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Top fashionistas and celebs reveal their wardrobe secrets in a sparkling new YouTube series, Skip Power of 5Guess which seasoned beauty queen admits that her style hasn't changed - it just got more expensive? Does one of the country's most formidable TV stars do her own laundry? And how does a hunky crooner make sure his threads stay in mint condition. 27 Nov 2020 Read more

Tang, a new dawn for the Joburg foodie scene set in a landmark, iconic sitePrepare yourself for a new era in high-energy, casual fine dining. Tang, a tantalising world-class new offering to the Joburg foodie scene, will open its doors early next year. 26 Nov 2020 Read more

Top 20 bold and young Soweto women to vie for the #MissSoweto2020 titleEagerly awaited annual event encourages Soweto women to courageously define their space in the world


It's spring at last and the annual Miss Soweto pageant is back, bringing with it a welcome burst of brightness after the long days of a winter in lockdown. A firm favourite on the Soweto social and entertainment calendar since 1979, the pageant will enter its fifth decade with a contemporary set. 3 Nov 2020 Read more


Mr Eazi and Tega Starr tap Triller for innovative single launchNigerian hit-makers challenge AI-powered music video app users to #FrenchKissChallenge 21 Oct 2020 Read more

White Star steps in to keep the local beat alive!Iconic maize brand launches ground-breaking campaign to support local music and artists 14 Oct 2020 Read more

Skip partners with three trailblazing local designers for a gift to protect us allAs restrictions ease and our social interactions increase, now is the time to be even more careful and vigilant. And, in recognising the role of masks in limiting the spread of the virus, Skip is providing a small gift of gratitude to show that we care. 22 Sep 2020 Read more

The Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGood offers 10 paid, year-long placements in South Africa annuallyGlobal Citizen Africa has announced candidates for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGood. The program, which launched in 2019 following the overwhelming success of financial and policy commitments made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in December 2018, is intended to provide young people with remarkable opportunities to fulfil their dreams. 30 Jul 2020 Read more

The popular White Star Instant Porridge's #SABiggestBreakfast goes virtual!The eagerly awaited #SABiggestBreakfast campaign, hosted annually by White Star Instant Porridge, will go virtual this year due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. This popular event, which is aimed at highlighting the importance of breakfast and involves families throughout the country taking part in hosting the biggest breakfast occasion, is scheduled for 8 August on various social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. 30 Jul 2020 Read more

Banishing the scourge of fake news during the Covid-19 crisis'Fake news' is a new term for a very old phenomenon. Wilfully or carelessly misleading information, from gossip to propaganda, has always been around, but the advent of social media and the democratisation of content has changed the playing field forever. Not only has this expanded the scope and reach of misinformation, but it has also granted access to technical sophistication that makes it increasingly difficult to tell fact from fiction. 24 Apr 2020 Read more

Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOODThe Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD offers 10 paid, year-long placements annually 17 Mar 2020 Read more

It's all about the musicDuring this month of love, it is all about the music as the Gauteng-renowned duo The Rhythm Sessions, in collaboration with NuTown Soul, bring you a brand-new offering from their new extended play record (EP), which launches on Friday, 28 February 2020. 14 Feb 2020 Read more

Global Citizen honours exceptional leaders with Global Citizen Prize for sustained impact
Richard Curtis, Sting, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, and Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani to be honoured at the 2019 Global Citizen Prize on 13 December at Royal Albert Hall
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Enhance your wellbeing with DR+SWISSSA's most premium range of CBD Oil products formulated from harvesting Europe's finest hemp crops combined with the latest in Swiss extraction technology to ensure the utmost purity. 28 Nov 2019 Read more

Lee-Ann Liebenberg launches new health and wellness brandDR+SWISS range of products contains premium CBD oils sourced from Switzerland 28 Nov 2019 Read more

Candi & Co set to turn heads at MTN Pulse DayFashionistas, prepare to empower your crowning glory as Candi & Co joins the line-up for MTN Pulse, the biggest masterclass and entertainment mash-up Mzansi has ever seen, set to take place at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg. 28 Nov 2019 Read more

Soweto is brimming with excitement over #MissSoweto2019Iconic pageant celebrates its 40th year 25 Nov 2019 Read more

Are prisons part of the problem or part of the solution?South Africa hosts the launch of a new global project aimed at revolutionary prison reform 21 Nov 2019 Read more

Game-changing new festival celebrates a powerful and authentic vision of African beautyThe African Hair and Beauty Festival provides the platform to connect with Africanistas seeking products that inspire confidence and pride from head to toe. 8 Nov 2019 Read more

A golden experience in the City of GoldAmerican Express members celebrate the pre-opening of the new Aurum restaurant in Sandton's iconic Leonardo at an exclusive VIP pre-launch. 6 Nov 2019 Read more

