More about Donald Kachamba

Following on from my last post about the Kachamba Brothers, I decided to try and find out more. First of all, I found some interesting photographs of Donald and ‘friends’ jamming together. These pictures were taken by Rike and Henrik Bettermann when they visited Chileka in Malawi as part of their 1996/97 tour of West… Continue reading More about Donald Kachamba

Saturday Morning at Essenwood Flea Market

Flickr user “ethekwinigirl” is a writer/journalist and photoblogger in Durban, South Africa. Her photoset Street Musicians shows that kwela is still performed live in open, public spaces; maybe by the same musicians who, as youngsters, performed on the streets and heard “Kwela, kwela!” as the police vans tried to round them up! It would be… Continue reading Saturday Morning at Essenwood Flea Market