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Faku’gesi digital arts festival returns to Jozi for its 8th edition

Last week Thursday — October 14th 2021 — saw the kickoff of this year’s Faku’gesi digital arts festival, a hybrid event taking place via a virtual platform in Braamfontein, Tshimologong Precinct. Framed under the descriptor, phygital experience, the festival will feature an array of renowned African artists from across the continent and, under the curatorial…

To Dubai with love: Multichoice showcases South African talent

Last year, the COVID-19 outbreak halted a number of tours, festivals and events, pushing the music industry to find new methods of engaging with fans. Artists took the appropriate precautions and postponed their concerts, while others had to cancel their performances and shows entirely due to the safety of crew members and fans. While live…

Black women in the space of sports podcasting

A large portion of top-charting sports podcasts in the world are predictably hosted by white male podcasters. But the likes of Jemele Hill, Mina Kimes and Sarah Spain are helping to change the podcasting demographic. More and more black women occupying the space with high charting podcasts like Black Girls Talk Sports hosted by Rekaya Gibson…

A moment to reflect with ‘A Year That Was’ 

On a Sunday evening in March 2020, a national address was broadcast across the country that shifted the way in which we celebrated, worked and interacted, completely. That Sunday evening plays vividly in the minds of South Africans as we reflect on it some 18 months later. That single moment ushered in a new phase…

Flying Fish reiterates the importance of responsible drinking

We cannot deny that our social lives are gradually, but steadily, evolving. Some may say that we are on the verge of returning to normalcy. Regardless, Flying Fish, as a brand, has remained involved and fully dedicated to supporting responsible drinking in entertaining and innovative ways throughout the phases of our social change. Many South…

‘Devilsdorp’: the true-crime docu-series detailing the Krugersdorp cult slayings tells a twisted tale of revenge

In the West-Rand of Johannesburg, South Africa, in a large mountainous region, is a town named Krugersdorp. The quiet, remote and underdeveloped area has gained notoriety as the site of several horrendous cult related murders. In a country with some of the highest violent crime, murder and GBV related statistics in the world, the Krugersdorp…