Abdullah Ibrahim

The Portfolio: Rafs Mayet

"He had a formidable reputation amongst photographers and would not hesitate to throw you out if you disturbed him onstage"

Folly to call mastery arrogance

A chance comment about Nduduzo Makhathini reveals the ignorant disdain in which many people hold those who succeed

The lovelight of Winnie Mandela

The parallel destinies of an artist and her muse are telling of the fate of women in struggle

No more pain: Lala ngoxolo Bra Hugh Masekela

A raconteur par excellence and larger than life figure, Masekela takes to his grave a part of each and everyone of us.

Struggle songs let us be heard

Understanding how these are used to mobilise people will advance our democratic project

Jazz proves it knows no bounds

The Joy of Jazz’s venue was cumbersome but couldn’t constrain a genre that revels in flouting restrictions

The Lists: James Baldwin and SA jazz icons Abdullah Ibrahim and Moses Molelekwa

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and contributor Mandisa Mbelu

An evening with Dollar Brand

On entering, he appeared to walk with difficulty, possibly arthritic or hip problems, have beset the composer for “a hip king”.

Gifts from a jazz maestro – Abdullah Ibrahim

Legendary pianist Abdullah Ibrahim returns to his beloved Cape Town to weave his storytelling magic.

DON’T MISS THIS: Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya in Jo’burg

Legendary jazz musician Abdullah Ibrahim is to perform at The Lyric, along with this US band, Ekaya.

Jazz singer Sathima Bea Benjamin dead at 76

Renowned Capetonian vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin, who was launched onto the world's stage by jazz legend Duke Ellington, has died.

For Cape Town’s jazz maestros, history is sacred

Local jazz veterans appearing at this year’s Cape Town International Jazz Festival reflect on the city’s vibrant musical heritage.

Latest

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories