As we commemorate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we have decided to celebrate some of the South African women who who fought cancer and came out of the battle victoriously. Lillian Dube Lillian Dube is a South African TV executive producer and veteran actress. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2008, but like a true champion that she is, she triumphed. She is still championing and creating awareness around breast cancer and encourages every young women to go for breast cancer examination. #SheTriumphed Zoleka Mandela South African writer, activist and Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 32. SheRead More →

Welcome back to the third episode of the Shangazine Tsonga Rap Experience and we are chatting to Ezzi (C-Siders), one of the coolest Tsonga rappers. Ezzi C-Siders whose real name is Thembani Confidence Maluleke is from a small village called Ntlhaveni Block C just outside Malamulele in Limpopo. His name combines the section of place he comes from, i.e. Block C and the group he plays for – C-Siders. He fell in love with music when he was very young and began writing his own music in 2003. For him, music means life, love and communication. When asked who inspires him, he said his mother,Read More →

Do you ever feel like not getting out of your house because your skin looks like a ball of stress? ZURU has a little bit of confidence boost for you. This skincare routine brought to you by ZURU will help you get the glow you need for your skin. Just follow the tips below: TIP 1: Use a face wash  – Pump out one drop from your face wash, apply onto your face and rinse with lukewarm water. Avoid using a cloth to wipe your face after washing. Just pat dry. Also, your face twice a day, in the morning and evening. TIP 2: ApplyRead More →

Do you know how to deal with depression? Below are a few tips on dealing with depression or with a person diagnosed with depression. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that South Africa has the sixth highest rate of suicide in Africa, statistics revealed that approximately 11.6 of every 100 000 people in the country commit suicide due to mental diseases such as depression. The stigma that is attached to mental health is one of the things that are contributing to the high number of people committing suicide. Educating communities about any type of mental health is very important, teaching and making information available forRead More →

Welcome to the second episode of Shangazine Tsonga Rap Experience where one of the most talented Tsonga Rappers, GMAX tell us a few things about himself. GMAX whose real name Sipho Chauke is a young rapper from ka-Xihoko, a small village in Limpopo and also the first Tsonga lyricist. In this episode, MC Bloq who is also one of the Tsonga rappers chats to him in the video below to find out more about the young muso’s interests. RELATED: Shangazine Tsonga Rap Experience with Leo BeeRead More →

The Darling Exceptional Women Awards took place on 20 September 2018 at an elegant, intimate luncheon at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. Hosted by actress Matshepo Maleme, the awards celebrated the achievements of five exceptional women in the entertainment industry, and featured a live performance by Sho Madjozi. Guests also had the opportunity to experience a manicure by Candy & Co before the event. You may be wondering what are Darling Exceptional Women Awards? They are a platform that recognises excellence in women, not only in the entertainment industry, but also the Mothers, Sisters, Daughters to whom they owe their crown.  Many of the winners paidRead More →

Spring is here and while this is great as we enjoy the outdoors;  we encourage you to manage you finances and make sure that there is no wasteful expenditure before the end of the year. “There is nothing wrong with being more festive between the Spring and Christmas period; just be mindful about your spending patterns and behavior as this can add undue financial pressure on your finances,” says Este Ochse, Product Specialist, FNB Wealth and Investments. Don’t trap yourself in a dreadful debt cycle because you will be strained financially. Make sure that your budgets are continually refreshed and updated. Ochse says you should “HighlightRead More →

If you’re a coffee connoisseur then you’ll be excited about the latest coffee range that’s been mastered by craftsmen and inspired by the land. This Heritage Month, Nespresso launched the Master Origin coffee range which has been crafted in different parts of the world, i.e. Indonesia, Ethiopia, India, Nicaragua and Colombia. The event saw A-Media Listers, VIPs, music and food lovers come together to enjoy the diverse blend of coffees as J Something MC’d the event. Guests were treated to coffees made from the Master Origin range, coffee sangria’s, coffee cocktails, food and entertained by good music as MICASA took to the stage. Each ofRead More →