Joseph Shabalala

Joseph Shabalala, born Bhekizizwe Joseph Siphatimandla Mxoveni Mshengu Bigboy Shabalala in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, is the founder and musical director of the South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Shabalala’s musical career began with his move from Ladysmith to Durban. After a short stint with the Durban Choir, he joined an isicathamiya group, ‘The Highlanders’, led … Read more

UZakwe emculweni weHip-Hop

Kuye kuthiwe umculo ulimu oluhlanganisa zonke izizwe. UNtokozo Zakwe odume ngelika “Zakwe” omunye wabaculi be-Hip-Hop osenza sizigqaje ngethalente lakhe kwezomculo. Kulesi sinqeshana sibheka kafushane umlando kaZakwe neqhaza alidlalayo kwezomculo wakuleli. Ezomculo UZakwe ungomunye wabaculi bakuleli odume ngokusebenzisa kakhulu ulimi lwesiZulu. Waqala eshaya umshosha phansi (underground artist) kwezomculo okuyilapho akhipha khona amamixtape aze aholela ezingomeni ezamvulela … Read more

UBabes Wodumo

“UBabes uBabes uBabes uBabes Wodumo” le ngenye yezindlela ayezazisa ngayo uBabes uma esezocula. UBabes Wodumo ogama lakhe uBongekile Simelane intokazi yaseLamontville, eyazalwa mhlaka 26 Mashi 1994. Ngaphambi kukuba abe “owodumo” uBabes ukhuliswe ubaba wakhe owumfundisi Rev Welcome Simelane benodadewabo uNonduh Simelane. Njengengane yomfundisi abazali babengayithakaseli uyokuba umculi wezobumnandi babefisa afunde abe uSonhlalakahle bebona uthando lokusiza … Read more

ITownship renewal: KwaMashu

Amalokishi amaningi aseThekwini ayalungiswa ngaphansi kohlelo olubizwa ngokuthi iTownship renewal: developing KwaMashu. Kusuka ngonyaka ka-2016 uMasipala weTheku uzibophezele ekulungiseni indawo yaKwaMashu ngokulungisa izindawo okubalwa kuzo iKwaMashu Station Traders Market, Inanda kanye neNtuzuma. Ukulungiswa kwalendawo yakwaMashu kufaka nokulungiswa komgwaqo obizwa ngokuthi uMalandela Road, wona oqalwe kabushwa ukulungiswa baphinde bakha nendawo yokuhamba kwamabhasi iGo Durban la azothatha … Read more

Uhlonyuliswe ngeGrammy Award uBlack Coffee

Umculi odume kakhulu eNingizimu Afrika kanye naphesheya kwezilwandle uMnu Nathi Maphumulo odume kakhulu ngelika Dj Black Coffee uzithole eseqopha umlando ngokuhlonyuliswa ngendondo yeGrammy. Umcimbi wezindondo zamaGrammy zibanjelwa ezweni lase Melika “United States of America” kanti ke lapho kusuke kuhlonyuliswa abenze kahle emculweni futhi umculo wabo othakaselwa umhlaba wonke jikelele. Lokhu kusho ukuthi umsebenzi kaNathi Maphumulo … Read more

Umncintiswano weZulu Dance

UShaka Marine World uhambisana noMnyango Wezemidlalo, Ubuciko Namasiko isingathe iZulu Dance Competition ethathe izinsuku ezintathu kulempelasonto ende esiphuma kuyo. Lo mncintiswano obubophele amaqembu aqhamuka ezindaweni ezahlukene ubuyigxenye yokuthuthukisa amaciko. Kusukela ngoMgqibelo ngomhlaka-30 Aphreli 2022 amaqhembu esine adedelana kuhlungwa  azoqhudelana ukuwina ikontileka yonyaka wonke yokusebenzisana ne-uShaka Marine World. Zingenile izinsizwa nezintokazi zayabhikla ingoma. Kumaqembu awu-6 afinyelele … Read more