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Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. The Grammy Awards, the highest honours in the music industry, will be handed out at a ceremony on Sunday, broadcast on CBS television and hosted by Trevor Noah. Following is a list of nominations in key categories. ALBUM OF THE YEAR "Chilombo" — Jhené…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit:Drum. Uzalo leading lady Dawn Thandeka King and Rhythm City actor Mduduzi Mabaso will lead the cast of Isibaya’s replacement show DiepCity. It's working name was Diepsloot but it's been changed to DiepCity and it premieres on Monday 5 April at 20h30.It centres round the trials, tribulations…
Entertainment Reporter. Acclaimed South African photojournalists James Oatway and Alon Skuy present their new photographic book [BR]OTHER, published by Jacana Media, in partnership with The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. More than twelve years have passed since deadly xenophobic attacks swept unexpectedly through South Africa’s townships…
Entertainment Reporter. Pan Macmillan has announced that World English publication rights for We are One, written by Refiloe Moahloli and illustrated by Zinelda McDonald, have been sold to Amazon Crossing Kids, a division of Amazon Publishing. The sale was brokered by The Lennon-Ritchie Agency and the African Literary Agency and…
Entertainment Reporter. Thando Thabethe joins 947 as the presenter of '947 Drive with Thando'. Picture: 947. 947 has on Monday announced that actress and well-known broadcast personality, Thando Thabethe will be joining the team as the official drivetime host of 947 Drive with Thando, weekdays from 3 pm to 7pm.…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Photo Credit:CBS. The Duchess of Sussex has said Buckingham Palace could not expect her and Prince Harry to be silent if it was "perpetuating falsehoods about us". In a clip of Oprah Winfrey's interview with the couple, Meghan had been asked how she felt about the palace…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: KayaFM. Dr Sindi van Zyl is bidding farewell to Kaya FM where she hosted Sidebar with Sindi from 2019. When Dr Sindi returned to Twitter after a hiatus caused by ill health, it was a bittersweet moment for fans as she's bidding farewell to Kaya FM.…
Entertainment Report. On Friday 26 February, Nasty C will appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Together with Ari Lennox, he will perform their collaboration, "Black and White", off his 2020 album, Zulu Man With Some Power. In June 2020, Nasty C performed his socially-conscious song, They Don’t, on Late Night…
Entertainment Reporter. Your "Liked Songs" on Spotify are a collection of you - spanning every genre you've ever enjoyed and each mood you've experienced. Some days, you might be looking to play the entire eclectic mix, while on others, you're searching for a certain feel. Starting today, Spotify is rolling…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Michael Kovac. French electronic music band Daft Punk have announced they are splitting up, industry title Variety quoted their publicist as saying on Monday, ending a 28-year collaboration that spawned dance hits including Around the World and One More Time. The group, known for performing while…
Entertainment Reporter. Lesedi FM breakfast host Motseki "Ba2Cada" Leine, is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning on fraud charges. He was arrested last month for allegedly submitting false VAT returns worth more than R1, 7 million. The Hawks in the Free State say they have…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: John Palmer. Reality television celebrity and businesswoman Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West after almost seven years of marriage and months of rumours that their relationship had broken down. Representatives for Los Angeles Superior Court and for the 40-year-old star said on…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Alaister Russell. The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) has condemned action by Samro and Trompies member Eugene Mthethwa, who has chained himself to a table at their premises. This after a video of Eugene staging a protest regarding money he believes Samro owes him went…
Entertainment Reporter. African streaming service Showmax has licensed its first international reality TV series format, Temptation Island. The ultimate relationship test, Temptation Island follows four couples at a pivotal time in their relationship, where they must mutually decide if they are ready to commit to one another for the rest…
Entertainment Reporter. Primedia Broadcasting says it stands by its decision to end its contractual relationship with media heavyweights DJ Fresh and Euphonik. This follows National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) that there was insufficient evidence to pursue a criminal case against the two. Geraint Crwys-Williams, Interim CEO of Primedia Broadcasting said :…
Entertainment Reporter. The SABC remains a leading provider of local content. However, the growing demand for more home-grown programming to cater to varying audiences' tastes across South Africa is driving a shift in the SABC's Television programme offering, particularly its soapies. To add to this, as part of its mandate,…
