Colors of Heaven

Also known as A Million Colours, this South African biopic is now available to rent on Amazon Prime. The film was successful at the box office in South Africa as well as getting great reviews from the critics. It screened at several festivals in including here in Montreal and won two South African Academy Awards. It is now trying to break in with North American audiences.
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'It is very unfortunate that I have to make excuses' - Orlando Pirates coach Ncikazi

The tactician concedes it has been tough at the club but remains optimistic things will change for the better soon. Orlando Pirates coach Mandla Ncikazi believes his team has been unfortunate because of injuries and changes in leadership. The Soweto heavyweights have been struggling for consistency this season. Domestically, the...
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'Ramaphosa has forgotten about us,' say Soweto residents after postponed visit

Soweto residents are demanding answers from ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa who indefinitely postponed a scheduled visit last week Thursday at the eleventh hour, citing “pressing matters requiring the president’s attention”. Ramaphosa was scheduled to return to Nomzamo Informal Settlement, Naledi and Chiawelo. It was thought that he was going to...

Lekgwathi blames lack of winning combination, 'chop and change' policy for Orlando Pirates struggles

Retired South Africa defender and Orlando Pirates legend Lucky Lekgwathi has explained the genesis of the club's struggles in the Premier Soccer League. Lekgwathi, a title-winning star with the Soweto giants and who played for the club for 12 years, has blamed the lack of success on the massive changes in the playing unit and the failure to get a winning combination.

eNCA's Five-In-Five - Issue #753

The battle for Joburg heats up, Warring Soweto taxi associations agree to ‘ceasefire’ and more…. As the election day draws closer Johannesburg residents say they have little faith left in ward councillors. The clashes were sparked by a dispute over routes. The cause is not known at this stage but...

Orlando Pirates: Five players Bucs should not have sold

The Buccaneers' continued business in the transfer market has seemingly done little to close to the gap on SA's yardstick club, Mamelodi Sundowns. Orlando Pirates have not been shy to dip into the transfer market in recent years, and they've also not been afraid to cut loose players deemed surplus to requirements.

Soweto protestors block roads with rocks, burning tyres over service delivery

© @EWNTraffic/Twitter SAPS and JMPD officers on the scene at a service delivery protest in Soweto on 21 October 2021. JOHANNESBURG – Soweto residents are using the last 10 days before the local government elections to vent their anger over the ongoing non-delivery of housing and electricity in their communities after countless promises from government.

Covid-19 fourth wave expected to hit Gauteng between November and January

NATIONAL NEWS - While the number of active Covid-19 cases continue to decline in Gauteng, health officials on Monday warned that the risk of a fourth wave remained very high amid a low uptake in vaccinations in the province. Professor Bruce Mellado, a member of Premier David Makhura’s advisory committee...

Tiyani Maluleke's journey to starting Grub Worx in Soweto

Read more small business good news on Vutivi Business News. From being a mechanic to selling atchar and cleaning detergents, Tiyani Maluleke has never been one to sit on his laurels. His latest venture, Grub Worx, which is a food truck he built with his own hands, is a further testament to his tenacious spirit. Maluleke told Vutivi News that the concept of his Grub Truck, as he affectionately describes it, came about when he and a friend wanted to start “Mogodu Mondays” where they sold pap and mogodu (a combination between tripe and intestines) earlier this year.

Soweto a hostile campaign ground for ANC

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE travails of African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa, in Soweto ahead of the local government elections give credibility to the saying that a prophet is not without honor except in his hometown. The historic region, west of Johannesburg, has been a hostile campaigning ground...

Experience Johannesburg as you've never seen it before

Run along as Dominic Di Tommaso flips, rolls and flies his way through some iconic landmarks of the 'City of Gold' as Johannesburg is affectionately known. Johannesburg is informally known as ‘egoli’ for ‘The City of Gold’ thanks to its rich gold-mining history. To most it is a concrete jungle of skyscrapers, malls and residential areas. For freerunner Dominic Di Tommaso is grown-up's playground. With incredible sights, sounds and stories around every corner, follow his flip-filled journey through some of the most beautiful landmarks in the city, from Gold Reef City to Hillbrow’s Ponte, Soweto Theatre and the heights of the city’s CBD Sandton Skyline.

Kaizer Chiefs have turned the corner now - Seale

The Soweto giants eased their woes in emphatic style at the weekend and a club legend gives his opinion on what their performance meant. Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Rudolph Seale feels the Amakhosi players are starting to positively respond to coach Stuart Baxter’s methods following Saturday’s 4-0 Premier Soccer League win over Chippa United at FNB Stadium.

Swallows draw after ending 673-minute goal drought in South Africa

South African top-flight club Swallows ended a 673-minute goal drought on Sunday, but a winless run stretched to eight matches after a 1-1 Premiership draw with Stellenbosch. It was appropriate that Ruzaigh Gamildien should be the scorer for the famed Soweto club, who were formed 23 years before better known neighbours Kaizer Chiefs.

SA records 25 COVID fatalities, 414 new infections

© MARCO LONGARI/AFP FILE: Undertakers from the Avbob funeral house arrive at the Doornkop cemetery in Soweto, South Africa, on 21 July 2020 for a funeral. JOHANNESBURG – Twenty-five more COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in South Africa in the last 24-hour reporting period. The National Institute for Communicable...

Nelson Mandela Bay Masters Football Association results

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Masters’ Football Association hosted games at Motherwell NU13 Ground and VW Pavilion Stadium on Sunday. PE Eleven Masters earned hard-fought 1-0 victory, when they faced Winners at Motherwell NU13 Ground. Walmer Masters surprised Eleven Attackers after they handed them a 4-2 defeat at Motherwell NU13 Ground.