NewsHorn chats to SATMA award winner, Passion Master

LOCAL award-winning artist, Thulane Mazibuko, spoke to NewsHorn about his current offering, Emagama. The Kabokweni-born singer and songwriter said that he is currently promoting the single and recently shot a music video for the song. “The song was produced by DJ TPZ and it’s basically a declaration of my love for my wife. When we met she told me her name is Winnie Nosipho and now that we are an item, I have changed all her names. “So on the song, I am asking her that “out of all her…

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NewsHorn chats to newly-crowned Miss Eco-Tourism World Africa 2020

MICHELL Lethubuhle Chiremba had become the first Miss Eco-Tourism World Africa 2020 and talked to NewsHorn about herself and what it meant winning the pageant. The 20-year-old Chiremba who was born in Zimbabwe in Manicaland, Mutare, was raised in SA. The student from the University of Johannesburg said she hails from a family of five children from a small community in Johannesburg. “As a young lady of faith and a dreamer, I have been trusted with the crown and I plan to take Africa to the world. I love Africa…

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Thickness Overload to boost self-confidence

GONE are the days when a woman’s beauty was defined by her physical appearance as most small, petite women had always been considered more beautiful by society. Thickness Overload is a movement aiming to educate society regarding lack of self-esteem and self-love, as many women of all ages suffer as a result of societal standards. The movement, the brain-child of Mbombela-based, Samukelisiwe Casaendra Malinga, told NewsHorn that the aim is to ensure women understand that it is okay to be “fat, thick, big, heavy-boned”. “Since we come from different family…

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Local clothing brand would satisfy fashionistas

ABUTI Apparel, brainchild of Mandisa Mandy Shabangu, is prove that “the joy of dressing is indeed an art.” This talented local designer not only had made his mark in the agricultural sector, but had now branched out into fashion as well. He spoke to NewsHorn about his designs. Shabangu launched his 100% locally produced clothing range in Ngodini in Mpumalanga in 2018 after extensive research into fashion trends and the textile industry. He focuses on high-quality and trendy street wear and every design is a unique creation. Abuti Apparel is…

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NewsHorn Media to host prestigious networking gala dinner

NewsHorn Media is set to host one of the most prestigious networking gala dinners in the Lowveld. This humdinger of an event would see renowned motivational speaker, Vusi Thembekwayo, including various provincial government leaders and captains of the industry among the VIP guests. Vusi Thembekwayo is a South African venture capitalist, entrepreneur and the Founding CEO of MyGrowthFund & IC Knowledge Bureau. He is also the author of his debut book, The Magna Carta of Exponentiality and a business mogul who had successfully built and transformed businesses in SA and…

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Local DJ releases his debut album

LOCAL DJ, Andy Mthobisi Mdhluli, also known as Andy Bankx, had finally released his long-awaited debut album, Project Zero. This 17-track album consisting of Techno and deep house music hit the stores recently. “The name Project Zero comes from the group’s name, K9ine Project, which I started with a friend, Makeba Longa- Cosmic DeepSA. When he went to Cuba to further his studies, I decided to go solo. Since this is my first solo project I decided to call it Project Zero as I am starting from scratch with this…

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Soon to be famous tour descends to Lowveld

BRACE yourself for the most hilarious comedy show to hit the Lowveld. Madness Comedy Festival (MCF) will soon present you with “The soon to be famous tour”, which will take place at Emnotweni Arena on 7 November and is expected to tickle your funny bone. The event organiser, Nkosinathi Dladla – a comedian who goes by the stage name of Bhodloza Madala – said the event, which was hosted for the third time in the region, promised a line-up filled with a plethora of comedians both local and national. He…

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NewsHorn talks to local designer about her love for craft and fashion

NEWSHORN caught up with local fashion designer, Phumelele Sibiya, who is the founder and creator behind the women’s clothing and accessory brand, Phumie S Designs, to tell us more about her brand and everything concerning fashion. NewsHorn (NH): Who is Phumie? Phumelele Sibiya (PS): Phumie is shortened from the name Phumelele. I am a 23-year-old from Nelspruit who is a fun-loving, outgoing person and loves meeting new people despite being shy. Even though people seldom assume that I seem like I have a mean personality, but once they get to…

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Environment and everyday objects inspire young artist

“BEING able to create pieces of art from any object around me including using my vision and ideas to create art is my inspiration.” This is according to Nkomazi-born, Thembelenkosini Nyoni, during an interview with the NewsHorn about his works of art. The 28-year-old Nyoni, who is a visual artist, highlighted the fact that his biggest goal is to own a studio or gallery and to export his work globally. Nyoni, who also goes by the name Teekay, said: “Basically Teekay is an upcoming artist from Nkomazi who is residing…

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Young businessman’s desire for success exceeds his fear for failure

“IN ORDER to succeed in life, your desire for success must be far greater than your fear of failure.” This is according to 25-year-old Innocent Msibi, who is the owner of Justwin Cleaning Services, in an interview with NewsHorn. “This kind of business needs an innovative person that has conceptual and innovative skills. This is because you have to know how to deal with complaints from different type of clients in a level headed manner and avoid conflict,” he said. He added that the Pienaar-based business employs eight people of…

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