October 2017
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Don't Let the Wet Weather Dampen Your Vibe
With the much needed rainfall over the past few days around the country, our human nature is to stay indoors and complain about the rain - even though we were just complaining that we haven't had any!
 But there is still lots to do around the country as life goes on despite any weather conditions! 

Enjoy this weeks read 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!
DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival
The fifth annual DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival will once again be held at the prestigious Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday and Sunday 7-8 October 2017.
Can I still book tickets?
Last weekend of King Kong in Joburg
Over half a century since the world premiere of the original production of KING KONG – THE MUSICALEric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre bring this legendary and iconic musical ‘home’ to Johannesburg. Be sure to see it before curtains close on Sunday 8 October 2017 at The Mandela stage at the Joburg Theatre.
Book my tickets now!
Visit Canon at ESCRS
For our European readers and those traveling to Europe in the next few days - Canon Europe will demonstrate its commitment to offering ground-breaking diagnostic efficiency through its Medical Imaging Solutions with the launch of its new software for OCT Angiography (OCT-A) technology at the XXXV congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) in Lisbon, Portugal (7-11 October 2017).
This sounds great!
Cook up a Photographic Storm with Canon at their EOS M Roadshow!
Undoubtedly one of its best offerings yet, Canon has just introduced the all-new EOS M roadshow taking place during October in Centurion, Durban and Cape Town.
I would love to go!
The Whale Caller soon to make waves on the big screen!
Zola Maseko’s The Whale Caller, is a fascinating story based on Zakes Mda’s bestselling novel. It is an enchanting, romantic comedy of sorts, told through lyrical and magical storytelling. The film is set against the backdrop of the stunningly beautiful Hermanus, on the West Coast of South Africa.
I can't wait to see it!
The Business of Music - Workshop 
This 2 hour workshop presented by Bronwen Kerry Hirshowitz of B-Sharp Entertainment, will cover the basics in the Music Industry as a Business and Brand: the tools to get your music out there, basic PR and how to conduct yourself in an interview scenario: the second hour will deal with a practical exercise simulating interviews and interview scenarios. 
How do I book a seat?
Marine Week Meals at Townhouse Hotel
Indulge your love of seafood during Marine Week, from 9 to 15 October at Townhouse Hotel.
Reserve my table!
AERO Embraces Fashion by Partnering with Local Designer for SAFW
A brand that is fun, fashionable and well loved by so many has created memorable synergy amongst the two things that woman absolutely love the most; chocolate and fashion. AERO has announced sponsorship of a SAFW show supporting talented local female designer, Rina from Ri.Ch factory.
This sounds great!
Sharing their Designer Vision and One Step Closer to DFF 2018
On Friday, September 29th,  there were 5 young designers eagerly awaiting their turn to present their respective designer vision to a panel of esteemed judges to be selected to be part of the 2018 Durban Fashion Fair Mentorship Programme presented by the eThekwini Municipality as well as win the other prizes up for grabs.
Who won?
Sharon Spiegel Wagner is setting TV sets alight in Bedford Wives
Each Thursday evening since the end of August, the charasmatic actress Sharon Spiegel Wagner has had South Africans glued to their television sets watching BEDFORD WIVES on SABC 3, as the local comedy-drama unfolds with her character, Despina Giannopolous, taking centre stage.
What is Bedford Wives about?
How Kryszna Tec solved a 50-year old IT problem
Kryszna Tec’s SUBWARE software provides medium to large enterprises with an accurate 360-degree view of their global IT assets and IT service catalogues, allowing them to make informed decisions that drive down costs, increase efficiency and provide critical cost, scalability, agility and security data to assist in making cloud transformation decisions.
Tell Me More!
Mpact's John Hunt Talks Recycling Industry Sustainability
Mpact Recycling managing director, John Hunt says long-term sustainable recycling in South Africa requires long-term sustainable investment in the country’s recycling capacity. This means investing in recycling facilities such as paper and plastic mills that create a market for recyclable materials. 
What else does he have to say?
Canon Europe Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Document Scanner
Canon Europe is, this month, celebrating the 20th anniversary year of the launch of its first document scanner, the DR-3020.
Wow, Congrats Canon!
The Trends of Travelling as a Millennial
Signature Lux Hotel, Sandton offers features and services that, until recently, were only available in the millennial travellers’ dreams.
i'd like to stay there!
Give School Children the Dignity of Access to a Clean Toilet with Baby Soft
UNICEF’s Toilet Board Coalition, Spar, and Kimberly-Clark are seeking to raise funds to build toilets for school children across the country through its Baby Soft Toilets Change Lives Programme. What is more, the company is calling on all consumers to assist in this mission by simply purchasing a specially marked pack of Baby Soft White Toilet Tissue 9’s from any Spar store nationwide, from the beginning of September to the end of October 2017.
How can I help?
Celebrate your achievements in true African style
Despite the many challenges you’ve faced, you’ve overcome. And your achievements and successes deserve a truly royal celebration. It’s in this spirit moyo welcomes you to year-end season. Commemorate, celebrate and cheers 2017 in true African style at moyo. 
Reserve my table!
Krispy Kreme Launches 4 Limited Edition Doughnuts and a Kremey Chiller for Halloween
In the spirt of Halloween, Krispy Kreme has launched four limited edition spooky doughnuts as well as a limited edition chiller all enthusiastically named by Krispy Kreme South Africa’s social media followers – Pumpkin Skreme, Franken Skreme, Zom-B-Eye, Sir Fangs- A-Lot and the sought after Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Chiller. 
What flavours are these doughnuts?
How to Make it as a Creative Entrepreneur in South Africa
Emerging creative entrepreneurs need to consider what it takes to start and maintain a profitable business, to avoid the common pitfalls that cause creative start-ups to fail. Vega, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education offer a few tips to keep in mind if you’re hoping to start a business in South Africa’s challenging and exciting creative industry.
What are the tips?
Penguins "Take Flight" to Head off Home!
Early this week, two endangered African Penguins flew home to Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape after spending time in the rehabilitation centre at uShaka Sea World.

