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Get ready for loads of laughs as celebrities from KFM and YFM take each other on in an effort to raise money for charity. The team from KFM play for the Red Cross Children's Hospital, which offers specialist paediatric services to children across the country. It is also home to…
Photo Credit:Kaya FM 95.9 Twitter. A commercial radio station,Kaya FM is rocked by allegations of financial impropriety, sexual harassment and favouritism implicating several senior staffers and they are are being investigated by the board. The radio station's MD, Greg Maloka, has volunteered to take a leave of absence. An anonymous…
The final night of the South African Music Awards was epic. The show, which was divided into five episodes, came to a close yesterday with Blaq Diamond walking away as the winners of the coveted Record of the Year for their single, Ibhanoyi. Other winners on the night included Francois…
Image Supplied. In this book, Kim Potgieter shares the money mistakes women most often make. It is a long list, but it is a real list. It is based on the thousands of conversations Kim has had with women over the years, as well as her first-hand experiences with money.…
File Photo. For the first time, the 2020 South African Music Awards(SAMA) has been divided into five episodes, scheduled to air from 3 to 7 August on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) and Vodacom's My Muze at 21:30. While the theme for this year's show is #ForTheKultcha, every episode has also…
Image Supplied. The South African State Theatre (SAST) will take to online to stream the critically acclaimed Marikana-The Musical from 12 August to 06 September 2020. The theatre has yet again succumbed to the insatiable public demand for this theatrical powerhouse. Marikana – The Musical is a much loved South…
Image Supplied. "The woman that you see in front of you is self-made," says Kelly Khumalo in the opening sequence of her reality show Life With Kelly Khumalo, now streaming on Showmax. "I can't say I have a point of reference when it comes to being a good woman. However,…
File Photo. Pan Macmillan is proud to publish Justice Dikgang Moseneke's second book, All Rise: A Judicial Memoir. This follows his bestselling memoir, My Own Liberator (2016). Practising law during apartheid South Africa brought with it unique challenges, especially to professionals of colour, within a fraught political climate. After some…
Photo Credit:GCIS. Like all countries, South Africa has been grappling with the deadly coronavirus, Covid-19, since it made its untimely appearance on the world stage earlier this year. Although it is tempting to put everything else on hold while acting to contain the virus and treat its victims, Covid-19 has…
Image Supplied. South Africans will be able to watch Beyoncé's new visual album, Black Is King a day after its release in the US. The film will be available for streaming on Disney+ in the US from Friday, 31 July and will be aired on M-Net (DStv 101) on Saturday,…
Nelson Mandela buried his Makarov semiautomatic pistol on Liliesleaf Farm in 1962 shortly before his betrayal by the CIA and capture by the South African Police. To this day the gun has never been found. This tantalizing and historically documented fact is the catalyst for this high concept novel, which…
Image Supplied. The Emmy nominations were announced last night, with HBO's Watchmen leading the way with 26 nominations. Insecure and What We Do In The Shadows earned their first Best Comedy nominations; Ramy Youssef nabbed his first Best Actor and Best Director in a Comedy nominations for Ramy; Zendaya earned…
The City of Cape Town has launched a campaign devised by human connections agency, HelloFCB+, to build empathy for those who have contracted COVID-19 and encourage the communities in which they live and work to stop stigmatising them. The campaign, My COVID-19 Dairy, showcases Vuyokazi Nqayi, a 35-year-old mother of…
File Photo. The V&A Waterfront is pushing ahead with a ground-breaking plan to develop a visionary and local food community incubator starring South African flavours and culture, which will create jobs and act as a powerful incubator for the food industry. Makers Landing, as it will be known, is the…
Photo Credit:Noko Mashilo. Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, has paid tribute to veteran actress Candy Moloi. “Moloi was both a stellar linguist and a phenomenal storyteller - in a league of her own. Through her work, she taught us the tshiVenda language. “She was a true embodiment…
Photo Credit: Twitter/ Master KG. The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, has congratulated Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode on their global success for the hit song 'Jerusalema'. The song, with more than 50 million views on YouTube, has people from all over the world dancing to it…
Image Supplied. In commemoration of the upcoming Women's Month, the South African State Theatre(SAST) is thrilled to present virtual music concerts by the musical doyen Mama Sibongile Khumalo and the critically acclaimed songstress Zonke Dikana. The two concerts are included in the mix of SAST's Season 03 of online streaming…
