Successfully changing the political, social and economic perceptions of KZN agriculture through a comprehensive PR strategy entitled Kwanalu Uplifting Agriculture campaign secured Pietermaritzburg-based media publicity agency UrbanHouse Media (UHM) a Gold at the public relations industry’s recent PRISM awards. The event, a highlight on the industry’s calendar, was held in Johannesburg on April 17. UHM won Gold in the Resources category for their traditional and social media public relations campaign for their client the KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (Kwanalu) with a campaign entitled Kwanalu Uplifting Agriculture campaign. “The 2015 media campaign for Kwanalu was a great success with both ourselves and our client being happy with the results. To be awarded a Gold from PRISA for the campaign reiterates this and is a great feather in our team’s cap,” said UHM director Cindy Kidger. UHM have again been appointed to direct an ongoing media campaign for Kwanalu in 2016 with the continued objective of changing the perceptions of the agricultural industry amongst the greater KZN community and of uplifting the morale of farmers in the province. CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
Ubique Auctioneers of South Africa are looking to go nationwide and even international with new online timed auctions of exclusive properties. Auctions are a great way for individuals and investors to get great deals on exclusive items. Increasingly auctions are now taking bids online as well as in person, the increasing popularity of this format has led to online exclusive auctions from some of the world’s biggest auctioneers. South Africa’s Ubique Auctioneers is the latest to introduce this format, with unique timed and live online auctions available to bidders worldwide. Ubique will be launching their new format with five impressive properties to bid on this 11th to 15th of April 2016. The first of the property auctions offers an impressive 671-hectares (1658 acres) of prime game reserve, which forms part of the core Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site. On this site, many rock formations can be found resulting from a meteorite which hit the earth two billion years ago. The Rondekop Game Farm has an abundance of game, including 3 Giraffes, 138 different species of birds and no less than 72 species of indigenous trees. The second and third lots are more traditional properties, offering sea views as breath-taking vistas in Kleinmond, South Africa. The fourth lot is a beautiful development property 500m from Kleinmond lagoon, which also offers an unrestricted sea view, while the fifth lot offers a modern vacation home situated in the Parys Gold and Country Estate and is sure to attract a few investors. A spokesperson for Ubique Auctioneers explained, “We are excited to be able to offer these amazing properties exclusively online through our new timed auction format. This enables individuals to place a bid at any time before the deadline, just like they might on eBay, in order to secure the very best deal possible on these amazing opportunities. Our new Ubique Online website will feature some of the very best lots we have available to test the strength of . . .
PIETERMARITZBURG, 5 APRIL 2016 – Jeep Team’s canoe king, Hank McGregor, was named the African Canoe Federation’s Men’s Paddler of the Year for 2015 at a gala awards dinner in Hillcrest on Sunday evening (3 April). The award was based on McGregor’s impressive achievements in 2015. Said McGregor, “It is a great honour to receive this award and be recognized on a continental level, especially coming off the back of winning the Paddler of the Year title at the World Paddle Awards last year. It’s a proud moment for me and hopefully it helps my paddling peers, especially the youth, aspire to do their best and also realise that if they are willing to put in the hard work then the results and accolades will come.” In 2015, McGregor proved unbeatable, winning numerous international and national titles across different paddling disciplines that included surfski, flat water and river canoe marathon, and canoe sprints. Notable achievements included claiming his sixth World title at the 2015 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Hungary, winning the Maui Jim Molokai World Surfski Challenge in Hawaii, and successfully defending his K2 national title at the South African Flatwater Canoe Marathon Championships. Last year, McGregor also became the first person to win the 240km Berg River Canoe Marathon for a record tenth time. He was also named the World Paddle Awards’ ‘Sportsman of the Year’ and KwaZulu-Natal Sportsman of the Year. South Africa’s Bridgitte Hartley was named the 2015 African Canoe Federation’s Women’s Paddler of the Year. Other Jeep Team results Multisport From 31 March – 3 April, Jeep Team’s young multisport superstar, Mikaela Jonsson (18), was in Gauteng competing in Athletics South Africa’s Sub-youth, Junior and U23 Championships, which took place at the Germiston Stadium in Johannesburg. Jonsson competed in the Junior 5000m track event, finishing 8th amongst South Africa’s top athletes. Said Jonsson, “This was my third time ever . . .
Number one bestselling author, Dr Mulalo Nemavhandu has released the never-before-told story, The True Origin of HIV & Aids: Secret Revealed. Re-Released February 16, 2016 and available for purchase from Amazon. Having been the subject of contentious debate for decades, Dr Mulalo Nemavhandu has uncovered what has puzzled scientists from around the world since Aids came to light in the 1980s. Readers should prepare to be shocked by the revelations made in this 154 paged non-fiction medical mystery. Over 34 million people in the world are living with HIV and AIDS, with 15 thousand new infections every day and an estimated 17 million AIDS orphans. With this book we can begin to better understand where the suffering began. Dr Mulalo Nemavhandu explains, “We owe the millions of those who died, those living with HIV or AIDS and those that will be infected in the future, the truth and nothing but the truth.” “Aids is no longer a disease, it’s a human rights issue” ~ Nelson Mandela YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRf7oj8Z2bc CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
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The City Lodge Hotel Group will soon start developing the 90-room Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg which is scheduled to open for business in November. The group announced at its interim results in Johannesburg last week that Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg will commence before the end of February, becoming the 22nd Road Lodge in the country and the 56th hotel in the City Lodge Hotel Group. Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg will be situated on the corner of New England Road and Hesketh Drive in Hayfields and will employ at staff of 15. Road Lodge is the budget one star brand within the four brand City Lodge Hotel Group – the other three brands being the four-star Courtyard Hotel, the three-star City Lodge Hotel and the two-star Town Lodge brands. Targeting both business and leisure travellers, Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg will enable up to three guests to share a room for the single room rate. Author: City Lodge Hotel Group from City Lodge Hotel Group. More Info link: https://clhg.com/new-hotels Twitter: https://twitter.com/CityLodgeHotels Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/City.lodge.hotels.limited Images: For high res version/s of One image/s please contact: City Lodge Hotel Group. Artist's Impression of Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg Photo: City Lodge Hotel Group CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .