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The cat with nine lives, DJ Mawelewele is back!

Entertainment: 07 May 2021 By

Last Saturday (1 May) was a special day to remember for local radio lovers when famous presenter Mulalo Masindi (38), better known as DJ Mawelewele, returned to the airwaves after almost two months of being “in the wilderness”.  The prolific radio presenter parted ways with Vhembe FM in February after he accused the radio management of discriminating against and firing him because he had disclosed his positive Covid-19 status.

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Koketso talks to people, using her writing skills

Entertainment: 06 May 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Koketso Nyathi (20), a woman born and raised in Zimbabwe and who now resides in Musina, realised in high school that she was able to express herself better through writing, rather than speaking directly to people, and now she has finished her first very novel.

Lady-T is truly passionate about radio

Entertainment: 02 May 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

If Tendani “Lady-T” Mushasha could be reincarnated, she would probably return to earth as a radio. That is how passionate this Vhembe FM radio presenter, newsreader and producer is about her job and entertaining her listeners. She practically lives, eats, and breathes radio and cannot even begin to imagine being separated from it.

Godfather of woodcarving remains optimistic

Entertainment: 01 May 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Despite endless challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, which had left so many artists unable to make a living, internationally acclaimed local artist Thomas Kubayi remains optimistic that the arts and crafts industry will pick up again.

Another inspiring read by award-winning author

Entertainment: 30 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The award-winning Tshivenḓa author, Khalirendwe Nekhavhambe, an avid promoter of literature written in indigenous languages, has published yet another inspiring book, titled Ndi Zwa Mulovha.

Queen of Tshivenda Afro Jazz releases new album

Entertainment: 30 April 2021

Tshivenda Afro Jazz music lovers woke up to a distinctive, captivating, and gorgeous sound last Friday when their cherished and undisputed queen of Tshivenda Afro Jazz, Malondolo, released her new album, titled Tshifhinga.

Zex Mr Pain bounces back with new album

Entertainment: 29 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Mpho Maguwelele (24), also known as Zex Mr Pain in the music fraternity, has made a booming comeback with his most recent six-track album, which promises to set music platforms ablaze.

Pilato uses his art to express the pandemic

Entertainment: 25 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Pilato Bulala, an accomplished artist famous for fashioning iron matter into creative pieces of art, takes heed of certain elements that affect society when it comes to his art.

Sheila inherits stories from her late grannie

Entertainment: 25 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Sheila Mathevula, known as “Sheila De Poetic Queen” from Bungeni village, has been making waves on social media as well as community radio stations with her activities as stage poet and writing mentor.

Flamebeatz is a singer and producer of note

Entertainment: 24 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Collen Netshifhefhe, who goes by the stage name of Flamebeatz, is a local singer/producer of note. He believes that music can either have a positive or negative influence on the listener, and that is why, he says, for artists to transmit the right kind of music to the world outside is so important.

Radzilani's book was inspired by many cultures

Entertainment: 23 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Mukovhe Radzilani is a true writer at heart. He is inspired by the cultures of the many different areas he has lived in, and for that reason many readers will be able to identify with his book Muvenḓa haatu bebwa, which was published recently.

Jazz whizz Divhambele gets it right on the first try

Entertainment: 22 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Most musicians hardly make an extraordinary impression when they start out, but this jazz artist happens to be among the few talented ones who have managed to penetrate the industry with their first offering.

“My soul finds healing in music,” says Jimmy Traxx

Entertainment: 18 April 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Innocent Tshivhase, famously known to thousands of music lovers as Jimmy Traxx Iverson, has found the purpose of his life in writing music, making beats, and recording music.

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WATCH: Cyclists help spread some Christmas joy

Video: 07 December 2020 By Andries van Zyl

It was again time for local cyclists to unbox the Christmas lights and decorate their bicycles as part of the annual Jingle Bell Toy Ride in Louis Trichardt that took part on Friday, 4 December.