Personal Perspectives #3 | Johnny Clegg

UbuntuFM | Johnny Clegg | Personal Perspectives #3 #Interviews | #People | #Africa| #SouthAfrica| #Zimbabwe| Johnny Clegg | A personal perspective on Johnny Clegg, South-African musical icon and anti-apartheid activist. We had a sit down with Paolo Genovesi, global citizen, self-declared pro-Apartheid supporter, turned pan-Africanist.

Suthukazi Arosi | Black and White

SUTHUKAZI AROSI | BLACK AND WHITE #Footage | #World | #Video| #SouthAfrica| #AfroJazz| Suthukazi Arosi | Youtube video by Suthukazi Arosi BLACK AND WHITE is a song about us - human beings with all the hatred that has turned against all humanity for centuries. Civilised as we are but still dwelling on racism.

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.

Woman to Woman | Winnie Madikizela Mandela

UbuntuFM | Winnie Mandela | Woman to Woman | Suthukazi Arosi #Feedback | #People | #SouthAfrica| Winnie Mandela | Thoughts on Winnie Mandela by Suthukazi Arosi Winnie Nomzamo Zanyiwe Madikizela Mandela. Through the window we all looked and have decided without knowing the exact truth.

Hugh Masekela | Stimela (Coal Train)

Hugh Masekela | Stimela (Coal Train) #Reviews | #Jazz | #SouthAfrica| Hugh Masekela | A song of hope against a backdrop of social injustice Hugh Masekela - who passed on Jan 23, 2018 - is an integral part of South African modern history, being part of the resistance against 'apartheid' oppression, the social issues he addressed in his music as well as being a larger-than-life figure.


UbuntuFM | Suthukazi Arosi | “Naked” | #SouthAfrica #Jazz #Soul #R&B #Releases | #Jazz | #Soul| #RnB| #SouthAfrica| Suthukazi Arosi | ALBUM RELEASE | Suthukazi Arosi | “Naked” | #SouthAfrica #Jazz #Soul #R&B “Naked” features 10 brand new tracks recorded over a period of twelve years, 2 remixes and 3 interludes. The interludes introduce the listener to some of the traditional and tribal sounds of South Africa. Each with a specific purpose and theme. 

Ray Phiri: The Highland Drifter

UbuntuFM | Ray Phiri, the legendary South-African Jazz musician and founder of Stimela. #Feedback | #Artists | #SouthAfrica| #Music| Ray Phri| Stimela | Ray Phiri (1947-2017) Commemorative article by King Vusi Mavuthela on Ray Phiri (1947-2017) who passed on July 12, 2017. 

Harari Magic

UbuntuFM | The Harari Story | The Beaters #Feedback | #Artists | #AfricanHeritage| #SouthAfrica| Harari | The story of South Africa’s all-time favourite band ‘Harari’ The significance of Harari as one of the most important bands from the late 60's to the early 80's and its influence on popular music in Southern Africa cannot be overstressed.

The value and merits of 'junk'

UbuntuFM | South Africa's President Zuma facing his country's 'junk' credit status. #Feedback | #Society | #SouthAfrica| #Economy | Should we believe the hype or take issue with it? Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has downgraded South Africa's rating to 'junk' status, as the country's currency continued to slide following a major cabinet reshuffle. Let's discuss the value and merits of being labeled 'junk'.