SOUTH AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

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Obama’s gogo a highlight of the awards

US President Barack Obama’s gogo, Sarah Obama, received the Lifetime Achievement award and R100 000 donation. T HE 10th annual South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (Satmas) were held in Zululand this year. The awards were attended by traditional musicians, business people, politicians and music lovers from all corners of the world on Friday and Saturday at the University Of Zululand. Late maskandi artist, Mtshengiseni Gcwensa, better known as Indidane, was honoured posthumously when he scooped two awards in the Best Male and Best Maskandi album categories. His award-winning album was Itende Le micimbi. Mtshengiseni’s sons, Zama and Sphelele, received the awards on behalf of their ...

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Dignitaries attend glittering Satmas

Popular celebrities, government officials, residents and US president’s gran all shine THE 10th annual South African Traditional Music Achievement (Satma) Awards ceremony at the weekend brought together popular celebrities and government officials, putting everyone, including KwaZulu-Natal residents, in the spotlight. Celebrities such as Uzalo actor Mpumelelo Blose, actress Leleti Khumalo, Joe Mafela, Sinazo Yolwa, Selimathunzi presenter Sphesihle Vazi, Zuluboy, hip hop artists KO and Zakwe, Metro FM presenter Chriselda Kananda, Ukhozi FM presenters Ngizwe Mchunu and Bheka Mchunu, graced the red carpet before the start of the main event. The Satma organisers announced that they were delighted to have Mama Sarah Obama, the grandmother ...

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Tradition pays off

Local group Kopano Ke Matla is ecstatic about their win at the South African Traditional Music Awards THE local traditional group that won the best traditional group award at the South African Traditional Music Awards at the weekend say they are “over the moon”. Members of Kopano Ke Matla said that for them just the nomination was good but winning a category was the cherry on top and they will never let up on what they are doing. The group is based in Jouberton, Klerksdorp, in North West. The national event took place at Richards Bay in Kwazulu-Natal. Other North West artists ...

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SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama...

10th Annual SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama - Dube – Mbeki- Tutu – Kunene – Mngoma – Kunene – Mahlangu – Magubane and Izingane Zoma. 10th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievement  Awards ceremony brought together popular celebrities, government officials  putting everyone including KZN residents   in the spotlight at the University of Zululand – eMpangeni in KZN. Celebrities such as Uzalo actor -  Mpumelelo Blose, actress Leleti Khumalo, Joe Mafela, Sinazo Yolwa , Selimathunzi presenter -  Sphesihle Vazi, Zuluboy , hip hop artists -  KO and Zakwe, Metro FM presenter - Chriselda Kananda, Ukhozi FM presenters – Ngizwe Mchunu and Bheka Mchunu, ...

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Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah families to attend the SATMA Awards 2015

The 10th SATMA Awards annual event returns to KwaZulu-Natal Province with a punch this year - 2015. With uMhlathuze and uThungulu Municipalities as official hosts, the awards will be held at UniZulu’s King Bhekuzulu Hall - eMpangeni on the 2nd and 3rd of October 2015. SATMA Awards are proud to announce its list of international guests for the 2015 Ceremony. They are Mama Sarah Obama – grandmother to President Barack Obama from Kenya, Samia Nkrumah – daughter of President Kwame  Nkrumah from Ghana and Ilyasah Shabazz from the US – daughter of El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, otherwise known as Malcolm X. The announcement ...

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Obama’s gogo a highlight of the awards

US President Barack Obama’s gogo, Sarah Obama, received the Lifetime Achievement award and R100 000 donation. T HE 10th annual South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (Satmas) were held in Zululand this year. The awards were attended by traditional musicians, business people, politicians ...
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Dignitaries attend glittering Satmas

Popular celebrities, government officials, residents and US president’s gran all shine THE 10th annual South African Traditional Music Achievement (Satma) Awards ceremony at the weekend brought together popular celebrities and government officials, putting everyone, including KwaZulu-Natal residents, in the spotlight. Celebrities such ...
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Tradition pays off

Local group Kopano Ke Matla is ecstatic about their win at the South African Traditional Music Awards THE local traditional group that won the best traditional group award at the South African Traditional Music Awards at the weekend say they are ...
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mama-obama

SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama…

10th Annual SATMA Awards Honors Mama Sarah Obama - Dube – Mbeki- Tutu – Kunene – Mngoma – Kunene – Mahlangu – Magubane and Izingane Zoma. 10th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievement  Awards ceremony brought together popular celebrities, government officials  putting ...
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Malcolm-X

The South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards are READY to host Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah Families!!!!

The South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards are READY to host  Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah Families!!!! The count down has begun with earnest, only 16 days left for the 10th Annual SATMA Awards celebration taking place on the 2nd and ...
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Obama, Malcom X and Nkrumah families to attend the SATMA Awards 2015

The 10th SATMA Awards annual event returns to KwaZulu-Natal Province with a punch this year - 2015. With uMhlathuze and uThungulu Municipalities as official hosts, the awards will be held at UniZulu’s King Bhekuzulu Hall - eMpangeni on the 2nd ...
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SATMA Awards Announcement of Nominees Event – Mafikeng

SATMA Awards hosted successful announcements of nominees event on Saturday, the 15th of August 2015 in Mmabatho Convention Centre. The founder, Dr. Dumisani Goba urged all nominated musicians to compete with dignity, respect and not to fight because the competition is ...
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SATMA Awards Nominations 2015 Now Open…

You Can Now Vote for your Favorite Artist or Group, SMS (SATMA ,NAME of your Favorite  Artist or group, and the Category) to 34066. SMS costs R1.50 (Free sms do not apply). Brought to you by SABC Mobile ...
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Saba Mbixane

SATMA Awards 2014 Winners

The 9th Annual SATMA Awards were held at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape this year. They were split into two events. The first event was held on Friday, 17 October 2014 and the second one on ...
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SATMA Awards 2013 Results

The 8th South African Traditional Music Achievement (SATMA) Awards were presented on Friday 4 and Saturday, 5 October 2013 at the Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium in East London. Saba Mbixane of Umhlobo Wenene FM did what he did last year ...
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