Kanye West gifts white sneakers to Uganda’s president

15 October 2018, 5:18 PM
Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian on Monday paid a visit to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, gifting the 74-year-old leader a pair of white sneakers.
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SA men challenged to raise awareness on breast cancer 15 October 2018, 4:45 PM

South African men have been challenged to participate in a social media campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
British royals arrive on landmark trip Down Under 15 October 2018, 7:32 AM

Prince Harry and Meghan touched down in Sydney on Monday, kicking off a bumper Pacific tour that is the British royals' first major outing abroad as a couple.

John Kepe was born around 1898. He's documented as an habitual criminal, who referred to himself as the "Samson of the Boschberg".
SA’s film entry for the Oscars next year premiers in Cape Town 14 October 2018, 9:36 PM

South Africa's film entry for the Oscars next year has premièred at the prestigious Cape Town International Film Market and Festival.

Digit the dog MC
Dogs strut their stuff in EC’s first K9 Fashion show 14 October 2018, 6:46 PM

It's a case of Paws for a Cause in Port Elizabeth as many of man's best friend attended the final rehearsal for the first ever K9 fashion show to be held in the Eastern Cape.

MEC Eric Kholwane speaking to SABC News
Mpumalanga adds Panorama Route to its tourist destinations 14 October 2018, 6:03 PM

Mpumalanga has added another diverse product to one of its top tourist destinations, the Panorama Route.

Hugh Hefner in cap and shades
Hugh Hefner’s trademark red smoking jacket, black pyjamas to hit auction block 14 October 2018, 8:28 AM

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's trademark black silk pajamas and red smoking jacket are going up for sale as part of an auction of his belongings, including his complete set of Playboy magazines.

Jaguar launches AVAS for electric car 13 October 2018, 9:15 PM

With no engine sound, the electric Jaguar I-PACE required a new way to warn blind, visually impaired and other vulnerable road users of its approach at low speed.

Statue of Winston Churchill
Sculpture of Churchill unveiled in North West 13 October 2018, 8:15 PM

More research and documentation needs to be done to unravel South Africa's history.

Cape Town International Film Market and Festival has positive spin-offs for CT economy 13 October 2018, 4:44 PM

The 2018 edition of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival is underway in Cape Town. The ten-day long event, kicked-off on Wednesday night.

Municipality scoops award in excellence 13 October 2018, 3:06 PM

Umkhanyakude municipality in the far northern KwaZulu-Natal has scooped a coveted award for "Best Infrastructure Programme" during the Kamoso Awards for Excellence hosted by the Provincial Department of Human Settlements and Public Works at Umhlanga near Durban.

Melania Trump
‘We are fine’: Melania Trump dismisses gossip about marriage 13 October 2018, 7:20 AM

Melania Trump dismissed Friday the widespread talk about her husband President Donald Trump's reported affairs with a porn star and others, saying she has "more important things to think about."

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Ladysmith Black Mambazo launches a music academy 12 October 2018, 6:25 PM

Legendary award winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has started visiting various high schools in KwaZulu-Natal as part of its Black Mambazo Mobile Academy programme.

UK’s Princess Eugenie marries wine merchant 12 October 2018, 4:38 PM

Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Princess Eugenie married a wine merchant on Friday in a Windsor wedding clouded by complaints over costs and struggling to recapture the magic of past royal nuptials.

Amy Winehouse
 Singer Amy Winehouse to return to the stage as a hologram 12 October 2018, 3:07 PM

Fans of late British singer Amy Winehouse, whose untimely death in 2011 at age 27 shook the music world, will be able to see her on concert stages again in the form of a hologram, her father told Reuters.

Buyer goes ahead with purchase of shredded Banksy painting 12 October 2018, 12:50 PM

The woman who bid more than 1 million pounds for a painting by the mysterious British artist Banksy which shred itself into pieces at the moment of the sale has gone ahead with the purchase.

Crowds gather for second big UK royal wedding of the year 12 October 2018, 11:45 AM

Crowds gathered outside Windsor Castle on Friday for the second major British royal wedding of the year with Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth.

Kanye West defends support for Trump 12 October 2018, 7:05 AM

Rapper Kanye West, with a stream of consciousness speech in the Oval Office and a burst of profanity, defended his support for President Donald Trump on Thursday,

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
WSU honours the late Madikizela-Mandela 11 October 2018, 9:05 PM

A posthumous honorary Social Work doctorate has been conferred on the late anti-apartheid activist Mama Winnie-Madikizela-Mandela in recognition of her role in the struggle, by the Walter Sisulu University.

Memorial service poster for Rowena Baird
Broadcasting veteran Rowena Baird’s family thanks SABC for support 11 October 2018, 6:13 PM

The family of the late SAFM presenter Rowena Baird has thanked the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and her listeners for their support during this difficult time.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Exhibition of writings by Tutu to open 11 October 2018, 6:10 PM

An exhibition featuring various writings by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is due to officially open in the Mother City in the coming weeks

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift drives voter sign-ups after turning political 11 October 2018, 7:35 AM

Pop superstar Taylor Swift's decision to wade into electoral politics for the first time has driven a spike in online voter registration, particularly among young people, according to the website Vote.org.

World tourism numbers up 6.0% in first half of 2018: UN 10 October 2018, 8:43 PM

International tourist numbers grew 6.0 percent in the first half of 2018, with southern Europe and southeast Asia posting the biggest growth, due to the upturn in the global economy...

Tito Mboweni
New Finance Minister tweets about art, tourism 10 October 2018, 8:12 PM

The new-appointed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is fairly active on social media, particularly on Twitter. But what do the social media posts reveal about the former Reserve Bank Governor?

Lady Gaga
Gaga, Serena Williams, Styles and Gucci star to host Met gala 10 October 2018, 3:38 PM

  Lady Gaga, Serena Williams, Harry Styles and Gucci's star designer Alessandro Michele will co-chair next year's Met Gala with Anna Wintour, museum officials said Tuesday.

Kanye heads to West Wing, lunch with Trump 10 October 2018, 6:16 AM

US President Donald Trump will host one of his most famous fans at the White House, musician Kanye West, to talk about prisons, jobs and what to do about violence in Chicago, the White House said on Tuesday.

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift-Kanye West feud enters political arena 9 October 2018, 9:10 PM

The bad blood between Taylor Swift and Kanye West goes way back.

Uzalo cast
Uzalo breaks SA viewership records 9 October 2018, 3:01 PM

SABC television drama, Uzalo has broken all records in the history of television viewing in South Africa, by reaching 10.2 million viewers.

Bill Cosby seeks new sexual assault trial, reduced prison sentence 9 October 2018, 8:48 AM

Citing new evidence, Bill Cosby has asked the Pennsylvania judge who sent him to prison for up to 10 years for sexual assault to grant him a new trial, or to reduce his sentence because of alleged procedural errors.

Taylor Swift
‘Bad Blood’: Trump sours on Taylor Swift after Dem endorsement 9 October 2018, 5:45 AM

US President Donald Trump said Monday he liked pop superstar Taylor Swift's music "about 25% less" after her endorsement of the Democrat in Tennessee's Senate race.

Desmond Tutu
WATCH: 8th annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture 8 October 2018, 7:00 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the 8th Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town on Monday evening.