Born in Cape Town, Ryan Stramrood is an extreme sportsman who adopted open water distance swimming as his sport of choice in 2003 and he has completed some of the world's toughest cold water and distance swims.
It seems fitting that the advertising industry will be gathering in Cape Town once again, the city dubbed the World Design Capital 2014, for its celebration of creativity in the guise of the Loerie Awards next week.
Social Media Week (SMW) debuts in Johannesburg from 22-26 September 2014. All main events will take place across Braamfontein and Milpark including the Wits Theatre, Wits Amphitheatre, Jozi Hub and more. There will also be a number of independent events taking place throughout the city from Melville to Bryanston.
The Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal), with principal funding from the City of Durban and the Department of Arts and Culture invites Durban's creative and undiscovered poets to take part in the festival Prelude Poets programme as part of the 18th Poetry Africa International Festival, taking place from 13-18 October 2014.
The British Council Connect ZA has announced the names of the 16 creative innovators and entrepreneurs who are participating in next month's Creative Futures gathering from 10-12 September in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, as part of the Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Festival.
Montecasino, Tsogo Sun's flagship property, sits at the apex of a national portfolio boasting over 90 hotels and 14 premier gaming and entertainment destinations; and enjoys footfall of over 9.3 million guests annually.