Who Was Oliver Reginald Tambo?

Oliver Tambo (also known as OR) was a South African anti-apartheid politician and revolutionary who served as President of the African National Congress from 1967 to 1991.   Born : October 27, 1917, in the village of Nkantolo, Bizana, Pondoland  (now Eastern Cape), South Africa Died :  April 24, 1993, in Johannesburg at the age of 75 years…

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Airport History – From Jan Smuts To OR Tambo

The Airport, which, (many still refer to the Airport as the “Johannesburg Airport”, is Located in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, just outside Johannesburg. It is Africa’s busiest Airport with the capacity to handle up to 28 million passengers annually.   Before, it was known as the Johannesburg International Airport.  Many years ago, before 1952, it was known as…

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Flying for the first time – What to know

Flying for the first time is most exciting and one can get carried away and forget there are certain rules and regulations that most, if not all Airlines have put in place. Keep your Passport, ID and any Credit Cards and documents on you for easy accessibility. Hand luggage is considered to be 1 x…

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Travel To Italy

Holiday Destination-ITALY “Over-the-top fabulous with incredible, impeccable collections of an amazing array of furniture, art, armor, architecture, music. The…” From the Roman Empire to the Medicis; from Fellini to Rossollini; from Michelangelo to Botticelli, Italy has it all.   Rome Italy’s capital is a strange hybrid of a modern 21st century metropolis and ancient Rome.…

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Valet Parking in South Africa

Valet parking is very big in the USA, England and Europe, it is offered at casinos, hotels, harbors, airports and even shopping malls.   In South Africa, the valet parking concept is quite unknown and it is basically only found at our international airports, such as Cape Town International, OR Tambo and King Shaka International.…

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