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WATCH: Cirque Infernal explodes onto Joburg Theatre stage

Created by Danny Varanne and inspired by Frederico Fellini, Wim Wenders and Tim Burton, Cirque Infernal offers non-stop fascinating entertainment with astonishing and death-defying acts. Varanne was previously a part of Le Grand Cirque Adrenaline which graced the Joburg Theatre stage in 2012.  He headlined the motorbike act, The Globe of Death, which left the audience in awe as they watched three bikers ride inside a globe of steel at

Common forms of property ownership you need to know

Land ownership, expropriation of land without compensation and property ownership are issues which have dominated South Africa’s social and economic discourse. Ongoing engagement between government, diverse communities and interested parties highlights disparities in land and property ownership. Here are the types of common property ownership you need to know in the midst of this ongoing debate. Freehold Freehold tenure is the legal right to own a piece of property without

PICS: ‘Jabu and the Beanstalk’ initiative hopes to help kids grow

Fee-fi-fo-fum, I see a gardening competition which will be lots of fun! The GardenShop has launched its Jabu and the Beanstalk promotion, which hopes to inspire children and families to see gardening as much more than a chore and support the less privileged at the same time. Children are invited to test their green thumbs by taking on a gardening project of their own growing beans with the best gardeners,

WATCH: District Street Festival coming to Newtown

#District, a global street festival to be held in Newtown from 13 – 14 October 2018, is the culmination of wold genre music, art, food, photography, theatre with a strong focus on sustainable events. This urban festival aims to create a festival platform that cultivates synergy between various cultures, backgrounds, and demographics in a clean, safe and inclusive environment. The festival’s unique and eclectic musical programme fuses world beats, pop,

Five minutes with Expresso’s Thabiso Makhubela

Joining the Expresso family is brand strategist Thabiso Makhubela. Since his first audition, Thabiso easily cemented himself as a frontrunner in the Presenter Search on 3 competition. The new Expresso presenter gained a massive support system on social media during the season and overcame obstacles to win over the judges in what has been described as the show’s most impressive season to date. We get to know Thabiso better with

Top SA bartenders vie for R650 000 prize in global competition

The Tahona Society, the world’s largest tequila education platform, has vouched to stay committed to supporting sustainability in bars and bartending communities through the Collective Spirit Project – a new approach to competitions and sustainability. Launched on 6 August at The Living Room in Maboneng, the competition challenges bartenders from around the world to come up with an idea, big or small, that will benefit bar staff, customers, the community

Jozi to host SABF that will honour the late South African literary icon, Professor Keorapetste Kgositsile

This year’s edition of the South African Book Fair (SABF) will feature a tribute to the late South African literary icon, Professor Keorapetste Kgositsile. The book fair will be held from 7 to 9 September in Newtown and will round off its activities with a South African Book Development Council’s national programme, National Book Week, with a star-studded showcase of 120 authors in Jozi. This year’s programme will feature a

Community focused funding platforms for women entrepreneurs

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) run by women have continued to emerge in South Africa.Through these business ventures, women are able to produce and sell innovative products, support their families and communities they live in. While funding has been a major impediment, a number of funding platforms designed for women entrepreneurs have come to the fore to provide much needed financial assistance. Here are some of them. Masisizane Women’s Enterprise

The best articles on MyBroadband this week

This past week on MyBroadband was headlined by a new extortion scam hitting South Africa and an investigation revealing that the SA Post Office appears to be unable to deliver letters. For smartphone users, Android 9.0 has launched and Samsung unveiled its latest Note device – the Galaxy Note 9. Rounding out the top articles this week is the latest monthly rankings for the most popular programming languages in the

Top stylists invade Decorex Joburg

The best in bathroom designs and products will be showcased by three of South Africa’s top creatives at the ISCA Bathroom Trends Project, forming part of the 25th edition of Decorex Joburg – the leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 8 to 12 August. Sian Cullingworth, portfolio director at Decorex SA, said top designers will upgrade the basic bathroom setting using the