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First National Battery helps power Dakar 2013
First National Battery helps power Dakar 2013

On Saturday, 5 January 2013, a number of international racing teams start their journeys in an attempt to cross the finish line first in the Dakar rally.

8 Jan 2013 09:11

First National Battery helps power Dakar 2013

On Saturday, 5 January 2013, a number of international racing teams start their journeys in an attempt to cross the finish line first in the Dakar rally.

8 Jan 2013 09:06

Easy Cooking: lobster
Easy Cooking: lobster

A Blessed New Year to everyone from Nina's Kitchen. I hope that you all had a lovely break and time with your friends and family. May 2013 be filled with love, laughter, happiness and lots of happy meals!

By Nina Timm 7 Jan 2013 11:20

Online radio station launched to promote African music
Online radio station launched to promote African music

Vibrations Radio, the brainchild of Mohamed Fall (Brother Mo), has been founded to promote uniquely African music, such as maskanda, kwaito, kwela, mbalax as well as jazz, soul, hip hop, R&B, pop and world music.

7 Jan 2013 11:13

An Unexpected Journey
An Unexpected Journey

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit." Thus, one of the greatest children's books introduced our little furry-footed friends to the world and all were amazed, and the world has never got over hobbits since.

By Charles Siboto 7 Jan 2013 10:34

2012 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Lifestyle - Bizcommunity.com
2012 Most Popular lists for Bizcommunity Lifestyle

Here they are, Bizcommunity.com Lifestyle's 2012 lists of most popular articles and contributors.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Jan 2013 10:10

Bonang makes Forbes list

Popular radio and television personality Bonang Matheba is excited at having made it into the list of Forbes Magazine's 13 most influential artists in Africa and has promised to work harder to make her star shine brighter.

By Nomaswazi Nkosi 7 Jan 2013 08:04

Ster-Kinekor to close Cinema Nouveau in Cavendish Square
Ster-Kinekor to close Cinema Nouveau in Cavendish Square

Ster-Kinekor has confirmed that it will close its Cinema Nouveau theatres in Cavendish Square in Cape Town. The last trading date at Cavendish Nouveau will be 13 January 2013, and not 17 January as stated earlier.

7 Jan 2013 08:01

Afcon shakes up SABC shows
Afcon shakes up SABC shows

The Africa Cup of Nations matches, which are set to create football mania in Johannesburg from 19 January until 10 February, will also be shaking things up on the TV front.

3 Jan 2013 09:31

Etihad Airways flies record 10.29 million passengers during 2012
Etihad Airways flies record 10.29 million passengers during 2012

Etihad Airways has surpassed its target of carrying 10 million passengers in 2012 and is set to achieve a 22% increase on the total of 8.41 million passengers for 2011.

3 Jan 2013 08:18

Powerade to ensure the Proteas don't wilt
Powerade to ensure the Proteas don't wilt

Cricket South Africa has chosen Powerade to hydrate the Proteas during the 2012/13 cricket season against New Zealand, and later Pakistan.

3 Jan 2013 07:44

Johan Botes
Top 10 New Year's resolutions for employers

Here are some resolutions for 2013 for you that you, as an employer, may well find useful. Get them right now - and avoid any unpleasant surprises during the year.

By Johan Botes 31 Dec 2012 07:37

Hair today, gone tomorrow
Hair today, gone tomorrow

I'm not grateful to my Neanderthal forebears. While facial hair might be a hipster requirement, having it sprout from all orifices as it does in my case, is not. I, and those of us who don't want to look like Uriah Heep or some other Dickinsonian character, have to keep facial and, for that matter, body hair, in close check.

By Brian Berkman: contributing editor, travel 27 Dec 2012 09:41

Air Seychelles increases Johannesburg services
Air Seychelles increases Johannesburg services

Air Seychelles has announced an additional weekly service to Johannesburg, effective 24 March 2013. The change brings return services between the Seychelles and Johannesburg to a total three per week. Johannesburg services will also move to daytime departures and arrivals, shifting from the current overnight services, which will greatly enhance connectivity across South Africa.

27 Dec 2012 06:36

SABC 'clueless'
SABC 'clueless'

NEWSWATCH: Lungani Zama, writing in IOL reckons that the national broadcaster has its priorities 'all mixed up' and that those running the organisation are 'clueless'.

27 Dec 2012 06:11

Contemporary Art from SA and China exhibition in Joburg

Making Way: Contemporary Art from South Africa and China, is the title of an exhibition that explores the ways in which contemporary artists based in South Africa and China engage with new paths of movement, with economic and cultural shifts, and with the rise of new regimes, new leaders and new social and urban spaces.

