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Broadcaster Ursula Chikane Joins Hot 91.9FM’s New Lineup

Broadcaster Ursula Chikane Joins Hot 91.9FM’s New Lineup

Hot 91.9FM today announced exciting new changes to the weekday line up effective 03 May 2021.  Voted Joburg`s Hottest Breakfast Show for four consecutive years, the new morning show line up will comprise of Tony Murrell, Bunny Majaja, Simon Hill, John Walland and Ragani Achary. Tony Murrell is renowned in radio for his signature witty...

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Former CNN Journalist Isha Sesay is the new CEO of Okayplayer & OkayAfrica

Former CNN Journalist Isha Sesay is the new CEO of Okayplayer & OkayAfrica

Sesay to Join Board of Directors & Launch the Company’s New Production Arm, SPKN/WRD, Elevating Seldom Heard Global Voices As OkayMedia’s First Female CEO, Sesay Brings Award-Winning Storytelling Experience Focused on Social Justice & Its Impact on Women and Girls OkayMedia, the multimedia organization dedicated to uplifting the artistic and progressive voice of global Black...

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TikTok to Pay South African musicians for Using their songs

TikTok to Pay South African musicians for Using their songs

TikTok has announced a multi-year licensing agreement which covers 58 territories across the African continent. The deal will see South African songwriters, composers, and music publishers paid royalties when their music is used on the video-sharing social networking service. TikTok is estimated to have more than six million users in South Africa, according to the 2020...

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Google celebrate Helen Joseph’s 116th Birthday with a Google Doodle

Google celebrate Helen Joseph’s 116th Birthday with a Google Doodle

Google Doodle celebrates the 116th birthday of English-born South African anti-apartheid activist Helen Joseph on April 8, 2021. Who is Helen Joseph? Helen Beatrice Joseph (8 April 1905 – 25 December 1992) was a South African anti-apartheid activist. Born in Sussex, England, Helen graduated with a degree in English from the University of London in 1927 and then departed for India,...

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Enjoy President Obama & Bruce Springsteen’s Last Episode of their Podcast

Enjoy President Obama & Bruce Springsteen’s Last Episode of their Podcast

President Obama tweeted about the last Episode of their Podcast series with Bruce Springsteen! “Bruce @Springsteen and I close out our podcast, Renegades: Born in the USA, back where it all began: with a conversation about the story of America and how to restore faith in its promise. Listen to our final episode on Spotify. http://spotify.link/RenegadesEp8...

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Montreux Jazz Festival Makes a Comeback in July

Montreux Jazz Festival Makes a Comeback in July

The Montreux Jazz Festival plans to return in July after being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, organisers said on Wednesday, and it will feature a new star attraction – a stage built on stilts surrounded by the water of Lake Geneva. While COVID-19 is putting paid to bigger festivals, including Britain’s Glastonbury, for the...

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News Anchor Jeremy Maggs resigns from eNCA

News Anchor Jeremy Maggs resigns from eNCA

Veteran broadcaster Jeremy Maggs has left eNCA, according to a message sent to staff on Friday. MD Norman Munzhelele said in the notice that Maggs had “decided to resign”, and that it was effective immediately. No further details were provided. News24 quoted eNCA’s managing editor John Bailey as saying it was an “employer, employee issue”, and...

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Xago partners with Paxful to connect with 5 million peer-to-peer traders

Xago partners with Paxful to connect with 5 million peer-to-peer traders

We are very pleased to announce that Xago has partnered with Paxful, the leading peer-to-peer financial platform with over 5 million users around the world to connect more South Africans to the global financial network via cryptocurrencies. Xago is expanding rapidly, especially into emerging markets, and joining the Paxful stable is certainly opening up Xago’s clients to like-minded individuals who value real-time trade. By simply having both Xago and Paxful accounts, Xago users can now trade with individuals on the Paxful platform from all...

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Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka to step down

Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka to step down

Outspoken founder of Sygnia, Magda Wierzyka, will be handing over the reins of the multi-billion rand investment house to joint chief executive officer (CEO), David Hufton on 1 June 2021. Wierzycka will remain involved in the company as founder and non-executive director and, together with the executive management team and the board of directors, and...

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Tiger Woods Sign a Deal With ‘PGA Tour 2K’ Video Game Franchise

Tiger Woods Sign a Deal With ‘PGA Tour 2K’ Video Game Franchise

Tiger Woods is still recovering from the devastating car crash that nearly claimed his life, but he’s still getting to the money. According to TMZ, the modern-day golf legend has just signed a massive deal with 2K and HB studios to form what the company is calling an “exclusive, long-term partnership” for their “PGA Tour 2K”...