Miriam Makeba's granddaughter announced as Africa Day concert headline act

2016-05-18 11:54

It seems success runs in the vains of the Makeba family.

Singer to play Makeba in Mandela movie

2013-03-18 20:43

South African singer Nomfusi Gotyana is set to play the late Miriam Makeba in Anant Singh's upcoming film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

Miriam Makeba turns 81: 5 Songs to remember

2013-03-04 11:27

As tributes pour in for the late Miriam Makeba on what would have been her 81st birthday, we take a look at some of her most memorable songs that changed the world.

Battle brews over Makeba legacy

2011-11-08 22:28

Miriam Makeba's family have taken public their battle with her former manager over control of her legacy.


Miriam Makeba copyright dispute

2014-03-23 16:27

The estate of late singer Miriam Makeba is taking legal action against the organisers of landmark exhibition Rise and Fall of Apartheid.

Local acapella group head for New York

2013-03-11 12:21

It's a dream come true for local acapella band The Soil as they jet off to New York for their first performance at the prestigious Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York.

Miriam Makeba's birthday Google doodle

2013-03-04 09:23

Google has honoured South African singing legend Miriam Makeba with her very own Google doodle - on what would have been her 81st birthday.

Pata Pata producer dies

2011-07-19 08:51

A producer and songwriter credited with songs made famous by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin and Miriam Makeba, has died at the age of 80.

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