Monday 17th of May 2021

CULTURE Review

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The Royal Lie

The Royal Lie

“We are so desperate to humanise these murderous families such as the British Monarchy that we so hope they are as perfect as they have been packaged and presented to be by popular media,” writes Vuyisile Mshudulu

America Needs A Coming To

America Needs A Coming To

Coming 2 America is loudly proclaiming that Africa is fake, that our customs are ridiculous and that by going through a process of becoming American we attain progress, identity and peace. It portrays Africa as fictional as Zamunda, as falsely conscious as its King Akeem and as hopelessly in need of saving as its princesses,” writes Tshiamo Malatji

The Mother of all Eating  (… and the looting continues!)

The Mother of all Eating (… and the looting continues!)

Zakes Mda’s satirical masterpiece set in Maseru, Lesotho (and first performed at the Sechaba Hall of the Victoria Hotel in Maseru in 1992), explores the debilitating culture of corruption and greed known as ‘eating’. A culture which has become synonymous with corrupt state officials who enrich themselves by abusing government funds.

The Peculiar Persecution of Zabantu Ngcobo

The Peculiar Persecution of Zabantu Ngcobo

Indeed, the reason why I am writing this is because I have been witness, over the cause of several months, to a total disregard of ethical media practice that has completely devastated my friend’s life. The rote repetitions of spurious and utterly bizarre accusations levelled against her have only been the proverbial nails in the coffin.

The Art Of Series

The Art Of Series

Mpho Sebina performs a collection of her signature neo afro-soul songs and talks through her creative process and challenges of being a creator during lockdown. Legendary Jazz artist Paul Hanmer performs a solo piano concert of titles from this latest studio album and classic compositions through the years, in conversation with Brenda Sisane, they decipher the music and their parallel histories.