Posts – Events

South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.


Celebrate Bastille Day in Franschhoek

Franschhoek seldom needs an excuse for a festival, but one of its favourites is its Bastille Day celebration, now in its 21st year.


Jackson Hlungwani’s artworks live on

  • 08 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The late Jackson Hlungwani has been described as legendary and is recognised across the world for his artistic sculptures.


Fashion and fun at the Durban July

  • 07 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Vodacom Durban July took place this past Saturday, 5 July 2014. There was fantastic hospitality, interesting fashion interpretations of the ‘Big Screen’ theme, lots of fun and, of course, horse racing.


Durban July 2014: The fashion, the field and the fun

The 2014 Vodacom Durban July takes place at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday 5 July. The theme for this year’s event is ‘The Big Screen’, and this gives pundits the chance to upstage the many celebrities who will be attending the event.


Enjoy a night of stargazing at Maropeng

Did you know that Mars’ sky is pink, that the Evening Star is actually a planet, or that Jupiter has over 60 moons?


Comrades Marathon 2014: results and pictures

  • 01 June 2014 by Tara Turkington and Stuart Buchanan

The Comrades Marathon started as a tribute to the South African soldiers who lost their lives during World War I. Since then, it has become a South African long-distance running race of legend and its popularity as an ultra-marathon has spread around the world.


​Pink tourism in South Africa

  • 29 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Pink tourism is a niche tourism market aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travellers.


Business tourism boom in South Africa

  • 25 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Business tourism to South Africa is booming, a testament to our first-class infrastructure and conferencing facilities.


The Purple Shall Govern

Mary Sibande’s exhibition, The Purple Shall Govern, is on at the Standard Bank Gallery until 7 June. In this interview, Sibande gives insight into her alter ego, ‘Sophie’, through which she explores issues of identity, rebirth and belonging.