Latest News for: Johannesburg attractions


Basa launches Beer Tourism week to support local craft breweries hard hit by SA alcohol bans

Independent online (SA) 22 Sep 2021
https.// Six unique BrewRoutes are also provided on the website which showcases six beer routes in six regions or provinces namely, the Western Cape, West Coast, Eastern Cape, North West, Johannesburg, and Mpumalanga. The downloadable maps also highlight other tourist attractions, which can be visited as part of these routes.

Global warming threatens KZN’s Sardine run

Independent online (SA) 18 Sep 2021
Another author of the study, Professor Peter Teske of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), said. “The cold water of the brief upwelling periods attracts the west coast sardines which are not adapted to the warmer Indian Ocean habitat.

Political parties bankrolled handsomely ahead of the local government elections

Independent online (SA) 10 Sep 2021
Johannesburg - Political parties are attracting big pockets in a bid to clinch victory in this year’s local government elections ... The company is part-owned by Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg ... Tyeks Security donated R100 000 in April ... Newly-formed party led by former Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, ActionSA kept up with the big parties.

Limpopo is rich in PGMs but poor in state support

Business Day 27 Jul 2021
The SA mining sector reflects this dynamic — AngloGold Ashanti has sold its last SA asset, while other firms are reconsidering their Johannesburg listings. The Fraser Institute survey of mining companies showed that SA’s investment attractiveness had declined 20 spots between 2019 and 2020, from 40th (out of 76) to 60th (out of 77).

Nedbank Golf Challenge cancelled again over coronavirus

Supersport 26 Jul 2021
... announced on Monday.u00a0</p>It is staged in Sun City, a resort 180 kilometres (112 miles) northwest of Johannesburg, and popularly known as the 'African major' because it attracts a star-stacked field and offers huge prize money.

NPA opposes last-minute bid by Zuma to postpone arms deal hearing

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Jul 2021
Zuma’s application is two-fold ... This came after Judge Piet Koen issued directives for the matter to be heard virtually, given the logistical complications of Covid-19 restrictions, the fact that most lawyers involved in the case would have to travel from Johannesburg, and that Zuma’s appearances have in the past attracted large crowds ...

IOL Travel itineraries: How to spend 48 hours in Johannesburg

Independent online (SA) 08 Jul 2021
This week we feature Johannesburg ... Take an early morning flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport ... Explore top attractions, including Zoo Lake, the Johannesburg Zoo and the Military Museum, before reaching Constitution Hill ... The hotel is located on a hilltop with a view of the Johannesburg Zoo.

Hush SA wins ‘Amazing Voices’ season 2

Independent online (SA) 07 Jul 2021
Tsholofelo Ntuli, Phumlani Tshabalala, Sinethemba Magubane, Zamokuhle Nkosi, Thamsanqa Mthabela, Nicholas Malimba all hail from Johannesburg. The group entered the second season of the show which attracted 546 online video entries from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa ... They were mentored by Khaya Mthethwa to refine their musicality ... .

TRIP REPORT: 2021 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport takes on Mozambique’s beaches

Independent online (SA) 07 Jul 2021
No wonder Mozambique is so popular with many explorers. It was also the destination chosen by 4x4 fundi and Mitsubishi brand ambassador, Francois Rossouw, for one of his recent 4x4 Sport expeditions ... It is said to be the closest beach destination to Johannesburg and the Uembje Lagoon is one of the main attractions ... IOL MOTORING .

Anglo coal spinoff surges as global supply curbs lift prices

Mining Dot Com 01 Jul 2021
Thungela has surged as coal climbed to a 13-year high on stronger demand from Asia ... And it’s not only coal miners ... “If these higher prices are sustained, Thungela looks attractive at these levels,” said Prince Mopai, a mining analyst at All Weather Capital Ltd., in Johannesburg ... (By Felix Njini, with assistance from Adelaide Changole). .

Blitzboks on track as returning players shine

Supersport 11 Jun 2021
The Blitzboks played four matches against the SA All Stars Rugby Academy at Johannesburg Stadium, with the scoreboard not the main centre of attraction for once.","content"."The Springbok Sevens squad received a boost in their Olympic preparation on Friday ...

Qatar Airways Deepens Partnership With Oman Air

Simple Flying 31 May 2021
Johannesburg Saudi Arabia ... If a passenger needs to go from Muscat to Johannesburg, Oman Air cannot offer an easy, direct routing. However, with the Qatar Airways partnership, that passenger can fly Oman Air to Doha and then catch a Qatar Airways flight to a place like Johannesburg. For Qatar Airways, this means more options to attract new customers.

WATCH: Woman travels thousands of miles to remove old love lock from tourist attraction

Independent online (SA) 21 May 2021
After a breakup, emotions run high. And the level of pettiness soars to new heights, too. Kassie Yeung, a TikTokker recently travelled from Los Angeles to Seoul, South Korea, to remove an old love lock ... @kassieyeung ... The North Seoul Tower isn't the only tourist attraction where love locks can be found ... South Africa. Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg ... Italy ... .

South Africa losing cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to COVID

Indian Express 09 May 2021
The gloves were once one of the most popular exhibits at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, one of dozens of heritage attractions and art galleries around the country forced to close their doors due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ... “They’re big attractions for international visitors.

Apartheid Museum closes its doors as SA loses another cultural landmark to Covid-19

Independent online (SA) 07 May 2021
The gloves were once one of the most popular exhibits at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, one of dozens of heritage attractions and art galleries around the country forced to close their doors due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic ... "They're big attractions for international visitors.