Simtembile Mgidi General Reporter

Simtembile Mgidi is a general reporter at The Herald and Weekend Post

Fitting honour for one of Africa’s greatest musical minds


Internationally-acclaimed composer Prof Bongani Ndodana-Breen’s composition was among one of many celebrated during the ...

Suspects abandon bail amid protest action


Two men, alleged to be part of a larger group terrorising the Motherwell community, abandoned their bids for bail amid ...

Kariega flood victims grateful for help in rebuilding their lives


For dozens of Kariega residents, June 1 will be etched in their minds as a day of devastation as floods swept through ...

Musician’s spirits lifted by winning fringe category


Despite the costs and time involved in having to travel from Makhanda to Gqeberha to perform with her band, Thando ...

Brendon Peel wins Standard Bank Ovation Award, honours his mother


It was a matter of another event, another accolade for talented Gqeberha magic man Brendon Peel.

Gqeberha clothing designer reaps what he sews


After years of crying himself to sleep on an empty stomach with little hope for tomorrow, a Motherwell resident has ...

Motherwell event organiser creates a space to showcase growth of hip hop


While it may have been transitioning through mediums, The Urban Exchange will be back in full force with the ...

Hairstylist transforms Walmer salon into welcoming lounge


Hairstylist Chris Hauptfleisch and his business partner, interior decorator Hannes Verster, recently celebrated the ...

NMU researcher explores dark side of cannabis use


A high level of awareness about cannabis usage — gleaned through personal experience — inspired a Nelson Mandela ...

NMU hosts first instalment of Council Seminar Series


Nelson Mandela University is taking on the task of introspection and welcomes anyone to contribute to the decisions, ...