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Who was Bra Hugh

We remember Hugh Masekela with some testimonies from his loved ones.

Kamasi heeds the call of an epic time

"In many senses, Washington, who was born in 1981, represents the confluence of the past and the future."

Zoë Modiga and the sacred art of Yellow

The singer wants to be known as an entertainer who cares about a lot of things

​Strong musical chemistry unites Skyjack’s kindred spirits from different backgrounds

The new musical offering from Skyjack seamlessly weaves individual talents together.

Shabaka and the Ancestors’ music pays homage to the past, whilst looking ahead

From Change of the Guard, to Tune Recreation Committee and tales of great grandparents, Shabaka and the Ancestors are Janus-like in their approach.

US-born singer Somi finds peace in Africa

Soul and jazz singer Somi became a musical sensation at a time when it was expected to rather do something that guaranteed a certain type of security.

Nice guys in electro folk indie music simply fade away

It’s hard not to love Durban guitarist Majozi, but his pleasantly inoffensive new melodies may become forgettable.

‘It’s really, really great being Maceo Parker’

The sax legend, who ‘graduated from the University of James Brown’, on the joys of leading his own band.

Sweet fruits of a Swiss-SA jazz romance

The Bird’s Eye club in Basel has proved the catalyst for a musical collaboration that is hitting the right notes in both countries.

Good vibes and jazz for the spirit

Tumi Mogorosi's album, Project Elo, brings together the eloquent sounds of accomplished jazz musicians and opera singers.

The broken miracle of Marabastad

Pretoria’s once vibrant multicultural nerve centre is a patchwork of ghosts and faded glory.

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences