Comedic actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America's geriatric sweetheart after Emmy-winning roles on television sitcoms "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died on Friday, less than three weeks shy of her 100th birthday.
A number of revellers at New Year's festivals in Durban and surrounding areas say the decline in COVID-19 infections, hospitalisations and related deaths give them hope that they will be able to rebuild their lives this year.
Comedic actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America's geriatric sweetheart after Emmy-winning roles on television sitcoms "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," has died less than three weeks shy of her 100th birthday, People magazine said on Friday, quoting her agent.
The late archbishop Desmond Tutu will be sent off by his favourite choir, the world-renowned Imilonji Ka Ntu Choral Society, at his funeral in Cape Town on Saturday. Among the many aspects Tutu planned for his funeral, was for the choir to bid him farewell.
Britney Spears has signaled she is not yet ready to return to making music after 13 years under a conservatorship that took away control of her personal and business affairs and left her scared of the entertainment business.
Buckingham Palace received a personal appeal from the Dean of Westminster to allow singer Elton John perform at the funeral of Princess Diana, newly released government documents show.
The City of Cape Town has urged beach-goers to celebrate the New Year responsi
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have officially finalized their divorce, more than 10 years after proceedings began.
Broadway's revival of "The Music Man,"the hottest ticket in town, on Tuesday cancelled performances for five days after star Hugh Jackman tested positive for COVID.
Johannesburg Emergency Management Services has urged residents to be cautious when using fireworks as part of New Year's Eve celebrations this Friday.
Children held a special place in the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's heart.
Aid organisation Gift of the Givers, says they are assisting the community at KTC in Gugulethu on the Cape Flats where a fire destroyed 43 structures on the Day of Goodwill.
Pay tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu through this online book of condolences. The outstanding religious leader died on Sunday at the age of 90.
Daniel Radcliffe remembers the embarrassing haircuts, Emma Watson found meeting up with her "Harry Potter" cast mates "an unexpected joy," and director Christopher Columbus recalls the sets for the movies as "the greatest playground in the world."
Many children are being left unsupervised to discharge fireworks
Edward O. Wilson, a US naturalist dubbed the "modern-day Darwin" died on Sunday at the age of 92 in Massachusetts, his foundation said in a statement.
"Spider-Man: No Way Home" unwrapped the best Christmas gift of all, becoming the first pandemic-era movie to cross $1 billion at the global box office.
Two hundred and-one babies were born on Christmas Day in the Western Cape at public health facilities.
Former Public Protector, Prof. Thuli Madonsela says the late Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu leaves a rich legacy of speaking truth to power about forgiveness, justice, integrity and peace.
Emergency medical service provider, ER24’s Russel Meiring says many serious injuries can result from fireworks, from suffering severe burn wounds to amputations.
Suga, songwriter and rapper for K-pop sensation BTS, has tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from in-person concerts in the United States, the group's management said on Friday.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth spoke of the loss of her husband Prince Philip on Saturday, remembering the "mischievous twinkle" in his eyes in an unusually personal Christmas message to the nation.
The Basotho Cultural group Lekgotla la Basotho at Botshabelo in the Free State is celebrating Christmas with cows and horses performing stunts.
The Ex Political Prisoners Association has called for the arrest of the person who reportedly will be selling the key to Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell.
A New York musician on Thursday accused "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth of groping her nearly 20 years ago and threatening to ruin her career if she told anyone about their encounter.
New York will sharply limit the number of people it allows in Times Square for its New Year's Eve celebration, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, in response to a surge of new coronavirus cases fueled by the highly contagious Omicron variant.
The former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on-air presenter at Ligwalagwala FM current affairs "Letiphuma Embiteni" Daniel Frans "DF" Simelane has been laid to rest at Ka-Msogwaba in Mbombela, Mpumalanga.
French artificial heartmaker Carmat said on Thursday it had completed an internal investigation into quality issues that affected some of its prostheses, sending its shares up almost 10 percent in early trade.
Oscar-nominated actor James Franco has acknowledged sleeping with students of an acting school he previously ran, saying he struggled with a sex addiction and has been working to improve his behavior in recent years.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Mpumalanga region has expressed sadness at the passing of former radio presenter Daniel Frans "DF" Simelane.