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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.
Damian Marley's Joburg show is the best taster for Zakifo
Damian Marley's Joburg show is the best taster for Zakifo
Before Damian Marley, the last dancehall artist I had seen perform live was Assassin.
Fantasy Lagos brought to book
Fantasy Lagos brought to book
EASY MOTION TOURIST by Leye Adenle (Cassava Republic)
Ontdekkers without whitewash
Ontdekkers without whitewash
JUDGING A BOOK BY ITS COVER:The Street by Paul McNally
​What does it matter if a man is in the room?
​What does it matter if a man is in the room?
There is an associative magic that should accompany brilliant curation. Perhaps even beyond theoretical soundness. I suspect that the interplay...
Blooming reflection of society
Blooming reflection of society
SEASON OF CRIMSON BLOSSOMS by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Cassava Republic)
Muyanga settles old scores on a visible stage
Muyanga settles old scores on a visible stage
As the featured artist at this year’s National Arts Festival, composer, librettist and performer Neo Muyanga and several collaborators will...
Black, white and Baldwin: I Am Not Your Negro review
Black, white and Baldwin: I Am Not Your Negro review
In 1979, James Baldwin attempted to tell the story of the United States through three infamously martyred civil rights leaders: Medgar Evers,...
Levin returns to temper the fury of home
Levin returns to temper the fury of home
After the forthright introductory salvo of disquieting piano charging through an invigorating arrangement, Vuma Levin changes tack, grafting an...
Talking tough: Maskandi turns into a blood sport
Talking tough: Maskandi turns into a blood sport
Although maskandi legend Phuzekhemisi loves Mroza’s hit Van Damme, its allusion to waging war flies over his head. The song speaks about...
Ayanda Mabulu’s art of plundering phalluses: Rape, Mandela and his 'guerilla warfare'
Ayanda Mabulu’s art of plundering phalluses: Rape, Mandela and his 'guerilla warfare'
‘Mandela is a human being,” says artist Ayanda Mabulu, a mere 48 hours after yet another painting of the naked president — this time with...
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...