South Africa ‘cancer is under–reported’

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In South Africa, cancer is under–reported due to the lack of a comprehensive cancer surveillance system and this is a huge reason for concern.

With 1 day to go for World Cancer Day, communities around the world will hold festivals, walks, seminars and public information campaigns to raise awareness and educate people on cancer ‘ WE CAN, I CAN’.

We look at what South Africa has publicly planned on this day to collate with the rest of the world.

In Johannesburg the ‘One Step at a Time Campaign’, an initiative of the Breast Health Foundation will be hosting a 5km walk at Zoo Lake. This walk is known as the One Step at a Time Cancer Warrior Walk and invites all cancer warriors, families and friends.

In Cape Town the HPCA and the Cancer Alliance are hosting a 5km and 10km walk at the Castle of Good Hope, a historical…

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“The internet has changed the way customers shop” Jason Cleghorn

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Didie Makobane spoke with Jason Cleghorn, marketing director at Maserati South Africa at the Sun PinkStig Series about  Maserati.

There is no doubt that Maserati has become an iconic brand known for exclusivity, Italian design, performance and craftsmanship, but, says Cleghorn, to really stand out in the crowd and to keep clients coming back for more. The key to success is understanding the customer requirement.

This is especially important given the tough competition in the market, a stagnating economic climate and weakened exchange rate. As consumer pressure increases, clients search for vehicles that will give them the best return on their investments. This means that players in this segment simply have to know their customer better, he says.

“The internet has changed the way customers shop: By the time they step onto the showroom floor, they already know what is they are looking at, so it is about offering something…

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Magical Moments With The Illusionists

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After record breaking runs in New York, London and Asia, The IllusionistsDirect from Broadway will be in South Africa for the first time ever, opening at GrandWest on Wednesday, 07 February 2018 for a limited season ending on Sunday, 11 February 2018. The show then moves to Montecasino’s Teatro from Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, 14 February to Sunday, 11 March 2018.

“The Illusionists” has shattered box office records across the globe and continues to dazzle audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.  The show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mindreading, and disappearance in this mind-blowing spectacular that showcases the jaw dropping talents of eight of the most incredible Illusionists, including award winning New York comedian, Harrison Greenbaum, The Trickster who co-hosted and performed at…

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Mzansi Life & Style Meets …. Daniel Shatty Mashego

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As the year draws to a close, it’s time for some reflection…

Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? Why was I born? These are all questions that we have asked ourselves, sometimes at the lowest part of our lives, when we have hit rock bottom, no matter our age.

For me, it was when I was 5 years old and I had my first existential crisis. Of course, I did not know what it was called back then… just this feeling of anxiety that no 5 year old should ever feel. What happens when we die? Is there really a Heaven? What will happen when my mother and grandmother and family die, who will take care of me? Why am I here? Was I a mistake?

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The Body Shop – Play for Peace Project

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I first encountered The Body Shop back in 1995 when I traveled overseas for the first time. I visited my aunt in Hamburg, Germany and there was a huge Body Shop in the train station. It was like being a kid in a candy shop, having heard about all the products, but not having access to any of it, now I finally could savour the delicious selections of body and beauty products. But for the past few years, South Africans have had access to the wonderful ranges that the Body Shop has to offer.

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Tandi Mccallum takes a swing at the Sun Central

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Tandi Mccallum holds a very special place in the heart of the PinkStig movement and brand of women’s pro golf, when she won the inaugural of the PinkStig Invitational 2016. This she achieved on the eve of the induction of Sally Little into the SA Hall of Fame, powered by Samsung located at Sun City.

Tandi Mccallum continued to participate in the Sun PinkStig Series in 2017. At the Parkview Golf Club leg of the Series she earned for herself a sole 6th position and at the Finale at Sun City tied in 8th position.

One of her highlights of the Sun PinkStig Finale was her interview at the SA Hall of Fame, revisiting the photo gallery of the Sally Little’s induction and also getting an opportunity to test her swing in the golf simulator.

The SA Hall of Fame at Sun Central is a…

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