Category: People of Joburg

People of Joburg

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 […]

People of Joburg

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 […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

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 […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

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 […]

People of Joburg

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 […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Reuben Riffel

September 20, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Reuben Riffel began his career in the town in which he was born, Franschhoek – known locally, and increasingly across the globe, as the food and wine capital of South Africa. He hasn’t stopped since and now has foodies everywhere buzzing with the launch of […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Jade Voges

September 5, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Jade is an incredible influencer online and offline and is one of the most successful young actresses South Africans love to watch. She was born in Port Elizabeth and moved to dreamy Johannesburg after obtaining her first big role in theatre as Serena Katz in Fame The Musical. She […]

People of Joburg

The Restaurateur: Liza Landauer – Liza’s at Capital Hill

September 4, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

According to Liza Landauer, calories are like cash…you cannot waste it, and you cannot rob yourself of the sumptuous experience at Liza’s at Capital Hill – it’s worth every calorie.  This is Liza’s third rodeo, and with a rich heritage, she has always loved the idea of creatively nurturing people through food and making a difference. She believes […]

People of Joburg

World Elephant Day: get to know Dr Paula Kuhumbu

August 27, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Humans have poached animals into extinction throughout history, with large mammals having been most affected. Elephants, one of Africa’s most iconic giants are the largest land mammals on Earth, part of the big five and are estimated to live for up to 70 years without […]

Fashion, People of Joburg

7 minutes with fashion designer Gert-Johan Coetzee

August 23, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

He is an award-winning fashion designer whose couture creations are worn by A- list celebrities on red carpets around the world. He designs a chic ready-to-wear range which is carried in selected boutiques as well as his online store and he has recently been announced as the mentor for Project Runway SA […]