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Image@ChakaKhan. Today is Chaka Khan’s birthday,She was born Yvette Marie Stevens,on March 23, 1953, in Great Lakes, Illinois, singer Chaka Khan achieved great success as part of the soul-funk band Rufus, delivering hits like "Tell Me Something Good," "Sweet Thing" and "Hollywood." She embarked on a solo career in the…
Image Supplied. On a morose Tuesday morning with news diary schedules beginning to be stymied by the advent of Covid-19 and whilst striving to keep spirits reasonably motivated, I was just settling onto a comfortable couch and pick up on my current read, Hearing Grasshoppers Jump – Pick ‘n Pay…
Photo Credit:Getty Images. Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey has denied reports that her posh Florida estate had been raided by law enforcement and she had been arrested for sex trafficking. Winfrey decided to send out a tweet in order to dispel the bogus reports that propelled her name to trend on…
Photo Credit: Randshow.co.za. The annual Rand Show event has been postponed following the outbreak of the coronavirus. The organisers of the Rand Show said their decision to postpone the event comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa's declaration the National State of Disaster following an increase of South Africans who tested positive…
With the 2020 harvest in full swing, the winemaking team at Kleine Zalze wine estate received very welcome news and recognition for their painstaking efforts. Mundus Vini ­ one of the foremost wine competitions in Germany and with broad global recognition ­ has selected Kleine Zalze as 'Best Producer: South…
Gold Reef City, SA’s most loved local entertainment spot, will be humming over the Easter period! Why not join in on the fun? Call your friends and family and make a day of it – that’s what memories are made of. The Easter bunny is real at Gold Reef City…
The National Film & Video Foundation have announced that the 2020 SAFTA awards ceremony will not go ahead as planned. “In light of the announcement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Government’s strict actions in response to the COVID19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the National Film and Video Foundation would like…
Minnie Dlamini hosted this year’s DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards. Amapiano superstar Kabza De Small won big at the DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards,He walked away with the Favourite DJ and Favourite Rising star awards but He missed the ceremony and thanked fans for their support in a video message…
The 5th annual Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Awards: Book, Creative Collection and Digital Contribution 2020 ceremony was held last night, at The Square in Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg, where leading HSS scholars and academics congregated to honour and celebrate outstanding contributions to the humanities and social sciences by academics, curators…
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has been postponed. The organisers made the announcement via Twitter after initially making plans to go ahead with the festival despite coronavirus fears. "In light of growing concerns around the spread of Coronavirus, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival management regrets to inform the…
Image: Cedric Nzaka. Amstel Lager continued its 150-year timeless journey, revealing its latest TV commercial in Maboneng, Johannesburg. Inspired by diverse South African cultures, the commercial is an expression of Amstel Lager’s core values of “Timeless Taste”, with a beer enjoyed in various social settings with friends. The AD opens…
South African families are preparing to take each other on as the widely popular international television game show FAMILY FEUD makes its local South African debut on Sunday 5th April at 6pm on e.tv. Hosted by award-winning entertainer, businessman and philanthropist STEVE HARVEY, who has been hosting the American version…
Image: Getty Images. The disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. He was found guilty in a trial last month, a dramatic fall from grace for one of Hollywood's most powerful figures. His lawyers had appealed for leniency, saying…
@PabiMoloi. Radio personality Pabi Moloi has admitted that she was arrested for drinking and driving. She was arrested in Midrand last Thursday and released on R1,000 bail on the Friday morning. She later took to social media to apologise for her behaviour. In a post on Twitter, Moloi said she…
Joburg audiences are in for a treat this April, with UJ Arts & Culture’s first-ever UJ Weekend of Stand-up, set to take place at the UJ Arts Centre on the Kingsway Campus in Auckland Park. A division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA), UJ Arts & Culture…
One of South Africa’s instantly recognizable household names, Chappies, invited the media corps for a fun-filled launch of its new cola flavour bubble gum at Chaf Pozi, under the iconic Soweto Towers,on a Tuesday lunchtime. The brand which has been a part of childhood memories throughout any citizen’s lifetime, yet…
Singer Sjava has been pulled out from the lineup of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. He was billed to perform at the festival on the 28th of March,He has since been removed due to the serious rape allegations that were levelled against him. In a statement, organizers of the…
One button at a time, one bra strap at a time... with those lyrics, Karabo makes temperatures rise courtesy of his newest single Khumula. The title means ‘take off your clothes’, and the smooth crooner makes a convincing case for women to drop everything off. The provocative and racy track…
Makgotso Bogatsu has the plug. At a time when the pursuit for success requires the sage advices, guidance and tutelage of a life coach, Bogatsu breaks out as one of the newest faces and voices to look out for. Armed with a unique flavour and panache, Bogatsu is a life…
Last Easter, Cadbury painted South Africa purple when they launched their much-anticipated Easter range; Cadbury Fluffies (chocolate covered Mallow Eggs) and two Hollow Eggs (one filled with Whispers and the other Astros), which was loved by South Africans. This year, Cadbury is excited to announce that the Easter Range is…
