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Thursday, 14 December 2017 13:18

Yellow Ribon Foundation Launched in Eldos

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Eldorado Park anti-drug and community activist Dereleen James who became a prominent and recognisable figure across South Africa when she wrote a heart-wrenching letter to President Jacob Zuma pleading with him for direct assistance in the large-scale Eldorado Park drug crisis has spearheaded the establishment and recent launch of the Yellow Ribbon Foundation.
Winner of the Ghoema2017 Award for Afrikaans Hip Hop Song of the Year, Early B, has just signed a record deal with the prestigious international record label, Universal Music. He joins a long list of successful local and international talent, such as The Voice SA contestants Caroline Grace and Fatman, who also recently got signed by Universal.
Yes, we got an Xclusive Interview with Carmen Xclusive about Her Xciting Career & The Releases of Her Xquisite Christmas Album.
Nowadays well produced Christmas albums by South African artists are by all accounts a rarity and very few among those have that something special that would set them apart from the average offering. Somehow locally produced Christmas albums never seem to make it as alternatives to the ubiquitous age-old Boney-M album or the much loved Mariah Carey Christmas album played everywhere every year.
However... Carmen Xclusive has never been your average singer and this is not an average album.
Sensational Paxton Fielies from Bishop Lavis, Cape Town has won the coveted Idols SA 2017 Title and we have the Official Music Video of her performing her debut single Demonstrate.
"In The Midst Of It All" is a song written a few years ago by the well-known Cape Town Gospel singer Pastor Wilmot Fredericks. Today this song has become an encouragement through hardship and pain for him and his family.
Having a wardrobe that has a disproportionately high number of black items is really not an indication of me being in a constant state of mourning, but it might as well be...
I wear black almost every day, except for today; I didn't...  
People here regularly wear black... We have a lot of funerals to attend...
Zelna Jansen not only looks at what drew her personal anger at the proposal from KZNH structures of the ANC calling for the exclusion of Coloured (and Indian) persons from BBBEE, but unlike most of us... the statement touched a raw nerve and made many of us angry... as a lawyer she felt compelled to make an argument based on facts and not on emotions and gives us her objective reasoning as to why The Call for The Exclusion of Coloureds from BBBEE is Unconstitutional.       

 
Just in time for Cape Town's Festive Season, Popular Comedian Marc Lottering has a brand new show running at The Baxter from running from 30 November 2017 to 13 January 2018.
Marc Lottering’s most beloved character, Aunty Merle Abrahams from Belgravia Road in Athlone, sashays onto the stage in the musical-comedy AUNTY MERLE, THE MUSICAL.


High Drama unfolds as Merle’s daughter Abigail (Tarryn Lamb) announces her engagement to Alan (Stephen Jubber). As Merle puts it: “he’s a good-looking white chap!”
On a quick visit home to South Africa, in between filming episodes of The Flash in her role as The Mechanic, Kim Engelbrecht revealed a little more about the character she plays and about  her experience of filming in Canada.
 
The Mechanic is the devoted assistant to “The Flash” Season 4 nemisis The Thinker, but the actress said that her character isn’t entirely evil.
The University of Cape Town has renamed its Palm Court Residence in Mowbray in honour of Harold Cressy.
In 1910 Harold Cressy was the first Coloured person to gain a degree studying at a South AFrican institution when he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCT which was then known as the South African College.