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Eric Phiri

 

Give and Take – A Punch

White collar boxing as a sport has grown remarkably in popularity over the last few years as usually desk-bound suburbanites loosen up their collars and train to fight at these adrenaline-fueled events. Join the legions of fans on the 27th of September 2018 as World Boxing Entertainment (WBE) presents their 22nd White Collar Boxing Event at Scarlet Ribbon, where another thrilling, packed fight night showcasing some of South Africa’s premier white collar boxing talent will take place. White collar boxing is a form of boxing where white collar professionals (menRead More


TOURISM COOPERATION BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICA AND PALESTINE TO INCREASE

The Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom together with his Palestinian counterpart, HE Rula Ma’Ayah Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of the State of Palestine today signed a land mark tourism cooperation agreement between the countries at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. The cooperation agreement was preceded by a bilateral discussion between the two countries on the occasion of Minister Ma’ Ayah official visit to South Africa. “We encourage South Africans to visit Palestine. We know that there are obstacles, but we are confident that just like us, the people of PalestineRead More


Tumi Morake to release highly anticipated debut book

Tumi Morake modelled her public persona on her mother – a charming and contentious woman who used her big, bold voice to say what others were afraid to utter. It’s the personality that Tumi took on stage in the mostly male space of stand-up comedy, and the one that gave her the courage to comment about apartheid on air. But there’s only so much you can find out about Tumi from the stage, the screen and the internet… Tumi Morake is proud to announce the release of And Then MamaRead More


5 ways smartphone apps are empowering South African women

Smartphones have changed our lives for the better over the past 15 years, evolving from a neat toy into an everyday essential. Today, there are thousands of apps that empower women by putting information and services at their fingertips. Alcatel suggests some apps for women from all walks of life. 1. Health and fitness Women with Android smartphones are spoilt for choice when it comes to health and fitness apps. In addition to the many wonderful, non-gender specific apps like the Google Fit fitness tracking app or the MyFitnessPal CalorieRead More


MTV AND STRONGBOW BRING YOU JO’BURG’S LARGEST URBAN PICNIC MUSIC EXPERIENCE

MTV (DStv channel 130) and Strongbow Apple Ciders have officially launched The Strongbow Big Picnic set to take-over the city’s cultural heritage landmark, “The Station” in Newtown for a unique music experience. The Strongbow Big Picnic in partnership with MTV takes place on Saturday, 24 November 2018 will remix The Station with a picnic styled green jungle featuring urban contemporary live music, street cuisine and chillout lounge areas. The line-up includes talented local artists and DJs from Tresor to Kid Fonque and Samthing Soweto. Monde Twala, Vice President for Youth,Read More


DR TUMI, BENJAMIN DUBE, LEBO SEKGOBELA & BETUSILE TO PERFORM AT THE GOSPEL EMONTI

Some of the biggest names in Christian music are to perform at the first ever Gospel Emonti music festival on the 23rd December in East London. Pastor Benjamin Dube, Dr Tumi, Lebo Sekgobela, Betusile, Dumi Mkokstad and Veliswa Skeyi are some of the artists expected to grace the Buffalo City Stadium for this much anticipated music festival. Produced by Zungula Holdings, the Gospel Emonti festival will be hosted by Umhlobo Wenene FM DJs Ms Nomthunzi Veza popularly known as Mama Ka Ma-Asi as well as Masigoduke host Amaza Ntshanga. “ThisRead More


The Jazzy Joburg Night Market – The Perfect Warm up to The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz!

The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz in partnership in partnership with Joburg Tourism and the Nelson Mandela Square has created an outstanding opportunity for developing artists to share their music and talents at a fun-filled Jazzy Joburg Night Market to take place in Sandton. The night market will see the likes of vocalist Zano, Nelisiwe Sibiya of Lockdown fame, Sobantwana, Aus Tebza, Vuyo Tyolo as well as the Standard Bank National Youth Band. These youngsters with impeccable musical talent will be joined by Dutch band – The New York RoundRead More


STANDARD BANK JOY OF JAZZ GOES CASHLESS

After 21 years of bringing Jazz lovers together under one roof to enjoy the very best of music from international, intercontinental and local musicians and artists, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz has taken things a notch up. Standard Bank is always at the forefront of the latest and most innovative technology so it is only natural they have chosen to embrace Howler’s revolutionary cashless system at this iconic event. Mantwa Chinoamadi, executive producer of the festival says, “Our patrons are the lifeblood of this festival. We will always findRead More


JB MARKS EDUCATION TRUST FUND HOSTS 9TH ANNUAL GRADUATION AWARDS

The JB Marks Education Trust Fund, which is established by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), hosted the 9th Annual Graduation Awards at Emperors Palace on Friday the 31st of August, where they honoured the JB Marks Class of 2017 with an award ceremony. For 21 years the National Union of Mineworker (NUM) through its establishment of the JB Marks Education Trust Fund has been facilitating the growth of its members and their dependents through education. The graduation and awards ceremony hosted over 400 guests including graduate’s families at anRead More


OUTSURANCE PARTNERS WITH SAFA TO IMPROVE MATCH OFFICIATING IN SOUTH AFRICAN FOOTBALL

OUTsurance announced a new partnership with SAFA which will see the insurer invest over R50m over a five-year period as the sponsor of the match officials. This unique partnership will afford OUTsurance high visibility on-field at all ABSA Premier Soccer League, National First Division, ABC Motsepe League, SAB League, SASOL Women’s League and all cup matches. The sponsorship extends beyond branded apparel. At the core of this sponsorship is the development of refereeing in South Africa, to the benefit of both players and supporters. With this support, SAFA will focusRead More