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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.

What to expect at National Arts Festival 2015

This year’s National Arts Festival sees satire take centre stage and a bigger representation of female artists on the programme.

DON’T MISS THIS: Fifty Shades of Bambi

Meet Evita Bezuidenhout's younger sister, Bambi Kellermann.

Apartheid can happen again, says Pieter-Dirk Uys

Comedian Pieter-Dirk Uys says South Africans could face a new system of oppression if they don't get more involved and hold government accountable.

Adapt or fly

Pieter-Dirk Uys talks about his new show Adapt or fly, reminds us of our past and talks about our present.

Pride of the Poggenpoel

De Kock ­Bezuidenhout, Evita Bezuidenhout's son, interviews his grandmother, Ouma Ossewania.

ANC a target for South African satirists

The smartly dressed audience filing into Johannesburg's Market Theatre is a mix of young and old, black and white.

Yesterday’s showman

Mandy Rossouw thinks that, despite all his sterling work in the past, Pieter Dirk-Uys should retire and enjoy the spoils of apartheid.

Pieter over a cuppa

In between juggling a campaign trail and two stage shows, Pieter-Dirk Uys makes time for breakfast with Percy Zvomuya.

Make a cross and bear it

The 2004 election in South Africa can be a reaffirmation of the democratic ideals enshrined in the Constitution. Or it can lead to South Africa becoming another Zimbabwe. Democracy is not perfect, but surely it is the only way through the minefield of ethnic and racial demands -- and voter education is the catchword.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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