24 Dec 2012 11:35

What shaped TV in 2012 and what you need to know for 2013
What shaped TV in 2012 and what you need to know for 2013

CANNES, FRANCE: The TV experience is now extending well beyond the main screen as broadcasters explore innovative ways for their audience to engage with content and brands - on-air and offline. Download an exclusive white paper by VAST MEDIA, which highlights some of the most innovative examples of digital TV brand extension.

24 Dec 2012 10:52

Global Traveler names South African Airways 'Airline of the Year'
Global Traveler names South African Airways 'Airline of the Year'

South African Airways (SAA) has won Global Traveler's highest honour, being named "Airline of the Year" by the publication for global business travellers and fans of luxury travel.

24 Dec 2012 09:36

dti's warning over ticketing scams
dti's warning over ticketing scams

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has warned consumers about possible ticketing scams ahead of South Africa hosting the Africa Cup of Nations next January.

22 Dec 2012 13:24

Suspend or be suspended, SAFA told

According to Sportlive, the threat of suspension by Fifa forced the South African Football Association (Safa) to take action against five of its most senior officials, following a Fifa report on match-fixing in four Bafana games leading up to the 2010 World Cup.

21 Dec 2012 13:10

Capricorn FM ushers in New Year with top DJ party
Capricorn FM ushers in New Year with top DJ party

The Polokwane Showgrounds will host the 4th Capricorn FM New Year party from 2000 on 31 December 2012. Tickets are available for R50 from Computicket and Shoprite Checkers stores. No tickets will be sold at the venue. Camping chairs and cooler boxes welcome. No weapons & glass bottles will be allowed.

21 Dec 2012 10:04

Beat the heat... Take a group vacation to Idaho to enjoy the snow
Beat the heat... Take a group vacation to Idaho to enjoy the snow

Joining up with a travel group is a great way to see Idaho. In the winter, there is plenty to do and numerous ways to enjoy the snow, including skiing. This is the perfect location to get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors. And you'll find it a great deal cooler than South Africa right now.

21 Dec 2012 07:41

Arrests may 'shake SA football to its core', Hawks say

According to a Sowetan report quoted in Sport24, the Hawks are poised to arrest several prominent soccer officials in connection with the alleged R8-million match-fixing scam involving Bafana Bafana game.

20 Dec 2012 12:56

The new Hollywood? Cape Town takes on Tinseltown
The new Hollywood? Cape Town takes on Tinseltown

According to CNN Marketplace Africa, last February, tens of thousands of moviegoers stormed cinemas around the United States to watch Chronicle, turning the superhero thriller into a surprise hit that topped the US box office on Super Bowl weekend. And where was the film made? Right here - in South Africa.

By Robyn Curnow and Teo Kermeliotis 20 Dec 2012 07:46

Audi leads the premium sales race
Audi leads the premium sales race

Audi sold 15,552 vehicles in South Africa this year and by the end of November it was leading the German premium brands in year to date growth after eight consecutive record months.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 20 Dec 2012 07:10

ASSITEJ SA in campaign to bring art and theatre to the young

ASSITEJ South Africa and its local and international partners will be launching the "Take a Child to the Theatre Today" 2013 campaign in encouraging audience development among the young. People are asked to SMS a donation of R10 to help.

20 Dec 2012 06:53

Up-and-coming umpires to be trained at the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week

The Coca-Cola Khaya Majola cricket week tournament is used as a development-and-training opportunity for the country's top up-and-coming umpires, in which they will be monitored, evaluated and advised on a daily basis.

20 Dec 2012 06:52

HotChillee announces official local charity partners for the Cape Rouleur

HotChillee has announced its three local charity partners for the Cape Rouleur, to be held 3-7 March 2013. They are: Christel House South Africa, JAG Foundation, and The LumoHawk Foundation.

20 Dec 2012 06:49

SABC fails the test
SABC fails the test

NEWSWATCH: Cricket is one of SA's leading sports and our national team - unlike our national football team - is ranked at the top or near the top in all forms of the game, but, as Daily Maverick and ESPNcricinfo report, the SABC will not be airing the SA-NZ test matches live.

20 Dec 2012 06:31

Match fixing: Safa orders commission of enquiry, led by a judge

A South African Football Association's (SAFA) statement says an Emergency Committee meeting concerning FIFA's Report on match fixing acknowledged that, actions of SAFA staff members prior to the FIFA 2010 World Cup and activities by "Football 4U International controlled by Singaporean Wilson Perumal Raj and his criminal syndicate" were "a prima facie breach of (FIFA Statute) which prohibits the control of its affairs by an outside party," Allafrica.com reports.

19 Dec 2012 08:09

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