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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.
Women’s struggle gets rare exposure
Women’s struggle gets rare exposure
Strike a Rock, a documentary about members of the Marikana-based Sikhala Sonke organisation, puts you fleetingly into the thick of the...
Print, publish, distribute
Print, publish, distribute
You may think of Lephephe Print Gatherings as a strategy for person-to-person distribution or perhaps as an event to recognise the place of print...
Conte finds a brand new swag
Conte finds a brand new swag
Italian guitarist, producer and DJ Nicola Conte works quite hard at pursuing his art on his own terms.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi is a giant of a man who falls short in his museum
Mangosuthu Buthelezi is a giant of a man who falls short in his museum
Mangosuthu Buthelezi, he of lanky, larger-than-life stature in person, looks dwarfish in the statue at the entrance of the Prince Mangosuthu Museum...
A mind map of the soul
A mind map of the soul
In his biography People Funny Boy, reggae producer and artist Lee Perry responds to questions about the origin of the song I Am a...
Simphiwe Dana readies her wings once more
Simphiwe Dana readies her wings once more
November 3 is an important date for singer and activist Simphiwe Dana. It is a day when she gets to focus on the first iteration of her public...
Nirox Words Fest needs curating
Nirox Words Fest needs curating
When it comes to festivals, I am generally a gluttonous human being, making elaborate maps of just how many sessions I can cram in, only to find...
Freeing friends from the grip of male bondage
Freeing friends from the grip of male bondage
From its history as the salve to nihilistic gang wars in the Bronx to its evolution as a multipronged form of expression centred on teamwork,...
Khwezi’s tragedy is our disgrace
Khwezi’s tragedy is our disgrace
‘I had to fight back. I had never fought for myself. If I don’t fight back, this would keep happening to me. Even when it was clear that I...
Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us
Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us
Despite not appearing in them, Kgomotso Neto Tleane’s photographs are a form of self-portraiture. By trusting his self-taught eye, Tleane has...
Need Rockabilly Juice and ramen burgers? Check out Jerry’s
Need Rockabilly Juice and ramen burgers? Check out Jerry’s
Although I wouldn’t equate my general disposition with the title of Earl Sweatshirt’s last full-length album (I Don’t Like Shit, I...
King Kong confined to history
King Kong confined to history
What gets lost in the passage of time? Eventually … everything.