The useful powers of onions

The useful powers of onions

To cut onions may cause your eyes to tear up, but the health benefits and interesting uses that can be found in onions is nothing to cry about. Onions are members of the Allium genus of flowering plants that also includes garlic, shallots, leeks and chives. The...

read more
TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

Tiger Brands has announced that it is recalling certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to an “extremely small number of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier”. According to Ofm News, approximately 20...

read more
The useful powers of onions

The useful powers of onions

To cut onions may cause your eyes to tear up, but the health benefits and interesting uses that can be found in onions is nothing to cry about. Onions are members of the Allium genus of flowering plants that also includes garlic, shallots, leeks and chives. The...

read more
TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

Tiger Brands has announced that it is recalling certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to an “extremely small number of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier”. According to Ofm News, approximately 20...

read more
The useful powers of onions

The useful powers of onions

To cut onions may cause your eyes to tear up, but the health benefits and interesting uses that can be found in onions is nothing to cry about. Onions are members of the Allium genus of flowering plants that also includes garlic, shallots, leeks and chives. The...

read more
TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

Tiger Brands has announced that it is recalling certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to an “extremely small number of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier”. According to Ofm News, approximately 20...

read more
Vaccination remains best defense against COVID-19

Vaccination remains best defense against COVID-19

Image: DOC / Dr Joe Phaahla  Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, says while 70% of the population has come into contact with COVID-19 – and have some form of immunity – the best form of defense against the disease remains vaccination. Phaahla said this when he...

read more
Extension on COVID-19 regulation public comments

Extension on COVID-19 regulation public comments

Image: DOC / Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla  Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced a three-month extension for public comments on health regulations relating to the management of COVID-19. The comments relate to the Surveillance and Control of...

read more
Deadline looms for Health Regulations public comments

Deadline looms for Health Regulations public comments

The public has until Sunday, 24 April, to submit their comments on the Health Regulations meant to manage COVID-19 and other notifiable conditions outside of the National State of Disaster. This follows requests and concerns from a number of stakeholders that a 30-day...

read more
Typhoid update: Municipal water safe

Typhoid update: Municipal water safe

There is no evidence that contaminated municipal water is responsible for cases of enteric fever, also known as typhoid fever, in South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Monday. "There are numerous social media posts with false...

read more
A message of gratitude to our Frontline Workers

A message of gratitude to our Frontline Workers

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all our frontline professionals - doctors, police, paramedics, traffics and nurses for your dedication, commitment, professionalism, and prompt response in serving our community during the busy December and early...

read more
SA remains on Adjusted Alert Level 1

SA remains on Adjusted Alert Level 1

As the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) retains the lockdown restrictions at Adjusted Alert Level 1, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla has called for responsible behaviour and stronger compliance with COVID-19 prevention and treatment protocols during the...

read more
National Coronavirus Command Council to meet soon

National Coronavirus Command Council to meet soon

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) will be meeting to take stock of the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This as new COVID-19 cases surged by nearly five-fold over the past weeks alone – rising from a...

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New COVID-19 variant detected in SA

New COVID-19 variant detected in SA

Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has confirmed that a new COVID-19 variant has been detected in South Africa. The Minister, who was speaking during a media briefing on Thursday, believes that the new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.529, may have been tied to the recent...

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What is Swine Flu and what are the symptoms?

What is Swine Flu and what are the symptoms?

Swine Flu (H1N1) is spread mainly by droplets when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are close by, causing infection. You can also catch flu by touching a surface or an object that has the virus on...

read more
Vaccination remains best defense against COVID-19

Vaccination remains best defense against COVID-19

Image: DOC / Dr Joe Phaahla  Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, says while 70% of the population has come into contact with COVID-19 – and have some form of immunity – the best form of defense against the disease remains vaccination. Phaahla said this when he...

read more
Extension on COVID-19 regulation public comments

Extension on COVID-19 regulation public comments

Image: DOC / Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla  Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced a three-month extension for public comments on health regulations relating to the management of COVID-19. The comments relate to the Surveillance and Control of...

read more
Deadline looms for Health Regulations public comments

Deadline looms for Health Regulations public comments

The public has until Sunday, 24 April, to submit their comments on the Health Regulations meant to manage COVID-19 and other notifiable conditions outside of the National State of Disaster. This follows requests and concerns from a number of stakeholders that a 30-day...

read more
Typhoid update: Municipal water safe

Typhoid update: Municipal water safe

There is no evidence that contaminated municipal water is responsible for cases of enteric fever, also known as typhoid fever, in South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Monday. "There are numerous social media posts with false...

read more
A message of gratitude to our Frontline Workers

A message of gratitude to our Frontline Workers

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all our frontline professionals - doctors, police, paramedics, traffics and nurses for your dedication, commitment, professionalism, and prompt response in serving our community during the busy December and early...

read more
SA remains on Adjusted Alert Level 1

SA remains on Adjusted Alert Level 1

As the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) retains the lockdown restrictions at Adjusted Alert Level 1, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla has called for responsible behaviour and stronger compliance with COVID-19 prevention and treatment protocols during the...

read more
National Coronavirus Command Council to meet soon

National Coronavirus Command Council to meet soon

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) will be meeting to take stock of the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This as new COVID-19 cases surged by nearly five-fold over the past weeks alone – rising from a...

read more
New COVID-19 variant detected in SA

New COVID-19 variant detected in SA

Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has confirmed that a new COVID-19 variant has been detected in South Africa. The Minister, who was speaking during a media briefing on Thursday, believes that the new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.529, may have been tied to the recent...

read more
What is Swine Flu and what are the symptoms?

What is Swine Flu and what are the symptoms?

Swine Flu (H1N1) is spread mainly by droplets when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are close by, causing infection. You can also catch flu by touching a surface or an object that has the virus on...

read more
Vaccination remains best defense against COVID-19

Vaccination remains best defense against COVID-19

Image: DOC / Dr Joe Phaahla  Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, says while 70% of the population has come into contact with COVID-19 – and have some form of immunity – the best form of defense against the disease remains vaccination. Phaahla said this when he...

read more
Extension on COVID-19 regulation public comments

Extension on COVID-19 regulation public comments

Image: DOC / Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla  Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced a three-month extension for public comments on health regulations relating to the management of COVID-19. The comments relate to the Surveillance and Control of...

read more
Deadline looms for Health Regulations public comments

Deadline looms for Health Regulations public comments

The public has until Sunday, 24 April, to submit their comments on the Health Regulations meant to manage COVID-19 and other notifiable conditions outside of the National State of Disaster. This follows requests and concerns from a number of stakeholders that a 30-day...

read more
Typhoid update: Municipal water safe

Typhoid update: Municipal water safe

There is no evidence that contaminated municipal water is responsible for cases of enteric fever, also known as typhoid fever, in South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Monday. "There are numerous social media posts with false...

read more
A message of gratitude to our Frontline Workers

A message of gratitude to our Frontline Workers

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all our frontline professionals - doctors, police, paramedics, traffics and nurses for your dedication, commitment, professionalism, and prompt response in serving our community during the busy December and early...

read more
SA remains on Adjusted Alert Level 1

SA remains on Adjusted Alert Level 1

As the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) retains the lockdown restrictions at Adjusted Alert Level 1, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla has called for responsible behaviour and stronger compliance with COVID-19 prevention and treatment protocols during the...

read more
Four tree species added to list of protected trees in SA

Four tree species added to list of protected trees in SA

Image: DOC / (Left to right) Berchemia zeyheri, Diospyros mespiliformis, Schinziophyton rautanenii, Umtiza listeriana.The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment has added four tree species to the list of protected trees in South Africa. Forestry, Fisheries...

read more
PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2022

PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2022

Each year Pantone, leaders in forecasting global colour trends, announces a new Colour of the Year that they predict will be the next BIG thing. This year the colour is Very Peri (Pantone 17-3938) – a shade whose courageous presence encourages personal inventiveness...

read more
October in the Garden – veggies, a good tree, general tips

October in the Garden – veggies, a good tree, general tips

An easy-to-grow guide for veggie sowing and planting Carrots – sow seeds directly several times from spring to autumn to ensure a continuous harvest. The soil must be cultivated deeply to make it loose and friable. Cumbers – sow seeds directly. The plants will need...

read more
October in the Garden – sowing, perennials and lawn care

October in the Garden – sowing, perennials and lawn care

Sow like a pro  All summer-flowering annuals and most summer vegetables and herbs can be sown now that night temperatures are higher. Here are some handy tips when sowing: Large seeds – place a piece of chicken wire over the seed tray to make a template for sowing...

read more
October in the Garden – roses, colour pots and seedlings

October in the Garden – roses, colour pots and seedlings

October sends excited South African gardeners of all ages and skill-levels to their nearest garden centre with dreams of glorious summer greenery and colour. The centres are full of promise with seedling tables groaning under annual and vegetable seedlings, and beds...

read more
WHAT TO PLANT IN SPRING

WHAT TO PLANT IN SPRING

Spring is here and after a long and cold winter, there are many things to love about the warm weather. From the birds chirping outside to the breathtaking colours of new flowers as they start to bloom again. As much as we all love spring, let’s face it; not everyone...

read more
VINEGAR – CHEAP AND EFFECTIVE IN THE GARDEN

VINEGAR – CHEAP AND EFFECTIVE IN THE GARDEN

From killing weeds, repelling insects and ants to cleaning garden tools, vinegar should be a standard in your gardening kit. Cheap and useful, it is available anywhere, so you won’t be caught on Sunday after the gardening centres are closed. Snakes be gone Due to its...

read more
IN THE GARDEN – Epsom Salts

IN THE GARDEN – Epsom Salts

The magnesium sulfate in Epsom Salts boosts your garden’s vibrancy. Plants and lawns can be lush, and garden pests kept at bay. Epsom Salts literally are a superfood for your garden. It is inexpensive and natural, and therefore friendlier to the planet. Unlike...

read more
TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

Tiger Brands has announced that it is recalling certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to an “extremely small number of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier”. According to Ofm News, approximately 20...

read more
10 THINGS TO DO WITH A NEWSPAPER

10 THINGS TO DO WITH A NEWSPAPER

Most of us probably have a stack of newspapers somewhere in our homes, just sitting there waiting to be thrown out. Fortunately, old newspapers are actually very versatile and can be reused for many things around the home. So, next time you’ve finished reading the...

read more
WATER PIPES IN THE WINTER

WATER PIPES IN THE WINTER

Bursting pipes are a reality in Winter.  Why does this happen, and how can you prevent it? Think of a can of gas cooldrink. If you freeze a sealed can, it will explode. Water expands when frozen. Given the confined space that it is in, it will push against the can...

read more
Four tree species added to list of protected trees in SA

Four tree species added to list of protected trees in SA

Image: DOC / (Left to right) Berchemia zeyheri, Diospyros mespiliformis, Schinziophyton rautanenii, Umtiza listeriana.The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment has added four tree species to the list of protected trees in South Africa. Forestry, Fisheries...

read more
PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2022

PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2022

Each year Pantone, leaders in forecasting global colour trends, announces a new Colour of the Year that they predict will be the next BIG thing. This year the colour is Very Peri (Pantone 17-3938) – a shade whose courageous presence encourages personal inventiveness...

read more
October in the Garden – veggies, a good tree, general tips

October in the Garden – veggies, a good tree, general tips

An easy-to-grow guide for veggie sowing and planting Carrots – sow seeds directly several times from spring to autumn to ensure a continuous harvest. The soil must be cultivated deeply to make it loose and friable. Cumbers – sow seeds directly. The plants will need...

read more
October in the Garden – sowing, perennials and lawn care

October in the Garden – sowing, perennials and lawn care

Sow like a pro  All summer-flowering annuals and most summer vegetables and herbs can be sown now that night temperatures are higher. Here are some handy tips when sowing: Large seeds – place a piece of chicken wire over the seed tray to make a template for sowing...

read more
October in the Garden – roses, colour pots and seedlings

October in the Garden – roses, colour pots and seedlings

October sends excited South African gardeners of all ages and skill-levels to their nearest garden centre with dreams of glorious summer greenery and colour. The centres are full of promise with seedling tables groaning under annual and vegetable seedlings, and beds...

read more
WHAT TO PLANT IN SPRING

WHAT TO PLANT IN SPRING

Spring is here and after a long and cold winter, there are many things to love about the warm weather. From the birds chirping outside to the breathtaking colours of new flowers as they start to bloom again. As much as we all love spring, let’s face it; not everyone...

