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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

  • Coca Cola and BT connect SA communities with free internet access
    Coca-Cola South Africa, bottling partner Coca-Cola Fortune and BT Global Services are partnering to set up WiFi on Coca-Cola machines and provide free internet access to impoverished communities in South Africa. Coca-Cola is installing the refreshment-dispensing coolers while BT is providing design and support, connectivity and internet access, as well as business training.

  • LexisNexis SA puts petal to the metal for charity
    Three local NGOs active in the field of anti-human trafficking are set to benefit from a gruelling, three-day cycling challenge to be spearheaded by leading content and technology solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa, in KwaZulu-Natal from 29 September to 1 October 2014.

  • FNB launches Zimbabwe and Mosambique money transfers on its Banking App
    The latest version of the FNB Banking App for smartphones now offers customers the ability to send money across the border from South Africa to Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Since its launch three years ago, the banking App has seen rapid uptake in users and transactions, making the introduction of the cross-border money transfer service on the App an important next step.