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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Mmatema Moremi: Musician, Entrepreneur and Actress
Apr09

Mmatema Moremi: Musician, Entrepreneur and Actress

By: Njabulo Mngadi Mmatema Moremi’s career in singing began back in her pre-school days where she used to sing at assembly during Morning Prayer sessions, at that time she was just singing for the sake of it not knowing that one day her voice would be a blessing to many. She was introduced to the whole of South Africa when she entered Idols South Africa in 2015 for the 3rd time and left with a runner-up title. Despite her Idols title...

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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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Women In Tourism – Dr Stella Khumalo
Mar23

Women In Tourism – Dr Stella Khumalo

By: Onawanda Mpanza The morning of the interview the sun was bright and sky clear blue, I walked into her office and it felt like the sun followed me inside. Her energy and aura were so warm and drawing, I felt at ease and at home. Almost like we were speaking over a cup of coffee in her private home, relaxing and chatting. The captain of the ship we know as uShaka Marine, Dr Stella Khumalo. We got to know so much about her and got in...

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Gcina Mhlophe speaks on Time of the Writer Festival
Mar20

Gcina Mhlophe speaks on Time of the Writer Festival

By: Elesi Azumah Anchored in the heart of the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal; The Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre was the set location for the 21st Times of the Writer session for literature lovers and “woke” individuals willing to share their knowledge of written word and engage in an open conversation on the 16th of March 2018. By 7:00pm, the first session called, “Shaping the emerging minds” was represented by an amazing cast of seasoned...

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