George Old Car show to take place next year February

26 September 2021, 2:22 PM
Organisers of the 25th George Old Car show in the Western Cape say the event will take place on the 12th and 13th of February next year.
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Prosecutor calls R. Kelly a ‘predator’ as sex abuse trial, testimony continues 19 August 2021, 9:20 PM

A federal prosecutor says R Kelly is a "predator" who demanded absolute loyalty from the many women and underage girls he dominated in a two-decade racketeering scheme.

‘Best Actor’: Dutch film awards go gender-neutral 19 August 2021, 1:05 PM

The main movie awards in the Netherlands will form this year only single out the best acting performance in a leading and supporting role, instead of handing out separate prizes to male and female actors.

Woman who says R. Kelly sexually abused her when she was 16 to resume testimony 19 August 2021, 12:22 PM

A woman who says R. Kelly demanded she calls him "Daddy" when she was 16 and choked her until she passed out is expected to retake the witness stand on Thursday in Brooklyn federal court, on the second day of the R&B's singer's sex abuse trial.

Disney’s US parks to offer quicker ride entry 19 August 2021, 7:59 AM

Walt Disney says its US theme parks will offer an option to pay for quicker access to some of its most popular rides.

Prosecutor calls R. Kelly a ‘predator’ as sex abuse trial, testimony begin 19 August 2021, 12:50 AM

R. Kelly is a "predator" who demanded absolute fealty from the many women and underage girls he dominated in a two-decade racketeering scheme, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday as the R&B star's sex abuse trial began.

Batman comic shifts focus to Robin’s private life, his sexuality 18 August 2021, 6:17 PM

Caped Crusaders Batman and Robin have been busy fighting crime together for years, but now the focus of the story has shifted to Robin's private life as he explores his sexuality.

Why Nollywood is obsessed with remakes of classic movies 18 August 2021, 2:49 PM

Since the record-breaking success of Ramsey Nouah’s 2019 sequel to the Nollywood classic, Living in Bondage, the Nigerian film industry has been overtaken by a frenzy of remakes and sequels of classics from the 1990s.

TADA launches ‘Open Theatres Safely Campaign’ 18 August 2021, 7:15 AM

The Theatre and Dance Alliance has drafted and introduced a manual for the safe and responsible opening of South Africa's theatres and performance venues.

Los Angeles to require masks at large outdoor sporting, music events 18 August 2021, 4:16 AM

Fans attending baseball, football and outdoor music events in Los Angeles County will be required to wear a mask starting on Friday regardless of their vaccination status, according to an order on Tuesday from the Health Department.

Marawa was given 3 months notice regarding contract : SABC 17 August 2021, 2:52 PM

The SABC has told the Parliemant's Communications Committee that popular sports presenter, Robert Marawa, was informed three months prior to the end of his contract that it would not be renewed.

Bob Dylan sued for alleged sexual abuse of 12-year-old in 1960s 17 August 2021, 11:01 AM

An unnamed woman has sued folk singer-songwriter Bob Dylan alleging he sexually abused her after giving her drugs and alcohol in 1965 when she was 12 years old.

Japan’s Kaji, the “godfather of Sudoku,” dies at 69 17 August 2021, 4:03 AM

Maki Kaji, a puzzle enthusiast and publisher who was known as the "Godfather of Sudoku" - the number puzzle played daily by millions around the world - has died, his company said.

Don McLean gets Hollywood star as ‘American Pie’ hits 50 17 August 2021, 12:48 AM

Singer-songwriter Don McLean got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, marking the 50th anniversary of his classic single "American Pie."

‘Free Guy’ Debuts at No. 1 With Surprisingly Strong $28.4 Million 16 August 2021, 11:45 AM

Despite concerns the delta variant would keep moviegoers at home, Ryan Reynolds' sci-fi action comedy "Free Guy" had a better-than-expected start at the domestic box office.

