The annual Miss Soweto pageant returns with excitement and thrill where a bevy of beautiful finalists #reachforthestars to bag the 2021 Miss Soweto title. 23 Sep 2021 Read more International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen has announced the expansion of Global Citizen Live on 25 September to include additional broadcast performances from across the world including: Sho Madjozi and Muzi from Johannesburg, Andrea Bocelli from Tuscany, BTS from Seoul, Green Day from Los Angeles, Keith Urban, and Ricky Martin from various locations in Las Vegas, Lorde and My Morning Jacket from various locations in New York City, Metallica from Louisville and, in partnership with Sony Music Latin, Camilo from Madrid and Lali from Buenos Aires. 17 Sep 2021 Read more The Skip Style Council heads to the boxing ring for the next session of this exciting visual podcast series packed with tips, hacks, and tricks to elevate your wardrobe. 7 Sep 2021 Read more Iconic annual event adds a Battle of the Voices to the entertainment line-up 31 Aug 2021 Read more Triller becomes the first AI-powered music video app in Africa to offer genre-discovery playlists specifically curated for both continental and country-specific audiences 30 Aug 2021 Read more From Bombay Sapphire® comes a gin that's ripe for discovery, with colours and flavours from a 100% natural fruit infusion with no added sugar - perfect for colourful cocktail creativity. 26 Aug 2021 Read more Campaign urges new commitments to prioritise vaccine equity, feed millions facing famine, and curb climate change through the Trillion Trees Initiative. 11 Aug 2021 Read more Although lockdown restrictions on sit-down restaurants were recently lifted, Tang has made the decision to remain closed during this time, owing to the strict protocols limiting patrons to no more than 50 at a time, which would deprive patrons of the full Tang experience. 20 Jul 2021 Read more Spectacular playlist to feature the great and the good of the African music scene 21 Jun 2021 Read more Triller Fight Club announces that tickets are on sale for the Triller Fight Club Saturday, 19 June 2021 event, dubbed "Fight Club-Greatest Showman," which will mark the first time a world-class music festival line-up will perform a full concert prior to full boxing event. 14 Jun 2021 Read more Seasoned mixologist Cameron Hawkins reveals how to put a spin on the classic to mark celebrations on the second Saturday in June 11 Jun 2021 Read more South Africa's beloved Maize Meal brand White Star, launched its newest campaign on 2 June 2021 to celebrate maize meal, called "For The Love of Maize". White Star partnered with SA's first Michelin Star Chef and Restaurateur Jan Hendrik, to host a cooking masterclass to showcase some innovative maize recipes, to give consumers versatile and creative ways to cook and enjoy their maize meal and shared his interpretation on some old favourites as well as fresh new takes on this much loved South African staple. 10 Jun 2021 Read more Nicky van der Walt's new luxury Asian restaurant and bar scoops prestigious award only a month after opening 10 Jun 2021 Read more New award to recognise the hottest new music talent on the South African scene 28 May 2021 Read more Nicky van der Walt's new luxury Asian restaurant and bar hits the sweet spot 27 May 2021 Read more Join the #ILoveAfricaBecause challenge on Triller and share your unique African story 26 May 2021 Read more Lythgoe also named Creative Partner and Executive Producer of Triller Fight Club Events, will bring visionary style to Triller's fight and music spectacles 21 May 2021 Read more Triller, the globally popular AI-powered short video platform, and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, have announced expanded worldwide licensing agreements that span recorded music and publishing. 21 May 2021 Read more Are you a Nigerian or South African citizen between the ages of 21-25 and would like to join the #GlobalCitizen family? 20 May 2021 Read more The wait is over. A new era in high-energy, casual fine dining rises on Friday, 14 May as Tang, a tantalising world-class new offering to the Joburg foodie scene, opens its doors. 13 May 2021 Read more International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced that the Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilise over 26 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and $302m to the ACT-Accelerator to provide equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, tests, treatments and other medical tools to the world's most marginalised communities and healthcare workers on the frontlines. 11 May 2021 Read more Exclusive new SoundCloud playlist on Triller features standout independent artists direct from SoundCloud 10 May 2021 Read more Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World to air on SABC3 and Multichoice's 1Magic on 9 May 2021
SABC3 and 1Magic's Amplification efforts will support Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World 7 May 2021 Read more
US President Joe Biden, First Lady Dr Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will make a featured appearance as part of the We Can Do This national initiative to increase public confidence in and uptake of Covid-19 vaccines
Lineup grows to include South African actress and activist, Nomzamo Mbatha as well as Ben Affleck, Chrissy Teigen, David Letterman, Gayle King, Jimmy Kimmel, Nomzamo Mbatha, Olivia Munn and Sean Penn
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The Vax Live campaign is calling on businesses to donate dollars for doses, G7 governments to share excess doses immediately, and for pharma companies including Moderna to make vaccines available at not-for-profit prices.
