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State vs State: The Powers Behind the MTN Nigeria Fine

When the Nigerian Communications Commission issued MTN, the South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, with a US$5.2 billion fine for “flouting” regulations in 2015, the global business media dismissed it as just another pitfall of doing business in Africa.  Lindokuhle Nkosi goes behind the numbers to explore the “entangled steamy affairs of state and capital” […]

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The New Thing

Out of the silence, the crevices, cracks and forgotten places of Cape Town, comes the thing that is jazz. Lindokuhle Nkosi listens to the language of traditions, improvisation and healing, as channelled by some gifted young South African protégés in the realm of sound. Audio accompaniment by Boeta Gee. Here is this sound, this thing coming […]

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