The winners of the 11th edition of The Radio Awards were announced on today, Friday 30 July 2021, in an online awards ceremony hosted by comedian Loyiso Madinga. A total of 80 winners were celebrated across 30 categories.
The 13th annual IAB Bookmark Awards took place today in a prestigious virtual celebration. Hosted by the multi skilled Selae Thobakgake and Merica Monamodi; the most thrilling and innovative digital marketing campaigns of the past year were announced.
Construction on The Capital Mbombela's R205m project, set to be a game-changer on the city's hotel and accommodation industries, is well underway with an anticipated hotel opening set for November 2021.
"The city hasn't seen any significant new additions to its hotel repertoire since development ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup projects," says Marc Wachsberger, managing director of The Capital Hotels and Apartments.
"Its status as a leading city in Mpumalanga, at the heart of the province's tourism and agriculture sectors, means that the time is perfect to build an exciting new offering that will be appealing to tourists and corporates alike."
According to a new NielsenIQ report, South Africa's latest liquor ban equated to a loss of R7,6bn during the four weeks it lasted (based on average sales - 13 weeks to end of May 2021 of R1,9bn per week).
The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans is back and this year's event carries special significance as we celebrate 15 exciting years since the project's inception in 2006. We are proud to have positively impacted the lives of young South Africans through this project.
This year, under the theme Resilience and Innovation for Excellence, the Mail & Guardian in partnership with the National Lotteries Commission is proud to bring you yet another exciting live virtual party on Thursday, 24 June to showcase South Africa's most versatile, innovative young professionals, who will inspire, ignite and prepare the youth for a new world.
Over the years, the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans has exponentially grown in both scale and prestige. Since the announcement of the inaugural cohort of winners in 2006, many finalists have gone on to represent South Africa in the global arena – from Bryan Habana and Caster Semenya, Ami Faku to Lauren Beukes.
The 2021 instalment of M&G’s 200 Young South Africans is bigger and better than ever! This year’s list has attracted immense support from both the public and private sector through sponsorship.
We would like to thank The National Lotteries Commission with whom we share a common goal to support South African communities through the upliftment of the Youth. We are excited to announce that every winner will receive a coupon worth R500 courtesy of Takealot.com.
Other partners include: City of Johannesburg, Gauteng Provincial Legislature, Afrocentric Group, University of Johannesburg, University of Free State, University of Pretoria, Kaya FM, eNCA, Durban University of Technology, Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency and the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship.
In awarding this year’s Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, the goal is to celebrate some and inspire others, but also to take stock of how the young people of this country have responded to the new, unique challenges that the past year has presented to them. More than just an individual accomplishment, Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans provides a snapshot of who we are as a nation, so that we can see the incredible potential that our collective future holds.
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