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SA comedian Nina Hastie has love for tattoos

Nina Hastie tattoo photo

South African comedian, presenter and MC Nina Hastie is without a doubt one of South Africa’s top female comic and Pretoria’s finest comics.

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The 34-year-old smart comedienne has been in the entertainment industry for quite some time now. As stated by on her official website, in 1996 the multi-talented comedian made history by being the youngest radio host in the country alongside Matt Suttner. The then thirteen year olds produced and presented Ping Pong on the Radio Ripple.

Nina is also best know for starring on comedy shows such as The Bantu Hour & The Late Nite News and presenting for Trending SA, the late night show on SABC 3 that tackles some of the trending topics in the country.

She has performed at major theatres around the country such as The State Theatre, Wits Theatre and Joburg Theatre.

Besides being a top female comic in the country, Nina Hastie has got some mad love for tattoos. You will be obsessed with her unique and inspirational tattoos.

We’ve decided to compile a list of Nina Hastie’s awesome tattoos below:

She posted the below tattoo “In Marie Claire’s Naked Campaign“#DearBody

Nina Hastie Marie Claire

Nina with a head tattoo and a snakeskin jumpsuit in 2011.

Nina Hastie head tattoo

Thigh tattoos

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Unathi Msengana graces the cover of Womens Health Magazine

Unathi Msengana magazine cover

Media personality and artist Unathi Msengana has graced the cover of health magazine Women’s Health.  

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Unathi is best known for hosting shows on youth station YFM and Metro FM’s drivetime show, with Glen Lewis. She also known for co-hosting the third season of the reality competition Popstars, in 2004 alongside Rowan Cloete.

The Idols SA judge, who gained 98 kilograms after giving birth to her second child in 2011, lost more than 30 kilograms ever since she started exercising. In the couple of past months, she’s been sharing weight-loss tips on Instagram and she looks amazing.

“IT’S UNATHI… In the best shape OF HER LIFE – at 40. New issue on shelf on Tuesday,” – Women’s Health captioned their October issue post.

“My Birthday celebrations start two months ahead of my big day with @womenshealthmagsa the day after I finish the tour of my dreams #UnathiBTSTour Thank you @danweakley and your amazing team for this wonderful gift. I am filled with so much joy,” – Unathi Msengana captioned her photo.

TV personality Minnie Dlamini Jones also took to Instagram telling her fans that she cannot wait to get her hands on the cover.

“Ok guys my sis is EVERYTHING 🙌🏾 I can’t wait to get my hands on this cover!!!! ♥️ 40 was never ready for you!!! (sic).”

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Zama Ngcobo launches Leading Citizens

Television and Radio Personality, Zama Ngcobo

Television and Radio Personality, Zama Ngcobo, will make her eagerly awaited return to TV as the Host and Executive Producer of her new show; Leading Citizens on SABC 3, this Heritage Day.

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Leading Citizens gives viewers the opportunity to make an appointment with South Africans who have achieved local and international success in their respective fields, while making a positive impact in their local communities.

Leading Citizens is a half an hour programme during which a business personality shares with Zama and the nation, how they prevailed over the uniquely South African challenges they faced as they took the steps towards their dreams and global success. Zama’s sprightly and passionate way of engaging with people will make sure that those at home watching will be enthralled and will not even realise they are being educated.

“One of the greatest things about modern television is that it can be simultaneously entertaining and instructive, especially about business. Some of the household names in business in South Africa have had amazing journeys to their successes, and for me telling these stories will be an inspiration for our nation. I want Leading Citizens to help young people thinking about starting their own businesses to learn from those who have come before them, in the comfort of their own homes,” said Zama Ngcobo, Presenter and Executive Producer of Leading Citizens.

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‘Nothing as mediocre as Leanne Manas Shem’ – says Ntsiki Mazwai

Ntsiki Mazwai on Leanne Manas

South African television presenter, Leanne Manas, who is best known as the anchor of the SABC flagship show, Morning Live, has responded to Ntsiki Mazwai’s claims.

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According to the poet and activist Ntsiki Mazwai, Leanne Manas is “mediocre” and only holds her current position at SABC because she benefits from white privilege.

Taking to Twitter, Ntsiki attacked the SABC news anchor saying: “Akere you think Leanne Mannas is good cos she is white? Or whatever she is ..but it’s not black. Akere. Nothing as mediocre as Leanne Shem (sic).”

Ntsiki claimed Leanne was occupying a position that belonged to someone who would represent the black majority of South Africa.

“Playing victim will not change the fact that the position you occupy belongs to someone who represents our country of a black majority,” – Mazwai said.

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Muvhango actress Maumela Mahuwa saves marriages

Muvhango actress Maumela Mahuwa

Actress Maumela Mahuwa, renowned for her role as one of chief Azwindini’s wives Susan Mukwevho on SABC2 drama Muvhango, helps save marriages. 

