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The new wave way: How SA’s now generation moves different

South Africa’s newest stars have turned to the internet and cultivated cult followings to launch themselves onto the global music scene

Playlist: The Bill Withers’ Essentials

With a career spanning over four decades, the Mail & Guardian recalls how the late Bill Withers' music infiltrated our collective psyche.

Playlist: RnBetter Not Go Outside

Fight the indoor blues with our R&B lockdown playlist featuring the likes of SWV, Ashanti and Keith Sweat

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.

Internet age re-inventing the music business

Music and internet worlds merged on Friday on San Francisco's posh Nob Hill as insiders brainstormed about industry rocking Web 2.0 trends.

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How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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