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Johannesburg, 7 September 2016: Entertainment channel BET (DStv channel 129) has revealed its definitive list of 2016’s top 20 South African movers and shakers, The BET A-List.

The honourees of the inaugural The BET A-list were revealed by BET A-List hosts Nandi Madida and Ayanda Thabethe on Wednesday 7 September at a star-studded event in the Arcadia Ballroom, The Westcliff, Johannesburg.

South Africa’s sporting heroes led the field, scoring honours for both Caster Semenya andWayde van Niekerk.  The creative arts also scored high as director Thabang Moleya and novelist, poet and playwright Zakes Mda were recognised by BET, along with actress Terry Pheto and TV/film producers Shona & Connie Ferguson, who made the list as Game Changers (TV/Film).
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The 20th MTN Joyous Celebrations National Tour is at its last stroke , MTN Joyous Celebration is undoubtedly the most successful musical group in the Country , and it will be ending their tour at Meropa Casino , Polokwane with an outdoor show on the 10th September 2016 ..

Date: Saturday ,10 September 2016
Venue: Meropa Casino

Gates open : 15:00 PM
Show Time : 17:00 PM
Tickets are available at compu-ticket R200 .00

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Facebook: My Joyous Celebration
Twitter: @JoyousSA
Instagram: joyouscelebration

Sunday 11 September at 6:05PM on and eHD

The judges have set the bar high for all the acts on the new season of SA’s Got Talent. In this week’s episode, they’re on the hunt for talented performers from the country’s coastal regions.

The coastal cities brought their A-game this week, with a contortionist, an entertainment fashion act, an 11 year-old piano virtuoso, a dog trainer and her canine companion, plus many more interesting and out-of-the box acts in the episode. Performing on SA’s Got Talent can be extremely stressful, but our coastal contestants really pulled out all the stops this week to give the judges some fresh, unusual and diverse entertainment.   Continue reading

ASICS Ambassador and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth will celebrate his 50th Test Match against the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday and in doing so will become the youngest ever player to reach this milestone.

Eben made his debut at the age of 20 against England at King’s Park in Durban on 9 June 2012 and has since established himself as the Springboks’ first choice number 4.

To commemorate the occasion Eben will be wearing specially embroided yellow GEL-Lethal Scrum boots during this weekend’s match.

unnamed (4)“Being the youngest Springbok to reach 50 caps speaks volumes of the hard work that Eben puts in both on and off the field. Achievements such as these don’t come from simply wanting them. Eben has shown in his desire and hunger to achieve and perform that he wants it more and we expect him to reach even greater heights in the future”, says Sarah Mundy, ASICS South Africa Marketing Manager.

ASICS would like to congratulate Eben on this momentous achievement and wish him all the best in all the milestones ahead in his career! Continue reading

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has included Francois Hougaard, Juan de Jongh and Jesse Kriel in a revamped backline for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday.

In the only change amongst the forwards, tighthead prop Lourens Adriaanse will earn his first start for the Springboks in place of Vincent Koch, while Eben Etzebeth will become the youngest player ever to reach the milestone of 50 Tests for South Africa this weekend.

Coetzee made four changes in total to the back division which featured in the loss to Argentina in Salta two week ago. One of them is because of injury while another is a positional switch.

Hougaard comes into the side as replacement for Ruan Combrinck, who suffered a fractured leg against the Pumas, and he will play on the left wing, meaning the experienced Bryan Habana moves over to the right. Continue reading


Johannesburg/Lagos, 7 September 2016: African stars Yemi Alade, Nasty C and Babes Wodumo are to dazzle fans with electrifying performances at Joburg’s first ever edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 (MAMA).

The MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016, brought to you by Joburg Tourism in partnership with Absolut and Google and in association with MTN and DStv, will take place at The Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday 22 October 2016.

Highlighting the “gold standard” in contemporary music, creativity and achievement, The MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 promises to be the biggest and best ever, with more than 15,000 fans expected to fill out the Ticketpro Dome for the unique celebration. Tickets for the awards go on sale on 7 September priced ZAR 250 (standing only) via, and at Ticketpro retail outlets or dealers. Over 18s only. Continue reading

South Africa is a diverse nation and its character is shaped through its strong cultural identity. The strong influence from European and modern culture sweeping across South Africa has seen the formation of organisations such as Indoni striving to preserve the heritage, traditions, culture and unique identity of the country and its people through education.

“As we approach heritage day this September, it is also important to reflect on how we preserve this heritage and pass it onto the next generation undiluted.  Through stimulating the African legacy, Indoni aims to rekindle individualistic sense of belonging and identity,” says CEO of Indoni, Dr Nomcebo Mthembu.

From the manner we communicate through language, music, clothes, religion, architecture etc., to the method we handle ourselves, western culture has proved to have imposed great influence in every sphere of human life. Western culture, particularly European culture continues with its overwhelming influence to recolonise Africa, with excessive acceptance and adoption in South Africa and the African Continent at large. Continue reading

Following the announcement by A+E Networks of the commissioning of a local version of Married at First Sight for Lifetime Africa, independent content creation company Oxyg3n Media has now closed the call for entries and named the specialist contributors and host for the series.

Says Oxyg3n Media’s Rebecca Fuller-Campbell: “We had an overwhelming response to our call for entries with close to 300 singletons all wanting to take part in the series.”

Adds Fuller-Campbell: “We are now in the process of selecting the men and women and preparing them for the day they will meet each other for the first time at the altar.”

In order to match the couples as scientifically as possible – in the hope they will find true love – the producers have selected a number of specialist experts who will work with, and closely monitor, the individuals before, during and after the filming process. These include: Continue reading

Speed Stars is serious stuff, just ask SA comedy heavyweights, David Levinsohn and Jason Goliath! The joking stopped the moment they put their helmets on and took to the track in our first celebrity pairing for Season 2.

Brought to you by Michelin, Speed Stars brings you the biggest names in the world of media, sport and entertainment and sees them going head to head on the racetrack to see who really can drive!

Season 1 saw former international referee, Jonathan Kaplan, take top honours as SA’s speediest star, beating the likes of 5fm’s Rob Forbes, former Springbok captain, John Smit, TV presenter Lalla Hirayama, musician Jack Parow and former Miss South Africa, Melinda Bam, to name a few.


For Michelin & Speed Stars it’s not only about going fast! Road and tyre safety form an important part of the show, with dedicated safety lessons in each episode educating guests and viewers alike.

Before being unleashed on the race track to set their fastest lap times, our guests are given professional training from our team of driving instructors, headed up by 2 legends of SA motor racing, Mike Briggs and Tschops Siphuka Continue reading

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