SANParks concerned about increase in graffiti on Table Mountain

25 January 2021, 8:51 AM
South African National Parks authorities say they are concerned about the increase in graffiti in the Table Mountain National Park.
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Gwangwa’s struggle contribution felt in instrumental tunes he produced: Joburg mayor 24 January 2021, 7:57 PM

Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo says Jonas Gwangwa’s contribution to the struggle against apartheid was immense and could be felt in the instrumental tunes he produced during the oppressive era.

Gwangwa’s top songs 24 January 2021, 12:00 AM

South African is mourning one of its artistic giants, Jonas Gwangwa. The creative genius passed away on Saturday at the age of 83.

Gwangwa’s family devastated to lose him 17 days after their mother’s passing 23 January 2021, 8:58 PM

The family of legendary Jazz musician Jonas Mosa Gwangwa, has described the late music maestro as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, friend and mentor.

Jonas Gwangwa described as kindest and best composer SA ever had 23 January 2021, 8:40 PM

Tributes continue to pour in for jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa. He has been described as a creative genius, kind and humble.

Ramaphosa says Gwangwa was a creative revolutionary 23 January 2021, 5:30 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to legendary Jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa, saying the jazz maestro ascends to South Africa's great orchestra of musical ancestors whose creative genius inspired millions in the country and mobilised the international community against apartheid.

Legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa passes away 23 January 2021, 3:43 PM

The internationally revered jazz artist, composer and musical director has enthralled audiences around the world with his artistry for over 40 years.

Tributes pour in for late theatre veteran Alvon Collison 23 January 2021, 2:49 PM

Tributes are pouring in for well-known veteran entertainer, Alvon Collison.

And now, a reading from an email according to St. Paul 23 January 2021, 2:30 PM

If he were alive today, even St. Paul would be texting, Tweeting and firing off emails to get the news out, Pope Francis said on Saturday in his message for the Roman Catholic Church’s World Day of Social Communication.

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Valetine’s Day weddings on Robben Island cancelled 23 January 2021, 7:29 AM

Weddings on Robben Island on Valentine’s Day will be a glaring absence from the calendar this year. This after the Robben Island Museum decided to cancel the prestigious event. This follows the temporary suspension of applications for IDs, passports and marriage services. The Department of Home Affairs said this was due to an increasing number […]

Chinese government film marks year since Wuhan lockdown 22 January 2021, 6:05 PM

China premiered a patriotic documentary film on Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of Wuhan’s coronavirus lockdown, part of a broader effort by authorities to cast the government’s early response to COVID-19 in a positive light.

LIVE | [WARNING: GRAPHIC SEXUAL CONTENT] – CRL Rights Commission hearings 22 January 2021, 9:43 AM

The CRL Rights Commission is holding investigative hearings into allegations of rape and financial exploitation that are said to have taken place at the Inter Heaven Fellowship Church. 

Aerospace and Defence Trade Show cancelled 22 January 2021, 9:07 AM

The 2021 Aerospace and Defence Trade Show, which was due to take place at Lanseria International Airport, north west of Johannesburg, has been cancelled.

Allegations of rape, torture against IHFC emerge at CRL hearing 22 January 2021, 8:49 AM

The CRL Rights Commission has started the year with yet another probe into abuse at a place of worship. This time the CRL is holding a hearing into allegations of rape and torture against the leader of the International Heaven Fellowship Church, based at Meyerton, south of Johannesburg.

James Bond movie ‘No Time to Die’ delayed again amid pandemic 22 January 2021, 4:29 AM

The global release of the James Bond movie "No Time to Die" was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Pearls, purple and American designers mark a new US administration 21 January 2021, 7:09 PM

The United States’ peaceful transition of power included a spotlight on fashion on Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in at the US Capitol, both sporting American designers.

City of London to vote on removing statues linked to slavery trade 21 January 2021, 2:09 PM

City of London representatives vote on Thursday on whether to remove from its Guildhall medieval ceremonial home statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector's historic role in slavery.

VIDEO: CRL Rights Commission hearings – Inter Heaven Fellowship Church 21 January 2021, 11:16 AM

The CRL Rights Commission is conducting hearings into allegations of rape and financial exploitation levelled against Heaven International Fellowship leader Bahlakwana Moleko.

SA film, Five Tiger, to be screened at prestigious US film festival 21 January 2021, 8:53 AM

A South African film, " Five Tiger ", has been chosen to be screened at the prestigious upcoming Sundance Independent Film Festival in Utah, America next week.

Lady Gaga, Garth Brooks bring star power to emotional, multicultural Biden inauguration 20 January 2021, 9:08 PM

An emotional Lady Gaga performed a dramatic version of the US national anthem, Garth Brooks sang a cappella, and Jennifer Lopez gave a shoutout in Spanish at the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Wednesday

King toppled from throne by gender-neutral card deck 20 January 2021, 8:09 PM

Indy Mellink, a Dutch card fan, was explaining a game to her cousins last summer when she asked herself: why should a king be worth more than a queen?

Bhodloza Nzimande
KZN government plans to rename Endaleni TVET College after broadcaster Welcome Nzimande 20 January 2021, 3:25 PM

Welcome "Bhodloza" Nzimande worked as a broadcaster at the SABC's Ukhozi FM since 1978 and was a station manager for 13 years.

VIDEO: Dr Bhodloza Nzimande Special Official funeral 20 January 2021, 11:01 AM

The Special Official Funeral of former Ukhozi FM station manager Welcome Bhodloza Nzimande is under way. Nzimande succumbed to COVID-19 last Friday.

Harvey Weinstein can be questioned in accusers’ civil lawsuit, judge rules 20 January 2021, 9:36 AM

A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday rejected Harvey Weinstein’s request to delay a deposition in a civil lawsuit by women who accused the imprisoned movie producer of sexual abuse and workplace harassment. 

Former Ukhozi FM manager Nzimande described as diligent, loving person by mourners 19 January 2021, 6:04 PM

The late former Ukhozi FM station manager Welcome "Bhodloza" Nzimande has been described by mourners as a diligent and loving person. Nzimande passed on last week in a Durban hospital.

SANEF calls for Somizi to apologise for insults against two newspapers’ employees 19 January 2021, 5:27 PM

SANEF has called for TV personality Somizi "Somgaga" Mhlongo to unreservedly apologise for insults directed at Sunday World acting editor, Kabelo Khumalo, and Julia Madibogo of City Press on Instagram.

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Take That lead singer Gary Barlow turns 50 19 January 2021, 3:30 PM

The Take That lead singer was born in Cheshire, England in 1971 and according to his 2006 autobiography, his love for music started at a young age.

Michelin guide offers crumb of comfort to France’s COVID-hit chefs 19 January 2021, 11:21 AM

French chef Sylvain Sendra’s restaurant has been closed for months, and his employees are on furlough, but on Monday he received a morsel of good news: his restaurant had kept its star in the annual Michelin guide.

Egypt unveils 3000-year old coffins in latest archaeological discovery 18 January 2021, 9:23 AM

Egypt has unveiled a significant new archaeological discovery at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including 54 wooden coffins.

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of prominent South Africans: Mthethwa 18 January 2021, 6:54 AM

Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, says the country has endured a very difficult week with COVID-19 claiming the lives of a number of prominent South Africans.

Liam Neeson’s ‘The Marksman’ ends ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ reign 18 January 2021, 2:19 AM

If time is a flat circle, then it’s only fitting that a second Liam Neeson movie is ruling over the US box office during the pandemic.