Uberfying public transport in South Africa

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Craig Heckrath, Product Development Manager at Intervate. Many of us have experienced the simplicity and convenience of hailing an Uber. It certainly seems like the 180-degree opposite of South Africa’s fragmented, informal (and sometimes unreliabl [Read story...]

What’s Trending? #BackToSchool In South Africa

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The school term in South Africa has commenced, and many excited parents are taking to social media to post about their children’s significant milestone, which is their first day of school. An interesting fact to note is that kids who are starting s [Read story...]

Chinese Functional Cure against HIV/AIDS in Africa?


By Correspondent With preparations underway to celebrate the AIDS Day on December 1, a popular herbal concoction developed by a Chinese researcher has been hailed as proper and real solution to HIV/Aids and related complications such as tuberculosis [Read story...]

Ebola and My Trip to Africa

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Excitedly I have booked my next trip to Africa headed to Cape Town and Kruger National Park in South Africa. I can see the thoughts bubbling even before the words come out of their mouth, “Aren’t you afraid of Ebola,” they ask.Many see Africa as one [Read story...]

South Africa’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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South Africa is home to eight United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites that highlight places of importance to cultural or natural heritage, while showcasing the extraordinary beauty of the coun [Read story...]

Miss SA Xtreme 2016 | Final Results

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Miss SA Xtreme 2016, Pre Judging Gallery! Ladies Beach Bikini under 23 Years: 1 Tanya Snyman [8] 2 Anneke Jordaan [7] 3 Chantel le Roux [1] 4 Gabi Barros [2] 5 Kethleen Mazwiduma [3] 6 Melia Bonokwane [5] 7 Ontlametse Selobile [4] 8 Chanteze Blignau [Read story...]

Miss SA Xtreme 2016 | Pre Judging Gallery

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The annual Miss SA Xtreme show took place yesterday at the Heart felt arena in Pretoria, and once again proved to show off some incredibly dedicated and fit ladies! In case you missed all the action, we have you covered. Check out what went down at [Read story...]

14 Motivation Instagram Posts From Around The Web!

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Be motivated with some of these incredible Instagram posts from around the web! A photo posted by jennalimerick (@jennalimerick) on Jun 24, 2016 at 7:07am PDT   A photo posted by Generation Iron (@generationironofficial) on Jun 24, 2016 at 7:07am P [Read story...]

#1 – South Africa’s Capital Goes Up In Smoke

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Protesters are burning tyres and barricading roads. The violence started on Monday after it was announced that Tshwane municipality Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa will be replaced by Thoko Didiza as the candidate for the ruling party in the upcoming elec [Read story...]

South Africa: Xbox Live Gold sees price hike

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(Image Source: Xbox Live subscribers in South Africa have been notified, via Microsoft, that the company will be implementing a price hike. Microsoft revealed that the price of a one-month subscription will increase from R50 to R1 [Read story...]

Why Africa? Why Kruger?

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Recent acquaintances often ask me, “Why Africa”. And those who know of my trips more intimately ask, “Why Kruger National Park”. I also hear quite frequently, “Don’t you want to see other places”.These are good questions and all have ve [Read story...]

African growth opportunity is a Tweet away

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(Image Sourece: The African business landscape is evolving at a rapid pace. Africa has always been a mobile centric hub, and with operators about to launch $30 smartphone handsets, the perfect storm is rapidly approaching. According t [Read story...]

Cape Town Emerges as a Model Smart City in Africa

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa, /African Media Agency (AMA)/- The African Union of Public Transport (UATP) announced today that it will hold a workshop on the best practices in public transport. The event will take place in Cape Town from 20 to 22 Octobe [Read story...]

Lions, Rhino and Wildebeest giving birth, oh my!

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Berg-en-Dal Camp – Guest House #35I checked into camp the night before after seeing three of the big five on the drive from Malelane gate to Berg-aen-Dal camp which is not very far at all. I already knew it was going to be another amazing journey t [Read story...]

Women found to be less aware of cyberthreats

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When you need to visit an online bank, a retailer or a payment website, you should manually type in the URL. (Image Source: According to a survey conducted by Kasperky Lab and B2B International, women have been found to be l [Read story...]

Mwadui diamonds outputs up 7pc

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Williamson Diamonds, a largest diamond mine in the country, has registered a full-year production increase of 7.0 per cent to 202,265 carats for the year ending June. The mine, partly owned by South Africa’s Petra Diamonds, attributed the good res [Read story...]

My Roommate in Tent Forty; Mr. Black Mamba!

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I’ve never been afraid of snakes. In fact, every Saturday for three years I volunteered at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Atlanta, Georgia a wonderful place that specializes in the rehabilitation of birds of prey and reptiles; housing the non-rel [Read story...]

Tanzania Breweries anticipates further growth

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Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) is optimistic on its growth prospects in Tanzania as it banks on an expanding market and low per capita consumption of beer. Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) TBL Managing Director, Mr Roberto Jarrin, said in Dar es S [Read story...]

Kenya banks on business tourism to grow numbers

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Government expects booming conference tourism to help revive the struggling sector. Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie said Kenya, currently ranked second in Africa af [Read story...]