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2010 MTV Africa Music Awards to be held in Nigeria

This year MTV Network Africa & Bharti Airtel are holding the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards in Nigeria. The ceremony is a celebration of contemporary African music & creativity & will be held at the EKO Expo Hall in Lagos on December 11th. The stakes are high, with musicians competing in the 12 categories to … Continue reading

Lindiwe Suttle – most stylish South African

Picture from whatson.co.za Performing artist, Lindiwe Suttle, won the Most Stylish South African at the SA Style Awards a few days ago, and she showed the audience why with her outfit for the opening song. She wore an elaborate feathered cape and headdress during her performance. During the course of the evening she wore a … Continue reading

Diwali – The Festival of Lights

Today is not only Guy Fawkes, but also Diwali. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is an important 5-day festival in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism which occurs between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus, this is the most important festival of the year and is celebrated by families performing traditional activities. The name Diwali … Continue reading

Guy Fawkes – What is it and why do we celebrate it?

Guy Fawkes (or Bonfire night) is an annual celebration – primarily in Great Britain. Festivities are centred around the use of fireworks and the lighting of bonfires. Historically, the celebrations mark the anniversary of the failed gunpowder plot of the 5th November 1605. The gunpowder plot was a failed assassination attempt against King James I … Continue reading

German Arms Company to fund Mandela film

Ferrostaal, the German arms company has funded the movie about Nelson Mandela called ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ for R75m. The movie which is being produced by the South African company, Videovision Entertainment, is currently in the pre-production stage and the film is budgeted at R261m. See screenafrica.com for more information.

Reality show to find South Africa’s next great leader

SABC Education is looking for the very best young leaders in South Africa to participate in a new television show called ‘One Day Leader’. Over 13 weeks SABC1 viewers will watch as a hand-picked group of young leaders show why they should be the winner of this unique television series. The winner will get the … Continue reading

Reality show to find South Africa's next great leader

SABC Education is looking for the very best young leaders in South Africa to participate in a new television show called ‘One Day Leader’. Over 13 weeks SABC1 viewers will watch as a hand-picked group of young leaders show why they should be the winner of this unique television series. The winner will get the … Continue reading

Rumoured Rihanna & Katy Perry duet

Katy Perry and Rihanna have collaborated for a track on Rihanna’s forthcoming album called ‘LOUD’. Nothing has been released yet. Rihanna has said that she would love to tour with Katy because she has a fun vibey atmosphere around her. Source: http://www.channel24.co.za/Music/News/Rihanna-and-Katy-Perry-duet-20101103