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  • African elephants
    Explore China, enjoy Crested Butte, adventure in Africa
    Today's deals include a tour of China, a great deal at a Crested Butte resort, and an adventure in South Africa, including game drives.Chinatour.com has partnered with Livingsocial.com to offer nine days in China starting at $999 per person ...
  • Satanic crime update – logic battles during Kristy Theologo case
    Satanic crime update – logic battles during Kristy Theologo case
    In an ongoing case:“One of the accused claimed he had been ‘overtaken by a foreign power’ – a ‘demon’. And the other claimed dousing Kirsty Theologo with petrol and setting her alight in an alleged satanic...
  • church of satan founder Anton LaVey
    Satanism - “rampant” in Johannesburg and vampire avoids church
    As we have noted previously (see this link), South Africa is undergoing an absolute flap of satanic rituals and crimes. Perhaps they are not exclusively experiencing it but they certainly are a locality that is not afraid to, or censored from,...
  • Protea OR Tambo Transit
    Room Report: Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport Johannesburg
    Arrival Experience: This hotel is only available to those that already find themselves in the international departures area, after passport control. It is meant for passengers connecting in Johannesburg to an international flight. Proper signage...
  • 'Avengers 2' African film location has been confirmed
    Joss Whedon's 'Avengers 2' confirmed to be filmed in Johannesburg
    According to Comic Book Movie on Feb. 1, Joss Whedon had scouted Cape Town in Africa as a prospective location for "The Avengers : Age of Ultron". Now it has been confirmed that "Avengers 2" will be filmed inJohannesburg....
  • Premier Hotel OR Tambo
    Room Report: Premier Hotel OR Tambo Airport
    Arrival Experience: Guests arrive at the Premier Hotel OR Tambo via complimentary shuttle, which is easily found from the airport's hotel transfer station. All hotel shuttles are located there, and direct signage leads guests there without...
  • 4 hurt in British Airways plane collision
    4 hurt in British Airways plane collision
    Four people were injured when a British Airways plane collided with a building late Sunday evening reported the Wall Street Journal on December 23, 2013.The British Airways flight was departing from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport...
  • British Airways jet clips office building in Johannesburg
    Horror as British Airways jet hits building (Part 2)
    Continued from Part 1The pilot of the British Airways jet had been instructed "to take one taxi-way, and they took another one. Theytook the wrong one," said one aviation authority spokesman."It used to be we were worried about...
  • British Airways jet hits building in South Africa
    Horror as British Airways jet hits building
    Top news coming in today to San Francisco is about a British Airways jet and the accident it had.The wing of the British Airways jet planehit an office building last night at the OR airport in Johannesburg."Anything to do with flights and...
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela Dies at 95: Celebrities take to Twitter to remember Mandela
    Across the world people are in a state of mourning after learning that Nelson Mandela, who is the former President of South Africa, died Thursday at the age of 95. According to an article published byThe Wall Street Journalon Dec. 5, Mandela died...
  • Nissan LEAF
    Nissan LEAF going on sale in South Africa next year
    On Tuesday, Nissan announced the LEAF will become the first electric car for sale in South Africa in the Spring of 2014. Its South African debut will come in October 2013 at the Johannesburg International Motor Show, and it will go on sale at the...
  • President Barack Obama's visit to Johannesburg spurs demonstrations
    President Barack Obama's visit to Johannesburg spurs demonstrations
    President Obama faced an angry crowd of protesters when he visited the University of Johannesburg on Saturday where he was scheduled to receive an honorary doctorate degree. According to USA Today on June 29, police were facing down hundreds of...
  • Mandela House
    Exploring the legacy of Nelson Mandela in South Africa
    Although South Africa is a land of majestic mountains, magnificent beaches, and modern cities, there was a time in the not-too-distant past when travel by Americans to that nation was discouraged because of South Africa’s repressive...
  • Pale Horses by Jassy Mackenzie
    Review of 'Pale Horses' by Jassy Mackenzie, the 4th book of Jade de Jong series
    Jassy Mackenzie sparked the mystery genre with her Jade de Jong series. Just think, a female private investigator and a book series set in Johannesburg. Not the usual who-dun-it read. Mackenzie strikes again with the fourth book in her series,...
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    O.R. Tambo International Airport: Out of, and into, Africa
    Not many countries can say they account for a full quarter of a continent’s entire Gross Domestic Product, but South African pulls it off. With a GDP of USD 562.2 billion as of 2011, even the recent labor upheavals in its mining sector hasn...