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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

  • Is bad news in South Africa an event or a trend?
    by Steuart Pennington

    Bad news tends to be an ‘event’. Good news very often is to be found in a ‘trend’. The obvious example is crime – the bad news ‘event’ is today’s shooting of a young child, the good news ‘trend’ is the 50% reduction in crime since 1994.

  • FNB simplifies eBucks rewards for its customers in annual review
    Launched in 2000, eBucks Rewards remains a pioneering rewards programme and has paid out over R4bn to its members since inception.

  • Cape Town unveils South Africa’s first ‘green’ taxi rank
    The City of Cape Town has unveiled the first ‘green’ transport facility in South Africa that generates its own electricity, enabling it to operate off the electricity grid. Furthermore, all the water used at this facility, besides drinking water, is provided for through rooftop rainwater harvesting and recycling.