Latest articles tagged Thandiswa Mazwai

Thandiswa takes a walk in Bra Hugh’s shoes

Thandiswa Mazwai speaks about her memories of playing with the trumpeter and what fans can expect from her collaboration with his band

Letters in song to the land of our dreams

‘A Letter to Azania’ recalls our origin stories now that the promised utopia of Azania has been reduced to ashes.

Our favourite further mucker

The ‘man boy of all ages’ was one of the very best that South Africa – and the world – had to offer

Hamba kahle Bra Hugh, love Thandiswa

Like the meteorite Thandiswa Mazwai dreamed of before hearing of his passing, he was a celestial creative force but also her beloved ‘industry dad’

On home, father figures and the last days of the archetypal Bras as we know them

"This annotated mix of his music is not so much a tribute to a son of the soil than it is a conversation with his music".

Buyel’Ekhaya Mtase: This land of ours shrouded in song

Amid the fratricidal political mayhem threatening to rip the soul of the country asunder, a music festival proposes that local is the national

On our Lists this week: Saint John Coltrane, Gary Zukav and being ‘Black and British’

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo

Curling lips, speaking tongues — Thandiswa Mazwai in tune at 40

Poet and singer Thandiswa Mazwai talks about intensity, integrity and sitting at the feet of your master

On our Lists this week: King Tha still reigns and Dave Chappelle’s SNL take on Trump

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and contributor Lindokuhle Nkosi

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

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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