Category: People of Joburg

Beauty, People of Joburg

Meet Lara Wicksteed – the owner of Youbar

Aug 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Lara Wicksteed had a successful job working for a skincare brand for four years before she gave it all up to start her own business, the ab-fab beauty bar that is YouBar in Thrupps Illovo Centre. We sat down with her to find out what her average day consists of, the […]

Featured, People of Joburg

Candice Philip: The female chef of the moment

Aug 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

At Grei, head chef Candice Philip brings elements of the unusual to your dining experience. Whether you’re looking for one of the best tasting menus in Joburg or simply a high-class spot to celebrate a special occasion, she has you covered for a candlelit dinner […]

Arts and Culture, People of Joburg

Meet Shabeer Jhetam: CEO of The Glass Recycling Company

Jul 30, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

“Passionate” is the first word that comes to mind upon meeting CEO of The Glass Recycling Company, Shabeer Jhetam. Seldom do you meet a CEO of a company who believes so fervently in the business he leads and in the lifestyle he endorses. Shabeer uses […]

Drinks, People of Joburg

Meet a true whisky master: Dr Bill Lumsden

Jul 24, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

It’s not every day that one happens upon a man who is a true master in his field. Introducing Dr Bill Lumsden. Fondly referred to as the whisky doctor, Dr Bill is the custodian of Glenmorangie whisky and the pioneer in the art of wood […]

Beauty, People of Joburg

Let’s talk green beauty with the ladies behind Lulu & Marula

Jul 22, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, in light of Plastic Free July this month, we decided to sit down with the ladies behind Lulu and Marula; owner and founder Jesslynn Schlamm and sales and development manager Monique Spaltman. If you didn’t know, Lulu & Marula one of South Africa’s […]

People of Joburg

Liticia Mkhavele wins Miss Teen Tourism World 2019

Jul 22, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Miss Regal International Teen SA 2019, 15-year-old Liticia Mkhavele, won the Miss Teen Tourism World 2019 title at the prestigious event that was recently hosted in Naga City, Philippines.  READ MORE ON SHOPPING HERE. READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. Liticia won the first-ever title of Miss Regal International Teen in […]

Entertainment, People of Joburg

24 hours in Joburg with James Deacon

Jul 15, 2019, Author: Candice May

At the tender age of 22, Joburg-based musician James Deacon possesses vocal abilities far beyond his years, with a unique timbre and unnatural pitch ability that allows him to switch between slick rap verses and honey-coated choruses. His new video from debut single, Not Givin’ Up, was shot late […]

People of Joburg, Shopping

Meet Sam & Dom Moleta from The Refillery

Jul 9, 2019, Author: Candice May

Sam and Dom Moleta have brought zero-waste shopping to Joburg with the opening of the city’s very first plastic-free grocer, The Refillery at Cedar Square Shopping Centre. The Refillery is an exciting, new planet-friendly grocery that offers a stylish, convenient, plastic-free weigh-and-pay shopping experience that […]

Entertainment, People of Joburg

7 minutes with Jason Greer

Jul 8, 2019, Author: Candice May

The Bachelor is all about finding love, so it’s no wonder that the host of the first local version is romantic at heart! We get the lowdown from TV presenter and actor Jason Greer on how much of The Bachelor SA was actually realistic, the […]

Entertainment, Featured, People of Joburg

Meet SimTiger two: Steyn City’s youngest golf star

Jul 5, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

At just seven years old, Simthandile Tshabalala isn’t just the youngest member of Steyn City’s gold club – he’s also one of the most talented. Simthandile has earned a significant number of trophies from both local and international tournaments in the nine months that he’s […]