SA, the +Side

SA Rocks

  • Get out there and see South Africa!
    Eita everybody! A very big, a warm, South African handshake for everybody. For those of you who don’t know what a South African handshake is, check it out. For those of you who do know, check out the link too – quite cool, thanks so much ubuntu bridge for the video! So, the last bit of [...]
  • NicSocks – Proudly South African Stylish Men’s Socks
    Being proudly South African and using local manufacturers is becoming quite an important part of the local fashion scene. With this in mind it’s my pleasure to write about a new mens fashion brand that has launched called NicSocks. is a subscription sock service for men. All the socks are locally produced and made [...]
  • Santa’s Shoebox Project (
    Se-ve-n! For those of you who are confused by that greeting, you have some reading to do below. Head back this way when you are done. … Right, now that we are all at the same place, lets have a little read here. What I can guarantee from this article is warm smile once you [...]

SA Good News

  • What is BWI wine?
    Or as Benjamin Franklin asked, “Is wine a constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy?” I recently toured the wine lands of the Western Cape to learn about sustainable wine growing practices. Did you know that there are some 3,440 wine farms in the Western Cape, and that 460 have cellars and wine-making facilities?

  • SA Airline Innovates to Reduce Fuel Consumption on Boeing 737-800s,
    South Africa’s largest privately-owned low-fare airline, operated by
    Comair Limited, recently took to the skies fitted with cutting edge
    technology to ensure increased fuel efficiency. known for its
    pioneering approach to aviation, recently fitted a new set of Split
    Scimitar Winglets (SSW), on one of its aircraft, making it the first
    African carrier to install this new technology.

  • SA Defence Industry Moves Into the Future
    Paramount Group, Africa’s largest non-government-owned defence and
    aerospace manufacturer, in partnership with the Department of Military
    Veterans announced a multi-million rand high-tech skills development
    programme aimed at advancing the South African defence industry and
    enabling the Group to meet its future growth plans.