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Rehearsing for Madiba in London

Rehearsing for Madiba in London

By Jocelyn Uithaler 21 May 2008 Sowetan It’s for Madiba, and it’s on a world stage. So the Soweto Gospel Choir is hard at work, industry veteran Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse is pleased to offer his talent up to the cause and R&B’s Loyiso Bala is praying he can put on his best performance yet. They [...]

May 21, 2008 Elaine News 0

Popular African choir arrives

Popular African choir arrives

May 9, 2008 Fijilive Two times Grammy Award winning South African gospel group, the Soweto Gospel Choir, touched down in Nadi yesterday evening ahead of their two concerts in Fiji as part of their 2008 world tour. The 32-member choir, which includes 26 singers, four technical support staff and their producer and manger Andrew Kay [...]

May 9, 2008 Elaine News 0

Snapshot: Sipokazi Luzipo

Snapshot: Sipokazi Luzipo

Jane Scott 30 April 2008 Brisbane News SIPOKAZI LUZIPO 24 // ALTO AND NARRATOR, SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR After every performance, four of us from the choir go out and collect donations from the audience for our charity, Nkosi’s Haven Vukani. Nkosi Johnson was an AIDS activist in South Africa. He was very young when he [...]

April 30, 2008 Elaine News 0

SGC visits Kaizer Chiefs

SGC visits Kaizer Chiefs

SGC visits Kaizer Chiefs after winning Grammy Award. Songs featured: Hlohonolofatsa. Choir members featured: David Mulovhedzi and Thembisa Khuzwayo. Please contact us if the above video(s) are no longer available/playing. Thank you. [...]

April 16, 2008 Elaine News, Videos 0

Pride – In the Name of Love

Pride – In the Name of Love

The Choir sings their version of U2’s famous Pride – In the Name of Love. Soloists: Sibongile Makgathe, Sipokazi Luzipo and Shimmy Jiyane. Please contact us if the above video(s) are no longer available/playing. Thank you. [...]

April 1, 2008 Elaine News, Videos 0

Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir meets Madiba

Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir meets Madiba

Mar 26 2008 SAPA (More photos behind the jump) The Soweto Gospel Choir presented their second Grammy Award to former president Nelson Mandela at his foundation in Houghton on Wednesday. Speaking on behalf of the choir, Sipokazi Luzipo thanked Madiba for meeting the group. “We thank you for seeing us. We are here to show [...]

March 26, 2008 Elaine Articles, News, Photos 0

President Mbeki meets award winning Soweto Gospel Choir

President Mbeki meets award winning Soweto Gospel Choir

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March 2, 2008 Elaine News, Photos 0

Celine Dion in South Africa

Celine Dion in South Africa

The choir sings at a press conference with Celine Dion on February 12, 2008. Song featured: This Little Light of Mine. [...]

February 12, 2008 Elaine News, Videos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir wins again

Soweto Gospel Choir wins again

by Millicent Kgowedi     12 February 2008  City of Johannesburg There is another award on the trophy shelf for the Soweto Gospel Choir, which has received its second Grammy for the album, African Spirit. A proud Soweto Gospel Choir has received its second Grammy Award in Los Angeles, winning the Best Traditional World Music category for [...]

February 12, 2008 Elaine Articles, News 0

Second Grammy Win!

Second Grammy Win!

Lucas Bok (L) and Shimmy Jiyane of the Soweto Gospel Choir pose with their Grammy awards for Best Traditional World Music Album for “African Spirit” at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 10, 2008. [...]

February 10, 2008 Elaine News, Photos 0