Entertainment Reporter. The South African State Theatre (SAST) is excited to announce the 2021 Programme of Kucheza Afrika Dance Festival scheduled to take place from 01 to 11 April 2021, both online and LIVE at the theatre. The programme boasts the dance fraternity’s renowned dancers such as Vincent Mantsoe, Lulu…
Entertainment Reporter. Primedia Broadcasting has parted ways with well-known radio personalities Thato 'DJ Fresh' Sikwane and Themba 'Euphonik' Nkosi with immediate effect. In a statement released on Wednesday, Primedia Broadcasting Interim CEO Geraint Crwys-Williams said the decision to terminate their contracts was "made after careful consideration of the events of…
Entertainment Reporter. Skwatta Kamp group member Musawenkosi Molefe, popularly known as Nish, has died. Musa was recently admitted to hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, where he died on Friday afternoon. "Musa was admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with Covid-19 and after a lengthy stay succumbed to the virus."…
Entertainment Report. The Golden Globe nominees had been introduced yesterday, 3 February 2021, celebrating the most effective in TV and movie, as voted by The Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will return as hosts when the awards happen on Sunday, 28 February 2021. Listed below are…
Entertainment Reporter. The funeral service for the late Dr Sibongile Khumalo will take place at the Market Theatre on Saturday 6 February. The proceedings will commence at 8 am. Due to the current national lockdown restrictions, only family members and close friends will be allowed at the venue. However, arrangements…
Entertainment Reporter. In modern life, it often happens that men and women have to change roles and for women to takes charge. In Rinél Day’s new music video of her hit single, BREEK DIE MURE AF, which has just been released, she shows in a very light-hearted way that it…
Entertainment Reporter. Seasoned broadcaster Sandile Ngobese popularly known as "KaNqose" has passed away aged 42. The passing of the talented presenter who is best known for anchoring sports on eNCA prime time news was announced by his colleague Nandi Tshabalala. Taking to social media Nandi said: "Rest well, colleague, it…
Entertainment Reporter. Veteran singer Sibongile Khumalo has passed away at the age of 63. The songstress died following a stroke. The internationally revered artist - who was born in Orlando West in Soweto in 1957 - has been lauded as one of the great singing talents of her time, and…
Entertainment Reporter. South Africa's biggest insurer Old Mutual has withdrawn its sponsorship for popular YouTube podcaster MacGyver "MacG" Mukwevho following transphobic comments made in one episode. "Old Mutual has seen the discussion that took place on MacG’s podcast. As a responsible business that fully respects the rights of everyone, we…
Entertainment Reporter. Renowned trombone player, Jonas Gwangwa has died at the age of 83. Born in Orlando East, Soweto, Gwangwa is most well-known for songs such as Morwa and Kgomo. Gwangwa's death falls on the third anniversary of fellow South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela's death and the third anniversary…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Legendary American TV personality Larry King has died today (January 23) aged 87. The news was revealed on King’s official Twitter account by his representatives, Ora Media. No official cause of death has yet been announced, though King was hospitalised at the start of…
Entertainment Reporter. Sihle Masukela believes that, in order to have the relationships of our dreams, we must commit to working on and investing in our relationships proactively, rather than waiting for issues to creep in. Inspired by this philosophy and realising that almost three months had passed since her and…
Entertainment Reporter. 2020 marked 10 years of SPHEctacula And DJ Naves (Kings Of The Weekend), South Africa’s most loved DJ duo. This milestone was well celebrated with the music they released in 2020 achieving top status. The duo cemented their place on the throne as Kings of the Weekend with…
Entertainment Reporter. The SA National Editors' Forum has encouraged two journalists to open charges of intimidation against Somizi Mhlongo after he "abused" one of them and publicly shared their contact details to his social media followers. As a result of his actions, Sanef said, the reporters and/or their family members…
Entertainment Reporter. The South African arts industry has suffered another blow following the passing of actor Sam Phillips who died at the age of 72. The news was confirmed by his agency Gaenor Artiste Management. It's understood Phillips who graced South African TV screens for decades, died during the early…
Entertainment Reporter. DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik on Saturday were taken off air on music station 947. The pair reached an agreement with Primedia Broadcasting that they would step down from their roles with immediate effect after rape cases were opened against the two. "947 and Primedia Broadcasting have engaged…
Entertainment Reporter. The Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD) will now launch first and exclusive to Showmax rather than 1Magic on 29 January 2021, with new episodes following every Friday. RHOD replaces the Showmax Original reality series Uthando Lodumo, about Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha's traditional and white weddings, which has been…
