Tag Archives: Africa

Jasmine (let it show) Jane Maria and Toyin Adekale

International ‘Jasmine movement’ hits fusing opera and reggae with Jane Maria and Toyin Adekale

This groundbreaking project started in France in an exclusive and remote Chateau where Jane Maria recorded her operatic vocals to the Chinese classic Jasmine Flower and went all the way from there to London, China, Seattle USA, bringing in musicians from Africa, Jamaica, USA, UK, Philippines, India, France and China on it’s 2 year journey! Fusing Opera and reggae, culture style and tradition in a global movement of peace and love.

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For the love of books – Amahle Zondi, Jurie Junior Peterson and Owethu Mpanza

Open Arms Project promotes reading among children at Centre in Empangeni along with mayor and celebrities.

IT was all promoting reading and storytelling to young children during the official opening of the Siyafunda with Sanlam Centre in Empangeni on Tuesday. The kids’ corner is aimed at encouraging reading in young children and spearheaded by the centre in a joint venture with local businesses as well as Zululand teen Claudelle Botha. The […]

Making a difference: Head of ZuluLand Gospel Choir Mr Banda helps hundreds of kids get shoes for school in Africa.

It may to us in the West seem like such a simple thing. Shoes for our children to go to school. However in many parts of the world something we take for granted, Shoes, are in rare supply and many children amble to school bare footed or with extremely worn out footwear.

When you think of the Billions donated by the UK and other Western countries of which the UK is probably the highest giver, you wonder where all the money is going? It will always remain the case that giving starts at home and local rather than National or International giving is the way forward.

ZuluLand Gospel Choir pay tribute to Stephan Dante

Nails Did – The viral musical phenomenon from Stephan Dante reaches Africa

Some tunes like them or not just get under your skin. They catch on and become viral. Before you know it everyone is singing it even if they don’t want to. ‘Nails Did’ by Stephan Dante is one of those songs. It’s catchy and timely lets face it Nails are the big thing at the moment.

However what makes the whole Stephan Dante ‘Nails Did’ thing a little different is the speed, reach and demographic of it’s viral affect. This is not just a song that has prompted people to sing along, It is a track that has moved people all over the world to do something. Dance, sing, take a picture etc.