South Africa

  • Louis Oosthuizen to compete at Perth International

    Louis Oosthuizen – The 2016 Perth International South Africa’s star golfer Louis Oosthuizen on Monday confirmed his participation in the Perth International which will be held at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from February 25-28, 2016. The 2010 British Open Champion and World No.17’s appearance in Perth will mark his...
  • 2015 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of The Year Finalists

    After intense deliberation by the judging panel, nine finalists have been shortlisted for the 2015 Diners Club Winemaker of The Year Award, 5 for Winemaker and 4 for Young Winemaker. The long-running award encourages winemakers in South Africa to produce fine wine of ever-increasing quality. While other awards focus...
  • In Kenya, A Digital Classroom in A Box

    At the Lighthouse Grace Academy in Nairobi's downmarket Kwangware suburb, yellow school t-shirts carry the slogan 'To Fear God is Wisdom', but in their hands pupils clutch a more worldly path to knowledge: tablet computers....
  • Mediclinic Profit Climbs on Swiss, Middle East Hospital Growth

    Mediclinic International Ltd., South Africa’s largest private-hospital owner which has agreed to combine with Al Noor Hospitals Group Plc of Abu Dhabi, said first-half profit increased 12 percent as the Switzerland and Middle East units grew and the company benefited from converting earnings in those regions into rand. Net...
  • Simonsig Estate Celebrates 25 Years of Veritas with Gold

    Simonsig Wine Estate from Stellenbosch put in a multi-carat performance at this year’s Veritas Awards, South Africa’s largest and most prestigious wine and brandy competition which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. The acclaimed Simonsig Redhill Pinotage 2012 won a rare Veritas Double Gold, while five other of the...
  • South Africa’s Mediclinc in Merger Talks with Abu Dhabi’s Al-Noor

    South African private hospital group Mediclinic International is in talks with Abu Dhabi-based rival Al Noor Hospital Group about a potential merger to create a market leader in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, Al Noor said on Monday. Mediclinic, which runs the largest hospital network in both South...
  • PIWOSA “Wine Car Boot” Fair, an Epic Success

    Wine journalist, speaker and educator Tan Ying Hsien was one of the 19 new MW announced by the Institute of Masters of Wine earlier this week. For the first time, a Singaporean has made it onto the exclusive Masters of Wine....
  • 3 Good Reasons to Ski-Ing at Tiffindell Ski Resort, South Africa This Summer

    With cold fronts moving in over South Africa at a fast and furious pace, it’s no surprise that SNOW has been a big topic of conversation both on social media and IRL over the past few days. And since we’ve had snow on our mind, we decided to find...
  • South Africa

    Overview South African wine has a history dating back to 1659 with Constantia, a vineyard near Cape Town, being considered one of the greatest wines in the world. Access to international markets has unleashed a burst of new energy and new investment. Production is concentrated around Cape Town, with...