South African celebrity chef and author Sibahle Mtongana is combining her love for food with philanthropy. She has been appointed a global impact ambassador for Stop Hunger Now and recently travelled to the US as part of her role. We find out more from her.
Cassarica Nadas and Gareth Mays see themselves as an ordinary couple – even if other people refer to them as being in an interracial relationship. The pair met online on a MXit chatroom five years ago.
Sibu Mpanza started his vlogging journey in 2014. Since then he has won many awards and has got several opportunities along the way, such as a trip to Mauritius. He talks about how he uses his voice on YouTube to unpack various social issues.
South Africa's pioneering black writer, politician and polymath Sol T Plaatje was born 140 years ago this month, on 9 October 1876. This year also marks the centenary of his most important non-fiction work, Native Life in South Africa, which exposed the catastrophe wrought on the country by the 1913 Natives’ Land Act.
St George's Brass Band keep time at the matches played at the historic St George's Park in South Africa's "biggest little city", Port Elizabeth. With a repertoire ranging from orchestral pieces, calypso and jazz, they are, says band leader Jonathan Africa, unique in the cricketing world.
South Africans have long had a love affair with cooking over flames. A new restaurant in Johannesburg, Marble, captures that essence by cooking most things – from meat to veggies and bread – on an open fire, in a kitchen open to diners’ view. Acclaimed chef David Higgs and his business partner, Gary Kyriacou, opened their doors in August.