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“The Rock at 80”

“The Rock at 80”

Former pupils and teacher of Orlando High School had a rendezvous to remember as attendees also gathered for the commendable exercise of reporting and showing evidence of progress made pending what the alma mater’s current principal, Thozama Mrwetyana, described as phase two of on-going efforts to renovation of some of the institution’s features to deserving […]

Winging It -with Liam Del Carme

Winging It -with Liam Del Carme

South African rugby writer, Vata Ngobeni, nicknamed “Beeeast!” in his circle, gloated to fellow scribes regarding the culmination of an unceremonious incident he got entangled in, in what is described as the picturesque lakeside town of Lake Taupo located on New Zealand’s North Island – pending the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The vehicle the reporter […]

Exploring South Africa’s love affair with Paris

Exploring South Africa’s love affair with Paris

After a welcome breakfast of croissants, coffee and champagne, the entity’s Head of Department Johannesburg for Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculpture, Dr Alastair Meredith commenced with an insightful tour of the medium mix of eye-lolly furnishing two sections of the ground floor at the Central Street address. Putting the linkage of the French capital with […]

‘I just like Soweto’

‘I just like Soweto’

This year’s edition of now officially South Africa’s largest marathon – with 40 000 participants tackling the field – being her third consecutive triumph, she had plenty reason to like the event – and what with her pointing out that at some stage of the gruelling course, she was even joined by a bunch of kids […]

World Symphony series Spring season

World Symphony series Spring season

It is the surest way of bringing people of diverse ages and cultural backgrounds together in a spirit of harmony, goodwill and understanding,” offered Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bongani Tembe, for whom this October marks 25 years that he has been helming the musical outfit. Further expounding on the […]

#Simbamzansiflavour@Maponya Mall

#Simbamzansiflavour@Maponya Mall

That was how bubbly socialite, Anele Mdoda summed up her fond reminiscences of childhood memories centred on the household snack brand that is Simba.  Looking mellow in a yellow sleeveless dress, the radio presenter, the new face of Simba’s current summer campaign, oozed typical vivacity as she held court in the audience of a curious […]

The Colonel’s kitchen tour of Meadowpoint

The Colonel’s kitchen tour of Meadowpoint

After some eight years as an area coach of the brand’s mostly Gauteng located eateries – she’s earned the right to carry herself like a colonel! On a Wednesday morning at the KFC Meadowpoint, Meadowlands branch, Malatji would become the focal point in seeing to it that a behind-the-scenes tour of the Soweto restaurant’s kitchen […]

Building life, changing bicycles!

Building life, changing bicycles!

But on a Friday morrow in the Mofolo neighbourhood of Soweto, with the spring weather perfectly agreeable, I got to disrupt his separatist attendance of such top notch occasions when I also cracked an invite (actually initially meant for a colleague – who’d be beating himself for not honouring it, after perusing through this article, […]

#Ereng tlala moo-2019 Soweto Kota fest

#Ereng tlala moo-2019 Soweto Kota fest

He was understandably relieved because it had rained overnight before the latest instalment of his outdoors event on the grounds of a cricket oval in Elkah, Soweto. He answers to the identity of Sidwell Tshingilane as he does to the encouraging status of being the conceptualizer of one of Joburg’s calendar crowd-pullers!  The sunny and […]

2019 Mayoral Charity Golf Day at the Soweto Country Club

2019 Mayoral Charity Golf Day at the Soweto Country Club

Hosting a 4-ball field of 80 invited participants on the Pimville course, the occasion also marked what was referred to as a ‘soft opening’ of the club which was still a few days away from being opened to the public. With representatives of entities which made substantial financial contributions to the club’s new look such […]

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