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”Looking back, to look forward” after 21 years of Constitution Hill

December 10 2017 marks the 21st anniversary of our nation’s Constitution. In commemoration of this milestone, the Constitution Hill Precinct and key partners will be hosting a series of events leading up to and including the anniversary date. These events will embody a reflection of how far we have come as a nation in realising the aspirations of our democracy through our nation’s highest law; and more importantly, what remains to be done towards attainment of fuller socio-economic emancipation for all South Africans.

Two years after the first democratic election (1994), the President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela,…
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”Looking back, to look forward” after 21 years of Constitution Hill

Tsala Jazz – a movement beyond sound

Tsala Jazz is a dynamic music and lifestyle event that was launched in Soweto in 2007, and has evolved beyond just sound. Like a robust jazz standard capable of transforming lives, it has grown into a movement, the mission of which is to spread the art form far and wide. The organisation has come on board with Beleza Global Sounds to host multitalented Italian artist Nicola Conte on his local tour live at The Chairman in Durban on Friday, 24 November and at Menlyn Centre in Pretoria on Sunday, 26 November.

We spoke to Mthuthuzeli Ndlebe, one part of the two-man collective of Tsala Jazz, who told us about the…
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Tsala Jazz – a movement beyond sound

Open Streets Main Rd: Cycle, skate, walk & play your way from Obs to the CBD

Go out and play in the streets of Cape Town on 1 October 2017, between 10am and 3pm, as Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) makes it possible to cycle, skate or walk in a car-restricted route between Cape Town Science Centre and the Grand Parade, including sections of Main Road, Victoria Road, Sir Lowry Road and Darling Street.

To kick off Transport Month, community members, pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, wheelchair-users and other non-motorised transport-users will on the day enjoy a 5km car-free stretch of road along the M4, to move around freely and engage with public spaces and facilities safely, in celebration of “movement and self-propelled…
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Open Streets Main Rd: Cycle, skate, walk & play your way from Obs to the CBD

Explore the Johannesburg Boat & Water Show

This year’s Johannesburg Boat & Water Show, the première boat & lifestyle show in Southern Africa, and one of the world’s leading boat exhibitions, promises to be the biggest event to date.

The 2017 event will be hosted at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 1-3 September 2017 and is set to attract over 10 000 people. A number of exciting brands will be showcased, including Yamaha, Waterworld, Boating International and Suzuki.

Each year, the event brings the entire recreational boating industry together, including manufacturers, dealers and lifestyle consumers. The three-day lifestyle expo will see over 200 exhibitors showcasing the best in marine products and…
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Explore the Johannesburg Boat & Water Show

New SLOW at Lanseria

Qualifying FNB Premium customers can now enjoy the new SLOW Lounge at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg. The award-winning SLOW Domestic and International lounges are acclaimed for offering an exclusive and upmarket experience.

SLOW XS Lounge complements the overwhelming growth and popularity among FNB customers of this exclusive bank proposition, with approximately 60 000 visiting the lounges on a monthly basis.

The new lounge is scheduled to start operating from 30 August 2017 and can cater for 100 guests at a time. Despite the paring down of certain services, such as buffet catering and in-house spa and private washroom facilities, SLOW…
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New SLOW at Lanseria

SAWUBONA: Best in Africa again!

Special thanks to all of you for voting us Africa’s Leading Inflight Magazine 2017. Yes, it’s official: we’ve bagged the award for a third consecutive year and it’s all thanks to you, our valued readers!

The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 and is aimed at celebrating excellence in various areas and sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality across the world. The awards serve as a benchmark for excellence in the travel industry.

Feed your wanderlust with fresh content from our blog as we share travel tips, reviews and profiles.

Subscribe to MySubs to download your free digital copy of Sawubona every month…
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SAWUBONA: Best in Africa again!