3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

By Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 1 day ago

2021 Golden Globes: All the winners
2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

1 Mar 2021

2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit to be held online for free
2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit to be held online for free

The 2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit will be held online for free via www.ongea.biz from 22-24 February.

19 Feb 2021

2021 MTN Bushfire goes hybrid with digital, live experiences
2021 MTN Bushfire goes hybrid with digital, live experiences

MTN Bushfire has announced that its 2021 instalment, MTN Bushfire 2021 Hybrid Festival Series, will include digital and live experiences throughout the year.

17 Feb 2021

CD Baby expands international artist services team to Africa, appoints Sakhele Mzalazala
CD Baby expands international artist services team to Africa, appoints Sakhele Mzalazala

CD Baby has appointed music business manager and independent music advocate Sakhele Mzalazala to lead its expansion into southern Africa.

16 Feb 2021

Azelda Olivier wins SA National Award for Sony World Photography Awards 2021
Azelda Olivier wins SA National Award for Sony World Photography Awards 2021

Azelda Olivier has won the South African National Award for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The National Awards programme is an initiative set up by the World Photography Organisation and Sony to support local photographic communities around the world, with 53 countries taking part this year...

10 Feb 2021

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Playtex factory liquidation leaves hundreds without work in SA

Hanes South Africa, which holds the licence to manufacture, sell and distribute Playtex underwear in SA and other African countries, filed for voluntary liquidation...

10 Feb 2021

All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations
All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

4 Feb 2021

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PepsiCo and Beyond Meat partner to develop plant-based snacks

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat have teamed up to form The PLANeT Partnership, a joint venture to develop, produce and market snack and beverage products made from plant-based protein...

27 Jan 2021

Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards
Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards

The Shining Light Awards invites promising young diamond jewellery designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to showcase their talent...

27 Jan 2021

Melrose Gallery pan-African group exhibition at Sandton City's Diamond Walk extended
Melrose Gallery pan-African group exhibition at Sandton City's Diamond Walk extended

The Melrose Gallery is currently showcasing the Introspection - Art Of Contemporary Africa group exhibition, which features established and emerging artists from Africa, at Sandton City's Diamond Walk in Johannesburg...

21 Jan 2021

Seychelles makes itself more accessible to potential visitors
Seychelles makes itself more accessible to potential visitors

Seychelles is reviewing its entry requirement procedures so as to make the country more accessible to potential visitors as part of the restart of its tourism activities for 2021 and beyond...

20 Jan 2021

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named
Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

14 Jan 2021

African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition
African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition

The African Development Bank's Fashionomics Africa initiative has launched an online competition to support designers of sustainable and circular fashion...

15 Dec 2020

Fame Week Africa to connect film, arts, media and entertainment creatives in 2021
Fame Week Africa to connect film, arts, media and entertainment creatives in 2021

Fame Week Africa will take the form of a three day hybrid virtual and physical experience for the film, art, media and entertainment industries in Cape Town in 2021...

11 Dec 2020

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Health digitises Covid-19 screening at ports

The Health Department will launch the Covid SA travel system, a digital screening platform that allows travellers to complete the required travel health questionnaire on their personal devices ahead of their arrival at ports of entry...

10 Dec 2020

Facebook launches Africa's first city guide in Joburg
Facebook launches Africa's first city guide in Joburg

Facebook has launched its JoziPlug Community City Guide in Johannesburg - the first city on the African continent where the global initiative has been introduced...

8 Dec 2020

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Singapore approves cell-cultured chicken bites - who will be the first to try them?

Cultured meat made from animal cells without animal slaughter has been approved for sale for the first time...

By Chris Bryant 7 Dec 2020

Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive
Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive

Following these simple steps can help to keep your holiday memorable in the best possible way...

By Thea van de Mortel 1 Dec 2020

Gap brand returns to SA with first store opening in Gauteng
Gap brand returns to SA with first store opening in Gauteng

A standalone Gap store opened at the Mall of Africa in Midrand on Thursday, 26 November, signalling the return of the American clothing and accessories brand to South Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Nov 2020

MTV Africa Music Awards returns with virtual format in 2021
MTV Africa Music Awards returns with virtual format in 2021

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) is set to make a comeback in 2021, when it will be held virtually, in partnership with Uganda, on 20 February 2021...

26 Nov 2020

Women in Music SA to host its first webinar, titled Building Bridges
Women in Music SA to host its first webinar, titled Building Bridges

The South African chapter of Women in Music (WiM) will be hosting its first webinar, alongside co-host Africa Rising Music Conference (ARMC), on 19 November 2020...

17 Nov 2020

Siya Kolisi named African Trailblazer of the Year at 2020 E! People's Choice Awards
Siya Kolisi named African Trailblazer of the Year at 2020 E! People's Choice Awards

World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been named the African Trailblazer of the Year at the 2020 E! People's Choice Awards...

13 Nov 2020

Kenyan comedian Elsa Majimbo named African Social Star of 2020 at the E! People's Choice Awards
Kenyan comedian Elsa Majimbo named African Social Star of 2020 at the E! People's Choice Awards

Kenyan comedian and internet star Elsa Majimbo has been named the African Social Star of 2020 at the E! People's Choice Awards. Nigeria's Dimma Umeh and South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi placed second and third, respectively...

9 Nov 2020

Africa Rising International Film Festival puts spotlight on GBV, BLM and unjust systems
Africa Rising International Film Festival puts spotlight on GBV, BLM and unjust systems

The third instalment of the Africa Rising International Film Festival (ARIFF) is scheduled to take place virtually from 27-29 November 2020...

9 Nov 2020

World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winners
World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winners

World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled its Africa 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Africa Winners Day.

9 Nov 2020

Watch: SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtual
Watch: SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtual

AllFashion Sourcing, the annual trade show for the apparel, textile, footwear and leather industry, will this year be hosted on a virtual platform from 3-5 November 2020...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Oct 2020

Explore an active volcano on Reunion Island now that it is open for travel
Explore an active volcano on Reunion Island now that it is open for travel

Ryan Enslin reminisces about connecting with Mother Nature on Piton de la Fournaise, an active volcano, in Reunion Island, now that it is open and welcoming visitors...

By Ryan Enslin 20 Oct 2020



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