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Streaming killed the Musica star

The rise of music platforms such as Spotify spelled the end for the last music chain store standing, but music enthusiasts say vinyl isn’t dead yet

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

Inside Facebook’s big bet on Africa

New undersea cables will massively increase bandwidth to the continent

Celebrating International Jazz Day at home

Here's a look back at how the annual International Jazz Day, now in its 9th year, has been celebrated across the world.

The Virtual Weekend Guide

Get into your lockdown long-weekend mood with at home entertainment ranging from Netflix, music concerts, cook-alongs to yoga sessions

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Get your quarantine on — the best in virtual entertainment

With everyone settling into an indoors routine or starting to lose it because of cabin fever, this guide should remind you that creativity and beauty still exist, virtually represented but there, nonetheless.

I Don’t Go Outside

Seeing that all gatherings of a 100 or more people have been prohibited, below is a list of things you could do with your time while you self isolate

Learning in the time of Covid-19

WIth classes being cancelled due to the outbreak of the virus, the academic enterprise can be salvaged through the use of technology

Matorokisi ignites a global groove

From Brits to Beijing, people are going crazy for Makhadzi’s smash hit which was born from a DJ Call Me beat

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

YouTube steers viewers to climate denial videos: nonprofit

YouTube has driven millions of viewers to climate denial videos, a US activist group said on Thursday as it called for stopping "free promotion...

When bad reporting mirrors the thing it wants to criticise

The documentary film, The American Crusade in Africa, on Kony 2012 is a lesson in how not to fight simplification with more simplification.

Forex traders share the act

A reality show reveals the high life of those who trade in foreign currencies, but is it all it’s cracked up to be?

The videos behind Egypt’s unrest

An Egyptian businessman in exile in Spain has been sparking protests back home with his posts

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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