‘Lack of maintenance, political will to blame for poor state of Johannesburg Art Gallery’

24 September 2021, 2:00 PM
Stakeholders in the cultural heritage sector say poor workmanship and project management as well as lack of maintenance and political will are to blame for the state of the Johannesburg Art Gallery.
Kimberley commemorates Robert Sobukhwe’s death 27 February 2018, 8:13 PM

The Northern Cape Sport, Arts and Culture department and the Sol Plaatje University commemorated the late PAC founder Robert Sobukwe‘s death by laying wreaths at his former house and office in Kimberley. Sobukwe died at the Kimberley Hospital 40 years ago. Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe was banished to Kimberley in 1969, by the apartheid government. He […]

Cope MP questions instability in Communications portfolio 27 February 2018, 7:16 PM

The issue of instability in the Communications ministry was brought into light on Tuesday during parliament’s discussion of the portfolio committee on Communications on oversight visits. During Monday‘s cabinet reshuffle the ministry of communications got a new minister and a deputy minister.   Nomvula Mokonyane replaced Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane who was appointed by former president Jacob Zuma […]

15% of SA’s population are children between 0-6 years- Stats SA 27 February 2018, 6:44 PM

Statistics South Africa says about eight million or 15% of the total population of almost 56 million were children between the ages zero and six.

Rehabilitation of Sea Point Promenade progressing well- City of C Town 27 February 2018, 5:00 PM

The reconstruction work to rehabilitate the sea wall and repair storm damage along the Sea Point Promenade and at the Sea Point Pavillion swimming pool was progressing well, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday. “City’s transport and urban development authority (TDA) is continuing with construction work along the Sea Point Promenade between Rocklands […]

Stars to wear #MeToo white ribbons at ‘French Oscars’ 27 February 2018, 4:05 PM

Stars attending the "French Oscars", the Cesars, on Friday will wear a white ribbon in protest at violence against women, organisers said.

Ryan Seacrest
‘American Idol’ host Ryan Seacrest accused of misconduct 27 February 2018, 7:12 AM

Suzie Hardy told Hollywood publication Variety that Seacrest sexually harassed her for six years, starting in 2007, when she became his personal stylist at E! News.

Ed Sheeran named world’s best-selling artist 26 February 2018, 7:35 PM

British folk-pop phenomenon Ed Sheeran on Monday was named the best-selling artist in the world in 2017 by the global recorded music industry group IFPI.

Durban Deep children return to school after a month 26 February 2018, 1:18 PM

Over a 1100 children return to Durban Deep primary school after a month of no education. This after finally receiving access to water.

Dolce & Gabbana opens the gates of fashion heaven in Milan show 26 February 2018, 7:36 AM

Designers to the stars Dolce & Gabbana opened the gates of fashion heaven on Sunday in a spectacular catwalk show featuring drones, one of the last events of Milan’s popular fashion week.

Book “A Taste of Vaalharts” explores Tswana cuisine 25 February 2018, 5:57 PM

Little has been written about the Tswana culinary heritage

Festival brings award winning animators to SA 25 February 2018, 9:33 AM

The seventh Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) will take place from the 2nd to the 4th of March in Cape Town.

Umhlanga event raises funds for cancer patients 25 February 2018, 9:22 AM

The Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) has hosted its annual Cansa Shavathon at a shopping mall in Umhlanga, north of Durban.

Author Adam Small celebrated 24 February 2018, 4:09 PM

Esteemed Afrikaans writers and authors have gathered in Pniel in the Cape Winelands for the 2018 Adam Small Literary Festival.

Wellington retraces her life through poetry 24 February 2018, 11:05 AM

Poet and published author Flow Wellington has recently released her second collection of poetry book that gives an insight into her drastic relocation from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.

Facebook pulls gun game from conservative gathering 24 February 2018, 9:13 AM

Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering Friday, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida.

Jazz on the Rocks festival kicks off this weekend 23 February 2018, 8:36 PM

he annual Jazz on the Rocks festival at Tietiesbaai kicks off on the Cape West Coast this weekend.

Report recommends that colonial statues must fall 23 February 2018, 4:01 PM

A preliminary report by the Department of Arts and Culture Task team has recommended that statues of colonial and apartheid figures should be removed from prominent public locations.

Peter Ndoro Cyril Ramaphosa
Peter Ndoro makes return to SABC News screens 23 February 2018, 3:52 PM

SABC News anchor Peter Ndoro has announced that he will be returning to work on Monday. Ndoro had taken a short break from work after he mistakenly said that President Cyril Ramaphosa was dead. He meant to say, Morgan Tshangarai. A few weeks earlier he had made a similar mistake saying that Mangosuthu Buthelezi was […]

John Macheke
Cosas calls for exams in indigenous languages 23 February 2018, 9:23 AM

The Congress of South African Students has once again called for all 11 languages to be treated equally in order to improve the pass rate.

Design Indaba kicks off in Cape Town 22 February 2018, 6:20 PM

The Design Indaba has kicked off at the Arts Cape Theatre in Cape Town with 40 exhibitors and artist showing off their talents.

Lupita Nyong’o to play Trevor Noah’s mother in biopic 22 February 2018, 6:14 PM

American actress Lupita Nyong'o is set to play Trevor Noah’s mother in the film adaptation of Noah’s book, Born A Crime.

Corruption reigns internationally: Transparency International 22 February 2018, 6:35 AM

More than six billion people live in countries that are corrupt, Transparency International said in a report on Wednesday.

Business sector in WC urged to explain water saving programmes 21 February 2018, 7:20 PM

Big companies around Cape Town have demonstrated their willingness to comply with regulations aimed at saving water following the worst drought in the Western Cape in the past century.

Tough decisions made to ensure “free” higher education 21 February 2018, 6:02 PM

South African deputy finance minister  Sfiso Buthelezi says a lot of sacrifices had to be made to ensure ‘free’ higher education.

Sin tax goes up as expected 21 February 2018, 5:26 PM

As expected, there is going to be a hike in the taxes levied on several alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and tobacco.

Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion catwalk 21 February 2018, 11:47 AM

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made a surprise appearance in the front row at a fashion catwalk on Tuesday where she watched a show by emerging designer Richard Quinn. The 91-year-old monarch, dressed in a pale blue suit, sat next to Anna Wintour, editor in chief of American Vogue magazine, as models displayed a series of bold […]

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa hits the road… walking 20 February 2018, 10:18 AM

An enthusiastic group of supporters has joined President Cyril Ramaphosa in a walk from Gugulethu to Athlone in Cape Town to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa forgives Ndoro for killing him off 19 February 2018, 12:55 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has forgiven SABC News Presenter, Peter Ndoro for killing him off.

End the month of love with tantalising bites 19 February 2018, 12:43 PM

As Valentines Month draws to a near, Mogau Seshoene, famously known as the The Lazy Makoti, promises to host a date night filled with a delicious meal like no other.

Film on SA junior doctors’ job pressures goes global 19 February 2018, 12:22 PM

The locally-made film "Doc-U-Mentally" - which highlights the extreme pressures junior doctors face in South Africa - will be released globally on Monday via Amazon, iTunes and Google Play.