Message in Reggae fights abuse

1 year ago

It was unusual to see so many people with dreadlocks playing soccer and netball together at the playgrounds in Orlando West. Again, it made sense since the games were part of the Mzansi Reggae Summer Festival against gender-based violence and

Soweto Ke Country Struuu!

2 years ago

By Phuti Molokomme Some athletes are thankful that they’re the first batch ever to participate at the Soweto Olympics. The event was held at the Fiat Sports Ground on 15 October 2022, in Meadowlands Zone 9. There were 26 sport

Full-figured and phly

3 years ago

The full-figured girls of Soweto are reclaiming their right to be here. Members of Xivumvha Sparkles remind and give each other that much-needed pep talk: be comfortable in that plus-size body that you’re living in. They meet every Sunday at

“Our music video is different”

4 years ago

A music video for the track, Ushukela, is out and Team Solplaatjie duo, Msesho Kau and TJ Mr Vans couldn’t be more happy. According to them, ushukela (sugar) means money and that it is worth being sweat for. They feature

Book for thought

4 years ago

Title: Rich Dad, Poor Dad Authors: Robert T. Kiyosaki & Sharon L. Lechter Publisher: Warner Books “If I stopped working today, how long could I survive?” This question smashed like a sucker punch across the face, in a country which


4 years ago

Yet again, a handful crew of enthusiasts filmmakers in Soweto put together a 5-minute film, Redeemed. The film is about a thug whose boss pushes him beyond the limit by stealing a moment with his girlfriend.

Karate taught Noma discipline

4 years ago

Nomalungelo Nkosi of Protea Glen has broken her leg, arm, got hit hard in the chest and suffered blue eyes, but she’s still resilient about playing karate. She doesn’t like the sport, she loves it. She is a member of

Moroka Swallows walk against gender-based violence

4 years ago

Moroka Swallows F.C players were at the receiving end of the hard talk from the club’s integrity committee chairperson, Tshepo Mokoena, at the Zoo Lake Sports Club grounds. This is where Mokoena’s non-profit organization, MADA, was hosting a 5km walk

Soweto Gospel Choir is in demand

4 years ago

Did you know that Soweto Gospel Choir is so big and in demand that it had to split itself into three groups to cater to the needs of its fans worldwide? The late David Mulovhedzi founded the choir in 2002,

Setswana matters in Tsoness’ music

5 years ago

Tsoness is a rebel with a cause. She intently uses her mother tongue, Setswana, to drive her passion for music. She’s adamant that not even a recording deal would defect her aim to use her language as a medium. “That

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