read more
VINEGAR – CHEAP AND EFFECTIVE IN THE GARDEN

VINEGAR – CHEAP AND EFFECTIVE IN THE GARDEN

From killing weeds, repelling insects and ants to cleaning garden tools, vinegar should be a standard in your gardening kit. Cheap and useful, it is available anywhere, so you won’t be caught on Sunday after the gardening centres are closed. Snakes be gone Due to its...

read more
IN THE GARDEN – Epsom Salts

IN THE GARDEN – Epsom Salts

The magnesium sulfate in Epsom Salts boosts your garden’s vibrancy. Plants and lawns can be lush, and garden pests kept at bay. Epsom Salts literally are a superfood for your garden. It is inexpensive and natural, and therefore friendlier to the planet. Unlike...

read more
TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

TIGER BRANDS RECALLS TINNED FOOD OVER ‘DEFECTIVE CANS’

Tiger Brands has announced that it is recalling certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to an “extremely small number of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier”. According to Ofm News, approximately 20...

read more
10 THINGS TO DO WITH A NEWSPAPER

10 THINGS TO DO WITH A NEWSPAPER

Most of us probably have a stack of newspapers somewhere in our homes, just sitting there waiting to be thrown out. Fortunately, old newspapers are actually very versatile and can be reused for many things around the home. So, next time you’ve finished reading the...

read more
WATER PIPES IN THE WINTER

WATER PIPES IN THE WINTER

Bursting pipes are a reality in Winter.  Why does this happen, and how can you prevent it? Think of a can of gas cooldrink. If you freeze a sealed can, it will explode. Water expands when frozen. Given the confined space that it is in, it will push against the can...

read more
Four tree species added to list of protected trees in SA

Four tree species added to list of protected trees in SA

Image: DOC / (Left to right) Berchemia zeyheri, Diospyros mespiliformis, Schinziophyton rautanenii, Umtiza listeriana.The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment has added four tree species to the list of protected trees in South Africa. Forestry, Fisheries...

read more
PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2022

PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2022

Each year Pantone, leaders in forecasting global colour trends, announces a new Colour of the Year that they predict will be the next BIG thing. This year the colour is Very Peri (Pantone 17-3938) – a shade whose courageous presence encourages personal inventiveness...

read more
October in the Garden – veggies, a good tree, general tips

October in the Garden – veggies, a good tree, general tips

An easy-to-grow guide for veggie sowing and planting Carrots – sow seeds directly several times from spring to autumn to ensure a continuous harvest. The soil must be cultivated deeply to make it loose and friable. Cumbers – sow seeds directly. The plants will need...

read more
October in the Garden – sowing, perennials and lawn care

October in the Garden – sowing, perennials and lawn care

Sow like a pro  All summer-flowering annuals and most summer vegetables and herbs can be sown now that night temperatures are higher. Here are some handy tips when sowing: Large seeds – place a piece of chicken wire over the seed tray to make a template for sowing...

read more
October in the Garden – roses, colour pots and seedlings

October in the Garden – roses, colour pots and seedlings

October sends excited South African gardeners of all ages and skill-levels to their nearest garden centre with dreams of glorious summer greenery and colour. The centres are full of promise with seedling tables groaning under annual and vegetable seedlings, and beds...

read more
WHAT TO PLANT IN SPRING

WHAT TO PLANT IN SPRING

Spring is here and after a long and cold winter, there are many things to love about the warm weather. From the birds chirping outside to the breathtaking colours of new flowers as they start to bloom again. As much as we all love spring, let’s face it; not everyone...

read more
VINEGAR – CHEAP AND EFFECTIVE IN THE GARDEN

VINEGAR – CHEAP AND EFFECTIVE IN THE GARDEN

From killing weeds, repelling insects and ants to cleaning garden tools, vinegar should be a standard in your gardening kit. Cheap and useful, it is available anywhere, so you won’t be caught on Sunday after the gardening centres are closed. Snakes be gone Due to its...

read more
IN THE GARDEN – Epsom Salts

IN THE GARDEN – Epsom Salts

The magnesium sulfate in Epsom Salts boosts your garden’s vibrancy. Plants and lawns can be lush, and garden pests kept at bay. Epsom Salts literally are a superfood for your garden. It is inexpensive and natural, and therefore friendlier to the planet. Unlike...

read more
Care for your hair this coming winter

Care for your hair this coming winter

Temperatures are dropping and the summer season is slowly coming to an end, which means it’s almost time for winter.  During the colder months, it’s important to have an adapted hair care routine, because rain, a dry climate and the cold can damage your hair and make...

read more
BEAUTY| MAKE-UP WITH MAXENE

BEAUTY| MAKE-UP WITH MAXENE

As women... We are feminineWe are wiseWe are worthyWe are wonderfully madeWe came second -  not because we are second best but because we are the best. God practised and made man but then realized He needed to make a version slightly better to assist the first model....

read more
BEAUTY| THE TRUTH ABOUT COLLAGEN

BEAUTY| THE TRUTH ABOUT COLLAGEN

Maxene Gomes being in the spotlight and experienced Guru in the industry for over 17 years. She takes on more than the average person would on a daily basis. She knows what it is like to get up and take life by the horns and needing to look good while doing...

read more
MG CREATIONS|MODEL WORKSHOP 2021

MG CREATIONS|MODEL WORKSHOP 2021

Movie/Model/Presenter Workshop 2021 Date: 29 May 2021 Time: 13:00 - 17:00 A sneak peek at the topics: - Overall appearance and personality building - Grooming tips and tricks at home (help with clothing choice, make-up, hair, beauty.) This is good for: - Influencers -...

read more
BEAUTY| BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

BEAUTY| BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

By Maxene GomesI believe in Rose water for so many things. This is another one of my favourites-  on my top 5 - that I believe in for skincare. SKIN Use it as a facial cleanser or toner. Just rinse your face with rose water after washing with your normal cleanser. Put...

read more
BEAUTY|WHAT IS A POLISHING PEEL?

BEAUTY|WHAT IS A POLISHING PEEL?

Polishing Peel is an enzymatic peel that resurfaces and refinishes skin, leaving a softer, smoother, glowing complexion. Clinically proven to be equivalent to a microdermabrasion session, it is clinical skincare without the clinic. This is definitely Maxene Gomes...

read more
BEAUTY|THE BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

BEAUTY|THE BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles.Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and...

read more
VALENTINE’S DAY|TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR YOUR DATE

VALENTINE’S DAY|TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR YOUR DATE

10 things Maxene advises you to do for your date night. Here's tips that could help you be more confident for that special day:Our first thing to do as soon as possible is to incorporate cucumber into your daily routine. #1 - Cucumber 🥒 everything! EAT - Cucumber...

read more
MG CREATIONS AUCTION EVENT FOR ART LOVERS

MG CREATIONS AUCTION EVENT FOR ART LOVERS

We are excited to present this awesome online event taking place that all art lovers cannot miss! Please be advised that this announcement article/video may be regarded as PG to sensitive readers or listeners. A high roller WhatsApp auction group is created, where art...

read more
MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH MAXENE GOMES

MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH MAXENE GOMES

Have a look inside and read all about the latest interview with Maxene Gomes. PPMC Magazine👇 visit this link for more PPMC Magazine SA issues: https://ppmcmagazine.wordpress.com/

read more
BEAUTY: WHAT IS COLLAGEN?

BEAUTY: WHAT IS COLLAGEN?

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, accounting for about one-third of its protein composition. It’s one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood...

read more
BEAUTY: GETTING CREATIVE WITH MAKE-UP

BEAUTY: GETTING CREATIVE WITH MAKE-UP

Even though we don't celebrate Halloween at MG, we are open to play with make-up and do something different. Maxene Gomes's favourite was the diagonal line face paint and metallic blues on the other side. The aim was to create the illusion of open eyes while being...

read more
Care for your hair this coming winter

Care for your hair this coming winter

Temperatures are dropping and the summer season is slowly coming to an end, which means it’s almost time for winter.  During the colder months, it’s important to have an adapted hair care routine, because rain, a dry climate and the cold can damage your hair and make...

read more
BEAUTY| MAKE-UP WITH MAXENE

BEAUTY| MAKE-UP WITH MAXENE

As women... We are feminineWe are wiseWe are worthyWe are wonderfully madeWe came second -  not because we are second best but because we are the best. God practised and made man but then realized He needed to make a version slightly better to assist the first model....

read more
BEAUTY| THE TRUTH ABOUT COLLAGEN

BEAUTY| THE TRUTH ABOUT COLLAGEN

Maxene Gomes being in the spotlight and experienced Guru in the industry for over 17 years. She takes on more than the average person would on a daily basis. She knows what it is like to get up and take life by the horns and needing to look good while doing...

read more
MG CREATIONS|MODEL WORKSHOP 2021

MG CREATIONS|MODEL WORKSHOP 2021

Movie/Model/Presenter Workshop 2021 Date: 29 May 2021 Time: 13:00 - 17:00 A sneak peek at the topics: - Overall appearance and personality building - Grooming tips and tricks at home (help with clothing choice, make-up, hair, beauty.) This is good for: - Influencers -...

read more
BEAUTY| BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

BEAUTY| BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

By Maxene GomesI believe in Rose water for so many things. This is another one of my favourites-  on my top 5 - that I believe in for skincare. SKIN Use it as a facial cleanser or toner. Just rinse your face with rose water after washing with your normal cleanser. Put...

read more
BEAUTY|WHAT IS A POLISHING PEEL?

BEAUTY|WHAT IS A POLISHING PEEL?

Polishing Peel is an enzymatic peel that resurfaces and refinishes skin, leaving a softer, smoother, glowing complexion. Clinically proven to be equivalent to a microdermabrasion session, it is clinical skincare without the clinic. This is definitely Maxene Gomes...

read more
BEAUTY|THE BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

BEAUTY|THE BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles.Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and...

read more
VALENTINE’S DAY|TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR YOUR DATE

VALENTINE’S DAY|TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR YOUR DATE

10 things Maxene advises you to do for your date night. Here's tips that could help you be more confident for that special day:Our first thing to do as soon as possible is to incorporate cucumber into your daily routine. #1 - Cucumber 🥒 everything! EAT - Cucumber...

read more
MG CREATIONS AUCTION EVENT FOR ART LOVERS

MG CREATIONS AUCTION EVENT FOR ART LOVERS

We are excited to present this awesome online event taking place that all art lovers cannot miss! Please be advised that this announcement article/video may be regarded as PG to sensitive readers or listeners. A high roller WhatsApp auction group is created, where art...

read more
MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH MAXENE GOMES

MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH MAXENE GOMES

Have a look inside and read all about the latest interview with Maxene Gomes. PPMC Magazine👇 visit this link for more PPMC Magazine SA issues: https://ppmcmagazine.wordpress.com/

read more
BEAUTY: WHAT IS COLLAGEN?

BEAUTY: WHAT IS COLLAGEN?

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, accounting for about one-third of its protein composition. It’s one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood...

read more
BEAUTY: GETTING CREATIVE WITH MAKE-UP

BEAUTY: GETTING CREATIVE WITH MAKE-UP

Even though we don't celebrate Halloween at MG, we are open to play with make-up and do something different. Maxene Gomes's favourite was the diagonal line face paint and metallic blues on the other side. The aim was to create the illusion of open eyes while being...

read more
Care for your hair this coming winter

Care for your hair this coming winter

Temperatures are dropping and the summer season is slowly coming to an end, which means it’s almost time for winter.  During the colder months, it’s important to have an adapted hair care routine, because rain, a dry climate and the cold can damage your hair and make...

read more
BEAUTY| MAKE-UP WITH MAXENE

BEAUTY| MAKE-UP WITH MAXENE

As women... We are feminineWe are wiseWe are worthyWe are wonderfully madeWe came second -  not because we are second best but because we are the best. God practised and made man but then realized He needed to make a version slightly better to assist the first model....

read more
BEAUTY| THE TRUTH ABOUT COLLAGEN

BEAUTY| THE TRUTH ABOUT COLLAGEN

Maxene Gomes being in the spotlight and experienced Guru in the industry for over 17 years. She takes on more than the average person would on a daily basis. She knows what it is like to get up and take life by the horns and needing to look good while doing...

read more
MG CREATIONS|MODEL WORKSHOP 2021

MG CREATIONS|MODEL WORKSHOP 2021

Movie/Model/Presenter Workshop 2021 Date: 29 May 2021 Time: 13:00 - 17:00 A sneak peek at the topics: - Overall appearance and personality building - Grooming tips and tricks at home (help with clothing choice, make-up, hair, beauty.) This is good for: - Influencers -...

read more
BEAUTY| BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

BEAUTY| BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

By Maxene GomesI believe in Rose water for so many things. This is another one of my favourites-  on my top 5 - that I believe in for skincare. SKIN Use it as a facial cleanser or toner. Just rinse your face with rose water after washing with your normal cleanser. Put...

read more
BEAUTY|WHAT IS A POLISHING PEEL?