CEO, co-founder of Daily Maverick wins Nat Nakasa 2021 award 14 August 2021, 9:24 PM

The CEO and co-founder of Daily Maverick, Styli Charalambous, is the winner of the Nat Nakasa 2021 award.

eThekwini Municipality appeals to restaurants to buy reliable seafood 14 August 2021, 5:00 PM

The eThekwini Municipality in Kwazulu Natal is appealing to restaurants especially those in Durban to ensure that their seafood is from reliable sources that have not been harvested from the area contaminated by the pollution.

Seoka on her book titled “Your Transformation Summons” 14 August 2021, 8:06 AM

Battling with Mental Health and Abandonment issues are the two themes that feature prominently in Mmatshepo Seoka's book titled Your Transformation Summons.

Films set in coronavirus pandemic to open Sarajevo Film Festival 13 August 2021, 2:10 PM

Two feature films dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on peoples' lives and economy will on Friday open the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), the largest film showcase in a region spreading from Vienna to Istanbul.

Britney Spears’ dad to step down as conservator 13 August 2021, 6:56 AM

Jamie Spears has agreed to step down from his 13-year role as conservator of his daughter Britney’s estate, in what the pop star’s attorney on Thursday called a major victory.

Facebook may have to sell GIF-maker Giphy on UK competition concerns 12 August 2021, 2:58 PM

Britain might require Facebook to sell GIF website Giphy after the country's competition regulator said on Thursday its investigation found the deal between the two companies would hurt the display advertising market.

Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion lead nominees for MTV’s VMA awards 12 August 2021, 11:41 AM

Pop star Justin Bieber and rapper Megan Thee Stallion scored the most nominations for this year's MTV Video Music Awards, organizers said on Wednesday ahead of next month's ceremony that will welcome back fans as part of a live audience.

COVID worries send Emmy Awards show outdoors 11 August 2021, 2:23 AM

The Emmy Awards ceremony for achievement in television was moved outdoors on Tuesday in the latest setback to live events because of rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

US actress Christina Applegate diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 10 August 2021, 5:23 PM

Emmy-winning US actress Christina Applegate has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and described her condition as a "tough road".

Jennifer Hudson got ultimate ‘Respect’ when Aretha picked her to star in biopic 10 August 2021, 7:51 AM

Jennifer Hudson says she is nervous and excited for people to see "Respect," her personal tribute to the late Aretha Franklin in which she was cast for the role by the Queen of Soul herself.

R&B singer R Kelly faces prospective jurors for sex abuse trial 10 August 2021, 2:21 AM

R. Kelly went to court on Monday as jury selection began in his sex trafficking trial in Brooklyn, where a conviction could result in decades in prison for the Grammy-winning R&B singer.

LGBTIQ+ call for inclusivity in commemorating Women’s Day 9 August 2021, 6:23 PM

The LGBTIQ+ community has come under the spotlight in commemorating Women's Day. In Mahikeng in the North West, transgender women believe if you talk about women, transgender women must be part of the discussion. 

Outcry over UK government’s order to put down infected alpaca named Geronimo 9 August 2021, 11:10 AM

 The fate of a doomed eight-year-old alpaca named Geronimo has triggered an outcry against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after his government ordered the animal be put down because of positive tests for bovine tuberculosis.

‘CODA’ breaks new ground for deaf movie theater-goers 9 August 2021, 12:29 AM

Going to the movies isn't much fun for deaf people. Screenings in theaters with captions are limited and the special glasses and equipment needed to read them are often broken or unavailable.

‘The Suicide Squad’ Underwhelms With $26.5 Million Debut 8 August 2021, 9:24 PM

"The Suicide Squad," the R-rated comic book adaptation directed by James Gunn, underwhelmed in its box office debut, collecting $26.5 million from 4 002 North American theaters.

47th National Arts Festival in Makhanda comes to an end 8 August 2021, 4:36 PM

The 47th National Arts Festival, which has now come to an end for 2021, took place against a backdrop of turmoil.