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The weekly pop sack: Winter is here

"And while the weather makes for soul-crushing small talk, it’s far better than the 'mansplaining' and defensive debate that’s been going on online"

The weekly pop sack: Ninety-nine problems and a win

"But wait, there’s more to cringe over."

The weekly pop sack: An unbelievable world of unbelievers

Surely you guys are jealous of Barack Obama's post-presidency glow?

The weekly pop sack: Legal battles, factory faults and the end of Hannah Hovarth

"Everything must be questioned. It’s a time of suspicious minds."

The weekly pop sack: Wheelers, dealers and foot-in-the-mouth tweeters

“Famous people are normal people that are tragic and problematic in front of everyone.”

The weekly pop sack: It’s a movie

"The South Africa we’ve come to know, love and loathe is back for another season after a riveting 2016."

The weekly pop sack: Bring back the spotlight

"If they aren’t excluding black Hollywood, they are highkey stealing the credit and the spotlight"

The weekly pop sack: Bittersweet days buoyed by the Bey

Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement eclipsed most other happenings this week

The weekly pop sack: Cars crashing, legends leaving and officials swearing

Kuntha Ndimande takes a look at what popped and was popping in culture news this week

Dear 2017, forget what 2016 told you: We’re alright

Fast forward a couple of weeks later into 2017 and it looks good. Mostly.

#CulturePop: Year of fees and woe but also bling and memes

Kuntha Ndimande writes #CulturePop for Friday

#CulturePop: It’s Dezemba – but keep the fun safe

It’s the first week of the last month of the year. Here's what to expect for the rest of Dezemba, boss

#CulturePop: Jake, Vine and the internet

The agenda of imperialist white-owned media is too often trending when I log on, longside the bark and bite of Black Twitter granted.

​#CulturePop: Thuli’s dirt on Zuma and other bad behaviour

Trevor Noah calls out Donald Trump on ‘locker-room’ talk and aluta continua for #FeesMustFall

#Culturepop: More mourning this week — and the absurdity of violence continues

Monday prevailed on a sombre note as we mourned the passing of Khwezi, whose real name was Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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