Malema: We still love Trevor Noah.

BRAAMFONTEIN – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema urged South Africans to continue to love Trevor Noah and to laugh at his jokes. The South African-born Daily Show Host sparked anger from EFF followers on social media, after he compared Malema with US President Donald Trump. In the video tweet, which he later deleted, Noah said, “If you think Trump is bad, wait until you see how Julius treats the press”. He later played video clips of Malema speaking about not killing white […]

A new look parliament.

CAPE TOWN – The election results have been declared and now the attention will turn to Parliament. 400 Members of Parliament will be sworn into the National Assembly next week, but while there will be new faces among the stalwarts in those benches, some familiar faces won’t be making a return. The ANC will be returning with a smaller majority of 230 seats. They have lost 19 seats in this election, while the EFF has gained that same number. Together, both […]

Moses Mabhida pitch almost ready for Nedbank Cup final.

JOHANNESBURG – With days to go until the Nedbank Cup final between Kaizer Chiefs and TS Galaxy, there are concerns about the state of the pitch at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium. The stadium recently hosted the Monster Jam event, a successful Motorsport production which came to South Africa. While the spectacle thrilled spectators, it left the playing surface in need of repairs. Stadium management’s Vusi Mazibuko says they’re working hard to ensure the pitch is ready. “Preparations for the Nedbank Cup […]

Who’s who on the Cannes film festival jury.

CANNES, France – After a female-majority jury last year when the festival was dominated by the #MeToo movement, five men and four women will decide this year’s winner of Cannes’ top Palme d’Or prize. – Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – He may now have five Oscars under his belt for the likes of “Birdman” and “The Revenant”, but it all began for the Mexican director at Cannes way back in 2000 with “Amores Perros”. A regular on the Croisette since that staggering […]

Trevor Noah sparks anger with Malema comments.

JOHANNESBURG – South African comedian and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah sparked anger from some quarters on social media when he compared EFF leader Julius Malema with US President Donald Trump this past weekend. “South Africa also has a popular anti-establishment politician in this election. His name is Julius Malema and if you think Trump is bad, wait until you see how Julius treats the media,” said Trevor Noah. He then goes on to show clips from various press conferences and events, where […]

Babes Wodumo, Mampintsha release new song.

Campmasters. Shot and edited by Pilot films. JOHANNESBURG – Mampintsha latest music video featuring Babes Wodumo and DJ Tira has caused outrage on social media. The song titled Khona Iyngane Lay’Ndlini (meaning: “There are children in the house”) makes reference to what Mampintsha said to Babes in a video allegedly depicted him abusing the singer in March. Mampintsha was then arrested  after Babes laid a charge of assault  against him, he was later released on bail and then laid a counter-charge against her. The release of the […]