Makhanda residents use Jerusalema Dance Challenge to raise money to fix potholes

27 September 2020, 8:09 PM
Residents from the Eastern Cape are fed up with the lack of service delivery in their respective municipalities.
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Queen Elizabeth formally strips Harvey Weinstein of his British honour 20 September 2020, 10:22 AM

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has formally stripped Harvey Weinstein of his honorary award following his conviction for sexually assaulting a former production assistant and raping an actress.

Tsitsikamma National Park showcases SA’s natural heritage 20 September 2020, 3:19 AM

This month marks tourism month and a domestic travel campaign is underway. As South Africa moves to level one of the national lockdown, there is a big push to get the tourism industry up to speed. It's also Tourism Month, and the Department of Tourism activated its domestic travel campaign in the Eastern Cape.

FEATURE: Self-taught artist Zwelakhe Ngobese embraces African culture through his work 19 September 2020, 7:19 PM

Self-taught pen artist Zwelakhe Ngobese says African people appreciate art. 

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VIDEO: Heritage Month Political Liberation Virtual Dialogue 19 September 2020, 3:30 PM

Freedom Park is hosting a Political Liberation Heritage Virtual Dialogue in Collaboration with the Institute of Foreign Affairs, Soweto TV and University of Johannesburg. T

Protect your work as a creative: Legal expert Senamiso Moyo 19 September 2020, 10:23 AM

In the creative world, it's easy to overlook the administrative and legal side of business. Knowing what your rights are in your own work, and how you can protect your work from being stolen is critical if you don't want others to blatantly copy or steal your artwork, says Legal expert Senamiso Moyo.

Designer Bora Aksu presents pandemic-inspired collection at London Fashion Week 18 September 2020, 8:35 PM

Turkish designer Bora Aksu said the coronavirus pandemic inspired his latest collection, which looks back over one hundred years to the Spanish flu pandemic and the end of World War One.

Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style 18 September 2020, 7:58 PM

As anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital blocked principal roads and clashed with police last year, Stanley Joseph and Daphne Gerard used the city’s winding and potholed backroads to make it to church for their wedding, decked out in all their finery.

Tourism sector ready to welcome domestic, international tourists: Kubayi-Ngubane 18 September 2020, 12:33 PM

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the sector is ready to welcome both domestic and international tourists while fully adhering to the lockdown regulations.

Level 1 will help arts, entertainment sectors to recover: Winde 18 September 2020, 8:34 AM

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that South Africa will be moving to level one of the lockdown with effect from Sunday at midnight will help arts, entertainment and tourism sectors to recover.

Anglican Church to commemorate 150th anniversary on Sunday 18 September 2020, 6:31 AM

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa will commemorate the 150th anniversary of its inauguration this Sunday.

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Surreal Burberry show kicks off London Fashion Week 17 September 2020, 6:34 PM

London Fashion Week kicked off on Thursday in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic with Britain's Burberry putting on a live virtual display of its latest collection which broke with the traditional catwalk show.

Cape Town City Ballet to retrench dancers due to COVID-19 impact 17 September 2020, 3:30 PM

Cape Town City Ballet has announced that it is going to retrench some of the company's permanent dancers as a result of the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the arts and entertainment industry.

ByteDance’s bid to keep most of TikTok faces major hurdles 17 September 2020, 9:31 AM

China’s ByteDance faces an uphill struggle to convince the White House to allow it to keep majority ownership of its popular short video app TikTok in the United States, according to former national security officials and regulatory lawyers.

Mitra the robot helps COVID-19 patients in India speak to loved ones 16 September 2020, 9:30 PM

A hospital in India has deployed a customer-service robot to patrol its wards, connecting coronavirus patients to friends and relatives.

Artists call on President to open for events 16 September 2020, 11:14 AM

Artists from various disciplines are marching to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to hand over a memorandum of demands to the office of the President.

New Knysna zipline set to boost Southern Cape tourism 16 September 2020, 8:05 AM

SANParks has launched yet another thrill-seeking product aimed at boosting tourism in the Southern Cape.

Kim Kardashian to freeze Facebook, Instagram accounts to protest hate speech 16 September 2020, 1:30 AM

Kim Kardashian West on Tuesday decided to freeze her Facebook and Instagram accounts, as she and other celebrities called on the social media platforms to stop the spread of hate and misinformation.

Artists to march to Parliament, Union Buildings on Wednesday 15 September 2020, 4:12 PM

The South African cultural and creative industry organisations will be marching to Parliament and the Union Buildings Wednesday morning, to hand over a memorandum. They say with the closure of state and private venues, the industry is on the brink of collapse.

Mabuza-Suttle dedicates Ubuntu Award to girls in the townships 15 September 2020, 12:20 PM

Talk show host and entrepreneur, Felicia Mabuza-Suttle, says she dedicates her Ubuntu Award to girls in the townships.

Coastal clean-up project under way in Cape Town 14 September 2020, 7:20 PM

The City of Cape Town has embarked on a special beach cleaning project which will take place at different locations in Blaauwberg every day this week.

Eastern Cape artist reeling from effects of coronavirus 14 September 2020, 5:05 PM

Artists from across the country have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eastern Cape-based Maskandi artist Mlindelwa Mrhalaty, better known by his stage name Inkunzemdaka, is amongst those artists.

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ opens weak in China with $23.2 million at box offices 14 September 2020, 8:13 AM

Walt Disney Co’s live-action remake of “Mulan” pulled in $23.2 million over the weekend at box offices in China, a slow start for the big-budget epic about a Chinese folk hero in its most important theatrical market.

Durban film festival promises something new, something worth watching 13 September 2020, 5:40 PM

For the first time in its 41-year history, the Durban International Film Festival, will go virtual until September 20th.

Cape Town cookbook writer Flori Schrikker dies 13 September 2020, 3:51 PM

Flori Schrikker, affectionately known as Aunty Flori, has passed away at the age of 67. Schrikker and her cooking partner, Koelsoem Kamalie, became household names after sharing their traditional food recipes on the SABC radio station, RSG.

Tourism KZN releases video to entice travellers 13 September 2020, 10:00 AM

As the country celebrates Tourism Month, the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is inviting all travellers to a luxury holiday to unwind and rejuvenate.

‘Nomadland’ wins top prize at masked and distanced Venice film festival 13 September 2020, 7:45 AM

“Nomadland”, a US movie about a community of van dwellers traversing the vast American West, won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice film festival on Saturday.

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Artscape Theatre to embark on initiative to develop jazz musicians 13 September 2020, 2:00 AM

The Artscape Theatre in Cape Town has embarked on an initiative to better develop jazz musicians.

KZN says it’s open for tourism with strict measures put in place 12 September 2020, 7:53 PM

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube has encouraged people to visit the province because they've implemented stringent protocols to ensure the safety of visitors at all tourist destinations.

All set for Jozi’s first ever virtual Jazz on the Lake 12 September 2020, 5:56 PM

On Sunday, Jazz on the Lake will be held virtually. The concert will feature performances from award-winning South Africa artists Zoe Modiga, Shekhinah, Andile Yenana, Blaq Diamond, Thandi Ntulu, Ami Faku and others.

Munghana Lonene FM’s DJ Khel-Khel laid to rest 12 September 2020, 9:32 AM

SABC's Munghana Lonene FM presenter DJ "Khel -Khel" Eric Makalane has been laid to rest at his home village of Zanghoma outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.