Entertainment In The News South Africa

ANC in KZN congratulates Ladysmith Black Mambazo for Grammy win

JOHANNESBURG, January 29 – The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal (ANCKZN) on Monday congratulated South African acapella vocal group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo for winning the Best World Music Album award at the Grammy Awards. The group won the award for their Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversay Celebration album, during the award ceremony that was held […]

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Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters arrives in SA to a huge welcome

JOHANNESBURG, January 24  – Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters arrived in South Africa Wednesday and was welcomed by Susan Shabangu, Minister of Women in the Presidency. Nel-Peters made history on 26 November when she became the second South African to win the sought after and prestigious crown – the first being Margaret Gardiner, who won the pageant in […]

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Hugh Masekela was a voice for the youth of South Africa – ANC youth league

JOHANNESBURG, January 24  – The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) said on Wednesday that it was mourning the death of South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela whom it called a critical and militant voice for South Africa’s young people. “Bra Hugh”, as Masekela was popularly known, represented a generation of cultural activists that used its […]

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PROFILE-Hugh Masekela: What a loss, but what a life

JOHANNESBURG, January 23  – Hugh Masekela’s trumpet fell silent today…forever. The beloved South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela died on Tuesday morning at the age of 78 surrounded by his family after losing his fight against prostate cancer. Tributes poured in from across the globe for the softly-spoken trumpeter, composer and singer whose career spanned […]