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In the Kitchen with South African Celebrity Chef Siba Mtongana
3 years ago

In the Kitchen with South African Celebrity Chef Siba Mtongana

To Siba Mtongana, host of Food Network’s Siba’s Table, cooking is not only a necessity—it’s an art. The South African celebrity chef has gained a loyal following worldwide …
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The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own
4 years ago

The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own

Johannesburg – The Land Rover Africa Cup returns this spring to the prestigious Inanda Club, situated in the heart of Sandton. The Land Rover Africa Cup, a unique knockout polo …
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Mam’Esther Mahlangu:  The Ndebele Picasso
4 years ago

Mam’Esther Mahlangu: The Ndebele Picasso

Few African artists have achieved as much prominence on the international stage as Mahlangu, otherwise known as Mam’Esther. South African-born Esther Mahlangu is a Ndebele artist well-known for …
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Miners Shot Down wins Emmy for Best Documentary
4 years ago

Miners Shot Down wins Emmy for Best Documentary

Filmmaker and South African Rehad Desai won an Emmy for Best Documentary at the International Emmy Awards held in New York City on November 23, 2015. His documentary …
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In Search of Further Education: From South Africa to Germany
4 years ago

In Search of Further Education: From South Africa to Germany

Recently I made a big, and I believe brave, life decision to relocate from Johannesburg, South Africa to Potsdam, Germany in order to pursue further education. I am …
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Developing Social Capital in South African Youth
4 years ago

Developing Social Capital in South African Youth

Mostafa Shahat  interviewed Susannah Farr from South Africa, who started GOLD Peer Education Development Agency (GOLD). Her vision was to discover a generation of grassroots leaders and to develop …
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Libromat: A New Approach to Early Childhood Development
4 years ago

Libromat: A New Approach to Early Childhood Development

Laundry is rarely anyone’s favorite chore. In the developed world, the burden of the time-consuming chore is often reduced by washing machines and dryers, but in developing countries …
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Repurpose Schoolbags
4 years ago

Repurpose Schoolbags

Millions of school children in South Africa walk long distances to and from school on a daily basis. Once they return home, several are unable to study at …
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Fees Must Fall: A demand for social upward mobility
4 years ago

Fees Must Fall: A demand for social upward mobility

In the early hours of the 14th of October, social media streams were clogged by images from the University of Witswatersrand, colloquially known as Wits, in Johannesburg. Students …
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Essence Festival Heads to Durban
4 years ago

Essence Festival Heads to Durban

By  •  Blog, Events

After over twenty years in New Orleans, the Essence Music Festival is ready to go global. Yesterday, producers announced that the Festival will expand to Durban, South Africa …
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