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Dr Esther Mahlangu unveils the ‘Mahlangu’ Rolls-Royce Phantom at The Melrose Gallery
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Sport, Arts and Culture Dr Esther Mahlangu unveils the ‘Mahlangu’ Rolls-Royce Phantom at The Melrose Gallery

Rolls-Royce meets Ndebele brilliance: South Africa’s renowned creative artist, Dr Esther Mahlangu will unveil the ‘Mahlangu’ Rolls-Royce Phantom at The Melrose Gallery in Cape Town. She becomes the first South African artist to have been commissioned to create a painting for the ‘Gallery’ inside a new Phantom

South African musical icon, Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies
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Sport, Arts and Culture South African musical icon, Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies

South Africa has lost one of its musical greats, with the death of traditional Zulu music superstar Joseph Shabalala, the founder and director of choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. South Africa and the continent mourns the death of an African musical icon and tributes continue to pour in.

Robert Nesta ‘Kwabena’ Marley, African philosophy and Agenda 2063
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Sport, Arts and Culture Robert Nesta ‘Kwabena’ Marley, African philosophy and Agenda 2063

Reggae legend, Robert Marley who died on 11, May 1981 would have turned 75 this year. Marley sang about the struggles of African people while signifying the need for Pan-African unity. As far as the African dream of a free, united and strong Africa is concerned, the words of Marley continue to be relevant to the fight for the total liberation of the continent.

Celebrating “the life and legacy of a voice of change”: Google pays tribute to Nkosi Johnson
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Sport, Arts and Culture Celebrating “the life and legacy of a voice of change”: Google pays tribute to Nkosi Johnson

To remember, celebrate and honour one of the world’s best-known child HIV/AIDS campaigners Google today published a doodle, dedicated to the late South African AIDS activist Nkosi Johnson. Celebrating Nkosi’s remarkable legacy, Google said the “Doodle honors the life and legacy of a voice of change heard by millions around the world”.