Telkom out to elevate gaming at Cape Town Comic Con

By Mimi Mfundisi 26-04-23 11:53

Telkom has a gaming experience for you at Comic Con Cape Town whether you are a casual or already have a seat in professional gaming. Telkom vs Gaming will have a presence at the sold-out Comic Con. Photo: supplied Telkom has a gaming experience for you at Comic Con Cape Town whether you are a […]

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The 10 safest countries to visit in the world in 2023

By Hennely Nel 25-04-23 13:19

With the world having moved past the pandemic, countries have reopened their borders and many of the world’s international airlines have begun ramping up their flight operations almost to levels seen before the world closed down almost three years ago, to prevent the spread of Covid-19. But what countries are safest to visit? Safety is […]

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Number 29: South Africa gets new Ramsar site

By Mimi Mfundisi 25-04-23 12:52

Middelpunt Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga has been named South Africa’s 29th Ramsar site. Here are the details… Middelpunt Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga has been named South Africa’s 29th Ramsar site. Photo: @RockjumperTours / twitter Another Site for SA in Mpumalanga South Africa now proudly boasts 29 Ramsar sites, after Mpumalanga’s Middelpunt Nature Reserve was recently […]

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Freedom Day in Langa, Cape Town run honours 100 years

By Mimi Mfundisi 24-04-23 17:25

On April 27, 2023, Freedom Day, the Langa Running Club will once again host the much-awaited Run4Freedom in Cape Town, Image by pexels The Langa Running Club is preparing for an even larger and better event this year after last year’s event, which saw thousands of people take to the township’s streets, was a success. […]

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Set-jetting: What is this new travel trend?

By Hennely Nel 24-04-23 16:14

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION A new travel phenomenon is making waves in the tourism industry and chances are, you’ve already thought about it. Punnily dubbed ‘set-jetting’, the new trend is the result of travel inspiration found in popular films and TV series, where viewers see and wish to visit those exact places or sets where movie or […]

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Lasizwe joins Mihlali in sobriety: ‘Challenging and rewarding’

By Mimi Mfundisi 24-04-23 15:55

‘This experience has taught me valuable lessons in self-awareness and self-control,’ says Lasizwe about going sober. Lasizwe Dambuza has gone sober. Images via Instagram @lasizwe. South African reality TV star and content creator Lasizwe Dambuza is the latest local celeb to go on a sobriety journey. Over the last few months, both Mihlali Ndamase — […]

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Ostrich fillet steak with red wine & mushroom sauce

By Mimi Mfundisi 24-04-23 15:12

If you want a fancy dinner this winter, try this luxurious ostrich fillet steak with red wine & mushroom sauce with those you want to impress. Ostrich fillet steak with red wine & mushroom sauce is a fancy dinner delight. Photo credit – Irene Muller Have you been in the mood for steak? Do you […]

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Who’s facing Pirates this week?

By Mimi Mfundisi 24-04-23 10:36

Not many teams are eager to face Orlando Pirates right now; such is the rich vein of form. But who is next anyways? Phillip Ndlondlo celebrates scoring a penalty with teammates during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Marumo Gallants FC and Orlando Pirates at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg on 28 January 2023 ©Samuel […]

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South African history: What happened on 24 April?

By Hennely Nel 24-04-23 09:25

Take a look at what happened on this day, 24 April in history. From a variety of achievements and milestones throughout human history, to groundbreaking inventions and events that shaped the world we live in today. Here is a look at some of the most notable events that happened on this day ON THIS DAY: 24 […]

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No cash? No problem: Table Mountain National Park to go cash-free

By Mimi Mfundisi 21-04-23 17:54

Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) is set to become cash-free at two of its gates this April. Here are all the details… Penguins at Boulders Beach. Photo: canva A cash-free Table Mountain SANParks initiative The South African National Parks (SANParks) recently announced that two gates at Table Mountain National Park will soon be going cash-free as part […]

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Loaded scrambled eggs with onions, paprika and buttery toast

By Mimi Mfundisi 21-04-23 17:18

Start your weekend morning on the tastiest note when you make some loaded scrambled eggs with your choice of flavourful ingredients. Silky Scrambled Eggs. Image credit: Steve. Mullon On the weekend, you’ve got time to wake up whenever you want to and make the breakfast of your dreams without being rushed. However, that doesn’t mean […]

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DJ Shimza vs Black Coffee: Who has the best set? [watch]

By Mimi Mfundisi 21-04-23 13:17

Mzansi deejays, DJ Shimza and Black Coffee frequently show off their international events online, so here is a comparison of their sets. DJ Shimza vs Black Coffee. Image via Instagram @shimza.dj/realblackcoffee South African international deejays Black Coffee and DJ Shimza have been quietly rocking international sets and filling up stadiums worldwide for some time now, […]

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Bladdy: South African slang word of the day

