Entertainment

What we know about Disney’s Lion King remake

Excitement over the upcoming live-action remake of one of Disney's most popular films reached critical levels this past week. The trailer for The Lion King became the company's second-most-viewed trailer...

Get to know Portia Gumede – the co-founder of the Black Twitter Awards

Her face is recognisable to those who are keen followers of local soapies. She's been in Home Affairs, Hard Copy and both starred in and produced Izingane zoBaba, an adaptation...

3 things you need to know about the Global Citizen Festival

By now, everyone knows that in a matter of days, Beyoncé and Jay-Z will both grace the Global Citizen Festival stage, performing for the first time as a couple...

7 SA music festivals to attend this festive season

The Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 Venue: FNB Stadium, Johannesburg; Date: 2 December A response to Nelson Mandela’s call for this to be the generation to end extreme poverty, in which...

The Land is Ours: Tembeka Ngcukaitobi in his own words

Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi’s new book, The Land is Ours: South Africa’s First Black Lawyers and the Birth of Constitutionalism (Penguin Random House), illuminates the lives and work of black...

Black Twitter Awards 2018 : Who won what?

The award show took place on Twitter last night, complete with a host, prizes and even a red carpet – no expenses were spared. Black Twitter had converged to celebrate...

3 things to do at the Taste the Culture Festival

The festive season is the season of festivals. All roads will lead to Khayelitsha for the Taste the Culture Festival taking place this Sunday, 25 November, at Rands Cape Town. "The...

Khanyi Mbau launches her own gin brand

Actress and socialite Khanyi Mbau yesterday released her own gin. She unexpectedly ventured into the alcoholic beverages market by launching I Am Khanyi, her "millennial shimmer" gin. She teased her Instagram...

Thomas Gumede signs international licensing and distribution deal

The actor, producer and TV presenter, through his production company Black TV, is taking his work to the world via a deal with Emmy award-winning content studio and global...

Dumi Masilela album released posthumously by widow Simphiwe Ngema

In keeping with a promise she made to keep his legacy alive, Ngema will be releasing Masilela's album early next month. Masilela was killed in a botched hijacking in August...


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