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  • SA film racks up 5 international awards

    10 December 2013 8:42 AM 34

    December 10 2013 at 07:30am By Francesca Villette SOUTH African film Felix has grabbed another two awards at the 31st International Young Audience Film Festival in Poland. This brings to five the number of international awards garnered since the film started on the festival circuit in October. The Polish awards were the Marcinek Award, presented by a children’s

  • Anderson Cooper apologises for bad quality footage at Madiba memorial

    10 December 2013 8:35 AM 30

    Cape Town – Millions of South Africans watching – as well as many millions more tuning in around the world, saw Nelson Mandela's televised memorial service at the FNB Stadium marred by not just a late start but also video and sound problems from the TV feed delivered to all broadcasters by the SABC. Nelson Mandela's memorial service at the FNB Stadium

  • Madiba memorial: Gates open at Ellis Park

    10 December 2013 8:31 AM 18

    December 10 2013 at 10:30am By Ockert de Villiers The service at the FNB Stadium south of Johannesburg is scheduled to start at 11am. At Ellis Park, a stage was set up at the northern side of the stadium where Mandela famously presented the Webb Ellis Cup to victorious Springbok captain Francois Pienaar at the 1995 Rugby World Cup wearing a replica jersey

  • Watch Nelson Mandela’s memorial streamed live online

    10 December 2013 8:03 AM 15

    Thousands of ordinary people and global dignitaries will today gather at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg for the official memorial service of Nelson Mandela. Members of the public were able to get seats on a first come first served basis and while the service will be screened in a number of locations, it simply won’t be possible for some people to get to any of those

  • You will never guess who’s the most popular celeb in all of Mzansi this year

    10 December 2013 7:43 AM 26

    Boity Thulo is not only the first black woman to be voted SA’s most loved celeb, but she’s also the first black person ever to take the honours. This year the top 3 of the heat Hot 100 were all South African! Former Idols contestant Elvis Blue came in at number 2, while actress and TV presenter Minnie Dlamini took third position. Looks like 2013 certainly

  • Mandela memorial: crowds enter stadium

    10 December 2013 6:02 AM 28

    December 10 2013 at 08:00am By Sapa Johannesburg - People danced, sang struggle songs, and ululated as they filed into the FNB Stadium, south of Johannesburg, for former president Nelson Mandela's official memorial service on Tuesday. A group of Hare Krishnas clanged cymbals as others around them whistled and clapped. The gloomy weather did not deter

  • A new man helps a broken heart says Britney Spears

    10 December 2013 6:01 AM 26

    Los Angeles - Britney Spears says the best way to "get over" an ex-boyfriend is to quickly find a new man. The singer - who split up with Jason Trawick in January after around three years together - is now dating David Lucado and revealed her tips for mending a broken heart. Britney, filling in for Ryan Seacrest as guest host of radio's 'American Top 40' show, joked

  • Top 5 games of the year

    10 December 2013 4:47 AM 36

    In this game every element works together to provide a full experience. There is no real dialogue, only gibberish as you guide two sons on a quest to save their father. The game isn't perfect by a long shot, but the way all the elements tie together leaves its imperfections adding texture. It is a modern classic. Indie titles have been fairly strong

  • As one life ends, so many begin

    10 December 2013 12:10 AM 41

    December 8 2013 at 12:13pm By SAPA Johannesburg - The sound of babies wailing echoed through the Bryanston Methodist Church in Johannesburg on Sunday as baptisms were conducted during a memorial service for struggle icon Nelson Mandela on Sunday. Dressed in their finest, Dylan, Channing, Mangeliso, and Ava Victoria were among some of South Africa's youngest

  • Westboro To Picket Mandela’s Funeral

    09 December 2013 7:56 PM 26

    The Westboro Baptist Church issued a statement Saturday threatening to appear in South Africa to picket the funeral of Nelson Mandela. The group has garnered national attention for protesting other funerals, including the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, fallen soldiers and have recently said they will be picketing the funeral of the “Fast and Furious