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Shange paid the price for her honesty

Her book gifted me a vision of myself and many black women who carried my world

Bono’s charity admits to ‘toxic’ bullying at South Africa office

​The ONE Campaign―the anti-corruption charity fronted by U2 lead singer Bono― is embroiled in a major bullying scandal

Weheartbeat’s niche brand packs a punchy pulse

Weheartbeat prides itself on its intimate performances. This year the collective is set to expand

Papa Wemba leaves in style

Kwanele Sosibo remembers the flamboyant Congolese performer who died at 66.

Prince: So long you sexy motherf*cker

Three South African musicians talk about the spell of the purple one.

The politics of Prince

Rhodes University’s Vashna Jagarnath explains why she teaches her history students about Prince.

Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere’s ‘Sapphire’ refracts emotions

Bell le Pere is a helluva name but so is the music he played at Jo’burg’s The Orbit.

Music Review: Prince and his two-phase revolution

A year after his successful twin-album comeback, the Purple One does his thing again.

Zolani Mahola on how to stay grounded and fresh

Zolani Mahola talks about 'Sing-Off SA', how her band keeps on experimenting and her future plans.

Souad Massi: Songs in praise of freedom

Singer-songwriter Souad Massi talks history, politics, new music and giving hope to freedom fighters.

Souad Massi: ​Songs in praise of freedom

With a new album out, the Algerian singer uses her music to give hope to people fighting for freedom in the Arab world.

Staying true to the art: Aloe Blacc’s music journey

American singer Aloe Blacc talks about his transformation in the music industry, his experience at Oppikoppi and his views on the state of hip-hop.

U2 Mandela song wins Golden Globe

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" producer Anant Singh has congratulated rock band U2 for its win at the Golden Globe awards over the weekend.

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.

Electric Monáe plugs into pop future

Janelle Monáe's latest release "Electric Lady" is a welcome creative offering in the seriously lacking genre of pop music.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

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Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

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