ENTERTAINMENT

ENTERTAINMENT

Zuma congratulates Cassper Nyovest

Zuma congratulates Cassper Nyovest

President Jacob Zuma has extended his words of congratulation and encouragement to South African local hip hop artist, Cassper Nyovest, on being the first musician to fill the 20 000 seating capacity Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg, without the assistance of any international act. Cassper Nyovest, real name Refiloe Maele Phoolo, performed to a full capacity […]

Lifting the lid on innovation

Lifting the lid on innovation

How do you fit 22 soccer players into a Nissan Qashqai? When is a Qashqai not a car? When it’s a foosball table. And that’s the secret to fitting 22 soccer players into a Qashqai! Nissan, one of the world’s most innovative auto manufacturers, has cut a Qashqai in half to reveal a ready-to-play foosball […]

THE LACUNA BAR GETS A FACELIFT

THE LACUNA BAR GETS A FACELIFT

The Lacuna’s distinctive greys and the monotones have been replaced with warm earth colours – bronzes and golds – that make the bar area gleamingly inviting. The Maslow Hotel, an urban sanctuary in Africa’s business hub Sandton, services a mostly corporate business clientele. Says Etienne Hanekom, the interior designer responsible for the new look: “The […]

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 […]

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