Zuma family to get own TV reality show

Move over Kim K and Queen B. Former president Jacob Zuma and his family will  make their debut on TV screens. Legend Manqele, the producer is known for  popular reality television shows such as Living the Dream with Somizi and Being Bonang. Legend confirmed the project to Sunday Tribune, explaining that he is shooting “a season of something” with the Zumas. Although a release date for the show was not announced, social media is already excited at the idea of watching the former president. Source: Sowetan Live/ Sunday Tribune/Google SA…

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Free heart-health booklet for Braai Day on 24 September

The countdown to “National Braai Day” (24 September) has begun, but this year South Africans are encouraged to make it a “healthier” event given the rise in diseases of lifestyle, such as heart disease. To assist braai-lovers in this endeavour, a healthy braai booklet, is now up for grabs. The edition has also received the thumbs up from braai master, Jan Braai, and will be made available to the public this September to coincide with Heart Awareness Month. It contains 30 recipes that cater for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. The…

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Young fashion designer is all Charged Up

A YOUNG fashion designer and founder of a clothing outlet named Charged Up, Ntsako Mhlaule, will be opening her first shop at the deep rural area of Bushbuckridge in Agincourt. Mhlaule said she decided to open the shop in the village where she lived, to inspire young people from the rural areas that they could be successful without going to the big cities. “Young people must take advantage of available opportunities in the rural areas to start businesses, make a living and create jobs,” she said. “The aim is to…

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Spring comedy show a huge success in Shabalala

Tumelo Waga Dibakwane Tumelo waga Dibakwane and his wife, Tiny at the show. The long awaited Innomash Spring Month comedy show came and went. The event saw the crowd roaring with laughter with Just Sam from Holy Comedy Productions, Bongani Piano Nkosi, Mozzy, Nozipho the Blackrose, Tiyani and Akani providing the jokes. Music and poetry completed an excellent line-up. What make these stand-up shows special is the fact that no dirty jokes or language are used, making it a family entertainment for all in the Lowveld. After the event, the…

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Innomash presents spring months comedy show for all ages.

Tumelo waga Dibakwane What do you get when you put Innomash on stage? A banker, actor, emcee and a comedian. Be prepared to laugh until you drop. On 7 September, a spring month comedy show will bring new  acts to the  Lowveld. Local well-known comedians and poets, such as Just Sam, Bongani Piano Nkosi, Mozzy and Nosipho Blackrose(The poet), will share the stage. Good music is also part of the offering and a woman will this time showcase her professional skills in adding to a clean and family-orientated event. Attendees…

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Discounted toll voucher for Great Train Race participants

Trans African Concessions (TRAC) is again supporting the annual Rotary Greatest Train Race (GTR), which takes place this year on Saturday, August 24. TRAC’s is offering special concessions to Class 1 vehicles at the Middelburg Toll Plaza during the closure of the R555 between eMalahleni and Middelburg between 5am and 2pm. Qualifying motorists will be diverted by marshals and traffic officials onto the N4 receive a voucher at a discounted rate of R24.00 (instead of R62.00) at the Middelburg Plaza. The voucher, which must be handed to the toll collector…

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Independent filmmakers to host audition next week in White River

Mpumalanga aspiring actors and actresses are invited to come to the audition that will be held in Mbombela City Chamber, White River next week( August 02). “We are looking for Mpumalanga based actors and actresses between the age of 19 and 40 for an independent high- concept dramatic feature film. They should have professional sensibilities, be punctual and reliable and have a nuanced dramatic voice range with an untrained, slice-of-life, less-is-more approach to performance,” said one of the organisers, Vusi Magagula. “We are a small respected team of independent filmmakers…

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BBR beauties commit to changing Marite.

Miss Marite

  Tumelo waga Dibakwane Mashego Lebone (21),the new Miss Marite Market in Bushbuckridge (BBR), promised to serve the community by highlighting teenage pregnancy, abuse of substance abuse and the “dating of old men in exchange of money,” during her reign. Organiser of the event, Locracia Mkhabela from Esther Modelling Agency, said the reason for the pageant was too bring the people of Marite together and to give the young talent a platform to showcase their beauty and brains. The beauty contests also serve to create a sense of community and…

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Watch: SA youth choir auditioned for America’s Got Talent and blew everyone away

  In 2018, the Ndlovu Youth Choir performed an isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” during an interview on Jacaranda’s breakfast show. Since then, they have been doing some incredible things. Most recently, they travelled to America to go audition for America’s Got Talent. The choir forms part of a more significant project which started in 1994. The Ndlovu Care Group was founded in 1994 by a Dutch doctor names Dr Hugo Templeman, in the rural village of Moutse, Limpopo. The care group provides innovative healthcare, childcare, education and community development.…

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