BEAUTY|WHAT IS A POLISHING PEEL?

Polishing Peel is an enzymatic peel that resurfaces and refinishes skin, leaving a softer, smoother, glowing complexion. Clinically proven to be equivalent to a microdermabrasion session, it is clinical skincare without the clinic. This is definitely Maxene Gomes...

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BEAUTY|THE BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

BEAUTY|THE BENEFITS OF COLLAGEN

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles.Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and...

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VALENTINE’S DAY|TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR YOUR DATE

VALENTINE’S DAY|TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR YOUR DATE

10 things Maxene advises you to do for your date night. Here's tips that could help you be more confident for that special day:Our first thing to do as soon as possible is to incorporate cucumber into your daily routine. #1 - Cucumber 🥒 everything! EAT - Cucumber...

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MG CREATIONS AUCTION EVENT FOR ART LOVERS

MG CREATIONS AUCTION EVENT FOR ART LOVERS

We are excited to present this awesome online event taking place that all art lovers cannot miss! Please be advised that this announcement article/video may be regarded as PG to sensitive readers or listeners. A high roller WhatsApp auction group is created, where art...

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THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

Written by Milan Jordan - A 3rd year Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design. A desirable fabric that is versatile in colour, texture, purpose & type. It transcends trends year in & out, always reinventing itself. Besides...

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NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

Runway Modeling Course presented by Anika  Laubscher Introduction The North West School of Design has developed and is now happy to introduce, the RUNWAY Modelling course. The incomparable course was designed as a result of the favoured demand of individuals aspiring...

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Here Comes The Bride

Here Comes The Bride

Written by Lerato Khalema A Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design.I would usually start off by saying something witty like “I smell a sweet scent it in the air, can you?”. It’s a little something I like to call love. However, we all...

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TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

Written by Lerato Khalema, A Fashion Communications and Buying Student at North West School Of Design 2020 proved to be a difficult year globally. From travel restrictions to alcohol bans and national lockdowns. However, we did not allow it to stop us from expressing...

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2020 PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR

2020 PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR

Image: TIME Magazine / Getty ImagesEach year the Pantone Colour Institute announces a new Pantone Colour of the Year and last year it was Living Coral, a coral hue with a golden undertone, that dominated the colour world. This year the colour is Classic Blue (PANTONE...

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THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

Written by Milan Jordan - A 3rd year Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design. A desirable fabric that is versatile in colour, texture, purpose & type. It transcends trends year in & out, always reinventing itself. Besides...

read more
NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

Runway Modeling Course presented by Anika  Laubscher Introduction The North West School of Design has developed and is now happy to introduce, the RUNWAY Modelling course. The incomparable course was designed as a result of the favoured demand of individuals aspiring...

read more
Here Comes The Bride

Here Comes The Bride

Written by Lerato Khalema A Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design.I would usually start off by saying something witty like “I smell a sweet scent it in the air, can you?”. It’s a little something I like to call love. However, we all...

read more
TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

Written by Lerato Khalema, A Fashion Communications and Buying Student at North West School Of Design 2020 proved to be a difficult year globally. From travel restrictions to alcohol bans and national lockdowns. However, we did not allow it to stop us from expressing...

read more
2020 PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR

2020 PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR

Image: TIME Magazine / Getty ImagesEach year the Pantone Colour Institute announces a new Pantone Colour of the Year and last year it was Living Coral, a coral hue with a golden undertone, that dominated the colour world. This year the colour is Classic Blue (PANTONE...

read more
THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

Written by Milan Jordan - A 3rd year Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design. A desirable fabric that is versatile in colour, texture, purpose & type. It transcends trends year in & out, always reinventing itself. Besides...

read more
NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

Runway Modeling Course presented by Anika  Laubscher Introduction The North West School of Design has developed and is now happy to introduce, the RUNWAY Modelling course. The incomparable course was designed as a result of the favoured demand of individuals aspiring...

read more
Here Comes The Bride

Here Comes The Bride

Written by Lerato Khalema A Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design.I would usually start off by saying something witty like “I smell a sweet scent it in the air, can you?”. It’s a little something I like to call love. However, we all...

read more
TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

Written by Lerato Khalema, A Fashion Communications and Buying Student at North West School Of Design 2020 proved to be a difficult year globally. From travel restrictions to alcohol bans and national lockdowns. However, we did not allow it to stop us from expressing...

read more
2020 PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR

2020 PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR

Image: TIME Magazine / Getty ImagesEach year the Pantone Colour Institute announces a new Pantone Colour of the Year and last year it was Living Coral, a coral hue with a golden undertone, that dominated the colour world. This year the colour is Classic Blue (PANTONE...

read more
GERT-JOHAN COETZEE 2021 FASHION BURSARIES ARE OPEN!

GERT-JOHAN COETZEE 2021 FASHION BURSARIES ARE OPEN!

Applications for the Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Bursary and the Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Communication Bursary are now open! Celebrity fashion designer, and North West School of Design alumni, Gert-Johan Coetzee plans to grow the South African fashion industry...

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PLETHORA OF NWSD ALUMNI DESIGNERS FOR THATO

PLETHORA OF NWSD ALUMNI DESIGNERS FOR THATO

Anel Botha, Kobus Rautenbach and Ernst Schutz are all NWSD graduates who made news headlines this week Headline news – 12 August 2021 – Klerksdorp RecordTimes Live – 29 July 2021 Behind the seams of Thato Mosehle's Miss Supranational wardrobe“Thato Mosehle could make...

read more
DIGITAL ADVERTISING FASHION SHOW 2021 WINNERS

DIGITAL ADVERTISING FASHION SHOW 2021 WINNERS

The Digital Advertising Fashion Show is a show that promotes brands through fashion where North West School of Design students design, make, and model their promo looks. Congratulations to the following Top 5 looks of this year’s Digital Advertising Fashion Show...

read more
THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

Written by Milan Jordan - A 3rd year Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design. A desirable fabric that is versatile in colour, texture, purpose & type. It transcends trends year in & out, always reinventing itself. Besides...

read more
NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

Runway Modeling Course presented by Anika  Laubscher Introduction The North West School of Design has developed and is now happy to introduce, the RUNWAY Modelling course. The incomparable course was designed as a result of the favoured demand of individuals aspiring...

read more
Here Comes The Bride

Here Comes The Bride

Written by Lerato Khalema A Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design.I would usually start off by saying something witty like “I smell a sweet scent it in the air, can you?”. It’s a little something I like to call love. However, we all...

read more
TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

Written by Lerato Khalema, A Fashion Communications and Buying Student at North West School Of Design 2020 proved to be a difficult year globally. From travel restrictions to alcohol bans and national lockdowns. However, we did not allow it to stop us from expressing...

read more
WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FACE OF NWSD?

WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FACE OF NWSD?

Launching #CampusMyStyle BY Milan Jordan, 3rd year – Fashion Communication & BuyingI am Milan Jordan, the current face of North West School of Design. At 22 years of age, I am currently in my final year of studying Fashion Communication.I thoroughly enjoy dressing...

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How To Know If Your Clothes Are Sustainable Or Not?

How To Know If Your Clothes Are Sustainable Or Not?

Reported by: Bianca van NieuwenhuizenLet me tell you what eco-fashion/slow fashion/ethical fashion/sustainable fashion is before we start with how to tell if your clothes are sustainable or not. Eco-Fashion: refers to how the garment impacts the environment.Image:...

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NWSD SHORT COURSES FOR 2021

NWSD SHORT COURSES FOR 2021

NWSD offers a variety of short courses, such as Part-time Fashion Design, Sewing, Runway Modelling, etc. In the efforts to make our short courses more affordable, the NWSD short courses are offered as non-credit bearing courses, as these courses are not unit-standard...

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OPULENCE EPITOMIZED

OPULENCE EPITOMIZED

Images: Provided / "Opulence Epitomized" by Khumo Dire  Khumo Dire is an aspiring fashion designer; 2nd year Student at North West School of Design.  Khumo is highly ambitious and hard-working. The key component to all her garments is ensuring it captures her artistry...

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IMPACT

IMPACT

IMPACT by Patrick Ferguson   This collection was inspired by the 1920s and the idea of reinventing the classic looks of the era. Looking at classic styles, silhouettes and designs of the era as well as incorporating the biggest news events of the time, such as...

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GERT-JOHAN COETZEE 2021 FASHION BURSARIES ARE OPEN!

GERT-JOHAN COETZEE 2021 FASHION BURSARIES ARE OPEN!

Applications for the Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Bursary and the Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Communication Bursary are now open! Celebrity fashion designer, and North West School of Design alumni, Gert-Johan Coetzee plans to grow the South African fashion industry...

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PLETHORA OF NWSD ALUMNI DESIGNERS FOR THATO

PLETHORA OF NWSD ALUMNI DESIGNERS FOR THATO

Anel Botha, Kobus Rautenbach and Ernst Schutz are all NWSD graduates who made news headlines this week Headline news – 12 August 2021 – Klerksdorp RecordTimes Live – 29 July 2021 Behind the seams of Thato Mosehle's Miss Supranational wardrobe“Thato Mosehle could make...

read more
DIGITAL ADVERTISING FASHION SHOW 2021 WINNERS

DIGITAL ADVERTISING FASHION SHOW 2021 WINNERS

The Digital Advertising Fashion Show is a show that promotes brands through fashion where North West School of Design students design, make, and model their promo looks. Congratulations to the following Top 5 looks of this year’s Digital Advertising Fashion Show...

read more
THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

Written by Milan Jordan - A 3rd year Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design. A desirable fabric that is versatile in colour, texture, purpose & type. It transcends trends year in & out, always reinventing itself. Besides...

read more
NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

Runway Modeling Course presented by Anika  Laubscher Introduction The North West School of Design has developed and is now happy to introduce, the RUNWAY Modelling course. The incomparable course was designed as a result of the favoured demand of individuals aspiring...

read more
Here Comes The Bride

Here Comes The Bride

Written by Lerato Khalema A Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design.I would usually start off by saying something witty like “I smell a sweet scent it in the air, can you?”. It’s a little something I like to call love. However, we all...

read more
TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

Written by Lerato Khalema, A Fashion Communications and Buying Student at North West School Of Design 2020 proved to be a difficult year globally. From travel restrictions to alcohol bans and national lockdowns. However, we did not allow it to stop us from expressing...

read more
WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FACE OF NWSD?

WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FACE OF NWSD?

Launching #CampusMyStyle BY Milan Jordan, 3rd year – Fashion Communication & BuyingI am Milan Jordan, the current face of North West School of Design. At 22 years of age, I am currently in my final year of studying Fashion Communication.I thoroughly enjoy dressing...

read more
How To Know If Your Clothes Are Sustainable Or Not?

How To Know If Your Clothes Are Sustainable Or Not?

Reported by: Bianca van NieuwenhuizenLet me tell you what eco-fashion/slow fashion/ethical fashion/sustainable fashion is before we start with how to tell if your clothes are sustainable or not. Eco-Fashion: refers to how the garment impacts the environment.Image:...

read more
NWSD SHORT COURSES FOR 2021

NWSD SHORT COURSES FOR 2021

NWSD offers a variety of short courses, such as Part-time Fashion Design, Sewing, Runway Modelling, etc. In the efforts to make our short courses more affordable, the NWSD short courses are offered as non-credit bearing courses, as these courses are not unit-standard...

read more
OPULENCE EPITOMIZED

OPULENCE EPITOMIZED

Images: Provided / "Opulence Epitomized" by Khumo Dire  Khumo Dire is an aspiring fashion designer; 2nd year Student at North West School of Design.  Khumo is highly ambitious and hard-working. The key component to all her garments is ensuring it captures her artistry...

read more
IMPACT

IMPACT

IMPACT by Patrick Ferguson   This collection was inspired by the 1920s and the idea of reinventing the classic looks of the era. Looking at classic styles, silhouettes and designs of the era as well as incorporating the biggest news events of the time, such as...

read more
GERT-JOHAN COETZEE 2021 FASHION BURSARIES ARE OPEN!

GERT-JOHAN COETZEE 2021 FASHION BURSARIES ARE OPEN!

