Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala recovering in hospital

26 January 2020, 6:02 PM
The world renowned founder of music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo Professor Joseph Shabalala is recovering in a hospital in Gauteng
Bali to Bangkok: China virus threatens disaster for tourist hot spots 28 January 2020, 4:01 PM

The colourful dances of Bali's annual Kintamani Festival have fallen victim to coronavirus and travel restrictions to halt its spread could prove costly for other places that rely on Chinese tourists.

Legendary photographer Santu Mofokeng – a visual poet 28 January 2020, 2:21 PM

Africa’s world acclaimed photographer, thinker and mentor Santu Mofokeng passed away on Sunday 26 January 2020 in the presence of his loving family.

Epstein probe gets ‘zero cooperation’ from Prince Andrew 28 January 2020, 7:12 AM

Britain's Prince Andrew has provided "zero cooperation" to US authorities probing sex trafficking allegedly carried out by deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein and co-conspirators, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Enock Mpianzi’s memorial service to take place on Tuesday 28 January 2020, 5:56 AM

A memorial service is expected to be held for Enock Mpianzi at Parktown Boys' High School in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Masuku urges people to donate organs 27 January 2020, 8:50 AM

Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku has encouraged more South Africans to become organ donors.

Billie Eilish wins song of the year Grammy 27 January 2020, 6:33 AM

Teen sensation Billie Eilish won the first of the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, taking home the song of the year statuette for her hit single “Bad Guy.”

Billie Eilish, Lizzo lead newcomers charge at Grammy Awards 26 January 2020, 3:00 PM

 Teen sensation Billie Eilish looks set to crown a breakout year by taking home her first Grammy Awards on Sunday in a show that will feature the first Grammy performance by K-pop band BTS and a tribute to slain U.S.rapper Nipsey Hussle.

Legendary musician Steve Fataar tribute concert to be held on Sunday 26 January 2020, 9:41 AM

A tribute concert for legendary musician Steve Fataar will be held at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College in Durban on Sunday.

World’s longest over-ocean zipline opened in Mossel Bay 26 January 2020, 7:23 AM

The world's longest over-ocean zipline has opened in Mossel Bay in the Western Cape.

King Zwelithini criticises introduction of sex education in schools 25 January 2020, 7:45 PM

King Goodwill Zwelithini has criticised the introduction of sex education in schools.

Actress Rosie Perez backs up Sciorra account in Weinstein rape trial 25 January 2020, 2:52 PM

Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s.

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Grammy organisers deny claims award nominations are rigged 24 January 2020, 4:46 PM

The organisers of the Grammy Awards denied allegations that nominations for the highest prizes in the music industry are rigged, calling the claims “categorically false and misleading.”

Prince Harry may find home in Canada’s royal city 24 January 2020, 1:04 PM

Prince Harry and wife Meghan have settled, for now, into a seaside home near the most royal of Canadian cities - Victoria, British Columbia (B.C.)- named after a queen who reigned until 1901, during a great expansion of the British Empire.

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Young, gifted and unique, top Grammy contenders march to their own tune 23 January 2020, 4:27 PM

Move over pop and rap. From Billie Eilish to Bon Iver and Rosalia, the top contenders at Sunday’s Grammy Awards are turning traditional music genres on their head with a striking fusion of styles.

What is social media entrepreneurship? 22 January 2020, 6:23 PM

People are spending more time online, especially on Social Media. There are certain people that are followed on popular Social Media platforms like Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Saudi’s crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking 22 January 2020, 12:01 PM

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman hit back at reports he tried to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

Animated British royal comedy ‘The Prince’ to make debut on HBO Max 22 January 2020, 9:02 AM

Animated versions of Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will have supporting roles in a British royal family satire that will make its debut on AT&T Inc's HBO Max streaming video service, the company said on Tuesday.

Weinstein must tread carefully in rape trial defense, experts say 21 January 2020, 10:16 PM

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will face the challenge of defending himself in his rape trial as he tries to undermine his accusers’ credibility without appearing callous to jurors, according to several legal experts.

Pan-African exhibition seeks to herald continent’s art scene 21 January 2020, 9:37 PM

Five towering wooden figures dwarf visitors to the “Lend Me Your Dream” exhibition at Dakar’s Museum of Black Civilisations. The sculptures of fire-darkened cedar stand in a circle, as if deep in conversation.

De Niro takes shot at Trump as he accepts SAG lifetime award 20 January 2020, 9:47 PM

Robert De Niro, considered one of the finest motion picture performers of his generation, was saluted on Sunday with a lifetime achievement award from his acting peers, and used the occasion to take a veiled jab at US President Donald Trump.

Female Icelandic ‘Joker’ composer makes film awards history 20 January 2020, 3:45 PM

Golden Globe-winning Icelandic musician Hildur Gudnadottir, 37, usually lives a quiet life in Berlin, but is about to see a lot more of Los Angeles' red carpets as nominations come flooding in for her score for ToddP hillips' film "Joker".

Prince Harry and Meghan
‘Sad’ Prince Harry says no other option but to end royal role 20 January 2020, 5:53 AM

Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Sunday of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future.

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Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s family believes his legacy still lives on 19 January 2020, 7:00 PM

Fifty two years after his assassination Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's family says his legacy still lives.

Meghan’s father accuses daughter of ‘cheapening’ UK’s royal family 19 January 2020, 3:23 PM

Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, has accused his daughter of “cheapening” the British royal family, in part of an interview released a day after Buckingham Palace said Prince Harry and his wife would no longer be working members of the monarchy.

Free State plans to attract learners to maths 19 January 2020, 11:16 AM

The Free State Department of Education is considering plans to make mathematics more attractive to learners.

ANC joins thousands in mourning legendary musician Steve Fataar 19 January 2020, 8:16 AM

The ANC has joined thousands of South Africans in mourning the passing of legendary South African musician Steve Fataar.

Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals 19 January 2020, 6:46 AM

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.

Author of Senzo Meyiwa book fears for his life 18 January 2020, 5:00 PM

Soweto Mandlanzi, the author of the book, Decoding 666-9: The inexplicable life of Senzo Meyiwa, says he is receiving death threats since he started working on the book.  Mandlanzi says he had the blessings of Senzo Meyiwa's late father Sam to write the book.

Weinstein jury seated after prosecutors accuse defense of excluding white women 18 January 2020, 4:43 PM

Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein’s New York rape trial finished selecting twelve jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer’s fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defence had unfairly tried to block white women from serving on the jury.

Hillary Clinton says watching documentary about her life was ‘humbling’ 18 January 2020, 1:18 PM

Hillary Clinton said she experienced several humbling moments while doing interviews for and watching a new documentary about her life, her surprise loss in the 2016 US presidential campaign, and the polarizing attitudes she inspired throughout her five-decade career.