Photo Credit:Nicki Minaj/Instagram. Nicki Minaj made the news official: She is expecting her first child with husband Kenneth "Zoo"Petty. Minaj made the announcement on her Instagram. "#Preggers," she captioned the post of herself. She sparked pregnancy rumors in May when she responded to a fan asking her to share a…
Photo Credit: Roy Esterhuysen/2017 Loerie Awards. The Loeries, the premiere organisation across Africa and the Middle East that champions creative excellence in brand communication, recently held its annual general meeting where a new board was appointed for 2020/2021. Fran Luckin, Chief Creative Officer, Grey Africa, was elected as the new…
Photo Credit:Trinity Management Agency. Talent Agency Trinity Management confirmed in a statement that veteran actor Allen Booi best known for his role as Mike in the SABC1 drama series Tsha Tsha, from 2003-2006 has died. The agency said a statement from his family would be released later with further details.…
File Photo:Legendary Moonyeenn Lee Follows her friend Mary Twala. South African casting director and agent Moonyeenn Lee has died due to complications caused by Covid-19. A statement on Sunday said Lee died on Saturday, 18 July 2020, in Johannesburg. "She would always do everything in her power to convince them…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Tamara Braxton shocked fans when she was rushed to the hospital after a possible suicide attempt in the late hours of Thursday, July 16. Her family is speaking out for the first time since her hospitalization asking their loyal fanbase to "pray 4 our family." Braxton's sisters,Towanda…
Photo Credit:Facebook. South African veteran actress, Elize Cawood has died after a battle with lung cancer. Cawood died this morning around 09:19, her daughter Jenna Dunster posted on Facebook. In a statement posted to Facebook Dunster said, "Elize Dunster (nee Cawood) passed this morning at 09.19. She was diagnosed with…
Image Supplied. We're in the golden age of reality TV in South Africa right now. Of the 10 most-streamed local series on Showmax in 2019, four were reality shows: The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, Being Bonang, The Bachelor SA and Boer Soek 'n Vrou. And when Somizi & Mohale: The…
Photo Credit:Metrofm. The Recording Industry of South African (RiSA) is proud to announce the appointment of Lesley Mofokeng as the spokesperson for the SA Music Awards (SAMA26) with immediate effect. Mofokeng is a renowned former entertainment journalist and editor who worked for the Sunday Times, City Press and Sowetan newspapers…
File Photo. South African disco queen, Patricia Majalisa, has died this week at the age of 53. Patricia was often referred to as the ’80s disco music queen and sadly she died yesterday morning at Helen Joseph Hospital, Joburg, after a short illness. Most recently, She collaborated with the South…
Image Supplied. Accomplished cellist, Dr Thokozani Mhlambi, is set to host a free international concert later this month, live from Paris, celebrating an African legacy. The 35-year-old KZN-born composer and cellist, who is currently based in Paris, is set to showcase Indlela ebheke e-Azania on 23 July – his latest…
Photo Credit:Evan Agostini. Global icon, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, mother, daughter, sister, storyteller, and artist Mariah Carey finally tells the unfiltered story of her life in a way only she could in her upcoming memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey written with Michaela Angela Davis for Andy Cohen Books,…
There’s an extra dose of glitz and glamour in Family Feud this week when host Steve Harvey welcomes celebrities from Scandal and Rhythm City. Each team is hoping to win the jackpot for their charity. Tune in to e.tv this Sunday 12th July at 6pm to watch your stars turn…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. The South African Music Awards (SAMA) are going to take place this year, this time around abandoning the Sun City Superbowl and switching to a virtual stage. The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) has announced that the 26th annual South African Music Awards will be streamed…
Award-winning rapper AKA in action. Image via Twitter @akaworldwide. Some of Africa's biggest musical talents, including local award-winning artists AKA, K.O and Holly Rey, have collaborated with HUAWEI Music to each launch curated playlists, which are currently available on the music streaming service platform. In addition to fans accessing these…
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has provided much-needed support to over 2 000 practitioners in the creative industry. The department has a R150-million relief fund to assist artists, athletes, technical personnel and the core ecosystem of the sector, whose gigs were cancelled due to the COVID-19 induced shutdown.…
Photo Credit:Veli Nhlapo. Veteran playwright Welcome Msomi has died at the age of 76. Msomi was born in Durban in 1943. He wrote his first book at the age of 15 and went on to make his name in Zulu literature as well as South African theatre. He founded the…
