Local Adventurer To Ride 1000km Across Mongolia On Horseback


11 days – 1,000kms – 1 cause Local adventurer, entrepreneur, and humanitarian, Paul Erskine, is currently in training to ride 1,000 km across Mongolia on horseback for 11 days in August. The Mongol Derby is the longest horse race in the world, consisting of riding semi-wild Mongolian horses through the remote wilderness of Asia, and […]

It’s Magic – The Parlotones

This is the picture I stole off their website. You can go oggle it here

Remember I wrote about The Parlotones’ new album Eavesdropping on the songs of Whales here? Well it’s here! Yay yay yay! but it’s not on the net yet… boooooo M-Net has launched a brand new campaign full of colours, creativity and music from South Africa’s favourite band, The Parlotones, “evoking” that Magic feeling. The creation […]

Zapiro Zaps Zuma – Again


Jonathan Shapiro – better know as Zapiro – has taken another massive dig at Jacob Zuma which may well see him getting slapped with another lawsuit by the president. You may recall the below cartoon that caused a massive stir in government a few years ago and led to JZ taking out a lawsuit against […]

The Best Guesthouse In Town

Yesterday Joe Social and I went over to our mate Bill’s Guesthouse. We were looking for a place to have staff breakfasts and work functions at an affordable price, he suggested we come by and have a look to see if his spot would be suitable. Home away from home I tell you! Bonus? It’s […]

Locnville Assaulted By Cops


Deputy Minister Linked To Missing R100m

Deputy Minister of Economic Development Enoch Godongwana and his wife Thandiwe have been linked to a company that disappeared with R100m in workers’ pensions, The Star newspaper reported on Thursday. The SA Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) is trying to get back the R100m of pension funds from an investment company. The money was […]

Winter Is Cool

It’s winter in the mother city and I bet you’re stuck in doors with the kids because going to the beach on a cold grey day just isn’t as much fun. I came up with a list of things to do in and around Cape Town and I thought. Why don’t you go have a […]

Battle Of The Boardroom Sexes

Women’s Minister Lulu Xingwana proposed a new bill in parliament yesterday that would basically give the government the powers to “force” companies to appoint women to 50% of all top positions. You can read the article

Now Zuma Says He WILL Go For Second Term

In an expected turnaround, President Jacob Zuma has denied that he promised to serve only one term as ANC president shortly after he was elected at the party’s elective conference four years ago. “I never said I would serve one term and I have never said that I would want two terms,” he said, The […]

Breakfast With The ANCYL – Only R50 000

Yup- if you have the money and the stomach for it, you too can join Julius Malema and Jacob Zuma and the ANC Youth League behind closed doors at their 24th National Congress. Packages start at R50,000 for 1 person – the “Anton Muziwakhe Lembede founders package” – and race right up to the very […]

Unacceptable And Unconstitutional – De Klerk On Zuma

Former President, Nobel peace prize winner and peace negotiator FW De Klerk criticised President Jacob Zuma for failing to rebuke African National Congress Youth League leader Julius Malema, according to a report published in Beeld newspaper on Thursday. “It is unacceptable to sing songs that ask that somebody gets shot,” De Klerk said. “The historical […]

The Big Five Performance At The Barnyard Theatre

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Joe Social and I are regulars at our local and twice a year the owners take all the regulars on a little trip. This weekend we got treated to the Big Five Show at Barnyard in Willowbridge. A Tribute to Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson, Elton John & Madonna. Imagine Elton, Michael, Tina, Rod […]

Vuyisile “The Cheetah” Colossa Representing Dragon Power & South Africa in The Challenger Muaythai 3D TV Show

Total Lunar Eclipse For South Africa

The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) has announced that a rare eclipse will be visible in SA during June. “A total lunar eclipse will be visible from South Africa on the 15th of June 2011. The last total lunar eclipse visible from this region was in February 2008 and the next one will only be […]

Playboy South Africa Cover Model Is Enlightened

Ok- not in the the traditional sense of the word. Playboy SA are copping a little flak over their June covergirl, Crystal Arnold who appears to have developed a severe case of MJS (Michael Jackson Syndrome) overnight. The cover shot is pretty normal for Playboy at first look – beautiful woman, seductive pose etc but […]

Prime Circle – Touring The Americas

At Socialyz we believe local is lekker.  We are big supporters of the talent South Africa has to offer the world. You should know by now that we follow The Parlotones and Bittereinder. But, we also like Prime Circle. Infact, we love them. We love watching the rise and rise of  the talent we have […]

ANC Behind DA In Joburg

The DA was slightly ahead of the ANC in Johannesburg with 49.96 percent of the votes, compared to the ANC’s 43.93, according to results out by 1.30pm on Thursday. By 1.30pm the party had 168,162 votes and the ANC 147,857. However, this was after the votes of only 170,386 people were tallied. There were 2,010,121 […]

ANC Has A Strong Lead In Nelson Mandela Bay

The African National Congress enjoyed a significant lead in Nelson Mandela Bay as the results of the municipal elections began trickling in on Thursday morning, the SABC reported. With 24 of the 246 voting districts declared, the ANC had a healthy lead with 74%. The Democratic Alliance had 17% of the votes in the region. […]

ANC Loses Midvaal To DA

The African National Congress was “very disappointed” over losing Midvaal in Gauteng to the Democratic Alliance and needed to work harder in minority areas, the party’s secretary general said at the IEC’s results centre in Pretoria on Thursday. “The ANC must work harder, we are not doing well in the minority areas,” Gwede Mantashe said […]

First Voting Results Go ANC Way

The first ward to be declared by the Independent Electoral Commission in the 2011 local government election has changed hands from the DA to the ANC, SABC news reported on Thursday. A ward at Thembelihle in the Northern Cape was won by Annetjie Kywe of the ANC with almost 49% of the vote. In 2006, […]

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