Works displayed on World Creativity and Innovation Day illustrate how South Africans are unleashing their creative passions 26 Apr 2021 Read more Reigning Miss Soweto Thobile Steyn knows first-hand what it feels like to not be able to start the school year on the right footing. Her mother Thabile, who convinced her to enter the White Star sponsored beauty pageant, would often struggle to find enough money to make sure her daughter went to school with the proper shoes and stationery. This is why Steyn started her own initiative to host a School Shoes Collection Drive to ensure that learners won't suffer the embarrassment she faced growing up. 22 Apr 2021 Read more Campaign led by Lerato Kganyago, Zakes Bantwini, Thickleeyonce, Chef Funi and Chef Nti lead the movement to inspire public to follow their creative passions culminates on World Creativity Day 20 Apr 2021 Read more Global broadcast special and vaccination campaign to spotlight heroic health workers worldwide, inspiring action for equitable Covid-19 vaccine distribution to everyone, everywhere 14 Apr 2021 Read more Iconic premium gin will be first major brand made with 100% sustainably-sourced botanicals 9 Apr 2021 Read more Iconic maize brand returns with the ground-breaking campaign to support local artists 9 Apr 2021 Read more White Star, proud sponsor of the Miss Soweto pageant, hosted an exclusive ceremony in partnership with Toyota to handover a brand new Toyota Starlet to reigning queen, Thobile Steyn. The intimate car handover ceremony took place at the Soweto Theatre, in Jabulani on Thursday, 4 March 2021. 11 Mar 2021 Read more Reigning Miss Soweto Thobile Steyn knows first-hand what it feels like to not be able to start the school year on the right footing. 10 Mar 2021 Read more A new 13-part web series, which debuted on YouTube on Thursday, 4 February 2021, will take an exciting look at the deep and mutually beneficial relationship that has blossomed between South Africa and Japan. 8 Feb 2021 Read more Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly to perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend 17 Dec 2020 Read more Hold the traditional G&T, this summer the ultimate cocktail refreshment is set to be the Sapphire Spritz. Bombay Sapphire®, the world's number one gin by volume and value, revealed this fresh and sparkling drink featuring delicate floral notes offset by the light licorice flavour of fennel during its Sip 'n Learn experience. 9 Dec 2020 Read more Eagerly awaited annual event crowns a new queen 1 Dec 2020 Read more Guess which seasoned beauty queen admits that her style hasn't changed - it just got more expensive? Does one of the country's most formidable TV stars do her own laundry? And how does a hunky crooner make sure his threads stay in mint condition. 27 Nov 2020 Read more Prepare yourself for a new era in high-energy, casual fine dining. Tang, a tantalising world-class new offering to the Joburg foodie scene, will open its doors early next year. 26 Nov 2020 Read more Eagerly awaited annual event encourages Soweto women to courageously define their space in the world
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It's spring at last and the annual Miss Soweto pageant is back, bringing with it a welcome burst of brightness after the long days of a winter in lockdown. A firm favourite on the Soweto social and entertainment calendar since 1979, the pageant will enter its fifth decade with a contemporary set.
