Category: People of Joburg

People of Joburg

The rise of super-vlogger Mihlali N: first stop YouTube, now the world!

June 6, 2019, Author: Candice May

Influencers have totally shaken up the social media landscape in recent years, but Mihlali Ndamase was dominating YouTube, Instagram and Twitter before glitter-flecked skin and smoky peach eyes were even a thing. The beauty and fashion social media star is an Instagram OG who’s made the impressive leap from bedroom beauty tutorials to a self-made millionaire at […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Meet Marcel and Marc Cronje from The Royale

June 5, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The Royale is the Cuban-inspired eatery in Craighall that’s been blowing up your Instagram feed. Loud, buzzing and wonderfully OTT with neon palm trees, pot plants galore and Latin music to set the mood, it’s a bit of Havana in Joburg. Here, we get to […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the Month: Beatrix Thornhill

June 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

Tapas: small in size, but – when done well – enormous on flavour. And Joburg’s hooked on the stuff – just ask chef Beatrix Thornhill. Spanish-style eating has never been more popular in the City of Gold, with sharing plates of kataifi-wrapped halloumi, herbed tempura artichoke hearts […]

Beauty, People of Joburg

Get to know Jesslynn Schlamm from Lulu & Marula

May 20, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Jesslynn has always considered herself a bit of a skincare guru with a passion for discovery. As a teenager, she struggled with her skin and constantly found herself looking for the next miracle product. She was obsessed with beauty blogs and read countless skincare product […]

People of Joburg

Cassim’s Kitchen is on our radar

May 14, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Kyle Cassim is making waves in the South African music industry. Since starting his career in 2012, Kyle has performed at Ultra Music Festival and in Ibiza, London, Amsterdam, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.   Fast forward to 2018, he launched Cassim’s Kitchen, which was born out of pure love for music and food. The […]

People of Joburg

Black Bride explores real weddings

May 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Thohoyandou-born Calvin Ramadwa Mahada knew the moment he laid eyes on Katrina Gamoboa in the United Arab Emirates that she was the one for him. The couple shares their love story, and blissful wedding day with us. READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. THE STORY Where did […]

Business & Tech, People of Joburg

7 minutes with Webafrica CEO Tim Wyatt-Gunning

May 10, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Tim joined Webafrica as CEO in 2011. English by birth (with an unfortunate accent), Tim is otherwise South African, and a Webafrican to his core. Tim moved to Cape Town in 1998 to found Storm Telecom with Tim Parsonson. Ten years later, in 2008, they […]

Business & Tech, People of Joburg

#BeExponential with Singularity University South Africa

May 8, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

SingularityU South Africa aims to build an empowered network of globally connected changemakers across Africa, who are able to innovate and implement solutions that will solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. SingularityU SA runs custom education, innovation and impact programmes that help others leverage […]

People of Joburg

The reality show you should be watching

May 6, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Maybe if local politics had more of a reality TV spin, viewership would be slightly higher. Unlucky for the likes of President Cyril Ramaphosa though, he isn’t choosing a wife and winning over local audiences like Lee Thompson in the first-ever South African version of The Bachelor. But is there a chance he’s going to […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Lebohang Mokoena

May 2, 2019, Author: Candice May

First inspired by his father who used to cook for him during school holidays while his mother was at work, Medeo Restaurant’s Executive Sous Chef now spends his days cooking up signature dishes like triple-cream Mediterranean burrata and veal tortellini doused in sage and butter […]