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AKA and Cassper Nyovest to Headline Youth Day Celebrations in North West

“I started Join the Movement to make a difference in the lives of the youth and with the prevalence of substance abuse, it’s crucial that we create a platform for conversations around curbing drug abuse and uplifting our youth,’ says Zinhle Ngwenya.
In celebration of Youth Day, June 16, local rap rivals AKA and Cassper Nyovest will take to the stage in Maboloka, Brits to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of Join the Movement, a festival to raise awareness of nyaope addiction in the region.
Brought together by Isibaya actress and philanthropist, Zinhle Ngwenya and her husband Robert Ngwenya’s MZ Ngwenya Foundation, the annual Join the Movement Festival aims to continue its mission to address the challenges affecting the youth of today, particularly substance abuse.
The festival will take place in Nomaqala ‘Home of Hope’, named after Zinhle’s late mother-in-law.
“The event is also in her honour because she believed in empowering the youth. We’ll be opening the doors to the home soon and I wan…

PICTURES: Inside Glamour Magazine's Mothers Day High Tea At Mall Of Africa

GLAMOURous Everything at the GLAMOUR Mother's Day High Tea at Mall Of Africa in partnership with BBC, Revlon SA.
GLAMOUR hosted a mothers day hight tea event at Mall Of Africa on Saturday the 11th in partnership with BBC, Revlon and Mall Of Africa. 

The guests were treated to a wonderful luncheon of tasty menu paired with Bombay and Martini bubbles. The sold out event featured celebrity guest speakers with their moms such as Boity Thulo, Enhle Mbali Maphumulo, Linda Mtoba and Sophie Lichaba with her daughter. 

Each guest left with a goodie bag containing products from GLAMOUR,  Mall of Africa, BBC and Revlon. 

Here is a look below of what went dow. Pictures by Themba Mbuyisa. 

Enhle Mbali Maphumulo and her mom having a conversation with Asanda Sizani, Editor-In-Chief of GLAMOUR. 
Enhle Mbali Maphumulo looking amazing in red. Another stylish personality and talented actress.
One of the guests being pampered with Revlon products. 
Stolen moments of guest speakers, always the best!


REVIEW: Gin Fest At Doppio Zero, Rosebank

When you think of a festival, you think extra, a massive stage, a line up of artist and very chaotic day. Now, imagine a festival at Doppio Zero, a seating set up, a great DJ, a choice of 3 gin and pasta! That's exactly how our Saturday was like. 

On the 27th of April we had an honour to attend the Gin Festival hosted by Doppio Zero Rosebank. The set up was so inviting, and the idea of sitting outside with a great view and refreshing air breeze. 

On the drinks menu it was a choice of 3 premium gin brands: Marari, Six Dogs and Musgrave gins all mixed with our Fitch and Leedes tonics. As much as I had a choice to drink all three, I opted for Six Dogs for my first glass and then followed with Musgrave. I suppose the great service at the Musgrave bar was one of the reason we ended up not trying the other Gin. We also had Pasta, which to date I think I will still go back again and again for, so tasty. 

Have you been to Doppio Zero in Rosebank, or any Doppio Zero? If so, do share your expe…

25 young visual artists of KZN interpret Somnyama Ngonyama for Ikhono laseNatali Exhibition

Image by Wendy Khumalo
Inkanyiso Media and Muholi Productions, in collaboration with 25 young visual artists of KwaZulu-Natal, present Ikhono Lasenatali in The KZNSA Gallery’s Main, Mezzanine, Park and Media Galleries in Durban. 
Ikhono Lasenatali is a collection of commissions by the acclaimed South African visual activist, Prof Sir Zanele Muholi, to 25 young KwaZulu-Natal visual artists to re-interpret Muholi’s self-portraits from the Somnyama Ngonyama project in each young artist’s medium and technique.
The exhibition at KZNSA, curated by Dr Bajabulile Dhlamini and Thobeka Bhengu, celebrates KwaZulu-Natal's talent and provides an exciting platform for the young artists to showcase their skills and craft.
Ikhono Lasenatali also forms part of a 25 Years of Democracy commemoration, with the interpretations of Somnyama Ngonyama by mostly ‘born free’ artists speaking to social ills and touching on Muholi’s themes of gender, race, politics, sexuality, collaboration, and collectivism.

Huawei Joburg Day in the Park headlined by iconic TKZee

The iconic Kwaito group, TKZee, headlined the 3rd annualHuawei JoburgDay in the Park at Emmarentia Botanical Gardens.
Showcasing their legendary quality, the trio relived their 90’s album Halloween when they performed to a sold out audience of 15 000 fans and listeners of one of Gauteng’s biggest commercial radio station, 947. 
Thando Makhunga, 947 station manager said that the event brings all corners of Joburg together in a beautiful space to share special moments with their favourite artists. “For 947 the partnership with a global brand like Huawei enables us to support and celebrate the great story of South African music. Audiences now expect iconic artistic moments and a world class production at every Huawei Joburg Day. 947 Supports several major music events in Joburg and will continue to bring listeners closer to the music and artists they love,” she continued.
TKZee reunited for an energetic set filled with kwaito classics, while Mango Groove, Sho Madjozi, Matthew Mole, Mi Casa,…

Oros Mampofu bags major role on Rhythm City

“I am very excited to Join Rhythm City and play Banele, Banele is a representation of what society is dealing with, especially students. So it gives me such an honour to play such a well thought out character. Joining Rhythm City is super exciting and I can’t wait to see what the journey has in store for me.” expressed Oros Mampofu.

Blessings come in pairs for talented actor Oros Mampofu. Having recently welcomed a bundle of joy in the form of a bouncy baby girl, Oros now welcomes his second blessing as a new cast member to Rhythm City, the fastest growing soapie in South Africa’s TV land.

Mampofu will make his Rhythm City screen debut on the 16th of May as the character of young Eastern Cape born Banele, a rural Xhosa man whose family relies on social grants to sustain their daily lives. Banele is fascinated by history, particularly African literature and it is this passion that sees his story unfolding after he secured a bursary to study at the Johannesburg Metropolitan University.


Who will receive the final rose on The Bachelor SA?

Who will receive the final rose on The Bachelor SA? Plus Lee’s bevy of beauties return for the Women Tell All!
For the last 12 weeks, we’ve joined South Africa’s very first Bachelor, Lee Thompson, on his journey to finding true love. At the start of the journey, the successful entrepreneur and international model met 24 diverse, beautiful and accomplished women who have now been narrowed down to two potential suitors – Gina Myers and Jozaan Dique.
This week, the women who started this journey are back with Lee to relive all the romance, the laughter, the drama and the rejection – for the special Women Tell All – where fans of the show can expect some spice, as the consummate host of the show, Jason Greer, will leave no stone unturned!Then Lee will come face-to-face with his final decision at the Mauritius LUX* Grand Gaube, and viewers will finally get to see what happened after The Final Rose in the finale of M-Net’s popular reality dating series.
It has been an emotional rollercoaster…