Mapumba is a multi-genre world music artist who blends traditional melodies, stories, and languages from his native DRC with original inspirations that deliver a rich, authentic African sound with a modern touch.
Having been nominated recently to the position of President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc), Irvin Khoza's decision to seek another term - unopposed - as PSL chairman is seen by many as a mistake, KickOff.com says.
"Pyramid", The Plastics' second studio album, includes both that familiar upbeat indie sound that Plastic fans have come to love as well as a fresh new direction in sound: darker, trippier, sexier and fairly psychedelically retro. Slip on those dancing shoes, consume something mind expanding and enjoy.
Two years ago, the South African Post Office released a series of stamps featuring artworks executed in traditional African beadwork. The original beadwork pieces selected and the newly issued stamps can be seen at the exhibition entitled The 8th Definitive Series of Stamps: The luminous beauty of South African beadwork on Stamps at the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town until 11 November 2012.
The Imperial Youth Ballet Company (IYBC) will be opening its doors in South Africa on 24 November. The IYBC is an initiative in partnership with the Imperial Russian Ballet Company's co-founder Gediminas Taranda, and will be auditioning for the 2013 cast on 10 and 17 November 2012.
Road safety in South Africa is the responsibility of each and every road user. This is the view of I, whose Southern African transport fleet travelled 460 million kilometres last year. The transport and logistics giant added its weight to curbing road fatalities and collisions by launching the I-Pledge road safety initiative in November 2011.
The second annual Finest DJ Mix Competition has opened on Ligwalagwala FM to promote Mpumalanga's young and up-coming local DJs, and Capricorn FM's annual Limpopo Music Festival will be held at the Polokwane Cricket Club on Saturday 24 November 2012.
The City of Cape Town has put an extensive public transport plan in place to transport concert-goers to and from the Linkin Park concert at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday, 7 November, 2012. Gates will open at 4pm on the day, with the main performance scheduled from 9pm to 11pm.
Music Exchange, the two-day independent conference that brings the industry together to discuss, debate, collaborate and get down to the business of making music, is set to take place from 21 to 22 March, 2013.
As the battle for the soul of the organic food sector continues to rage across the world, South Africans have not been spared from the conflicting data and inflamed exchanges that have underpinned the debate.
The winners of The SA Sports Awards, which honours South Africa's sporting greats, up-and-coming talent and the federations, schools and administrators that turn our youths into future sports stars, have been announced. Swimmer Chad le Clos won top honour as Sports Star of the Year.
If you have not made a movie yet, you still can - at Michel Gondry's Home Movie Factory in down-town Johannesburg's Maboneng Precinct. Called The Home Movie Factory, this interactive experience has been extended until 25 November due to its popularity.
The Walt Disney Company is to acquire Lucasfilm, which is wholly owned by Lucasfilm chairman and founder George Lucas, in a stock and cash transaction valued at USD4.05 billion. Disney will pay about half in cash and will issue approximately 40 million shares at closing.
Flatfoot Dance Company is an award winning African contemporary dance company based in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. The company works from a home base given by the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is looking for a female dancer over 20 years of age who would be interested in joining the company on a full-time professional contract from 1 January 2013.
What started in 1994 as a celebration of South Africa's new constitution and its acknowledgement of gay rights has grown into the continent's biggest costume party. Now, in its 19th instalment, the Mother City Queer Project aims to attract more than 11 000 visitors and transform the Cape Town Stadium into a Fairytale Fantasy on Saturday 15 December.
According to The New Age, Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting president Willie Basson believes that black Africans are the future of South African rugby and that is where transformation efforts should be channeled if the sport is to survive.
Allafrica.com reports that the South African Football Association (SAFA) and Thomas Madigage's family and friends thanked the entire South African public for the support they provided before, during and after the funeral of the late Bafana Bafana assistant coach.
It is magical films like The Odd Life Of Timothy Green that remind us why we go to the movies. "It's okay to be different, even weird," is what a new-found friend like Timothy Green proclaims in the film - and that is exactly what makes it a soulful and life-changing experience that deserves to be shared by everyone.
Sport specialist advertising agency, Brand inc Sport, has secured an incredible number of short listings for the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards in 2013, including the prestigious sports agency of the Year.
The Ellis Park Indoor Arena will play host to tennis' elite when Venus and Serena Williams match up for their first on-court battle in South Africa on Sunday, 4 November, 2012, at 2pm. The Williams sisters are in SA to champion Breaking the Mould.