Johannesburg, South Africa Travel Newswire

Johannesburg, South Africa Travel Newswire

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  1. .com | Biometric delays: Hundreds of frustrated passengers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    The peak holiday period is looming and if these travellers' complaints are anything to go by, foreign visitors are not in for a warm welcome. Passengers arriving at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg have been especially hard hit due to new Biomtric capturing systems rolled out by the Department of Home Affairs for all non-citizens coming into the country.


  2. Nigeria: Why China Remains Nigeria's FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    "Investors from all over the world are falling over themselves to come and do business in Nigeria", said President Muhammadu Buhari in his recent National Day address to Nigerians. I know this to be true.


  3. Why China remains Nigeria's friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 23 | Vanguard

    " Investors from all over the world are falling over themselves to come and do business in Nigeria", said President Muhammadu Buhari in his recent National Day address to Nigerians. I know this to be true.


  4. Africa's music industry changes tempo to local beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 22 |

    Demand for homegrown contemporary music is sweeping Africa and driving a creative boom in an industry otherwise battered by falling CD sales and rampant piracy. A recent study of the entertainment sector by PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants showed rapid earnings growth in many African countries, fuelled largely by live performances by local artists.


  5. Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane vows no donor funding after USAID revelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | Mail & Guardian

    In her debut briefing at Parliament as South Africa's new public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane briefed parliamentarians on the institution's annual report. According to the annual report, the public protector's budget for the current financial year is R262-million, but R122-million has already been spent.


  6. Johannesburg couple who travelled the world reveal stunning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | Mail on Sunday

    Got that sinking feeling? Terrifying photos of giant jellyfish and monster waves prove the ocean is a place of nightmares Whizz along mountain roads, down country tracks, through pine-scented forests and into turquoise bays: 11 jaw-droppingly beautiful Canadian road trips As long as 22 Everests end to end: The staggering size of a plane big enough to carry all the people flying RIGHT NOW Off to find Nemo? The hilarious moment a live CRAB scuttles off a train in Cheltenham after 'sidestepping the fare' Add these to your bucket list! Couple who quit their jobs to travel the world reveal stunning pictures of their favourite spots Do YOU take your full holiday allowance? Millions of Brits miss out on vacation days with 34% claiming 'work is too busy' to take annual leave Is that Rihanna next to you on the beach? It could be, if you follow Frank Barrett's guide to stars' holiday hideaways The ... (more)


  7. Why Rosebank is Jozi's next tourist destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 |

    Aishwwarya Kumar takes to the streets of Rosebank to find out why this up and coming neighbourhood is becoming the 'it spot' for tourists in Johannesburg.


  8. .com | Weekend Review: Bob Dylan in the desert, Planet Earth II ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 16 | News24

    The weekend has come and gone, here are a few things you might have missed as you get into the swing of the new week. South Africa's Lilizela Tourism Awards, aimed at honouring and celebrating those who make a remarkable impact on tourism in the country, are underway at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.


  9. Kenya: Kenya Airways Suspends Flight to Abuja, GaboroneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 15 |

    Kenya Airways has suspended flights to Abuja in Nigeria and Gaborone in Botswana from November 15 as part of its latest network restructuring. However, Gaborone will continue to be served multiple times a day together with partners via Johannesburg.


  10. A Joho countermall gets a quality overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Mail & Guardian

    For years, developer Brian Green's vision for sensitive urban regeneration has kept 44 Stanley a small but consistent space for quality dining, curated shopping and artisanal expression a quiet home for local design that has no place in the Sandton Cities and Malls of Africa of Johannesburg. In September, the centre reconfigured its spaces and introduced new stores, bringing its number of shops to 30, including a boutique hotel and a selection of fashion, dining, furniture, beauty, homeware and book stores.


  11. Author John Cooper Releases 'My Friend Jack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | PRWeb

    Life is there to be taken the throat but ultimately, family and friends are central to a happy life. Finding it difficult to find realistic, informative and historical adventure stories, author John Cooper decided to write his own.


  12. Flysafair takes off with TimeOneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 10 | Bizcommunity

    As they like to call themselves, “a high value airline”, Flysafair is a new low-cost passenger airline connecting passengers between Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, George and Johannesburg. Flysafair, part of Safair Operations, was born from a company that has been in the aviation business for more than five decades now – “probably South Africa's best known air logistics and specialised air services company.” If you are looking for a high value airline with exceptional yet low cost rates, Flysafair would be the way to fly.


  13. | Stats show Coetzee is NOT the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 10 | News24

    To many it may not seem the case right now, but stats show current Springbok coach Allister Coetzee in fact doesn't "boast" the worst win-loss record. In his short tenure in charge, Coetzee has the unenviable "record" of overseeing South Africa's first ever home defeat to Ireland, the Springboks' first defeat to Argentina in Argentina and the worst-ever defeat to New Zealand - in 95 years! Coetzee's first match against the visiting Irish at Newlands saw the Boks go down 26-20 against a side reduced to 14 men for the majority of the match.


  14. Williams: Discrimination and segregation still exist, but in different waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 9 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I was invited, along with several other American professors, to deliver lectures at South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1979. Pieter Willem Botha was the prime minister, and apartheid, though becoming a bit relaxed, was the law of the land.


  15. Gary Wheadon never takes his eyes off the ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 8 |

    In any other sport, if you are the number one player in the country, you are all set for life - you have a million dollar contract, a nice house, your travel to and from tournaments taken care of, your food and training being given the first priority. Which is why when Gary Wheadon, the 35-year-old Squash player from Cape Town reached the No.


  16. Dramatic new Cape skyline on its wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 8 |

    The skyline of Cape Town's central business district is set to change dramatically in the next four to five years, with major property construction worth an estimated R16 billion under way, in the planning, or proposed. The construction includes everything from major new hotels and high-rise apartment buildings to mixed-use developments and extensions of existing buildings.


  17. | Hansen: Boks capable of beating usRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | News24

    All Black coach Steve Hansen says that the Springboks can cause an upset by beating the All Blacks in Durban on Saturday. Playing the Springboks away, Hansen said, remained the pinnacle for an All Blacks team that has now won 16 straight Test matches.


  18. Halfback options covered after Smith exits ABsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | The Otago Daily Times

    Damian McKenzie has been training at halfback in case the All Blacks lose specialists TJ Perenara or Tawera Kerr-Barlow before their test against the Springboks in Durban on Sunday. Lima Sopoaga is another option as the All Blacks cover for the loss of Aaron Smith, who has returned to New Zealand to face his well-publicised misconduct hearing.


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    Thursday Oct 6 | Al Bawaba

    Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, continues to leverage the depth of experience and talent across its operational team with the promotion of Christian Clerc to President, Worldwide Hotel Operations and Vince Parrotta to President, Hotel Operations - Americas. The appointments follow the recent promotions of Simon Casson to President, Hotel Operations - Europe, Middle East and Africa and Rainer Stampfer to President, Hotel Operations - Asia Pacific, supporting the next phase of operational leadership and excellence as the company continues to solidify its global leadership position and grow its portfolio of hotels, resorts and private residences.


  20. On The Dot, Pamphlets Division, Tembisa township tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | Bizcommunity

    On an annual basis On the Dot Pamphlets Division, arranges a township tour for its current, as well as new clients. This year the team arranged a tour into Tembisa, which is located on the outskirts of Midrand.