Nigerian hit-makers challenge AI-powered music video app users to #FrenchKissChallenge 21 Oct 2020 Read more Iconic maize brand launches ground-breaking campaign to support local music and artists 14 Oct 2020 Read more As restrictions ease and our social interactions increase, now is the time to be even more careful and vigilant. And, in recognising the role of masks in limiting the spread of the virus, Skip is providing a small gift of gratitude to show that we care. 22 Sep 2020 Read more Global Citizen Africa has announced candidates for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGood. The program, which launched in 2019 following the overwhelming success of financial and policy commitments made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in December 2018, is intended to provide young people with remarkable opportunities to fulfil their dreams. 30 Jul 2020 Read more The eagerly awaited #SABiggestBreakfast campaign, hosted annually by White Star Instant Porridge, will go virtual this year due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. This popular event, which is aimed at highlighting the importance of breakfast and involves families throughout the country taking part in hosting the biggest breakfast occasion, is scheduled for 8 August on various social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. 30 Jul 2020 Read more 'Fake news' is a new term for a very old phenomenon. Wilfully or carelessly misleading information, from gossip to propaganda, has always been around, but the advent of social media and the democratisation of content has changed the playing field forever. Not only has this expanded the scope and reach of misinformation, but it has also granted access to technical sophistication that makes it increasingly difficult to tell fact from fiction. 24 Apr 2020 Read more The Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD offers 10 paid, year-long placements annually 17 Mar 2020 Read more During this month of love, it is all about the music as the Gauteng-renowned duo The Rhythm Sessions, in collaboration with NuTown Soul, bring you a brand-new offering from their new extended play record (EP), which launches on Friday, 28 February 2020. 14 Feb 2020 Read more Richard Curtis, Sting, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, and Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani to be honoured at the 2019 Global Citizen Prize on 13 December at Royal Albert Hall 12 Dec 2019 Read more SA's most premium range of CBD Oil products formulated from harvesting Europe's finest hemp crops combined with the latest in Swiss extraction technology to ensure the utmost purity. 28 Nov 2019 Read more DR+SWISS range of products contains premium CBD oils sourced from Switzerland 28 Nov 2019 Read more Fashionistas, prepare to empower your crowning glory as Candi & Co joins the line-up for MTN Pulse, the biggest masterclass and entertainment mash-up Mzansi has ever seen, set to take place at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg. 28 Nov 2019 Read more Iconic pageant celebrates its 40th year 25 Nov 2019 Read more South Africa hosts the launch of a new global project aimed at revolutionary prison reform 21 Nov 2019 Read more The African Hair and Beauty Festival provides the platform to connect with Africanistas seeking products that inspire confidence and pride from head to toe. 8 Nov 2019 Read more American Express members celebrate the pre-opening of the new Aurum restaurant in Sandton's iconic Leonardo at an exclusive VIP pre-launch. 6 Nov 2019 Read more Prominent South African fashion and media personality, Noni Gasa, is on a mission to fulfill the dreams of an aspiring young designer who has ambitions of global stardom. In partnership with Design Academy Of Fashion (DAF) in Cape Town, The Noni Gasa Bursary offers one deserving student the chance to pursue a three-year Diploma in Fashion in 2020. 1 Oct 2019 Read more #IAMAFRICA #AFIFashionWeek 25 Sep 2019 Read more Judges and shortlists announced for the new American Express Dining Awards 2020 18 Sep 2019 Read more Closeup launches the second phase of its groundbreaking #FreeToLove campaign 26 Aug 2019 Read more Iconic American Express Dining Awards programme relaunches in a new format to mark its 21st anniversary 5 Aug 2019 Read more The legacy of racial discrimination in the South African education system, characterised by poor outcomes, overcrowded classrooms, inadequate facilities and learning materials for tens of thousands of students, still looms large 25 years into freedom, Amnesty International said today as it launched a new campaign #SignTheSmileOff. 30 Jul 2019 Read more Mentor a Boy Child programme launched in Johannesburg 25 Jun 2019 Read more Vilakazi Street came alive as it was transformed into the epitome of youth culture hustle, echoing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of 2019 which celebrated a youth on the rise. With the powerful backing by American Express, The Box Shop June 16 Food Market celebrated its second year of the partnership. 20 Jun 2019 Read more The fans of Lira are in for such a special and intimate affair when Bassline Live and Radio 2000 present The Intimate Concert with Lira live at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City on 6 July 2019. 13 Jun 2019 Read more Celebrating a youth on the rise 12 Jun 2019 Read more It was a slam dunk of note when Universal Music Group Africa (UMGA) picked up a total of 13 SAMA awards at the weekend's SAMA25 held in Sun City, North West. This tally makes the company the most awarded label at the awards, two years in a row. It's an affirmation that they are the leading recording company in South Africa. UMGA went into the awards with a staggering 43 nominations. 