Famous pop star performs for RHF

2015-07-14 06:00
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Rene Tshiakanyi will be  performing at the Robin Hood Foundation’s ‘Future Women of Africa’ conference  on the 28 and 29 July.

Photo: supplied Rene Tshiakanyi will be performing at the Robin Hood Foundation’s ‘Future Women of Africa’ conference on the 28 and 29 July.  

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A SENSATIONAL singer and songwriter Rene Tshiakanyi is known for performing in French, English, Afrikaans and Portuguese. Rene describes his music as a combination of classic and pop ballads, Randamp;B, reggae and folk music. Rene’s first album entitled ‘Now I am Free’ was released in 2011 and he is hoping to release his second album soon. This year he was appointed as a brand ambassador for the Durban branch of ‘Life Line’.

Rene will be performing at the Robin Hood Foundation’s ‘Future Women of Africa’ conference on the 28 and 29July at CityHill Church in Hillcrest. Other entertainers include Holly Wasserfall, Joelene Joseph (aka Jjo) and St Mary’s DSG pupil Hannah Norcott.

The MC for the event is Ndlunkulu Thandeka Mkhize, a teacher and wife of the Chief of EMBO. Her opening prayer will be followed by an introduction by Cindy Norcott, founder and chairlady of the Robin Hood Foundation. Well known storyteller Gcina Mhlophe will be up next talking about ‘how to be a future woman of Africa’, etiquette and manners. Other topics include goal setting, self-defence, family planning, feminine hygiene and nutrition. Building healthy relationships, managing money and how to write a CV will also be covered.

Stylists Megan and Faye Coleman will be presenting on how to dress for success while Dis-Chem Beauty has arranged for make-up artist, Branden Don, to do a demonstration.

The two-day educational conference is free to 1000 previously disadvantaged women between the ages of 15 and 36. For more information please contact Kim Griffith Jones on 076 612 9060. To obtain an application form, please email robinhoodfund@telkomsa.net.

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