Joyous Celebration to wow PE fans

Chubeka Mbewu JOYOUS celebration will be hosting their 19thalbum celebration in Nelson Mandela Missionvale Campus on the 29th and 30th of May. The album title “Back to the cross” as it focusing on old gospel songs recalling on their journey of 19 years in the music industry growing from strength to strength. This is a final leg, as the band will take a transit to be better and more vibrant

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RSG wins again at annual media awards

Khanyisa Sinqe Last Friday saw the annual ATKV (Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging) media awards, presented at a prestigious event at Vodaworld in Midrand. RSG shined in the radio category, boasting with six MediaVeertjies (name of the media awards). The annual media awards are presented to those individuals who deliver an outstanding contribution towards the Afrikaans language, in the media segment, during the course of a specific period. Each category

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Centrestage’s 27 Club set to rock Old Grey and Guild Theatre

  Staff Reporter CENTRESTAGE introduces the talents of Kerry Hiles to Port Elizabeth audiences as the dynamic singer/bassist/actress fronts the new Centrestage production, The 27 Club, at Old Grey on 15 and 16 May, playing the roles of Janis Joplin and Amy Winehouse. Backed by the seven-piece Centrestage All-Star Band, the show pays tribute to the members of rock’s most tragic club – the surprisingly high number of famous musicians

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Church says education is the key

Chubeka Mbewu RUCC Ministries believes education is a fundamental key to open doors of success and better career opportunities, which was the philosophy they intended to instill and encourage in their congregation when they held a graduation ceremony in their auditorium in North End on Sunday. The congregants were requested to put on their academic regalia in support of this initiative. Senior pastor of RUCC Port Elizabeth, Pastor Lingelihle Jadezweni

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Nozipho Ntshingila NELSON Mandela Bay Metro can now look forward to a festival to end all festivals if last night’s official launch of the Nelson Mandela Bay cultural festival lives up to its promises. All the speakers at the event emphasized the need for the metro to recognise creative artists and give them their rightful place in society. Sports, Arts and Culture portfolio Head, Nomamerica Magopeni urged for the revival

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NEXT STOP EASTERN CAPE AS MTN JOYOUS CELEBRATION HEADS TO THE FRIENDLY CITY

Khanyisa Sinqe Following a sensational run and 3 sold-out performances at Carnival City, MTN Joyous Celebration is thrilled to announce the next leg of the national tour which takes place in Port Elizabeth on 29 & 30 May at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Indoor Sports Centre, Missionvale Campus. “This year’s inspirational theme, Back to the Cross, explains our focus for the year which is all about looking back to

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Umhlobo Wenene FM scoops awards

By Chubeka Mbewu UMHLOBO Wenene FM has again made its mark when it scooped five awards at the 2015 MTN Radio Awards at the Sandton Conventional centre on Saturday. For a number of years the radio station has proven its popularity by growing listeners with its diverse and exciting programmes; Legendary DJ Saba Reginald Mbixane who died in a motor bike accident recently was the first in radio history to

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Rehabilitation through Music

Khayisa Sinqe Nangoza Jebe hall in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, was packed to full as attendees of the National Offender Choir Festival under the theme “Rehabilitation through Music in Action” were served a choral music feast. Choristers from nine provinces where sharing the stage and wowing the crown. The mayor provided welcome remarks, followed by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Thabang Makwetla who addressed the attendees.

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Aiming to be an objector of change

Chanice Koopman BEING selected as one of the top 10 Mrs Commonwealth SA finalists in this year`s competition, Uitenhage`s Lynne Liberty dreams of being an objector of change. The competition aims to bring change through projects which focus primarily on social upliftment and to create a platform for finalists to achieve their own goals and fulfill their dreams within the pageant. It strives to empower women with the knowledge to

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New season for RSG

JUST as the autumn colours are visible around us, RSG is also entering a new season with some exciting changes from Monday. And the aim – to bring the listeners even better radio. The most radical, and exciting change is the new Middag op RSG show, weekdays from noon to 2.45pm with Ettienne Ludick and Sue Pyler. The programme features stories of people and places, the latest technology, entertainment news,

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