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Coastal road in great shape to handle festive season traffic


South Africa’s N2 freeway which connects Cape Town with the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast along the eastern seaboard is in great shape to handle higher traffic volumes during the coming festive season.

Mbulelo Peterson, regional manager for SANRAL’s Southern Region (Eastern Cape province), says road users will be able to travel the entire distance without encountering road works or having to wait for construction activities.

The Blend of the Bay – Nelson Mandela Bay’s very own coffee blend


In an effort to create unique and exciting experiences to visitors and locals of the city, whilst working toward the goal of stimulating the local economy, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism has collaborated with Mastertons Coffee and Tea Specialists, the oldest and most established coffee roaster in South Africa, in operation since 1924, to develop a unique blend of exclusive coffee:

Nelson Mandela Bay taking the lead in securing a diverse energy mix for the country


THE Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the recent announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) that the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) has been selected as one of two locations for the first phase of government’s Liquefied Natural Gas Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (LNG IPPPP).

IRONMAN announces Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa as host for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship


IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today that the 2018 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship has been awarded to Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. The event will take place on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, 2018 and is the first time IRONMAN has held a World Championship event in Africa.

Free Visits to Regional SANPARKS Sees Good Growth


The number of people who visited the five South African National Parks (SANParks) in the Frontier Region (Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Garden Route, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks) saw good growth compared to the same period last year. The eleventh annual South African National Parks Week was celebrated from 12 – 16 September, with some parks extending free entry to the weekends, and afforded all South African citizens the opportunity to visit national parks at no cost on day visits.


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