African Penguin Awareness Day - 7th October 2017

This special day is dedicated to raising worldwide awareness about the plight of the endangered African penguin.

How can I get involved?
Exclusive '3-for-2' Accommodation Offer  at Tintswalo Safari Lodge
This summer, those keen to go on a thrilling safari adventure will be able to explore the pristine, private Manyeleti Game Reserve with a special ‘3-for-2’ offer at the 5-star Tintswalo Safari Lodge – staying in one of its luxury Explorer Suites for 3 nights, while only paying for 2.
I want to book!
Leisure Resort's Decision to Outsource Reaps Benefits
Outsourcing its staffing requirements to Innovative Staffing Solutions is one of the best strategic decisions the Pienaardam Leisure Resort in Mpumalanga has made in recent years. Now it can focus on extending its footprint in the region and growing market share.
How can I outsource my business?
New VonZipper Store Opening - Sun City Valley of the Waves
Californian eyewear & beachwear brand, VonZipper is about to open the doors of its first ever standalone location in South Africa at Sun City’s Valley of Waves.
When is it opening?
Gaming Enthusiasts Take Note
Samsung is redefining the game through the introduction of first HDR QLED Gaming Monitors.
What size does the gaming monitors come in?
Beauty Factory Teams Up With The PinkDrive For Breast Cancer Awareness
Home grown Bath and Body brand; Beauty Factory have collaborated with the PinkDrive for the duration of breast cancer awareness month.
This sounds like an amazing initiative
Recipe: Chicken Roast
Aniseeds shares her recipe for chicken roast.
Show me the recipe
5 Qualities of a Great Digital Marketing Agency
The Media Clique share 5 qualities of a great digital marketing agency.
What are the 5 qualities?
Yusuf Cat Stevens Launches New Album Ahead of SA Tour
Just five weeks ahead of his first ever concert tour to South Africa, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, one of the most influential singer-songwriters of all time, is releasing his highly anticipated new album, The Laughing Apple under his Cat-O-Log Records logo exclusively through Decca Records, the same label that launched his career 50 years ago.
I want this album
WORDS 2017 is the inaugural edition of an annual festival that brings multiple disciplines together to examine the World of WORDS and their profound universal influence
How do I book?
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 is the tour?
Risking it all: Nitro Circus Live
Nitro Circus Live is a show like no other! Nitro riders perform skillful but insane stunts on a range of outrageous contraptions that leave a burning impression on the minds of young people across the planet. 
What dates will it be showing in October?
Halloween on the High Seas at uShaka Marine World
uShaka Marine World is going all out to spook and thrill you this Halloween with a daring dolphin show, plenty of trick or treating and an opportunity to show off your most spooktacular Halloween costume ever!
When is this all happening?
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!
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. 
Where will they be touring? is SA's Information Highway & Online Store.

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