Inside Manthe Ribane’s Museum of Belief, Optimism, and Solidarity

Manthe Ribane

There was a girl. Teal lipstick, fluorescent disco pants, and a sharp bowl cut, razored bald on the sides, with a waist-long braid at each temple framing her face. “I’m a cartoon character,” she tells one camera while the screen cuts to her dancing in a Johannesburg street. She’s practically bursting with a magnetic charm […]

Tony Gum: Find Your People and Move With Them

Tony Gum

Being an artist is a lot like being a teenager. It’s a time of simultaneous omnipotence and powerlessness, according to Chris Kraus, as you live so intensely inside your own head that there isn’t a difference between reality and your imagination. You’re the master of your own universe, discovering and making the world all at […]

Manthe Ribane and Tony Gum: The Storytellers

Manthe Ribane Tony Gum Multichoice

Every story has a beginning. Our origins inform who we are and are at the heart of our identity. We are all storytellers, ultimately, and our stories play a definitive role in how we evolve as beings. Africa’s most loved storyteller, Multichoice, is passionate about showcasing them and the artists who create them. This September, […]

Disney+ is coming to DStv subscribers in May

Multichoice Disney+

The Multichoice Group announced that it will bring Disney* to DStv subscribers in May 2022. Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is the home of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the new general entertainment content brand, […]

DStv is on the hunt for two presenters to be the face of their new YouTube show

DSTV Oh Snack Presenter Search

 DStv, is bringing their weekly ‘what to watch guides’ to life in a bid to offer their customers more information on the best movies and shows to indulge in. By launching a new YouTube series on their channel, this new format hopes to bring all of DStv’s content together in the form of snackable highlights […]

Best of the Bubble: Sneaker Exclusives to Look Out For with the NBA Restart

ESPN is back! Multichoice made the announcement yesterday that the home of American sports will have two 24-hour channels made available on DStv’s bouquet from the 29th July, and the basketball-loving community of SA couldn’t be happier. NFL, MLB, and NHL games all have their place on the network but the Cullinan diamond in the […]

Multichoice Group Programme is Putting the Youth to Work

Youth Month is usually a time to reflect on the sacrifices of generations past to empower the youth of today. 44 years since the event that the national holiday commemorates, 2020 is a particularly challenging year for South African youth in the face of a pandemic that has placed a significant strain on our country’s […]

Entertainment in the time of COVID-19: How will industry survive

It’s the fourth day of the country’s nation-wide lockdown in response to the the spread of COVID-19, and two weeks since the President has declared a national state of disaster. Industry around the country (save for those in essential services) has ground to a halt, but the entertainment industry of SA seems to be hit […]