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Kuda and Betserai Zumbika first met at University in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. While Betserai cannot pinpoint anything specific about the occasion, Kuda has often told her he...

A Lowveld love story

Mia and Hancu Louw are no strangers to the Lowveld. Mia’s delightfully whimsical tales and the accompanying stunning photographs of her travels around South...

Beyond the ordinary

Pablo Picasso said that art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life, a statement with a decided ring of truth to it – especially when you consider the entries for the 2021 Portrait Awards held at the Rust-en-Vrede Art Gallery.

Stars in her eyes

A small-town girl with big dreams, Petro Janse van Rensburg hails from a farm just outside Mbombela, where, far away from the city lights, the night sky had beckoned to her from an early age.

You’re never fully dressed without a smile

Soothing the ruffled feathers of a performer about to go on stage or reassuring a nervous bride-to-be that her make-up is in fact flawless is all in a day’s work for calm and collected wife and mum of two, Elsabé Steyn.

Moment of triumph

Living intentionally to uphold the meaning her name carries is 29-year-old Triumph Mbiva, wife, mum, transformational speaker, presenter, television producer, and co-founder of T...

We have winners!

Congrats! Leigh-Anne AuerswaldJennifer-Lynn Dermauw

Pretty as a picture

Pretty Mhlongo knows just how to multitask. Wife, mother of three, child of God, and well-known Mpumalanga gospel singing sensation, she is also the...