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Auditions Miss South Africa

Auditions Miss South Africa

Miss South Africa 2018 Eastern Cape regional auditions     The Miss South Africa 2018 roadshow comes to the Eastern Cape this weekend with the regional auditions taking place at The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World in Port Elizabeth.   The 60th Miss South Africa 2018 will be crowned on May 27 at the pageant’s […]

Tumi Morake

Tumi Morake

A New Chapter for Tumi Morake   Having risen to the challenge of co-hosting Breakfast with Martin Bester & Tumi Morake, it is with a heavy heart that Tumi Morake announces her departure from Jacaranda FM.   “My performance career is taking a new direction and unfortunately radio, with the time and energy it requires at this […]

Miss Universe

Miss Universe

Press Release Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters held her Unbreakable workshop this week at PUSH in Eldorado Park Extension 7. The organisation Persevere Until Something Happens (PUSH) is a non-profitable organisation formed in collaboration with the Department of Social Development. The services provided by PUSH include counselling, an HIV Testing Services Drop-in Centre for orphaned and […]

HUGH MASEKELA DIES

HUGH MASEKELA DIES

      Hugh Masekela hangs up his trumpet   Hugh Masekela, a giant of South African music who gave soundtracks to many generations, departed this world yesterday morning after a brave fight with prostate cancer. He was 78. His death has saddened  us at RiSA  and we send our heartfelt condolences to the Masekela family, friends, colleagues, […]

DJ Bongz and Zakes Bantwini ‘beef’ heightened’

DJ Bongz and Zakes Bantwini ‘beef’ heightened’

START OFF 2018 with a Bang-Bang and Ice Cold Jägermeister Shots… At the coalface is Gwara-Gwara champ (DJ Bongz) and Stage champ (Zakes Bantwini), who will entertain fans and audience alike at what is termed the Tarabha Dance Off Championships, scheduled for African Beer Emporium, 367 Helen Joseph, Pretoria, on Friday 26 2018. It enters […]

Isitimela sa malahle reaches its dead end-Dr Hugh Masekela succumbs to death after battling out with cancer

Isitimela sa malahle reaches its dead end-Dr Hugh Masekela succumbs to death after battling out with cancer

HANDED OVER his first trumpet at the age of 14 by Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, the anti-apartheid chaplain at St. Peter’s Secondary School, Dr Hugh Ramapolo Masekela is no more. The world of music is poorer without you Bra Hugh. Rest eternally in Peace. This was confirmed by the family who said he had ‘passed peacefully’ […]

Malinga dies

Malinga dies

  Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) mourns the late Robbie Malinga. Press Release     The RiSA office has learnt with sadness the passing away of Afro-pop hitmaker Robbie Malinga  yesterday afternoon. Robbie who was also known as Insimbi has been unwell for the past year and he succumbed to ill-health on Christmas Day in Johannesburg. […]

JAZZ FESTIVAL

  AN AWESOME OUTDOOR MUSIC EXPERIENCE THIS SUMMER AT THE DURBAN JAZZ FESTIVAL “Win a Christmas lunch with internationally acclaimed Gospel ensemble, Joyous Celebration…”   December 2017, Durban – With almost two weeks to go to the biggest outdoor summer event on the music calendar, the 15th Annual DURBAN JAZZ FESTIVAL, we are excited to […]

Miss Universe Demi

Miss Universe Demi

SHE DID IT! OUR GOLDEN GIRL WINS MISS UNIVERSE 2017 Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters takes coveted title Monday, November 27: Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe, becoming the first Miss South Africa to take this prestigious title since Margaret Gardiner won in 1978. At the pageant, held in Las Vegas […]

Dstv Festival

Dstv Festival

PRESS RELEASE Dstv DELICIOUS FESTIVAL IS PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN!     For the first time, an event has become a member company of the Proudly South African buy local campaign. It might have ‘International’ in its name, but the DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival is Proudly South African.   The Festival will be held […]