Latest articles on Bob Marley

Tanzania’s opposition leader on reggae, resistance and his own resurrection

Sixteen bullets and 27 operations later, Tanzania’s main opposition leader has recovered from a brutal assassination attempt – and is now in the middle of an even bigger fight

Tanzania’s opposition finds that forming a united front is not so easy

Having missed the chance to form a coalition, a so-called ‘endorsement’ may be the next-best step

Soon we’ll find out who is the real revolutionary: Marley and the birth of Zimbabwe

The iconic concert to celebrate independence in Zimbabwe would prove to contain a warning

The story behind Bob Marley’s Zimbabwe

Gibson Mandishona on how he helped compose a reggae classic

Abiy Ahmed woos the Ethiopian diaspora in South Africa

No one knows how many Ethiopians are in South Africa — but Abiy knows he needs their support

A Brazil travel diary: Nova Terra, Nossa Terra

"To deny the contributions of black bodies to what is currently Brazil would be like denying the majority of your family".

Letta and Caiphus: Still watering the tree of uhuru

Letta Mbulu and Caiphus Semenya are finally signing off on a project that’s been in the making for 20 years

Rastas finally at home in their Zion

"The promised land wasn’t all it was promised to be."

​Catch-22: The pressure of being children of musical greats like Kuti and Simone

Family dynasties of musical legends allow us to vicariously indulge our nostalgia – but, surely, there’s a purpose beyond that.

Our democracy is now a thug’s game

Hooliganism haunts SA – from the ANC's 2007 conference to last week's chaos in Parliament.

Pirates who bowled over Babylon

Forty years ago, West Indies cricket and reggae music launched a dual assault on the citadels of the West.

Late reggae icon Peter Tosh receives Jamaican honour

Twenty-five years after his murder, Jamaica's government has honoured the contributions of firebrand reggae artist Peter Tosh.

No crustacean, no cry? Bob Marley gets his own species

Reggae immortal Bob Marley has joined Barack Obama and Elvis Presley in the elite club of those who have biological species named in their honour.

Biopic: The best of Bob Marley

No stone is left unturned in this biopic on the reggae star, but his private life remains elusive.

British Bob Marley documentary electrifies Berlin

A documentary on Bob Marley has premiered to cheers at the Berlin film festival, tracking his journey from bullied biracial Jamaican boy to superstar.

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