The richest motorsport and lifestyle event in Africa is at the Emerald Resort and Casino in Vanderbijlpark, from 28 February to 1 March 2020. Gear up, get your race face on, position your seat, visualise the racetrack because the green flag is about to drop and the race is ON!Catering…
Image: Facebook - Smokey Robinson. Smokey Robinson’s story goes hand in hand with the tale of soul music’s most influential record company: Motown. Both were born and bred in Detroit, the "Motor City". Robinson was the company’s main songwriter and producer, and a star, from its beginning in 1959. When…
With an ethos of creative collaboration, powerful partnerships and interdisciplinary synergies at its heART, UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Johannesburg, brings home a programme that celebrates what matters most to them. Diverse and rich in depth, the…
The winner of the 9th Sol Plaatje Poetry Award was announced in Cape Town last night. Zukiswa Adonis won the award for her poem 'Ubumama'. Zukiswa Muriel Adonis loves art, the theatre, travelling and window shopping. She spends most of her free time going to flea markets, watching cultural dance…
THE ASIAN ASPIRATION Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia By Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Hailemariam Desalegn and Emily van der Merwe. In 1960, the GDP per capita in South East Asian countries was nearly half of that of Africa. By 1986, the gap had closed and today the trend…
Inspired by the tropical exotica of 1950s' island-style cocktail bars, this gin features a rummy molasses base and is distilled with real pineapple, tonka bean and a host of tropical spices. Classic London Dry ingredients such as juniper, lemon peel, coriander and angelica root make sure it is very much…
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL THE WESTCLIFF has elevated itself as a Johannesburg hotspot for premier events. This iconic hotel has created an exciting curated arts and music calendar with "Arts On The Hill" which offers cultural events on a regular basis throughout the year – with the likes of jazz, classical…
Image:@Oscars2020s. The 92nd Oscars were held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood. South Korean film Parasite has been named best picture at this year's Oscars, becoming the first non-English language film to take the top prize. Renee Zellweger won best…
WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT? A survivor's go-to list to safely guide you through Valentine's Day 2020 JOHANNESBURG: CAFÉ DEL SOL BOTANICO: Get your best love game on at Café del Sol Botanico. Prosecco on arrival followed by a delish 4-course menu priced at R850 per person. An…
Publisher:Porcupine Press ISBN:978-1-928455-16-5 Genre:Historical Fiction Format:Trade Paperback RRP:R320.00 Book Size:229x152mm Page extent:464pp Publication date:2019 About the book: Paris 1505. Tragedy strikes at the rue Daniel bookshop of Arnoul De La Porte. Alone with his little son Paoul, Arnoul finds comfort in the writings of Luther and becomes involved in the…
Gold Reef City,SA's most loved local entertainment spot, is excited to present you with its choc-a-block line up for the month of love and beyond! Expect a colourful blend of thrilling rides, cracking good comedy and much more! A Valentine's Date Night with a difference! For most couples Valentine's Day…
Travelling your own country is fun and easy. Now popular South African musician, Cassper Nyovest is going on a trip around South Africa. Following the signing of an agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG) which led to a partnership #Shotleft2FillUp, South African Tourism has officially announced the official start of…
Billie Eilish: MTV Here is a list of winners in key categories at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which took place Sunday in Los Angeles. Billie Eilish was the big winner with a total of five golden statuettes, including a clean sweep of the "big four" prizes. Album of the…
The 2019/2020 season of the South African State Theatre’s Incubator programme remains with only four incubatees to profile before it comes to an end in March. Only six artists in various art disciplines- including Drama, Children’s Theatre, Visual Arts, Dance, Poetry and Music- were selected into the programme this time.…
Gold Reef City,SA's most loved local entertainment spot, is giving away a holiday experience of a lifetime! Imagine taking your family or friends to the mysterious Abu Dhabi? Whether you prefer visiting Yas Waterworld or taking a tour to explore the unforgettable Ferrari World – there is something for everyone!…
Courtesy of Hugh Masekela Official Site. Hugh Masekela was born in the town of Witbank,in 1939. At the age of 14, the deeply respected advocator of equal rights in South Africa, Father Trevor Huddleston, provided Masekela with a trumpet and, soon after, the Huddleston Jazz Band was formed. Masekela began…
The call has gone out for the country’s beer lovers to unite on 01 February to celebrate South African National Beer Day (#SANBeerDay). Celebrated annually on the first Saturday in February, SA National Beer Day sees big breweries, craft breweries, bars and liquor stores throughout the country hosting all manner…
South Africa’s actress,Charlize Theron has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie Bombshell. The movie tells the true story of Fox News host Megyn Kelly, portraying exploitation in the work place and also stars Nicole Kidman and John Lithgow. Other Oscar nominees…
HAUTE CABRIÈRE, with its iconic setting on the scenic Franschhoek Pass, has been woven into the fabric of wine lovers, both locally and abroad, and I therefore wish to share with you some information with regards to its recent renovations. 25 years since the von Arnim family launched the iconic…
The lead singer of Swedish pop duo Roxette, Marie Fredriksson, who shot to global fame in the 1990s with hits like "It must have been love", has died aged 61 after a long fight with cancer, her manager said. Fredriksson had been diagnosed in 2002 with a severe brain tumour…
