Miriam Makeba

Zoë Modiga: Many colours after Yellow

Zoë Modiga has not been home for a while because she’s “getting money three ways”. At first she was...

No more pain: Lala ngoxolo Bra Hugh Masekela

A raconteur par excellence and larger than life figure, Masekela takes to his grave a part of each and everyone of us.

‘For 30 years, I kept running’

Harry Garuba wrote his first collection of poems in 1982. It’s taken him 35 years to do a second

Simphiwe Dana readies her wings once more

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

Stormy times ahead for Makeba legacy

Miriam Makeba's family has taken their battle with her former manager over control of her legacy to the public -- three years after her death.

Mama Africa goes with the flow

<i>Mama Africa</i>, a feature-length documentary by Finnish filmmaker Mika Kaurismäki, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival recently.

Mama Africa honoured at MTV awards

South African anti-apartheid icon Miriam Makeba was posthumously honoured at the MTV Africa Music Award held in Nigeria.

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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

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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