Monthly Archive:: October 2013

Six of South Africa’s Largest Storage Spaces

Ports The port of Durban handles the greatest volume of sea-going traffic in South Africa. In the 2008/09 fiscal year, the port of Durban handled a sum total of 4,554 ships, which carried a gross weight of 114,723,266 tonnes, making up 38% of ships

How does Medical Aid Work?

The payments, or premiums, that members of medical aid schemes pay each month are pooled and it’s from this collective pot that claims for medical expenses are paid out. In this way, the members are insured against the possibility of facing medical expenses too

Investigation into Horrific Pinetown, KZN Crash

One of South Africa’s most horrific road accidents occurred on 5 September, 2013. In the accident, 24 people were instantly killed by an out-of-control truck. Another three people died due to their injuries in hospital. A restriction on heavy-duty trucks on the M13 near

The Cape’s Collectible Chairs

Local collectors of rare hard-wood antique furniture don’t have to stray too far off the beaten track to find exquisite pieces – some of which may fetch record prices on the auction floor. Stinkwood and yellowwood chairs in virtually any design or style are