Whoopi Goldberg teams with Extinction Rebellion for climate change movie

5 June 2020, 7:08 PM
American actress Whoopi Goldberg has leant her voice to an Extinction Rebellion animated film highlighting the precarious state of the planet’s natural environment.
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Neil Armstrong film accused of being unpatriotic 2 September 2018, 8:54 AM

Neil Armstrong's sons and the director of a new biopic on the space hero are hitting back against criticism that the film is unpatriotic because of the lack of a flag-planting scene.

Aretha Franklin funeral bishop apologizes for ‘groping’ Grande 1 September 2018, 8:29 PM

The bishop who officiated the funeral of Aretha Franklin has apologized for appearing to grope singer Ariana Grande on stage, sparking widespread outrage.

Lady Gaga
Thunderstorm halts Lady’s Gaga’s movie debut 1 September 2018, 2:54 PM

Lady Gaga has been called a force of nature but a spectacular thunderstorm pulled the plug on the gala premiere of her big acting debut at the Venice film festival.

Heavy traffic volumes expected as ZCC pilgrims head to Moria 1 September 2018, 1:42 PM

Major roads in Limpopo such as the N1 northbound and the R71 near Polokwane have started experiencing high traffic volumes.

Govt ordered to recognise Muslim marriages 1 September 2018, 1:34 PM

The High Court in Cape Town has ruled that the President and Cabinet have failed in their constitutional mandate of protecting the rights of women married under Muslim union.

Speakers at Aretha Franklin funeral raise Black Lives Matter movement 1 September 2018, 7:10 AM

The funeral for Aretha Franklin in Detroit on Friday also briefly became an impromptu forum on the Black Lives Matter movement and other issues critical to the African American community.

Clinton describes Aretha Franklin as the voice of a century 31 August 2018, 9:20 PM

The family of music icon Aretha Franklin has paid tribute to the singer at her funeral in the US city of Detroit in Michigan State.  

Mthethwa urges Maskandi artists to unite 31 August 2018, 7:39 PM

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa says government will distance itself from Maskandi artists who incite violence in their music.

WATCH: Aretha Franklin funeral 31 August 2018, 3:54 PM

The Queen of Soul will be laid to rest on Friday in Detroit, Michigan in the United States but only after an epic five-hour funeral service featuring a multitude of preachers, speakers and performers.

Government has 24 months to legalise Muslim marriages 31 August 2018, 3:36 PM

Cape Town's High Court has given government 24 months to draft legislation that legalises Muslim marriages.

Clinton to speak at Aretha Franklin’s funeral 31 August 2018, 9:34 AM

Former United States (US) President Bill Clinton and singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson are among those due to address the mourners at Aretha Franklin's funeral.

Aretha Franklin
All-star line-up to perform at Franklin’s funeral 31 August 2018, 5:29 AM

An all-star line-up that includes some of the top names in entertainment and politics will participate in the funeral service dubbed a Celebration of Life for Aretha Franklin in Detroit, Michigan later on Friday.

Detroit readies for Aretha Franklin tribute concert 30 August 2018, 6:33 AM

Aretha Franklin's casket is to lie in repose at her father's church on Thursday ahead of a tribute concert in her hometown Detroit and what will be a "jubilant" star-studded funeral on Friday.

Female farmers
Religious marriages under spotlight 29 August 2018, 3:38 PM

Religious marriages have come under the spotlight at the seminar held at the University of the Western Cape to discuss the women's struggles for ownership of land.

Thousands pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state 29 August 2018, 5:55 AM

Fans paid their respects en masse Tuesday to US music icon and "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket while dressed in a red dress and matching stilettos in Detroit.

A shrine to Aretha
R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Fans pay their last to Aretha Franklin 28 August 2018, 8:42 PM

Aretha Franklin’s body lay in repose on Tuesday while her soaring voice poured out from loudspeakers outside a Detroit museum, stirring fans to sway and sing along and others to weep as they lined up for a last glimpse of the Queen of Soul

Pregnancy
Challenges facing working mothers unpacked 28 August 2018, 11:10 AM

Research shows that there's an increasing need for employers to better and understand challenges facing working mothers to retain their skills while on maternity leave.

Leading journalists join call for EU copyright reform 28 August 2018, 7:41 AM

Leading journalists from more than 20 countries joined a call Tuesday for European MPs to approve a controversial media reform aimed at forcing internet giants to pay for news content.

Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin to be buried on Friday 28 August 2018, 6:57 AM

The music world's focus this week will undoubtedly be on Lady Soul, Aretha Franklin, whose memorial service and funeral will be held in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan in the United States.

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No father info for majority of 2017 births 27 August 2018, 7:41 PM

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says 62% of children born in the country last year had no details of fathers recorded at the time of birth.

Most popular baby names in SA for 2017 27 August 2018, 2:36 PM

Stats SA has released in 2017 Recorded Births report which reveals the most popular baby names in South Africa that year.

Various political party leaders celebrate Buthelezi’s birthday 27 August 2018, 12:46 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma, leaders of other political parties including the African National Congress and the Economic Freedom Fighters are among dignitaries attending Inkatha Freedom Party leader iNkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi's 90th birthday.

‘Same sex domestic violence victims suffering in silence’ 27 August 2018, 11:28 AM

Victims of abuse within the LGBTI community often find themselves suffering in silence as a result of the stigma attached in reporting same sex domestic violence cases.

Lifestyle changes contributed to long life: Buthelezi 27 August 2018, 8:35 AM

IFP Leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the lifestyle changes he had to make for more than five decades contributed towards him turning 90.

Mangosuthu Buthelezi
IFP leader Buthelezi turns 90 27 August 2018, 6:06 AM

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi turns 90 on Monday.

A scene from the play
Play tackles women challenges with humour 26 August 2018, 3:55 PM

What better way to celebrate Women's Month, than with a bit of humour.

When Babies Don't Come
Documentary tackles infertility stigma 26 August 2018, 9:31 AM

When Babies Don't Come, is a documentary that explores and breaks the silence on infertility in black communities

Dr Tumi on Morning Live
Dr Tumi promises freshness and newness on his new album 26 August 2018, 8:10 AM

A medical practitioner by profession and a gospel artist by calling, Dr Tumi has become a household name with a winning track record.

A file photo of meat
Thousands gather for meat festival 25 August 2018, 5:49 PM

Thousands have descended on Calvinia in the Northern Cape for the annual meat festival, which has gained popularity and evolved to include other events.

Free State female writers
Free State seminar promotes reading and writing culture 25 August 2018, 12:13 PM

The 2018 edition of the Free State Women in Writing Seminar is set to be held this week. This gathering of literary heads in the province is now in its second year. The event is put together by local female writers, publishers and booksellers. The aim is to grow the area’s level of literature by […]