Tag Archives: South Africa

South African Golf Star Ernie Els on the game

Els showed he can still play at a high level at the recent Quicken Loans National tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. Els was seeking his first PGA win since 2012. He was a strong contender for the title until the final round, when he shot a one-over-par 72, and finished five strokes behind …

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Cisco believes Rwanda’s Kagame really gets I.T. relevance

Cisco believes Africa’s first smart city could be in Rwanda. Cisco executive chairman John Chambers told ITWeb on the side-lines of the Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF), in Dubai, that he is bullish about the growth potential for the Internet of things (IOT) in Africa. “If you look at Rwanda, what president Paul Kagame is doing there is amazing. …

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South African Airways offers sweet cyber deals to Africa

South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a cyber sale with special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for 4-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The cyber fares are offered from Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal for just $639.00* (restrictions …

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The globe joins South Africa to celebrate 7th edition of Mandela Day in 2015

Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s  birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in …

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First Space Dialogue hosted by South Africa

Building partnerships that benefit the country and the African continent were top of the agenda at the first “Space meets Industry” Business Breakfast hosted by the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) at the CSIR Convention Center on Wednesday. Over 80 delegates attended the event including various industry leaders, local scientists, government officials and decision makers from National Treasury, Department …

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