Ray Phiri

PODCAST: Bad blood in Graceland

In this Sound Africa podcast Lungile Sojini revisits the story of the Graceland album

This beautiful land is your land

Claimants told sad tales of dispossession but they are determined to realise their dreams

Rest in Peace

They left us in 2017

Editorial: Hambani kahle, omkhulu

Ray Phiri and Johnny Mekoa survived apartheid, succumbing to mortality while leaving behind exemplary legacies.

May the sun never set on Ray

Ray Phiri was instrumental in ­creating the sound of a ­nation and a generation

Writing Ray between the lines

Behind the legend, Ray Phiri was a deep thinker who was generous with his time and wisdom

Many rivers for Phiri to cross

Stimela’s beloved storyteller constantly indulged his thirst for learning and his quest for meaning.

Mystery of the lost Mandela song

Nic Hofmeyr tells the secret history of "The People Want Mandela" and how it has been salvaged for generations to come.

Zuma declares war on ANC’s ‘demon of factionalism’

President Zuma has plotted out the ANC's future, promising to defeat factionalism and "political demons" in the party, and to speed up transformation.

Great SA Song: Stimela – Whispers in the Deep

In this series, the <i>M&G</i> chooses songs that say something about what it means to be South African.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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