Monthly Archives: May 2010

The AA and American Express annual awards dinner in Durban on 9th May

Liz at Lancaster entered the AA rating process where guests give feedback after their stay to assess the quality of the accommodation, its facilties and the service offered.  Liz and her team at Liz at Lancaster :  Zac, Catherine and Thandi, were really delighted that Liz at Lancaster reached the final round in the AA and American […]

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Even Solly’s Trolley is Flying the Flag

Carnival- float meets Christmas -Tree meets Giant- Flower- Arrangement.  Driving around ‘the Parks’ (greater Rosebank), I often see the amazing technicolour cart decorated with everything that glitters, shimmers and  flutters.    Yesterday I stopped to meet the creator .. Solly .. who proudly told me the history of his trolley. As far back as the mid 1960s, Solly collected tin, alumimium […]

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The soccer spirit: what role do hawkers play?

In Jozi, on every suburban pavement, busy intersection and traffic island, is a group of hawkers selling flags, mirror covers, soccer glasses, beaded key rings  and all things promoting the national flag.  It is in the traffic that most Jozi-ites purchase their symbols of support for Bafana Bafana  and enter into the spirit of national festivity and pride.  I have […]

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WC volunteers start arriving

From Dispatch On Line 2010/05/18 By MONWABISI JIMLONGO VOLUNTEERS who will be involved at various stadiums during June’s soccer World Cup tournament are raring to go just less than a month before the finals begin.  Already Diego Juan from Argentina has arrived in South Africa as a volunteer from abroad.  “I’m happy to be here. This […]

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20 day countdown celebration set for Joburg

FROM PROJECT 2010 Issue 184 On 21 May you will see Joburgers getting their weekend off to a rousing start as they celebrate the 20-day countdown to the 2010 World Cup with a sizzling street party in Vilakazi Street, Soweto, starting at 14:00, notes a Media Update report. ’Once again tourism industry stakeholders throughout the […]

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