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.

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 honoured at MTVA

2010-12-13 09:33

Miriam Makeba has been posthumously honoured at the MTV Africa Music Awards.

MTV Africa rocks Lagos

2010-12-12 14:01

As one artist rushed the stage wrapped in the green-and-white flag, Nigeria racked up the most wins at the MTV Africa Music Awards.

Makeba show a no-go with NHC

2009-11-05 14:46

The National Heritage Council has disassociated itself from a Miriam Makeba commemorative event organised by Morris Roda Promotions.

Government demands cash back

2009-11-05 12:01

The arts and culture department is demanding the return of funds paid to host the Miriam Makeba tribute.

Tribute planned for 'Mama Afrika'

2009-10-31 21:10

A special tribute to "Mama Afrika", Miriam Makeba, will take place in November, the department of arts and culture says.


The late Grammy award winner and anti apartheid activist Miriam Makeba was honoured with an Ubuntu Award.

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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.

Miriam Makeba honoured at MTV Awards

2010-12-12 20:39

Miriam Makeba has been posthumously honoured at the MTV Africa Music Awards, after a career at the pinnacle of the continent's musical scene.

Mahlasela welcomes the world

2010-06-10 14:25

The World Cup will break down barriers between races and bring humankind back home to its African roots, says Vusi Mahlasela.

Battles loom over Makeba event

2009-11-05 22:20

The organisers of a controversial Miriam Makeba commemorative event and the department of arts and culture are squaring up for an extended legal battle.

Makeba family: Leave us out

2009-11-05 13:03

The family of Miriam Makeba distanced itself from a court battle over a commemorative concert for her.

Government drops Makeba show

2009-11-04 13:25

The arts and culture department has withdrawn its support of the Miriam Makeba commemorative event and instituted legal action against the production company.

Tribute to Mama Afrika

2009-10-26 10:26

Music legend Miriam Makeba will be remembered at a free concert at the Union Buildings in Tshwane.

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