October 2017
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Happy Halloween!!!👻🎃
We don't celebrate Halloween but it's a fun time, and South Africans are partaking in some festivities by having a few Halloween parties. If you are attending one and not sure what to wear, we have created a chart with South Africanism to give you some inspiration... and have a few laughs :)

Enjoy and don't forget to enter our latest competition!
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Yusuf Cat Stevens SA Tour
Four lucky winners stand a chance to WIN double tickets to see Yusuf Cat Stevens live in concert on his first tour to South Africa - Johannesburg on 9 November 2017 or Durban on 15 November 2017.
I want to WIN!
Gooderson Leisure MTB & Trail Running Challenge
Don’t limit your challenges – challenge your limits when you enter the Gooderson Leisure MTB & Trail Running Challenge which will be taking place at the Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort on the weekend of November 4th and 5th.
I want to register!
Riaad Moosa - Life Begins Tour
Does life really begin at 40?  Riaad Moosa tries to figure this out with his hilarious one-man show, Life Begins - a snapshot into his life as a 40-year-old, a father of three kids, husband, comedian, actor and with all the current cultural and political issues thrown in. 
Where will the tour be?
Up Close and Personal with Garth Taylor
This November, Garth Taylor will be performing around Johannesburg, showcasing all his original hits, including his latest hit single, Stronger, Crocodile Tears, and the song that started it all, Why. Plus some all-time current favourites. 
Where will he be performing?
ClassicsConcert at NIROX
Experience passion, romance and the melodic mysteries of the Mediterranean as the 40-piece orchestra takes you on a thrilling musical adventure through France, Italy and Spain in ClassicsConcert at NIROX on 4 November 2017.
Book my tickets now!
Klikkerland Releases Fourth DVD!
Moms and dads around the country have something to smile about!  The Klikkerland gang – from the acclaimed award-winning children’s series – have just released the fourth instalment and are touring around the country from November 2017. 
When is the tour starting?
Take a Chance and Dance and Enter the 2017 Zulu Dancing Championships!
November will once again be beating to the sounds of African drums as over 60 dance troupes will be performing various traditional dances associated with the Zulu culture and based on warrior war dances at uShaka Marine World.
How do I enter?
The Latest Food & Fashion Trends in South Africa
Listen to the latest podcast with Nabihah of and Maseeha Gangat-Gardee of Salaamedia or visit our SoundCloud page - where they talk about the latest food and fashion trends in South Africa.
Let me listen
And the Winners Are!
uShaka Marine World hosted their 13th annual Mr, Miss and Miss Junior uShaka Marine World finale at the weekend, which featured 45 hopefuls vying for the uShaka Marine World’s ambassadorial crowns.
Who are the winners?
Acacia Primary School gets equipped with a library full of books
Acacia Primary School in Verulam is the lucky recipient of a brand-new library, made possible by the Park Boulevard Centre community that donated books to the campaign throughout September, as well as La Montagne who assisted in providing shelves and paint to make the library a fun, clean and creative space for the 1 070 learners ranging from Grade R to Grade7.
Awesome News!
Top Challenges for Small Businesses in SA
Despite government’s efforts to create an enabling environment for the promotion and development of Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa, SMEs continue to face several challenges, from dealing with a lack of access to finance and a tricky regulatory environment, to overcoming cash-flow and labour issues. Innovative Staffing Solutions Managing Director, Arnoux Maré, says the current economic environment is characterised by low growth, a high unemployment rate and regulatory uncertainty.
What are the top challenges?
Mr, Miss and Miss Junior uShaka Marine World Finals Socials
uShaka Marine World hosted their 13th annual Mr, Miss and Miss Junior uShaka Marine World finale at the weekend, which featured 45 hopefuls vying for the uShaka Marine World’s ambassadorial crowns
Who attended the event?
Wahooz on the Promenade Socials
Wahooz on the Promenade at uShaka Marine World continues to pull out all the stops each and every Sunday at uShaka Marine Worlds Soul’d Sundays.  
Sounds Awesome!
UPZ Celebrates 10 Years in the Industry with New Album Release
Internationally renowned producer / artist, UPZ - that brought us Mzansi classics including Pure Surprise, Uzongilinda, Believing and What's The Point plus collaborations with Black Motion, Cuebur, Black Coffee and more – marks his 10thanniversary in the music industry with a brand new album titled, Drop It.
Where can I get this album?
