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Her Glenelly Estate in Stellenbosch is also home to De Lencquesaing’s astounding glass collection which features about 500 antique and contemporary pieces.
When May de Lencquesaing was still a young woman, about 15 years old, German soldiers who invaded France in 1940 billeted themselves in one of her family’s châteaux in Bordeaux, not knowing there was a group of seven Italian Jews hiding in a bricked-up wine cellar.
People working and living there are excited about the promised boom, but some are waiting to see whether the government implements Ramaphosa’s promises.
Art and visual culture played a significant role in building a unified Afrikaner nationalism that allowed apartheid to thrive. A new book unpacks the issue.
Apart from running the Comrades and Two Oceans ultra-marathons, she hopes to capitalise on her visit by giving a series of business-related workshops and talks.
The Siemens CEO for southern and eastern Africa has worked tirelessly to push the continent forward by encouraging the advancement of science and technology.
The residents of Itsoseng informal settlement just outside Johannesburg’s Northern suburbs are used to getting by with very little but for the past two months they have been forced to endure almost constantly dry taps, with water only running for a few hours in the midnight hours.
Fearless and resilient, she has grown her company to one of South Africa’s top metal vehicle equipment manufacturers.
With every natural disaster that strikes, it appears to be the poorest among South Africans that bear the brunt. The reason for this is a historical one, as the after-effects of apartheid spatial planning continues to wreak havoc, and the middle class fight against change.
An insurgency crisis is brewing next door to South Africa and it is time neighbours and global superpowers stepped in, experts have urged. The home of what is set to become one of the world’s biggest natural gas reserve, Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique was home to a somewhat mysterious group of insurgents, which have to date killed at least 600 people.
The police captain says his calling is to hunt down those who perpetuate vicious crimes against women and children.
In a country where fraud and Ponzi schemes trickle down from the halls of Parliament to the pavement peddler, suspicion may be warranted.
‘We have a very tight budget, and it’s diminishing every year … If we take another budget cut, then we are really in trouble,’ says the hardened career soldier.
Despite previous reports that she had earned royalties from the book until her dying day, the family of the woman that the recent Poppie Nongena film is based on is adamant that she died a pauper.
Despite the strides made in legislation protecting consumers against bogus herbal miracle cures and other quackery, one can still find any number of products claiming to treat life-threatening illnesses.
He hopes his consistency and experience, more than anything else, will carry him to glory when he chases his newest goal of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics in July.