Johnny Depp takes on UK tabloid in court battle over ‘wife beater’ claims

7 July 2020, 11:22 AM
Johnny Depp begins legal action against a British tabloid on Tuesday in a case that is likely to delve into the private lives of the Hollywood star, his ex-wife actress Amber Heard and a number of other well-known figures.
Saudi set to lift driving ban on women 8 May 2018, 12:54 PM

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said on Tuesday. 

SABC News exposes fake payslips, bank statements 7 May 2018, 8:34 PM

In a shocking expose, SABC News can reveal how fake payslips & bank statements are sold in Johannesburg.

South Africans on social media divided over Protea Glen land grabs 7 May 2018, 4:26 PM

South Africans on social media are divided over whether or not it is right for the residents of Protea Glen in Soweto to reject land invaders to built shacks besides their houses. About 100 people tried to occupy land illegally on Saturday in Protea Glen. Residents of Protea Glen Extension 29 have gone on protests, […]

SANBS urges people to donate blood 7 May 2018, 11:45 AM

The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) says there is a shortage of blood in KwaZulu-Natal.

Government mulls over revising Liquor Bill 7 May 2018, 9:57 AM

The government is considering amending the Liquor Bill, which could result in changes on alcohol advertising and possibly the minimum drinking age.

‘Avengers’ muscles rivals aside to continue box office dominance 7 May 2018, 6:26 AM

Avengers: Infinity War flexed its considerable muscle anew this weekend in North American theaters, pulling in a robust $112.5 million and leaving other top films in its dust, according to industry estimates.

Mbuli angry for being profiled HIV positive 6 May 2018, 9:08 PM

The people's poet Mzwakhe Mbuli is an angry man. This follows revelations that Google has profiled him as HIV positive.

Mandela Museum, UK University partner for Madiba 6 May 2018, 6:58 AM

The Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape says it's making great strides to entrench Madiba's values on global platforms.

SANDF wows crowd with artistic skills at Bloemshow 5 May 2018, 9:20 PM

Members of the public have been dazzled by the South African National Defence Force's (SANDF) demonstration of their capabilities at the Bloemshow in Bloemfontein.

Hundreds march to parliament for Marijuana legalisation 5 May 2018, 4:15 PM

Legalise marijuana, that's the call made by hundreds of people who marched to Parliament on Saturday. The annual event aims to force authorities to legalise cannabis.

Musa Mthombeni says Akhumzi Jezile’s last words to him were ‘I love you’.
Friend pays moving tribute to Akhumzi Jezile 5 May 2018, 1:24 PM

Close friend and colleague, Musa Mthombeni has paid a moving tribute to the late Yo-TV presenter and TV producer Akhumzi Jezile at his funeral service in Randburg on Saturday.

Mourners to bid final farewell to Akhumzi Jezile 5 May 2018, 7:40 AM

The funeral service of media personality Akhumzi Jezile will take place in Johannesburg on Saturday morning the Rhema Bible Churh in Randburg, north of Johannesburg.

Shocking stats on abandoned babies in SA 4 May 2018, 8:43 PM

Shocking statistics on abandoning the of new-born babies across South Africa have pointed to the collapse of family structures.

No Nobel Literature Prize after #MeToo turmoil 4 May 2018, 3:38 PM

For the first time in almost 70 years there will be no Nobel Literature Prize this year, after the Swedish Academy that selects the laureate failed to contain a deep crisis stemming from the anti-sexual harassment #MeToo campaign. “We find it necessary to commit time to recovering public confidence in the Academy before the next […]

Kim Kardashian-West working with Trump’s son-in-law 4 May 2018, 12:49 PM

Kim Kardashian West is using her influence to try and free a 62-year-old grandmother from prison.

Twitter urges its users to change passwords 4 May 2018, 7:01 AM

Social media network Twitter has urged its users to change their passwords after it discovered a bug that could left them exposed in the company's internal systems.

Safety team established at MUT after Khumalo’s death 4 May 2018, 5:48 AM

The Mangosuthu University of Technology has established a safety management team to look into security measures at residences, following the death of 21-year-old Zolile Khumalo at MUT's Lonsdale residence in the Durban city centre.

Breach-Valdez journalism prize awarded to Daniela Rea of Mexico 3 May 2018, 9:12 PM

Daniela Rea, a Mexican journalist known for her searing chronicles of the violence gripping her country, was awarded the first edition of the Breach-Valdez Prize in journalism and human rights on Thursday. Launched in March, the prize honors journalists who risk their lives to cover human rights abuses in Mexico, following in the footsteps of […]

SABC to launch Akhumzi Jezile Director Internship 3 May 2018, 7:47 PM

Family, friends and colleagues of media personality Akhumzi Jezile have shared fond memories of the actor and former YoTV presenter at his memorial service held at Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, north of Johannesburg. 

R800 000 spent on Gigaba’s wife: Nene 3 May 2018, 4:30 PM

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has revealed that 800 thousand rand was spent on international trips for the wife of his predecessor, Malusi Gigaba.

Cartoon Network Live stars set to visit South Africa this winter 3 May 2018, 4:04 PM

The popular television stars of the international Cartoon Network Live shows will set foot on South African shores the first time this winter in a spectacular and interactive theatre show direct from the City of Elmore. Characters from “Ben Ten”, the “Powerpuff Girls”, as well as “The Amazing World of Gumball” and “Adventure Time”, will […]

Trump reimbursed lawyer for payment to porn star: Giuliani 3 May 2018, 10:35 AM

Donald Trump reimbursed his long-time lawyer Michael Cohen for a $130 000 payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday.

Powa hopes Sandile Mantsoe gets tough sentence 3 May 2018, 9:05 AM

Powa's Palesa Mpapa says they feel encouraged by the guilty verdict given to Sandile Mantsoe on Wednesday.

World Press Freedom Day celebrated globally 3 May 2018, 8:52 AM

Every year on the 3rd of May, the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

Kanye West masters media moment 3 May 2018, 8:24 AM

Since re-emerging last month from a yearlong absence, Kanye West has sparked outrage by throwing his lot with Donald Trump and calling slavery a choice. Yet the rapper has succeeded spectacularly in one key goal, staying at the center of attention.

South Africans ‘mourn’ Shamba the lion 2 May 2018, 6:36 PM

South Africans on social media have come out to have their say on Shamba, the lion – that was killed after attacking its owner. The video below shows a man being mauled by a lion at a private game reserve. Please be warned, the following video contains graphic visuals and may upset sensitive viewers. #RIPSHAMBA […]

Kellerman on his new album, Symphonic Soweto 2 May 2018, 10:04 AM

Last week, Wouter Kellerman launched his new album, Symphonic Soweto, a Tribute to Nelson Mandela' with the amazing Soweto Gospel Choir, at the Universal Music studios in Rosebank.

Netflix producer accuses Weinstein of persistent sexual assault 2 May 2018, 10:02 AM

A Netflix series producer has filed court documents in New York alleging disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein raped, sexually assaulted and verbally abused her over a five-year period.

Airshow exposes youth to military and aviation 2 May 2018, 8:47 AM

Commanding Officer for the SA Airforce Museum Airshow Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Bruintjies says the upcoming airshow is aimed at exposing young people to the military and aviation. The museum will have its annual airshow at the Swartkop Military Base on Saturday (May 5). The museum collects, restores and preserves all military and aviation equipment. Bruintjies […]

DJ Avicii death a suicide: report 2 May 2018, 6:19 AM

Dance music superstar Avicii's death last month in Oman was a suicide, the celebrity gossip site TMZ reported Tuesday.