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Claire Mawisa

Claire Mawisa

Claire Mawisa is a South African television presenter, model and radio personality best known for being an SABC1 continuity presenter (1999-2001), as well as for co-hosting the SABC1 music variety show One, from 2002-2003. After many years working in radio and television, and opening her own business, Claire joined the Carte Blanche team in 2015.


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Security: A Billion Rand Industry

20 February 2017, 11:32

Crime has always been a hot topic with South Africans. Any casual gathering of friends, family or colleagues will...

Are you built for flight comfort?

07 December 2016, 12:00

Once I’ve found my seat number and deposited myself in my window seat, I silently use the power of positive thinking...

Welcome to the Internet of Things

26 September 2016, 11:20

It’s 2016, and I think it’s time we take Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and rework it a little. Once we do, we will...

Forgot your password?

06 September 2016, 20:00

When we think of biometric password security, we think  either of unlocking our iPhones with our fingerprint, or if...

Shooting the New Carte Blanche Trailer

01 August 2016, 0:20

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about the Carte Blanche team is that we see each other daily and spend a...

Waste not, want not…

26 June 2016, 20:00

To motorists, these people are a nuisance and an irritation. No, I don’t mean unroadworthy taxis or street hawkers of...

Diabulimia: Dying to be Thin

29 May 2016, 20:13

I had never heard of the word diabulimia, until this particular story was discussed at the office. Diabulimia is an...

Claire Mawisa’s Wanderlist

17 May 2016, 10:22

It’s a dream many of us aspire to – quitting our day jobs, packing our bags and travelling. Local couple...

Q & A with Claire Mawisa

30 April 2016, 7:00

Do you have a middle name? And a nickname you’re willing to share?   My middle name is Bulelwa. Unfortunately...

About the Price of Food

19 April 2016, 10:30

A recurring discussion on my social media lately is how ridiculously expensive avocados have become. Once a run of the...

The Controversial Maiden Bursary

09 February 2016, 9:08

When the maiden bursary story broke early in January 2016, it sent ripples throughout South Africa and the world. The...

Rage 2015

11 December 2015, 8:47

While the idea was being discussed by the team for me to attend and cover #Rage2015 for Carte Blanche, my initial...