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Namaqua festival shut down due to fears of racial tension at Steve Hofmeyr’s proposed performance


John Lennon's killer up for parole

An AP file picture of John Lennon performing in August 1973.

John Lennon's killer, Mark Chapman, is up for parole this week but not expected to be granted release.  Read More »


Shakira's hit song Loca is a copy, says judge

2014-08-22 16:00

Shakira's 2010 hit song Loca is an illegal copy of a tune written by a Dominican musician in 1998, a US judge has said in a copyright trial. Read More »


Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

2014-08-22 08:28

The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a 13 September concert by Miley Cyrus on morality grounds. Read More »


US inspector finds Beyoncé and Jay Z's Cuba trip legal

2014-08-22 10:28

The US Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay Z and Beyoncé's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal. Read More »

Festival shut down because of Steve Hofmeyr drama

2014-08-22 07:37

Fears of racial tension due to Steve Hofmeyr’s proposed performance at the Namaqua festival in Vredendal have caused the festival to be cancelled. Read More »


Sónar Cape Town adds another international act to its line-up

2014-08-21 10:52

Festival organisers for Sónar Cape Town have announced that English producer Jon Hopkins has been added to the line-up. Read More »


Rapper Gucci Mane sentenced on federal gun charge

2014-08-21 09:22

Rapper Gucci Mane has been sentenced to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago. Read More »

Vodacom in the City 2014: Which SA band will be the opening act?

2014-08-21 10:13

Four local bands have been given the chance to share the spotlight on the Vodacom In The City stage with international acts Rudimental, MGMT, Crystal Fighters and The Presents. Read More »


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