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Maloof Money Cup 2012: The action returns to Kimberley

The world’s biggest skateboarding event is once again bringing the Northern Cape town of Kimberley to life.

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Take a break – you deserve it

It’s national Tourism Month – a time to travel the back roads and backyards of sunny South Africa.

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Kickin’ up some dust

The little Upper Karoo town of Williston is holding a festival this weekend to say a fond goodbye to winter and big hello to spring.

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John Legend feels ‘at home’ in South Africa

  • 10 August 2012 by Sarah Came

Tonight, 4 000 lucky South Africans will get the opportunity to see R&B/Hip Hop superstar John Legend perform in a carbon neutral concert at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Soulful jazz house group MiCasa and R&B singer/songwriter Unathi Msengana will be opening for the multi-award winning singer.

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A winter wonderland

Snowfall has gripped many parts of South Africa today. Below are some images of the snow that brought excitement to children and adults alike.

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The Schreiner: Karoo Writers’ Festival

Cradock in the Eastern Cape Karoo is a little river town that serves the local farming community (and passing tourist trade) – except for August, when it becomes a tad bookish…

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Taste Festival comes to Durbs

Durban joins the ranks of the world’s great food cities as it prepares to host the inaugural Taste of Durban festival from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 July 2012.

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Standing alongside a nation

I wore every colour of the flag and was hoarse before I even reached the stadium…

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Indaba: a festival of tourism

I’ve been attending the South African Tourism Indaba – a festival conference highlighting our leisure assets – for more than a decade in search of my annual shot of Mzansi optimism.

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Afrika Burn 2012 - dancing in the desert

Lesson #1 when attending Africa’s brightest, most creative desert festival: arrive early, find your buddies and set up camp before sunset.

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