1 AUGUST 2013 – 12 DECEMBER 2013 R800 p/unit/night – 4 pax R750 p/unit/night – 3 pax R600 p/unit/night – 2 pax About Us Bid Huisie is situated in Prince Albert,Western Cape, a quaint little village just 42km off the N1 (400km from Cape Town). The property’s beautiful Groot Karoo surroundings are the drawcard for [...]
18 June 2013 Good afternoon all! WC Health offers another chance to get children vaccinated against polio. 163 Runners finish the Garden Route Mall 10km and 5km. Two vacancies at the SWD Cricket Academy after two withdraw. Zola Budd-Pieterse to present running workshop in George. Chemistry opens in George – for hair, health and anti-aging. [...]
Two players have recently withdrawn from the Academy 2013 Intake. We will therefore be opening applications up until Friday the 14th for cricketers who would like to apply for the academy. Please complete the application form and submit to the SWD Offices by 12pm Friday 14 June 2013.
Smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live our lives, becoming integrated into our social lives to connect us to family and friends. They too have increasingly become the tools that make us more productive at work, driving a mobile workforce to remain connected anywhere, at any time. Our mobile devices do this through [...]
Prominent Turkish Bank Rolls Out QlikView to Over 4,000 Staff to Drive Enterprise-Wide Business Discovery
QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that Türk Ekonomi Bankası (TEB) has given over 4,000 of its employees access to the QlikView Business Discovery platform to help drive a range of enterprise-wide business efficiencies. TEB, one of Turkey’s largest banks, has deployed QlikView across its business [...]
The Garden Route Mall 10km and 5km had a great turn out with 249 finishers in the 10km and 163 finishers in the 5km. The winner in the race was Elfonso Pieterse from the Nedbank Running Club in a time of 31:51 followed by Julius Korkee of Mossel Bay Harriers in 32:20 and in 3rd [...]
The second round of Western Cape Government’s Immunisation Campaign starts on Tuesday 18 June 2013. Round two will only include polio immunisations for children aged 0 to 59 months. It is important that the public assist the Department in eradicating this disease by making sure that all children between the age 0 to 59 months [...]
Tshwane golfer Ben Kleynhans is still stunned by his first provincial victory this season a full week after he lifted the Southern Cape Senior Amateur title by one stroke at George Golf Club. “I just couldn’t believe that I pulled it off, considering how many times I tried to throw it away,” the 52-year-old golfer [...]
Gourmets & Gourmands 2013 – these diamonds are forever What is it about a diamond that makes it such a coveted pursuit? Is it the sparkle? Is it the unique characteristics that make no two alike? Is it the ‘preciousness’ that makes it more than just a shiny piece of compressed carbon? Or is it [...]
In honour of Woman’s Day, the Lanzerac Wine Estate, set in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, will be hosting an exclusive gourmet evening on Friday, 9 August. The hotel’s Executive Chef Stephen Fraser together with celebrity chef Jenny Morris, aka The Giggling Gourmet, will ensure that guests are treated to an unforgettable culinary experience. [...]
Senior people are an important age group when it comes to buy life insurance. The reason behind this situation is simple: the older we get, the weaker our body becomes. In order to live longer and be as healthy we must take measures as earlier as possible in life. If we are already past the age [...]
10 Top Sports & Media Personalities to #BeTheStud for Charity (13 June 2013, Cape Town) Sportingbet South Africa is running an inspired campaign mimicking the stages of the Durban July with #BeTheStud for Charity. “We have signed up ten top sporting and media personalities to ‘Be the Stud’ for their selected charity in the Sportingbet [...]
The Property Development Management Company of Monte Christo Retirement Village has noticed the difficulty senior residents are facing when trying to sell their current properties enabling them to purchase into a retirement village. In order to embrace this current market condition, Lazercor, together with the contractors and the professional team, have implemented cost-engineering without compromising the build quality. Monte Christo Retirement Village now offers selling prices well below the market norms.
By Alexander Mehlhorn, CEO, Framework One There’s a great deal of pride and enjoyment that the geeks in an organisation get from building servers from scratch, creating server rooms, and architecting an infrastructure that they can boast about to their peers. And five years ago, this was an essential in-house skill. You could contract the [...]
Bid a fond farewell to winter in style and make your way to the Franschhoek Motor Museum, L’Ormarins Estate on Saturday, 17 August for this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wines. Regarded as one of South Africa’s leading wine and culinary destinations, some of Franschhoek’s finest wineries will be showcasing their top winter wines at this intimate event.
The Resolution Health Medical Scheme (Resolution Health) and Zurreal Ride the Rhino and Race the Rhino mountain bike races recently announced its respective 2013 routes and opened entries to this year’s events.
