Parliament extends condolences to ‘V-Mash’ s family

7 April 2020, 5:30 PM
Parliament's Arts and Culture Committee has extended condolences to the family and relatives of  Vinolia Mashego. Mashego, who rose to stardom in the 90s with the hit show Jam Alley, died in her sleep at her home in Mamelodi in Pretoria, on Sunday evening. 
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Zambia deports S. African star 10 March 2018, 4:11 PM

Zambian authorities on Saturday deported controversial South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu after authorities vowed she would not be allowed to perform because she dances without underwear, the dancer’s promoter said. She had been billed to perform at an album launch later on Saturday evening, but was sent back when she landed in the morning at […]

Busiswa loving motherhood 10 March 2018, 10:56 AM

South African house singer and poet Busiswa Gqulu famously known as Busiswa says she loves Motherhood and having a baby is the best thing ever.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended those who are promoting good health alongside him.

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As the world prepares to mark the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, a musical celebrating the founder of modern South Africa will soon begin performances in Paris.

Young SA web publisher wants to showcase fledgling African start-ups 9 March 2018, 4:15 PM

Nearly a year ago, Bontle Moeng took the plunge and quit her job as a tech journalist to enter the cutthroat web-based news publishing industry, where young black women like her are still very much in the minority. The 36 year old journalism school graduate, born and raised in the sprawling township of Soweto, sometimes […]

Black Panther’s Gurira on International Women’s Day 9 March 2018, 7:47 AM

Black Panther Star Danai Gurira says the movie has allowed the idea of women standing shoulder to shoulder with men to flourish while showcasing the structures that lend itself to the leadership of both sexes.

Women strides get recognition 8 March 2018, 9:06 PM

As Women’s Day is celebrated around the world today, several issues such as lack of rights, abuse, and women in the workplace  in particular females in leadership positions have all come under the spotlight. South African women make up only 5% of the entrepreneurial population. However,  the world is celebrating those who are making waves. […]

South African designers exhibit in Russia 8 March 2018, 7:06 PM

South African designers from Mpumlanga province have showcased their designs at the South African Cultural Seasons in Russia.

Youth urged to become tobacco free generation 8 March 2018, 11:23 AM

At the 17th World Conference on Tobacco, currently taking place in Cape Town, youth have been cautioned to become a tobacco free generation.

Dolores O'Riordan
Cranberries to release album despite O’Riordan death 8 March 2018, 10:42 AM

Irish rockers The Cranberries said Wednesday they would go ahead with a new album despite the sudden death of singer Dolores O'Riordan in January.

Google Maps lets businesses promote themselves as women-led 8 March 2018, 9:58 AM

Businesses can now describe themselves in Google Maps listings as being owned, led or founded by women.

Autism SA website
Autism South Africa to host awareness programmes 8 March 2018, 7:23 AM

Autism South Africa in collaboration with the Autism Project announced on Wednesday, that citizens could expand their knowledge about autism through the Hands On Autism Modules 3 & 4.

Motsoaledi commits to amend Tobacco Act 7 March 2018, 8:51 PM

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has made a commitment to amend South Africa's 2005 tobacco legislation.

FPB declines to comment on unbanning of Inxeba 7 March 2018, 2:43 PM

The Film and Publications Board (FPB) has declined to comment on the unbanning of the controversial isiXhosa film, Inxeba (the wound).

Government aims to ensure sustainable jobs in arts industry 7 March 2018, 2:20 PM

Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa says the government is working round the clock to ensure that there is sustainable employment in the arts industry.

Ramaphosa encourages healthy lifestyle 7 March 2018, 12:04 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a walking revolution to promote a healthy lifestyle for all South Africans.

Tobacco fighters unite in Cape Town 7 March 2018, 11:32 AM

Global Key figures in the fight against tobacco use have gathered in Cape Town as part of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health themed - 'Uniting the World Conference for Tabacco Free Generation.’

Bill Cosby
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Comedian Bill Cosby's defense team urged a Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday to bar 19 women accusing him of sexual assault from testifying at his upcoming retrial on charges he abused a former friend.

Ramaphosa's invitation to walk
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Around 200 people have joined President Cyril Ramaphosa on one of his health walks from Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha to Rocklands Civic Centre in Mitchells Plain near Cape Town.

‘Pap Smear’ drive to be launched in KZN 7 March 2018, 6:37 AM

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the KZN Department of Health, the Cancer Association of South Africa, and other stakeholders will launch the 'Pap smear' drive.

Inxeba returns to local cinema screens 6 March 2018, 2:06 PM

The movie Inxeba: The Wound will return to local cinema screens after an agreement in the high court in Pretoria to drop a temporary X18- rating on the film.

MEC Nkosi-Malobane launches a campaign to educate school children about road safety 6 March 2018, 12:15 PM

Gauteng MEC for Community Safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has launched a campaign to educate school children on road safety issues.

Kobe Bryant
NBA star Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for best animated short 5 March 2018, 7:04 AM

Retired basketball superstar Kobe Bryant - once the toast of Los Angeles for the Lakers - is now a Hollywood A-lister with an Oscar.

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Allison Janney wins Oscar for figure skating biopic ‘I, Tonya’ 5 March 2018, 5:48 AM

Allison Janney on Sunday took home the best supporting actress Oscar for her turn as the cold, sardonic mother of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in "I, Tonya".

Cape Town International Animation Festival claims success 4 March 2018, 5:34 PM

The seventh annual Cape Town International Animation Festival was a huge success - attracting more than 2000 delegates to the Mother City.

Springs Art Gallery hosts “It Takes A Village” art exhibition 4 March 2018, 12:38 PM

Artist, Fumani Maluleke has taken his art work titled It Takes A Village to the Springs Art Gallery.

Thandi Ntuli’s new album explores social issues 4 March 2018, 11:03 AM

Pianist, composer, vocalist and producer Thandi Ntuli, says her new album titled “Exiled” is exploring the social issues.

Marula festival to boost Limpopo’s economy 3 March 2018, 7:16 PM

The Limpopo provincial government says the two-week long Marula festivities in Phalaborwa helps to boost the province's economy.

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Through their Eyes an exhibition by photographer Justice Mukheli, best known for his work with I See a Different You will be opening at Daville Baille Gallery on March 3, 2018.

Sjava on Black Panther soundtrack feature 3 March 2018, 11:17 AM

Hip Hop artist, Jabulani Hadebe better known by his stage name Sjava speaks of how the Black Panther music track came about.