Archives for November 2013

Statement on High Court judgement

Athletics South Africa takes note of the recent High Court judgment in the matter of Laraine Lane versus SASCOC. While the judgment has seen the welcome lifting of Ms Lane’s suspension by SASCOC, the judgment has further significance, in … [Read more...]

Cash incentives for Peninsula Runners

Top runners in this weekend’s Cape Peninsula Marathon can win cash incentives if they produce fast times as race organisers Celtic Harriers in association with Top Events announced today that an additional R15 000 will be given to the first … [Read more...]

Marking the Rivonia Trial

When a young political prisoner named Mac Maharaj smuggled the manuscript of Nelson Mandela’s biography Long Walk to Freedom out of Robben Island in 1970s, little did anyone know that manuscript would become a cogent part of the history of … [Read more...]

Narysec to help job creation among youth

Pretoria – The National Rural Youth Service Corps (NARYSEC) is government’s response to job creation and skills development amongst the youth, says Rural Development and Land Reform Minister, Gugile Nkwinti. Presenting his 2013 budget … [Read more...]

SA to hold talks with Europe

South Africa will hold high level discussions with Switzerland and Norway when International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister, Marius Fransman, visits the two countries this week. Fransman will kick off his official trip by … [Read more...]

SA seeks Canadian investment in mining

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is set to go on a working visit to Canada, which is scheduled to kick off on Monday. “The purpose of the visit is to promote investment by Canadian companies in South Africa’s mining sector. “During the … [Read more...]

Arno Carstens at Die Boer

Arno Carstens is one of those great South African performers that I had not had the privilege of listening to until last night. This frontline guitarist and vocalist founded The Springbok Nude Girls, but now performs solo with some backing … [Read more...]

SAA to continue serving Argentinean market

South African Airways (SAA) says it remains committed to providing travel options to and from Argentina. Although the national carrier is to discontinue its own operated flights to Buenos Aires on 28 March 2014, SAA customers will still be … [Read more...]

Tourism agency ready for festive season

Polokwane – The Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) is gearing up for the holiday season by ensuring the province is attractive for tourists. The agency’s acting Chief Executive Officer, Fixon Hlungwani, said the agency was doing all it … [Read more...]

Two Oceans 2013 Charity Beneficiaries

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon provides runners a great day out and is also a fantastic way to give back to the community. The Two Oceans Marathon Initiative (TOMI) is the event’s official fundraising initiative that provides much … [Read more...]