Swaziland Reed Dance 2013

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 (8 months ago)

Each September, around 80 000 unmarried and childless Swazi girls and women take part in the 8 day Umhlanga, or Reed Dance, Ceremony. Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge is offering a 15% off special over the festival - a great opportunity to witness this incredible traditional spectacle.

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Boxing Shadows in Search of Light

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 (9 months ago)

Guest blogger Bronwen Watson explores the 6m tall likeness of Madiba - the "Shadow Boxer" - by Marco Cianfanelli, in downtown Joburg.

Posted in SA Photographs | SA Art and Culture | SA Politics | SA People

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When you encounter someone who has chosen to spend 7 years of their life living in a Bushman community, you're going to have a lot of questions to ask them. We've managed to limit ourselves to 10 for this amazing man.

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Top literary festival comes to the Karoo

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 (12 months ago)

The Northern Cape / Karoo town of Richmond will be hosting the Fugard Festival in May.

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Stan and Sally Hannath from Noordhoek, Cape Town will be undertaking an adventurous road journey from the Northern most tip of Europe to the Southernmost tip of Africa for a good cause.

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Beloved Cape Prima Ballerina to star in Camille

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 (12 months ago)

Star prima ballerina, Tracy Li, returns for two performances in the title role of Cape Town City Ballet's forthcoming production of Camille at Artscape this May.

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Our CEO Ian Solomon was interviewed for MWEB Entrepreneur recently. Watch the vid and see what inspires Ian and makes him successful in the highly competitive tourism industry.

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House of Mandela wine range launches in US

Tue, 5 Mar 2013 (14 months ago)

The House of Mandela wine company has been launched in the USA by the former statesman’s daughter Makaziwe Mandela, and granddaughter Tukwini Mandela,last week.

Posted in SA Wines | SA People

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Township youngsters train as wine advisors

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 (14 months ago)

A good news story ran on bizcommunity.com this week about how 200 unemployed young people from our townships have been trained as wine advisers thanks to an R11m government-sponsored job creation programme.

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Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse to play Kirstenbosch

Mon, 4 Feb 2013 (15 months ago)

On Sunday 17 February South African musical legend Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse will perform at the Old Mutual Summer Sunset concert for the very first time.

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