Rassie Erasmus to be ‘coach‚ but not called Bok coach’

In true South African rugby fashion‚ by gaining clarity on one issue‚ another became muddied in the wake of Allister Coetzee’s sacking as Springbok coach on Friday. Coetzee and SA Rugby negotiated a settlement‚ the details of which remain private‚ to end Coetzee’s 22-month association with the team. But after months of dragging out Coetzee’s […]
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Police alert to tourists

Police are urging the hospitality industry in South Africa to advise their guests to be vigilant after booking into guest houses, lodges and hotels after an incident in Nelson Mandela Bay. The South African Police say doors and windows should be locked when retiring for the night. “The safety and security of our citizens is […]
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Five ways to save for your travel fund

Luckily for you, there are several ways you can save for your travel fund to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. Whether you’re heading to South Africa, or another far-flung destination, there’s plenty of things to consider when building your travel fund. Budgeting for everything from food and accommodation, to activities and travel […]
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Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of the ANC

South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. But who is he? Ramaphosa cuts a fitting figure to take over government, stabilise the economy, and secure the constitutional architecture that he helped create at the end of apartheid. But to expect more would be expecting too much. […]
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Discover the magic of spectacular Zermatt in the Swiss Alps

We feel the train engage the cogs as it rattles its way up the steep incline. Outside the wide windows, we pass rocky canyons, pine-covered mountain slopes and wildflower-covered meadows. My wife and I are comfortable and warm but outside the snowy white peaks are wrapped with cloud. The train crawls through tunnels and across […]
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Nine reasons why a Table Mountain Cable Card is a must in Cape Town

You can dodge the tourist queues in summer, take up special offers at the top and even surprise a loved one with a magic green card that makes the iconic summit your own for a whole year. Avoid the pesky tourists Cape Town 101, right? From being decapitated by a huge, swinging camera lens to […]
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Off to Newlands for the cricket? We’ve got your seating guide here

Objectively speaking, Cape Town’s Newlands is the most beautiful cricket ground on Earth. Half-sporting paradise, half-essential tourist pilgrimage, the famous old stadium has captured imaginations worldwide… In fact, it’s the only cricket ground in the world where you’ll need to bring both a warm jacket and a barrel of sun cream. It gets hot here, […]
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