South Africa

South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandela has died.  She was 81-years-old. Winnie Madikizela Mandela was the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela.   The couple were recognized as a symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle for nearly three decades. In an official statement, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said: “She died after a long […]

VaShawn Mitchell talks about writing and producing behind the scenes for Tasha Cobbs.

The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

Two White South African men are on trial for forcing a Black man into a coffin. They video recorded the assault.

Vashawn Mitchell talked with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his latest project, “Secret Place: Live in South Africa.” He talks about the incredible gospel artists from the states that joined in on the creation of the album, as well as the time he spent learning from and collaborating with local artists. He also talks about […]

Vashawn Mitchell JOY continues to trend up the charts, jumping four positions this week to #22 on BDS Gospel Airplay Chart.   YouTube and VEVO views on the single have already surpassed the 300K mark.  New album, SECRET PLACE, debuts Friday, November 4th.  Tour kicks off end of October. VaShawn Mitchell is a staple at Gospel radio […]

PR — June 24, 2016 (New York, NY) — Get Joy! VaShawn Mitchell to release new song “Joy,” to all digital platforms today. The bright and exuberant song is already connecting with audiences around the globe. Since its intro on Facebook Live a few weeks ago, “Joy” has made an immediate impact online and at […]

Gospel artist, songwriter and producer Vashawn Mitchell talks to Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his upcoming album “Secret Place,” and its first single, “Joy.” The album was recorded live in Johannesburg, South Africa, featuring a handful of legendary American gospel artists such as Tasha Cobbs and Bebe Winans, along with some prominent South African artists as […]

Mazibuko said the scholarship was created to reduce the rate of pregnancies and keep the teens away from older men.

H&M South Africa issued an apology this week for tweeting a comment that implied White models portray a more “positive image” for the brand.

Presidential candidate Scott Walker has thrown in the towel and dropped out of the race. A CNN poll released on Sunday showed that Walker’s support…