The nominated restaurants were determined by the scores of a panel of anonymous judges, convened by chef Margot Janse, who dined around the country. “A fantastic field of nominees has come out of this year’s judging, with some newcomers and old favourites making up a list that truly represents the best of the best in South African dining today,” said Janse. “As always, these nominees have been nominated for their achievements in excellent dining, innovative menus, ambience and service excellence.” The top 10 restaurants will be revealed on Sunday 18 November 2018 at an awards ceremony… read more
Here are five personalisation tactics written in collaboration with SA’s largest payment gateway, PayU, that you can implement into your sales strategy.
Developing the right personalisation processes will prove that your eCommerce website has mastered the art of delivering value to your customers.
We all know that feeling of walking into a shop and the sales assistant remembers what size shoe you’re wearing, or the waitress at your favourite restaurant already knows what type of sandwich you’re going to order.
If you’re in the eCommerce business, it’s crucial that… read more
Content plans have driven the desire to see our content distributed through advertising channels, influencers, competition channels and just about any other medium we can find. An over prioritisation of content plans has led marketing professionals to believe that the value of a social media strategy is all about impressions, comments and likes.
Single essence of online presence
Content plans definitely have their place in the eco-system of a social media strategy, however, for many it’s become the single essence of their online presence and this is concerning.
I… read more
The winner will be announced this weekend.
Chicken Licken is the most-nominated brand with two ads in the running; one of a local robot called Sbu and another of an Icelandic boy who has assumed an Afrikaans identity.
Watch: 7 best adverts in SA right now:
Sbu 2.0 — Chicken Licken
This hilarious ad features Sbu, a charming suburban-dad robot who plays soccer and teaches high-school kids. Created by: Joe Public United.
Dala what you must— Brand South Africa https://youtu.be/iGGBaDoIh6Q
This inspiring ad portrays… read more
The Eastern Cape Province in South Africa is astoundingly diverse and, in parts, deliciously undeveloped. In winter, snow sometimes dusts its distinctive mountain peaks, and in summer, its sparkling coastline lures throngs of surfers, swimmers, and sun lovers. From the sea to the inland desert, the scenery of the Eastern Cape is spectacular. Sightseers can explore everything from ancient forests and gaping valleys to craggy sea cliffs and the lush coastline stretching from the Tsitsikamma section of Garden Route National Park to the subtropical Wild Coast. Inland, the rolling hills… read more
Kruger National Park – where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivalled diversity of life forms fuses with historical and archaeological sights – this is real Africa.
The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.
Truly the flagship of the South African National… read more
uShaka Kids World is a haven for kids from the ages of 2yrs to 12yrs, designed with jam packed activities and interactive areas. Boast Africa’s biggest jungle gym, to Crabby Beach (giant sandpit) to Polly’s Paint Pen (painting paradise) and for our movie stars, Cast-Aways (show time stage area) it’s fun from sun-up to sun-down.
Source: http://www.ushakamarineworld.co.za/read more
This is according to the Democratic Alliance’s provincial leader for the Eastern Cape, Nqaba Bhanga. The coalition in the city is led by the DA.
Bhanga issued a statement on Monday, saying that the coalition “remains united and focused on delivering services to the people of the city”.
He added that coalition governments were the future of the country and that “while they can be difficult, they are necessary”.
He praised the progress the coalition has made since 2016, saying that “a positive reflection of our financial position is the recent Moody’s credit upgrade… read more
The Eritrean–Ethiopian War, one of the many conflicts in the region, was started in May of 1998. Various international groups have claimed that at least 100 000 people have been killed during this 20-year conflict – which just never looked like it would end.
The war itself only actually lasted just over two years, following an Ethiopian military victory. A treaty had actually been drawn up in 2000, but both parties failed to come together on that.
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia has finally agreed to get this peace ball rolling. Eritrean President… read more
Are you looking to make extra money on the side? If you don’t want to invest a lot of your hard earned money into it, and you don’t want it to be too complex and time consuming to set-up, then you’ve come to the right place.
There are numerous types of uniquely South African side-hustles that you can start this weekend. This list of part-time or side-jobs require relatively low investment and need very little infrastructure to get off the ground.
Here are 20 South African side-hustles you can start this weekend:Weekend food truck Become a virtual English teacher Brew your… read more