Some artists singing for their supper due to Covid-19 relief fund snub

12 July 2020 - 00:00 By SISANDA ALUTA MBOLEKWA

While more than 2,000 of SA's performing artists have received relief funds from the department of arts & culture for gigs cancelled during the lockdown, others complain of being left out in the cold.

While the likes of musicians and singers Arthur Mafokate, Kelly Khumalo, Caiphus Semenya and Fifi Cooper - as well as poet laureate Mongane Wally Serote - are listed as having received one-off payments of between R10,000 and R20,000 to help them during the crisis, others claim the department has given them nothing...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.