The Queens Picnic, presented by Kwela Tebza, is an all-day celebration of women taking place at James Ethel and Gray Park in Johannesburg on Saturday 27 August.
18 Aug 2016
The winner of the Top Empowered Media Personality of the Year Award will be announced at the 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards taking place the evening of 14 April at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg...
Issued by Topco Media 12 Apr 2016
The Shimmy Beach Club has announced that Goldfish will perform one last 'Submerged Sundays' concert. The summer finale line-up includes 5fm's Roger Goode and Poppy Ntshongwana, as well as Dean Fuel and Jet.
24 Apr 2015
In its latest issue, YOU roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public...
21 Oct 2014
Vodacom launched new pop culture music streaming app; Deezer at the Elevate Rooftop in downtown Johannesburg.
13 Oct 2014
Katlego Maboe, the Expresso Morning Show presenter, has joined the wave of celebrities, including President Barack Obama, in the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest viral campaign to promote awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)... (video)
19 Aug 2014
This past weekend on Saturday the 17th May, Neon Run took over The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg and caused a massive glow in the city.
20 May 2014
This past weekend on Saturday the 10th May, Neon Run took over Green Point in Cape Town and caused a massive glow in the city.
13 May 2014
9 May 2014
Nelson Mandela Day honours Mandela's life and serves as an inspiration for people to embrace Mandela's values, such as democracy, freedom, equality, diversity, reconciliation, and respect. The day is also a global call to action that serves as a reminder that everyone has the power to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
17 Jul 2013
Listeners are encouraged to join Gareth Cliff and 5FM this Mandela Day, Thursday 18 July 2013, at 8.45am as the show creates some 'Madiba Magic' and join hands across South Africa as a gesture of unity and commitment to making the country a better place.
17 Jul 2013
The finalists for the YOU Spectacular Awards lists have been released. The awards will be taking place later this month on 27 July 2013, at The Lyric, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg.
2 Jul 2013
12 Jun 2013
The Generation Next Survey, covering 73 categories, was conducted by Hdi Youth Marketeers to gauge the influence of products and people in the lives of South Africa's youth. Importantly it highlights what they consider to be 'cool'.
7 Jun 2013
South Africa's most popular products, brands, celebrities, and sportsmen and women - as voted by six thousand youths aged 8 to 22 - were awarded at the spectacular Sunday Times Generation Next Awards ceremony held at Montecasino in Johannesburg.
Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 3 Jun 2013
26 Nov 2012
19-year-old film student Trevor Stuurman has been named the winner of the Elle Style Reporter search in association with BlackBerry. Cape Town-based Stuurman will now have the opportunity to report on South African style on the Elle digital platforms and travel abroad to hone his eye for style.
23 Nov 2012
Elle magazine hosts a blog style party at 7pm on Tuesday 20 November 2012 at the Museum of African Design in the Maboneng Precinct, downtown Johannesburg, where seven of the freshest fashion bloggers will blog it out live for the prize of joining the magazine team as its style blogger.
16 Nov 2012
Early last week the 5FM's afternoon drive team Thato Sikwane 'DJ Fresh', Poppy Ntshongwana, Catherine Grenfel and Duran Collett expressed their support for the eighth Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Disability Trade & Lifestyle Expo and Conference, by spending the day in wheelchairs.
5 Sep 2012
The latest 5FM lineup changes have been announced: after almost eight years at campus radio station Tuks FM, Rob Forbes is replacing Sasha Martinengo to host the weekday morning show, 9am-12 noon, together with show contributor Fikile Moeti; and Poppy Ntshongwana will host a new show early Sunday nights.
15 Mar 2012
5FM's new lineup starting today, Friday, 1 April 2011, has some exciting changes for some of the station's women presenters, with 5FM favourites Poppy Ntshongwana, Bongi Mbelu and fresh talent Angela Guastella and Jola Slomkowski showing that they are ones to be closely watched in the future.
1 Apr 2011
16 Sep 2010
Triumph has announced the 10 finalists of The Who? Search for the Beauty of Triumph, the company's hunt to find a beautiful woman to represent its brand and model its lingerie in 2011.
9 Sep 2010
DJ Rob Vember is riding into a new timeslot on 5FM, taking over the sundowner show weekday evenings 7pm - 10pm from 1 April 2009. Vember, who just cycled the Argus for charity, will also take over the reins of the 5FM Top 40 on Sundays between 10am and 2pm, while Koula will move into the 2pm - 5pm slot on Saturdays and Sundays.
30 Mar 2009
5FM's new interactive Saturday show, launching on 1 November 2008, is intended to plug directly into the nation's youth culture. KFC Global Express with Poppy Ntshongwana debuts end of this week, and, in a first for 5FM, the show will feature live Internet interactivity with the presenter in studio.
27 Oct 2008
Joburg will be painted a bright shade of pink, with the help of 5FM, tomorrow, Saturday, 6 October 2007, when the city celebrates Gay Pride in style with the 18th Annual Joburg Pride Parade and Party in the Park. According to Joburg Pride organisers, all is in place to ensure a slick and memorable event.
5 Oct 2007
While Gareth Cliff and DJ Fresh are busy preparing their new breakfast and afternoon drive shows, respectively, the music radio station's new line-up took to the air on 1 July 2006. Some of the new developments include Elana Afrika's move to daytime radio, Nicole Fox hosting the World Chart Show, Monde Kapa and Catherine Karstel imported from Good Hope FM, as well as the introduction of a specialised lifestyle show and daily traffic reports on the drive time shows.
3 Jul 2006