Noni Gasa announces fashion bursary for aspiring design students in 2020Prominent South African fashion and media personality, Noni Gasa, is on a mission to fulfill the dreams of an aspiring young designer who has ambitions of global stardom. In partnership with Design Academy Of Fashion (DAF) in Cape Town, The Noni Gasa Bursary offers one deserving student the chance to pursue a three-year Diploma in Fashion in 2020. 1 Oct 2019 Read more

In search of foodie heavenJudges and shortlists announced for the new American Express Dining Awards 2020 18 Sep 2019 Read more

Everybody loves somebody sometimeCloseup launches the second phase of its groundbreaking #FreeToLove campaign 26 Aug 2019 Read more

Celebrating 21 years of mouth-watering delights from SA's culinary sceneIconic American Express Dining Awards programme relaunches in a new format to mark its 21st anniversary 5 Aug 2019 Read more

South Africa: Fix the education system and wipe the smile off Verwoerd's faceThe legacy of racial discrimination in the South African education system, characterised by poor outcomes, overcrowded classrooms, inadequate facilities and learning materials for tens of thousands of students, still looms large 25 years into freedom, Amnesty International said today as it launched a new campaign #SignTheSmileOff. 30 Jul 2019 Read more

From boys, to men with healthy masculinity!Mentor a Boy Child programme launched in Johannesburg 25 Jun 2019 Read more

The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the riseVilakazi Street came alive as it was transformed into the epitome of youth culture hustle, echoing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of 2019 which celebrated a youth on the rise. With the powerful backing by American Express, The Box Shop June 16 Food Market celebrated its second year of the partnership. 20 Jun 2019 Read more

Radio 2000 presents - The Bassline Live Series 2019The fans of Lira are in for such a special and intimate affair when Bassline Live and Radio 2000 present The Intimate Concert with Lira live at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City on 6 July 2019. 13 Jun 2019 Read more

Universal Music Group Africa rakes in armloads of SAMA AwardsIt was a slam dunk of note when Universal Music Group Africa (UMGA) picked up a total of 13 SAMA awards at the weekend's SAMA25 held in Sun City, North West. This tally makes the company the most awarded label at the awards, two years in a row. It's an affirmation that they are the leading recording company in South Africa. UMGA went into the awards with a staggering 43 nominations. 6 Jun 2019 Read more

OMO reverses play deficit amongst consumers in 3x power challengeLife's pressures can often lead to stress, burn out and very little time to slow down. In 2015, a study released by Bloomberg reported South Africans as the second most stressed society in the world. 4 Jun 2019 Read more

Celebrating the best of South African wine, food and art at the home of humankindNirox Foundation Sculpture Park came alive as it was filled with friends and families coming together to enjoy the larger-than-life art displays along with the picturesque views. The American Express Winter Sculpture Fair saw a crowd of 5,000 visitors descending upon Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park over the two days of Mother's Day weekend. 16 May 2019 Read more

Asá, Mr Eazi to headline the Bassline Fest this Africa DayTwelve of the continent's freshest entertainers are set to raise the bar this year when the Bassline Fest returns to celebrate Africa Day on 25 May 2019 at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill. 18 Apr 2019 Read more

Taking the #AmexExperience to new heights at the 2019 edition of the American Express Winter Sculpture FairA collaboration between American Express and Artlogic, together with Franschhoek Tourism and Nirox Sculpture Park, comes to life from the 11-12 May 2019. The 7th edition of the American Express Winter Sculpture Fair is made possible through a partnership, whose collective expertise has crafted a novel experience that marries three lifestyle areas; food, wine and sculpture. 12 Apr 2019 Read more

Candi & Co present the 2019 Hair Trend Report, featuring guest editor Nadia NakaiThe renowned hair and beauty salon Candi & Co is proud to present the 2019 Hair Trend Report, featuring celebrity guest editor Nadia Nakai. 12 Apr 2019 Read more

Asá, Mr Eazi to headline the Bassline Fest this Africa DayTwelve of the continent's freshest entertainers are set to raise the bar this year when the Bassline Fest returns to celebrate Africa Day on 25 May 2019 at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill. 18 Mar 2019 Read more

New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South AfricaThe Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD will offer 10-15 paid, year-long fellowships aligned to one of Global Citizen's four pillars of activity: creative, campaigns, rewards and marketing. 15 Mar 2019 Read more

The ultimate restaurants to pop the cork this Valentine's DayFrom taking a leaf out of Shakespeare's plays to a Roman-inspired feast, these American Express® dining merchants come up roses on the most romantic day of the year. 12 Feb 2019 Read more

