Entertainment

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…