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Ponahalo Mojapelo – A Queen Who Wears Many Crowns

Virtuosic creative Ponahalo Mojapelo boasts a captivating resume that includes the caps supermodel, DJ, stylist, and writer, making it impossible to box her into only one facet of the arts. When the fashion connoisseur is not scribbling an article on Bubblegum Club, then she’s spinning the decks on big stages such as Rocking the Daisies, or on set striking poses for Vogue Magazine draped in head-to-toe Thebe Magugu.

 

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A Modern Twist on African Baroque: Gert Johan Coetzee’s Prolific Vision

Walking into Gert-Johan Coetzee’s humble abode, one thing is crystal clear to me from the onset: the fashion maestro is a devoted aesthete, and dare I say – an astute scholar of the visual arts. From the picturesque artwork on the walls to the mannequins posing in some of his finest couture ensembles, the ornamentation in his home vivaciously captures the essence of his fashion brand.

 

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The Actor’s Activist: Chioma Umeala From The Woman King and One Piece to the Future of Film

As we look towards the next wave of exciting actors to keep our eyes on for the coming years, one name that has been on the radar for some time now is that of Chioma Umeala. The Nigerian-South African actress has truly glittered her CV with some mouthwatering roles and established herself as one of our continent’s most exciting on-screen stars with roles in blockbusters like 2022’s The Woman King.

 

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My Favourite Things – Angela Sithole

Soweto-born actress Angela Sithole does not need an introduction. From playing the charismatic character of Terry Ramotsetsi in local fan favourite telenovela, “Zabalaza” to starring in Netflix’s hit series, “Savage Beauty”, Angela has earned her stripes in the performing arts. Beyond the small screen, the actress has also won the hearts of Mzansi’s film fanatics with her valiant performances on local productions such as “All About Love” and “Knuckle City.”

 

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My Favourite Things – Siyamthanda Ndamase

While on the rise to building her multifaceted media powerhouse brand, Siyamthanda Ndamase is equally enjoying the ride up. Through her YouTube channel and her brand, she has solidified herself as a prolific MC/host and one of Mzansi’s most talented content creators. One who is rooted in her authenticity and her truth. And she is doing so one building block at a time. 


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