The countdown to the opening of the Graskop Gorge lift development is underway. While visitors can expect a tourism experience that is unique to Africa, an important element of the venture is the showcasing of the Panorama Route’s magnificent beauty and the importance of its conservation. Continue reading Viewing elevator a first for Africa – opens mid-December: Experience the magic of Graskop Gorge
The inaugural National Premier Craft Competition in 2017 attracted almost 800 entries and organisers John Anthony Boerma and Jan Bhuda of Art Aid Africa are confident that even more crafters will seize the opportunity offered by the 2018 competition to showcase their creativity and skill. Continue reading Craft excellence to be celebrated
The staff and residents at Rand Aid’s Ron Smith Care Centre, particularly those on the Woodlands wing, were excited for weeks as they planned and prepared for an Italian-themed Happy Hour for the entire care centre on November 15. Continue reading Mama Mia, what a party!
Five Rand Aid residents have art on the heart. A diverse community of people live in the four retirement villages run by the 114-year-old NPO. What was not known until recently, however, is that among the residents are five artists whose work can be found across the world. Continue reading Rand Aid’s great artists
A highly dangerous yet relatively cheap drug has reportedly reared its ugly head in South Africa. Continue reading Beware of flakka, the ‘zombie drug’
Pie in the sky. That is what the architects and engineers thought when approached about the possibility of constructing a viewing elevator down the Graskop Gorge cliff face, which has a sheer drop equivalent to around 16 storeys. Continue reading Unique-to-Africa tourism development required innovating engineering
Tourism is one of the largest industries globally and a driver of economic growth. Continue reading EMPOWERMENT: Glass elevator gives Mpumalanga a lift!
The completion of Wedge Garden’s obstacle course, a project initiated and completed by the occupational therapy (OT) department, has seen yet another dimension being added to the Rand Aid substance abuse treatment centre’s already diverse treatment programme. Continue reading Wedge Gardens triumphs over obstacles
A highly anticipated event for garden lovers with green fingers, Gardens of the Golden City, will be hosted by Quondam Retirement Village on 4 and 5 November 2017. Continue reading Gardens of the Golden City at Quondam Village
Rand Aid’s Wedge Gardens substance abuse treatment centre recently teamed up with New Hope, a secondary care halfway house in Illiondale, to arm Vryburger High School students against addiction. Continue reading Don’t open the addiction door, says social worker