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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017


New Tsogo Sun Hotel has prime location on the Avenida da Marginal in Maputo

Tsogo Sun is significantly increasing its investment in Mozambique’s vibrant capital city, Maputo, with the construction of a brand new R220-million hotel, StayEasy Maputo, located just 2km from the group’s luxury Southern Sun Maputo Hotel, which itself had a R300-million makeover in 2014 to emerge as the largest hotel in the city with a total of 269 rooms. “Construction of the new 125-room hotel will begin mid-April 2017 and is scheduled to be completed by April 2018,” says Mark Boyd, Director of Development Tsogo Sun Hotels. “StayEasy Maputo is inRead More

How ICT is influencing the rise of Entrepreneurship in Africa

Africa has seen incredible changes over the past decade with the rise of the Silicon Savannah. Information and technology hubs and innovation incubators have been popping up all over the place producing some cutting-edge start-ups with revolutionary ideas. Unlike Silicon Valley, with its roots in quantum physics and semiconductors, tech in Sub-Saharan Africa is more consumer-driven— allowing citizens to access basic services ranging from education to healthcare by the touch of a button on a mobile device. Technology and connectivity platforms are transforming the development landscape in Africa,’ says HadleyRead More

Nasty C’s two videos automatically disqualified from SAMA 23

The RiSA/SAMA office received a number of enquiries about the qualification of Nasty C’s music videos i.e. Good Girls and Don’t Do It in the category Best Music Video as announced at the SAMA 23 Nominees event on 20 April 2017. Our investigations have revealed that the videos were submitted for entry on 24 January 2017. We have further determined that the videos were not flighted before the closing date of the entries of 31 January 2017 as required by the SAMA rules. We have always trusted that all musicRead More

AXE could be taking you to Ibiza

AXE, the world’s number one deodorant and fragrance brand; and internationally award-winning DJ Black Coffee, are proud to announce a historic partnership to find and showcase Africa’s top house music talent on an international stage – Ibiza. AXE has proudly celebrated local and international hip-hop with two successful AXECESS Jozi events, featuring the best local hip-hop acts, as well as hosting international rappers in South Africa. This year, they’re upping the stakes – AXE is not bringing international artists to South Africa, they’re taking Africa’s top up-and-coming artists to theRead More

Winners of the 2017 Liberty Radio Awards announced

The flame of excellence in the radio industry burned especially bright last night at the Sandton Convention Centre when the winners of the 2017 Liberty Radio Awards were announced. The Awards programmecelebrates and acknowledges excellence in radio and brings the entire industry together for a night of celebration. “Radio plays a critical role in the lives of almost 94% of all South Africans – it is their primary source of information and entertainment – sponsoring these awards enables us to contribute towards raising the standard of radio broadcasting, ultimately resultingRead More