Wife of Mexico kingpin El Chapo to grace narco families TV show

14 November 2019, 6:51 AM
The wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will appear on the VH1 show "Cartel Crew" alongside other family members of drug traffickers who grapple with notorious legacies, says the television network.
Jay-Z, Iconix settle lawsuits over licensing, alleged fraud 14 November 2019, 10:28 AM

Jay-Z and Iconix Brand Group Inc have settled a series of legal disputes arising from transactions between the rapper and the clothing licensing company dating back to 2007.

Eastern Cape opens state-of-the-art library 13 November 2019, 5:54 PM

The small town of Kareedouw in the Koukamma Municipality now boasts about a modern state-of-the-art library using the latest technology.

‘Friends’ reunion special could be headed for HBO Max 13 November 2019, 9:50 AM

The Hollywood Reporter and Variety on Tuesday reported that preliminary talks were underway for an unscripted reunion special that would feature all six "Friends" actors and air on upcoming streaming service HBO Max, a unit of AT&T's Warner Media.

Severe thunderstorms expected to hit parts of KZN, Eastern Cape 13 November 2019, 7:35 AM

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is forecasting severe thunderstorms for parts of KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Free State provinces.

John Legend named People magazine’s ‘sexiest man alive’ 13 November 2019, 6:45 AM

Multi-talented singer and actor John Legend was named People magazine's "sexiest man alive" on Tuesday but said he wondered whether he could live up to the title.

N Cape government hails Dikeni’s contribution to SA’s democracy 12 November 2019, 6:21 PM

Northern Cape Arts and Culture MEC Bernice Sinxeve has hailed activist and poet Sandile Dikeni's contribution to the fight against apartheid.

Africa Pulse launched by Oxford Publishers 12 November 2019, 10:08 AM

Africa Pulse, a three year translation project that has seen several books by Classic African writers translated into English and published by Oxford Publishers has been officially launched at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town.

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First Spanish royal visit crowns Havana’s 500th party 12 November 2019, 5:56 AM

Cuba is in party mode this week, despite tough economic times worsened by tighter U.S. sanctions, as it prepares for its first state visit by a Spanish king, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, the capital.

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Actor Patrick Shai shot multiple times with rubber bullets during protest 11 November 2019, 9:00 PM

Actor Patrick Shai was hospitalised on Monday after being shot with rubber bullets multiple times during a protest for electricity in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Tourism department tackles shortage of chefs 11 November 2019, 5:28 PM

The tourism industry in the country has grown, meaning that there is a need for more people to be employed in the hospitality industry.

Pope Francis to reunite with cousin on visit to Thailand 11 November 2019, 6:52 AM

A cousin of the Pope's, Sister Sivori, who has lived in Thailand for more than 50 years, will travel with Pope Francis when he visits the country from November. 20 to 23.

Tributes pour in for journalist, poet Sandile Dikeni 10 November 2019, 8:33 PM

Tributes are pouring in for journalist and poet Sandile Dikeni. The 53-year-old died in Cape Town following a long battle with tuberculosis.

Pigeon builds nest out of poppies taken from war memorial 10 November 2019, 3:28 PM

A war memorial in Australia became the home of choice for a pigeon building a nest in the halls of Australian War Memorial, ahead of November 11's Armistice Day, marking the end of World War One.

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Woody Allen, Amazon end legal dispute over movie deal 10 November 2019, 7:20 AM

Woody Allen has ended his $68 million lawsuit against Amazon.com Inc for backing out of a four-picture production and distribution agreement and refusing to distribute a film he had finished.

Boks ready to wow Port Elizabeth fans on Sunday 9 November 2019, 9:30 PM

The World  rugby Champions Springboks will  tour parts of Port Elizabeth on Sunday with the Webb Ellis Trophy held high.

Fans out in numbers to welcome Springboks at PE airport 9 November 2019, 5:01 PM

Fans have already flocked to Port Elizabeth Airport where the world champion Springboks are set to arrive in the next couple of hours following their tour of East London.

Cancer robbed me of my soulmate: Peggy-Sue Khumalo 9 November 2019, 1:23 PM

The wife of veteran broadcaster, Xolani Gwala, former Miss South Africa Peggy-Sue Khumalo says cancer has robbed her of her soulmate.

Bolivians turn to Day of Skulls for hope as protests rage 9 November 2019, 7:53 AM

With Bolivia racked by angry political protest, some in the landlocked South American nation turned to a more pensive task: honoring skulls, an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous beliefs that is meant to bring good fortune and protection.

Springboks touchdown in Eastern Cape 9 November 2019, 7:30 AM

The Springboks have arrived in the Eastern Cape, dubbed the 'home of champions'.

Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’ lands in Hollywood 8 November 2019, 7:26 PM

The stars of Disney's monster hit "Frozen" turned out in Los Angeles for the much anticipated world premiere of its sequel, "Frozen 2."

SABC News speaks to the famous KFC couple 8 November 2019, 1:01 PM

SABC News has traced the man that Mzansi has been searching for. In a beautiful love story, a couple has gotten engaged at a KFC in the Vaal outlet on Wednesday.

Black people must adopt legally: Cultural expert 8 November 2019, 11:43 AM

World Adoption Day on Saturday, is a global day to raise awareness of adoption and celebrate family. Cultural expert, Ndela Nelson Ntshangase has urged black people looking into adoption to follow the legal process.

Preserving indigenous languages highlighted at book launch 8 November 2019, 8:04 AM

Preserving Indigenous languages through literature is being celebrated by three Durban authors. Among them, 24-year-old, Zakhele Mazibuko.

Boks arrive in Johannesburg as trophy tour continues 7 November 2019, 12:47 PM

The Springboks have arrived in Johannesburg as they continue with their Rugby World Champions National Trophy Tour.

Late pop idol George Michael returns with new song 6 November 2019, 3:13 PM

A new track recorded by George Michael in his last studio sessions before his 2016 death was released on Wednesday, in which the late British pop idol sings about social ills.

Singer in K-pop boyband BTS investigated after car crash “error” 6 November 2019, 7:15 AM

A member of South Korean boy band BTS is being investigated by police after admitting he was at fault in a crash between a car he was driving and a taxi, the group's management said.

Whisky & Spirits live festival back, with a twist 5 November 2019, 7:43 PM

The Whisky & Spirits live festival has over the years become one of South Africa’s sought after-shows for whisky lovers, and spirit connoisseurs. Organizers are anticipating that what they have planned for the 2019 edition of the show will blow audiences away. Prior to the event taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 6 […]

Retired bishop tackles Nehemiah Prayer Route 5 November 2019, 2:16 PM

The power of prayer has been at the forefront of a big walk when Bishop Eric Pike and his wife Joyce embarked on a 200 km walk today, through Nelson Mandela Bay as part of the city's unique Nehemiah prayer route.

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Demi Moore and Jada Pinkett Smith reveal their shared experiences with addiction  5 November 2019, 12:27 PM

Jada Pinkett Smith and Demi Moore brought their shared experience with addiction and substance abuse to a recent episode of Pinkett-Smith’s Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk. “She’s a child of an addiction, so am I,” said Pinkett-Smith. “Then we both battled with our issues of code pendency and issues with addiction and now being […]

No Excuse Real Men’s Conference : Dissecting real issues facing men 5 November 2019, 11:29 AM

The month of November is recognised and celebrated across the globe as Men's Month.