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Getaways where the women can play

"Roll on those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. Those days of soda and pretzels and beer..." this is the one song that, in my opinion, captures the essence of summer. Although pretzels and beer have been replaced with wasabi peanuts and martinis, Nat King Cole couldn't have said it...

In search of Die Antwoord

Following a frantic July touring around the States, August sees a trip to Japan for Die Antwoord, followed by shows across mainland Europe, from Austria to Germany, Belgium to the Netherlands, before ending the month in the UK on 28 August at LED festival. SA PROMO Magazine went in search...

SA wave domination (Featured)

With the upcoming SA leg of the ASP World Tour taking place at Jeffrey’s Bay in South Africa in July, we speak to SA’s top surfer Jordy Smith. Also making the most of the waves, but in a kayak, we find out from East London born Andrew Pollock about the...

The Future Thinking Wave

Towards a 2030 vision for South Africa Amidst the football hype and anticipation, not many have paused to consider what the long-term future holds once the last of the soccer paraphernalia is packed away, the litter cleared off the streets and flags folded up for the next event… What do...

The smart tourist’s guide to South Africa

You’ve got your World Cup tickets and you’ve booked your flights to the far side of Africa. You’ve secured travel insurance, a stab vest and a witchdoctor’s blessing. You’ve attached bells to your children and handcuffs to your valuables. You’ve bought malaria pills, sunblock, insect, lion and AIDS repellent. You’re...

Cricket fever in the Caribbean

With the 2010 ICC World Cup Twenty20 (T20) just around the corner, a lot of expectation lies on the shoulders of the Proteas to do well. With Barbados, St Lucia and Guyana all hosting games, this will be the third edition of the tournament and runs from the 30th April...

Brand South Africa

With a lot of attention being cast our way of late, it’s worth making a big song and diski dance about. 27 April 2010, 16 years since the first democratic election, is Freedom Day and that’s as good an opportunity to pimp off South Africa as any other. And we...

Greenpeace on climate issues and conferences

SA PROMO speaks to South African Kumi Naidoo, the new Greenpeace International Executive Director, about how Greenpeace selects projects to tackle and the role it plays at international climate conferences such as the Climate Summit in Copenhagen in December 2009. This event was the 15th annual Conference of Parties (COP15)....

Bulls march on to top of table

Website  www.supersport.com The old Toyota advert that things just keep going right would have been the perfect jingle for the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday, as they returned to the top of the Super 14 log with an impressive 50-35 over the Highlanders at Loftus Versfeld.

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