Located in the heart of Soweto, the first-class shopping centre of Maponya Mall was officially opened by former South African President Nelson Mandela in 2007. This 70 000m² diamond shaped retail space boasts over 170 unique stores which includes various flagship shops, local and international brands, and full governmental facilities providing the utmost in ease and convenience to the community. This is the ideal destination to enjoy a meal with the family, shop for the latest fashion and accessories, or even watch the latest movies on circuit.

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Boasting over 170 stores throughout the centre, Maponya Mall is just the place if you're looking for a well-deserved retail therapy session in Soweto. Here, shoppers will be able to explore and shop a wide selection of brands, products and services, both local and international. The variety of stores trading within the centre includes Bogart Men, The Fix, Shoe City, Tread + Miller, Relay Jeans, Pep, Mr Price, Legit, Style Diva, Dis-Chem, Sedglo Hair & Beauty Salon, Bradlows, Rochester, and many more.

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Restaurants

Need to rest your feet and refuel after a long shopping spree throughout the mall? Then be sure to grab a table at one of the many restaurants and takeout spots within the centre. You're sure to spoilt for choice, with options to satisfy any craving. For something on-to-go or to take home with you, place an order at McDonald's, KFC, Sausage Saloon or Chicken Licken. But if you'd rather enjoy a sit-down meal with your friends and loved ones, then visit Panarotti's, Silver Falcon Spur, Tavern or Wimpy.

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For the latest movies straight from Hollywood, be sure to visit Ster-Kinekor at Maponya Mall. Here, you're bound o find the perfect movie no matter what you're in the mood for. There's exciting and playful animations ideal for the entire family, comedies that'll have you laughing your heart out, adrenaline-packed actions and hair raising horrors that'll keep you right on the edge of your seat, and much more. Click here to see what movies are currently on circuit at Ster-Kinekor.

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Contact Details

Website: www.maponyamall.co.za

Tel: 011 938 4448

Email: [email protected]

Address: Chris Hani Road, Soweto, Johannesburg

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Johannesburg is jam-packed with cinemas! The only thing you need to do is find your nearest one, grab your family and friends, buy a few snacks, and pick which movie you're in the mood to watch. From action-packed films and family-friendly animations to hilarious rom-coms and hair-raising horrors, you'll definitely find a flick on circuit at one of these movie cinemas in the city.

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Egrek Cinema
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Ster-Kinekor

With cinemas scattered all over the city, Ster-Kinekor is sure to a movie for all ages, every mood and every occasion. To see what movies are currently showing or to find a Ster-Kinekor cinema near you, visit their website. A few locations where you can find a Ster-Kinekor includes Cresta Shopping Centre, Sandton Shopping Centre, Bedford Square, Cradlestone Mall, Cedar Square, Carnival City and Mall of Africa, just to name a few.

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Nu Metro

Bringing cutting-edge cinema experiences such as 4DX, Xtreme and VIP at select cineplexes nationwide, Nu Metro brings you the latest blockbusters across a variety of genres. From exciting animations that'll delight families and audiences of all ages and moving dramas that'll have you reaching for a tissue to adrenaline packed action and hair raising horrors, there's sure to be something showing on the big screen. You can even make your movie viewing experience even more lifelike. Click here to find your nearest Nu Metro cinema and see what's currently on circuit.

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema

Who doesn't know the ever-popular Bioscope Independent Cinema? This unique cinema has brought visitors only the best in local and international film features to Joburg movie lovers for a full decade. This June, in celebration of their 10th anniversary, The Bioscope Independent Cinema said goodbye to its home in Maboneng, and made its way to its brand-new location at 44 Stanley in Milpark. Be sure to visit their website to see what shows and screenings are coming up or currently showing.

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Egrek Cinema

In the mood for a movie but don’t want to visit one of the usual cinemas in the city? Then why not enjoy a unique movie viewing experience at the brand-new Egrek Cinema? Located on 4th Avenue in Parkhurst, Egrek Cinema is an independent 30-seat cinema offering an intimate and exclusive viewing experience, perfect for screening the latest movies. Visit Egrek Cinema’s website to see what’s currently showing on their big screen.

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Latest Movie Releases

Wondering what's currently on circuit at the city's most popular cinemas? Click here to see what releases you can expect throughout the month. Be sure to visit Ster-Kinekor and Nu Metro, find your nearest cineplex and book your seats now. Also, be sure to keep in mind that cinemas are now practicing social distancing and strict safety regulations, rules and protocols. Visit their websites to find out more.

During the early 2000s, mall and shopping centre conglomerates realised that there's an untapped spending opportunity in Soweto, and with that, a list of retail developments have sprung up all over the area.

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Maponya Mall

We've got the perfect place for shopping in Soweto! Officially opened by former South African President Nelson Mandela in 2007, Maponya Mall is a first-class mall for the people of Soweto. Envisioned by Mr Richard Maponya, who wished to construct a shopping centre in Soweto for 26 years to make life much more efficient for the community, and to give the people something they could call their soul.

