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Annual film festival ARIFF opens with powerful Kenyan film

Annual film festival ARIFF opens with powerful Kenyan film

The annual Africa Arise International Film Festival (Ariff) that is taking place at various venues in Johannesburg opened last night with a Kenyan Film Softie .

All about AX3 — Huawei’s first Wi-Fi 6+ router

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Chili's comeback album shows he still has his mojo

After going through a rough patch for many years, gospel artist Khulekani Chili has dropped an album that he hopes will help him resuscitate his music career.

Joe Nina has early Christmas treat for music lovers

Iconic Afro-pop singer Joe Nina celebrates 30 years milestone of serenading masses with his romantic soulful sounds.

Social media stars can be change-makers themselves

Internet culture is one that has been violent and often problematic for many social media stars and its users. For current TikTok sensation Athi Mgoqo, the tides of web culture are quickly changing and all thanks to the community of influencers she has amassed.

Luyolo making up for lost time with debut album release

Idols SA champion Luyolo Yiba saw his plans go up in flames in 2020, like the rest of us. The Buffalo River-born singer left his IT job to pursue music full-time in Jozi in January.

Blaq Diamond in league of rock stars

Blaq Diamond are modern-day rock stars with their magnetic presence, surefire charisma and sense of mystique.

Brenda Fassie's new song to vie for festive airplay

In her day as SA's queen of pop, the late Brenda Fassie dominated the festive season airplay without much competition until she passed on.

Kwaito legends reflect on their encounters with bubbly, colourful Mshoza

Several kwaito legends paid tribute to the late “queen of kwaito” Mshoza during a memorial service held at the Baseline in Newtown, Johannesburg, yesterday..

Will.i.am apologises to DJ Lag over song 'theft'

American music producer Will.i.am has issued an apology to Durban-born gqom pioneer DJ Lag for 'getting credit information wrong' on his latest single Culture which sampled a beat from the SA DJ.

Durban Gen scales greater heights in viewership

With just eight weeks on air, e.tv’s new drama series Durban Gen has garnered 2-million viewers.

Fashion designers spare thought for abused children

Top fashion designers have teamed up for a charitable common cause of raising funds to help fight child abuse.

MTV Africa Music Awards bounce back with a bang

The MTV Africa Music Awards (Mama) are officially making a triumphant return next year after a four-year hiatus.

Trevor Noah 'thrilled' to host 2021 Grammy Awards

2021 is already looking to be a great year for Trevor Noah.

WATCH LIVE | Mourners gather for Mshoza’s memorial

Mshoza is survived by her two children and two sisters.

Thieves ransack DJ Ganyani's studio

Police have pounced on two people who allegedly broke into the studio of DJ Ganyani Shabalala in Meadowlands, Soweto.

THAMSANQA MALINGA | Escaping the township can often be a deferred dream

The young intern coming for an interview was running late. It was an interview that could change her life and the lives of other family members who most probably were relying on her, as a university graduate, to obtain employment.

Master KG brushes off mockers over style award

Master KG remains unfazed following backlash over him receiving the coveted Most Stylish SA Icon trophy at the SA Style Awards on Sunday.

Gee Six Five has the last laugh as single 'Obani Lababantu' tops digital downloads

The woman behind the off-tune gqom-amapiano hit song Obani Lababantu is having the last laugh as her single tops charts on digital downloads despite some social media ridiculing. Olpha Selepe, a 65-year-old woman who goes by the name Gee Six Five, has been trending on social media since the release of her song on Thursday, with some users mocking her because of how she belts out the tune.

Zama gears up for Idols final stretch

Idols SA’s Zama is the last woman standing in the competition with three male contestants Brandon, Mr Music and Zanothando.

Best and worst dressed celebs at the 2020 SA Style Awards

Rachel Kolisi, Ayanda Thabethe, Blue Mbombo and more — here’s who nailed their wardrobe choices and who failed on the fashion front

BCCSA lets Phat Joe off the hook over homophobic remarks on his show

Phat Joe is off the hook with the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) after it ruled that comments made by the guests on his 1Magic show Cheeky Palate on October 9 did not advocate for hatred against the LGBTIQ+ community.

Why Lasizwe thinks the Galaxy S20 FE camera is made for his YouTube channel

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John Kani honoured with lifetime achievement award

The legendary John Kani was on Saturday honoured with a a Golden Elephant Lifetime Achievement Award during the Word of Mouth Production actor workshop.

Local drama Rhythm City to end in 2021

Daily local drama Rhythm City has been shockingly canned by e.tv after 13 years.

Bridget Masinga returns to radio with SAfm show

Bridget Masinga is making her radio comeback tonight on SAfm almost a year after leaving Kaya FM.

Dudu Ngcobo's career blossoms in new role

She might be a late bloomer, having started her professional acting career at the age of 49, but actress Dudu Ngcobo has star quality.

Music a healing force for Ntsika The Dyan

Growing up, Selunathi Ntsika Dontsa witnessed his mother being physically and emotionally abused by his father.  Then he was still too young to do anything about it. However years later, Ntsika The Dyan, as he is known in the music industry, is using his voice to motivate victims of gender-based-violence.

Sisonke Xonti reflects on his jazz journey

Saxophonist Sisonke Xonti is one of the young jazz musicians in SA who epitomises a changing jazz scene which seeks to reconnect with young people. Born in the Eastern Cape, Xonti’s musical journey started at the age of 13 when his father introduced him to the late Ezra Ngcukana. He has worked with different jazz maestros.
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