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The list: the elements of Hip Hop culture

Hip hop is commonly and incorrectly often just referenced as rapping. Rap forms part of it but there are many other elements...

FAQ: Zimbabwe Exemption Permit edition

On November 25, the minister in the presidency, Mondli Gungubele, announced the government’s decision to not re-issue the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP)...

South Africa has been downgraded by global rights index

Every year, the CIVICUS Monitor, a global rights index, provides an assessment of the conditions of civil society within countries. It looks...

Take a Sho’t Left during #TourismMonth2021

Tourism Month is celebrated annually in September to highlight South Africa’s diverse tourism and its contribution to the country’s economy. The theme...

South African short film, Five Tiger lifts veil on culture and...

Five Tiger is short fim about a sex worker who is trying to suppoer her family. It played at this year’s Sundance...

The 2021 Pendoring Awards are now open for entries

The Pendoring Awards are a celebration of South Africa’s creative content in all its indigenous languages. This year the awards are focusing...

Five times South African musicians “inspired” the world

South Africa Twitter was not impressed last week with British singer, Jorja Smith’s take on amapiano. Amapiano is a South African music...

The Rise of contemporary South African music

In 2020, Jerusalema took the world by storm during lockdowns. The upbeat dance song with gospel lyrics by South African DJ Master...

2019: A Year With No Religious Gatherings in Indian side of...

The streak of visiting Hazratbal to offer 12 consecutive pre-dawn prayers was broken. Wasim Rashid (29) could not make it to the...

Inequality of South African proportions

South Africa has been described as the most unequal society in the world. The racial and economic legacy of Apartheid has evolved...

Dear Jacob Zuma… a timeline

“No one has told me what I have done wrong. No one has been able to furnish what I’ve done. If I’ve...

No to benches to memorialise forced removals from Simonstown

Ling Shepherd visited Simonstown to see a new set of benches commissioned to commemorate the forced removal of Black and Coloured people...

The global cult of white supremacy: How the South African radical...

Some radical right-wing South African groups have travelled to the US in efforts to expand their organisational networks Haley...

Stop the spread of coronavirus: Don’t let your guard down among...

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.   We spoke to Lynn Truter, an NGO frontline...

Yes you can have summer fun at home

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund South Africans take December seriously. Truly, we prepare...

A snapshot of the Cape Minstrel Carnival history

The annual Cape Minstrel New Year Parade has taken place every year on the 2nd of January through the streets of Cape...

No, Indian South Africans are not persecuted. Here’s the data.

The National Indian Congress of SA (NICSA) wants South African Indians residing in #eThekwini to "Park by the Pozie" on December 12....

The media is racist. Discuss. (50)

The SMWX Podcast in collaboration with the South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP), produced a four-part series that tackles the question of...

Sea the Bigger Picture with Shamier Magmoet

Shamier Magmoet is a free diver from Heideveld on the Cape Flats. He is also a passionate environmentalist working hard to keep...

Fact-checking influential TV presenter’s claims about child trafficking in South Africa

Published: 22 September 2020 12:07 | Last updated: 23 September 2020 02:59 (GMT) FROM AFRICA CHECK
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