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Season 3 of Siba’s Table is set to be a feast

Siba Mtongana has not only captured the hearts of South Africans, becoming a household name since season one of Siba’s Table, but has also gone on to inspire delicious cooking around the world that is – as the term the award-winning South African chef is famous for – simply, “va-va-voom!”

From classic recipes she’s effortlessly redefined into modern staples to unique dishes, Mtongana has conquered the Food Network, both locally and abroad. The first two seasons are among the highest-rating programmes on Food Network SA, and were the first South African programmes to be broadcast on the US Cooking Channel. She returns to our screens…
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Season 3 of Siba’s Table is set to be a feast

SA director SJ Myeza-Mhlambi on his Cannes Gold & travel

At this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in the south of France, South Africans made history be bringing home three Cannes Golds in the categories of health, entertainment and film. One of the winners was maverick director SJ Myeza-Mhlambi of 7Films –  a multi-award-winning production house – who eloquently shares the stories of South Africans. He shared his thoughts on how being from the continent shapes his storytelling and how travel continues to influences him.

Myeza-Mhlambi – an AFDA graduate – began to hone his craft as a director at 7Films in 2015 under the wing of owner and respected director Lourens van…
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SA director SJ Myeza-Mhlambi on his Cannes Gold & travel

Simphiwe Dana on travel and the Symphony Experience

Simphiwe Dana has become synonymous with the principles of true artistry, creating music that encapsulates the ills and beauty of society, extends bridges across the continent and the diaspora through song and continues to redefine the experience of sound, as seen in the monumental Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience in November 2016.

For those who may have not been able to witness her magic on the historic night, with the singer joined by a 60-piece orchestra, a 30-piece choir, a 10-piece dance ensemble, Nigeria’s Asa and Equatorial Guinea’s Buika, the Symphony Experience is now available on CD and DVD at selected stores and Read More

Simphiwe Dana on travel and the Symphony Experience

Meet 16 women who are flying SAA’s flag high

From senior cabin crew members to cargo operations assistant managers, the multifaceted and dynamic women behind South African Airways certainly fly the airline’s flag high. We celebrate 16 of these formidable ladies in our August issue in honour of National Women’s Day. Read about what they do and their fondest memories with our national carrier.

Click through the images to read their profiles:

 

Meet 16 women who are flying SAA’s flag high

SAfm’s Naledi Moleo is an unstinting source of inspiration

Dynamic and multi-faceted presenter and entrepreneur Naledi Moleo encapsulates a dynamic energy that is simply inspirational, as she continues make her mark on the world in celebrating the real life stories of South Africans.

The 29-year-old has behind her a career in TV as a producer on SABC News International and a host on LoveLife’s youth programme Make Your Move TV. Today, Moleo is a talk show host on SAfm, where she tackles current affairs and more. She shared her love for travel with us.

Hailing from various places such as Rustenburg in the North West and Honeydew and Alexandra in Gauteng, Moleo’s career…
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SAfm’s Naledi Moleo is an unstinting source of inspiration

Maseru Malala aims to get black people travelling domestically

Much has been said about the role tourism could play in increasing SA’s economic growth and employment, and attracting foreign investment. According to the latest Tourism Satellite Account for South Africa report, international tourism contributed 2% to the country’s economy in 2015. However, domestic tourism has declined.

Madlala – who started her company Azibuyemasisweni Tourism in 2012 – believes the reason for this is the lack of awareness in black communities of SA’s natural, cultural, historical and environmental drawcards.

“My aim is to create a platform for black South Africans to learn more about opportunities in the tourism industry,” she explains. “I focus…
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Maseru Malala aims to get black people travelling domestically