Posts tagged ‘The Expresso Show’

December 12, 2012

bonang matheba visits the expresso show

Bonang Matheba, Expresso Show (by Denzil Jacobs)

Yesterday morning, Top Billing presenter Bonang Matheba visited The Expresso Show on SABC3 to spread some Christmas cheer.

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March 13, 2012

kia johnson enjoying her pregnancy

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Over the moon about having a baby girl, The Expresso Show‘s Kia Johnson is enjoying her first pregnancy and looking radiant. With her little baby kicking and moving around in her tummy at 28 weeks, Kia keeps to a controlled diet and ensures that she eats at regular intervals to offset nausea. She also works out to keep fit, but is cautious not to overexert herself. As a presenter on a breakfast show, Kia’s little one, who’s name is not yet decided, tends to be awake at the time of the show and is usually kicking and moving around. This is both an emotional and exciting time for Kia Johnson, as she ventures into new community projects which will be revealed in due time and as she brings her bundle of joy into the world. “I’m getting very emotional at times bursting into tears as my hormones are going a little crazy and the anticipation of bringing this life into the world has me aware of so many things in the world. When I think of these things I fill up with fear for my daughter, hoping I can protect her as much as possible.  I also wonder what she’s going to think of me as her mother” says Johnson.

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Follow Kia Johnson on Twitter and Facebook for pregnancy updates and feel free to share your pregnancy experiences with her. Catch Kia on The Expresso show weekday mornings at 5:30am on SABC3.

More photos at JustForTheNostalgia on Facebook.

March 8, 2012

moments with liezel van der westhuizen

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SABC3‘s The Expresso Show presenter Liezel van der Westhuizen has become a house hold name in South Africa for her television and radio work, but this bombshell has proven that she has a lot more to offer. Earlier this year, van der Westhuizen completed The Ultimate Duzi Canoe Marathon held in KZN, her second consecutive Duzi Marathon and is know training for the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2012. A first this year, she’ll be riding a custom-fitted techno-wonder bike that will be powered entirely by social media and it will be up to the public to get her across the finish line. In conjunction with the Cycle Tour, Pick ‘n Pay‘s digital marketing team have created the ‘Like Bike’. A bike powered solely by “likes” on the Pick ‘n Pay Facebook Page. For every “like” Liezel receives, 10 meters will be added to the distance she is able to ride on race day, Sunday 11 March 2012.

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Likes” work like any other fuel, without them Liezel will have to cool her heels until a supporter tops up her tank. By logging onto the Pick ‘n Pay Facebook site (or http://m.likebike.co.za on a mobile device) and “liking” the bike you will do your bit to propel the bike and Liezel 10 meters closer to the finish line. Additionally, every 10 Km that she completes, the Pick ‘n Pay Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy, which focuses on getting youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds on their bikes and cycling, will receive a brand new bike and with a total distance of 110Km, 11 bikes will be donated if the Like Bike makes it all the way.

Here’s a quick fun video with Liezel… JustForTheNostalgia

Catch Liezel van der Westhuizen on SABC3’s The Expresso Show week day mornings at 5:30am and on 567KFM and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

February 21, 2012

sabc3 stars visit cavendish square

Lorna Maseko, Ashish Gangapersad, Katlego Maboe - SABC3Some of SABC3‘s Isidingo stars and TV presenters recently visited Cape Town’s premiere shopping centre, Cavendish Square. Stars included Insidingo‘s Ashish GangapersadVusi KuneneKgomotso ChristopherRobert Whitehead and Jay Antsey as well as Top Billing‘s gorgeous Lorna Maseko and The Expresso Show’s presenter Katlego Maboe. Hundreds of fans were treated to a chance to spend a few moments with their favourite SABC3 stars and personalities, get an autographed calendar as well as a photo with the stars to take home. The stars were later whisked away to Café Sofia for a decadent lunch and a chance to catch up with each other and enjoy the afternoon.

Catch Isidingo weekdays at 7:30pm, Top Billing on Tuesdays at 8:00pm and wake up to The Expresso Show weekday mornings at 5:30am – on SABC3!


January 8, 2012

the 151st l’ormarins queens plate 2012

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Like an equestrian dream, the 151st L’Ormarins Queens Plate took to Kenilworth Racecourse on 07 January 2012. To the blue and white theme, guests were dressed to the nines, with celebrity guest Jennifer Su showcasing one of her many timeless hats, designed by Peta Eggierth-Symes for Pallu, paired with a stunning blue dress, also by Pallu. Wearing a gorgeous white dress by Cape Town fashion designer, Stefania Morland, Jo-Ann Strauss sparkled with her Louis Vuitton Cruise Collection 2012Flore Clutch Saumur‘ bag and Louis Vuitton shoes. The stunning Natalie Becker, dazzled in a stunning summer dress by Klȗk, perfectly matching the theme. Melinda Bam looked absolutely radiant as Miss South Africa.

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One of South Africa’s most well known presenters and the owner of Full Circle Model Management, Janez Vermeiren, donning a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses from Sunglass Hut, was there to celebrate with his brother. In exquisite vintage style, Melody Maker along with Melinda Shaw, editor in chief of Heat Magazine were seen in good company enjoying the day.

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Other celebrity guests included, Marc Lottering with Anwar McKay, Elana AfrikaTarryn Lamb dressed by Zinzi Couture and Chad Saaiman, dressed by Markham, Soli Philander and Cosmopolitan’s Sexiest Man in SA 2011, Gregg Hammond. Roxy Louw looked radiant in Anel Botha with Minki van der Westhuizen wearing French Connection UK.

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Judged by Jennifer Su, Sam Walker (La Muse) and Dominik and Kerry (Little Hattery), the ‘Best Hat‘ was awarded to The Expresso Show‘s Kia Johnson. The ‘Best Dressed‘ award went to Darielle Robertson, judged by Tammy TinkerEmily Bell, Francesca Cumani and Laduma Ngxokolo. Prizes included Cartier Fragrances, Elizabeth Arden Gift bags and the main prizes were luxury bags by Cape Cobra valued at R21000 each.

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Joining the ‘Best Dressed‘ women on stage, artist, model and entrepreneur, Conor McCreedy wearing Peyman Umay Bespoke (NYC) would have been a shoo-in for the best dressed man if there was a ‘Best Dressed Man’ category – Perhaps it’ll be added next year Conor.

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Click here to see more photos of the event (please tag yourself)!

Thank you to Vlad Popov and Kristian Schmidt for the additional photos of Conor – it was quite difficult finding him as he was never in the same place for long.