6 Jun 2019 Read more Life's pressures can often lead to stress, burn out and very little time to slow down. In 2015, a study released by Bloomberg reported South Africans as the second most stressed society in the world. 4 Jun 2019 Read more Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park came alive as it was filled with friends and families coming together to enjoy the larger-than-life art displays along with the picturesque views. The American Express Winter Sculpture Fair saw a crowd of 5,000 visitors descending upon Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park over the two days of Mother's Day weekend. 16 May 2019 Read more Twelve of the continent's freshest entertainers are set to raise the bar this year when the Bassline Fest returns to celebrate Africa Day on 25 May 2019 at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill. 18 Apr 2019 Read more A collaboration between American Express and Artlogic, together with Franschhoek Tourism and Nirox Sculpture Park, comes to life from the 11-12 May 2019. The 7th edition of the American Express Winter Sculpture Fair is made possible through a partnership, whose collective expertise has crafted a novel experience that marries three lifestyle areas; food, wine and sculpture. 12 Apr 2019 Read more The renowned hair and beauty salon Candi & Co is proud to present the 2019 Hair Trend Report, featuring celebrity guest editor Nadia Nakai. 12 Apr 2019 Read more Twelve of the continent's freshest entertainers are set to raise the bar this year when the Bassline Fest returns to celebrate Africa Day on 25 May 2019 at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill. 18 Mar 2019 Read more The Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD will offer 10-15 paid, year-long fellowships aligned to one of Global Citizen's four pillars of activity: creative, campaigns, rewards and marketing. 15 Mar 2019 Read more From taking a leaf out of Shakespeare's plays to a Roman-inspired feast, these American Express® dining merchants come up roses on the most romantic day of the year. 12 Feb 2019 Read more The Simphiwe Dana congregants will once again worship at the "Church of Dana" when Bassline Live and Radio 2000 present the Simphiwe Dana Annual Congregation live at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, on 2 March 2019. 7 Feb 2019 Read more With 2019 in full swing, we're all setting intentions for a successful new year. For many, balance and mindfulness top the list for a prosperous personal revolution. Through small changes and creating healthier habits, we all seek to cultivate a more harmonious life. 5 Feb 2019 Read more Thomas Mofolo began his career 10 years ago in London having just dropped out of college. He worked in the sales department at some of the UK's top media companies such as Reed Business Information and the Progressive Media Group (FKA SPG Media) selling advertising space, and collaborating with clients to produce advertorials and various other editorial content. 19 Nov 2018 Read more With Black Friday falling on 23 November this year, many of South Africa's top retailers, both online and bricks and mortar, have upped the ante in offering massive discounts to make this the most colossal shopping bonanza to date. 16 Nov 2018 Read more Ruramai Musekiwa is a versatile creative based in South Africa. She describes herself as a 'creative activist' who is passionate about utilizing creative mediums to address social ills and cultivate positive narratives. 16 Nov 2018 Read more The Johannesburg chapter of Amasa (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has announced the committee that will be guiding the chapter's work over the course of the next year. Made up of prominent industry professionals, the committee will be responsible for fulfilling Amasa's core mandate, which is to promote the education and skills development of people working in the media, marketing and advertising, as well as of those who aspire to a career in this dynamic industry. 26 Oct 2018 Read more Hair fall is not something we can hide from, it affects both men and women on a daily basis. The reality is that the average person loses between 100-120 hairs a day. There are several things that can cause hair fall: such as hormonal changes, stress, change in diet, damage to hair/scalp and many more. 24 Oct 2018 Read more Makro's 2018 Festive Liquor Catalogue was exclusively launched in Sandton at an invite-only event attended by celebrities the media, liquor connoisseurs and business leaders. Presented just in time for the festive season, the catalogue features a range of top-notch premium liquor. 23 Oct 2018 Read more Global Citizens ask Zambia, Kenya and other African Union nations to show leadership on nutrition 19 Oct 2018 Read more Global Citizen Festival to partner with DStv, SABC, MTV International for global live broadcast of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100; hosted and presented by the Motsepe Foundation 19 Oct 2018 Read more Summer is a smell that rises softly from silvery sand and clings to skin damp with salt spray. It's the clatter of shutters before dawn to let in the blossom-fragrant morning air, and the petals of peonies scattered around a vase on the breakfast table. It's the graze of a fluttery sleeve along a sun-kissed arm and sandals twined around fingertips as you make a mad dash for the shore. Summer is romance, freedom, adventure and bliss. 9 Oct 2018 Read more This season's Poetry homeware, décor and lifestyle range will launch in store and online from October onwards. As the first whispers of a languid summer unfurl, the stage is set for a season of vibrant femininity and boundless celebrations. 