It was a dark, harrowing journey that shattered numerous lives, but finally, Taliep Petersen’s children are starting to pick up the pieces, a decade after his death. Friday 16 December marked 10 years since his senseless murder, a day etched into the memories of many Capetonians. The music and theatre[…]
Cape Town’s most famous son Taliep Petersen, the widely acclaimed performer was honoured with a posthumous “Lifetime Achievement” award at the recent Naledi Awards, which is a premier award on the calendar of Gauteng awards. The award comes ten years after Petersen’s untimely death, which has left a void in[…]
A man considered the father of Islam in the Cape and a man considered an icon of the Cape Malay musical tradition were both remembered on Wednesday when two of seven footbridges along Nelson Mandela Boulevard and Rhodes Drive were renamed after them. Tuan Guru and Taliep Petersen, along with[…]
The City of Cape Town’s Naming Committee on Wednesday recommended the names for seven footbridges crossing Nelson Mandela Boulevard and Rhodes Drive to the mayor for decision. |a!kunta, Tuan Guru, Ingrid Jonker, Dawid Kruiper; Father John Oliver, Taliep Petersen and Father Basil van Rensburg made the list following a public[…]
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