Archives for June 2015

African Standby Force planned

Johannesburg – The African Union (AU) believes Africa will have a united and functioning single military by the end of this year as leaders on Monday pledged to accelerate the operationalisation of the African Standby Force (ASF). … [Read more...]

Minor drop in tourism numbers

Tourism – The implementation of the Immigration Regulations has not significantly affected the numbers of people travelling into South Africa. “The drop in tourism numbers is not as significant as people are talking about, but we … [Read more...]

Picture & Paper

Picture & Paper – It began with the ostensibly inchoate act of making signs on surfaces, be they recordings of constellations, simple decorations or more arcane representations of shamanistic experiences, on rock surfaces and in … [Read more...]

Youth should consider tourism as a career

Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa on Monday called on young people to consider taking tourism as a career. … [Read more...]

Lebogang Shange sets Race Walking Record

Lebogang Shange broke the SA 20 000m track record (race walking) on 21 June 2015 in  Bedford, England. He clocked 1:23:20 to improve the previous mark of 1:24:51 set by Stanley Valentine in Port Elizabeth in May 1989. This is Shange’s … [Read more...]

Dti welcomes launch of Toyota plant

Department of Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the launch of Toyota’s Quantum Ses’fikile Complete Knock Down (CKD) plant. … [Read more...]

Phalula controls SPAR Durban 10km

A controlled Lebogang Phalula running in Transnet colours took the line honours in the SPAR Women’s 10km race in Durban in a time of 33.36 in a record field of 17,607 competitors on Sunday (June 7). Defending champion, Phalula was pushed … [Read more...]

Richtersveld Wildrun underway at Sendelingsdrif

The second Richtersveld Wildrun got underway at Sendelingsdrif this morning as almost 40 trail runners took off on the adventure of a lifetime. A few top athletes were amongst the excited faces and, as expected, the racing was hot at the … [Read more...]

The FIFA crystal ball

Wednesday 26th may 2015, will go down as a big day for FIFA in history. On this day, some 18 persons were were indicted by US prosecutors. The persons are either involved in executive positions within FIFA or who were involved via Marketing … [Read more...]