‘Justice at Spotify’ to confront streaming services underpaying musicians
A union has launched a campaign against streaming giant Spotify, which pays artists too little to earn a living while raking in billions for its chief executive and investors.
The Eastern Cape is South Africa’s land of hunger
Jobless people in the country’s most impoverished province join the growing social grant queues before dawn on empty stomachs, having run out of food for the month.
'Beyond That Window' is an intimate homage to Chinese migrant life in SA
A curated show at a former corner shop in Brixton, Johannesburg, offers a glimpse into the lives of a Chinese migrant couple who made apartheid South Africa home.
REVIEW: Midnight Oil and terror in Australia
The band’s first new studio album in almost twenty years, The Makarrata Project, is a radical critique of Australian society made in collaboration with Indigenous Australian artists.
Xolobeni anti-mining activist Nonhle Mbuthuma receives death threat
In an environment where activism against mining is becoming increasingly deadly, Nonhle Mbuthuma’s life may be at risk.
#PutSouthAfricansFirst relies on false claims
Many of the claims those who support the Put South Africans First movement make on social media and repeated at recent marches in Pretoria are inaccurate and often entirely false.
Langa Mavuso’s love, loss and return
Using sparse prose and his signature sounds, the musician’s third project explores the transformative journey of working through grief to get to a place of healing.
The filmmakers advancing a radical Black Afrikaans
A decade after the release of Dylan Valley’s debut film, Afrikaaps: The Documentary, artists are working with Afrikaans in exciting ways to reflect on the history and future of the language.