Latest articles on Nakhane Touré

Nakhane: I have no problem with being pigeonholed as a queer artist.

The artist (pronouns: they/he) spoke to Zaza Hlalethwa about creating new work, temporary migration and coming back home

Mx Blouse and the new-age genre-busters

From the fringes, a different breed of musicians is disrupting established norms

On our Lists this week: Sad girls, Nakhane, and Being Black.

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

A new life for Nakhane

His second album, 'You Will Not Die', like his first, is a clear declaration of where the artist currently is

Outcry over Inxeba’s porn rating

The controversial — and award-winning — film can now only be screened in adult-only cinemas

Disagreement cannot extend to censorship

Critics argue the film threatens to reveal the secrets of ulwaluko, Xhosa initiation rituals that are purposely shrouded in mystery.

Patriarchy is not just a black thing, FYI

The second documentary in MTV Base's series of films on South African issues fails to render an inclusive image of the sources of toxic masculinity

All-or-nothing Nakhane’s happy

The multitalented artist, writer and actor is approaching 30 and feels that he is now settling into who he really is

Little Suns: Bloody past in the tense present

Zakes Mda says his historical novels, such as his latest, ‘Little Suns’, grapple with the same issues that currently plague South Africa.

Two writers ‘put flesh on the bones’ of our forgotten histories

Veteran writer Zakes Mda and first-time novelist Nakhane Touré discover they are more similar in their views than they thought.

There’s a Bowie in all of us

As tributes continue to pour in for rock legend David Bowie, South African artists take some time out to remember music's ultimate chameleon.

What’s On: November 27 to December 3

A round up of this week's can't-miss events.

Nakhane Toure: Dreaming the black man’s blues

Swapping the stage for the page, Nakhane Touré’s debut novel Piggy Boy’s Blues reveals a brave new literary voice.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story