Tag Archives: Mamphela Ramphele

Helen Zille launches autobiography ‘Not without a fight’ at Buitenverwachting!

imageThursday Club organizer and PR Consultant Sandy Bailey invited me to attend the launch of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s autobiography ‘Not without a fight‘, at a sold-out lunch at Buitenverwachting in Constantia last week. The highlight was being seated next to Ms Zille. Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 17 April

WhaleTalesTourism, Food, and Wine news headlines

*   FlySafair has been granted its license to operate domestic flights, having got its local ownership at a level below 75%, as required.

*   The City of Cape Town is threatening an intensive law and order program over the Easter weekend, with roadblocks in conjunction with the SA Police, aimed at reducing accidents.

*   Honest Chocolate has created a unique collection of chocolate busts of President Jacob Zuma, Helen Zille,Honest Choclate chocolate-political-figurines Mamphela Ramphele, and Julius Malema, to tie in with the forthcoming General Election, costing R70 each or R280 for the set.  They are available at their outlets at 66 Wale Street and 66 Albert Road in Woodstock. (received via e-mail from Honest Chocolate)

*   Tourists who overstay their visa while visiting South Africa may face a two year ban Continue reading →