Editorial: We loved the message in the music, Bra Ray

2017-07-23 06:05

During the dark days of apartheid, the music of Ray Chikapa Phiri and his jazz band, Stimela, brought hope to many in the struggle.

Ray Phiri's funeral taking place today

2017-07-22 07:08

South African jazz legend Ray Phiri will be laid to rest in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

PHOTOS: Ray Phiri memorial service

2017-07-20 13:27

Photos from inside the memorial service of Jazz legend Ray Phiri held in Mpumalanga.

Musician Ray Phiri to be remembered in Nelspruit Memorial service

2017-07-20 04:59

Celebrated South African jazz musician Ray Phiri is set to be honoured at a memorial service in Mbombela.

Phiri family tries to cope

2017-07-16 08:56

The Phiri family is wary of broaching the subject of the musician’s death with his 113-year-old mother for whom the news seems not to have sunk in yet.

The Recording Industry of South Africa remembers Ray Phiri

2017-07-13 13:42

The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) extends heartfelt condolences to the family, relatives, friends and colleagues of the late music icon Ray Phiri.

Remembering an icon: 6 Ray Phiri stories you have to read

2017-07-12 14:39

One of the biggest jazz legends in South African history has been remembered by a grateful nation.

Zuma on Ray Phiri: ‘He was a musical giant’

2017-07-12 12:24

The President of South Africa remembered the late jazz artist.

Rocking the Daisies to host a tribute to Ray Phiri at festival

2017-07-12 09:51

The South African music festival at which Phiri was due to perform, released a moving statement about the veteran performer.

South African jazz musician Ray Phiri dies

2017-07-12 07:42

The SABC has reported that South African jazz musician, Ray Phiri had died.


WATCH: Ray Phiri funeral

2017-07-22 08:05

The funeral service for jazz legend Ray Phiri is currently underway at Mbombela Stadium.

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2017-07-20 18:59

South Africans who live overseas may face a massive tax shock, more tender irregularities uncovered, and Jonathan Jansen takes on academics. Here are soome stories you may have missed today.

AS IT HAPPENED: Ray Phiri memorial service

2017-07-20 10:03

A memorial service for South African jazz legend Ray Phiri is currently underway in Nelspruit.

President Zuma gives Ray Phiri a Special Provincial Official Funeral

2017-07-18 16:58

Flags will be flown at half-mast on the day of the late veteran local jazz performer’s funeral.

Details of Ray Phiri’s memorial and funeral service announced

2017-07-13 15:30

The memorial and funeral service for the South African jazz artist are going to be held in Nelspruit.

WATCH: This clip of Ray Phiri performing with Mi Casa is a must-see

2017-07-12 14:43

As fans and celebs continue to pay tribute to late Jazz artist Ray Phiri, we take a look at some of the legendary muso’s most memorable performances.

Local celebrities pay tribute to Ray Phiri

2017-07-12 13:40

Tributes from local celebrities have poured in after news of the passing of Jazz legend Ray Phiri made headlines.

'He was a musical giant' - Zuma mourns loss of Ray Phiri

2017-07-12 11:58

President Jacob Zuma has mourned the death of musician and 'musical giant' Ray Phiri.

Twitter pays tribute to Ray Phiri

2017-07-12 09:11

Many fans took to social media on Wednesday to remember late Jazz artist Ray Phiri.

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