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Iconic South African singer who collaborated with Paul Simon dies

Joseph Shabalala is world-known for his leadership of the choral group founded in 1964 that shot to world acclaim, collaborating with Paul Simon on the "Graceland" album and others......»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzFeb 11th, 2020

Nobel Prize-winning South African author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90 - Entertainment Weekly

Times LIVENobel Prize-winning South African author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90Entertainment WeeklyNadine Gordimer, a South African writer whose work criticized her country's apartheid and won her the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died. She was 90. Bor.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 24th, 2019

Durban Festival: South African Films on the Rise

South African film has come a long way in the past 10 to 15 years, says Durban Film Festival director Peter Machen, and the 35th edition of the fest, which unspools July 17-27, aims to prove it. African filmmakers, says Machen, are mixing U.S. genres with.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 17th, 2014

Rick on "Simon & Simon": "Memba Him?!

Gerald McRaney is best known for playing the unconventional detective Rick Simon -- photographed here with his on-screen brother Jameson Parker -- in the long running buddy sitcom "Simon & Simon." Guess what he looks like now!.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJun 11th, 2014

Legendary South African singer Johnny Clegg has died at age 66

Johnny Clegg, the South African singer known for Zulu rhythms and sounds with Western styles, has died, his manager Roddy Quin said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: tmzJul 16th, 2019

Lundi Tyamara: South African gospel star dies aged 38

President Zuma leads tributes to the young South African star who made gospel music popular......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 27th, 2017

Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies

Nadine Gordimer, the Nobel Prize-winning South African author and anti-apartheid activist, died Sunday, her family said Monday. She was 90......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 26th, 2019

South African anti-apartheid author, Nobel winner Gordimer dies

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, an uncompromising moralist who became one of the most powerful voices against the injustice of apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 26th, 2019

S. Africa: Actress Angelina Jolie joins African Union summit

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Appearing at an African Union summit in South Africa on Friday, actress Angelina Jolie, who is also a United Nations special envoy on refugee issues, spoke about rape as a weapon of warfare and asked African representatives to suppor.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 14th, 2015

South African Agency Scouts Local Talent for Hollywood

With a rising crop of African stars hitting Hollywood, a talent agency exclusively devoted to African talent has arrived to bring some much-needed exposure to the continent. Just months after Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar win, Restless Talent Management is l.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 25th, 2019

Food trends for 2020: Plant-based continues to sprout, focus on mood-boosting ingredients

Ever tried South African barbecue, called braai? You might get a chance in 2020.        Ever tried South African barbecue, called braai? You might get a chance in 2020.       .....»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzDec 18th, 2019

South African cave pebble outshines treasures at British Museum

In a corner of the British Museum's new South African exhibition, near an ancient golden rhino and a collection of apartheid-era campaign badges, sits a glass case holding a pitted, reddish-brown stone. It is the Makapansgat pebble, on display for th.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 1st, 2016

Joburg: ‘Mandela’s Gun’ Depicts Untold Chapter in South African Icon’s Life

JOHANNESBURG — The first edition of the Joburg Film Festival will open Oct. 28 with the world premiere of “Mandela’s Gun,” a long-awaited portrait of an untold chapter in the life of the South African icon. Directed by John Irvin, pic is a do.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 26th, 2016

An artist agency that worked with South African star tenor Johan Botha says he has died at age 51.

VIENNA (AP) — An artist agency that worked with South African star tenor Johan Botha says he has died at age 51......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooSep 10th, 2016

Michelle Keegan settles in to South African life and shares a racy selfie

Michelle Keegan is making the most of her South African life. The brunette beauty is........»»

Category: topSource: hellomagazineMar 9th, 2016

Now You Can Experience a South African Safari Thanks to Google Street View

For many of us, getting the chance to go on a South African safari might be at most, just a dream. Blessed be to Google Maps, however, their Street View function has come up with a solution to........»»

Category: moviesSource: eonlineMar 10th, 2016

Prince Harry Pays Moving Tribute to Nelson Mandela During Last Leg of South African Tour

Prince Harry ended his South African trip on a particularly high note. On Thursday, the royal paid a visit to the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory in Johannesburg where he........»»

Category: moviesSource: eonlineJan 21st, 2017

South African Producers Try New Tricks to Bring Young Audiences Back to Theaters

With the country’s economy in the doldrums and the rand in a tailspin, South African bizzers are struggling to find a way forward for an industry that continues to show sluggish box office returns. According to the National Film & Video Foundation, .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 6th, 2015

Exes Charlize Theron & Sean Penn Reunite for South African Re-Shoots—See the Pics

Well this could've been awkward. Exes Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were spotted looking fairly tense while filming re-shoots on the South African set of their flick, The Last........»»

Category: peopleSource: eonlineJul 31st, 2015

South African organisation wins top children"s book prize

The world's biggest children's book award goes to a South African organisation promoting reading among children and young people. Rollo Ross reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 4th, 2015

South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart

NEW YORK (AP) — The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 1st, 2015