Category: People of Joburg

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Get to know the man behind Hard Rock Café Johannesburg

November 14, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

We all need to make time for a burger once in a while, and if that burger happens to be legendary, served with a side of eclectic rock ‘n’ roll, then you’ll probably find yourself at Tyrone Harding’s iconic Hard Rock Café in Nelson Mandela […]

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7 minutes with Sunil Osman

November 12, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Sunil was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. Best known as an MC, actor, presenter, comedian, voice artist and auctioneer Sunil has extensive insight into the entertainment industry. He uses this knowledge as a motivational speaker to those wanting to get into the entertainment arena and to inspire individuals who are […]

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Get to know K Naomi

November 8, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Presenter and fashionista K Naomi has recently been announced as the face of Footwork’s SS18 collection! As a strong, independent and fashionable young woman, she’s the perfect match for the bold and trendy footwear brand. Born in the platinum province, Mafikeng, North West – Naomi joined the All […]

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Chef of the month: Jonathan Duiker

November 1, 2018, Author: Candice May

There’s only one chef who’s considered the godfather of Italian gastronomy in Joburg, and that’s the Café Del Sol group’s executive chef, Jonathan Duiker.  The reason Jonathan decided to dedicate his career to cooking is simple – not only has he always had a love of fine […]

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Get to know Jonathan Boynton-Lee

October 30, 2018, Author: Candice May

Presenter, MC, motivational speaker and actor Jonathan Boynton-Lee has fast become one of our favourite on-screen celebs! After winning season 7 of Strictly Come Dancing, he became the first person in the world to win two prime-time reality shows. He is best known as a Top […]

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Get to know Tammy Taylor Mrs. South Africa top 25 finalist Sherry-Ann James

October 11, 2018, Author: Candice May

Sherry – Ann is a mom of two from Fourways Johannesburg. She and her husband Leon are the founding pastors of Royal Kingdom Ministries in Robertsham where she runs a young girl empowerment programme called Girl Talk. She is also a Doula and wealth administrator at Investec Bank. And, as if all […]

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7 minutes with Cameron van der Burgh

October 10, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Cameron van der Burgh grew up in a world of make-believe with an overactive imagination and a busy, busy mind. He couldn’t sit still for long and recalls his biggest punishment as being sent to his room on a timeout. He was like many other […]

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Chef of the month: Grant van der Riet

October 5, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

If Chef Grant van der Riet could cook for anyone (those who have passed through the pearly gates or those still very much earthbound), it would be Jim Carrey, Jack Nicholson and Freddie Mercury. His guilty pleasures include rock and metal music, spaghetti and craft beer and he’s […]

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The restauranteur: Milan Cerimaj – The Fat Olive

October 4, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

With an impressive career spanning over 37 restaurants, Milan Cerimaj’s story started in the Serbian village of Tulare, in pursuit of Pljeskavica. Unable to afford the signature Serbian burger, 11-year-old Milan approached the restaurant owner for a job in exchange for a burger…and so his colourful career began.   Coming to South Africa […]

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Heard on the streets of Jozi: Jozi-isms – we love our local language!

September 26, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

South Africans have a language of their own. We converse about robots and okes and the kasi. So, because its heritage month and we’re all about braai’s and boerewors, HJ hooked up with some of our readers for an update on all the unique things that we South Africans say and what it all means. Some we’ve […]