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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…
Joburg Theatre in association with the City of Johannesburg entities; Joburg City Parks and Zoo and City Power are excited to announce the brand new annual Joburg Zoo Festival of Lights featuring an delightful collection of illuminated life-size animal characters offering classical, harmonious entertainment, food and craft night market for…
Entertainer Zodwa Wabantu, has a soft spot for Ben 10s and it seems like soccer star Itumeleng Khune shares that fondness - much to the displeasure of the general public. Twitter Reactions: What Khune and Zodwa Wabantu are doing is predatory behaviour. It might be legal but it’s deeply problematic.…
Image: Twitter/ Daron Mann. Algoa FM DJ Daron Mann has been fired. He was suspended two weeks ago for calling the dairy industry horrific. Mann’s suspension enraged legions of animal activists and fans who started a petition that was signed by thousands and demanding he be brought back on air…
The South African State Theatre is excited to present two exclusive nights of 24 and 25 October with the internationally recognized cellist and composer Dr Thokozani Mhlambi, performing compositions from his acclaimed album titled Zulu Song Cycle, live in an intimate Sibusiso Khwinana Theatre at Africa’s largest the theatre complex,…
The Ferguson Films denies Vatiswa Ndara's allegations and this follows a letter written by Ndara to the Minister of Sport,Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa,in which she detailed her grievances. In a statement released by their legal team, the Ferguson's said they could not meet Ndara's financial demands for the show.…
Entries for the local version of popular international game show Family Feud are open. The 26-episode game show in which two families compete to name the most popular responses based on gathered survey questions will be hosted by businessman and entertainer Steve Harvey. The application entry process will close on…
Multi-lingual dynamic captain of Industry and gospel Artist RonnieL winner of the 6th Annual Tshivenda awards for the Best Newcomer of the Year, finally gets to perform for his fans this October featuring a stellar line up of Gospel greats. Ronnie L launches his debut CD and DVD at Grace…
Jason Greer, presenter of The Bachelor South Africa, is currently gearing up for the second season of the hit TV series that will be shown on M-Net in March next year. Greer, who is represented by Talent-ETC™ Artist Management took some time out before the start of a hectic shooting…
Tyler Perry (Twitter). Tyler Perry has made history by opening the first-ever fully black-owned film studio. Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Tiffany Haddish and Beyoncé all attended the opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta,Georgia. Oprah's…
Actress Vatiswa Ndara has made shocking allegations of actors being abused and unfairly treated by production houses in South Africa, particularly accusing Ferguson Films of exploiting actors while they bag millions. In an open letter addressed to the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa, the actress detailed some…
The Sun Met campaign revealed award-winning actress, television sensation and entrepreneur, Bonang Matheba and recently crowned Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi as the face of African Luxury: Visionaries, the theme for the upcoming event. African trend dictator and fashion designer, Palesa Mokubung styled and dressed both Matheba and Thunzi for…
SAB beers are packaged at their peak flavour, freshness and quality. Once the beer has left the brewery and is on its way to local bars or bottle stores, there are a number of ways keep it at optimum freshness. Here are six steps from Anton Erasmus, SAB Trade Brewer…
The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) confirmed that it has received complaints after Sunday night's episode of Moja Love's controversial reality show Uyajola 9/9. The show, based on the American TV series Cheaters is hosted by Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye and Moss Makwati. The latest episode caused outrage when…
MTV has revealed the nominees for the 2019 MTV EMAs, including six top acts from Africa. South African rapper Nasty C and hitmaker Prince Kaybee were nominated for the Best African Act category alongside Nigeria’s Burna Boy & Teni, Togo’s duo Toofan and Tanzanian musician Harmonize. The announcement comes days…
It all happened in slow motion as a scene the converse of a tableau comprising mountains populated by a pine forest and located south of the Lasva Valley in Bosnia and Herzegovina, unfolded. On an isolated mountain road, an old, severely underpowered British armoured military Shorland, a leftover from the…
Image:Getty Images. A federal judge in New York City has denied the R&B singer R. Kelly bail in his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing,a defense motion asking for his release on bond. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly agreed with prosecutors that he’s a flight risk and a potential…
