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Mimi Mfundisi

A multi-talented and multilingual writer who specializes in fictional and non-fictional writing, research, editing, and translation. She has always been passionate about languages from a young age and has completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Science from the University of South Africa. She boasts a flair for languages, a knack for research, and a hard nose for journalism.
AARTO laws

AARTO declared lawful: What this means for motorists

By Mimi Mfundisi 13-07-23 08:23

In a ruling in the Constitutional Court on Wednesday 12 July 2023, chief justice Raymond Zondo ruled AARTO is indeed lawful. This is after the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act, to use its full name, was deemed invalid and unconstitutional in a Pretoria High Court judgement back in January 2022. ALSO READ: What you’ll NOW pay in […]

Wild Space launches app to convert grocery shopping into a game

By Mimi Mfundisi 12-07-23 08:55

RCL’s ‘the Studio’ pioneers with South Africa’s first proprietary iOS and Android offering to gamify the grocery store experience Get ready to launch yourself into Wild Space as you journey through unexplored galaxies in the search of new worlds. In this galactic adventure, you’ll uncover a universe full of breathtaking planets, fascinating astral structures, and […]

Smoked haddock and cheese sauce breakfast

By Mimi Mfundisi 10-07-23 11:47

We’re all trying to eat a bit more healthy and a great place to start is with breakfast. However, we also want to indulge a little bit and at brunch with your friends, you can definitely do both. We’ve all had a smoked salmon and toast breakfast, but have you tried smoked haddock? Not only […]

Fitness of vehicle violations: How much you’ll pay in fines

By Mimi Mfundisi 10-07-23 10:57

As of last year, the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) has been clamping down on unroadworthy/modified vehicles. On top of adding new license and registration penalties to South Africa’s traffic fine system, there are tens of Fitness of Vehicle violations you should be aware of. ALSO READ: Expired license? Here are all AARTO fines for license violations […]

SARS additional assessment

Need tax return HELP? Where to find all SARS mobile tax units

By Mimi Mfundisi 10-07-23 08:37

The 2023 tax season kicked off last Friday (July 7 2023), and for South Africans who need tax return help, SARS has now deployed hundreds of mobile tax units around the country. ALSO READ: Good news, TAX RELIEF is at hand for embattled taxpayers in 2023 SARS auto assessments, eFiling and MobiApp, these are just three ways the revenue service is attempting […]

Expired license? Here are all AARTO fines for license violations

By Mimi Mfundisi 07-07-23 17:21

If you have an expired license, here’s what you should be prepared to pay if you’re pulled over by a traffic officer. The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) added new municipal areas, as well as new license and registration fines to South Africa’s new traffic fine system last year. SPEEDING? Here’s a list of all AARTO speeding […]

Mushroom and coconut curry: A tasty vegan meal for winter

By Mimi Mfundisi 07-07-23 17:14

Everybody loves a good curry with some spiciness, a meaty element and comforts you and the people you eat it with. However, not everybody eats meat, so you can always add some mushrooms to the party instead. This mushroom and coconut curry is the perfect alternative meal this winter and even the meat-eaters will be […]

Nazo! Global Music Award Africa are back

By Mimi Mfundisi 07-07-23 14:33

The nominees for this year’s Global Music Award Africa 3rd edition have been announced, featuring a multitude of South African artists such as Hle, Mellow and Sleazy, Blaq Diamond, and DJ Zinhle, among others. THE GLOBAL MUSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS The awards showcase artists who have made a significant impact in their respective genres, earning them nominations […]

Manie Libbok x Springboks

Manie Libbok: From the brink to Springbok brilliance

By Mimi Mfundisi 07-07-23 12:06

Manie Libbok, the 25-year-old rugby ace, has faced his fair share of challenges on his way to the Springbok team. From bumpy stints with the Bulls and Sharks to finally shining at the Stormers, this oke’s journey is one for the books. With the United Rugby Championship (URC) title under his belt, Libbok is now […]

Vogue Nights Jozi celebrates 5 years with a Winter Ball!

