President declares special official funeral for Joseph Shabalala(@channel24_sa) on Feb 11, 2020 at 6:39am PST President Ramaphosa has ordered that the National Flag be flown at half-mast at every flag station in the country until the evening of 22 February. Regulations require that no other flags should be displayed when the National Flag is flown at half-mast. ALSO READ: 11 Ladysmith Black Mambazo songs to remember founder, Joseph Shabalala President Ramaphosa has reiterated his sincerest condolences to the Shabalala family, members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo and members of the arts and culture fraternities in South Africa and globally with who Ladysmith Black Mambazo has collaborated for the better part of six decades. Joseph was born on 28 August in 1941 and was well known for his unique and stirring vocals. The group has won five Grammy awards and travelled the world, putting South Africa's music scene on the map in an innovative way. In 2008, this world-renowned and widely awarded choral group received the National Order of Ikhamanga for putting South African cultural life on the world map through contributing to the field of South African indigenous music. Read more: Channel24
The mystical dreams of Joseph Shabalala that powered Ladysmith Black MambazoEvery night for six months a group of children dressed in robes would visit Joseph Shabalala and sing to him in his dreams. Their words were incomprehensible, but their harmonies would become the foundation Shabalala used to form Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Three memorial services for Mambazo chief Joseph ShabalalaThree memorial services have been scheduled for Ladysmith, Durban and Johannesburg to remember and celebrate the life of isicathamiya icon Joseph Shabalala.
Special official funeral for renowned musician Joseph Shabalala | IOL NewsPresident Ramaphosa has declared a special official funeral, category two, in honour of Joseph Shabalala, the founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo. 🙏🏼thank you Mr President CyrilRamaphosa he deserves it
Joseph Shabalala’s voice of hopeJoseph Shabalala, the founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, lived his dream with such clarity that it became our dream too. Themba J Nkosi pays tribute to a visionary who was constant but never stagnant
How Joseph Shabalala's Mambazo chopped the competition down - The Mail & GuardianThe founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo's openness to collaboration took the group's isicathamiya music around the globe and won three grammys. RIPJosephShabalala
Ramaphosa declares special official funeral in honour of Shabalala - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral Category 2 in honour of Joseph Shabalala, the late founder of choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. That's what he's good at, declaring state funerals always! EFF has a tendency of hijacking and taking over high profile funerals.. Are the RedBerets going to do same at ladysmithblackmambazo Shabalala's funeral? That’s the only thing Cyril delivers, state funerals. He doesn’t make a mistake but come to proper service deliveries, dololo