Abdullah Ibrahim and Johnny Dyani’s 1973 album was the realisation of a journey in music and spirituality, combining Islamic and Xhosa influences to create something unique.
The man who taught Fela Kuti a thing or two has been all but erased from formal music history. He deserves much better treatment in death.
Football can be fickle, but the national men’s team stand a good chance of coming out on top of their group of South Africa, Morocco, Liberia and Zimbabwe.
Grammy-nominated musician Somi launched her new album reimagining Miriam Makeba with a live performance that amplified the work made in honour of the late activist and musician.
Despite controversy at home and a decade late, the Grammy win proves how much the world love’s South Africa’s biggest house music star.
His major work The Quiet Violence of Dreams is about a young man undergoing a mental breakdown, something that the novelist also experienced.
Long Read | In this second essay of a seven-part Shona series, “Is Dambudzo Marechera also among Medicinemen?” Onai Mushava revisits Marechera’s famous statement, “Shona was part of the ghetto daemon I was trying to escape.”
Hountondji comes across as the anointed enfant terrible of African philosophy.
Many of the artefacts Ethiopia is famous for are found in Tigray. Their continued destruction could lead to irreversible culture shock and social collapse.