Old Mutual’s More than Yourself campaign aims to raise R400 000 to buy school shoes for underprivileged children. Seven of South Africa’s best-known media personalities will be running the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon on April 19 as ambassadors of Old Mutual’s More Than Yourself campaign. The campaign aims to raise R400 000 to supply […]
Advances in technology have seen a significant increase in e-commerce transactions where goods and services are supplied to South African consumers through the medium of the internet. The Value Added Tax Act, 1991 (the VAT Act) requires VAT to be charged on these transactions at the standard rate of 14%. A South African supplier of […]
In his Presidential address on Friday evening during the SWD Annual Awards function the President, Rudy Claassen, admitted that the past season in many ways was a very challenging season but in reflecting on the achievements in the province SWD Cricket can be very proud on their achievements the past season. “Our biggest challenge since […]
Entries for 2014 are open and limited to 180 riders, so hurry. The word is OUT. The venue at De Hoop Collection is awesome. An unforgettable MTB weekend experience … only 2 ½ hours from Cape Town awaits. Bring your family and friends and your riding buddies too. Friday – Social 17km night ride Saturday […]
This week Tourism Act signed into law Business tourism is doing well Tourism business? No: social enterprise. And a case study of note Tourism Act signed into law Congratulations to the National Department of Tourism on the signing of the Tourism Act No. 3 of 2014 into law. According to the official media release, the […]
Organisers of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race have unveiled a brand new Vaal Dam crossing on the opening stage of the nine-day mountain bike race, which starts near Johannesburg on April 25. Race co-ordinator Craig Wapnick said this year’s event would feature a 400m floating bridge across the dam in place of the […]
LUNA PAIGE introduces new album “BORDERS & BEYOND” on national tour from 3 May –1 June 2014. Luna will be performing at the following cities during the tour: Cape Town, Durbanville, Stellenbosch, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Rosebank, Nelspruit, Durban, Swartland, Tulbagh. (scroll down for details for relevant gig guides/ high res images available on […]
Make your way to these charming villages at the foot of the Kasteelberg for the annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival on 3 to 5 May 2013. A past winner of the West Coast Tourism Award in the “Tourism Event “ category and a nominee for “Crowd Pleaser” in the Klink Awards. Voted in 2013 as Woolworths Taste Magazines “The Unforgettable Festival” by its readers.
By Claire Cobbledick, Head of Marketing, Gumtree South Africa On 22 April, South Africa will join the world in conserving energy for Earth Hour – but we should always have energy conservation in mind. South Africans throw away over 566 million tonnes of waste each year – most of which ends up in landfill sites. […]
Shiraz and Charcuterie; a culinary match made in heaven! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience these taste sensations at this year’s Feast of Shiraz & Charcuterie @ Hartenberg on Saturday, 7 June (12pm to 5pm). Sample some of SA’s finest Syrahs paired with delectable artisanal fare.
The SWD captain, Ross McMillan, who was the top run scorer in the Cricket South Africa Twenty20 competition the past season and SWD’s top performer both as batsman and bowler in the CSA One Day Competition was awarded with the Standard Bank trophy as player of the season during the SWD Cricket Board Annual Awards […]
In recent years, seniors have become an important market demographic for insurance agencies. Thus, they have lowered their eligibility standards and released new policies that offer life insurance for seniors. Furthermore, many state laws regulate insurance sells for seniors, making it mandatory for agencies to insure any healthy person who is not over 65 years […]
SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR DEALING WITH EACH OF YOUR MULTIPLE BOSSES: Praise your bosses when they merit praise. Many employees forget that the boss is a person, too, and one who needs psychological strokes just like everyone else. Assemble your evidence. If you have a point to make, come in armed with supporting artifacts. Don’t dump […]
Amambazo and Phuzekhemisi to be honoured at SAMA 20 Two of the country’s most influential indigenous music acts, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Phuzekhemisi, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards, sponsored by Amstel, at the 20th Annual South African Music Awards this month. “During Freedom Month, we are proud to pay tribute to these national treasures and […]
Enjoy the latest offering from one of South Africa’s premier wine producers, Hartenberg Estate, with the release of their 2010 Merlot, perfect for the cold winter weather.
