‘Custody’ wins big at French film awards

23 February 2019, 6:56 AM
"Custody", a film about domestic violence and a divorced couple's battle over their son, was the big winner at the "French Oscars" -- the Cesars -- on Friday, where veteran US actor and director Robert Redford was presented with an honorary award.
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Lupita Nyong’o to play Trevor Noah’s mother in biopic 22 February 2018, 6:14 PM

American actress Lupita Nyong'o is set to play Trevor Noah’s mother in the film adaptation of Noah’s book, Born A Crime.

corruption
Corruption reigns internationally: Transparency International 22 February 2018, 6:35 AM

More than six billion people live in countries that are corrupt, Transparency International said in a report on Wednesday.

Business sector in WC urged to explain water saving programmes 21 February 2018, 7:20 PM

Big companies around Cape Town have demonstrated their willingness to comply with regulations aimed at saving water following the worst drought in the Western Cape in the past century.

Tough decisions made to ensure “free” higher education 21 February 2018, 6:02 PM

South African deputy finance minister  Sfiso Buthelezi says a lot of sacrifices had to be made to ensure ‘free’ higher education.

Sin tax goes up as expected 21 February 2018, 5:26 PM

As expected, there is going to be a hike in the taxes levied on several alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and tobacco.

Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion catwalk 21 February 2018, 11:47 AM

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made a surprise appearance in the front row at a fashion catwalk on Tuesday where she watched a show by emerging designer Richard Quinn. The 91-year-old monarch, dressed in a pale blue suit, sat next to Anna Wintour, editor in chief of American Vogue magazine, as models displayed a series of bold […]

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa hits the road… walking 20 February 2018, 10:18 AM

An enthusiastic group of supporters has joined President Cyril Ramaphosa in a walk from Gugulethu to Athlone in Cape Town to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa forgives Ndoro for killing him off 19 February 2018, 12:55 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has forgiven SABC News Presenter, Peter Ndoro for killing him off.

End the month of love with tantalising bites 19 February 2018, 12:43 PM

As Valentines Month draws to a near, Mogau Seshoene, famously known as the The Lazy Makoti, promises to host a date night filled with a delicious meal like no other.

Film on SA junior doctors’ job pressures goes global 19 February 2018, 12:22 PM

The locally-made film "Doc-U-Mentally" - which highlights the extreme pressures junior doctors face in South Africa - will be released globally on Monday via Amazon, iTunes and Google Play.

Burberry shows its colors for designer Bailey’s swansong 19 February 2018, 7:39 AM

Burberry’s star designer Christopher Bailey bid goodbye to the British brand on Saturday with a colour-infused show, showcasing designs with a rainbow twist on the label’s famed check print on a catwalk lit with laser beams. Bailey is leaving Burberry after 17 years, during which time he helped propel the brand, known for its trench […]

Cape Town Art Fair draws international exhibitors 18 February 2018, 9:07 PM

The 6th annual Cape Town Art Fair is flexing its international muscles. For the first time nearly half of the exhibitors at Africa's leading art fair are from abroad. This year there's a strong focus on women with a dedicated Solo section.

WATCH: Painting pig causes quite a stir at V&A Waterfront 18 February 2018, 8:24 PM

A pop-up art exhibition, where a pig is the main attraction, is causing quite a stir at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

Tributes pour in for legendary musician Vusi Shange 18 February 2018, 6:29 PM

The Musicians Association of South Africa has sent its condolences to the family and friends of the legendary bubble-gum artist, Vusi Shange.

Vatican investigator meets Chile abuse victim in New York 18 February 2018, 7:42 AM

 A high-profile victim of a disgraced pedophile priest said Saturday he was glad to finally be able to tell his story as the Vatican's top abuse investigator began a probe into an alleged cover-up in Chile.

Ndebele nation seeks to revive its kingship 17 February 2018, 9:30 PM

The Ndebele Nation is looking to revive its monarch under the new regime in Zimbabwe.

SABC News anchor Peter Ndoro
Support pours in for Peter Ndoro 17 February 2018, 3:50 PM

South Africans on social media have come out to support SABC News presenter, Peter Ndoro. Ndoro will be taking a break from presenting the evening news with immediate effect.

Ramaphosa commits to free higher education 16 February 2018, 9:17 PM

A plan on how government will fund free higher education for students from households with a combined annual income of up to R350,000 will be announced during next week’s budget speech, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. Delivering the state-of-the-nation address, his first after succeeding Jacob Zuma, Ramaphosa said his predecessor’s announcement in […]

Red envelopes, trains and TV: Five things to know about Chinese New Year 16 February 2018, 7:11 PM

With the start of the Lunar New Year Friday, it is a time for the Chinese to reunite with their families, often after lengthy journeys, to eat, watch the most popular television show in the world and exchange lucky money.

Khoisan leader makes statement on red carpet at SONA 16 February 2018, 6:30 PM

A Khoisan activist and politician from the Eastern Cape arrived on the red carpet at the state-of-the-nation address on Friday in traditional attire, so that President Cyril Ramaphosa does not forget the indigenous Khoisan peoples.

Picture of Peter Ndoro smiling.
Ndoro to take a break from news presenting 16 February 2018, 5:49 PM

SABC TV News Anchor presenter Peter Ndoro will be taking a break from presenting the evening news with immediate effect.

WATCH: SONA 2018 Red Carpet 16 February 2018, 4:37 PM

Delegates begin to arrive at the National Assembly for the State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The SABC captures the glitz and glamour on the Red Carpet.

Inxeba distributors consider legal action for 18 year age restriction 16 February 2018, 2:21 PM

Distributors of the controversial film Inxeba (The Wound) are considering legal action following the age restriction being moved to 18 years.

African audiences celebrate ‘Black Panther’ release 16 February 2018, 6:54 AM

The release this week of Marvel Studios' latest superhero outing, "Black Panther", has triggered the enthusiasm of African movie fans and a sense of pride that Hollywood has finally plugged a gap.

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separate 16 February 2018, 6:24 AM

Jennifer Aniston and husband Justin Theroux announced their separation on Thursday after less than three years of marriage, immediately sparking speculation that the former "Friends" star might reunite with her first spouse, Brad Pitt.

KZN reduces new cancer patients’ treatment waiting period 15 February 2018, 7:25 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has announced steps to bring the average waiting period to treat new cancer patients in Durban in line with the accepted norm by the end of April.

Creators of “The Colour Purple” to attend SA performances 15 February 2018, 3:16 PM

Three creators of the acclaimed Broadway musical, The Colour Purple, will arrive in South Africa shortly to attend performances of the first local production of the ground- breaking show at the Jo'burg Theatre.

SABC leads the trend as #Zuma‘s exit dominates SA news 15 February 2018, 3:07 PM

SABC News’ exclusive interview with former South African President Jacob Zuma saw many flocking to the public broadcaster’s YouTube channel on Wednesday to gain insight into Zuma’s state of mind amid tensions in the African National Congress (ANC).

CRL takes Inxeba out of movie theatres 14 February 2018, 6:29 PM

The controversial film Inxeba will be removed from movie theatres. This is according to CRL Rights Commission chairperson Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva.

Kenyans find non-material way of spreading love 14 February 2018, 6:25 PM

Kenyans find a new purpose for Valentine's Day...