Bid To Inspire Fundraiser for Youth Focused Initiatives
Oct19

Bid To Inspire Fundraiser for Youth Focused Initiatives

  Orange Babies and Rockstart initiatives are hoping to bring smiles to the faces of underprivileged children and youth that they support in South Africa thanks to its third Bid To Inspire Fundraiser event. Taking place at The Goliath Comedy Club, Melrose Arch on Wednesday 1 November Bid To Inspire will include stand-up sets from top SA comics Donovan, Jason and Nicholas Goliath as well as Celeste Ntuli and Loyiso Madinga, and...

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Clean Your Home, Clean Your Conscience
Sep06

Clean Your Home, Clean Your Conscience

For the last decade, South Africa has been on an educational journey, as the market began to embrace greener living, cleaner results and smarter practices. The planet is finite, and its resources are limited. In legal terms, there’s a saying that “ignorance of the law is no excuse” – the time has come where ignorance of our effect on the planet could be our own downfall. This is why the best time to be an #ecowarrior is now. Many of...

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Sunday Serenade: The International Jazz Extravaganza
May18

Sunday Serenade: The International Jazz Extravaganza

By: Beverley Dias After hours of pondering whether I was brave enough to leave the comfort of my warm bed on Sunday 14 May (also Mother’s Day and one of the coldest, rainiest days I’ve experienced so far in this lifetime), I donned my doek as the invitation stated and made my way to the BAT Centre for the first instalment of The Sunday Serenade. I’m glad to report that the event more than made up for the sacrifice. Getting us into the...

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SA Influencers Comment On #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh
Sep01

SA Influencers Comment On #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh

By: Sandy Nene The picture above has been making rounds on social media. Take a look at this hashtag #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh which has been trending this whole week. Zulaikha, a 13 year old student of PTA High School for girls and fellow black girls have decided to make a stand and fight against racism at their school. We contacted some of South Africa’s Top influencers and asked what are their thoughts on this issue and...

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Breaking From The Mold
Feb29

Breaking From The Mold

By: Tina Dube That inability to resist chicken.  The angry, aggressive and bitter black woman. The thieving black man. The guy in a top-of-the-range convertible who parties every weekend but whose worldly goods don’t exceed a fridge and a bed. The coloured person who has lost all their teeth to either drink or drugs. The able-bodied black person begging at a traffic light. The black man who has spawned 8 different children by 8 baby...

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Theatre Review | Egoli
Jan22

Theatre Review | Egoli

By: Ayabonga Ngoma SABloggers was invited to the media opening night for the re-staging of Matsemela Manaka’s Egoli as part of their 40th anniversary of The Market Theatre in Newtown. The play looks at the lives of migrant mine workers in apartheid South Africa and how despite being the force behind building the ‘City of Gold’ they can’t seem to escape poverty, racial discrimination, classism and lack of benefit from the gains of...

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