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HHP, the Ultimate Bosso, Gave Me a Childhood Filled with Feel-Good Jams—Sizom'khumbula

Remembering the music and life of the icon Hip Hop Pantsula.

Music was the hallmark of my childhood. Whether we were in the car, holidaying to Zimbabwe, or in the house, the aromas of a home-cooked meal in the air, music was a constant. And more often than not that music came from Hip Hop PantsulaHHP. And like so many local Hip-Hop fans who found out about Jabba's passing today, my heart is incredibly sore.

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The Omotoso Rape Trial Shows Why South African Women are in Crisis

South African women are enraged at the way the defense seems to blame women for their own abuse.

"How long was the defendant's penis? You didn't measure it? You allowed him to rape you? You're a good actress." These are some of the victim blaming questions posed to one defendant, Cheryl Zondi, in court last week during the trial of Timothy Omotoso.

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5 Films that Convey South Africa's Richly Diverse History

We're loving these historical films on Showmax.

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I remember watching the movie Invictus and being in awe of the history of our country and how something as relatively simple as a rugby tournament could unite an entire country—a divided and wounded country. South Africa had just witnessed the release of Nelson Mandela, the first democratic elections and his inauguration as President of the country. That is the power of film and television - its ability to narrate richly diverse stories. And so I figure there is no better way to take a walk down memory lane and reflect on our past as a country than with a few of the best films and documentaries currently on Showmax.

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