Arts


Superman at 80

Superman is 80 years old this year and he is a character that is still popular with mass audiences. There are many reasons behind the character’s longevity but chief among them is the myth of the…




Playing good politics the Gwangwa way

Music galore marked the passing early in 2018 of two South African titans of culture, Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile and trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Notable at their memorial events were powerfully moving tributes by two veterans still…



Panther joy may mask Hollywood’s racism

Black Panther director/co-writer Ryan Coogler has given black people throughout the world an imagined Africa that has been wholeheartedly embraced, earning over USD$1 billion dollars globally so far. This embrace is due, primarily, to the presentation…