Latest News for: Soweto life


12 best Father's Day travel destinations in South Africa

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2023
Visit places like Soweto, in Johannesburg, or Khayelitsha, in Cape Town, to gain insight into the country's history, community projects and daily life ... Johannesburg offers a mix of modern city life and historical significance ... Soweto Towers.

Africa's week in pictures: 5-11 May 2023

Yahoo Daily News 12 May 2023
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week. ... A movie set near South Africa's capital, Pretoria, is open to the public on Saturday - showcasing retro vehicles and town life from the 1950s. A model is seen backstage on Friday at South Africa's Soweto Theatre, the venue for Soweto Fashion Week events ... ....

Soweto hospital gives heroic pupil second chance at life by performing its first heart surgery

News24 08 May 2023
Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital in Jabulani, Soweto has given a Grade 12 stabbing victim a second chance at life after performing the facility's first heart surgery on him ... .

Gregory Maqoma’s Vuyani Dance Theatre at OZ Arts Nashville May 4-6

Nashville Pride 29 Apr 2023
Gregory Maqoma’s Vuyani Dance Theatre (South Africa) performs Cion ... Tickets start at only $25 ... Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro May 4-6 ... tour, and audience members have described it as “life-changing” and “glorious.” ... A FREE Soweto-Style Gospel Masterclass, Monday, May 1, 7.00 – 8.30 PM at Fisk University’s Jubilee Hall, 1000 17th Avenue North ... Cion ... next post.

Tebogo Malope on ‘Rise: The Siya Kolisi Story’ premièring at the 2023 Tribeca Festival

Independent online (SA) 26 Apr 2023
The Siya Kolisi Story” chronicles the life of Mzansi’s number one sportsman Siya Kolisi, growing up in poverty to becoming the first black rugby captain to win the Cup in 2019 ... journey of faith and challenges he faced as a young man and how rugby changed his life,” says Malope.

Gregory Magoma and William Kentridge: Exploring the violence done to African bodies

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Apr 2023
The marriage of Maqoma’s sharp choreography style and Kentridge’s signature jazzy projections in The Head & the Load is brought to life through music composed by Philip Miller and Thuthuka Sibisi ... It was these ideas that Maqoma presented to the set designers who had the freedom to bring them to life in their own way ... Life from dance.

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.

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