Last month, Sho Madjozi made history as the first South African artist to rake up more than a million views on the popular Colors channel. Her vibrant performance of her upbeat single, John Cena, did not only get the attention of the WWE but also the song’s namesake, John Cena…
DJ Fresh will host Fresh Sundaze every Sunday from 15:00 until 19:00. He will also join the station's Kfm Sundaze line-up, which includes Saskia Falken, Brandon Leigh and Mamohau Seseane. "The addition of Fresh to the Kfm 94.5 line-up follows his appointment as the afternoon drive host at our sister…
Old Mutual AMPD Studios celebrated Heritage Day with the legendary songstress Sibongile Khumalo and multi-award-winning vocalist Amanda Black, as they facilitated this month’s Icons Hero conversation in front of the next generation of performers who came dressed in their best African attires. This AMPD Icons Hero Conversation featured an iconic…
Fellow journalist, Len Maseko always makes me salivate with his eye-lolly Instagram posts depicting the wondrous events always having something and anything to do with grapefruits and epicurean delights, he exclusively covers: a hedonistic and enviable beat the big, veteran scribe exclusively traverses. With the spring weather perfectly agreeable, I…
South African gay media personality, Somizi Mhlongo, and his fiance Mohale Motaung had their traditional wedding. The star-studded event took place on September 28, at Kibler Park in Johannesburg. Somizi and Mohale who got engaged in March 2018 during a romantic trip to Paris will be having their white wedding…
Ndlovu youth choir director Ralf Schmitt has confirmed that they have been offered a deal by British talent show judge and television producer, Simon Cowell. In an interview with Joanne Joseph on radio 702,He confirmed that they have been offered a deal by Cowell. "We are very excited that Simon…
The Sommeliers Selection 2019 winning wines have been announced in a year in which the popular wine tasting event – a must for those who like pairing wine with food – will take place in KwaZulu Natal for the first time, along with Gauteng and the Western Cape where it…
Life Simplified: A Transformational Book by Nianell You are LOVE and you are here to LEARN TO LOVE and to LEARN HOW TO LET YOURSELF BE LOVED Publisher: Tracey McDonald Publishers ISBN: 978-0-6399928-8-4 Genre: Mind, body & Spirit Format: Paperback RRP: R210.00 Book size: 215x140mm Page extent: 152pp Publication date:…
Talent-ETC™, one of the country's leading artist management agencies, providing a unique and professional management service to many of SA's top performing artists, recently launched a new arm of the company called Crew-ETC™, whereby technical crew and other creatives have the opportunity to be represented by the -ETC brand.Headed up…
Gold Reef City,SA's most loved local entertainment spot, is preparing an entertainment line-up for October that will be music to your ears! From afro-soul to Fado, prepare yourself for an epic musical feast! An intimate night with Vusi Nova at The Lyric Theatre Vusi Nova (https://www.tsogosun.com/gold-reef-city-casino/whats-on/theatre/an-intimate-night-with-vusi-nova) is set to serenade…
Image:KFC. “Time, time, time!” or “Hot, hot, hot!” are alternate directives repetitive on a daily basis on Gladness Malatji’s lexicon set as she commands the back-of-house and front-of-house spaces inside any Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. After some eight years as an area coach of the brand’s mostly Gauteng located eateries…
Ndlovu Youth Choir are at back home,and they received a heroes welcome from friends, family and supporters. The atmosphere at the OR Tambo was electric, as fans chanted joyous songs while holding up signs and placards. The choir has secured a new music deal with Simon Cowell's company, Syco, and…
The local telenovela "The River" has received an International Emmy Award nomination. The 47th International Emmy Awards is set to take place on November 25 at the New York. Speaking about the nomination, M-Net chief executive Nkateko Mabaso said: "1Magic would like to thank everyone involved in the success of…
A beautiful symphony of sound to unite Africans as the Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience returns for the second instalment on 07 December at the South African State Theatre in Tshwane (Pretoria). Poised to be a deep and sobering musical feast, the 2019 Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience will feature two internationally…
Caption:Musician & Presenter – Stoan Seate, Musician – Sjava,Praise Singer – Madala Kunene, Musician – Thandiswa Mazwai, Praise Singer – Dr. Sithole, Musian – Sho Madjozi, Praise Singer- Zola Mkiva, ABInBev Vice President of Marketing :Africa Zone - Andrea Quaye,Musian & Actress - KB Motsilanyane, Clan Beats Producer – DJ…
