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ProKid Dies at 37 Following Seizure Attack

Pioneering South African hip-hop artist Linda “ProKid” Mkhize has died at the age of 37 after suffering a seizure attack. According to a statement released by his family on Thursday morning, Pro died on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 whilst visiting friends in Johannesburg. “He suffered a severe seizure attack whilst visiting friends and paramedics were called in to assist. They did their best to revive him to no avail and called his time of death at 8.38pm,”... Read more »
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By Rik Snuiverink On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

These mobile games are capturing the imagination across South Africa

Back in 2015, it was obvious which way the wind was blowing. Mobile gaming was taking the world by storm, and it seemed inevitable that South Africa would get caught up in all the excitement. Three years on, an... Read more »
By Rik Snuiverink On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Choosing a smartphone in the mobile gaming age

The smartphone revolution has been felt more strongly in South Africa than most areas in the world. While market penetration stands at around 38 percent, the vast majority of South Africa’s 21 million interne... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Tyrese Gibson Granted Joint Custody of Daughter Shayla

Tyrese Gibson, who has been embroiled in a bitter child custody battle with his ex-wife Norma Mitchell, was granted 50/50 joint custody of their 10-year-old daughter Shyla by a Los Angeles court on Friday. In S... Read more »
By Guest Author On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Making the Book Pay

“Making the Book Pay” ZIBF 2017 The 2017 edition of the Zimbabwe International Book Fair will roar into life from 31 July to 5 August under the theme “Making the Book Pay”. This year’s edition will se... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Sfiso Ncwane Dies of Kidney Failure at the Age of 37

South Africans are still in shock following reports that popular gospel artist Sfiso Ncwane has died. It is reported that he died on Monday around 9:00 at Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. Although detail... Read more »
By Rethabile Matlala On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Meet Mpumalanga’s singing group “Ndebele Movement”

In a day where there are less and less traditional Ndebele music groups, let alone groups that are heavily influenced by own cultures or traditions, the place known as the place where the sun rises, Mpumalanga ... Read more »
By Rethabile Matlala On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

AKA covers GQ South Africa

The headline on the cover reads, “AKA shoots from the hip.” AKA becomes the first South African musician to cover GQ. The October 2016 issue apparently, will be available on our shelves on Monday b... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Mandoza Dies of Cancer at 38

Kwaito singer Mduduzi Tshabalala, popularly known as Mandoza, has died after a long battle with cancer. It is reported that he died on Sunday on his way to hospital after experiencing trouble breathing. Mandoza... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Daddy Fired from Ukhozi FM for Taking Bribes

Radio DJ Vukani ‘Chilli M’ Masinga, popularly known as ‘Daddy’, has been fired from uKhozi FM for accepting bribes from musicians in exchange for playing their songs on air. His firing ... Read more »