A music memorial for for Jazz legend and Anti-Apartheid activist Hugh Masekela is taking place at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto Campus.
The Second Annual 28 Days of Language Activism Campaign is set to be launched on Thursday.
Mthokozisi, Sihle and Buhle Dube are members of a gospel music group called “The Dube Brothers”.
Jay-Z, who rose from a broken home to become a multimillionaire tycoon, was hailed Saturday by the music industry's power brokers ahead of the Grammy Awards in which he leads nominations.
China’s Sina Weibo was ordered to move several portals offline for a week after spreading obscene and wrongly oriented content, the internet watchdog said. The government has been tightening controls over internet content as part of efforts to maintain “social stability”, taking on “vulgar” and pornographic content as well as the unauthorized dissemination of news. […]
Dozens of animal lovers have taken to the East London Zoo to express their dissatisfaction about the living conditions of animals at the facility.
The crippling drought in the Western Cape did not hamper annual grape harvest festivities in Stellenbosch in the Boland. A parade and blessing ceremony marked the start of the season on Saturday. The harvest is expected to be smaller but still of good quality. The annual parade is meant to celebrate thousands of men and […]
The South African born musician saxophonist and composer Steve Dyer will kick start the 2018 edition of the Soweto Jazz Explosion series at the Cape Gate MIAGI centre for music in Jabavu Soweto next weekend.
Legendary traditional music group Mahotella Queens has paid tribute the late jazz musician Hugh Masekela.
The R5-million Sun Met, the oldest horse race in the country, takes place at Kenilworth Race Course in Cape Town on Saturday. Legal Eagle, who has been runner up twice in the race and who has won the L’Ormarans Queen’s Plate in successive years, will once again be the favourite. The Sun Met is also […]
East London-based Buffalo City Metro has handed over full bursaries to 46 students to further their tertiary education studies. The Mayoral Bursary Fund is aimed at helping learners in the scarce fields like Engineering, Finance, Computer Science and Planning & Economic Services. Nineteen of the beneficiaries are new recipients while 27 were funded from previous […]
Fans of legendary jazz musician Hugh Masekela will on Friday celebrate his life at two memorial services at Zoo Lake and in Alexandra, Johannesburg.
On Monday, former football superstar George Weah was sworn in as the new president of Liberia, marking the first democratic transfer of power in the country since 1944. Thousands of adoring fans turned out to celebrate the moment, with several attendees remarking that Weah would bring their country the same glory he brought the football […]
Veteran actor Sandy Mokwena dies of natural causes in hospital
The family of the late jazz music legend and activist Hugh Masekela have expressed gratitude for the condolence messages and support they have been receiving during their time of mourning.
South African veteran actor Sandy Mokwena, better known for his role as "Bra Eddie" in the e.tv soapie Scandal!, has died at the age of 68.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa has hinted that government will be involved in the funeral of Jazz icon Hugh Masekela.
As tributes continue to pour in for the late legendary musician Hugh Masekela, his son has also paid tribute to his father through a heartfelt letter. Selema “Sal” Masekela described his father as both “ageless and immortal.” Speaking to the SABC, Selema Masekela says his father never complained about the hardships he experienced and always […]
Free State Premier Ace Magashule has committed himself to pay the outstanding debt of more than R4 million for returning students.
Former Acting CEO and Group Executive for Generations Matshela Koko says he took responsibility for the downloading of phonographic material using an Eskom 3-G card, although it was not him.
Plans are underway to set up the East African Chapter of the Hugh Masekela Heritage in Kenya.
More than 250 000 tourists visited the Kruger National Park this past festive season.
As tributes continue to pour in for late jazz maestro Hugh Masekela, Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has also passed his condolences to Masekela's family, friends and countless fans.
Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters will be met by a high-profile delegation when she returns home to South Africa on Wednesday morning.
The latest praise for Hugh Masekela's music and political activism has come from former Deputy President and current United Nations official, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
A man passionate about his roots, Masekela says he wishes the people of South Africa can get back to their heritage.
The South African Broadcasting Coperation (SABC) on Tuesday joined the nation in sending condolences to Bra Hugh Masekela’s family.
Legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela’s train came to a stop for good on Tuesday, but his song Stimela (The Coal Train) will forever be remembered by the working class for shining a spotlight on the injustice and brutality of migrant labour across the African continent. Masekela died on Tuesday following a long battle with […]
Deputy minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga has encouraged pupils to explore studies in the logistics sector
The African National Congress (ANC) has joined the chorus of condolences to the family of legendary and internationally renowned jazz musician Hugh Masekela.