Interactive ‘Star Wars’ exhibit opens in NY

7 December 2019, 12:01 PM
"Star Wars" holds a special place in the entertainment world and in view of the upcoming conclusion of the 42-year, nine-episode saga, Dolby Laboratories and Walt Disney Studios are presenting an interactive exhibit celebrating the entire Skywalker saga.
Love your clothes and pass them on, says Vogue supremo Wintour 28 November 2019, 2:49 PM

Clothes should be cherished, re-worn and even passed on to the next generation, Anna Wintour, the influential editor of Vogue magazine said, calling for more sustainability in the fashion world.

Actor John Boyega admits his ‘Star Wars’ script ended up on eBay 28 November 2019, 11:56 AM

British actor John Boyega said on Wednesday that he left his copy of the closely-guarded script for the new "Star Wars" movie under his bed and that it ended up for sale on eBay.

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges 28 November 2019, 6:50 AM

A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein's request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges ahead of the former Hollywood producer's January trial.

King Sigcawu remembered as development-orientated leader 27 November 2019, 9:04 PM

The deceased AmaXhosa King, Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu has been remembered as a development-orientated leader who had the interests of his people at heart.

Mkhize launches anti-retroviral, TLD 27 November 2019, 7:29 PM

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has launched a fixed dose combination anti-retroviral called TLD in uMthwalume in the Ugu District on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast

Men abuse women in the name of culture: Makhura 27 November 2019, 6:22 PM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says some men abuse women in the name of culture. The Premier has been speaking at the Men's Dialogue in Boksburg on the Gauteng's East Rand.

Stormzy is better at rap than politics, UK’s Gove says 27 November 2019, 5:08 PM

British minister Michael Gove dismissed Stormzy’s criticism of Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, saying the grime star was a far better rapper than he was a political analyst.

Toxic masculinity, cultural stereotypes fuel GBV 27 November 2019, 12:07 PM

Seven women are being murdered every day in South Africa.

K-pop star Koo Hara left ‘pessimistic’ note: Police 27 November 2019, 9:25 AM

K-pop singer Koo Hara left a “pessimistic” note, police said on Monday, a day after the former member of top South Korean girl group Kara was found dead.

Gender Summit shines spotlight on femicide and domestic violence 26 November 2019, 6:38 PM

Femicide, domestic violence, sexual harassment and the sexual assault of both women and children are just some of the crimes that came under the spotlight at the inaugural Gender Summit taking place in George in the Southern Cape.

Eastern Cape police warns about “pens down” parties 26 November 2019, 2:22 PM

Eastern Cape police have warned the youth about "pens down" parties, especially in Nelson Mandela Bay, as part of Safer Festive Season Operations.

‘Knives Out’: a whodunit set in contemporary America 26 November 2019, 6:36 AM

Murder mystery “Knives Out,” arriving in U.S. and British movie theaters on Wednesday, may be inspired by the work of the prolific British crime writer but its twist on the genre couldn’t be more modern, or more humorous.

From ‘Godfather’ to ‘Irishman’, Mafia is gift that keeps on giving 25 November 2019, 4:10 PM

Stories about the mob have become offers that Hollywood cannot seem to refuse. “The Irishman,” Martin Scorsese’s new movie, marks the latest entry in a genre that has fascinated audiences and filmmakers for decades.

Taylor Swift gets early American Music Awards win after tumultuous week 25 November 2019, 5:49 AM

Taylor Swift won the first of five possible American Music Awards on Sunday, setting up a night she is expected to dominate after making headlines for the past week because of a bitter feud with her old record label.

Bible Society of South Africa launches bible for the deaf 24 November 2019, 6:05 PM

An easy to read Bible for the deaf has been launched at the St George's Cathedral in Cape Town.

MS Albatros
MS Albatros arrival ushers in Mossel Bay’s cruise season 24 November 2019, 3:08 PM

The Port used for Mossel Bay's cruise season has officially opened with the arrival of the MS Albatros, bringing over 900 passengers to the Garden Route.

The Banker actors
Apple delays movie theater release of ‘The Banker’ 24 November 2019, 11:20 AM

Apple Inc is delaying the planned December movie theater release of movie "The Banker, “one of its first original films, a source close to the company said, amid ongoing concerns about the period drama.

The Crown
Netflix says “The Crown” casting reports “pure speculation” 24 November 2019, 7:10 AM

 Netflix has dismissed as “pure speculation" media reports that British actress Imelda Staunton would portray Queen Elizabeth in future seasons of "The Crown", saying it was filming the fourth series and had yet to commission future instalments.

Vintage Marvel comic book sells for record $1.26 million at auction 24 November 2019, 6:32 AM

A 1939 comic book that introduced Marvel characters for the first time sold for a record $1.26 million at auction, Dallas-based auctioneer Heritage Auctions said on Thursday.

Paris March
Tens of thousands march in France to condemn domestic violence 23 November 2019, 9:27 PM

 Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday toprotest against domestic violence, after more than 130 women are believed to have been killed by their partner or ex-partner in France this year.

Plato says Cape Town is tackling Gender Based Violence 23 November 2019, 4:43 PM

Cape Town Mayor, Dan Plato, says the city is striving to find ways to reduce what he say are the stubborn high levels of Gender Based Violence in the city.

Singer Iggy Azalea reports jewelry worth $366 000 stolen in burglary 23 November 2019, 2:01 PM

"Fancy" singer Iggy Azalea and her rapper boyfriend Playboi Carti reported a burglar stole over $366 000 in jewelry from their Atlanta home, police said on Friday.

Death threats prompt music executive to appeal for peace in feud with Taylor Swift 23 November 2019, 10:45 AM

Music executive Scooter Braun on Friday said his family had received “numerous death threats” over a feud with singer Taylor Swift, and appealed to her to make peace.

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works 23 November 2019, 8:20 AM

Michael Jackson's story is headed for Hollywood from the producer who helped make hit film "Bohemian Rhapsody," industry media reported on Friday.

Mazibuko calls for better platforms to report crimes against women, children 22 November 2019, 9:24 PM

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko says she will propose to the National Council of Provinces that some sections in the criminal justice system be reformed to help combat gender-based violence.

Soweto festival celebrates people with disabilities 22 November 2019, 7:59 PM

A concert to recognise people with disabilities takes place at the Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg on Friday evening. The event comes as South Africa and the world will observe International Day for People with Disabilities on the 3rd of December.

Credo Mutwa moves into refurbished house 22 November 2019, 1:19 PM

After years of living in a dilapidated house, world renowned Sanusi, author, traditional healer and artist, Credo Mutwa and his family will move into a large refurbished home.

South Korean boyband BTS have to do military service 22 November 2019, 12:17 PM

Hit South Korean boy band BTS will not be given exemption from mandatory military service, the defense ministry has said, reaffirming its policy of no exceptions for pop stars.

Pope Francis waves to the crowd following his visit to St. Peter's Parish church in the Sam Phran district of Nakhon Pathom Province, Thailand.
Pope urges Thais not to see Christianity as ‘foreign’ 22 November 2019, 9:39 AM

Pope Francis visited a modern sanctuary built in honor of Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung, a Thai priest who died in 1944 and is considered a martyr.

In the Opinion category at tonight’s #VJOY19 awards is your winning team from SABC News, Olwethu Matsipane, Krivani Pillay, and Deidre Uren 🙌 a well-earned victory.
SABC News walks away with two Vodacom awards 22 November 2019, 7:11 AM

SABC News took home two awards at the 18th Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards held in Midrand, Johannesburg.