Veteran actress Mary Twala who received the Order of Ikhamanga from President Cyril Ramaphosa has died. Photo: via Twitter/@PresidencyZA. Veteran South African actor Mary Twala has died at the age of age 80. Details around Twala’s death are still unclear, but news of her passing was revealed by her son,…
Imbewu on e.tv is the latest primetime series on South African television to shut down due to a positive case of Covid-19. "e.tv can confirm that a positive case of Covid-19 has been recorded on the late prime weekday show Imbewu. The KwaZulu-Natal local production premises have shut down, and…
Image Supplied. Old Mutual’s new television commercial personifies what it takes for a brand to remain relevant for over 175 years. Central to the passage-of-time commercial is the core value of caring and protecting what is important, which is what defines the brand purpose of enabling positive futures. The advert…
Publication delayed to include the judgement in the case. ‘Look what the fucking dogs did to them, someone muttered. No one mentioned the rope, or the monkey-wrench, or the gun, or the knife, or the stick, or the whip, or the blood-stained boots. In fact, no one said much at…
BlacKkKlansman. How To Train Your Dragon 3. The Secret Life of Pets 2. Yesterday. Time Freak. BLACKKKLANSMAN BlacKkKlansman tells the bizarre true story of Ron Stallworth, Colorado Springs' first African-American detective, who attempts to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s... with the help of a Jewish stand-in.…
Winning the 2020 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for the Visual Arts marks a significant point in Blessing Ngobeni’s career. The prestigious award has been bestowed on him at a point in time when reflection plays a pivotal role in developing meaning, both in his personal and artistic journey. Since…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. In honour of Black Music Month, Spotify is globally celebrating Black artists, creatives and activists of today and yesterday with a series of new playlists, guest-curated playlist takeovers, podcast playlists and more. With 286 million users globally, Spotify will use the power of its platform to amplify…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. As a result of the global pandemic, the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony has been pushed back from Feb. 28 to April 25, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and its Oscars broadcasting partner ABC announced. The Academy Awards were due to take place on 28…
Following the gradual ease of the COVID-19 lockdown into Level 3, by the government, SAMRO has announced that its offices will re-open for Member consultations on Monday, 22 June 2020,operating hours will be between 08H30 to 15H00.As part of the preparation to re-open the offices, COVID-19 health and safety measures…
Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung’s September 2019 traditional wedding in Kibler Park, Johannesburg. Photo Credit: Austin Malema. June is Pride Month, a celebration of all things LGBTIAQ+. One area where there's lots to celebrate is film and TV: this year alone, Somizi & Mohale: The Union broke records on Showmax;…
Rafiki, winner of 16 international awards, is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for Pride Month. "Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena (Samantha Mugatsia, who won Best Actress at Carthage 2018 and FESPACO 2019 for the role) and Ziki (Sheila Munyiva) long for something more.…
Photo Credit:702. Popular Radio 702 host Eusebius McKaiser has resigned from the station. The mid-morning show presenter is said to be leaving on June 26, after he opted not to renew his contract with Primedia. It was announced today that Clement Manyathela would move from the Midday Report, taking up…
With only five contestants allowed per team, it must have been a tough call for Durban’s Goba family to decide who was in and who was out. With three engineers on their team, the Goba’s looked strong but do the Stoffels from Cape Town have other winning aces up their…
Pan Macmillan South Africa is delighted to announce that Angela Makholwa's fourth novel, The Blessed Girl,published in the United Kingdom by Bloomsbury, has been short-listed for the Comedy Women in Print Prize. The brainchild of award-winning comedian Helen Lederer, Comedy Women in Print (CWIP) launched in 2018 to celebrate and…
The British Academy has spoken, releasing the nominees for their annual BAFTA TV Awards. Here are 13 you can stream this weekend on Showmax and DStv Now: CHERNOBYL (HBO) Storyline: Chernobyl dramatises the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, and of the…
The urgent and extensive nature of COVID-19 has ambushed each and every nation around the world to varying extents, in what has proved to be both a collective, yet simultaneously isolating, experience. No one is immune. South Africa is no exception, as the pain of saving lives and sustaining livelihoods…
File Photo. The Princess of Africa, Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been elected Vice President of CISAC – the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers. CISAC represents more than 230 authors societies in over 120 countries. Through this community, CISAC supports the global network of collective management of rights.…