Corporate activist and inspirational business woman, Nolitha Fakude, has spent her 29-year career focusing on the development of women and marginalised communities in the workplace and society. A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, she has been best known for driving transformation. She was also managing director and then president…
The 2019 America's Got Talent winner was officially announced, and this year winner is 22-year-old vocalist Kodi Lee. Kodi, who is blind and has autism, amazed judges from the very beginning. Unfortunately for the South African Ndlovu Youth Choir,they did not make it. In 5th place, we have… @VoicesofService! Thank…
The Ndlovu Youth Choir blew away the audience at the final of America's Got Talent on Wednesday. The Limpopo choir had the audience on their feet with their performance of "Africa" by Toto. Voting is underway and the winner of the competition will be announced on Thursday morning at 02:00am…
The Ndlovu Youth Choir is gearing up for the grand finale of the 14th season of "America's Got Talent" taking place today, 17 September. The Ndlovu Youth Choir stepped on stage during the auditions of the competition when they received a standing ovation from the audience and the judges for…
With 124 years of South African heritage, SAB has played an integral role in the social fabric of the country and there’s not much more social than a braai on Heritage Day. “Nothing beats celebrating Heritage Day like a true South African with boerewors on the braai, a lekker beer…
The Queen has decided to stop working with Sthembiso "SK" Khoza and producers will ‘crop him out’ of further scenes. According to Connie Ferguson, who is an executive producer on the Queen said, ‘There is a lot happening in the story that we are not at liberty to discuss now.’…
Actress Jessica Nkosi revealed on her Instagram that she has allegedly been cheated on by her baby daddy, Ntokozo "Tk" Dlamini, who is also known as Mastermind on Uzalo. She followed that up with two more posts that she was heartbroken by the betrayal but she would be fine and…
Image:Reuters. In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every single phone call, text message, and email. The goal was to create an unprecedented system of mass surveillance…
Driving more responsible consumption of alcohol amongst South Africans and in the rest of the markets in which in it operates across Africa and the world is important work for SAB and AB InBev. The company's very own annual Global Beer Responsibility Day (GBRD), celebrated yesterday, provides an opportunity to…
It has been reported that Thami Shobede died at a hospital in Pretoria. Since the news broke, tributes have been streaming in from friends, family, and fans who have mourned his loss. 'Idols South Africa' have put out a message on their Facebook page about his death. "As Mzansi Magic…
Singer and Idols SA runner-up Thami Shobede has died at age 31, his record label Gallo Record Company confirmed. Thami died at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria this morning. “Gallo Record Company is extremely saddened and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of one of our artists Simphiwe Thamsanqa Shobede,…
Image: @DJFreshSA/Twitter. DJ Fresh has issued a statement regarding claims of sexual assault against him. On Twitter account @AmINext, which has since been removed from the social media platform,alleging he sexually assaulted a woman 18 years ago. He has also alluded to comments made by a former partner on social…
Terry Pheto won the Best Actress award for her role in the movie FACES at the fifth annual British Urban Film Festival Awards. "Woke up to the amazing news that I won Best Actress Award at the British Urban Film Festival Awards last night in London. What an honour... thank…
Singer Busiswa Gqulu and a friend, the rapper Marc, real name Themba Kubheka, has been attacked by an ex boyfriend of hers. The news broke while the country is reeling from the abuse and violence against women, and the slain UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana was buried in East London yesterday.…
Gospel star Hlengiwe Mhlaba was involved in a serious car accident She was on her way to Ermelo, Mpumlanga, between Melmoth and Vryheid,in KZN when she avoided a vehicle coming towards her lane. Family spokesman Nkululeko Khanyi said, “She tried to avoid the car and her Mercedes Benz went up…
The 9th annual Savanna Comic's Choice Awards took place yesterday at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City,Johannesburg. Here is the full list of winners below: Savanna Newcomer of the Year Award Chomi Ya Jeso Audience Choice Award Pele-Pele Comics Pen Award Kagiso Lediga Next Level Award Tsitsi Chiumya Flying…
Nicki Minaj retracts her retirement tweet,after she announced her retirement and to have a family. The Grammy-nominated rapper is dating Kenneth Petty and has hinted that they are planning to get married. I’m still right here. Still madly in love with you guys & you know that. In hindsight, this…
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