BLOEMFONTEIN – Music lovers were spoilt for choice during the ‘Women in Jazz music festival’ when Afro jazz heavyweights Judith Sephuma, Unathi, Pj Powers (Thandeka) and Free State’s own gem, Ntshiuwa Lenono took to the stage.
BLOEMFONTEIN – Thirteen-year-old dancing prodigy, Junior Fargo is fast becoming a force to reckon with on the Free State’s social scene. Fargo won his first dance talent show when he was 10 and has never looked back. The diminutive high school learner is motivated by his love of hip-hop music and ‘crumping’ a musical dance technique that has become fashionable. Public Eye LifeStyle reporter Khahliso Santho sat down with Junior and his mother Mrs Phumeza Fargo to discuss the amazing journey they are on.
BLOEMFONTEIN-A media industry juggernaut in the making, working tirelessly, Helen Namponya has worked behind and in front of the camera at Hlasela TV, a manager for renowned local hip hop artist 2Nyce and has dabbled in radio. She is currently Project Coordinator for Z PR Communication and Public Relations Consultants, one of the best in the business.
BLOEMFONTEIN-Tankiso “Tank” Khumalo sounds like a character out of a film script. He is a self-made young man from a village in QwaQwa who has transformed his love of graphic design and photography into an industrious career. He currently works for Hlasela TV and constantly travels to Johannesburg where he is steadily building a name for himself as a celebrity photographer. Public Eye Lifestyle journalist Khahliso Santho with Helen Namponya sought him out to find out what makes him tick. Photograph: Tankiso ‘Tank’ Khumalo
BLOEMFONTEIN – He has been the toast of the town since he represented the province in the ‘So you think you are funny?’ show in Johannesburg alongside revered comedian David Kau. Because of his comedic attributes, Public Eye Lifestyle journalist Khahliso Santho wanted to learn more about funny man Itumeleng Molise
BLOEMFONTEIN – Itumeleng “Sputniki” Maruping is a self confessed prankster and joker who has turned his passion for drama and comedy into something of a livelihood. He is working on systematically building a niche career at the SABC where he is currently working as a drama producer for the popular Lesedi FM.