By Mimi Mfundisi 06-07-23 17:48

When FX’s POSE first aired in 2018, I was one of the people that were clueless about the vogue culture. I knew that Madonna had a song called Vogue, but I never really took it upon myself to investigate the meaning behind that record. I appreciate POSE so much because it introduced me to the outrageous […]

Heart-warming Glühwein: Winter has never been this fun

By Mimi Mfundisi 06-07-23 17:14

What’s that one winter drink that all winter parties need? It’s not just Irish coffee, but a heart-warming Glühwein, a mulled wine drink filled with all kinds of spices and fruit, served while warm and enjoyed with great people. The name might be German, but this drink has it’s origins in Rome as the wine wasn’t what […]

Springboks x All Blacks

Springboks possible dual-captaincy

By Mimi Mfundisi 06-07-23 16:38

SPRINGBOKS EXPLORE DUAL-CAPTAINCY The Springboks are contemplating a dual-captaincy strategy for their upcoming Rugby Championship campaign. Duane Vermeulen and Eben Etzebeth, seasoned players, are top contenders for the shared captaincy role. ALSO READ: Springboks forwards on trial for Rugby World Cup spots in the Rugby Championship This innovative approach could transform South African rugby. Coaches Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber […]

Banyana Banyana lands extra after lack of support from Jordaan

By Mimi Mfundisi 06-07-23 16:02

Players of Banyana Banyana became almost overnight millionaires ahead of their Fifa Women’s World Cup trip on Wednesday. This comes after days of defiance and talks resulted in South African businessman Patrice Motsepes, pitched in a sizeable amount after a lack of support from Danny Jordaan. Following what has been a week of testing the […]

Presidency welcomes outcome of Zuma’s private prosecution bid

By Mimi Mfundisi 06-07-23 15:37

The Presidency has welcomed the Johannesburg High Court’s judgement to have the private prosecution instigated against the head of state, set aside. This is following months of court battles, dating back to when the bid was first brought forward in December 2022, by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma. Zuma, who brought about the bid, was amid […]

Oom caught speeding in Chinese bakkie at 203km/h

By Mimi Mfundisi 05-07-23 18:06

A Facebook post by the Gauteng Department of Community Safety went viral after it alleged a 53-year-old man was caught speeding in a Chinese bakkie at over 200km/h on the N4 in Gauteng. South African social media users reacted to the post and in the comments section questioned the accuracy of the speed recorded by […]

Jean Kleyn: From Ireland to Springboks debut

By Mimi Mfundisi 05-07-23 12:26

Jean Kleyn, former Ireland lock, is set to make his Springboks debut in the Rugby Championship opener against Australia in Pretoria. Find out about his epic journey back home. ALSO READ: Springboks likely to be forced into late team change JEAN KLEYN RETURNS TO HIS ROOTS Jean Kleyn, the former Ireland lock, is ready to make […]

SARS additional assessment

DON’T be caught by these latest tax return scams, warns SARS

By Mimi Mfundisi 03-07-23 14:23

The start for income tax submissions is this Friday, 7 July 2023 at 20h00, but millions of SARS auto assessments have already been sent to taxpayers since last Friday the 30th. Now SARS is warning against the latest tax return scams and has published a helpful webpage. Click on it HERE if you’ve received a suspicious email, text or SMS and want […]

Springboks. Siya Kolisi x Makazole Mapimpi

Springboks remain true to tried-and-tested tactics

By Mimi Mfundisi 03-07-23 10:42

EMBRACING A DUAL-TEAM APPROACH FOR SUCCESS Just four years ago, the Springboks divided their team into two squads, leading to massive success in the Rugby Championship and an unforgettable World Cup win in Japan. ALSO READ: WATCH: Can the Springboks retain the World Cup? [analysis] This year, coaches Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber aim to recreate that magic […]

Drone strikes hit Wagner Group’s airbase in Libya’s east

By Mimi Mfundisi 30-06-23 12:42

Drone strikes early Friday hit an airbase in Libya’s east used by mercenaries of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner, without causing any casualties, a military official told AFP. ALSO READ: Libya UN special representative expresses concern over vote deal DRONE ATTACKS The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the origin of the overnight strikes on the […]

Youngest influencer? How much Kairo Forbes (7) makes on IG

By Mimi Mfundisi 29-06-23 15:49

There’s no disputing that Kairo Forbes is securing the bag, a designer one at that. And with parents like the late rapper AKA and DJ Zinhle, the mini-influencer is already honing her entrepreneurial skills. This week, the soon-to-be eight-year-old announced the news of her latest endorsement; Nedbank’s Roblox-type virtual game. The game is geared at teaching […]

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