Applications for the Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Bursary and the Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Communication Bursary are now open! Celebrity fashion designer, and North West School of Design alumni, Gert-Johan Coetzee plans to grow the South African fashion industry...

read more
PLETHORA OF NWSD ALUMNI DESIGNERS FOR THATO

PLETHORA OF NWSD ALUMNI DESIGNERS FOR THATO

Anel Botha, Kobus Rautenbach and Ernst Schutz are all NWSD graduates who made news headlines this week Headline news – 12 August 2021 – Klerksdorp RecordTimes Live – 29 July 2021 Behind the seams of Thato Mosehle's Miss Supranational wardrobe“Thato Mosehle could make...

read more
DIGITAL ADVERTISING FASHION SHOW 2021 WINNERS

DIGITAL ADVERTISING FASHION SHOW 2021 WINNERS

The Digital Advertising Fashion Show is a show that promotes brands through fashion where North West School of Design students design, make, and model their promo looks. Congratulations to the following Top 5 looks of this year’s Digital Advertising Fashion Show...

read more
THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

THE CRAZE THAT IS LEATHER, FOR ME

Written by Milan Jordan - A 3rd year Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design. A desirable fabric that is versatile in colour, texture, purpose & type. It transcends trends year in & out, always reinventing itself. Besides...

read more
NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

NWSD|RUNWAY MODELING COURSE

Runway Modeling Course presented by Anika  Laubscher Introduction The North West School of Design has developed and is now happy to introduce, the RUNWAY Modelling course. The incomparable course was designed as a result of the favoured demand of individuals aspiring...

read more
Here Comes The Bride

Here Comes The Bride

Written by Lerato Khalema A Fashion Communications And Buying Student At North West School Of Design.I would usually start off by saying something witty like “I smell a sweet scent it in the air, can you?”. It’s a little something I like to call love. However, we all...

read more
TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

TRENDS THAT NEED TO GO

Written by Lerato Khalema, A Fashion Communications and Buying Student at North West School Of Design 2020 proved to be a difficult year globally. From travel restrictions to alcohol bans and national lockdowns. However, we did not allow it to stop us from expressing...

read more
WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FACE OF NWSD?

WHO WILL BE THE NEXT FACE OF NWSD?

Launching #CampusMyStyle BY Milan Jordan, 3rd year – Fashion Communication & BuyingI am Milan Jordan, the current face of North West School of Design. At 22 years of age, I am currently in my final year of studying Fashion Communication.I thoroughly enjoy dressing...

read more
How To Know If Your Clothes Are Sustainable Or Not?

How To Know If Your Clothes Are Sustainable Or Not?

Reported by: Bianca van NieuwenhuizenLet me tell you what eco-fashion/slow fashion/ethical fashion/sustainable fashion is before we start with how to tell if your clothes are sustainable or not. Eco-Fashion: refers to how the garment impacts the environment.Image:...

read more
DOTMANDAIZE Exhibition to start soon

DOTMANDAIZE Exhibition to start soon

Organized by the Arts, Culture & Heritage Section of JP Marks Local Municipality, DOTMANDAIZE features the Dot Art and Neurographic Art work of Maryke van Rensburg and the colourful Mandala Art of Charles Oosthuizen. This exhibition opens on 06 April @ 18:00 and runs...

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CLOSING THE VOID WITH INNER HEALING

CLOSING THE VOID WITH INNER HEALING

INNER HEALING IT IS WHEN YOU ARE HURT, DISAPPOINTED, ANGERED, FRUSTRATED, BETRAYED THAT DEPRESSION, ANXIETY AND LONELINESS TAKE OVER AND YOU HAVE NOTHING BUT GRIEF. IT IS WHEN YOU ARE HOPELESS AND HELPLESS AND NO-ONE CAN HELP, WHERE INNER HEALING NEEDS TO HAPPEN....

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KOSH phenomenal Women – Shenaaz Banoo

KOSH phenomenal Women – Shenaaz Banoo

Memories of her childhood include seeing her parent’s house, cars and businesses repossessed. But they also include growing up in the Islam faith, with a Christian mother, with parent’s cultivating in her the passion to grow and become more. Shenaaz Bibi Banoo was a...

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KOSH phenomenal Women – Audrey Bierman

KOSH phenomenal Women – Audrey Bierman

Everybody has a story to tell, some are fairy tales and others are the stuff that will inspire the next Stephen King novel. My story is no different and can relate closely to the beginning of Charles Dickens’ Novel, A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times, it...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Valentia Andrews

KOSH phenomenal Women – Valentia Andrews

She may be riding the crest of her professional wave at the moment, but Valentia Andrew’s ascent to success was born from trauma. Already a magazine journalist and radio presenter at the time, her life took an about-turn when she survived an attempted murder and later...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Nthabiseng Mkwanazi

KOSH phenomenal Women – Nthabiseng Mkwanazi

Nthabiseng Mkwanazi was born in Khuma in 1992, and is a poet, writer, producer, a presenter on Street Vibes on Platinum NorthWest TV, and is the popular radio presenter of Afternoon Drive on  StarFM. She is a sought-after MC, having passionately hosted the Klerksdorp...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Eldoreth Bruyns

KOSH phenomenal Women – Eldoreth Bruyns

A farmgirl from Goedgevonden, outside Klerksdorp, who matriculated from Wesvalia, has become synonymous with coffee shops and fast foods in the City. Eldoreth Bruyns spent most of her adult life as an entrepreneur. She became well-known as the lady from De Rust Guest...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women- Masdu Sedumedi

KOSH phenomenal Women- Masdu Sedumedi

Masdu, born Alinah Selloane Sedumedi, was born in Carletonville and was raised by her grandparents in Sebokeng. She completed her high school career back in Carletonville and came to Klerksdorp to study office administration. Married at age 20, Masdu is the proud...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Carmaine Parker

KOSH phenomenal Women – Carmaine Parker

Look up Animal Welfare in the dictionary, and you may just see Charmaine Parker’s name as a description. She was a little girl in Klerksdorp that was always bringing stray animals home.  Her love for animals couldn’t translate into a career at the time, so Charmaine...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Oratile Seroalo

KOSH phenomenal Women – Oratile Seroalo

A former pageant boy, and 2017 Mr World SA, Oratile had reached the pinnacle in terms of pageantry as a male. After much self-honesty and soul-searching, she realised that her confusion lay in her anatomy, speech, thought, emotions and behaviour. With national and...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Sam Smit

KOSH phenomenal Women – Sam Smit

One would expect a South African Police hostage negotiator to be a tough cookie, and when the situation calls for it, she is a consummate professional. But Sam Smit’s soul is soft, empathic, beautiful. A Klerksdorpian for life, Sam was born here and matriculated from...

read more
DOTMANDAIZE Exhibition to start soon

DOTMANDAIZE Exhibition to start soon

Organized by the Arts, Culture & Heritage Section of JP Marks Local Municipality, DOTMANDAIZE features the Dot Art and Neurographic Art work of Maryke van Rensburg and the colourful Mandala Art of Charles Oosthuizen. This exhibition opens on 06 April @ 18:00 and runs...

read more
CLOSING THE VOID WITH INNER HEALING

CLOSING THE VOID WITH INNER HEALING

INNER HEALING IT IS WHEN YOU ARE HURT, DISAPPOINTED, ANGERED, FRUSTRATED, BETRAYED THAT DEPRESSION, ANXIETY AND LONELINESS TAKE OVER AND YOU HAVE NOTHING BUT GRIEF. IT IS WHEN YOU ARE HOPELESS AND HELPLESS AND NO-ONE CAN HELP, WHERE INNER HEALING NEEDS TO HAPPEN....

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Shenaaz Banoo

KOSH phenomenal Women – Shenaaz Banoo

Memories of her childhood include seeing her parent’s house, cars and businesses repossessed. But they also include growing up in the Islam faith, with a Christian mother, with parent’s cultivating in her the passion to grow and become more. Shenaaz Bibi Banoo was a...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Audrey Bierman

KOSH phenomenal Women – Audrey Bierman

Everybody has a story to tell, some are fairy tales and others are the stuff that will inspire the next Stephen King novel. My story is no different and can relate closely to the beginning of Charles Dickens’ Novel, A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times, it...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Valentia Andrews

KOSH phenomenal Women – Valentia Andrews

She may be riding the crest of her professional wave at the moment, but Valentia Andrew’s ascent to success was born from trauma. Already a magazine journalist and radio presenter at the time, her life took an about-turn when she survived an attempted murder and later...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Nthabiseng Mkwanazi

KOSH phenomenal Women – Nthabiseng Mkwanazi

Nthabiseng Mkwanazi was born in Khuma in 1992, and is a poet, writer, producer, a presenter on Street Vibes on Platinum NorthWest TV, and is the popular radio presenter of Afternoon Drive on  StarFM. She is a sought-after MC, having passionately hosted the Klerksdorp...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Eldoreth Bruyns

KOSH phenomenal Women – Eldoreth Bruyns

A farmgirl from Goedgevonden, outside Klerksdorp, who matriculated from Wesvalia, has become synonymous with coffee shops and fast foods in the City. Eldoreth Bruyns spent most of her adult life as an entrepreneur. She became well-known as the lady from De Rust Guest...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women- Masdu Sedumedi

KOSH phenomenal Women- Masdu Sedumedi

Masdu, born Alinah Selloane Sedumedi, was born in Carletonville and was raised by her grandparents in Sebokeng. She completed her high school career back in Carletonville and came to Klerksdorp to study office administration. Married at age 20, Masdu is the proud...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Carmaine Parker

KOSH phenomenal Women – Carmaine Parker

Look up Animal Welfare in the dictionary, and you may just see Charmaine Parker’s name as a description. She was a little girl in Klerksdorp that was always bringing stray animals home.  Her love for animals couldn’t translate into a career at the time, so Charmaine...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Oratile Seroalo

KOSH phenomenal Women – Oratile Seroalo

A former pageant boy, and 2017 Mr World SA, Oratile had reached the pinnacle in terms of pageantry as a male. After much self-honesty and soul-searching, she realised that her confusion lay in her anatomy, speech, thought, emotions and behaviour. With national and...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Sam Smit

KOSH phenomenal Women – Sam Smit

One would expect a South African Police hostage negotiator to be a tough cookie, and when the situation calls for it, she is a consummate professional. But Sam Smit’s soul is soft, empathic, beautiful. A Klerksdorpian for life, Sam was born here and matriculated from...

read more
DOTMANDAIZE Exhibition to start soon

DOTMANDAIZE Exhibition to start soon

Organized by the Arts, Culture & Heritage Section of JP Marks Local Municipality, DOTMANDAIZE features the Dot Art and Neurographic Art work of Maryke van Rensburg and the colourful Mandala Art of Charles Oosthuizen. This exhibition opens on 06 April @ 18:00 and runs...

read more
CLOSING THE VOID WITH INNER HEALING

CLOSING THE VOID WITH INNER HEALING

INNER HEALING IT IS WHEN YOU ARE HURT, DISAPPOINTED, ANGERED, FRUSTRATED, BETRAYED THAT DEPRESSION, ANXIETY AND LONELINESS TAKE OVER AND YOU HAVE NOTHING BUT GRIEF. IT IS WHEN YOU ARE HOPELESS AND HELPLESS AND NO-ONE CAN HELP, WHERE INNER HEALING NEEDS TO HAPPEN....

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Shenaaz Banoo

KOSH phenomenal Women – Shenaaz Banoo

Memories of her childhood include seeing her parent’s house, cars and businesses repossessed. But they also include growing up in the Islam faith, with a Christian mother, with parent’s cultivating in her the passion to grow and become more. Shenaaz Bibi Banoo was a...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Audrey Bierman

KOSH phenomenal Women – Audrey Bierman

Everybody has a story to tell, some are fairy tales and others are the stuff that will inspire the next Stephen King novel. My story is no different and can relate closely to the beginning of Charles Dickens’ Novel, A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times, it...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Valentia Andrews

KOSH phenomenal Women – Valentia Andrews

She may be riding the crest of her professional wave at the moment, but Valentia Andrew’s ascent to success was born from trauma. Already a magazine journalist and radio presenter at the time, her life took an about-turn when she survived an attempted murder and later...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Nthabiseng Mkwanazi

KOSH phenomenal Women – Nthabiseng Mkwanazi

Nthabiseng Mkwanazi was born in Khuma in 1992, and is a poet, writer, producer, a presenter on Street Vibes on Platinum NorthWest TV, and is the popular radio presenter of Afternoon Drive on  StarFM. She is a sought-after MC, having passionately hosted the Klerksdorp...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women – Eldoreth Bruyns

KOSH phenomenal Women – Eldoreth Bruyns

A farmgirl from Goedgevonden, outside Klerksdorp, who matriculated from Wesvalia, has become synonymous with coffee shops and fast foods in the City. Eldoreth Bruyns spent most of her adult life as an entrepreneur. She became well-known as the lady from De Rust Guest...

read more
KOSH phenomenal Women- Masdu Sedumedi

KOSH phenomenal Women- Masdu Sedumedi

Masdu, born Alinah Selloane Sedumedi, was born in Carletonville and was raised by her grandparents in Sebokeng. She completed her high school career back in Carletonville and came to Klerksdorp to study office administration. Married at age 20, Masdu is the proud...

read more
10 Wedding Tips for Every Bride to Be

10 Wedding Tips for Every Bride to Be

Ask your caterer to pack up some food for the two of you. You will be so busy with wedding obligations that you might not find the time to eat at the reception. Get your engagement ring professionally cleaned before your Big day for extra sparkle. Create a #hastag for...

