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British Airways’ Top Chocolate Destinations in the UK and Europe

Easter is the time to indulge your inner Willie Wonka, which is something that simply can’t be done by half measures. So if you’re planning some sweet indulgence you can’t go far wrong by visiting some of the great chocolate capitals of the world.

British Airways’ route network serves more than 200 cities in 75 countries, so it has some idea of where the Oompa-Loompas make the best chocolate. Here are its top five suggestions for the sweet-toothed traveller.

  1. Birmingham, United Kingdom

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When one thinks of 1996, what pops into your head? Bafana Bafana winning the Africa Cup of Nations, SA’s Constitution being signed into law or the birth of South Africa’s top gospel phenomenon,MTN Joyous Celebration? For gospel music lovers, MTN Joyous Celebration looms significantly large as any other 1996 highlights.

No one at that time could have anticipated that the very first note sung on that initial show would mark the beginning of twenty years of wonder, spiritual upliftment and revival.  It was a shift in the history of gospel music, not only in South Africa but on the African continent as well.

It marked the beginning of memories that would carry individual fans and families across the threshold of life, love and healing. Over the past two decades, MTN Joyous Celebration became a place where talent was honed and refined, from singers to backstage crew. Different venues and regions in the country and beyond fell in love with the brand and praise and worship became part and parcel of South Africa’s musical landscape; from theaters to halls and now stadiums. Continue reading

This from dailymail.co.uk:

Jerry Seinfeld drives off with $22.2 MILLION after selling 17 of his prized classic cars

  • Comedian sold 15 Porsches and two Volkswagens for $22,244,500
  • Said he was selling his cars so that other collectors could enjoy them
  • One of the cars on sale was the same model that James Dean was driving when he fatally crashed in 1955 

Everyone knows he’s an auto enthusiast, as his Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee show proves.

But even Jerry Seinfeld needs to clean out his garage from time to time.

The 61-year-old sold 17 of his classic cars, mostly Porsches, at the weekend, netting a stunning  $22,244,500, the New York Daily News reported on Monday.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3491920/Jerry-Seinfeld-drives-22-2-million-selling-17-prized-classic-cars.html

Scandal! weekdays at 7:30PM on e.tv and eHD on OpenView HD (Channel 104) and DStv (Channel 194).

Phehello (Dustbin Man) makes his eagerly awaited return to Scandal! 

Scandal! viewers have been eagerly awaiting the moment Phehello makes his way back on screens and now that wait is over. Phehello, also known as Dustbin Man, was responsible for a reign of terror he bestowed on Lerumo and Anzani. Manipulative, deceptive and graced with extreme intelligence, Phehello is always one to have an ace up his sleeve. His deepest and darkest secrets will be revealed in the upcoming episodes of Scandal! Continue reading

SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2016 – Italian football giant Alessandro Del Piero has been elected the newest member of the Laureus World Sports Academy.

Del Piero was inducted as the 56th Laureus Academy Member during a visit to the Tony Hawk Foundation in San Diego, then celebrated by joining the skateboard legend on his own private ramp.

New Academy Member Del Piero said: “Skateboarding is a little out of my comfort zone, but when Tony Hawk says ‘try this’, I am not going to say no. It was great to meet Tony and hear from him about the work of Laureus Sport for Good. Using sport to improve the lives of young people means very much to me. I am grateful to the members of the Laureus Academy for asking me to join them, It is a great honour.” Continue reading

Asanda Mqiki is one of SA’s most breathtaking young vocal artists, and this Sunday 20th March, will perform on a prestigious international stage.  Selected to perform on the Main Stage of the inaugural online Lovebusk Festival alongside a handpicked group of top artists from countries including Australia, Argentina and Singapore, Asanda will be sharing her music with listeners and viewers who will be tuning in from across the globe to watch her live stream from the roof of the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town.

Kicking off at 8am SA time, LoveBusk is billed as a low-fi net festival with a big heart, and Asanda joins the impressive lineup of musicians and inspiring speakers such as Kevin Johansen (Argentina), Ash Grunwald (Australia) and Emmanuel Jal (South Sudan) who will busk live from wherever they are in the world – their home, studio, on tour, anywhere with an internet connection. As with real life buskers, the audience will tip but the tips earned by the artists in fact go to their particular chosen charity or cause, and the festival’s “for purpose” project – building a home for and with abandoned children in Uganda.    Continue reading

The waiting is over: superstar rapper Nicki Minaj touches down today, (Wednesday 16th March) for the South African leg of her Pinkprint Tour, which will set Johannesburg’s Ticketpro Dome ablaze this Thursday andFriday before blowing away Durban and Cape Town.

Tickets are selling out fast and fans of the Anaconda hitmaker will have to rush to secure their seats for one of the most spectacular live events to hit South African stages this year, says David Airey, of tour promoters Airey Scott Entertainment.

“This is quickly shaping up to be the show of the year – judging by the response to Nicki’s international dates so far, it’s going to be phenomenal. Fans are strongly urged to go and snap up the few remaining tickets before it’s too late,” Airey adds. Continue reading

Restaurant Mosaic, one of South Africa’s top dining destinations, has been voted by The Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy to be included as one of the top restaurants in The Diners Club® 50 Best Discovery Series.
The Discovery Series highlights the next generation of dining destinations. So while the restaurants voted for are not (yet) featured on the 50 Best lists themselves, they have been recommended by the Diners Club’s panel of almost 1 000 independent experts from across the globe as ones to watch!

The Discovery Series list features 50 establishments from eight identified regions – Latin America and Caribbean, Western Europe, Scandinavia and North East Europe, Middle East and Africa, USA Mid and Canada; USA East and West, Australasia and South East Asia and finally Asia itself.
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Programme:           Lip Sync Battle USA
Channel:                 MTV (DStv channel 130)
Date:                       Monday 07 March
Episode:                 7
Contestants:          Gabriel Iglesias vs Randy Couture
Time:                       21:35
Stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias takes on former UFC FighterRandy Couture in the latest edition of Lip Sync Battle.

While funnyman Gabriel – known as ‘Fluffy’ – gets the crowds going with his rendition of “I Wanna Sex You Up” by Color Me Badd, muscleman Randy takes on Olivia Newton-John’s“Physical” while barely breaking a sweat in his 80s workout gear.

(South Africa, March 2016) Absa will once again be recognising and rewarding teamwork and perseverance at the 2016 Absa Cape Epic with the #ConquerAsOne campaign. At each stage of the race, an extraordinary #ConquerAsOne moment will be identified and recognised, where a team showed immense human spirit to overcome their own personal challenges to conquer that stage together.

During this year’s race, a panel of judges will select one #ConquerAsOne moment on each day of the race. The winning pair will be announced in the Absa Pride Hospitality area where they will receive a unique #ConquerAsOne jersey to wear proudly during the next day’s stage. At the end of the week, the judges will then select the overall #ConquerAsOne moment,  with the winning team walking away with an Absa Pride entry for the 2017 Absa Cape Epic. Continue reading

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