Features, Home, People of Joburg / 15.03.2019

Candice smiles from her soul – shyly, but from her soul, and this passionate, yet soft spoken chef is the brains and drive behind the highly successful Grei Restaurant – located at the prestigious Saxon Hotel in Sandhurst. Keeping in mind that the likes of Oprah Winfrey, and other such Hollywood A-Listers spend their time in our beautiful city here, you should know that everything is nothing short of show stopping, of course. From the moment you step out of the lift (beautifully scented with lemongrass to begin your herbal...

Features, People of Joburg / 07.03.2019

By now you must have heard that the world’s sexiest musical, featuring a nightclub singer, a double-murderess, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin is heading to Jozi - yup, it's time for the international smash hit musical - Chicago! Taking the lead in the Broadway and West End musical razzle dazzle is none other than Samantha Peo, who plays the role of the criminal murderess Velma Kelly! We caught up with Samantha to find out more...

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...