The Interview – Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse: A disco man’s jazz tribute | City Press

From City Press As celebrities brush shoulders in a Joburg hotel lobby, Percy Mabandu speaks to Sipho Mabuse about his forthcoming tribute to his two favourite jazz giants To attempt a sit-down with Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse, the iconic producer and multi-instrumentalist whose genius helped shape South Africa’s musical identity since the 1970s, is to mimic a... Continue Reading →

Chiefs hold on to beat Crusaders in a classic game. They host the 2013 Super Rugby final next week

The Chiefs will host their second Super Rugby final in as many years after somehow managing to turn the tables on the Crusaders in tonight's semifinal in Hamilton. Willed on by a crowd of about 22,000, the home side were on the back foot early in the second half, trailing 9-3 at halftime, only to... Continue Reading →

Crusaders coach has a go at the Chiefs

Todd Blackadder has drawn first blood. Having alleged the Chiefs' tactics of using support runners to knock over opposition defenders is illegal, Crusaders coach Blackadder has fired the opening shot ahead of tomorrow night's Super Rugby semi-final at Waikato Stadium. After sifting through footage of the Chiefs' past performances, Blackadder believes some referees and their... Continue Reading →

Are the Crusaders going to end 5 year title drought?

For 65 minutes at AMI Stadium on Saturday night Richie McCaw had the best seat in the house for a performance that may just have instilled the Crusaders as Super Rugby title favourites. Certainly after their 38-9 demolition of the Queensland Reds in a one-sided quarter-final, the seven-time champions demonstrated palpably that they possess the... Continue Reading →

Ruthless Crusaders skewer the Reds at AMI Stadium and advance to the semifinals.

Forget the Richie McCaw comeback - all the credit for tonight's 38-9 Super Rugby qualifying final victory over the Reds belongs to his Crusaders teammates. Like a ruthless matador the Crusaders combined courage, an iron-will and finesse to skewer the Reds at AMI Stadium and advance to the semifinals. All Blacks captain McCaw finally made... Continue Reading →

Richie McCaw returns for Crusaders to play Reds in Super Rugby Qualifier

The 2013 Investec Super Rugby Qualifiers have arrived and six teams are now vying for the coveted championship title. This Saturday 20th July see’s Super Rugby’s seven time champions the Crusaders take on Queensland’s Reds at AMI Stadium, Christchurch. Kick-off is at 19.35 NZT Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named his team to play... Continue Reading →

The Crusaders’ are on the charge for the Super Rugby title 2013

Enjoying the ride - not freezing under the pressure - may yet prove the most valuable mantra of the Crusaders' charge for the Super Rugby title. Halfback Andy Ellis and the other All Blacks who won gold medals at the 2011 World Cup have been sharing some important intelligence ahead of Saturday night's qualifying final... Continue Reading →


Simfy Africa, the digital/mobile music service is proud to announce that for every song played on its music service on Thursday 18 July 2013, the company will donate R1.00 to The Teddy Bear Clinic. ‘Users can listen to music on any of our apps and participate,’ said Davin Mole, CEO of simfy Africa. ‘We want... Continue Reading →

Springbok record-holder Bryan Habana’s provincial career in SA came to an end in Cape Town o n Sat evening -some stats

Springbok record-holder Bryan Habana’s provincial career in South Africa came to an end in Cape Town on Saturday evening. He is off to France soon where he will play for Toulon. He made his debut in 2005 and played a total of 118 Vodacom Super Rugby matches (61 for the Vodacom Bulls and 57 for... Continue Reading →

Richie McCaw will be added to the bench for qualifying final against the Queensland Reds

Richie McCaw will be added to the bench for Saturday night's Super Rugby qualifying final against the Queensland Reds, Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has indicated. Having watched openside flanker McCaw play for his Christchurch club at the weekend after a seven-month break, Blackadder appears satisfied the All Blacks captain will be fit enough to play... Continue Reading →

My Song Shikisha could be the MTN8 THEME for this season please vote on 083 123 6868

South Africa’s oldest football cup competition is around the corner. MTN8 is coming your way in August and what better to way to kick-start the festivities than with choosing a song that will be chanted during this year’s MTN8 Wafa Wafa football tournament. The process began when an official invite was sent to record companies... Continue Reading → brainchild of former Idols Judge / Sony Music Africa marketing manager Dave Thompson – launched its network in SA today, the brainchild of former Idols Judge and Sony Music Africa marketing manager Dave Thompson- today launched its network in South Africa with an exciting competition: The best 60 seconds snippet of audio submitted before 8 August will win R10 000. Thompson is eager to stress that “audio does not only mean music. We do... Continue Reading →

Crusaders name team to play final round robin against the Hurricanes

Round Twenty see's the final round robin games of the 2013 Investec Super Rugby tournament. This Friday the Crusaders take on the Hurricanes at AMI Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.35pm NZ time Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named his team to play the Hurricanes making only one change to the starting fifteen that beat... Continue Reading →

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