Saturday, 18 January, 2020

South African Profile

MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2O14: 21-year-old Rolene Strauss takes the title


SUN CITY, SUNDAY MARCH 30: A radiant Rolene Strauss has been crowned Miss South Africa 2014 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl, presented by Sun International and sponsored by Cell C. Runners-up are Ziphozakhe Zokufa from the Eastern Cape (1st Princess) and Limpopo’s Matlala Mokoko (2nd Princess). An excited and overwhelmed Strauss – a medical student ... Read More »

Lieutenant Kenneth Singh


He was awarded with the Weight Trophy for leadership ability. Lieutenant Kenneth Singh was born in Durban, Phoenix on 20 February 1984 in KwaZulu Natal. He attended Greenbury Primary School and later matriculated at the distinguished Greenbury Secondary in 2001. He has served onboard the Mine Hunter SAS UMKOMAAS in the capacity as a Navigator, Gunnery Officer and Acting First ... Read More »

Satish Dhupelia

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A journalist with a grand history. Satish Dhupelia is the eldest of three siblings and he grew up with his two sisters and parents in the heart of Durban (town) living on the 4th floor of Kismet Building in Prince Edward Street. He lived here until 1979 and then moved back in 1985 to live in town for 15 more ... Read More »

Chairman of Edison Corporation

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Vivian Reddy Born in Durban, South Africa, Vivian Reddy is a South African businessman. He started the company Edison Power Electrical Group in the 1970’s and is now a leader in property, casinos and the electrical sector. Reddy has initiated a corporate social program that includes educational bursaries, poverty alleviation projects and a trust to benefit Aids orphans. He also ... Read More »

A guide to the correct usage of South Africa’s National Flag


Treat your flag with respect. The National Flag must at all times be treated with dignity and respect. In the Regulations Regarding the Flying of the National Flag, published just before the flag was adopted in 1994, the dos and don’ts are clearly spelled out. The flag must never: Be allowed to touch the ground or floor. Be used as ... Read More »

Zaheera Mahomed

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Zaheera Mahomed heads up the new business development portfolio for Saffron TV. With a track record in advertising, brand and design, she has accomplished a laudable reputation in the sales environment. Q: Share with our readers the things that you feel that have contributed to YOU being a successful business professional, loving partner and a caring parent. A: I have been very ... Read More »

Nirdesh Bhikshu-Modern yet cultural at heart


1. Which town are you from? How long did you live there? I am from Pietermaritzburg in Kwazulu- Natal and lived there for 34 years. 2. Tell us about your siblings and parents. I am the fourth of five children. I have three sisters and one brother. My dad died at the tender age of 37, leaving my mum a ... Read More »

Humza Mahomed-I love Marketing Brands


1. Tell us where you are from, where you grew up, and your childhood. I come from Pretoria, South Africa. I spent most of my childhood years in a town called Laudium after deciding to live with my grandmother in Johannesburg in my high school years. 2. Tell us about your parents and siblings. My father is a qualified electrical engineer who joined ... Read More »

Ntombezinhle Modiselle


1. Tell us where you are from, where you grew up, and about your childhood. I grew up in rural KZN in Melmoth and KwaNongoma. In retrospect I had a really great childhood albeit not an easy one; we were always working and achieving something. There was never time for idleness, whether cooking, cleaning, looking after the animals or fetching ... Read More »


  ACCLAIMED CULTURAL WARRIOR, DINESH NAIDOO has spearheaded myriad Hindu cultural organisations since whetting his cultural appetite at the tender age of 6 years when he participated in the annual Telugu Eisteddfod. Ever since, his hunger and passion to uphold Hindu tradition has seen him at the forefront of many organisations. He was the youngest general secretary of the Andhra ... Read More »

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