KwaZulu-Natal vocal ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo won their fifth Grammy for the album Shaka Zulu Revisited: A 30th Anniversary Celebration

Relive Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s five Grammy-winning moments

South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo won their fifth Grammy at the 2018 Grammy Awards, confirming their status as one of the...
Celebrating the life and art of Hugh Masekela, who passed away on 23 January 2018.

Remembering Hugh Masekela, South African legend: 1939-2018

South African jazz maestro Hugh Masekela died on 23 January 2018, aged 78, following a nine-year battle against prostate cancer. CD Anderson More than just an...
South African writer Alan Paton features on the Google Doodle on 11 January 2018.

Google celebrates the life and work of Alan Paton

The January 11 Google Doodle pays tribute to South African author and anti-apartheid activist, Alan Paton – commemorating his 115th birthday. CD Anderson South African writer...
Keorapetse Kgositsile, poetry, arts and culture, obituary,

Remembering Keorapetse Kgositsile 1938-2018

South African poet laureate, political activist and academic Keorapetse "Bra Willie" Kgositsile passed away on 3 January 2018 after a short illness. He was...

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Brand South African partners with Mandela Trilogy in Dubai

A musical based on the early life and revolutionary awakening of Nelson Mandela, The Mandela Trilogy, was performed at the Dubai Opera House in...

South Africa’s youth shine at Children’s Monologues charity benefit

The Children's Monologues is a spoken-word performance piece of soliloquies and testimonies of South African children about their country, performed by some of the...
Watch South Africa's late reggae king in action in five of his biggest songs

Remembering Lucky Dube, ten years on

In October 2007, one of South Africa's greatest musical sons died. Celebrate the life and art of reggae artist Lucky Dube with five of...
Thomas and Friends, Nia the Kenyan train engine,

Kenyan train joins Thomas and Friends TV show

A new African character comes to Tidmouth Sheds, home to popular children's television show Thomas and Friends, in 2018. Meet Nia the Kenyan engine,...
Ntsikelelo Mavata's production company is helping inspire local acting talent and technical crew

Eastern Cape filmmaker wants to help tell his community’s stories

Instead of aiming for the bright lights and the big bucks of Hollywood, filmmaker Ntsikelelo Mavata returns to his hometown roots to make films...

LATEST

X
X
Skip to toolbar