German Tourists Robbed By AK 47 Wielding Suspects: Umdloti – KZN

Three German tourists in their eighties were robbed by AK 47 wielding suspects while on route to King Shaka International Airport – KZN to catch a flight back home a short while ago.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene after receiving a call from a passing motorist reporting an armed robbery in progress on the N2 at the Umdloti Beach offramp.
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Weekend travel information for 11 May 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 12 -13 May, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you.

London Underground
On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May, there will be:

Circle line
No service between Baker Street and Hammersmith/High Street Kensington, due to line modernisation

District line
No service between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington, due to line modernisation

There will also be no service on Saturday and Sunday before 09:00 and after 21:00 between Earl’s Court and Kensington (Olympia), due to line modernisation and track replacement

Hammersmith & City line
No service between Baker Street and Hammersmith, due to line modernisation

London Overground
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Super Rugby News: Highlanders vs Lions – Team news, kick off and live stream

The Lions are set to face the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday.

Following their blow against the Hurricanes last week, the Lions are hoping to win in order to secure a strong lead on the……
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South African thespian, Pieter-Dirk Uys performs in London this May and June

Since 1985 satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys has performed in London (mainly at the Tricycle Theatre, sometimes at the old Donmar Warehouse and now at the Soho Theatre) around twenty times with his one-man shows; sometimes with his plays.

It’s a city that knows him well and he returns to London in June, this time without his usual armour of false eyelashes, extreme characters and their sketches which helped to deflect the poison arrows of government censorship and political correctness throughout the years of apartheid and even now in the present kleptocracy of the Rainbow Nation.
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Actor Sharlto Copley: Five top facts about the SA actor

Sharlto Copley is one of quite a few South African actors living it up abroad in Hollywood.

44-year-old Sharlto Copley is a South African actor and film producer who suddenly swept the globe…………..
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Top 20 Questions for a South African Expat: Answered by an Expat

South African expat CORNEL MARAIS, who has been living overseas for nine years and is now based in Hong Kong, answers the Top 20 Questions South Africans at home have for an expat*…

1 Why did you cop out – didn’t you have the guts to stick it out for the long run?

We didn’t cop out. We went looking for adventure during a gap year and the adventure hasn’t stopped yet. We’ve lived in three different countries – Taiwan, New Zealand and Hong Kong; and have travelled to over 22 others over the last 9 years, experiencing the diversity that each country and culture has to offer.
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Rugby News: Joel Stransky tips the Boks to triumph over England

Springbok legend, Joel Stransky believes South Africa have it in them to to defeat England, when the two sides clash over three Tests in June this year.

The series against the Poms begins a week after the Boks take on Wales in a historic once-off Test against……….
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Cricket News: Kirsten punts Australia to challenge for next year’s World Cup

Former Proteas coach, Gary Kirsten has tipped Australia to challenge for next year’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, despite being rocked by their recent ball tampering scandal.

The men from Down Under will,……….
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British Airways introduces direct flights between London and Durban

A decision by British Airways to introduce a direct, non-stop flight between London’s Heathrow Airport and Durban’s King Shaka International Airport is a game changer for KwaZulu-Natal as it will be instrumental in contributing to an increase in international arrivals from the United Kingdom and North America.

British Airways announced the introduction of the route to a global audience today (Tuesday, May the 8th 2018), while at the same time the MEC of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, announced the long awaited decision to delegates attending Africa’s Travel INDABA in Durban.
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A re-invented, revived version of SA’s best-loved shoe is now available in the UK and Europe

South Africans abroad – this good news is for you! – Actually, it’s good news for anybody who wants to own a pair of SA’s most loved and well-known shoes – the humble (and highly sought after) VELDSKOEN™ are now available online.
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