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Hotstixed in Soweto!

Hotstixed in Soweto!

We had been invited for an evening of artistic engagement and cocktails and just so as not to abruptly leave the occasion prematurely on account of the unavailability of taxis after hours, and given that he happened to be a Pimville neighbour – I had excused myself and him from said ladies rendezvous to request […]

Happiness in every pupil’s bite

Happiness in every pupil’s bite

Also a case of the rendezvous of the RCL Food brand’s payoff line of, “Happiness in every bite” and the no fee paying institution’s motto of: Our deeds shall speak – the welfare initiative to the 1029 scholar-strong institution was the culmination of a roadshow which witnessed Sunbake delivering a total of 40 000 sandwiches in […]

Ignited at The Lyric

Ignited at The Lyric

Admitting to have a penchant for feathers, the blond coiffured show’s director, producer and choreographer whetted entertainment seekers by promising a spectacle of beautiful girls and long legs to the casino environment.  “I must say that there is a lot of feathers throughout the whole show, so it is quite a glamorous show, glossy show […]

Jozi Walk in Sehonghong sa Thuto

Jozi Walk in Sehonghong sa Thuto

The nonagenarian, ‘University of Makana’ (as Robben Island is referred to by those once interned on it) ‘alumni’ delivered the self-deprecating remark in response to a visitor’s suggestion that he ought to also be recognized in a similar vein to former co-accused, the late Ahmed ‘Kathy’ Kathrada – an unveiling of whose statue, Ntate Mlangeni […]

Jozi Urban Market opens at Gold Reef City

Jozi Urban Market opens at Gold Reef City

This scene unfolded on a balmy, Fall Sunday afternoon on the resort’s rooftop as I made my way to a dining area whilst the live soothing jazzy sounds of a recording artist going by the identity, Guru (real name Mpho Matlala) made moonwalk of my haste to indulge that born-with-and-will-die-by sweet tooth lure of mine! […]

Joburg goes gaga over Monster Jam spectacle

Joburg goes gaga over Monster Jam spectacle

Hollywood actor-turned-President, Ronald Reagan once intimated back in the 80’s! From the Harlem Globetrotters travelling basketball showpiece to the Nitro Circus fronted by X-Games daredevil, Travis Pastrana, the citizens swearing allegiance to the Star-spangled banner (why, even the stars-and-stripes flag have a razzmatazzy appearance) sure long figured out the exportation of entertainment as an economic […]

Sunshine Ladies Tour gives the Soweto Country Club a test-run

Sunshine Ladies Tour gives the Soweto Country Club a test-run

Having had its gates shut since the most part of the preceding year for a much-needed refurbishment, the Pimville-located 18-hole golf course – the only one of its kind in a South African area demarcated as a township – finally, although not officially (as per the wont of bureaucrats who are sticklers for pomp and […]

Bucs becomes first SA u/17 team to win Future Champs tourney

Bucs becomes first SA u/17 team to win Future Champs tourney

It brought to an end a magnificent six days of action, where some of the top young players in the world competed for the prestigious Under-17 prize. The final of the girl’s competition was also played on Saturday, with SAFA Johannesburg running out 2-1 victors over Dr BW Vilakazi Secondary School in a battle between […]

Chasing the storm at the Gold Reef City

Chasing the storm at the Gold Reef City

Practicing core ass-kicking!  Kick their asses in every angle. The imploration (in a mixture of Zulu and English) emblazoned onto a fellow member of the Fourth Estate’s T-shirt could well have been directed at Jozi’s notable amusement location, Gold Reef City Theme Park’s newest thrill ride, the Storm Chaser – that, ahead of the public’s […]

Musical chairs at Aunt Dot’s farewell

Musical chairs at Aunt Dot’s farewell

They can then grow into a powerful, recognizable force within the ranks of our broad liberation movement throughout our country and beyond!”  Delivering his address at the farewell ceremony to departed singer, Dorothy “Mam’D” Masuka  inside the Soweto Campus of the University of Johannesburg’s Imbizo Hall, incumbent South African Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi […]