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uKeshe allows card holders to pay and get paid

uKeshe allows card holders to pay and get paid

It’s described as a micro transaction platform launched in November 2015 and allows card holders to pay and get paid. This after realizing that many, especially domestic workers, gardeners, car guards are sole breadwinners of their household and support more than four on an income between R2000 and R3000 a month. This constitute 79% according […]

Qhubeka, CoJ delivers bikes to Sowetans

Qhubeka, CoJ delivers bikes to Sowetans

The month of May, 1050 bicycles will be distributed to schoolchildren and community policing volunteers at three different events around Johannesburg. The breakdown of bicycles being distributed is as follows: Orlando Community Policing Forum (CPF): 50 bicycles Bona Comprehensive School: 300 bicycles Selelekela Secondary School: 200 bicycles Orlando High School: 150 bicycles Jabulile Secondary School: […]

CoJ budget speaks to its people

CoJ budget speaks to its people

IThis was the budget tabled by City of Johannesburg finance MMC Funzela Ngobeni, for the 2019/2020 financial year, this week. Ngobeni also said the R100m has been set aside for the recruitment of a visible service delivery workforce, that means deploying across the City’s seven regions to perform work such as grass cutting, street sweeping, […]

Comedy is a living, ask fellow comedians!

Comedy is a living, ask fellow comedians!

24 newcomer comedians will take to the stage on Sunday 19 May 2019 to perform live at the Savanna Newcomer Showcase. These group of funny men and women come from seven of our nine provinces, highlighting both Savanna’s and the Savanna CCA’s ongoing commitment to showcasing young talent from as many regions of the country […]

Soweto Int’l Jazz has a potpourri of artists lined-up

Soweto Int’l Jazz has a potpourri of artists lined-up

The Soweto International Jazz Festival 2019 will play host to a music and cultural exchange between South Africa and International artists and musicians. The three day festival will highlight a strategically curated line-up with a Jazz foundation augmented by multiple genres and artists from the African continent, Caribbean countries and the USA; playing across 3 […]

This years’ Soweto Marathon sees a record breaking 40 000 entries

This years’ Soweto Marathon sees a record breaking 40 000 entries

This years’ historical race has seen an increase from 30 000 to 40 000 athletes, according to the organisers. “Every year we find ourselves dealing with disappointed runners as we sell out, which is why we’ve increased our capacity, opened entries early and promise to raise the standard higher than ever,” says Soweto Marathon Chairman […]

OG protesters cause traffic along Louis Botha

OG protesters cause traffic along Louis Botha

Residents are demanding that Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba allocate them houses and convert unused government buildings into RDP houses. Police spokesperson Mavela Masondo said traffic in the area was flowing freely without disruptions. King Edward Preparatory School has also sent out a letter warning parents of possible disruptions on Thursday morning. The police’s Mavela Masondo: […]

VW VivoNation fest a hit with locals

VW VivoNation fest a hit with locals

But don’t despair ‘cos you can still get your hands on tickets for the Sunday 7 edition.     Thousands of fans have booked their place to be at this incredible festival of live music, with electrifying performances, delicious food and bespoke experiences, all brought to you by the Volkswagen Polo Vivo. Hip-hop artist, AKA will […]

MTN Bushfire celebrates its 13th edition

MTN Bushfire celebrates its 13th edition

MTN Bushfire is more than simply a music festival, as all previous guests will attest. It has been scheduled to take place in the beautiful Malkerns Valley of eSwatini, from May 24 to 26 2019. Confirmed artists drawn from all corners of the world, boasts the likes of Smiles Makama, Puts Marie, Nibs Van der […]

Berita takes center stage at Hard Rock Cafe- Sandton

Berita takes center stage at Hard Rock Cafe- Sandton

Yes, today is a national Human Rights Day and this augurs well with the performance of Berita, who is a well known arts and culture campaigner. Currently promoting her latest single Ndicel’ Ikiss from her independent recording company Assali Music, Berita is thrilled to be performing on the Hard Rock Cafe stage. Nguwe Wedwa, Mwana […]