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The 38-year-old actress, who has been on Muvhango for about 16-years, hosts marriage seminars. The actress also helps women discover their identity and reach their full potential.

Maumela Mahuwa said her character taught her that marriage was about the woman: “Susan knows where she is going and nothing will stop her. She’s sure of her husband Azwindini’s love. Perhaps that’s why she believes she’s loved,” – said Maumela.

Susan, who is chief Azwindini’s first wife, advises the chief and puts the house in order on the show. The actress said she was attracted to wise men.

“I won’t worry much about other things, provided he’s wise,” said Maumela.

She’s also a Venda traditional gospel singer. She mainly sings worship songs with an African beat. Her music is traditional.

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The Orient Boutique Hotel wins a big award

Orient Boutique Hotel

South Africa’s Orient Boutique Hotel – home of the acclaimed Restaurant Mosaic – has won the Best Hotel Wine List in the World for 2018 beating off strong competition from around the globe.

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In a remarkable achievement, Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient also received a Jury Prize and a further five World’s Best Wine List Award accolades for its world class wine list and service.

The 2018 Fine Wine World’s Best Wine List Awards, now in its fifth year, honoured Restaurant Mosaic in the following categories:

  • Best Hotel Wine List in the World 2018.
  • Best Long Wine List in Middle East and Africa 2018.
  • Best Champagne & Sparkling Wine List in Middle East and Africa 2018.
  • Best Dessert & Fortified Wine List in Middle East and Africa 2018.
  • Best By-the-Glass Wine List Without Coravin in Middle East and Africa 2018.
  • Jury Prize

Mosaic’s competition in the Best Hotel Wine List category included Amber at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental (Asia); Jonah’s (Australia); Grand Hotel (Europe) and The Barn at Blackberry Farm (North America).

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Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Goes Cashless

Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

After 21 years of bringing Jazz lovers together under one roof to enjoy the very best of music from international, intercontinental and local musicians and artists, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz has taken things a notch up.

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Standard Bank is always at the forefront of the latest and most innovative technology so it is only natural they have chosen to embrace Howler’s revolutionary cashless system at this iconic event.

Mantwa Chinoamadi, executive producer of the festival says, “Our patrons are the lifeblood of this festival. We will always find new ways of making their experience as memorable and convenient as possible. This year we’ve upgraded our client services by partnering with Howler. Guests can transfer their cash (credit) onto a Howler Cashless card for the duration of the festival. This will ensure the utmost security and efficiency at the festival.”

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WIN A HOME Launches On SABC 3 This Month


Win a Home, South Africas premier interior design reality TV competition is back for its fifth season, proudly brought to you by Capitec and Private Property. 

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The 13-part series follows the journey of three competing design contestant pairs as they convert three identical white-box penthouse apartments into designer homes. 

Win a Home 2018 will be a stand-alone show broadcasting live every Thursday evening at 19:30 on SABC 3, from the 20th of September. At the end of the series one lucky viewer will walk away with a brand-new designer decorated apartment at Balwin Properties’ Paardevlei Lifestyle Estate in Somerset West valued at more than R3 million. This is the biggest prize on South African television. 

Over 13 weeks, three opposing Design Duos will compete as they transform three white-box penthouse apartments into dream homes in a bid to claim the title as South Africas best emerging interior designers. 

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Khanyi Mbau and other SA celebrities strip down

Khanyo Mbau Marie Claire Naked Issue

South African actress, television host and artist Khanyi Mbau broke the internet after she recently posted a nude photo of herself on social media.

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The nude photo is from the Marie Claire Naked Issue’s #DearBody campaign, which features Khanyi Mbau and other local artists including Zodwa Wabantu, Thickleeyonce, Nina Hastie, Lalla Hirayama and Tumi Morake.

According to Marie Claire, the campaign aims to promote body positivity. In the New Naked, they celebrate women as the authors of their own stories. They also celebrate the right of women to make their own decisions about their bodies, which has not always been the case.

“Nakedness is about finding power in vulnerability, transparency and truth,” – Marie Claire stated on their official website. 

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Bonang Matheba is the first ever South African woman to front the STAND-ALONE cover of GQ South Africa

Bonang Matheba GQ South Africa

GQ South Africa has unveiled their September cover on Thursday. Television personality and radio host Bonang Matheba is the first ever South African woman to front the stand-alone cover of  GQ South Africa. 

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The magazine revealed on Instagram that Matheba is the first ever woman to grace the front of the “stand-alone cover.” She covers GQ’s September “The Power Issue”.

“Presenting @bonang_m for #ThePowerIssue this September. The first ever South African woman to front the stand-alone cover of #GQSouthAfrica, @bonang_m discusses the role of power in the year of the woman, divulges her hopes for the future and reveals what you’ll never hear her talk about. #GQxBonang (sic),” GQ captioned a photo of the cover.

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