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‘St Agnes’ murder series promises more than red herrings

Set in the bubble of Midlands privilege, the series promises depth and cliffhanging twists

Primetime: The script needs change

South African soapies, as representations of its audience’s desires, fail to take their stories seriously

5 reasons why Game of Thrones satisfies our needs (apart from sex and violence)

The series meets deeper, more fundamental human needs than just a romp through bedrooms and battlefields

SABC’s censorship of news recalls the days of apartheid

Controlling what TV viewers may see is not in the best interests of the South African public nor the rest of Southern Africa, argues Bheki Makhubu.

Men can’t manage polygamy

Having one household is not a cultural or moral issue – it is just good business sense

Entertainment News: ‘Generations’ star recovering after car crash

From Rapulana Seiphemo being hospitalised after a car crash to Ifani and Cassper Nyovest doing some good, we round up the news that had us talking.

Final act: Axed Generations stars go to court

Fourteen of the 16 Generations actors fired from the local soapie last year have made a final court bid to take the new series off air.

2014’s best television shows return for season 2

Technology, talent and masterful storytelling are just some of the ingredients of 2014's small screen successes.

2014: M&G’s seven trending topics in SA

Which news trends were most popular on social media for this year? The M&G rounds them up.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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