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SA musicians to get royalties via TikTok, Facebook and Netflix

SA musicians to get royalties via TikTok, Facebook and Netflix

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation says it has started collecting royalties on behalf of its members from TikTok, Facebook and Netflix after concluding licensing agreements with the popular digital platforms.

Natasha has her work cut out for Miss Universe

Miss Universe SA Natasha Joubert jetted off to Hollywood to participate at the 69th Miss Universe pageant, where she will be vying to succeed reigning queen Zozibini Tunzi.

Honorary doctorate for Generations creator Mfundi Vundla

Generations: The Legacy creator and executive producer Mfundi Vunda has been honoured with an honorary doctorate in literature by the University of Pretoria (UP) for being a titan of the SAouth African entertainment industry.

Musa Mseleku and MaYeni rubbish divorce claims

Musa says he and MaYeni are happy and he doesn't understand why or how the divorce rumours started

Saftas to air in simulcast on SABC 3 and Mzansi Magic

The South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) are back on the small screen and will air in an unprecedented simulcast on SABC 3 and Mzansi Magic.

Nomsa Mazwai's stint as Soweto Theatre manager ends

Writer, poet and musician Nomsa Mazwai announced her departure from Soweto Theatre after five years working as a general manager.

Fashion show honours Loxion Kulca's fallen hero

The spirit of Loxion Kulca co-founder Wandi Nzimande was kept alive as at SA Fashion Week (SAFW) spring/summer 2021.

NAC campers call off two-month sit-in after public protector's mediation offer

Theat National Arts Council (NAC) offices in Newtown, Johannesburg, has ended after two months sit-in

Masasa Mbangeni uses her gift to shed light on human trafficking in ‘Mzali Wami’

SPONSORED | Showmax chats to Mbangeni about her latest role, in the human trafficking drama

Bible-bashers not sweet on Zikhali's new role

Actor Thabisile Zikhali has gone against her Christian beliefs to master her new role as a sex worker in the Mzansi Magic drama series Rockville.

Bucy recognises God's hand in success of Uzugcin'impilo Yam'

Bucy Radebe’s anthemic song of hope, Uzugcin'impilo Yam', has not only uplifted the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic but also propelled her to solo stardom.

Africans making waves in Hollywood

Local stars Thuso Mbedu, Tebogo Malope and Nomzamo Mbatha continue to fly the SA flag high on the global stage.

Introducing Hisense Mobile and its new Infinity H50 range

SPONSORED | The new Infinity H50 range comes in three variations: the H50, H50 Zoom and H50 Lite

Biggest surprises at Safta nods

The nominations for the 15th annual South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) are out.

Public protector aims to resolve artists' dispute with government

The office of the public protector said it will host an alternative dispute resolution session.

Thuso Mbedu scores new film alongside Viola Davis

Pop the champopo! Thuso just scored a MASSIVE role opposite acting royalty.

Britney Spears to 'address US court directly' on her conservatorship

A judge set a June 23 hearing for the singer to speak to the court.

Don Laka praises magic collaboration with Ihhashi Elimhlophe

SA music legends Ihhashi Elimhlophe and Don Laka have come together to produce a rare combination of kwai-jazz and maskandi.

New kid on the block to rep Africa at Nickelodeon

Newcomer Lerai Rakoditsoe is making history as the first face on the continent to front a show on kids channel Nickelodeon Africa.

MultiChoice's Showmax invests in African content for growth

MultiChoice's online streaming platform Showmax is investing in producing its own local content for African audiences as it competes for their attention against Netflix on the continent, a senior executive told Reuters.

‘The octopus walking on the ocean floor — that’s me’

Ronan Skillen speaks about making music for the underwater world of the Cape kelp forest in My Octopus Teacher, the first SA documentary to win an Oscar.

Dr John Kani honoured with prestigious Pragnell Shakespeare Award

The veteran SA star has joined the ranks of some of England's finest.

Charlize Theron helps SA pupils who dropped out during pandemic to return to school

Actress says the Small Projects Foundation will conduct an assessment of every Buffalo City pupil who had dropped out of school during the Covid-19 pandemic and follow this up with home visits by social workers.

Bheki Mkhwane returns to stage after Isibaya

It seems nothing can stop Bheki Mkhwane to do what he does best – acting.

Hit by Pleasure Peta experiences viral revival

One step dance routine at a time, Pleasure Peta has single-handedly dragged Limpopo’s popularised "Tsa Manyalo" genre from niche market to TikTok cool.

Wits honours late jazz diva Sibongile Khumalo with a doctorate in music

Late operatic mezzo-soprano and jazz diva Sibongile Khumalo was honoured with a doctorate in music by Wits University for being an ardent proponent of arts education.

Ndlovu Youth Choir to perform live at Monte Casino

SA’s phenomenal group Ndlovu Youth Choir is set to perform live for the first time after months of being restricted to virtual performances.

Babes and Mampintsha to tie the knot this weekend

"They will have a white wedding, but it is not this weekend. It may be in about two or three months from now," Babes' sister told TshisaLIVE.

Samsung’s new Galaxy A32 LTE and 5G devices make mid-tier smartphones more accessible

Get up to R1,720 when you trade in your Galaxy A31 and up to R1,450 for your Galaxy A30s smartphone
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