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Local is "lekker" - or is it?

One of the sustainability aspects that became crystal clear while building our shipping container home is how difficult it can be to retain the link between green building practice and the use of local products and materials. 839 more words

Shipping Container Housing; Eco-friendly; Green Living; Alternative Housing

 Gifted by faaiza

Faaiza is a household name in our area, people always recommend her for various design items. Week after week on the local group her name would pop up as a recommended home industry in the area. 127 more words


Creative SA: Block & Chisel

Last year we introduced a new blog series, Creative SA. In this series we will regularly feature South African makers.

by Marica Fick

The South African creatives we want to share with you today are very special indeed. 519 more words


President Zuma urges youth to build economy

By: Lungelo Ngcamu

The 27th World Economic Forums was held in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal from the 3rd -5th of May gathered African leaders to have a dialogue on how the African continent can be developed economically. 253 more words


Zaynah Collection- First Ever Pop Up Emporium

The Brand
ZAYNAH has been established in 2013, created as a label that offers modest clothing to women. All our collections are designed in-house in Johannesburg, South Africa. 89 more words


Confessions of a designer 

SB Couture has been strictly local since inception.

We’ve supported local stores, be it fabric, beads, simple things like cotton from day one! Supporting local helps not only create jobs but helps stabilize the South African economy, another reason is Local is Lekker. 331 more words

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#WCW Meet Black Female owner of Barbara McKenzie Boutique

Lindelwa Skenjana (LS), Founder of Mbewu Movement sat in an interview with Kendibone Sapepa (KS) of Barbara McKenzie. Barbara McKenzie is clothing brand that is a tribute to the founder’s late mother; Barbara. 676 more words

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