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Love Johnny Clegg? Check out more South African musicians on Showmax

Showmax is sponsoring Johnny Clegg’s live performances in London later this month as part of his Final World Tour. In the spirit of bringing the best of home to South Africans abroad, we bring you 5 of the best local music doccies to watch on Showmax.

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Four foul-mouthed, funny females on Showmax

Amy Schumer, Kristen Schaal, Wanda Sykes and Whitney Cummings are outspoken, outrageous and outstanding, and they’re waiting for you to binge on their stand-up performances in the Stand Up Ladies Collection on Showmax.

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The collab between two of SA’s favourite rockers comes to Showmax

Don’t miss the recorded version of Francois van Coke and Karen Zoid’s live show Toe Vind Ek Jou, which had audiences all over SA in awe. It’s now on Showmax.

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How to watch HBO online

Get unlimited access to the best HBO series and documentaries with Showmax, for only R99 per month.

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5 movies to watch this Mandela Day

These South African films on Showmax will inspire you to live life by Mandela’s three rules: Free yourself. Free others. Serve every day.

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All the shows coming to Showmax Kenya in July

There’s so much to look forward to this July – from Westworld to New Beginnings, we’ve got the best of HBO to top Kenyan series and loads more.

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The secret to slam-dunk success

Basketball star Kevin Durant made history last week when he was named the NBA Finals MVP. See the work he puts in behind the scenes in the documentary The Offseason: Kevin Durant, on Showmax.

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Cassper Nyovest’s Fill Up The Dome is now on Showmax

It’s undeniable that Cassper Nyovest is on top of his game right now and is dominating South Africa’s rap industry.

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On Showmax Kenya this weekend: 2 June

Brace yourself: Showmax has added so many new series, movies and doccies to the line up for the first weekend of the month that you’re not going to know what’s hit you.

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On Showmax SA this weekend: 2 June

Brace yourself – Showmax has released so many new series, movies and doccies that you’re not going to know what’s hit you this weekend.

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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

Showmax is now screening I Am Ali, the intimate documentary about one of the world’s greatest sporting legends, who passed away on 3 June 2016.

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Hot new shows hitting Showmax Kenya in June

From international series that are coming to the African continent only on Showmax to solid-gold African comedies and dramas, Showmax Kenya is set to deliver scorching entertainment in the month of June.

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Hot new content hitting Showmax SA in June

From series you can only find on Showmax to classic movies, top-notch SA comedy and solid-gold soapies, Showmax delivers scorching entertainment to subscribers in the month of June.

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Celebrating the queen of African pop

A sneak peek of the crowdfunded comic book honouring Ma Brr. (The intimate documentary Brenda Fassie: Not A Bad Girl is available to stream or download on Showmax.)

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On Showmax this weekend: 19 May

With three new series having launched this week, including the highly anticipated Season 2 of cyber-thriller Mr Robot and the South African hit telenovela The Road, you’d better clear your diary for the weekend!

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A hidden gem: Band of Brothers

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s epic World War II mini-series is on Showmax, along with its accompanying documentary We Stand Alone Together: The Men of Easy Company.

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On Showmax this weekend: 12 May

A Mother’s Day boxset + a smorgasbord of action/fantasy/comedy movies and series + a brand-new Will Ferrell documentary = one seriously good weekend of binge-watching pleasure on Showmax.

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On Showmax this weekend: 5 May

Fasten your seatbelts: it’s a wild ride on Showmax this weekend.

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A Showmax hidden gem: The Fence

Have you watched HBO’s groundbreaking and almost frighteningly prescient documentary The Fence on Showmax yet?

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On Showmax this weekend: 28 April

The new line-up on Showmax for this weekend will inspire awe and wonder … and plenty of “WTF?!” moments at the sheer shamelessness you’ll see in a brand-new reality show.

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On Showmax this weekend: 21 April

Get lost in the feast of fantasy, action and family-friendly fun on Showmax this weekend.

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On Showmax this weekend: 14 April

Happy long weekend! Here are all the shows you can binge on Showmax during the break.

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The most iconic sports series

Sports fundis, aficionados and fanatics: National Icons is the documentary series you’ve been waiting for, and it’s now available on Showmax.

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On Showmax this weekend: 7 April

There’s nothing like a TV binge session to help you unwind after a difficult week. Showmax has your back, with a packed line-up of new series, movies and doccies.

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