Category: People of Joburg

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Blake Anderson

February 19, 2019, Author: Candice May

He realised that he had a calling for the kitchen 15 years ago when he bagged his first job in the hospitality industry at a boutique hotel in the Drakensberg. Today, chef Blake Anderson holds the position of Complex Executive Chef at Montecasino and has over 70 employees who […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Candy Tsamandebele

February 14, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Born Candy Mosekedi Mokwena and widely known as Candy Tsamandebele, this amazing vocal prowess was born in a musical family at Ga- Sedibeng village, Bolobedu, a village under the revered Rain Queen Modjadji’s leadership in the Limpopo Province. Musically colourful as her name suggests, Candy […]

Arts and Culture, People of Joburg

Concrete Bling: meet Aleks Ashton

February 1, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Aleks Ashton creates bold, award-winning artisanal jewellery for her daring and unique customers. Could you be one of them? Owner of Night Shine Candy, Aleks Ashton was the 2017 runner up in the PPC Jewellery Category and winner in last year’s instalment. This is an […]

People of Joburg

Get to know musician Werner Bekker

January 29, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Werner Bekker is a full-time musician with five years’ experience in songwriting, composition, performance and teaching music. Growing up with creative parents, Werner joined his father on the road at an early age having music ingrained into his existence. He went on to study music at the Campus of Performing […]

People of Joburg

Meet the sister duo behind Everli Baby

January 21, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Everli Baby, the creation of sister-duo, Nina and Sally Nortier, is celebrating their first birthday in business this month. Everli Baby are suppliers of elegant baby- and toddler-wear that is not only exquisite, stylish and comfortable but designed to last and to be passed down […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Meet the team behind A Streetbar Named Desire

January 15, 2019, Author: Candice May

Green with envy … laden with desire. This trendy tapas bar is turning up the heat.   They say that the starting point of all achievement is desire, and when four friends came together with a desire to build a bar, this gorgeous green emerald was birthed. Celebrated […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Mihlali Ndamase

January 14, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Mihlali Ndamase also known as Mihlali N is a full-time brand strategic communications student, makeup artist by profession and a Co-Founder of Siyasizana foundation: which focuses on helping people in underprivileged communities. She took her love for makeup to another level by starting a YouTube channel where she […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Trevor Boyd

January 10, 2019, Author: Candice May

He started off as a ‘rough diamond’ that was polished under the guidance of Garth Strobel at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. Today, he heads up the National Culinary Team of South Africa who will be participating in the IKA Culinary Olympics in 2020. […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Erik Kruger

January 10, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Erik Kruger is a high-performance coach, published author and speaker. He has a BSc in Physiotherapy, a postgraduate Diploma in Business, and a Masters Degree in Business and Executive Coaching on the way. His coaching clientele range from executives and high-profile entrepreneurs to celebrities and […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Mitchell Kahn

December 13, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Having been in retail, manufacturing and contracting, Mitch has seen it all when it comes to the paint industry. He co-founded Asset Allies with the intention of filling a gap in the market for quality paint application and manufacturing, from one source, at a great price. Specializing in […]