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Kwanele Sosibo

Kwanele Sosibo

Kwanele Sosibo studied journalism at Durban's ML Sultan Technikon before working at Independent Newspapers from 2000 to 2003. In 2005, he joined the Mail & Guardian's internship programme and later worked as a reporter at the paper between 2006 and 2008, before working as a researcher. He was the inaugural Eugene Saldanha Fellow in 2011.
Rezaire awakens what is within
Rezaire awakens what is within
It is the start of the Easter weekend and artist Tabita Rezaire holds a Kemetic yoga session in a nook bordered on either side by her graphic light...
Face to face with the inner-city miracle worker
Face to face with the inner-city miracle worker
My visit to the Revelation Church of God’s downtown Johannesburg branch was perfectly stage-managed. My chaperone, Thembi Tulwana, a public...
Judging a book by its cover: Sci-fi that looks good too
Judging a book by its cover: Sci-fi that looks good too
The cover art of Nnedi Okorafor’s books is usually the subject of excitement, mystique and in some cases outrage. Not too long ago, the author...
Still hot, if a little cramped
Still hot, if a little cramped
Music festivals are for the vibe (as in more than just the music), say the more sophisticated among us. But for as long as I can remember, the Cape...
Trump tricks and transgender jibes sully the Chappelle experience
Trump tricks and transgender jibes sully the Chappelle experience
"Even the sun goes down and heroes eventually die,” goes the Outkast song Aquemini. After ploughing through the recently released...
Kamasi heeds the call of an epic time
Kamasi heeds the call of an epic time
“We have been playing for audiences that are not necessarily traditional jazz audiences,” says tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington, by phone...
Cramped festival, hot music and all that jazz
Cramped festival, hot music and all that jazz
Music festivals are for the vibe (as in more than just the music), say the more sophisticated among us. But for as long as I can remember, the Cape...
The art of Tune Recreation
The art of Tune Recreation
On a Wednesday night towards the end of March, trumpeter Mandla Mlangeni took to the stage at the Orbit in Johannesburg for a performance with...
Zwelethu Mthethwa: What happens to an artist's work after they commit murder?
Zwelethu Mthethwa: What happens to an artist's work after they commit murder?
If the upheaval that followed last year’s inclusion of artist Zwelethu Mthethwa’s work in the Our Lady exhibition at Iziko South...
Joe Mafela: A giant of a man
Joe Mafela: A giant of a man
In ’Sgudi ’Snaysi, the handle by which S’dumo often went was imbungulu (parasite), bestowed on him by his archnemesis, the fahfee-playing Louisa....
Shaka epic born anew, in isiZulu
Shaka epic born anew, in isiZulu
One of the principal functions of uNodumehlezi ka Menzi, the late Professor Mazisi Kunene’s original isiZulu manuscript for his widely...
​Activists ramp up Herero and Nama reparation demands on film
​Activists ramp up Herero and Nama reparation demands on film
It was the most innocent of questions that twinned the destiny of South African filmmaker Vincent Moloi with that of a Namibian people’s struggle...