Family of Samson Mthombeni to abide by lockdown regulations during funeral service

7 April 2020, 8:26 AM
The family of the deceased Xitsonga traditional music pioneer, Samson Mthombeni, says they'll abide by the lockdown regulations when holding the funeral service.
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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.

Mpumalanga children march against child abuse 26 March 2018, 8:46 PM

Children in Emalahleni, in Mpumalanga, called for an end to child abuse, saying they fear for their lives after the recent killings of children living with albinism.

NGOs in E Cape help rape victims find their voices 26 March 2018, 4:53 PM

NGO's in the Eastern Cape are joining efforts to decrease the number of rape cases in the province.

Porn actress says she was threatened to keep silent on Trump fling 26 March 2018, 8:04 AM

Porn actress Stormy Daniels said she was threatened in a bid to keep her silent about her alleged fling with Donald Trump, which she detailed in a highly-anticipated primetime TV interview broadcast Sunday.

Masekela honoured at Cape Town International Jazz Festival 26 March 2018, 6:48 AM

Many jazz lovers have welcomed the honouring of world renowned musician Hugh Masekela at this year's Cape Town International Jazz festival for his musical prowess and lifelong commitment to the music.

SA to share challenges in implementation of children’s rights online 25 March 2018, 9:12 PM

South Africa is among 15 countries which will share challenges facing the implementation of children's rights online.

Thousands of police officers to be deployed in KZN over Easter weekend 25 March 2018, 8:14 PM

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SA whisky wins best in world award 25 March 2018, 4:31 PM

Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, the proudly South African single-grain whisky, has won the World's Best Grain Whisky award and its founder distiller Andy Watts has won the global Icon of Whisky Master Distiller/Master Blender award for 2018.

SAFTA celebrates young people in film industry 25 March 2018, 6:59 AM

The 12th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) celebrated young people that continue to make a mark in the industry.

Cape Town International Festival showcasing diversity in music genres 24 March 2018, 8:16 PM

Organisers of the 19th Annual Cape Town International Festival says this year's installment is showcasing diversity in cultures and music genres.

Saftas attract who’s who in entertainment industry 24 March 2018, 10:49 AM

It's all systems go for the 12th South African Film and Television Awards (Safta) at Sun City Super Bowl in the North West this weekend.

Cape Town Jazz Festival dazzles audiences 24 March 2018, 8:44 AM

The 19th annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival got underway in the Mother City on Friday night.

Male beautician says mother motivated him 23 March 2018, 8:17 PM

A 20-year-old male beautician Clifford Nzube, said his mother motivated him into the female dominated profession.

Lonmin on a drive to restore confidence in Marikana 23 March 2018, 5:03 PM

One of the world's leading platinum producers, Lonmin, says it will embark on a journey to rebuild trust and confidence in the community of Marikana in the North West.

Poster of the Mossel Bay Jazz Festival
Mossel Bay Jazz festival kicks off with a bang 23 March 2018, 6:43 AM

Jazz lovers put on their dancing shoes Thursday night at the opening of the inaugural Mossel Bay Jazz festival in the Garden Route town.

Thousands contract drug resistant tuberculosis every year in SA 22 March 2018, 6:44 PM

Twenty-thousand South Africans contract drug resistant tuberculosis every year.

Human rights also children’s rights 22 March 2018, 4:22 PM

Children are given a voice and opportunity to express themselves through learning about their rights and democracy through play and dialogue.

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840 million people can’t access safe water: World Water Council 22 March 2018, 2:35 PM

According to World Water Council, more than 840 million people worldwide do not have access to safe water.

WATCH: Deputy President Address World TB Day 22 March 2018, 12:29 PM

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Inkosi Siphosezwe Mahlangu (L) and Fatima Rulashe
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The South African Traditional Leaders Awards will be launched in Mpumalanga on Thursday night to celebrate the critical role that traditional leaders play in embodying the preservation of culture, traditions, customs and values.

Social justice activists Kumi Naidoo,Barbara Lee honoured in New York 21 March 2018, 10:11 PM

A South African civil society activist and a United States Congresswoman were honoured for their work in the pursuit of social justice as a prestigious gala in New York yesterday

C. Town treated to free pre-festival concert to International Jazz Festival 21 March 2018, 7:13 PM

Capetonians and visitors to the Mother City have been treated to a musical feast at the annual Cape Town international Jazz Festival Free Concert.

LGBTI Human Rights event honours Simon Nkoli 21 March 2018, 1:23 PM

GaySA Radio manager Hendrik Baird commended Tseko Simon Nkoli for his role in advancing the rights of the LGBTI community.

F State Municipality to celebrate Human Rights Day through music 21 March 2018, 1:17 PM

The Metsimaholo Local Municipality will celebrate Human Rights Day with an annual music festival on Saturday in Sasolburg, Free State.

Cape Town Jazz Festival gives back to people 21 March 2018, 7:38 AM

Capetonians and visitors to the Mother City have been treated to a musical feast at the annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival Free Concert.

Harvey Weinstein’s company files for bankruptcy 20 March 2018, 7:16 AM

Harvey Weinstein's former production company has announced that it has filed for bankruptcy, less than six months after the Hollywood mogul was rocked by avalanching sexual assault allegations

RuPaul honored with Walk of Fame star 19 March 2018, 8:07 AM

RuPaul received the 2 631st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday. The Emmy-winning drag queen and host of "RuPaul's Drag Race" fought back tears as he accepted the honor.

Cape Town Carnival attracts huge crowds 18 March 2018, 8:53 PM

The Mother City's fan walk was transformed into a colourful parade during the annual Cape Town Carnival on Saturday night.

SA ranked 105th happiest country 18 March 2018, 3:54 PM

South Africa has been ranked 105th on the World Happiness Report of 2018. The report, prepared by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, draws its results from surveys done between 2015 and 2017 in 156 countries.