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‘King Tha’ headlines THE Glenlivet Jazz Town at the Durban July

‘King Tha’ headlines THE Glenlivet Jazz Town at the Durban July

Yes, old-bugger it’s Africa’s greatest horseracing event- Vodacom Durban July- that has been scheduled for July 7 2018 at the Greyville Racecourse. This year’s theme ‘It is Time’ will see over 50 000 culture-loving aficionados of fashion, race goers, pundits and of course ‘hangers-on’ descending in the City, synonymous for young-beautiful things (borrowed from my […]

Binging a problem in SA, thus the new campaign seeks to drive responsible drinking

Binging a problem in SA, thus the new campaign seeks to drive responsible drinking

She gave a keynote address at the aware.org, the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education consumer campaign in Rivonia, on Thursday evening, attended by liquor industry role players and CEOs. The deputy minister went to note that, this reinforced the collective responsibility of key role-players in alcohol harm reduction programmes in South Africa. The fundamental […]

Oyster Box Hotel- indeed your oyster. Amen

Oyster Box Hotel- indeed your oyster. Amen

My host: the internationally acclaimed Oyster Box Hotel in the burgeoning Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, that afforded a front row seat to Durban’s Indian Ocean shaking off her mist-shrouded coat as the rest of the city was waking up. Upon our arrival, yours truly and team were welcomed by porters, who wore pith helmets accompanied by that […]

Boks use coaching clinics in Soweto as part of readiness against England

Boks use coaching clinics in Soweto as part of readiness against England

Bok coach Rassie Erasmus made the announcement on Monday morning. The Western Province player has solicited positive responses from SA’s 400m World Record holder Wayde Van Nierkerk, Breyton Paulse, Bryan Habana and Thando Manana. To interact with the team and brush shoulders with the likes of Siya, coach Erasmus, assistant coach Mzwandile Stick, Bismarck du […]

Shell fuels a battle between two soccer giants in SA

Shell fuels a battle between two soccer giants in SA

He spoke at the launch of Shell Helix Cup the pre-season fixture that will see Kaizer Chiefs do battle with 2017/18 PSL champs Mamelodi Sundowns on July 21 at the iconic FNB Stadium. “The concept to create a new annual fixture is not only an exciting idea, it also offers soccer fans another opportunity to […]

Castle Milk Stout’s new campaign invokes provocative opinions

Castle Milk Stout’s new campaign invokes provocative opinions

Themed ‘Get it back’ it urges Africans to re-discover and celebrate their unique roots. The launch befitting the venue Moyo’s stature- Parktown- featured top speakers such as poet Lebo Mashile, musician Stoane Seate, actor Pallance Dladla, imboki Zolani Mkiva, traditional healer Gogo Moyo and Ntombi Ngcobo- Mzolo, TV/Radio  personality. In her opening remark, Mashile unflinchingly […]

Mahumapelo resigns but warns will go after ‘counter-revolutionaries’

Mahumapelo resigns but warns will go after ‘counter-revolutionaries’

The Black Jesus– as he calls himself, finally succumbed to the Luthuli House’s recommendation to resign, following the ANC’s top delegation meeting. “That is nothing but counter-revolution and, when it rears its head, revolutionaries must rise to the occasion and thwart the counter-revolution,” he said. Apart from stepping down to avoid being accused of using […]

‘SoMgaga’ first African man to be the face of Opal

‘SoMgaga’ first African man to be the face of Opal

The flamboyant Metro FM’s morning show co-presenter was unveiled as the face of women’s make up Black Opal, at the ceremony held at the upmarket Houghton on Tuesday evening. “I guess they knew exactly what they wanted because I always have my own make-up artist wherever I go. Many people have been commenting on social […]

SADC media expedition begins on a right footing

SADC media expedition begins on a right footing

Albeit it revs off March 2019, the organisers saw it prudent to whet the appetite of those who made it on the tour, on what is to follow as it begins from Gauteng, and hits Lesotho, eSwatini and other African States. It wraps at the highest Mt on the Continent-Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. One of the fundamentals […]