Eric Phiri


BrightRock announces entry into new risk market


May 2018, Johannesburg – Needs-matched life insurance player BrightRock is ready to bring further change to the life insurance industry with the introduction of a group risk product that can provide schemes with up to 40% more cover for the same premium. BrightRock has become known as a disrupter in the individual life market, where advisers and policyholders alike have responded positively to their world first needs-matched product, which precisely matches clients’ needs at the outset and then adapts to their changing financial needs over time. Their success in theRead More

Fibroids Treatments Clinic opens its doors for women living with Fibroids


On Tuesday 15 May 2018, Fibroids Treatment clinic in partnership with The White Dress Project, a non-profit organisation that sets to raise awareness about Fibroids and urge women to seek help hosted an educational experience to drive awareness on the impact that fibroids has on millions of South African women. This flagship initiative which brought together experts and women in one room aimed to allow women to reclaim their voice in speaking about this prevalent condition. Studies show that in South Africa alone, 4 out of 10 women have fibroids.Read More

Sunbet offers phenomenal odds on the Miss SA 2018 Pageant


Sunbet, Sun International’s sportsbook have unveiled their latest market that affords its customers the opportunity to bet on the winner of the prestigious Miss South Africa 2018 Pageant. The next Miss SA will be selected from the 12 finalists who were narrowed down from 28 semi-finalists in May. All semi-finalists were initially priced up equally at odds of 8/1. The finalists’ odds will shift according to the bets placed, meaning the public will effectively determine the favourites. “Sunbet is absolutely thrilled to feature this exciting market once again as itRead More


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This past weekend, Shield South Africa kicked-off their action-packed Shield Sbonis’iDiski regional trials at Wits Soccer Grounds in Johannesburg, sending five deserving hopefuls straight to the final round. What lies ahead for these young talent is the once in a lifetime opportunity of being selected to go train at the home of the Chelsea FC in Cobham London, and upon their return, one player will be selected to join the Orlando Pirates Development team on a one-year contract. Following on the success of 2017, the brand launched year two ofRead More


Gateway Activation

The best thing a mother can give her child is love. One of the best things a child can give her mother is PANDORA jewellery to remind her of your love. ‘Motherhood’ is typically conveyed sweetly, in soft light with a halo effect – beautiful – but the reality of modern motherhood is way more multifaceted and sophisticated. “The new PANDORA collection takes Mother’s Day beyond the stereotype, honouring the diversity of motherhood with exceptionally crafted, hand-finished jewellery inspired by different types of mothers.” Says Cathy Qama, Marketing Director ofRead More



BET in Africa, part of the Viacom International Media Networks Africa multimedia entertainment portfolio, today announced the nominations for the BET Awards 2018 taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, 24 June 2018 and and premiering across Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday 28 June at 19:00 CAT. In a BET Awards first, the top nominees from Africa and Europe (as voted for by an academy of industry experts) will now compete for the Best International Act category, with the winner being honoured as part of the USRead More

Hole in one for Nashua’s 28th Annual Charity Golf Day


On the 9th of May 2018, Nashua’s 28th Annual Charity Golf Day raked in an astonishing R306,050 for the Nashua Children’s Charity Foundation (NCCF) with promises of further donations. The event, hosted at the Kyalami Country Club, united the charitable hearts of eight celebrity golfers and volunteers who assisted with everything from registration, sponsor hole setup and manning, mulligan sales and prize-giving, to golf cart driving, photography and pledge assistance. Under the caring leadership of Helen Fraser, founder and Operations Manager, the NCCF continues to support 75 children organisations andRead More


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South Africa Music Awards and Stokvel Talk are giving 03 lucky readers an opportunity to win double gallery tickets for the SAMA24 main event. To stand a chance of winning simlpy answer the below question: Question Please name two personalities who were the programme directors of the main awards last year? Answer Please send your answers to the below email adress. Competition closes on the 25 May 2018 Winners will be notified telephonically. terms and conditions apply.

SAMA24 to honour Lifetime Achievers and International Achiever

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This year will see three veterans of music presented with the prestigious SAMA Lifetime Achievement Award. Spokes H, Steve Kekana and Mbongeni Ngema have been dimmed fit by the organising committee as the worthy honourees of 2018. Shashika Mooruth is the recipient of the International Achiever Award. Spokes H will be honoured posthumously. Born Letona Spokes Hlatshwayo, he became a household name in the 1980s with hit songs such as Tamatisous and carried on the winning streak into the 1990s with anthems like Rabaki and Peace Magents. Spokes H isRead More

Top Jazz line up for the 21st Anniversary of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz


The 21st edition of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz celebrates vistas of diversity with an all-star line-up that reaches various musical traditions across the world. The festival will kick off with a megastar one night only set of performances by iconic American smooth jazz innovator and multi-grammy award winning saxophonist and composer, David Sandborn. The festivities will then swing on the sounds of the inimitable and song-stylist, Cassandra Wilson (USA). The Horn Summit, with FeyaFaku, Khaya Mahlangu, Mthunzi Mvumbu, Barney Rachabane, Sydney Mavundla, SiphamandlaBhembe and Mandla Mlangeni will comeRead More