South African artist Lionel Smit’s large bronze sculpture is to be installed in New York’s Union Square in mid-June, and is to remain there for 10 months. It will be in the square, at an important and historic Manhattan intersection.

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Johannesburg is set to be the most popular destination city in Africa for the fourth year, according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index, with Cape Town and Durban coming in third and fifth respectively.

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The City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Councillor Parks Tau, has revealed that the metropolitan municipality has secured a partnership with Microsoft SA to train one million disadvantaged residents on digital literacy skills that include Microsoft Office – at no charge.

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Pop Lock ‘n Roll is a new local film about finding the strength to dance again despite life and its unexpected, heart-breaking curveballs. Set to open on 29 September, the cast is led by avid hip hop dancer and ‘Isidingo’ mainstay Maurice Paige, and singer-songwriter and actress Yasirah Bhelz. 

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81 year old South African Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu has, for the second time in 25 years, teamed up with BMW to create magical artwork for the brand’s 7 Series. Having already worked with the brand in 1991, Esther was the first woman to ever collaborate with BMW on an Art Car.

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Renowned wildlife and portrait photographer Veronica Coetzer and her daughter Monique Blofield, are opening The Photographer Design Studio. The Studio is set to open in the new Menlyn Park Shopping Centre on 24 November 2016.

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A dinosaur fossil discovery made by a South African palaeontologist in 2005 has finally revealed its secrets. The fossil, the most complete ever found of a species known as Heterodontosaurus tucki, was recently scanned between 21 and 26 July 2016.

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Sun City is in the final stages of a revamp which has costed more than R1-billion. Since its opening in 1979, the resort has held its position as one of South Africa’s favourite lifestyle destinations. The upgrade is set to solidify its status as such.

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Leading contemporary art gallery WHATIFTHEWORLD, and esteemed collectible-design platform Southern Guild, both firmly established in Cape Town, are set to launch a new gallery in Rosebank’s Keyes Art Mile precinct.

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