Grandfather was forced to shoot and eat his own horse during his Boer War service
I do not know if Grandy moved with them but I do know he was working as a shop assistant by then. On February 4 of that year, he signed up to a short service attestation to serve ... He arrived in South Africa on March 13, 1901, and disembarked in Port ...
Shoprite guns for Woolworths' upmarket customers
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's recession meant households had less and less to spend, but the number one supermarket group in the country, Shoprite, was adopting an unlikely strategy: targeting upmarket shoppers. Lower-income families who formed ...
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Ten places in South Africa you'll probably get to see snow in winter [pictures]
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If you live in one of South Africa's major cities, snow might be something quite alien to you. In fact, some of ... GRAAFF REINET, SOUTH AFRICA – JULY 26: Snow covers the Lootsberg Mountains on July 26, 2011 in Graaff Reinet, South Africa. (Photo by ...
New Beyers Naude municipality to set up shop in Graaff-Reinet
Plans are in place to set up the newly merged Beyers Naude local municipality's offices in Graaff-Reinet following last week's municipal elections, which saw the ANC marginally winning a majority vote. The municipality was formed as a result of a ...
South Africa's first Baskin-Robbins store to open this month
Baskin-Robbins, the largest global chain of ice-cream speciality stores, has landed in South Africa and will open its first store in Canal Walk on 9 December at 11am. Known for having 31 flavours – one for every day of the month – Baskin-Robbins has ...
The process of abolishing a government-sanctioned and legislated system that separated people according to their skin colour — apartheid — only officially began after an (ironically) whites-only referendum, held in March 1992, resulted in a 68 per ...
South Africa's Shalom!
Churches in all parts of South Africa – incorporating black and white as well as English and Afrikaans-speaking – are bursting with new life as they prove a counter-cultural provocation to secularists, humanists and others (who are trying it on there ...
The alternative guide to the Karoo, South Africa
The Karoo is South Africa's magical desert space, its version of New Mexico, the Outback or the Gobi. A vast, ancient seabed straddling the midriff of the country, the Karoo (a Bushman word for “dry place”) is the size of Germany. In the past two ...
Watch: Graaff Reinet hosts South Africa's very first national 'instameet', come and #meetsouthafrica
Watch: Graaff Reinet hosts South Africa's very first national 'instameet', come and #meetsouthafrica. @southafrica brought together 200 cool kids to share in the beauty of our Mzanzi through photographic storytelling and it was awesome!
International chain, Las Iguanas, coming to South Africa
A Latin American-themed chain, Las Iguanas, is set to open a branch in Joburg this June. Already a successful franchise in the UK, Las Iguanas will allow South Africans to experience Mexican, Brazilian and South American flavours for an affordable price.
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