R. Kelly said on Wednesday he will not testify in his own defense at his sex trafficking trial in Brooklyn, where the government accused the R&B singer of grooming and sexually abusing women and underage girls.
A new guild of artists from Nigeria's Benin City has offered to donate artworks to the British Museum in London as a way to encourage it to return the priceless Benin Bronzes that were looted from the city's royal court by British troops in 1897.
R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial entered the homestretch on Tuesday, with the presiding judge forecasting that closing arguments could begin the next day and jurors could soon deliberate the R&B star's fate.
The X-K FM SABC radio station based in Platfontein outside Kimberley in the Northern Cape is celebrating 21-years of existence.
While departing yet again from the look of Primetime Emmys of yore, Sunday's presentation of television's highest honors gave little overt appearance of being constrained by a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Britain's Prince Andrew has been served in the United States with a sexual assault lawsuit by a woman who said his conduct occurred around when his friend Jeffrey Epstein was sexually abusing her, court papers show.
In a bid to drum up investor appetite for rough, natural diamonds, mining company Lucara Diamond Corp and manufacturer HB Antwerp on Monday unveiled a 1 175-carat diamond in New York City.
The television audience for Sunday's Emmy Awards reached 7.4 million viewers, according to todata released by broadcaster CBS, up some 16% from last year's record low.
Royal drama “The Crown” and feel-good comedy “Ted Lasso” nabbed the top prizes at television’s Emmy awards on Sunday on a night dominated by streaming shows, British talent and rare wins by women.
In its third weekend of release, Marvel and Disney's "Shang-Chi" is set to remain in the number one spot with an estimated gross of $20 million to $22 million.
Thousands of people including soldiers and diplomats marched peacefully through the Ukrainian capital on Sunday in an annual gay pride parade despite some opposition to an event called off last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lavish royal series "The Crown" is expected to reign at television's second pandemic eraEmmy Awards on Sunday on what could be a big night for British talent.
Slackliner Nathan Paulin drew applause from a watching crowd in Paris as he completed a 600-metre crossing on Saturday from the Eiffel Tower to the other side of the river Seine.
A former assistant to R. Kelly testified on Friday she once saw him engage in sexual activity with one of the women he is charged with abusing, as prosecutors neared the end of presenting their sex trafficking case against the R&B singer.
Brazilian soccer legend Pele is "recovering well" after colon surgery, his daughter said on Friday, addressing concerns about his health following newspaper reports he had been readmitted to an intensive care unit.
Britain's Prince William on Friday announced the first finalists for his multimillion-pound environmental prize, which he said he had set up in response to world leaders' uninspiring response to the climate change crisis.
British model Naomi Campbell is joining international development charity the Queen's Commonwealth Trust (QCT) as a global ambassador to support young leaders.
Facebook is taking a more aggressive approach to shut down coordinated groups of real-user accounts engaging in certain harmful activities on its platform, using the same strategy its security teams take against campaigns using fake accounts, the company told Reuters.
Cape Town's Baxter Theatre Centre and the Magnet Theatre are taking advantage of the window of opportunity presented by the recent relaxing of lockdown regulations with its production of "Snapped" that debuts today.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has been at the centre of many political storms in recent years, from being investigated by the Hawks to being fired from his position as Finance Minister. As the spotlight continues to shine on the 72-year-old, seasoned journalist Chris Whitfield decided it was time to document his rather interesting career through his latest book which is an unauthorised biography of Gordhan.
From the dog with the longest ears to the world's tallest teenager, Guinness World Records reveals its latest record breakers in the 2022 edition of the popular book.
Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Wednesday criticised as "false" the claim by American rapper Nicki Minaj that a person on the Caribbean island suffered swollen testicles after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Healthcare workers and medical staff at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town were today offered lunch with a difference, music by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Federation for Afrikaans Culture (FAK) unveiled a new bust of Boer War General, Koos De La Rey after the original bronze bust was stolen from his grave earlier this year at Lichtenburg in the North West.
Singer Lola Lennox teamed up with her boyfriend, model and musician Braeden Wright as well as her famous mother, Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox, to work on her music during lockdown, producing six tracks for her upcoming debut EP.
The late Siswati literature author, Dr Jozi Joseph Thwala, popularly known as JJ Thwala, has been described as an academic who was passionate with the development of the Siswati language.
From "Rocky" boxing gloves to"Rambo" headbands, memorabilia from action movie star Sylvester Stallone's Hollywood career are going under the hammer in a December auction expected to raise around $1.5 million.
South Korea's failure to pass national laws banning discrimination is taking a toll on citizens, particularly LGBT youth, a new report said on Tuesday, as activists see pending legislation as the best chance yet to extend protections.
Former parliamentarian and Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi has written a book entitled, 'The Political Backbencher'.
A hit Netflix series is reigniting a debate in South Korea over the country's massive military, its history of abuse scandals, and the mandatory conscription that fills its ranks with young men.