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10 Wedding Tips for Every Bride to Be

10 Wedding Tips for Every Bride to Be

Ask your caterer to pack up some food for the two of you. You will be so busy with wedding obligations that you might not find the time to eat at the reception. Get your engagement ring professionally cleaned before your Big day for extra sparkle. Create a #hastag for...

read more
10 Wedding Tips for Every Bride to Be

10 Wedding Tips for Every Bride to Be

Ask your caterer to pack up some food for the two of you. You will be so busy with wedding obligations that you might not find the time to eat at the reception. Get your engagement ring professionally cleaned before your Big day for extra sparkle. Create a #hastag for...

read more
SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR MAY 2022

SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR MAY 2022

Based on the schedule released by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for 2022/2023 payment dates, people can expect their social grants from Tuesday, 3 May 2022. While no official grant payment dates have been released for May, SASSA is expected to...

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Moody’s upgrades South Africa’s credit outlook to stable

Moody’s upgrades South Africa’s credit outlook to stable

National Treasury said the government has noted and welcomed Moody’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘Ba2’ and revise the outlook to stable from negative. The National Treasury on Friday (1 April) said according...

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Unemployment rises to 35.3%

Unemployment rises to 35.3%

Unemployment in South Africa grew by 0.4 of a percentage point to reach 35.3% in the final quarter (Q4) of 2021, Statistics South Africa has revealed. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) statistics on Tuesday, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke said...

read more
South African Reserve Bank hikes rates

South African Reserve Bank hikes rates

Image: Facebook / South African Government NewsThe South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to raise the repo rate to 4.25% per annum (an increase of 25 basis points). Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said in a statement on...

read more
SASSA updated the grant payment schedule for South Africa

SASSA updated the grant payment schedule for South Africa

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced an updated grants calendar for the remainder of 2022. The social security agency said it has made changes to the days that the various grants are paid following complaints from citizens, with payments now...

read more
Repo rate rises to 4%

Repo rate rises to 4%

The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has once again increased the repo rate by 25 basis points. The move, announced by SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday following an MPC meeting on Wednesday, will see the repo rate increase to 4%...

read more
Tax revenue collections declined by 7.8% last year

Tax revenue collections declined by 7.8% last year

National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have published the annual Tax Statistics for 2021 on Tuesday. The 2021 edition provides an overview of tax revenue collections and tax return information for the 2017 to 2021 tax years, as well as the...

read more
Unemployment reaches 34.9%

Unemployment reaches 34.9%

The number of unemployed South Africans rose by 0.5% in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke has announced. The rise saw the country’s unemployment reach 34.9%. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the last quarter,...

read more
SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR DECEMBER 2021

SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR DECEMBER 2021

Social grant payment dates for December 2021: *Older Person’s Grants will be paid from Wednesday, 01 December (this includes any grants linked to these accounts). *Disability Grants will be paid from Thursday, 02 December (this includes any grants linked to these...

read more
How to make your money last longer this festive season

How to make your money last longer this festive season

With the Black Friday and holiday season approaching, the Consumer Protection Office (CPO) has warned customers to spend their hard-earned money wisely. This comes as many retail stores start to offer special deals and promotions that are enticing to consumers, who...

read more
TAX RETURN DEADLINE EXTENDED BY A WEEK

TAX RETURN DEADLINE EXTENDED BY A WEEK

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has extended the filing season deadline for non-provisional individual taxpayers from 23 November 2021 to 2 December 2021. In a statement, the revenue collector on Tuesday said the week-long extension was to accommodate...

read more
SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR MAY 2022

SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR MAY 2022

Based on the schedule released by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for 2022/2023 payment dates, people can expect their social grants from Tuesday, 3 May 2022. While no official grant payment dates have been released for May, SASSA is expected to...

read more
Moody’s upgrades South Africa’s credit outlook to stable

Moody’s upgrades South Africa’s credit outlook to stable

National Treasury said the government has noted and welcomed Moody’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘Ba2’ and revise the outlook to stable from negative. The National Treasury on Friday (1 April) said according...

read more
Unemployment rises to 35.3%

Unemployment rises to 35.3%

Unemployment in South Africa grew by 0.4 of a percentage point to reach 35.3% in the final quarter (Q4) of 2021, Statistics South Africa has revealed. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) statistics on Tuesday, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke said...

read more
South African Reserve Bank hikes rates

South African Reserve Bank hikes rates

Image: Facebook / South African Government NewsThe South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to raise the repo rate to 4.25% per annum (an increase of 25 basis points). Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said in a statement on...

read more
SASSA updated the grant payment schedule for South Africa

SASSA updated the grant payment schedule for South Africa

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced an updated grants calendar for the remainder of 2022. The social security agency said it has made changes to the days that the various grants are paid following complaints from citizens, with payments now...

read more
Repo rate rises to 4%

Repo rate rises to 4%

The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has once again increased the repo rate by 25 basis points. The move, announced by SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday following an MPC meeting on Wednesday, will see the repo rate increase to 4%...

read more
Tax revenue collections declined by 7.8% last year

Tax revenue collections declined by 7.8% last year

National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have published the annual Tax Statistics for 2021 on Tuesday. The 2021 edition provides an overview of tax revenue collections and tax return information for the 2017 to 2021 tax years, as well as the...

read more
Unemployment reaches 34.9%

Unemployment reaches 34.9%

The number of unemployed South Africans rose by 0.5% in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke has announced. The rise saw the country’s unemployment reach 34.9%. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the last quarter,...

read more
SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR DECEMBER 2021

SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR DECEMBER 2021

Social grant payment dates for December 2021: *Older Person’s Grants will be paid from Wednesday, 01 December (this includes any grants linked to these accounts). *Disability Grants will be paid from Thursday, 02 December (this includes any grants linked to these...

read more
How to make your money last longer this festive season

How to make your money last longer this festive season

With the Black Friday and holiday season approaching, the Consumer Protection Office (CPO) has warned customers to spend their hard-earned money wisely. This comes as many retail stores start to offer special deals and promotions that are enticing to consumers, who...

read more
TAX RETURN DEADLINE EXTENDED BY A WEEK

TAX RETURN DEADLINE EXTENDED BY A WEEK

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has extended the filing season deadline for non-provisional individual taxpayers from 23 November 2021 to 2 December 2021. In a statement, the revenue collector on Tuesday said the week-long extension was to accommodate...

read more
SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR MAY 2022

SASSA GRANT PAYMENT DATES FOR MAY 2022

Based on the schedule released by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for 2022/2023 payment dates, people can expect their social grants from Tuesday, 3 May 2022. While no official grant payment dates have been released for May, SASSA is expected to...

read more
Moody’s upgrades South Africa’s credit outlook to stable

Moody’s upgrades South Africa’s credit outlook to stable

National Treasury said the government has noted and welcomed Moody’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘Ba2’ and revise the outlook to stable from negative. The National Treasury on Friday (1 April) said according...

read more
Unemployment rises to 35.3%

Unemployment rises to 35.3%

Unemployment in South Africa grew by 0.4 of a percentage point to reach 35.3% in the final quarter (Q4) of 2021, Statistics South Africa has revealed. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) statistics on Tuesday, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke said...

read more
South African Reserve Bank hikes rates

South African Reserve Bank hikes rates

Image: Facebook / South African Government NewsThe South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to raise the repo rate to 4.25% per annum (an increase of 25 basis points). Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said in a statement on...

read more
SASSA updated the grant payment schedule for South Africa

SASSA updated the grant payment schedule for South Africa

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced an updated grants calendar for the remainder of 2022. The social security agency said it has made changes to the days that the various grants are paid following complaints from citizens, with payments now...

read more
Repo rate rises to 4%

Repo rate rises to 4%

The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has once again increased the repo rate by 25 basis points. The move, announced by SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday following an MPC meeting on Wednesday, will see the repo rate increase to 4%...

read more
Tax revenue collections declined by 7.8% last year

Tax revenue collections declined by 7.8% last year

National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have published the annual Tax Statistics for 2021 on Tuesday. The 2021 edition provides an overview of tax revenue collections and tax return information for the 2017 to 2021 tax years, as well as the...

read more
Unemployment reaches 34.9%

Unemployment reaches 34.9%

The number of unemployed South Africans rose by 0.5% in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke has announced. The rise saw the country’s unemployment reach 34.9%. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the last quarter,...

read more
Driving licence “grace period” comes to an end

Driving licence “grace period” comes to an end

Motorists are once more urged to renew their driver’s licences as the extended grace period comes to an end. During a briefing last week, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that the government will not issue a further extension beyond this period and warned...

read more
Here’s the official fuel prices for May

Here’s the official fuel prices for May

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments for this month, which will come into effect on Tuesday, 4 May. These fuel price adjustments show a slight decline for petrol, while diesel owners will take a major hit...

read more
No extension on driver’s licence grace period

No extension on driver’s licence grace period

Image: Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula  With only a week left to the final deadline for the extended grace period for the renewal of driving licence cards, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, has encouraged all those who have yet to come forward to renew their...

read more
Road users urged to be cautious over Easter Weekend

Road users urged to be cautious over Easter Weekend

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on road users to exercise caution as law enforcement prepares to man routes over the upcoming Easter weekend. Traditionally, busy routes during this period include the N1 from Gauteng to Limpopo, the N3 from Gauteng to...

read more
Here is the official fuel prices for April

Here is the official fuel prices for April

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments for this month, which will come into effect tomorrow, 6 April. South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. The...

read more
Expired driver’s licence grace period deadline extended

Expired driver’s licence grace period deadline extended

Image: Facebook (Department of Transport) / Minister of Transport, Mr. Fikile Mbalula  The Department of Transport has again extended the grace period for renewing expired driving licences to 15 April 2022. This comes as the deadline for the renewal of expired...

read more
Reduced fuel levy to cushion consumers

Reduced fuel levy to cushion consumers

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has tabled a proposal that will see the fuel levy being reduced by R1.50 per litre. Making a statement to a sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday, Godongwana said the temporary fuel levy cut will come into effect on Wednesday...

read more
Update on driving licences in South Africa

Update on driving licences in South Africa

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that South Africa’s only driving licence card machine has been fixed and is now in operation. Mbalula visited the Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) facility to monitor operations. In the video posted on Twitter on...

read more
The rules you should know if your driving licence expired

The rules you should know if your driving licence expired

South Africa’s growing driver licence backlog has led to concerns from motorists about what happens when their licence expires and they are not able to receive a new card. The Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) produces driving licence cards in South Africa. The DLCA...

read more
Aarto declared unconstitutional by High Court

Aarto declared unconstitutional by High Court

The Pretoria High Court has found that South Africa’s Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act and the Aarto Amendment Act are unconstitutional. This comes after the civil society group the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) approached the...

read more
Driving licence “grace period” comes to an end

Driving licence “grace period” comes to an end

Motorists are once more urged to renew their driver’s licences as the extended grace period comes to an end. During a briefing last week, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that the government will not issue a further extension beyond this period and warned...

read more
Here’s the official fuel prices for May

Here’s the official fuel prices for May

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments for this month, which will come into effect on Tuesday, 4 May. These fuel price adjustments show a slight decline for petrol, while diesel owners will take a major hit...

read more
No extension on driver’s licence grace period

No extension on driver’s licence grace period

Image: Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula  With only a week left to the final deadline for the extended grace period for the renewal of driving licence cards, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, has encouraged all those who have yet to come forward to renew their...

read more
Road users urged to be cautious over Easter Weekend

Road users urged to be cautious over Easter Weekend

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on road users to exercise caution as law enforcement prepares to man routes over the upcoming Easter weekend. Traditionally, busy routes during this period include the N1 from Gauteng to Limpopo, the N3 from Gauteng to...

read more
Here is the official fuel prices for April

Here is the official fuel prices for April

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments for this month, which will come into effect tomorrow, 6 April. South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. The...

