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SAMA26 postponed

The 26th edition of the SA Music Awards has been postponed until further notice. The premier awards event that honours local music talent has taken cue from the announcements by the State President Cyril Ramaphosa brought upon by the Covid-19 pandemic. New dates for the nominees announcement and the award ceremony will be made public depending on the advice from the government regarding the pandemic and when the situation in the country and the world improves. The SAMA wishes to send heartfelt condolences to the families of the two peopleRead More


Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic and various measures implemented by Governments on the continent to curb the virus, Castle Lager and partner brands wishes to announce the postponement of all 2020 Africa 5s activities to a date, yet to be determined, later this year. “The impact of COVID-19 as well as the safety and well-being of our consumers and other roleplayers is something we take extremely seriously. In light of measures implemented by Governments in the continent and the world over, we haveRead More

New Corolla Sedan – Has it All

The world’s best-selling automotive nameplate, is quite some accolade and no mean feat either. Toyota’s ubiquitous compact city car – first launched in 1966 – has captured the global automotive market and gone on to become a household name the world over. Now in its 12th-generation, the new Corolla combines Toyota’s exciting new design direction, with the tried-and-tested virtues of the Corolla brand. The adoption of the TNGA (GA-C) platform provides an innovative base on which to build the latest iteration of the company’s compact sedan. Daring Design The newRead More


Newtown Junction has put preventative measures in place of all stores to help reduce the risk of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease from spreading. The safety of our customers and staff is paramount. In light of this pandemic, facemasks and hand sanitisers are sold out… but not to worry Newtown Junction X House Of Hohwa have you sorted in a fashionable manner… wearing a mask doesn’t have to be uncomfortable, make it part of your fashion staple whilst practicing aggressive hygiene. Your Mask, Your Fashion Statement, Your Safety… In addition toRead More

New generation FreeMe plans to give our customers a bit of everything Monate!

As part of its efforts to continuously give consumers more than what they bargain for, Telkom has announced that it has revamped its FreeMe offerings. From 20 March 2020, new Telkom mobile customers will get a bit of everything on the New FreeMe plans. This means more benefits across all tariff plans and MORE Monate for everyone. Some of the new product offerings like all network calls and extra data for streaming will be available across all packages. “Customers are at the core of how we innovate and improve ourRead More

S-Presso introduces urban SUV style to the entry-level market

As every connoisseur will tell you, the best way to experience quality coffee is to remove all but the very essence and to concentrate the flavour in a short and very flavourful espresso. This is the inspiration behind the S-Presso, a new urban SUV that condenses all the best Suzuki characteristics in a compact and affordable package. The S-Presso joins Suzuki’s range of urban SUVs in March 2020 with a choice of five model derivatives and two transmission options, proving that even the entry-level segment can be spoilt for choiceRead More

There is a South African story in every Wild Bean Café coffee Cup – and stand a chance to win great Prize

As the country is heading towards total shut down, the public is asked to get creative while at home and send their positive Story on what identifies them as a proud South African, and then artists will be called upon to transform these stories into pictures that will be put on the next Wild Bean Café coffee cup. Here is how: This year customers also have an opportunity to take part in this exciting competition, by simply sharing stories on what they love most about Mzansi to culminate in thisRead More

The Sponsors of Brave campaign – second nominee Pharmacist Phillip Jordaan from Kgubetswana near Clarens, in the Freestate

Pharmacist Philip Jordaan saw the need and potential of bringing pharmacies to the townships and rural areas to help people get better and convenient access to medical assistance. This inspired him to branch out on his own and kick start the pilot pharmacy Kgubetswana just outside of Clarens, in the Free State. The pharmacy is a community pharmacy that operates from a re-purposed shipping container as the ground offered little to no reality for a brick and mortar structure to be built. Get a closer look into the shipping containerRead More

The Sponsors of Brave campaign – first nominee of the week Dr Liana Roodt

Doctor Liana Roodt found her calling in changing the lives of breast cancer patients. After witnessing the saddening, stretched out and complicated hoops cancer patients in the public health sector had to jump through for treatment, Dr Roodt felt that something needed to be done to help these patients. This is when she founded the NGO “Project Flamingo” as a means to alleviate the waiting time and trauma of seeking cancer treatment in the public health sector. She aims to not only reduce the surgical waiting time for patients, butRead More

South African Start-Up mo-Wash Provides Effortless Hand Washing on the Go

Godfrey Sono and Sibusiso Vilakazi have successfully launched mo-Wash, their mobile hand washing units into the market. This stand-alone, fully automatic portable unit requires no plumbing or drainage, providing a cost-effective hygiene solution at functions such as funerals, weddings and outdoor events. The budding entrepreneurs saw a gap in the market, after noting that public events are a huge part of South African culture. One such occasion is at traditional funerals, where it is customary to wash hands after the gravesite has been visited. The washing of hands is aRead More