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Yvonne Chaka Chaka announced as one of International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers vice-presidents

South African song bird and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka has landed a spot in the international body of music composers.

Sizwe Dhlomo to add spicy twist to Kaya FM afternoon show

Media personality Sizwe Dhlomo has scored a huge radio gig.

SA woman features as one of rape victims in Epstein doccie

The Jeffrey Epstein docuseries Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich is now available for streaming on Netflix.

Singer Faith Evans arrested for allegedly attacking hubby — report

The award-winning artist allegedly assaulted Stevie J during a heated argument at their home.

Belinda Davids brings Whitney to life

Local singer Belinda Davids channelled her idol Whitney Houston as she wowed during her audition on Britain's Got Talent that was aired at the weekend.

Local designer Thebe Magugu's creation featured on hit HBO show, Insecure

Thebe Magugu makes South Africa proud as Issa Rae rocks his creation on the latest episode of Insecure.

Benjamin Dube will keep his church closed until everyone is allowed to attend

“By virtue of the number of congregants we have, we are not able to open for only 50 people maximum. We have taken this decision to keep the church closed until everyone is allowed to come.”

Chomane gives Lesedi FM on-air party a miss

Retired presenter is not happy to co-host breakfast show with Thuso

Rich Mnisi unveils 2K mask

Local fashion designer Rich Mnisi has sent out shockwaves by blueprinting SA's most expensive face mask.

Generations: The Legacy refreshes its line-up

"This is my first big role in a TV show," she said.

600 artists and creatives thrown a Covid-19 lifeline

Arts and culture minister Nathi Mthethwa said that nearly 600 artists and creatives had been paid from the department’s R150m relief fund to assist artists, athletes and technical personnel.

Covid-19: Only 488 of more than 5,000 artists who applied for relief were paid

Of over 5,000 applications from artists seeking relief from the department of sports, arts and culture, only 488 artists have been paid out.

Choreography of living presence on canvas - Matloga’s works on digital display

Visual artist Neo Matloga has a unique skill of capturing scenes from stage plays and soap operas and then manipulating them to produce stunning collage paintings.

WATCH | The virtual unleashing of the Huawei P40 series

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'Def Jam deal will open more doors for me,' says Boity

TV personality-turned-rapper Boitumelo "Boity" Thulo, who has been signed by international record label Def Jam Africa, believes the deal will open more doors for her.

7 things you didn’t know about: Menzi Ngubane

Menzi Ngubane has been a regular on our TV screens for over three decades, but how much do you actually know about this actor? Here are seven things you might not have known.

Why should I buy the Huawei P40 lite?

The handset is elegant, powerful, sophisticated and robust; offering more phone for your money. It will be the second handset to launch in SA with Huawei’s HMS ecosystem. Modern design The P40 lite features a 6.4-inch display with narrow bezels at a 90.6% screen-to-body ratio, packing in more screen real estate on the FHD+ display.

Zozibini Tunzi apologises for old social media posts following Bianca Schoombee backlash

Miss SA Zozibini Tunzi has apologised for old social media posts she made when she was younger

What’s in store for DStv Compact customers this June

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Tracee Ellis Ross debuts her singing voice in new film 'The High Note'

Tracee Ellis Ross plays a singing superstar in her new feel-good movie "The High Note," but the actor said the film has nothing to do with her famous mother, Diana Ross.

Gospel star Sipho Makhabane donates 400 masks for Mpumalanga schools

Last month, he also donated masks to the public during an activation of a campaign by the department of health to help slow the spread of Covid-19 held in Hlubukani in Mpumalanga.

Def Jam Records takes first steps for footprint in Africa

US recording label Def Jam Records, which has been producing the best hip-hop talent for more than 35 years, is spreading its wings to Johannesburg and Nigeria.

Menzi Ngubane's wife slams reports that he is critically ill

Menzi Ngubane's family has assured fans he's on the road to recovery.

Buhle Samuels: I hope not having alcohol has made us better people

Most South Africans were overjoyed to learn that alcohol sales will be permitted under alert level 3 of the lockdown.

Gospel star pleads for Mthethwa's assistance

Gospel star Deborah Fraser has appealed to arts and culture minister Nathi Mthethwa for assistance as the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the livelihood of artists.

Matsunyane, Ngcobo leave Kaya FM as station's afternoon drive show takes new direction

Kaya FM afternoon drive hosts Kgomotso Matsunyane and Ndumiso Ngcobo are leaving the station.

Artists unite for Africa Day song

Track's aim is to promote unity

Guinean singer Mory Kante, part of 1980s African wave, dies

Guinean singer Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, died on Friday in the capital Conakry, his son Balla Kante told AFP.

Modelling agency drops Miss SA hopeful Bianca Schoombee, U-turns on defending her

SYNC Models has asked SA to forgive its statement from yesterday.

Africa thrills musician Tresor as its in his DNA

Award-winning musician Tresor has just released his latest single, Thrill.

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