Showing posts with category "lifestyle"

A look at the new 300m luxury lagoon in Joburg

Johannesburg-based lifestyle estate Steyn City has launched its new Clearwater lagoon,  the first major development of its kind in the city.

September 22, 2021
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Updated travel restrictions for South Africa

Germany has removed South Africa from its list of high-risk countries, giving travellers another route into the EU’s Schengen region.

September 20, 2021
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Cape Town plans new rules for pet owners – including how to handle noisy dogs

The City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee (Mayco) has approved an updated animal keeping policy, which includes updated regulations around pet ownership.

September 17, 2021
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Damning reports strengthen push for new smoking and cigarette laws in South Africa

Anti-tobacco and health groups have called on the government to introduce the long-awaited Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill – or…

September 17, 2021
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Bonitas medical aid price changes for 2022

South Africa’s second-largest open medical aid scheme, Bonitas, has announced a weighted average increase of 4.8% for its medical plans in 2022.

September 16, 2021
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No deaths attributed to Covid vaccines in South Africa – while the latest data shows they work

New data from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) and the Department of Health shows that, while there have been many reports of common negative side-effects from Covid-19 vaccines, none have directly been attributed to deaths in the country.

September 14, 2021
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Tourism industry banking on ‘herd immunity’ by December to boost international travel to South Africa

The tourism industry is eyeing the government’s push to vaccinate 67% of adult South Africans by December as a key point in reopening international travel for the country, says South African Tourism chief executive Sthembiso Dlamini.

September 13, 2021
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Mauritius lifts travel ban on South Africa ahead of holiday season

Mauritius has lifted its travel ban on South Africa in what is expected to be a serious tourism boost for the island nation ahead of the December holiday season.

September 13, 2021
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South Africa has eased restrictions on alcohol sales – but businesses are already warning about another ban

Alcohol industry groups have welcomed South Africa’s move to an adjusted level 2 lockdown, but have raised concerns about the damage another ban could do to the sector.

September 13, 2021
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How much sugar is packed into your favourite chocolate bars

Most people love chocolate for a host of different reasons, it tastes great, it gives us energy, and makes us feel good, even if only for a brief period. More than not, we eat it because we are trying to kill a sugar craving.

September 12, 2021
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Lift launches ‘luxury’ flight service in South Africa – here’s what it costs

Domestic airline Lift has launched a new luxury option on its route between Johannesburg and Cape Town – Lift Premium.

September 10, 2021
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Warning over further alcohol restrictions for South Africa

The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) and the Liquor Traders Association of South Africa (LTASA) have published a new report on the impact of the government’s Covid-19 regulations on the liquor industry, with the groups warning that continued restrictions will lead to thousands of job losses.

September 9, 2021
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