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Life after retirement for singing teacher

Entertainment: 31 July 2021 By

“It is important to plan your retirement carefully and have something to keep yourself busy while at the same time providing some income.” This is an encouraging message of hope from a 69-year-old retired teacher, Tshimangadzo Esther Nevhutamba Sinyegwe of Vhutalu village, outside Thohoyandou.

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Matshisevhe's journey begins with a book

Entertainment: 31 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Gumani Matshisevhe’s debut book - a motivational self-help guide titled Be the Driver of Your Life - has just been published and, like so many others out there, this first-time author says he too has the lockdown to thank for rediscovering his talent and putting it to good use.

Mulalo has a purpose and lives it

Entertainment: 30 July 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Mulalo Siphuma, originally from Ha-Lambani Village in the Thulamela area, is a prolific motivational writer who reflects on everyday life and the challenges that come with it. His books, each one focussed on a specific topic, offer a positive perspective and gentle guidance.

What happened to Ishy Malala?

Entertainment: 29 July 2021

Where is Ishy Malala? This is the question music lovers have been asking themselves for the past 15 years. Malala, of U taliwa zwi a vhavha fame, vanished into thin air after releasing his third album in 2005.

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.

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.

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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.