Mandla Maseko’s space voyage: Breaking new ground

  • August 20, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso
  • Blog

Early next year (the exact date to be confirmed), 25-year-old Mandla Maseko will launch into space – an honour he is not taking lightly.

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Rooibos tea – proudly South African

  • August 20, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

Rooibos tea is uniquely South African and was discovered in the beautiful Cederberg in the Western Cape by Khoi and San people more than 300 years ago. The tea, which is classified as a herb, was harvested and the spiky leaves were bruised and left in heaps in the sun to ferment. After fermenting the tea was ready to be brewed.

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Get romantic in Gauteng: 8 great date ideas

  • August 19, 2014 by Kate Rau
  • Blog

From the quiet and romantic to the downright adventurous, here are eight different date suggestions to consider when in Gauteng.

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A brush with South Africa’s art galleries

  • August 19, 2014 by Stuart Dickinson
  • Blog

There are a number of world-renowned art galleries scattered around the country, showcasing the work of old masters as well as emerging contemporary talent. Get a healthy dose of artistic culture at these fine galleries ...

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Domestic Tourism Snapshot - Q1 2014

This report provides a snapshot of the performance of the domestic tourism. Due to a low travel incidence in this quarter, the results only reflect a fraction of the number of people interviewed . With such a low incidence, this report could not reflect data for all the provinces. Only…
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Gandhi's Phoenix Settlement at Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal

Mahatma Gandhi spent his formative years in South Africa, where he developed his philosophy of satyagraha, a form of active yet peaceful resistance to political injustices. The original Phoenix Settlement in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal, was inspired by Gandhi, encapsulating his vision for a community based on self-reliance.
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Add the Joburg Shopping Festival to your spring to-do list

  • August 18, 2014
  • Trade

This spring, your things-to-do list should include the inaugural Joburg Shopping Festival, a fabulous world-class experience.

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Speech by the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

SAACI Congress opening ceremony on Monday, 18 August at 09h30

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TravelByDrone: An aerial view of Cape Town

  • August 18, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

TravelByDrone is an internet-sharing site that allows you to ‘spy’ on some of Cape Town’s amazing landscapes.

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Franschhoek's Bacon Pop-Up Bar is coming to Joburg

  • August 18, 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni
  • Blog

Pop-up restaurants are all the craze around South Africa and have proven to be a great alternative to traditional dining in mainstream restaurants.

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