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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
Hip Hop Film artist Vuyisa "Breeze" Yoko, aka "Khasi" who directed this piece called "Biko's Children", said in the opening of this film, if Biko were alive he would be a Hip Hop Head. THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS after his death, Steve Bantu Biko has come to life, on the walls of black communities throughout South Africa... Graffiti writers are grafting Biko's image on rough, often neglected surfaces, forcing people to remember the man and his legacy in a whole new way.
10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A truck transporting 35 000 litres of petrol was hijacked on Impala Road in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Tuesday and was later found abandoned without its more than R400 000 cargo. The hijacking took place in the early hours.
This book brought me up with a jolt; it was hard to read at times. Not because it is badly written, quite the reverse.
A man cycles past a billboard in Soweto featuring Sophie Ndaba, who plays Queen Moroka on 'Generations' on August 20, 2014. Photo: Themba Hadebe The 16 Generations actors who were fired after embarking on a two-week strike, have seemingly surrendered in their battle against the show's bosses.
Residents of Soweto were given a chance on Monday to voice their views on e-tolls as well as the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project. Dozens of Soweto residents, mostly clad in blue Democratic Alliance T-shirts, filled the Orlando Community Hall where an advisory panel on the socio-economic impact on the tolls was discussed.
Instagram has just announced their official Tenth World Wide Instameet on their blog . This announcement encourages Instagrammers all over the world to meet in their cities over the weekend of the 4-5 October 2014! Here's a short film that was made during the 9th World Wide Instameet in South Africa that was hosted in Soweto, Johannesburg.
When Judge Thokozile Masipa found Oscar Pistorius not guilty of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, I thought we were going to see another OJ -- another famous sportsman who would get away with murder. But I should never have doubted the judge.
Oscar Pistorius' guilty verdict for culpable homicide, not intentional murder, has sparked some anger in South Africa where some residents of Soweto say the track star got preferential treatment. Mana Rabiee reports.
Three men were arrested in Tembisa, north east of Johannesburg, on Friday in connection with the recent spate of mall robberies in Gauteng, the Hawks said. On Tuesday, Gauteng police commissioner Lt-Gen Lesetja Mothiba said malls in the province had been robbed 11 times in the past month.
Student representatives express gratitude for the support from the Chinese embassy and company in South Africa at the graduation ceremony of the training program. "My biggest wish is to see, during my life time, my grandson master a skill that enables him to provide for himself."
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was taciturn through months of court proceedings that caught the attention of the world. On Thursday, however, she'll deliver a judgment that brings her to the forefront.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:07 am
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