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Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 12 July 2016

Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

  As the weekend inches closer, so does the anticipation for the “Keep The Promise” free concert and march to be held 16 July at Durban’s Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, hosted by the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF). Everyone is bubbling with excitement to see Queen Latifah, Common and Mi Casa come together on stage for the...

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5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 June 2016

5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

Social media has made it easier for young people trying to break into the entertainment industry. With recent calls for people to #OpenUpTheIndustry, young South Africans have started looking for new avenues to market themselves. Here is a list of young entertainers using Facebook to showcase their talent. Zikhona Nongqiza Msuthu Zikhona is a good...

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Gamers take on Overwatch

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 June 2016

Gamers take on Overwatch

The beginning of May marked an exploratory time for me as an inexperienced video gamer. Overwatch had their Open Beta period that allowed gamers’ to download and play the game for free, so I went ahead and joined the animated world of people, robots and celestial beings, hell bent on destroying one another. I experienced fresh and innovative...

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Enter the animated world of people, robots & aliens

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 24 May 2016

Enter the animated world of people, robots & aliens

Overwatch officially launches today. Now grab your console and unleash the hero inside of you. Picture the future world, where humans and robots coexist. Peace among the species’ is short lived and the world begins to fall into chaos. A group of elite soldiers from around the globe band together to restore peace and they are...

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Common & Latifah support HIV/AIDS concert in SA

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 18 May 2016

Common & Latifah support HIV/AIDS concert in SA

Twitter was in a state of rapture when the news broke that Queen Latifah and Common were gracing our shores in July this year. The pair, who were a trending topic yesterday afternoon will be performing at the free “Keep The Promise” free concert at Durban’s Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, hosted by AHF (Aids Healthcare Foundation). Aimed at...

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The video game that has me glued to the console

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 9 May 2016

The video game that has me glued to the console

Blizzard Entertainment gave gamers and non-gamers alike, the opportunity to play Overwatch for free during the Open Beta period from 5 – 9 May. I went ahead and downloaded the game. Being the inexperienced gamer that I am, I was not quite sure how I would tackle the animated world of people, robots and celestial...

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Don’t be the gamer who missed out

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 5 May 2016

Don’t be the gamer who missed out

If you’re a fan of video games then you should prepare to grab a hold of your console, because Overwatch is free from 5 – 9 May. Gather your friends and try out the team-based shooter for free during the Open Beta on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Gamers will be excited to know that...

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8 South African folktales that could make movies as great as The Jungle Book

by: Sonwabile Maqubela - 22 April 2016

8 South African folktales that could make movies as great as The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book movie, which is currently showing at cinemas, was originally an Indian folktale which Rudyard Kipling turned into a book. Here is a list of really cool South African folktales that could make great movies. 1. Ungcuka NoDyakalashe (Wolf and Jackal) Dyakalashe (Jackal) is caught in a farmer’s trap after stealing lambs from a kraal. He then...

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The bad bitch, the rapper, the woke and other entertaining characters you meet on campus

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 April 2016

The bad bitch, the rapper, the woke and other entertaining characters you meet on campus

A university campus is a melting pot of all kinds of characters from different places who each bring something unique to campus life. Here are six entertaining characters you will likely meet at varsity. The rapper Straight outta Data File Host Records, Mr Mrapper thinks that he is the best thing to happen to hip-hop...

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Relive Star Wars through a new video game series

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 19 April 2016

Relive Star Wars through a new video game series

If you’re a fan of the blockbuster films; Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Marvel’s Avengers and Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, then this news might just bring you to uncontrollable tears of euphoria. Warner Bros. has created LEGO video games from your favourite movie franchises. Players can now relive the epic action from the blockbuster films...

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