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Soweto Marathon brings out the best -yet again- from an Ethiopian

Soweto Marathon brings out the best -yet again- from an Ethiopian

Former Iron Man, Nick Bester’s Nedbank Running Club’s Ethiopian athlete, Sintayehu Legese Yinesu broke the tape at the finish line clock registering, 2:19:10  – as he claimed “The People’s Race” for an unprecedented fourth time in the men’s category. With an impressive 30 000 runners, numbering among them, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Premier David Makhura, Sports and […]

SA’s best shisanyama search

SA’s best shisanyama search

They paid visits to prominent Soweto spots, Kwa Lichaba in Orlando West on Saturday and e’SocialLink at Doornkop, on Sunday – as the brewery, Windhoek continued its quest to identify eight finalists who would ultimately vie for R1 million in winners’ prizes! Although “el kasico” [the latest marketing nickname the Soweto Derby has been tagged […]

Samora Machel- by Kok Nam

Samora Machel- by Kok Nam

That background is contained in Nam’s monochromatic photography book on the Mozambican leader titled: Samora Machel by Kok Nam.  Number 13 in the African Lives Series, an independent writing and publishing initiative which aims to contribute to a postcolonial intellectual history of South Africa, the book – by CTP Printers and under the editorship of […]

Rivonia Trial audio archive digitized

Rivonia Trial audio archive digitized

Through the painstaking endeavours of French researcher and sound engineer, Henri Chamoux and the French National Audiovisual Institute [INA], the restoration of the sound archive has been completed and is now available to be heard by everybody in South Africa and beyond her borders. Chamoux, from the Laboratory of Historical Research Rhone-Alpes [LARHRA] was able […]

Gauteng High Impact Leadership Summit honours Felicia Mabuza-Suttle

Gauteng High Impact Leadership Summit honours Felicia Mabuza-Suttle

Once listed among the 100 greatest South Africans, Mabuza-Suttle drove the above point whilst engaged in a one-on-one couch talk with the founder of the Brand Leadership Group, Thebe Ikalafeng – on an early Thursday evening segment of a summit typified by rolling business-themed sessions. The still glamorous grandmother, whose family built the very first […]

Letta Mbulu’s house in Orlando turned into a heritage site

Letta Mbulu’s house in Orlando turned into a heritage site

In partnership with the City of Joburg Immovable Heritage department and the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, Heritage Ways honoured house number 1670 on Molahloe Street in Orlando East, with a Johannesburg Heritage Site Blue Plaque. Under the title, Home of Letta Mbulu, the plaque reads: This is the family home of international recording artist, Letta Mbulu.  […]

Soweto Kota festival grows- says the animated organiser

Soweto Kota festival grows- says the animated organiser

The statement spotted at a clothing brand stall interspersed somewhere within myriad others occupying an early Spring Saturday afternoon on the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in Kliptown – pretty much lay testament to how a township lifestyle concept has spawned an economic driver way well beyond comestible! It is the copyright of Ekurhuleni duo, […]

FNB Joburg Art Fair- Africa’s rendezvous

FNB Joburg Art Fair- Africa’s rendezvous

The Cubist maestro’s assertion was definitely something to reckon with – considering what one of controversy-inclined artist, Ayanda Mabulu’s installations at the fair entailed. His depiction of South African national icon, Nelson Mandela effecting a Nazi salute against the backdrop of a swastika banner immediately drew a backlash from the late statesman’s foundation where they […]

Mayoral Charity Golf Day- Mashaba walks the talk

Mayoral Charity Golf Day- Mashaba walks the talk

It was a case of big business clubbing together toward the development of two golf courses, as the charity event was staged toward the currently-under-development, Soweto topographic landmark’s benefit – whilst the day also served as a sod-turning marker for a R2 billion re-modelling of the Illovo located counterpart! Golf-playing executives and sporting stars such […]

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