Soul Fest 2018: Durban Review
Sep04

Soul Fest 2018: Durban Review

By: Tasneem Amos Open sky, Sing-along vibes, Great music! Phrases that best describe what has been my best Sunday by far for 2018. Glen21 entertainment in collaboration with 1 Magic and East Coast Radio, hosted the Soul Fest in Durban on Sunday, 02 September 2018. The show kicked off at 18:00 with DJ Hudson resurrecting the 90’s in us all; playing sets that forced the crowd to reminisce on the good-ole days. We jammed along to tunes...

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A community heroine: Nadia Bloy
Jul31

A community heroine: Nadia Bloy

By: Tasneem Amos Meet Nadia Bloy, a single mom doing the most to give back. Nadia Bloy is the “go-to” girl for many of the less-fortunate or troubled folk in the Newlands region. She gained her popularity through the various personal and professional community projects and initiatives she’s launched and been a part of since 2007. Most of the initiatives are aimed at meeting the basic needs of less fortunate, single-parent households...

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Power couple: Sheldon and Zenobia
Jul31

Power couple: Sheldon and Zenobia

By: Tasneem Amos Meet Sheldon and Zenobia Francis. A couple who has dedicated their union and time  to giving back to the youth of many communities, in various ways. Some of which include feeding schemes, youth facilitation, coaching, mentoring,  and many more. Sheldon Francis: Once a homeless kid who was abandoned by his parents; now the founder of an amazing  organization called Children Have A Dream – CHAD Sheldon is well...

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COVER STORY: Shekhinah Thandi Donnell
Jun27

COVER STORY: Shekhinah Thandi Donnell

By: Tasneem Amos The month of June has always been dedicated to the youth and the power that they possess. It’s been used as a month to commemorate struggle and celebrate success. It’s been used as a month to encourage and inspire people to push boundaries and stand firm for what they believe in; pretty much the same values and principles we at SA Bloggers stand for. We have decided to dedicate this issue to youth who are doing great...

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Jo Holroyd on motherhood in comedy
May30

Jo Holroyd on motherhood in comedy

By: Tasneem Amos Throughout the month of May, SA Bloggers featured women across the motherhood spectrum. We chatted to celebrity moms, moms in Hip Hop, moms of special needs kids and various others. I had the privilege of chatting to another well-known supermom, active in the comedy streets. Jo Holroyd speaks to us on motherhood and her journey and career in comedy. At what age did you become a mom? I was 31 when I had my first child,...

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