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Greater Oudtshoorn declared a disaster area

Oudtshoorn, 08 August 2018 – During a special council meeting today, the council of the Greater Oudtshoorn discussed a threatening…

Women’s Day Official Programme 2018


Celebrating Women’s Day

Ms Margaret Biko and Ms Busisiwe Salmani who work at Fleet Management, George Municipality are part of a group of…

NMU George Campus Executive Public Lecture Series

Please see the attached Invitation to attend a series of interesting and diverse lunchtime lectures at NMU George Campus. These…

Velvet Home & Living: New Shop – 78 Hope Street

We are excited to announce that we have opened our new shop conveniently located at
78 Hope Street, George.

Will SA wine ever be a great investment?

You’re hanging with the right crowd when you got to taste the 1998, 2002, 2005 and 2006 vintages of the Shiraz from legendary Clare Valley, South Australia property Wendouree – David Clarke, of Australian extraction and owner of the local Ex Animo wine agency, had assembled these wines as way of facilitating some “cultural exchange” and very striking they were, too.

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Wilderness prepares for adventure as Torpedo SwimRun launches its first freshwater event

Extreme swimmer Ryan Stramrood joins top triathletes at Torpedo SwimRun Wild. Fresh from his 79th Robben Island crossing, extreme open…

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New Mensa wine range is a bestseller with a twist

Mensa, a novel wine range taking storytelling through digital innovation to the next level, has just been launched by Overhex…

Senekal scoops gold in Nigeria

Nelson Mandela University student athlete Ischke Senekal continued to show she can perform at the highest level when she won…

Wanderlust Women

Red Carpet Creative celebrates Women’s Month with an exciting journey of activities at all our favourite spots! Dine in celebration with a culinary expedition of the taste buds; Drink in celebration with a sensory excursion of the palette; Indulge yourself with a selection of premium products and offerings; and celebrate empowered women.

Regular Columns & Opinion Pieces

Investment Property VS Retirement Annuities

All South Africans worry about retiring at some stage in their lives. Where are the funds going to come from?…

BOKAMOSO | The DA believes in REAL empowerment

There has been much debate within the party recently about the DA’s position on BBBEE. It is both necessary and…

Grinding the jobless into the ground with job deprivation rules

Much is written about inequality, decrying high salaries paid by companies to their executives as being one of its main…

Book Review: My Great Expedition

Words: Justin Fox Illustrations: Lucy Stuart-Clark Bumble Books Review: Brian Joss Justin Fox is an award-winning travel writer and author…

Book Review: The Sock Rat

Janina Pechova Bumble Books Review: Brian Joss If you’ve ever wondered why one sock is always missing from a pair…

Book Review: Elephants Don’t Grow On Trees

Words: AH Benjamin; Illustrations: Adrie le Roux Bumble Books Review: Brian Joss Elephants Don’t Grow On Trees is a magical…

Book Review: The Baby Brother Curse

Words: Michelle Sacks; illustrations: Carla Kreuser Bumble Books Review: Brian Joss The title , The Baby Brother Curse, didn’t appeal…

Alfa Romeo Giulietta eager to cement championship position in PE

Brian Joss – The Alfa Romeo Giulietta of Theo van Vuuren and Bradley Scorer heads into the penultimate round of…

Are all security ‘must-haves’ really must-haves?

Burglar bars, alarms, gates, beams – there are many security options on the market all being sold as security ‘must-haves’…

Looking at new wheels? Unpacking the best buying option

Brian Joss – With more vehicle finance options than ever before, car buyers are often faced with a long list…

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