Road safety in South Africa is the responsibility of each and every road user. This is the view of I, whose Southern African transport fleet travelled 460 million kilometres last year. The transport and logistics giant added its weight to curbing road fatalities and collisions by launching the I-Pledge road safety initiative in November 2011.
7 Nov 2012 09:44
The fashion and style director of Vanity Fair magazine, Michael Roberts, was bemused by the prevalence of evening wear he saw on the catwalk at Fashion Week Africa last week.
7 Nov 2012 08:16
Brazilian maid Regina Tchelly is about to take the world's biggest food fair by storm: the food waste champion will rustle up her trademark dish, risotto with watermelon rind, a natural viagra.
The City of Cape Town has put an extensive public transport plan in place to transport concert-goers to and from the Linkin Park concert at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday, 7 November, 2012. Gates will open at 4pm on the day, with the main performance scheduled from 9pm to 11pm.
6 Nov 2012 11:22
An awesome whisky, costing an astronomical R230,000-a-bottle graced my palate at a special luncheon at the Sandton Sun. The pricey Balvenie 50 is available at the Whisky Live Festival 2012.
6 Nov 2012 10:14
As the battle for the soul of the organic food sector continues to rage across the world, South Africans have not been spared from the conflicting data and inflamed exchanges that have underpinned the debate.
The winners of The SA Sports Awards, which honours South Africa's sporting greats, up-and-coming talent and the federations, schools and administrators that turn our youths into future sports stars, have been announced. Swimmer Chad le Clos won top honour as Sports Star of the Year.
6 Nov 2012 09:42
What started in 1994 as a celebration of South Africa's new constitution and its acknowledgement of gay rights has grown into the continent's biggest costume party. Now, in its 19th instalment, the Mother City Queer Project aims to attract more than 11 000 visitors and transform the Cape Town Stadium into a Fairytale Fantasy on Saturday 15 December.
By Eugene Yiga 5 Nov 2012 10:35
The official line-up for the Up the Creek Music, to be held between 31 January and 3 February, 2013,has been announced.
5 Nov 2012 09:55
Going on holiday is rarely cheap, not least in Switzerland, but tour operators are touting a raft of options to suit all budgets in the hope of bringing back the crowds.
2 Nov 2012 14:31
It is magical films like The Odd Life Of Timothy Green that remind us why we go to the movies. "It's okay to be different, even weird," is what a new-found friend like Timothy Green proclaims in the film - and that is exactly what makes it a soulful and life-changing experience that deserves to be shared by everyone.
By Daniel Dercksen 2 Nov 2012 10:44
The British punk rock/dance act The Prodigy will be headline act for the forthcoming Synergy Live 2012, at Theewaterskloof Dam, Villiersdorp, Western Cape, on Friday, 30 November and Riversands Farm, Fourways Joburg on Saturday, 1 December 2012.
2 Nov 2012 09:36
By winning the title of South Africa's Best Luxury Country Hotel for the second consecutive year in the 2012 World Luxury Hotel Awards, The Robertson Small Hotel has confirmed itself as a go-to destination.
By Brian Berkman: contributing editor, travel 2 Nov 2012 04:53
It's that time of year again my fellow Capetonians, the sun is out (and up till late), the wind is blowing in full force... Yes, that's when you know it's summer time in the Mother City. City Sightseeing Cape Town has opened its night tours for the season, and if you aren't that keen on exploring the city per se, you'll be happy to hear the company has launched something more adventurous specifically for people like you - City Sightseeing Sidecar Adventures to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope.
By Ilse van den Berg 1 Nov 2012 12:14
If there is one film that is going to change the way that you see filmmaking, visual storytelling and the human condition, in the same way Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life did, it's Cloud Atlas, an epic sci-fi drama that is every bit as much of a head-trip as the film that made the Wachowskis famous 13 years ago, The Matrix.
By Daniel Dercksen 1 Nov 2012 12:04
Pop music works because of a dull human truth: your heartbreak and joy isn't more special than anybody else's - and, thus, it has to be bland enough to become universal (Exhibit A: Coldplay). The general feelings that we all experience is the global language on which pop solely rests. Success depends on how well it can define the same old familiar tears.
By Johann M. Smith 1 Nov 2012 11:23
This Mexican Family Feast was my meal choice when I heard that I was a contestant and had to cook in the new cooking/blogging series called Dinner Divas. Why Mexican? It's simple, we love it!
By Nina Timm 1 Nov 2012 10:17
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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