Pumakiti Sportvasvra met die Nelspruit Hervormde Kerk (in Afrikaans)

Toets jou kennis op 1 FEBRUARIE tydens die Hervormde Kerk in Nelspruit (NHKA) se gewilde sportvasvra. Vanjaar is die Pumakiti 2020 Sportvasvra groter en beter met ‘n heerlike ete, genoeg drinkgoed en PUMA SPELERS AAN ELKE TAFEL. Bespreek jul tafel met sitplek vir 10 so gou moontlik. Hierdie gebeurtenis is groot pret. Die vrae sal meesal handel oor rugby, krieket en atletiek en word vanjaar by die  Mbombela Stadion restourant gehou. Vir navrae skakel: Lambert Smith 083 240 7430 of Hannes de Wet 082 852 3129

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Pretty Yende receives Italian knighthood – youngest ever SA to achieve this

Picture of SA opera star Pretty Yende who had just received the Italian Knighthood

South African opera star Pretty Yende received the Order of ‘Knight of the Italian Star’ at a ceremony at the Italian Consul in Cape Town earlier this week. Italian ambassador, Emanuele Pollio, called Yende a daughter of South Africa and of Italy and joked that she could steal his job because she had been “an extraordinary ambassador of the Italian culture in South Africa”. She is the youngest South African ever awarded this prestigious decoration. Pretty said afterwards on social media: “This has been the most extraordinary gift I could…

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Golden Stars awards aim to take Mpumalanga entertainment industry to the top

Image of Golden Stars Awards in Mpumalanga, SA

  The Golden Stars Awards (GStars) is intending to move Bushbuckridge communities andthe entire Mpumalanga music and entertainment industry to  new heights. According to  GStar’s Executive Chairman, Sipho Dzimba, this year’s award ceremony would set trends and inspire confidence for many to take the regional entertainment industry seriously. These award to recognise, celebrate and honour top performing entertainers across wide range of industries. This include television films, artistry, media and entertainment in general. This year’s awards ceremony would among others see SABC 2’s Giyani: Land of Blood drama actress Nyeleti…

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Mpumalanga 2020 – our money is on this high flying movie producer

(MAIN PHOTO: The country’s first female World Rugby Cup presenter, Motshidisi Mohono, local boy made good, Kola Godslove and SA’s top celebrity, Maps Maponyane   Turning dreams into Reality Alex Rose-Innes WHAT makes a winner? And what is the difference between success and failure? It could all be summed up in a few words – vision, hard work and faith. Afolabi Kola Godslove (27) is not only proving this to be correct, but at the same time, included the upliftment and empowerment of others in his plans. As MD and…

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Special: Innibos tickets for the Christmas stockings

From 24 to 27 June 2020, Mbombela would rock again as the Slowveld’s most famous Innibos Festival comes to Nelspruit. From today, Monday, November 9, 2019 tickets can be obtained and weekly tickets (for 4 days of joy and excellent entertainment) cost only R550 per person. The programme next year would see South Africa’s top performers,  Jo Black, Bok van Blerk, Juanita du Plessis, Riana Nel and many others on the main Standard Bank stage. For the foodies, there would once again be too many options to choose from. Entertainment…

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STROOP wins 26th film award

The multiple award-winning wildlife crime thriller, ‘STROOP – Journey into the Rhino Horn War’ received its 26th award this past weekend when the documentary’s filmmakers, Susan Scott and Bonné de Bod were honoured with the SANParks Kudu Award for Best Television Journalism for 2018/2019. Hosted annually, the Kudu Award is one of the country’s top conservation prizes given by the South African National Parks (SANParks) to recognise conservationists including SANParks staff, NGO partners and the media. According to Fundisile Mketeni, SANParks CEO, “Awareness of conservation issues is of vital importance…

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BBR primary school chooses its annual most beautiful girls

She is small in stature, but huge in personality, Thandolwethu Mabuza walked away with the her school’s most beautiful girl award in Marite, Bushbuckridge. The 14-year old primary school learner was crowned with the local community in attendance. Event organiser, Rachael Moloto, said she started the pageant two years ag, with the aim to teach and nurture future models. She told NewsHorn that it had a huge positive effect on the lives of these girls and  it provided a platform to them to give back to their communities. “To be…

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Mpumalanga Cultural Xperience festival starts this month

CULTURE, Sport and Recreation MEC, Lindiwe Ntshalintshali, has called on the people of Mpumalanga to support the annual Mpumalanga Cultural Xperience festival starting on November 22 at the Emnotweni Arena. “This festival continues to be popular for its high impact performances for social cohesion,” Ntshalintshali said during the official launch of the fourth edition of the Xperience, which was held at Emnotweni Sun on October 31. “South Africans need to support this initiative for its intended purpose of promoting social cohesion and nation building through culture and giving young and…

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Amazing gospel festival draws big names

SOME of South Africa’s most popular gospel singers will be on stage at the Shachah worshiping event in White River next month. Award winning and much-loved gospel star, Takie Ndou, will be among the artists that will be dazzling the crowd on 7 December. Other big names include local artists, Mpumalanga songbird Phindile Mashaba and Zakes Mahlangu. Zanele Mathebula, Mtho Mtshali, Mangaliso Goje, ReshenMusic, Tebello Khanye and Pastor Ndabenhle Khoza will also spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. “Mpumalanga gospel music lovers, who will be attending the event, can expect…

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