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South Africa’s Mafikizolo performs in Davos

Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, saw Mafikizolo perform in Cape Town in 2015 and was impressed. He was so impressed, in fact, that he asked the duo to perform at the gala dinner to mark the closing of the international gathering in snowy Switzerland.

Mafikizolo to fly the South African flag in Davos

South Africa’s Mafikizolo will tonight fly the South African flag high in the snow covered town of Davos, Switzerland, as the 2016 World Economic Forum comes to an end with a gala dinner.

South Africa’s musos dish on being a woman in music

It's tough being a woman in any industry; women are treated differently and some say they need to work twice as hard. Singers like Toya Delazy speak about the women who inspired them, and share their experiences in the music industry.

Heads of state line up for Zuma’s inauguration

South Africa will roll out the red carpet for 29 heads of state, nine deputy and seven former heads of state, two monarchs and a host of other dignitaries at Jacob Zuma's inauguration for a second term as President of South Africa at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday.

Heads of state line up for Zuma’s inauguration

South Africa will roll out the red carpet for 29 heads of state, nine deputy and seven former heads of state, two monarchs and a host of other dignitaries at Jacob Zuma's inauguration for a second term as President of South Africa at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday.

Scoring for Mandela

anne taylorBy Anne Taylor
19 August 2013

More than 60 000 fans showed up for the inaugural Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg this weekend – and they were thrilled by what they saw: both the Springboks and Bafana Bafana won their matches.

Photo: @Unite4Mandela via Twitter

After the sporting derby, the celebrations continued with musicians such as Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Zahara, DJ Black Coffee, Toya Delazy and Mafikizolo rocking the stadium.

The occasion was put together to honour former president Mandela, whose passion for sport was legendary. "Sport," he once said, "has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does."

Women in the struggle remembered

The women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against pass laws were honoured in a colourful ceremony on the same day 57 years later, in Tshwane.
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