Staff Reporter. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, including the way we enjoy, provide and support entertainment. Bandile Mngoma, Sponsorships Manager at Old Mutual, discusses the repercussions for local talent and the music industry. Many of life’s great pleasures, including live entertainment, may never be the…
Entertainment Reporter. South Africa has lost another icon, Wandi Nzimande, the co-founder of famous streetwear and lifestyle brand Loxion Kulca. His death was confirmed by local radio station Kaya FM, where he worked as a DJ. The acting programming manager of the station, Ncebekazi Manzi, said: "It is with great…
Entertainment Reporter. Kwaito, Amapiano and Gqom will for the first time compete as standalone categories at the South African Music Awards (Samas) after years of being consolidated. The award committee announced on Wednesday that it would separate the popular youth music genres amaPiano, Gqom and Kwaito into their own categories…
Entertainment Reporter. Award-winning gospel music star Israel Mosehla has died at the age of 50. Born in Soweto, Mosehla came from a family of worshippers, his mother and father were both preachers and musicians. The family released three albums in the 1980's and as part of the group 'G-Effect' Mosehla…
Entertainment Reporter. The multi-award winning actress Lindiwe Thembekani Ndlovu has passed away according to a statement released by her agency. Her longtime agent Lynne Higgins confirmed the news on Monday evening. According to Higgins the actress died in her sleep this morning. "It is with heavy hearts and unimaginable sadness…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman has won her case against hip-hop star Nicki Minaj over Chapman's claims that Minaj took her work without permission. According to documents filed in California's federal Central District Court on Thursday, Chapman has accepted Minaj's offer of judgment in the case,…
Entertainment Reporter. After having daily showings over December, Nu Metro Cinemas says that it will again stop showing movies from Monday to Thursday, as it adapts its business operations to lockdown level 3. While there is no requirement under the latest lockdown regulations to cease operations during the week, the…
Entertainment Reporter. American celebrity and funny man Steve Harvey is back to host the second season of the iconic game show Family Feud South Africa and entries are open for brand new contestants! The wildly popular reality series is looking for families of five to enter before the 17th January…
Entertainment Reporter. MOFFIE | Drama film Currently on the longlist for the Golden Globe's Foreign Film category, Moffie won the Film Critics Special Jury Prize at the 2020 Dublin International Film Festival and has a 100% critics rating from Rotten Tomatoes, with Variety raving, "South African auteur Oliver Hermanus makes…
Entertainment Reporter. Image Supplied. South African seasoned chef, Dorah Sithole has died. Apart from being a chef, Sithole was a writer, former editor of True Love, food stylist, recipe developer, a trained Cordon Bleu chef and an author. At this stage, further details about Sithole’s death remains unclear. We would…
Entertainment Reporter. You Tube Screengrab. South Africa is mourning the loss of music legend Kori Moraba. The icon died of Covid-19 complications. Popularly known for his classic wedding song "Tswang-tswang-tswang", Moraba passed away at the Netcare Bougainville Hospital in Pretoria. The 73-year-old musician was hospitalised for two weeks after showing…
Entertainment Reporter. The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has been postponed to 2022 because of the second wave of COVID-19 infections. "Sadly, we find ourselves in the midst of a dreaded second wave of Covid-19 infections, the impact of which, by all accounts, will be felt deep into 2021. It…
Entertainment Reporter. Khuzani Mpungose./Instagram A Maskandi artist has yet again caused an upset and walked away with the top honours in Ukhozi FM’s song of the year contest. Khuzani Mpungose scooped the top spot with almost one million votes cast for his song 'ijele'. Listeners had to choose from 10…
Entertainment Reporter. File Photo. South Africa mourns the death of Limpopo- born seasoned playwright, veteran actor and retired radio broadcaster Mahuma Paul Rapetsoa. His death was confirmed by his son, Matome, on Tuesday evening. "It is with great sadness to announce the passing of our father, brother and colleague Mr…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Legendary French fashion designer Pierre Cardin died Tuesday at the age of 98 at a hospital in Neuilly in western Paris, his family told AFP. Cardin was born in Italy in 1922 but emigrated to France as a small child. Cutting his teeth working…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's plea to South Africans on Monday evening in response to the second wave of Covid-19, Joburg Theatre together with the City of Johannesburg entities; Joburg City Parks and Zoo, Metro Bus and City Power called off the Festival of Lights event. The Festival…
