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Lemon & Herb is just what the house music industry has been missing

Lemon & Herb, formed by Don Jobe, Skhumbuzo Radebe and Thamsanqa Ntintili is a group of young men who are passionate beyond reasonable doubt about house music. They are young, vibrant and passionate about the art of producing music and ...

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Renowned painter (80) gets another award

World renowned Mpumalanga artist Esther Mahlangu has won the prestigious Ministers Award at the National Lilizela Awards, for her contemporary artwork which has taken the Ndebele culture to the global stage. The awards were hosted by Top Billing presenter Bonang ...

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Nathi and Monde coming to Mpumalanga

Two of talented South African music stars, the Summer Song of the Year Award winner, Nathi Mankayi and Idols top 10 finalist Monde Msutwana will be sharing the stage at The Ridge for an evening of exciting local musical diversity ...

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Mpumalanga writer’s play to be showcased in LA

The multiple-award-winning Mpumalanga-born writer Goodenough Mashego has written an award-winning play that will be showcased in California, in the United States of America, in the next two months. Mashego, from Bushbuckridge, received an invitation to watch his play, The Last ...

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Dancing to preserve and celebrate a marginalised culture

For the past five years, a group of young girls have been using dance to preserve and ommenelebrate the marginalized Mapulana culture in Mpumalanga. The girls were inspired to form the Makgakga cultural group in 2009 when a teacher, Jeannette ...

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Future stars being prepared for life after soccer

Budding soccer players may no longer face a bleak future if their careers come to an abrupt end. Thanks to an initiative by the South African Breweries and the South African Football Association of establishing a bursary scheme aimed at ...

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Kasi performing artists up their professional game

Some rural Mpumalanga artists who did not know they had it in them to entertain audiences at a professional level have welcomed the launch of a street dance project. The Ebhudlweni Arts Centre was recently launched in Emakhazeni, where choreographers, ...

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Premier congratulates Karabo for Idols win

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has congratulated Karabo Mogane for winning Idols SA 2015. Mabuza said Mogane did the province proud when he took the number one spot at Carnival City in Johannesburg on Sunday night. “A very humble and yet ...

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R500k project teaches the art of crafting

Once they were unemployed, but now they are crafters who are already receiving orders from local and international markets. The 32 crafters, from Matsulu in Mpumalanga, are benefiting from a R500 000 training grant from the Department of Rural Development ...

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Renowned painter Esther Mahlangu (80) gets another award

Age has proven to be nothing but a number for 80-year-old internationally renowned traditional painter Esther Mahlangu. Born in Middelburg, but now staying in KwaMhlanga, Mahlangu was recently honoured by tourism Minister Derek Hanekom in Johannesburg, Gauteng. “Painting has been ...

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