8 Oct 2018 Read more Staying true to its objective of enriching lives and supporting business success in South Africa, American Express was thrilled to honour this year's winners from the greater Western Cape and the surrounding areas at the annual American Express® Dining Awards. 5 Oct 2018 Read more The new Old Khaki spring/summer range will be available in stores and online in October. This year it's all about that chilled-out, hanging-by-the-beach, vintage LA vibe. Expect a fresh new take on urban-adapted wardrobe staples that can take you from rooftop drinks to a sun-drenched beach mission, or a road trip in a rip-roaring retro car without missing a beat. 5 Oct 2018 Read more When women thrive, so do we. Two women-centric enterprises run by optimistic, curious and passionate women determined to live their lives with a sense of purpose, Neo Luxury Bar and Maboneng's new culinary destination, Taste Kitchen, are testament to this. 5 Sep 2018 Read more Building on a long list of incredible experiences and access to exclusive events, American Express® continues to offer Cardmembers something extra, this time in the shape of special offers on the house at a range of top restaurants around the country and the globe. 31 Aug 2018 Read more Before the much-anticipated Saint Restaurant opens its doors to the public, American Express Cardmembers will be the first to put South African legend David Higgs to the test. 21 Aug 2018 Read more The City of Gold's first artisan distillery is nestled in the heart of Johannesburg's trendy Maboneng precinct. Established in 2013, Time Anchor Distillery is a place where creativity and science merge into the harmonious, delicate creation of hand-made and distinctly artisanal spirits - including their unique and fragrant Mirari Gin Range, created by Chief Distiller Shanna-Rae Wilby. While spirits have a masculine image, Wilby is one of the significant women who are changing this narrative. She heads up a distillery that has progressed from a 100-litre holding capacity to 100,000 litres since its founding. It is an astonishing progression in a few short years. 21 Aug 2018 Read more World's top-selling cider brand brings to life its refreshing "Moments of Natural Refreshment" campaign 17 Aug 2018 Read more DStv Compact took "Kumnand' ekhaya" to new heights at a private viewing of the Nigeria vs Argentina World Cup match and gave guests a taste of Africa's renowned hospitality at Asanka Restaurant. 3 Jul 2018 Read more Celebrating generation on the move 21 Jun 2018 Read more Nearly 60% of South African children have absent fathers, says a five-year study conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the South African Race Relations Institute (SARRI). 19 Jun 2018 Read more The turbulent history of South Africa has left its women with several challenges to overcome, many of which are linked to gender-based violence, exploitation and underrepresentation, as well as minimal economic empowerment. This became clear, this past weekend, when the likes of Zanele Muholi, Sophia van Wyk, Nandipha Mntambo and Frances Goodman exhibited artwork that addressed entrenched patriarchy in today's society, at the NIROX Foundation Sculpture Park, during the 2018 American Express Winter Sculpture Fair. 16 May 2018 Read more The notion that art has potential to transform societies is not a new one. Couple this with the fact that mind-thrilling aspects of art, such as sculpture creative work, are about transformation as they are meant to shift people's perspectives. 24 Apr 2018 Read more Are you looking at getting your hands on those exclusive tickets to the Opera or VIP tickets to English Premier League? Maybe you are thinking of attending a life changing conference or you are really looking forward to watching a live performance of your favourite artist, the American Express Platinum Concierge is just like having your own personal assistant that brings to life a world of experiences where riches are measured in adventure, dreams and special moments. 7 Mar 2018 Read more An engine of commerce, American Express® has been operating in South Africa for over 40 years, providing payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes in South Africa. 6 Mar 2018 Read more Proving that the only gap between making eye contact that could lead to the first kiss with your crush this Valentine's Day, no matter the barriers you face are found in the freshness of your breath. 8 Feb 2018 Read more This Valentine's Day, American Express is a worthy companion at Jena Dover and Mala Bryan's eight favourite award-winning tables in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 2 Feb 2018 Read more Make it a Valentine's Day to remember with exclusive travel and lifestyle options from the American Express Platinum Concierge Desk. Spoil the love of your life with a long-lasting memorable getaway gift to celebrate the month of love. 23 Jan 2018 Read more "While other card associations offer a ticket to Lionel Richie anywhere in the world, American Express brings Lionel Richie to your house," said Dave Bekker when asked about the new adventure in South Africa that the global brand has charted with Nedbank at the #AmexExperience media event in Johannesburg. 6 Dec 2017 Read more With the aim to educate, excite and inspire all in South Africa to see money differently, Nedbank has become the first bank in South Africa to embrace a new digital functionality to educate consumers using two things in their pockets - their money and their mobile device. 13 Jul 2017 Read more