Out of Africa The most acclaimed motion picture of 1985 stars Robert Redford and Meryl Streep in one of the…
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is kicked about performing with Shah Rukh Khan and Shahid Kapoor in Durban for celebrating the 150th year of India-South Africa friendship Saturday, and says she has a soft corner for the “friendly and inviting” people of that country. “I was approached for this event when the idea was being discussed.
Hip-shakin’ Colombian pop star Shakira has made history with her uptempo World Cup 2010 anthem. The song, “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa),” has sold over two million copies since its release in May, making the track the best-selling World Cup anthem in history.“Waka Waka” has also managed to carve out a space as a
Movie star John Travolta greets Australia head coach Pim Verbeek at the Australian Socceroo’s base camp at Kloofzicht lodge in Mudersdrift, outside Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, June 11, 2010. Australia will play in group D in the upcoming World Cup. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The World Cup opening concert in Soweto drew nearly 8.5 million television viewers in South Africa, the highest for an entertainment event in recent history, a survey showed Friday. Thousands of people rocked Orlando Stadium in South Africa’s biggest township Thursday, to sing at the first World Cup concert on the eve of the world’s …
Students dance the gumboot dance to welcome pop star Shakira during a visit at the Isu’lihle Senior Primary School in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday June 9, 2010. In anticipation of the World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert, Shakira met students and performed Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), the Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Song. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe …
Shakira dances with kids of the Isu’lihle Senior Primary School in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday June 9, 2010. In anticipation of the World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert, Shakira met with scholars and danced the “Waka Waka” from her official World Cup song. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
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South Africa, which has over five million people with HIV/AIDS, will launch a large nationwide campaign against the disease in April.
With a target of reaching 15 million people by 2011, the HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign will be launched April 15 when tests for rape victims, male circumcision and distribution of condoms will be