Safety Excellence Requires High Level of Commitment from Companies
Business leaders have a lot on their minds. When they are not fine-tuning their business strategies or looking for new ways to optimise operations, they are interrogating local and international market trends, sourcing new talent and exploring potential innovations. Innovation PPE Solutions, Business Unit Manager, Anton Zwanepoel, says as an organisation’s most important resource, the safety and wellbeing of its people should be a priority.
This is interesting
Bakwena Announces Road Upgrades for 2018
Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Bakwena) will conduct several maintenance and construction projects along the N1N4 routes in 2018.
What are the upgrades?
Time Square Iconic LED Screens a First for Africa
Is it New York City? Is it Las Vegas? No, it is the large displays of the Time Square Arena. The two Samsung outdoor LED screens – unveiled during a VIP event on Thursday evening at Sun International’s Time Square Hotel, and Entertainment complex in Menlyn, Pretoria – are unique in design and the first installation of its kind by Samsung in Africa.
How big is the screen?
Employees' Right to Strike and the Importance of Collective Bargaining
Strikes are largely, but not always, about wages. Adv. Tertius Wessels, Legal Manager at Strata-g Labour Solutions, says people tend to forget that strikes are not only about wages and monetary-related issues.
What are employee's right to strike?
Vega Students Selected as Finalists in SA's Biggest Design Challenge
Submissions from seven students at Vega -a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) have made it to the final rounds of two of the country’s most prestigious design challenges, with four projects selected as finalists in the Pendoring 2017 awards, and three in the IPSA Gold Pack 2017 awards.
Wow, who are these 7 students?
SAFW X AERO Ri.Ch Factory Fashion Show
Chocolate and fashion proved to be the perfect pair last night at the Ri.Ch Factory's debut SA Fashion Week show sponsored by the light and bubbly Aero.
Did someone say chocolate and fashion?!
Introducing Beauty Factory Beach Sun Spray SPF 30 
Smell the sea and feel the sky with the new Beauty Factory Earthbound Beach Sun Spray with the essences of sea mineral and kelp.
Where is it available?
A Call for Designers to Attend the 2018 DFF Mentorship Programme
Are you an up and coming designer or fashion house and looking to take your brand further?
With 2018 just around the corner, you may be in need of gaining inspiration, guidance in the business of fashion, wanting to know what it is that buyers are looking for or simply wanting to fine tune your "fashionista" skills. If this is you, then the Durban Fashion Fair wants to mentor you!
How do I enter?
Finding Me S03 EP82 & EP83
In the latest episodes of Finding Me, which is a two-part interview, Quraysha Ismail Sooliman speaks to Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh about his book Democracy and Delusion as well as discuss the Marikana Massacre
I want to see the interview
Recipe: Chicken Akhni
Aniseeds shares her recipe for Chicken Akhni.
That looks delicious
Looking at Cost - Should you hire a Marketing Agency or employ an internal Marketing Team
The Media Clique discusses the benefits of hiring a marketing agency vs the benefits of employing an internal marketing team.
What are the benefits?
John Legend Darkness and Light Tour
The three-city 2017 John Legend Darkness and Light concert tour commences in Johannesburg on Saturday, 4 November and new date of Sunday, 5 November 2017 at the TicketPro Dome, before moving to the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Tuesday, 7 November 2017. The tour will finish in Cape Town on 9 & 10 November at the Grand Arena, GrandWest.
Are there tickets still available?
Step up for Health at the Durban Wellness Festival
As most people only begin to look after their health when they have a scare and are forced to drastically stem their intake of fast food and begin exercising, the Durban Wellness Festival supported by SASA and Lilly has been created to show people that they can make positive, fun changes before it is too late.
When is the Festival?
The Smash Hit Musical "Rock of Ages" is Ready to ROCK Gold Reef City
The South African premier of the multi Tony award-nominated Broadway musical, Rock of Ages, will be live at Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre from Friday, 17 November to Sunday, 10 December 2017.
Are tickets on sale yet?
Bob Dylan 'Subterranean Songbook' Tribute
Dayne Rothbletz, Jon Shaban, Adelle Nqeto, Shotgun Tori, Tubatsi Moloi, Jamie Acheson and Lucy Kruger will present a full-day outdoor concert in the NIROX Sculpture Park amphitheatre on Saturday 25 November consisting entirely of their own renderings of Dylan - both popular and obscure. Additional instrumentation will include violin, harmonica, bass, tambourine and Tubatsi Moloi's ethereal flute.
How do I book?
First Stagger-Through of Pinocchio SA Pantomime
The annual Pantomime at the Joburg Theatre starting in November 2017, is Pinocchio SA. We went behind the scenes for the first stagger-through this weekend.
What happens at a stagger-through? is SA's Information Highway & Online Store.

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