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Zakes Bantwini: I’ve paid my dues

Zakes Bantwini's latest album has taken SA by storm. He talks about his stardom and why this record could be his best music offering yet.

Daft Punk’s new album leaks

The French duo's album has leaked on social media before the release date next Monday, giving fans the best platform to react - Twitter.

Mostly men for 2013 Grammy nominations

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons and Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys have landed six nods each for music's biggest awards night.

After the next big thing

Up-and-coming artists are given a stage thanks to music promoters such as Mandisa Bardill--Kwebulana.

Moshito a cacophony of views

Despite administrative issues, the music conference delivered robust debate and chances to network.

Getting the groove back

Two stores selling brand-new vinyl records have opened in Johannesburg in the past few months, echoing the international trend in music sales.

Posthumous music perils

Posthumous albums are troubling entities, and Amy Winehouse's "new" album is no exception.

Music to die for

Music has long been a risky business and the deaths often mirror the genre.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

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

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