1st seasons of Betty, Devils, Miracle Workers, Motherland: Fort Salem, Run, The Outsider & The Plot Against America.DEVILS S1 | First on Showmax | Binge now Golden Globe nominee Patrick Dempsey (McDreamy in Grey's Anatomy) and Alessandro Borghi (Suburra), who's won acting awards at Venice and Berlin, co-star in this…
When the multi-talented Modiselle family and hilarious Goliath families join host Steve Harvey this week, they may be vying for the jackpot, but the real winners will be their charities of choice. The Modiselle family participated, and gratefully committed to giving all their winnings to the Ikholwa Hope For Our…
FAST & FURIOUS: HOBBS & SHAW Three words: Johnson. Statham. Elba. The only thing more satisfying than watching Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham whup each other's asses is watching them team up to whup someone else's. In Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, two sworn enemies - Diplomatic Security Service…
Image Supplied. Today Spotify is excited to announce that South African rapper Willy Cardiac is the second artist to join RADAR – Spotify’s global emerging artists program featuring artists from over 50 markets worldwide. RADAR is Spotify’s commitment to emerging artists across all stages of their career development. This announcement…
When Jo’burg’s Chauluka family perform their war cry for Mr Harvey in this week’s episode of Family Feud it falls spectacularly flat. The host gives them another chance but is still left speechless and suggests the family ‘stick to their day jobs’. Mr. Harvey is further entertained when ballroom dancing…
File Photo. Renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli said he had caught the novel coronavirus but was now recovered, describing the experience as "a nightmare". Bocelli, who has been blind since age 12, raised spirits in Italy during the pandemic, which has killed nearly 33,000 people, by singing alone in Milan's…
Image Supplied. The borders are closed, but that doesn't mean you can't explore your continent this Africa Day, thanks to this starter guide to classic African films on Showmax. BOTSWANA: A United Kingdom (2016) The year before South Africa formalised Apartheid in 1948, King Seretse Khama (two-time Golden Globe nominee…
In celebration of Africa Day, ViacomCBS Networks Africa and YouTube in partnership with Idris Elba are hosting an “Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home”. This special programming will raise funds to support food and health needs for children and families in Africa affected by the COVID-19. Watch Live:Africa Day Concert.…
Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People, Kings of Mulberry Street. GOMORA | Binge the first 20 episodes; new episodes at 8pm on weekdays from 25 May Last month Gomora dethroned The Queen as the most-watched show on DStv, with over 2.5m viewers for a…
This week Steve Harvey has his hands full with the feuding families from Egoli and eThekwini. He is taken by surprise by having not one, but two headmistresses in the Jacobs family - both of whom love riding motorbikes. But does their need for speed enable them to escape the…
The dynamic transition to online marketing and sales, coupled with a strategic international technology partnership with Invaluable.com and – most importantly – the heartening support from its loyal clients,enabled Strauss & Co to achieve solid turnover in its maiden virtual auction. Held over two days in full compliance with national…
Photo Credit: Shutterstock. Rock and Roll legend Little Richard died in his Nashville home on Saturday at the age of 87, according to Rolling Stone. His son, Danny Penniman, confirmed the news to the magazine. Richard was born on December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia and rose to fame in…
RUN S1 | First on Showmax | New episodes every Monday 17 years ago, college sweethearts Ruby and Billy made a pact: if either of them ever texted the word "RUN" and the other replied with the same, they would drop everything, board the first train after 5pm out of…
Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung’s September 2019 traditional wedding in Kibler Park, Johannesburg. Photo Credit: Austin Malema. MultiChoice is giving a free month-long upgrade to all DStv Compact subscribers to the next higher bouquet because of the Covid-19 lockdown situation in South Africa. Until 29 May DStv Compact subscribers in…
A golden horn award | Image: Instagram. In an unprecedented fashion, the South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTAs) ceremony was held on social media platforms across Twitter, Facebook and YouTube in an effort to celebrate and honour the South African film and television industry during the nationwide lockdown. Hosted…
A majority of creatives, who applied to the R150 million COVID-19 Relief Fund established for the creative and sports sectors, have failed to meet the requirements. “We are concerned that the largest number of those not recommended are artists, who are seemingly in greater need of relief,” the Minister of…
Pretty (far left) with Mam’Sonto and Thathi,Photo Credit: Mzansi Magic. Acting Communications and Digital Technologies Minister, Jackson Mthembu, has signed and gazetted directions on the Risk-Adjusted Strategy for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. The gazetted directions allow, among others, electronic communication services and network services, advertising agencies, film…
