Fans of legendary jazz musician Hugh Masekela will on Friday celebrate his life at two memorial services at Zoo Lake and in Alexandra, Johannesburg.
On Monday, former football superstar George Weah was sworn in as the new president of Liberia, marking the first democratic transfer of power in the country since 1944. Thousands of adoring fans turned out to celebrate the moment, with several attendees remarking that Weah would bring their country the same glory he brought the football […]
Veteran actor Sandy Mokwena dies of natural causes in hospital
The family of the late jazz music legend and activist Hugh Masekela have expressed gratitude for the condolence messages and support they have been receiving during their time of mourning.
South African veteran actor Sandy Mokwena, better known for his role as "Bra Eddie" in the e.tv soapie Scandal!, has died at the age of 68.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa has hinted that government will be involved in the funeral of Jazz icon Hugh Masekela.
As tributes continue to pour in for the late legendary musician Hugh Masekela, his son has also paid tribute to his father through a heartfelt letter. Selema “Sal” Masekela described his father as both “ageless and immortal.” Speaking to the SABC, Selema Masekela says his father never complained about the hardships he experienced and always […]
Free State Premier Ace Magashule has committed himself to pay the outstanding debt of more than R4 million for returning students.
Former Acting CEO and Group Executive for Generations Matshela Koko says he took responsibility for the downloading of phonographic material using an Eskom 3-G card, although it was not him.
Plans are underway to set up the East African Chapter of the Hugh Masekela Heritage in Kenya.
More than 250 000 tourists visited the Kruger National Park this past festive season.
As tributes continue to pour in for late jazz maestro Hugh Masekela, Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has also passed his condolences to Masekela's family, friends and countless fans.
Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters will be met by a high-profile delegation when she returns home to South Africa on Wednesday morning.
The latest praise for Hugh Masekela's music and political activism has come from former Deputy President and current United Nations official, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
A man passionate about his roots, Masekela says he wishes the people of South Africa can get back to their heritage.
The South African Broadcasting Coperation (SABC) on Tuesday joined the nation in sending condolences to Bra Hugh Masekela’s family.
Legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela’s train came to a stop for good on Tuesday, but his song Stimela (The Coal Train) will forever be remembered by the working class for shining a spotlight on the injustice and brutality of migrant labour across the African continent. Masekela died on Tuesday following a long battle with […]
Deputy minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga has encouraged pupils to explore studies in the logistics sector
The African National Congress (ANC) has joined the chorus of condolences to the family of legendary and internationally renowned jazz musician Hugh Masekela.
International Afro-soul star Nomfusi says she will remember legendary and internationally renowned jazz musician Hugh Masekela for his humour.
The family of the late South African jazz icon Hugh Masekela says their hearts are heavy with sorrow following their loved one’s death. Masekela passed away on Tuesday morning after a battle with prostate cancer surrounded by family members in a Johannesburg hospital. In a statement, the family says: “It is with profound sorrow that the […]
Legendary musician Hugh Masekela has passed away in a Johannesburg hospital.
A new oxfam report has found that 82% of the wealth generated in 2017 went to the richest 1% of the global population.
Facebook Inc warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy.
Black comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won three prizes Sunday at the Screen Actors Guild awards, in a ceremony that paid tribute to women in the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal.
British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran says he is engaged to long-time friend Cherry Seaborn, whom he first met at school at the age of 11.
City authorities of the city of Ghent in Belgium are planning to erect a monument of former South African president, Nelson Mandela.
The infamous Lion called "Sylvester" or " spook " has settled down in a concession area of Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape.
Thato Molosankwe has called for 10 000 men from all provinces to join him for the last 100 kilometres of his marathon walk on the 27th of this month from Smithfield to Bloemfontein in the Free State.
An NGO in Kuruman says it is increasing opportunities for intellectually challenged learners in the in the Northern Cape.