Simphiwe Dana's Annual Congregation at The Lyric TheatreThe Simphiwe Dana congregants will once again worship at the "Church of Dana" when Bassline Live and Radio 2000 present the Simphiwe Dana Annual Congregation live at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, on 2 March 2019. 7 Feb 2019 Read more

The Organics life experience unlockedWith 2019 in full swing, we're all setting intentions for a successful new year. For many, balance and mindfulness top the list for a prosperous personal revolution. Through small changes and creating healthier habits, we all seek to cultivate a more harmonious life. 5 Feb 2019 Read more

Meet Global Citizen's digital whizThomas Mofolo began his career 10 years ago in London having just dropped out of college. He worked in the sales department at some of the UK's top media companies such as Reed Business Information and the Progressive Media Group (FKA SPG Media) selling advertising space, and collaborating with clients to produce advertorials and various other editorial content. 19 Nov 2018 Read more

American Express top tips for Black FridayWith Black Friday falling on 23 November this year, many of South Africa's top retailers, both online and bricks and mortar, have upped the ante in offering massive discounts to make this the most colossal shopping bonanza to date. 16 Nov 2018 Read more

Recruiting power and potential in the youth - Global CitizenRuramai Musekiwa is a versatile creative based in South Africa. She describes herself as a 'creative activist' who is passionate about utilizing creative mediums to address social ills and cultivate positive narratives. 16 Nov 2018 Read more

Amasa Joburg announces new committee for 2018/19The Johannesburg chapter of Amasa (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has announced the committee that will be guiding the chapter's work over the course of the next year. Made up of prominent industry professionals, the committee will be responsible for fulfilling Amasa's core mandate, which is to promote the education and skills development of people working in the media, marketing and advertising, as well as of those who aspire to a career in this dynamic industry. 26 Oct 2018 Read more

What is hair fall and how does it affect us?Hair fall is not something we can hide from, it affects both men and women on a daily basis. The reality is that the average person loses between 100-120 hairs a day. There are several things that can cause hair fall: such as hormonal changes, stress, change in diet, damage to hair/scalp and many more. 24 Oct 2018 Read more

Raise your glasses to Makro's Festive Liquor CatalogueMakro's 2018 Festive Liquor Catalogue was exclusively launched in Sandton at an invite-only event attended by celebrities the media, liquor connoisseurs and business leaders. Presented just in time for the festive season, the catalogue features a range of top-notch premium liquor. 23 Oct 2018 Read more

Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutritionGlobal Citizens ask Zambia, Kenya and other African Union nations to show leadership on nutrition 19 Oct 2018 Read more

Global Citizen Festival announces partnerships with top South African broadcastersGlobal Citizen Festival to partner with DStv, SABC, MTV International for global live broadcast of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100; hosted and presented by the Motsepe Foundation 19 Oct 2018 Read more

Poetry's SS19 collection inspires far-flung journeys and romantic escapesSummer is a smell that rises softly from silvery sand and clings to skin damp with salt spray. It's the clatter of shutters before dawn to let in the blossom-fragrant morning air, and the petals of peonies scattered around a vase on the breakfast table. It's the graze of a fluttery sleeve along a sun-kissed arm and sandals twined around fingertips as you make a mad dash for the shore. Summer is romance, freedom, adventure and bliss. 9 Oct 2018 Read more

Vibrant femininity and considered modern collectables at the heart of Poetry SS19 homeware rangeThis season's Poetry homeware, décor and lifestyle range will launch in store and online from October onwards. As the first whispers of a languid summer unfurl, the stage is set for a season of vibrant femininity and boundless celebrations. 8 Oct 2018 Read more

American Express Dining Awards - More gourmet gallantry from South Africa's most trusted lifestyle companionStaying true to its objective of enriching lives and supporting business success in South Africa, American Express was thrilled to honour this year's winners from the greater Western Cape and the surrounding areas at the annual American Express® Dining Awards. 5 Oct 2018 Read more

Old Khaki SS19 collection rings in a retro summerThe new Old Khaki spring/summer range will be available in stores and online in October. This year it's all about that chilled-out, hanging-by-the-beach, vintage LA vibe. Expect a fresh new take on urban-adapted wardrobe staples that can take you from rooftop drinks to a sun-drenched beach mission, or a road trip in a rip-roaring retro car without missing a beat. 5 Oct 2018 Read more

American Express celebrates women going places with purposeWhen women thrive, so do we. Two women-centric enterprises run by optimistic, curious and passionate women determined to live their lives with a sense of purpose, Neo Luxury Bar and Maboneng's new culinary destination, Taste Kitchen, are testament to this. 5 Sep 2018 Read more

