-up, Sasha-Lee Olivier, takes home R250 000 in cash, and all 16 finalists receive R25 000.
The Indomitable Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, affectionately known as Dr T - is passionate about making sexual health and well being services available to all,regardless of their sexual and gender identities and their economic status. This book is filled with the specifics of sexual anatomy and health as well as advice…
Toni Morrison was a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist. Among her best-known novels are 'The Bluest Eye,' 'Song of Solomon,' 'Beloved' and 'A Mercy.' Who Was Toni Morrison? Born on February 18, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, Toni Morrison is a Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, editor and professor.…
Eastern Cape born Samantha Lehoko found her passion for entertainment and the performing arts at the tender age of 13. She honed her radio skills on UCT’s campus radio, hosting a myriad of shows and keeping audiences glued to their speakers. From taking Dramatic Arts as an 8th subject in…
Thembi Mtshali-Jones is a South African singer, actress and playwright best known for her starring role as aspiring actress Thoko on the CCV sitcom 'Sgudi 'Snaysi, from 1986-1992. She is also known for her starring role as shebeen queen Hazel Dube in the SABC2 sitcom Stokvel, from 2003-2012.She had a…
Founded by Jesse Avshalomov in 2007, the International Beer Day, celebrated on the first Friday of every August aims to gather friends to enjoy beer and celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer. An event that started off as a celebration at the founders' local bar, has since then,…
Sindisiwe van Zyl is a South African physician known for using social media to share HIV-related, mental health and other medical information. Dr Van Zyl was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. She attended the University of Pretoria where she obtained a BSc in human physiology and psychology, and a Bachelor of…
Moeti "Moflava" Tsiki takes over the coveted 05:00 - 09:00 breakfast slot,the show will be called "Morning Flava". He moves over with his team Pearl Shongwe on news,Owen Hannie as the sports anchor and Moshe Ndike will join them every friday. He joined the station in 2015 to anchor 08:00…
Rise Against Hunger Africa (RAH) formerly known as Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa (SHN SA) Established in the USA in 1998, SHN-SA now known as RAH Africa is an international organisation that co-ordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world. Rise Against Hunger Africa was established…
Thato "Dj"Fresh"Sikwane will host the afternoon drive show on 94.7 Highveld Stereo,from the 1st of August 2019,it ends the guessing game and speculation that have been swirling for weeks but all that can be put to rest now.
Nomhle Nkonyeni Born: 09 April 1942 Died: 10 July 2019 Gender: Female Bio Nomhle Nkonyeni was a South African actress who has appeared in numerous television productions, including Mzansi, Tsha Tsha and the 2007 mini-series Society. She also appeared in the 2004 feature film Red Dust. She was the mother…
Johnny Clegg was one of South Africa’s most celebrated sons. He was a singer, a songwriter, a dancer, anthropologist and a musical activist whose infectious crossover music, a vibrant blend of Western pop and African Zulu rhythms, has exploded onto the international scene and broken through all the barriers in…
PROFILE Medical Doctor. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Expert. SKILLS Clinical Services, Health Policy, Comprehensive Sexuality Education, Advocacy, Global Health, Content Production. ACCOLADES The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's 120under40 New Generation Leader in Family Planning Award, 2016 Goalkeepeer, 2018 Aspen New Voices Fellow. 2018 EDUCATION Bachelor of…