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.
Madonna to perform at Eurovision Song Contest in Israel 9 April 2019, 9:03 AM

Pop superstar Madonna will make a guest appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month, her representatives said on Monday.

Prince-Harry and-wife-Meghan
Meghan’s baby to test royal appetite for reform 9 April 2019, 8:49 AM

Hailed as a breath of fresh air in a stuffy institution, Prince Harry's wife Meghan is set to test the limits of the British monarchy's desire to modernise when their first baby arrives this month.

Felicity Huffman, others to plead guilty to university admissions bribery 9 April 2019, 6:31 AM

Desperate Housewives star, Felicity Huffman and 13 other people have agreed to plead guilty to participating in what prosecutors call the largest college admissions scam uncovered in United States (US) history.

Alison Mack
‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack pleads guilty in sex cult case 8 April 2019, 9:11 PM

"Smallville" actress Allison Mack on Monday pleaded guilty to blackmailing two women as part of an alleged New York sex cult that prosecutors called a racketeering operation that carried out sex trafficking and other crimes.

DNA reveals US Revolutionary War hero was likely intersex 8 April 2019, 4:43 PM

DNA test shave shown that American Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski was almost certainly intersex, a documentary to be broadcast on Monday will reveal.

New Netflix series inspired by real-life teen drug king 8 April 2019, 2:45 PM

A new Netflix series billed as the teenage "Breaking Bad" is inspired by a real-life German youth who ran an online drug empire from his bedroom, its creators told AFP.

Africa’s richest man withdrew $10 million just to look at it 8 April 2019, 11:46 AM

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told a forum in Ivory Coast on Saturday how he once took $10 million in cash out of the bank just to look at it and get it into his head that it was real money.

Prince Harry and Meghan
Meghan has upset the British media, Why? 8 April 2019, 10:00 AM

Last May, millions across the world tuned in to watch Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry tie the knot with his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle, with the media feting the couple as the epitome of glamour and royal modernity.  

American-themed plays sweep British theatre prizes 8 April 2019, 5:50 AM

Productions about gay men in New York City, friendship after the September 11 attacks and love in Mississippi dominated Britain’s prestigious Olivier Awards for best theater on Sunday.

Malala Game Reserve
Evolution of MalaMala Game Reserve story told in a book 7 April 2019, 7:48 PM

MalaMala is the oldest and most historical private game reserve in South Africa and the first to make the transition from hunting to photographic safaris.

N West holds prayer session for May 8 poll 7 April 2019, 3:51 PM

A church in Mahikeng, North West has held a special prayer session for the May 8 poll. The event however was only attended by three political parties and IEC representatives.

UN calls on primary health care investments as World Health Day observed 7 April 2019, 1:01 PM

Sunday marks World Health Day and the United Nations has called on governments around the globe to invest more in primary health care for mothers and babies.

Ethiopians bid Nipsey Hussle farewell 7 April 2019, 10:02 AM

With poems and speeches, Ethiopians have held an emotional farewell for murdered rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose roots in neighbouring Eritrea won him admirers in both countries.

Mick Jagger
 Mick Jagger on the mend after heart surgery 6 April 2019, 7:20 PM

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger saidon Friday he was "on the mend" after undergoing surgery that caused postponement of the band's planned North American tour.

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women 6 April 2019, 8:05 AM

Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them.

School learners with the solar school bags
Solar school bag developed for disadvantaged learners 5 April 2019, 2:23 PM

Smart Nation Concepts has developed a solar school bag for disadvantaged learners.

Jeff Bezos keeps Amazon voting power in divorce settlement 5 April 2019, 1:53 PM

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will retain voting control of his entire $143 billion stake in the company under a divorce settlement with his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, who will own 25% of those shares, the couple said on Thursday.

Pik Botha
Collection of Pik Botha’s personal items to be auctioned 5 April 2019, 12:50 PM

A unique collection of personal items of the late former foreign affairs minister, Pik Botha will on Saturday be auctioned in Pretoria.

Empire actor Jussie Smollett.
Chicago to sue actor Jussie Smollett 5 April 2019, 6:47 AM

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday.

Adidas seals partnership with singer Beyonce 4 April 2019, 6:36 PM

Adidas has teamed up with singer Beyonce and will relaunch her Ivy Park brand, as it aims to attract more female consumers after rival Puma's deal with Rihanna helped boost sales.

Eric Benet promises a treat for his fans 4 April 2019, 12:54 PM

South Africa will finally get the chance to see Eric Benet live in South Africa for one night only, at the Sun Arena, Time Square on 6th April 2019, where the show is aptly titled "Soulful Night with Eric Benét".

Fifi Cooper
Parties take musical approach to campaigning 4 April 2019, 12:40 PM

In the run-up to the country’s May 8th national and provincial elections, a handful of political parties are taking a musical approach to their campaigning - by releasing music albums.

The Weeknd sued by British songwriters over ‘A Lonely Night’ 4 April 2019, 6:16 AM

Canadian singer The Weeknd has been sued by three British songwriters over allegations he copied their work to produce his hit “A Lonely Night,” according to U.S. court documents.

Travel-Indaba at Durban Convention Centre.
Travel Indaba aims to sell Africa as top tourist destination 4 April 2019, 6:01 AM

The Travel Indaba will this year showcase everything Africa has to offer to the world.

Afrikaans community welcomes book depicting its ‘rise and demise’ 4 April 2019, 5:59 AM

The Afrikaans community in Stellenbosch has welcomed the book, "The Rise and Demise of the Afrikaners”, written by author Hermann Giliomee.

Forever young: study uncovers protein that keeps skin youthful 3 April 2019, 9:39 PM

Beauty might only be skin deep, but for those wondering how to keep that skin young, scientists may have found an answer in the form of a protein that encourages cell competition.

Solomon Mahlangu’s home to become Heritage Site 3 April 2019, 5:53 PM

Freedom fighter Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu's home in Mamelodi, East of Pretoria, will soon be a National Heritage site.

Polish priest ‘very sorry’ for burning Harry Potter book 3 April 2019, 2:45 PM

A Polish priest apologised Wednesday for burning "magic" Harry Potter books, after his actions sparked a wave of protest and comparisons with totalitarian regimes and the Inquisition.

People watching a film at the annual Bushman Film Festival
Smartphone moviemakers take the limelight at African festival 3 April 2019, 8:25 AM

The three-day festival received more than 5,000 entries, of which organisers said they retained 3,694 submissions that met the required format.

‘Autism triggered by environmental factors’ 2 April 2019, 10:10 PM

The Clinical Director of the The Star Academy Jenna White says Autism it is a prevalent disorder. Speaking in an interview with SABC’s Full View White says it is caused by a genetic preposition and it is triggered by environmental factors