The world is facing a medical emergency far graver than what we have experienced in over a century. The World Health Organisation has declared the coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic. South Africa’s prompt response to COVID19 is expected to have a long-running effect on the creative industries, specifically the…
Lockdown shouldn’t mean locking down talent, so while our streets might be off-limits that’s not stopping the V&A Waterfront’s buskers from entertaining you. This Friday the V&A is inviting its fans to tune into its Good Night Friday Buskers Unplugged online concert this Friday, 1 May from 7pm. From their…
Image Courtesy of Unsplash. Four months into 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life as we knew it – from our personal health and societal norms to the global economy. Self-isolation, coupled with a constant barrage of mostly bad news about the disease and its impact, is driving intense…
BAD EDUCATION | Drama Bad Education is based on the real-life scandal that went down at writer Mike Makowsky's high school, where a student journalist uncovered the single largest public school embezzlement scheme in America's history. The movie follows Frank Tassone (Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Oscar winner…
In the fifth episode of Family Feud, which airs on e.tv this Sunday 3rd of May, radio personalities add a huge dose of entertainment while raising funds for their charities. When 947 and Kaya FM meet on set this week, they will be pitting themselves against each other in a…
Getty Images. Kanye West is officially a billionaire, according to Forbes. The magazine said the rapper and fashion designer, who has long coveted the status, gave it a glimpse into his personal finances, which led it to value his net worth at $1.3bn (£1.04bn). Forbes officially declared West a billionaire…
Gallo Images. South African celebrities haven’t missed a step as they have gone from starting their own foundations to donating to those in need or perform live on their social media platforms to raise funds. Black Coffee is one of the most recent celebs to share how South Africans have…
Image Supplied. Meet Ilana Slomowitz. She is pure light and energy bundled into an experienced, powerhouse package. Since 2005, Ilana has led group exercise classes at Virgin Active – and she has no intention of slowing down, even at the age of 79. Ilana teaches Stretch, Barre, Dance, Pilates and…
The Guptagate documentary How To Steal A Country is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for the Freedom Day long weekend, with early reviews calling it "An excellent documentary, one of the best ever made in our country" (Leon van Nierop in Rapport); "Nothing short of remarkable... the…
In this Nov. 22, 2009 file photo, Whitney Houston performs at the 37th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A feature film about Houston’s life is in the works from Anthony McCarten, the screenwriter of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The biopic is being shepherded by the Whitney Houston Estate, music producer…
Lupita Nyong'o, Sho Madjozi, Cassper Nyovest, Black Coffee and more are all set to appear in Global Citizen's upcoming 'One World: Together at Home' concert. Global Citizen has recently announced the updated line-up for their upcoming "One World: Together at home" concert which is being hosted in collaboration with Lady…
Winners of The Radio Awards 2020 were celebrated in an online awards ceremony hosted by popular comedian Loyiso Madinga on Friday 17 April 2020. The Radio Awards, now in its tenth year, is the leading recognition platform for celebrating outstanding talent in the South African radio industry. This year’s Station…
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have donate R2 million to charity amid Covid-19 crisis. Before Harry and Meghan stepped down from their roles as senior royals, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex shifted their focus to sharing resources and information about the coronavirus. According to People, the couple donated…
One of the Castle Lite Unlocks concerts. Image supplied. Africa’s biggest premium beer brand, Castle Lite is happy to inform consumers that the brand is still Unlocking Cardi B as the international headliner at this year’s Castle Lite Unlocks experience. The announcement was made by renowned media personality and connoisseur…
Image Supplied. Africa’s biggest premium beer brand, Castle Lite,has announced that the 2020 Castle Lite Unlocks scheduled for the 12th of June 2020 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa has been postponed. “We share the disappointment of our fans during this time of uncertainty, however, as a brand…
Image: Supplied. The 2020 Vodacom Durban July has been rescheduled to 25 July. The event, which attracts thousands of punters, fashionistas and a fair dose of celebrities, was scheduled to take place at the Greyville Racecourse on July 4. The horseracing event which takes place annually has been pushed back…
