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Kirby Gordon, chief marketing officer, FlySafair
How to subsidise your holidayArticle

If I asked you to think of ways you might contribute to the country's economy, jumping on a flight to your favourite holiday destination might not be the first thing that comes to mind...

Kirby Gordon, 20 Apr 2021

CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guide
CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guideArticle

Cape Town Tourism, together with the City of Cape Town, has launched its latest official visitors' guide in digital format, highlighting all the top things to do and see in the Mother City...

7 Apr 2021

Splashy Fen 2021
Splashy Fen 2021Gallery

This past weekend, 250 lucky fans got the opportunity to experience Splashy Fen as it has never been experienced before, with a camping musical weekend being hosted on the iconic farm in a small, compliant and intimate format.

7 Apr 2021

#MusicExchange: Kayleigh Bell releases new single off upcoming album
#MusicExchange: Kayleigh Bell releases new single off upcoming albumArticle

Kayleigh Bell is the new kid on the block in the Cape Town music scene. She hails from the Eastern Cape where she has been making waves with her indie/folk music for some years.

Martin Myers 7 Apr 2021

Off-premise booze ban over Easter weekend
Off-premise booze ban over Easter weekendArticle

There will be a four-day ban on the sale of alcohol for off-premise consumption over the upcoming Easter weekend...

31 Mar 2021

Potential 11-day alcohol ban looms, and liquor makers demand justification
Potential 11-day alcohol ban looms, and liquor makers demand justificationArticle

South African Liquor Brandowners Association claims that it received confirmation on 29 March that the National Coronavirus Command Council is intending on banning all sales of alcohol for 11 days...

30 Mar 2021

Traffic officers to get body cameras
Traffic officers to get body camerasArticle

Traffic officers will be issued with body cameras to assist in gathering evidence and improving the conviction rate of traffic law violators...

30 Mar 2021

Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19
Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19Article

The South African alcohol industry has made recommendations to the government through Nedlac on alternative measures to deal with short-term pressure on hospitals...

26 Mar 2021

6 tips for retailers to manage their cash safely this Easter
6 tips for retailers to manage their cash safely this EasterArticle

The Easter weekend and upcoming school and public holidays are an important trading season for retailers, but they also often see crimes against retail businesses soar...

26 Mar 2021

Road travel gains popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continues
Road travel gains popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continuesArticle

The South African Tyre Manufacturing Conference urges the public who will be travelling over the Easter holidays to do safety checks before they commence with their travels...

Issued by dotGOOD 26 Mar 2021

Health minister, Zweli Mkhize
Mkhize hints at stricter lockdown regulations over EasterArticle

Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has indicated that stricter Covid-19 regulations could be instituted to prevent super spreader events from taking place over the holiday long weekend next month, that could trigger a third wave.

25 Mar 2021

Renowned gospel singer, HLE to host VIP Invite, a new spiritual upliftment TV show
Renowned gospel singer, HLE to host VIP Invite, a new spiritual upliftment TV showArticle

Renowned gospel singer, HLE will give viewers front-row seats to an inspirational festival of praise and worship in a new show that seeks to uplift and entertain viewers...

Lerato Moseki, Issued by Urban Brew Studios 23 Mar 2021

Professor Marc Mendelson, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital
Vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate, says Professor Marc MendelsonArticle

Scientists are predicting that the social gatherings associated with the Easter weekend will trigger the third wave of Covid-19, just as the country heads into winter. What are the lessons learned from the second wave?

19 Mar 2021

5 South African hiking trails to explore this Easter Weekend
5 South African hiking trails to explore this Easter WeekendArticle

As South Africans are, once again, able to travel domestically under lockdown Level 1, the upcoming Easter Weekend offers the perfect opportunity to explore all there is to love and enjoy about South Africa.

16 Mar 2021

KKNK postpones 2021 festival in light of Covid-19
KKNK postpones 2021 festival in light of Covid-19Article

The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) has postponed its 2021 outing as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on...

4 Jan 2021

Pandemic anxiety can impact driver behaviour
Pandemic anxiety can impact driver behaviourArticle

It is no secret that South African roads are not safe...

20 Jul 2020

Ongoing Covid-19 pandemic forces Splashy Fen to cancel 2020 festival
Ongoing Covid-19 pandemic forces Splashy Fen to cancel 2020 festivalArticle

Following the initial outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa, the Splashy Fen Music Festival postponed the date for its 31st edition to September 2020...

6 Jul 2020

Up the Creek goes online with relief show
Up the Creek goes online with relief showArticle

Up the Creek has joined forces with some key players in the industry to put together an online show on Saturday 6 June to raise much needed funds for the events industry...

22 May 2020

Cellular industry staff more confident in the presidency
Cellular industry staff more confident in the presidencyArticle

BMi Research conducted a survey at the end of April, amongst 1035 cellular sales agents and store managers. This was to ascertain perceptions of the lockdown in the cellular industry...

Jenni-Ruth Coggin, Issued by BMi Research 14 May 2020

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Brand advertising puts people ahead of sales in trying timesArticle

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has transformed brand communication and necessitated great changes in advertising....

Oresti Patricios 22 Apr 2020

Covid-19 media research in light of lockdown extension
Covid-19 media research in light of lockdown extensionArticle

As South Africa entered its third week of lockdown to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, research shows marginal increase in mentions compared to the first two weeks...

17 Apr 2020

Easter un-usual
Easter un-usualArticle

Post the president's lockdown extension announcement on 9 April 2020, BMi Research conducted a survey using an online panel from Borderless Access...

