Zizi Kodwa gala

Grammy winners each paid R250k? DA on Zizi Kodwa’s recent gala

By Mihlali Vellem 28-07-23 08:56

In parliament recently, Sports, Arts, and Culture Minister Zizi Kodwa revealed that during a recent dinner gala that had cost the department a whopping R16 million for the night, South African Grammy winners that had attended the event were each given R250 000, Sunday World reported. ZIZI KODWA SHARES 250K TO EACH GRAMMY WINNER This follows after the Democratic Alliance(DA) […]

Cape Town-based SAOTA and ARRCC, along with Poliform, have collaborated for a spectacular exhibition - LIGHT SPACE LIFE - at the prestigious Venice Biennale

South Africans light up Venice Biennale in Italy

By Jenni Baxter 25-07-23 17:38

Cape Town-based SAOTA and ARRCC, along with Poliform, have collaborated for a spectacular exhibition – LIGHT SPACE LIFE – at the prestigious Venice Biennale called Time Space Existence. This exhibition in Italy is hosted by the European Cultural Centre from May 20 to November 26, 2023. The three brands say their collaboration is a natural […]

Daily Lotto

Daily Lotto: Here are Wednesday,19 July’s results and numbers

By Sonja Baartman 19-07-23 21:40

Are you ready for the Daily Lotto draw on Wednesday, 19 July 2023? It’s yet another chance to find out whether or not you’re one of South Africa’s latest Daily Lotto winners. If you’ve decided to Phanda, Pusha, Play, then you might just strike it rich. Good luck! The Daily Lotto jackpot for Wednesday, 19 […]

Mandela Day brings people together

Painting, knitting and cooking: Mandela Day brings people together

By Fazila Olla 19-07-23 11:00

Painting an animal clinic in a township, passing down knitting skills, soup kitchens and medical students volunteering services to the elderly are just some of the ways South Africans marked Mandela Day. GroundUp attended a few events in Cape Town and Durban. Cape Town Charity organisation Ladles of Love hosted a variety of crafts activities. Volunteers […]

President Nelson Mandela’s birthday

Remember Madiba by working for peace

By Fazila Olla 18-07-23 11:23

As the country and the world at large commemorate President Nelson Mandela’s birthday, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on everyone to promote peace across the globe. In his weekly newsletter to the nation, President Ramaphosa said everyone is called upon to get involved in peacemaking and peacebuilding processes, which is the fruit of Nelson Mandela’s […]

Remembering President Mandela

Citizens urged to help the less fortunate in honour of Madiba

By Fazila Olla 11-07-23 11:05

As South Africa joins the world in commemorating Nelson Mandela Month this July, the government has called on citizens to continue to spread the magic of Madiba by turning the tide against food insecurity and climate change in honour of Nelson Mandela’s legacy. The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), in a statement, described former […]

Proudly SA Local Wine Expo returns

Proudly SA Local Wine Expo returns

By Fazila Olla 10-07-23 11:28

The highly anticipated Proudly SA Local Wine Expo is back, and promises an unforgettable experience for all wine lovers. The expo is set to take place from Thursday, 13 July to Saturday, 15 July 2023 at the Prison Break Market in Lonehill, Johannesburg. According to Proudly South African, it will bring together about 30 South […]

Mzansi Food and Drink Show

Foodies listen up: The biggest culinary show is hitting SA in 2024

By Sundeeka Mungroo 30-06-23 16:07

SOUTH AFRICA’S BIGGEST CULINARY SHOW The Mzanzi Food & Drink Show is hurtling towards your events calendar fast, and it promises to be the biggest culinary show South Africa has ever seen. The food and drink festival, which will take place at the Kyalami Convention Centre in Gauteng, will integrate some of Mzansi’s previous events […]

pilgrims on hadj

Technology remains at the heart of the hajj

By Fazila Olla 26-06-23 12:14

The hajj – the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which Muslims are expected to make once in their lives if they are able – is expected to begin June 26 and last for five days. In 2023, approximately 2 million pilgrims will participate, close to the annual numbers of pilgrims in years before […]

Mashatile to lead the National Youth Day commemoration in Mangaung

Mashatile to lead the National Youth Day commemoration in Mangaung

By Fazila Olla 15-06-23 11:53

Deputy President Paul Mashatile will on Friday, 16 June 2023, lead the National Youth Day commemoration in Mangaung, Free State. Youth Day will focus on “accelerating youth economic emancipation for a sustainable future”. It will also feature an “opportunities expo” with real-time education, funding and mentorship opportunities that young people can access. “The commemoration is […]

Deacon Blue SA

Scottish Pop Rock band Deacon Blue is coming to South Africa

By Hennely Nel 31-05-23 13:37

Calling all fans of Deacon Blue. The legendary Scottish Pop Rock band is coming to South Africa for the first time ever. And tickets go on sale today. ALSO READ: Sjava and Big Zulu: Get tickets to see the Inkabi Zezwe Tour DEACON BLUE IS COMING TO SA FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER It’s official. The […]

March in Khayelitsha to mark 10 years of Khumbulani Pride

March in Khayelitsha to mark 10 years of Khumbulani Pride

By Fazila Olla 23-05-23 12:07

Over 100 people waved rainbow flags and sang as they marched to the Harare police station in Khayelitsha, Cape Town at the weekend. The march marked 10 years of Khumbulani Pride. Khumbulani, “Remember” in isiXhosa, was started in 2013 to raise awareness about queer rights in townships. It also serves as a commemorative event for […]

Belinda Davids Whitney Houston tribute

Belinda Davids to perform Whitney Houston tribute shows in Joburg this year

By Hennely Nel 23-05-23 10:14

South African singer and impersonator Belinda Davids will be bringing the Greatest Love of All tour to Johannesburg this August. ALSO READ: Taylor Swift yells at security guard while performing ‘Bad Blood’ Davids is currently on an international tour, bringing the sound of Whitney Houston to audiences across Europe. She will be touring New Zealand next month, before coming […]

Netball World Cup

South Africa gets ready for the Netball World Cup

By Hennely Nel 22-05-23 12:36

With South Africa hosting the 2023 Netball World Cup from 28 July to 6 August, the first to be held on African soil, Cabinet has called on the nation to roll out the red carpet for the competing countries. ALSO READ: Proteas unveil squad for Netball World Cup “With the Netball World Cup taking place in Cape Town, […]

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