• Lyrical Session Movement: A platform for Emcees on the come-up

    Providing a great platform for underground rappers to showcase their skills, the Lyrical Session Movement will host its 19th gig this Saturday (the 22nd of September) at the Mona Pub in Durban, at 12pm. Siyabonga Mathonsi, founder of the movement, says that he started Lyrical Session alongside his crew, School...

  • eThekwini PRC team gears up for its annual ‘Week Programme’

    eThekwini Municipality officially launched its annual two-week long Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) Week with a beach clean-up event at Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve. The event kicked off with the honouring and recognition of Edith Mkhize, a cleaner under the PRC department who was honoured for her long standing and...

  • World-Renowned Arts Centre deeply rooted in the heart of KwaMashu

    EKhaya Multi Arts Centre, a visionary project of KwaMashu Community Advancements Projects (K-CAP) is a world class facility with not only a rich history but a promising future as well. It was founded in 1993 by the internationally acclaimed artistic director, Edmund Mhlongo. Mhlongo, who studied at the University of Sussex,...

  • Businesswoman who founded her company through family savings

    IKE Chemicals is a company brainchild of the 29-year-old industrialist, Koketso Selepe. Qualified with a Btech Degree in Economic Analysis, Selepe has her feet firmly grounded in the manufacturing industry. Like most South Africans, she found it difficult to get employed even with a completed qualification. Instead of waiting for employment...

  • House and Gqom vocalist sets his eyes on the big prize

    Emerging from eDubane, one can describe ‘Gqom‘ as a music genre that blends kwaito and house music. It is evident that the exciting sounds of the banging basslines are taking over as more artists from across the country are experimenting with the fast paced beats. We caught up with musician,...

  • Catch Soul Brothers live at the Market Theatre in celebration of African dynamism

    Hot on the heels of the first successful Jazzy July music series, the Market Theatre is offering music lovers another spectacular celebration of culture and heritage with the Soul Brothers live in concert. Johannesburg audiences will experience a magical music experience with the legendary Mbhaqanga award winning ensemble, during a...

  • The state of women entrepreneurship in modern day South Afrika

    Historically, women in South Afrika have faced a number of oppressive circumstances that have led to a society with gross gender inequalities. These inequalities are not limited only to the South African economy but are present in many other sectors. Based on the Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) 2017 half yearly...

  • UDODANA set to dazzle eThekwini audiences

    Exploring the brokenness of the male black body, its indoctrination and incubation into the systems which play an ignorant role in the development of black power and unity, UDODANA is a full-length, non-verbal dance theatre work put together by the sensational Musa Hlatshwayo. The piece has been received to standing...

  • A well-driven young mind offering I.T. solutions

    Vincent Mataga, a recent graduate from the Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology has stopped at nothing to become his own boss. With a Diploma in Information and Technology (I.T.) he currently runs and owns his company called Codebytes Creatives at just 25 years old. His business services include web design...

  • Panties & Bras campaign: Building relationships with girls in schools

    “We believe that the social and economic empowerment of women is the beginning of the end of poverty in our community,” says Flo Khoza; the founder of Panties and Bras campaign under the Flojo Foundation. Founded in March this year, the Panties and Bras campaign is an initiative that aims...