April 6, 2020

Soothing words in a time of isolation

It is easy to find yourself winding down a dark spiral of panic with the spread of Covid-19 and its implications in our lives. Welcome Lishivha shares ways we can cultivate mental habits that keep us afloat in times of uncertainty.
April 6, 2020

Caring for your car during lockdown

Does your car require special treatment during lock-down? Justus Visagie weighs in
April 6, 2020

Virtual fun to get you through quarantine

As we begin the second week of the lockdown, people have become ever more creative in putting useful and entertaining things online for us to join in. #Trending rounds up online activities – for you and the kids – that will help with the constraints
April 5, 2020

‘I am letting my people into my own space’ - What you can expect on reality show Madam and Mercy

Tears, emotions and vulnerability. This is what viewers are going to witness as they get deeper insight into Evodia “Madam” Mogase and her daughter Mercy on their new 13-part reality show Madam and Mercy.
April 2, 2020

A lifeline for artists

Whacked Management has made a call to action that lays out their plan to set up a funding account for 100 artists in the industry who have lost out on opportunities as a result of the recent Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
April 2, 2020

Obituary: South Africa’s towering healer, prophet and artist Credo Mutwa

With no formal training, his art became an expression of his wish to share the oral tales and symbols of traditional African spirituality.
April 1, 2020

The Christian web series taking the world by storm

An independent, crowd-driven and funded series is breaking the mould when it comes to Christian viewing and is raking in numbers along the way. It’s also perfect viewing in the time of the lockdown. Grethe Kemp speaks to the director of The Chosen.
March 31, 2020

Love it or hate it, Mnakwethu gears up for grand finale

Mzansi Magic’s Mnakwethu – a show that has divided people and received backlash from viewers on social media – will air its grand finale on Tuesday night.
March 30, 2020

Coping mentally during self-isolation

Disability rights advocate Gaby Sanchez has had to learn, as a physically disabled person, how to navigate an inaccessible world. Owing to her disability and the chronic conditions that result from it, she has more than 10 years’ worth of experience in intermittent strict self-isolation. Now that South Africans will be facing the same, she offers steps to protect you mental health.
March 30, 2020

Essential tech to survive the lockdown

The country is in lockdown, and communicating remotely and coping is isolation has never been more important. Technology is a saving grace for many. Nafisa Akabor rounds up the most useful tools to use during this time.
March 30, 2020

TV shows and movies to get you through lockdown

A whole 21 days in isolation is daunting, we've picked some good viewing to ease your lockdown.
March 30, 2020

This Joburg cooking school is changing the lives of black chefs

In 2012, Kelvin and Jarlyne Joel founded the Johannesburg Culinary and Pastry School with a dream of training young chefs. Now it’s the largest black-owned school for chefs in South Africa, with 250 students. And their students are just as inspiring, writes Anna Trapido.
March 30, 2020

Local designers are putting their own spin on face masks

Boutique designers Woodstock Laundry and P&H Boutique have added their own twist to the range of mask designs out there. And though they don’t function the same as medical masks, they sure look good.
March 30, 2020

Reconnect with your partner in lockdown

Twenty-one days in the same place can be daunting, and people are already jokingly predicting a spike in the country’s divorce rate as a result.
March 29, 2020

The River runs on as MultiChoice announces R80m relief fund

MultiChoice has availed funds for crew, cast and creatives salaries, as production houses balance a lockdown and voracious viewer appetites.
March 29, 2020

Shake-up on the cards at Metro FM

A shake-up is expected from one of the country’s favourite radio stations, Metro FM, ahead of a new line-up that kicks in on Wednesday, April 1.
March 27, 2020

We spoke to a traditional healer about Covid-19

Traditional healer Nombulelo Doreen Ndiko offers insight into how she is handling the Covid-19 coronavirus during lockdown.
March 26, 2020

Tribute to Manu Dibango: Cameroonian jazz pioneer loved across Africa and the world

Emmanuel N’Djoké Dibango, popularly known as Manu Dibango, was, like Hugh Masekela who died last year, a global star of Afro-jazz and funk.
March 22, 2020

We're still loving Imbewu

Imbewu fan Ntandoyenkosi Mncube reviews the current Imbewu: the Seed story line, which further explores the world of African spirituality.
March 27, 2020

Books we recommend this week

Here's a curated a list of books that should be on your to-buy or to-read list.
March 22, 2020

Ever heard of Colors? Now's the time to get on the bandwagon

Youtube's Colors is fast becoming a global online taste maker and Phumlani S Langa couldn't be happier with what this platform is offering.
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April 5 2020