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Humanitarian and Musical Icon Miriam Makeba’s Documentary to screen at Africa Rising International Film Festival (ARIFF)

Humanitarian and Musical Icon Miriam Makeba’s Documentary to screen at  Africa Rising International Film Festival (ARIFF)

The last few years have seen an unparalleled emergence of the African voice and influence, both within the continent as well as on a global scale. Auteur film voices like Wanuri Kahiu, Kagiso Lediga and Thabang Moleya have achieved ground-breaking success with their works whilst Afrobeats and Gqom have steadily become globally recognized musical genres […]

Luyolo Yiba wins SA Idols 2019

Luyolo Yiba wins SA Idols 2019

It all started with several thousands of dreams. And nine months later, it has all boiled down to one dream that has come true for one contestant – Luyolo Yiba, SA Idols winner for 2019. In a tightly-contested competition, Yiba was named the winner of the 15TH season of SA Idols at the Idols finale at […]

Unathi, Im Sorry

Unathi, Im Sorry

Singer and media personality Unathi Nkayi has apologised following outrage about ‘tribalist’ comments she made on a recent episode of Idols SA. While congratulating contestant Luyolo on his brilliant performance, Unathi said Xhosa people are “tired of holding up the nation”. “On behalf of the Xhosa people, we are tired of holding up the nation. From John Kani to the son […]

Viggy and Virginia Qwabe Snub Idols final Invitation

Viggy and Virginia Qwabe Snub Idols final Invitation

The twins have turned down an invitation extended to them to attend the show’s finale on 17 November at the Carnival City in the Eastrand . It’s been less than a month since Viggy Qwabe dropped out of Idols SA after her sister Virginia was given the boot – A lot of drama has followed […]

Emotional Micayla Oelofse missedout on top 2 Idolas

Emotional Micayla Oelofse missedout  on top 2 Idolas

Oelofse was next with her single, Tragic. The judges all agreed the song suited her well, even though she had offered something different from her usual performances. Nkayi said her song was playful and soulful at the same time. Mhlongo said it was her most beautiful performance of the competition as she had showed colour – […]

MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2019 ZOZIBINI TUNZI WELCOMES HOME SA RUGBY HEROES

MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2019 ZOZIBINI TUNZI WELCOMES HOME SA RUGBY HEROES

Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, welcomed home our triumphant Springbok Rugby World champions at OR Tambo Airport this afternoon with excitement that matched the joyful mood of the country. As she prepares to represent South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant, held in December in Atlanta, Zozi said she was inspired by the “astonishing commitment […]

Sasha-Lee Laurel Olivier Launches the ItsNotYourFault Campaign

Sasha-Lee Laurel Olivier Launches the ItsNotYourFault Campaign

Sasha-Lee Laurel Olivier, voted one of the most beautiful women in the country at the Miss South Africa competition, is going to represent South Africa at the Miss World pageant. On December 14, she will join contestants from all around the world in London to compete in one of the best-known beauty pageants around the […]

Pearl Thusi, Eddie Kadi to host Main Awards Ceremony

Pearl Thusi, Eddie Kadi to host Main Awards Ceremony

The International Committee of AFRIMA has announced the Main Awards Ceremony of the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, will be hosted by South Africa-born Pearl Thusi and British-Congolese Eddie Kadi on Saturday, November 23 at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria with awards live broadcast to over […]