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Calling young writers

Teachers and parents are urged to encourage their youngsters (aged nine to 16) to spill those vivid imaginations on to paper

While tied to South Africa’s fortunes, Johnny Clegg’s music had a universal appeal

Developing a taste for Zulu music forms like isicathamiya, Clegg would freqeuent townships and hostels at an early age, flouting apartheid laws

The Weekend Guide

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On our Lists this week: Bernie Worrell, Ian McDonald, and Njabulo Ndebele

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches

On our lists this week: Ray BLK, Mad Satta, and metropolis

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches

On our Lists this week: Reni Eddo-Lodge, Blood Orange

This week we're watching 'Fresh off the boat' and reading 'When I grow up'

South Africa has a new Poet Laureate

The work of acclaimed writer Mongane Wally Serote reveals the point at which poetry meets politics

On our Lists this week: Zero 7, KS Bongela, and Harambe

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches

HHP, motswako maestro, has died at the age of 38

Although he didn’t start the style, Jabba is considered a motswako pioneer, raising the bar for the style and influencing a generation of rappers

On our Lists this week: Joe Carter, Women in Southern Africa, and BlacKkKlansman

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches

On our Lists this week: Freshwater, Chimurenga, Darkie Fiction and Diana Vreeland

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches

SA’s Mr Bollywood dies after long film career

Businessman and film doyen Moosa Moosa, the second generation of the Moosa film family, has passed away

On our Lists this week: The Carters, Ornette Coleman, and Dr John

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches.

On our Lists this week: Kids See Ghosts, red cotton, and Russian Roulette

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches.

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