Entertainment

Merafong Comedy Show

The community of Merafong laughed their night away at The Merafong Comedy Show that took place at the Carletonville Civic Centre on Friday, 2 March. The event was organised by Malume Mdoko, a promoter from Mohlakeng who aims to bring more exciting events to the area. He also aims to create employment for the locals….

From small beginnings…

It started off as just two friends taking up traditional dancing together but it has taken off unexpectedly and the young people are loving it. Mohau Moletsane, a traditional dancer, established the Ubuhle Be Sintu dance group with his friend, Mongezi in 2016. After a month of rehearsing together, however, the youngsters around them became…

Jesus Christ Foundation hosts Miss Kitty Pageant

Self-respect and self-confidence. These are the two attributes that the Jesus Christ Foundation are promoting with the Miss Kitty Pageant for young girls. The event will be held at the Carletonville Civic Centre on 10 March and there will be two categories. Girls between the ages of 6 and 9 can compete for the Miss…

Screening of controvercial movie Inxeba cancelled as a result of public outcry

The film has been accused by its critics of disrespecting a sacred rite of passage in the Xhosa culture The release of the controvercial movie ‘Inxeba: The Wound’ has been cancelled at a number of cinemas amidst renewed calls for a boycott of this award-winning movie. ‘Inxeba: The Wound’ was released nationwide on Saturday (2…

Merafong Comedy Night

Local audiences can look forward to the Merafong Comedy Night that will take place at the Civic Centre on 22 March. The doors will open at 17:00 and the show will start at 19:00. According to the organiser, Malume Mdoko, local comedians will join award-winning comedians like Sfiso Nene, Siya SeyaTaxi Ride Drama), Tumi Stop…

A passionate pantsula dancer

A very passionate 19-year-old pantsula dancer from Khutsong, Sabelo Dikiso, has been dancing his way up since he fell in love with the art in 2009. According to the young man who grew up in Westonaria, he was inspired by a group of dancers known as ‘Via Bekkersdaal’ before he began dancing in 2013. His…

Comedy showcase at Carletonville

A comedy show will be taking place at Hangover Lounge and Cocktail Bar in Carletonville on Friday 08 December. The show is presented by Comedy Alliance which is an initiative formed by various comedians around Merafong City with the aim to create a humorous surrounding through Stand Up Comedy. “Humour makes life less depressing, as…

Kokosi kwaito star wins big

A kwaito sensation from Fochville has made Merafong proud by scooping an award at the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards (MKHMA) at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto on 25 November. Orlando Pantsula was nominated for and won, the best new kwaito artist award. He received a trophy with his name on it and…

Young Khutsong Fashion Designer

Mawonga Kula is a 23-year-old fashion designer from Khutsong who has just stepped into the fashion scene with an ambition to become the next fashion guru. He was born and raised in Khutsong where his passion for fashion started simmering without him taking any action for the past three years. As time passed, he gained…

Mount Havilah theatre experience at Civic Centre

The Mount Havilah production was showcased to the Merafong audience at the Carletonville Civic Centre on Saturday, 21 October. The play was presented by the Mythology Theatre Foundation, which was formally founded in 2016 and has gone on to win several awards and competitions in Gauteng with this production. Mount Havilah was written and directed…

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