GIBSON KENTE’S HOW LONG?

In pursuit of reliving the history and legacy of Gibson Kente the man considered the founding father of black township theatre, the man who imparted knowledge to young black actors back in the days. Durban’s Playhouse Opera theatre revives one of his great works. After an absence of 45 years, Gibson Kente’s musical drama How Long? returns […]

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Celebrate Africa Carnival and Festival

#The Motherland….is the hashtag of the upcoming exuberant Celebrate Africa Carnival and Festival. The Media briefing held at the SABC in Durban where Mahlobo performed lovely musical pieces of solidarity from great names like Hugh Masekela – Thuma Mina Nkosi and Bob Marley – One Love. In the opening moments of the proceedings Lady Zanele […]

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Thobe Gumede—Producing Films is my life

Tell us about yourself, where you grew up, and your family. I grew up in a place then called kwaMahlomeka and because of the negative connotations the name carried, it was later changed to Ikhwezi (EKhwezini). Does your family know about your sexual orientation, is it important to be out? Yup, they do. I had […]

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Desiree Ellis appointed as Banyana Banyana head coach

Desiree Ellis appointed as Banyana Banyana head coach. Photo: Chris Ricco/BackpagePix Desiree Ellis is the official head coach of the women’s national team. She was captain of Banyana Banyana and the interim coach, but now it’s finally confirmed –The announcement was made by SA Football Association president Danny Jordaan at a press conference at Safa […]

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Editor’s Note M Khuzwayo

Editor’s Note This month we are profiling women doing their “thing” in their respective fields. We find out what makes them tick, what keeps them going and the challenges they have faced on their respective roads to success and recognition. Theirs are amazing stories and inspirational journeys. We spoke to Durban’s own TV and Film […]

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#NamiNgithandaIndoda By Aluta Humbane Drops On Valentines Day

The much anticipated Single by Aluta Humbane is just around the corner, This after recovering from his USA, New York Tour, alongside visual activist Professor Sir Zanele Muholi, which saw them take over the Performa 17 Biennial in Time Square and other performances in Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. The release of the Single […]

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Yanga Nyobo and Siyamthanda Mabe ties a knot

By: Asanda Mkuzo Getting married was probably the biggest step you’ve taken in this relationship, where did the courage come from? My courage came from love, the love we have for each other I am sure it was time consuming planning for your wedding. Did you hire a wedding planner? Yes we had two coordinators […]

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Get to know our gorgeous Miss Gay RSA 2017 Zsa Zsa

”Born and raised by a single parent upbringing has never stopped me from doing what I am passionate about. Assigned male at birth, I always knew I was different and just did not understand it till later in life” Being the second eldest of six children and growing up in a large loving family was […]

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Existing Beyond Pride – Zanele Muholi

 Zanele Muholi and Sisonke Collective crack the concrete jungle, New York City. By: Aluta Humbane Intombi Yes’godi, Aluta Humbane was invited to be part of rewriting history by one of Africa’s most influential visual activist and artist, Zanele Muholi who took over New York, for the Performa 17 Biennial that was held in different historical […]

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