Swellengram is an independent local information service which remains politically neutral and which strives to represent all viewpoints fairly and truthfully.


Realtors International is a coalition of well-established real estate agencies in South Africa founded in 1985. As a group of property specialists, we decided to pool together our knowledge and skills in order to form a business that focuses on the interests of all our clients. We are a dynamic team that stands by our values of integrity, transparency and tenacity. With the use of our modern technology we are able to provide our clients with a unique service experience that is not only efficient but personal. If you are in the market to sell or buy residential or commercial property in Swellendam, our team of property specialists are here to help you through the process.


The Drostdy Museum is about to welcome a new addition: Anami, a contemporary art gallery that celebrates the diversity and creativity of South African artists. Anami, which means “my name” in Xhosa, is the vision of Alice Mfundisi, a passionate art collector and curator who wants to showcase the works of emerging and established artists, ceramicists, and sculptors from across the country.
Dr. Willie Bester - Extraordinary Artist

Dr. Willie Bester - Extraordinary Artist

Dr Willie Bester, globally acclaimed artist, visited Swellendam with his wife Evelyn to see the space where his artworks will be exhibited at Anami, a new gallery which will be opening at the Drostdy Museum on October 1st 2023.
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Who Are We?

Swellengram is connected to the website Swellendam.com which is run in partnership with Evolution Media House. We provide digital and print marketing services to businesses as well as tourism providers.

We offer the following products and services:

  1. The Daily Gram – A daily email service delivered to over 3000 subscribers in Swellendam and the surrounding areas from Monday to Friday. Content includes events, business specials, local stories, charity requests, property for sale and rentals - as well as other info. Also available as a community group on Whatsapp and two Facebook pages - Swellendam and Swellengram. Selected content is posted on five local Facebook groups

  2. Swellenjobs – An online jobs portal that allows employers to post jobs, filter through candidates as well as allowing job seekers to search for employment.

  3. Website Packages - Listings on the website on our business directory, accommodation, events, restaurants, itineraries, activities, trails, venues

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SWELLENGRAM's mission is to become a strong community ‘binder’, to foster a spirit of pride and optimism in the enterprises in the local area, and to keep residents fully informed of events, services and local matters of interest