A North Gauteng High Court sheriff in Johannesburg has engaged artists and creatives sitting-in at the National Arts Council (NAC) offices in Newtown, Johannesburg, instead of implementing the eviction order.
A group of Ndebele language and cultural organisations are marching to the SABC and department of communications offices today against the relocation of Ikwekwezi FM from Pretoria to Auckland Park, Johannesburg.
Lesedi FM current affairs broadcaster Dimakatso Folotsi-Ratselane has made a triumphant return on-air after she survived being stabbed multiple times allegedly by her husband McKenzie Ratselane in February.
The situation is calm at the National Arts Council (NAC) offices in Newtown, Johannesburg, as the group staging a sit-in waits to see whether they will be forcefully removed on Tuesday or not. The group has been at the offices for 42 days. The group that is now known as Abahlali base NAC told SowetanLIVE that it was ready for the eviction.
National Arts Council (NAC) board member and record label owner Dr Sipho Sithole has laid a complaint of intimidation with the police after he claims to have been told that people were plotting to kill him.
The group of artists and creatives staging a sit-in at National Arts Council (NAC) offices in Newtown, Johannesburg, has vowed to continue with staying there until their demands are met despite an order that they must vacate the premises.
Crafter Yoliswa Mbobisa could have spent the night in the streets of Johannesburg on March 3 after being kicked out for failing to pay rent but was saved by creatives sitting-in at the National Arts Council (NAC) offices in Newtown, Johannesburg.
The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered the group of artists and creatives who have been staging a sit-in at the National Arts Council offices in Newtown, Johannesburg, to vacate the premises.
Theatre maker, director, choreographer and performer Mduduzi Nhlapo continues to examine spiritual socio-political content and pursuing an avant-garde theatre aesthetic in his latest work Magnificent 7 – The Invasion.
DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small, under their moniker Scorpion Kings, are hoping to grow the amapiano sound across Africa with their latest joint album venture with Congolese-born Afro-pop maverick Tresor.