Barefoot and cloaked in swinging bamboo ropes, two masked performers dressed as Laos’ legendary “ancestors” walk the streets of Luang Prabang on an annual outing for raucous new year celebrations drawing hundreds of worshippers to the normally sleepy city.
HBO said the 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday’s episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for Game of Thrones.
American actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, accused of paying a $500,000 bribe to secure their daughters’ entry into a prestigious California university, on Monday pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges.
Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum.
President Donald Trump touted an unlikely new ally Monday in his battle with Democrats over illegal immigration — the pop star and usually fierce critic Cher.
The horrifying video game was banned after nationwide condemnation and a successful petition by 1000 Women Trust.

Entertainment 5 things to do this Easter weekend

There will be an Easter Bunny Hunt at Sugar Rush Park in Ballito this coming weekend with prizes up for grabs.

Entertainment Joburg’s Hot 91.9 cleans out at the Liberty Radio Awards

The Joburg North community station beat its own record.

Entertainment Women on top: Varda is star of Cannes festival poster

French movie legend Agnes Varda, who died last month, is the star of this year’s Cannes film festival poster unveiled Monday, perched on the back of one of her technicians.

Entertainment French rappers set date for 2m-euro cage fight

Two feuding French rappers have said they will settle their differences with a two million-euro cage fight in Switzerland in December.

Entertainment Ariana Grande, youngest ever Coachella headliner, reunites NSYNC

Ariana Grande became the youngest ever act to headline Coachella in her Sunday night performance featuring a coterie of high-profile guests including a reunion of 1990s boy band NSYNC.

Entertainment Game of Thrones fans fired up for final season

Three hundred die-hard Game of Thrones fans laughed, howled and moaned their way through the premiere of the hugely popular fantasy saga’s last season in New York on Sunday.

Soapies Seani pays a high price for her betrayal this week on ‘Muvhango’

This is what to expect this week on ‘Muvhango’.

Soapies Lelo pushes Lehasa into a corner this week on ‘Skeem Saam’

This is what’s coming up on ‘Skeem Saam’ this week.

Soapies Wandi pays the ultimate price this week on ‘Generations’

This is what’s coming up this week on ‘Generations’.

Soapies Schumacher shocks the Khozas this week on ‘The Queen’

This is what to expect this week on ‘The Queen’.

Entertainment Post French Touch, a new breed of pop stars takes global stage

Decades after the breakout of dominating French house acts like Daft Punk, a fresh crop of Francophone pop stars are internationalizing their appeal with music that travels.

Entertainment Academy warned against excluding Netflix from Oscars

It may already have Oscars under its belt, but Netflix’s acceptance by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hangs in the balance.

Entertainment Bergman actress Bibi Andersson dies, aged 83

Swedish actress Bibi Andersson, best known for her roles in legendary director Ingmar Bergman’s films, died on Sunday aged 83, her daughter Jenny Grede Dahlstrand told AFP.

Entertainment ‘Shazam!’ holds off newcomers to top box office again

Lighthearted superhero tale “Shazam!” held on to top spot on its second weekend, taking an estimated $24.5 million as it kept a flurry of newcomers at bay, industry figures showed Monday.




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