read more
Expired driver’s licence grace period deadline extended

Expired driver’s licence grace period deadline extended

Image: Facebook (Department of Transport) / Minister of Transport, Mr. Fikile Mbalula  The Department of Transport has again extended the grace period for renewing expired driving licences to 15 April 2022. This comes as the deadline for the renewal of expired...

read more
Reduced fuel levy to cushion consumers

Reduced fuel levy to cushion consumers

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has tabled a proposal that will see the fuel levy being reduced by R1.50 per litre. Making a statement to a sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday, Godongwana said the temporary fuel levy cut will come into effect on Wednesday...

read more
Update on driving licences in South Africa

Update on driving licences in South Africa

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that South Africa’s only driving licence card machine has been fixed and is now in operation. Mbalula visited the Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) facility to monitor operations. In the video posted on Twitter on...

read more
The rules you should know if your driving licence expired

The rules you should know if your driving licence expired

South Africa’s growing driver licence backlog has led to concerns from motorists about what happens when their licence expires and they are not able to receive a new card. The Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) produces driving licence cards in South Africa. The DLCA...

read more
Aarto declared unconstitutional by High Court

Aarto declared unconstitutional by High Court

The Pretoria High Court has found that South Africa’s Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act and the Aarto Amendment Act are unconstitutional. This comes after the civil society group the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) approached the...

read more
Driving licence “grace period” comes to an end

Driving licence “grace period” comes to an end

Motorists are once more urged to renew their driver’s licences as the extended grace period comes to an end. During a briefing last week, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that the government will not issue a further extension beyond this period and warned...

read more
Here’s the official fuel prices for May

Here’s the official fuel prices for May

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments for this month, which will come into effect on Tuesday, 4 May. These fuel price adjustments show a slight decline for petrol, while diesel owners will take a major hit...

read more
No extension on driver’s licence grace period

No extension on driver’s licence grace period

Image: Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula  With only a week left to the final deadline for the extended grace period for the renewal of driving licence cards, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, has encouraged all those who have yet to come forward to renew their...

read more
Road users urged to be cautious over Easter Weekend

Road users urged to be cautious over Easter Weekend

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on road users to exercise caution as law enforcement prepares to man routes over the upcoming Easter weekend. Traditionally, busy routes during this period include the N1 from Gauteng to Limpopo, the N3 from Gauteng to...

read more
Here is the official fuel prices for April

Here is the official fuel prices for April

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments for this month, which will come into effect tomorrow, 6 April. South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. The...

read more
Expired driver’s licence grace period deadline extended

Expired driver’s licence grace period deadline extended

Image: Facebook (Department of Transport) / Minister of Transport, Mr. Fikile Mbalula  The Department of Transport has again extended the grace period for renewing expired driving licences to 15 April 2022. This comes as the deadline for the renewal of expired...

read more
Reduced fuel levy to cushion consumers

Reduced fuel levy to cushion consumers

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has tabled a proposal that will see the fuel levy being reduced by R1.50 per litre. Making a statement to a sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday, Godongwana said the temporary fuel levy cut will come into effect on Wednesday...

read more
Update on driving licences in South Africa

Update on driving licences in South Africa

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that South Africa’s only driving licence card machine has been fixed and is now in operation. Mbalula visited the Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) facility to monitor operations. In the video posted on Twitter on...

read more
Disney+ is launching is South Africa in May

Disney+ is launching is South Africa in May

The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that its Disney+ streaming service will launch in South Africa in May. According to BusinessTech, the group said in an emailed statement that the service will launch in the country and other territories on 18 May and South African...

read more
Promises of 10GB free data a month for every South African

Promises of 10GB free data a month for every South African

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says that every South African will be given access to the internet as a core utility. Ntshavheni made the announcement during the State of the Nation Address debate in Parliament on Tuesday (15...

read more
WhatsApp updates to look out for

WhatsApp updates to look out for

Meta-owned messaging service WhatsApp is rolling out updates for its app with several new useful features previously only available to beta users, reports BusinessTech. Voice notes One of these new features includes the new voice note functionality which will allow...

read more
These WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in SA

These WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, with parts of the bill now set to take effect from today, 1 December. MyBroadband reported that these provisions criminalize sending certain types of harmful messages on social media in South Africa....

read more
HOME AFFAIRS TO INTRODUCE NEW BOOKING SYSTEM

HOME AFFAIRS TO INTRODUCE NEW BOOKING SYSTEM

The Department of Home Affairs has announced a new appointment system in a bid to cut down on excessive queueing and corruption. The department presented to parliament on Tuesday (31 August), saying that the appointment system has been finalized and will be deployed...

read more
WHATSAPP LAUNCHES ITS NEW ‘VIEW ONCE’ FEATURE

WHATSAPP LAUNCHES ITS NEW ‘VIEW ONCE’ FEATURE

You can now send photos and videos that disappear after they’ve been opened via View Once on WhatsApp, giving you more control over the privacy of your chats! WhatsApp announced that feature means that photos and videos can only be opened once before they are deleted....

read more
NEW EXCITING FEATURE FOR WHATSAPP

NEW EXCITING FEATURE FOR WHATSAPP

You are now able to listen to your audio messages with 1x, 1.5x and 2x speed.WhatsApp is a very popular mobile messaging platform that millions of people use and it comes with tons of cool features such as ‘hide last seen’, WhatsApp Web and ‘Mark as unread’ – but...

read more
GovChat meets WhatsApp for better service delivery

GovChat meets WhatsApp for better service delivery

South Africa has launched the world’s first citizen engagement platform that makes use of popular messenger WhatsApp. Speaking at the launch of the GovChat Community Engagement Platform in Cape Town on Tuesday, Cooperative Governance and Traditional...

read more
Why is a Good Website Crucial for Business?

Why is a Good Website Crucial for Business?

If you are a small business and have not yet established an online presence —it’s amazing how many small businesses still don’t have a good website! –then you are missing out on a great opportunity to generate more revenue and profit for your company. The...

read more
Disney+ is launching is South Africa in May

Disney+ is launching is South Africa in May

The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that its Disney+ streaming service will launch in South Africa in May. According to BusinessTech, the group said in an emailed statement that the service will launch in the country and other territories on 18 May and South African...

read more
Promises of 10GB free data a month for every South African

Promises of 10GB free data a month for every South African

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says that every South African will be given access to the internet as a core utility. Ntshavheni made the announcement during the State of the Nation Address debate in Parliament on Tuesday (15...

read more
WhatsApp updates to look out for

WhatsApp updates to look out for

Meta-owned messaging service WhatsApp is rolling out updates for its app with several new useful features previously only available to beta users, reports BusinessTech. Voice notes One of these new features includes the new voice note functionality which will allow...

read more
These WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in SA

These WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, with parts of the bill now set to take effect from today, 1 December. MyBroadband reported that these provisions criminalize sending certain types of harmful messages on social media in South Africa....

read more
HOME AFFAIRS TO INTRODUCE NEW BOOKING SYSTEM

HOME AFFAIRS TO INTRODUCE NEW BOOKING SYSTEM

The Department of Home Affairs has announced a new appointment system in a bid to cut down on excessive queueing and corruption. The department presented to parliament on Tuesday (31 August), saying that the appointment system has been finalized and will be deployed...

read more
WHATSAPP LAUNCHES ITS NEW ‘VIEW ONCE’ FEATURE

WHATSAPP LAUNCHES ITS NEW ‘VIEW ONCE’ FEATURE

You can now send photos and videos that disappear after they’ve been opened via View Once on WhatsApp, giving you more control over the privacy of your chats! WhatsApp announced that feature means that photos and videos can only be opened once before they are deleted....

read more
NEW EXCITING FEATURE FOR WHATSAPP

NEW EXCITING FEATURE FOR WHATSAPP

You are now able to listen to your audio messages with 1x, 1.5x and 2x speed.WhatsApp is a very popular mobile messaging platform that millions of people use and it comes with tons of cool features such as ‘hide last seen’, WhatsApp Web and ‘Mark as unread’ – but...

read more
GovChat meets WhatsApp for better service delivery

GovChat meets WhatsApp for better service delivery

South Africa has launched the world’s first citizen engagement platform that makes use of popular messenger WhatsApp. Speaking at the launch of the GovChat Community Engagement Platform in Cape Town on Tuesday, Cooperative Governance and Traditional...

read more
Why is a Good Website Crucial for Business?

Why is a Good Website Crucial for Business?

If you are a small business and have not yet established an online presence —it’s amazing how many small businesses still don’t have a good website! –then you are missing out on a great opportunity to generate more revenue and profit for your company. The...

read more
Disney+ is launching is South Africa in May

Disney+ is launching is South Africa in May

The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that its Disney+ streaming service will launch in South Africa in May. According to BusinessTech, the group said in an emailed statement that the service will launch in the country and other territories on 18 May and South African...

read more
Promises of 10GB free data a month for every South African

Promises of 10GB free data a month for every South African

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says that every South African will be given access to the internet as a core utility. Ntshavheni made the announcement during the State of the Nation Address debate in Parliament on Tuesday (15...

read more
WhatsApp updates to look out for

WhatsApp updates to look out for

Meta-owned messaging service WhatsApp is rolling out updates for its app with several new useful features previously only available to beta users, reports BusinessTech. Voice notes One of these new features includes the new voice note functionality which will allow...

read more
These WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in SA

These WhatsApp messages can now land you in jail in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, with parts of the bill now set to take effect from today, 1 December. MyBroadband reported that these provisions criminalize sending certain types of harmful messages on social media in South Africa....

read more
HOME AFFAIRS TO INTRODUCE NEW BOOKING SYSTEM

HOME AFFAIRS TO INTRODUCE NEW BOOKING SYSTEM

The Department of Home Affairs has announced a new appointment system in a bid to cut down on excessive queueing and corruption. The department presented to parliament on Tuesday (31 August), saying that the appointment system has been finalized and will be deployed...

read more
WHATSAPP LAUNCHES ITS NEW ‘VIEW ONCE’ FEATURE

WHATSAPP LAUNCHES ITS NEW ‘VIEW ONCE’ FEATURE

You can now send photos and videos that disappear after they’ve been opened via View Once on WhatsApp, giving you more control over the privacy of your chats! WhatsApp announced that feature means that photos and videos can only be opened once before they are deleted....

read more
NEW EXCITING FEATURE FOR WHATSAPP

NEW EXCITING FEATURE FOR WHATSAPP

You are now able to listen to your audio messages with 1x, 1.5x and 2x speed.WhatsApp is a very popular mobile messaging platform that millions of people use and it comes with tons of cool features such as ‘hide last seen’, WhatsApp Web and ‘Mark as unread’ – but...

read more
GovChat meets WhatsApp for better service delivery

GovChat meets WhatsApp for better service delivery

South Africa has launched the world’s first citizen engagement platform that makes use of popular messenger WhatsApp. Speaking at the launch of the GovChat Community Engagement Platform in Cape Town on Tuesday, Cooperative Governance and Traditional...

read more
HOME AFFAIRS EXTENDS VALIDITY PERIOD FOR VISAS

HOME AFFAIRS EXTENDS VALIDITY PERIOD FOR VISAS

Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, has extended the validity period of legally issued short-term visas, which expired during the lockdown period - to 30 September 2021. These are short-term visas issued for a period not longer than 90 days, such as a tourist...

read more
HOME AFFAIRS EXTENDS VALIDITY PERIOD FOR VISAS

HOME AFFAIRS EXTENDS VALIDITY PERIOD FOR VISAS

Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, has extended the validity period of legally issued short-term visas, which expired during the lockdown period - to 30 September 2021. These are short-term visas issued for a period not longer than 90 days, such as a tourist...

read more
HOME AFFAIRS EXTENDS VALIDITY PERIOD FOR VISAS

HOME AFFAIRS EXTENDS VALIDITY PERIOD FOR VISAS

Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, has extended the validity period of legally issued short-term visas, which expired during the lockdown period - to 30 September 2021. These are short-term visas issued for a period not longer than 90 days, such as a tourist...

read more
KARAKTERMOORD

KARAKTERMOORD

Title: Karaktermoord Author: Carina Diedericks- Hugo Genre: Crime Fiction Format: Paperback Published: January 2019 Buy at: takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Readers Warehouse Jare gelede het die beeldskone digter Anna Neethling finaal uit die uitgewer Malan Sinclair...

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BEKENDSTELLING VAN CARINA DIERERICK- HUGO SE KARAKTERMOORD

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Karaktermoord Carina Diedericks- Hugo Uitgewer: Penguin Random HouseCarina Diedericks- Hugo is ‘n ou bekende in die wêreld van jeugliteratuur en is veral bekend vir haar Thomas@- reeks wat vir kinders regoor die land leesgenot verskaf. Karaktermoord, Carina se nuutse...

