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Motswakolistas left their mark beyond Mahikeng

Motswako was born from the hunger of Mahikeng's young people to express themselves and solidify their hip-hop identity.

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 – the motswako legend who was one of a kind

Jabba drew inspiration from everything. His approach was collective and prolific.

Jabba, a man of the people whom we failed to protect

We failed to protect him when we heard his cries. This reveals to us the precarity of our own lives under racial capitalism

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

SA, Nigeria top nominees at MTV Mamas

South Africa and Nigeria have the most nominees for this years's MTV Africa Music awards, which are taking place in Durban on July 18.

Lifaqane music festival: Harmony out of chaos

Lesotho police may have shut it down, but the Lifaqane festival still offers the hope of uniting African voices in the face of discord and opprobrium.

HHP on wanting a Nobel prize, xenophobia and performing in Lesotho

Ahead of his performance at the Lifaqane-Mfecane festival in Lesotho, we chat to the rapper about his bucket list, the Samas and xenophobic attacks.

Maftown Heights hits Jo’burg

Maftown Heights has returned to Newtown, Johannesburg, and will be featuring some of the hottest SA hip-hop acts around.

HHP: To infinity and beyond

After 13 years at the top of his game, HHP - one of South Africa's biggest hip-hop artists - tells the M&G why it's time to try something different.

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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