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In pictures: Joy of Jazz 2014

This year's Joy of Jazz line-up included the likes of Grammy Award-winners Gregory Porter, Dianne Reeves and Roy Hargrove to name a few.

We don’t exploit Generations actors, says producer

SABC and Generations production company MMSV Productions complain they're portrayed as "exploiters" while actors earn, on average, R55 000 a month.

Striking Generations cast members sacked

MMSV Productions, the producers of South Africa's most popular soap opera, Generations, has terminated the contracts of the show's cast members.

Jazzophiles get treated to festival’s line-up

Musicians Jonas Gwangwa, Roy Hargrove, Christian Scott and more are set to perform at this year's Joy of Jazz at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Samas hits the wrong note … again

Much like previous years, the South African Music awards - SA's longest-running annual music event - just hasn't been able to get it right.

Mandla Hlatshwayo wins Big Brother Mzansi

Sebokeng spaza-shop owner Mandla Hlatshwayo has walked away from his 63-day stay in the Big Brother house with the grand prize of R1-million.

MTV Africa Music awards returns after three-year break

Celebrating musicians and achievers who have made an impact on African youth culture, Mama 2014 will take place in Durban in June.

Nakhane Touré pegged as Sama 2014 favourite

The South African Music Awards has released its 2014 nominations, with the emotive newcomer Nakhane Touré leading the bunch.

Metro FM Music awards … the beat goes on

From performances by AKA to Mafikizolo's big win, here are the highlights of this year's Metro FM Music awards.

Big Sean: Coming to SA a dream come true

Big Sean, who had the crowd going at a rainy performance in Jo'burg, talks about beats, lyrics, Kanye West, and coming to South Africa.

Africa’s musical greats gather for Channel O awards

From P-Square to AKA, the 10th Channel O Africa Music Video Awards featured and honoured some of the continent's most influential musicians.

Maftown Heights hits Jo’burg

Maftown Heights has returned to Newtown, Johannesburg, and will be featuring some of the hottest SA hip-hop acts around.

Musa Sukwene is SA’s 2013 ‘Idol’

Mpumalanga's Musa Sukwene has emerged as South Africa's new "Idol" after a finale that saw him win by the skin of his teeth against Brenden Ledwaba.

‘Isidingo’ star Don Mlangeni reportedly fired

Reports say Don Mlangeni, who plays Zeb Matabane on popular soapie "Isidingo", has been fired for refusing to endorse a bank on the show.

Ms Cosmo on music, Jo’burg city and owning the decks

Noni Rwaxa, known as Ms Cosmo, makes fireworks behind the decks, which is why she is one of SA's most sought-after hip-hop DJs.

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

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The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

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Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

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