Arts + Culture

Brenda Fassie Is Commemorated In This New Comic Book Honoring Iconic Women

South African music legend, Brenda Fassie is immortalized in the new comic series, Femme Magnifique.

Brenda Fassie, "The Queen of African Pop," is immortalized in a new comic series celebrating iconic women.

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Arts + Culture

Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture

This Mother's Day, we celebrate iconic African women throughout history who have helped shape and create culture.

DIASPORA—The world would be much less soulful without the contributions of African women.

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The 10 Best Brenda Fassie Songs

We look back at Brenda Fassie's musical legacy with a countdown of her ten best songs.

Iconic South African singer Brenda Fassie would have been 52 today. Whether you know her as “the Queen of Afropop” or “the Madonna of the Townships,” she was a larger-than-life influence on the music of the continent.

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Nelson Mandela: A Life In Music

Our Nelson Mandela music playlist includes music by Mandela's favourite artists, J.P. Mohapeloa, Makeba and Tchaikovsky plus songs inspired by anti-Apartheid struggle