August 24, 2017

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Lesley Musina: 'If we knew our history‚ we would be more tolerant as a nation'

Former Muvhango actor Lesley Musina claims that far too many South Africans have neglected opportunities to learn about their past because they are distracted by cheap diversions.

Criselda Dudumashe apologises for offensive LGBTI comments

Despite initially defending her comments around the LGBTI community Criselda Dudumashe has done a u-turn and apologised unreservedly.

Musicians march to the SABC against corruption

A group of young artists marched to the SABC buildings in Auckland Park on Tuesday to hand over a memorandum against payola‚ urging the public broadcaster to implement their “suggestions“.

Cici remains steadfast‚ assault case postponed

Songstress Busisiwe (Cici) Twala appeared at the Midrand Magistrates Court on counter charges of assault‚ laid against her by Arthur Mafokate‚ on Tuesday morning‚ surrounded by members of social justice group Not In My Name.

Criselda in hot water over Manana post - SABC probes

The future of Metro FM host Criselda Dudumashe hangs in the balance at the SABC.

'I just gave his career new life', DJ Twitty on Mgarimbe

Musician DJ Twitty and Sister Bethina hitmaker Mgarimbe have taken fresh shots at each other as their feud over a remix of Mgarimbe’s massive single became more heated this week.

I wasn't prepared but I've learnt from my mistakes‚ says booted Idol Ofentse

Musician Ofentse Motale has apologised to his fans after three weeks of forgetting his lyrics led to him being booted off popular reality music competition Idols SA.

Skolopad hospitalised after nervous breakdown

Popular entertainer Nonhlanhla “Skolopad ” Qwabe was rushed to hospital on Sunday after having a nervous breakdown from hypokalemia stress‚ caused from pressure that threatened both her entertainment career and work as a professional nurse.

Muvhango robbed of millions by staff

SABC2 soapie Muvhango's production house Word of Mouth Pictures has been defrauded of about R4.5-million.

Designers celebrate 'all sizes' at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Fashion label Ruff Tung celebrated women of all sizes during its show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Saturday night at Mall of Africa in Midrand‚ Johannesburg.

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' bumps off 'Logan' to claim box-office lead

Two new movies — “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and “Logan Lucky” — soared to the top three in North American theaters this weekend, with “Logan” scoring well with critics, but “Hitman” far luckier in ticket sales.

Two SA films to feature at film festivals in Canada

Local is lekker — in Canada‚ it seems.

10 years on, Ms Jones born to entertain

Now in the 10th year of her career as a DJ, Ms Jones has proven her worth with the release of club banger Tell Me.

DJ Maphorisa on a mission to take SA sounds to America

Award-winning artist and record producer Themba “DJ Maphorisa” Sekowe is set to fly the South African flag high when he takes to the stage at the One Africa Music Festival in New York this weekend.

'She didn't know' - Cassper tells Charlamagne about cheating on Boity

Rapper Cassper was put on the spot about cheating on his ex-girlfriend Boity Thulo when chatting to US radio host Charlamagne on the Breakfast Show. The radio host quizzed him about the song‚ I Wasn’t Ready For You‚ and Cassper had to explain what happened.

One on one with 'Insecure' star Yvonne Orji

‘I mean I think I’m cute but at the same time I know I’m not wake up pretty, I’m get ready pretty!’

Shonda Rhimes recruited by Netflix, while Robert Kirkman heads for Amazon

 Download platforms Netflix and Amazon have succeeded in signing the creators of "Grey's Anatomy" and "The Walking Dead", two of American television's best-regarded storytellers.

'He loved me effortlessly' - Simphiwe Ngema's emotional final farewell to Dumi Masilela

Dumi Masilela’s widow and actress‚ Simphiwe Ngema’s took to the stage to pay emotional tribute to her husband.

Big names on the cards for Tholukuthi Hey concert

DJ Euphonik has been hard at work organising the Tholukuthi Hey concert which is all systems go for Saturday‚ with a star-studded line up including DJ Tira‚ Ph and Maphorisa to celebrate the success of the viral hit.

Vlogger Moshe Ndiki ventures into gqom music

Television presenter and vlogger Moshe Ndiki has come a long way from his days of posting YouTube videos‚ and has ventured into acting‚ as well as‚ making gqom music with a new single called Choza.

There are unrealistic expectations of Bonang's reality show- new director

The new director and co-producer of Bonang Matheba’s Being Bonang reality show has hit out at critics‚ including those who say it is a failure‚ claiming that fans have unrealistic expectations of the show.

Possible overcrowding leads to Tsekeleke funeral venue change

The family of late music veteran Anthony ‘Tsekeleke’ Motaung has decided to move the funeral service for the star from a hall in Tembisa to a church with a much larger capacity.

Letshego Zulu talks raising a toddler and keeping promises against all odds

Having just summited Mount Kilimanjaro last month‚ Letshego Zulu‚ talks about her ‘new’ challenges which include raising a happy and adventurous child. She also has also spoken out about why it was so important for her to keep her promise to her late husband Gugu Zulu.

Sexy actress Motsoaledi Setumo swears off steamy scenes

It took steamy scenes of sadomasochism to put the name of Motsoaledi Setumo on the lips of television viewers.

Trevor Noah defends pricey tickets: We need to learn to value our own

It’s Trevor Noah fever in South Africa as the comedian is back in town for his show‚ Trevor Noah — There’s a Gupta on My Stoep. Some critics‚ however‚ have slammed the ticket prices for the show‚ which range from R450 to R1‚400.

Bonang Matheba's reality show 'Being Bonang' fails to bring in the numbers

Bonang Matheba's "tell-all" reality show, which was released last month  failed to win over viewers and did not even register on DStv's top 30 most-watched list in July, according to the latest viewership numbers from the Broadcast Research Council (BRC). 

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce 'on hold' - reports

Almost a year since Brangelina announced that they had officially split‚ international reports claim that divorce proceedings have slowed down.

'Bonang won't apologise for publisher's errors‚' says her team

Bonang Matheba was left “disappointed” by her memoir being pulled off shelves by Exclusive Books‚ but will not apologise for the errors which caused the nationwide recall‚ her team said.

Somizi: 'I wished that it was me and not Lebo Mathosa that died'

Idols SA judge Somizi has once again reflected on the impact depression had on his life‚ which also resulted in him wishing it was him and not Lebo Mathosa that died.

Amanda du-Pont channels her funny side for Nollywood movie

Actress Amanda du-Pont has described shooting Nollywood rom-com‚ 10 Days in Sun City as “contagious fun” and she can’t wait for movie lovers to check out the finished product.

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