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Why we need a South African jazz photography archive

We need more books about South African jazz, focusing on both the verbal and the visual, to fully capture and appreciate the unique ‘river of culture we’ve been bequeathed’

The Nkrumahs’ marriage was no match made in heaven

This almost forgotten song, written at a time when many African countries had gained their independence, can provide hope during our era of persistent xenophobia

Dorothy Masuka, a rare gift from our ancestors

The golden-voiced singer, activist and author of such iconic songs as 'Pata Pata' and 'Khawuleza' spoke to Sihle Mthembu a few months ago

Inextricable link between jazz and fashion

Bonded by history as much as the present, the two genres of expression work together effortlessly

Simphiwe Dana readies her wings once more

The songstress is hesitantly making her comeback and her treasured audiences hope to see her soar

Masuka: ‘You can’t stop me from singing … that’s my life’

Dorothy Masuka has been singing for most of her 77 years - and these days her schedule is busier than ever.

Something old, something new

When it comes to South African music royalty, you won't find a much more celebrated star than Dorothy Masuka.

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