Otter Trail is ‘every hiker’s dream’

18 December 2018, 8:21 PM
If the 42 kilometre Otter Tail in the Tsitsikamma area of the Garden Route is on your bucket list, then you need to book a year in advance.
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Kruger National Park boosts its tourism numbers 5 December 2018, 9:00 PM

Kruger National Park aims to boost its tourism numbers.

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Quiteria and George design Beyoncé’s gown for Global Citizen concert 5 December 2018, 8:02 PM

One of Beyoncé’s gowns locally designed for the Global Citizen's Concert cast South Africa's talents in the international spotlight.

Kevin Hart says 2019 Oscars host job is ‘opportunity of a lifetime’ 5 December 2018, 3:37 PM

Comedian Kevin Hart will host next year’s Oscar ceremony for the first time, the “Ride Along” actor said in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

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Granddaughter hails Mandela 5 December 2018, 10:45 AM

Former President Nelson Mandela's family has hailed him as a man of principles to the end.

SA business and sportswoman authors book 5 December 2018, 10:33 AM

South African award winning business woman and extreme sportswoman, Lee Den Hond, has launched a book titled “What happens when you say yes?”

Pastor Giet Khosa
CLR plans code of conduct for pastors 5 December 2018, 10:20 AM

This they say is an attempt to rid the country of bogus prophets who use religion to siphon money off from people.

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Grande’s break-up anthem fastest to reach 100-million views 5 December 2018, 6:44 AM

The single, released after the 25-year-old singer's much publicised split with fiancé Pete Davidson, has also topped the Billboard charts for three weeks, giving Grande the biggest hit of her seven-year career.

Kevin Hart introduces a performance by The Weeknd, who was nominated for Best Original Song for "Earned It" at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
US comedian Kevin Hart to host Oscars 5 December 2018, 6:35 AM

Kevin Hart will be facing pressure to boost audience ratings for the annual show that will be held on February 24 in Hollywood and which had an all-time low of 26.5 million viewers last year.

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Nyovest to use influence to empower the youth 5 December 2018, 5:56 AM

Local rapper Cassper Nyovest, whose real name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo, says he wants to use his influence to empower young people.

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City of Cape Town to open swimming pools 4 December 2018, 9:35 PM

The City of Cape Town says more than half of its 35 municipal pools will be open over the festive season. They were closed due to water shortages brought by the drought.

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Plettenberg Bay matrics bow out with music 4 December 2018, 8:26 PM

The picturesque town of Plettenberg Bay in the Southern Cape has once again been turned into a non-stop party ground for thousands of matriculants.

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Cardi B fails to appear in court to face assault charges 4 December 2018, 6:56 AM

A New York judge on Monday rescheduled Cardi B's court hearing to Friday after she failed to appear in criminal court to face charges of assault.

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Mmabana Arts Foundation will need millions to repair 3 December 2018, 7:16 PM

The torching of the Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sports Foundation has had a huge impact on North West artists.

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Cher, Reba McEntire and “Hamilton” creators shine at Kennedy Centre Honours 3 December 2018, 3:34 PM

Cher, Reba McEntire, and the creators of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" superstars of the entertainment world gathered in Washington on Sunday to enter the ranks of highly celebrated artists as recipients of the Kennedy Centre Honours.

Beyoncé leads all-star line-up on Global Citizen Festival 3 December 2018, 5:41 AM

Beyoncé led an all-star line-up, including Ed Sheeran, Jay-Z and Usher, that entertained thousands of fans at the Global Citizen Festival that ended at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium on Sunday night. 

De Niro, Scorsese discuss future of film at Morocco festival 2 December 2018, 9:11 PM

US director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert de Niro on Sunday discussed the changing nature of cinema in the age of streaming services on the sidelines of the Marrakech film festival.

FNB filling up as anticipation builds ahead of Beyonce’s performance 2 December 2018, 7:00 PM

FNB is filling up as anticipation builds ahead of the final act of the night, Beyonce at the #GlobalCitizenFestival

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Excitement at the Global Citizen Festival 2 December 2018, 3:03 PM

The Global Citizen Festival has kicked off at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. It will be broadcast on SABC 1 TV channel, the SABC Digital YouTube channel, Facebook and Twitter - as well as on radio stations, 5FM and Lesedi FM.

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Hefner jacket sold for nearly R600 thousand 2 December 2018, 1:20 PM

A red smoking jacket worn by late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has sold at auction for nearly 600-thousand-rand.

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Motorists must avoid areas around FNB stadium 2 December 2018, 6:57 AM

Johannesburg Metro Police has advised motorists to avoid the area around the FNB stadium where roads have been closed since midnight on Saturday, due to the The Global Citizen Festival.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas marry in Indian royal palace -People magazine 2 December 2018, 6:40 AM

“Quantico” actor and Bollywoodstar Priyanka Chopra married U.S singer Nick Jonas on Saturday in a Christian ceremony attended by close family and friends atone of India’s most opulent royal palaces, People magazine reported. The couple are due to have a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on Sunday and host a reception in New Delhi next week. […]

Indian, Japanese embark on Mandela walk from Gandhi Square to Mvezo 1 December 2018, 9:40 PM

Seven people from India and Japan embarked on a two months peace walk from Mahatma Gandhi Square in Johannesburg to Mvezo village where Nelson Mandela was born.

Robben Island Museum refutes allegations of maladministration, nepotism 1 December 2018, 9:28 PM

The Robben Island Museum has hit back at the Ex-Robben Island Prisoners Association following accusations of maladministration and nepotism. The association made the claims during a media briefing in Cape Town earlier this week.

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Mabuza’s World Aids Day event snubbed 1 December 2018, 2:39 PM

People living with disabilities in Gauteng have refused to be part of the World AIDS Day commemoration in Dobsonville. Soweto.

Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend the premiere of "The Normal Heart" in New York.
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie reach child custody agreement 1 December 2018, 12:37 PM

Angelina Jolie originally wanted to have sole custody of the children, while Brad Pitt asked for shared custody.

Nathi Mthethwa
Royalties to be handed over to SA artists 1 December 2018, 7:46 AM

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the issue of South African artists dying poor should become a thing of the past.

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Tight security ahead of Mandela 100 Global Citizen Music Festival 30 November 2018, 9:20 PM

Ten heads of state and leaders of international organisations will be attending the Mandela 100 Global Citizen Music Festival on Sunday, and security has been beefed up at the venue and surrounds ahead of the event.

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Mayweather and ‘DJ Khaled’ charged by SEC over token offerings 30 November 2018, 3:07 PM

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and a music producer known as “DJ Khaled” failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in initial coin offerings, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday.

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Remembering Madiba through women’s dialogue 30 November 2018, 11:55 AM

On Thursday, the legacy of former president, Nelson Mandela was commemorated through a dialogue aimed at addressing Gender- Based –Violence.

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Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day 30 November 2018, 9:09 AM

Launched in 1988, the annual observance highlights worldwide efforts to combat HIV/AIDS.