Thursday, December 8, 2011

Possible Formula 1 races for South Africa?

It seems that there is a real interest to host a Formula 1 race in Cape Town and the South African government is giving their support. However, for this to happen another $100 million needs to be raised. Read the full article here. 

Monday, December 5, 2011

Debt trap leaves South African mother of two facing jail

Banks refuse to lift police case... so no one will hire her... ending hope of restructuring payments.

Read the full story here from Emirates 24/7. 

In the UAE they take debt seriously, bouncing a cheque is a criminal offence and would likely see you end up in jail. 

Potjies in the UAE

If you are looking to buy a potjie in the UAE have a read below.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

South African Producer Snaps Up Film Rights For Clarke Award Winner Zoo City

South African film producer Helena Spring has won the film rights to this year’s Clarke Award-winning novel Zoo City, the cyberpunk thriller by fellow South African Lauren Beukes.
This comes after a furious international bidding war, including bids from UK and US producers.

Read the full article.

Will we have another District 9 type of success on our hands? I certainly hope so.

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