4 international entertainment headlines with a distinctly local flavour


Cape Town – International news with a strong local flavour dominated the entertainment headlines on Wednesday.

Melanie Verwoerd, a South Africa-born politician, ambassador and former director of UNICEF Ireland, wrote a beautiful piece remembering her good friend Roger Moore. 

South African comedian Trevor Noah had heads turning on the Comedy Central red carpet in Los Angeles and international rock band +LIVE+ announced that SA would be part of their of their reunion world tour.

Roger Moore


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Here are 5 entertainment headlines that you might have missed today:


My friend, Roger Moore

Melanie Verwoerd, a South Africa-born politician, ambassador and former director of UNICEF Ireland, writes about her friendship with film icon Roger Moore. Moore died on Tuesday after a short battle with cancer.

(Read more here)

Trevor Noah heats up Comedy Central’s red carpet in Los Angeles

South African comedian Trevor Noah was at the Comedy Central Press Day in Los Angeles on Tuesday, looking hella sexy. The Daily Show, which Noah hosts, is on a filming break so that the 33-year-old can fulfil his press commitments to the channel.

(See the photos here)

+LIVE+ returning to SA for reunion tour

One of the world’s greatest music acts, +LIVE+ has announced they will play South Africa as part of their reunion tour in November 2017. Presented by AMP Events, the show promises to feature all the highlights from +LIVE+’s incredible 25-year repertoire. 

(Get more details here)

Meet SA’s new hot acting export

South African actor, Alan Santini is hitting the big time in Hollywood. He’s starred in various US sitcoms and dramas such as Franklin and Bash, Revolt and Small Shots. Local audiences might also recognise the actor from his work on several Edgars ads, which aired almost ten years ago. 

(Read more here)

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