Author: Constance van Niekerk

MEC MATOME CHILOANE ATTENDS MEMORIAL SERVICE OF 11 LEARNERS

Written by on 16 July 2024

The Gauteng MEC for Education, Sport, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Mr Matome Chiloane, today, 16 July 2024, attended a memorial service of the learners who tragically lost their lives during a devastating scholar transport accident. The tragic accident happened on Wednesday, 10 July 2024, in Carletonville in the Kokosi-Wedela area in Merafong, resulting in the […]

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It’s do or die for Junior Boks

Written by on 5 July 2024

The Junior Boks are tied on five points with Argentina, while England tops Pool C on 10 points. If the Junior Springboks don’t bounce back to demolish England on Tuesday they will miss the 2024 U20 World Championship semi-finals. The South Africans got their campaign off to a flying start when they hammered Fiji 57-7 […]

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5 reasons to consider solo travel

Written by on 5 July 2024

The prospect of freedom and uninhibited exploration are some of the biggest influences in the solo-travel trend. According to a survey of female solo travellers, 46% said that the feeling of freedom and independence drives their decision to travel alone. Another 22% said they don’t want to wait around for other people, while 15% of respondents […]

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Does the beard make the man? Women weigh in

Written by on 3 July 2024

  A recent Dating.com survey revealed that 86% of single women prefer men with facial hair as it makes them appear more masculine and mature. The researchers also noted that, on average, men with facial hair in one or more dating profile pictures received three times more matches than those without. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON IOL

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Safari lodges join the growing trend in hospitality to drop the single supplement fee

Written by on 3 July 2024

Africa’s game lodges are starting to remove their single supplements to make safari travel more attractive for solo travellers. The hotel and cruise industry, in particular, has seen a rise in travellers choosing to cruise alone, and in response, many cruise lines have responded with special packages and removed the single supplement fee. READ THE ORIGINAL […]

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Using the US dollar when visiting this Southern African country could result in a 10-year jail sentence

Written by on 3 July 2024

When planning your next adventure to Zambia, it’s important to note the recent changes in the country’s financial landscape. A draft document released by the Bank of Zambia on Saturday revealed that individuals caught using foreign currency for local transactions could face up to ten years in prison or substantial fines. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON IOL

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Hearty coconut potato curry soup

Written by on 6 June 2024

Perfect for a cosy night in, this soup is a must-try for anyone looking to infuse their mid-week meals with a touch of exotic flavour. Warm up your winter with a bowl of hearty coconut potato curry soup! This deliciously creamy and fragrant soup combines the comforting textures of tender potatoes with the rich flavours […]

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