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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.
Utopia rocked small-town US
Utopia rocked small-town US
Osho, also known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, only lived for 58 years. In that time, however, he and his thousands of devotees cut to the heart of...
Georgia Anne Muldrow and Thandi Ntuli are Denderah Rising
Georgia Anne Muldrow and Thandi Ntuli are Denderah Rising
Denderah is the title of a Georgia Anne Muldrow album from 2013, in which she assumes the guise of Jyoti, her jazz virtuoso alter ego....
Exposed: SA’s iconic pics plundered
Exposed: SA’s iconic pics plundered
The greatest photographer of South Africa’s contemporary history was there at the Treason Trial in 1956. She was there again in Algeria with...
The lovelight of Winnie Mandela
The lovelight of Winnie Mandela
“Jazz is a cry. It is a survival skill for the spirit. I think it must have started with a woman who just let out a wail. Then came the...
How Egyptian Lover charmed the 808
How Egyptian Lover charmed the 808
‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” rings true to nobody more than it does to Greg Broussard, the Los Angeles-born electro musician better...
Soweto shines in short stories
Soweto shines in short stories
‘The best part about living there,” says author Niq Mhlongo, “is that, wrongly or rightly, the road into South Africa’s freedom passes...
Colouring the white cube
Colouring the white cube
In all her career as an artist, educator and writer, Germany-based Portuguese artist Grada Kilomba only last year staged her first pair of solo...
Puo Pha Productions' 'total onslaught' at the SAFTAs
Puo Pha Productions' 'total onslaught' at the SAFTAs
“A total onslaught,” is what an elated Vincent Moloi called his production company’s nine wins at the 12th edition of the SAFTAs, which took...
Visual artists hold thumbs for resale windfall
Visual artists hold thumbs for resale windfall
Last year, at a November auction run by Aspire Art Auctions, a 1991 William Kentridge drawing, Drawing from Mine (Soho with Coffee Plunger and...
How your favourite world records are but a sham
How your favourite world records are but a sham
By virtue of being a documentary film that is more than just about its stated subject — a huge, state-sponsored doping cover-up in the...
I like your new restaurant, but not in my neighbourhood
I like your new restaurant, but not in my neighbourhood
As much as Not in My Neighbourhood is a film that takes it viewers to the frontlines of the global battle against dispossession, police...
Beyond the comedy curtain and back
Beyond the comedy curtain and back
Comedians tend to get wistful about what the changing times have rendered them less able to say. For some in the line-up of The Legends Live...