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Thando Mama with Umhobe we Sizwe, a somewhat lopsided treatment of SA’s cobbled-together national anthem, weighted towards the Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika part of it. Picture: PALESA MOTSOMI/GOETHEONMAIN

HALF ART: Mashed-up song a symbol of sanitisation

Footage of apartheid-era violence is at odds and at the same time resonant with the song’s rich tones writes Chris Thurman

HALF ART: Let’s interrupt the monumental monologue

Removing the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town, which has been the cause of recent protests on campus, could be low-hanging fruit for vice-chancellor Max Price. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/FOTO24/LIZA VAN DEVENTER

It does seem the university needs to undertake a rebranding, either in anticipation or as a reflection of substantial change, writes Chris Thurman

Tending to the scab covering humanity and its violence

Mikhael Subotzky hoped for a post as assistant to an artist when he left art school, but his work has quickly catapulted him into the prestigious exhibition halls of Venice, Berlin and London. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Johannesburg artist Mikhael Subotzky has a busy year as he takes his explorations beyond photography, writes Sue Blaine

BBC drops Top Gear host Clarkson over producer attack

Jeremy Clarkson during the rehearsal of the popular TV show 'Top Gear Live' in Amsterdam on April 26 2013. The BBC announced on March 10 2015 that they have suspended Clarkson with immediate effect after an incident with a producer. The BBC said it also pulls the show from its broadcast schedule for the next two Sundays.  EPA/KOEN VAN WEEL

BBC says it will not renew contract of lead presenter of popular motoring programme Top Gear who was suspended after ‘fracas’ with producer

Isibaya actors take top honours at Safta Awards

Actresses Nomzamo Mbatha and Jessica Nkosi pose for a photograph at last year's South African Film and Television Awards.  Picture: SOWETAN

South African actors and behind the scenes talent are honoured at South African Film and Television Awards as Marius Weyers wins the Life Time Achiever Award


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