Pop singer Adele parts with husband

21 April 2019, 8:13 AM
British pop singer Adele and her husband have separated, her representatives said. Adele and water charity executive Simon Konecki met in 2011 and married in 2016.
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Teenagers arrested for murder of fellow learner 14 April 2019, 10:25 AM

Police in Limpopo have arrested two learners following the discovery of the body of a 17-year-old teenager, who was believed to be pregnant, at a dumping site in the Mokopane CBD.

Swedish musician and record producer, Avicci.
New Avicci single released a year after his death 14 April 2019, 8:47 AM

A new single by the late Swedish musician and record producer, Avicci, has been released globally, a year after the 29-year-old DJ died in Oman.

Prince Harry' and wife Meghan
Tax man will be all over the British royal baby 14 April 2019, 8:42 AM

Talk about being born with a silver spoon in your mouth: the royal baby of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have a particularly glittery one. And US tax authorities will be keen to know how much that utensil is worth.

Umhlobo we Nene
SABC shows win at Liberty Radio Awards 13 April 2019, 9:52 PM

A number of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) shows have won at the Liberty Radio Awards held in Sandton, Johannesburg on Saturday night.

Burt Reynolds in his car
Actor Burt Reynolds’ car, cowboy boots going up for auction 13 April 2019, 4:20 PM

One of Burt Reynolds' favorite cars is going up for auction in June along with some of his cowboy boots, hats, sports jackets and other items from his estate, Julien's Auctions said on Friday.

Facebook
Facebook spends $22.6 million to keep Zuckerberg safe 13 April 2019, 9:13 AM

Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2018 to $22.6 million (£17.3 million), a regulatory filing showed on Friday.

Equus
Controversial theatre piece “Equus” under the spotlight 13 April 2019, 7:39 AM

A revival of Peter Shaffer's classic 70s play, "Equus", in Cape Town has put the controversial theatre piece under the spotlight once again since its last staging in the Mother City 20-years-ago.

Carrie Fisher in trailer for final ‘Star Wars’ movie 12 April 2019, 10:10 PM

Lucasfilm delighted "Star Wars" fans Friday with a glimpse of Carrie Fisher in sneak-peek footage of the hotly-anticipated final episode of the space opera -- more than two years after her death.

Dutch doctor ‘fathered 49 children’ in IVF scandal 12 April 2019, 5:49 PM

A deceased Dutch doctor mired in a fertility scandal fathered at least 49 children, an organisation representing parents and children born through IVF at his  now-closed clinic said Friday.

Shabangu calls for police to help fight substance abuse 12 April 2019, 4:30 PM

Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu says police need to step up and help in the fight against substance abuse.

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack 12 April 2019, 2:13 PM

The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the “Empire” actor staged.

Thembinkosi Ngcobo
Local artists not given enough support: Ngcobo 12 April 2019, 8:46 AM

While the South African art space is expanding, local artists are still not respected and supported enough.

Prince Harry and Meghan
Prince Harry and Meghan to keep baby plans private 12 April 2019, 6:02 AM

Prince Harry and Meghan have decided to keep the plans around the arrival of their first child private, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ remake roars to life with new trailer 11 April 2019, 6:20 PM

With stunning scenery of Africa and some talking wildlife, Disney dropped its first full length trailer for its realistic-looking remake of "The Lion King," offering a glimpse of the highly anticipated film.

Hellen Zille
Zille launches world-first Cradle of Human Culture route 11 April 2019, 5:02 PM

Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, has launched a world first a Cradle of Human Culture route, in the Southern Cape.

Oscar-winner Rush wins defamation suit against News Corp’s Australian arm 11 April 2019, 2:20 PM

Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush won damages of at least $610.000 on Thursday after a court ruled that the Australian arm of News Corp defamed him by saying he behaved inappropriately toward a co-star in a production of King Lear.

No book launch disruptions must take place: Institute 11 April 2019, 11:38 AM

The Freedom of Expression Institute says since Ace Magashule himself has not legally challenged investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh's book about him, others should not take it upon themselves to disrupt the launch of the book or threaten to burn copies.

Kim Kardashian.
Kardashian studying to become a lawyer 11 April 2019, 7:17 AM

Kim Kardashian is studying to be a lawyer, inspired by her success in helping to win two women's release from US prisons.

Flamingos
Rescued flamingos back in Kimberley 10 April 2019, 9:09 PM

Scores of flamingos rescued earlier in 2019 are back in Kimberley in the Northern Cape. Hundreds of others were saved from Kamfers Dam and flown to Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria for rehabilitation.

Jarmusch’s zombies — with Iggy — to open Cannes 10 April 2019, 8:15 PM

Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die" zombie comedy will open this year's Cannes Festival in a swashbuckling start starring the likes of Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits.

Apple
Prince Harry, Oprah to make mental health documentaries 10 April 2019, 4:17 PM

Britain's Prince Harry announced on Wednesday he is teaming up with US celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey on a documentary series for Apple about mental health.

India bans Modi film until after mega-election 10 April 2019, 2:08 PM

India banned Wednesday the release of a biopic about Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the country's marathon elections after complaints that the flattering portrayal would give the ruling party an unfair advantage.

College admissions cheating scandal.
More charges for parents in US college admissions scandal 10 April 2019, 7:06 AM

US prosecutors have filed fresh conspiracy and money laundering charges against 16-parents charged with paying bribes to secure their children seats at elite universities in the largest college admissions scam uncovered in American history.

Game of Thrones.
Game of Thrones Creator anxious about fans reactions 10 April 2019, 6:52 AM

The creators of global smash TV series "Game of Thrones" says they knew how they would end the show five years ago, and are anxious that fans will like it.

Beyond ‘Love Island’: TV crosses a new sex frontier 9 April 2019, 10:33 PM

Television is going into places you never dreamt possible with shows in which mums make porn, spy on the sex lives of their children and where couples reveal their most intimate secrets.

North West University
Student with no arms graduates from North West University 9 April 2019, 7:14 PM

Hundreds graduated on Tuesday from the University of the North West in Mafikeng. But there's one special graduate among them, a 26-year-old man with no arms.

Artists, writers and publishers march over Copyrights Amendment Bill 9 April 2019, 4:41 PM

The General Secretary of the Trade Union for Musicians of South Africa, Gabrial le Roux has handed over a memorandum of demands to Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele in Cape Town.

Ramin Djawadi
Composer Ramin Djawadi makes his ‘Game of Thrones’ swan song 9 April 2019, 3:06 PM

Global smash hit television series "Game of Thrones" is about to come to an end, and composer Ramin Djawadi is one of the few people who knows how it all goes down.

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey donates $2 million to Puerto Rico relief 9 April 2019, 10:22 AM

Oprah Winfrey is donating $2 million to help rebuild Puerto Rico and support arts and cultural programs after the devastating 2017 hurricane.

Copyright Law.
Artists to protest against sections of the Copyright Amendment Bill 9 April 2019, 10:04 AM

Composers, writers and publishers will take to the streets of Cape Town on Tuesday morning to express their unhappiness about certain sections of the Copyright Amendment Bill.