Mother finds closure years on after son’s passing in ANC military camp

8 December 2019, 7:39 PM
After more than 30 years, a Kimberley woman is hoping to finally find closure on the death of her son in an ANC military camp in Angola.
Red carpet rolled out for Durban July 6 July 2018, 2:32 PM

The eThekwini Municipality has pulled out all the stops to ensure Vodacom Durban July surpasses all expectations.

‘Sacred Games’ marks Netflix debut into Indian original series 6 July 2018, 12:06 PM

Netflix's first Indian original series makes its debut on Friday, the first of a slate of new shows aimed at the vast Bollywood entertainment market.

Russia fines Radio Free Europe for violating ‘foreign agent’ law 5 July 2018, 8:00 PM

Russia on Thursday fined Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) for failing to provide its financial information to the authorities after Moscow labelled it a "foreign agent" late last year.

Anti-gay hostility threatens Indonesia’s Aids battle 5 July 2018, 12:52 PM

Rising government and public hostility towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against AIDS in the world's largest Muslim-majority country, activists and an official said.

Anticipation brews ahead of Durban July 5 July 2018, 6:23 AM

More than 50 000 people are expected at Greyville Racecourse this weekend, to witness South Africa's best thoroughbreds race to the finish off the R3-million Vodacom Durban July.

Chanel recreates stroll down the Seine in catwalk ode to Paris 4 July 2018, 9:04 PM

Models strutted past Parisian landmarks, including the green book stalls that line the river Seine, at Chanel’s fashion show on Tuesday, as the luxury label mocked up an entire cityscape to present its latest Haute Couture collection.

Pamplona assures women its bull-running festival safe after “Wolf Pack” assault 4 July 2018, 5:32 PM

Pamplona wants to reassure women they will be safe from abuse during the bull-running festival that starts in the Spanish city this week, countering calls to boycott the event in protest at a failed rape prosecution. Five men, who called themselves “The Wolf Pack”, were cleared in April of raping an 18-year-old woman at the […]

Sassa assures of ‘smooth’ payment of social grants 4 July 2018, 10:27 AM

CEO of the South African Social Security Agency(SASSA) Abraham Mahlangu says they have worked tirelessly to resolve the issues around the payment of social grants.

Macron visits Nigerian music legend’s Lagos nightclub 4 July 2018, 6:46 AM

France's president on Tuesday visited a nightclub founded by legendary Nigerian Afrobeat star Fela Kuti and announced the launch of an initiative dubbed "Africa culture season 2020."

Makhonjwa Mountains declared a World Heritage Site 3 July 2018, 12:11 PM

The Makhonjwa Mountains in Barberton Mpumalanga has been declared as the province's first World Heritage Site.

Weinstein indicted for sex crimes against third woman 3 July 2018, 7:20 AM

Harvey Weinstein was fighting rape and sexual assault charges against a total of three women Monday, as New York prosecutors build a high-stakes legal battle targeting the disgraced Hollywood mogul.

I hear colour, says the world’s first cyborg 2 July 2018, 12:22 PM

I hear colour, says Neil Harbisson , the world’s first cyborg  who has an antenna  in his head. Some consider his use of technology as advancement in artificial intelligence (AI) or what he refers to as Artificial Senses (AS).

Shakespeare classic vows audiences at National Arts Festival 1 July 2018, 3:28 PM

Stage classic Romeo and Juliet, one of the greatest love stories ever penned,  has vowed audiences at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda.

Cold front expected to hit parts of SA 1 July 2018, 8:12 AM

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says a cold front is expected to move in over the Western Cape and Western parts of the Northern Cape on Sunday.

Madiba remembered for his famous cut 30 June 2018, 9:20 PM

To mark Nelson Mandela's hundred years since the truggle hero was born, the "Shave To Remember" campaign was born.

Tourism industry gets a boost 30 June 2018, 3:12 PM

The Tourism industry has been given a more than 26 million rand shot in the arm. It's aimed at attracting more international visitors.

Book reflects on Kwaito generation 30 June 2018, 12:53 PM

Authors Esinako Ndabeni and Sihle Mthembu have put together a collection of essays that revisits the history and origin of Kwaito.

Grahamstown changes to Makhanda 29 June 2018, 8:27 PM

The name of the city of saints, Grahamstown, has been changed to Makhanda.

400-year-old rare painting on auction in Cape Town 29 June 2018, 4:36 PM

A more than 400-year-old Rubens painting, worth an estimated R8 million, is on auction in Cape Town.

French nudists get cheeky with theme park and museum outings 29 June 2018, 3:45 PM

After a nude yoga class in a Paris park and a "no clothes day" at the city's trendiest art museum, hundreds of naturists are due to descend on a theme park near the French capital Sunday for a spot of trampolining.

National Arts Festival to showcase various plays 28 June 2018, 9:12 PM

Music composed by late bra Hugh Masakela will be used in the play "Gone native". The play is running at the national arts festival in Grahamstown.

Kenya’s Lake Turkana put on World Heritage danger list 28 June 2018, 8:43 PM

A UNESCO panel on Thursday added Lake Turkana, a conservation hotspot in Kenya and a candidate site for the birthplace of mankind, to the list of endangered World Heritage Sites.

Vodacom Durban July takes place next week Saturday 28 June 2018, 3:51 PM

Preparations are underway for Africa's biggest horse racing event, the Vodacom Durban July.

The book
New book on farm killings launched in Pretoria 28 June 2018, 2:22 PM

AfriForum Deputy CEO Ernst Roets has launched his controversial book titled "KILL THE BOER" in Pretoria on Thursday.

Court rules Inxeba X18 rating be set aside 28 June 2018, 12:20 PM

The High Court in Pretoria found that the decision to classify the controversial film, Inxeba - the wound, as X18 be set aside as it is not hardcore porn.

Number of children affected by armed conflict increases: Report 28 June 2018, 5:52 AM

An annual UN Secretary General's Report has found that the number of children affected by armed conflict and the severity of violations against them has increased in the past year.

Annual Innibos Festival kicks off in Mbombela 27 June 2018, 9:09 PM

The Innibos National Art Festival hopes to increase the economic spin-off the annual festival brings to the Lowveld.

Siposetu Mbuli
Two South Africans receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award 27 June 2018, 8:46 PM

Two inspiring young South Africans have been recognised for their community work by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony in London.

Grahamstown gearing up for National Arts Festival 27 June 2018, 7:56 PM

South African Festival goers are gearing up for the 44th annual National Arts Festival which starts this week in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape.

Joe Jackson, patriarch of U.S. musical dynasty, dead at 89 -media 27 June 2018, 7:17 PM

Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, CNN reported on Wednesday.