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Finding Your Niche with K.O

Rapper K.O speaks about his creative process, his intentions with Skhanda and South African hip hop losing its identity.

Janet Jackson, Radiohead, The Cure enter Rock Hall of Fame

The inclusion of Janet Jackson comes as the Hall of Fame increasingly expands its definition of rock to include the likes of R&B

Queer fantasies flow seamlessly on ‘Hive Mind’

The Internet paints sonic pictures that communicate millennial romances through a mash-up of funk, neosoul, and trip-hop.

Zuck and I: Facebook friends forever

'I might give them my personal information for free, which would spare them the trouble of wheeling and dealing with Zuck'

Something of a musical revolution

The glory-bound musician Samkelo Mdolomba is getting ready for his third act

Radiohead in Israel: A fig leaf for apartheid

British rock band's decision to play in Tel Aviv has inadvertently demonstrated just why the BDS movement makes sense.

Prince: So long you sexy motherf*cker

Three South African musicians talk about the spell of the purple one.

Bombshelter Beast – a gypsy family of maverick musicians

Old-school kwaito, hip-hop and house meets ska and Balkan-tinged jazz in a riotously, joyful sound.

Shabaka Hutchings: UK saxophonist in tune with SA’s top brass

The frontman of award-winning UK jazz band Sons of Kemet is in SA to play & record with touted jazz artists. He caught up with the Mail & Guardian.

‘Black President’, an ironic portrait of an art enigma

A BLK JK has swapped music for film with ‘Black President’, homing in on an artist whose work interrogates power on the African continent.

The Muffinz: Airplay is still a struggle

Despite speaking out about wester music filling radio stations, The Muffinz say they are excited to perform at the Delicious International festival.

Soul icon Percy Sledge dies at 74

American soul icon Percy Sledge, best known for the 1966 hit "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday at the age of 74.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world