Features

Themba Kriger / Features / 1 week ago

Umlilo is fire!

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Confident and clear, Umlilo’s voice conveys the air of a seasoned performer. Meaning fire in Xhosa, the name Umlilo describes Siya Ngcobo’s ...

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Christa Dee / Features / 2 weeks ago

Nikiwe Dlova encourages us all to own our crowns

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“A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” - Coco Chanel Blogger Nikiwe Dlova took this quote to heart about four years ago...

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Christa Dee / Features / 2 weeks ago

Heat City Comedy Festival

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You haven't been working out that much this winter? No need to worry. The Heat City Comedy Festival will have you in stitches and getting th...

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Christa Dee / Features / 3 weeks ago

Lezanne Viviers: looking at life with curious eyes

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She has recurring dreams about treasures and jewelry. She has made magic from off-cuts and scraps of fabric. She has a wardrobe and art coll...

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Hazel Kimani / Features / 1 month ago

Langa Mavuso: seeping into the music industry with thick emotion

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“Sometimes I sound like gravel and sometimes I sound like coffee and cream”, said the high priestess of Soul, Nina Simone. Like Miss Simo...

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Hazel Kimani / Features / 1 month ago

The GLO’WUP: the intricacies of being a transgender woman in South Africa

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The harmonies of SZA’s ‘Love Galore’ usher us into the life of Glow Mamiii. The close frame of each video enhance the intimate space that Gl...

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Bob Perfect / Features / 1 month ago

The Emotional Electronica of Rose Bonica

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Rose Bonica is a relatively new name on the 4/4 dancefloor but one that is steadily building, beat after beat, layer after layer. She hasn’t...

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Christa Dee / Features / 1 month ago

Sula Collective: an online magazine for and by people of colour

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Co-founders of Sula Collective, Sophia Yuet and Kassandra Piñero joined forces after meeting online while working for another online publica...

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Christa Dee / Features / 2 months ago

Constructing Future Cities // imagining cities led and designed by women

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Future Cape Town is a leading platform on re-thinking future cities. Through its online presence, research and projects the organization wor...

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Hazel Kimani / Features / 2 months ago

Ncumisa ‘Mimi’ Duma – creative expression through hair

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At the top of a list of powerful black anthems is probably Solange’s ‘Don’t touch my hair’, a song that captures the sacredness of a black g...

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Christa Dee / Features / 2 months ago

Tarryn Alberts // bringing an explosive energy to dance

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With the nicknames TNT and Boom Boom referencing her explosive energy on stage, Tarryn Alberts is the definition of making your vision a rea...

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Christa Dee / Features / 2 months ago

Chips! // An alternative voice on food culture

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Editor of the new online publication and occasional printed zine Chips! Alix-Rose Cowie chats to me about how conversations about food open ...

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