The events, taking place in the Western Cape (Ride the Rhino) and Magaliesburg / Hartbeespoort (Race the Rhino) areas in September is aimed at raising much needed funds to answer the plight of the rhino and curb the disappearance of the endangered Renosterveld region in the Western Cape. Each participant will be racing in honour of the 668 rhinos that were poached in 2012.
Garden Route Ladies Circle 20 was recently represented by Elizabeth Theron (Chairlady) and Michélle Jacobsz (Secretary) at the Ladies Circle South Africa (LCSA) Annual General Meeting that was held on 24 / 25 May 2013 in Johannesburg. During the AGM the following ladies was elected on the National Executive Committee: Sam Kendal (President), Lisa Schlechter [...]
Garden Route Ladies Circle 20, George’s newest service club, was chartered on 24 March 2012. Please find herewith a brief description of who we are, were we come from, our activities for the past year and our future endeavors. Our motto is: “Friendship & Service” and our Aims and Objectives are: (1) Friendship and Social [...]
We have come a long way since 2006 and the release of the very first KWV Mentors wines. From modest beginning we have expanded the range from three to ten wines with the new vintage releases in May 2013, establishing KWV the Mentors brand as one of exceptional quality and integrity. The release of the [...]
Athletics South Africa recently selected two SWD athletes to participate in the CAA (Central Africa) Championships. Jo-Ane Van Dyk, Javelin, for the Youth Championships in Botswana on 1 and 2 June 2013. Anél Oosthuizen, 10km Walk, for the Junior Championships in Germiston on 27 to 30 June 2013. Unfortunately both these events has been cancelled. [...]
Athletics SWD selected at team of 15 athletes to participate at this year’s SA 21.1km Championships that will be held in Witbank on 20 July 2013. They are: Elize Kloppers Hartenbos Drawwers 40—49 Annatjie Botes Nedbank Running Club 50—59 Marie Wolmarans Nedbank Running Club 50—59 Rea Oosthuizen Hartenbos Drawwers [...]
The SA President’s XV yesterday continued their winning ways in the inaugural Tbilisi Cup in Georgia as they beat Emerging Ireland 19-8 to establish themselves as strong contenders for the title. The victory placed them in a favourable position to retain the top spot on the log ahead of their final match against hosts, Georgia, [...]
BACKGROUND: WITHDRAWAL OF TWO PLAYERS FROM 2013 INTAKE Two players have recently withdrawn from the Academy 2013 Intake. We will therefore be opening applications up until Friday the 14th for cricketers who would like to apply for the academy. Please complete the application form and submit to the SWD Offices by 12pm Friday 14 June [...]
Many micro lenders employ shrewd marketing strategies to separate consumers from their wallets. A classic example is the predator loan that is rolled over from month to month. The consequences are the following: They make the consumer a slave to the lender; Consumers are not made aware of the cost of credit; The work performances [...]
Johannesburg – It might just be a good omen, because the South African trio of Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Tim Clark have been drawn together as a grouping for rounds one and two of this week’s US Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, Schwartzel, the 2011 [...]
SA President’s XV coach Jimmy Stonehouse on Monday named a new-look team for their IRB Tbilisi Cup clash against Emerging Ireland in Georgia on Tuesday. Only three players who featured in the starting team in their opening clash against Uruguay, lock and captain Brendon Snyman, flank Uzair Cassiem and centre Adriaan Engelbrecht, retained their places [...]
At Whale-Phin Guest House owners, Joy and Louis Cook, spotted the first southern right whale of the season – and became the first locals to tweet the sighting – on Wednesday, 5 June. “It was good to see them on World Environment Day,” said Ms. Cook. Charmaine Klapwijk, of Romonza Boat Trips – which holds [...]
10 June 2013 – For three consecutive years, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has run the National Youth Financial Literacy Day (NYFL) in conjunction with South African financial institutions and organisations with the aim of increasing financial literacy among the youth. This year’s National Youth Financial Literacy Day event, will take place in two regions, [...]
By Jed Hewson, director of 1Stream If you were to ask a roomful of IT professionals what the cloud is, and whether businesses should move some (or all) of their processes to the cloud – you are likely to get a diverse range of answers. For me, cloud computing is simply using files, applications or [...]
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ― Barack Obama On Sunday, 16 June, the youth of our country will once more commemorate Youth Day- a day in [...]
How does a country make the transition from a society that has been defined by race for centuries to an open society with opportunities for all? Political emancipation – marked by our first democratic election – was an important first step. But the goal of economic inclusion remains as relevant in South Africa as it [...]
Cape Townians have opened their hearts (and their pantries) to assist a local emergency foster care facility with reducing their mammoth grocery bill. Heaven’s Nest, an emergency foster care facility based in Ottery provides children who have been temporarily or permanently removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or the death of their parents [...]