Miles Davis

Moving encounters with misfits and megastars

Film festival screens documentaries of several celebrities and some local artists

​Two albums and a resistance

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ took local musicians to the world and Miles Davis trumpeted ‘Tutu’

On our lists: Zap Mama’s Ancestry in Progress, Regina Spektor and ‘Miles and Me’

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and author and freelance writer Bongani Madondo.

Miles Ahead is sour to the taste and falls short on presenting the fullness of Davis

Miles Davis biopic is another example of a black artist's legacy used as Hollywood fodder.

Miles Davis and the rebirth of Thabo Mbeki

The recent and sudden revision of Thabo Mbeki's place in history reminds Charles Leonard of the re-evaluation of jazz legend Miles Davis's legacy


Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it