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ENTERTAINMENT

Famous Celebrities From South Africa.

1. Lucky Dube Lucky Philip Dube was a South African reggae musician and Rastafarian He is considered one of the best reggae artists of all time because of his contribution in reggae music. He recorded 22 albums in Zulu, English, and Afrikaans in a 25-year period and was South Africa's biggest-selling reggae artist.

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Famous Celebrities From South Africa.

LIFESTYLE

These memes made me laugh.

Memes to brighten up your day, your night, your year and your entire life. Before we get into the memes I'd like to say just one thing. I once watched a Miriam Makeba interview. When Mama Africa was asked to say a few words about her people, she said that her people were beautiful and kind, they can sing and dance, she also mentioned how the loved to laugh.

  5 months ago ago
These memes made me laugh.

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet the leader of Soweto Students of 1976 uprising, Tsietsi Mashinini's wife, her nationality, bio

Teboho Tsietsi Mashinini was the leader of the 1976 Soweto student uprising. A R500 reward was posted for information leading to Mashinini's arrest, but he managed to evade the capture. Tsietsi came to Liberia running away from the apartheid police that were after him" even before 16 June and Miriam Makeba was living there in the 70s.   Mariam Makeba's introduced Welma A Campbell to Tsietsi, she was a singer in her band. Welma Campbell was a Miss Liberia at time in 1977. Campbell and Mashinini married, had

  1 year ago ago
Meet the leader of Soweto Students of 1976 uprising, Tsietsi Mashinini's wife, her nationality, bio

EDUCATION

UniZulu honours Duma Ndlovu.

Dumakude Ndlovu, a legendary dramatist and television producer, has been awarded a second honorary degree. The University of Zululand will award him a PhD in Creative Arts, which he will use to further his career. According to a statement from the university, this is in recognition of his enormous contribution to the creative arts sector.

  12 days ago ago
UniZulu honours Duma Ndlovu.

ENTERTAINMENT

6 South African Celebrities That Have Won A GRAMMY AWARD | No 5 Has Won 14

South Africa is home to some of the most brilliant musicians on the planet. This beautiful country's rich and diverse culture has piqued the interest and respect of people all around the world. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), which has rewarded outstanding achievement, oversees the Grammy Awards.

  1 month ago ago
6 South African Celebrities That Have Won A GRAMMY AWARD | No 5 Has Won 14

ENTERTAINMENT

Mzansi Successful Singers Who Can't Really Sing That Well (opinion)

Mmnh....Does power vocals mean you are going to be a successful musician? Sometimes it only takes hardwork and a good luck. Remember the girl who used to record demos and also sing at church , can sing better than people on TV but still not getting any fame and market? Well on this list we look at our local stars who are not that vocally gifted but have sold millions of records. See How! 1. Yvonne Chaka Chaka Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been at the forefront of South African popular music for 27 years, becoming known

  1 year ago ago
Mzansi Successful Singers Who Can't Really Sing That Well (opinion)

POLITICS

Cyril Ramaphosa is the worst President says (Simphiwe Dana) and people react

Simphiwe Dana (born 23 January 1980 in Gcuwa) is a Xhosa singer and songwriter in South Africa.Due to her unique combination of Jazz, Afrosoul, Rap, and Traditional music, she has been hailed as the "new Miriam Makeba".Dana is also known for her creative social commentary and activism through music as a political art form.

  1 year ago ago
Cyril Ramaphosa is the worst President says (Simphiwe Dana) and people react

ENTERTAINMENT

What The Cast Members Of Sarafina Looks Like Now.

Sarafina, is just one of those movies that will always be remembered and holds a special place in a lot of people's hearts espically among South African. As the musical is one of the most extraodinary and emotionnal movie ever made in the 20th Century, as the movie is based on real life events that took place. As the 1992 musical drama is based on Mbongeni Ngema's 1987 musical of the same name. The film was directed by Darrell Roodt and written by Ngema and William Nicholson, and boosted stars that would go

  1 year ago ago
What The Cast Members Of Sarafina Looks Like Now.

POLITICS

President Ramaphosa is the worst president we have had says one of the SA celebrities

Simphiwe Dana is a Xhosa singer and songwriter in South Africa.Due to her unique combination of Jazz, afro-soul, Rap and Traditional music, she has been hailed as the "new Miriam Makeba".Dana is also known as her creative social commentary and activism through music as a political art form.

  1 year ago ago
President Ramaphosa is the worst president we have had says one of the SA celebrities

POLITICS

Nota Baloyi: Nelson Mandela Did Not Free Black South Africans From Apartheid

Ever thought if Mandela did really free us from Apartheid? Well there is an interesting twist to the 'Mandela freed blacks in South Africa,' narrative. I was reading an article about Nota Baloyi who feels that it was not Nelson Madela who freed black South Africans from APartheid, but actually Miriam Makeba and not just with her music.

  2 months ago ago
Nota Baloyi: Nelson Mandela Did Not Free Black South Africans From Apartheid

ENTERTAINMENT

First South African internationally acclaimed during apartheid era, Miriam Makeba: The early years.

At the news of Miriam Makeba’s death, former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela was quoted to say, “Her music inspired a powerful sense of hope in all of us”. This is part 1 of her story. Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born 4th March 1932 in Prospect township in Johannesburg to Swazi born Christine Makeba and Xhosa born Caswell Makeba.

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First South African internationally acclaimed during apartheid era, Miriam Makeba: The early years.

ENTERTAINMENT

Legendary music and actress recently left Mzansi flabbergasted with her beauty and style.

Yvonne Chaka Chaka is an African woman who became a successful star by devoting herself to music. She does not allow fate or circumstances to dictate the outcome of her life. Instead, she stretched out an extraordinary hand to make her dream come true. She started her music a while ago, about 3 decades ago.

  3 months ago ago
Legendary music and actress recently left Mzansi flabbergasted with her beauty and style.

ENTERTAINMENT

Zondiwe Mogale from Generations recently left fans speechless dressed in the latest fashion.

Ages: The Heritage is a South African drama made and delivered by Mfundi Vundla. It is a change of the drama Ages, likewise made and created by Vundla, yet with more and various characters, various settings and various tones. stee It is the second most sat in front of the network show in South Africa.

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Zondiwe Mogale from Generations recently left fans speechless dressed in the latest fashion.

ENTERTAINMENT

Sh0cking Revelation About Simphiwe Dana After Her Tweet Criticising Cyril Ramaphosa.

Simphiwe Dana is a Xhosa singer and songwriter in South Africa.She was born on the 23rd of January 1980 in Butterworth Eastern Cape.Due to her unique combination of Jazz, Afro-soul, Rap, and Traditional music, she has been hailed as the "new Miriam Makeba".

  1 year ago ago
Sh0cking Revelation About Simphiwe Dana After Her Tweet Criticising Cyril Ramaphosa.

ENTERTAINMENT

REMEMBERING: The Legendary South African Jazz Music Artist - MOSES MOLELEKWA

Moses Taiwa Molelekwa conceived (17 April 1973 – 13 February 2001) was a popular and an incredible South African jazz musician. He was raised in the town of Tembisa, arranged in the territory of Gauteng, South Africa. During the 1980s he played with Miriam Makeba, Jonas Gwangwa, and others.

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REMEMBERING: The Legendary South African Jazz Music Artist - MOSES MOLELEKWA

ENTERTAINMENT

The Department of Arts and Culture Wasted Money Fighting Miriam Makeba Trustees

The Department of Arts and Culture wasted authorities finances via way of means of appointing non-public legal professionals to combat trustees overseeing the overdue singer Miriam Makeba's affairs, the Public Protector has located. On Monday, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane launched numerous of the research findings. Copyright lawyer, Graeme Douglas Gilfillan, complained to Mkhwebane that the branch had wasted public cash on non-public regulation corporations.

  2 months ago ago
The Department of Arts and Culture Wasted Money Fighting Miriam Makeba Trustees

ENTERTAINMENT

Black Twitter Accuses Pearl Thusi Of Faking Childhood Trauma!

Pearl Thusi still doesn’t get it that she is still given platforms to tell her conspiracies about how she has lost opportunities because of her complexion is all because she’s light skinned? If she was of a darker complexion, no media publication would want to hear her story. If Pearl Thusi was dark skinned, Production companies would’ve blacklisted her by now. Now company in the entertainment industry would want to associate themselves with a “whining” dark skinned woman talking about colourism. It

  1 year ago ago
Black Twitter Accuses Pearl Thusi Of Faking Childhood Trauma!

ENTERTAINMENT

Black Coffee has been nominated for a Grammy.

JUST IN: SA DJ Black Coffee has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Dance/Electronic Album #Grammys Black Coffee, real name Nathi Maphumulo, is nominated for the album titled 'Subconsciously'. #GRAMMYs Black Coffee joins an iconic list of South Africans who have won or been nominated for #Grammys including the late Miriam Makeba, the late Hugh Masekela, the late Johnny Clegg, Soweto Gospel Choir and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

  5 months ago ago
Black Coffee has been nominated for a Grammy.

ENTERTAINMENT

Pearl Thusi used to burn her skin to fit in.

Pearl Thusi has been trending since last year and she's also managed to still trend in 2021 for her skin tone.She revealed late last year that her childhood wasn't the best as she was teased for her lightskin,called names and etc. A few months ago she interviewed Khanyi Mbau who literally altered her look due to colourists . Pearl still cried tears and forgot the interview was about Khanyi and not her. Well the revelation still continues to 2021. She was interviewed by MacG. In the interview Pearl Thusi  made

  1 year ago ago
Pearl Thusi used to burn her skin to fit in.

ENTERTAINMENT

South Africa mourns anti-apartheid trombonist Jonas Gwangwa

for full News Please Visit -http://www.newspostalk.com/ Tributes are pouring in for South Africa’s Oscar-nominated anti-apartheid jazz trombonist and composer Jonas Gwangwa, who has died on Saturday at the age of 83. By using songs that fired up black South Africans’ resistance to repressive white minority rule, Gwangwa left the USA to put up to apartheid censorship. Other outstanding exiled South African musicians protected Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Miriam Makeba. “Jonas Gwangwa ascends to

  1 year ago ago
South Africa mourns anti-apartheid trombonist Jonas Gwangwa