Jay-Z, Iconix settle lawsuits over licensing, alleged fraud

Jay-Z and Iconix Brand Group Inc have settled a series of legal disputes arising from transactions between the rapper and the clothing licensing company dating back to 2007.

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Wife of Mexico kingpin El Chapo to grace narco families TV show

The wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear on the VH1 show “Cartel Crew” alongside other family members of drug traffickers who grapple with notorious legacies, says the television network.

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‘Friends’ reunion special could be headed for HBO Max

The Hollywood Reporter and Variety on Tuesday reported that preliminary talks were underway for an unscripted reunion special that would feature all six “Friends” actors and air on upcoming streaming service HBO Max, a unit of AT&T’s Warner Media.

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John Legend named People magazine’s ‘sexiest man alive’

Multi-talented singer and actor John Legend was named People magazine’s “sexiest man alive” on Tuesday but said he wondered whether he could live up to the title.

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Severe thunderstorms expected to hit parts of KZN, Eastern Cape

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is forecasting severe thunderstorms for parts of KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Free State provinces.

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N Cape government hails Dikeni’s contribution to SA’s democracy

Northern Cape Arts and Culture MEC Bernice Sinxeve has hailed activist and poet Sandile Dikeni’s contribution to the fight against apartheid.

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Africa Pulse launched by Oxford Publishers

Africa Pulse, a three year translation project that has seen several books by Classic African writers translated into English and published by Oxford Publishers has been officially launched at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town.

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First Spanish royal visit crowns Havana’s 500th party

A view of Havana, Cuba,

Cuba is in party mode this week, despite tough economic times worsened by tighter U.S. sanctions, as it prepares for its first state visit by a Spanish king, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, the capital.

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Actor Patrick Shai shot multiple times with rubber bullets during protest

Patric Shai

Actor Patrick Shai was hospitalised on Monday after being shot with rubber bullets multiple times during a protest for electricity in Dobsonville, Soweto.

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