Nescafé Gold presents the SAMA 2016 Album of the Year
by Editor on 03 June 2016
From 2014, Nescafé has had a keen interest in the South African Music scene, from introducing the Nescafé Red Mug Sessions – a musical platform for local up-and-coming artists to showcase their talents, to celebrating the talent of established local artists all on one stage. That’s why we saw it fitting to be a part of this year’s South African Music Awards. Our journey with music is one that blends inspirati...
Delheim swings to Cheese Fondue & Jazz Sundays
by Delheim on 01 June 2016
Dip-licious delights to ward off the winter blues Why sing the blues if you can swing to Delheim’s Cheese Fondue & Jazz indulgences, when this popular Stellenbosch wine estate will sizzle with a melting pot of dip-licious delights, every Sunday from 3 July until 28 August. These laidback lunchtime affairs invite guests to ensconce themselves in the cosy depths of the atmospheric ‘downstairs’ tasting cella...
Get your happy on at Taste the Helderberg 2016
by Editor on 23 May 2016
Get your gourmet and grape groove on at the 2016 Taste the Helderberg showcase when this winter blues-busting food and wine affair celebrates the talents and tastes unique to this thriving region on Wednesday evening, 15 June 2016. This sensory showcase of all things Helderberg serves up a treasure trove of the finer things in life with more than 100 premium wines to sip on and dishes from eminent local chefs and ...
Durban is the best city in the world for Surfski
by Editor on 17 May 2016
KWAZULU-NATAL, DURBAN, MAY 2016 - KwaZulu-Natal’s sunny Durban is a surfski paradise famous worldwide for its golden beaches, big waves and exhilarating downwind racing conditions. The city is home to some of the world’s greatest surfski paddlers, and hosts the world’s largest surfski series, breaking world records for paddler numbers. It is the number one city in the world to live in if you’...
SA’s oldest cycle shop celebrates 84th year by stocking
by Editor on 16 May 2016
PIETERMARITZBURG, KWAZULU-NATAL, 16 MAY 2016 - Jowetts Cycles, based in Pietermaritzburg, is celebrating its 84th year in the cycling trade this year. It is South Africa’s oldest and arguably the most well-known cycling shop in KwaZulu-Natal. How does the oldest cycle brand celebrate this auspicious occasion? By adding one of the oldest bicycle brands to its stable - LAPIERRE bikes. ...
Inaugural pan African food, drink & hospitality trade show opens doors
by Editor on 06 May 2016
The doors of the only Pan-African food, drink and hospitality trade show – Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), incorporating Hostex and IFEA – opened today for the first time, bringing two established and reputable expos together under one roof, and offering trading opportunities to over 300 exhibitors from 27 countries. The three-day expo is set to deliver a variety of culinary, beverage and hospitality attract...
Marketing Indaba promise to up-skill marketers
by Marketing Indaba on 06 May 2016
It is time for marketers to take some time out to re-group, gather and learn at the annual Marketing Indaba where this year’s theme is “Engage, Convert, Retain”. In an increasingly connected marketplace, companies and brands need to engage deeply with their target markets, convert them to become customers in some way and delight them to retain their business for the long run. But this is easier said than do...
Cannes Lions 2016 the Biggest in History
by Editor on 18 April 2016
Speakers from across the creative spectrum line-up to put creativity at the core in June. Cinemark, the local representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, are passionate about both great film and advertising making this the perfect synergy to bring you the latest information from the world’s premier advertising festivals. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today released the full...
International judge attends Highland Gathering & Lifestyle Expo
by Editor on 18 April 2016
The 52nd Highland Gathering and Lifestyle Expo - taking place at Hutchison Park fields, Amanzimtoti, on Saturday 30 April - is set to be an incredible family-fun event with organisers welcoming international judge, Bob Worrall, as one of this year’s highlights. Organised by the Amanzimtoti Lions Club, the Highland Gathering – the biggest collection of pipe bands in South Africa - is a huge boost to the local ...
Alfred ‘King Donut’ Matamela at Light the Fire event
by Editor on 14 April 2016
From a cattle herder in the Tshiheni village of Limpopo to owner of one of the most successful motorcycle training schools in Soweto and Brand Ambassador for Yamaha, South Africa, Alfred ‘King Donut’ Matamela has a truly unique story to tell. “I’m a biker by birth, not by choice.” This is how the motorcyclist – who has been riding for more than 30 years – describes himself. “My love for two w...
