Theatre production aims to bring healing to rape survivors

24 August 2019, 7:17 PM
A theatre production called "Voices" is using art to bring collective healing to rape survivors. A group of young women relate their traumatic past through a series of monologues.
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Exhibition celebrates Mandela 100 through art 13 July 2018, 12:34 PM

The artworks being exhibited at Melrose Gallery celebrating Nelson Mandela include paintings, sculptures, photography, cartoon illustrations, tapestry and mixed media.

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Tom Cruise attends “Mission Impossible: Fallout” premire in Paris 13 July 2018, 10:16 AM

Tom Cruise's latest thrill-filled spy drama "Mission Impossible: Fallout" got its world premiere in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Thursday as cast and crew literally lined up to praise the "City of Lights" where much of the movie was shot.

Trek4Mandela climbers hope to scale new heights 12 July 2018, 8:53 PM

The Trek4Mandela climbers have taken their first step on a hazardous journey.

Stormy Daniels strip club charges dropped, lawyer slams ‘setup’ 12 July 2018, 8:06 PM

Charges against Stormy Daniels following an Ohio strip club arrest were dropped Thursday after her lawyer slammed a "politically motivated" setup against the adult film star suing US President Donald Trump.

Stormy Daniels arrested at strip club, lawyer slams ‘setup’ 12 July 2018, 5:53 PM

Adult film star Stormy Daniels, who is locked in a court battle with President Donald Trump over their alleged affair, was arrested after allegedly “fondling” patrons at a strip club — a move her lawyer calls a “politically motivated” setup. Daniels, 39, was apprehended without incident during her performance late Wednesday at the Sirens club […]

Trek-4-Mandela team off to Mt Kilimanjaro 12 July 2018, 9:50 AM

SABC News' Gillian Pillay who is part of the 40 climbers participating in the Trek-4-Mandela Centenary climb of Mount Kilimanjaro says she feels as if she is not ready.

Rap star Cardi B gives birth to daughter Kulture 12 July 2018, 6:08 AM

Cardi B, who has quickly risen to become one of the most prominent women in hip-hop, has become a mother, announcing Wednesday the birth of daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus.

Mount Kilimanjaro conquerors aim for double summit 11 July 2018, 8:58 PM

The challenge for a double summit of Mount Kilimanjaro has been set.

Madiba’s admiration for boxing, Muhammad Ali 11 July 2018, 5:43 PM

Mandela's love for boxing is telling, from the various objects on display at his Nelson Mandela Foundation office in Houghton, North of Johannesburg.

World Cup marred by “significant” sexism outside the stadium 11 July 2018, 5:41 PM

World Cup has been marred by an estimated 300 cases of sexism on the streets tarnishing an otherwise positive tournament, the head of an anti-discrimination group said on Tuesday.

Football rules: Beyonce, Jay-Z to show World Cup final before Paris gig 11 July 2018, 3:58 PM

Who runs the world? Footballers. And not even Beyonce and Jay-Z can compete.

Spotlight on needle exchange among drug addicts 11 July 2018, 11:15 AM

Human Rights and Advocacy Officer at Harmless Project Connie van Staden says when people engage in risky behaviour they have to be kept safe until they decide to change thheir lives.

It’s all systems go for Obama’s Mandela lecture 11 July 2018, 5:40 AM

Preparations are in place for the 16th Nelson Mandela Lecture which former US president Barack Obama will deliver at Johannesburg's Wanderers Stadium next week.

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Trek4Mandela to help save fast melting glaciers 10 July 2018, 7:39 PM

The 2018 edition of Mount Kilimanjaro expedition is about more than honouring former President Nelson Mandela and keeping girl-children in school.

Thousands of men participate in 100MenMarch 10 July 2018, 7:10 PM

Thousands of men heeded the call to march in Pretoria in opposition to violence against women and children.

Mixed reactions to #GlobalCitizenFestival 10 July 2018, 11:37 AM

Social Media has been buzzing since the announcement of the 'Mandela 100' Festival taking place on 2nd December at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

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Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge 10 July 2018, 7:03 AM

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006.

Ikwekwezi FM launches pop-up online station 9 July 2018, 10:04 PM

In a first of its kind for the SABC radio stations, Ikwekwezi FM has launched the first ever pop up online radio station, Centenary Radio.

W Cape quadruplets doing well at Tygerberg Hospital 9 July 2018, 8:43 PM

Tygerberg Hospital says quadruplets who were born over the weekend are doing well with three already breathing on their own. The four were born to a 22-year-old Khayelitsha mother, Inga Mafenuka.

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Bikers for Mandela Day get thumbs up from Tutu Legacy Foundation 9 July 2018, 5:57 PM

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation is supporting the Bikers for Mandela Day and Nelson Mandela Foundation initiative to supply sanitary pads to three million girls across the country.

100 000 meals to be distributed for children on #MandelaDay 9 July 2018, 5:15 PM

385 children will have one meal every working day of the week for a year, thanks to 600 people who each donated 67 minutes of their time for Mandela Day this month.

Beyonce leads South Africa anti-poverty festival for Mandela 9 July 2018, 11:24 AM

Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth in a Johannesburg festival by the Global Citizen movement to eradicate poverty.

Singer Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin -reports 9 July 2018, 6:35 AM

Pop singer Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin over the weekend, according to U.S.media reports on Sunday.

Tourism KZN happy with influx of visitors over Durban July 8 July 2018, 9:04 PM

The Durban July weekend has seen an influx of thousands visitors to KwaZulu-Natal.

National Arts Festival in Makhanda comes to an end 8 July 2018, 5:04 PM

The National Arts Festival in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape has drawn to a close. The festival remains the biggest annual celebration of arts in South Africa.

N Cape ANC to take part in LGTBI Pride celebration 8 July 2018, 8:19 AM

The ANC in the Northern Cape is appealing to communities to peacefully co-exist with members of the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual and Intersexual (LGTBI) community.

Prince Lobengula Khumalo to be crowned new king 8 July 2018, 7:11 AM

The descendants of Mzilikazi KaMashobane, the first King of the Matebele Kingdom in Zimbabwe, have revealed the crown Prince who will soon be coroneted as the King of the Mthwakazi tribe.

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Free State Arts Festival gets underway 7 July 2018, 9:38 PM

The annual Free State Arts Festival gets underway in Bloemfontein this weekend.

Rolling Stones asked to support anti-government protests in Poland 7 July 2018, 8:14 PM

Poland's anti-communist freedom icon Lech Walesa on Saturday urged legendary rockers the Rolling Stones to support Poles "defending freedom" amid sweeping judicial reforms that critics insist undermine democracy.

In Pictures: 2018 Durban July Fashion 7 July 2018, 7:47 PM

South African celebrities came out to the annual Durban July – Africa’s Greatest Horse Racing event. The event, which is held in Durban every first weekend of July, brings together celebrities, politicians and fashion lovers from all over the country. Here is a look at what the 2018 Durban July fashion looked like: