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Last year, Foodcorp and Design Indaba teamed up to create the Design Challenge 2011, providing the opportunity for young design students to recreate four of Foodcorp’s iconic brands, including the timeless Ouma Rusks.


The winners of the challenge were announced at this year’s Design Indaba. Cape Peninsula University of Technology Students Inus Smuts and Leon Bester walked away with a prize in recognition of their original and creative work for Ouma on the ‘Whenever, Forever’ campaign.


What supplements and substances do students use to help themselves stay awake, alert and on top of their game during exam season? A mini-survey conducted amongst some of the top students in the country revealed interesting results.

Press Release: 2nd Life Band

Thursday, 07 June 2012 10:27

2nd Life band offering giveaway hampers and interviews to all publications offering exposure:

“2nd Life” is the brain child of Gerrit Boonzaier the former Lead Singer from the highly successful band “Movie 55”.  BOON (stage name) has performed since the age of 18. As the Lead Singer of Movie 55, he achieved 18 play listings.  An enormous response was received to BOON's singles on stages all over South Africa over past years, but his true journey into the world of music is just beginning.

Bullet For My Valentine headlining OppiKoppi 18 – Sweet\Thing Festival!


You asked them and the Hilltop Live crew have heeded your call. Welsh Metal-core band, Bullet For My Valentine is making their South African debut at OppiKoppi 18 Sweet\Thing!


Bullet for My Valentine comprises lead singer & rhythm guitarist Matthew Tuck, drummer Michael 'Moose' Thomas, lead guitarist & backing vocalist Michael 'Padge' Paget and bassist & backing vocalist Jason 'Jay' James. The group, named Best British Band in 2008, 2009 and 2010 by metal magazine Kerrang!, formed 10 years ago in their hometown of Bridgend as Jeff Killed John, covering Metallica and Nirvana songs. Citing Metallica, Iron Maiden and Slayer as influence they found their niche in 2002 on signing a five album deal with Sony BMG dropping The Poison in 2005, Scream Aim Fire in 2007 and Fever in 2010. With over one million albums in the United States and exceeding 2 500 000 worldwide sales, Bullet For My Valentine's debut for their South African fans has been a long time coming. Additional South African tour dates will be announced shortly.


OppiKoppi 18 Sweet\Thing! from 9-11 August 2012 has lots more in store for tune and untuned fanatics alike, so head on over to the Standard Bank youth portal ( for your discounted R600 tickets (they supplement each ticket for the fans (nice hey?) and you DO NOT have to be a Standard Bank client) or use our Facebook page for R700, or R750 from


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