YAHTO KRAFT turns heartbreak into triumph with his debut single “UGLY”

The name YAHTO KRAFT is soon to be on everyone’s lips now that his powerful debut single Ugly just dropped on Friday 17 April. Written by Yahto with Matthew Marinus back in 2016 when he was just 16 years old, he took an experience of heartbreak and turned it on its head, writing a song... Continue Reading →

News24 Launches The Sponsors of Brave Campaign in Partnership with Adcock Ingram OTC and Gives You a Chance to Win R5 000!

News24 in partnership with Adcock Ingram OTC is spearheading a campaign looking for the ordinary South African healthcare providers including pharmacists, nurses and doctors doing extraordinary work in their communities. The campaign aims to celebrate these unsung heroes of brave, professionals who walk the extra mile attending to the medical and healthcare needs in their... Continue Reading →

PAUL SLABOLEPSZY’s SUDDENLY THE STORM Returns for an Explosive Season at Montecasino

Suddenly the Storm, Paul Slabolepszy’s highly acclaimed award-winning play, returns for a limited three-week season at The Pieter Toerien Theatre at Montecasino from 12th – 29th March. Launched initially to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, Suddenly The Storm had its World Premiere at the Barney Simon at Jozi’s’s Market Theatre on the 7th June 2016. A season at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town... Continue Reading →


Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay are excited to announce that their highly acclaimed, award-winning production of the musical The Color Purple will travel to the SAIC-Shanghai Culture Square Theatre in China for fourteen performances from July 29th to August 9th 2020. The all-South African company, helmed by director Janice Honeyman, will move ‘lock, stock and... Continue Reading →

A DREAM REALISED: The Challenges and Triumphs of Building a Mandela Legacy

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The stories behind the building of one of the finest paediatric facilities on the African continent told for the first time in a new book.

FRONT COVER - A Dream Realised


The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital was a project that seemed impossible when it was merely an idea. The seed took root when 10 people sat around a table discussing the state of paediatric care in South Africa – a discussion sparked by the recent passing of a five-year-old boy. These people shared similar experiences that all pointed to the fact that devoted specialist care was needed for children.

Madiba set the challenge with a simple question: “How can there be only one dedicated hospital in the country for our children?”

This challenge provided the starting point that resulted in a global campaign that would impact the most vulnerable and often voiceless members of our society.

From a small seed taking root so began a…

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I finally got to see the delightful production of Seussical that's currently on stage at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City. If you don't have your own child as an excuse to go along and see the show, don't stress ... you don't need one! Just take your own inner child and enjoy! I smiled... Continue Reading →


Exciting news on the musical theatre horizon! A brand-new production and major extensive world tour of Queen and Ben Elton’s multi-award-winning rock musical We Will Rock You will embark next year at Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre Centre on Saturday, 05 September 2020 for a five-week season ending on 04 October 2020. Thereafter the show opens at... Continue Reading →

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