Award-winning musician Thandiswa Mazwai has postponed the second Womxn Only Show. The star took to social media to share the news in a lengthy post where she explained the reasons behind the postponement.
Thandiswa cited the recent killings of women in South Africa as one of the main reasons. She said in part: “There has been so much pain & violence, ilifu elimnyama, and despite having a great lineup with sistas I love and admire, I am not able to give this festival the mental space it needs right now.
She continued: “#AmandlaWomxnFest began as a space of refuge and celebration but I feel we need more healing work. Something more intentional.Ma-Afrika sawunyangwa ngubani? I for one have not healed my heart enough to be able to carry yours at this time. Thank you for your continued support& love.”
Thandiswa Mazwai postpones the second Womxn Only Show. Here’s a look at what she had to say.
In other news – One dead, four arrested after Mall of Africa robbery
One suspected robber was shot dead and four were arrested, following a Mall of Africa jewellery store robbery on Wednesday night.
At approximately 7:30pm armed men opened fire in the centre and made off with watches valued at millions of rand. Police chased the suspects from Ebony Park to Marlboro drive where the alleged robbers opened fire on police. Read more