People of Joburg / 31.01.2019

Nicole, did you always want to be an actress? Take us through how that all came about? I like to joke that I got my 'big break' when I played "Mary" at the age of 3, in our pre-school nativity play. The truth is, I always knew that I wanted to pursue a career in entertainment. I believe everyone should be pursuing a career that makes them look forward to Monday as opposed to Friday, and for me, what I do, does just that. What has been the most challenging...

Features, People of Joburg / 24.01.2019

Helen Desbois is an all-round performer with more than 20 years spent in the entertainment industry as an actress, singer, dancer, voice artist, recording artist and radio presenter too. Helen is a SAMA nominee too which she received for her smash hit single ‘Anything’ back in 2002, which also landed at the number one spot on radio stations nationwide, really putting her on the map. She has released 5 singles to date including her latest single ‘WindUp Girl’ which is currently playing on airwaves across SA and Helen is also...

People of Joburg / 17.01.2019

Growing up with a famous soccer legend as a father didn’t affected Maps one bit. In fact, the young Maps didn’t even realise what his dad even did until he was about seven or so and was watching soccer on TV. He just thought his dad was really popular and had a lot of friends, and that was why people asked to have photos with him all the time. His parents made sure that both Maps and his brother grew up as normally as possible and didn’t get carried...

People of Joburg / 10.01.2019

In the bustling heart of Sandton, lies the hidden gem that is the Maximillien restaurant. Conveniently located in the da Vinci Hotel, this hot spot is well known by locals and internationals alike for not only its creative and inspired menu, but also for its beautiful, old school New York inspired décor and views out over the hustle and bustle of the Sandton streets below. The man behind the culinary creativity and menu revolution at The Maximillien is none other than Durban born chef, Sylvester Nair – who has...

Features, People of Joburg / 03.01.2019

We caught up with Vanes-Mari du Toit, South African pro netball player who currently plays in the positions of Goal Keeper and Goal attack on our national squad - and she is taaaalll! Vanes-Mari recently competed on Dancing with The Stars SA, and along with her pro dance partner Johannes Radebe made it to the semi-finals. Considering that Vanes-Mari is more comfortable in tekkies - she pulled out all the stops to get so far in the competition, and of course we had to find out more. She also...

Features, People of Joburg / 20.12.2018

You may well recognise actor David Louw from TV, he is currently acting in 'Getroud Met Rugby' and also plays the love interest in the music video of Tarryn Lamb’s new hit single “Mal Oor Jou”! Apart from his blooming acting career, David is launching a national campaign called INGU, which stands for I’ll Never Give Up, and will rollout via schools, universities and even corporates, where David will be talking about his own hurdles in life and how he overcame them, or ones that he may still struggling...

Features, Lifestyle, People of Joburg / 13.12.2018

Widely recognised as one of the world’s most inspirational women, Noëlla Coursaris Musunka is the founder of Malaika, a grassroots non-profit that works to educate and empower girls and their communities in her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through Malaika, founded in 2007, Noëlla has built an accredited school providing education for 314 Congolese girls, and has established a community centre offering literacy, health, sports, and vocational programs, free of charge. She has also implemented a clean water program, which has built and refurbished 17 wells...

Features, People of Joburg / 06.12.2018

Van Der Linde restaurant in Linden has become known over the last few months since it's opening for it's fabulous in-house bakery which turns out tasty breads and croissants on a daily basis, and almost always there is a queue of people waiting to buy their apple sourdough, farmhouse, seed, ciabatta or rye breads as well as their light and buttery croissants (made with specially sourced butter from the Free State) at 07h00 when the doors open. The young chef heading up this thriving and successful section of Van...