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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 […]

Gold Reef City Theme Park Heritage Tours media junket

Gold Reef City Theme Park Heritage Tours media junket

Welcomed by the warm and friendly crew, we were treated to an appetizing breakfast of rich muffins, scones, cheese, yoghurt-topped muesli, brewed coffee, tea and fruit juices! After an introductory speech by one of the staff, we commenced through to the beginning of the promising excursion, at the entrance to the mine tour, inside a […]

Parcel of Death-The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro

Parcel of Death-The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro

A mid-week affair graced by the presence of societal leading lights such as erstwhile South African Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke, former minister, Mosibudi Mangena, politicians, Leon Wessel, Siphiwe Nyanda and Pandelani Nefolovhodwe, as well as a substantial dosage of personalities of the Fourth Estate in good standing namely Khathu Mamaila, Oupa Ngwenya, Thabo Leshilo […]

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 […]