A Sit Down With KwaMashu’s Very Own Welile Artchild Gumede
Apr13

A Sit Down With KwaMashu’s Very Own Welile Artchild Gumede

By: Nosipho Mkhize Last weekend I met up with Artchild (Welile Gumede) who is well known for her work with Afrotainment after making her debut to the big screen through dancing for DJ Cindo on her “Yamnand’Into” music video back in the day. We sat down at the Playhouse coffee shop area and had a heart-to-heart session like the Mdoda sisters on the 29th episode of Real Talk. Only thing missing was the SABC camera...

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Album Review: Toni Braxton – Sex & Cigarettes
Apr05

Album Review: Toni Braxton – Sex & Cigarettes

By: Zama Khumalo The feisty Queen of RnB, Ms Toni Braxton has returned with her new album “Sex and cigarettes”. Although she took a eight year hiatus since her last solo album, in 2010, she has come full circle. It felt as if, for each year that passed in her life, a new emotion which emerged, she wrote down a song that would resonate to her followers. Showing no signs of stopping, she has proved that she is still the same old Ms Toni...

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Unreturned Love For Our Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Apr03

Unreturned Love For Our Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

By: Onawanda Mpanza She had just four years to be with her beloved husband. Met in 1957 got married in 1958,1963 he was imprisoned for 27 years. But Mama Winnie committed her life to the marriage for 38 years of which most of them were spent as a single, married woman at a tender age of about 25/26. Two girl children to raise all alone, fighting the apartheid system with her all. Constantly in and out of jail, tortured, confined for...

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COVER STORY: Khwezi Becker Was Born For The Stage
Apr03

COVER STORY: Khwezi Becker Was Born For The Stage

By: Sandy Nene This month we are celebrating artists who are excelling in their careers and as I was thinking of an individual to grace our cover, I could not think of a better young, talented and hardworking individual than daughter of multi-award winning Author, Gcina Mhlophe – Miss Khwezi Becker. As someone who I’ve known since my childhood days while still involved in theatre, Khwezi’s involvement and growth within the arts...

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Women in Tourism – Briony Smith
Mar15

Women in Tourism – Briony Smith

By: Njabulo Mngadi Briony Smith’s passion for travel was formed at a young age and led to her working in various travel sectors from corporate, domestic and incentive markets, to the inbound and hospitality sectors. She has also worked at places like Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, Thompsons, Gooderson leisure and 3 Cities before she started her own company Bee Africa & Tours. “I got the opportunity to make people’s dreams come true, to...

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Back To Basics: White Sauce
Mar14

Back To Basics: White Sauce

By: Tasneem Amos My fondest memories growing up, include being in the kitchen and watching my grandparents cook and bake. It was always a delight, a fascination. I come from a very diverse background; German, Cape Malay, African and Indian all in my bloodline, colourful indeed. This awarded me the opportunity to see, taste, cook and eat different kinds of foods. More importantly, It inspired me to play around with flavours, infuse...

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