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DOUBLE ECHO

DOUBLE ECHO

Title: Double Echo Author: Francois Bloemhof Genre: Local Fiction Format: Paperback Published: August 2016 Buy at: takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Readers Warehouse   About the book: Something’s gone sour in the Winelands … Ex-cop Paul Mullan has a lot more...

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BORDERLINE

BORDERLINE

Title: Borderline Author: Marita van der Vyver Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Paperback Published: October 2019 Buy at: Takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Reader's Warehouse  About the book: A letter among her deceased ex-husband’s belongings rips open Theresa’s...

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ZOLA

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Titel: Zola Outeur: Johan Jack Smith Genre: Krimi Bladsye: 302 Smith is die redakteur van Taalgenoot. In 2017 verskyn sy prosa en poësie onderskeidelik in Op die spoor van en Nuwe Stemme 6. Lesers wat van Deon Meyer, Chris Karstens, Martin Steyn, Karin Brynard, Rudie...

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KARAKTERMOORD

KARAKTERMOORD

Title: Karaktermoord Author: Carina Diedericks- Hugo Genre: Crime Fiction Format: Paperback Published: January 2019 Buy at: takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Readers Warehouse Jare gelede het die beeldskone digter Anna Neethling finaal uit die uitgewer Malan Sinclair...

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BEKENDSTELLING VAN CARINA DIERERICK- HUGO SE KARAKTERMOORD

BEKENDSTELLING VAN CARINA DIERERICK- HUGO SE KARAKTERMOORD

Karaktermoord Carina Diedericks- Hugo Uitgewer: Penguin Random HouseCarina Diedericks- Hugo is ‘n ou bekende in die wêreld van jeugliteratuur en is veral bekend vir haar Thomas@- reeks wat vir kinders regoor die land leesgenot verskaf. Karaktermoord, Carina se nuutse...

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DOUBLE ECHO

DOUBLE ECHO

Title: Double Echo Author: Francois Bloemhof Genre: Local Fiction Format: Paperback Published: August 2016 Buy at: takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Readers Warehouse   About the book: Something’s gone sour in the Winelands … Ex-cop Paul Mullan has a lot more...

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BORDERLINE

BORDERLINE

Title: Borderline Author: Marita van der Vyver Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Paperback Published: October 2019 Buy at: Takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Reader's Warehouse  About the book: A letter among her deceased ex-husband’s belongings rips open Theresa’s...

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ZOLA

ZOLA

Titel: Zola Outeur: Johan Jack Smith Genre: Krimi Bladsye: 302 Smith is die redakteur van Taalgenoot. In 2017 verskyn sy prosa en poësie onderskeidelik in Op die spoor van en Nuwe Stemme 6. Lesers wat van Deon Meyer, Chris Karstens, Martin Steyn, Karin Brynard, Rudie...

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KARAKTERMOORD

KARAKTERMOORD

Title: Karaktermoord Author: Carina Diedericks- Hugo Genre: Crime Fiction Format: Paperback Published: January 2019 Buy at: takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Readers Warehouse Jare gelede het die beeldskone digter Anna Neethling finaal uit die uitgewer Malan Sinclair...

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BEKENDSTELLING VAN CARINA DIERERICK- HUGO SE KARAKTERMOORD

BEKENDSTELLING VAN CARINA DIERERICK- HUGO SE KARAKTERMOORD

Karaktermoord Carina Diedericks- Hugo Uitgewer: Penguin Random HouseCarina Diedericks- Hugo is ‘n ou bekende in die wêreld van jeugliteratuur en is veral bekend vir haar Thomas@- reeks wat vir kinders regoor die land leesgenot verskaf. Karaktermoord, Carina se nuutse...

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DOUBLE ECHO

DOUBLE ECHO

Title: Double Echo Author: Francois Bloemhof Genre: Local Fiction Format: Paperback Published: August 2016 Buy at: takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Readers Warehouse   About the book: Something’s gone sour in the Winelands … Ex-cop Paul Mullan has a lot more...

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BORDERLINE

BORDERLINE

Title: Borderline Author: Marita van der Vyver Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Paperback Published: October 2019 Buy at: Takealot.com Loot Exclusive Books Reader's Warehouse  About the book: A letter among her deceased ex-husband’s belongings rips open Theresa’s...

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ZOLA

ZOLA

Titel: Zola Outeur: Johan Jack Smith Genre: Krimi Bladsye: 302 Smith is die redakteur van Taalgenoot. In 2017 verskyn sy prosa en poësie onderskeidelik in Op die spoor van en Nuwe Stemme 6. Lesers wat van Deon Meyer, Chris Karstens, Martin Steyn, Karin Brynard, Rudie...

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Piña colada with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Piña colada with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Ingredients 120ml pineapple juice 60ml white rum 60ml coconut cream wedge of pineapple, to garnish (optional) Method Pulse all the ingredients along with a handful of ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and garnish as you like. To make slushies, pour...

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Summer beetroot salad

Summer beetroot salad

Salad Ingredients 1 Beetroot , peeled and cut into bite size pieces 1 Onion , thinly sliced 5 - 6 Cherry tomatoes , halved Mixed young salad leaves 50 grams Feta Cheese Optional nuts or seeds of your choice Dressing Ingredients  1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and...

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Pineapple Rum Punch

Pineapple Rum Punch

Ingredients: 4 parts pineapple juice 4 parts ginger ale 1 parts Black Spiced Rum ice maraschino cherries for garnish Instructions For a single cocktail: Fill glass with ice. Pour in pineapple juice and ginger ale. Slowly pour in black spiced rum to float it on top....

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Crustless Tuna Pie

Crustless Tuna Pie

Ingredients:  1  x 170 gr tin tuna 1 onion finely chopped 2 eggs beaten 1 cup of milk 1 cup of cheese 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Various oddments of vegetables (halved baby tomotoes, whole kernel mealies, gherkins, mushrooms) Cayenne pepper and a tad...

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MeatfreeMonday Squash Casserole

MeatfreeMonday Squash Casserole

Baked veggies and loads of cheese are always a winner. Try this Squash Casserole tonight   Prep: 20 mins Cook: 30 mins Total: 50 mins Servings: 8   Ingredients: 4 cups sliced squashes (baby marrows, patty pans etc.) ½ cup chopped onion packet of round crackers / kips,...

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Sloppy Joes on a Budget

Sloppy Joes on a Budget

Preparation: 30 Minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients: 500-600g mince 1 teaspoon garlic 1 medium onion chopped 1 green pepper chopped 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce 3/4 teaspoon Six Gun (or similar) spice 3/4 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1 can...

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Irish Kahlua Iced Coffee with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Irish Kahlua Iced Coffee with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Ingredients: 30ml any Irish Cream liqueur 30ml Kahlua Coffee Liqueur 120ml cold coffee (as strong as your prefer) 60ml full cream milk canned whipped cream chocolate syrup Instructions: Half fill your cocktail shaker of jug with ice. Pour the Kahlua, Irish Cream and...

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Hasty hake rolls

Hasty hake rolls

PREPARATION: 15 minutes Makes 4 buns Ingredients Makes 4 sandwiches 1/2 cup good margarine or butter 4 hot dog buns cut on top 1 teaspoon Benny chicken spice or any fish spice 500g (at least) hake or crab meat 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons fresh...

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Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Ingredients 400-500 grams of cooked spaghetti. 1½ cup halved cherry tomatoes. 1 diced cucumber. 2 diced baby marrows. 1 green pepper, diced. 1 red pepper, diced. 1 red onion, diced. 1½ cup grated cheese (optional) Dressing:  Italian salad dressing with optional sesame...

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Summer Slammer with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Summer Slammer with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Celebrate National Beer Day this Saturday with a Summer Slammer beer cocktail Ingredients: 12 mint leaves 25ml honey 50ml pineapple juice, Dash of lemon 1 bottle llite or pilsner beer A mint sprig. Serving suggestion Serve in a stemmed pilsner glass and garnish with a...

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Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 4  INGREDIENTS 500g chicken 1 packet Royco® Four Cheese Flavour Pasta Sauce 250ml fresh cream 500ml of cheese 1 cup peas 1 cup mushrooms 50ml butter 2 tablespoons of olive oil METHOD Nobody like underdone...

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BROCCOLI SALAD

BROCCOLI SALAD

Ingredients: 8 Servings: 4 Broccoli Salad 1 broccoli head, approx. 5 cups of florets 8 slices bacon 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled   Broccoli Salad Dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup plain...

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Piña colada with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Piña colada with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Ingredients 120ml pineapple juice 60ml white rum 60ml coconut cream wedge of pineapple, to garnish (optional) Method Pulse all the ingredients along with a handful of ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and garnish as you like. To make slushies, pour...

read more
Summer beetroot salad

Summer beetroot salad

Salad Ingredients 1 Beetroot , peeled and cut into bite size pieces 1 Onion , thinly sliced 5 - 6 Cherry tomatoes , halved Mixed young salad leaves 50 grams Feta Cheese Optional nuts or seeds of your choice Dressing Ingredients  1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and...

read more
Pineapple Rum Punch

Pineapple Rum Punch

Ingredients: 4 parts pineapple juice 4 parts ginger ale 1 parts Black Spiced Rum ice maraschino cherries for garnish Instructions For a single cocktail: Fill glass with ice. Pour in pineapple juice and ginger ale. Slowly pour in black spiced rum to float it on top....

read more
Crustless Tuna Pie

Crustless Tuna Pie

Ingredients:  1  x 170 gr tin tuna 1 onion finely chopped 2 eggs beaten 1 cup of milk 1 cup of cheese 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Various oddments of vegetables (halved baby tomotoes, whole kernel mealies, gherkins, mushrooms) Cayenne pepper and a tad...

read more
MeatfreeMonday Squash Casserole

MeatfreeMonday Squash Casserole

Baked veggies and loads of cheese are always a winner. Try this Squash Casserole tonight   Prep: 20 mins Cook: 30 mins Total: 50 mins Servings: 8   Ingredients: 4 cups sliced squashes (baby marrows, patty pans etc.) ½ cup chopped onion packet of round crackers / kips,...

read more
Sloppy Joes on a Budget

Sloppy Joes on a Budget

Preparation: 30 Minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients: 500-600g mince 1 teaspoon garlic 1 medium onion chopped 1 green pepper chopped 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce 3/4 teaspoon Six Gun (or similar) spice 3/4 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1 can...

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Irish Kahlua Iced Coffee with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Irish Kahlua Iced Coffee with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Ingredients: 30ml any Irish Cream liqueur 30ml Kahlua Coffee Liqueur 120ml cold coffee (as strong as your prefer) 60ml full cream milk canned whipped cream chocolate syrup Instructions: Half fill your cocktail shaker of jug with ice. Pour the Kahlua, Irish Cream and...

read more
Hasty hake rolls

Hasty hake rolls

PREPARATION: 15 minutes Makes 4 buns Ingredients Makes 4 sandwiches 1/2 cup good margarine or butter 4 hot dog buns cut on top 1 teaspoon Benny chicken spice or any fish spice 500g (at least) hake or crab meat 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons fresh...

read more
Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Ingredients 400-500 grams of cooked spaghetti. 1½ cup halved cherry tomatoes. 1 diced cucumber. 2 diced baby marrows. 1 green pepper, diced. 1 red pepper, diced. 1 red onion, diced. 1½ cup grated cheese (optional) Dressing:  Italian salad dressing with optional sesame...

read more
Summer Slammer with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Summer Slammer with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Celebrate National Beer Day this Saturday with a Summer Slammer beer cocktail Ingredients: 12 mint leaves 25ml honey 50ml pineapple juice, Dash of lemon 1 bottle llite or pilsner beer A mint sprig. Serving suggestion Serve in a stemmed pilsner glass and garnish with a...

read more
Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 4  INGREDIENTS 500g chicken 1 packet Royco® Four Cheese Flavour Pasta Sauce 250ml fresh cream 500ml of cheese 1 cup peas 1 cup mushrooms 50ml butter 2 tablespoons of olive oil METHOD Nobody like underdone...

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BROCCOLI SALAD

BROCCOLI SALAD

Ingredients: 8 Servings: 4 Broccoli Salad 1 broccoli head, approx. 5 cups of florets 8 slices bacon 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled   Broccoli Salad Dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup plain...

