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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

  • Top SA Women Celebrated at Mbokodo Awards
    The Mbokodo Awards
    celebrate the top women in South Africa who have excelled in the fields
    of arts and culture, women who have not only articulated the aspirations
    of the South African people but have also fortified their democracy by
    empowering communities and individuals through their art.

  • The SA Informal Sector – Mind Boggling Numbers
    The Majority Report is the product of 10 months of research by the UCT Unilever Institute. Essentially
    they are trying to understand the behaviour of that segment of the
    population not participating in formal employment, the so-called
    informal sector – or “survivors” as the Unilever Institute calls them.

  • SA Journalists Win CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014
    Summers and Susan Comrie of Carte Blanche received the award for their
    investigative piece, “Game of Geysers part 1 and 2”. Winners were
    selected from entries spanning 38 African nations