Amagama Enkululeko! Book Launch Review
Oct18

Amagama Enkululeko! Book Launch Review

By: Ayabonga Ngoma   Last Tuesday night was the launch of an important and timely book titled, Amagama Enkululeko (Words of Freedom: Writing Life under Apartheid). The event was held at the very unique and loveable book store, Bridge Books, at the City Central building on 85 Commissioner Street. Upon arrival I was treated to some snacks and choice in wine, which I can never really say no to – especially at a literature related...

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#EmmarentiaLive Music Festival
Aug12

#EmmarentiaLive Music Festival

By: Ayabonga Ngoma   Dance. Dance. Dance. Dance some more! Not just lyrics to the iconic Mango Groove song, but seemed to be the order of the day for all festival goers. This past Women’s Day, the winter sun decided to give us a perfect setting of clear skies and selfie friendly light to bring in the first ever Emmarentia Live music fest. With the dam as the backdrop, the park was turned into a festive congregation of thousands...

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Huawei P9 Launch #OO
Jun13

Huawei P9 Launch #OO

By: Ayabonga Ngoma     So you know how you should never mix your whites with colours… well Huawei sort of agrees with that practice with their latest handset offering. Last week was the South African launch of the Huawei P9 (created in partnership with Leica Camera) which has not one, but two cameras. One monochrome (black and white) and the other full of colour. This innovation was the theme of the night and invited guests...

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#Vision2020 – Save The Children South Africa Launch
Dec12

#Vision2020 – Save The Children South Africa Launch

By: Ayabonga Ngoma Every child deserves a chance… this is the slogan for Save the Children (STC) and was the driver and reason for the launch of the South African programme this past Tuesday at the magnificent Turbine Hall in Newtown. The invite stated the dress code to be ‘cocktail’, so I instantly panicked as I like to keep it street casual and colourful. I took this as an opportunity to get all dressed up in a suit (all blue –...

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Fry’s Gourmet Veggie Feast – Review
Sep02

Fry’s Gourmet Veggie Feast – Review

By: Elihle Gwala Last week I found myself in Umhlanga again, this time I was at Harvey’s Restaurant for the Fry’s Gourmet Veggie Feast. When I got the invite to this event I was a bit sceptical about the whole thing considering it said “veggie feast” because as much as I’m not a major carnivore I do appreciate the presence of meat on my plate. To add to that my previous experience with vegetarian food has...

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