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Voluntourism: What’s wrong with it and how it can be changed

A travel trend of people "doing good" has come under heavy criticism as people inadvertently perpetuate unhelpful ideas about the places they visit.

Madonna kissing Drake at Coachella causes uproar

Rapper Drake's facial expression after kissing Madonna - his special guest during the closing show of Coachella - had the internet in a frenzy.

Madonna’s cultural appropriation confirms what a cliche she has become

In their desperation to appear edgy, the only thing artists such as Iggy Azalea and Madonna succeed in doing is flaunting their unoriginality.

Madonna reveals rape as young struggling artist

US pop icon Madonna was raped at knifepoint when she was a young struggling artist in New York, she has revealed in an article.

MTV VMAs: Top 5 shocking moments

From Miley Cyrus twerking to Kanye West's "Imma let you finish" speech, we round up five really bizarre moments at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Malawi’s President Banda scolds officials for Madonna attack

Malawi's President Joyce Banda has "reprimanded" aides who issued a scathing attack on Madonna.

Banda: Where are the schools Madonna built in Malawi?

Malawi's President Joyce Banda has been angered by Madonna's claims during her tour to the country last week that she built 10 schools there.

Angelina Jolie’s style to fund Afghanistan schools

Actor Angelina Jolie has opened another girls school in Afghanistan and plans to fund more from the proceeds of a jewellery line.

Tumi Trent Tladi: Showing Americans how it’s done

South Africa's export to American hip-hop dancing, Tumi Trent Tladi, is the first of our local talent to attract the world's top dance experts.

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