DEDEAT: Mabuyane celebrates the Marine Day and the EC’s Greenest Municipalities
The Honourable MEC for the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT), Mr Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane will tomorrow be leading the Provincial Marine Day celebrations and announcement of the Provincial Greenest Municipality Competition (GMC) Awards winners. The programme is taking place in Jeffreys Bay, Newtown... Read more
Port Festival 2018: First national acts announced
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is lining up an exciting list of national and local artists for the PEople’s Port Festival 2018 taking place at the Port Elizabeth harbour on 1 and 2 December 2018 under the theme ‘Centenary of Madiba’. The event promises a wide range of family-friendly port... Read more
Local companies urged to show-off their best in China
South Africa’s Trade and Industry representative Thulani Mpetsheni has urged local companies to put their best foot forward at the SIAL China International Trade Fair for Food that gets underway today. This as a group of 23 local companies led by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) are... Read more
Brand South Africa partners with the Loeries to celebrate young creatives
Celebrating young creatives, Brand South Africa has partnered with internationally recognised Loerie Awards 2018. The Loeries are Africa and the Middle East’s premier initiative that recognises, rewards, inspires and fosters creative excellence in the brand communication industry. Brand South Africa invites media to attend this exciting launch on Wednesday... Read more
Opera State of the mobile web report for the first quarter of 2018
One third of South Africans deem standalone social media apps unsafe and choose mobile browsers instead. According to Opera’s State of the mobile web report Q1 2018, 35 percent of South Africans prefer to access social media through their mobile browser. One third of the surveyed internet users believe... Read more
SA’s cultural goods exports growing faster than imports
Cultural goods exports accounted for 0.46% of the country’s total commodity exports ‘Cultural and Natural Heritage’ and ‘Books and Press’ are the most important cultural exports A NEW report which set out to examine the growth and structure of South Africa’s cultural and creative industries trade between 2007 and... Read more
Community spin-off from niche tourism
Both the local communities and business benefit from niche tourism outside of the main holiday periods, says Wessel Benson, general manager of the Royal St. Andrews Hotel and Conference Centre. “A good example is a two-day visit to the hotel by members of the Western Cape register of the... Read more
Jaguar Land Rover awarded as company of the year
The AutoBest award ceremony was recently held in Salzburg for the first time. The judging panel consisted of 31 journalists from 31 countries. Jaguar Land Rover was awarded as the company of the year by AutoBest, the biggest automotive expert jury in Europe. AutoBest’s international panel of experts honoured... Read more
Heat is on as Jan Braai tackles TransCape
Jan Braai, renowned for his National Braai Day initiative, will turn his attention to a fresh challenge when he participates in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter next month. The 614km Western Cape race from Knysna to Franschhoek, hosted by ASG events in partnership with STANLIB and Volvo, starts on... Read more
Discover Eastern Cape province’s Big 7
The Eastern Cape is one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets. Epic Wild Coast adventures, the Addo Big 7, ‘stoep’ stories, Port Elizabeth and Route 67 and the timeless Karoo, await those travellers who have already ticked off the big sights and are now looking for new and authentic South... Read more