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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.
Migration permeates Euro film fest
Migration permeates Euro film fest
At the press screening for the European Film Festival, cocurator Lesedi Moche stated that she was not interested in using the festival as a vehicle...
Drummer Ayanda Sikade unearths the lost gem 'Movements'
Drummer Ayanda Sikade unearths the lost gem 'Movements'
Ayanda Sikade is not a tall man in stature. In fact, on some bandstands, he seems to disappear behind the drum kit and then into the music. Perhaps...
Essays open a window on the mind’s mysteries
Essays open a window on the mind’s mysteries
In a touching tribute filmed in honour of neurologist Oliver Sacks not long after his death, someone refers to him as having had a “talent for...
Giant of comedy is not a joke
Giant of comedy is not a joke
From the outside looking in, one can surmise that the four individuals who make up comedy juggernaut Goliath and Goliath are bold dreamers and...
‘Nommer 37’ goes beyond its Hitchcock influence
‘Nommer 37’ goes beyond its Hitchcock influence
“Nommer 37 is a movie about people, not gangsters,” goes the line director Nosipho Dumisa has been repeating in interviews about her...
The art of being opaque: Why Zeitz should open its books
The art of being opaque: Why Zeitz should open its books
The resignation of Mark Coetzee, formerly the chief curator and director of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), has raised...
The master of simplicity takes his final bow
The master of simplicity takes his final bow
The honour of having chaperoned guitarist and sound architect Dr Philip Nchipi Tabane to his last gig went not to his biological son, with whom he...
Dr Philip Tabane passes on, leaving malombo to the next generation
Dr Philip Tabane passes on, leaving malombo to the next generation
Dr Philip Nchipi Tabane, the inimitable guitarist, philosopher and conduit of malombo spirits passed away today at a Pretoria hospital.
A snapshot of Sam Nzima
A snapshot of Sam Nzima
I hardly remember the drive to Sam Nzima’s house in Lilydale, Bushbuckridge, in 2014, but I can recall a few things about the day itself. Nzima,...
KZN Heritage Ensemble: History gets a voice
KZN Heritage Ensemble: History gets a voice
‘Around 1985, when I was about six years old, we would herd cattle in the hills,” says vocalist and cultural researcher Mbuso Khoza. “I grew...
Steely resolve, unrelenting gaze
Steely resolve, unrelenting gaze
A huge, framed photographic collage dominates a wall in the lounge of Peter Magubane’s house. It looms large, to the right of the photographer,...
Following 'Black Matter' on roads less travelled
Following 'Black Matter' on roads less travelled
The road to eternal salvation is supposedly filled with pastors, tithes and fasting. It is much like the road from Johannesburg to Maputo, filled...