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Conversations with Wire

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Wire Kigale

We met Wire on a day trip to Uitenhage, It was a bright and sunny morning, we had parked the car in what seemed to be a safe area – we had been warned Uitenhage was not safe – and decided to walk and go on a little adventure. We took ...

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The intern by David Tlale

June 7, 2017

Contributor: The intern by David Tlale

It is my belief that there is no greater legacy than the legacy of affecting the lives of others positively and there is no bigger gift one can give another than the gift of time and mentorship. This is the spirit that The Intern by David Tlale is based on. World renowned fashion designer David Tlale saw a gap in the South African fashion industry, he feels that budding designers need support and guidance. David was ...

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A new era has begun

June 8, 2017

Contributor: Onesimus Muzik

I love discovering new music and this is how I found myself at the SABC on a random Sunday afternoon tagging along for a live acoustic performance by songwriter singer and philanthropist Onesimus muzik. He was performing at the popular Tsonga radio station Mlfm’s and the studio was on fire.Onesimus is Malawi-born gospel singer who has made quite a name for himself since his expatriation in 2012. Born Armstrong Kalua, in April 29, 1989 in Blantyre. He rose to fame in his home country, winning numerous accolades and working with numerous artists.  He ...

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Salt Art with Percy

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Percy Maimela

What is true art? A work of perfect fiction, a well sculptured stature, a sublime paragraph as alerted by Longinus, a collection of Zakes Mda’s works or maybe Shakespeare’s sonnets, all these are great works of art which have earned their place in the classics. However, a naughty-play by Percy Maimela turned out to be a genius work of art. Read More


Being Woman

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Vhusani Doyoyo

She has always been Present. Hidden by the layers of life. Liberated by her quest of Purity and Love. Bound to her Honesty. Loyal by virtue. An Amarda of Truth. Woman, A Marvel of art. The Deep scent of their Earth digging into our Nature. Rooted in our Souls. A Painted Picture that needs no words to explain it. The part man will always be missing. Read More


For the Love of Print

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Aderonbi Culture

Aderonbi Culture was founded in 2015 by Aderonbi Odukoya, her love of shoes drove her to design the type of shoes she would like to wear ...

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Citrus Inspired

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Orange Tree Furniture

Every step we take in the pursuit of our different dreams affords us a chance to look deep down ...

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