Monday, 23 April 2018

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  • Diamond Platinumz arrested – Tanzania

    Diamond Platinumz arrested – Tanzania

    Tanzania's top music star Diamond Platnumz has been arrested for posting videos on social media that authorities say breach cultural norms. Communications Minister Harrison Mwakwem ...

  • Nikki Bella, John Cena split weeks before their wedding

    Nikki Bella, John Cena split weeks before their wedding

    The professional wrestling couple were just weeks away from tying the knot on their May 5 wedding date after getting engaged during Wrestlemania 33 in April last year, but they hav ...

  • Brad Pitt happier after Jolie split

    Brad Pitt happier after Jolie split

    Brad Pitt is reportedly in a “much happier” place, following his separation from Angelina Jolie. The 54-year-old actor split from his estranged wife - with whom he has Maddox, 16, ...

  • South Africa to host World Choir Games

    South Africa to host World Choir Games

    For the first time in Africa, South Africa will host the 10th World Choir Games from 4 – 14 July 2018. The world’s largest international choir competition comes at a time where Sou ...

Art a safe investment haven for ordinary South Africans

Art a safe investment haven for ordinary South Africans

Although usually seen as an elitist investment vehicle confined to wealthy individuals and large corporates, the work of emerging visual artists can actually provide significant r ...

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Poetry corner: Your poems be heard

Poetry corner: Your poems be heard

Two poems from one of our readers: What was it? Trying to recharge one's batteries But first let me ponder upon these Was it my childish tendencies? Was it your pride? Was it me w ...

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Screening: Emmy Award winning ‘Miners Shot Down’

Screening: Emmy Award winning ‘Miners Shot Down’

AfricAvenir’s Namibian film series “African Perspectives” celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2016. In 2016 AfricAvenir plans to give Namibian audiences more gourmet cinema from t ...

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List of nominees for the 2016 Kora Awards

List of nominees for the 2016 Kora Awards

The highly anticipated Kora awards ceremony is just around the corner, and in case you missed who the nominees are, here is the full list: Most Promising Male Artiste of Africa Re ...

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Trio shortlisted for Etisalat literature accolade

Trio shortlisted for Etisalat literature accolade

THREE writers have been shortlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015. These are Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Penny Busetto and Rehana Rossouw. One is from the Democratic Republ ...

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Miss Universe 2015

Miss Universe 2015

Miss Philippines, Pia Alonzo won the Miss Universe 2015 pageant. She is a 26-year-old actress and model from the Philippines. Pia was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday after host St ...

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Poetry: My letter to God

Poetry: My letter to God

VaChikepe: The Poet, is the ink behind the modern imagination and creativity of the 21st century poetry in Africa and beyond. Publishing people’s sweet unknown voices, their silen ...

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Six remain in Telkom’s world record attempt

Six remain in Telkom’s world record attempt

Another contestant has been disqualified in the race to set a Guinness World Records for the longest time spent watching movies. Buhlebethu Hlatswayo, was disqualified after falli ...

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Poetry Africa: Poems for Africa by Africans

Poetry Africa: Poems for Africa by Africans

Makamba Online seeks to expose talented and industrious Africans across the continent and in the diaspora. This week we feature two poems by an aspiring poet, Sophia Banda. About ...

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What’s on in Uganda this summer

What’s on in Uganda this summer

Uganda is fondly known as the “Pearl of Africa”, and is truly the hidden treasure of East Africa. A new wave of tourism has hit Uganda, and according to Lonely Planet, "travellers ...

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