Greenpop Living

Greenpop takes green seriously. In fact, Greenpop personifies Green Mind, Green living Green doing. It all started when founder and TreeEO Misha Teasdale, after returning from his travels, wanted to contribute to sustaining the environment. He along with 9 friends had a goal to plant a 1000 trees during September in the under greened townships of…

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Making it – The Reel Way

Claire Reid knew from a young age what she wanted to do. She wanted to sell vegetables to her parents for extra pocket money. She soon discovered the frustration and difficulties involved in ensuring the seeds stay in the soil at the correct depth and distance apart. Her nanny, Meggi was unable to assist as…

Pay It Forward

The Thembalitsha Foundation, a NPO in South Africa lives up to its name “new hope”, translated from isiXhosa. Their focus is education, health and social development. Their motto of “one team, one vision, restoring hope and transforming lives” has enabled them to currently run 9 projects. Mama Themba (MT), the smallest of the nine, serves…

Leading By Example

Picture Credit: Jon Meinking -@ishotimages Abraham Lincoln said if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Meet Tony Seifart, he created his own and has tenacity in spades. Tony has grown from a one man show, working out of a garage to a successful entrepreneur favouring good old fashioned integrity. He is the founder and managing director…

Vivacious Tracey-Lee Lusty

Tracey-Lee Lusty a full time attorney, part time health and fitness blogger from Cape Town, decided it was time to make a change and regain her health. Her journey began in August 2016 after reaching 115kgs, the heaviest she has ever been. She started an Instagram account to document her transformation journey and to remain…

Jobs: Doing It for Yourself

Chantal Stanfield is an actress, singer, dancer and stage actor – an accomplished all-round performer.  The public will recognize her from various local soap operas, earning her the label “Soap Star” in the mix. Chantal knows the fickleness of the industry all too well, especially after a year of disappointment, disillusionment and confusion. Here’s her…

Soap Box Life

Anyone can achieve anything, i.e. job, relationship, even returning as a twin or being the sole survivor of a natural disaster. Soap Opera writes have to be applauded for the amount of time they can take to cover any given period. They know how to stretch any storyline and make one emotion into a storyline…

Never Give Up

Dereleen James is a fighter, an activist, but first and foremost a mother. This mother wrote a letter to the then State President Jacob Zuma in 2013. It remains a heart wrenching open letter highlighting the harsh realities of a mother living with a child addicted to drugs. It breaks the silence and focuses on…

Vrouw Unravelled

Senza una donna, the Zucchero and Paul Young song collaboration reminds. Yes those words still wrung true – especially today. Society perceive women in a certain way, be it workforce, health or social. The world as we know it: stigma, vulnerability equals weak, similarities; aside we should celebrate our differences instead. Vrouw magazine, headed by Micaela…

The Siv Sensation

Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi is one of South Africa’s most dynamic performers. His diverse talents have seen him making waves in the South African entertainment industry. He is a sought after comedian, popular television presenter, prolific actor, MC, Producer and a social media success. Little wonder his accolades include The Mail and Guardian’s Most influential young…