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March, 2017

  • 1 March

    Nasty C’s success at Metro FM Awards


    Emma Hanly The 16th annual Metro FM Awards was held at the Durban ICC on Saturday. Local rapper – Nasty C – went home as the night’s biggest winner with an impressive total of four awards: including Best New Artist, Best Male, Best Hip Hop and Song of The Year. The most coveted …

September, 2016

  • 20 September

    Join the “treevolution!”


    Jomiro Eming Since its inception two years ago, the Hogsback Festival of Trees  returns again this September. Terra-Khaya, in association with GreenPop, hope to give back to the Earth, reconnect people with nature, and ultimately reach their target of planting another 2 000 endemic trees. Apart from “greening” – the …

October, 2014

  • 13 October

    [Gallery] Shortstraw at the Hangar


    Shortstraw graced Grahamstown with a lively performance Friday 10 October, accompanied by local bands The Islanders and reggae band Psalm 87 as a part of Rhodes’ Live Music Society AGM. Shorstraw has gone from being a small, two-member act in 2007 to becoming a major five-member South African band. It currently …

  • 12 October

    Q&A with Shortstraw

    As found on a Short

    Photo: Sebastian Burger Activate’s Sebastian Burger and Christina Schild got to sit down with Johannesburg-turned-national band Shortstraw on Friday, 10 October. They swapped questions over a cheap bottle of brandy after the band’s fantastic gig held at The Hanger at Rhodes University, The band has gone from being a small, …

  • 2 October

    Student’s Olympic Dream Fulfilled

    Varsity Hockey 2014 UJ. Rhodes v Maties.

    Nicholas McGregor The Youth Olympics is a breeding a ground, a crèche for the freakish, athletic ability human kind can reach. It is the stepping stone to the greatest and oldest sporting competition in the world. The names of Bolt, Semenya, Phelps and many others will outlive the existence of …