Archives for August 2012

Vote Art Activist to TED finals

Vote to help Johannesburg art activist to get to TED California finals with her ‘pillow talk’ On the edge of the inner city in a much-loved area of Troyeville, lies a concrete bed in a park overlooking the main route (Bezuidenhout) … [Read more...]

Brass Bell Weather Impact

The recent strong weather in the Western Cape had quite an impact on the local Kalk Bay Restaurant Pub called Brass Bell, which has been a hang out for many a Capetonian. The views from the Brass Bell interior are majestic and in years gone … [Read more...]

Mokoka to defend Half Marathon title

Friday, 17 August 2012 – Stephen Mokoka will defend his title at the SA Half Marathon Championships in Cape Town on 26 August. In 2011, the Gauteng North athlete won the title ahead of Xolisa Tyali and Lucky Mohale, both athletes from … [Read more...]

SAA introduces new baggage policy

Pretoria – South African Airways (SAA) is to introduce a new check-in baggage policy that will restrict the number of pieces of baggage a passenger may check in, the company said on Wednesday. From 5 September 2012, SAA will move to a … [Read more...]

SA looks to resolve bulk wine exports

Pretoria - South Africa is looking for a resolution to counter the impact of the decision by United Kingdom retailers to import wine from South Africa in bulk and bottle it in the UK. … [Read more...]

Medical services guideline tariffs

Pretoria - The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) says the implementation of the new Guideline Tariffs for medical and dental services will serve to protect the public and guide healthcare practitioners on the rendering of … [Read more...]

Organic farming changes villagers’ lives

East London - An Eastern Cape community is discovering that the organic vegetables they harvest are both healthy and profitable. Residents of Highbury outside Mthatha have been benefiting from a project being run by the provincial … [Read more...]

SA, US pledge more cooperation

Pretoria - The South Africa government looks poised to strengthen ties with the United States by agreeing on Tuesday to build closer cooperation in areas of aviation, energy and security. … [Read more...]

DBSA appoints new chief executive

Pretoria - Patrick Dlamini has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). … [Read more...]