Tribute to ‘Father of Jazz’

The Most Rev. Thabo Makgoba, archbishop of Cape Town, posted a tribute on his blog to Hugh Masekela — regarded as South Africa’s “Father of Jazz” — who died Jan. 23 at age 78. Makgoba also noted the Anglican Church’s role in starting Masekela on his journey.

Shrine Mont Beats $2.5m Goal

Virginia’s Shrine Mont Camps will improve facilities, offer scholarships, and support a camp in South Africa.

Welby Supports Makgoba

The Archbishop of Canterbury supports the Archbishop of Cape Town amid church-state disputes.

Makgoba Honors Mandela

Archbishop of Cape Town praises the former president’s vision of a “new, united, democratic, non-racial South Africa.”

++Makgoba Decries Deaths

“Even one death is one too many, and there must be an end to this senseless loss of life.”