FLISP partnership makes property dreams reality

First time home buyers in South Africa now have added support to get their foot on the first rung of the property ladder, thanks to a new partnership between legal technology company, LexisNexis South Africa, and conveyancing firm, MDW Inc. Government subsidies are available up to R121,000 for those within the ‘gap housing market’, namely households with an income of between R3 501 to R22 000. Application criteria and other information can be found at https://www.mybondfitness.info/lexisnexisflisp


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Work your way around the world

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation estimates that by 2030, there will be 1.8 billion new international travellers. Choosing a career in hospitality, therefore, could be the best decision that the Matrics of 2021 will ever make!

Shaun Lamont, Managing Director, First Group Hotel and Resorts said, “With university and college applications now open for 2022, Matrics will be looking to make a decision about what to study next year. If your child is still sitting on the fence, why not get them to consider a career in hospitality?”

Shaun offer 5 reasons why Matrics should consider studying hospitality

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New partnership opens up a world of possibilities for travellers

The Standard Bank and Booking.com partnership aims to extend value to Standard Bank customers when travelling locally and abroad. As the world begins to open up again, through this partnership Standard Bank customers planning overseas travel will be rewarded with great rewards such as 35% off Emirates flights for Platinum Credit Card customers; automatic travel insurance for customers who book using their Standard Bank Credit Card; a 15% discount on car rental from Avis and access to the Bidvest Lounge or the Library Lounge at OR Tambo for Platinum credit card holders.

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Joburgs legendary shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife is complimented by fabulous weather as well as an astonishing array of facilities like spectacular golf courses, gyms, spas, wellness centres which add to its appeal as a destination.
In line with our Welcome to Joburg A City Reimagined campaign, we invite you to enjoy exploring and experiencing Jozi, while adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols at all times.

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Nicolway’s new tenant shines a light on entire centre

Mall goes sustainable, installs a solar plant on the roof

The Nicolway Bryanston neighbourhood shopping centre has a new tenant, but it’s not one you can buy from. In fact, if you walk through the mall, you won’t even see it. This is because the new tenant is on the roof! Delivering on its commitment to become more sustainable, and use its space optimally, the popular centre in the northern suburb of Johannesburg now has a solar energy system on its roof.

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Shamwari’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre as busy as ever

Two of Shamwari’s seven lodges have been open for nearly two months now and are drawing steadily increasing numbers of domestic guests. Meanwhile the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is as busy as ever.

Veterinary nurse, Megan Sinclair, says that even during the hard lockdown it was business as usual at the centre which continued accepting new arrivals and caring for sick and injured animals.

One of these was a hippo calf that was found abandoned on the reserve. The prolonged drought has meant the hippo population has been stressed as rivers and waterholes gradually dry up.

Dubbed Moses, because of his habit of hiding in the bushes in his enclosure, the calf is doing well and will be released back into the river once conditions improve.

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Delicious Wors Roll Combo or Burger Combo at R30 each at Al Hudaar Foundation Lenasia extension 13, this Friday 27 November. Place your order, pay and then collect anytime after 6pm on Friday. Please support the Orphanage.

Al Hudaar Foundation
Account 1940088291
Nedbank Trade Route Mall Lenasia
Branch code 194037
Cellphone number 0834306301
Address 11086 Trisula Street Extension 13 Lenasia

Support the Orphanage

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With commercial banks offering exorbitantly high interest rates on vehicle finance, Siphiwe Nsele thought his dream of owning a motor car will remain just that: a dream.

However, thanks to Ithala SOC Limited’s Public Sector to Public Sector (PS2PS) service offering, the excited teacher from Melmoth on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast has taken delivery of a brand new set of wheels.

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Direct selling pours billions of rands into pockets of ordinary South Africans

Direct sellers, who are entrepreneurs in their own right, have earned a combined R2.4 billion, reveals Rajesh Parshotam, Chairperson of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) of South Africa.

Parshotam made the revelation at the industry’s 2020 annual conference while giving updates on the 2019 calendar year.

The DSA is an industry self-regulatory body that currently houses 28 local and overseas-based member companies.

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Revitalize the mind, body and soul beneath the Karoo’s star spun skies.

Inspunge crisp air and soak up sunshine.

Swim in pristine pockets of nature’s mountain water.

Stretch out overlooking the valley’s crest.

Enjoy an infinitely indulgent gastronomic experience, and sip on sensational cocktails.

Join the journey into summer with cool tunes and buoyant beats.

Its time to reawaken the soul.

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Adventure travel is seeing river rafts, scuba diving gear, mountain bikes, 4X4s and binoculars coming out of mothballs to get KwaZulu-Natal’s tourism industry firing again on all cylinders.

With the easing of lockdown restrictions, restless adventure seekers want to shake off their boredom and gloom in the refreshing air of open spaces amidst nature – and KZN, with its endless stretch of beach, scenic Drakensberg mountain resorts and the many game parks and nature reserves, provides the perfect destinations for adventure.


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As children get older, they notice their friends’ houses and cars of different sizes and have discussions on the school playground about their different holiday destinations. “In the senior phase of junior school, they work out very quickly that different incomes yield different lifestyles and this is usually when the question about income gets posed to parents,” said Kerry Sutherland.

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Bring the Heat this National Braai Day

The countdown to National Braai Day has begun. While a braai can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere, 24 September has become THE official day to unite around fires. Heritage Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the cultural diversity and vast heritage of our beautiful country and its people. It’s a day to share a spirit of togetherness and unity and to create lasting memories. And what better way to do this than with a braai?

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