Amy Winehouse | Love is a losing game

UbuntuFM | Amy Winehouse

#Feedback #Jazz

Reflections on a Jazz revelation
Amy’s music is personal to the extreme. She lived the life she expressed in her songs. Her inner eye recorded all her feelings and emotions which she put into poetry, the lyrics of her songs.

Re-think Global Warming

UbuntuFM | Re-think Global Warming

#Feedback #Society #GlobalWarming #Politics #Humanity #Economy

Are we able to rethink ourselves?
The global warming debate keeps on popping in and out of our news headlines. It involves us all, yet not all of us are involved. Why?

Mandela | The Legacy

Mandela | The Legacy | Pres. Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

#Feedback #People #Ubuntu Nelson Mandela

A shrewd politician or a visionary or both?
As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for?

The Fourth Estate

UbuntuFM | The Fourth Estate: on the signficance of journalism

#Feedback #Society #Journalism #FakeNews

On the role of journalism: facts vs. fake news
The Fourth Estate, mostly referred to as ‘the press’, is the guardian of veritas and has a special obligation as such when compared to ‘bloggers’. Let’s discuss why it matters and why it has this in fact an extremely important role to fulfil.

The Global War on Humanity

UbuntuFM The Global War on Humanity

#Feedback #Society #Power George Orwell 1984

A brave new world
The COVID drama that has been unfolding across the globe over the last six months marks the start of a new era, the global war on humanity. Here’s why.

Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation

UbuntuFM | Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation by Mamphela Ramphele

#Feedback #Society #Africa #SouthAfrica

By Dr. Mamphela Ramphele
It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential to mobilizing national resources to protect and promote the common good. The fragilities of neoliberal economics have been laid bare.

Damian Marley | R&B gems

UbuntuFM | Damian Marley | R&B gems

#Feedback #RnB #HipHop #Reggae #DanceHall Damian Marley

A collection of collaborative R&B gems
Damian Marley is the most versatile and prolific of the Marley family. He bridged the gap between conscious Reggae and Hip-Hop/R&B.

"I Love You": a bedtime story

Michelangelo | The Creation Of Adam

#Feedback #Life #Love #Humanity Jimi Hendrix

People are capable of love many times over during their lifetime. We are capable of (re-)connecting to a fellow human being in a variety of ways, all of which are good if we are also allowed to disconnect. For all the Lovers...

The Prince of Music

Prince | The Prince of Music | Image credit: USA Today

#Feedback #People Prince

Reflections on the artist formerly known as Prince
I think I must have been 15,16 years of age when Prince’s music entered my life. His music came on a cassette tape a friend gave to me. “Hey man, listen to this!!” So I did. And so did the music enter my mind and opened up doors that would never close again.