Short Synopsis This is the story of the Gupta family’s spectacular rise from flea market shoe salesmen to establishing a massive black owned business empire in South Africa. It runs as a suspenseful detective story uncovering one huge bribery scandal after another, involving the top echelons of political power and…
One of the truisms coined by the old Anti-Apartheid Movement is that there can be no normal life in the context of an abnormal society. It is also true that artistic endeavour can only flourish when it is part of a struggle against adversity, against the symbols of an oppressive…
CAPTION (left to right): Refilwe Masemola, External Communications Director, SAB & AB InBev Africa alongside soccer and rugby commentator Mthuthuzeli Scott, 2019 SAB Sports Hall of Fame winner at the SAB Sports Media Awards last night. The 39th Annual SAB Sports Media Awards has recognised the country’s best in the…
Nkosinathi "Black Coffee" Maphumulo has confirmed that he was the one who suggested a separation from his wife, Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa. According to the City Press,in April he "sent a lengthy email" to her in which he suggested that their marriage would benefit from a separation. He did not confirm…
SAB is encouraging all consumers to drink responsibly at all times and not to drink and drive during this festive season. “SAB actively works on fostering a culture of responsible alcohol consumption in South Africa. We believe that smart drinking choices affect everyone, every day and is key to reducing…
“That’s how I got to use that Land Rover.” South African rugby writer, Vata Ngobeni, nicknamed “Beeeast!” in his circle, gloated to fellow scribes regarding the culmination of an unceremonious incident he got entangled in, in what is described as the picturesque lakeside town of Lake Taupo located on New…
Actress Nomzamo Mbatha was at the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix which took place on Sunday, 1 December. She was invited by Formula 1 to watch the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix which Lewis Hamilton won. Nomzamo shared snaps of herself mingling with the Lewis in social media. She said in…
The video of a mother twerking at her son's graduation has taken social media by storm. And mark my words... She’ll be the next ratchet getting millions of dollars for a reality TV show for her and her son... TV execs will eat that up... A college bound son with…
SABC has announced that after 21 years, Isidingo would air its final episode on March 12, 2020. The public broadcaster said that in line with the channel’s future strategic direction, Isidingo was one of the programmes that would not be recommissioned for the new fiscal from April 2020. "SABC 3,…
After working closely with the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation in shaping and writing his memoir, author Hassen Ebrahim and Jacana Media are proud to publish this important record of a life that was spent in service to South Africa. Writes Mac Maharaj in his foreword in the book: “Hassen Ebrahim is…
Comedian Bill Cosby, in his first interview since he was sentenced to prison for sexual assault, He said he doesn't expect to express remorse when time comes for his parole. "I have eight years and nine months left," Cosby said, according to an article by National Newspaper Publishers Association's Black…
Bag Factory Artists’ Studios, in partnership with Strauss Education and Kalashnikovv Gallery is proud to announce Duduzile (DuduBloom) More as the winner of the prestigious Cassirer Welz Award. Now in its ninth year, the award honours two doyens of art auctioneering in South Africa: Reinhold Cassirer and Stephan Welz. We…
Music legend Tina Turner turns 80 today and is still going strong after a glamorous 60-year career, flogging over 200 million records. Despite retiring from public life in 2009, with a few rare appearances since - the Proud Mary sensation claims turning 80 is: "like having a second chance at…
The Limpopo-based musical group the Ndlovu Youth Choir has once again flown South-Africa’s flag high on the international stage. The Choir won the 'Best Independent Music Video' for their Zulu version of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You'. The award was bestowed on the choir by Hollywood Music in Media Awards…
South African comedy export Trevor Noah is up for Best Comedy Album at the 62nd Grammy awards and for those who might not know, a comedy album is a recording of a live stand-up set. Trevor's stand-up special is titled Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia and is currently on Netflix…
Following an eventful media preview of Mzansi Fela festival held on Wednesday, 20 November 2019, at the South African State Theatre, the theatre is excited to share with the public that it is all systems go for the much awaited 12th edition of the festival scheduled to run from 01…
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…
Globally revered South African music icon, Abdullah Ibrahim, is embarking on a two city benefit concert for the Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library (TMPL). Ibrahim will be supported by Ekaya for the shows taking place at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg on November 27th and Life Church Seapoint in Cape Town…
Legendary music maestro Tshepo Tshola and multi-award-winning singer Tresor opened October’s edition of the AMPD Icons Conversation with a crowd shaking collaborative performance, where they also swopped inspirational stories at the Old Mutual AMPD Studios in Newtown Junction. Facilitated every month in front of a vibrant and ambitious audience, live…
Bongo Maffin have officially announced the release date of their new offering. The group which is made up of Thandiswa Mazwai, Jah Seed (Adrian Mupemi), Stoan (Tshepo Seate) and Speedy (Harold Matlhaku), reunited early this year to drop their single Harare, which was well received by supporters. "Harare" translates to…
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…
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