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NANDI DLEPU ON HER LOVE FOR AFRICAN STYLE AND TRAVEL

Founder of Feel Good Series, mum, entrepreneur and creative director and owner of Mamakashaka Nandi Dlepu chats to us about her abiding love for African style.

How can social media be used in a way that makes good business sense?
If you’re posting with a business objective in mind, then having a social media strategy will help you communicate what you want. I use IG (@mamakashaka) to share my travels, interests and passions, trying to inspire others to to be proudly African.

What’s your favourite African destination?
I love Ghana so much that I’ve given myself a Ghanian name,…
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NANDI DLEPU ON HER LOVE FOR AFRICAN STYLE AND TRAVEL

MS LELOB SERVES EPIC BIRTHDAY TOUR GOALS ABROAD

Founder of CHICA, an online platform that facilitates women’s conversations around love and life, businesswoman, larger-than-life influencer and ardent traveller Lelo Boyana, better known as Ms LeloB, has shown us just how to enjoy an epic birthday celebration abroad.

From the streets of Maboneng to the beaches of Barcelona, Instagrammers have been living vicariously through Lelo’s feed – whose birthday was on 29 May – as she shared snaps of her birthday tour using the hashtag #LeloBDayTour.

READ MORE: 102 Visa-free destinations for South African travellers

Lelo can be seen strolling down the staircases of La Encarnación square in Seville, Spain, where…
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MS LELOB SERVES EPIC BIRTHDAY TOUR GOALS ABROAD

Tsala Jazz – a movement beyond sound

Tsala Jazz is a dynamic music and lifestyle event that was launched in Soweto in 2007, and has evolved beyond just sound. Like a robust jazz standard capable of transforming lives, it has grown into a movement, the mission of which is to spread the art form far and wide.

We spoke to Mthuthuzeli Ndlebe, one part of the two-man collective of Tsala Jazz, who told us about the movement’s vision to make it accessible and break stereotypes.

What is Tsala Jazz and how was it conceived?

Tsala Jazz is a movement that started as an event. We started off hosting festive events around Christmas time, but because…
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Tsala Jazz – a movement beyond sound

THE DESIGN LANGUAGE OF ARCHITECT COUPLE SILVIO RECH & LESLEY CARSTENS

Architects Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens are a power couple set on creating a legacy of design excellence as part of South Africa’s multi-award-winning architect firm Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens Architects.

Founded by Rech in 1994, who was joined by Carstens in 1999, the firm continues to scoop coveted accolades, including the most recent Treasure Island Award 2018 at The Tatler Travel Awards 2018, and Best Design for Leobo Observatory Bush Villa; Chinzombo, Zambia (Time & Tide); Vumbura Plains Camp (Botswana Wilderness Safaris) and Chongwe River House – (third place) Zambia (Tide & Tide); Best Family Safari Experience for Leobo Observatory Bush Villa; Best Safari Spa/Retreat for Jao Camp (Botswana…
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THE DESIGN LANGUAGE OF ARCHITECT COUPLE SILVIO RECH & LESLEY CARSTENS

SIBALICIOUS MEALS HEADING SAA’s WAY

Siba, who refers to herself as a culinary expert, rather than a celebrity chef, says she finds inspiration in everyday moments. “To me, food is love and absolutely anything that ignites the same feeling in the soul is inspiration to me.” She adds that she lives her brand: “I believe it’s important to be completely immersed in your industry if you want to be the best, which I do.”

Siba completed a Bachelor’s degree in food and consumer sciences, majoring in nutrition and food sciences, which she believes elevates her offering, as does feedback from her fans, particularly on social…
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SIBALICIOUS MEALS HEADING SAA’s WAY

HOW THE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN WORD LIFTED MUSA ZULU WHEN HE WAS DOWN

Twenty-three years ago my life changed irrevocably when I was involved in a car accident that left me paralysed and confined to a wheelchair. Since then I’ve been using the spoken and written word to motivate others, and I’ve just published my fourth book.

Before finding my voice as a writer and motivational speaker, I waged a bitter struggle within myself as I tried to come to terms with my changed circumstances. How could I be in a wheelchair when I was so young, when I had had the world on a string? At the time of the car crash,…
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HOW THE WRITTEN AND SPOKEN WORD LIFTED MUSA ZULU WHEN HE WAS DOWN