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Activation of the travel Stokvel for local holidaymakers

Activation of the travel Stokvel for local holidaymakers

Amidst the revelry on the populated grounds of the deep Soweto-located arts venue, the duo stakeholders took advantage of the event hosted on Women’s Day, to encourage visitors an opportunity to sign up for a travel savings plan, offered especially to festival-goers at a drastically reduced amount to the usual fee. Normally rated at the […]

Heineken celebrates International Beer Day in Soweto

Heineken celebrates International Beer Day in Soweto

A typical Highveld winter midweek lunchtime turned out to be time well spent in news disseminators being tutored on both the Dutch brand’s credentials – as well as the world renown staple, in general! The closed doors intimate engagement with intrepid members of the Fourth Estate gathered momentum with Heineken South Africa’s Corporate Affairs Director, […]

Elsie Ngidi Primary School gets a new library and resource centre

Elsie Ngidi Primary School gets a new library and resource centre

The above apt observation by Dr Seuss served as the inspiration to what Imperial & Motus Community Trust has been offering by way of education to schools scattered across communities south of Johannesburg. Literally a stone throw away from where President Cyril Ramaphosa grew up in the Soweto neighbourhood of Chiawelo, well-manicured Elsie Ngidi Primary […]

‘My Quarter of a Century Walk’

‘My Quarter of a Century Walk’

Part of some 3500 walkers participating in the annual MTN Walk The Talk with 702’s once off 25km event staged in commemoration of South Africa’s quarter of a century milestone, we were at the four kilometre point in front of the University of the Witwatersrand’s olde architecture Solomon Mahlangu House, in the early parts of […]

Mandela Day and Kgosi Ya Dipere

Mandela Day and Kgosi Ya Dipere

Affectionately referred to as, Kgosi ya Dipere (Sotho for, King of Horses) in the circle, his lifetime somehow conspired to converge with that of Nelson Mandela – from early 60’s Rivonia to the early 90’s of South Africa’s transition to Democracy! Morena Mosotho Mafokate is eternally grateful to Madiba for having made it possible for […]

Sam Nhlengethwa’s 40 year Journey in the Arts World

Sam Nhlengethwa’s 40 year Journey in the Arts World

S“I listen to music so deeply when I paint.” This oop-pop-a-dah scene is painted by Alex Dodd regarding his encounter with artist/collagist, Sam Nhlengethwa at the Bag Factory in Fordsburg – in a segment titled, Jazz and the Retrieval of Lost Histories, a 2006 independently published monograph by Goodman Gallery Editions. Dodd’s scenario a choog-chooged […]

When the Boerboels showed up in Soweto

When the Boerboels showed up in Soweto

Motloung couldn’t buy his son one (as junior had specifically requested) but instead, one day came home with a puppy. From Rokafela Boerboels and existing under Gauteng Boerboels Kennel Union, the owner of no less than 15 of the breed, was at his post as one of event co-ordinators at the very first Soweto Boerboels […]

Year of think art on the move for the RMB Turbine Art Fair

Year of think art on the move for the RMB Turbine Art Fair

Heading into its seventh year since its inception back in 2013 and also digging roots at a new address along  trendy Illovo Boulevard, the RMB Turbine Art Fair has with ensuing time, enjoyed a growth trajectory in the leaps and bounds quotient – starting with some 2000 visitors at inception and experiencing a zenith of […]

Dialogue on Youth in Tourism on Soweto couches

Dialogue on Youth in Tourism on Soweto couches

SFrom Kliptown-based Soweto Chefs Academy running courses sans electricity for extended periods to the unsatisfactory standards of graduates and interns from the country’s FET institutions, the extent to which a crucial demographic – said to number around some six million – finds itself up against whilst caught up in a transition between equipping itself for […]

KFCs final straw!

KFCs final straw!

The welcome commitment was spelt out at an occasion held, aptly, at the Wits Origins Centre and attended by representatives of the food giant, the academic institution, members of the media, Instagram globetrotting celebrity Maps Maponyane and comedian, Jonathan Goliath. Walking around with the assistance of a crutch, Goliath, who directed the program on the […]

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