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Did You Know? Number 13

One of the great parts of my job is trawling the many other interesting travel blogs in the South African blogosphere for news and information to share with our own readers. Read more >

New Doccie Highlights Plight of Children with Facial Deformities

Operation Smile has launched an emotive documentary to highlight the plight of children born with facial deformities. With it’s advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town they have documented the story of just one of these children and how 90 minutes changed their life forever. Read more >

Skyrove and Skype offer free Wi-Fi across South Africa over holiday period

Holidaymakers will be able to take advantage of free Wi-Fi access at over 650 Skyrove hotspots across South Africa this December as part of a deepening relationship between the company and Skype. Read more >

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Bloggers and Adventurers Team Up to Promote Afrika Expedition Force with Kingsley Holgate and UAM

The Afrika Expeditionary Force is a joint venture between conservationists, businesses, Governments and NGOs to deliver lifesaving malaria nets to pregnant mothers and children in schools, clinics and orphanages. Read more >

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Johannesburg City Parks Shine at International Greening Award Ceremony

Congratulations to Johannesburg City Parks for winning the first place Special Gold Award at the LivCom Awards in Chicago, for their Bridging the Green Divide 2010 greening project. Read more >

SA Artist wins 'Japan's Nobel Prize'

Renowned South African artist William Kentridge has been awarded the 2010 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy. He is the first African to recieve what is known as Japan's Nobel Prize. Read more >

Audrey Hepburn Still Helping Africa's Children

One of the world's most enchanting beauties, the lovely actress Audrey Hepburn dedicated her final years to improving the lives of children aroun the world through her work as a Unicef ambassador. Read more >

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Portfolio's UK Partner Africa Collection Wins Ubuntu Award at WTM

Wonderful news! Our UK Partner Africa Collection was awarded the prestigious Ubuntu Award at the World Travel Market last night. Read more >

The Greening of a Community Library

Report back on the greening of a local library this past World Responsible Tourism Day... Read more >

Race Against the Clock for Young CT Heart Transplant Patient Successful

Thanks to the incredible efforts of a team of specialists, and the willingness of the parents of a young donor, one Bloemfontein boy has a brand new heart today. Read more >

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