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Devilsdorp is a true crime documentary series covering a spate of horrific murders in Krugersdorp. The killings took place between 2012 and 2016 with 11 people being murdered during that time. The documentary examines the origins of the murders and the shocking court revelations over four episodes. 
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Shaka Zulu is the most famous African ruler to ever walk South African soil. Popular stereotypes imposed on the modern-day Zulu people continue to be influenced by facts and myths about Shaka. We all know that Shaka remodeled the assegai, turning a long, throwing weapon into a...
Gender-based violence is a scourge facing South African women. A 2016 Stats SA and South African Medical Research Council survey shows that one in five women experienced violence at the hands of a partner. There are numerous cases that go unreported. Here are eight organisations fighting the...
If you’ve never watched a Korean drama, or K-drama, in your life: allow us to introduce you to some really good television. K-dramas are Korean language series in a variety of genres. Whether you’re into romance, comedy, fantasy, action, or period there’s something for everyone. The best...
The 26th of September marks World Contraception Day, launched in 2007 and supported by a number of international organisations interested in sexual and reproductive healthcare worldwide. It celebrates the right to choose whether, when and how many children to have; and the wellbeing and autonomy of women....
On 18 May BTS, also known as Bangtan Sonyeondan, one of the hottest K-pop groups, made their much awaited comeback with their album Love Yourself:Tear and their single FAKE LOVE whose video is a delight to the senses. ARMY around the world were shaken to the core. If...
The cycle for the 2022 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications are due to open in the next month or so. NSFAS has also released their 2021 state of funding report. Here’s what you need to know.  RELATED Here’s...
The internet was aflutter on Sunday after a hacker leaked reams of private, nude images of top celebrities. The incident has spurred debate on internet security (or the lack thereof) and respecting the private lives of the rich and famous. Here’s how it unfolded: a hacker on the imageboard website 4Chan...
A fallen icon can never truly die. They are memorialised in the work of artists, the pens of history, and the lips of the people. As much as Nelson Mandela’s own legacy is contested in the country of his birth, the former freedom fighter turned statesman is...
As the second wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps across South Africa, plans to reopen tertiary education institutions may be affected. Here’s what you need to know so far.  Read more: Here’s What You Need To Know About NSFAS 2021  Read...
The City of Cape town’s draft Unlawful Occupation by-law closed for public comment on July 31. Several social housing organisations including Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) have urged the public to reject the bylaw coming into effect. NU has described the bylaw as a shocking assault on poor and...
When Chinese-Canadian artist Wu Kris Yifan (stage name Kris Wu) released his first-ever solo album Antares the track November Rain went straight to number one leaving Ariana Grande - and Arianators - shook. this ariana grande and kris wu indirect beef is something i would’ve never seen coming — kjh’s ariana...
The liberation struggle is saturated with images of men who fought against the apartheid state for our political freedom, to the exclusion of women. Besides the late - and great - Mam' Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, here are five other women that fought against patriarchy and racism to give us our...
Charity is an peculiar thing. It can mean a donation, or time, even a service. But it also costs as little as a smile; in essence, all it is, is an act of kindness towards someone in need. And there are so many people in need here...
Students from the University of Western Cape (UWC) say they are having issues with the postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE). They have been informed that they won’t be funded for the 2021 year and are running out of options. The students want answers from the university and...
By now, we’ve all (hopefully) accepted the scientifically established fact that human-caused climate change is real. In September last year, the world’s leading climate scientists issued a dire warning: what we’re doing currently isn’t enough for us to meet our target of 1.5C of warming. With this...
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious matter. South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women and gender nonconforming people in the world. Itumeleng Letsoalo, a 25-year-old woman from Tsietsi, Palmridge was assaulted by a man she knows. She spoke to The Daily Vox...