Zim Ngqawana

Moleshe answers ‘Final Call’

The jazz musician has always been a visionary and a team player. He is now launching his solo debut

How SA jazz saved my spirituality

I discovered that, for me, the genre is a blood-deep belief that links me to an ancient lineage.

The Brother moves in on black tax

Forever dealing with changes, The Brother Moves On regroups to stick it to the man.

Jazzophile leads tribute to Zim Ngqawana

Monna Mokoena speaks about the state of the South African art scene, and the reasons behind holding Jazz in the Cradle in honour of Zim Ngqawana.

Bowing out and signing off

The <i>M&G</i> rounds up some of the arts and entertainment personalities who took their final curtain calls in 2011.

Letters to the Editor: May 20

Readers share their thoughts on Abebe Zegeye, Zim Ngqawana, Zapiro and more.

Jazz mystic’s quest for self cut short

<b>Percy Zvomuya </b>attended Zim Ngqawana's funeral this week. He reflects on the life of the jazz master.

Jazzman Ngqawana a musical genius

Late Jazz musician Zim Ngqawana was a musical genius and the music industry was poorer without him, Lebogang Maile said on Tuesday.

Zim Ngqawana: The silence between the notes

Zim Ngqawana led the music at Nelson Mandela's inauguration on May 10 1994. Seventeen years later, to the day, the jazz musician has died, aged 52.

Jazz genius Zim Ngqawana dies at 52

South African musician Zim Ngqawana has died in the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital after suffering a stroke on Monday. He was 52.

A Zimbol of free sound

Zim Ngqawana's philosophy of Zimology lends itself to a spiritual understanding of music, writes Percy Mabandu.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it