Struan Douglas

Marrabenta, the pulse of Moz

The music festival has revived the genre and it is now a platform for creative reinvention

Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film

A journey of theatre and the healing power of song release pent-up emotions in Asinamali

​Stunning Tangier of past, present and future

This ancient Moroccan city is trading on its rich history to revitalise its economy and tourism.

Casting the music festival network wider

Festivals are gaining popularity and momentum across Southern Africa and expanding even further to showcase African arts.

Zanzibar International Film Festival 2016 is all about ‘This Journey of Ours’

“In our diversity we find common destinies, shared histories; we celebrate what defines us as a group and as flowers of this rich garden of peoples."

Downtown Music Hub: A step towards an African renaissance

The new national hub in Jo’burg city centre realises democracy’s vision of freeing local musicians’ talent.

Sophiatown gets back in the mix for heritage month

Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Centre has become a lighthouse for a cultural expansion into a future Sophiatown cultural and heritage precinct.

Emile YX: Pushing the art of hip hop along

Using hip hop to motivate and educate, Emile Lester Jansen - who has been in the industry for over three decades - aims to empower local youth.

Sweet fruits of a Swiss-SA jazz romance

The Bird’s Eye club in Basel has proved the catalyst for a musical collaboration that is hitting the right notes in both countries.

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