Joseph Shabalala would grow world famous for his music. But it is shaped by the spiritual aspects of his life as much as it is by the hardships of black life – and by his dreams.
The passing of music giant Joseph Shabalala rests heavy on South African hearts – he told the story of black migrants within the apartheid system in a way no-one else did – and achieved global fame.
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 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.
Scientists are disappointed, but not deterred by news that the massive HIV vaccine trial, HVTN 702, has been abandoned early for failing to stop HIV infections.
There are two histories of dagga in South Africa – the one of criminalising it and the other of the state trying to make money off it.
“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of donors and ordinary people whose contributions will change Triphin’s life”
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked 39th in the recently released Times Higher Education (THE) list of the 200 most international universities. These institutions collaborate on research across the world, have a strong reputation globally and have a high proportion of international students and staff.
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”.