Bob Marley

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.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA