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Reality TV bounces back in SA

Once regarded as a punchline, Reality TV is now an entertainment force with which to be reckoned. Four out of 10 South Africa adults say it is their favourite genre (according to a 2019 futurefact survey) and the genre is largely popular with middle-class women under the age of 35. Here’s the latest news in …

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A good week for gay rights

Ag, we love it when South Africans stand up for each other! So we were delighted to read that SA singer Kelly Khumalo said, “No homophobia on my watch” when her long-time friend, media personality Somizi, ran into some haters. Somizi is an openly gay man – a fact that saw churches in Harare, Zimbabwe, …

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Abuse in the spotlight

There have been a number of developments around abuse accusations levelled against high profile men, so we thought we’d round them up.  🔹South African celebrity Somizi Mhlongo has been accused of physically abusing his estranged husband, media personality Mohale Motaung. The celebrated marriage between the pair – the subject of a reality show and many …

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