Penny Heyns: realising the new South Africa’s Olympic gold dreams

Penny Heyns did not know she had just made history. Standing on the podium at the Atlanta Olympic Games with the gold medal around...
Karen Zoid

Karen Zoid’s Moving Tribute to Nelson Mandela

South African singer Karen Zoid delivers one of the most beautiful renditions of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" a very emotional and moving tribute to former...

Blomkamp movie starts filming in South Africa

Sigourney Weaver is the latest big-name star to join the cast of Chappie, Neill Blomkamp's movie about a kidnapped robot. Production started in Johannesburg...

Tata, you are in our prayers

We share the joy of the Mandela family at the discharge of Nelson Mandela after 89 days in hospital. May he find peace and comfort...

Zuma, Charlize Theron discuss HIV

President Jacob Zuma met with Academy Award-winning actor and activist Charlize Theron in Pretoria on Monday. The two discussed South Africa's response to HIV/Aids...

Adam Sandler Attacked by Cheetah in South Africa

Hollywood superstar Adam Sandler has confessed that he thought he was going to die in South Africa...when he was attacked by a cheetah. (View...

Nelson Mandela: A timeline

A comprehensive timeline of the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, activist, political prisoner, president of South Africa, statesman and world icon of peace and...

Capetonian Actor Headlines History-Making African Film

Former Capetonian Stelio Savante is making history in a lead role filmed in Equatorial Guinea. This is the first feature film to ever be...

Lira to usher in Obama term

Award-winning songbird Lira is set to wow the world - she's received a request to perform at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration ball on 21 January...

The simple palate of Nelson Mandela

As the world prepares to honour Nelson Mandela on his 94th birthday, many wonder what meal would mean the most to the former statesman...