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  1. Opportunity knocks for SA's Italian matchmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Mariagrazia Biancospino has her work cut out for her. As the secretary-general of the Italian-South African Chamber of Trade and Industries she acts essentially as a "matchmaker", connecting importers and exporters in Italy and South Africa.

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  2. .com | Metrorail delays hit Cape Town commuters, as bus strike continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Commuters in Cape Town already in the midst of a bus strike have to contend with a near breakdown of train services, after Metrorail announced massive delays across its network on Friday morning. The company said there were delays of more than 60 minutes on all lines heading into Cape Town, due to a signal failure between the Cape Town, Mutual/Pinelands/Observatory and the Ysterplaat lines.

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  3. Cape Town is Africa's tourism beaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Cape Town is fast positioning itself as a tourism hub for the rest of South Africa and Africa, which in turn will help boost the city's economy. Greyling was part of a panel discussion on unlocking the tourism potential of Africa on the opening day of the first World Travel Market Africa 2018 travel and tourism conference, currently under way at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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  4. Cape Town still has it all for business and leisure travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Cape Town continues to be a top South African business and leisure destination, and all visitors are welcome - the water crisis notwithstanding. That's the ongoing, resounding message from all Cape tourism bodies and Tsogo Sun, which has nine hotels in the Mother City.

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  5. #WTMA18: First day highlights from meetings, networking and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bizcommunity

    Travel trade show World Travel Market Africa 2018 opened its doors at the CTICC in Cape Town on 18 April 2018 - welcoming a host of travel professionals eager to meet, network and consolidate business. "We measure our own success on the number of exhibitors, buyers, media and tourism stakeholders that actively seek to attend WTM Africa, and WTM Africa 2018 is no different," explains Chardonnay Marchesi, South Africa portfolio director for Reed Exhibitions' Travel, Tourism and Sports Portfolio.

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  6. SA hosts on Airbnb received about 830 000 guests in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Iol.co.za

    South African hosts on the Airbnb platform welcomed nearly 830,000 guests last year, with the typical host earning R24,633 for renting out their space for an average of 17 nights a year, the company said. The global hosting platform, which was founded 10 years ago, this week released data showing that there are now 4.85 million listings on Airbnb in more than 191 countries across the world.

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  7. .com | #News24 ICYMI: How the #BusStrike will affect you; Govt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | News24

    The state has forked out R24m for former president Jacob Zuma's legal costs, Find out which is the country's cheapest retailer for VAT-exempt items and Mariah Carey's former manager files sexual harassment lawsuit against her. Government cancels auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc The Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu, has announced his office's decision to terminate, with immediate effect, the auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc. #BusStrike: How the national bus strike will affect you There is no sign that the planned national bus strike planned will be called off, the bus drivers' bargaining council says.

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  8. Bertie and Humphrey on tour... it's 1938 and the Sahara awaits themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Iol.co.za

    Claire Wilkinson reads a hand-written diary of a record-setting drive across Africa beside the trunk in which it arrived at her Westville home from Zimbabwe. Picture: Nqobile Mbonambi/ ANA 'Voortrekker', the Wolseley in which the record of travelling between London and Cape Town in 31 days and 22 hours was set.

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  9. York school pupils head out on African adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | York Press

    SCHOOL TRIP: Pupils and teachers from Archbishop Holgate's start their journey to Cape Town at York Station Picture: Frank Dwyer THIS bunch of lucky York pupils have headed off on the school trip of a life time to South Africa. The11 students and two staff from Archbishop Holgate 's CE School in Badgerhill headed on an expedition to Cape Town as ambassadors of both their school and the diocese.

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  10. Female pilot spills the beans on flyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Iol.co.za

    First officer Chrystal Walker offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into her career as a pilot and passion for travel. First officer Chrystal Walker from Cape Town has been a pilot for 17 years.

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  11. Prince Harry reveals Meghan Markle will take on Commonwealth roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Yahoo!

    Meghan Markle is to join her future husband in his work as youth ambassador to the Commonwealth , Prince Harry has revealed, as he says she is "hugely excited" to help young people's voices be heard. The Prince , delivering his first speech since being appointed as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, said he was "incredibly grateful" that the "woman I am about to marry" will be joining him in his new job.

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  12. .com | Nationwide bus strike to start on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | News24

    A nationwide bus strike is set to start on Wednesday, the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council said on Monday. The strike will put at least 80% of the country's passenger buses on lock-down over a pay dispute.

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  13. Mosimane wants title signed, sealed and delivered. ProntoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Iol.co.za

    Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has challenged his players to wrap up the league title early so that they are fresh for a gruelling May that will see them possibly compete in three competitions and travel to Guinea. Mosimane set this challenge right after the Brazilians qualified for the CAF Champions League for a record fifth year in a row by beating Bidvest Wits 2-0 at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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  14. Discovering St Helena - the island that was Napoleon's last homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | Daily Mail

    Imagine a place almost entirely cut off from the outside world. Is it heaven or hell? It's a Marmite question for most people.

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  15. Full Steam Ahead for Mozambique's Rail NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Voice of America

    Dozens of passengers line up in single file along the platform in the dead of night, ready to gather their luggage and pile into the ageing railway carriages. At the small railway station in Nampula, in northeastern Mozambique, the 4:00 a.m. train to Cuamba in the north west is more than full, as it is every day, to the detriment of those slow to board and forced to stand.

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  16. Home Affairs faces legal action after failing to re-open Cape Town refugee officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Mail & Guardian

    Cape-based asylum seekers are forced to travel at least twice a year to refugee reception offices in Pretoria, Durban and Musina. The department of home affairs is facing further legal action to re-open the Cape Town refugee reception office to alleviate the plight of thousands of newcomer asylum seekers.

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  17. AfriForum files charges against Abrahams, senior NPA membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Iol.co.za

    Civil rights organisation AfriForum on Wednesday filed criminal charges of corruption, fraud, theft, extortion and forgery against National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams and six other senior members of the National Prosecuting Authority . "This follows after AfriForum received an anonymous letter that elaborates on allegations of serious criminal conduct.

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  18. Go local this AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Iol.co.za

    While Easter may be top of mind for a much-needed mini-break, as South Africans we get to double-up on our dreams of a great escape at the end of April. Between Friday 27 April and Tuesday 1 May, we are blessed with yet another opportunity to embark on a five-day mini break without digging into our annual leave.

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  19. McCarthy upbeat about Bafana's future after young players 'step up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Iol.co.za

    Bafana Bafana great Benni McCarthy is banking on the current crop of young players to end the 20 year hoodoo of missing out qualifying for the Fifa World Cup. McCarthy, who is now coaching Absa Premiership outfit Cape Town City, is optimistic that Bafana will be one of the nations representing Africa in 2022 in Qatar.

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  20. Sport24.co.za | Pitso: It's squeaky bum timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | News24

    Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane believes it is the time of the season at which the nerves are tested as the race for the Absa Premiership title comes down to the wire. The Brazilians appear to be closing in on the PSL championship having beaten Baroka 2-1 on Sunday, and the club currently enjoy a four-point advantage over Orlando Pirates in second place.

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