Loyiso Gola

Queen Sono moers the dudes

The spy drama with its kick-ass heroine Queen Sono shows the continent in a new light

The Bantu Hour – Back with a difference

Though it's not rooted in political satire, The Bantu Hour is like a much-needed facelift to a sagging SABC local late night talk show scene.

Jittery Citizens: Popular gigs of unscripted gags

The group Jittery Citizens hopes to establish a solid improvisational comedy scene in South Africa with their unconventional comedy.

Don’t Miss This: June 19 – 25

From Loyiso Gola's live show to the State Theatre's Youth Expression Festival, we've rounded up this week's not-to-be-missed events.

Loyiso Gola takes his comedy to the next level

Loyiso Gola chats about the role of his comedy and how it feels to score a spot on an Aussie talk show.

LNN, Trevor Noah to boost SA comedy globally

From the satirical news show being nominated for an Emmy to Trevor Noah joining The Daily Show, SA comedy has more reason to celebrate.

Simmi Areff is SA’s cup of tea

The funnyman may have irked Muslim ?authorities but his take on a world outside ?the corner shop has the nation in stitches.
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M&G Hangout: Loyiso Gola – ‘we try be as funny as possible’

Loyiso Gola, the face of Late Night News, talks to us about satire and being nominated for an international Emmy award.

M&G Hangout: Loyiso Gola talks ‘Late Night News’

What does it take for a local comedy show to get an Emmy nomination? Join us on Friday as we put the question to "Late Night News" host Loyiso Gola.

‘Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola’ nominated for an Emmy

Spanning 19 countries, nominees for the 41st International Emmy awards have been announced and include two shows from SA: "Masterchef SA" and "LNN".

Serious! The news is a joke

When 24-hour news channel ANN7 took on Late Night News in the comedy category, the show's writers found they suddenly had? serious competition.

From Trevor Noah to Loyiso Gola: The country is cracking up

There's a new form of nation-building in town and the new generation of comedians is laughing all the way to the bank.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories