Tens of thousands of South Africans joined together to celebrate the life of their
former leader with music, tears and joy under beautiful African skies at the Cape
Town Stadium in Greenpoint on Wednesday night.
From a forgotten township in Mpumalanga to the venerable La Scala in Milan, soprano Pretty Yende has travelled an astonishing journey – and she is only 28. Hers is an extraordinary story of talent, hard work and determination. • South African opera diva’s big win in Moscow