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Stage set for the annual Fashion & Textiles Trade Fair

Stage set for the annual Fashion & Textiles Trade Fair

THE unique trade fair that combines African fashion, desigin, manufacting and global outsourcing options is set for the "Mother City" in South Africa. Cape Town will host the annual FASHION & TEXTILES TRADE FAIR BROUGHT TO YOU BY MESSE FRANKFURT SOUTH AFRICA. This renowned event will be hosted at the ill be hosted at the CTICC from 10 – 12 September 2024.  allfashion sourcing Cape Town is a business-oriented Fashion & Textiles trade show combining African Creativity, Design & Manufacturing with International Sourcing Options.  The event highlight is the 2024 Young Designers’ Competition. allfashion sourcing Cape Town will be attended…
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TT Mbha is Subaru’s new brand ambassador

TT Mbha is Subaru’s new brand ambassador

SUBARU Southern Africa is thrilled to announce the addition of TT Mbha, a respected social entrepreneur and successful businessman, to its family as a brand ambassador. TT Mbha, a man of many talents and an unwavering commitment to social causes, is set to drive Subaru's values forward with his unique flair and passion. TT Mbha's journey began with fashion design, marketing, petroleum, television production, and later followed by a leap into the real estate sector. His fervor for real estate culminated in the founding of Black Real Estate 10 years ago. Further bolstering his credentials, TT earned a diploma in…
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Ford South Africa celebrates millionth Ranger produced at Silverton Manufacturing Plant

Ford South Africa celebrates millionth Ranger produced at Silverton Manufacturing Plant

A million of anything is a huge number. Now imagine one million Ford Rangers being lined up bumper-to-bumper, starting at Ford South Africa’s Silverton Manufacturing Plant in Pretoria and heading due north through Africa. Ford’s segment-defining pick-ups, or bakkies in South African vernacular, would reach all the way to Egypt’s southern border – some 5 300km away. That provides a rather mind-boggling visual representation of Ford’s latest milestone in the local production of the Ford Ranger over the past 24 years, as the Silverton plant celebrates the one-millionth unit having recently come off its modern assembly line. The Ranger’s legacy in…
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Jaguar expresses GEN4 commitment in Formula E

Jaguar expresses GEN4 commitment in Formula E

JAGUAR TCS Racing has confirmed a long-term commitment to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship by signing to participate in the GEN4 era, set to commence in 2026 and running through seasons 13-16. Jaguar is one of Formula E’s most successful teams, boasting many race wins including with its current drivers in the 2023/24 season, New Zealanders Mitch Evans and Nick Cassidy. Cassidy is currently the leader of the 2023/24 drivers standings in the FE championship series. Jaguar TCS Team principal James Barclay (left), Nick Cassidy, race winner Mitch Evans (centre), and DS Penske's Stoffel Vandoorne (right) at the…
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Ford Goes to the Movies – Iconic On-screen Moments over the Past 100 Years

Ford Goes to the Movies – Iconic On-screen Moments over the Past 100 Years

STUART JOHNSON COMPILING a bucket list of great movies which featured the products of the Ford Motor Company is more a case of the ones that you’d need to leave out, rather than cherry-picking the celluloid masterpieces which had a Ford deserving of at least a co-starring credit. It seems as if there have always been Fords in movies! Just as the fledgling Ford South Africa production line was cranking up to full speed in Port Elizabeth 100 years ago, that great comedy duo Laurel and Hardy were gaining traction in Hollywood with a string of hits that featured, more…
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ISUZU Motors South Africa enters into partnership  with Agri Eastern Cape

ISUZU Motors South Africa enters into partnership with Agri Eastern Cape

ISUZU Motors South Africa has demonstrated its commitment to supporting the agricultural sector in the country. The vehicle manufacturer has announced a new partnership with Agri Eastern Cape, solidifying its dedication to supporting the growth and sustainability of the agricultural sector in the province. Celestin Ndhlovu, Vice President of Planning, Marketing and Corporate Communications said: "Our partnership with Agri Eastern Cape aligns with our values, collaboration, and community support. This partnership underscores our commitment to the agricultural community and reflects our belief in the importance of sustainable growth within the sector." Agri Eastern Cape is a membership-based organisation and strategically…
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BMW SA honours legendary artist Esther Mahlangu

BMW SA honours legendary artist Esther Mahlangu

BMW - one of the world's most iconic motoring brand has honoured an international venerated artist - Esther Mahlangu. BMW Group South Africa has presented Mahlangu with the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural South African Creative Arts Awards (SACA). According to BMW, the honour on Mahlangu recognised her exceptional contributions and accomplishments over her 50-year career as a contemporary artist. Zizi Kodwa, the Minister of Sports, Arts, and Culture announced the introduction of the all-encompassing awards celebration in 2023 to recognise individuals who show outstanding artistic and technical achievements in the arts and culture sector. Alongside the rest…
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Seven down, one country to go for Nissan Daring Africa 2024

Seven down, one country to go for Nissan Daring Africa 2024

DARING Africa 2024, Nissan’s overland adventure across eight countries with four Nissan Navara pick-ups and an X-Trail SUV, has completed its Kenya leg, the expedition’s penultimate stop before transitioning to Egypt. “It has been an amazing journey so far,” says Nissan South Africa and Independent Markets Africa’ managing director, Maciej Klenkiewicz. “We set out to celebrate our African footprint and our 60-year-old light commercial vehicle (LCV) legacy on the continent through this incredible vehicle which, of course, was designed for Africa and is built in Africa by Africans. All that remains now is the final instalment of this odyssey, in…
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Maserati launches electric drop-top GT 

Maserati launches electric drop-top GT 

In 2023, Italian supercar manufacturer Maserati made a triumphant return to single-seater racing by partnering with MSG Racing in the Formula E (FE) championship. This marked not only a bid to reclaim its motorsport legacy but also a significant step in its venture into the realm of retail electric vehicles (EVs)." Maserati introduced us to its GranTurismo Folgore, its first electric vehicle. With a powerful three-motor electric drivetrain, it packs 818 horsepower and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.7 seconds. Its travel range goes up to 450 kilometres.  Now they have launched another model, the GranCabrio Folgore,…
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Nikhil Sachania, a paraplegic rally driver re-defining Kenya’s motorsports scene

Nikhil Sachania, a paraplegic rally driver re-defining Kenya’s motorsports scene

THE WRC Safari Rally Kenya 2024 took place from March 28 to March 31 in Naivasha, Nakuru county. This was the third round of the 2024 World Rally Championship events, following the Rallye Monte and Rally Sweden events that took place in January and February respectively. The sport is cherished in Kenya, with drivers like 35-year-old Nikhil Sachania being highly recognized and adored. Sachania is Kenya’s first and only paraplegic rally driver. For him, getting through the race successfully has always been the ultimate goal. In the just concluded WRC Safari Rally, Sachania was among the team of competitors, alongside…
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