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

Carletonville beauty wins Miss Teen Universe in Turkey

Fifteen-year-old Neo Nkhumane has proved to the world that it is not where you come from that matters but how you present yourself. The friendly model from Carletonville was crowned Miss Teen Universe and Junior Top Model of the world in Turkey after she and three other contestants represented South Africa in the pageant. Even
Hoërskool Wonderfontein se eerste rugbyspan met hul spesiale truie om die skool se 30ste bestaansjaar te herdenk.

Wonnies vier drie dekades

Hoërskool Wonderfontein is vanjaar 30 jaar oud en is steeds hard besig om aan die skool se geskiedenis te bou.
Chris Cornell

On My Playlist: Top 5 Chris Cornell songs

Chris Cornell was a musical enigma. A creative genius who had the voice, the look and everything else that just screamed rock star. His death last week was a shock to the music world – a massive loss to everyone who knew Cornell and resonated with his music whether it be with his bands Soundgarden,…

Join in the Battle of the DJs

Aspiring local DJs are invited to participate in the Battle of the DJ’s competition, hosted by Mind Alert, at Xhungu Brothers in Khutsong Ext. 4 on 3 June. The event organiser, Gladwin Mgwandi, says the event aims to give back to the community and provide a platform for up-and-coming artists to showcase their talent. The

Merafong hosts second West Rand Arts Festival

The second West Rand Arts Festival will take place at Kwa Maselwane Shisanyama in Khutsong on Saturday, 27 May. The event is backed by Gauteng Tourism and will feature the nationally recognised DJ Heavy K as the main act. The West Rand Arts Festival is an umbrella concept that includes cultural, musical, craft and entrepreneurial

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