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South Africa needs to enter remarketing

Companies that want to position themselves to drive business value from digital marketing must start working towards mastering the discipline of remarketing or risk getting left behind by nimbler rivals.

By Richard Mullins 1 Nov 2012 06:36

Cricket Australia, Channel Nine get ready for day-night Tests

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Cricket Australia and media giants Channel Nine will hold informal talks soon, and the network indicated day-night Tests would be on the agenda, after the International Cricket Council (ICC) gave the green light for countries to schedule them.

31 Oct 2012 14:49

A trip to Terror Island

First we were treated to some pretty amazing hologramic live visuals and electro sounds courtesy of Etienne De Crecy, then we rocked out in an abandoned cement factory in Nyanga with Two Door Cinema Club, this year act three of the #5GumExperience found us bound for a trip to Terror Island.

By Ruth Cooper 31 Oct 2012 10:36

Nu Metro Montecasino wins Best of Joburg Readers' Choice Award

For the last five years in a row, Nu Metro Montecasino in Johannesburg has been voted as the best cinema complex through the Leisure Options Best of Joburg Readers Choice Awards.

31 Oct 2012 09:54

Canon SA Expo to host internationally renowned photographers

Canon SA will be hosting two of the world's most renowned professional photographers at this year's Canon SA Expo. Photojournalist, Ziv Koren and wildlife photographer, Brutus Östling are among the guest speakers on Canon's panel for the Expo at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 30 November to 2 December.

31 Oct 2012 09:51

Two major auctions at Rudd's Auctioneers, Cape Town

The auctions are of outstanding African art and superb antiques, fine and decorative art on 7 November, 2012, at Rudd's Auctioneers, 87 Bree Street, Cape Town.

31 Oct 2012 09:48

Glastonbury stage comes to SA for Rewind 80s' Festival

Prosound has announced that it will be bringing the SS Stage direct from the Glastonbury Festival to South Africa for the forthcoming Rewind 80s' Festival, to be held at SuperSport Park, Centurion on 3 November, 2012.

31 Oct 2012 09:48

Stop at Ambre

Feel like a family getaway with the kids? What a silly question - and if you want a reasonably priced holiday for yourselves as a couple, for your honeymoon, or for the family (and maybe even the family and your honeymoon), checking out Ambre, Mauritius, would be one of your better moves.

By Rod Baker 31 Oct 2012 05:43

Futsal mad Sthefania travells 10,000 miles to 'gain experience'

The fact that the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012 is being held in Thailand was all the motivation Brazilian Sthefania Vieira de Lacerda, needed to travel more than 10,000 miles to volunteer at the tournament in which 24 teams will compete for world futsal supremacy, website reports.

30 Oct 2012 14:38

SAA resumes flights to US

Following the Hurricane Sandy in the US which resulted in some flights being cancelled, South African Airways (SAA) has resumed its operations on its Johannesburg to Washington DC (via Dakar) route.

30 Oct 2012 11:21

Date announced for L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

It has been announced that the well-known horseracing event, the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, is to be held at Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town on 12, January, 2013. Contenders will compete for a R1 million purse.

30 Oct 2012 11:19

Spar extends netball club sponsorship

Spar Eastern Cape has extended its sponsorship of the Spar-NMMU Netball Club for a further three years, following the club's recognition as Sports Club of the Year at the recent Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Achiever Awards.

30 Oct 2012 11:04

Players unhappy with CSA board

South Africa arrived on Sunday for a three-Test cricket tour of Australia hoping to maintain their number one ranking by beating the home side for the second consecutive time Down Under. Earlier, the SA Cricketers' Association (SACA) has expressed dismay at the latest setback in the appointment of a new cricket board.

30 Oct 2012 11:02

Cross-genre acts to go head-to-head in Culture Clash

South Africa's first cross-genre sound clash, featuring sounds from top local styles and acts, will be held on 3 November, 2012, when Red Bull Music Academy presents Culture Clash. The clash will be hosted by Kabelo, at the Nasrec Expo hall, and will feature four stages, four sounds and four iconic South African acts.

30 Oct 2012 10:58

A side-splitting Stand and Deliver

If you haven't seen Nik Rabinowitz on YouTube or had a friend tell you: "You have to watch this guy, he's hilarious," then I'm not sure where you have been for the last two years. As the foremost Xhosa-speaking, Jewish comedian Nik brings something to the stage that is fresh and touches home.

