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Sakawa Review: Ghana, e-waste and online dating scams

Sakawa is a moving, sympathetic portrayal of an online dating fraud syndicate in Ghana

M.I.A.’s collage clarifies the cause

Stephen Loveridge and M.I.A. piece together old and new visuals to piece together a collage of the experiences that developed the artist.

A superhero worth the wait

Black Panther might depict a fantasy of the continent but the its contribution to black geekdom remains important

Jordan Peele uses satire to expose racism’s horror

The magic of this film lies in the fact that it seamlessly fuses biting satire with the horrifying spectre of racism.

We’re living La La Land

In this era of post-truths and mediocrity, this pastiche of a movie that masquerades as an original deserves to win.

​A dying breath of fresh air

A hard-hitting film raises serious ethical questions about keeping a patient alive at all costs.

‘Noma’ uses an intimate and personal vignette to humanise the land issue

Film maker Pablo Pinedo’s documentary is aimed at the comfortable classes, revealing a tale of bravery, destruction, creativity and endurance.

Miles Ahead is sour to the taste and falls short on presenting the fullness of Davis

Miles Davis biopic is another example of a black artist's legacy used as Hollywood fodder.

Letters to the editor: March 20 to 26 2015

Readers write in about movie reviews and copyright policy.

Murderous funfair ride

Fargo the TV series pays respectful homage to the original 1996 movie by Joel and Ethan Coen.

Nigerian censors bicker over Biafran war film

The Nigerian film board has delayed issuing a certificate for the film Half of Yellow Sun.

Swarovski steps into the world of making film

Swarovski Entertainment has offered it's first production: a remake of "Romeo and Juliet," with director Carlos Carlei.

Film & TV: We don’t need more heroes, baby

What 2014 needs is a moratorium on people in tights. How about a nice musical instead?

Allen’s Jasmine is the cinephile’s perfume

Peter Bradshaw reviews Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine.

Beyond the king’s harem

An incomplete history of Swaziland gives the royal court too much credit for its own decline.

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The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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