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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.
The complex histories we’re connected to
The complex histories we’re connected to
“The act of representation is inevitably doomed to failure,” says Craig Higginson, who is seated across from me in a restaurant as we discuss...
Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails
Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails
It is easy to imagine gentrification as a focus of artists working in the city limits of South Africa’s urban centres. It is the story of our...
Ramaphosa, und’funa ntoni?
Ramaphosa, und’funa ntoni?
I happen to have the number of a Durban-based producer named Luvas. On his Whatsapp, flyers for shows, new singles and collaborations he is working...
New play unearths apartheid doctor Basson’s trial
New play unearths apartheid doctor Basson’s trial
Callousness. But the word “swagger” might also apply here. More a fraternal meeting than an earnest trial. A fawning judge. An intrepid...
Cooking fills the gap of a lost love
Cooking fills the gap of a lost love
Table Manners, a food-themed movie opening in cinemas on September 28, straddles several genres. That’s exactly how its writer and...
The art of naming things that already have names
The art of naming things that already have names
Theatrum Botanicum is Swiss artist Uriel Orlow’s ever-morphing body of work, primarily looking at the political and historical agency...
​History re-dressed by Africa
​History re-dressed by Africa
There is an optimism, albeit darkly edged, that lies at the heart of British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare’s practice.
Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa
Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa
Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa (41) has had so many jobs in the broadcasting and communications sector that it can be quite difficult to keep track. She...
Mpho Maboi
Mpho Maboi
Now synonymous with sports, anchor and radio jock Mpho Maboi (38) got her first radio break as a sometimes traffic reader for DJ Fresh’s morning...
Celeste Ntuli
Celeste Ntuli
As she tells it, there is no job comedian and actor Celeste Ntuli (39) hasn’t done.
Mbali Nwoko
Mbali Nwoko
Prior to establishing Green Terrace, Mbali Nwoko was in the headhunting business, which she says became overrun by fly-by-nighters. She then went...
Dr Sibu Qhogwana
Dr Sibu Qhogwana
A clinical psychologist, University of Johannesburg lecturer and activist, Dr Sibu Qhogwana’s work is primarily focused on the impact of...