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Animated film “I am Khama” delves into Botswana’s colonial past

An animated feature film set for release later this year is set to bring the story of the Motswana King Khama III to the...

“If I had an ordinary father, and an ordinary mother, then,...

“I am still an ordinary girl. But if I had an ordinary father, and an ordinary mother, then, I would have two children now.”...

Say hello to the Period Fairy

With World Menstrual Hygiene Day (29 May) just behind us, it’s refreshing to see an advert about periods and women’s sanitary products that isn’t...

Sexual consent and the question everyone should ask: would you like...

Sex education has always evoked two responses: yawns from bored students, or cringes when the conversation gets awkward. But sex ed is important, especially in a...

Save the date for Trevor Noah’s The Daily Show premier on...

It’s official: Trevor Noah’s debut on The Daily Show is set to premier on 28 September. Jon Stewart, the former host of the late-night...

“I’m a girl. And I’m poor. And when I get my...

An adorable animation from Irise International, marking Global Menstrual Hygiene Day, will hit you right in the feels. It starts with a little girl,...

Xenophobia camp resident: “They put in their mind that foreigners are...

Over the last few days, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has released a series of videos, titled Voices from the Camps, highlighting the experience of...

Discs over diapers: meet SA’s 2-year-old DJ

At an age where most kids are getting the hang of grammar and dropping their diapers, AJ Madumo Hlongwane is hanging headphones and dropping...

What it takes to work for Allan Gray: thou shalt not...

To stay focused or to take selfies? In an advert calling for new young blood to join their company, investment corporation Allan Gray, gives...

The xenophobes, like the refugees, are human

Many of the foreign nationals in South Africa are refugees, who have fled their own countries due to war, only to find they aren’t...

Street artist Falko brightens up small-town South Africa

Since he first began doodling on the walls of the Cape Flats, renowned South African street artist Falko has been all over the world, mapping out murals across...

Xenophobia in South Africa’s healthcare system – the story of a...

Burundi is currently embroiled in a political crisis that has already seen more than 100,000 people flee to neighbouring countries. But conflict is not...

Maimane reinvents DA newsletter with Bokamoso

Newly elected Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane this week released the first in a series of video addresses aimed at voters. The series...

Did this man just light up a joint on TV?

On Monday, the beloved SABC held a live debate on the legalisation of marijuana in South Africa.Towards the end of the debate between Andre...

Sihle Hlophe sticks to her guns for siSwati short film

With a growing film industry and more local content on our screens, South African film makers are getting more recognition than ever before. SIHLE...

WATCH: Covering the Nepal earthquake – hangout with photojournalist Showkat Shafi

Last month’s earthquake in Nepal has left more than 7,500 people dead – and counting. Photojournalist Showkat Shafi was there last week to cover the devastation.On...

See load shedding in a different light [video]

Freelance photographer Eric Nathan captured this incredible time-lapse video showing Cape Town during and after a bout of load shedding.Images of #CapeTown during &...

Happy Star Wars Day: May the fourth be with you!

If you haven’t already been inundated with Star Wars jokes: happy Star Wars Day, may the fourth be with you! We’re taking the opportunity to...

District 9 and xenophobia: art imitates life, life imitates art

District 9, a science fiction film directed by South African-born Neill Blomkamp, was released in 2009 and went on to become an international blockbuster. Nominated for...

Google hacks into Robben Island with virtual tour

Google has given the infamous apartheid-era prison on Robben Island a modern twist: with Google Street View, you can now tour the prison from your...
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