MUSIC

A repository for jazz historians

In the face of dwindling writing about South African jazz, bassist and composer Carlo Mombelli’s new offering is a repository for future historians.

Slice of life: Faithful hearts vibrating

'I realised it was actually a nice way of saying: 'You were playing that way too loud.''

SA joins digital music mainstream

The demand for music streaming services is growing as digital sales outstrip physical ones

Slice of life: Rest easy, Roy

'He had beauty in him and perhaps more than just a little darkness'

On our Lists the week: Louisa Mvemve, Barbara Boswell and Made in America

In between working on Friday copy, this is what the team reads, listens to and watches.

Nigerian athlete slides into history

From the sand to the ice, Africa’s first woman skeleton racer gears up for the Winter Olympics
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3 Minutes with Langa Mavuso

M&G Friday caught up with jazz performer Langa Mavuso, who is putting old ideas of masculinity to sleep and breaking rules of music distribution.

#SliceOfLife: Dancing with Davido

"It’s special for someone like me to come from the Eastern Cape and make it in the big city"

How Zola’s debut album forever changed kwaito

​‘UMdlwembe’ brought vengeance to the genre and forever changed kwaito with its hip-hop influences.

Slice Of Life: ​The food of life

Playing the music that he loved made Johannes Musekwa's sales career a hit.

​’Examples’ shows us the musical law of Eric Lau

With talented friends around him, the electronic music producer is recrafting instrumental rap with his latest album.

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

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

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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