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Honours paid to South African musician and activist Hugh Masekela

Father of South African jazz, who had job covering more than five decades, dies aged 78 Hugh Masekela Tributes paid to South African musician and activist Hugh Masekela ‘Father of South African jazz ‘, who had busines spanning more than five decades, dies aged 78 Masekela’s life and career- in visualizes Hugh Masekela obituary: jazz pioneer who fought the cruelty …

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From crystal meth to Olympic glory: the recovery and rise of Luvo Manyonga

Three years ago Luvo Manyonga was a crystal meth addict. Now he is an Olympic silver medallist. This is his journey from the tik-addled townships to Rio glory, with the help of an Irish former street-sweeper turned strongman Luvo Manyonga has already created my favourite story of the year but, on a gentle summer afternoon in Pretoria, the South African …

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