The Arts

Animated Film Fosters Hair Love For Black Girls And Their Dads

When the internet identifies with a project, amazing things happen. A filmmaker in the United States is getting a lot of love - and...

A Delightful Roadtrip with Zukiswa Wanner In “Hardly Working”

Zukiswa Wanner’s latest offering transports the reader from the dusty roads of Malawi on the back of a lorry to an impromptu safari from...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ducks Questions On Transphobia

After almost an hour delay, acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie arrived at the Abantu Book Festival on Friday afternoon. Adichie was in conversation...

We Cannot Deal! Trevor Noah and Lupita Nyong’o Are Teaming Up

On Wednesday, Black Panther star Lupita Nyong’o (a literal queen in our view) announced that she would be acting in, and producing a feature...

SA ARMY Put Up A Billboard To Celebrate BTS’s Five-Year Anniversary

From 1 June to 4 July, two billboards of K-pop group BTS will be displayed at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in...

Musician Kabelo Motlhomi On How He Fell In Love With The...

Playing the violin takes time, hard work and of course, money. Violinist Kabelo Motlhomi (31) can attest to this. But it's a beautiful instrument...

Hixtape Is The Lituation We Never Deserved

Easy, breezy, and fun, BTS rapper Jung Hoseok's mixtape has finally dropped and it's everything we hoped for and more! After months of waiting,...

The Holocaust and Genocide Centre Remembers The 2008 Xenophobic Attacks

It's been 10 years since the 2008 xenophobic attacks that took place throughout the country, claiming the lives of 60 people and injuring hundreds....

Kahindo Mateene: “The African Fashion Industry Needs More Investment”

Bright reds, purples, yellows, and greens characterise designer Kahindo Mateene’s collection launched at the African International Fashion (AFI). AFI is a platform...

Five woke influencers you should be following

Influence marketing isn’t just about advertising a particular brand. Some individuals who have used this platform to shed light on social issues and help...

History Comes Alive At These Jozi Museums

There’s no doubt that Johannesburg is a happening city. It started way back when gold was discovered here in the 1880s and...

We’re Loving Cassper Nyovest’s World Cup Song

South African hip hop star Cassper Nyovest collaborated with international artist Jason Derulo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Coca-Cola anthem - and the...

10 Movies Of 2019 To Look Forward To

While 2018 was the year for amazing movie releases (Remember Inxeba and Black Panther !)  2019 has some great releases coming out...

Monna O Montsho

'Monna o montsho' is a Setswana phrase that translates to 'black man' however, it is also the name of a wood sculpture my grandmother...

Chris van Wyk’s Life Comes To Life On Stage

The clanging of prison doors, a single spotlight and Zane Meas on the stage. Starring Meas, the Market Theatre's production of The Storyteller of...

In Reclaiming The Soil, Rosie Motene Finds Her Roots

Reading Rosie Motene's biography, Reclaiming The Soil: A black girl's struggle to find her African self feels like catching up with a friend you...

8 Summer Books To Chase Away The Winter Blues

Winter time in South Africa is when the days are cold and the nights are long. This time of the year can...

Do you even know Bongani Madondo?

He's launched a new book and he's 🔥🔥 🔥 but who is he? 1. He writes for himself Madondo doesn’t try to appease a particular market, whether his readers...

Ayanda Mabulu and the politics of rape and sexual violence

If you thought you were done hearing about controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu for the year, you were wrong. Mabulu’s work is being dually exhibited...

Rosie Motene On Her Book “Reclaiming The Soil”

A black girl's struggle to find her African self is the tagline of Rosie Motene's autobiography. In her book, the presenter, actor and businesswoman...
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