* President Jacob Zuma has announced that the General Election will take place on 7 May. (via Twitter)
* Wifi availability and its smooth operation is a ‘deal breaker’ for business as well as leisure travellers, in choosing their accommodation, being more important than any other criterion. In an analysis of 53 million reviews written in English, 2 million mentioned wifi/wi-fi and internet, and found a correlation between non-availability and poor connectivity with lower scores for the establishment out of a total of 5. However, a perfect wifi service is not rewarded with a 5/5 score, as it is taken for granted that it should be available and work perfectly.
* A Safari in Africa ranks third on the 10Best Readers Choice Best Bucket List. Top of the Bucket List is the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, followed by Alaska. The South Pacific Islands, Italy, Greece, Ireland, New Zealand, the Pyramids, and the Swiss Alps are also on the top 10 Bucket List.