‘Black Panther’ star honors real-life hero at MTV awards

19 June 2018, 7:56 AM
Landmark blockbuster "Black Panther" and nostalgic horror sensation "Stranger Things" shared the spoils Monday with a real-life hero at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
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Paul McCartney turns 76 and teases ‘Egypt Station’ 19 June 2018, 6:24 AM

Paul McCartney on Monday teased news of "Egypt Station" -- presumed to be the title of his next album -- as the former Beatle celebrated his 76th birthday.

Mbeki defends Mandela’s legacy 18 June 2018, 5:23 PM

Former President, Thabo Mbeki he has called on South Africans to move away from the "notion" that Nelson Mandela sold-out the country.

Tamaryn Green
Drakenstein Municipality welcomes Miss SA home 18 June 2018, 7:08 AM

The Drakenstein Municipality in the Boland has rolled out the proverbial red carpet to welcome their favourite daughter, recently crowned Miss SA 2018, Tamaryn Green.

4th International Yoga Day marked in Durban 17 June 2018, 9:10 PM

Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered at Durban's beachfront to mark the 4th International Yoga Day.

South Africans are celebrating Father's Day on Sunday.
“Impact of fathers must not be underestimated” 17 June 2018, 4:12 PM

This Father’s Day South Africans should remember that male parenting and the example men set for their children plays a significant role in the upbringing of a productive and constructive society.

Beyonce and Jay Z release surprise album 17 June 2018, 1:27 PM

The United States rapper Jay-Z and his superstar wife Beyonce have surprised fans by releasing a new album that no one saw coming.

Soweto chef brings French cuisine home 17 June 2018, 12:27 PM

Soweto born chef Wandile Mabaso has honed his cooking skills at some of the world-renowned institutions in South Africa, America and France. He is back home to tease the South African palate with his strong French cuisine expertise.

Youth living with disability showcase talent 17 June 2018, 10:57 AM

The Durban play house is abuzz this month with young people living with disabilities get ready to shine in the world of performing arts.

Tshedi Mholo returns to her gospel roots 17 June 2018, 10:10 AM

Afro Pop artist Tshedi Moholo has recently returned to her gospel music roots.

SA band dishes up ‘funky soulful’ meals 17 June 2018, 9:48 AM

Music Group, Shef and The Kitchen, says they are inspired by old musicians such as the late Bra Hugh Masekela and Ray Phiri.

Mbeki library initiative aims to preserve African history 17 June 2018, 8:12 AM

South Africa will soon have "The Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library", to be built in Killarney, Johannesburg next year.

Cold weather prompts fire warning in Joburg 17 June 2018, 7:38 AM

Johannesburg Emergency Services is urging residents to use extreme caution while keeping warm as the winter cold bites and more load shedding looms.

Soweto International Jazz Festival cancelled 16 June 2018, 3:10 PM

The iconic Soweto International Jazz Festival has been cancelled.

Jouberton residents live in fear of gangsters 16 June 2018, 10:56 AM

Residents of Jouberton in Klerksdorp say the rate of gangsterism in the township is escalating.

Jub Jub urges youth to make right choices 16 June 2018, 9:37 AM

Hip Hop artist, Molemo 'Jub Jub' Maarohanye says we should celebrate June 16 in a positive way.

North West learners condemn torching of schools 16 June 2018, 8:54 AM

The pupils at Kopela village in the North West say the torching of schools to highlight community grievances is wrong.

NGO stresses importance of youth development 16 June 2018, 8:18 AM

Founding Director of NGO, Little Big Steps Sydney Junior Madibo says young people in schools are taught so much about European history and not so much about historic events in our country.

Plight of homeless youth under spotlight 16 June 2018, 7:12 AM

With government catering for just 400 thousand unemployed young graduates, street children and those without skills continue to face neglect and a grim future.

Government to create opportunities for young people 15 June 2018, 6:40 PM

Young entrepreneurs are show casing their businesses at the Ekurhuleni youth economic summit.

Alan Winde
W Cape launches 10th annual Agri-Awards 15 June 2018, 4:03 PM

The Western Cape Department of Economic Opportunities has launched the tenth annual Prestige Agri-Awards.

Muslims mark Eid 15 June 2018, 2:29 PM

As Muslims across the world gather to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, recent attacks on two mosques in the country have been remembered in Cape Town.

Mzwakhe Mbuli says they have been trying hard to get the SABC to prioritise local content on their platforms without success.
Mbuli defends SABC’s 90% policy 15 June 2018, 12:47 PM

People's Poet Mzwakhe Mbuli has defended Hlaudi Motsoeneng's 90% local content policy during the former SABC COO's hearing at the CCMA in Johannesburg.

Indian innovators leverage technology to ensure women’s safety 15 June 2018, 7:29 AM

A team of Indian innovators recently clinched a one million dollar prize for their work in leveraging technology to develop a transformative solution that ensures women’s safety.

British gay rights campaigner briefly held in Moscow over protest 14 June 2018, 9:17 PM

Russian police briefly detained veteran British campaigner Peter Tatchell in Moscow on Thursday after he attempted to hold a one-man protest near the Kremlin in support of gay rights on the first day of the World Cup.

San people to enjoy World Cup commentary in own language 14 June 2018, 9:09 PM

The San people from Platfontein near Kimberley in the Northern Cape will for the first time in history be able to hear World Cup Football commentary in their own languages !Xunthali and Khwedam.

Trump, Kim co-star in U.S.-made summit film mixing propaganda, Hollywood 14 June 2018, 7:27 PM

When U.S. President Donald Trump sat down to make the case for peace to North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, he rolled out what amounted to a movie trailer starring the two leaders.

Boys during the initiation season
Eastern Cape winter initiation season launched 13 June 2018, 8:51 PM

The winter initiation season is underway.

Soweto Theatre sign
Soweto Theatre highlights youth struggles through drama production 13 June 2018, 8:05 PM

Soweto Theatre will use youth month to further develop the arts by commemorating the story of the the June 16 uprising with a drama production.

A candle in the dark.
Queen of Amampondo to be buried on Saturday 13 June 2018, 4:07 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late Queen Mother of Amampondo in the Eastern Cape Queen Fikelephi 'Bongolethu' Ndamase.

KZN commemorates International Albinism Day 13 June 2018, 3:41 PM

“Stop abusing, killing and discriminating people with albinism,” That was the clear message written on the placards of hundreds of people who were part of the march, aimed at commemorating International Albinism Day in Durban.