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UMAI SUSHI LAUNCHES AT THE MASLOW HOTELS NEW LACUNA BAR

UMAI SUSHI LAUNCHES AT THE MASLOW HOTELS NEW LACUNA BAR

Eric Manyenkawu bows deeply in greeting, his mien Asian polite: his calm demeanour at odds with the frenzied energy of Africa’s business hub, Sandton. It’s a happy quandary, trying to make sense of this young Xhosa man whose roots lie in the Eastern Cape, in East London, where he was born 34 years ago. His […]

Breast cancer awareness concert rocks Mthatha

Breast cancer awareness concert rocks Mthatha

An array of local and leading South African artists fired up a 5 000-strong crowd at the Walter Sisulu University Stadium in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. The concert, hosted by the Tobeka Madiba Zuma (TMZ) Foundation, was in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. “I strongly believe that prevention is better than cure when it comes to […]

The University of Johannesburg raises funds to create a world-renowned e-library

The University of Johannesburg raises funds to create a world-renowned e-library

An auction of artistic interpretations of “chairs”, commissioned from well-known local artists, along with five pieces of distinctive South African Resistance art will launch the “101 Seats of Knowledge” UJ Library Campaign to establish the largest E-Book Library in Africa. On November 18, at an exclusive gala dinner at Johannesburg’s Country Club, 10 of 30 […]

ROLENE STRAUSS’S DREAM’ FOR THE DOCTORS OF TOMORROW

ROLENE STRAUSS’S DREAM’ FOR THE DOCTORS OF TOMORROW

Reigning Miss World Rolene Strauss last night announced that Miss World’s ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ campaign will join forces with Cell C and the Tomorrow Trust to train up to 100 new medical doctors in South Africa. Rolene will be spearheading a new charitable initiative for herself and future Miss World titleholders raising funds toward […]

Ayanda – the movie still showing at the cinema

Ayanda – the movie still showing at the cinema

Leading Lady Productions and Real Eyes’ international success, Ayanda, premiered last week in Rosebank, and on the 02nd of October joined Tell Me Sweet Something, Die Pro, While you Were Not Looking and Schuks! Pay back the Money at the local cinemas. Produced by Terry Pheto and directed by Sara Blecher, Ayanda first premiered at […]

Akin Omotoso blast Ster Kinekor for undermining Local Movies

Akin Omotoso blast Ster Kinekor for undermining Local Movies

Akin Omotoso, the film maker and director of Tell me Sweet Something, is complaining about Ster Kinekor pulling his production off the circuit prematurely despite apparently good audience numbers. Omotoso, speaking to 702’s Xolani Gwala, questioned the logic behind the decision and lambasted Ster Kinekor management for giving international films preference over locally produced ones. […]

Polo Invitation teams Cell C vs ZIMBABWE INVITATIONAL TEAM

Polo Invitation teams Cell C vs ZIMBABWE INVITATIONAL TEAM

JO ANNE SPILSBURY GET TO KNOW THE PLAYERS (CELL C TEAM) Jo started playing polo in 2003 when she and Terence left Stellenbosch University. They both worked on polo farms in New Zealand and England before getting married in 2005. Jo has represented SA 3 times in her polo career. They now live in Harrismith […]

BREAST CANCER MONTH KICKED OFF IN STYLE AT THE POLO

BREAST CANCER MONTH KICKED OFF IN STYLE AT THE POLO

The first annual Cell C Playing for Pink Ladies Invitational Polo, in association with Samsung, raised funds in aid of breast cancer. The proceeds will go to Reach for Recovery, a non-profit organisation that helps women with healing and in attaining reconstructive surgery. Six women and two men took to the Inanda green, whacking wooden […]

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