Local stars join ‘Light SA Red’ campaign in support of struggling artists

Local celebrities heeded the call “Light SA Red” to support the “dying” entertainment industry. The #LightSAred campaign on Wednesday called all South African technical production and live events industry to stand together to make their voices heard. This movement aims to support thousands of musicians, artists, sound engineers, dancers, deejays, actors, theatres practitioners, photographers, who for over five months have been unable to work since the ban on all events, due to the coronavirus pandemic. South African were urged to […]

Anele Mdoda hits back after tweeps strike again for her comments on Kelly

Radio personality Anele Mdoda once again found herself on the Twitter trends list this week when tweeps again dragged her into a conversation about US star Kelly Rowland. It’s been more than nine months since Anele first faced the social media firing squad for her comments about Kelly and it does not look like she will be able to live this one down. She suggested that the Grammy Award-winning singer was not as good looking as many people believed, and […]

Lasizwe faces homophobic responses after ’I stand with Zimbabwe’ post

Local entertainer Lasizwe spoke out about the homophobic comments he’s been receiving after showing support for the people of Zimbabwe. This comes after claims of human rights violations started surfacing online with many users joining the #ZimbabweLivesMatter movement to create awareness about what is happening in the country. The “@Lasizwe: Fake It Till You Make It“ star also joined in and posted ”I stand with Zimbabwe” on his Twitter page earlier this week. There were many Zimbabwean users who were […]

Robots running the industrial world are open to cyber attacks

Industrial robots are now being used to assemble everything from airplanes to smartphones, using human-like arms to mechanically repeat the same processes over and over, thousands of times a day with nanometric precision. But according to a new report entitled “Rogue Automation,” some robots have flaws that could make them vulnerable to advanced hackers, who could steal data or alter a robot’s movements remotely, like a scene out of science fiction. “Attacks on industrial environments in these sectors could have […]

For first time in its history, Oprah steps back from cover of O Magazine, dedicates issue to Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey has stepped back from the cover of her monthly magazine to instead raise awareness for police brutality victim Breonna Taylor. The 66-year-old media mogul has graced the cover of every single issue of O: The Oprah Magazine since its inception in 2000, but the September issue will make history as the first edition to not feature Oprah on the cover, with the issue instead dedicated to the late Breonna Taylor. Breonna – who was 26 when she died […]

Beyoncé’s ‘Black Parade’ features over 20 South African designers

Beyoncé released her third anticipated visual album, “Black Is King” over the weekend On this visual album film, she featured many talented black designers, and over 20 of them are from South Africa. Floyd Avenue, Rich Mnisi, Nao Serati, Thebe Magugu, Maxhosa Africa, Franc Elis, Hamethop, Ifele, Katekani Moreku and Orapeleng Modutle make the list of Africa’s most talented designers. Ntando XV Ngwenya, Otsile Sefolo, Reign SA, Rich Factory, Selfi, Sindiso Khumalo, Sober Design House, Sun Goddess and Thabo Makhetha […]