Arts


DA welcomes DSTV rejection of ANN7

The DA released this statement in response to the Multichoice decision to end its controversial contract with Gupta-contaminated ANN7, saying investigations into allegations of corruption must continue: The Multichoice press conference on Wednesday afternoon provided very…


RIP Hugh Masekela

Trumpeter, flugelhorn-player, singer, composer and activist Hugh Ramapolo Masekela has passed away after a long battle with prostate cancer. When he cancelled his appearance last year at the Johannesburg Joy of Jazz Festival, taking time out…


British Royals are bloody entertaining

Thanks to a few new bits of wire linking my Chateau to the outside world, I can now watch Netflix, the entertainment streaming service, the threat from which must keep Dstv executives awake at night even…



Hugh Masekela: Horn player with a shrewd ear

When trumpeter, flugelhorn-player, singer, composer and activist Hugh Ramapolo Masekela cancelled his appearance at the recent Johannesburg Joy of Jazz Festival and his remaining October shows, taking time out to deal with serious health issues, fans…