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Setumo-Thebe Mohlomi

Setumo-Thebe Mohlomi

    Playing the Fool at eSwatini Festival
    Playing the Fool at eSwatini Festival
    In its twelfth edition, Bushfire festival has found its lifestyle stride with markets, food and camping facilities abound, but the music programming is paying the cost. At most times of the year, a drive from Johannesburg to The Kingdom of eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) and back makes...
    Alade sets bush festival on fire
    Alade sets bush festival on fire
    Technically, it would be possible to attend each of the festivals over the April to June period in the southeastern nook of Africa. The most...
    Marching to the beat of hope
    Marching to the beat of hope
    Each bus that arrives at the Nike Training Centre in Klipspruit, Soweto, deposits half-asleep children and adults who stretch themselves awake in...
    Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere's 'Sapphire' refracts emotions
    Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere's 'Sapphire' refracts emotions
    In the blue-tinted stage lights of The Orbit, a gastro-jazz venue in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, bassist Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere leans over the...
    Activist art at your fingertips
    Activist art at your fingertips
    Nail salons in central Johannesburg are a dime a dozen, each one clawing for a bigger portion of the market share and each offering designs of nail...
    Where to for the cancelled Sauti za Busara festival?
    Where to for the cancelled Sauti za Busara festival?
    Sauti za Busara festival director Yusuf Mahmoud announced on August 25 that the 2016 leg of the annual music festival held in Stone Town, Zanzibar...
    Hifa: Great Harare brings out Zim's best
    Hifa: Great Harare brings out Zim's best
    The Air Zimbabwe plane has seen better days but it gets to Harare in one piece. The first cab driver I meet drives me to Natal Road, where I will...
    Dilemma for the Lemba of Zimbabwe
    Dilemma for the Lemba of Zimbabwe
    ‘I can walk on both sides of the street,” is how researcher, photographer, and visual artist William Rasdell refers to his knack for switching...
    Music schools pump up young hearts and minds
    Music schools pump up young hearts and minds
    About the same time as some Cape Town International Jazz Festival audience...
    The Top 10 acts to watch at CTIJF
    The Top 10 acts to watch at CTIJF
    Wear comfortable shoes, arrive early, have a decent meal and, most importantly, have a taxi service’s number saved on your phone for your journey...
    Career or calling? The changing face of praise poets
    Career or calling? The changing face of praise poets
    Seventy-four-year-old praise poet and seamstress Kgato Masemola heralded the arrival of Jacob Zuma in Parliament with a poem in Sepedi before the...
    Fokofpolisiekar: Craft beer meets rock music
    Fokofpolisiekar: Craft beer meets rock music
    What started out as a coterie of beer drinkers who shared an enthusiasm for beer produced in small batches by hand, using only natural ingredients,...