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Jabulani Mall

Opened in late 2006, Jabulani Mall has since satisfied the palate of the Soweto shopper through offering a variety of national shoe and fashion outlets that cater to each individual's taste. The Mall hosts 109 stores and is the home to the only Game store in Soweto. Also known as the peoples' mall, Jabulani Mall offers a food court with fast food favourites and sit in restaurants. Jabulani Mall is an excellent point of interest when it comes to shopping in Soweto.

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Protea Glen Mall

Protea Glen Mall is a family-friendly shopping centre in Protea Glen, on the main arterial route between Krugersdorp and Lenasia, Gauteng. The 30 000m² mall opened its doors in spring 2012 and offers everything from clothing and shoes, to restaurants and fast food outlets. Shops include Pick 'n Pay, Shoprite, Ackermans, Clicks and other anchor tenants as well as a post office.

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Bara Mall

Bara Mall is a modern enclosed mall centre in very close proximity to the Chris Hani Hospital. Situated on the corner of Chris Hani and Nicholas, Bara Mall features Shoprite, Jet, OK Furniture, Shoprite Liquors and a range of supporting tenants, who make up the 10 000m² leasable area.

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Dobsonville Mall

Dobsonville Mall has a wide variety of retail stores for all your shopping needs and includes anchor tenants such as Jet Mart, Clicks, Pep, KFC, MRP and Shoprite. Free Wi-Fi, by Connect Waya-Waya, is available at the mall as well. With over 70 stores and an office park, the mall has retained its significant and iconic association with the community, making everybody who visits it comfortable to go about their shopping and daily lives. Parking is free, easy and accessible, allowing convenient access to the whole shopping centre.

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Dobson Point

Need to go shopping in Soweto? Dobson Point Shopping Centre is anchored by Pick 'n Pay with national restaurants such as KFC and McDonald's. The centre is centrally located in Dobsonville within close proximity to Dobsonville Stadium and is easily accessible through all major transport routes. Dobson Point Shopping Centre has a representation of all major banks through ATM's and The South African Post Office. This community shopping centre provides a convenient, safe and pleasant shopping experience for the local communities.

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Devland Cash & Carry

Need to do some wholesale shopping in Soweto? Situated in Lenasia, Devland Cash & Carry is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) wholesaler enterprise. They provide general merchandise and food products in bulk to a range of independent traders and commercial users throughout Johannesburg and Southern Africa. At Devland, they pride themselves on providing cost-effective prices and excellent customer service.

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MULTIMeat

Need to do your meat shopping in Soweto in bulk? Situated in Devland, MULTIMeat offers meat and meat products in bulk at the freshest degree possible. Here, you will find custom cuts of beef, pork, chicken and mutton as well as bulk sausage, burger patties and offal.

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Factory Stores

The Fridge Factory Shop

Need to do some home appliance shopping in Soweto? Then head to the Fridge Factory Shop in Protea Garden. Specialising in big brand appliances such as Whirlpool, KIC and AEG, the Fridge Factory Shop offers a wide selection of fridges, chest freezers, tumble dryers and washing machines at discounted prices.

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For 13 straight days Rosebank Mall, Sandton City, Nelson Mandela SquareOriental Plaza and East Rand Mall will be hosting the Joburg Shopping Festival. What better place to host a shopping festival than the spending capital of Africa? You betcha, from 28 July until 09 August selected stores at these retail centres will be participating in a city-wide celebration of low prices, great deals and awesome prizes. You can also head to Maponya Mall to be a part of the fun.

The Joburg Shopping Festival, largely inspired by the 21-year-old Dubai Shopping Festival, is fast developing into a tourism attraction for visitors from across the African continent, positioning the city and province as a convenient, budget-friendly shopping destination.

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Prizes are on offer during the awesome Joburg Shopping Festival which kicks off on 28 July. Visit these amazing venues from 28 July – 9 August and stand in line to win one of these amazing prizes: A MSC Cruise, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Tickets, 2 x Canon bundle's from Kameraz, Dinner at The Saxon, a lovely hamper from Spec-Savers, tickets to the Soweto Wine Festival, SAA tickets, a trip on Bill Harrop's Balloon Safaris, luggage from The Matador, a get-away to Sun City, a Four Seasons spa experience and the grand prizes, a Chevy Spark and R 25,000 in cash.

Sandton City

Located on Africa’s richest square mile, Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square offer a premium shopping and dining experience.

Rosebank Mall

The trendy Rosebank Mall is an eclectic mix of local chain stores, international brands and unique local boutiques, located in the northern suburbs.

East Rand Mall

East Rand Mall is situated only seven kilometres from South Africa's busiest airport, OR Tambo International Airport, and conveniently boasts South Africa's largest Pick n Pay Hypermarket. The centre's well-planned tenant combination includes all of South Africa's major chain stores and a host of smaller specialized stores.

Oriental Plaza

Last – but certainly not least –Joburg’s bargain treasure, Oriental Plaza, is the bulk-buying mecca for the serious retail entrepreneur. You'll find everything you're looking for here, trust us!

For More Information

Visit the JSF at www.joburgshoppingfestival.co.za. You can also Like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter @JSF_SA and on Instagram #JoburgShopFest.