5 Wines for Spring

After a very long, unprecedented year with long dry spells courtesy of alcohol bans during this pandemic, Spring has sprung, with a plethora of top tier wines ready for your eager gullet. We asked the ladies at Wine-Ish – the multifaceted wine business – for their top recommendations for this season. Graham Beck Brut NV…

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Playlist: Izigi Zabaphantsi

As the ancestors stir, we can hear their footsteps, this is what they sound like. A selection of contemporary and erstwhile/eternal artists, healers and prophets, appealing to us to listen – to their warnings, their pleas and interventions. Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in…

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Ungovernable: Mmabatho Montsho

Mmabatho Montsho’s career trajectory has gone from budding fashion designer and promising young actor to well over a decade later to entrenchment as a multi-disciplinary creator that moves from visual art to writing and film directing. Her subject matter – whether celluloid, on the page or at the easel – centres an innately Feminist view…

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Haunt | Morning Glory

A new coffee shop has sprung up in Parkwood, Johannesburg. Morning Glory is a cozy nook on the vibrant, robust Park Corner at Bolton and Jan Smuts in Parkwood, next door to Saigon Suzy. The coffee is great and refreshingly affordable – with a Cappuccino going for less than R30. Hardly heard of within that…

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Better humans make better leaders

In our quest to become better leaders, writes Mr Karl Gostner, we must accept the need to become people, and in order to do that, we need to be gentle with ourselves.

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How to keep moving forward

In uncertain times, when plans have been scorched and the world is in turmoil, we need ways to keep moving forward. Mr Karl Gostner – a business and executive coach – shares some advice that applies not only to this time, but any time when one is lost, uncertain or temporarily stuck.

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noted.man Lockdown Vol. 9

Our latest selector in the noted.man lockdown playlist series (Vol. 9) is actor, comedian and music fiend, Mr Ntosh Madlingozi . His palette ranges from jazz to hi-hop, the latter his chosen genre for this offering of mid to uptempo beats to get you into the Spring of things. He said: “I am obsessed with…

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The noted.man Podcast, Episode 2 – Mr Kojo Baffoe

He is a writer, editor, speaker and former broadcaster. Mr Kojo Baffoe is also a former editor of three magazines, including two stints at Destiny Man Magazine. In a wide ranging interview, Baffoe talks about mindfulness, biking, raising a girl, his father’s influence and compromise. Nearly two years after the collapse of Ndalo Media, he also reflects on the experience that put an end to his second run at Destiny Man and how he learned to draw a line under it, let go and found peace.

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A white love affair

Not one for Hype Beast drops, Mr Siphiwe Mpye – an aspirant minimalist – sings all the praises for the plain, versatile and high maintenance white takkie. While I have consciously tried to shy away from excess and live with just what I deem to need, it would be pretentious to call myself a minimalist.…

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Ungovernable: Athambile Masola

Ms Athambile Masola is a writer and researcher who teaches at the University of Pretoria. She is a member of Bua-Lit Collective – a group advocating for the use of African Languages as a social justice issue – and Founder of Asinakuthula Collective, a group of teachers and researchers who aim to challenge the continued…

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