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.
Afrotraction drops new album 14 January 2018, 9:15 AM

South African Rnb/Soul singer and music producer, Mzwandile Moya popularly known as Afrotraction has dropped a new soulful album titled Relationships.

Fitting farewell for Lara Kruger 13 January 2018, 8:21 PM

SABC‘s Motsweding FM DJ, Thapelo Lehulere, popularly known as Lara Kruger has been laid to rest at her home town of Mogwase near Rustenburg in the North West on Saturday. Mourners came in their numbers to pay tribute to a socially conscious entertainer. The funeral had an all-white theme, as per her wishes. Many of […]

Ramaphosa notes ANC commitment to free higher education 13 January 2018, 2:34 PM

Free post-school higher education is critical to the expansion of access to economic opportunities for those South Africans from poor and working class backgrounds whose household income is less than R350 000 a year, African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday.

Arts and culture community pays tribute to Prof Kgositsile 12 January 2018, 9:55 PM

The arts and culture community has paid tribute to internationally renowned struggle stalwart and national poet laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile, also known as Bra Willie, at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.

Black Mambazo jet off for US tour 12 January 2018, 8:37 PM

The legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo hopes to add two more Grammys to their existing collection.

11-year-old becomes youngest female to swim Robben Island Canal 12 January 2018, 6:17 PM

An 11-year-old girl from Jeffrey's Bay in the Eastern Cape has become the youngest female to swim the Robben Island Canal.

Family, friends, comrades gather for Professor Kgositsile’s memorial 11 January 2018, 5:42 PM

Family, friends and comrades of late activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile gathered at Johannesburg city hall on Thursday to bid him farewell.

Kidnapping suspect identified 11 January 2018, 4:05 PM

A suspect who is accused of kidnapping a five-month-old baby at Modjadjiskloof in Limpopo on Wednesday has been identified.

Family, friends expected to gather for Professor Kgositsile‘s memorial 10 January 2018, 3:45 PM

Struggle veterans, the family and friends of National Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile are expected to gather at the Houghton Primary School on Wednesday evening to pay their tributes.

A memorial service to honour Lara Kruger’s life 10 January 2018, 11:29 AM

The memorial service of the SABC’s Motsweding FM DJ, Thapelo Lehulere, popularly known as Lara Kruger, is currently taking place at the SABC North West regional offices.

Actress Catherine Deneuve denounce #Metoo campaign for ‘puritanism’ 10 January 2018, 10:29 AM

Actress Catherine Deneuve and 99 other French women on Tuesday denounced a backlash against men following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying the #Metoo campaign against sexual harassment amounted to “puritanism” and was fuelled by a “hatred of men.”

C. Town museum nominated for international award 9 January 2018, 7:24 PM

Cape Town's new Zeitz Museum has been nominated for a prestigious international award in the Societal Innovation category.

Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children 9 January 2018, 7:00 AM

Two large shareholders urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health.

Oprah Winfrey claims lifetime Golden Globe, calls for ‘a new day’ 8 January 2018, 8:26 AM

Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to be awarded a Golden Globe for lifetime achievement on Sunday (January 07), delivering an impassioned speech in support of those who have exposed sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond.

A tribute to Keorapetse Kgositsile, South Africa’s only poet laureate 7 January 2018, 8:20 PM

Memories of Keorapetse Kgositsile (1938-2017) or Bra Willie, as he was affectionately known, are of a poet who always had a smile on his face.

Ramaphosa to deliver Kgositsile eulogy 7 January 2018, 4:10 PM

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, now president of the African National Congress, will deliver the eulogy in praise of late poet and struggle stalwart, Professor William Keorapetse Kgositsile. 

Keorapetse Kgositsile remembered in New York 6 January 2018, 9:48 PM

The late Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile is being celebrated in New York in American on Saturday evening.

Legal Eagle defends L’Ormarins Queens Plate title 6 January 2018, 9:15 PM

The reigning L'Ormarins Queens Plate star, Legal Eagle, has defended its title again, winning for the third consecutive year.

‘Game of Thrones’ last season set for 2019 5 January 2018, 5:15 PM

"Game of Thrones" fans will have to wait until 2019 for the planned final season of the award-winning medieval fantasy series, a gap of more than a year since the end of season seven.

Ferrari and Red Bull Formula Teams reveal new logos 5 January 2018, 3:11 PM

The Ferrari and Red Bull Formula Teams have decided on some cosmetic surgery as both revealed new logos ahead of the 2018 season.

Tips for success from 2017 top matric students 4 January 2018, 9:04 PM

“I don’t know. I’m not quite sure. So I don’t know,” answered Janke van Dyk, laughing when asked how she did it. Van Dyk is the overall best performing National Senior Certificate student in 2017, emerging as number one from over 600 000 candidates who wrote the NSC Exams in 2017. The Belleville High School student, […]

S. Africa to conduct first-ever HIV study on transgender women 4 January 2018, 5:04 PM

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on Thursday said that it would be conducting the first South African integrated biological and behavioural survey on HIV in transgender women looking at HIV prevalence in South African transgender women.

Shembe Church starts annual pilgrimage to Mount Nhlangakazi 4 January 2018, 2:19 PM

Thousands of Nazareth Baptist Church members also known as Shembe church have started their annual pilgrimage to Mount Nhlangakazi in Inanda north of Durban.

SABC mourns passing of Motsweding FM presenter Lara Kruger 4 January 2018, 9:09 AM

The Southa African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced the death of Motsweding FM presenter, Thapelo Lehulere, popularly known as Lara Kruger.

Cate Blanchett to head Cannes festival jury 4 January 2018, 8:40 AM

Cate Blanchett, the double Oscar-winning actress leading a Hollywood campaign to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, will head the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, organisers said on Thursday.

Tributes pour in for Kgositsile 4 January 2018, 6:42 AM

Tributes continue to pour in for  National Poet Laureate, Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile.

Professor Kgosietsile described as one of the most influential poets in SA 3 January 2018, 8:47 PM

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has reacted to the passing of Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgosietsile by describing him as one of the most influential and exceptional poets South Africa has ever produced.

Cape Town Street Parade attracts thousands 3 January 2018, 7:04 AM

The Cape Town Street Parade, formally known as "Tweede Nuwe Jaar" celebrations, attracted between 60 000 and 100 000 people on Tuesday.

Nkosi Sikelel iAfrika voted world’s best national anthem 2 January 2018, 4:46 PM

The year 2017 ended on a positive note when South Africa's national anthem, 'Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika', was voted the world's best national anthems in a poll conducted among readers of the respected international magazine, The Economist.

Shembe congregants undertake annual pilgrimage 2 January 2018, 3:22 PM

The holy pilgrimage of the Nazareth Baptist church also known as Shembe has begun to the Inhlangkazi Mountain which is considered sacred.