Matteo Bocelli, the son of renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, on Friday released a new version of “The Lion King” movie ballad “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” the first single from an album of classical versions of Disney songs.
Sensei Uche has earned a living for the last three years as a “hype man” in Nigeria’s entertainment capital Lagos, standing alongside the DJ in bars and clubs and whipping up dancers’ enthusiasm. But the coronavirus pandemic has cut off his livelihood.
Four more people have died in the Eastern Cape after drinking home brewed alcohol at iLitha village near King Williams Town.
There are continued mixed reactions towards government's decision to re-open places of worship starting next week, under strict level three lockdown regulations.
Nigeria’s film industry is creeping back to work after lockdown, and one of the first productions to resume is a new television series about a highly infectious disease that has ravaged the world.
The Restaurant Association of South Africa (Rasa) has again appealed for the government to allow for the sector to operate, saying millions of employees’ incomes are being negatively affected.
AT&T’s WarnerMedia division launches its HBO Max streaming service on Wednesday, taking on Netflix, Disney and Amazon at a time when coronavirus lockdowns have boosted demand for streaming even as rising unemployment has cut disposable incomes.
Civil rights group #NotInMyName has expressed its intention to hold a picket against the reopening of schools for Grade 7 and 12 learners next week.
A skeleton reaches up from the ground to clutch at a fantastical winged creature. A hunched figure wearing a face mask drags behind it an entangled mass of stricken faces and lanky limbs. A butterfly flutters out of the mouth of a body laid to rest.
In this episode of Influential Africans, we bring you the story of a woman in the seventeenth-century Angola - Queen Nzinga.
Failure to understand contracts and administration has led to a lot of artists losing out on their royalties.
Its time Africa stamps its authority on the use of the continent's heritage of indigenous medicinal prowess to help solve complexities in medical science.
The president of the traditional bare-knuckle fist fight known as musangwe in Limpopo, Tshilidzi "poison" Ndevane has died in hospital after a long illness on Sunday.
The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa, and the governing ANC have been trending on Twitter.
A sequel to James Cameron’s sci-fi movie blockbuster “Avatar” will go back into production next week for the first time since it was shuttered by worldwide efforts to contain the coronavirus, producer Jon Landau said on Friday.
The drive-in movie, dismissed by many as a relic of an earlier time in America, is making a comeback as entertainment seemingly designed for the coronavirus era.
The lockdown has seen a fitness boom across South Africa. Since regulations were eased under Level 4 allowing joggers back on the road, the number of people exercising seems to have doubled.
Like many other South Africans, performers and artists have been hit hard by the lockdown regulations.
Creatives Under Lockdown is a SABC News feature which focuses on the impact of coronavirus on the lives of creatives. This week, actor Wiseman Mcube, shares his journey of being part of the drama series Uzalo.
The Miss South Africa pageant has already been embroiled in controversy.
There's hope for those who want to get married under lockdown as Home Affairs has proposed that marriages be offered as a service during Level 3.
Musician Mory Kante, who helped win African music a global following, has died in the capital of his homeland Guinea at the age of 70, his agent said on Friday.
Actors Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman and Millie Bobby Brown are among the celebrities who will hand over their social media accounts to health experts to share facts and promote a science-driven approach to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Limpopo Department of Sports, Arts and Culture has urged athletes and artists who have been affected by the national lockdown to submit their applications to the relief fund by June 19, 2020.
California on Monday will roll out guidelines for the resumption of production of Hollywood movies and TV shows, but Governor Gavin Newsom warned that Los Angeles County would likely be excluded in the first phase.
It is not only humans that are in what might seem like a never-ending lockdown, but household pets also had to learn to get along. A young cat Henry and German Shepard Rudi learn to co-exist peacefully.
In this episode we follow the journey of Njongo Ngalonkulu, a municipal worker who recalls the events leading up to a traumatic, life-changing experience when he lost his arm and leg.
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has confirmed that the General Gizenga Mpanza Hospital in KwaDukuza will re-open on Monday.
Summer weather is enticing much of the world to emerge from coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown as centers of the outbreak from New York to Italy and Spain gradually lift restrictions that have kept millions indoors for months.
Many South Africans are increasingly experiencing depression due to financial burdens and stress brought about by the conavirus pandemic and resultant lockdown.