Afro Worldview Closure Is An Assault On Press Freedom

Afro Worldview promised to be a breath of fresh air after Mzwanele Manyi rebranded the news media after taking it over from the Guptas' ANN7. PICTURE: IOL

Afro Worldview’s editorial approach, which was often characterized as compromised and biased, seems on the surface to have led to the early demise of the channel, and yet behind the scenes, the move reeks strongly […]

The Thrill And The Truth Of Aretha Franklin

Soul icon Aretha Franklin dies at 76. PICTURE: Axios

NEW YORK (AP): The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her emotions. Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha […]

NEVER-SAY-DIE-SPIRIT: The Man Who Gave Soweto Its Name Back In 1963

MAN ABOUT TOWN: Tshehla Michael Phahlane, middle, lived in obscurity and passed away with little fanfare. PICTURE: Dumisani Dube

He wore his passion for this noble art on his sleeve and with his elegant but cheeky prose, championed its beauty and cause on the pages of the racy publication. Jazz introduced him to a […]