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Piña colada with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Piña colada with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Ingredients 120ml pineapple juice 60ml white rum 60ml coconut cream wedge of pineapple, to garnish (optional) Method Pulse all the ingredients along with a handful of ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and garnish as you like. To make slushies, pour...

read more
Summer beetroot salad

Summer beetroot salad

Salad Ingredients 1 Beetroot , peeled and cut into bite size pieces 1 Onion , thinly sliced 5 - 6 Cherry tomatoes , halved Mixed young salad leaves 50 grams Feta Cheese Optional nuts or seeds of your choice Dressing Ingredients  1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and...

read more
Pineapple Rum Punch

Pineapple Rum Punch

Ingredients: 4 parts pineapple juice 4 parts ginger ale 1 parts Black Spiced Rum ice maraschino cherries for garnish Instructions For a single cocktail: Fill glass with ice. Pour in pineapple juice and ginger ale. Slowly pour in black spiced rum to float it on top....

read more
Crustless Tuna Pie

Crustless Tuna Pie

Ingredients:  1  x 170 gr tin tuna 1 onion finely chopped 2 eggs beaten 1 cup of milk 1 cup of cheese 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Various oddments of vegetables (halved baby tomotoes, whole kernel mealies, gherkins, mushrooms) Cayenne pepper and a tad...

read more
MeatfreeMonday Squash Casserole

MeatfreeMonday Squash Casserole

Baked veggies and loads of cheese are always a winner. Try this Squash Casserole tonight   Prep: 20 mins Cook: 30 mins Total: 50 mins Servings: 8   Ingredients: 4 cups sliced squashes (baby marrows, patty pans etc.) ½ cup chopped onion packet of round crackers / kips,...

read more
Sloppy Joes on a Budget

Sloppy Joes on a Budget

Preparation: 30 Minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients: 500-600g mince 1 teaspoon garlic 1 medium onion chopped 1 green pepper chopped 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce 3/4 teaspoon Six Gun (or similar) spice 3/4 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1 can...

read more
Irish Kahlua Iced Coffee with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Irish Kahlua Iced Coffee with Overland Liquor Hyper, Orkney

Ingredients: 30ml any Irish Cream liqueur 30ml Kahlua Coffee Liqueur 120ml cold coffee (as strong as your prefer) 60ml full cream milk canned whipped cream chocolate syrup Instructions: Half fill your cocktail shaker of jug with ice. Pour the Kahlua, Irish Cream and...

read more
Hasty hake rolls

Hasty hake rolls

PREPARATION: 15 minutes Makes 4 buns Ingredients Makes 4 sandwiches 1/2 cup good margarine or butter 4 hot dog buns cut on top 1 teaspoon Benny chicken spice or any fish spice 500g (at least) hake or crab meat 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons fresh...

read more
Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Ingredients 400-500 grams of cooked spaghetti. 1½ cup halved cherry tomatoes. 1 diced cucumber. 2 diced baby marrows. 1 green pepper, diced. 1 red pepper, diced. 1 red onion, diced. 1½ cup grated cheese (optional) Dressing:  Italian salad dressing with optional sesame...

read more
42 upon Williams Guesthouse, Conference and Event Venue

42 upon Williams Guesthouse, Conference and Event Venue

Klerksdorp’s newest guesthouse is an absolute gem Far from its unassuming exterior on a busy suburban road in Wilkoppies, 42 upon Williams is an absolute delight behind the gates. Situated in the very heart of Klerksdorp’s bustling upmarket shopping, culinary and...

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42 upon Williams Guesthouse, Conference and Event Venue

42 upon Williams Guesthouse, Conference and Event Venue

Klerksdorp’s newest guesthouse is an absolute gem Far from its unassuming exterior on a busy suburban road in Wilkoppies, 42 upon Williams is an absolute delight behind the gates. Situated in the very heart of Klerksdorp’s bustling upmarket shopping, culinary and...

read more
42 upon Williams Guesthouse, Conference and Event Venue

42 upon Williams Guesthouse, Conference and Event Venue

Klerksdorp’s newest guesthouse is an absolute gem Far from its unassuming exterior on a busy suburban road in Wilkoppies, 42 upon Williams is an absolute delight behind the gates. Situated in the very heart of Klerksdorp’s bustling upmarket shopping, culinary and...

read more
AARTO: A SUMMARY TO SA’S NEW ROAD RULES AND DEMERIT POINTS

AARTO: A SUMMARY TO SA’S NEW ROAD RULES AND DEMERIT POINTS

Despite being set to launch today (1 July), details of the planned roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) are still lacking. It is now becoming increasingly urgent for the government and the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA)...

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FIREARMS CONTROL BILL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION EXTENDED

FIREARMS CONTROL BILL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION EXTENDED

Police Minister Bheki Cele has extended the public participation process on the proposed amendment of the Firearms Control Bill by a further 21 days. This as the Civilian Secretariat Police Service (CSPS) continues to receive input from the public, which was largely...

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NEW AARTO ACT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

NEW AARTO ACT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Image: Pexels / The new AARTO Act will work on a point system.The AARTO (Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act) will be implemented nationally from 1 July 2021. The number of points incurred will be dependant on the nature of the traffic offence or...

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MOVING HOUSE DURING LOCKDOWN

MOVING HOUSE DURING LOCKDOWN

Image: PexelsFrom now until June 7 2020, unless otherwise announced, the government will allow people to move house during the ongoing national lockdown.* According to the published regulations, moves are allowed in instances where new lease agreements were entered...

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BULLYING – HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD

BULLYING – HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD

Image: Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.Michelle*  is a nine-year-old girl in a local school, who is allegedly being bullied by her classmates.  Her parents indicate that she is being called names and teased about her...

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PATERNITY LEAVE NOW GIVES NEW DADS TIME OFF

PATERNITY LEAVE NOW GIVES NEW DADS TIME OFF

Image: PexelsEffective from 1 January 2020, new parental leave laws now apply in South Africa. The effect of the new legislation is that all parents, including adopting parents, surrogates and fathers are now entitled to 10 days unpaid parental leave when their...

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MARRIAGE AND WILLS

MARRIAGE AND WILLS

How will your Marital Status affect your Will? The drafting of a will can be a complicated thing and even worse; be complicated by the absence or presence of marriage and the marital regime. Marital status has a big effect on your will or drafting of your will. It may...

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INSUBORDINATION

INSUBORDINATION

Dismissed / Dismissal for Insubordination? Insubordination means refusal to obey and/or take lawful and reasonable instruction. It is commonly known that an employee must obey the employer’s lawful and reasonable instructions, however, it is not always the case that...

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BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…

BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…

Image: Internet MARRIAGE & DIVORCE Which Matrimonial Property System to/should govern your marriage? Marriage in Community of Property Marriage in community of property means that parties married in this regard all the liabilities, debts and assets incurred before...

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PATERNITY LEAVE FOR FATHERS

PATERNITY LEAVE FOR FATHERS

Image: InternetDid you know that now a father of a newborn child is entitled to paternity leave? It has been a difficult and a long journey for the demands of men to be met. Now that the Labour Law Amendment Act and Unemployment Insurance Fund Act has been signed, the...

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CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN THE WORKPLACE

CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN THE WORKPLACE

Image: InternetDid you resign at work with or without notice, not because you wanted to but because of your employer’s continuous intolerable conduct? If so, then this renders such as Constructive Dismissal. Constructive Dismissal is defined in terms of section 186...

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AARTO: A SUMMARY TO SA’S NEW ROAD RULES AND DEMERIT POINTS

AARTO: A SUMMARY TO SA’S NEW ROAD RULES AND DEMERIT POINTS

Despite being set to launch today (1 July), details of the planned roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) are still lacking. It is now becoming increasingly urgent for the government and the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA)...

read more
FIREARMS CONTROL BILL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION EXTENDED

FIREARMS CONTROL BILL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION EXTENDED

Police Minister Bheki Cele has extended the public participation process on the proposed amendment of the Firearms Control Bill by a further 21 days. This as the Civilian Secretariat Police Service (CSPS) continues to receive input from the public, which was largely...

read more
NEW AARTO ACT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

NEW AARTO ACT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Image: Pexels / The new AARTO Act will work on a point system.The AARTO (Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act) will be implemented nationally from 1 July 2021. The number of points incurred will be dependant on the nature of the traffic offence or...

read more
MOVING HOUSE DURING LOCKDOWN

MOVING HOUSE DURING LOCKDOWN

Image: PexelsFrom now until June 7 2020, unless otherwise announced, the government will allow people to move house during the ongoing national lockdown.* According to the published regulations, moves are allowed in instances where new lease agreements were entered...

read more
BULLYING – HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD

BULLYING – HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD

Image: Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.Michelle*  is a nine-year-old girl in a local school, who is allegedly being bullied by her classmates.  Her parents indicate that she is being called names and teased about her...

read more
PATERNITY LEAVE NOW GIVES NEW DADS TIME OFF

PATERNITY LEAVE NOW GIVES NEW DADS TIME OFF

Image: PexelsEffective from 1 January 2020, new parental leave laws now apply in South Africa. The effect of the new legislation is that all parents, including adopting parents, surrogates and fathers are now entitled to 10 days unpaid parental leave when their...

read more
MARRIAGE AND WILLS

MARRIAGE AND WILLS

How will your Marital Status affect your Will? The drafting of a will can be a complicated thing and even worse; be complicated by the absence or presence of marriage and the marital regime. Marital status has a big effect on your will or drafting of your will. It may...

read more
INSUBORDINATION

INSUBORDINATION

Dismissed / Dismissal for Insubordination? Insubordination means refusal to obey and/or take lawful and reasonable instruction. It is commonly known that an employee must obey the employer’s lawful and reasonable instructions, however, it is not always the case that...

read more
BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…

BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…

Image: Internet MARRIAGE & DIVORCE Which Matrimonial Property System to/should govern your marriage? Marriage in Community of Property Marriage in community of property means that parties married in this regard all the liabilities, debts and assets incurred before...

read more
PATERNITY LEAVE FOR FATHERS

PATERNITY LEAVE FOR FATHERS

Image: InternetDid you know that now a father of a newborn child is entitled to paternity leave? It has been a difficult and a long journey for the demands of men to be met. Now that the Labour Law Amendment Act and Unemployment Insurance Fund Act has been signed, the...

read more
CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN THE WORKPLACE

CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN THE WORKPLACE

Image: InternetDid you resign at work with or without notice, not because you wanted to but because of your employer’s continuous intolerable conduct? If so, then this renders such as Constructive Dismissal. Constructive Dismissal is defined in terms of section 186...

read more
AARTO: A SUMMARY TO SA’S NEW ROAD RULES AND DEMERIT POINTS

AARTO: A SUMMARY TO SA’S NEW ROAD RULES AND DEMERIT POINTS

Despite being set to launch today (1 July), details of the planned roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) are still lacking. It is now becoming increasingly urgent for the government and the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA)...

read more
FIREARMS CONTROL BILL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION EXTENDED

FIREARMS CONTROL BILL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION EXTENDED

Police Minister Bheki Cele has extended the public participation process on the proposed amendment of the Firearms Control Bill by a further 21 days. This as the Civilian Secretariat Police Service (CSPS) continues to receive input from the public, which was largely...

read more
NEW AARTO ACT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

NEW AARTO ACT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Image: Pexels / The new AARTO Act will work on a point system.The AARTO (Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act) will be implemented nationally from 1 July 2021. The number of points incurred will be dependant on the nature of the traffic offence or...

read more
MOVING HOUSE DURING LOCKDOWN

MOVING HOUSE DURING LOCKDOWN

Image: PexelsFrom now until June 7 2020, unless otherwise announced, the government will allow people to move house during the ongoing national lockdown.* According to the published regulations, moves are allowed in instances where new lease agreements were entered...

read more
BULLYING – HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD

BULLYING – HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD

Image: Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.Michelle*  is a nine-year-old girl in a local school, who is allegedly being bullied by her classmates.  Her parents indicate that she is being called names and teased about her...

read more
PATERNITY LEAVE NOW GIVES NEW DADS TIME OFF

PATERNITY LEAVE NOW GIVES NEW DADS TIME OFF

Image: PexelsEffective from 1 January 2020, new parental leave laws now apply in South Africa. The effect of the new legislation is that all parents, including adopting parents, surrogates and fathers are now entitled to 10 days unpaid parental leave when their...

read more
MARRIAGE AND WILLS

MARRIAGE AND WILLS

How will your Marital Status affect your Will? The drafting of a will can be a complicated thing and even worse; be complicated by the absence or presence of marriage and the marital regime. Marital status has a big effect on your will or drafting of your will. It may...

read more
INSUBORDINATION

INSUBORDINATION

Dismissed / Dismissal for Insubordination? Insubordination means refusal to obey and/or take lawful and reasonable instruction. It is commonly known that an employee must obey the employer’s lawful and reasonable instructions, however, it is not always the case that...

read more