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VOLVO OCEAN RACE

The Volvo Ocean Race is regarded as the toughest and most prestigious sporting competition of any kind in the world. No other event tests people and equipment more extremely, or requires such a combination of individual skill, team work, engineering excellence, technological capability and sheer guts. These are qualities that Volvo Cars shares with the race and that is why …

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UNITE WITH NEDERBURG AS TOUR DE FRANCE BEGINS

Be there for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, when Africa’s first UCI-registered team begins the 3 519km Tour de France this weekend. And celebrate with some fine wine from Nederburg, the squad’s exclusive premium wine partner. The team is doing more than competing in the world’s most iconic cycling race. It’s also riding for a cause. Apart from igniting and …

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THABANG TABANE

Thabang is the heir to the father and founder of the Malombo music. Dr. Philip Tabane who has gained international reputation for being the leader of legendary Malombo for over 4 decades. Thabang Tabane himself a musical inspiration learned to play drums by watching his uncle Mabi Thobejane who was the co-founder of Malombo in the 60’s. No wonder then …

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GRANT LOTTERING: IM’POSSIBLE TOUR

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), proud country patron of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa, has thrown its weight behind survivor, speaker, ultra-endurance cyclist and Laureus Sport for Good Ambassador, Grant Lottering, on his third Im’possible Tour. In August, Grant will attempt a solo, 1 000km ultra-endurance cycle through the French Alps cycling continuously for two days and two …

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STEVE MARKOVITZ: AFRICAN SCREEN NETWORK

The launch of the African Screen Network (ASN), an initiative that could mark the first step toward solving the exhibition issues that plague African filmmakers. Steven Markovitz of Big World Cinema established African Screen Network with a seed grant from the Goethe-Institut. The network aims to provide a coordinated and concerted strategy for building audiences for local content. It will …

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SUI GENERIS

This performance by Sui Generis at The Crypt Jazz Restaurant is part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit which aims to foster a love and support for live music in our communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape. THE CRYPT: Famous historic meeting place beneath St George’s …

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NKOSINATHI SITHOLE: HUNGER EATS A MAN

Nkosinathi Sithole’s Hunger Eats a Man wins the 2016 Sunday Times Literary Fiction Award. Debut novelist and Penguin Random House SA author, Nkosinathi Sithole, was announced as a winner at this year’s Sunday Times Literary Awards, recently held at a black tie event in Sandton, Johannesburg. Sithole was awarded the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize for his book Hunger Eats a …

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PABLO PINEDO: NOMA

Writing Studio graduate Pablo Pinedo enjoys success with his documentary Noma. Daniel Dercksen shares a few thoughts with Spanish filmmaker Pablo Pinedo, who is a graduate of The Writing Studio, showcased his sensational and stirring documentary Noma at the HotDocs 2016 in Toronto, and received the Amnesty International Human Rights award at the Durban International Film Festival. Challenging conventional filmmaking, …

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48 HOURS IN CAPE TOWN

On your marks, jet set, go! You have a 48 hour weekend coming up in gorgeous Cape Town and you need to maximise your minutes – see the sights, eat all the food, drink all the wine and drench your eyes with views. I grew up in Sea Point on the Atlantic Seaboard, and have been living in Oranjezicht in …

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WINTER WARMERS AT JOBURG THEATRE

Don’t let the cold weather get you down. Joburg Theatre has a sizzling line-up that is guaranteed to heat things up this winter! First in line are our favourite star-crossed lovers with Joburg Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. With 10 performances taking place from the 15 – 24 July, this production is a rare treat for ballet lovers. Hot on its …