South Africa

U2 returns to SA with 360°

2010-10-18 09:36

Live Nation Global Touring and Big Concerts has confirmed that U2 will return to South Africa for the first time since the PopMart Tour in 1998.

Khanyi's bling-tastic birthday bash

2010-10-17 17:04

Khanyi Mbau has set tongues wagging again after she celebrated her birthday along with close friends and local celebrities in extravagant style - and with more than one party.

FPB reports 'successful year'

2010-10-14 11:42

The Film and Publication Board has counted the seizure of 165 000 unclassified DVDs and magazines as among its achievements over the past year.

Record price for SA art

2010-10-13 12:29

Irma Stern's oil painting Gladioli, painted in 1939, has been sold for a record amount of R13.368m.

FPB pleased with Plett arrest

2010-10-06 21:02

The Film and Publications Board has commended the police for arresting a man for alleged sexual exploitation of children and showing them pornography.

Idols judges save Sindi

2010-10-06 08:26

Durban contestant Sindi Nene has escaped elimination as the Idols judges decided to use their one save to keep her in the competition.

13-year old is SA boerie champ

2010-10-05 11:43

A 13-year old boy from Boksburg, Jaco Labuschagne, has been crowned SA's Boerewors Champion.

SA court gets works by Chagall

2010-10-01 10:57

South Africa's constitutional court has received three lithographs by Russian-French painter Marc Chagall as a gift to the court's art collection.

Irma Stern could fetch R7m

2010-09-30 21:22

A "magnificent" still life by artist Irma Stern is expected to fetch more than R7m at an auction in Cape Town.

Hofmeyr supports media tribunal

2010-09-28 22:39

Steve Hofmeyr has confirmed that he is in favour of the proposed media tribunal.


Lion movie highlights SA dangers

2010-10-15 15:40

Kevin Richardson hopes a new movie White Lion, which opens in a few US cities on Friday, will give people second-thoughts about participating in lion hunts.

Fur flies at Montecasino

2010-10-14 09:48

Montecasino has earned kudos from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) for not using real fur in its latest musical production, Evita.

What will be will be - Adeline

2010-10-10 23:06

Idols contestant Adelene Mocke says it is very stressful to be in the bottom two, but that she accepts her fate.

Neil Diamond to tour SA

2010-10-06 10:06

Big Concerts has announced that Neil Diamond will be touring SA, performing four shows in the new stadiums built for the FIFA Soccer World Cup.

Mara admits to drinking

2010-10-05 16:49

M-Net has expressed disappointment with Idols judge Mara Louw after she publicly confirmed that she consumed alcohol before filming the show.

FW baulked at Marike's book

2010-10-03 16:37

It has emerged that former president FW de Klerk prevented the publication of a chapter in the autobiography of his murdered ex-wife, Marike de Klerk.

SA 'Susan Boyle' rocks Randall

2010-09-30 22:52

An ex-street sweeper has received a standing ovation from the audience at SA’s Got Talent for his mesmerising performance.

FPB warns Sexpo distributors

2010-09-30 09:19

The Film and Publications Board has warned distributors at this year's Sexpo exhibition in Johannesburg to adhere to laws of the pornography industry.

Attack on festival head filmed

2010-09-28 09:02

A woman filmed herself and her husband as they kicked and punched the head of the Aardklop arts festival during an argument over the location of a tent.

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