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November 2, 2017 6:42 AM Durban star, Shekhinah to open for John Legend

Multi-award winning Durban vocalist, songwriter Shekhinah has been chosen as the support artist for John Legend’s Darkness and Light Tour to take place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, on November 7.. John Legend’s latest album, Darkness and Light, has been a global smash hit with top 10 singles ‘Love Me Now’ and ‘Penthouse Floor’ featuring 250

October 30, 2017 4:55 AM Mixed reactions to Buthelezi's decision to bow out as IFP leader

The announcement was greeted with mixed reaction by political analysts. However, Professor Mcebisi Ndletyana said the latest development could mark the beginning of the end for the IFP, as the party was modelled around Buthelezi. Buthelezi, who is credited for reviving the party after it lost several key municipalities in the 2011 local government elections 52

October 25, 2017 5:16 AM Count Dracula and the WHO

IT WAS a bit like appointing Count Dracula as the goodwill ambassador for the blood donor service. Truth is stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be plausible. Reality is under no such constraint, and regularly produces events that would never be credible in a novel. Like the decision last Thursday to appoint Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe as the World 47

October 14, 2017 10:09 AM YouTube lifts Swazi bare-breasted dancer restrictions

YouTube has lifted restrictions from videos showing Swaziland’s reed dance, which feature bare-breasted women. A spokesperson for the video-sharing platform told the BBC that YouTube allows nudity when “culturally relevant or properly contextualised”. Users who had uploaded reed dance videos were angered when it was classified as age-restricted content 30

October 9, 2017 5:04 PM Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market

BRASILIA, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Agricultural powerhouse Brazil aims to revive ties with Africa after a lull and sees a vast export market for food and manufactured goods in a continent whose population is surging, its foreign minister said. Brazil's presence in Africa surged during the government of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who opened 55

August 31, 2017 7:28 AM Living the high life after R14m bungle

Wild parties, R700 bottles of whisky, designer clothes and R3 000 hair- dos – and jetting all over the country. This is what a Walter Sisulu University student blew almost a million rand on in a 73-day spending spree after an accidental R14-million “windfall”. The usual monthly food allowance for the students is R1 400, but she received, in error, R14.1-million 14

August 17, 2017 3:49 PM Top 10 cities with the busiest airports in Africa (Lagos falls short)

Air travel to Africa has risen sharply in 2017. A report by ForwardKeys, analyzing the seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa revealed some encouraging news for Africa, but some disheartening news for Nigeria. Jon Howell the Managing Director of AviaDev, which is Africa’s leading airline route development conference 45

August 13, 2017 9:01 PM Walk: Going gets tough for Kenyans at IAAF World Championships

Grace Wanjiru's dream of producing a piece of history at the global walk race stage suffered a huge blow after she finished 37th in her second IAAF World Championships on Sunday. The 38-year-old Kenyan, who has dominated continental arena with six Africa Championships and one Africa Games title, was praying for a similar show, but it was not to be as she clocked 20

August 5, 2017 5:32 PM Caster Semenya eyes Zola Budd's 33-year-old record

And that could get her inside the 4:01.81 Budd ran in Port Elizabeth in March‚ 1984. “I think that one will come in the final because I can see what they’re trying to do‚ they’re trying to stretch us‚” said Semenya‚ who ran her 4:01.99 personal best unchallenged while winning the African title in Durban last year. Semenya is SA’s next best chance to add to the two medals 6

July 18, 2017 3:05 AM 1000's to walk in Cape Town on Mandela Day

Cape Town – An estimated 1000 people are expected to walk from the Grand Parade, where crowds gathered to listen to Nelson Mandela's iconic Freedom speech delivered from a balcony at City Hall in 1990 after his release from prison, to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) to celebrate Mandela Day and the tenth anniversary of The Elders 19