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SA joins digital music mainstream

The demand for music streaming services is growing as digital sales outstrip physical ones

UK ratchets up pressure on US tech giants with new tax

The 2% tax levy on sales made by large digital companies in Britain would apply to search engines, social networks and e-commerce channels

Beyoncé, Jay-Z release joint album on marriage and identity

The album came out late on Saturday exclusively on Jay-Z's fledgling Tidal streaming service

After years of allegations, R. Kelly faces sexual assault lawsuit

The R&B artist is accused of sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure to disclose a sexually transmitted disease

R Kelly among artists affected under Spotify’s new policy

The digital music platform has announced new policy preventing the promotion of music from any 'hateful' artist

Spotify in talks with Vodacom over music deal in Africa

International digital music service Spotify is said to be in talks with Vodacom to provide users with access to its music library.

Twitter to launch music service

Twitter will launch a music-specific app, following its acquisition of music discovery service We Are Hunted last year, according to a CNet report.

Giving music wings

The <em>M&G</em> speaks to the founder of new online music service Airborne about how SA artists can make the most of an enormous internet audience.

Spotify launches syncing with Apple’s iPod

Spotify on Wednesday launched an application enabling users to synchronise playlists and songs purchased through its service with Apple's iPod.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it