• Tag: south africa
    Cool drone footage above Lion’s Head and Cape Town…with dramatic sunrise and sharks [video]
    Posted by on Oct 21st, 2014

    Now that the Oscar trial is over things can go back to normal so here’s some cool drone footage filmed above Lions Head and Table Mountain in Cape Town…with dramatic sunrise lighting and what not.… Read More »

    SA born Troye Sivan makes TIME magazine’s 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014
    Posted by on Oct 16th, 2014

    If you’re born in South Africa we can claim you right? Even if you now live in another country. Joburg born actor and internet sensation Troye Sivan has been named as one of the The… Read More »

    Makro now selling a R2 million bottle of whisky…for reals, no typo [pic]
    Posted by on Oct 14th, 2014

    Given that i’ve now started doing whisky reviews HERE, i got sent this little bit of whisky related trivia which at first seems like a typo, but is in fact genuine. Makro is actually selling… Read More »

    SA’s Trevor Noah joins The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
    Posted by on Oct 11th, 2014

    Quick little congratulations to my favourite South African comedian, Trevor Noah, who will be joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. That’s pretty massive news given that The Daily Show is one the most watched… Read More »

    The Cape Argus headline today is missing something [pic]
    Posted by on Oct 7th, 2014

    Not sure if the Cape Argus intended to make a deliberate spelling error in their headline this morning or if some sub-editor is sitting in a corner crying wondering how the hell this happened. Not… Read More »

    Eskom granted a 12.69% rise in the electricity price for next year
    Posted by on Oct 6th, 2014

    Ya…just when you thought you’ve been screwed enough with the increased price of electricity in SA comes the news that Eskom has been granted permission to raise the price again by 12.69% next year. That’s… Read More »

    Average speed over distance cameras to begin trapping CT motorists at end of October
    Posted by on Oct 6th, 2014

    Heads-up to all you speeding motorists in Cape Town. The city is set to start operating new average speed over distance cameras at the end of October along Nelson Mandela Boulevard going into and out… Read More »

    SA Reserve Bank ordered to pay Mark Shuttleworth R250 million
    Posted by on Oct 2nd, 2014

    The Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered the Reserve Bank to repay R250 million to South African billionaire Mark Shuttleworth. He was forced to pay that in 2001 when he moved his money out of… Read More »

    The Whisky Guy reviews Chivas Regal – 12 year old blended Scotch whisky
    Posted by on Oct 1st, 2014

    So last week saw the addition of a new category on Life is Savage called The Whisky Guy whose sole purpose in life is to consume and attempt to review the various kinds of whisky… Read More »

    The highest paid CEO in SA got R122 million this year…here’s the top 10
    Posted by on Sep 30th, 2014

    People are always fascinated by how much money the wealthy actually make so here’s a handy chart showing the top 10 highest paid CEO’s in South Africa for 2013. The main okes in charge (yes… Read More »