The scale at which grassroots activists, and participants in strikes and protests, have been murdered is a major threat to democracy, a threat which is seldom taken seriously in the elite public sphere.
Cosatu has rediscovered its soul, but how is this likely to affect South Africa’s political landscape? And an Afrikaans dominee urges white rugby players to “take the knee” and support Black Lives Matter.
The first of its kind to be released on vinyl, the 12-track double LP compilation features contemporary jazz artists from South Africa, securing an international distribution deal to ensure the further reach of the music.
Three players who represented Wits in three generations – Mike Ntombela in the 80s, Neil Winstanley in the 90s and Sifiso Myeni in the 2000s – look back at their time with the soon-to-be defunct club and what Wits mean to them.