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.
Azapo joins millions in mourning Malinga 26 December 2017, 12:22 PM

The Azanian People's Organisation (Azapo) has joined millions of South Africans in sending condolences to the family and friends of music maestro Robie Malinga who passed away on Monday.

Family struggling with Robbie Malinga’s passing 26 December 2017, 9:18 AM

Family and friends of Afro-pop singer Robbie Malinga say they are struggling to come to terms with his death.

Cape Town gears up for high volumes of beachgoers 26 December 2017, 7:02 AM

Scores of holiday makers are expected to descend on beaches in Cape Town Tuesday.

Condolences pour in for Robbie Malinga 26 December 2017, 6:58 AM

Messages of condolences are continuing to pour in for Afro-pop veteran singer, Robbie Malinga, who died Monday at the age of 49.

Marley’s ‘Legend’ notches record 500th week on US chart 25 December 2017, 8:02 PM

Bob Marley and the Wailers’ “Legend,” the posthumous greatest hits collection that helped cement the reggae icon’s legacy, has notched a landmark 500th week on the US chart. The compilation first released in 1984 stood at number 170 on the latest Billboard 200 chart of album sales in the week through December 14, tracking service […]

Topless Femen activist tries to snatch Jesus statue from Vatican crib 25 December 2017, 7:35 PM

A topless activist from the feminist group Femen tried to snatch the statue of the baby Jesus from the Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square on Monday but was stopped by police as she grabbed it. The woman jumped over guard rails and rushed onto the larger-than-life Nativity scene shouting “God is woman”. She had […]

Durban beaches full to capacity 25 December 2017, 3:54 PM

Scores of holidaymakers from across South Africa have made their way to Durban. Beaches in Durban are full to capacity despite the overcast and windy weather. Lifeguards are hard at work to ensure the safety of bathers.  Senior lifeguard at the Durban beach S’phiwe Ngwane says all is going well thus far. “It has been […]

Mpumalanga leads in Christmas baby numbers 25 December 2017, 1:00 PM

Three babies have been delivered since midnight at Tintswalo Hospital in Acornhoek, Mpumalanga. The provincial Health Department says 54 babies have been delivered at different hospitals. Health MEC, Gillion Mashego, says 29 of them are girls while 25 are boys. Mashego was at the Rob Ferreira Hospital where he welcomed four newborn babies. “The first child […]

Zimu back with new gospel album 25 December 2017, 12:55 PM

Award winning gospel artist Neyi Zimu's new album entitled 'The Waiting Is Over' continues to be a hit among followers of this genre.

50 Christmas babies for Limpopo 25 December 2017, 10:25 AM

Fifty babies have been born at various public hospitals in Limpopo since midnight.

South Africans urged to give blood and save lives 25 December 2017, 7:16 AM

The South African National Blood Service says the best Christmas gift one can give is blood.

Buffalo City Metro tightens beach security measures 24 December 2017, 6:22 PM

The Eastern Cape's Buffalo City Metro has raised safety measures in and around East London's beaches as tourists flock into the area.

KZN beefs up beach security 24 December 2017, 3:23 PM

eThekwini Metro police officers have been deployed in large numbers at Durban's busy beaches.

Cape beachgoers urged to “tag” children 24 December 2017, 10:00 AM

The City of Cape Town has launched an 'identity kitz' programme as part of an initiative to find missing children on beaches all along the coastline.

Johannesburg reopens public pools 24 December 2017, 8:25 AM

The City of Joburg has announced the reopening of most swimming pools that were closed due to a chemical shortage.

SACC urges leaders to meet Khoisan activists 24 December 2017, 7:52 AM

The South African Council of Churches has urged national leaders to meet members of the Khoisan Mass Movement who are on hunger strike.

Mariah Carey back to Times Square for New Year’s 23 December 2017, 7:34 PM

Mariah Carey must have made a New Year's resolution to ensure a better sound system. The pop diva confirmed that she will return to Times Square in New York to ring in 2018, a year after she was humiliated by technical issues at the annual televised ball-drop.

Magashule spreads Christmas cheer 23 December 2017, 6:55 PM

Free State Premier and newly elected ANC secretary-general, Ace Magashule, has brought an early Christmas for the community of Matjhabeng in Welkom.

C Town officials confiscate alcohol, dagga 23 December 2017, 3:00 PM

More than 3 700 litres of alcohol have been confiscated in Cape Town since the start of this month. Alcohol is usually seized at beaches and other public places where it is illegal.

Zuma urges youth to play chess 23 December 2017, 10:54 AM

President Jacob Zuma has called on the youth of South Africa to start playing chess in order to protect themselves from social ills.

Sylvester Stallone ‘categorically disputes’ claim of 1990s sexual assault 23 December 2017, 10:52 AM

Actor Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied an accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s and said the allegation was "completely fabricated."

Afro Punk Festival to hit Jozi streets 23 December 2017, 10:38 AM

Constitution Hill will be littered with music lover and art lovers alike, when Afro Punk Festival which originated in Brooklyn hits the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa. The Festival which is a haven for self-expression, art and taking pride in black culture without prejudice, will be making its debut on the African continent in South […]

Khloe Kardashian announces pregnancy 23 December 2017, 8:13 AM

Reality star Khloe Kardashian, the younger sister of Kim Kardashian, is expecting her first child.

N1 to Polokwane carrying heavy traffic volumes 23 December 2017, 8:12 AM

The N1 between Pretoria and Polokwane continues to carry heavy traffic volumes as holiday makers are rushing to various destinations in Limpopo for the Christmas holidays.

Night market in Vilakazi Street showcases local talent 22 December 2017, 5:28 PM

Vilakazi Street in Soweto is a abuzz with revellers attending the last of the 2017 Night market. The Night market is held every last Thursday of December and the last one never disappointed. Soweto’s most famous street now catching on to the world trend of street markets with entertainment. The street has been home to […]

Durban Botanic Garden inaugurates its Festive Trail of Lights 22 December 2017, 3:54 PM

As part of embracing the season of giving, the Durban Botanic Garden's inaugural Festive Trail of Lights is giving visitors the chance to explore the "magically" festive environment after dark, while supporting a range of charities at the same time.

Meryl Streep’s brand under threat over Weinstein denial 22 December 2017, 9:44 AM

She started the year leading the chorus of opprobrium against President Donald Trump but 12 months on Meryl Streep, multiple Oscar-winner and doyenne of the liberal Hollywood elite, has become a target herself.

Petition to remove Matt Damon in “Oceans 8” movie reaches goal 22 December 2017, 7:40 AM

An online petition demanding the dumping of Oscar-winner Matt Damon's cameo in 2018 heist movie "Ocean's 8" has nearly reached its goal of 17 000 signatures.

C Town Street parade expected to be big in numbers 21 December 2017, 9:17 PM

Organisers say the Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade or the Klopse, will exceed all expectations.

SABC Foundation donates food parcels in Free State 21 December 2017, 6:23 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Foundation has handed over food parcels to 150 poverty stricken families for the Christmas season in Wepener, Free State.