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Sunday, September 1st, 2019


Albany Bakery prints student’s winning bread packaging design to celebrate Heritage Month

To celebrate South Africa’s rich history of art and food this Heritage Month, Albany Bakeries will print a young South African artist’s winning design on the packaging of millions of loaves of its Albany Superior White and Albany Superior Brown bread during September. The winning design by Jiyaad Greeff, a Grade 10 pupil at the National School of the Arts (NSA), was chosen from 28 entries for the 2019 Albany Packaging Award. Young artists were briefed to create a design based on the theme “New Generation Traditional Design” inspired byRead More


Eleven of the brightest creative stars in the South African music firmament were honoured by the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz at a glittering ceremony for their contributions to the industry and their unique status in the country’s thriving and vibrant jazz culture at the Sandton Convention Center on the 24th August. Those honoured come from a variety of disciplines, from artists and performers, to writers, and radio personalities and from journalists and to sponsors and all receive the highest accolades for the important work they do in sustaining thisRead More

Proudly South African & Tsogo Sun Celebrate Formidable Women In Business

In a month that celebrates the women of our country – the contribution to our freedom by the women of the 1956 March, the formidable women who have followed in their footsteps and those who are blazing a trail today – Proudly South African and Tsogo Sun be joined by some 100 female business leaders at an event held last week at 54 on Bath in Rosebank. Their third collaboration for Women’s Month and under the hashtag #SheLeads, both Proudly SA and Tsogo Sun are committed to promoting the developmentRead More

Fuelling Futures delivers hope and inspiration to women & young professionals

Hope and inspiration, against the odds, are at the heart of a powerful new leadership memoir called Fuelling Futures, From Influence to Impact, by overcomer, Tshepiso Phosa – who started life in her activist mother’s womb in prison 28 years ago and has risen to great heights as a director, philanthropist, and entrepreneur – and Timothy Maurice Webster, author and brain & brand expert. In her young life, Tshepiso has survived a rape incident, physically abusive relationships, and at her lowest fuel point, she once tried to take her ownRead More

All-women mountaineering team sets sights on new 9 Peak Challenge record

Two members of the first all-women team from Africa scheduled to climb Mt Everest in 2020 are attempting to complete the South African 9 Peaks Challenge in August this year – covering 141km of hiking, 7,888m of vertical ascent, and 5,298km of driving – as the first women-only team to do it. The 9 Peaks Challenge involves the ascent of the highest point of each province in South Africa, with strict adherence to set rules to successfully challenge a category record. The clock starts at the foot of the firstRead More

Dr Tumi’s Gathering of Worshippers set to make historical firsts

With five weeks to go, the countdown to Dr Tumi’s Gathering of Worshippers (GOW2019) has begun in earnest. Featuring the best of international talent in the form of US superstar Fred Hammond and Bishop Cortez Vaughn this is Dr Tumi’s most ambitious project yet. In another first, a historic total of 50 000 worshippers are expected to fill the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria on 5 October 2019 for a night of praise and worship that transcends borders and time. The theme of GOW2019 is Love on the Cross inspiredRead More

Visit Vakasha Guest Lodge – Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs – Documentary Series of Short Films

With a true sense of entrepreneurial spirit, Nomsa Mazibuko, owner of Visit Vakasha Guest Lodge has grown her business from one guesthouse in 2007 to now owning three professionally run guesthouses across eMalahleni (formerly Witbank). In addition, Nomsa is the 2015 Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year award winner. She describes her passion for business and entrepreneurship in her autobiographical book: “Entrepreneur Awaken with a Drive”. Nomsa is eager to share her lessons with all those interested in starting and running their own successful businesses. It is easy to seeRead More

Women chefs shine at Tsogo Sun Hotels

Food and beverage is key to any hotel offering, and in the case of Tsogo Sun Hotels (, which prides itself on creating unique and memorable food experiences. Within this context, the group’s chefs are the sheroes and heroes who consistently create and deliver world-class cuisine. In honour of Women’s Month and as a tribute to the unique feminine touch in the kitchen, Tsogo Sun Hotels has put the spotlight on nine women chefs representing varying levels in the kitchen hierarchy and different properties, for their culinary contribution to theRead More

JC Cleaning Services – Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs – Documentary Series of Short Films

In today’s episode of The Legacy Series we meet Jessica Mlambo from JC Cleaning Services, who has worked her way up the ranks since she completed high school, when she was employed as a cleaner – to becoming the owner of a business in the cleaning industry. Jesse is a shining example of how commitment, passion and dedication can lead to success. Today her business proudly employs 79 staff members at the two sites it services: The Garden Court Milpark and Southern Sun Montecasino. Contact JC Cleaning Services onRead More


The authority of all things extra cold is kicking off the warmer months of the year by locking in the cold. Whatever your choice of fun- whether it’s a picnic in the park, jazz by the lake, a braai with friends in your back yard, a journey to your hometown to catch up with loved ones, or your choice from a plethora of parties catching up with friends, you’re in for an experience like no other! Castle Lite, Africa’s biggest premium beer brand, is once again changing the game byRead More