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Monaco royal couple in Durban

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco flew into King Shaka International Airport yesterday and made there way to the Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga, Durban. The couple were welcomed to Kwazulu-Natal by Premier Zweli Mkhize and eThekwini mayor James Nxumalo. As soon as the royal couple stepped into the hotel, the doors were closed … Continue reading

Michelle Obama visits South Africa

US President, Barrack Obama’s, wife is in South Africa. She will be visiting Johannesburg and Cape Town, after which she will visit Botswana. She will meet with Graca Machel (wife of Nelson Mandela) and President Zuma and she will be visiting Rhode Island and the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The aim of the trip is to … Continue reading

South African puppeteers to be honoured at the Tony Awards

A puppeteering company based in Cape Town, the Handspring Puppet Company, has been named as a Tony award winner. The company created the life-size and lifelike cane-and-plywood horse puppets used for the play ‘War Horse’. Basil Jones, a co-founder of Handspring, spoke to The Associated Press. “It was wonderful to be able to announce it … Continue reading