Xhosa people

  1. Kickoff Concert Opens 2010 FIFA World Cup

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT “South Africa, South Africa, are you ready?” Black Eyed Peas will.i.am shouted to the 30-000 strong crowd 12 minutes into the live broadcast – and from that moment, the first-ever FIFA World Cup Kick-Off concert hit its stride and the pace never l ...

  2. Opera Singer Dies Before Starring World Cup Role

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A South African opera singer personally chosen by Nelson Mandela to sing at the World Cup 's opening ceremony has died two weeks before he was due to perform. Siphiwo Ntshebe , 34, an up-and-coming tenor known to local fans as the "new P ...

  3. South African Singer Miriam Makeba Dies

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST South Africans are mourning the loss of Grammy-winning singer Miriam Makeba, who died in Italy on Sunday night (Nov. 9). The singer has been described as "one of the greatest songstresses of our time," by the country's Foreign Affai ...

  4. Mandela 'Anthem' Brings Birthday Cheer

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT South Africans may have been largely left out of the main celebration for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday when London hosted a concert in his honor last month. But that hasn't stopped individual artists from paying tribute to the global i ...

  5. CARE To Honor John Legend

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer John Legend will join the ranks of Nelson Mandela and Sir Elton John in receiving the CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change this month. CARE, a Non-Profit organization, will honor Legend during their 62nd anniversary celebration, held i ...

  6. Plugged & Unplugged: Vusion Inc., SOS Records

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Plugged: It's very refreshing to speak with a technology company who, for a change, knows where it fits best in the digital entertainment value chain. Too often some new company launches out of nowhere with some decent code and a dream, think ...

  7. Mandela Confirms 46664 Concerts For 2008

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nelson Mandela's 46664 campaign will host two concerts in 2008. The former South African president made the announcement Saturday (Dec. 1) when he appeared on-stage at the 46664 music event at Johannesburg's Ellis Park Stadium. The first ...

  8. South Africa To Stage Second 46664 Concert

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Proceeds to benefit Nelson Mandela Foundation. Proceeds to benefit Nelson Mandela Foundation. News ...

  9. Second 46664 AIDS Benefit Planned

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A second all-star 46664 concert, this time with mainly Latin artists, is to be held at the Les Foietes Stadium in Benidorm, Spain, on August 21. A second all-star 46664 concert, this time with mainly Latin artists, is to be held at the Les Foietes ...

  10. South Africa's Brenda Fassie Dies Aged 39

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, aged 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardio-respira South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday ...

  11. South Africa's Brenda Fassie Dies Aged 39

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, aged 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardio-respira South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday ...

  12. South Africa's Fassie In Critical Condition

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT South African singer Brenda Fassie, 40, is in critical condition in a Johannesburg hospital after collapsing Monday with severe respiratory and cardiac problems. South African singer Brenda Fassie, 40, is in critical condition in a Johannesburg ho ...

  13. South Africa's Fassie In Critical Condition

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT South African singer Brenda Fassie, 40, is in critical condition in a Johannesburg hospital after collapsing Monday with severe respiratory and cardiac problems. South African singer Brenda Fassie, 40, is in critical condition in a Johannesburg ho ...

  14. Star-Packed Event Boosts World AIDS Day

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Organizers of the Nelson Mandela-inspired "46664" AIDS-awareness and fundraising campaign are claiming the biggest TV and radio audience for any single music event. Organizers of the Nelson Mandela-inspired "46664" AIDS-awarene ...