Monday, June 5th, 2017

 

NETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE HEATS UP AHEAD OF SEMI-FINALS

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The Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League kick started with ten teams on the 21st April, it went down to six on the 28th of May and now there is only four teams left competing for the crown as South Africa’s top provincial netball. This Saturday and Sunday at Bloemfontein’s Manguang Indoor Sports Centre the four remaining teams – the Gauteng North Jaguars, North West Flames, Gauteng Golden Fireballs and the Western Cape Southern Stings – will battle it out in the semi-finals for a spot in the final to winRead More


Should Brands Compete Online?

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If you ask anyone in their 30s/40s about what they think is the best example of Brand competition, the first thing they will mention is the feud between BMW and Mercedes Benz i.e. “It beats the Benz.” Though timeless and entertaining, that advert is over 20 years old. The advertising world has changed dramatically since then, and so to has the way we consume content. Is traditional advertising still the place for brands to compete? To answer this question, one has to look at the audience that is consuming media,Read More


MTN celebrates the best of South Africa’s IoT talent

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The winners of the second annual Internet of Things Awards were announced last night at a glittering gala event held at the Sandton Convention Centre. With over 400 delegates, industry stakeholders and members of the media present, the exclusive event celebrated the best of South Africa’s market-ready IoT solutions, applications and developers. “The inaugural IoT Awards in 2015 set the benchmark for IoT creation and innovation in South Africa,” said MTN Business Group Executive Oliver Fortuin. “This year has been even better, with a proliferation of exciting solutions that haveRead More


Indulge in Perdeberg Wines Delectable Soup Pairings

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This Winter season; Perdeberg Wines will be taking guests on a delectable soup tasting journey when they introduce their Barrel & Hops Soup Pairing experience. Think rich, creamy, savoury spoonfuls of soup, served with freshly baked bread or crispy croutons on the side, paired with crisp, malty beer and delicious, award-winning wines. Kicking off on 1 June 2017, each session consists of three different flavoured hearty soups paired with three newly launched Hops & Co Craft beers and three premium wines. Each pairing combination is carefully arranged by Perdeberg’s winemakersRead More


Cadbury 5Star reveals the most lit promo this winter…

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Coachella, Rocking the Daises or Tomorrowland – turning up at these or any other music concert you might desire will become a reality for one lucky South African, as Cadbury 5Star launches its’ Customised Global Music Experience competition! This once in a lifetime experience valued at R250 000 includes, flights, accommodation, airport transfers, VISA allowance and spending money!! What’s more … as the winner you decide how you want to fly, which global concert or festival you want to attend, whether you prefer 3 star or 5 star gigs andRead More


Rock Hopping to Marion Island

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When Admiral Horatio Nelson set sail in the early 1800’s aboard his flagship, the beautiful wooden- walled Victory, he had a crew complement of 850 men. Aboard the Victory were stores that could last for 4 months without the need to revictual, or even to see land. Those stores were not as bad as are often made out in latter day accounts of 19th century seafaring life, but they were rather limited. Packed in the capacious holds of the 104 gunned, first-rate ship of the line were stacks of theRead More


HAVAL HITS THE SOUTH AFRICAN MARKET

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Five stars. That’s what the Chinese buying public have given Haval – which has been the best-selling SUV in its home country for 14 consecutive years, with over one-million units finding new homes last year. Five stars – that’s what the H2 subcompact SUV, just launched in South Africa, gets for everything from style and sophistication to refinement and robustness. Not to mention equipment levels, with top-range models being lavished with everything from six-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat to auto headlamps and wipers, while all derivatives boast front, side andRead More


Edgars helps little ones brave the winter

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The weather is dropping and the nation’s leading fashion retailer, Edgars, has partnered with celebrities to arm a group of more than sixty (60) underprivileged children from the rustic countryside township of Ga Mohale in Magaliesberg, with key winter wardrobe essentials such as jackets, shoes, beanies, socks and scarves that will enable them to brave the winter blues. “Every year, thousands of children are left destitute by the winter cold. In a bid to help the many children who suffer, we together with celebrities and friends of Edgars joined handsRead More


GAUTENG’S MOST POPULAR WINE ROUTE CELEBRATES ITS 14TH YEAR

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The Vaal River Meander Wine Route, starts off with the official launch on Saturday the 24th June with the Wine on the Vaal River Festival at Stonehaven on Vaal. It will be a day filled with wine tasting – you will be treated to a choice of over 200 wines both on land and aboard luxury cruisers – all included in the R100 entry fee. The cruisers will depart for 45-minute cruises at regular intervals from 12:00 – 20:00 on the 24th of June 2017. There will be lots ofRead More


CADBURY DAIRY MILK CHOCOLATE-LOVING MARTIANS HAVE INVADED EARTH!

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Earlier this year, Cadbury Dairy Milk launched their interstellar TV Commercial, showcasing a lovable group of Martians who discover a stash of chocolate, which gets them dancing with irrepressible Joy! They loved the Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate so much that they have now landed on earth in search for more! Since the launch of the Cadbury Dairy Milk TV commercial, the popularity of the Martians has skyrocketed and it seems South African’s just can’t get enough of them. However, the question remains, what do they have planned during their stayRead More