Kagiso Mnisi

About the Author Kagiso Mnisi

Kagiso Mnisi is a Johannesburg-based South African writer with a deep interest in the evolution of his city (he is also director at Unity Creative Development Foundation). He writes about urbanism, music and anything to do with radio, and publications he has contributed to include C&, Blaque, BPM, Muse, Joburg Style, The Times, Standard Bank Arts, Keleketla! New Writing Section and JHB Live. Kagiso firmly believes that Sun Ra is a Dogon as well as the first man to land on the moon.

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Africa Day celebrations: a shared cultural experience

Billed as ‘Africa’s biggest celebration of cultural heritage’, Africa Day celebrations return to Newtown, Johannesburg, on 28 May. Kagiso Mnisi considers the anatomy of the modern-day African festival and wonders whether this event will make the grade and join the other greats of our curated cultural spaces, such as Festac in Nigeria, Lake of the Stars in Malawi and Chale Wote in Ghana