Tributes pour in for former Jam Alley presenter ‘V- Mash’

6 April 2020, 7:01 PM
V- Mash, as Mashego was affectionately known, died on Friday at the age of 56. Several of her colleagues and friends announced her death on social media.
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Twitter: 1 million accounts suspended for ‘terrorism promotion’ 5 April 2018, 5:21 PM

Twitter said Thursday it has suspended over one million accounts for “promotion of terrorism” since 2015, claiming its efforts have begun to make the platform “an undesirable place” to call for violence. In its latest transparency report, Twitter said it suspended 274,460 accounts between July and December 2017 “for violations related to the promotion of […]

Peppa Pig live in South Africa 5 April 2018, 1:57 PM

Children in Cape Town are in for some serious laughing, cheering and dancing in the theatre these school holidays with the staging of the popular, "Peppa Pig Live in South Africa", at the Convention Centre in the Mother City.

Facebook says data leak hits 87 million users, widening privacy scandal 5 April 2018, 7:10 AM

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica, up from a previous news media estimate of more than 50 million.

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SABC, unions in ongoing talks on impending changes 3 April 2018, 12:47 PM

The SABC says it will be in continuous discussions with all the unions regarding the impending changes at SAFM.

Supermodel Naomi Campbell urges Vogue to launch African edition 3 April 2018, 6:31 AM

Supermodel Naomi Campbell said that Vogue magazine should launch an African edition to recognize the continent's contribution to a global fashion industry that has been criticized for its lack of diversity.

WATCH: Madikizela-Mandela shares detention experiences 2 April 2018, 6:47 PM

ANC veteran and struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is hailed for taking the apartheid regime head on. In this video, she speaks of her detention experiences. The detail experiences are contained in her book 491 days which is a collection of exchange letters with her ex-husband and former president Nelson Mandela. In the book she shares […]

WATCH: Madikizela-Mandela 80th birthday speech 2 April 2018, 5:04 PM

Late struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was thrown a lavish 80th birthday last year. The birthday was attended by respected people from all walks of life. Madikizela-Mandela died on Monday following in and out of hospital stays. Watch her birthday speech below: [View the story “ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died” on Storify]

Don Laka, Soul Brothers fuse mbhaqanga and jazz 2 April 2018, 12:07 PM

South African musical icons, Don Laka the master of Kwai-Jazz and Mbhaqanga legends, Soul Brothers have teamed up to for an inaugural tour show at the Soweto Theatre coming this week.

S African designer gets global recognition 1 April 2018, 6:48 PM

Upcycling tea bags into handbags has put Gracious Dube on an unexpected career path.

Largely white squatter camp in Mpumalanga expands 31 March 2018, 9:26 PM

A mainly white squatter camp outside White River in Mpumalanga is rapidly expanding.

Kgalagadi Festival to give exposure to local artists 31 March 2018, 7:14 PM

The annual Kgalagadi Festival taking place in Kuruman in the Northern Cape is a tool for giving more exposure to local artists in the John Taolo Gaetsewe area.

S. Cape zoo welcomes four adorable meerkats 31 March 2018, 5:38 PM

Two meerkats at the Cango Wildlife Ranch in the Southern Cape have become proud parents to not one but four adorable pups.

Splash Festival enters its second day 31 March 2018, 2:55 PM

Port Elizabeth is hive of activity as the annual Splash Festival enters its second day.

South African tourism has ‘huge growth potential’: minister 31 March 2018, 7:53 AM

Tourism, which contributes more than R400 billion to Africa’s most industrialized economy, is seen by government as key to help drive growth.

Leisure, fun on Durban beaches on Good Friday 30 March 2018, 9:30 PM

While most South Africans observed Good Friday .Sun worshippers opted for a day of leisure and fun on Durban's beaches.

Church leaders preach message of love, peace 30 March 2018, 9:18 PM

With the Country slowly recovering from its tough economic and financial times .

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The SANDF and The Rand show have signed a three year working contract which will see the SANDF showcasing it’s skills and equipment at the event.

African governments urged to fight albino killings 30 March 2018, 6:28 PM

As South Africa marks the end of Human Rights month this weekend, African governments have been urged to tighten laws to prevent the killings and attacks against persons living with albinism.

SA teen to exhibit in Paris 30 March 2018, 4:57 PM

A 19-year-old Cape Town based designer has been selected to showcase his street fashion at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in May.

Rand Show fever hits Joburg 29 March 2018, 10:43 AM

The annual Rand Show is back with lots of activities for the whole family. 

KZN education denies price inflation on sanitary towels project 29 March 2018, 9:09 AM

Head of Education in KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Enock Nzama has refuted claims saying there have been irregularities on sanitary towels supply in the province.

DA calls for responsible road use over Easter weekend 29 March 2018, 8:47 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape is urging all motorists and road users to take extreme caution over the long Easter weekend.

ANC has made a few strides: Gordhan 28 March 2018, 9:45 PM

Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan says it's surprising that some former and current cabinet ministers continue to deny their involvement in alleged State Capture.

Limpopo health dept ready to treat influx of patients 28 March 2018, 6:04 PM

The Health Department in Limpopo says its facilities are ready to help treat the influx of patients who will be visiting the province during the Easter holidays.

Inxeba review application underway in North Gauteng High Court 28 March 2018, 3:06 PM

The review application for the re-classification of controversial film Inxeba "The Wound" is currently underway in the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria.

Chloe and Halle release debut album with help of Beyonce 28 March 2018, 10:24 AM

Singing sisters Chloe x Halle said the release of their debut album, "The Kids Are Alright" is surreal after creating it for three years.

Soweto community to benefit from Motsepe Foundation 27 March 2018, 9:08 PM

About 37schools and churches in Soweto are set to benefit from the cash injection of more than 8 million from the Motsepe Foundation.

Selfies banned on red carpet at Cannes film festival 27 March 2018, 9:40 AM

The head of the Cannes film festival says he is banning selfies on the red carpet, claiming they cause "unwanted disorder" before premieres.

Research exposes police brutality on sex workers 27 March 2018, 9:25 AM

Marginalised and stigmatised groups in societies such as sex workers, homeless people are at particular risk of human rights violations during policing and security operations.