April 25, 2017

#Trending’s dagga dip

This delicious avocado dip will be great to try once weed is decriminalised. Party on!
April 24, 2017

Puffing with the plug

SA law is slowly moving towards decriminalising marijuana. Not that that makes a difference to the people who’ve always dealt in it. Phumlani S Langa speaks to a local weed dealer, or, as he’s known on the streets, the plug.
April 24, 2017

Growing up: Legalising dagga in SA

The Trial of the Plant could well be the final step to relegalising dagga in SA. Garreth van Niekerk speaks to some growers and advocates about the future of the herb in the country.
April 24, 2017

So what's with this new dagga law?

Stoners rejoiced on March 31 at the news of an order by the Western Cape High Court that could see the private use and growing of marijuana at home decriminalised.
April 23, 2017

Die Antwoord's range of dagga band merchandise

Garreth van Niekerk looks at SA zef rap crew Die Antwoord’s range of dagga ­products currently available on the US market.
April 23, 2017

Local movie premiere draws hundreds

Hundreds of people turn out to watch the screening of a movie that centres around a poor boy from Soweto who finds success through canoeing.
April 23, 2017

Jazz joy is back

Quite the lavish event, the 20th Standard Bank Joy of Jazz at Monte Casino in Fourways kicked off with champagne and a fireworks display as guests arrived.
April 23, 2017

No-shows, mishaps mar prelude to Samas

We are just shy of six months into 2017, and already the organisers of the SA Music Awards (Samas) have scooped the Worst Party Ever award.
April 23, 2017

Nasty C prepares to take the SAMAs

History appears to be repeating itself as singers and musicians signed to record labels Mabala Noise and Ambitiouz prepare to clean up at the South African Music Awards.
April 23, 2017

Here are 3 big movies to watch on the small screen this week

Looking for some cool movies to watch on TV? City Press suggests these 3 flicks!
April 23, 2017


The Gruffalo, gets a delicious South African marinade as an all-local cast brings the story of the bravest mouse on a nut hunt in the deep, dark forest to the stage.
April 23, 2017

City Press reviews Julius vs The ANC

Rehad Desai’s latest documentary lacks a proper interrogation of SA’s current political discourse, writes Rhodé Marshall.
April 23, 2017

Soapie star fights alcohol abuse

Actress Thandy Matlaila is so convincing as the ever-drunk character Cleopatra in the soapie The Queen that her fans don’t believe she is not an alcoholic in real life.
April 23, 2017


Silence will make both atheists and Christians interrogate their beliefs.
April 23, 2017

Sorted: All your SA weekend moves figured out

What better way to spend the long weekend than revving up for a little fun in your city.
April 23, 2017

How much do you know about South Africa's favourite snack?

Every week, #Trending runs an excerpt from Know Your Nation, a punchy book series by Tim Mostert, all about the rich culture, history and geography of South Africa. Today’s extract is about biltong.
April 23, 2017

The fearless: Quiteria & George

Quiteria & George have fast become SA’s most fierce and exciting designers. Rhodé Marshall finds out what inspires the duo.
April 23, 2017

Local is lekker with this reality show on Showmax

Kabelo’s Bootcamp is a reality show hosted by kwaito legend and musician Kabelo Mabalane.
April 23, 2017

Albert Einstein and many more on TV this week

What's good on the box this week? City Press gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.
April 23, 2017

Let romance blossom in your autumn wardrobe

As our social lives begin to dissolve and turn into the popular winter activity of Netflix and chill, some of you will want to give in to one of my favourite autumn fashion trends this season – romance with a modern sensibility.
April 3, 2017

Long live the magic of the Alchemy festival

Hipsters and trendsetters alike headed over to the first annual Alchemy Music Festival in the last weekend of March, to see the likes of international sensations.
April 17, 2017

5 celebs’ favourite emojis

Emojis have given us a whole new way of expressing ourselves, which is important in this digital world where we don’t always interact face to face.
April 16, 2017

Mthatha’s top DJ is a dab hand at attracting crowds

Some know him as a bartender, but the rags-to-riches story of Zwelinzima Dweba has become one of the most inspiring in business circles in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.
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