By Hennely Nel 21-04-23 13:08

With 11 official languages it is a surprise that the most commonly used language in South Africa is slang, it has its origins in different languages mainly Zulu, Xhosa, and Afrikaans which fall under the top 5 most spoken languages in South Africa. Slang sometimes referred to as ‘South Africanisms‘ borrows from a variety of South African […]

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Eight South African wines doing well in the UK

By Hennely Nel 21-04-23 12:46

The thriving Western Cape wine industry was brought to its knees not too long ago, due to devastating limitations imposed during the COVID lockdowns. When South Africa enforced an alcohol ban to help ease hospital pressures, the world looked on in horror. SOUTH AFRICAN WINES GOING DOWN WELL IN THE UK Then, as the country entered […]

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Exploring Bo-Kaap? Here are three fun things to do

By Mimi Mfundisi 20-04-23 17:38

Bo-Kaap isn’t just about seeing the beautiful, multi-coloured house. If you’re visiting, here are three things you must check out… Looking for things to do in Bo-Kaap? Photo: canva Cape Malay Art Exhibition Why you should visit: The gallery is currently one of the finest Cape Town art institutions dealing with the exhibition and sales of […]

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Zinhle’s family vacay: Cute clip of Murdah and Kairo in the pool

By Mimi Mfundisi 20-04-23 16:28

DJ Zinhle shared a cute video of her ‘husband’ Murdah Bongz throwing her daughter, who shares with slain rapper AKA, in the pool. South African DJ Ntombezinhle Jiyane, popularly known as DJ Zinhle, shared a cute video of Murdah Bongz and Kairo Forbes playing in the pool on their family vacation via an Instagram Story on […]

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South African creatives express their freedom through design

By Mimi Mfundisi 19-04-23 20:17

South African design creatives are using their craft to express their freedom as the country commemorates Freedom Month in April. Image: GCIS Vuk’uzenzele. You can express your freedom as a South African creative through art and design. Almost three decades ago, South Africa gained its freedom when it held its first democratic elections in 1994. […]

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‘RHOD’ S3 finale: What are the housewives up to now?

By Mimi Mfundisi 19-04-23 19:27

From Sorisha Naidoo’s business ventures to Slee Ndlovu’s ‘broke’ comments, here’s what you need to know about the Durban housewives. The ‘Real Housewives of Durban’ cast. Image: supplied. On the season three finale of the Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD), arguments got so heated that Silindile “Slee” Wendy Ndlovu got up from her seat to throw […]

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Netflix plans to expand in Africa due to ‘Blood and Water’ success

By Hennely Nel 19-04-23 18:02

Since beginning its operations in the region in 2016, Netflix claimed to have invested $175 million in film production in Africa. The industry leader in internet video streaming stated in a report: “Expanding our business here is good for Netflix.” It did not provide specifics on the scope of its plans for Africa, although it did state […]

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Dr Maye: Elon Musk’s mom craved boerewors and pap while in SA

By Mimi Mfundisi 19-04-23 16:00

SA-born billionaire Elon Musk’s mom, Maye revealed that she craved boerewors and pap while in South Africa this week. Elon Musk with sister Tosca, mom Maye and brother Kimbal. Images via Instagram @toscamusk. Model and dietician Maye Musk, revealed that she was craving boerewors and pap while in South Africa to accept her honorary PhD in […]

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Amy Kleinhans-Curd: 5 Facts of Former Miss SA and ‘RHOWL’ star

By Hennely Nel 19-04-23 15:55

Here’s five things to know about former Miss South African (1992) and Real Housewives van die Wynlande (RHOWL) star Amy Kleinhans-Curd. ALSO READ: ‘Real Housewives van die Wynlande’: Meet the SA cast members 1. FIRST WOMAN OF COLOUR TO WIN MISS SOUTH AFRICA Amy Kleinhans-Curd was the first woman of colour to be crowned Miss South Africa in 1992. […]

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Zizi Kodwa appoints Zola 7 as part of Creative Sector Ambassadors

By Mimi Mfundisi 19-04-23 09:24

Minister of Sports Arts and Culture of South Africa Zizi Kodwa appointed local Kwaito icon Zola 7 as one of the Creative Sector Ambassadors. Zizi Kodwa said he appointed Zola 7 as one of the Creative Sector Ambassadors. Image via Twitter @zizikodwa/ @PButheelezi South African Kwaito icon Zola 7—real name Bonginkosi Dlamini was recently appointed as […]

SA poem by Saffa teacher abroad: "My Home South Africa"

SA poem by Saffa teacher abroad: “My Home South Africa”

By Jenni Baxter 10-04-23 12:04

A heartbreaking poem by a South African teacher living in Australia, Bashi Pather went viral last week. Bashi’s words echoed those of many (although not all) South Africans abroad who feel like they’ve left their heart and soul behind in Africa. In her latest poem, Bashi – who has lived in Australia for 20 years […]

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