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UMOJA narrator Hope Ndaba dies

UMOJA narrator Hope Ndaba dies

South Africa-born Penuel Bhekizitha Ndaba, aka Hope, the great mentor and narrator of UMOJA – the Spirit of Togetherness – died on Tuesday this week. The cause of the death has not been disclosed. He was 59. Born on 22 October 1955 in Umlazi township (Durban) in KwaZulu-Natal, Hope was a self-taught musician and performer. […]

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Sonia Radebe, Jennifer Dallas join forces in ‘Ngizwise’

Sonia Radebe, Jennifer Dallas join forces in ‘Ngizwise’

South African-born contemporary dance sensation Sonia Radebe and Canada’s Jennifer Dallas have done a sterling and titanic job in putting together ‘Ngizwise’, an excellent piece performed by the Moving into Dance Mophatong (MIDM) company. ‘Ngizwise’, a Zulu word meaning let me taste/help me listen, is the culmination of six weeks of gently crafting and honing […]

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