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Johannesburg, Wednesday, 30 October 2019 – It’s book season, Its  book release season in South Africa! Founder of multi-award-winning marketing and brand consultancy, DNA Brand Architects, Sylvester Chauke, takes a Stand Against Bland with new book coming out this Friday, 1 November 2019. A CNBC All Africa Business Young Leader of the Year, SA Premier […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – More than 21,500 Kenyans die each year from cooking with traditional fuels like charcoal and firewood, new government data showed, as authorities pledged to meet a global goal of universal access to clean cooking energy by 2030. The health risks were greatest in rural areas, where 90% […]

  The South African Department of Basic Education briefed the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education this morning on the General Education Certificate (GEC) and General Occupational Certificate (GOC) for Grade 9. The misinterpretation and reporting of the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga’s speech at the SADTU National Congress on 26 September, sparked a […]

Botswana’s government appealed a high court ruling which decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. The court’s ruling in June, which was praised by international organizations and activists, meant Botswana joined a handful of African countries that have legalized same-sex relationships. Attorney General Abraham Keetshabe […]

Warner Music South Africa announced the global deal with platinum-selling artist, producer, DJ & hitmaker, Sketchy Bongo. Sketchy Bongo, born Yuvir Pillay in Durban South Africa, has been making music since the age of 13 & has produced a string of great songs with many A-listers, including Shekinah, Aewon Wolf, Kyle Deutsch, Locnville & AKA. […]

      Johannesburg– Multiple award winning singer, songwriter and performer, Nadia Nakai has much to celebrate  and as such has given thanks her fans for relentlessly supporting her career from day one. Her highly anticipated debut album Nadia Naked boasts 17 tracks that see Nadia taking her place among Africa’s creatively assured, distinctive and […]

KINSHASA – At least 39 people died in flooding in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, following torrential rains overnight, authorities said. The heavy rain caused landslides near the University of Kinshasa, they said. A Reuters witness at the scene said at least three houses had fallen into a ravine and […]

Leading South African media personality and style icon, Bonang Matheba, will once again be hosted the Miss South Africa pageant when it took place on Women’s Day, Friday August 9, at Sun International’s flagship venue, the Sun Arena at Time Square, Pretoria. Her House of BNG MCC will also be the official Miss South Africa […]

Earlier this year a list of African Music Superstars including the Super Mega AKA, YCee, Burna Boy and Tiwa Savage were caught up in very heated and xenophobic tweets. AKA had released a press release that explains all the offensive tweets of himself, highlighting his side of the story. This is the tweet trail from […]

  DAVIDO has teamed up with RCA US label-mate CHRIS BROWN (who’s single ‘No Guidance’ ft. Drake peaked at #1 on Apple Music / Top 10 on Spotify globally last month, entered the top 5 at Urban & top 10 at Rhythmic last week, and who’s album ‘Indigo’ landed at #1 on the Billboard 200 last month)! Together, the two release collaborative single ‘BLOW MY MIND’ which was officially dropped  Friday, […]


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