Entries are now open for the Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon

Entries are now open for the Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon: One of the province’s most iconic marathons will be returning to the Upper South Coast shores on Sunday, 27 October with the starting time set for 5.30am for all the three race categories – 10km, 21.1km and 42km. Early entries for this year’s Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon can be made online at webtickets.co.za or at any Pick ‘n Pay until Sunday, 15 September. All early-bird entrants will receive a free Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon shirt. “The annual Goss … [Read more...]

SAIS Open Innovation Agriculture Challenge

SAIS Open Innovation Agriculture Challenge: RIIS and their Batswana partners, BITRI and Brynston Creations, have launched the SAIS open innovation agriculture challenge, aiming to enhance future food security for people in the SADC region. The challenge focusses on building an effective supply chain while mitigating the risk of climate change; Human- Animal conflict poses a challenge for farmers, particularly in Botswana; Enabling agri-tech adoption to ensure future successes. Johannesburg, 8 August 2019 – Currently, sixty percent of the … [Read more...]

SAIS Open Innovation Tourism Challenge

SAIS Open Innovation Tourism Challenge: With Women’s Month in full swing, RIIS and their Batswana partners, BITRI and Brynston Creations, have launched the SAIS open innovation tourism challenge, which aims to empower women in the SADC region. Currently, tourism in Southern Africa is dominated by giant monopolies that do not capture the essence of Africa; nor do they work with locals to ensure sustainability of the industry; The SAIS challenge focusses on boosting entrepreneurship and sustainable income opportunities in the tourism industry in … [Read more...]

JBay Winterfest: Medina and Moore Win The Corona Open JBay

JBay Winterfest: Medina and Moore Win The Corona Open JBay: Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina win the Corona Open JBay 2019 Photo: © Kody McGregor JBay Winterfest: Medina and Moore Win The Corona Open JBay JBay – In one of the most dramatic and exciting finals in a while, Gabriel Medina (BRA) came from behind to wrestle the Corona Open JBay title from an on-form Italo Ferreira (BRA) and become the first goofy-footer to win it since Marc Occhilupo’s audacious victory in 1984. Needing a 7.04 score in solid, blustery conditions at Supertubes, … [Read more...]