Robben Island Museum defends its latest tour package, not designed to exclude South Africans

16 January 2022, 8:14 PM
The Robben Island Museum (RIM) says its latest tour package is not designed to exclude South Africans but offers an alternative way to experience the rich history of South Africa's liberation struggle.
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British singer Ed Sheeran gets engaged to school friend 22 January 2018, 7:54 AM

British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran says he is engaged to long-time friend Cherry Seaborn, whom he first met at school at the age of 11.

City of Ghent in Belguim to celebrate Nelson Mandela 21 January 2018, 9:11 PM

City authorities of the city of Ghent in Belgium are planning to erect a monument of former South African president, Nelson Mandela.

Sylvester the lion marks first anniversary in new home 21 January 2018, 8:29 PM

The infamous Lion called "Sylvester" or " spook " has settled down in a concession area of Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape.

Call for men to join march against women, child abuse 21 January 2018, 11:15 AM

Thato Molosankwe has called for 10 000 men from all provinces to join him for the last 100 kilometres of his marathon walk on the 27th of this month from Smithfield to Bloemfontein in the Free State.

N.Cape NGO equips disabled learners with skills 20 January 2018, 8:50 PM

An NGO in Kuruman says it is increasing opportunities for intellectually challenged learners in the in the Northern Cape.

W. Cape Muslim community wants autopsies fast-tracked inorder to observe burial rituals 20 January 2018, 4:39 PM

The Muslim community has now started an online petition to demand that the Western Cape government adhere to the 24-hour rule for Muslim post-mortems.

Connie Chiume will play the role of a mining elder.
Starring in Black Panther is a huge career move: Chiume 20 January 2018, 9:55 AM

Award-winning Actress, Connie Chiume says starring in the Black Panther movie is a huge career move.

ICASA remembers Libby Lloyd 20 January 2018, 7:43 AM

Communications authority ICASA has described the late media consultant Libby Lloyd as one of the most influential policy and regulatory specialists within the ICT sector.

Lesotho Queen prioritises sanitary products for girls 19 January 2018, 8:57 PM

Lesotho Queen Masenate Seeiso has expressed her gratitude to everyone that heeded the call to make the 'Hlokomela Banana' (Care for Girls) project a success.

Zanozuko Sigcau coronated amaMpondo king despite challenges 19 January 2018, 7:13 PM

The Imbumba yamaMpondo has coronated King Zanozuko Sigcau in Flagstaff in the Eastern Cape.

Lungi Ngidi celebrated in KZN 19 January 2018, 5:43 PM

Learners at the prestigious private boarding school Hilton College in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands have described 21-year-old cricketer Lungi Ngidi as an inspiration.

Family plans to celebrate Libby Lloyd’s life 19 January 2018, 12:50 PM

The family of late media consultant, Libby Lloyd, say they plan to celebrate her life.

Uganda university awards Madikizela- Mandela honorary doctorate 19 January 2018, 10:04 AM

Uganda's highest educational institution Makerere University is to award Winnie Madikizela- Mandela with an Honorary Doctor of Laws.

Prosecutors want 19 other testimonies for Cosby retrial 19 January 2018, 8:11 AM

Pennsylvania prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who will preside over the second sexual assault trial of actor Bill Cosby to allow the testimony of 19 other accusers, including 12 women who were not allowed testify in the entertainer’s first trial.

Western Cape wine industry projected to bloom 18 January 2018, 5:41 PM

Wine tourism in the Western Cape is expected to further improve following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between investment agency WESGRO and the wine growers organisation, Vinpro.

Lebanon allows Spielberg film “The Post” after censorship threat 18 January 2018, 10:52 AM

Lebanon will let cinemas show Stephen Spielberg's latest film "The Post" after the interior minister ruled on Wednesday against a request to ban it over the director's links to Israel.

Britain appoints Minister for Loneliness amid growing isolation 18 January 2018, 8:25 AM

Britain has appointed a Minister for Loneliness to take forward the work of murdered lawmaker Jo Cox and tackle the isolation felt by more than one in 10 people in the UK.

Uncertainty hangs on Trump’s “Fake News Awards” 17 January 2018, 9:52 PM

There is a lack of clarity as to whether United States President Donald Trump’s so called “Fake News Awards” will go ahead.

SABC’s Izak Minnaar among Bookmark Awards jury chairs 17 January 2018, 5:20 PM

SABC digital news editor, Izak Minnaar has been named one of the jury chairs for the 10th Annual Bookmark Awards which will be on 1st March in Johannesburg.

Lesufi cancels Hoerskool Overvaal’s visit amid protests 17 January 2018, 3:47 PM

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has cancelled his appearance at Hoerskool Overvaal in Vereeniging at the Vaal.

Leso inculcates culture of reading in children 17 January 2018, 8:56 AM

A Wits Honours Graduate who specialised in Early Literacy Reuphus Leso says the background of the children in terms of language plays a huge role in children not being able to read with comprehension.

Krog first South African to receive prestigious Dutch cultural award 16 January 2018, 3:46 PM

The poet and author, Antjie Krog, has become the first South African to receive a prestigious Dutch cultural award. 

Poet Kgositsile was brave and committed: Ramaphosa 16 January 2018, 2:24 PM

South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa paid homage to poet and political activist William Keorapetse Kgositsile on Tuesday, describing him as committed, brave and never deterred by the brutal apartheid regime.

Let’s keep Bra Willie’s legacy alive: Moagi 16 January 2018, 11:51 AM

The late Professor Keorapste Kgositsile has been described as a loving, caring human, and a poet who had an appreciation for language and literature.

Mourners to pay last respects to Prof Kgositsile 16 January 2018, 7:56 AM

Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their final respects to veteran activist and renowned Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile on Tuesday.

‘Jumanji’ dominates MLK weekend, ‘The Post’ leads newcomers 15 January 2018, 7:07 AM

Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is dominating the North American box office to easily win the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with about $33.4 million at 3,849 sites, estimates showed Sunday. Fox’s “The Post” is leading the rest of the pack handily and topped forecasts with $22.2 million at 2,819 locations for Friday-Monday […]

NWU ‘ready’ to implement free education 14 January 2018, 9:24 PM

North West University (NWU) says it is ready to implement free tertiary education as announced by President Jacob Zuma in December.

Rustenburg residents embark on anti-crime operation 14 January 2018, 9:17 PM

The community of Ramotshana in Rustenburg have evicted a foreign national alleged to be a drug lord, as well as a woman suspected of prostitution.

Brigitte biography says young Macron wrote steamy book about their romance 14 January 2018, 5:01 PM

A new biography of French first lady Brigitte Macron says her husband penned a racy novel inspired by their early romance, when he was still a teenager and she his married drama teacher. President Emmanuel Macron, who turned 40 in December, fell for Brigitte during rehearsals for a school play at the Providence High School […]

The Color Purple comes to Joburg 14 January 2018, 9:39 AM

The internationally staged musical The Colour Purple is set to open at the Joburg Theatre with an all-South African cast.