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Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Feb 2021
Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics. Raised in Dobsonville, what kind of child were you? ... I liked to read.
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'The Love Bite Edition' stokes flame of love this Valentine’s Day

Independent online (SA) 12 Feb 2021
South Africa’s living legend Blondie Makhene has teamed up with actress and songstress Letoya Makhene and renowned jazz musician Ndyebo, for a musical celebration of love at the Soweto Theatre this weekend ... This calling means life to me, healing is living ... It is a narration of life, love, joy and pain.
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JONNY STEINBERG: The bitter consequences of the ANC’s original sin

Business Day 11 Feb 2021
... Club and its escalating skirmishes with the police; the war evolving between the youth of Soweto and state-sponsored vigilantes.
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Remembering Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa's divine diva

Beijing News 29 Jan 2021
Her life. Sibongile Khumalo (nee Mngoma) was born in Soweto in 1957, the daughter of Khabi and Grace Mngoma ... Read more ... Among her most memorable albums are Ancient Evenings (1996), Live at the Market Theatre (1998), Sibongile Khumalo (2005) and Sibongile's Greatest Hits (2006), Sibongile Khumalo Live (2009) and Breath of Life (2016). Her voice ... Author.
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Mam Dorah Sitole’s memorial service to be live streamed

Independent online (SA) 06 Jan 2021
The Sitole family is inviting fans, friends, colleagues of Mam’ D and even Mam’ Dizzle, to say to pay their last respect in a live stream celebration of Sitole’s extraordinary life ... Click here to attend. The Soweto-born chef is South Africa’s first black food writer, with an illustrious career spanning four devices ... She simply captioned the post ... .
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Struggle hero Richard Molokoane honoured

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2020
The ceremony to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the death of the Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) freedom fighter and special operations commander kicked off at Avalon Cemetery in Soweto where wreaths were laid at his grave ... Molokoane would have turned 63 this year had his life not been cut short.
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How the lockdown freed township entrepreneurs

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2020
Yet the densely populated townships on the outskirts of Johannesburg where Black people were confined by decades of segregation policies quickly sprung back to life after a hard lockdown in April - especially Soweto, home to an estimated 1.6 million people ... Soweto bakery owner ...
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Lockdowns in SA freed township entrepreneurs to thrive

Independent online (SA) 28 Nov 2020
Yet the densely populated townships on the outskirts of Johannesburg where Black people were confined by decades of segregation policies quickly sprung back to life after a hard lockdown in April — especially Soweto, home to an estimated 1.6 million people ... Soweto bakery owner ...
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All eyes on Kaizer Chiefs and Gavin Hunt as PSL action returns after Fifa break

Independent online (SA) 21 Nov 2020
Despite the departure of coach Steve Komphela who joined Mamelodi Sundowns, Abafana Bes’thende are enjoying life under former assistant and now head coach Mandla Ncikazi. Unlike Chiefs, fellow Soweto giants Pirates will be confident ahead of the restart, considering they are fresh from the MTN8 semi-finals victory ... But that’s easier said than done.
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A distress signal from Soweto in 1977

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Oct 2020
Her book, A Window on Soweto, was published by the International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (Idaf) in 1977 from its headquarters in London ... (The all-time bestseller from Idaf was Nelson Mandela’s The Struggle is My Life, a collection of his speeches and other writings at that time, which sold 50 000 copies.).
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Brian Newhouse named to Minnesota Orchestra post; Twin Cities Horror Festival to open

MinnPost 27 Oct 2020
He signed off in June 2019 and retired from MPR in May 2020 ... Newhouse also joined the orchestra on many of its tours abroad, leading broadcasts from London, Havana, Soweto, Amsterdam and Lahti, Finland. “For a joyful part of my life, I got the privilege of connecting the Orchestra’s magic to radio and digital audiences,” Newhouse said in a statement.
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Kefilwe Mabote puts on her boxing gloves

Independent online (SA) 20 Oct 2020
Social media influencer Kefilwe Mabote has sent a stern message to those who have attacked her over the past two weeks ... Now she is taking on those who attacked her, saying the boxing gloves are on ... Earlier this year, Kefilwe released a book about her life titled “Kefilwe Mabote. Influencer De Luxe. From Soweto to Milan”. See below..
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Ipid attends sentencing of ex-top convicted of child rape

Independent online (SA) 14 Oct 2020
“The allegation Ipid investigated was that Cummings paid his co-accused, Tebogo Johanna Maregele, to lure young girls (in) Soweto between the ages of 8 and 15 ... Cummings faces the possibility of life imprisonment. The 9-year-old was lured by Maregele in Moroka, Soweto ... both in a secluded veld in Soweto ... IOL. .
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