This article is a peak into the quirky and interesting things I learn behind the scenes... Food trucks are a fairly new concept on the South African food scene, but over the last three years, the trend has boomed in some of the country's largest cities. Cape Town is originally synonymous with the trend and… Continue reading Behind the scenes: Foodtrucking through Jozi
I recently filmed a feature on the dynamic bistro, Café Hemingways. From the moment I stepped into the restaurant, I was transported to a different era and I knew this was going to turn out well. More than fancy food and delicious drinks, this place has something special going on. They have mastered an era… Continue reading From the brink of closure to fine dining and gourmet cakes
Many social media users have asked the Facebook to include a "Dislike" button and after years of asking, the social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has considered it. Facebook is said to launch a "Dislike" button in the near future. Media reports said the company has been working on the concept for a while and expects to introduce… Continue reading Video Vox: What do you think of Facebook introducing a “Dislike” button?
The Chanceplant Initiative, a student organisation started by a group of Wits medical students, hosted the debate that: This house would legalise the sale of human organs. The organisation was started earlier this year and aims to create awareness about organ transplantation and make it accessible to people who cannot afford private healthcare. The debaters… Continue reading Med school organisation debate legalising the sale of organs
#TeamVuvu took to the campus this week to ask students what their predictions for the 2015 SRC elections would be. While majority predicted that the PYA would win, there were hopefuls from other parties on campus as well. #TeamVuvu asked Wits students what their predictions for the 2015 SRC elections would be. Voting began last… Continue reading Video Vox: Who do you think will win the 2015 SRC elections?
Marcel Kleinsmith proved that the untraditional combination of being a DJ and a medical student is possible. Kleinsmith chatted to Wits Vuvuzela about his passion for both med school and showcasing his skills on deck, his recent national achievements and how he tries to find a balance between both. Whether he’s listening to beats through his headphones… Continue reading Med student wins national DJ’ing competition
Braamfontein, one of Johannesburg's oldest suburbs, boasts a unique food culture with modern twists on hundreds of classic recipes. The 162-year-old suburb, which has undergone a 13 year process of urban renewal, has seen entrepreneurs transform abandoned buildings into trendy restaurant spaces, artisanal shops and business centres. And, it doesn’t matter what time of the day you pop into the… Continue reading Eat your heart out, in Braam!
Hundreds of students joined the national #BuildaPresident campaign at Wits University this week. They publicly signed a pledge to good citizenship and shared their views of what an ideal South African president should be. Hundreds of Witsies gathered below the steps of the Great Hall at Wits University on Tuesday, where they publicly signed a… Continue reading Witsies pledge to good citizenship
Yomi Shokunbi, a Nigerian boxer, had his first professional fight on Friday, June 26. He trains at the Hillbrow boxing club and is also a model, dance instructor and fitness trainer. As part of a television journalism course, my team and I stepped into the ring to watch Yomi's final practice before his first big… Continue reading Yomi goes pro
An unusual development has popped up in Melville, one of Johannesburg's oldest suburbs. 27 Boxes opened last week and while it is described as "innovative" and enjoyed by some, certain Melville residents feel differently about the newest shopping development on their doorstep. As part of a television journalism course, my team and I decided to… Continue reading Melville’s 27 Boxes