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July 17, 2018

Madiba's no joke

Some of South Africa’s funniest comedians are putting on a show in memory of Nelson Mandela and his centenary. The line-up includes the likes of latest Netflix sensations Tumi Morake and Riaad Moosa, along with veteran funnymen Barry Hilton, Marc Lot
July 16, 2018

Cape hip-hop keeps alive tradition of rapping in the voices of the ‘less thans’

For rap groups like the deeply political 1990s crew, Prophets of da City(POC), the challenge was always to present an accurate picture of where they came from, and what their own and their people’s struggles were.
July 15, 2018

The Rock's Skyscraper is predictable but fun

All the ingredients you need for a thrilling blockbuster are here, but, unfortunately, there aren’t any real harrowing twists in the tale.
July 15, 2018

The incredible Tannie Evita - a living legend

After more than four decades of no-holds-barred comedy, the legendary Pieter-Dirk Uys will be awarded with the highest accolade South African comics can bestow on a comedian - the Lifetime Achievement Award.
July 15, 2018

A-listers party at Madiba festival launch

Following our news that Beyoncé was finally going to make her way to our shores, international advocacy organisation Global Citizen announced that Beyoncé and Jay-Z would headline their South African Global Citizen Festival.
July 15, 2018

Dr Tumi: We are blessed to be a blessing

Normally when people celebrate their birthdays they expect to be dined and wined, to go away on holiday or be showered with gifts.
July 15, 2018

It’s orange overalls for the girl from Jozi

If you don’t believe that dreams do come true, look to South African-born actress Phumzile Sitole, who has lived in New York City for the past five years. Not only has she done that, she has also made inroads in the film industry there.
July 15, 2018

Tumi Morake's bittersweet moment

Comedian Tumi Morake could not have asked for better news – following an incident in which she and her family were robbed at gunpoint – than being told she had been chosen among 32 comedians from around the world to feature in a series of Netflix.
July 15, 2018

eNCA gets a makeover

Set your alarm clock for 05:59. This way you will witness a new feel and viewing experience of eNCA at 06:00.
July 15, 2018

Mandela Day activities and all your week's events, sorted

Mandela Day has rolled around again. This is a good opportunity for you to go out there and channel the struggle icon’s legacy. Phumlani S Langa lists the best events happening this week.
July 15, 2018

This week's TV gems

On The Box, all the best viewing picks for the week ahead.
July 15, 2018

Jah Hills is the afro-pessimist novel that could have been

Indie writer and critic Unathi Slasha’s novella Jah Hills is a missed opportunity, but the writer has still brandished an authentic, albeit cynical, literary approach through which to see the world – that of Afro-pessimism.
July 15, 2018

Thokoza, through the lens of those who live there

In Thokoza: Place of Peace is a photographic exhibition by students of the Of Soul and Joy project.
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July 15 2018