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The Hampton by Hilton Sandton Grayston is coming and it’s a deal which marks the first for the Hilton brand in Africa. A franchise agreement was signed with Afrirent through its Indalo Hotels & Leisure subsidiary and will be the operator of the 158-guestroom Hampton by Hilton hotel in Sandton,

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The JSE in Maude Street will be at the heart of the planned Sandton Shutdown protest from 3am on Friday, September 13. The Sandton Shutdown protest will be one, of what have become a series of protests in South Africa, highlighting the scourge of violence against women and children as

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The Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel welcomed its new General Manager, Nikola Jelenovic. This is Jelenovic’s second position within Radisson Hotel Group, having previouslt worked at the Park Inn Sandton. Jelenovic chose the Radisson Hotel Group for its excellent reputation in the industry as a market leader, and for the group’s

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Air Mauritius announced that it has appointed Jonathan Boynton-Lee as a Brand Ambassador for the airline. Carla da Silva, Air Mauritius Regional Manager: Southern Africa and Latin America confirms that Boynton-Lee has signed a 12-month agreement, but she believes his will be a long-term ambassadorial role. Boynton-Lee is a highly-respected

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Linda Reddy has been appointed general manager of Hilton Sandton. She most recently served as general manager of the Palazzo Hotel. “We are very pleased and excited to welcome Linda Reddy to the Hilton Group as General Manager of Hilton Sandton. Her 21 years of hospitality experience will be of

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The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from September 4-6. The theme of the meeting is “Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. The meeting will be the first that the World Economic Forum has held in sub-Saharan

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Philip Morris South Africa launched its first IQOS flagship store in Sandton City, adding to its current retail footprint of 11 kiosks in leading malls across Gauteng, the Western Cape and Kwazulu-Natal. The launch brought together media from across the country to discover the new retail space for the latest

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The Miss South Africa finalists cooked up a storm this week at a fun cookery class at Discovery Studio in Sandton where they whipped up a variety of tasty and healthy dishes. The Miss South Africa pageant – with host Bonang Matheba – takes place on Women’s Day, Friday August

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A Memorial Service has been arranged for the public to pay their respects to the legendary Johnny Clegg on Friday July 26, at 12h30 at The Sandton Convention Centre. The country and fans around the world mourned the passing of Johnny Clegg, aged 66, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer on

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Rand Water, which is the main bulk water supplier to Johannesburg and the greater Gauteng, will carry out a major water shutdown, that will affect all reservoirs and towers in terms of water supply, for 54 hours from today, June 24. The water shutdown is underway on the B11 pipeline

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