Image Supplied. It has been roughly a month since the first confirmed South African COVID-19 case and two weeks into the country's first lockdown. This has shifted the way we live: breadwinners are not able to provide like they used to and the luxury of readily open stores has been…
Image Supplied. Advertising Week (AW), the world's largest annual gathering of brand, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industry leaders has announced that the maiden edition of Advertising Week Africa (AWAFRICA) will shift forward because of the rapidly developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Advertising Week Africa's Executive Director, Tosin Lanipekun…
Image Courtesy of AP. Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performed a solo Easter concert from an empty Milan Cathedral streamed live to millions of people around the world in coronavirus lockdown. The 'Music for Hope' performance, which was streamed on YouTube from Milan's Duomo cathedral, has been watched more than 25…
Getty Images. Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein has recovered from coronavirus and has been released from isolation. The report was confirmed by Weinstein spokesman Juda Engelmayer, who said: “As of now, it’s been 14 days since reports of concern from people inside the prison, and he has no symptoms and…
Award-winning entertainer and host of Family Feud Africa, Steve Harvey expressed his excitement at the imminent debut of Family Feud in South Africa and the humbling journey he has taken to reach this point. Harvey has visited South Africa a few times over the years and will be spending more…
This year, with South Africans not able to leave their homes for their annual Easter holiday, pilgrimage or entertainment destinations due to Covid-19, MTN is offering a range of digital services aimed at bringing customer’s closer to their passions, whilst keeping them connected and entertained. Free Easter Lockdown Celebration Mzansi…
Charles Maja plays, the role of Big Boy on Skeem Saam, died after suffering a stroke. Image: SABC. Skeem Saam actor Charles "Big Boy" Maja, has passed away,just a few days after the industry also lost another industry legend, former Jam Alley presenter Vinolia ‘V-Mash’ Mashego. . This was according…
R. Kelly in court. Getty Images. Singer R. Kelly was denied bail earlier this week. His lawyers had requested that he be released from jail in New York due to the coronavirus outbreak. In her reasoning, U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly in the Eastern District of New York said: "While…
Vinolia Mashego - Picture: Vinolia Mashego Fanpage Facebook. Former Jam Alley TV presenter Vinolia Mashego has passed away. Mashego popularly knows as V-Mash was currently a host of Bheka Sik’bambile on Moja Love. The family said Mashego passed away in her sleep. V-Mash, as Mashego was affectionately known, was a…
Image:Showmax. South African animation film Zog has won the International Emmy for Best Kids Animation. The 27-minute short film which centres on Zog, a clumsy dragon, was animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish and produced by Magic Light Pictures. "This is some very welcome good news at a challenging time,"…
Image:WVVA. Legendary singer-songwriter Bill Withers, famous for hits such as Lean On Me and Ain't No Sunshine, has died. He was 81. Born in 1938, Withers was the youngest of six children. His father died when he was a child and he was raised by his mother and grandmother. His…
American singing group, Boyz II Men, were scheduled to perform in South Africa on a nationwide tour but had to reschedule due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. The event organiser Glen21 Entertainment together with the musicians have confirmed that their South African tour will be postponed until March 2021.…
Metro FM will introduce its 2020 line-up on Wednesday. 2019 saw Metro FM deliver its highest audience figures in four years, and the station plans to maintain the current line-up with a few minor additions. "The Morning Flava" hosted by Mo Flava (Moeti Tsiki) and the MOP team, will continue…
Image:GCIS. The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) has finalised the process to identify beneficiaries of a R150 million relief fund, set up to assist artists and athletes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The criteria for accessing this support, the identification of beneficiaries and the mechanism through…
Grace Bible Church's Bishop Mosa Sono. Livestream of Grace Bible Church for Sunday 3/29/2020. Courtesy of Grace Bible Church.
The South African Music Awards have announced that this year’s ceremony will be postponed. “The premier awards event that honours local music talent has taken cue from the announcements by the State President Cyril Ramaphosa brought upon by the Covid-19 pandemic,” the award show organisers said in a statement. “New…
Lionel Richie and the late Kenny Rogers. Picture: Lionel Richie/Facebook. Lionel Richie has posted an emotional tribute to Kenny Rogers on social media. The 70-year-old musician has taken to his Instagram account to pay a heartfelt tribute to the late star, who passed away on Friday (03.20.20) of natural causes…
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