Cape Town music legends ‘The Blues Broers’ are launching a new album with a series of live shows across South Africa. Into the Red (GR007) was recorded and mixed at Sunset Studios in Stellenbosch and consists of 14 new, original compositions. The band explores several blues styles on the album. ‘My Baby Left Me’ is […]
Link to listen to the first single off the album: “Remember Me?”: here Singer songwriter David Meulen is making his mark on the South African music scene. A few years ago, David started and fronted an alternative rock band Dividable Grand. A fair amount of success followed the release of their album THE BUZZ, with […]
Where a party at the CCMA or bargaining council is unhappy with the award or ruling of an arbitrator he/she does not have the right of appeal. However, an aggrieved party can take the arbitrator’s ‘conduct’ on review. That is, either party has the right to take the arbitrator to the Labour Court, if he/she […]
Democrats, In the past, the SABC was always a propaganda machine of the apartheid government. The ruling National Party always deployed loyalists to the SABC. Their job was to make sure South Africans only saw and heard what the apartheid leaders wanted them to. That was one of the reasons so many people got involved […]
The Cape of Good Hope Altima Sauvignon Blanc 2013, from the Anthonij Rupert Wyne portfolio, was selected as one of the Top 100 Wines in South Africa, held at a gala event on 10 April. Top 100 SA Wines is recognised as one of the leading fine wine competitions in South Africa and abroad, attracting significant Google ratings. The competition has proved to be extremely useful for winning vineyards, helping them to secure a larger and growing share of sales and brand awareness, both locally and internationally.
The South Western Districts Eagles soared majestically at an exceptionally hot Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Friday with a 40-26 triumph over a keen but outplayed Border Bulldogs side who were playing their final home Vodacom Cup match of the season. Bad handling with resultant knock-ons, coupled with poor tackling and umpteen defensive […]
Released towards the end of 2013, the new flagship red wine from De Krans, the Tritonia, has recently been selected as one of the Top 100 Wines in South Africa at the 2014 Top 100 Wine Challenge. The wine is a unique Calitzdorp blend of three traditional port cultivars, namely Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barocca and Tinta Roriz.
The Lanzerac Mrs English 2011, a limited selection of the finest Chardonnay grapes the estate has to offer, has recently been selected as one of the Top 100 Wines in South Africa at the 2014 Top 100 Wine Challenge.
RAMTOURING and Monster Energy present: ASKING ALEXANDRIA in South Africa: May 2014 CAPE TOWN: Friday 2 May, Klein Libertas Outdoor Theatre, Stellenbosch. JOHANNESBURG: Saturday 3 May, THE EXPO CENTRE (Hall 8) NASREC, JHB. Asking Alexandria says Hallo South Africa!: here The UK is very well known for breaking some of rock’s most influential acts and […]
DURBAN (11 April 2014) – Gauteng North survived a final round onslaught from Ekurhuleni to lift their second successive South African U-23 Inter-Provincial Championship title, while KwaZulu-Natal secured a popular promotion to the A-Division at Royal Durban on Friday. A-DIVISION Ekurhuleni managed to ruin Gauteng North’s undefeated run at this year’s team championship with a […]
STELLENBOSCH (11 April 2014) – Western Province revelled in a double celebration at the 26th INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial in Stellenbosch on Friday as both the Senior A and Super Senior A emerged triumphant at the De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate on Friday. The Senior team collected their third title in the four years […]
Digital Village is currently rolling out numerous free WIFI hotspots across the Southern Cape area. Each hotspot user will get 150MB of free internet date per day at any of the DV hotspots, and unlimited access to sites like WikiPedia. The free bandwidth used at these hotspots is being sponsored by Cloud Connect. The aim […]
STELLENBOSCH (10 April 2014) – The 26th INDWE SA Senior Amateur Inter-Provincial in Stellenbosch is heading for an epic final round showdown after Western Province pushed Central Gauteng from their perch at De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate on Thursday. The host union whipped both Eastern Province and North West Province 9.5 – 2.5 to take […]
DURBAN (10 April 2014) – Gauteng North ensured their successive title defence at the South African U-23 Inter-Provincial Championship with another convincing performance, while KwaZulu-Natal survived an onslaught from Boland to keep control of the promotion battle at Royal Durban Country Club on Thursday. A-SECTION Gauteng North forged to a virtually unassailable lead after a […]
Already part of an award-winning family, the Anthonij Rupert Optima 2010, is the perfect winter warmer to sip and savour at the fireplace or enjoy with a hearty meal. After a careful process of identifying the top terroir for each cultivar, sites were identified, assessed and then selected. Grapes were tested and tasted for ripeness […]
Mission Blue-Sustainable Seas Trust joint press release Dr Sylvia Earle will lead a Mission Blue Expedition to South Africa to launch the countries first five Hope Spots in December 2014. Sustainable Seas Trust and BirdLife South Africa are organizing the tour, in concert with a number of supporting organizations with a view to igniting public support for marine […]
Hier is die span vir die belangrike wegwedstryd teen die Border Bulldogs in Alice, more middag. Wen ons hom is ons in die kwarteindrondte van die Vodacombeker. Go Eagles! 15. DANIEL ROBERTS 14. HENTZWILL PEDRO 13. ANVER VENTER 12. ELRIC VAN VUUREN 11. ALSHAUN BOCK 10. KARLO ASPELING 9. DANIE FAASEN 8. JUNIOR BESTER 7. […]