By Jordan Scott 30 Oct 2012 10:09

Seeing Red

John Logan (screenwriter of Oscar-winning Gladiator, The Aviator, and Hugo, as well as co-writer of Skyfall) makes his way back to writing for the stage in Red. The play won six Tony Awards in 2010 (including Best New Play) and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play in 2012. A local staging, produced by the team behind the award-winning Cabaret, is now showing in Cape Town for a limited run.

By Eugene Yiga 30 Oct 2012 09:05

Travel chaos looms as US storm cancels flights

NEW YORK, US: A day of transatlantic travel chaos loomed on Sunday as airlines cancelled thousands of flights to and from airports up and down the US East Coast ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.

30 Oct 2012 08:50

SABC scoops seven awards at PROMAX/BDA Africa

The SABC won seven PROMAX Muse and BDA Isis Awards at the annual PROMAX/BDA conference held on 26 October in Sandton. These awards recognise the creative talent required to produce on-air material to assist broadcasters to attract and retain viewers.

30 Oct 2012 07:55

Chinese baby car heading for SA

The new Geely EC7, a subcompact passenger vehicle due for launch in South Africa early next year, has taken the top spot in the Chinese subcompact market segment.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 29 Oct 2012 16:08

New underground event to be launched in Cape Town

FUSE, a new underground event that aims to expand the techno culture in South Africa, will be launched on 10 November, 2012, at 115 Bree Street, Cape Town, from 2pm until 4am.

29 Oct 2012 10:44

New acts announced for Sunday nights at Richard's Supper Stage

Two acts have been announced for Sunday nights at Richard's Supper Stage: singer and guitarist Chris Chameleon will play on 11 November and mentalist and metal bender Larry Soffer will appear on 25 November, 2012.

29 Oct 2012 10:36

Bon Jovi to play Cape Town and Joburg in May, 2013

Bon Jovi is to commence a world tour in 2013, entitled "Bon Jovi Because We Can - The Tour", which will take in gigs in Cape Town and Joburg in May. The tour will feature new songs from the new album "What About Now", due out in Spring 2013, as well as his well-known hits.

29 Oct 2012 10:22

Fear at its most extreme

When a film is called The Possession and it begins with an ominous soundtrack and a warning that "the following is based on true events", suspending disbelief is optional. If the titles reveal that it is produced by horror maestro Sam Raimi, who changed the face of horror with The Evil Dead, and made by Ghost House Pictures, you are pretty much unnerved before paranormal events arise.

By Daniel Dercksen 29 Oct 2012 09:53

Four-city SA tour for Daniel Bedingfield

New Zealander Daniel Bedingfield is to tour South Africa between 23 November and 2 December, 2012, will be performing in Durban, Cape Town, Pretoria and Joburg, with new batches of "genre-splicing, pulse-pounding music".

29 Oct 2012 09:39

Rodriguez to perform in SA

Big Concerts is excited to announce that the legendary Rodriguez will return to South Africa this summer for live shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The two performances are scheduled on Friday 15th February at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City Johannesburg and Wednesday 20th February at the Grand Arena, GrandWest Cape Town. The tour will be produced by Big Concerts, and presented by Talk Radio 702, 567 CapeTalk and M-Net. Tickets and tour details are available from

29 Oct 2012 09:10

Taxpayers to fork out R461m for African Nations Cup

The hosting of the African Nations Cup football tournament in January and February is to cost the taxpayer a whopping R461m spread across five departments, the medium-term budget policy statement revealed on Thursday.

By Wyndham Hartley 29 Oct 2012 08:09

It is 'crucial' that leading SA sport associations work together

According to, the chief executives of Cricket South Africa (CSA), the South African Rugby Union (Saru) and the South African Football Association (Safa) believe there is a need for the country's three biggest sporting codes to learn from each other.

26 Oct 2012 19:08

Rodriguez returns to South Africa

Big Concerts has announced that the legendary Rodriguez will return to South Africa this summer for live shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The two performances are scheduled on Friday, 15 February at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City in Johannesburg and Wednesday, 20 February at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town. The tour will be produced by Big Concerts, and presented by Talk Radio 702, 567 CapeTalk and M-Net.

26 Oct 2012 18:53

Cricket South Africa postpones AGM over Arendse's challenge

According to The New Age, Cricket South Africa's (CSA's) member affiliates have agreed to postpone the annual general meeting (AGM) scheduled for Saturday.

26 Oct 2012 10:48

The green oasis... Kurland

Forget what you think you know about Kurland. You might also be totally wrong. Sure, they are well known as the original home of polo but I had no idea I would find such a warmhearted and elegant property.

By Brian Berkman: contributing editor, travel 26 Oct 2012 04:43

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