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‘A YOUNG ENTREPRENUER’ FROM CONQUERING THE SKIES TO BUSINESS ON THE GROUND WITH NIGEL SIKALA

17th June 2021 BY Kevin Mwenye

Young people are making waves in Africa and as young as we are at Checkoutafrica it is always intriguing catching up with the ones setting trends and pacemaking. We caught up with Nigel Sakala, a 25-year-old Zimbabwean pilot-turned-businessman who is making waves in logistics and cyber-security, based in South Africa. Nigel at his young age has hit the ground running…

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By Xavier; A man of many talents

6th April 2021 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Internationally acclaimed, sought-after South African photographer, Xavier Saer is a man of many talents who rediscovered his passion for music during the first lockdown. This passion resulted in two radio single releases which got him noticed and signed to Tiësto’s record label, “Black Hole Recordings”, one of the world’s leading Dance Music Labels. Most people know him as a photographer…

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DJ BIG SKY; A man that is in his bag

25th March 2021 BY Ivis Ngwenya

With DJ, producer, writer, and event planner on his CV as well as a civil engineer diploma Mr big sky is a man that is in his bag! He started his career as a DJ in 2003 when he was mentored by DJ star who at the time was part of the legendary group BRF formed by the phenomenal DJ…

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Zambian Afropop Princess, Katongo, releases new song ‘Yoyo’

24th March 2021 BY checkoutafrica

Yoyo is an Afrobeat dance track written and performed by Katongo and Zambian Rap star Mic Burner (Thought of you).  The song speaks of a tumultuous relationship in which the female feels she is being treated like a toy yoyo, picked up and then discarded by her partner at a whim.  Yoyo is Katongo’s first single release in 2021.  So far in her career, she has released popular…

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Mthandazo Gatya; A true believer in his craft

24th March 2021 BY Ivis Ngwenya

When Mthandazo Gatya found out his debut single, Senzeni featuring DJ Manzo SA and Comado had reached platinum; the musician first thanked his fans and promised to continue making them proud by releasing more hits. True to his word, Mthandazo released his EP last month, folding catchy lyricism across its six tracks, Umonde is a taste of the talents of a budding house vocalist…

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