Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Statues of Madiba at Union Buildings and Parliament

A statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected President, will be mounted at the Union Buildings in Pretoria and at Parliament in Cape Town – two sites linked with the political face… Continue reading

Construction of SA’s Meerkat satellite dish has started

Construction of the 64-dish MeerKat satellite dishes, a precursor of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, has strarted Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom, announced yesterday 16 May. The Meerkat will be… Continue reading

ICASA to be more transparent and accountable

 Cabinet has approved the submission of the ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) Amendment Bill to Parliament. This Amendment Bill is a proposal to review some of ICASA’s functions to make it… Continue reading

Half price specials for Agulhas and Golden Gate Parks

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special 50% discounts to short notice reservations for selected accommodation at Agulhas and Golden Gate Highlands National Parks.  On offer is accommodation at the eight unit… Continue reading

One Day Leader2 winner – photo

13 May 2013 Ndumiso Hadebe is the One Day Leader2 Winner! He was announced s the winner on Sunday, 12 May  on SABC 1 on the 6.30 pm show.  Clearly overwhelmed, Ndumiso Hadebe aged 21 from Vereeniging,… Continue reading

African drumbeat dancers and Southern Kings – photos

African Drumbeat dancers performed at the nelson Mandela stadium before the rugby match beteem Southern kings and the Highlanders on Saturday, 11 May 2013 – w a match that the Kings proudly won!… Continue reading

Beware of some valuation schemes

The valuation of Kouga properties is set to commence this month. And in the light of this, Kouga Municipality cautions property owners against schemes aimed at making money out of residents during this… Continue reading

Xtreme Sports Challenge set for JBay in July

The first J-Bay Xtreme Sports Challenge will take place from 5-10 July 2013 and will combine a range of sports activities, including surfing, skateboarding, open-water swimming, beach volleyball and mountainbiking.   The VW… Continue reading

South African surfing team wins gold

South Africa’s Shaun Joubert wins the Open Men’s and Australia’s Dimity Stoyle wins the Open Women’s in Incredible Waves at Santa Catalina, Panama. And Team South Africa is the new 2013 Reef ISA… Continue reading

New set of Tourism Awards to award excellence of service

A new set of South African Tourism awards recognising excellence in the Tourism industry was launched by Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, at Indaba 2013 yesterday, 11 May. These Lilizela Awards will… Continue reading