Latest articles on Zim Ngqawana

Meeting DOOM, the man behind the mask

Hip-hop artist DOOM passed away in October, but the world found out only last week. Mpho Moshe Matheolane met the man himself in 2013

Spirituality at the core of sax great’s sound

Oyama Mabandla explores the idea that artistic success has spiritual bliss at its centre.

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.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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