Posts tagged "South Africa"


Essence Festival To Expand To South Africa In 2016

The Essence Festival is going global with its first stop in Durban, South Africa.


The 25th Anniversary Of Nelson Mandela’s Prison Release Was Cause For Celebration

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, and his home country of South Africa is celebrating.


Global Week: Chrisette Michele Went To South Africa And Compiled This Photo Diary

The power of music. It can traverse cultures and continents, connect people from the farthest of the world’s corners. For Chrisette Michele, it’s taken the…


Khloe Kardashian and French Montana Vacation in South Africa

Khloe Kardashian and French Montana pay a visit to the motherland. The two are at it again, publicly displaying their affection and friendship coincidentally running…


Wyclef Jean Records A Song In Memory Of Nelson Mandela

With his guitar in hand, the former Fugees member scribed a tribute song in memory of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, who died…


The Best Nelson Mandela Quotes

The world became solemn at the death of Nelson Mandela. A man who fought until he was no longer here, lived quite the life…


R.I.P. Nelson Mandela: Celebs React To His Passing On Twitter

A fighter, legend and game-changer, Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. The South African leader’s voice and story spread way outside his…


Nelson Mandela Passes Away at Age 95

It’s a sad day for South Africa as Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. South African President Jacob Zuma who has been…


NBA Games To Be Shown Live In 47 African Territories

The world's most beautiful game is receiving some staunch competition from the National Basketball Association, as America's favorite game of round-ball makes a deal to…

Movies & TV

‘The Game’ Star Brandy Performs To An Empty Stadium In South Africa

The Internets can be such a savage place for foolery. How, you ask? All it takes is one look at OkayAfrica's timeline to see just…


Obama Family Visits South Africa (Pictures)

The president and his family have had a busy summer. Barack, Michelle and the girls visited South Africa, where they spent time in Nelson Mandela’s…


‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’ Extended Trailer [Video]

“Freedom it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die” One of the year’s most highly anticipated movies finally has an extended trailer.


13 Great Photos: South Africa Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 95th Birthday

July 18, 2013: As Nelson Mandela spends his 95th birthday in the hospital, the people of South Africa came together to celebrate the global icon…


South African Government Denies Nelson Mandela is in Vegetative State

Several members of the South American government deny that Nelson Mandela has entered a vegetative state, according to Associated Press. Today, the group confirmed that…


Ritchie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano Talk Bridges For Music At Sonar (PHOTOS)

Last Friday (June 22) saw DJ heavyweights Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano came together at Sonar to discuss their separate journeys and experiences with the…


Nelson Mandela Hospitalized for Severe Respiratory Infection

Anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela was hospitalized early Saturday for a lung infection that had worsened days before. According to multiple sources, the South African hero’s…


Wrap Party: Cedric Gervais Miami, Richie Hawtin Goes To Africa, Crookers Tour, EDMbiz Honors Ladies

VIBE gives you the 411 on the hottest and latest in EDM -> By Max Chung and Jessica Wunsch…


Bus Crash Kills 24 In South Africa

A bus bound for Cape Town in South Africa veered off the road, and the resulting bus crash killed 24 people.


Solange Knowles Films ‘Losing You’ Video in South Africa

Solange Knowles is finally giving us what we’ve been waiting for–music. While Beyonce and Jay-Z headed to Philly for the Made in America festival, lil’…