Entertainment Reporter. In light of a year that has been filled with uncertainty and fear, the V&A Waterfront will at midnight, the 31st of December shine a beam of hope from the precinct which, on a clear night, will be visible throughout the city and suburbs that have a view…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Sifiso Jimta. Legendary actor Babsy Selela – who played uMnu Dhlomo in the popular 1990s comedy series, Sgudi'Snaysi – has died at the age of 56. Selela succumbed to diabetes on Tuesday,22 December. A small cameo role on the TV1 miniseries Shaka Zulu in 1986 spurred…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Michael Jackson's former Neverland Ranch in California has sold to US billionaire Ron Burkle, his spokesman said Thursday, reportedly at a steeply discounted price of around $22 million. The late "King of Pop" famously converted his sprawling, gated home into a fairytale-themed retreat –…
Entertainment Reporter. With the tremendous success of his latest release, 'El Keya', which received over one million views in a matter of weeks. Algerian artist Rooofa, drops 'Madrassa' his last track of 2020. "Life is a school" says Rooofa. This track is a reminder that success does indeed come from…
Entertainment Reporter. Former President of the United States Barack Obama released his coveted favourite songs of 2020 and it includes local artists. Announcing some of his favourite songs for the year on Saturday evening, He said: "Here are some of my favourite songs of the year. As usual, I had…
Entertainment Reporter. Highly acclaimed celebrity chef, Siba Mtongana, is set to open her first Cape Town restaurant at Sun International’s 5-star Table Bay hotel in the V&A Waterfront. Diners can look forward to fine dining the "Sibalicious" way which will start as a pop-up with a special menu from Monday,…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Vanessa Bryant is lashing back at her mother -- claiming Sofia Laine only filed a lawsuit against her to "extort a financial windfall from our family." Laine sued Vanessa earlier this week -- claiming Kobe Bryant had promised to take care of her for…
Entertainment Reporter. Lockdown trends on Showmax: At the start of the national COVID lockdown in March, South Africans were suddenly confined to their homes, which had a dramatic impact on viewers choosing to stream entertainment on Showmax. Here are some interesting insights we uncovered: Big increase in lockdown streaming -…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Idols South Africa. Zama Khumalo has won Idols SA 2020 and cried tears of joy as Proverb announced that she had sang her way to becoming the 16th winner of 'Idols SA'. Zama walks away with a cool R1 million, a recording deal from Kalawa Jazmee,…
Entertainment Reporter. File Photo. GQ South Africa, in association with Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège and proud partners BOSS Parfums and Lexus, announced the winners of the Men of the Year awards on Saturday, 12 December at a prestigious awards ceremony held at Hotel Sky in Sandton. A brand property produced by…
Entertainment Reporter. The Durban FilmMart Institute has opened the call for project submissions for the 2021 Durban FilmMart (DFM). "Our vision is to stimulate the growth of the African film industry through the development of film projects, and to network African filmmakers within the continent, and the rest of the…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit: Ditiro Selepe. Hosted by hip hop superstar Khuli Chana 'The Originators' an eight part series got a resounding positive nod from viewers and will return for a second season in 2021. Profiling hip hop royalty like Kwesta, Nadia Nakai, PH and A-Reece, the programme gave audiences…
Entertainment Reporter. Local brewers and mixologists are capitalising on the opportunity which South Africa’s rich plant life presents by developing unique beverages for local and international markets, enhancing sensory experiences for tourists and locals alike. Thirty-five-year-old entrepreneur, Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela from Roodepoort is one of SA’s first black female brew-masters who…
Entertainment Reporter. Joburg Festival of Lights goers will this week be treated to the most dynamic atmosphere of illuminated pathways, fairy light tunnel creating a wonderland into the Festival Lawn with kiddies rides and Dance and rhythm from local talented group, Art of Dance. The group is no stranger to…
Entertainment Reporter. South African musician Master KG won an award for the best international song at the NRJ Music Awards, which honours the best in the French and worldwide music industry. Master KG’s Jerusalema remix featuring Nomcebo Zikode and Burna Boy edged out the likes of Blinding Lights (The Weeknd),…
Staff Reporter. File Photo. This festive season, Openview turns up the volume with two new pop-up music video channels, premiering on Friday, 4 December. SA Hits will have its home on channel 135 of the Openview Free-To-Air satellite platform. The channel will be a dedicated and dance-inducing mash-up of proudly…
Staff Reporter. Photo Credit: Word of Mouth Pictures. Muvhango actress Regina Nesengani has graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in languages, linguistic and literature. The actress, who is popularly known as Vho-Masindi in Muvhango, wrote her thesis in Tshivenda and focused on women abuse through dialogue on drama books…
