Mindful Drinking Festival promotes sober lifestyle

20 October 2019, 8:35 PM
Africa's first annual Mindful Drinking Festival is taking place in Cape Town amid mounting concern about the high number of drunk drivers on the roads.
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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.

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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.

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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"

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

‘South Park’ creators offer mocking ‘apology’ to China over episode 9 October 2019, 9:57 AM

The creators of satirical animated series “South Park” issued a mocking “apology” to China after media reports that episodes of the show were no longer available on some Chinese websites.

Kim Kardashian praises Greta and hopes for meeting 9 October 2019, 6:38 AM

US reality TV star Kim Kardashian heaped praise on Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday, calling her a "brave and amazing young woman" and said she shared her concerns about climate change.

Debate continues around actress Ndara’s open letter on the TV industry 8 October 2019, 9:20 PM

Veteran actress Vatiswa Ndara has reiterated that actors should not be dying in poverty - after she made allegations of performers being abused and unfairly treated by South African production houses.

Box office: ‘Joker’ smashes October record with $93.5 million debut 8 October 2019, 7:41 AM

Warner Bros.’ “Joker” laughed its way to a new record at the domestic box office, scoring $93.5 million over the weekend, standing as the biggest October launch of all time.

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Judy Umraw climbs Mount Kilimanjaro to highlight GBV 7 October 2019, 3:45 PM

A Pietermaritzburg woman has climbed the highest Uhuru Peak of the Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania dressed in a traditional Saree, in a bid to cast the spotlight on Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

Javett Art Center to host discussion on Zwelethu Mthethwa painting 7 October 2019, 3:14 PM

The Javett Art Center at the University of Pretoria will host a public discussion about its inclusion of the work of convicted killer, Zwelethu Mthethwa, in the All in a Day's Eye: The Politics of Innocence exhibition.

Keeping the show on track at the Moulin Rouge for 130 years 7 October 2019, 8:06 AM

The Moulin Rouge, the French cabaret famous for its high-kicking cancan dancers and flesh-exposing ostrich feather costumes, this week marks 130 years since it first opened its doors to audiences.

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National Assembly criminalises so-called ‘revenge porn’ 6 October 2019, 8:35 PM

The National Assembly has passed legislation which criminalises so-called revenge porn - or the distribution of private sexual photos and films without consent.

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World Animal Day observed at St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town 6 October 2019, 3:23 PM

Animal welfare NGO, the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, (PDSA) has raised concern about the abuse of domestic animals.

Denis Goldberg to showcase ‘Forgotten Liberators’ exhibition 6 October 2019, 7:15 AM

Former Rivonia Trialist and long-term political prisoner, Denis Goldberg, will introduce the "Forgotten Liberators" exhibition at the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation on Sunday, on the eve of Archbishop Emeritus Tutu's 88th birthday.

Motorists heading to Macufe urged to be vigilant 5 October 2019, 3:41 PM

The Mangaung Metro has warned motorists to remain vigilant as they make their way to the 2019  Mangaung Arts and Cultural Festival also known as Macufe in Bloemfontein.

Diahann Carroll, TV trailblazer for black women, dies at 84 5 October 2019, 8:11 AM

Diahann Carroll, a versatile singer and stage actress who quietly blazed a trail for black women on American television in the late 1960s by playing a widowed nurse and single mother in “Julia,” died on Friday at age 84, her manager said.

Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ back at top of charts 50 years after release 4 October 2019, 9:02 PM

The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album has returned to the top of the British album charts 50 years after its first release.