South Africa

Spirit Airlines Takes A Jab At Selfie-Gate

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Nothing is off limits when it comes to Spirit Airline’s and their advertising.   Although they don’t have the best reputation when it comes to their travel accommodations, the ads are always “ripped from the headlines”. It shouldn’t come as a shock that the company...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies At 95

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Nelson Mandela, the former South African president has died. Mandela was 95 years old.  Over the last several years, Mandela has suffered from serious health issues that involved prolonged hospitalizations. Mandela most recently entered the hospital in June and was listed in serious but stable condition....

South African Documentary Explores Racism & Nationalism

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Fatherland is a coming-of-age documentary set in the remote South African bush. It follows a group of Afrikaner boys over 9 days at a military-style camp.  However, what starts out as basic training, fitness and camaraderie soon intensifies as the true nature of the camp...

Poverty Tourism: South African Hotel Offers “Authentic” Shanty Town Experience

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You know,  nothing brings a team together during team building exercises like slumming it in a fake slum. Or maybe you’d like to have an authentic slum wedding.  Imagine being able to go slumming in an “authentic” Shanty Town without actually having to experience poverty....