New mission: Holgate on Twitter

2010-02-20 00:00

THE old grey beard of South African adventure, Kingsley Holgate, is joining the ranks of tweeters.

Holgate’s new expedition, called United Against Malaria 2010, begins in April. To date, the majority of his tweets revolve around his beverage preference for the day, such as: “The day was warm and the Cappies and coke was cold.” But a recent tweet offered an unexpected insight into his itinerary: “Looking forward to playing golf tomorrow (18 February) at Skukuza with Captain Morgan Black Label to raise funds for malaria prevention!”

The expedition is part of Holgate’s One Net, One Life campaign. More than one million people die of malaria in Africa every year.

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