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Interesting stats on Africa’s mobile phone market

Did you know that there are more mobile phones in Uganda than there are light bulbs, and the average sub-Saharan woman touches her hair 37 times a day but checks her phone 82 times a day?  [Who on earth conducted the research on 'hair-touching' in  Africa?] On a more serious note – according  to Damian [...]

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Walking in the city – explore Joburg on foot

In The Practice of Everyday Life the French scholar De Certeau has a chapter “Walking in the City”.  Here he asserts that the ‘city’ is brought into being by official bodies and large institutions who produce systems like street grids, planned urban spaces, precincts, maps etc. And it is these strategies which organize the city’s spaces into [...]

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SA-venues new visitorials … I love Craighall Park because …

SA-venues (one of the leading South African accommodation and general tourist websites)  has started a new initiative getting locals ‘in the know’ to write what they call ‘visitorials’  about the area  where they live and its surrounds.  I was privileged to be asked to write about Craighall Park.  See http://blog.sa-venues.com/provinces/gauteng/love-craighall-park/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sa-venues%2FCbjt+%28South+Africa+Travel+News%29&utm_content=FaceBook

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