• Gallant career move begins to pay off for Kefentse Mongwe

    People who have gone through a career change will admit that it is one of the most difficult things one can ever experience. Although many who go through this transition do so having realised their true passion, they still question whether their decision is right, informed and whether it contributes...

  • Remarkable Xhosa group advocates for preservation of indigenous languages

    Splendidly blessing traditional music lovers with some soul-soothing, emotional and ancient Xhosa sounds, is a traditional music ensemble called AmaXhosa Group; which is set to release an Extended Playlist (EP) titled Ibuhlung’ Intliziyo. Formed in the early 2000s in Muleni township, Cape Town, the group was founded by the legendary...

  • Theatrical musician deeply rooted in his spirituality

    Mnqobi Ndunakazi (better known as Mnqobi Yazo) is a singer, writer, producer, actor and director who hails from KwaMaphumulo, on the north coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. The multifaceted artist burst into the music scene back in 2018 with his smash hit ‘247’ which is track 6 of his 9-track...

  • Stamping her authority in a male-dominated industry

    When women venture into male-dominated industries, they are often faced with challenges of degradation, stereotype and discrimination by men who feel that women are not worthy of those positions. Mbali Sibeko, who is not afraid to get her hands greasy, has had to stand up for herself many times to...

  • CFF makes a potent call to open up the local film industry

    South Africa is proud to have produced some of the best entertainers in the world, one of them being Trevor Noah who grew up in Soweto. While there is no doubt that the township has an abundance of amazing talent, it is unfortunate that most of it perishes before being...

  • KZN’s very own determined to strive in the wine industry

    A keen interest in wine, combined with an independent spirit, is what propelled KwaMashu-born entrepreneur, Jay Nkosi to a path that birthed a flourishing wine brand called JNW (Jay Nkosi Wines). Founded in February this year, JNW’s selection of wines is a reflection of a constantly growing world of the...

  • Dynamic fitness trainer with a proven track record

    It took Thimna Shooto one look in the mirror to accept that she was not happy with her body and that she needed to make a change in order to achieve her goal. While many aspire to lose some kilos, the 24-year-old Tshwane-based “Fitness Queen” was on a quest to...

  • Taking SA hip hop culture back to the streets

    Designed to uplift and educate upcoming rappers, while bringing them together with the aim of celebrating the ingenious hip hop culture, is Durban Entertainment Records’ annual Back To The Streets (BTTS) event. Set to take place on the 20th of April this year at Pure Lounge (located on Smith Street,...

  • New farming methods that deal with water scarcity

    With many regions feeling the pinch of water shortages, it is apparent that water scarcity is a problem in South Africa and more ways to save water need to be implemented. Understanding this dilemma, and doing their bit to use water sparingly, are two agribusiness entrepreneurs who chose a revolutionary...

  • Tribhangi dance theatre celebrates 30th anniversary

    Tribhangi Dance Theatre in partnership with the Market Theatre proudly presents ONE SPIRIT, in celebration of their 30th anniversary. “ONE SPIRIT is a dance festival that will feature a seamless synergy of cultures,” says Jayesperi Moopen, Artistic Director of Tribhangi Dance Theatre. ‘It’s about creating opportunities for dancers across all...