Entertainment reporter. A stellar array of iconic South African artists is giving voice to the global refugee crisis with a second part of award-winning Concert for Refugees to be held virtually on December 10th, 2020 at 19h30 (SAST). As an effort to create awareness about the challenges of the refugees…
Entertainment Reporter. There are two parts to being a good saver. The first part is being a practical conscience spender; the second about being focused on your long-term goals, says Old Mutual. At first glance, saying that being a good saver depends on being an effective spender may not make…
File Photo. The music fraternity, family and friends will pay their respects to late kwaito artist, Mshoza at her memorial service in Newtown on Wednesday. Nomasonto Maswanganyi, popularly known as Mshoza, died last week aged 37. Her death has been described as a huge loss to the industry and nation.…
Entertainment Reporter. Photo Credit:Getty Images. Comedian, actor and one of South Africa biggest international entertainment exports of the 21st century, Trevor Noah, has been announced as the host of the 63rd Grammy Awards in 2021. Noah, who currently hosts The Daily Show, will host the awards on Sunday, 31st January.…
Entertainment Reporter. Ster-Kinekor is super-excited to bring back the drive-in option to offer families a great outdoor movie experience from the comfort of your vehicle. The first Ster-Kinekor drive-in experience, in partnership with V&A Waterfront will kick off on Friday, 27th November at 19:00 with the screening of the new…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Boniswa Pezisa, Net#work BBDO's Group Chief Executive is this year's Loeries Hall of Fame inductee. The Hall of Fame was introduced by the Loeries in 2008 to recognise dedicated individuals who have contributed to the building and elevation of the creative and brand communications industry. "Boniswa is…
Staff Reporter. E.tv is today announcing its decision to conclude production on its long-running daily drama Rhythm City. The show will air its last episode on 16 July 2021 at 7:00 PM, marking the end of an era for the much-loved daily. Rhythm City has been a compelling offering that…
Staff Writer. Chicken Licken's Managing Director & Chief Marketer, Chantal Sombonos-Van Tonder, has made Loeries history by being the first second generation award winner of the coveted Marketing Leadership Award, an honour her late father George Sombonos received in 2013. The award was introduced by the Loeries in 2007, to…
Staff Writer. Hungani and Stephanie Ndlovu/Photo File: Instagram. E.tv has noted with concern the circulation of misleading media reports about the reasons for Hungani Ndlovu's temporary exit from popular daily drama Scandal! The channel, together with Ochre Media, refute the claims made that Hungani was fired from the show for…
Staff Reporter. Having to adapt to the new norm,organizers of the annual Joburg Film Festival together with partners NFVF and GFC today announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will be staged as a two-day event later this month in the city of gold. The Joburg Film Festival historically…
Staff Reporter. Two gifted young creatives, Tshepo Tumahole, a copywriter at Joe Public and Jarryd Duthoit, a finishing artist at Left Post Productions, have been awarded the 2020 Loeries Brand South Africa Young Creatives Award. Open to those 27 years and under, the award recognises the top young creatives in…
TruthTV offers subscribers the opportunity to enjoy hand-picked, carefully curated content that will engage, inspire and draw families closer to God. Parents who care about their family’s faith are in a challenging position, with more content choices than they’ve ever had, but fewer options that reflect their values. The sheer…
Staff Reporter. Arts Alive Virtual Festival 2020, a project of the City of Joburg enters its final month of Festivities, which continues to be an exciting and uplifting festival of cultural events. Given the unprecedented times we face, presenting both virtual and live cultural events - within the protocols of…
The Time is Now to find the best voices in Africa. Online entries to Old Mutual Amazing Voices Season 2 opened on 28 October 2020 with a grand prize of US$100 000 up for grabs. This Pan-African acapella singing competition is searching for talented unsigned singing groups from Nigeria, Ghana,…
Festival of Lights at Joburg Zoo. Joburg Theatre in association with the City of Johannesburg entities: Joburg City Parks and Zoo and City Power are excited to present the second annual Festival of Lights commencing from 22 November 2020 – 3 January 2021. The Festival marks its second year on…
File Photo. Master KG ended South Africa’s seven-year losing streak at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) last night, upsetting Nigeria’s long reign. The Jerusalema hitmaker was named the best African act, snatching the award from fellow SA duo Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa as well as Nigerian megastar…
CHASING THE SUN | Docuseries Two years before captain Siya Kolisi raised the Webb Ellis Cup at the 2019 Rugby World Cup final in Tokyo, South Africa lost 57-0 to New Zealand – the heaviest defeat in their history. Chasing the Sun is the five-part docu-series of how Kolisi, coach…
Working for a lifetime is about building a future for your family; drawing up a will is about leaving a legacy so that your efforts to build savings, assets and wealth benefit the people you choose after you have gone, says Old Mutual. Speaking on the sidelines of the October…
In an age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the world is shifting in how it consumes content. Traditional media, most notably newspapers and books, are making way for online options – from e-novels and online newspapers to apps, streaming, Netflix and more. Yet, when presented with a concept that began…
Rešoketšwe is a chemical engineer, writer and enthusiastic (novice) pizza maker. Her poems have been shortlisted for the Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Anthology; she won the 2019 Writivism Short Story Prize and, most recently, the 2019/2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award. She lives in Cape Town, where she is completing her…
The 23rd Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, are once again shining a spotlight on indelible business and arts partnerships in seven categories. Every year is a celebration of the power of these collaborations but, as BASA CEO Ashraf Johaardien notes, this year they are more important than ever: “As…
As PJ Powers sang the national athem for assembled guests, newly crowned Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida and hotel manager Nico Myburgh officially opened the doors to Sun International's Table Bay hotel in the V&A Waterfront on 30 October. The luxurious 5-star hotel becomes the last property in the group…
File Photo. In this astonishing corruption memoir, former Bosasa Chief Operating Officer and whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi rips open a legacy of secrecy to expose two decades of untold greed, politicking, corruption, racism, bribery, and deep state capture. Inside the Belly of the Beast is a mind-blowing exploration of the fraudulent…
For the past 7 years Concerts SA has supported music touring across the southern African region. This year, with the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic necessitating a lockdown of live music and activities, the impact on musicians' ability to earn an income has been devastating. Alternative sources of income needed…
Shudufhadzo Musida has been crowned Miss South Africa 2020. The 24-year-old from Limpopo beat 15 other contestants from across the country to scoop the prestigious crown. Musida walks away with a lucrative R3-million prize package. A Mercedes-Benz C200 Cabriolet will make sure that Musida gets around in style for the…
Katlego Maboe. Picture: @katlegomaboe/Twitter. TV presenter Katlego Maboe has been suspended from the SABC 3 Expresso breakfast show pending an investigation into allegations of Gender Based Violence. This comes after a video of a heated argument between him and his partner Monique Muller surfaced on social media in the early…
By Jacob Mawela. Erstwhile South African Public Protector and now Chair in Social Justice at Stellenbosch University,Professor Thuli Madonsela momentarily switched focus from dealing with mainly adult matters, by dropping her first ever children’s book titled, Melo’s Kingdom, at a launch held at Inanda Club in Sandown on Thursday 22…
Veteran actor Siyabonga Thwala has officially wrapped up shooting on the hit telenovela Isibaya. He shot his last scene on Wednesday after being on the telenovela for eight years. The cast members showered their now former co-star with gifts and well-wishes for his future endeavours. Producer Desiree Markgraaff handed Siyabonga…
By Rehana Rossouw. Do we want him as our next president? Having stolen the aspirations of millions of people, Jacob Zuma enabled state pillage estimated to be in the region of R1.5 trillion.Pliant politicians, hangers-on, connected families and assorted others were rewarded with high office, tenders and parastals. Fred Daniel,…
Le Petit Chef is making un grand return to the sanitized tabletops of the luxurious Beverley Hills Hotel to once again take up the journey of Marco Polo with those fans who were abandoned at the beginning of South Africa’s lockdown. We are excited to announce that the spontaneous, nomadic…
The Showmax Original Skemerdans is currently in production in Cape Town. The Cape Flats neo-noir is expected to launch on Showmax in 2021. After the murder of owner Glenn Fortune, The Oasis jazz club becomes the centre of a power struggle between two brothers, a scorned widow and an organised…
Succeeding in the music business is like personal relationships; the more time and effort you invest in it, the more successful you will be, says South African music legend and Academy Award nominee Caiphus Semenya. Speaking in the final episode of the Old Mutual AMPD Live series and the AMPD…
DStv Media Sales will be supporting the Loeries Creative Week 2020 in its mission to back the creative ecosystem. In keeping with the Loeries commitment to 'Reward, Recognise, Inspire and Foster Creative Excellence', we will be adding to the already phenomenal speaker line-up by bringing creative strategist Rani Bisal to…
The City of Cape Town has cancelled the annual Festive Lights Switch-on event for 2020. “In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extension of the National Disaster Management Act restrictions on the number of people allowed at public gatherings, it was important to pause the event for the safety…
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