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January 14, 2018

We tried out the marijuana café in Sandton

Marijuana cafés aren’t legal in South Africa yet, but that hasn’t stopped owned ‘Frank L’ from opening one in Sandton. #Trending checks out the 420 Café.
January 14, 2018

Loyiso’s The Daily Show gig doesn’t seem real – yet

South Africans rejoiced when news that Loyiso Madinga would be added to The Daily Show line-up as an African correspondent broke this week.
January 14, 2018

What is a bullet journal and why should you start one?

Are you determined to achieve your New Year’s resolutions? Do you want to be more efficient and productive? Sekoetlane Phamodi meets with Tshegofatso Senne to talk about Thembekile Stationery and bringing order to chaos.
January 14, 2018

Chicco Twala: Brenda Fassie is mine

Pre-production is going ahead, despite songwriter and producer Sello “Chicco” Twala saying no one has asked him for permission.
January 14, 2018

Rum resurrected as the new gin

A mere decade ago, a search for South African rum would have turned up only a handful of local producers. There was cane, which is technically more of a vodka than a rum, but it was considered criminally uncool, writes Anna Trapido.
January 14, 2018

The final Venture

The Chivas Venture reality show ended on a clear evening at The Good Luck Bar on Fox Street, Johannesburg, on Thursday night.
January 14, 2018

Bet you didn't know this invention was by a South African

#Trending has come to the end of the run of its popular general knowledge excerpts from the book Know Your Nation. But don’t despair, we have a brand new series of excerpts in store.
January 7, 2018

Wham, bang it's Litha Bam

As a leading man, Litha Bam is immediate in his good looks and physicality but, more significantly, he is both globally and locally accessible – transcending race, sexual preference and nationality. Adam Levin interviews the singer and actor
January 7, 2018

Thank you for the music Robbie Malinga

‘Not everyone gets to work with the great Robbie Malinga,’ the iconic music producer once told Idols winner Musa Sukwene. Rhodé Marshall looks at some of the artists he inspired during his 20 years in the industry.
January 7, 2018

Know Your World: What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?

Every week, #Trending runs an excerpt from Know Your Nation, a punchy book series by Tim Mostert about the rich culture, history and geography of South Africa and other countries.
January 7, 2018

The movies and TV shows to watch out for in 2018

Mzansi Magic has already released three new shows (Nkululeko, iKhaya and Yim'Lo) and 2018 looks like it’ll be another whopping year for TV, movies and streaming. So what are the big celluloid events we can look forward to?
January 7, 2018

Yes, the vegolution is upon us

Beyoncé and Jay-Z do it, so it must be cool. Trend watchers predict that this is the year in which veganism will go mainstream, writes Anna Trapido.
January 7, 2018

The fashion trends that will rock 2018

Many designers have already showcased some of their 2018 collections, which we can all look forward to rocking for the next couple of months. In case you missed them, here is a reminder of some trends that are bound to be must-haves in your wardrobe
January 7, 2018

Recharge, regroup and relax in Waterberg luxury

Mhondoro Lodge, in the Waterberg area of Limpopo, offers safari living at its most exclusive, writes Alison Visser.
January 7, 2018

PICS: Meet the band that make cool music under water

A glass bowl, a little water and a single voice were the simple tools that kick-started the world’s first underwater band on Friday.
January 7, 2018

Dancer and choreographer Mamela Nyamza: Boundaries are there to be crushed

For the first time, the National Arts Festival has selected a dancer as its featured artist of the year.
January 7, 2018

South Africa’s film industry needs to reach for the stars

Actress Connie Chiume says South Africa’s film industry has the potential to rival Hollywood.
January 7, 2018

‘Malinga was one of SA’s few artists to depart financially well off’

Music maestro Robbie Malinga is one of the few deceased artists in Mzansi who did not die a pauper.
January 7, 2018

Bonang throws shade at sunny Queen’s Plate

Queen B took everyone by surprise when she threw a snarky comment at actress and model Enhle during the horse racing festival.
January 1, 2018

Picture Gallery: Joburg’s big dress-up

The crowd was the star, as much as any of the musicians and deejays playing at the inaugural Afropunk Joburg bash to ring in the new year.
January 1, 2018

Happy new year from Joburg - Afropunk erupted with love

Fireworks cascaded over the roof of the state-of-the-art stages of the first ever Afropunk Joburg as midnight struck, displayed against a much bigger backdrop of celebration as Hillbrow erupted all around Constitution Hill.
January 1, 2018

If it’s not Instagram worthy, it’s not good enough: Introducing the selfieccino

A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own self-portraits.
January 1, 2018

Top 10 most beautiful natural places in South Africa

South Africa does not disappoint when it comes to beautiful places to visit. Here are a few of the most glorious natural beauty spots in the country to put onto your bucket list.
December 31, 2017

Obama ruled Twitter, but was given a run for his money

He is no longer US president, but Barack Obama owned Twitter this year. Together with chicken nuggets, the former head of state was the star of the social media site this year.
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