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Obama makes his much awaited arrival in Kenya!

Obama makes his much awaited arrival in Kenya!

Responding to a question about Kenya’s Civil Aviation Authority issuing details of the president’s arrival time to the country that became public, spokesman Josh Earnest said there is not enough cause for concern to change Obama’s schedule. M “The details of the president’s schedule that are critical to keeping safe are details that have not […]

GM effecting changes as it continues to ‘care’ for its customers!

GM effecting changes as it continues to ‘care’ for its customers!

Ian Nicholls, the president and managing director of GM sub-Saharan Africa, said yesterday that the agreement would result in improved production volumes at its plant in both the short and longer terms “but the significant step-up will be in the longer term”. Nicholls added that South Africa was fast developing into a pick-up hub similar […]

MTN-Qhubeka is forging ahead!

MTN-Qhubeka is forging ahead!

The team is one of the only three in the tour that still has all nine of its starting tour riders in the competition; this is an achievement that needs to be commended. Since the inception of Tour de France some 102 years ago, Africa saw its first ever UCI registered cycling team taking full […]

Nkandla visited by Ad Hoc Committee!

Nkandla visited by Ad Hoc Committee!

The DA is conducting an alternative oversight visit to the communities around President Jacob Zuma’s private residence to ascertain the living conditions of “ordinary” Nkandla residents. And Parliament’s special ad hoc committee on Nkandla will spend two hours on Wednesday inspecting the upgrades to Zuma’s homestead. Despite the rain, the DA team comprising MPs Phumzile […]

The 11th edition of the SWLF is on!

The 11th edition of the SWLF is on!

Having outgrown its existing venue, organisers are relocating the event from the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus, to the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication for the 11th edition of the festival, taking place from 4-6 September 2015. The move to relocate is perfectly timed to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Freedom […]

Initiates in Soweto hurt after abduction!

Initiates in Soweto hurt after abduction!

From there, they were forced to walk in the dark to a secluded area around the sprouting mine dumpsite in Meadowlands, Soweto, where they were physically abused and starved for two weeks. This was as they apparently underwent the rite of passage into manhood at an illegal initiation school – in the heart of Soweto. […]

Has Prasa been derailed?

Has Prasa been derailed?

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has described as unsubstantiated, allegations that it had imported R600 million worth of diesel locomotives with heights that could damage overheard electrical cables. Prasa chief executive Lucky Montana came out guns blazing at a media briefing in Hatfield on Monday, reacting to an article published in an […]

DKNY founder steps down!

DKNY founder steps down!

Sixty-six-year-old Donna Karan of high-end fashion brand Donna Karan International announced on Tuesday her decision to step down as chief designer, remaining as an advisor, but dedicating more time to her mass-market Urban Zen line and its Foundation. The New York Time reports: “LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the French conglomerate that bought the house in 2001, […]

Let’s get reading folks!

Let’s get reading folks!

Over 100 authors, writers, poets, publishers and playwrights will be sharing their experience, talents and knowledge in a three-day book-inspired escapade. There is an additional fee of R15 for entry into the workshops and events except where there is additional catering involved. For more information on entry and event tickets please visit www.webtickets.co.za, and tickets also […]

DJ Fresh refutes allegations!

DJ Fresh refutes allegations!

The popular radio personality has issued a statement to set the record straight. DJ Fresh has confirmed that he has lodged a complaint with the Press Council against Sunday Sun, which published the report two weeks ago.  The article alleged that Fresh had fathered a child with his manager and has a four-year-old child with […]