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Mathuga's second album will not disappoint

Entertainment: 25 July 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Being a musician is not for the faint-hearted. Speaking from own experience, Thabelo Mathuga says that this takes real commitment, dedication and a strong will to succeed, and it may take a long time before one eventually gets a break.

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Kwinda dreams big

Entertainment: 24 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

From a very young age, Emmanuel Kwinda always wanted to sit behind a radio microphone. Today, he is a very accomplished newsreader at Choice and Energy FM.

Meet Melo, the man behind 'Anytime'

Entertainment: 24 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Tumelo Kgatla, known as “Meloproducedit” or just “Melo” in the Vhembe and Mopani districts, is a respected producer who has also made a name for himself as hip-hop singer.

Poks dreams of producing international music

Entertainment: 23 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

When he was a child, Phindulo Mudzuli never dreamed that by the year 2021 he would be considered one of the most sought-after music producers-cum-engineers in the area.

'I love people, but they don't love me'

Entertainment: 23 July 2021

“Ndo kwata badi. Ndo vhaisala. Ndo vhaisiwa. Ndi a funa vhathu mara a vha mpfuni.” Loosely translated: “I’m annoyed. I’m hurt. I have been hurt. I love people, but they don’t love me.”

Venda Hustler is moving along with technology

Entertainment: 22 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

When things take a turn for the worse in any industry, not everyone makes it to the other side. Mboswobeni “30 Cent” Mulugana, however, is one of the lucky ones.

Cast your votes for Rhuu Tshikovha

Entertainment: 18 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The award-winning gospel singer Rhuu Tshikovha was recently nominated for the Mzansi Arts and Media Awards 2021 (#MAMA21) in the category for Best Gospel Artist.

When three brothers get together - they start a band

Entertainment: 18 July 2021

What links two brothers who are farming management graduates to their third brother, who is an information technology specialist? Apart from the family relationship, the three Munyai brothers from Makonde village love music. They have come together to form a family musical group, named Jantis Fam.

The Reggae Godfather releases another album

Entertainment: 17 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

With the release of his latest album, Inwe thungo ya daba, Code Mundalamo’s reputation as reggae musician shot through the roof and earned him a new title: “the reggae godfather”.

Ramagwedzha is becoming a household name in soapies

Entertainment: 16 July 2021

Local reggae-music star Humbulani Ramagwedzha is fast becoming a household name in the world of television drama series. Viewers will remember him for his character as a famous traditional healer in SABC 2’s drama series Muvhango. His acting ability as a traditional healer was again recognized when he recently performed in the role of a traditional healer in Gomora, another drama series that airs on Mzansi Magic.

Look out for ThaGreatwhite's latest album

Entertainment: 16 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Romeo “ThaGreatwhite” Dzedzemane is indisputably one of the brightest shining stars in local music circles at the moment.

Mickeyblack's music addresses GBV

Entertainment: 15 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Phathutshedzo “Mickeyblack” Munyadziwa (19) is a versatile singer who is passionate about making music that speaks to the people.

Award-winning poet celebrates her first published poetry collection

Entertainment: 11 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Rotenda Gavhi was the winner of the prestigious National Library of South Africa (NLSA) Poetry Slam in 2020, where she was awarded a publishing contract, as well as a professional Writing Mentorship Programme. Today she celebrates the publication of her debut poetry collection, called Heyi Ndi Philamisevhe.

Sivhara Mulaudzi keeps the vibes flowing

Entertainment: 10 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Sivhara Mulaudzi, local pianist, guitarist, and composer, will be releasing his sixth album, titled Bhingiman, on 17 July this year.

Shakes Mbedzi is here to stay

Entertainment: 10 July 2021

Those who understand gospel music will unanimously concur that local gospel music star Shakes Mbedzi is here to stay. Mbedzi filled the hearts of his fans with joy last week when he released his long-awaited single track titled Ngelekanyo Dzau Messiah.

Big Change brings big change to radio

Entertainment: 09 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Victor Shiburi, known in the radio fraternity as ‘Big Change’, has a knack for mesmerising thousands of radio listeners with his soothing voice.

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Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.

Education: Meet two of Vhembe's beekeepers

Video: 03 June 2021 By Elardus van Zyl

We visited two local beekeepers and we asked them about ... bees. Why do bees die? What types of honey do you find? What is a brood? (not a bread) We even wanted to know whether crystalized honey is fake.