American Express gives Cardmembers a host of benefits when eating out with the arrival of TasteBuilding on a long list of incredible experiences and access to exclusive events, American Express® continues to offer Cardmembers something extra, this time in the shape of special offers on the house at a range of top restaurants around the country and the globe. 31 Aug 2018 Read more

American Express dining experience at pre-opening of Saint restaurantBefore the much-anticipated Saint Restaurant opens its doors to the public, American Express Cardmembers will be the first to put South African legend David Higgs to the test. 21 Aug 2018 Read more

Jozi's first artisan distillery by Mirari GinThe City of Gold's first artisan distillery is nestled in the heart of Johannesburg's trendy Maboneng precinct. Established in 2013, Time Anchor Distillery is a place where creativity and science merge into the harmonious, delicate creation of hand-made and distinctly artisanal spirits - including their unique and fragrant Mirari Gin Range, created by Chief Distiller Shanna-Rae Wilby. While spirits have a masculine image, Wilby is one of the significant women who are changing this narrative. She heads up a distillery that has progressed from a 100-litre holding capacity to 100,000 litres since its founding. It is an astonishing progression in a few short years. 21 Aug 2018 Read more

Strongbow rejuvenates South Africa's urban forestsWorld's top-selling cider brand brings to life its refreshing "Moments of Natural Refreshment" campaign 17 Aug 2018 Read more

DStv Compact hosts African soccer fans at Asanka RestuarantDStv Compact took "Kumnand' ekhaya" to new heights at a private viewing of the Nigeria vs Argentina World Cup match and gave guests a taste of Africa's renowned hospitality at Asanka Restaurant. 3 Jul 2018 Read more

The Box Shop June 16 food market sponsored by American ExpressCelebrating generation on the move 21 Jun 2018 Read more

Reimagining parenthood and celebrating progressive familiesNearly 60% of South African children have absent fathers, says a five-year study conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the South African Race Relations Institute (SARRI). 19 Jun 2018 Read more

Prominent artists address SA's social issues at Sculpture FairThe turbulent history of South Africa has left its women with several challenges to overcome, many of which are linked to gender-based violence, exploitation and underrepresentation, as well as minimal economic empowerment. This became clear, this past weekend, when the likes of Zanele Muholi, Sophia van Wyk, Nandipha Mntambo and Frances Goodman exhibited artwork that addressed entrenched patriarchy in today's society, at the NIROX Foundation Sculpture Park, during the 2018 American Express Winter Sculpture Fair. 16 May 2018 Read more

The 2018 Nirox Winter Sculpture Fair returns with a new nameThe notion that art has potential to transform societies is not a new one. Couple this with the fact that mind-thrilling aspects of art, such as sculpture creative work, are about transformation as they are meant to shift people's perspectives. 24 Apr 2018 Read more

Your world awaits - How American Express South Africa demonstrates value to enhance the Platinum lifestyleAre you looking at getting your hands on those exclusive tickets to the Opera or VIP tickets to English Premier League? Maybe you are thinking of attending a life changing conference or you are really looking forward to watching a live performance of your favourite artist, the American Express Platinum Concierge is just like having your own personal assistant that brings to life a world of experiences where riches are measured in adventure, dreams and special moments. 7 Mar 2018 Read more

American Express global solutions go beyond banking for local marketAn engine of commerce, American Express® has been operating in South Africa for over 40 years, providing payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes in South Africa. 6 Mar 2018 Read more

Make Your Move during the Month of Love with CloseupProving that the only gap between making eye contact that could lead to the first kiss with your crush this Valentine's Day, no matter the barriers you face are found in the freshness of your breath. 8 Feb 2018 Read more

Loving the #AmExExperience is easy this Valentine's Day, when good food meets great romanceThis Valentine's Day, American Express is a worthy companion at Jena Dover and Mala Bryan's eight favourite award-winning tables in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 2 Feb 2018 Read more

Romantic baecation ideas that you will love this Valentine'sMake it a Valentine's Day to remember with exclusive travel and lifestyle options from the American Express Platinum Concierge Desk. Spoil the love of your life with a long-lasting memorable getaway gift to celebrate the month of love. 23 Jan 2018 Read more

American Express announces its South African presence in style"While other card associations offer a ticket to Lionel Richie anywhere in the world, American Express brings Lionel Richie to your house," said Dave Bekker when asked about the new adventure in South Africa that the global brand has charted with Nedbank at the #AmexExperience media event in Johannesburg. 6 Dec 2017 Read more

Would you see money differently if it talked to you?With the aim to educate, excite and inspire all in South Africa to see money differently, Nedbank has become the first bank in South Africa to embrace a new digital functionality to educate consumers using two things in their pockets - their money and their mobile device. 13 Jul 2017 Read more