Portrait of Place – Red Café

We visit The Red Café in High Street, Grahamstown \ Mahkanda to feel the atmosphere of this friendly and popular little café. Owner Louis talks about their menu and what makes Red Café one of the most charming establishments in town. The discusses the issues that a small business owner has to go through in order to keep running.

Production by Michael Taylor


Portrait of a place – Thethani Siwa, Tailor

Tethani Siwa is a tailor in Makhanda that caters for different people and different styles. We learn about his business and designs.

Production by Ongezwa Shosha


Portrait of place – Tshisa Nyama in Makhanda

Experience the sounds of Simphiwe Xako’s Tshisa Nyama restaurant in the corner of High and Knight Street in Makhanda

Production by Temba Mkosi


Portrait of place – Ultra Fitness

Bill Jokana is a personal trainer at a gym in Grahamstown. He understands the many reasons people join a gym and encourages people of all ages to look after their bodies, to remain healthy and increase their chances of living longer. Bill shows us a normal day in his world…

Production by Khaka Ngcofe


Portrait of place – Nail salon

Production by Khethiwe Shobede


Portrait of place – Richard Pullen Pottery

Production by Clare O’Reilly