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Thursday, September 4th, 2014


Fiat 500L : connected and for the future

The new Fiat 500L, which expands the line-up of the 500 series, is now available in South Africa with a choice of two engines.According to Fiat, both the 1.4-litre engine delivering 70kW and the 1.6-litre MultiJet 2 engine delivering 77kW are distinguished by their lower polluting emissions and CO2 levels, corresponding to real economic benefit in everyday use for the customer. Both engines are also mated to the standard 6-speed manual transmission.Comfort in the car is a result of the MacPherson-strut front suspension has a hollow anti-roll bar to addRead More

Sibongile Khumalo celebrates her birthday on heritage day

It’s apt that South Africa’s beloved “first lady of song” celebrates her birthday on Heritage Day on September 24. As a precursor to both events and in the last Standard Bank Road to Joy of Jazz concert before the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, the legendary Sibongile Khumalo will be performing at the Teatro at Montecasino on September 20 at 19h30. She will be joined on stage by Sipho Mabuse, Kabomo Vilakazi and Mimi Mthenjwa. Khumalo’s singing talents range from opera to jazz, choral music and musical theatre, always groundedRead More

PSL, MULTICHOICE unveil Multichoice Diski Challenge Plans in Durban

 MultiChoice and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) today announced details of the first festival weekend of the MultiChoice Diski Challenge, which will be taking place at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday, 13 September 2014.The festival weekend will feature inaugural matches of the MultiChoice Diski Challenge, which will be televised live on SuperSport 4 and all community TV stations available on DStv. The festival will kick-off at 9am.PSL Chairman, Dr Irvin Khoza together with Kwa-Zulu Natal MEC of Sport, Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha and PSL Exco Member Mato Madlala, addressed members ofRead More

Mcdonald South Africa Launches World Coaches Programme

McDonald’s South Africa, today announced the launch of WorldCoaches programme in partnership with Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond (KNVB) – Royal Dutch Football Association as an addition to the McDonald’s U/14 Schools League, which is run in partnership with South African Schools Football Association (SASFA).A total of 225 school teachers/coaches and SASFA members across the nine provinces will be part of the WorldCoaches programme, which involves a series of workshops and on-the-pitch training sessions. The McDonald’s U/14 School League coaches will benefit not only from the international coach’s key insights but alsoRead More


Clapham High School became the fifth side to secure their place in the 2014 COPA Coca-Cola® National Finals after a 4 – 0 drubbing of Rosina Sedibane Modiba Secondary School at the Central Sports Grounds, Mamelodi on Saturday .Rosina Sedibane had to fight hard to reach their finals after drawing their first two matches before an emphatic 8-0 victory over Kenneth Masakela High School.Clapham had a comfortable journey to the finals with a single draw and shock 10 – 0 victory over Indoni followed by another 7 – 0 impressiveRead More

Tsogo Sun branches out in commitment to sustainability

The Akani Primary School in Diepsloot was the recipient of an educational environmental tutorial that involved the donation and planting of 10 trees on 2 September, in an Arbour Day collaboration between Tsogo Sun (with support from the company’s Montecasino employee volunteers), SerVest and Miss Earth South Africa.With a long history of commitment to environmental sustainability involving a range of economic and environmental factors, Tsogo Sun actively analyses and manages its impact on natural resources and the macro environment in which it operates. The company continuously strives to improve itsRead More

Perfect Fit for 25 000 at the Spar Women Challenge

“Perfect fit” for 25 000 at the SPAR Women’s Challenge For the last 15 plus years, the Pretoria leg of the SPAR Women’s Challenge has brought 25 000 women from all walks of life together to partake in a 5 or 10km race. And every year, each and every woman leaves the race with so much more than she bargained for. Clad in a sea of bright blue, a record number of entrants gathered at SuperSport Park in Centurion on the 30th of August to contribute their share of beauty to whatRead More

Tsogo Sun Moves For Life chess programme is a boost to education

Launched less than a year ago, Tsogo Sun’s Moves for Life chess programme is taking the game to  31 000 learners in more than 100 schools and has trained over 900 teachers schools around the country, with encouraging reports of improved academic performance.In support of the proven benefits of chess as an educational tool, Susan Polgar, four-time world chess champion, says, “According to research, test scores improved by 17.3% for students regularly engaged in chess classes, compared with only 4.6% for children participating in other forms of enriched activities.”Marcel vonRead More

Diana-Lebo Phalula Eyes Spar Grand Prix Title

Barefoot runner Diana-Lebo Phalula is getting very excited at the thought of collecting the keys to a brand-new Nissan Micra, as winner of the 2014 SPAR Grand Prix.With just one race left to run in the five-race SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series, Phalula has an almost unbeatable lead. She won the first two races, in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, in record time, and top four finishes in the Durban and Pretoria races, she has a total of 94 points, 28 ahead of her nearest rival, three-times Grand Prix winnerRead More