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Brenda Fassie immortalised in comic book

An anthology of comic books featuring notable women from all over the world, Femme Magnifique, has included a South African. The late singer, Brenda...

South Africa’s musos dish on being a woman in music

It's tough being a woman in any industry; women are treated differently and some say they need to work twice as hard. Singers like Toya Delazy speak about the women who inspired them, and share their experiences in the music industry.

South African music

  In 1897, Enoch Sontonga, then a teacher, composed the hymn Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika (God Bless Africa), which was later adopted by the liberation movement and, after...
Brenda launches heritage project

Brenda launches heritage project

A unique bronze sculpture of late pop diva Brenda Fassie has been unveiled in the Johannesburg theatre district of Newtown, the first of 30 memorials to be erected around South Africa to mark the 100th birthday of the Sunday Times newspaper.

Brenda, Township Madonna

Brenda Fassie, wild child of South African pop, gave a voice to marginalised black South Africans - and got people dancing across the colour line. Despite drug addiction, divorce, the death of her lesbian lover and more, Fassie continued to deliver the goods, becoming the biggest-selling artist SA has produced.


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