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- Prev Reddy shares the details of his debut solo comedy stand-up show.
- Stacy Gossayn and Anarzade Omar provide some background to their Miss South Africa Top 30 hopes and dreams.
- Astrino Nicoloudakis takes us on a tour of the new @Sandton Hotel.
- Clyde Terry reflects on 40-Years of the Nelson Mandela Square Antiques Fair.
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THE SANDTON TIMES HOUR is the go-to weekly digest on greater Sandton including fabulous food spots, luxurious lifestyle bits, first-hand travel tips, motoring notes, and world-class entertainment. In this week’s episode [Edition 69 | Week 22] The Sandton Times covers an array of topical news as well as these interviews:
South African Comedian Prev Reddy in QUALIFIED DISSAPOINTMENT
After a whirlwind 3 years as the sharp-witted, sassy Aunty Shamilla, Prev Reddy finally takes the stage to introduce himself to the world. As an Indian child choosing a career, you have 3 options; A doctor, a lawyer, or disappointment! Reddy takes us through the hilarious journey of how he conned his parents to pursue his career, his instant rise to fame, and the ride after. QUALIFIED DISAPPOINTMENT is Reddy’s first solo show since the creation of his iconic character.
MISS SOUTH AFRICA Top 30 Finalists Stacy Gossayn and Anarzade Omar
Meet the Top 30 contestants vying for the title of MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2022 and vote for your favourite to make it into the Top 10. The 30 hopefuls are an impressive and diverse group and include an estate agent, a corporate lawyer, a veterinarian, a forensic science graduate, teachers, models, entrepreneurs, and law students. They come from all over South Africa with Gauteng leading the field with 13 contestants.
Anarzade Omar (23) is from Crown Gardens, Johannesburg, Gauteng. She has a BA in Strategic Communication in Marketing from the University of Johannesburg and works as a Social Media Manager at a digital marketing agency. She also runs a small online sushi business which she launched during the COVID-19 lockdown and admits to being an intro-extrovert with the worst dad jokes.
Stacy Gossayn (25) is from Viljoenskroon in the Free State but currently is based in Pretoria, Gauteng, has a BSc degree in Human Movement Sciences and Physiology and works as a surgical orthopedic medical representative. Her love for beauty products and cosmetics led her to study for a Diploma in Professional Make-up Artistry and she successfully runs a side business as a makeup artist. She is currently completing a Diploma in Sports Nutrition.
The Top 10, who will go through to the finals, will be announced on June 13 via the MISS SOUTH AFRICA App which can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play store.
Shamwari’s Luxury Tented Camp Sindile Safari Lodge
Shamwari’s luxury tented camp, Sindile Safari Lodge, the newest lodge and flagship tented camp, re-opened in September 2021 offering vast views, top-tier accommodation, and Shamwari’s distinctive dining.
There are few places quite as luxurious as Shamwari Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Boasting an array of wildlife, two different education and rehabilitation facilities, plus 6 luxury lodges, and 1 explorer camp, one of which being the new flagship tented camp, Sindile Safari Lodge, named after the matriarch of Shamwari’s leopards and the ancestor of the current leopard population in the reserve, who fought many a lion and whose stories make for great conversation around a boma fire.
Luxury Aparthotel @Sandton Hotel with Astrino Nicoloudakis
Offering a mix of stylish, modern rooms and apartments, @Sandton Hotel is shaking up the hospitality space in Sandton with notable amenities, luxury accommodation, a convenient location, and breathtaking views that stretch as far as Magaliesberg.
@Sandton Hotel has opened on Benmore Road in Sandton and the luxury hotel, based within the Acsiopolis Node, is a mixed-use 21-story high-rise that blends residential, retail, lifestyle, and hospitality to create a single destination experience for guests. Developed by Anaprop, the property management company of Acsion Limited, the hotel offers a total of 563 rooms and provides a chic hideaway for the urban traveller.
40-Years of the Nelson Mandela Square Antiques Fair with Clyde Terry
As the biggest and longest-running antique fair in South Africa with over 40 dealers coming from all over the country, the Nelson Mandela Square Antiques Fair is a collector’s dream and Sandton’s best-kept secret for both local and international visitors. The Antiques Fair on the upper and lower levels of Nelson Mandela Square takes place every first Sunday of the month from 9am to 4pm.
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