AngelShack’s antibacterial office furniture boosts efficiency
by Editor on 06 April 2016
A large section of the South African workforce spends the majority of the day at an office workstation. This close proximity to people and objects means office workers come into contact with about 10 million disease-causing bacteria every day resulting in lost productivity through sick leave.
Bottelary Hills all fired up with trio of sizzling ‘Pop Up’ Lunches
by Editor on 05 April 2016
Grilled, charred, smoked and scorched....The Bottelary Hills Wine Route is all fired up for its sizzling series of Pop Up Lunches, when renowned celebrity chef, Bertus Basson, will fan the flames for a superb Sunday lunch prepared on an open fire on 17 April, 14 August and 4 December. Igniting the gourmet side of the grill with talent and bravado, this highly acclaimed chef has teamed up with the wine folk of this...
SA Cheese festival in the spotlight
by Editor on 05 April 2016
Festival goers can prepare themselves for an extraordinary experience with the celebration of the 15th South African Cheese Festival from 30 April to 2 May at Sandringham, Stellenbosch. The festival is known as the biggest outdoor culinary event in Southern Africa and received the platinum award for “Best exhibition in Southern Africa” in 2015. With the SA Cheese Festival in the Spotlight, cheese lovers can ...
Advance your career with FTI
by Editor on 15 March 2016
KwaZulu-Natal residents are again provided with the unique opportunity to advance their career opportunities by gaining insights into the world of business analysis through Faculty Training Institute’s (FTI) Certificate Programme in Business Analysis (CPBA).
Grande Provence embraces Earth Hour with candle-lit dinner
by Editor on 01 March 2016
Saturday, 19 March, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek Use your power to combat climate change and join The Restaurant at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek at their annual Earth Hour dinner, lit up by over a hundred lanterns and candles on Saturday, 19 March from 19h00. In support of this major international appeal to turn off the lights for an hour between 20h30 and 21h30 in an...
Rage supporting local industry
by Editor on 18 February 2016
The really Awesome gaming expo (rAge) is more than just an exhibition of the latest and greatest in the gaming and technology world – it’s also a space where you can find out all there is to know about the exciting careers and opportunities available in the local gaming industry. Artists’ Alley and cosplay The Artists’ Alley is where local independent artists get to shine and show off their work. From C...
Harvest day for the Durbanville Twelve
by Editor on 16 February 2016
Members of the Durbanville Wine Valley, well known for producing outstanding Sauvignon Blanc, have teamed up to once again produce The Durbanville Twelve Sauvignon Blanc. This wine is a first for South Africa: a single wine from a single wine area. Produced by the 12 farms making up this unique wine route, the grapes are sourced from a variety of soil types and slopes. The valley is situated 20 minutes from Cape ...
Eikendal Weintaufe 2016 a feast of family fun
by Editor on 01 February 2016
A Sunday wind down on the lawn for young and old Put on a sun hat and make a beeline for Eikendal Estate when it gets its summer groove on with its annual Weintaufe, a next level harvest celebration which invites young and old to unwind with an al fresco feast on the lawn on Sunday, 6 March 2016. This popular Winelands destination, conveniently situated on the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, is reno...
Century City Conference Centre to open Feb 2016
by Editor on 20 January 2016
The Century City Conference Centre, part of a new, green, R1billion mixed-use development under construction in the burgeoning precinct, is on track to open in February 2016 and the first bookings have been confirmed. According to Glyn Taylor and Gary Koetser, joint CEOs of the Century City Conference Centre and Hotel (Pty) Ltd, construction was on schedule and they anticipated taking handover of the buildings in ...
top dj and producer euphonik signs with csa
by Editor on 17 December 2015
SOUTH AFRICA – As part of the expansion of its talent management division, communications, events and talent agency Celebrity Services Africa (CSA) is excited to announce their partnership with DJ, music producer and radio presenter Euphonik. His hot new single, “Don’t Wanna Be (Your Friend)”, featuring fellow house contemporaries, Mi Casa, was released on Tuesday 01 December, and is set to be the Summer A...