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MultiChoice launches DStv Stream, your newly renovated home of entertainment

MultiChoice has launched DStv Stream, the latest addition to the entertainment giant’s offering, which allows customers to sign up online and watch DStv as a standalone streaming service. That means no decoder, no dish, and no installation is required for your home of entertainment, all you need is a smart device and a stable internet […]

Minnie Dlamini – The Storyteller

Minnie Dlamini - The Plug

Minnie Dlamini: The Storyteller Minnie Dlamini hasn’t given a detailed interview in three years. Deliberately so. Her brother Khosini died in September 2019 after having suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm and being on life support for 23 days before succumbing to his condition. “Devastating. Absolutely devastating,” she says of the ways in which his death […]

Connie Chiume and Minnie Dlamini: Generations of Film

Connie Chiume Minnie Dlamini

Connie Chiume is the darling of SA film and television. From teaching through the 1976 student uprising in Soweto to taking up a career as an actress, her story is one of working through an era when the creative arts weren’t seen as viable prospects in our country to being celebrated on the international stage. […]

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 […]

The Innovation of Dreams

“I am healthy, I am wealthy, I am rich, I am that [redacted],” in the words of Yung Baby Tate. When “I Am” dropped in 2020, we needed something to give us hope, uplift us more. Is music always the answer? Perhaps not, but money almost always gives us the power to find an answer. […]

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 […]