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Popping your cherry in the Free State

Once a year, this small town comes alive with visitors and locals from all over the province who make their into the town centre for the Ficksburg Cherry Festival

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Styling Africa

Lights, cameras ... print! That’s what stole my attention at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa, the much-anticipated fashion extravaganza that took place from 24 to 28 October at the ever-glamorous Melrose Arch in Johannesburg.

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David Tlale’s South Africa

  • 26 October 2012 by Mildred Thabane

It’s a balmy Friday afternoon as I manoeuvre through the downtown Johannesburg traffic on our way talk to fashion designer David Tlale about fashion, South Africa and what inspires him.

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The Karoo conference – a meeting of the minds

The last time we visited the central Karoo town of Beaufort West, it was in the middle of a desperate drought. There was a nationwide call for in-transit motorists to bring bottles of water to Beaufort West, and to drop them off at the municipal offices and local filling stations.

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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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