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Lady Gaga Wins First-Ever MTV Tricon Award And Knows ‘A Renaissance Is Coming’

Lady Gaga: singer/actress, fashion icon, and activist. And now, fittingly, she’s also the first recipient of the MTV Tricon Award, an honor that spans everything Gaga is and does. “You can’t just call her a triple threat,” Bella Hadid said to introduce Gaga as this year’s award winner. “She turns pop music into high art.…

The Weeknd Calls For Justice With His Video Of The Year Speech

In late 2019, The Weeknd pulled a star move by playing himself (though the 2012 version of himself) in Josh and Benny Safdie’s film Uncut Gems. A key scene involves Adam Sandler’s hard-luck character taking a swing at the pop star, though things get broken up before they escalate too wildly. Around that same time,…

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2020 MTV VMA Winners: See The Full List

Just as 2020 has been an unprecedented year, the 2020s VMAs were destined to be a show unlike anything we’ve ever seen. And indeed it was: a star-studded, mask-centric showcase featuring all your faves that managed to cram in tons of performances and singular events into just over two hours. We saw some truly special…

Cape Town dams hit 90% for the first time in 2020

Cape Town dams have passed 90% capacity thanks to recent rains.Many stations reported good rain in July.The danger of a drought as a result of climate change continues to lu…

CSA commits to hiring black consultants exclusively in effort to speed up transformation

CSA has committed to appointing only black consultants in its efforts to speed up transformation.This was confirmed by the organisation’s acting CEO, Kugandrie Govender, following a …

Benoni murder trial finally under way after suspect evaded cops for seven years

The trial of a man accused of raping a woman, slitting her throat and bathing her body in 2011 is finally under way.Chantelle Barnard was found dead in a house on a smallholding in…

Weeded out: ‘Dagga kingpin’, SANDF member among suspects arrested for money laundering in Mahikeng

Three people, including a “dagga kingpin” and SANDF employee, were arrested on Monday for alleged money laundering.It is alleged they smuggled dagga from Eswatini and sold it in Ma…

Cash injection: Bogus KZN doctor arrested after he allegedly disappeared with R40 000

A university dropout who practised as a doctor has been arrested for fraud.He is also accused of stealing R40 000 of his colleagues’ money.Police allegedly found certificate…

Farmers’ lives also matter

Deputy President David Mabuza said he was shocked following the murder of Glen and Vida Rafferty in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend. Mabuza condemned violent attacks on farmers and pe…

Baby girl flung from car as alleged drunk driver hits car while fleeing another accident scene

A 3-month-old baby girl was flung from a car during a collision in KwaZulu-Natal.The driver of the other car was allegedly drunk and fleeing another accident scene.The baby …