Jenni-Ruth Coggin, Issued by BMi Research 17 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Civil society left to feed thousands of children on Cape Flats
Covid-19: Civil society left to feed thousands of children on Cape FlatsArticle

The feeding of hundreds of children has occurred daily since the start of the national lockdown...

Steve Kretzmann 17 Apr 2020

Retreat resident wins big with the Smile Secret Sound
Retreat resident wins big with the Smile Secret SoundArticle

Ezra Fredricks, from Retreat, guessed the secret sound on-air over the Easter weekend, winning himself R20,000 in the Smile Secret Sound competition, brought to you by Lottoland...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 14 Apr 2020

Splashy Fen goes virtual with Lockdown Live
Splashy Fen goes virtual with Lockdown LiveArticle

The Splashy Fen Music Festival has gone virtual with Lockdown Live - which will take place from 9 to 11 April 2020. Over the course of the three days, fans can enjoy a selection of live music, streamed from each musician's home or private studio...

7 Apr 2020

Covid-19 exposes urgent need for tech-savvy teachers, 4IR e-learning options
Covid-19 exposes urgent need for tech-savvy teachers, 4IR e-learning optionsArticle

The coronavirus (Covid-19) threat, coupled with the closure of South Africa's schools until at least the end of the Easter weekend, foregrounds the urgent need for tech-savvy teachers who can take advantage of the myriad e-learning opportunities offered by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)...

23 Mar 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Covid-19 declared national disasterArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster, and announced a raft of interventions to curb the spread of the disease in South Africa...

16 Mar 2020

Full Splashy Fen 2020 line up and set times released
Full Splashy Fen 2020 line up and set times releasedArticle

The 2020 Splashy Fen Music Festival has been postponed till the 23 - 27 September due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The 2020 Splashy Fen Music Festival will be held in KwaZulu-Natal over the Easter Weekend from 9 April to 13 April. Over 100 acts - including five international acts - will be performing across five stage areas...

4 Mar 2020

First acts announced for 2020 Splashy Fen Music Fest
First acts announced for 2020 Splashy Fen Music FestArticle

The first 14 acts - consisting of both international and local musicians - who will take to the Splashy Fen main stage across the four-day music festival have been officially announced...

7 Feb 2020

What to do in the Garden Route for every month of 2020
What to do in the Garden Route for every month of 2020Article

The Garden Route in the Western Cape is the perfect place to unwind during short breaks, long weekends and family holidays...

Linsey Schluter 27 Jan 2020

Travel trends: Why family travel is once again on the rise
Travel trends: Why family travel is once again on the riseArticle

It's become clear that understanding what families expect from their holidays are starting to turn the travel industry on its head, particularly as multigenerational travel emerges as this year's top vacation trend...

14 May 2019

Algoa FM lightens the mood with good news this Easter
Algoa FM lightens the mood with good news this EasterArticle

Algoa FM's news team will be looking for feel-good news ahead of the Easter Weekend...

Issued by Algoa FM 18 Apr 2019

#OnTheBigScreen: Kandasamys: The Wedding,  Pet Sematary and  Little
#OnTheBigScreen: Kandasamys: The Wedding, Pet Sematary and LittleArticle

The films entering the South African box office, this Easter Weekend, are Capernaum (Chaos), Kandasamys: The Wedding, Pet Sematary, The Queen's Corgi, Little and Saint Judy.

Daniel Dercksen 18 Apr 2019

No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers
No booze in our hot cross buns, says CheckersArticle

Checkers hot cross buns have garnered extra attention on social media following the release of a video in which a false-positive breathalyser reading was recorded...

18 Apr 2019

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Road closures for the Old Mutual Two Oceans MarathonArticle

A number of temporary road closures will be in place to accommodate pre-event activities leading up to race day.

17 Apr 2019

How Splashy Fen Music Festival is going plastic-free in 2019
How Splashy Fen Music Festival is going plastic-free in 2019Article

The Splashy Fen Music Festival English has made the decision to go plastic-free from 2019...

1 Apr 2019

Lush Festival moves to Clarens and Wheatus and Youngr to perform
Lush Festival moves to Clarens and Wheatus and Youngr to performArticle

Lush Festival will return over the Easter Weekend from 18-21 April 2019 at its new venue, Noah's Cheese on the farm Node in Clarens, Free State...

25 Jan 2019

N3 Toll Route sees drastic reduction in road fatalities
N3 Toll Route sees drastic reduction in road fatalitiesArticle

Data recorded by N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) shows a 40,63% reduction in fatalities between January to March 2018 on the N3 Toll Route...

18 Apr 2018

Easter weekend spending patterns
Easter weekend spending patternsArticle

The VAT increase on 1 April could cause a run on bigger-ticket items as consumers attempt to beat paying the taxman extra...

29 Mar 2018

SANParks continues to roll out security plans for its GRNP sections
SANParks continues to roll out security plans for its GRNP sectionsArticle

To optimise national safety, the SANParks team have devised security strategies, led by major-general Jooste, to revisit risks, threats and vulnerabilities to the Garden Route National Park and its visitors...

14 Mar 2018

Final dates announced for Bowling for Soup live in SA
Final dates announced for Bowling for Soup live in SAArticle

American rock band Bowling for Soup will be touring South Africa with shows in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Clarens (at the Lush Festival) over Easter weekend.

8 Mar 2018

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