Reporter Ann Simmons, a former Johannesburg, South Africa, bureau chief for The Times, speaks with deputy managing editor Scott Kraft, who served five years as the Times' Johannesburg bureau chief, about the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Reporter Ann Simmons, a former Johannesburg, South Africa, bureau chief for The Times, speaks with deputy managing editor Scott Kraft, who served five years as the Times' Johannesburg bureau chief, about the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
A statement issued by his family said he died peacefully in Johannesburg, surrounded by his family, after suffering from prostate cancer. It read: “It is with profound sorrow that the family of Ramapolo Hugh Masekela announce his passing.
Often called the “Father of South African jazz”, he died in Johannesburg surrounded by his family after what they said was a “protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer.” Trumpeter, singer and composer Masekela, affectionately known locally as “Bra Hugh”, starting playing the horn at the age of 14 and quickly became an integral part of the 1950s jazz scene in Johannesburg as a member of the Jazz Epistles.
The United Kingdom experienced its first major outflow of migrating millionaires in 2017 as the rich moved away, according to New World Wealth's global wealth migration report released Monday.
The South Africans responsible for the violent attack on Nigerians in Durban and other areas have been apprehended and arraigned in South African Court on 22 of January. This was confirmed by the Nigeria Consulate in South Africa in a statement sent to Hon.
This file photo taken on December 16, 2017 shows South Africa's president Jacob Zuma speaking during the 54th ANC national conference in Johannesburg. AFP / Mujahid Safodien Johannesburg: Pressure is mounting on South Africa's President Jacob Zuma to leave office, with the ruling ANC party confirming talks are underway over his possible departure.
Desmond Dube has joined the cast of the hit musical King Kong at the Fugard Theatre. Picture: Daniel Rutland Manners Desmond Dube stepped into the role of Pop this month more than half a century after the character was first brought to life on a Wits University stage in the hit 'King Kong The Musical'.
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