The closure of music venues which promote live music usually creates a gap in an industry that needs touring circuits and venues that can support live shows among other things for sustainability. In December 2016, the renowned Joburg-based live music venue Bassline shut its doors. Tseliso Monaheng reminisces over the moments he enjoyed there with a selection of photographs.
An 11 year-old Zakes Mda made his way into Lesotho by crossing the country’s southern border with South Africa. He navigated the winding Maloti mountain terrain to join his father, A.P. Mda, a lawyer and Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) stalwart who had exiled himself to the country earlier.