2010 ticket sales hit 500 000

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

The third ticketing sales phase for South Africa’s 2010 Fifa World Cup has seen the number of tickets applied for hit the 500 000 mark in the first 10 days. South Africans made 77% of the requests, or 386 300 ticket applications, and the rest of the world 114 237 applications. The US was the […]

FAB Online Gift Hampers from Woolworths

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

NOW YOU CAN HAVE THE PERFECT GIFTS DELIVERED ANYWHERE IN SOUTH AFRICA Always looking for ways to make your life easier, Woolworths has just introduced an online gift hamper solution just in time for Christmas. Now no matter where in the world you live, you can have the perfect gift for any occasion delivered anywhere […]

PACE – Promoting Access to Carbon Equity

By SAPeople 03-06-14 07:21

PACE – Promoting Access to Carbon Equity – is a non-profit organisation that runs a programme called “Credible Carbon”. Through this programme PACE encourages businesses and individuals to reduce their carbon footprint. This has seen PACE invest in solar water heaters in Benoni, solar panels in Welbedacht township, and bioethanol gel stoves the rural Umdoni […]

A FAB African Welcome

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

In the build up to next year’s football tournament to be held in South Africa, Engen has launched a TV, radio, print and Internet campaign to show the world our African face. The campaign, known as African Welcome encourages each and every South African to express their support for the upcoming tournament under the banner […]

Caster’s Keeping Gold

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

Caster Semenya – the South African athlete who has been dogged by controversy over her gender – is apparently going to be allowed to keep the gold medal that she won in the 800 metre race at the World Championships in Berlin in August. According to South Africa’s sports ministry the International Association of Athletics […]

Fab Tours of Jo’burg for the Locals

By SAPeople 28-02-15 08:13

Past Experiences is a fabulous new Johannesburg company that specialises in archeological experiences in South Africa and offers unique tours around Jo’burg for the locals. We spoke to archeologist Jo Buitendach, whose inspiration it was to start this company. Tell us a little about Past Experiences As a company, one of our most important values […]

Zuma Zooms to the Top

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

Just seven months after being elected President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma has received the prestigious African President of the Year Award for 2009! The award, an initiative of the African Consciousness Media and the Kenneth Kaunda Foundation, is bestowed upon an African leader to recognise and honour their achievements. During his speech – at […]

Mandela Day now a Global Event

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

by Bongani Nkosi It also recognises Mandela’s “leading role in and support for Africa’s struggle for liberation and unity, and his outstanding contribution to the creation of a non-racial, non-sexist democratic South Africa”. The UN invited all member states, its organisations and other international organisations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental organisations and individuals, […]

Support Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund with Christmas Cards

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

Raise more than a smile this Christmas! Make sure your Christmas cards get delivered on time by sending a digital greeting card that supports the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (UK) to your friends, family and cilents. Every card sent raises at least £1 for the NMCF UK’s work in South Africa. For more information visit […]

Prince of Darkness

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

Satan visits Cape Town and meets Gatiep. “Do you know who I am?” says Satan. “Nay,” says Gatiep, “gie my a hint.” Satan says, “I am the Prince of Darkness.” “Fok!” says Gatiep, “jy’s mos die CEO van Eskom!”

Royal Romance Back On?

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

We may just get to see a Southern African become the next addition to the British Royal Family. Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy seem to be back on again…with bookies in England lowering the odds of them getting engaged before Christmas to 4/1. They were seen together at the rugby at Twickenham over the weekend. […]

You Make Me Smile

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:01

Just a little email to brighten your day: Always try to help a friend in need Believe in yourself Study hard Give lots of kisses Laugh often Don’t be overly concerned with your weight, it’s just a number Always try to see the glass half full Meet new people, even if they look different to […]

Reg Bamford of 1st Contact fame

An Interview with 1st Contact Founder Reg Bamford

By SAPeople 09-10-20 22:04

Reg Bamford’s website 1st Contact is one of those must-use sites for any South African on  a working holiday to the UK. Here, the 42-year-old entrepreneur – who happens to have walked to the North Pole – discusses life, lessons and the positive attitude that enabled him to build a successful company overseas. 1. You […]

Charlize Theron Kisses a Girl for Charity

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

Charlize Theron proved she’ll do anything for charity…by kissing a woman to raise money for children in need. The 20-second kiss took place on stage at the OneXOne Fundraiser in San Francisco on October 22. Charlize had offered the kiss up for auction after a lacklustre response to her original (fabulous) package  of a trip […]

Meerkats in Life of Pi

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:34

South Africans featured in “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel (winner of The Man Booker Prize 2002) OK, so they’re not exactly South African people, but a whole colony of meerkats appear in the middle of Pi’s survival adventure in the Pacific Ocean. “But it was the meerkats that impressed themselves most indelibly on my […]

Unlimited Energy

By SAPeople 28-02-15 08:13

Unlimited Energy is a project development and consulting firm offering services for emission reduction projects, such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Voluntary Offsetting projects; renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and carbon offset. Unlimited Energy’s Project Development and Consulting Services include: * Carbon Projects * Climate Change and Energy Strategies * Renewable Energy […]

8 Reasons Why It’s Great to be South African

By SAPeople 20-10-09 06:42

written by Fred Roed from Ideate 1. We are resourceful We make it happen, despite the odds. Forget stories about wind-up radios or the CT Scan (which are pretty cool in their own right), this picture says it all… 2. We have aliens living amongst us Here’s to District 9 being the first of many […]

South African Surfers break Guinness World Record

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

More than 100 surfers rode a wave at the Earthwave beach festival in Muizenberg, Cape Town on Sunday 4 October to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘most surfers riding the same wave’. “We estimated that there were more than 120 surfers on the fifth of the seven waves surfed at Muizenberg during Earthwave,’ […]

Why Coloureds can’t be Terrorists by MARK LOTTERING

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:02

– Ons is altyd laat. We would have missed all 4 flights. – We talk loud and would bring attention to ourselves. – Met free kos en cooldrink oppie plane, we’ll sommer forget why we’re there. – We praat with our hands, so we’ll continually be putting the weapons down. – We would ALL want […]

It’s a Frickin’ Elephant!

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

A class of five-year old students are learning to read. One of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said, “Look at this! It’s a frickin’ elephant!” The teacher took a deep breath, then asked…”What did you call it?” “It’s a frickin’ elephant! It says so on the picture!” And so it […]

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