Winners of Mr & Miss Mayfield Square 2021 crowned

The annual event of Mr & Miss Mayfield Square paved the way for a 17-year old Bridgett Nightingale and a 21-year old Thamsanqa Maphaphu to be the queen and king of Mayfield Square 2021. The beautiful event graced by the presence of a guest performer Lady Zamar, took place at Mayfield Square in Daveyton on Saturday, 16 October 2021. Nightingale and Maphaphu competed against other 32 hopefuls aged 21 in the Mr & Miss Mayfield Square 2021 contest. Both the queen and king received a two thousand cash price, a…

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Sun City punter wins big in the 2021 Black Opal tournament

A member of Sun International’s loyalty programme, Sun MVG, scooped the competition to claim the R1.5 million cash prize in the group’s nationwide Baccarat extravaganza. The player, who wished to remain anonymous, landed the R1.5 million grand cash prize and the bragging rights that come with winning Sun International’s prestigious Black Opal Baccarat Tournament in a glamorous finale at Carnival City from 1 to 2 October. Beginning in May, members of Sun International’s Sun MVG loyalty programme racked up Table Points at six properties in the hospitality giant’s stable –…

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‘Siluma Shutdown’ reaches expectations

Famously known musicians(Big Zulu, Kwesta, Siya Shezi, Boohle and many more) captivated the music fanatics who came in numbers to have a good time at the annual event themed ‘Siluma shutdown’ which was held at Isolomzi conference centre, in Palmridge, October 2. All the musicians that performed on the uniquely structured stage were treasured and hailed by the attendees. However Big Zulu really shut down the arena when he performed his hit song called ‘Vuma Dlozi’ at the fully packed arena. The song was well received by the audience, they…

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Heritage celebrated at Imbizo Shisanyama

Thembisa mall partnered with Imbizo shisanyama to celebrate heritage day. The day was celebrated in style, class and dignity. People came in numbers and the Mall of Thembisa’s centre manager said the event was organised by the management team of the shopping mall. All the employers from all the shops that are based in the mall were wearing their traditional attires. There was ample space reserved for creatives, however, most of them seized the opportunity to display their artwork: they brought their accessories which are made out of beads and…

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An event hosted for women exceeds expectations

An aspiring DJ (Ntokozo Sibusiso Dlamini) under ‘Splakawaar movement’ hosted a successful event dubbed Ladies Affair in Villa Liza on the 5th of September 2021. He outlined his reasons for hosting this event to Ekurhuleni News saying, “I was raised by a single parent and most people who were guiding me during my upbringing are women, so I had always wanted to do something to honour them. “I couldn’t do it in August because we were under strict lockdown regulations, however today I’m doing it to honour them. I usually…

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The Farm Guest Lodge welcomes spring

The Farm Guest Lodge which is based in Mayfield hosted its fourth ‘Family Spring Picnic Day’ on the 4th of September 2021. Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi who is the organiser of the annual events said that his main objective in hosting such events is to offer families an opportunity to celebrate the dawn of a new season in amplified fashion. The annual event had a lot of fun activities for all the families who attended it, during the event families were listening to good music, kids were painted on their faces for…

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Female Jazz deejays display remarkable skill sets

Phenomenal female Jazz deejays brought their remarkable skill sets to the Earth and Wind Woman’s Jazz session at Four Degrees East Pub in Zesfontein (Benoni) on August 28. The event was graced by various female Jazz deejays who kept the audience captivated as they played melodic Jazz music from the likes of Shirly Scott, Brian Adam, Milt Buckner, and other renowned jazz musicians. One of the deejays, Jane Khumalo, who played exceptionally well in the groovy arena, who resides in Kwa-Thema, alluded, saying, “I started playing Jazz music in 2010…

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‘Sonoblomo’ album rekindles love

Bothlale Phora, a 25-year-old young man from Pretoria who had a remarkable journey in the Idols SA competition by reaching the top 3 phase, talks about his latest album ‘Sonoblomo’ which is already available on all digital platforms. The singer who is a songwriter and a guitarist revealed to the newspaper that he loved music from a young age, but he never thought he would be a musician until he finished his matric in 2013. Although he did not think he would be a musician full time, he disclosed that…

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Two young talented comedians entertain commuters

Two young talented comedians, Vincent Mkhatshwa (14) and Akhona Phillips (13) from Germiston (Rondebult) will make you laugh up until tears fall off your face when you meet up with them, they call themselves Fire and Water and they both dream of getting roles on the comedian programmes that are televised. Fire and Water met each other in a soccer field and their talent was identified by their soccer coach (Brutus) while they were preparing for a soccer game. Their coach explained why he gave them their nicknames Fire and…

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Sabotage in a quest to breed new musicians

Thabo Twala who was born on October 22, 1994, renowned among his fans as Sabotage, is a talented musician, singer, songwriter, rapper and a recording producer. His music is commended in the music industry. His from Kwa-Thema and he firstly got recognition after releasing his first EP titled ‘Make Volomel90’. Since then Sabotage has released singles building up to his new project ‘Msouthen’ which is set to drop this year. Sabotage has also set his eyes on helping out upcoming talented artists from KwaTsaDuza by offering his time and studio/recording…

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