Q&A with Mia Couto

What motivated you to write an open letter to Jacob Zuma? It was the news that arrived from our Mozambican compatriots who were subjected to the persecutions in Durban and in other cities. I, my brothers and my family had, in that week, created a cultural foundation. And we thought that we couldn’t stay indifferent … More Q&A with Mia Couto

‘Abnormalities’ in policy for SRC president’s removal

The dismissal of Mcebo Dlamini as SRC president was in line with the SRC constitution. However the provision allowing the vice-chancellor to do so is vague and could create an “opportunity for arbitrary used of power” according to a legal expert. The decision to remove the Mcebo Dlamini as SRC president was in line with … More ‘Abnormalities’ in policy for SRC president’s removal

Making jazzy music for a good cause

The Orbit Jazz Bar in Braamfontein celebrated international jazz day with a focus on the people affected by xenophobia in South Africa.    International jazz day came to Braamfontein on Thursday, March 30, with a performance by pianist Thandi Ntuli and her band. The global event created by UNESCO is aimed at celebrating the qualities and the virtues of jazz, but … More Making jazzy music for a good cause