Jolie and Pfeiffer battle for power in ‘Maleficent’ sequel

16 October 2019, 1:25 PM
The sequel to Walt Disney Co’s 2014 hit “Maleficent,” which begins rolling out in global theaters on Wednesday, puts three women at the center of a fight for control between humans and fairies.
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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for Rock Hall of Fame 16 October 2019, 11:04 AM

Late pop superstar Whitney Houston, rock group Dave Matthews Band and murdered hip-hop artist The Notorious B.I.G. landed among first-time nominees announced for possible induction in 2020 into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

World Food Day focuses on awareness of world hunger and malnutrition 16 October 2019, 8:05 AM

Wednesday the world celebrates World Food Day. The day focuses on awareness about issues of hunger and malnutrition facing the world.

Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to assault charges 16 October 2019, 6:45 AM

Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to new charges brought by Manhattan prosecutors who previously accused the actor of groping a woman at a bar, the his lawyer said.

More than 90 arrested for distribution of unlicensed content 16 October 2019, 5:59 AM

The Film and Publications Board (FPB) says more than 90 arrests were made against distributors of unlicensed content.

Prison
Group of troublesome boys get a taste of prison 15 October 2019, 9:15 PM

A group of 15 troublesome boys in Pretoria have had a first-hand experience of what it is like to be a prisoner after spending a day in the Atteridgeville Correctional Centre.

Zulu Wedding
Zulu Wedding hits South African Cinemas 15 October 2019, 2:16 PM

A new South African film, " Zulu Wedding ", has opened on the cinema circuit and is already making quite an impression on the domestic film chart.

Sara Ferguson
Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson celebrates her 60th birthday 15 October 2019, 6:56 AM

The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson turns 60 on Tuesday.

Book Fair hosted in Eastern Cape 14 October 2019, 8:46 PM

The Eastern Cape Arts and Culture Department, the PanSALB and the Steve Biko Foundation are hosting a provincial Book Fair in Ginsberg in King William's Town.

Cape Town commits millions to 2020 Minstrel event 14 October 2019, 7:00 PM

The City of Cape Town will provide funding and support worth more than R5.8 million for the 2020 Minstrel event.

Scorsese says he wanted to ‘enrich’ past De Niro work with ‘The Irishman’ 14 October 2019, 1:43 PM

Martin Scorsese reunites with Robert De Niro in “The Irishman”, a 3-1/2 hour long mob drama the acclaimed director said he chose to do with his frequent collaborator to build on their past work together rather than replicate it.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to face new US charges in groping case 14 October 2019, 9:54 AM

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on charges of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar was postponed Thursday as prosecutors revealed they had brought new charges against him in connection with another incident.

‘Joker’ remains Box Office ruler with $55 million 14 October 2019, 7:52 AM

Joaquin Phoenix is king of the North American box office once again as “Joker” scores an easy victory in its second weekend with $55 million at 4,374 sites.

Tannie Poppie
‘Roosterbrood Queen’ returns home after Italy braai visit 13 October 2019, 9:17 PM

The so called 'Roosterbrood Queen' of the Karoo, Tannie Poppie, says she stuck to her tried and tested methods of making her South African delicacy- even when she was in Italy.

Kimberley Art Gallery showcases visual art and literature 13 October 2019, 3:36 PM

Using visual art to interpret literature, organisers of the Northern Cape's 11 Annual Writers Festival commissioned artists from the province and the United States to interpret the works of artists like Don Mattera using visual art.

‘They Called Me Queer’ highlights LGBTQIA+ identities 13 October 2019, 9:51 AM

As the country continues to celebrate pride month, we can't deny that there's still a lot to be done in highlighting and educating society about the LGBTQIA+ society.

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British royals visit Pakistan 13 October 2019, 7:07 AM

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William and his wife Kate will begin their tour of Pakistan on Monday, in what will be the first visit by members of the British royal family in more than a decade.

Food
Calls for indigenous foods to be embraced 12 October 2019, 5:53 PM

Experts are calling on South Africans to embrace nutritious indigenous foods as the world battles climate change and food insecurity.

UWC and WearSA launch retail clothing store at Bellville Campus 12 October 2019, 12:31 PM

The University of the Western Cape in collaboration with WearSA is launching a retail Clothing Store at their Bellville Campus.

Fred Khumalo
Khumalo brings book to life 12 October 2019, 7:24 AM

Veteran Journalist and Author, Fred Khumalo has embarked on a 400 kilometre trek to bring to life his latest book, 'The Longest March'.

City of Cape Town bans fireworks during public celebrations 11 October 2019, 9:34 PM

The City of Cape Town is banning all fireworks during public celebrations like Dewali, Guy Fawks or New Year's Eve. The reasons for this include public pressure.

South Africa celebrates International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2019, 6:31 PM

The International Day of the Girl Child is being commemorated under the theme: "Unscripted and Unstoppable"

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie like ‘Maleficent’ questions her Mom skills 11 October 2019, 9:56 AM

Angelina Jolie arrived at the European premiere of "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" with four of her six children on Wednesday night in London's South Bank.

Artifacts are displayed during the presentation of a new discovery in the Monkey Valley near the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
Egypt discovers archaeological industrial zone in Luxor 11 October 2019, 8:37 AM

Egypt on Thursday unveiled two archaeological discoveries in Luxor including an industrial zone at the southern city’s West Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys.

Highlighting Generation Equality on Girl Child Day 11 October 2019, 7:39 AM

International Day of the Girl is observed globally each year on 11 October. The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works with girls to amplify their voices and stand up for their rights.

Peter Handke
Handke ‘a writer with whom to discover the world’ 10 October 2019, 7:25 PM

The publisher of Nobel literature laureate Peter Handke says reading Handke is like exploring the world.

Mona Lisa Portrait
Mona Lisa portrait returned to Louvre Museum 10 October 2019, 12:22 PM

The famous Mona Lisa portrait has returned to its original room at the Louvre Museum where it was temporarily located.

Bishop Mosa Sono
Churches engaged in criminal activities will not be supported: Sono 10 October 2019, 7:04 AM

Bishop Mosa Sono of the Grace Bible Church says they will not support any churches that engage in criminal activities.

Whatsapp
Financial advisers warn people against Whatsapp stokvel 9 October 2019, 5:37 PM

Financial advisers have warned people about involving themselves with pyramid schemes.

A screen displays the portraits of the laureates of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Lithium-ion battery developers awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 9 October 2019, 3:15 PM

U.S. scientist John Goodenough, along with Stanley Whittingham from Britain and Akira Yoshino of Japan, won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the award-giving body said on Wednesday.

Ndara’s allegations misleading: Fergusons 9 October 2019, 12:04 PM

The Fergusons have responded to the allegations made in the media by Veteran actress Vatiswa Ndara.