Corona Sunsets Music Festival Johannesburg
Apr04

Corona Sunsets Music Festival Johannesburg

By: Ayabonga Ngoma     Part of a global festival in over 11 countries, Corona Sunsets hit Johannesburg, after shaking up Cape Town earlier this year, for an unforgettable experience. Held at Ground in Muldersdrift, this venue surrounded by rolling hills, a vineyard and lush stretches of green was the perfect backdrop for the sold out party event just before autumn properly kicked in. And boy did we party! Upon arriving,...

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Jameson Caskmates Launch Party
May18

Jameson Caskmates Launch Party

By: Ayabonga Ngoma Whiskey and beer?! Say what?! Two things you normally wouldn’t imagine putting together, but Jameson just went ahead and did it anyway. This is a new exciting collaboration with fellow Irish brewery known as Franciscan Well, and SABloggers was there when they launched in SA at The Good Luck Bar at 1Fox Sheds. Before I let you in on the goings on of the event, I need to expose my ignorance and tell you that there is...

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2016 ELLE Style Reporter Awards
May12

2016 ELLE Style Reporter Awards

By: Ayabonga Ngoma   Last Thursday things got into full fashion focus as the winner of the 2016 ELLE Style Reporter was announced at the increasingly trendy shopping emporium Work Shop New Town (WSNT). After slashing down 300 entrants to a ridiculously talented super 8; the ELLE team, in association with Canon and ORMS, showcased the finalists’ work all around the venue for invited guests to have a gander before the winner was...

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#Change4Children Save The Children SA Fundraiser
Mar09

#Change4Children Save The Children SA Fundraiser

By: Ayabonga Ngoma Last week was the first charity auction and gala dinner for the ‘Change for Children’ campaign run by the super amazing South African team of Save the Children. The last event I covered for SCSA was their official media launch over a year ago at Turbine Hall and this night was no exception to the level of effort, class and occasion we’ve come to expect from the organisers. Upon arrival I was welcomed by the red...

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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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