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South Africa's iconic supergroup Mango Groove are considering touring Australia in early 2014 to bring their unique blend of township jive and pop to not only the large number of Southern Africans now living in Australia but also to give Australians a taste of the joyous sounds of South African music.

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Posted by Tony Lock
19 Jun 2013

Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

One ship sails East,
And another West,
By the self-same winds that blow,
Tis the set of the sails
And not the gales,
That tells the way we go.

Talking ‘Bottle Shops…

I remember the days when buying alcohol/wine had a real ‘air of occasion'! You only bought wines if you were having a dinner party! Maybe that was before I discovered quite how delightful a good glass of red can be!

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Posted by Jean Wethmar
28 May 2012

Spud which is the most successful book in South African publishing history is now a film and will be released in Australia on April 19,2012. Starring John Cleese and Perth-based Troye Sivan the film topped the South African box office during the 2010 Christmas holidays and will be available to Australia audiences next month.

Like the novel, the film is set in 1990's South Africa. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's (Sivan) first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.

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Posted by Pinnacle Films
12 Apr 2012

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) Foundation is excited to announce its upcoming major charity event, the 2012 Right Royal ‘African' Affair.

The event will be held at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on Saturday June 2nd and promises to be a sell out!

This is a wonderful opportunity to re-live your favourite aspects of African culture while supporting Queensland's largest hospital.

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Posted by RBWH Foundation
03 Apr 2012
Jonathan Butler, South Africa's favourite Grammy nominated son is heading to our Australian shores in February 2012!
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Posted by Beryl Segers
15 Jan 2012
If you grew up in South Africa then it's almost a guarantee that you have stumbled across the story of Racheltjie De Beer, the Voortrekker girl who, after getting lost with her younger brother during a snowstorm, uses her body to shelter him from the cold, sacrificing her life for his.
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02 Dec 2011

An exhilarating brew of multicultural delights awaits music lovers when ‘Two Voices', the new album by South African flautist Wouter Kellerman, is launched in Australia.

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Posted by Tholsi Pillay
11 Aug 2011
South Africa's favourite Cousin, Barry Hilton, has arrived in Australia for the start of his Serial Comic Tour. The first show in Perth at the Regal Theatre on Friday night is SOLD OUT! "What a great way to start the tour," says Barry. "I'm thrilled 1100 people are coming to see me, it seems there are more South Africans in Australia than there are in South Africa!"
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Posted by Sandy Hilton
05 Aug 2011

What can people expect from your performances in Australia?

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Posted by Cheryl Goodenough
10 Aug 2010

The build up to the Africa Club of Queensland's potjiekos competition was intense for weeks ahead of the event. This was my first and I must say that the anticipation kept me up for days before the showdown. We even had comments on our Facebook page that saw some of the competitors sizing each other up to gain some psychological advantage before the cook off.

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Posted by Paul van Rooyen
10 Aug 2010
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