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The All Africa Business Leaders Awards has secured a top judging line-up from business, academia and media. The All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa announced today its 2015 judging panel for East, West and Southern Africa. Bringing together the continents leading business, academic and media

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Thousands of people around South Africa have responded to the call to knit or crochet blankets for the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day campaign, which launched in Sandton only a few weeks ago. 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, founded by social entrepreneur Carolyn Steyn, encourages people across the

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If you’ve ever lost sleep, wondering what it must be like to be a member of South Africa’s young and privileged, Vuzu AMP’s new reality series promises to reveal all. The first South African reality television show to shine a spotlight on the countries well-heeled teens and twenty-somethings launches this

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Sandton City’s new Diamond Walk will open to the public in April, bringing global luxury brands to the heart of Sandton and longer shopping hours. The highly anticipated Diamond Walk at Sandton City is set to impress with a brilliant new selection of the world’s most wanted brands: Prada, Dolce

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31 YEAR-OLD TREVOR NOAH TO TAKE THE HELM OF COMEDY CENTRAL’S FLAGSHIP SHOW LATER THIS YEAR South African comedian Trevor Noah has been selected to become the next host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning The Daily Show, it was announced today by Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122). “Trevor Noah is

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UBER has announced an immediate price increase for its UberBlack service in Sandton and greater Johannesburg. In an email to its users on March 27, UBER informed users of the increase which see’s the base fare of R15 and minimum fare of R50 remain the same, but a per km

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A scheduled water interruption for Sandton and surrounding areas on Tuesday 25 March left Sandtonites without water, after the replacing of a valve took longer than the planned 5pm cut-off time. “Unfortunately the planned interruption ran for longer than expected as the team had a challenge with one of the

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DJ Sbu has added a whole new meaning to the phrase “fake it till you make it” with his fabricated Forbes Africa cover. Sandton based Forbes Africa has had to set the record straight after Sibusiso Leope or DJ Sbu, as he is known, circulated an image of himself and

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Sandton establishments make WORLD CLASS best bars list for South Africa. The definitive guide to South Africa’s most innovative and luxurious mixology destinations has been announced, as WORLD CLASS released the list of its top establishments. And Sandton venues are on the list! The 46 bars presented with this distinction

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The Chinese Visa Application Service Centre (CVASC) has opened in Sandton. Located on the 14th floor of the Sandton City Office Tower (corner Rivonia Road & Fifth Street) the office will assist all ordinary passport holders wishing to visit mainland China with Chinese Visa applications. Applications can be submitted from

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