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Mokonyane on Winnie Mandela: 'Strong, selfless, fearless & always accessible'

Eye Witness News 02 Apr 2023
Sunday marked five years since Madikizela-Mandela's death, and several events commemorating the late struggle stalwart's life were held. JOHANNESBURG - A special church service commemorating the life of struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela took place in Meadowlands, in Soweto on Sunday.

LOOK: Enhle Mbali debuts new bald look: ‘The first page is today’

Independent online (SA) 22 Mar 2023
Actress Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa shared with her 2.4 million Instagram followers her new bald look. “Bald-headed like a full moon shining. This is me . In my most raw state. I AM MBALENHLE MLOTSHWA MODISE MOGASE. Tswana girl from Soweto,” she wrote ... “My life from the beginning was never easy, although I wear it gracefully ... Pg1,” she wrote ... Mlotshwa responded ... .

‘Gloria Bosman, thank you for the music,’ says friends and colleagues of late jazz muso

Independent online (SA) 18 Mar 2023
The jazz fraternity - Mam Abigail Kubeka, Brenda Mthambo, Bill Monama, McCoy Mrubata, Nokukhanya Dlamini and Simphiwe Dana - took to the stage to give Gloria Bosman a befitting and glorious send off at the Soweto Theatre, on Friday, March 17. Each speaker reflected on the life of the late musician, who passed away, on Tuesday, March 14 ... Picture ... .

WATCH: Memorial service in celebration of award-winning singer Gloria Bosman

Independent online (SA) 17 Mar 2023
The Bosman family have invited music lovers, fans and friends to convene at the Soweto Theatre this Friday afternoon for a public memorial service in celebration of the life of Jazz musician Gloria Bosman ... The multi-award-winning musician died at her Soweto home, surrounded by loved ones, on Tuesday, March 14, after a short illness.

Gloria Bosman's life & legacy to be celebrated at a memorial service in Soweto

Eye Witness News 17 Mar 2023
... to the distinguished singer at a memorial service in Soweto on Friday afternoon ... Bosman’s life and legacy will be celebrated at the iconic Soweto theatre in Jabulani – the same theatre where Bosman entertained hundreds of fans both through her music and theatre productions.

Memorial service of jazz veteran Gloria Bosman to be held in Soweto

Eye Witness News 16 Mar 2023
JOHANNESBURG - The family of the late distinguished jazz musician and composer Gloria Bosman has confirmed that her life and career will be celebrated at a memorial service on Thursday. The Soweto-born multi-award-winning jazz veteran will be laid to rest on Sunday.

Gloria Bosman’s life to be celebrated at public memorial service on Friday

Independent online (SA) 16 Mar 2023
The life and legacy of jazz legend Gloria Bosman will be celebrated at the iconic Soweto Theatre, in Jabulani, Soweto, on Friday, March 17, at 3pm ... “(In) celebrating the life of Gloria Bosman, the family is inviting you to join us for a memorial service,” read the social media post.

Award-winning South African jazz singer Gloria Bosman dies

The Post and Courier 16 Mar 2023
Bosman died on Tuesday following a short illness, her family announced ... "Gloria had devoted her life, not just to her family, but to her music, she was loved and adored by many here in South Africa and beyond its borders.”. The Soweto-born Bosman was praised for her soothing, silky vocals and versatility in crossing over to various music genres ... .

‘Urban Cadence’: Native photography reflects a changing Africa

Rutland Herald 02 Mar 2023
A conductor leans out the door of an overcrowded yellow molue bus in Lagos, alert to more arrivals in Uche Okpa-Iroha’s “44 sitting, 99 standing.” An adolescent girl in a pink bathing suit strikes a contrapposto pose between two busy swimming pools in one of Jodi Bieber’s “Soweto” photographs ... At the same time, Bieber shows us life of Soweto today.

DJ Lamiez Holworthy pens a bittersweet tribute to her unborn son

Independent online (SA) 16 Feb 2023
In February, last year, DJ Citi Lyts, whose real name is Sandile Mkhize was shot dead during an attempted hijack in Soweto. Meanwhile, the Forbes family announced that the rapper’s life will be celebrated at a memorial service, set to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on Friday, February 17.

Travelling while black: 7 South African travelogues you should read

Independent online (SA) 10 Feb 2023
The travelogues, mostly focusing on exploring Africa (including South Africa itself), bring to life the places visited and celebrates the acts of travel – while also reflecting deeply on what the travel means ... It marks her 40th birthday and four decades since the 1976 Soweto uprising.

100 days of blackouts leave South African business feeling the heat

The Times/The Sunday Times 09 Feb 2023
... address a year ago, President Ramaphosa was quick to promote the Soweto Creamery as a plucky township start-up given life by a government grant.

Monuments, streets, parks are tributes placed worldwide prove King's dream is universal

The Philadelphia Tribune 16 Jan 2023
Fifty-five years after King’s life was extinguished by an assassin’s bullet — and 60 years after the "I Have a Dream" speech was delivered in Washington, D.C., — his legacy still resonates around the globe and across America and in Birmingham, Alabama, where King led so many tense but life-altering demonstrations.

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