Entertainment

Spring hip-hop sessions against problems kick off

The spring season hip-hop sessions kicked off in Khutsong Kwamaselwane Chesa Nyama in Batswaneng Section at 17:00 on Thursday, 5 October. The sessions, which end at 21:00, are presented by Taylor Music Empire, a local promotion and events company that aims to discover, identify and promote local talent. The sessions create a platform to facilitate…

Khutsong TV launches first short film – Day 1

Khutsong TV, a new local film crew, has just released a short film, titled ‘Day One’. The film, which was shot in Batswaneneg section, features up and coming local actors. It is based on social issues that affect the community of Khutsong, like electricity and water problems that often give rise to tragic incidents. The…

Carletonville rapper on the rise

Everyday challenges, struggles, poverty and the lack of education in the country. These are things that everyone can relate to and on which a 25-year-old rapper from Carletonville bases his music. Lehlogonolo Samuel Kolo also gets his inspiration from the events that take place in the street. Kolo was born at Western Deep Levels, mine…

GO WEST! Cultural Day around the corner

The Go West Cultural Day is the official opening event of the GO WEST! Heritage Month. The Dance Train Street Parade, which usually happens on the second Saturday of Heritage Month, will be taking place in Kokosi, Fochville on Saturday, 9 September 2017. This forms part of the Cultural Day and commences at a central…

Teen dances her way to success

When Zeldine Voss was asked to make up the numbers of a dance group in 2014, she never imagined that she would be dancing her way to success in the years to come. The 13-year-old dancer began her dancing journey at Losberg Primary School and joined Anna -marie Dance School in Fochville. She has been…

One on One with PurpleCry

A breath of fresh air in the music industry comes in the form of two-piece, PurpleCry whose mix of alternative rock music speaks to the soul. Potchefstroom Herald recently caught up with this dual fronted band on their music, aspirations and album release plans. For the public who are not aware of who PurpleCry are,…

Young model to do charity work at Khutsong pageant

Carletonville’s own Mini Miss SA finalist will be doing charity work during the Mr and Miss Khutsong competition on Friday, 21 July, and is inviting children of all ages to participate. Busi Sambo, the 9-year-old learner from Laerskool Danie Theron, began her modelling journey in 2015.Busi took part in her first beauty pageant at school…

Young Khutsong rapper part of local documentary

The young rapper from Khutsong D.D.X who has featured in previous editions of the Herald is currently part of an upcoming local documentary. The shoot took place on Sunday 1 July in Bastwaneng section where he was interviewed about the progress of his career and his message to other young people. The documentary is still…

The Andiswa Gospel Concert

Andiswa Mbantswa presented a live gospel concert at the Carletonville Civic Centre on Saturday 24 June. The purpose of the event was to unite the people of Merafong in fellowship and gospel music. In addition to Andiswa’s main act, the programme featured various local artists like Hlumi Jali, Nqobile Motsa, Shudu Dzivhani and End Time…

First Khutsong local clothing store

The 27-year-old Moretsi Mefolo is a graphic designer and co-owner of Azishenism Culture, the first clothing store of its kind in Khutsong. The Herald visited the store in Batswaneng Section to talk to the young entrepreneur, also known as Pele. According to him, it all started in 2009 when his current business partner, Gunshisa Malefetsa…

Merafong Arts Society kicks off road show

The Merafong Arts Society finally kicked off the Khutsong Road Show at Maxhoseng Taxi Rank on Saturday 27 May. Talented young people showcased their talents for the day and the show started with children dancing and singing. Later on, rappers from different sections took advantage of the platform and brought forth their skills on the…

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