South African author Lauren Beukes is helping to promote a culture of reading in South Africa. The proceeds from her latest charity art show are going to the children's literary organisation, Book Dash. Pages from her book, Broken Monsters, were turned into creative designs and sold for R1 500 each.
Highly popular South African Portuguese peri-peri chicken chain Nando’s has marked its 21st birthday with the opening of its first store in the US. From humble beginnings in Johannesburg in the 1980s, its taste sensation has now taken off in 26 countries around the world.